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Community Events

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March 9:

Teens Invited to Get Involved at the Library: Area teens are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Monday, March 9th at 3:30pm to become a part of the Library's Teen Advisory Group (TAG). TAG recommends books and music, helps plan library programs, and participates in community events and service projects. Interested teens should be between the ages of 12 and 18.

Adults Learn how to Crochet Flowers at the Library: Area adults are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Monday, March 9th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm to learn the basic stiches of crochet and make a handful of cherry flowers. People may stitch a pin to the back and wear your spring blossoms on the town. This class is presented by the Textile Center, and is a Minnesota Legacy Program. The class is free, but registration is required. To register, call the library at 651-438-0200 or visit the library website at www.dakotacounty.us/library. Registration opens February 23rd.

March 10:

Evening Story Time at the Library: Children age birth to 6 years old are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Tuesday, March 10th at 6:30pm for an evening story time. Children will hear a variety of stories and participate in craft activities. The event is free, and no registration is required.

March 11:

Story Time at the Library: Children age birth to 6 years old are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Wednesday, March 11th at 10:30am for a library story time. Children will hear a variety of stories and participate in craft activities. This program is ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. The event is free, and no registration is required.

March 12:

Microsoft Publisher Class at the Library: Area adults are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Thursday, March 12th at 10:15am for a class that will explain Microsoft Publisher. Class members will create signs, business cards, greeting cards and more using the desktop publishing program. People should have a basic understanding of Microsoft Word. The class is free, but registration is required. To register, call the library at 651-438-0200 or visit the library website at www.dakotacounty.us/library. Registration opens February 26th.

Euchre Tournament: The Prescott Area Chamber of Commerce is holding a Euchre Tournament and Meat Raffle at the Ridgetop beginning at 6:30pm with 6:00pm registration. The cost is $15 per person or $30 per team; the cost includes sandwiches and chips. Single players are welcome, but a partner is not guaranteed.

March 13:

Blood Drive: On Friday, March 13th, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church will be hosting a blood drive from 12:00-6:00pm.

Resume Writing Class at the Library: Area adults are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Friday, March 13th at 2:00pm for a class that will explain how to write an effective resume. Writing a proper resume is more important than ever during tough economic times. People will learn how to use a resume to show a potential employer their value. Topics will include formatting, styles, common mistakes, dos and don'ts, and more. This class is taught by Dakota County Workforce Center. The class is free, but registration is required. To register, call the library at 651-438-0200 or visit the library website at www.dakotacounty.us/library. Registration opens February 27th.

March 16:

Make Clay Houses at the Library: Children age 3 to 12 years old are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Monday, March 16th from 2:00pm to 3:00 pm for an art class that will teach them how to build colorful clay houses. Children will learn about color mixing and sculpting in the class. The class is free, but registration is required. To register, call the library at 651-438-0200 or visit the library website at www.dakotacounty.us/library. Registration opens March 2nd.

March 17:

Blood Drive: On Tuesday, March 17th, St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Miesville will be hosting a blood drive from 1:00-6:00pm.

March 22:

Hastings Concert Series: Steve Clarke & The Working Stiffs will be play a show in the Hastings Middle School auditorium on Sunday, March 22nd at 3:00pm. The Working Stiffs swing hard and hot, jammin' and jivin' their way right into your dancing shoes. Their jump blues and jazz bill, with some rockabilly thrown in for good measure, complimented by Steve's golden saxophone, is a favorite with the dancers.

March 27:

Blood Drive: On Friday, March 27th, Culver's Restaurant in Cottage Grive will be hosting a blood drive from 12:00-6:00pm.

March 28:

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny: On Saturday March 28th from 8:00am-10:30am, the Rivertown Lions will be having their annual Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at McAuliffe Elementary. There will be lots of drawings, games, visits with the Easter Bunny, and an adult raffle. Tickets are $6 for adults and $5 for children. Kids 2 and under eat free.

May 2:

Hastings Concert Series: Considered one of the best vocalists of all time, Karen Carpenter captured the attention of a generation with her catchy pop music. Now singer Lisa Rock and her 6 piece band are bringing the music of The Carpenters back to the stage with their spot-on renditions of Carpenter's classics. Lisa draws the crowd in with anecdotes about Karen and Richard Carpenter, their lives and how some of the songs originated.

May 10:

Mother's Day Tea at the LeDuc: On Mother's Day, May 10th, the Historic LeDuc Estate along with Spiral Natural Foods and MindfulMotion Pilates & Fitness are hosting a Mother's Day Tea Event not to be missed! Not only will they enjoy aromatic teas and scrumptious goodies, but they will also learn about the healing properties of spices and herbs, and create our very own signature tea blend. This event is offered as a part of an ongoing series designed to take you hands-on into exploring nutrition, health, and wellness. Event package discounts, senior and group discounts are available. Single person event price is $20. For questions or more information, please contact the Historic LeDuc Estate at 651-437-6225, or MindfulMotion Pilates & Fitness at 651-318-9168.

 

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