Nightmare on Zoo Boulevard A night of fright and fun is planned from 7-10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley. This new Halloween party for ages 21 and older includes music by DJ Youngstar, a strolling magician, creepy animal encounters and more. Dress to impress for the (optional) costume contest, [...]

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To submit items for the Arts Calendar, email: darcy.odden@ecm-inc.com. Books Mystery Writers Workshop with author Marilyn Jax, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, Barnes & Noble, 14880 Florence Trail, Apple Valley. Free. Comedy Byron Bowers and Jon Rudnitsky, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, and Saturday, Oct. 25, at Mystic Lake in Prior Lake. Mature [...]

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An opening reception for “Inspired Images,” an exhibit by the Minnesota Watercolor Society, will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Ames Center in Burnsville. An awards presentation is scheduled for 7 p.m. Admission is free, and refreshments will be provided. The exhibit will be on display through Nov. 30 at the [...]

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New administrator to be named in November The public will have a chance to meet Lakeville’s final candidates for city administrator at a 6:30 p.m. public forum at City Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 29. Three candidates are being considered for the position, according to Lakeville Human Resource Manager Cindi Joosten. The candidates are Charlene Stevens, [...]

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Two Eagan women were injured in unrelated motorcycle accidents last weekend. Alisha D. Emerson, 38, suffered “serious injury” at about 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, when the Yamaha motorcycle on which she was a passenger ran off the road and went into the ditch on Interstate 694 near Highway 36 in Washington County, the Minnesota [...]

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Soccer quarterfinals begin Tuesday South Suburban Conference teams are the top two seeds in the state Class AA girls soccer tournament that begins Tuesday. SSC champion Eagan, undefeated (18-0-1) and the No. 1-ranked team in the state Class AA ranking, received the top seed in the state tournament in a coaches vote Saturday. The Wildcats [...]

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