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Sunday, April 19th, 2015

  • Farm Babies at The MN Zoo | 9:00am - 4:00pm | Kids, Events, Zoo, Minnesota, Children, Kids, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Farm Babies at The MN Zoo - April 1 – April 30, 2015

    9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    Enjoy the sights and sounds of spring at the Wells Fargo Family Farm where there’s nothing cuter than baby chicks, piglets, lambs, calves, goat kids, and bunnies. In addition, throughout the Zoo there will be special “egg” enrichment treats for the animals including colored Jell-O eggs, piñatas, and hard-boiled eggs (exhibit locations and schedule listed below).

    Coloring Contest

    Activities & Locations:

    Hay maze in the Machine Shed 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Family Craft Activity in the Granary Classroom (April 3 & 4) -11 a.m. -2 p.m.
    ”Peter Rabbit” Costume character (April 4) – 10 a.m. -1 p.m.
    Weekend Activities:
    9 a.m. – Enrichment at Snow Monkeys
    10 a.m. – Enrichment at Brown Bears
    11 a.m. – Enrichment at Sea Otters or Meet a Bird Keeper at Tropics Trail
    1 p.m. – Enrichment at River Otters
    2 p.m. – Close Encounters at End of Tropics Trail
    University of Minnesota Bee Squad (April 18 & 19) – Learn why we should be more “bee friendly.” Get up close to a live hive and learn more about these important pollinators at the Farm.
    MN Pork Growers Oink Booth (April 25 & 26) at the Farm
    Daily Cow Milkings: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. at the Farm
    Limited tram rides will be available on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


    Learn more at our website

  • Party for the Planet at The Como Zoo | 10:00am - 6:00pm | Local Events, Events, Zoo, Minnesota, Children, Kids, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Party for the Planet at The Como Zoo - Party for the Planet sponsored by Xcel Energy

    Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

    4/18/2015 to 4/19/2015
    10:00 am to 6:00 pm

    Hey party animals, it’s cool to conserve! Earth Day is April 22, but we’re starting the party early with our annual “Party for the Planet”, in partnership with Xcel Energy. Bring the family for a fun weekend of activities, crafts and education programs that explore animals, plants and people that depend on this big blue ball. You’ll leave with some great ideas for reducing your own impact on the planet, and improving our natural habitats.

    Learn more at our website

  • Raptors Above Us | 12:30pm - 2:00pm | Local Events, Events, St. Louis Park, Minnesota, Children, Kids, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Raptors Above Us - April 19, 12:30 – 2 p.m.
    Explore the amazing world of raptors. We will discuss what makes birds of prey so unique and such fierce hunters. Get a close up look at raptor artifacts and meet the raptors that live at Westwood!

    Westwood Hills Nature Center, 8300 W. Franklin Ave.
    $5 per person (resident) / $7 (non-resident)

    Registration deadline: when program is full.

    All ages (Children ages 2 and up must pay and be accompanied by a paid adult)

    Learn more at our website

  • Raptors in the Yard | 2:00pm - 4:00pm | Special Interest, Events, Victoria, Minnesota, Bird watching, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Raptors in the Yard - Raptors in the Yard
    Meet captive raptors. Learn about these amazing birds of prey. Children 17 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Cameras welcome. Drop in anytime.

    Lowry Nature Center

    This event is free.

    Learn more at our website

Monday, April 20th, 2015

  • Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Maple Grove City Council Meeting 7:30pm - Maple Grove City Council meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month.  If a holiday falls on a Monday and City offices are closed, then the Council meeting is moved to Tuesday.

  • Osseo Planning Commission Meeting 6pm | Government, Politics
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Osseo Planning Commission Meeting 6pm - The purpose of the Osseo Planning Commission is to be the City's planning and zoning agency. The Planning Commission meets the 3rd Monday of each month (as needed).


  • Farm Babies at The MN Zoo | 9:00am - 4:00pm | Kids, Events, Zoo, Minnesota, Children, Kids, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Farm Babies at The MN Zoo - April 1 – April 30, 2015

    9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    Enjoy the sights and sounds of spring at the Wells Fargo Family Farm where there’s nothing cuter than baby chicks, piglets, lambs, calves, goat kids, and bunnies. In addition, throughout the Zoo there will be special “egg” enrichment treats for the animals including colored Jell-O eggs, piñatas, and hard-boiled eggs (exhibit locations and schedule listed below).

