Save the date: Wedding expo
A wedding expo, featuring 40 vendors offering food, decor, music, apparel and more, will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. March 22 at the Eagan Community Center, 1501 Central Pkwy.
Admission is free for Eagan Community Center members; $5 for all others.
Summer youth job applications available
The application deadline is March 11 for seasonal youth recreation leader jobs with the city of Prior Lake. Three positions are open, each with an average of 23 hours per week. Shifts depend on scheduled activities.
Applicants must be 16 years old as of May 1 and have a valid Minnesota driver’s license and an acceptable driving record. The jobs pay $10.75 per hour to start.
For a full listing of seasonal jobs with the city, go to http://www.cityofpriorlake.com/jobs.php
Applicants must complete the city part-time/seasonal employment application. For more information or a printed application, call Jen at 952-447-9803.
Advice for dealing with elderly drivers
Unsure when to take the keys away from an elderly parent?
Jim Tift, who teaches in the School of Health at St. Catherine University, will be teaching a workshop called “Taking the car keys away from an old driver” on March 19.
The session at Club Prior, 16210 Eagle Creek Av. SE, begins at 7 p.m. Tift will cover warning signs that indicate an older driver should not be driving and explain who can determine that someone should not be driving. He will also share information on help available for older people in need of transportation.
City Hall hosts Winter Market
The Prior Lake Winter Market will be held 9 a.m. to noon March 14 at City Hall, 4646 Dakota St. SE.
Vendors will be selling breakfast treats, coffee, jewelry, handcrafted items and other summer market favorites, while live bands entertain shoppers. The farmers market often features local artists selling woven rugs, iron work, pottery and other wares. Many of the summertime market’s vendors will be at the Winter Market.
Think spring with master gardeners
The Carver-Scott master gardener free gardening classes will continue throughout March at the Prior Lake Library, 16210 Eagle Creek Av. SE.
Classes are held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays through April 6. There will be no class March 9. The March 16 topic will be “Grow your own salad.”
Other topics include “Beginning Flower Gardening” on March 23, “Garden Design” on March 30 and “Perennials for Color All Season” on April 6.
Registration is not required.
Outdoor survival skills session for kids
Children ages 8 to 12 can learn survival skills, shelter building, fire making and animal tracking at Spring Break Adventures: Survival Day Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 17 at Cleary Lake Regional Park, 18106 Texas Av., Prior Lake.
Drop-off begins at 7:45 a.m. and pickup ends at 5:15 p.m. Total costs range from $48 to $59, depending on whether families choose to pay for optional extended care. Reservations are required. For more information, go to www.threeriversparks.org.
Program teaches adults about owls
Adults 50 and older are invited to learn about “Owls — Birds of Prey” at a program from noon to 2 p.m. Monday at Cleary Lake Regional Park. Total cost is $11.
Registration is required by today. Go to www.threeriversparks.org.
Other topics in the Three Rivers Environmental Education for Seniors (TREES) are “Bluebird Conservation” on April 13 and “Forest Conservation Issues” on May 11. Registration for those programs is required by the Wednesday before each program.
Spring egg hunt set for March 28
Children 10 and younger are invited to the annual spring egg hunt at 10 a.m. March 28 at the Ames Soccer Complex at Dakota County Technical College, 1300 145th St. W.
Children are divided by age groups and a bunny will be available for photos. Find the golden egg and win a special prize. Donations are accepted for 360 Communities and the Family Resource Center.
In case of bad weather, the egg hunt will be held April 4. Call 651-322-6020.
Family law clinic offered at law library
A free family law clinic will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at the Scott County Law Library, 200 4th Av. W. in Shakopee.
People can make a half-hour appointment to talk to a volunteer attorney regarding processes of Family Court.
Clinics are held the second Monday of every month. Preregistration is required. Call 952-496-8713.