1 Live Raptor Shows
DNR Garden Stage, Minnesota State Fair, through Sept. 2, 11 a.m.,
2 and 4 p.m. Check out various birds of prey. Feel the wind generated by a hawk’s flapping wings. Look into an owl’s spooky eyes. See an eagle up close. The event also includes flying demonstrations, with a hawk swooping down from a pine tree. 651-296-6157 or www.mndnr.gov.
2 Autumn Harvest Day Wild River State Park, Aug. 31, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Choose from a menu of activities: help researchers tag monarchs (noon), brush up on mushroom foraging (1 p.m.) or simply thresh and pocket seeds, including wild bergamot, bush clover, hoary vervain and sunflower varieties. (10:30 a.m.) 651-583-2125 or www.mndnr.gov.
3 Antique Train Ride William O’Brien State Park, Sept. 1, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. A day of activities starts with a one-mile hike from the park visitor center to the train. Once the train departs, a naturalist and a train conductor will rove the cars and interpret the local history and landscapes. The event includes a stop in Osceola, Wis. for lunch. $15 adults, $10 kids ages 5-15, free for tots. 651-433-0500 or www.mndnr.gov.
4 Bike Ride
Gateway State Trail, Sept. 1, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Take a 12-mile tour of this old railroad corridor-turned-metro bikeway with a naturalist, who will help you make wild and scenic discoveries along the way. Registration required; 651-231-6968 or www.mndnr.gov.
5 Women’s Camping Baker Park Reserve, Sept. 7, 3 p.m.-Sept. 8, noon
Perfect for nature- and art-lovers alike, this women’s-only camping primer includes inspiring activities such as a forest hike and a fireside poetry reading. Camping equipment and food provided. $90. Reservations due by Aug. 31. 763-559-6700 or www.threeriversparks.org.
|Chicago WSox - WP: S. Carroll||6||FINAL|
|Cleveland - LP: Z. McAllister||2|
|Atlanta - WP: M. Minor||11||FINAL|
|Chicago Cubs - LP: E. Jackson||6|
|NY Yankees - WP: S. Greene||3||FINAL|
|Baltimore - LP: C. Tillman||0|
|Arizona - WP: W. Miley||2||FINAL|
|San Francisco - LP: R. Vogelsong||0|
|St. Louis - WP: A. Wainwright||10||FINAL|
|Milwaukee - LP: J. Nelson||2|
|Miami - LP: M. Dunn||4||FINAL|
|NY Mets - WP: V. Black||5|
|Boston - LP: J. Peavy||2||FINAL|
|Houston - WP: J. Fields||3|
|Minnesota - WP: K. Correia||9||FINAL|
|Colorado - LP: T. Matzek||3|
|Toronto - LP: D. Hutchison||3||FINAL|
|Tampa Bay - WP: J. Odorizzi||10|
|Detroit - WP: R. Porcello||5||FINAL|
|Kansas City - LP: J. Shields||1|
|Washington - WP: R. Detwiler||5||FINAL|
|Philadelphia - LP: J. Diekman||3|
|Pittsburgh - WP: J. Wilson||6||FINAL|
|Cincinnati - LP: J. Hoover||5|
|LA Angels - WP: J. Weaver||5||FINAL|
|Texas - LP: M. Mikolas||2|
|San Diego - LP: K. Quackenbush||0||FINAL|
|Los Angeles - WP: K. Jansen||1|
|Oakland - LP: J. Chavez||2||FINAL|
|Seattle - WP: H. Iwakuma||6|
|Red Bull New York||4|
|Sporting Kansas City||2||FINAL|
|Real Salt Lake||0||FINAL|
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