1 Showshoeing for adults
Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Jan. 4, 9:30-11 a.m.
This beginner-friendly hike takes snowshoers on a tour of the frozen wildlife refuge. Snowshoes provided. Meet at the Bloomington Education and Visitor Center. Reservation required; 952-858-0710. More information: www.fws.gov/refuge/Minnesota_Valley.
2 Winter photography lecture and hike
Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Jan. 4, 9:30 a.m.-noon
Learn to overcome the challenges of winter photography with practical advice on camera settings, shooting techniques and more. Then hit the trails for hands-on instruction. Meet at the Bloomington Education and Visitor Center. More information: www.fws.gov/refuge/Minnesota_Valley.
3 Snowshoeing the St. Croix
Wild River State Park, Jan. 4, noon-2 p.m.
Join the park’s naturalist for a leisurely 1-mile trek along the St. Croix River in search of hoof prints, paw prints and other animal tracks. Snowshoes provided. Reservation required; 651-583-2125. More information: www.mndnr.gov.
4 Leafless tress
Fort Snelling State Park, Jan. 4, 1-2 p.m.
Identifying trees is easy during the leafy summer season. Come wintertime, it’s more difficult to differentiate bare cottonwoods from, say, naked ashes. Join the park’s naturalist for a brisk hike while learning to identify native tree species. Meet at the visitor center. More information: 612-725-2724 or www.mndnr.gov.
|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 - E. Stults||6:05 PM|
|Washington - J. Zimmermann|
|Baltimore - B. Norris||6:07 PM|
|Toronto - D. Hutchison|
|NY Yankees - C. Sabathia||6:10 PM|
|Boston - F. Doubront|
|Oakland - S. Kazmir||7:10 PM|
|Houston - B. Oberholtzer|
|Philadelphia - K. Kendrick||9:10 PM|
|Los Angeles - D. Haren|
|Oklahoma City||7:00 PM|
|LA Clippers||9:30 PM|
|San Jose||9:30 PM|
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