Pet supplies drive
To help the Northwoods Humane Society animal shelter, donated pet food, cleaning supplies, office supplies and gift cards will be accepted through Saturday, April 19 at the Giese Memorial Wyoming, 26855 Forest Blvd.
Naturalists will provide programs for grades 1-2 (birds and geese), 3-5 (water cycles) and 6-12 (bees) from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 17 at Wargo Nature Center, 7701 Main St. $4 + tax. Call 651-429-8007.
Area artists talk about their art on Saturdays at Gustav’s Up North Gallery, 13025 Lake Blvd. On April 19, at 11 a.m. Christine Tanata will show semi-precious stone jewelry with integrated wire and at 1 p.m. Nancy Heacox will show ribbon necklaces with bead clasps. On April 26, at 1 p.m. watercolorist Jeanne Larson will show landscapes and flowers. Call 651-257-1821.
Easter egg hunt
Hunt for eggs from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 19 at the Linwood Senior Center, 22817 Typo Creek Drive. Call 651-462-5565.
Benefit for Christopher Schlemmer
A benefit will be held from 5 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, April 19 at the Withrow Ballroom, 12169 Keystone Ave. for 1-year-old Christopher Schlemmer, who was recently diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder.
Diabetic Shoe Source will measure feet for therapeutic shoes from noon to 3 p.m. on Monday, April 21 at the Linwood Senior Center, 22817 Typo Creek Drive. Medicare, Ucare, Humana, Medica, and MN Medical Assistance cover one pair of shoes per year. Call 651-462-5565.
Get answers to lawn and garden questions and enjoy complimentary coffee from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 22 in the art studio at Ecumen Parmly LifePointes, 28210 Old Towne Rd. Call 651-257-7956.
A pancake breakfast, bake sale and bazaar will be held for former Stacy resident Sue Nagel from 8 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 26 at Applebee’s, 13625 60th St. Nagel was diagnosed with cancer in 2013. Adults $12, kids $6.
The 4-H Clover Dash will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 26 at the Bunker Hills Activities Center, 550 Bunker Lake Blvd. to support youth programs and scholarships. 5K fun run/walk and 2-mile walk on paved trails in Bunker Hills Regional Park. Register on-line at midwestevents.com or call 763-767-2874.
St. Croix Valley Civil War Roundtable
Dean Urdahl will speak on “Conspiracies and the Murder of Abraham Lincoln” at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 28 at the Lowell Inn, 102 N. 2nd St., preceded by a social hour at 5:30 and buffet dinner at 6. $24. Call 715-386-1268.