Family Calendar

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

Saturday, June 15
Picnic on Main, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Ace Hardware, downtown Lakeville. Hot dogs, pop, cookies for sale by Team Lakeville Lions for Relay for Life.

Sunday, June 16
Open house, 1 to 5 p.m. at the Lutz Railroad Garden, 2960 Egan Ave., Eagan. Free. Information: (651) 454-3534 or [email protected].

Monday, June 17
Music Together free demonstration class, early childhood music and movement, 6:15 p.m., at Apple Valley Community Center, 14603 Hayes Road. Limited to 12 children and their accompanying adults, registration required at or by calling Clarice at 651-439-4219.

Tuesday, June 18
Family Fun Tuesday – Stories from the Laughing Chair with Jerry Blue, 10 to 11 a.m. in the Sculpture Garden at Caponi Art Park, Eagan. $4 per person donation suggested. Information: 651-454-9412 or

Wednesday, June 19
Eagan Market Fest – Going Green Carnival, 4 to 8 p.m., Eagan Festival Grounds. Farmers market, entertainment by the Roe Family Singers. Information: or 651-675-5500.

Thursday, June 20
Music in the Parks – Wiggle Jiggle and Jam, 10 a.m. at Central Park Amphitheater, Rosemount. Weather-related updates: 952-985-1780, option No. 6.

Thursday Rockin’ Readers, 11 a.m. at Nicollet Commons Park, 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville.  An elementary principal from ISD 191 will read books to children. Books are geared toward elementary and preschool children.

Magician Brian Richards with Ace Productions will perform at noon for the Thursday Rockin’ Lunch Hour concert at Nicollet Commons Park, 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville. Free.

Saturday, June 22
Plant health diagnostic clinic by the Dakota County Master Gardeners, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Valley Natural Foods, 13750 County Road 11, Burnsville. Free.

Movies in the Park, “The Lorax,” at dusk at the Central Park Amphitheater near City Hall, Rosemount. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Weather-related updates: 952-985-1790, option No. 6.

Sunday, June 23
Lakeville Football Association Appreciation Day, noon to 5 p.m., Cosmopolitan Orthodontics, 17757 Juniper Path, Lakeville. Inflatables, speed football toss, complimentary mouthguards, hot dogs and chips, games and more. Free. Information: 952-469-3333.

Lakeville High School Class of 1978 will hold its 35th year class reunion 4:30-11:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27, in the Pavilion at the Minneapolis Gun Club. Cost is $19.78 per person; payment is due by June 30. Visit to receive additional information.

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 14, 12:30-5:30 p.m., Easter Lutheran Church – By The Lake, 4545 Pilot Knob Road, Eagan.

• June 15, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Brunswick Zone XL, 11129 162nd St. W., Lakeville.

• June 17, noon to 5 p.m., Culver’s, 15225 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley.

• June 18, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Family of Christ Lutheran Church, 10970 185th St. W., Lakeville.

• June 19, 1-7 p.m., Rosemount Community Center, 13885 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount.

• June 19, 2-7 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 151 E. County Road 42, Burnsville.

• June 22, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Caribou Coffee, 14638 Cedar Ave., Apple Valley.