    Coloring Contest

    Activities & Locations:

    Hay maze in the Machine Shed 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Family Craft Activity in the Granary Classroom (April 3 & 4) -11 a.m. -2 p.m.
    ”Peter Rabbit” Costume character (April 4) – 10 a.m. -1 p.m.
    Weekend Activities:
    9 a.m. – Enrichment at Snow Monkeys
    10 a.m. – Enrichment at Brown Bears
    11 a.m. – Enrichment at Sea Otters or Meet a Bird Keeper at Tropics Trail
    1 p.m. – Enrichment at River Otters
    2 p.m. – Close Encounters at End of Tropics Trail
    University of Minnesota Bee Squad (April 18 & 19) – Learn why we should be more “bee friendly.” Get up close to a live hive and learn more about these important pollinators at the Farm.
    MN Pork Growers Oink Booth (April 25 & 26) at the Farm
    Daily Cow Milkings: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. at the Farm
    Limited tram rides will be available on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


    Learn more at our website

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

  • Farm Babies at The MN Zoo | 9:00am - 4:00pm | Kids, Events, Zoo, Minnesota, Children, Kids, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Farm Babies at The MN Zoo - April 1 – April 30, 2015

    9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    Enjoy the sights and sounds of spring at the Wells Fargo Family Farm where there’s nothing cuter than baby chicks, piglets, lambs, calves, goat kids, and bunnies. In addition, throughout the Zoo there will be special “egg” enrichment treats for the animals including colored Jell-O eggs, piñatas, and hard-boiled eggs (exhibit locations and schedule listed below).

    Coloring Contest

    Activities & Locations:

    Hay maze in the Machine Shed 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Family Craft Activity in the Granary Classroom (April 3 & 4) -11 a.m. -2 p.m.
    ”Peter Rabbit” Costume character (April 4) – 10 a.m. -1 p.m.
    Weekend Activities:
    9 a.m. – Enrichment at Snow Monkeys
    10 a.m. – Enrichment at Brown Bears
    11 a.m. – Enrichment at Sea Otters or Meet a Bird Keeper at Tropics Trail
    1 p.m. – Enrichment at River Otters
    2 p.m. – Close Encounters at End of Tropics Trail
    University of Minnesota Bee Squad (April 18 & 19) – Learn why we should be more “bee friendly.” Get up close to a live hive and learn more about these important pollinators at the Farm.
    MN Pork Growers Oink Booth (April 25 & 26) at the Farm
    Daily Cow Milkings: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. at the Farm
    Limited tram rides will be available on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


    Learn more at our website

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

  • Farm Babies at The MN Zoo | 9:00am - 4:00pm | Kids, Events, Zoo, Minnesota, Children, Kids, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Farm Babies at The MN Zoo - April 1 – April 30, 2015

    9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    Enjoy the sights and sounds of spring at the Wells Fargo Family Farm where there’s nothing cuter than baby chicks, piglets, lambs, calves, goat kids, and bunnies. In addition, throughout the Zoo there will be special “egg” enrichment treats for the animals including colored Jell-O eggs, piñatas, and hard-boiled eggs (exhibit locations and schedule listed below).

    Coloring Contest

    Activities & Locations:

    Hay maze in the Machine Shed 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Family Craft Activity in the Granary Classroom (April 3 & 4) -11 a.m. -2 p.m.
    ”Peter Rabbit” Costume character (April 4) – 10 a.m. -1 p.m.
    Weekend Activities:
    9 a.m. – Enrichment at Snow Monkeys
    10 a.m. – Enrichment at Brown Bears
    11 a.m. – Enrichment at Sea Otters or Meet a Bird Keeper at Tropics Trail
    1 p.m. – Enrichment at River Otters
    2 p.m. – Close Encounters at End of Tropics Trail
    University of Minnesota Bee Squad (April 18 & 19) – Learn why we should be more “bee friendly.” Get up close to a live hive and learn more about these important pollinators at the Farm.
    MN Pork Growers Oink Booth (April 25 & 26) at the Farm
    Daily Cow Milkings: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. at the Farm
    Limited tram rides will be available on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


    Learn more at our website

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

  • Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Plymouth Housing and Redevelopment Authority 7pm - The Plymouth Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) meets  at City Hall, 3400  Plymouth Blvd., on the fourth Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. Meetings are open to the public. 

  • Farm Babies at The MN Zoo | 9:00am - 4:00pm | Kids, Events, Zoo, Minnesota, Children, Kids, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Farm Babies at The MN Zoo - April 1 – April 30, 2015

    9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    Enjoy the sights and sounds of spring at the Wells Fargo Family Farm where there’s nothing cuter than baby chicks, piglets, lambs, calves, goat kids, and bunnies. In addition, throughout the Zoo there will be special “egg” enrichment treats for the animals including colored Jell-O eggs, piñatas, and hard-boiled eggs (exhibit locations and schedule listed below).

    Coloring Contest

    Activities & Locations:

    Hay maze in the Machine Shed 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Family Craft Activity in the Granary Classroom (April 3 & 4) -11 a.m. -2 p.m.
    ”Peter Rabbit” Costume character (April 4) – 10 a.m. -1 p.m.
    Weekend Activities:
    9 a.m. – Enrichment at Snow Monkeys
    10 a.m. – Enrichment at Brown Bears
    11 a.m. – Enrichment at Sea Otters or Meet a Bird Keeper at Tropics Trail
    1 p.m. – Enrichment at River Otters
    2 p.m. – Close Encounters at End of Tropics Trail
    University of Minnesota Bee Squad (April 18 & 19) – Learn why we should be more “bee friendly.” Get up close to a live hive and learn more about these important pollinators at the Farm.
    MN Pork Growers Oink Booth (April 25 & 26) at the Farm
    Daily Cow Milkings: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. at the Farm
    Limited tram rides will be available on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


