BURGLARY PREVENTION is the subject of an open house scheduled from 6-8 p.m. at the Saint Paul Police Department’s Western District Station, 389 N. Hamline Ave. The session will cover lighting, landscaping, fencing, cameras, security systems and other improvements to make homes safer. For information, call Patty Lammers at 651-266-5455.
MEMORIAL BLOOD CENTERS will be accepting blood donations from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Highland Park Community Center, 1978 Ford Pkwy. To make an appointment to donate, visit mbc.org.
MEMORIAL BLOOD CENTERS will be accepting blood donations from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Edgcumbe Recreation Center, 320 S. Griggs St. To make an appointment to donate, visit mbc.org.
A HIGHLAND BRIDGE project update will be offered by master developer Ryan Companies at 6 p.m. The virtual presentation will be followed at 7 p.m. by a 30-minute question-and-answer session. Participants are asked to submit questions in advance by emailing email@example.com. To register for the link, visit tinyurl.com/rb3az7wz.
AFGHANISTAN, GENOCIDE and the International Criminal Court will be addressed in a virtual program from 1-2:30 p.m. The cost is $10, $5 for students. For information and to register, visit worldwithoutgenocide.org/afghanistan.
FRENCH-CANADIAN FAMILY connections will be discussed by genealogy expert Paula Stuart-Warren in a virtual program from 7-8:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Dakota County Historical Society, the genealogy presentation is free, though donations are welcome. To register, visit dakotahistory.org/events.
THE HISTORY OF THE FUR TRADE and the area the Dakota people called Bdote will be featured in a Dakota County Historical Society tour beginning at noon at the Sibley House Historic Site, 1357 Sibley Memorial Hwy. in Mendota. The cost is $7, $6 for children age 5 and under. For the required reservations, visit dakotahistory.org or call 651-452-1596.
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