Grace of God Lutheran Church will be presenting a children's musical on Sunday, Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. for the whole community. "Fish Tales" tells a couple of stories from the Bible that center around fish and reveal God's grace and goodness. Grace of God is located at 420 Hayward Ave. N. in Oakdale.
The Oakdale Lake Elmo Historical Society is holding a series of open houses so adults and children can tour the restored one-room District 12 Schoolhouse. Admission is free and volunteers will be on hand to give tours and explain what it was like to attend school with all grades in one room.
Everyone is invited to an annual outdoor Harvest Mass, at 5 p.m. Aug. 25, rain or shine, at the home of Del and Joan Eder, 4515 Julep Ave. N. in Lake Elmo. Mass will be celebrated outdoors surrounded by the beautiful farm fields and open space. A light dinner will be served following Mass.
In August, the St. Paul Public Library is hosting a series of events to introduce kids to the creative side of architecture. The ARTchitecture series includes workshops where kids build model skyscrapers, bridges, castles and catapults.
Join Women's Initiative for Self Empowerment, Inc., as the community comes together to celebrate friendship, soul and spirit at the Cultural Art Imbizo. WISE's Cultural Art Imbizo returns on Saturday, Aug. 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the park of Hamline Park Plaza, 570 Asbury St.
Local Businesses are highlighted at the First Annual Night Out on East 7th Street to be held on Friday, Aug. 17 from 5 to 8 p.m. This business-oriented event celebrates local businesses and the important role they play in improving quality of life and prosperity of a community.
The Bauman Fine Arts Series for 2012-13 at Hazel Park Congregational United Church of Christ begins with a concert Sunday, Sept. 16, at 4 p.m. with Scotty Horey on marimba and Duncan Preston on saxophone.