Events: Leprechaun Days continues through July 26The Splatter Sisters will perform Sunday, July 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Park Amphitheater.
The Leprechaun Days Craft Show will be held noon to 7 p.m. in Central Park.
Shamrock Film Festival
The Shamrock Film Festival will open at 6:30 p.m. with the Green Fire Irish Dancers performing. The festival will feature short films made by Minnesota talent.
The festival will be held in the Rosemount Community Center auditorium. Cost is $5 person or $20 for a family.
Run for the Gold
Runners of all ages can go for the gold in the annual Rosemount Leprechaun Days Run for the Gold July 18. The road races include: a 1-mile and/or 4-mile run, free 1/2-mile Youth Fun Run or free Family Fitness Walk.
Course maps will be available at the race. Pre-registration can be done online at www.ci.rosemount.mn.us, by mail or fax, or by visiting the parks and recreation office at the Rosemount Community Center. Check in starts at 7 a.m. Races start at 8 a.m. For more information call 651-322-6000.
Breakfast for Grace
A benefit breakfast will be held July 18 at the Rosemount Applebee’s for Grace Burlage, a 5-year-old girl living with meningioma, a rare type of brain tumor.
The breakfast will include pancakes, sausages, eggs, orange juice and coffee.
Funds raised will help the family with medical costs.
Tickets are $6. To purchase tickets call Steph Roller at 651-423-5789 or buy one at the door.
White Rock Bank in Cannon Falls also will accept donations. White Rock Bank, c/o Grace Burlage PO Box 548, Cannon Falls MN, 55009.
The Rosemount Leprechaun Days Bluegrass Festival will take place 5 to 9 p.m. July 18 at Central Park. The festival will feature four groups.
In the case of inclement weather the festival will move to the Rosemount United Methodist Church.
For other Leprechaun Days events check out the tab with a full schedule of events.
Splatter sisters in the park
The Summer Music in the Park series offers a variety of professional performers to entertain your entire family throughout the summer. Concerts take place at the Central Park Amphitheater near City Hall. Most performances are 45 minutes to an hour in length. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy our beautiful Central Park this summer.
The Splatter Sisters will perform Sunday, July 19 at 6:30 p.m.
In case of inclement weather, performances will be canceled. Call the prerecorded information line at 952-985-1780 and select option 6 to find out if a performance has been canceled.
Cub Family Fun Day
Cub Foods will host its annual Family Fun day 1 to 5 p.m. July 20 with games for kids, costumed characters, jumper houses, food stands, water balloon toss, fire trucks, DARE police, Pizza Man, Applebees, Cooks BBQ sauce and roasted corn, Kindercare, and TCF.
A League of Their Own
A special showing of a “League of Their Own” will be held at the Marcus Theater. Additionally, Kay McDaniel (Heim), a long-time Rosemount resident, who was an original AAGPBL player who inspired that inspired the movie, will sign autographs.
Ice Cream Social
The Rosemount Family Resource Center will hold an Ice Cream Social 5 p.m., June 21. For more information call 651-322-5113.
The Rosemount High School boys swim team will host its annual bathtub races event at 6 p.m. June 21 in Central Park.
Teams of three, adults or youth, willing to get wet can compete to win prizes.
Race through a course while water balloons are tossed. Challenge the boys swimmers to beat their time. Registration is 6 to 6:30pm. The race willstart at 6:30 p.m. Water balloons sold by Rosemount High School swim teams. Please do not bring your own.
Tuesday Evening in the Garden
The Dakota County Master Gardeners will offer classes every Tuesday evening 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. through the summer at 1605 160 St. W. in Rosemount.
The topic for July 22 will be Carefree Daylilies, taught by Nell McClung. Cost is $10.
Wet’n’ wild day
Head to Jaycee Park for a ton of wet ‘n’ wild fun July 22. Kids can enjoy many age appropriate water activities that are sure to leave them wet and feeling wild. Participants need to wear their swimsuit or clothing that can get wet and must wear tennis shoes while participating. Also bring a towel and apply sunscreen before the event. Open to Rosemount residents only. Kids ages 4 to 6 will get wet from 10:30 a.m. to noon and kids ages 7 to 12 will have their fun 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Rosemount Fire Department and Rosemount Parks and Recreation. For further information please contact Rosemount Parks and Recreation at 651-322-6000.
The Rosemount Parks and Recreation department will host the annual fishing derby 9 to 11 a.m. July 23 at Schwarz Pond Park.
Register the day of the event near the bridge at the pond starting at 9 a.m. Open to youth 13 years of age and under. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Awards for the largest fish will be given in each age group. The event will be canceled for inclement weather in the morning. Winners will go away with great prizes. To check on the status of the event, call the parks and recreation information line at 952-985-1780, choose #6. Sponsored by CF Industries and Rosemount Parks and Recreation. For further information call Rosemount Parks and Recreation at 651-322-6000.
The Robert Trail Library will host a limerick slam 3 to 4 p.m. July 23.
Songs of Hope
Songs of Hope will perform 7 to 8:30 p.m. July 23 at the Central Park amphitheater. Songs of Hope is a choir made up of youth from all over the world.
New Direction Christian church
At 4 p.m. Sunday, July 26, New Direction Christian Church will have the installation service for new pastor, Mark A. Dawkins. The service will be officiated by Dr. Earl F. Miller. The guest speaker at the 10 a.m. worship service will be Reverend C.L. Banks. All are invited to attend.
Fly a kite
Bring a kite and join the Kite Doctor and the Solid Kite Flying Club as they show and teach the art of kite flying noon to 6 p.m. July 26 at Spring Lake Park Reserve. Club members will assist novice kite flyers with tips on building, repairing and flying kites. All ages. Adult must accompany youth 17 and under. One adult per four youth. Free, no registration required.