Cardinals, warblers and chickadees, Oh My! Watch licensed bird banders capture, band and release wild birds to learn about age, populations and migration patterns. If conditions allow, take a short hike to observe birds with binoculars from the floating boardwalk. Bring a camera. Free Drop-in program for adults and families. Youth groups, call 651-249-2170 to register by April 29.
The annual Shoreview Area Youth Baseball Pitch, Hit and Run Competition is Saturday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Chippewa Middle School, 5000 Hodgson Road in Shoreview. The event is free and for boys and girls ages 7-14.
The New Brighton Area Historical Society will present the story of a century’s worth of community celebrations at the New Brighton Library on April 28 at 2 p.m. Head there for images and memories of the many good times in New Brighton’s past.
Spring comes alive as birds migrate north. Discover which birds have returned and learn tips on how to find them on Wednesday, April 27 from 6-7:30 p.m., at Silverwood Park, 2500 County Road E in St. Anthony. Bring binoculars or borrow ours.
Acclaimed local author Mary Relindes Ellis will speak about her 2014 book, “Bohemian Flats,” a story of a man caught up in the throes of World War I and the immigrant culture of a river village in Minneapolis on Monday, April 25 at 6:30 p.m.
Friday, April 22, from 6:30-8 p.m., at Silverwood Park, St. Anthony. Explore at night and listen for the chorus of frogs and nocturnal animals at Silverwood Park in St. Anthony on Friday, April 22 from 6:30-8 p.m.
The Shoreview Northern Lights Variety Band’s annual spring concert is Saturday, April 23, at 7 p.m. in Benson Great Hall on the campus of Bethel University in Arden Hills. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door.