Events for April 2019
Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau
Apr 1 - May 31    Youth Tennis Registration Now Open
The Hastings Tennis Association (HTA) is offering many spring and summer youth tennis opportunities that include both drills and match play. Popular returning programs for 2019 include a Girls Singles League (grades 7-12), Wednesday Night Doubles (grades 5-8), USTA Junior Team Tennis and “Drills and Match Play” for Middle School and High School age players. HTA continues to offer lessons for Middle School and High School age beginners. Whether a beginner or experienced player, HTA has something for everyone! For more information and to register go to www.hastingstennis.org.
Date: April 1, 2019
Website: http://www.hastingstennis.org
Location: Various Hastings Tennis Courts
Contact: Sadie Reiners Hastings Tennis Association
EMail: hastingstennis@comcast.net
Date/Time Details: Various - but registration now open
Fees/Admission: Various
Apr 1 - May 31    Adult Tennis Registration Now Open
The Hastings Tennis Association (HTA) is offering a variety of spring and summer tennis programs designed for adults and seniors. In addition to the ever-popular Women’s and Men’s Singles and Doubles Leagues, HTA offers beginner lessons, weekly drills and a doubles clinic. New in 2019 will be free “Flash Events” organized by HTA’s Adult Tennis Committee. Be sure to check out HTA’s Facebook page for more information. To view all of the adult tennis programs offered in Hastings and to register, visit www.hastingstennis.org.
Date: April 1, 2019
Website: http://www.hastingstennis.org
Location: Various Hastings tennis courts
Contact: Sadie Reiners Hastings Tennis Association
EMail: hastingstennis@comcast.net
Date/Time Details: Various - but registration now open
Fees/Admission: Various
Apr 2    Hiring Event
PeopleReady is hosting a Hiring Event onsite in our office from 9:00a.m. - 12:00 p.m. every Tuesday! Stop in and apply and we will match you with some of the areas premier companies. We offer short term, on demand, and long term/temp to hire positions. Weekly pay and daily pay depending on the position. Let us help you jump start your career! 
Date: April 2, 2019
Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Website: http://www.peopleready.com
Location: PeopleReady
312 Vermillion St
Hastings, MN 55033
Contact: PeopleReady Hastings
EMail: 3416-br@peopleready.com
Date/Time Details: Tuesday's
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Fees/Admission: NO fees
Apr 2    BINGO at the Legion

Join us on Tuesday nights for some Bingo!
7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Date: April 2, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: American Legion Post 47
50 Sibley St.
Hastings, MN
EMail: hastingslegionpost47@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: Tuesday's
7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Apr 4    LeDuc History Book Group
Join the LeDuc History Book Group and delve into the details of a good book.  Call Pleasant Hill Library or visit www.dakotacounty.us/library, each book discussion for monthly book titles. 
Date: April 4, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: LeDuc Historic Estate, 1629 Vermillion Street, Hastings, MN
EMail: pleasanthill.library@co.dakota.mn.us
Date/Time Details: First Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m.
Fees/Admission: Free
Apr 4    Black Dirt Improv
Come check out the 2019 troupe at the Hastings Art Center at 7 or 9 for just $10!

The 7:00 pm show will be more "PG" rated and family friendly, and the 9:00 pm show will be more "PG-13" rated. Improv shows are a fun time full of laughs, new material, and interactive opportunities for the audience. 

Come on out for some great, local fun!

Buy your tickets ahead of time here! https://bit.ly/2Sasw1F
Date: April 4, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Website: http://www.blackdirttheater.com/improv/
Location: Hastings Art Center
216 East 4th Street
Hastings, MN, 55033
Contact: (651) 300-9567
EMail: blackdirttheater@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: Friday January 4, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Friday February 15, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Friday March 1, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Friday April 12, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Friday May 10, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.:  PG show
9:00 p.m.:  PG-13 show

