Here are five items to take note of today in Oakdale.
Tartan has opened the season 2-0, and travels to Richfield for Classic Suburban matchup on Friday.
The game is set for 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13.
The Titans have run up 54 total points this year to their opponents’ 24. Richfield has started the young season 0-2.
From an Oakdale Parks Commission update:
Walton Softball Fall Leagues will run until the middle of October and an automated external defibrillator has been installed inside the concession building. It will be accessible during league play.
Pickleball continues to be a success at Walton Park as participation continues to grow. The game—which has been likened to ping pong on a tennis court—is played at the hockey rink area.
On its Facebook page, the city posted the following on fall cleaning:
Gently used toys, kids games, kids books, can go to the Toy Shop in North St. Paul. And here’s what people can bring to Oakdale City Hall:
- Holiday lights (even tangled or broken—they will be recycled by the Recycling Association of Minnesota)
- American Flags (the American Legion will properly dispose of them)
- Prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses
- Prescription hearing aids
Here's some of what you can take to the Environmental Center in Woodbury for free:
TVs, VCRs, DVD players, microwaves, computers, printers, fax machines, cellphones, cordless phones, paint, varnish, stain, pesticides, fertilizers, mercury thermometers and thermostats, fluorescent bulbs, antifreeze, used motor oil, rechargeable batteries, and more.
If you’re venturing outside Oakdale for a farmers market, see what else is still open this season.
Each Wednesday, more than 25 local vendors offer their wares at Oakdale’s Farmer’s Market.
Market hours are 3-7 p.m. Remaining market dates are Sept. 18 and 25 and Oct. 2.
The market is held north of the Oakdale City Hall parking lot. For more information, call 651-747-3860.
Fall is starting to creep into the air, which might make for some nice nights at the Valley-Hi Drive In Theater in Lake Elmo, open Friday-Sunday nights.
The box office opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturdays, and at 7 p.m. on Sundays.
Here's what is playing this weekend:
Tickets cost $8.50 a person. Kids under the age of 5 years old get in free. Tickets for kids ages 6-12 cost $1.Credit and debit cards are not accepted, but an ATM is available on site.