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

  • Updated: August 7, 2014 - 11:27 AM

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1 Women’s fishing 101

Fort Snelling State Park, Aug. 9, 9-11 a.m.

Everything you need to know to start (or return to) fishing: how to identify different species, how to cast, how to bait a hook. Equipment provided. No fishing license necessary. Registration required; 612-725-2724. More information: www.mndnr.gov.

2 Full-moon stand-up paddleboard tour

Fish Lake Regional Park, Aug. 9, 8-9:30 p.m.

Go for a moonlit paddle around Fish Lake (in Plymouth). Previous paddling experience recommended. Equipment provided (for people up to 220 pounds). Ages 14-plus. $20. Reservation required; 763-559-6700. More information: www.threeriversparks.org.

3 Perseid meteor shower

Whitewater State Park, Aug. 9, 8:30-10 p.m.

Learn about the solar system and galaxy during a presentation by members of the Hiawatha Valley Astronomical Society. The group will end the evening outdoors, watching the best meteor shower of the year. Telescopes provided. More information: 1- 507-932-3007 or www.mndnr.gov.

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