Education & Community

Minnesota Star Watch Party

Bring your family to a night under the stars. The star watch includes an indoor orientation, followed by time outside to learn about and observe the constellations. Pre-register online. All ages. Individual: $10 residents, $12 non-residents. Family pricing (three or more): $20 residents, $24 non-residents. Hilde Performance Center, 3500 Plymouth Blvd.; 763.509.5200; Read more about Minnesota Star Watch Party

Staying in the Fight

Representative John Lewis, a civil rights activist who fought alongside Dr. King called on all Americans to get in the fight and stay in the fight. In this program, influential Black leaders discuss their groundbreaking work: delivering innovative solutions all the while challenging activists and allies alike to get in and stay in the fight for racial equity. Read more about Staying in the Fight

HBCU Legacy of Leadership

From Dr. King to Kamala Harris, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) produce Black American leaders and legends who advance our society. This panel discussion will explore the origin story of HBCUs, how they are critical to the health of our communities, and how local civil rights leaders like Roy Wilkins and Marvel Cook advocated for HBCUs in the North. Read more about HBCU Legacy of Leadership

Acting on Dr. King’s Call

How does Dr. King’s message regarding “creative maladjustment” relate to generations of institutional racism faced by African Americans? Three local leaders explore how Black Minnesotans have refused to normalize injustice and inequality and are responding today with action, innovation, and persistence. Read more about Acting on Dr. King’s Call

Wayzata High School Theatre presents: The Woods-- An Original Devised Theatrical Experience

The Woods will be an original devised theater piece created by the ensemble with guidance from director, Sandra Struthers. The ensemble will take elements of folklore, urban legends, and spooky stories to create an immersive walk-through experience in the woods behind the high school. The perfect way to get into the Halloween spirit, audiences will be invited to walk along these haunted trails in safe, socially-distanced groups. Read more about Wayzata High School Theatre presents: The Woods-- An Original Devised Theatrical Experience

Fifth Annual Car Show

Join the St. Croix Valley community at Heppner’s Auto Body for their fifth annual car show. Enjoy a variety of classic cars, music and free food. There will be prizes given away as well the first 50 people that attend. If rain occurs, they will move the date to October 3. Read more about Fifth Annual Car Show

Online: Magic School Bus Club Session

Who’s to say schoolwork isn’t fun? With the Wayzata Community Ed STEM Club classes, your child will develop their problem solving, critical analysis and peer collaboration skills, all while learning about mechanical engineering basics! Students will be sent kits to use during their classes and can be picked up at the Community Ed center before classes begin. Read more about Online: Magic School Bus Club Session


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