On the street
• Cherry Street Books will host two author book signing events on Saturday, July 26 from 1 to 3 p.m. and Tuesday, July 29 from 1 to 3 p.m. Local historian Barbara Grover will be at the store on Saturday to sign copies of her new book, Postcard History – Alexandria. It presents a look at the history of Alexandria through actual postcard photographs of the area. Minnesota children’s author/illustrator Nancy Carlson will be at the store on Tuesday to sign copies of her books This Morning Sam Went to Mars and Armond Goes to a Party. She has written, illustrated and published more than 60 books.