Woodcut printing presentation Jan. 30

Tyler Green will give a brief history and demonstration of woodcut relief printing at the Lakes Area Wood Carvers meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30, at the Senior Center,  767 SW 4th St. Call Dick Allen at 651-464-2087.

Band concert at junior high

The Century Junior High seventh-grade band concert will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30 in the Century cafetorium.

Father-daughter ball at Faith Lutheran

Faith Lutheran Church invites fathers and daughters of all ages to dine and dance beginning at 5:15 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1. Jungle decor, African food, music by DJ Night Magic. $12 for age 8 and up, $8 for ages 0-7. Buy tickets in advance at 651-464-3323.

FLHS hosts SEC music festival concert

The 2014 Suburban East Conference orchestra, band and choir concert will be held at 7:15 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 3 in the Forest Lake High School gymnasium, 6101 Scandia Trail N. $6 for adults, $4 for K-12 students and seniors.

Quilts of Valor sewing for soldiers

On Feb. 1, Forest Lake Memorial Quilters will join with others across America to sew for combat service members and veterans touched by war. Working at American Legion Post 225, local seamstresses will assemble quilts for the Quilts of Valor National Foundation. Over the years the club has donated 120 quilts to wounded soldiers.

Free tax help at City Hall

AARP will offer tax preparation services for low- to moderate-income taxpayers age 60 and up from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from Feb. 4 to Apr. 15 at Forest Lake City Hall, 220 N. Lake Street. Appointments required at 651-675-7126.

Musical coming to Hosanna

Children’s Performing Arts will present “Disney’s Aladdin Jr.” at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8, and at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 9 at Hosanna Lutheran Church, 9300 Scandia Trail N. Make reservations at

MOST fundraiser set for Feb. 8

A spaghetti dinner and silent auction to raise funds for the MOST of Us campaign against drug abuse will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8 at the VFW, 556 SW 12th St. Buy $10 tickets at FLHS, Century or SWJH, LAYSB, police department or Rapid Press. Ages 0-6 eat free.

Jazz concert at high school

The high school jazz ensemble will perform at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 10 in the auditorium.

Safe driving class

The four-hour refresher course for persons age 55 and up will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13 at the Senior Center, 767 SW 4th St. To register call 1-888-234-1294 or visit

Mental health speech

Twenty-year-old comic Kevin Breel will speak on reducing the stigma surrounding depression and mental illness at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13 at the Forest Lake High School auditorium, preceded by a pizza supper and resource fair in the cafeteria at 5:30 p.m. Sponsored by Stomp Out Suicide, Canvas Health, Forest Lake Area Partnership for Families and Papa John’s Pizza.