Poetry Out Loud contest at high school

The FLHS Language Arts department will host the annual Poetry Out Loud contest at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 9 in the auditorium. Call 651-982-8563.

Open house at St. Peter’s

Families can check out the preschool, pre-kindergarten and kindergarten programs at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 6 at St. Peter’s Catholic School, 1250 South Shore Drive. Call 651-982-2215 or visit

Family art night

Explore an assortment of art materials with your children, ages 0 to 5, from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 13, at the Central Learning Center, 200 SW 4th St. $10 per family. Register online at www.flaschools >community education>online registration. For more information call Early Childhood Programs at 651-982-8300.