 
Fees/Admission: $10.00 / show
Tickets available at: https://bit.ly/2Sasw1F
Apr 6    Bird Hikes at Carpenter Nature Center
Learn to identify birds with local experts at Carpenter Nature Center. Binoculars and field guides will be available to use or you may bring your own. Registration is recommended so please call 651-437-4359 to reserve your spot. Program Fee $6.00 or FREE for Friends of CNC, SCVBC members, and Hastings High School students.
Hikes also offered at Wisconsin Campus on January 12th, February 9th, March 9th, and April 13th.
Date: April 6, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Website: http://www.carpenternaturecenter.org
Location: 12805 St. Croix Trail S.
Hastings, MN 55033
Contact: 651-437-4395
Date/Time Details: Saturday, April 6, 2019
beginning at 8:00 a.m.
Fees/Admission: Program Fee: $6.00 or FREE for Friends of CNC, SCVBC members, and Hastings High School students.
Apr 6    Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
Hastings Rivertown Lions Club annual Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, pancake breakfast, children's games and drawings, adult raffle.
Date: April 6, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church
2035 15th St. W.
Hastings
Contact: JoLynn Frandrup, 651-437-6726
Date/Time Details: Saturday, April 6, 8-10:30 a.m.,
Fees/Admission: Adults: $7.50; Children, $5
Apr 6    Alexis Bailly Vineyard - Tasting Room and Play Bingo
Alexis Bailly Vineyard's Tasting Room is now open every Saturday from 11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. through the winter months. Come taste wines and learn what to pair with them and play Bingo from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. January - March. Free for customers and Wine Prizes!
Date: April 6, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Website: http://www.abvwines.com
Location: 18200 Kirby Ave. S.
Hastings, MN 55033
Contact: 651-437-1413
EMail: info@abvwines.com
Date/Time Details: Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Apr 6 - Apr 7    Coxmen at the Legion - 4/6/19
The Coxmen will be at the Legion on Saturday, April 6th!
Date: April 6, 2019
Time: 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location:
American Legion Post 47
50 Sibley St.
Hastings, MN
EMail: hastingslegionpost47@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: Saturday, April 6th
8:00 p.m. till midnight.
Fees/Admission: No cover charge
Apr 9    Hiring Event
PeopleReady is hosting a Hiring Event onsite in our office from 9:00a.m. - 12:00 p.m. every Tuesday! Stop in and apply and we will match you with some of the areas premier companies. We offer short term, on demand, and long term/temp to hire positions. Weekly pay and daily pay depending on the position. Let us help you jump start your career! 
Date: April 9, 2019
Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Website: http://www.peopleready.com
Location: PeopleReady
312 Vermillion St
Hastings, MN 55033
Contact: PeopleReady Hastings
EMail: 3416-br@peopleready.com
Date/Time Details: Tuesday's
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Fees/Admission: NO fees
Apr 9    Memory Cafe - Hastings Coffee Club
Join us for this monthly Memory Cafe gathering right here in Hastings at Tilden Community and Senior Center, room 108. This is an initiative ofDARTS Aging and Caregiving Resources and is a safe place to enjoy conversation for those going through memory changes and their friends. The focus is social support and conversation. There are volunteers, resource staff and free coffee available, too. 

Memory Cafe happens the second Tuesday of every month from 10:00 am to 11:30 am.
Date: April 9, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/532684687104698/
Location:

Hastings Senior Center
310 River Street
Hastings, MN  55033

Contact: Samantha Hill, DARTS Program Specialist: Home Services, 651.234.2252 or Melissa Stevens, Community Outreach Director with Wise Family Funeral & Cremation Services, 651-437-3752
EMail: Samantha.Hill@darts1.org
Date/Time Details: Memory Cafe happens the second Tuesday of every month from 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Fees/Admission: FREE
Apr 9    Hastings Rivertown Lions fundraiser at Culver's.
Dinner at Culver's 1, fundraiser
Date: April 9, 2019
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Hastings Culver's
1713 Market Blvd
Contact: Jane Lightbourn
EMail: jane.lightbourn@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Apr 9 - Jul 9    Friends of LeDuc & Historic Hastingss
Friends of LeDuc & Historic Hastings will meet on Tuesday, April 9, 7 p.m. at St. Luke's Episcopal Church. Lyn VanDeSteeg & Heidi Langenfeld will speak about the history of the church, the structure itself, and the families whose names are listed on the stained glass windows.
Date: April 9, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Website: http.www.dakotahistory.org
Location: 615 Vermillion Street Hastings St.Luke's Episcopal Church
Contact: Heidi Langenfeld
EMail: heidilangenfeld38@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: 4/9/2019 - 7 p.m.
Fees/Admission: Free & Open to the Public
Apr 9    BINGO at the Legion

