Family Calendar

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

Saturday, June 1
Plant sale by the Master Gardeners of Dakota County, 9 a.m. to noon, University of Minnesota Outreach, Research and Education Park, 1605 W. 160th St., Rosemount. Information:

Introduction to Birdwatching, 9-11 a.m., Lebanon Hills Regional Park, Eagan. Adults. Cost: $10. Registration required at Course No. 4399.

Wildflower Walk, 2-4 p.m., Spring Lake Park Reserve, Hastings. Adults. Cost: $10.

Tuesday, June 4
Family Fun Tuesday – Jump, Sing and Explore: Discovering the Natural World with MacPhail Center for Music, 10 -11 a.m. in the Sculpture Garden at Caponi Art Park, Eagan. $4 per person donation suggested. Information: (651) 454-9412 or

Friday, June 7
Forever Wild Family Friday – Karaoke, 7-8:30 p.m., Lebanon Hills Visitor Center, Eagan. Free, but registration required. Register at Course No. 4389.

Saturday, June 8
Pet vaccination clinic, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Windmill Feed and Pet Supply, 350 Main St., Elko New Market. Discounted fee. Bring pets on leashes or in carriers. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Windmill Animal Rescue.

Patio installation seminar, 10 a.m., Patio Town, 2801 Highway 13 W., Burnsville. Free. Information: 952-894-4400.

Welcome home reception, Christian Elder Memorial 900 for Kids ’n Kinship, 11 a.m. to noon, Merchants Bank, 7300 147th St. W., Apple Valley. Music, refreshments, fun, games. Free. Information:

Retaining walls seminar, 1 p.m., Patio Town, 2801 Highway 13 W., Burnsville. Free. Information: 952-894-4400.

Grand opening, Arbors at Ridges, 1-4 p.m., 13879 Community Drive, Burnsville. Ribbon cutting at 2 p.m. Free food, entertainment, petting zoo, inflatable jumpers, tours and more. Information: 985-898-4005.

Sunday, June 9
5-2-1-0 Kids’ Kickoff Event with Radio Disney, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., front lawn of Valley Natural Foods, 13750 County Road 11, Burnsville. Free wellness event for elementary-school age shoppers. Information: 952-891-1212, ext. 221.

“Grace’s Attic” community outreach/mission rummage sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 6-7 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 8, Grace United Methodist Church, 15309 Maple Island Road, Burnsville. Buck-a-bag starts at noon on Saturday.

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.
• June 1, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Culver’s, 3445 O’Leary Lane, Eagan.
• June 3, 1-6 p.m., Prince of Peace Church, 13801 Fairview Drive, Burnsville.
• June 4, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Prudential Lovejoy Realty, 17305 Cedar Ave., Lakeville.
• June 6, 1-6 p.m., Mt. Olivet Assembly of God Church, 14201 Cedar Ave. S., Apple Valley.
• June 6, noon to 6 p.m., Hosanna Lutheran Church, 9600 163rd St. W., Lakeville.
• June 7, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Associated Bank, 1270 Yankee Doodle Road, Eagan.
• June 8, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sam’s Club, 14940 Florence Trail, Apple Valley.
• June 8, 10:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., Burnhaven Library, 1101 W. County Road 42, Burnsville.
• June 8, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wescott Library, 1340 Wescott Road, Eagan.