With a variety of literature ranging from fiction to nonfiction, children and adults alike can get their hands on a diverse selection of books at a fair price. Sponsored by Friends of the Maple Grove Library, all proceeds will be donated to the library collection and its programs. Read more about Maple Grove Days Library Book Sale
Benefits & Fundraisers
Trillium Woods will host a community “Car Wash for a Cause” benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association on Friday, June 28, and Friday, July 26, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For any size donation, you can have your car washed, and for just $5, you can enjoy a hot dog lunch while you wait. All proceeds will go to the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer's.
Read more about “Car Wash for a Cause” at Trillium Woods
Grab your fluffy friend and a donut to work it all off as you walk or run along the trail. Proceeds of this event support Secondhand Hounds, a nonprofit animal rescue in Minnesota that works to provide a safe shelter, proper veterinary care and daily necessities for pups. Read more about Donuts and Dogs 5K
It’s our turn to thank the nurses & teachers for all they do! To celebrate National Nurses Day on May 6 and Teacher Appreciation Day on May 7, we’re offering something special to those who take care of others.
Show your teacher or nurse badge on either day and receive complimentary Housemade Tots.
Dine-in only // not valid with other offers Read more about Nurses & Teachers Appreciation Days
Hammer Residences, Inc. will welcome 500 guests to Reach for Ralph, our signature fundraising event at Earle Brown Heritage Center on July 11. The event will feature silent and live auctions, a dinner and program all in support of individuals with developmental disabilities supported by Hammer so they can live life to the fullest. Read more about Reach for Ralph
If your child wants to grow up to be a veterinarian, this 3-hour program can set them down the right path. They’ll learn about surgery skills using a pretend patient, how to recognize common illnesses and what it’s like to work at a shelter. Kids grades 3-6. Read more about Shelter Vet Camp at the Animal Humane Society
Walking is the easiest way to stay healthy. The AHS wants you to walk to help others, too. Help fundraise as a team or an individual. All ages. Read more about American Heart Association Twin Cities Heart Walk
Make an impact on your community by walking or running in time or untimed races ranging in distances from 1K to 5K. Susan G. Komen’s Race for the Cure is invested in raising awareness, funding and support for curing breast cancer. All ages. Prices vary. All day. Read more about Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
Say hello to spring with the 22nd annual Arboretum 5K run/walk and 1K Daffodil Dash for kids! The certified asphalt course winds through the beautiful gardens of the Arboretum. Read more about Bud Break 5K and Daffodil Dash
Run or walk a timed 5k or 2k around Arbor Lake with friends and family at Charities Challenge’s 12th annual race. After the workout, treat yourself to a complimentary Irish Breakfast, holiday music and good ‘ole Irish hospitality from Claddagh Irish Pub & Restaurant. Read more about Easter Sunday Rise ‘n’ Shine 5k (12th Annual)