Upcoming Special Events & Programs

Senior Scam

Lakeville Citywide Blood Drive

Tuesday, Aug. 6, 12-7 p.m. at Heritage Center

Every two seconds somebody needs blood. That somebody could be a family member, friend or your neighbor. This is an opportunity to help. Memorial Blood Centers and the community of Lakeville have teamed up to host a citywide blood drive. The blood drive will run from 12-7 p.m. and will be held here at the Lakeville Heritage Center. Sign up at the Heritage Center, visit mbc.org/searchdrives and enter sponsor code 4450 or call 952-985-4620.

Scam Prevention and Senior Safety

Monday, August 12  9:30 am  FREE
Around the country seniors fall prey to scams that cost them thousands of dollars. Lakeville Police Lt. Jim Puncochar will present information and real life examples of scams and how to avoid getting duped. Sign up at the Lakeville Heritage Center or call 952-985-4620. 

Reduce Chemicals at Home

Thursday, Aug. 22, 1-2 p.m.
Simple changes to what we buy and how we live can make a big difference in reducing our exposure to chemicals in our homes. Learn how to read labels and choose the least toxic products; how to make your own non-toxic cleaners; and
how to properly use, store and dispose of hazardous products to lessen your exposure to chemicals. You can keep yourself and your family safe, potentially save money and reduce the amount of household hazardous waste that you have for disposal. Presented in collaboration with Dakota County Environmental Resources Department and Heritage Library.

Feed My Starving Children

Friday, Sep. 6, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in Eagan
Turn hunger into hope with your own two hands at this service project. Volunteers will meet at the Feed My Starving Children site in Eagan to package food for malnourished children around the world. After watching a short video about FMSC, we will then put on hairnets and gloves and get busy packaging meals. Note: Carpooling from Lakeville Heritage Center is encouraged. Leave your jewelry at home. Monetary donations are also accepted on-site. Sign up at the Heritage Center or by calling 952-985-4620.