Sand Art in the Park

061213_OPHpark2Collin Vantassel, left, and his sister, Megan, photo right, work on their sand art Tuesday morning at Valley View Park in Oak Park Heights. Noah Denton, left, a friend of Kahlan Gergen, Peighton Gergen and Rhyse Gergen, and the Gergen sisters’ mother, photo below, were among families that participated Tuesday in the kick off event to summer activities at Oak Park Heights’ parks. Future events include family-friendly evening movies, crafts and animal visits. Visit and click on the “Events” link for a schedule of summer park activities. (Gazette Staff photo by Avery Cropp)061213_OPHpark1