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Historic House Tour

Tour ten of the White Bear Lake area’s most historic homes. Sites featured in this self-guided tour include grand estates, country homes and lakeside cottages. Tourists will receive a ticket booklet with maps and information about each location. $25 advance, $30 day-of. Noon–6 p.m. White Bear Lake Armory, 2228 Fourth St., White Bear Lake; 651.407.5327; whitebearhistory.org Read more about Historic House Tour

The Meaning of Empowerment: The Slippery Slope of Incapacity

Many baby-boomers worry about the care needs for an elderly parent.  Their parents may live with the uncertainty of chronic illness and disability and have a whole host of planning issues.  However, either caregivers are overwhelmed with conflicting information or don't know where to seek help.  Such a lack of information, or the wealth of conflicting information, adds to their anxiety about caring for an elderly parent.  Indeed, it takes a team to protect an elderly person and every aspect of planning should be addressed. Read more about The Meaning of Empowerment: The Slippery Slope of Incapacity

Farm Animals

Spend some extra time with your little one at this evening class put on by the Early Childhood program. This 4 week session will include music, finger plays, snacks and reading farm stories like The Three Little Pigs, and you and your children will learn about life on the farm and the animals that live there. One Tuesday session will include a special field trip to the Hugo Animal Farm to meet all the animals up close and personal. Ages 2–4. Prices vary based upon family income; call for registration details. 6:15 p.m. 651.653.3100. Read more about Farm Animals

Earth Day Cleanup

Give back to the planet by helping out at the Earth Day Cleanup at the Tamarack Nature Center. Grab your friends and family, don your long pants, sturdy shoes and work gloves, and help keep the nature center welcoming for people and wildlife alike. 651.407.5350. Read more about Earth Day Cleanup

Discover Owls, Masters of the Night

Meet the Tamarack Nature Center’s resident owls at this Saturday class, and learn all about Minnesota owls. Take a nature hike to see where owls nest, and examine pellets and feathers—and you’ll even learn some owl calls. It’s a fun activity for the whole family, and a great way for kids to learn about wildlife around them. 651.407.5350. Read more about Discover Owls, Masters of the Night

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