Education & Community

Teachable Tuesdays at Heidi's GrowHaus

Tuesday, March 27, 3-5PM:  How to Grow Easy Edibles

Tuesday, April 10, 3-5PM:  Soil Preparation Techniques

Tuesday, April 24, 3-5PM: Shrub Pruning Tips and Tricks

Tuesday, May 8, 4-6PM: Edibles 101

March Floral Design Workshop

Inspired by nature, this willow basket wreath will be your favorite accent for a springtime welcome. Featuring permanent stems of viburnum, blooming forsythia branches, and streptocarpus, and finished with cheerful ribbon, a butterfly pick, and a bird’s nest, this arrangement captures the sights of spring. Best of all, it requires no water and will last long through the season.

Springtime in Paris Floral Design Workshop

Ooh la la! Effortlessly chic by nature and elegant in approach, Parisian style sets the stage for a springtime rendezvous. French tulips, freesia, and pussy willow provide diverse color and soft texture. Variegated aspidistra leaves line the tall, stately vase, while bear grass and hanging amaranthus drape around its edges to give this grandiose arrangement a dramatic presence.

Brightmont Academy Plymouth Campus Open House

Brightmont Academy​, an accredited private school offering one-to-one instruction to students in grades 6-12​, is hosting an open house on Tuesday, June 27th. Families and educators are invited to stop in between 9:00am and 6:00pm to tour the campus, meet campus director Jessica Bauer, and learn more about the one-to-one instruction model.

"Through one-to-one instruction, we are able to customize every aspect of a student’s program, including curriculum, pacing, and instructional methods, to engage students and achieve positive academic outcomes.” said Bauer.

WaterFest 2017

“Make Waves” at WaterFest 2017. This free, family festival celebrating our clean lakes offers fun and an opportunity for outdoor hands-on learning about clean water, wildlife, and land and water conservation. Start the day with a Voyageur canoe ride, paddle a canoe, kayak or paddleboat, learn to fish or participate in a fishing contest.

Young Scientist Roundtable

Wayzata Central Middle School is hosting Dr. Mark Wilezynski, a hand and upper extremity surgeon from Tria Orthopedic Center, to talk about carpal tunnel in this roundtable event for students of all ages and their parents. All ages. Free for students K-12 and parents. 7 p.m. 305 Vicksburg Lane; 763.745.6000

Geocaching for S’mores

Have a taste for s’mores? Then join your fellow s’mores lovers and hunt for the yummy treat using geocaching techniques. Class-goers will be taught the basics of geocaching under the full moon, and then the journey to find the s’mores ingredients will begin. Children 17 years and younger must be accompanied by a registered adult. Register at least two days before. $8–$9. 20 percent discount for groups of four or more.

Learning the Importance of Preparing for Long-Term Care

The Birches, a skilled nursing community on the campus of the newly-opened Trillium Woods, is hosting a presentation called, “Preparing for Long-Term Care, A Gift Your Family Deserves,” 5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 14585 59th Avenue North in Plymouth.


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