Kids games, face-painting and food will be featured along with the Teddy Bear Band in a concert Sunday at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, 5218 Bartlett Blvd.
Families are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and teddy bears for their children. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more information, call the church office at 952-472-2756.
Plymouth's "Entertainment in the Parks Series" continues in August with several events, all free and open to the public.
• "Owl Prowl,"at 6:45 p.m. Monday at the Hilde Small Stage, with a live owl and presentation with a naturalist.
• Shockwaves Prior Lake water ski team summer show, at 7 p.m. Aug. 8 at Parkers Lake Park.
• Rince na Chroi Irish dancing group, at 7 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Hilde Amphitheater Stage.
• TreVeld, a music group, at 7 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Hilde Small Stage.
• Roe Family Singers from Kirkwood Hollow, Minn., at 7 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Parkers Lake Stage.
• The Bazillions kids concert, at 11 a.m. Aug. 15 at the Parkers Lake Stage, followed that day with an 8:45 p.m. showing of the movie, "The Karate Kid."
• Boss Grant, a Johnny Cash Tribute, at 7 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Hilde Amphitheater Stage.
For more information, go to www.plymouthmn.gov or call 763-509-5200.
Children can visit a musical instrument "petting zoo" or make their own instrument at a free KidsFest from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 11 at MacPhail Center for Music, 501 S. 2nd St.
Children will have the chance to try a variety of musical instruments. MacPhail Center offers lessons from children starting at 6 weeks of age. Learn more: www.macphail.org.
Leading sopranos Janis Hardy, Molly Sue McDonald and Maria Jette will be joined by tenor Vern Sutton for Sopranorama! at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Old Log Theater, 5185 Meadville St., Greenwood.
The ensemble will present a program including classical, opera, Broadway, cabaret and comedy. They will be accompanied by pianist/accordionist Dan Chouinard.
For information and reservations, call the Old Log Theater at 952-474-5951 or go to www.oldlog.com.Guitar heroes to headline concert
British guitarist Richard Smith will have top billing in a concert featuring three leading instrumentalists at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Old Log Theater, 5185 Meadville St., Excelsior.
The show also will feature:
• Mark Kreitzer, a member of the Minnesota Rock and Country Hall of Fame and adjunct professor in the music department at Carleton College.
• Jon Garon, who has toured and performed with well-known traditional, folk and bluegrass artists.
For information and reservations, call 952-474-5951 or go to www.oldlog.com.