Playground camp has openings
Looking for an affordable camp that your child will love? Falcon Heights Parks and Recreation camp is filled with fun games, crafts and weekly themed activities. Our friendly and experienced staff will make each day exciting and fun.
The camp takes place at two locations. Location 1 is Community Park, 2050 Roselawn Ave., Mondays and Wednesdays, June 12-July 24. Session 1 hours are 8 a.m.-noon. Session 2 hours are 12:30-4:30 p.m. There is also a full-day option. Kids may be dropped off later than start time. Location 2 is at Curtiss Field, 1555 Iowa Ave., Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 11- July 25. Hours are 8 a.m.-noon.
Kids can learn how to plant vegetables and then cook them
Does your child love to plant vegetables and cook? Falcon Heights Parks and Recreation has a program for children ages 8-13 that involves planting vegetables in the Falcon Heights Community Garden, maintaining and harvesting the crops. Kids will shop at the local farmers’ market and cook healthy foods from the garden.
The camp will be held at Community Park, 2050 Roselawn Ave., on Tuesdays, June 18-July 23, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cost is $65 for Falcon Heights residents and $72 for nonresidents. Register at falconheights.org.
Donate to Adopt-A-Crop
Do you love to garden? Please consider adding more vegetables to your gardens this year to donate to the Falcon Heights Adopt-A-Crop program. The city accepts all produce and delivers it daily to the local food shelf. Drop off your produce at City Hall, 2077 W. Larpenteur Ave. Donors will be given special thanks in the city’s fall newsletter. The city’s goal is to reach 2,000 pounds in donations this year.
Become a firefighter
Join the Falcon Heights Fire Department and see why people love being firefighters. The department offers full training to be a firefighter and EMT. Members are paid for drill nights and fire calls (drill nights are Tuesdays at 7-9 p.m.) and receive a pension credit. Applicants must live within eight minutes of the fire station (you do not have to be a resident).
For more information or to apply, go to www.falconheights.org or call 651-792-7632.
Lock your doors and windows
A residential burglary was reported on May 8 in the 2100 block of Folwell Avenue in Falcon Heights. The incident happened after the resident had retired for the night. It is believed the suspects entered the home through an unlocked door. Now that warm weather is here, police are reminding residents to lock their windows and doors night.