Join us on Tuesday nights for some Bingo!
7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Date: April 9, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: American Legion Post 47
50 Sibley St.
Hastings, MN
EMail: hastingslegionpost47@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: Tuesday's
7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Apr 11    Rivertown Eye Care Give Back Event

Every year Rivetown Eye Care donates 10% of frame sales from our Rivertown Private Label Collection to an amazing charitable organization.  We are thrilled the community has helped us donate over $2500 to Mile in My Shoes for 2018!  For 2019 we are proud to be partnering with Lewis House here in our Hastings Community.  Enjoy beer, wine & appetizers while you shop beautiful eye wear from the Rivertown Collection all while giving back.   Also, 40% off some of our most exclusive brands lines with the purchase prescription lenses*.  Please call or email to RSVP!  

 

*some restrictions may apply, please call for details

Date: April 11, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Website: https://www.rivertowneyecare.com/
Location: Rivertown Eye Care
1011 North Frontage Road
Hastings, MN 55033
Contact: 651-437-5469
EMail: optical@rivertowneyecare.com
Date/Time Details: Thursday, April 11, 2019
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Fees/Admission: Call or Email to RSVP
651-437-5469
optical@rivertowneyecare.com
Apr 12    Pints for Pups at Spiral Brewery with Animal Ark
Come to Spiral Brewery and meet dog friends (adoptable dogs from Animal Ark) in the tap room.
$1 per pint donated to Animal Ark- so drink up.
You can register for Animal Ark 3k Walk on May 18th, 2019 from 9am to 1pm.
Band starts at 7pm so stick around and enjoy some music and brews.
 
Date: April 12, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Spiral Brewery
111 2nd Street East
Hastings, MN 55033
EMail: shelter@animalarkmn.org
Date/Time Details: Friday, April 12th
4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Apr 13    Alexis Bailly Vineyard - Tasting Room and Play Bingo
Alexis Bailly Vineyard's Tasting Room is now open every Saturday from 11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. through the winter months. Come taste wines and learn what to pair with them and play Bingo from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. January - March. Free for customers and Wine Prizes!
Date: April 13, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Website: http://www.abvwines.com
Location: 18200 Kirby Ave. S.
Hastings, MN 55033
Contact: 651-437-1413
EMail: info@abvwines.com
Date/Time Details: Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Apr 14    Concert: The WolfGang
The WolfGang’s members are Paul Jacobson, flute; Stanley King, oboe; Mary Sorlie, violin; Jennifer Kalika, viola; Laura Handler, cello and Gail Olszewski, fortepiano.  We play classical music on classical instruments. 
As our name suggests, we play music composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, but we do not restrict our selections to just his music. Compositions of his contemporaries – sometimes new discoveries – are also part of our programs. You will hear us present music by Johann Christian Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Ignaz Jacob Holzbauer, Karl Philipp Stamitz, F. X. Sussmayer, Franz Joseph Haydn, Jacques Christian-Michel Widerkehr and Ludwig van Beethoven, among others.

