Looking for a more exciting way to do yoga? Check out laughter yoga, a monthly yoga meet that focuses on accessible yoga while reducing stress with happiness and laughter. This is not your typical yoga, and you’re sure to leave feeling lighter. Wear light, loose clothing and be ready to laugh! Ages 16 and older. $5 for residents, $7 for non-residents. 6:30 p.m. Yogamn, 3900 Vinewood Lane; 763.509.5200
Sports, Health & Wellness
Progressive® Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show® returns to the Minneapolis
Convention Center January 19 – 22, 2017 with four days of summer fun for the
whole family. The annual winter favorite is the best place to escape the deep
freeze, offering visitors a one-stop shop with sales on hundreds of new
boats, innovative marine accessories, and the latest in fishing
and outdoor gear.
Work up an appetite before your Thanksgiving feast at the Turkey Day 5K in downtown Minneapolis. This fun family event is for everyone, whether you’re sprinting, running, walking or strolling with your kids. Participants receive a long-sleeve running T-shirt, food and hot beverages before the race. Parking is available at various downtown locations and all street parking meters are free for the holiday.
Open House 10AM, Sept 26, 28, 30, Clifton E. French Regional Park
Pose is a unique 75-minute yoga glow party designed to connect
participants of all experience levels as it brings the party to your
4th of July, hundreds of golfers come to Hollydale to enjoy the
course's anniversary celebration. Patrons draw their greens fee from a
basket containing rates that date back to 1965 when it was just $3 for
18 holes! Complimentary food and drinks are served all day and guests
can enjoy happy hour beer prices.
Reservations are required. Golfers can reserve their time starting two weeks before the 4th of July by calling 763-559-9847.
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.
September 27 Celebrate sisterhood at Women Run the Cities, one of ESPN’s top five races for women in the nation. Organizers say that this popular event—featuring 10-mile and 10K runs, a 5K run/walk and a girls’ 1-mile run—is great for experienced runners and newbies alike. The courses start and finish at gorgeous Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis, and track along the Mississippi River. Register online; spots fill up quickly. Girls’ run open to ages 4–12. Prices vary by registration date and distance; $15–$70 and up.
Brad Robinson and author Linda Tedford will be signing copies of Brad’s just-released book, “The Price of Victory and the Fear of Innovation,” at Brightwater Clothing & Gear in downtown Excelsior on Saturday, June 6.
Hone your wellness know-how. An array of health screenings, educational opportunities, samples, giveaways, vendors and prizes will be available to boost your confidence (and immune system). No registration required. Free. 1–4 p.m. Plymouth Creek Center, 14800 34th Ave. N.; 763.509.5280; plymouthmn.gov.