    Learn more at our website

Friday, April 24th, 2015

  • Maple Grove Quilt Show | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Maple Grove Quilt Show -

    Maple Grove Quilt Show

    Maple Grove Community Center

    Friday, April 24, 10 am - 7 pm

    Saturday, April 25, 9 am - 4 pm



  • Farm Babies at The MN Zoo | 9:00am - 4:00pm | Kids, Events, Zoo, Minnesota, Children, Kids, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Farm Babies at The MN Zoo - April 1 – April 30, 2015

    9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    Enjoy the sights and sounds of spring at the Wells Fargo Family Farm where there’s nothing cuter than baby chicks, piglets, lambs, calves, goat kids, and bunnies. In addition, throughout the Zoo there will be special “egg” enrichment treats for the animals including colored Jell-O eggs, piñatas, and hard-boiled eggs (exhibit locations and schedule listed below).

    Coloring Contest

    Activities & Locations:

    Hay maze in the Machine Shed 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Family Craft Activity in the Granary Classroom (April 3 & 4) -11 a.m. -2 p.m.
    ”Peter Rabbit” Costume character (April 4) – 10 a.m. -1 p.m.
    Weekend Activities:
    9 a.m. – Enrichment at Snow Monkeys
    10 a.m. – Enrichment at Brown Bears
    11 a.m. – Enrichment at Sea Otters or Meet a Bird Keeper at Tropics Trail
    1 p.m. – Enrichment at River Otters
    2 p.m. – Close Encounters at End of Tropics Trail
    University of Minnesota Bee Squad (April 18 & 19) – Learn why we should be more “bee friendly.” Get up close to a live hive and learn more about these important pollinators at the Farm.
    MN Pork Growers Oink Booth (April 25 & 26) at the Farm
    Daily Cow Milkings: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. at the Farm
    Limited tram rides will be available on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


    Learn more at our website

  • Farm Yard Fun Day | 9:30am - 2:30pm | Kids, Events, Farm, animals, Minnesota, Children, Kids, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Farm Yard Fun Day - Farm Yard Fun Day
    Discover the wonders of the farm through crafts, cooking and games. Meet farm animals, explore independently, and participate in educator-led programs. Stay for an hour or the whole day! Families and school groups welcome. Designed for children in preschool through 1st grade. Reservations required only for groups of 12 or more; call 763.694.2001. Both adult and child pay.

    Gale Woods Farm

    Restricted to participants age 2 to 7.
    Wonder Fund Donation $1.00 (optional)
    Public Program GW $6.00 (required)
    Total (taxes may apply)
    $6.00-$7.00

    Learn more at our website

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

  • Maple Grove Quilt Show | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Maple Grove Quilt Show -

    Maple Grove Quilt Show

    Maple Grove Community Center

    Friday, April 24, 10 am - 7 pm

    Saturday, April 25, 9 am - 4 pm



  • Farm Babies at The MN Zoo | 9:00am - 4:00pm | Kids, Events, Zoo, Minnesota, Children, Kids, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Farm Babies at The MN Zoo - April 1 – April 30, 2015

    9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    Enjoy the sights and sounds of spring at the Wells Fargo Family Farm where there’s nothing cuter than baby chicks, piglets, lambs, calves, goat kids, and bunnies. In addition, throughout the Zoo there will be special “egg” enrichment treats for the animals including colored Jell-O eggs, piñatas, and hard-boiled eggs (exhibit locations and schedule listed below).

    Coloring Contest

    Activities & Locations:

    Hay maze in the Machine Shed 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Family Craft Activity in the Granary Classroom (April 3 & 4) -11 a.m. -2 p.m.
    ”Peter Rabbit” Costume character (April 4) – 10 a.m. -1 p.m.
    Weekend Activities:
    9 a.m. – Enrichment at Snow Monkeys
    10 a.m. – Enrichment at Brown Bears
    11 a.m. – Enrichment at Sea Otters or Meet a Bird Keeper at Tropics Trail
    1 p.m. – Enrichment at River Otters
    2 p.m. – Close Encounters at End of Tropics Trail
    University of Minnesota Bee Squad (April 18 & 19) – Learn why we should be more “bee friendly.” Get up close to a live hive and learn more about these important pollinators at the Farm.
    MN Pork Growers Oink Booth (April 25 & 26) at the Farm
    Daily Cow Milkings: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. at the Farm
    Limited tram rides will be available on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


    Learn more at our website

  • Get in Gear 10K, 5K, & Half Marathon | 9:00am - 12:00pm | Sports and Recreation, Events, 5K, Minnesota, Half Marathon, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Get in Gear 10K, 5K, & Half Marathon - Get in Gear 10K, 5K, & Half Marathon
    Saturday, April 25, 2015
    3 Hours
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Minnesota's Annual Rite of Spring! 10K, 5K, 2K & Half Marathon. A fitness event promoting fitness for all ages and abilities. 2015 Race day is April 24-25th. http://www.getingearevents.com for updated information.

