Health & Wellness

On May 4, Moving Day, the annual fundraising event for the Parkinson’s Foundation Minnesota chapter, exceeded its goal by raising $370,959. Funds go toward providing quality care for people living with Parkinson’s, research, resources for families and more.

Plymouth is home to 1,200 acres of park land, 124 miles of trails, and numerous health clubs and recreational opportunities. With an abundance of resources right outside the door, summer is the perfect time to try something new or pursue that long-standing fitness goal.

Punxsutawney Phil be darned—this winter lasted a whole lot longer than any person or creature could have anticipated. If you spent the extra weeks of shoveling wishing it would all melt away, you’re in good company.

LuAnn Weiss loves capturing her children’s lives in pictures. Her 7-year-old daughter Lydia plays summer soccer, which offers many opportunities for memory-laden photographs. Last year, Weiss was at one of Lydia’s games when it began to pour.

“Adorable” and “adoptable” are practically interchangeable at the Animal Humane Society of Golden Valley, where everyone is on a mission to find good homes and full bowls of chow for lovable furballs in need.

When you’re out and about and your dog is not, he is likely lazing around engulfed in dreams of snatching leashes and scarfing treats. With the flick of a wand and a wag of a tail, Fairy Dogparents can make those doggy dreams come true.

Each spring from April to May, students from local school districts gather at the Wayzata Country Club on Sunday afternoons and evenings to take etiquette classes through Wayzata’s cotillion program.  Now in its 19th season, the program annually instructs more than 300 children and teenagers from

The weather is warming and more Minnesotans are venturing outdoors. Make a day of it by packing a picnic and relaxing in one of Plymouth’s scenic parks.

Our attachment to animals is undeniable. The comfort we get from playing catch with a young puppy or snuggling up with a purring kitten are moments we cherish, but there is something different about a horse—so large, so powerful, yet so calm.

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