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Carlsen, the former executive editor of The Family Handyman magazine whose work has appeared in American Woodworker, HANDY and Men’s Health magazines, will demonstrate “a few simple projects” and sign books, according to a news release. The Stillwater resident is currently working on his fifth book.
Arts in the Park kicks off for season
Arts in the Park, which features a farmers market, craft fair and series of weekly summer concerts that run on Tuesday nights, starts Tuesday, June 10 at Lakeside Park, 95 E. Broadway Av. It runs from mid-June through the end of August (the farmers market extends through the end of September).
Scheduled performers are: Lehto & Wright, June 10; Alpha Bits, Centennial Community Band, June 17; Savanna Blue, June 24; Croix Daddy, July 1; Shake Down, Charlie O, July 4; Bavarian Musikmeisters, July 8; Teddy Bear Band, Rich and the Resisters, July 15; Saints of Swing, July 22; Aces and 88s Dueling Pianos, July 29; Jeff Brooks, Aug. 5; The Wax Tones, Aug. 12; Kids Dance, North Shore Trail, Aug. 19; Dan Perry & Ice Cream, Aug. 26.
Fish Camp aims to hook kids on fun
Fish Camp, where kids ages 8-11 can explore underwater habitats, learn about water stewardship, understand the need for regulations and improve fishing techniques, will be offered by the Cottage Grove Parks and Recreation Department at Washington County Ravine Regional Park, 9940 E. Pt. Douglas Road S.
The two sessions run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 11 and 12 and Aug. 5 and 6. Cost is $45 per session.
Participants need to bring their own lunch and beverages (refrigeration not available). Check in at the picnic shelter. For more information, go to: www.cottage-grove.org/recreation.
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