    Learn more at our website

  • BOOK-O-BEARDS Photo Booth & Signing with Lemke & Lentz! | 10:30am - 12:00pm | Kids, Events, St. Paul, Minnesota, Children, Kids, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    BOOK-O-BEARDS Photo Booth & Signing with Lemke & Lentz! - BOOK-O-BEARDS Photo Booth & Signing with Lemke & Lentz!
    Saturday, April 25, 2015
    1 Hour 30 Minutes
    10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    BOOK-O-BEARDS, and its Wearable Book companions, are our new favorite interactive books, and you are invited to a special Wearable Books event! Lemke & Lentz, the two Minnesota creators of these laugh-out-loud read-alongs, are bringing a BOOK-O-BEARDS prop-filled photo booth to the store. We’ll have treats, photos, book signings, and more fun family activities. Show off your wacky style at this celebration of silliness for the whole family.

    Learn more at our website

  • Treasure Map Quest | 3:00pm - 4:30pm | Kids, Events, St. Louis Park, Minnesota, Children, Kids, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Treasure Map Quest - Treasure Map Quest
    April 25, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
    X marks the spot! With treasure map in hand, set-out on a quest to discover nature’s treasures along the trails of Westwood.

    Westwood Hills Nature Center, 8300 W. Franklin Ave.
    $5 per person (resident) / $7 (non-resident)

    Registration deadline: when program is full.

    All ages (Children ages 2 and up must pay and be accompanied by a paid adult)

    Learn more at our website

  • 27th Annual Beastly Ball | 5:30pm - | Charity, Fundraiser, Events, Fundraiser, Minnesota, Children, Kids, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    27th Annual Beastly Ball - Join us for Hawaii One-5, the Minnesota Zoo’s 27th Annual Beastly Ball, on Saturday, April 25, 2015.

    This exciting black tie gala with a splash of Hawaiian flair celebrates the arrival of Hawaiian Monk Seals to the Minnesota Zoo’s newly renovated Discovery Bay. Enjoy fabulous entertainment and dancing, extraordinary auction packages, and exotic animals from Zoomobile as you mix and mingle!

    All proceeds provide critical funds for the Zoo’s conservation and education initiatives.

    Date: 04/25/2015
    Time: 5:30 PM

    Tickets

    Call Doug Tiede at 952.431.9310 to make your reservation today!

    Ticket Prices
    $500 – Benefactor Level
    $300 – Patron Level
    $200 – Friend Level

    Online Auction

    Start the party early and bid on exclusive Beastly Ball items starting April 13th!

    Learn more at our website

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

  • Farm Babies at The MN Zoo | 9:00am - 4:00pm | Kids, Events, Zoo, Minnesota, Children, Kids, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Farm Babies at The MN Zoo - April 1 – April 30, 2015

    9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    Enjoy the sights and sounds of spring at the Wells Fargo Family Farm where there’s nothing cuter than baby chicks, piglets, lambs, calves, goat kids, and bunnies. In addition, throughout the Zoo there will be special “egg” enrichment treats for the animals including colored Jell-O eggs, piñatas, and hard-boiled eggs (exhibit locations and schedule listed below).

    Coloring Contest

    Activities & Locations:

    Hay maze in the Machine Shed 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Family Craft Activity in the Granary Classroom (April 3 & 4) -11 a.m. -2 p.m.
    ”Peter Rabbit” Costume character (April 4) – 10 a.m. -1 p.m.
    Weekend Activities:
    9 a.m. – Enrichment at Snow Monkeys
    10 a.m. – Enrichment at Brown Bears
    11 a.m. – Enrichment at Sea Otters or Meet a Bird Keeper at Tropics Trail
    1 p.m. – Enrichment at River Otters
    2 p.m. – Close Encounters at End of Tropics Trail
    University of Minnesota Bee Squad (April 18 & 19) – Learn why we should be more “bee friendly.” Get up close to a live hive and learn more about these important pollinators at the Farm.
    MN Pork Growers Oink Booth (April 25 & 26) at the Farm
    Daily Cow Milkings: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. at the Farm
    Limited tram rides will be available on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


    Learn more at our website

  • Wedding & Event Showcase Open House @ Como Zoo and Conservatory | 10:00am - 2:00pm | Local Events, Events, Wedding Expo, Minnesota, Children, Kids, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Wedding & Event Showcase Open House @ Como Zoo and Conservatory - Wedding & Event Showcase Open House
    Visitor Center
    4/26/2015
    10:00 am to 2:00 pm
    Come see why we host over 400 weddings a year! Visit with photographers, musicians, officiants, decorators, and other vendors who will make your big day special. Tour our wedding, reception, and meeting spaces and discover what you can add to make your wedding or event spectacular. The wedding & event showcase is a FREE event.

    Learn more at our website

Monday, April 27th, 2015

  • Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Maple Grove Planning Commission Meeting 7pm - The  Maple Grove  Planning Commission meetings are held on the 2nd and Last Mondays of every month at 7:00 pm, unless a holiday falls on a Monday, then it would be held on the following Tuesday.

  • Osseo City Council Meeting 7pm | Special Interest
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Osseo City Council Meeting 7pm - Osseo Council meetings are held the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 415 Central Avenue.

