Mendota Elementary School in Mendota Heights celebrated Veterans Day with a special all-school assembly that honored local veterans with patriotic songs and readings. Special guests were members of the Mendota Heights Vasatka-Goers VFW Post 6690.
Search for a sleigh full of canes along the trail at South Valley Park on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 9:30 a.m. If you find the golden cane you win a special prize. After the hunt, you will enjoy hot cocoa and cookies. The registration deadline is Friday, Dec. 2. The cost is $4 per child.
Have a jolly time at the Grove Community Center with Mrs. Claus while she leads merry activities including songs, books and a felt board “decorate the holiday tree” activity on Thursday, Dec. 8, at 6:30 p.m. Parents, please bring your camera to take a picture of your child with Mrs. Claus.
Films for Kids, “Caps for sale,” “Curious George rides a bike,” “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” and “Good night, Gorilla,” will be shown at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the Dakota County Library, 199 E. Wentworth Ave., West St. Paul. Please call 457-8497 for more information.
The Woodbury Chorus & Orchestra will present a concert on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. at Saint Stephen’s Lutheran Church, Charlton Street and Wentworth Avenue, West St. Paul. The program is free and no reservations or tickets are necessary.
The Inver Grove Heights Parks and Recreation Department’s youth basketball program provides skill and development and understanding of the game. Practice starts the second week in January. The registration deadline is Wednesday, Nov. 30.