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Rosemount children are invited to celebrate summer at the Central Park splash pad in an event organized by the Rosemount Youth Commission on Thursday, July 20. The event will run from 11 a.m. to noon, starting just after the Music in the Park performance nearby at the amphitheater. It happens on the day before the start of this year's celebration of Rosemount Leprechaun Days. Members of the Youth Commission will hand out frozen treats. Children will also enjoy bubbles and chalk to decorate the paved paths leading to the splash pad.
Rosemount native Jacob Engel performed at the Shell Lake Arts Center's final trombone workshop concert June 16. The concert was a culmination of a weeklong trombone workshop, where participants received instruction from professional trombonists from across the Midwest on jazz improvisation, orchestral playing, chamber music, private lessons, large and small trombone ensembles, and more.
One big inning put Eastview in control June 27 in its 12-7 Legion baseball victory over Rosemount Green. Eastview sent 15 batters to the plate in the fourth inning and 11 came around to score, turning a 6-0 deficit into an 11-6 lead for the home team. During the frame, Eastview piled up six singles, four doubles, three bases on balls and a triple.
Members of the Grandparent Ministry and their grandchildren, ages 3-12 years, assembled 300 sandwiches for The Sandwich Project at The Church of St Joseph in Rosemount on June 14.
Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Reardon has served in the Navy for eight years as an aircrew survival equipmentman. He is a 2008 Rosemount High School graduate and is currently serving with the Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels. Reardon returned to Minnesota with the Blue Angels for the Duluth Airshow, June 3-4.
The second-annual Irish Way 5K and 1-mile Fun Run drew a crowd Saturday, May 13, to Rosemount Elementary School. The fundraiser supports the school's PTO, which provides educational and technology tools and experiences for students.
The Rosemount City Council will visit five parks during its spring bike tour in the community. Members of the public are invited to come along for the ride. Council members are reaching out to the community to get opinions on neighborhood issues and to hold meeting beyond City Hall. They took a trip that included some different parks last June. The ride will begin from City Hall at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 18. Visits will include: • 5: 15 p.m., Schwarz Pond Park, 13787 Dodd Blvd. • 5:45 p.m., Connemara Park, 13930 Connemara Trail
Rosemount Boy Scout troops helped plant a tree a Rosemount Public Works department Saturday morning, May 6, for the 25th Annual Rosemount Arbor Day celebration.
Dakota County residents can recycle boat wrap for free through May 31 at Lighthouse Motorsports and Marine in Rosemount. The type of plastic used to wrap boats requires special handling and should not be placed with regular recycling.
A broken water line forced Rosemount Middle School to dismiss students early Friday, April 28. In a message to parents, the school said students were dismissed at 11 a.m. Students who regularly rode a bus home were provided transportation. Those who are transported by parents or others had to be picked up early. Students who walk were released. “We apologize for this unforeseen inconvenience,” the school said in a statement.