Tickets available at the door $15 the day of concert.
$10 online (hastingsartscenter.org)
Date: April 14, 2019
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Website: http://hastingsartscenter.org
Location: Hastings Arts Center
216 4th St E
Hastings, MN 55033
EMail: hastingsartscenter@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: Sunday, April 14, 2019
3:00 p.m.
Fees/Admission: $10 online; $15 at door

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Apr 16    Hiring Event
PeopleReady is hosting a Hiring Event onsite in our office from 9:00a.m. - 12:00 p.m. every Tuesday! Stop in and apply and we will match you with some of the areas premier companies. We offer short term, on demand, and long term/temp to hire positions. Weekly pay and daily pay depending on the position. Let us help you jump start your career! 
Date: April 16, 2019
Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Website: http://www.peopleready.com
Location: PeopleReady
312 Vermillion St
Hastings, MN 55033
Contact: PeopleReady Hastings
EMail: 3416-br@peopleready.com
Date/Time Details: Tuesday's
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Fees/Admission: NO fees
Apr 16    Red Cross Blood Drive
Red Cross Blood Drive
Date: April 16, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Website: http://Redcrossblood.org
Location: Resurrection United Methodist Church, 615 15th St W, Hastings MN
Contact: Redcrossblood.org to schedule an appointment 651-437-4398 (Resurrection UMC office)
EMail: Janet@hastingsumc.org
Date/Time Details: 4/16/19, 1 to 7 p.m.
Fees/Admission: No Fee
Apr 16    Hastings Rivertown Lions fundraiser at Culver's.
Hastings Rivertown Lions members will assist customers after they place their orders. The club receives a portion of the proceeds from the time period. Funds raised are returned to the community.
Date: April 16, 2019
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Hastings Culver's, 1713 Market Blvd.
Contact: Jane Lightbourn,651-303-8130
EMail: jane.lightbourn@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: Tuesday, April 16, 5-7 p.m.
Apr 16    BINGO at the Legion

Join us on Tuesday nights for some Bingo!
7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Date: April 16, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: American Legion Post 47
50 Sibley St.
Hastings, MN
EMail: hastingslegionpost47@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: Tuesday's
7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Apr 17    2019 State of the County Address

Join the Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce and Dakota County for an engaging Q&A with Dakota County Board of Commissioners Chair Liz Workman and Dakota County Manager, Matt Smith – facilitated by Roz Peterson, Realtor at Cerron Commerical Properties and former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. They will share insights into what it takes to run a county with 422,000 residents, explore demographic trends, and discuss opportunities to best serve taxpayers and support the County’s business community. From being the third largest County in Minnesota to serving both urban and rural communities – we’ll hear how they are achieving success.

 

Networking opportunities with fellow Chamber members, Board of Commissioners and staff members are planned before and after the event.

This event is presented in partnership with Dakota County and our Chamber of Commerce partners: Apple Valley, Burnsville, Dakota County Regional, Lakeville, and River Heights.

Date: April 17, 2019
Time: 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Location: Ames Center
12600 Nicollet Ave.
Burnsville, MN 55337
Contact: 651.437.6775
EMail: wendy@hastingsmn.org
Date/Time Details: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
7:30 a.m. - Registration and Networking
8:00 a.m. - State of the County Address
9:00 a.m. - Connections & Networking
9:30 a.m. - Adjourn
Fees/Admission: Free to attend; however advance registration is appreciated. 
Apr 17    Chamber Lunch Mob 4.17.19
Chamber members are invited to meet for lunch on the third Wednesday of each month. It's a great opportunity for networking so bring your business cards! The first 10 member to arrive will receive $2.00 off of their meal and there will be a drawing for a free lunch on the Chamber.
Date: April 17, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Website: http://www.hastingsmn.org
Location: Location TBD
Contact: Hastings Chamber Office
EMail: kris@hastingsmn.org
Date/Time Details: The third Wednesday of each month 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Fees/Admission: Cost of lunch
Apr 18    Ribbon Cutting at Hastings Public House

Join us as we celebrate a new restaurant in Hastings!
The Hastings Public House, located at the Hastings Golf Club, would like to invite Chamber members to an official ribbon cutting on Thursday, April 18th.
Come to network at 3:00 p.m. and stay for an official ribbon cutting photo at 3:30 p.m.

