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Rockin' Lunch Hour Concerts, Rockin' Readers in Burnsville

Rockin' Lunch Hour in Burnsville - Photo: City of Burnsville.

Rockin' Lunch Hour concerts and Rockin' Readers programs will run every Thursday at Nicollet Commons Park in Burnsville throughout the summer.

City-Sponsored Summer Events in Burnsville

The city of Burnsville will host music, movie and reading events this summer.

All events are free and open to the public.

Click here for more information and a complete schedule of:

Bloomington Crime Prevention Group Holds Used Book Sale

BOOK'EM Volunteers - Photo courtesy of BCPA.

The Bloomington Crime Prevention Association will hold the BOOK'EM used book through June 22 in Richfield. The book sale has been held annually since 1992.

Proceeds from the sale will be awarded as grants to Bloomington organizations for crime prevention activities.  

The association is accepting gently used books and other items as donations, including:

South St. Paul Youth Task Force Holds All City Water Balloon Dodge Ball Tournament

The South St. Paul Mayor's Youth Task Force will hold the second annual All City Water Balloon Dodge Ball Tournament Sunday, June 30 at the Central Square Community Center.

The Task Force said up to 16 teams are needed to compete. Teams can consist of five to seven members of any age.

South Saint Paul All City Garage Sale

South St. Paul All City Garage Sale - Photo courtesy of South St. Paul.

The South St. Paul All City Garage Sale will be held June 27-29.  

Registration forms are available at City Hall and Central Square Community Center.  Click here to register online.

Mucky Spring Forces Minn. Farmers to Make Tough Decisions

Minnesota farmers just can't catch a break. With rain day after day, the season is quickly passing by. Many crops are still unplanted.

Sequester Cuts Hit Minn. 'Head Start' Program Hard

Hundreds of children are bused into Hennepin County Head Start facilities from local homeless shelters on a daily basis to start early childhood development while their parents search for housing and jobs.