In North Branch, Concerts in the Park: a Hometown Celebration, starts at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, July 12 with Story Time. A guest reader will highlight a favorite selection while parents and children follow along. The first 50 families will receive their own copy of the book. This week’s readers are Art Pratt, Megan and Michaela Johnson, sharing “Commotion in the Ocean.”
Following at 7 p.m. join “Neighborz” for an evening of music from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s, Rock Pop and Country. Since 1988 they have performed all over Minnesota and western Wisconsin. This event is a smoke- and alcohol-free, family-friendly event. The North Branch Area Lioness will have concessions.