1 Flatwater kayaking essentials
French Regional Park, May 17, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.
Get on the water with this beginner’s course covering kayaking safety plus proper paddling form and strokes. The 1 p.m. class is geared for women. Equipment provided. Ages 14-plus. $50. Reservations required; 763-559-6700. More information: www.threeriversparks.org.
2 Wildflower Walk
Wild River State Park, May 17, 10-11:30 a.m.
Discover the blooming beauties of Wild River State Park during a free guided walk in search of springtime flowers. More information: 651-583-2125 or www.mndnr.gov/ptcalendar.
3 Minnehaha Creek Canoe
Minnetonka Community Center, May 18 and 24, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Take an early season tour of this urban creek from Grays Bay Dam to Hopkins Crossroads. Pick up creek paddling tips and enjoy a picnic at the Burwell House along the way. Previous paddling experience required. Ages 12-plus. $30. Reservations required; 763-559-6700. More information: www.threeriversparks.org.
4 Bird-watching trek
Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, May 19, 7-9:30 a.m.
Meet in the main parking area at the Louisville Swamp Unit (in Shakopee) for a naturalist-led walk in search of migratory warblers, flycatchers, sparrows, maybe even a tanager. Bring your binoculars. More information: 952-858-0715 or www.fws.gov/refuge/minnesota_valley/events.html.
5 Fly-fishing basics
Silverwood Park, May 21, 6-8 p.m.
Everything you need to know to start fly fishing — what equipment is needed, how to cast, what are the different types of flies, how to shoot the line and proper fly presentation. Ages 12-plus. $10. Reservations required; 763-559-6700. More information: www.threeriversparks.org.
|Boston - LP: R. De La Rosa||0||FINAL|
|Toronto - WP: M. Stroman||8|
|San Francisco - LP: T. Hudson||1||FINAL|
|Philadelphia - WP: C. Hamels||2|
|Texas - LP: C. Lewis||2||FINAL|
|NY Yankees - WP: B. McCarthy||4|
|Houston||1||Top 5th Inning|
|Miami - H. Alvarez||6:10 PM|
|Atlanta - A. Harang|
|San Diego - T. Ross||7:05 PM|
|Chicago Cubs - E. Jackson|
|NY Mets - D. Gee||7:10 PM|
|Milwaukee - M. Garza|
|Chicago WSox - H. Noesi||7:10 PM|
|Minnesota - P. Hughes|
|Cleveland - C. Kluber||7:10 PM|
|Kansas City - D. Duffy|
|Detroit - M. Scherzer||9:05 PM|
|LA Angels - G. Richards|
|Baltimore - W. Chen||9:10 PM|
|Seattle - H. Iwakuma|
|Real Salt Lake|
|Winnipeg||7/25/14 9:00 PM|
|Ottawa||7/26/14 6:00 PM|
|Toronto||7/26/14 9:00 PM|
|Winnipeg||7/31/14 6:00 PM|
|Toronto||8/1/14 6:00 PM|
|Brt Columbia||8/1/14 9:00 PM|
|Saskatchewan||8/2/14 6:00 PM|
|New York||9:00 PM|
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