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Farmington, 55024

Farmington Minnesota P.O. Box 192 / 312 Oak St. 55024

Thursday

Guitar Hero at the library

Teens can play Guitar Hero on the big screen at the Dakota County Farmington Library from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 18. The library is located at 508 Third St.

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Ladies on the Loose happy hour

Market on Oak will offer snacks, refreshments and beverage and appetizer samples along with specials throughout the store from 5 until 8 p.m. Oct. 18. Women who show up in costume will receive an additional 10 percent off. Market on Oak is located at 331 Third St.

Friday

Teddy bears with Abrakadoodle

Kids ages 3 to 12 can use Model Magic clay to create their own teddy bear from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 19 at the Dakota County Farmington Library. The event is free but registration is required. Call 651-438-0250 for more information.

Live music/b>

Published singer/songwriter/guitarist Tom Engelhardt will perform from 8 to 10 p.m. Oct. 19 at Dunn Bros. Coffee in Farmington. Dunn Bros. is located at 20700 Chippendale Ave.

Saturday

Waggin' Tales

Kids can improve their reading skills by reading to trained therapy dogs from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 20 at the Dakota County Farmington Library.

Potato and sundae bar

St. Michael's Catholic Church will offer a potato and sundae bar from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 20. The church is located at 22120 Denmark Ave.

Steak fry

The Farmington VFW will hold a steak fry to benefit Boy Scout Troop 116 from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 20. The VFW is located at 421 Third St.

Sunday

Trinity Lutheran anniversary service

Trinity Lutheran Church will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a service of praise and thanksgiving at 3 p.m. and a catered dinner at 5 p.m. Oct. 21. For reservations to the dinner call Darline Lehman at 651-423-1421, Mary Christensen at 651-463-2699 or the church at 651-463-7225.

VFW membership dinner

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Sypal Lundgren Post 7662, ladies auxiliary and men's auxiliary will have their annual membership dinner from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Oct. 21 at the club, 421 Third St. There will be a social hour from 3:30 to 5 and dinner at 5:30. A program will follow. Members who have paid their 2013 dues will not be charged for their dinner. For guests there will be a $12 charge.

Weekend

Haunted house

A Nightmare on Ellington Trail will return for its fifth year on two upcoming weekends and Halloween night. The haunted house has a goal of collecting more than 1,000 pounds of food for the Farmington Food Shelf. Admission is one non-perishable food item or a gift card from a local grocery store. The haunted house will run from 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 19, 20, 26, 27 and 31 at 19337 Ellington Tr.

Upcoming events

Henna body art

Learn about henna with artist Victoria Welch and practice making body art from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Dakota County Farmington Library. The class for kids age 12 to 18 is free but registration is retired. For information call 651-438-0250.

MS Word class

Learn the basic features of Microsoft Word word processing program from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Dakota County Farmington Library. Registration is required for the free class. For information call 651-438-0250.

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