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Your weekend: Pellicci Ace Hardware store grand opening is this weekend


Storytime for babies

The Dakota County Farmington Library will offer a storytime for babies from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. May 3. The event will feature stories, songs, bounces and playtime meant for children newborn to 24 months. The library is located at 508 Third St.


Storytime for all ages

The Dakota County Farmington Library will hold a storytime for all ages from 10:30 to 11 a.m. May 4. The event will feature stories and activities ideal for children from birth to age 6. The library is located at 508 Third St.

Live music

Singer/guitarist Tim Jackson will perform folk and bluegrass music from 8 to 10 p.m. May 4 at Dunn Bros. Coffee in Farmington. Dunn Bros. is located at 20700 Chippendale Ave.


Draw animals

Kids can learn to draw their favorite animals with instructors from the Eagan Art House from 10 a.m. to noon May 5 at the Dakota County Farmington Library. Supplies are provided. The class is free but registration is required. For information call the library at 651-438-0250.


Pellicci Hardware grand opening

Pellicci Ace Hardware will hold three days of activities to celebrate the grand opening of its new location on Highway 3. There will be a ribbon cutting at 1 p.m. May 3 and special events May 5 and 6 including an alpaca petting zoo, a bounce house, a basketball game a fire truck (May 5 only). There will also be demos and giveaways and special deals in the store.

Upcoming events

Wii games for teens

Teens can play Nintendo Wii games like bowling, skiing, Super Smash Bros. and Just Dance, among others, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. May 7 at the Dakota County Farmington Library. The library is located at 508 Third St.

Retirement party

There will be a retirement party for Farmington Elementary School teacher Cathy Pinter from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. May 7 in the main entry of FES.

Teen library day

May 8 is Teen Library Day at the Dakota County Farmington Library. Teens can drop in for a variety of activities, games, crafts, readings, discussions and more. Events will take place from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Farmington Lutheran garage sale

Farmington Lutheran Church will hold its annual garage sale May 9-11. The sale will take place from 3 to 7 p.m. May 9, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 10 and 8 a.m. to noon May 11. There will be a taco-in-a-bag lunch from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

Funeral and cremation pre-planning workshop

White Funeral Home in Farmington will hold a free pre-planning workshop about funerals and cremation at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. May 10. The 90-minute program will include information about funeral planning, medical assistance and veterans benefits. White funeral home is located at 901 Third St.

Silver Tea: Charlie Maguire

Enjoy Charlie Maguire's folk music about Minnesota's colorful quirks from 10:30 a.m. to noon May 10, at the Dakota County Library in Farmington. The performance is a Minnesota Legacy Program.