, 7045 Lyndale Ave. S., will host a Rally Day Celebration on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011.
The day will include an outdoor worship service at 10 a.m., followed by a picnic, concert, live animal show, (Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People) food drive and other activities from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The entire community is invited to attend.
Call Oak Grove Lutheran Church at 612-869-4917 with questions, or visit oakgrovelutheran.org.
Highlights of the event:
- Outdoor Picnic: Grilled burgers, brats and hotdogs will be available, along with soft drinks, popcorn, ice cream and other treats.
- Caribe, a band specializing in Latin music, will perform a free concert.
- Live animal show with Martha Herbert will be held at 12 noon. Ms. Herbert’s shows generally feature animals like a raccoon, parrot, fox, chinchilla, lizard and more.
- Silent auction with funds benefitting Camp Wapogasset (a recreational camp serving youth and adults) and VEAP (a local human services agency serving Richfield, Bloomington and Edina).
- VEAP food drive where donors will receive a ticket for a chance to win a prize. One prize ticket will be given for each non-perishable food item that is donated.
- Children’s games with fun prizes.
- Amusing skill challenge contests with adult and youth categories.
- Inflatable basketball game for youth and adults.