We hope to see you there!
Date: April 18, 2019
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Hastings Public House
2015 Westview Dr, Hastings, MN 55033
Date/Time Details: Thursday, April 18th, 2019
3:00 p.m. - Networking
3:30 p.m. - Ribbon Cutting
4:00 p.m. - End and happy hour!
Fees/Admission: FREE
Apr 19    Arbor Day
Volunteer with the Hastings Parks and Recreation Department and plant a tree in celebration of Arbor Day! 1:00 p.m.—Welcome, sign-in, and refreshments 1:15 p.m.—Tree planting demonstration 1:30 p.m.— Plant, mulch, and water trees Please bring working gloves and a pointed shovel or garden rake.
Date: April 19, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Website: http://www.hastingsmn.gov/parks-rec
Location: Riverwood Park
3300 Riverwood Drive
Hastings, MN 55033
Contact: Hastings Parks and Recreation 651-480-6182
EMail: pmarschall@hastingsmn.gov
Date/Time Details: Friday, April 19th
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Fees/Admission: none
Apr 20 - Apr 22    StoryWalk
Celebrate Earth Day with a self-guided story along the Mississippi River. Start at Levee Park or Jaycee Park Back and Forth Distance: 1 MILE Story Title: Leaf Rain or Shine
Date: April 20, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Website: http://www.hastingsmn.gov/parks-rec
Location: Levee Park
20 Ramsey Street
Hastings, MN 55033
Contact: Hastings Parks and Recreation 651-480-6182
EMail: pmarschall@hastingsmn.gov
Date/Time Details: Saturday, April 20th - Monday, April 22nd
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Fees/Admission: none
Apr 20    Alexis Bailly Vineyard - Tasting Room and Play Bingo
Alexis Bailly Vineyard's Tasting Room is now open every Saturday from 11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. through the winter months. Come taste wines and learn what to pair with them and play Bingo from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. January - March. Free for customers and Wine Prizes!
Date: April 20, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Website: http://www.abvwines.com
Location: 18200 Kirby Ave. S.
Hastings, MN 55033
Contact: 651-437-1413
EMail: info@abvwines.com
Date/Time Details: Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Apr 20    Animal Ark Adoption Event at PetSmart
Come to PetSmart in Lakeville as they host Animal Ark at our Adoption Event.
Volunteers will be bringing adoptable cats and dogs to teh event for you to meet and greet.
Stop by if you are looking for a pet to join your family.
Date: April 20, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: PetSmart
16001 Elmhurst Lane
Lakeville, MN 55044
EMail: shelter@animalarkmn.org
Date/Time Details: April 20th, 2019
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Apr 23    Hiring Event
PeopleReady is hosting a Hiring Event onsite in our office from 9:00a.m. - 12:00 p.m. every Tuesday! Stop in and apply and we will match you with some of the areas premier companies. We offer short term, on demand, and long term/temp to hire positions. Weekly pay and daily pay depending on the position. Let us help you jump start your career! 
Date: April 23, 2019
Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Website: http://www.peopleready.com
Location: PeopleReady
312 Vermillion St
Hastings, MN 55033
Contact: PeopleReady Hastings
EMail: 3416-br@peopleready.com
Date/Time Details: Tuesday's
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Fees/Admission: NO fees
Apr 23    Open house: Hwy 316
The public and business communities are invited to attend an open house to learn more about a 2021 project on Highway 316 between the north junction of Highway 61 to just south of Tuttle Drive in Hastings.

The open house will be held Tuesday, April 23 from 5 to 7 p.m., at Crossroads Church, 225-33rd Street W. in Hastings. A short presentation is scheduled at 5:15 p.m.

