To submit items for the Family Calendar, email: [email protected].
Friday, April 5
Forever Wild Family Friday: This Land with Charlie Maguire, 7-8:30 p.m., Lebanon Hills Visitor Center, 860 Cliff Road, Eagan. Free. Registration required. Information: http://www.co.dakota.mn.us/parks.
Saturday, April 6
Apple Valley Home & Garden Expo, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Dakota County Western Service Center, 14955 Galaxie Ave. W., Apple Valley. Free. Information: www.applevalleychamber.com.
Sunday, April 7
Pancake breakfast by the Farmington Knights of Columbus, 9 a.m.-noon, Church of St. Michael, 22120 Denmark Ave. Includes pancakes, French toast, sausage, scrambled eggs, coffee, juice and water. Good-will offerings accepted.
Free practice ACT test, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Sylvan Learning, 170 Cobblestone Lane, Burnsville. Bring a calculator. Reservations: (952) 435-6603. To receive test results, parents must be present at a follow-up appointment.
Highlight It Blue, 1-4 p.m. at Tera Photography, 190 River Ridge Circle S., Burnsville. Get blue hair extensions to support United For Autism. No appointment needed. Suggested donation: $15 for one extension, $20 for two. Information: www.facebook.com/HighlightItBlue.
Wednesday, April 10
Eagan Garden Club, 6 p.m. business meeting, 7 p.m. speaker, Wescott Library, 1340 Wescott Road, Eagan. Topic: Shades of Green (hostas).
Friday, April 12
Little Black Dress event for women, 7-10 p.m., Celebration Church, 16655 Kenyon Ave., Lakeville. Guest speaker: Wendie Pett, fitness and nutrition expert. Entertainment: Holly Berry, flutist. Appetizers and specialty dessert bar, boutique. Tickets: $25 at www.celebrationchurch.net or (952) 898-7200.
Saturday, April 13
Home Remodeling Fair & Consumer Expo, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Burnsville High School, 600 E. Highway 13, Burnsville. Free. Information: www.burnsvillechamber.com/.
Sunday, April 14
Lakeville Lions Breakfast Buffet, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Heritage Center, 20110 Holyoke Ave. All-you-can-eat pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, doughnuts, beverage. Adults: $8. Ages 4-10: $4. Under 4: Free.
All-you-can-eat Belgian Waffle Breakfast, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 22120 Denmark Ave., Farmington. Tickets: $6.50 in advance, $7 at the door. Children 5 and under are free. Call Mary at (651) 460-6141 for tickets. Hosted by the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary.
The American Red Cross will hold the following blood drives. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or for more information.
• April 11, 1-6 p.m., Mt. Olivet Assembly of God Church, 14201 Cedar Ave. S., Apple Valley.
• April 13, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sassy Sista’s Boutique – Old Chicago, 14998 Glazier Ave., Apple Valley.
• April 13, 10:15 a.m.-3:15 p.m., Burnhaven Library, 1101 W. County Road 42, Burnsville.
• Wescott Library, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 1340 Wescott Road, Eagan.
Memorial Blood Centers will hold the following blood drives. Call (888) 448-3253 or visit www.MBC.org to make an appointment or for more information.
• April 7, 9 a.m.-noon, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 20165 Heath Ave., Lakeville.
Apple Valley High School Class of 2003 will hold its 10-year class reunion from 6:30-11:30 p.m., Saturday, June 15, at Buck Hill, Whittier Room. RSVP required by May 1. Tickets are $25 per person. Email [email protected] to receive additional information.