  • Farm Babies at The MN Zoo | 9:00am - 4:00pm | Kids, Events, Zoo, Minnesota, Children, Kids, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Farm Babies at The MN Zoo - April 1 – April 30, 2015

    9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    Enjoy the sights and sounds of spring at the Wells Fargo Family Farm where there’s nothing cuter than baby chicks, piglets, lambs, calves, goat kids, and bunnies. In addition, throughout the Zoo there will be special “egg” enrichment treats for the animals including colored Jell-O eggs, piñatas, and hard-boiled eggs (exhibit locations and schedule listed below).

    Coloring Contest

    Activities & Locations:

    Hay maze in the Machine Shed 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Family Craft Activity in the Granary Classroom (April 3 & 4) -11 a.m. -2 p.m.
    ”Peter Rabbit” Costume character (April 4) – 10 a.m. -1 p.m.
    Weekend Activities:
    9 a.m. – Enrichment at Snow Monkeys
    10 a.m. – Enrichment at Brown Bears
    11 a.m. – Enrichment at Sea Otters or Meet a Bird Keeper at Tropics Trail
    1 p.m. – Enrichment at River Otters
    2 p.m. – Close Encounters at End of Tropics Trail
    University of Minnesota Bee Squad (April 18 & 19) – Learn why we should be more “bee friendly.” Get up close to a live hive and learn more about these important pollinators at the Farm.
    MN Pork Growers Oink Booth (April 25 & 26) at the Farm
    Daily Cow Milkings: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. at the Farm
    Limited tram rides will be available on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


    Learn more at our website

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

  • Plymouth City Council Meeting 7pm | Government, Politics
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Plymouth City Council Meeting 7pm - The City Council typically meets at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at City Hall, 3400 Plymouth Blvd.

  • Farm Babies at The MN Zoo | 9:00am - 4:00pm | Kids, Events, Zoo, Minnesota, Children, Kids, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Farm Babies at The MN Zoo - April 1 – April 30, 2015

    9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    Enjoy the sights and sounds of spring at the Wells Fargo Family Farm where there’s nothing cuter than baby chicks, piglets, lambs, calves, goat kids, and bunnies. In addition, throughout the Zoo there will be special “egg” enrichment treats for the animals including colored Jell-O eggs, piñatas, and hard-boiled eggs (exhibit locations and schedule listed below).

    Coloring Contest

    Activities & Locations:

    Hay maze in the Machine Shed 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Family Craft Activity in the Granary Classroom (April 3 & 4) -11 a.m. -2 p.m.
    ”Peter Rabbit” Costume character (April 4) – 10 a.m. -1 p.m.
    Weekend Activities:
    9 a.m. – Enrichment at Snow Monkeys
    10 a.m. – Enrichment at Brown Bears
    11 a.m. – Enrichment at Sea Otters or Meet a Bird Keeper at Tropics Trail
    1 p.m. – Enrichment at River Otters
    2 p.m. – Close Encounters at End of Tropics Trail
    University of Minnesota Bee Squad (April 18 & 19) – Learn why we should be more “bee friendly.” Get up close to a live hive and learn more about these important pollinators at the Farm.
    MN Pork Growers Oink Booth (April 25 & 26) at the Farm
    Daily Cow Milkings: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. at the Farm
    Limited tram rides will be available on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


    Learn more at our website

  • Social Security Benefits Confusing You? | 6:00pm - 7:00pm | Seniors, Retirement
    Social Security Benefits Confusing You? - Social Security may not be a straightforward decision for everyone.

    Join us for an informative discussion of concerns you may have including:
    -What is the current status of Social Security?

    -When may be the best time for you to start drawing your benefits?

    -How to potentially optimize your benefits for both you and your spouse.

    -How can you coordinate your Social Security benefits along with your other retirement vehicles, which may include annuities, to create your Retirement Income Strategy?

    -What are three ways that taxes may impact your Social Security benefits and how can you address them?

    Register for the short 1 hour workshop on 4/28 at: http://bit.ly/Apr28-SS-2015

    Contact: Jim Bear, J. Alan Financial.

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

  • Farm Babies at The MN Zoo | 9:00am - 4:00pm | Kids, Events, Zoo, Minnesota, Children, Kids, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Farm Babies at The MN Zoo - April 1 – April 30, 2015

    9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    Enjoy the sights and sounds of spring at the Wells Fargo Family Farm where there’s nothing cuter than baby chicks, piglets, lambs, calves, goat kids, and bunnies. In addition, throughout the Zoo there will be special “egg” enrichment treats for the animals including colored Jell-O eggs, piñatas, and hard-boiled eggs (exhibit locations and schedule listed below).

