Here are five items to take note of today in Oakdale.
New Tartan Field Dedication
The high school in Oakdale has an upgraded track and field. A ceremony for the new track and field at Tartan High School was held Friday, Sept. 6, before the football game against Simley.
Find a video of the ceremony online.
District 622 students will soon be sent home with fall flyers for Community Education activities.
Descriptions and registration can be found online. For more information, call 651-748-7445.
Here are a few upcoming events:
- After-School Classes begin 9/23
- Safety Awareness begins 9/24
- Parents’ Night Out on 9/27
- Saturdays @ Skyview (Lego Robotics, Yoga, Japanese & Guitar Lessons) begins 9/28
- Splat Tag Paintball on 10/11 (non-school day)
- Horseback Riding on 10/11 (non-school day)
Each month, the work of a local artist or artisan is displayed at the Oakdale Discovery Center, located at 4444 Hadley Ave. In October, the photography and wire sculptures of Ralph Keating will be featured.
Hours for the Discovery Center are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays; noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays; 1-4 p.m. Sundays.
For more information, call 651-747-3860 or visit www.oakdalefun.com.
Family Fun Flatables
On Saturday, Sept. 21, families are invited to Walton Park to climb on, climb in, bounce, jump, and explore giant inflatables.
Oakdale’s Family Fun Flatables will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Walton Park is located at 15th Street and Hadley Avenue. Concessions will be available; admission is free.
The Gateway State Trail between L’Orient Street and Cayuga Street just west of Interstate 35E has been reopened to pedestrians and bicyclists.
The trail had been closed for area tree and brush removal as part of the I-35E Cayuga construction project. Access to the trail from the east side of I-35E at Case Avenue/Mississippi Street remains closed due to roadway construction activities.
Pedestrians and bicyclists are advised to use alternate entrances to access the trail. Trail maps can be found on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources website.