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Continued: North news briefs: Families invited to free Earth Day event in Lino Lakes

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  • Last update: April 2, 2013 - 4:20 PM

Bicycle maintenance and repair will be the subject of a “Library Laboratory” program Thursday at the Hennepin County Library system’s Brookdale branch, 6125 Shingle Creek Pkwy., Brooklyn Center.

The how-to session will run from 7 to 7:45 p.m. Thad Cialek of Freewheel Bike will lead the session. For more information, call 612-543-5600.


Coon Rapids

Green expo is set for Saturday

Coon Rapids will host a “green expo” featuring sustainable living options on Saturday at the Coon Rapids Civic Center, 11155 Robinson Drive.

The event is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature local businesses, services and speakers.

Fine arts fundraiser will benefit Achieve

An art auction, dinner and musical entertainment will be among the highlights of an April 26 fundraising gala to benefit Achieve Services Inc.

The event will run from 5 to 9:30 p.m. at Bunker Hills Golf Club, 12800 Bunker Prairie Road in Coon Rapids.

Achieve Services is a day training and habilitation program that provides work and other opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities. The art being auctioned will include works by both local professional and Achieve artists.

Tickets are $75 per person, and those planning to attend are asked to RSVP by April 19. For more information, contact Achieve at 763-783-4909 or go to



Register now for citywide garage sale

Champlin will hold its annual citywide garage sale May 2-4.

If you’d like to host a sale, the registration deadline is Friday, April 12.

Neither Internet nor phone registration is available. To download a registration form, go to

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