Mark the calendars and check out seven free activities open to anyone in April 28-May 4, 2013, including a raptor release and Arbor Day celebration.
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Information provided by Three Rivers Park District. Celebrate Mother Earth and Arbor Day Sunday, April 28, from 1-3 p.m., at Eastman Nature Center, in Elm Creek Park Reserve, Dayton. Learn how you can lessen your impact on the Earth. Find out about fresh water, recycling, and pollution. Play the Waldo Water Droplet Race game, do the recycled match-up, and try the container toss. Make your own recycled paper and learn tree identification. Drop in anytime. This program is free and open to all ages. Free Family Fun Day: Bird Eggs Sunday, April 28, from 1-3 p.m., at Kroening Interpretive Center, in North Mississippi Regional Park, Minneapolis. Find out why birds lay eggs of all shapes, sizes, and colors. See samples of real eggs. Hunt for “…
This week's headlines from around the West Metro also include a salute to a lost boy, transportation issues and SuperValu's biggest sale. And, free beer!
Editor’s Note: Every week we bring you a sampling of stories from Patch sites in the west metro: Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Serial Shoe-Store Robber Bought Pellet Gun at Fridley Walmart, Police Say He bought a gun in Walmart's sporting goods department then crossed the street and robbed Payless Shoes, police allege. Two days later, prosecutors say, he robbed a Famous Footwear in Shakopee the same way and led police on a 90mph chase, ending in a Savage Target parking lot. Supervalu Agrees to $3.3B Deal to Sell Off Five Store Brands There is no word yet on how Eden Prairie jobs will be affected. …
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