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The cost is $40 for the first ticket, and $35 for each additional ticket up to a total of eight.
Tickets may be purchased by calling 612-226-1638, at the Nature Center or through the website at www.springbrooknaturecenter.org.
Teacher-of-the-year finalists selected
A committee has selected seven finalists for this year’s Teacher of the Year honor in the Robbinsdale Area School district. They are Amy Frink, of Cooper High School; Mary Kunesh-Podein, Noble Elementary; Christine Dohrmann, Cooper High School; Lana Lindeman, Northport Elementary; Brook Schaffer, Cooper High School; Jacqueline Ballot, Noble Elementary and Kristine Ellis, Noble Elementary. The Teacher of the Year will be announced at an event this spring, and the winner will be nominated by the Robbinsdale Federation of Teachers as a candidate for State Teacher of the Year, sponsored by Education Minnesota, the state teachers union.
The district 2013 teacher of the year was Jill Bryan of Sonnesyn Elementary School in New Hope.
Spring Lake Park
Spring Wine Show set for March 20
The city-owned Central Park Liquor Store will hold its Spring Wine Show on Thursday, March 20, at Bebops Opulence Room, 1009 109th Av. NE. in Blaine.
The event runs from 6 to 8 p.m. Guests can sample wines from more than 50 wineries from around the world. Industry representatives will also be available for questions. Complimentary appetizers will be served and special discounts offered at the event.
The cost is $13 per person. Preregister at www.centralparkliquor.com.