Get benched on earth day

local_040413_benchbuild-1Oak Park Heights city officials seek volunteers to build 50 Leopold benches that will be placed along the city’s trail system. The bench-building event, part of the city’s Earth Day observance, is 2 p.m April 21 in front of the Public Works Garage at Oak Park Heights City Hall, 14168 Oak Park Boulevard North. In the event of rain, the event will be held in teh Public Works garage. Volunteers are asked to bring a Phillips screwdriver, standard rachet set, battery-operated drill and three-eighth-inch drill bit, hammer, wrenches, pliers and other miscellaneous tools. Call 651-439-4439 for more information. (Photos courtesy of Oak Park Heights)