Open house attendees will have an opportunity to view the preferred design concepts for Highway 316 from the north junction of Highway 61 to just south of Tuttle Drive. The Minnesota Department of Transportation’s project team, as well as City of Hastings staff will be on hand to answer questions. 
Date: April 23, 2019
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Crossroads Church
225 33rd St W, Suite 2
Hastings, MN 55033
Date/Time Details: Tuesday, April 23
5 - 7 p.m.
Apr 23    BINGO at the Legion

Join us on Tuesday nights for some Bingo!
7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Date: April 23, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: American Legion Post 47
50 Sibley St.
Hastings, MN
EMail: hastingslegionpost47@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: Tuesday's
7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Apr 25    Starkson Family Life Celebration OPEN HOUSE and After Hours

You are invited to an open house for the new Starkson Family Life Celebration Chapel! 

This is an opportunity exclusive for Chamber members and guests to check out the new funeral home located on HWY 61. 

Come celebrate this new investment in Hastings while mingling with fellow chamber members over drinks and good food.

Tours of the building will be provided along with appetizers and a cash bar.

We hope to see you there!

Date: April 25, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Starkson Family Life Celebration Chapel 
3075 Vermillion Street
Hastings, MN 55033
 
Date/Time Details: Thursday, April 25th, 2019
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Fees/Admission: FREE for Chamber members and their guests
Apr 26    Bird Banding
Have you ever wondered what bird banding is all about?  Bird Banding records can help us learn how long birds live, where they travel, when and where they migrate and many other interesting facts.  Carpenter Nature Center has been banding birds for over 30 years.  On the fourth Friday of the month bird banding is open to the public. 
There is no program fee, but donations of Bird Seed and Suet are greatly appreciated.
RSVP appreciated.
Date: April 26, 2019
Location: Carpenter St. Croix Nature Center
12805 St. Croix Trail
Hastings MN
Contact: (651) 437-4359
Date/Time Details: Fourth Friday of the month
8 am-noon
Apr 27    Hastings Area Birding Festival
Join Carpenter Nature Center in partnership with the Hastings Environmental Protectors for Hastings Area Birding Festival. Celebrate birds and conservation at the Hastings Area Earth Day Birding Festival. Attend classes and demonstrations that introduce you to raptors birding, and bird banding and go on guided bird trips throughout the Hastings area. Yound birders are encourage to participate in the Youth Birding Competition. For more information about the Youth Birding Competition, and to view a schedule for the event, visit our website at www.carpenternaturecenter.org. RSVP's are required. Call 651-437-4359 to reserve your spot. Event fee: $5.00 or $15.00 with a lunch box.
Date: April 27, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Website: http://www.carpenternaturecenter.org
Location: 12805 St. Croix Trail S.
Hastings, MN 55033
Contact: 651-437-4359
Date/Time Details: Saturday, April 27, 2019
8:00 a.m.
Fees/Admission: $5.00 or $15.00 with a lunch box
Apr 27    Hazardous Waste and Spring Clean Up
Hastings Residents can bring unwanted items for proper disposal and recycling during the Annual Household Hazardous Waste and Spring Clean-Up. Items include: Appliances, Furniture, Construction Debris, Scrap Iron, Tires & More. Payments Accepted: Cash/Visa/MasterCard/Check FREE items Dakota County Residents: Hazardous Waste, household electronics, & confidential documents for shredding.
Date: April 27, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Website: http://www.hastingsmn.gov
Location: Public Works Facility 1225 Progress Drive Hastings, MN 55033
Contact: City of Hastings 651-480-6182
EMail: pmarschall@hastinsgmn.gov
Date/Time Details: Saturday, April 27th 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Fees/Admission: Fees apply based on items
Apr 27    New Volunteer Orientation at Animal Ark
Come learn about volunteering opportunities at Animal Ark- where great cats and dogs are looking for forever homes.
Date: April 27, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Animal Ark
2600 Industrial Court
Hastings, MN 55033
EMail: shelter@animalarkmn.org
Date/Time Details: April 27th, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Apr 27    Alexis Bailly Vineyard - Tasting Room and Play Bingo
Alexis Bailly Vineyard's Tasting Room is now open every Saturday from 11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. through the winter months. Come taste wines and learn what to pair with them and play Bingo from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. January - March. Free for customers and Wine Prizes!
Date: April 27, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Website: http://www.abvwines.com
Location: 18200 Kirby Ave. S.
Hastings, MN 55033
Contact: 651-437-1413
EMail: info@abvwines.com
Date/Time Details: Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Apr 27 - Apr 28    The Hootenany
THE HOOTENANY X
SATURDAY - APRIL - 27th, 2019
DOWNTOWN HASTINGS, MINNESOTA (2nd Street)
Featuring 120+ musicians, 100+ acts, 7 venues!!!
Full, printable schedule available at www.thehootenany.com

