MMA Fight, Hobby Lobby, Lunch Tips: Today in Oakdale

A daily look around the community from Oakdale Patch.

MMA fighter Kyle Todd, who trains at Spartan Martial Arts in Oakdale, has a big bout this weekend.
MMA fighter Kyle Todd, who trains at Spartan Martial Arts in Oakdale, has a big bout this weekend.

Here are five items to take note of today in Oakdale.

MMA Fighter

Kyle Todd, an up and coming mixed-martial arts fighter who trains at Oakdale’s Spartan Martial Arts, has a big bout this weekend.

The 175-pounder is taking on Gary Granholm on Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Myth nightclub in Maplewood in a five-round bout for a local amateur title.

People can get tickets on the Myth’s website.

Furlong's Liquor

A post on the Furlong's Liquor Facebook page on Tuesday:

Big announcement this Friday at 12:00 noon ! The Oakdale and North St. Paul Veteran Memorials will be happy...As always we enjoy talking with friends and meeting new ones...Dan and Terry Furlong


During August, the photography of David A. Parker will be on display at the Oakdale Discovery Center.

Each month, the work of a featured local artist or artisan is displayed at the Discovery Center, located at 4444 Hadley Ave.

Hours 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; and 1-4 p.m. Sundays.

For more information, call 651-747-3860 or visit www.oakdalefun.com.

School Lunches

It’s getting to be that time of year…

Does anyone have any suggestions for some good packed lunches for kids who are picky eaters? Or lunches that add some variety for kids?

Share with your neighbors on Oakdale Patch:

Any Tips for School Lunches?

Hobby Lobby

The Hobby Lobby is set to open in Woodbury in the former Sportsman’s Warehouse location off Woodbury Drive after the first of the year.

See: Hobby Lobby Plans to Open New Store in Woodbury

Bonus item: This Wednesday at the Oakdale Farmers Market, the Community Booth will feature the Girl Scouts of Oakdale.


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