Family Calendar

To submit items for the Family Calendar, email: [email protected].

Friday, April 19
Open house by MOMS Club of Farmington, 11:45 a.m., Farmington Library. Free pizza and drink served. Activity provided. Information: 651-423-9080 or [email protected].

Saturday, April 20
Lakeville Area E.C.F.E. Kids’ Stuff Sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Kenwood Trail Middle School, 19455 Kenwood Ave., Lakeville. Admission: $1 until 10 a.m. Half-price sale: 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m. Bag sale ($5): 1:30-2 p.m. Cash or checks accepted.

Pancake breakfast by Boy Scout Troop 455, 8 a.m.-noon, Rosemount American Legion, 14590 Burma Ave. W. All-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee. Tickets: $5 at the door, free for children 5 and under. Bake sale and prize raffle, too.

Waffle breakfast by the Lakeville North Marching Band Boosters, 8 a.m.-noon, in the LNHS commons, 19600 Ipava Ave. All-you-can-eat Belgian waffles, sausages, beverages. Tickets are $7, with ages 5 and under free. Carry-outs available. Buy a ticket from a band member or purchase at the door. Raffle will be held for two TVs on the day of event.

South Creek, Vermillion Stewards Earth Day clean-up, 9 a.m.-noon, South Creek, Lakeville, near Holyoke and 210th St. W. Preregistration required. Information:

RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 27 – Earth Day – Patrick Eagan Park clean-up project, 10 a.m.-noon, meet in new main parking lot behind the Eagan Art House, off Lexington, just down the hill from Diffley. Suitable for families with children. Bring gloves. Garbage bags provided. Refreshments served afterwards. Information: 651-470-2687,

Sunday, April 21
Spaghetti dinner and bake sale fundraiser by the Apple Valley High School speech and debate team, 4-7 p.m., Apple Valley American Legion Post 1776, 14521 Granada Drive. Tickets: $6; children under 5 are free.

Monday, April 22
Protect Your Retirement Plans from Excess Taxes, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Lakeville Senior Center, Heritage Center, 20110 Holyoke Ave. Register by calling Linda Walter at 952-985-4622.

Thursday, April 25
South Metro Friends of NRA Banquet, Holiday Inn-Lakeville, 20800 Kenrick Ave. Social hour, 5:30 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m.; live auction, 8 p.m.; closing, 10 p.m. Cost: $40. Information: Leroy Van Brunt, 651-402-0368.

Saturday, April 27
HisClay “ALL IN” Men’s Breakfast event, 7-8:30 a.m., Holiday Inn-Lakeville, 20800 Kenrick Ave. Speaker: Anthony Bass, former Minnesota Viking. Register at

Spring Fling, 9 a.m.-noon, Apple Valley American Legion Post 1776, 14521 Granada Drive. Features more than 20 vendors including Scentsy, Pampered Chef and Thirty-One Gifts. Coffee and light breakfast served. Presented by TC Traveling Marketplace.

Healthy Kids Day, 6-8 p.m., Eagan YMCA, 550 Opperman Drive, Eagan. Fun, active play and educational activities. Free. Information: 612-230-9622.

Blood drives
The American Red Cross will hold the following blood drives. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit to make an appointment or for more information.
• April 23, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Burnsville Alternative High School, 2140 Diffley Road, Eagan.
• April 25, 1-7 p.m., Church of St. Michael, 22120 Denmark Ave., Farmington.
• April 26, noon-6 p.m., St. James Lutheran Church, 3650 Williams Drive, Burnsville.
• April 27, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Culver’s, 3445 O’Leary Lane, Eagan.

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.