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Family spotlights: Back 2 School Family Expo; Bryant Lake Beach Party

  • Article by: MELISSA WALKER
  • Star Tribune
  • July 28, 2012 - 3:58 PM
BACK 2 SCHOOL FAMILY EXPO

Of course there are still a few more weeks before the children begin to groan about going back to school, but it's never too early to get prepared. Health professionals will answer questions at this event. Get information on screenings, tutors, child care, driver's education, financial as well as vacation planning. Live entertainment, bounce houses, balloon twisting and demonstrations. (10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Sat. Free. Andover YMCA Community Center, 1522 Hanson Blvd. NW., Andover. 763-230-9622.)

BRYANT LAKE

Beach Party

Beat the heat with water games. Build and decorate a sand castle, go through an obstacle course and make a craft. Join a naturalist and learn about the critters that live in ponds. (Noon-3 p.m. Wed. $5. Bryant Lake Regional Park, 6800 Rowland Road, Eden Prairie. 763-559-6700. www. threeriversparkdistrict.org.)

 

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