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Your weekend: Haunted house to support troops is this weekend

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

Thursday

Baby storytime

There will be a storytime for babies up to 24 months, their caregivers and their siblings from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Oct. 7 at the Dakota County Farmington Library. The event will include stories, songs, bounces and playtime.

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The library is located at 508 Third St. For more information call 651-438-0250.

Fire department open house

The Farmington Fire Department will hold an open house from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 7 at Fire Station No. 2, 19695 Municipal Drive. The event will include a vehicle extrication demonstration, a helicopter fly-in and an opportunity for kids to touch and tour vehicles, among other activities.

Friday

Live music

American Roadhouse will perform Oct. 8 at the Farmington American Legion.

The Legion is located at 10 Eighth St.

Saturday

Beginning genealogy

The Dakota County Farmington Library will present Beginning Genealogy: A Brief Introduction to Family History Research from 10:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 9. The free workshop will include tips on getting organized, taking inventory of what you know, preparing a research plan, locating resources and keeping everything straight. Presenter Vicki Albu is a founding member of the Dakota County Genealogical Society.

The library is located at 508 Third St. For more information call 651-438-0250.

Live music

American Roadhouse will perform Oct. 9 at the Farmington American Legion.

The Legion is located at 10 Eighth St.

Sunday

Omelet breakfast

The Farmington Sons of the American Legion and Legion Auxiliary Unite 189 will hold their monthly omelet breakfast fund raiser from 8:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 10. Proceeds will benefit the Farmington Dew Days celebration.

The Legion is located at 10 Eighth St.

Lutefisk supper

Highview Christiania Lutheran Church will hold its annual lutefisk supper in three sittings Oct. 9. Seatings will take place at 3:15, 5 and 6:30 p.m. Advance tickets are required.

The event will also include a craft and bake sale.

For reservations and tickets, call Marilyn Suter at 651-460-4236 or Myrna Martin at 952-469-2351.

Faith Methodist ham dinner

Faith United Methodist Church will hold a ham dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 9 at the church, 710 Eighth St. There will also be a country store and a silent auction.

Breast cancer awareness fashion show

There will be a Pretty in Pink fashion show fund raiser for breast cancer awareness from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Farmington American Legion. The event will also raise money for the Farmington High School gymnastics team.

The event will include a fashion show, music, speakers and shopping. Appetizers and refreshments will be served.

The Legion is located at 10 Eighth St.

Weekend

Support our Troops haunted house

The annual Support our Troops Haunted House will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 8 and 9 in the 4-H building at the Dakota County Fairgrounds. There is a $5 minimum donation. Money raised goes to support local soldiers who are currently deployed or who have been deployed. For information visit www.supportourtroopshh. com.

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