Anoka: Alison Scott will appear with the Minnesota Boychoir on Sunday, Dec. 29, at the Lyric Arts Main Street Stage, 420 E. Main St., Anoka. "A Soulful Christmas" begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $21-$25 from the Lyric Arts box office at 763-422-1838 or

Anoka County: Anoka County is conducting a Community Health Survey as it develops a health assessment and plan for public health services in 2015-19. Residents can complete it online or on paper through Jan. 13. The online survey can be done in English or Spanish at Paper copies in Arabic, Russian, Somali, English and Spanish can be obtained by calling Anoka County Community Health and Environmental Services at 763-422-7427. For further information, call 763-422-7030.

Champlin: Champlin has reduced the price on a vacant single-family lot for sale from $70,000 to $65,000. The half-acre lot is at 11824 Winnetka Av.

For further information, contact City Planner Scott Schulte at 763-923- 7102 or

Circle Pines: The city and the Anoka County Historical Society will host a visual tour of the area's history at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11, at Circle Pines City Hall, 200 Civic Heights Circle. The free event will include a slide show of historic photographs, and guests are invited to share stories from growing up in the Circle Pines, Lexington, Blaine and Centerville area. Call 763-717-3294 for more information.

Coon Rapids: Anoka-Ramsey Community College's theater department is one of four Midwest regional finalists to pre­sent a play in the Kennedy Center American College Theater program. About 80 college productions entered the competition. Anoka-Ramsey will present "Las Hermanas Padilla," by New York playwright Tony Meneses, Jan. 19-25 at the Region 5 Kennedy Center festival in Lincoln, Neb. The play concerns 10 sisters-in-law who bond while the world is at war. It will also have several showings in the Twin Cities: Jan. 16 and 17 at Anoka-Ramsey's Coon Rapids Campus Performing Arts Center; Jan. 29 at the Capris Theater in Minneapolis in collaboration with the Children's Theater Company and the Plymouth Christian Youth Center Arts and Technical High School; Jan. 30 at St. Francis High School.

Lino Lakes: The Lino Lakes Police Department is offering a three-part DNR Youth Snowmobile Certification class. It is for kids ages 11-15 with little or no riding experience (certification becomes valid at age 12). The program includes two classroom sessions, online training at home and a driving test. The first class will be 6-8 p.m. Jan. 7 at the Lino Lakes Police Department, 640 Town Center Pkwy. Parents are encouraged to attend. The second class, 6-8 p.m. Jan. 21, includes a final exam. The driving test will be from 8 a.m. to noon on Jan. 25. To sign up, call the Lino Lakes Police Department at 651-982-2300.