WHEN?9:15 a.m. today
White Bear Lake, U of M students to launch high-altitude research balloon.
WHERE?Nicollet Mall Southwest High Chamber Singers and Hopkins High perform at Holidazzle.
WHO?Calvin Trillin, writer, humorist
Author will speak and sign books at "Talk of the Stacks" at downtown Minneapolis library at 7 p.m.
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