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A box of lit Christmas lights.

Mike Justak has had Parkinson’s disease for 14 years. One night when he was having trouble sleeping, he came upon a synchronized Christmas light show, which sparked the idea for PD Shimmers.

Seventy-two years ago, a group of Robbinsdale women took up First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt’s Victory garden initiative by founding their own garden club.

Since 1991, the Families Moving Forward program—first an unofficial network of churches, and now part of the Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative—has been providing a safe place to stay for families experiencing homelessness. As part of a network of more than 60 host congregations, St.

“It can be hard to know what teens are into,” says Jessie Koch, advisor to Plymouth’s Teen Advisory Group (TAG). The group works to solve that disconnect between young adults and their community by acting as a focus group.

Don’t forget to bring a little piece of Plymouth with you when you travel! Snap a shot of someone holding a copy of Plymouth Magazine for a future installment of Travel Log.

Adoption might be one of the more poignant ways to tell the story of family—the sacrifice and unconditional love that comes with any family dynamic is perhaps magnified by the risk of loss that comes especially with an international adoption.

When it comes down to it, life is about savoring those moments we don’t always expect: Anzhela Sira knows this well—she actually takes most of her photos using her Samsung Galaxy phone, something she always has on hand. The use of a lens attachment ensures that the quality isn’t diminished.

Voting has come and gone for the 2015 Best of Plymouth.

Shutterbugs, our 2014 Picture Plymouth photo contest has come to a close, and we thank our faithful readers for their gorgeous photo submissions and their online votes for the readers’ choice award.

The contest includes two different awards:

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Saturday, July 13
[Sports, Health & Wellness]
Spend time on your bike winding through oak and maple forests and open prairies. Enjoy the scenic wetlands—home to a bevy of trumpeter swans.
Repeats every month on July on the fourth Friday until Fri Jul 26 2019.
Friday, June 28, Friday, July 26
[Benefits & Fundraisers]
Trillium Woods to host "Car Wash for a Cause" benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association