Family Calendar for the week of May 5

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

Saturday, May 6
Pancake breakfast by Boy Scout Troop 455, 8-11 a.m., Rosemount American Legion, 14590 Burma Ave. W., Rosemount. Menu: all-you-can-eat pancakes (gluten-free available by request), sausage, juice, coffee. Tickets: $5 at the door; children 5 and under are free.

Dakota County Water Forum: A Clean Water Strategy, 9:30 a.m. to noon, Eagan Community Center, 1501 Central Parkway, Eagan. Free. Continental breakfast included. Limited seating: RSVP to [email protected].

Pet vaccination clinic, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Windmill Feed and Pet Supply, 350 Main St., Elko New Market. Discounted fee for vaccinations, heartworm tests, microchipping; other health products available. No appointment needed. Bring pets on leashes or in carriers.

Loving Effectively, 12-1:30 p.m., Thrive Therapy, 190 S. River Ridge Circle, Suite 208, Burnsville. Free workshop. Registration required. Information: 952-856-2254.

Monday, May 8
Lakeville Area Garden Club meeting, 7 p.m., Main Street Manor, 8725 205th St., downtown Lakeville. Speaker: Philippe Gallandat, “Art in the Garden.” All are welcome.

Tuesday, May 9
Consumer law clinic, 1-4 p.m., Galaxie Library, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley. Get help with consumer law matters such as debt collection, garnishment, credit issues, foreclosures, contracts and conciliation court with a free 30-minute consultation from a volunteer attorney. This clinic is a joint program of Legal Assistance of Dakota County, the Dakota County Family Court and the Dakota County Law Library. Call 952-431-3200 for more information and to schedule an appointment.

Wednesday, May 10
Legal Assistance of Dakota County, 4-7 p.m., Galaxie Library, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley. Receive a free 30-minute consultation from a volunteer attorney regarding family law matters such as domestic abuse, custody, child support or visitation. Call 952-891-7135 for more information and to schedule an appointment.

Saturday, May 13
Retro 5K Run Walk sponsored by Burnsville Women of Today, 8:30 a.m., Crystal Lake Beach Park, Burnsville. Cost: $25 adults, $20 children 12 and under. Registration information: or

Rick’s Community Bike Sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Goodyear Superior Service Center, 14580 Glenda Drive, Apple Valley. Proceeds support Kids ’n Kinship. Information:

Citizens’ Climate Lobby meeting, 10:30 a.m., Robert Trail Library, 14395 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount. All are welcome. Information:

Eagan parkrun, a free weekly timed 5K run, 9 a.m. Saturdays at Thomas Lake Park, 4350 Thomas Lake Road, Eagan. Rain or shine. Fun for all ages and abilities, runners, joggers, walkers. To get a time recorded and stored online, register at and bring your barcode with you. Information:

Emotions Anonymous meetings, 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays at SouthCross Community Church, 1800 E. County Road 42 (at Summit Oak Drive), Apple Valley. EA is a 12-step program for those seeking emotional health. All are welcome. 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.

• May 5, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Easter Lutheran Church – By The Lake, 4545 Pilot Knob Road, Eagan.

• May 6, 10:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Burnhaven Library, 1101 W. County Road 42, Burnsville.

• May 6, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Lakeville Fire Department, Station 4, 9465 185th St. W., Lakeville.

• May 8, 12-6 p.m., Culver’s, 15225 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley.

• May 8, 12-6 p.m., Eden Baptist Church, 1313 Highway 13 E., Burnsville.

• May 8, 12-6 p.m., Chuck & Don’s, 1254 Town Centre Drive, Eagan.

• May 9, 12-6 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church, 1930 Diffley Road, Eagan.

• May 10, 1-7 p.m., Heritage Library, 20085 Heritage Drive, Lakeville.

• May 11, 12-6 p.m., Hope Church, 7477 145th St., Apple Valley.

• May 11, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fairview Clinic, 18580 Joplin Ave., Lakeville.

• May 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wescott Library, 1340 Wescott Road, Eagan.