Do This Now: Editor-selected events at state, regional and local parks

  • Updated: August 22, 2013 - 10:15 AM

1 See Fish, Up Close Minnesota State Fair, Through Sept. 2 The DNR’s outdoor fish pond is one of the most popular sites at the State Fair. And this year, the DNR has renovated its indoor fish exhibit, replacing the almost-ancient small aquariums with five large ones representing different habitats.

2 Monarch Tagging

–3:30 p.m. Just like bird banding, monarch tagging helps researchers track the creatures’ annual migration to Mexico. This is a family-friendly affair, designed to help researchers with this fascinating work. $5. 763-694-7676


3 Archery in the Park

Wild River State Park, Aug. 24, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Want to learn archery? This drop-in session is as hassle-free as it gets. Simply stop by the park’s picnic grounds anytime for introductory tips provided by a certified archery instructor. No experience or equipment needed. Free. 651-583-2125 or

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Kansas City - LP: B. Chen 1 FINAL
Cleveland - WP: C. Kluber 5
Cincinnati - WP: T. Cingrani 2 FINAL
Pittsburgh - LP: B. Cumpton 1
Chicago WSox - LP: J. Quintana 4 FINAL
Detroit - WP: M. Scherzer 7
St. Louis - LP: L. Lynn 1 FINAL
NY Mets - WP: B. Colon 4
Minnesota - WP: R. Nolasco 9 FINAL
Tampa Bay - LP: E. Bedard 7
Arizona - WP: M. Bolsinger 5 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - LP: E. Jackson 2
San Diego - WP: A. Torres 4 FINAL
Washington - LP: C. Stammen 3
Baltimore - WP: B. Norris 11 FINAL
Toronto - LP: B. Cecil 4
NY Yankees - WP: C. Sabathia 14 FINAL
Boston - LP: F. Doubront 5
Oakland - WP: S. Kazmir 10 FINAL
Houston - LP: B. Oberholtzer 1
Philadelphia - WP: M. Adams 7 FINAL
Los Angeles - LP: B. Wilson 3
Indiana 85 FINAL
Atlanta 98
Oklahoma City 95 FINAL
Memphis 98
LA Clippers 98 FINAL
Golden State 96
Boston 3 FINAL(OT)
Detroit 2
Colorado 1 FINAL
Minnesota 2
San Jose 3 FINAL
Los Angeles 6
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