    Coloring Contest

    Activities & Locations:

    Hay maze in the Machine Shed 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Family Craft Activity in the Granary Classroom (April 3 & 4) -11 a.m. -2 p.m.
    ”Peter Rabbit” Costume character (April 4) – 10 a.m. -1 p.m.
    Weekend Activities:
    9 a.m. – Enrichment at Snow Monkeys
    10 a.m. – Enrichment at Brown Bears
    11 a.m. – Enrichment at Sea Otters or Meet a Bird Keeper at Tropics Trail
    1 p.m. – Enrichment at River Otters
    2 p.m. – Close Encounters at End of Tropics Trail
    University of Minnesota Bee Squad (April 18 & 19) – Learn why we should be more “bee friendly.” Get up close to a live hive and learn more about these important pollinators at the Farm.
    MN Pork Growers Oink Booth (April 25 & 26) at the Farm
    Daily Cow Milkings: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. at the Farm
    Limited tram rides will be available on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


    Learn more at our website

  • Farm Yard Fun Day | 9:30am - 2:30pm | Kids, Events, Farm, animals, Minnesota, Children, Kids, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Farm Yard Fun Day - Farm Yard Fun Day
    Discover the wonders of the farm through crafts, cooking and games. Meet farm animals, explore independently, and participate in educator-led programs. Stay for an hour or the whole day! Families and school groups welcome. Designed for children in preschool through 1st grade. Reservations required only for groups of 12 or more; call 763.694.2001. Both adult and child pay.

    Gale Woods Farm

    Restricted to participants age 2 to 7.
    Wonder Fund Donation $1.00 (optional)
    Public Program GW $6.00 (required)
    Total (taxes may apply)
    $6.00-$7.00

    Learn more at our website

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

  • Art in Bloom at MIA | Local Events, Minneapolis, Events, Museum, Art, things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Art in Bloom at MIA - Follow your nose to the MIA from April 30 to May 3 for Art in Bloom, a festive pairing of timeless art and fresh flowers. Enjoy over 150 highlights of the collection interpreted as overflowing bouquets, pristine arrangements, and eye-popping creations; free!

    This year's flower-powered speakers will pollinate your brain. Get tickets to hear from Dean Norton, the director of horticulture at Mount Vernon; Emily Thompson, Manhattan's celebrated florist to the stars; Debra Prinzing, award-winning author and outdoor living expert; and Dr. Marla Spivak, McKnight Professor of Entomology at the University of Minnesota and world-renowned expert on bees (including those on the MIA's roof). Plus, enjoy Flowers After Hours, free tours, and an exciting new location of the Art in Bloom Pop-Up Shop.

    Learn more at our website

  • Farm Babies at The MN Zoo | 9:00am - 4:00pm | Kids, Events, Zoo, Minnesota, Children, Kids, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Farm Babies at The MN Zoo - April 1 – April 30, 2015

    9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    Enjoy the sights and sounds of spring at the Wells Fargo Family Farm where there’s nothing cuter than baby chicks, piglets, lambs, calves, goat kids, and bunnies. In addition, throughout the Zoo there will be special “egg” enrichment treats for the animals including colored Jell-O eggs, piñatas, and hard-boiled eggs (exhibit locations and schedule listed below).

    Coloring Contest

    Activities & Locations:

    Hay maze in the Machine Shed 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Family Craft Activity in the Granary Classroom (April 3 & 4) -11 a.m. -2 p.m.
    ”Peter Rabbit” Costume character (April 4) – 10 a.m. -1 p.m.
    Weekend Activities:
    9 a.m. – Enrichment at Snow Monkeys
    10 a.m. – Enrichment at Brown Bears
    11 a.m. – Enrichment at Sea Otters or Meet a Bird Keeper at Tropics Trail
    1 p.m. – Enrichment at River Otters
    2 p.m. – Close Encounters at End of Tropics Trail
    University of Minnesota Bee Squad (April 18 & 19) – Learn why we should be more “bee friendly.” Get up close to a live hive and learn more about these important pollinators at the Farm.
    MN Pork Growers Oink Booth (April 25 & 26) at the Farm
    Daily Cow Milkings: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. at the Farm
    Limited tram rides will be available on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


    Learn more at our website

Friday, May 1st, 2015

  • Art in Bloom at MIA | Local Events, Minneapolis, Events, Museum, Art, things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Art in Bloom at MIA - Follow your nose to the MIA from April 30 to May 3 for Art in Bloom, a festive pairing of timeless art and fresh flowers. Enjoy over 150 highlights of the collection interpreted as overflowing bouquets, pristine arrangements, and eye-popping creations; free!

    This year's flower-powered speakers will pollinate your brain. Get tickets to hear from Dean Norton, the director of horticulture at Mount Vernon; Emily Thompson, Manhattan's celebrated florist to the stars; Debra Prinzing, award-winning author and outdoor living expert; and Dr. Marla Spivak, McKnight Professor of Entomology at the University of Minnesota and world-renowned expert on bees (including those on the MIA's roof). Plus, enjoy Flowers After Hours, free tours, and an exciting new location of the Art in Bloom Pop-Up Shop.

    Learn more at our website

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

  • Art in Bloom at MIA | Local Events, Minneapolis, Events, Museum, Art, things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Art in Bloom at MIA - Follow your nose to the MIA from April 30 to May 3 for Art in Bloom, a festive pairing of timeless art and fresh flowers. Enjoy over 150 highlights of the collection interpreted as overflowing bouquets, pristine arrangements, and eye-popping creations; free!

