The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and the Audubon Society partner for a day of avian fun and education. The event will feature presentations, workshops, nature walks and book signings featuring noted naturalists and authors Jim Gilbert, Stan Tekiela, Matt Schuth, Alan Branhagen and the Audubon Society’s expert on bird habitats and native plants, John Rowden. Read more about Arboretum & Audubon: A Day of Birding Walks and Workshops
Education & Community
Celebrate National Public Garden Week with buy one, get one free admission from May 13-16 at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 10 percent off at the gift store, 10 percent off memberships and more.
Experience the new Three Mile Walk, starting and ending in the Oswald Visitor Center.
Take your canine companion to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum for a day of fun including a dog expo, fashion parade, doggie obstacle course and walk around Three Mile Drive! Read more about All About Dogs Day
Violent and well-dressed gangsters abounded in the 1930s, and groups like the Barker Gang came to the lakes when they needed to lay low. The White Bear Lake Historical Society will take you on a bus tour of some of their notorious haunts. Read more about White Bear Lake Gangster Tour
Looking for a challenge or just a new way to get involved in nature? The Minnesota Global Birders will share tips about how to make birding part of your vacation and what you might get to see at destinations around the world. Read more about Travelogue: Add Birding to Your Travel Fun
Earth Day is the perfect time to do some spring-cleaning and get rid of your old technology! On Saturday, April 27 Minnesota Computers for Schools is hosting a computer donation drive – drop off your old computer equipment and put it to good use in the community.
MCFS refurbishes and reuses all donated equipment. The refurbished equipment is placed in schools and educational nonprofits throughout the state.
The first 100 people to donate a computer will receive a free beer coupon to redeem at the Surly beer hall. Read more about Minnesota Computers for Schools Computer Donation Drive
Hear the “Pope’s favorite nun,” Sister Norma Pimentel, M.J., talk about her work welcoming immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. A moderated panel discussion will follow. Read more about Giving Insights Forum: The Catholic Response to Immigration
The City of Plymouth presents Music in Plymouth at the Hilde Performance Center on July 2nd at 5:30pm. This event is welcome to everyone for free so bring your family and friends.
Music in Plymouth is a 4th of July celebration for our whole community. There will be plenty of activities for people of all ages. Including food trucks and fireworks. For the kids there are plently of game booths set up around the Hilde along with balloon artists walking around. For the adults there will be an orchestra to start off the night followed by fire twirlers and the fireworks. Read more about Music in Plymouth
The Moms Network event, Thursday February 28th from 7-8:30 PM at the Maple Grove Library, allows local moms to network, connect and tell working stories outside the family. All moms welcome! Stay-at-home-, career-track-, work from home-, business owner-, <insert yourself>-mom.
The Professional Moms Collective helps mothers share their talents, building a stronger community. From packing lunches to corporate meetings, moms do it all. Yet professional networking, one of the most effective ways to advance a career, is often neglected. Read more about Moms Network