The American Legion
2nd Street Depot
The Onion Grille
The Busted Nut
Fireside Social House
Spiral Brewery
Lock & Dam Eatery

AS ALWAYS - FREE TO ATTEND
$10 SUGGESTED DONATION / $5 FOR STUDENTS
Benefits Hastings Middles School Music Programs
and Local Youth Musicians
Date: April 27, 2019
Time: 5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location: Various restaurants on 2nd Street
Hastings, MN
Date/Time Details: Saturday, April 27th, 2019
5:00 p.m. - 2 a.m
Fees/Admission: Free
Apr 27    Concert: Marika Bournaki, piano

Described as “the Celine Dion of classical” by The Huffington PostMARIKA BOURNAKI is at once a world-class performer, dazzling pianist, vivacious young woman and one of the freshest faces on the classical music scene. Ms. Bournaki not only brings distinctive interpretations to favorite standards, but extends her passion for music by commissioning works from younger composers and collaborating with artists from various fields.

Marika Bournaki has appeared as guest soloist with the symphony orchestras of Montréal, Quebec and St. Petersburg along with Romania’s Timisoara Filharmonica, Switzerland’s Verbier Chamber Orchestra and Canada’s Orchestre Métropolitain. In addition to a benefit recital for the Glenn Gould Foundation at New York City’s Carnegie Hall, she has been presented in solo recitals and chamber music collaborations throughout the United States, Canada and the world, including Belgium, England, Germany, Greece, Italy, Romania, Switzerland and South Korea.

Marika Bournaki holds both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from The Juilliard School, where her principal teachers were Yoheved Kaplinsky and Matti Raekallio. She makes her home in New York City.

 

Times: Doors open at 6:30, Concert at 7:00

Concert Ticket prices and info:

All tickets are general admission.

Tickets available online up to day of event tickets available at the door the day of concert for $20.

Students 18 or younger or with student ID are free for the concert though ticket registration recommended.

Date: April 27, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Website: http://hastingsartscenter.org
Location: Hastings Arts Center
216 4th St E
Hastings, MN 55033
EMail: hastingsartscenter@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: Saturday, April 27, 2019
7:00 p.m.
Fees/Admission:

Doors open at 6:30, Concert at 7:00

Concert Ticket prices and info:

All tickets are general admission.

Tickets available online ($15 plus credit card fees) up to day of event tickets available at the door the day of concert for $20.

Ticket link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/marika-bournaki-piano-tickets-58912750623?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing

Students 18 or younger or with student ID are free for the concert though ticket registration recommended.

Apr 30    Hiring Event
PeopleReady is hosting a Hiring Event onsite in our office from 9:00a.m. - 12:00 p.m. every Tuesday! Stop in and apply and we will match you with some of the areas premier companies. We offer short term, on demand, and long term/temp to hire positions. Weekly pay and daily pay depending on the position. Let us help you jump start your career! 
Date: April 30, 2019
Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Website: http://www.peopleready.com
Location: PeopleReady
312 Vermillion St
Hastings, MN 55033
Contact: PeopleReady Hastings
EMail: 3416-br@peopleready.com
Date/Time Details: Tuesday's
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Fees/Admission: NO fees
Apr 30    BINGO at the Legion

Join us on Tuesday nights for some Bingo!
7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Date: April 30, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: American Legion Post 47
50 Sibley St.
Hastings, MN
EMail: hastingslegionpost47@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: Tuesday's
7:00 - 9:30 p.m.