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June 2024

Story Time in the Garden

June 10 @ 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Legacy Gardens, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Join us in the Legacy Gardens with the Douglas County Library for free story time, perfect for ages 2-5. Stories start at 10:00 am. In case of rain, story time will take place in the museum.

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Music in the Gardens: Women on the Moon

June 14 @ 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
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The 1960s was one of the most memorable decades of all time in the history of The United States. While men landed on the moon, women artists took their own giant leap into every area of the musical landscape. The ‘60s were inarguably the most prolific decade for female vocalists and musicians in many diverse styles and categories. From pop and folk to rock and roll and rhythm and blues, women launched themselves into the music scene and claimed their space…

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$7

Youth Planting Class

June 18 @ 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Legacy of the Lakes BoatHouse, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Planting Class

Kids will earn their green thumbs in this class, starting off with learning the basics of planting and taking care of plants. They will help create a special “Children’s Garden” within the Legacy Gardens and can return all summer long to see how it grows! Grades 1-5 | $7 Register here!

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Story Time in the Garden

June 24 @ 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Legacy Gardens, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Join us in the Legacy Gardens with the Douglas County Library for free story time, perfect for ages 2-5. Stories start at 10:00 am. In case of rain, story time will take place in the museum.

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History of Recreational Boating-Part I

June 24 @ 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Legacy of the Lakes BoatHouse, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Our summer speaker series is presented by Lee Wangstad, the History of Recreational Boating, covering the first half of the 20th century. This is part 1 of a 4 part series. Free and open to the public.

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July 2024
$7

Recycled Boat Building

July 2 @ 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Legacy of the Lakes BoatHouse, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Get your creative juices flowing! Participants will build a boat out of common household supplies and recycled materials. Then they can test their designs on the water to see if it floats. Grades 2-5 | $7 Register here

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Story Time in the Garden

July 8 @ 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Legacy Gardens, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Join us in the Legacy Gardens with the Douglas County Library for free story time, perfect for ages 2-5. Stories start at 10:00 am. In case of rain, story time will take place in the museum.

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Music in the Gardens: Pert Near Sandstone

July 12 @ 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Legacy Gardens, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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As longtime stewards of the modern string band revival, Pert Near has a songcraft informed by the American folk tradition in a delivery of acoustic instrumentation. The songs themselves tell a different tale, lightly veiled as bluegrass while sneakily appeasing their inner desire for a more modern musical timbre. Gates open at 6:00 and the music starts at 6:30! Adult beverages will be available for sale (cash or credit), along with pop and water. Longtrees will be serving up food…

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Diamond Classic Boat Show

July 13 @ 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Lure Lakebar, 2800 N Nokomis NE
Alexandria, Minnesota 56308 United States
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Join the Legacy of the Lakes Museum for their annual Diamond Classic Boat Show at Lure Lakebar on Lake Le Homme Dieu from 10 am to 3 pm. Come take in vintage and classic boats displayed on land and water, get a free ride in a vintage boat, enjoy pop up exhibits from the museum, and more! This event is free and open to the public, so bring the whole family! Interested in showing your boat? Registration is now open! Visit…

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$7

Painting in the Garden

July 16 @ 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Legacy of the Lakes BoatHouse, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Painting in the Gardens

Kids can let their creativity come to life in the beautiful Legacy Gardens at the Legacy of the Lakes Museum. They can take inspiration from the beautiful plantings, trees, and water and create their very own masterpiece. Grades 1-6 | $7 Register here

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