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Learn about the history and techniques of tapping sap from maple trees Sunday.

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Family options: Maple syruping, Women of Mill City Family Day

  • March 20, 2014 - 1:58 PM

SAP TO SYRUP

Learn the history and techniques of maple syruping. Witness as trees are tapped and sap is collected and cooked over an open fire. View equipment used for this activity and taste a finished product. (1-4 p.m. Sun. Free. Eastman Nature Center, Elm Creek Park Reserve, 13351 Elm Creek Rd., Maple Grove. 763-559-6700. www.threerivers­parkdistrict.org.)

WOMEN OF MILL CITY FAMILY DAY

Celebrate Women’s History Month with theatrical performances. The Mill City Museum History Players portray women in Minneapolis and the region in the 19th and 20th centuries. Take a short quiz to find out which job would have suited you best in the 18th and 19th centuries. Other offerings include a piecework challenge, displays and interactive exhibits. (1-4 p.m. Sat. $6-$11. Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St., Mpls. 612-341-7555. www.mnhs.org.)

MELISSA WALKER

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