    This year's flower-powered speakers will pollinate your brain. Get tickets to hear from Dean Norton, the director of horticulture at Mount Vernon; Emily Thompson, Manhattan's celebrated florist to the stars; Debra Prinzing, award-winning author and outdoor living expert; and Dr. Marla Spivak, McKnight Professor of Entomology at the University of Minnesota and world-renowned expert on bees (including those on the MIA's roof). Plus, enjoy Flowers After Hours, free tours, and an exciting new location of the Art in Bloom Pop-Up Shop.

    Learn more at our website

  • Independent Bookstore Day | All Day | Local Events, Events, books, Minnesota, Children, Kids, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Independent Bookstore Day - Hundreds of literary parties at hundreds of bookstores across the U.S. Plus exclusive books

    Learn more at our website

  • Riverwalk - Spring | 9:00am - 10:00am | Local Events, Events, hike, Minnesota, Children, Kids, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Riverwalk - Spring - Riverwalk - Spring
    Start your morning on a guided hike along the Mississippi! Explore different topics monthly. Children 17 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

    SCHEDULE

    March 7: Sweet Floodplain
    April 4: Spring's Coming Attractions
    May 2: Mississippi Flyway

    Carl Kroening Interpretive Center

    Learn more at our website

  • 41st Annual Walk for Animals | 9:00am - | Local Events, Events, Golden Valley, Minnesota, Animals, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    41st Annual Walk for Animals - Get your wag on at the 41st Annual Walk for Animals!

    As Animal Humane Society’s largest annual fundraiser, the Walk for Animals brings together more than 8,000 people and 3,000 animals to wag, walk, and raise funds for homeless and neglected pets across Minnesota. Every dollar raised for the Walk helps provide medical treatment, behavior programs, and nurturing care to the nearly 24,000 animals who come into our five Minnesota shelters each year.

    With your support, thousands of animals will get the care they need to find new homes and new beginnings. That’s something worth wagging about.

    The Walk kicks off at 9:00 am at Animal Humane Society’s Golden Valley location. It continues through beautiful Theodore Wirth Park, turns around at the Golf Chalet, and heads back to Animal Humane Society. The walk is approximately 2.5 miles total, but you can turn around at any time.

    Learn more at our website

  • Family Bird Hike | 10:00am - 11:30am | Kids, Events, Bloomington, Minnesota, Children, Kids, Things to do, Twin Cities,
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Family Bird Hike - Family Bird Hike *
    Discover the fascinating world of birds and gain tips to better identify our feathered friends. Visit diverse habitats searching for birds. For beginning bird watchers. Children 17 years and younger must be accompanied by a registered adult. *20% discount for groups of four or more.

    Restrictions & Fees
    Restricted to participants age 5 and older.
    Wonder Fund Donation $1.00 (optional)
    Public Program RNC $5.00 (required)
    Total (taxes may apply)
    $5.00-$6.00

    Learn more at our website

  • Cinco De Mayo Tent Party at Lago Tacos | 12:00pm - 10:00pm | Celebration, Cinco De Mayo, Events, Twin Cities, Excelsior, Things to do
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Cinco De Mayo Tent Party at Lago Tacos - Cinco De Mayo Tent Party at Lago Tacos Excelsior
    SATURDAY MAY 2nd
    Noon-10pm Tent Party
    Live music noon-9pm featuring
    Jeff James noon-3pm
    BURRITO EATING CONTEST 4pm
    American Bootleg 5-9pm
    $5 street tacos, Pacificos, Summer Shandy's and Lago Margaritas in the tent all day!!

    Learn more at our website

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

  • Art in Bloom at MIA | Local Events, Minneapolis, Events, Museum, Art, things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Art in Bloom at MIA - Follow your nose to the MIA from April 30 to May 3 for Art in Bloom, a festive pairing of timeless art and fresh flowers. Enjoy over 150 highlights of the collection interpreted as overflowing bouquets, pristine arrangements, and eye-popping creations; free!

    This year's flower-powered speakers will pollinate your brain. Get tickets to hear from Dean Norton, the director of horticulture at Mount Vernon; Emily Thompson, Manhattan's celebrated florist to the stars; Debra Prinzing, award-winning author and outdoor living expert; and Dr. Marla Spivak, McKnight Professor of Entomology at the University of Minnesota and world-renowned expert on bees (including those on the MIA's roof). Plus, enjoy Flowers After Hours, free tours, and an exciting new location of the Art in Bloom Pop-Up Shop.

    Learn more at our website

  • Minnesota Brewery Running Series | 10:00am - | Sports and Recreation, Events, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Running, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Minnesota Brewery Running Series - Sunday, May 3 — 10:00am
    Surly
    Surly Nation! Lace up your shoes! Held at the new Taproom in Minneapolis off University & 280. Damn good beer, darn good people, and a heck of a fun run all equals bliss. Do you run for beer, or beer for run? Click on the big red button for more info & to register.

    Learn more at our website

Monday, May 4th, 2015

  • Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Maple Grove City Council Meeting 7:30pm - Maple Grove City Council meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month.  If a holiday falls on a Monday and City offices are closed, then the Council meeting is moved to Tuesday.

