School Dist. 197 Community Education has scheduled its annual holiday cookie bakes. They will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 6 and 7, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Henry Sibley House, 1897 Delaware Ave. The fee is $44.
The Inver Glen Library, 8098 Blaine Ave., Inver Grove Heights, is offering a free Internet Basics class on Tuesday, Dec. 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. The class will include an introduction to the Internet, moving around the Web and typing in Web site addresses. Ability to use a mouse is required.
Have a jolly time at the Grove Community Center with Mrs. Claus while she leads merry activities including songs, books and a felt board “decorate the holiday tree” activity on Thursday, Dec. 8, at 6:30 p.m. Parents, please bring your camera to take a picture of your child with Mrs. Claus.
Boy Scout Troops 95, 219 and 288 are selling Christmas trees, wreaths, swags and garland in the Walmart Store parking lot, Highway 35E and Pilot Knob Road in Eagan. The lot will be open through Dec. 17 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Proceeds go to fund Scouting activities.
On Wednesday, Dec. 7, beginning at 10 a.m., the Inver Grove Heights Community Education Senior/Adult Program will be hosting a session entitled “Food and Fun on the Run.” All area adults and senior citizens are welcome to attend this free session.
The Dakota County Board of Commissioners this week recognized five firefighters and a police officer from cities across the county for completing arduous national certification to be qualified responders to building or structural collapses.