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Parks and Rec offers kids’ fencing class

New Hope Parks and Recreation will offer a beginner’s fencing course for children ages 6 to 13.

Classes will run from 6 to 7 p.m. on Mondays from April 7 to 28 at the New Hope Community Gyms, 8230 47th Av. N.

The course costs $43 for residents of New Hope, Crystal, Robbinsdale and Golden Valley, or $50 for nonresidents. The registration deadline is March 31. To register, call New Hope Parks and Recreation at 763-531-5151.


Senior Expo is April 5 The 16th annual Senior Expo will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 5, at Lord of Life Church, 14501 Nowthen Blvd., Ramsey.

“The expo is a great resource for families,” said Rhonda Sivarajah, chairwoman of the Anoka County Board. “We encourage seniors and their families to take advantage of this one-stop shop for information about healthy activities and options, protection against fraud and abuse, and opportunities in the community.”

Seniors and their families can enjoy a free pancake breakfast and take advantage of blood pressure checks, mini-massages and entertainment, as well as finding out about health directives and other resources.


Learn about city’s parks and rec history

A lively conversation about Fridley Parks and Recreation’s history will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, at the Fridley History Center, 611 Mississippi St. You can hear stories from past and present from current parks and rec director Jack Kirk and first director Dick Donlin.

Light refreshments will be served at this free event.


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