  • Star Wars Day with Daniel Wallace | 3:00pm - 5:00pm | Kids, Events, reading, Minnesota, Children, Kids, Things to do, Twin Cities
    Posted by Dynamic Publishing, LLC

    Star Wars Day with Daniel Wallace - Star Wars Day with Daniel Wallace
    Monday, May 4, 2015
    2 Hours
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    May the Fourth Be with You! It's Star Wars Day, and we're celebrating with author and Star Wars expert Daniel Wallace! Don't miss his new book, Ultimate Star Wars, so that you can become a Star Wars expert (just like Dan Wallace)! This event is going to be galactic. We'll have treats, trivia questions, and prizes, not to mention some real live Star Wars characters! (We can't tell you which characters will be there, but we guarantee you'll be excited.) But wait, there's more! Prizes will go to anyone, young or old, who wears a Star Wars costume!

    Learn more at our website

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

  • LinkedIn Strategies for Getting Your Dream Job | 9:00am - 11:30am | Seniors, Retirement
    LinkedIn Strategies for Getting Your Dream Job - You Can Get Hired Free Workshop
    May 5, 9-11:30
    JoAnne Funch
    LinkedIn For Business & Marketing Dish
    JoAnne Funch has been a small business owner in marketing and sales since 1993. She helps growth oriented businesses gain more exposure making a bigger impact in their market! As a marketing consultant, JoAnne loves to teach, share, motivate and empower small business owners to build a business and a brand they love. She is also a passionate social media trainer specializing in LinkedIn For Business. She teaches LinkedIn For Business at the University of Minnesota Business & Economic Development Department and Advanced LinkedIn Strategies at Rasmussen College and other venues. In addition she trains companies and individuals on how to leverage LinkedIn to build their personal and professional brand. At this workshop you will learn…
    “Why creating a Complete, Interesting and Key Rich LinkedIn Profile is
    THE MOST IMPORTANT Part to your Success in Finding a Job!”
    • Why Recruiters Rely on LinkedIn
    • Write a key word rich summary statement
    • How to use the Skills and Expertise Section correctly
    • The key difference between Endorsements and Recommendations
    • Why you should join groups to support your personal brand
    • How to create a visibility strategy
    • How to tap your connections
    • The Differences between a Paid Service and a Free Service
    KimAileen White
    Whitestone Personal and Professional Marketing
    With a B.A. in Business Administration, KimAileen launched the early years of her professional career expecting to work in Organization Development or Human Resources, but within a matter of months from the day she walked into life in the world of medical device development and marketing, she fell in love with market research, product development and management, and sales and marketing.
    Today, with an M.A. degree in Psychological Therapy and Counseling, she not only uses her extensive marketing and business background but has combined it with her original interests in individual and organization development to create a unique product she provides to individuals and companies through Whitestone.
    KimAileen provides a fresh perspective on career development, job search, and personal presentation based on basic business principals.
    Be ready for a fast-paced, up-close-and personal look at how to conduct market research of the local employment market by building a professional network, setting networking goals, and aggressively putting your network into action.
    Kim will also demonstrate how using just one of many unique LinkedIn strategies can significantly increase your visibility with employers when you know there is a position available inside a company.
    Everyone is encouraged, if at all possible, to bring a minimum of 10 business cards to the You Can Get Hired event.
    Conducting Market Research for Effective Job Search Success
    • Strategies for personal introductions
    • Tactical planning for developing, using, and maintaining a professional network
    • Building your LinkedIn network specifically for job search
    • You DO Have a Job so stop saying you’re “Unemployed”
    • Overcoming the fear of cold-calls
    http://youcangethired.com/2015/04/you-can-get-hired-free-workshop-may-5-9-1130-a-m/


    Contact: Jim Bear, J. Alan Financial.

  • Trillium Woods Job Fair | 10:00am - 5:30pm | Business, Chamber, Networking, Job; employment; networking; trillium woods
    Trillium Woods Job Fair - Trillium Woods, a 46-acre resort-style retirement community under construction and opening this summer, is conducting a Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 5 at 6450 Wedgwood Road N, Suite 103 in Maple Grove.

    Trillium Woods plans to hire 54 employees for positions including receptionist, concierge, security, cooks, activity coordinators, dietary aide, RN, LPN, housekeepers, maintenance, bartender, servers, drivers, NAR and Health Support Specialist.

    The distinctive design of Trillium Woods campus is a modern version of prairie style, incorporating the area’s hilly woodlands, blending with the natural environment. The community will focus on seniors’ overall well-being including fitness, nutrition and active lifestyles with a clubhouse offering fitness activities and an indoor swimming pool.

    Trillium Woods will feature a range of independent living options including duplex-style garden homes and apartment homes. Residents will have direct access to an on-site health center for quality long term healthcare, assisted living, skilled nursing, memory care and rehabilitation center.

    Trillium Woods is looking to build a team of skilled professionals with a passion for working with seniors and a desire to play an important role working with the leading developer and manager of continuing care retirement communities, Life Care Services.

    Visit Trillium Woods website at http://www.trilliumwoodslcs.com to see additional positions and job descriptions, and to complete an application to bring to the Job Fair on May 5.


    Learn more at our website

    Contact: Trillium Woods. Phone: 763.400.8392.

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

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