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Events, July 11 - 19

July 11

Henna tattoo at the library

Henna tattoo artist Jody Gustafson will be at the Robert Trail library from 11 a.m. to noon teaching teens how they can make their own henna tattoos.  This program is open to any middle- or high-schooler and all supplies will be provided.  Henna tattoos generally last a couple of weeks and are typically done on the hands and wrists. Come and bring a friend to practice on.

Movie in the park

The Rosemount Parks and Recreation department will show the movie "Tale of Despereaux" at dusk July 11. Visitors for amphitheater events should bring their own blankets and lawn chairs. Weather-related changes are announced on the information line at 952-985-1780.

July 15

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 160th St. W. in Rosemount.

The topic for July 15 will be Hypertufa Containers, taught by Mary Dalaska and Lisa Lukens. Cost is $25.

Grand opening

Waterford Commons will have its grand opening 4 to 7 p.m. July 15. A ribbon cutting will be held at 5:30 p.m.

The event will include tours of the building and refreshments.

July 16

Coffee with a cop

The Rosemount Police Department will continue its Coffee with a Cop program through December.

A police officer will be available to answer questions 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 16 at Starbucks, 14903 S. Robert Tr.

Puppets in the park

The Rosemount Parks and Recreation department will hold puppets in the park Friday, July 17. The puppets will visit the following parks at the times listed: Camfield Park, 9:30 a.m.; Connemara Park, 10:15 a.m.;Bloomfield Park, 11 a.m. and Jaycee Park, 11:45 a.m.

Craft Show

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. at the Rosemount Community Center auditorium with the Green Fire Irish Dancers performing. The festival will feature short films made by Minnesota talent.

July 18

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.

July 19

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.