Kids design glass
The glassblowing presentation originally scheduled for March 18 has been postponed to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 1 at the Giese Memorial Library, 26855 Forest Blvd. See 14 glass sculptures inspired by children’s drawings.
Naturalists will work with home-schoolers to provide environmental, recreational and natural history programs. Grades 1-2, maple syrup; Grades 3-5, Native American cultures; Grades 6-12, ravens and other corvids from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 20 at Wargo Nature Center, 7701 Main St. $4 plus tax. Register at 651-429-8007.
Charter school open house
Tour the facility, meet teachers and explore the world of online learning from 3 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 20 at Wolf Creek Online High School, 10363 Liberty Lane.
To raise camping money, Boy Scout Troop 173 of Elim Lutheran Church will serve a spaghetti meal from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 20 at the Community Center, 14727 209th St. N. $7 for adults, $5 for seniors and ages 5 to 12. Bring a food shelf donation.
Mary Hall to perform
The Wyoming Area Creative Arts Community will feature singer/guitarist Mary Hall at the Artist’s Gathering at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 20 at the Nesting Grounds, 7036 258th St. For more information visit WyomingCreativeArts.org.
Free women’s health fair
Two Thursday evenings of medical screenings, immunizations, guest speakers, nutrition and fitness exhibits will be held on March 20 and March 27 at the Hazelden CORK Center, 15245 Pleasant Valley Road. TV personality Joan Steffend, physician Gretchen Bosacker and chef Mike Shannon will speak. For details visit www.hazelden.org.
Call 651-433-2274 to register for a firearms safety/hunter series for ages 11 and up to be taught by Tom Hokenson and Ron Hoheisel at the Scandia Community Center. Both student and parent must attend at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 20. Classes are 6:30 to 9 p.m. on March 24, 25, 27, 31 and April 1, 3, 7 and 8, with field and range day from 8:30 to noon on Saturday, April 12. $7.50 for materials plus $7.50 for certificate.
Games, silent auction, raffle, inflatables, crazy hair and food are planned for the carnival from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, March 21 at Wyoming Elementary, 25701 Forest Blvd.
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Weather spotter training
John Lindstrom will teach a Sky Warn weather spotter training class from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 22 at the Visitor Center at William O’Brien State Park, 16821 O’Brien Trail. Learn how to identify severe weather, how storms form, and what to do if you get caught in one. With a Sky Warn Spotter number, you can help report severe weather in your area. Free with state park vehicle permit. Call 651-433-0500.
Maple syrup festival
Learn about gathering maple sap and cooking it to make syrup and sugar from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 22 at Wargo Nature Center, 7701 Main Street. $4 plus tax. Register at 651-429-8007.
St. Croix Valley Civil War Roundtable
Bernie and Bruce Paulson will speak on “Northern vs. Southern Armaments” at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 24 at the Lowell Inn, 102 N. 2nd St., preceded by a social hour at 5:30 and buffet dinner at 6. $24. For reservations call Steve Anderson at 715-386-1268.
Ages 15 and up can discover the fun of freezing, dehydrating and canning food from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26 at Wargo Nature Center, 7701 Main Street. $5 plus tax. Register at 651-429-8007.
Mondale to speak
Former Vice President Walter Mondale will be the guest speaker at the annual meeting of the Washington County Historical Society on Thursday, March 27 at the Water Street Inn, 101 S. Water St. $35. Social hour at 5:30, dinner at 6:30, presentation at 8 p.m. Reservations required at 651-439-5956.
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Basket weaving class
Lea Rasmussen will show how to make a spring market basket from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday, March 28 at the Visitor Center at William O’Brien State Park, 16821 O’Brien Trail. $25 includes materials and snack; state park vehicle permit required. Register at 651-433-0500.
The annual community chicken dinner will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 30 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 31075 Genesis Ave. $8 for adults, $4 for children, $20 for a family of four.