FOREST LAKE EVENTS

Auditions 

Masquers Theatre Company will hold auditions for “Footloose” from 6:30-9 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, May 8-9 at Forest Lake Elementary School, 408 SW Fourth St. Callbacks will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 10. Call 651-464-5823.

Ag open house

The FLHS agriculture department hold its annual open house and plant sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, May 9, at the high school, 6101 Scandia Trail. Exhibits showcase ag courses and careers, with agencies, businesses and colleges also on hand. Plant sales will benefit youth leadership programs. Call 651-982-8495.

Blood drive

The American Red Cross will collect blood donations from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, May 9 at Target, 356 SW 12th St. and on Tuesday, May 13 at American Legion Post 225, 355 W. Broadway Ave. For an appointment call 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Poppy time

The American Legion Auxiliary will distribute poppies to raise money for veterans programs at sites across Forest Lake on Friday and Saturday, May 9 and 10.

High school concert

The choir, band and orchestra will perform at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 12 in the FLHS auditorium, 6101 Scandia Tr.

Orchestra concert

All 100 sixth-grade orchestra students in the Forest Lake school district will perform at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14 in the  FLHS Auditorium, 6101 Scandia Trail.

Garage sale

The American Legion Auxiliary will hold a garage sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, May 15 and 16, and from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 17 to raise funds for the Fourth of July parade and fireworks.

NLA spring play

North Lakes Academy will present its spring play, “12 Angry Pigs and The Last Gladiator,” at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 16, at Crossroads Church, 117445 Notre Dame St. Come early (4:30) to shop at the traditional Roman marketplace.

Student concert

Grayson DeWolfe and friends will perform at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 16 at the FLHS auditorium, 6101 Scandia Trail. $5 at www.ticketfly.com or $7 at the door. Call 651-433-4108.

Electronics recycling

Recycle old computer, TV and stereo parts from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 17 in the parking lot at St. Peter’s Catholic School, 1250 South Shore Drive. Proceeds support the school’s computer lab. Call 763-390-9985.

Big truck day

Families with children ages 0-5 can climb on a fire truck, police car, dump truck, school bus and utility bucket truck from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 17 in the FLHS parking lot. Bring cameras. $5 per family. Register at www.flaschools.org/ce.

NLA blood drive

North Lakes Academy will host a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 21 at the Upper School, 308 SW 15th St. Walk-ins welcome with photo ID. Ages 16 and younger welcome with signed parent waiver. The blood drive supports $250 scholarships for graduating seniors.

 
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