Morning bird hikes will be offered at Washington County parks in October, including on Free Tuesdays in the parks. Learn more about the birds that call the St. Croix Valley home on a guided nature hike.
Irondale High School Marching Knights entertained the crowd that gathered for Mounds View’s parade last year.
The New Brigthon Ambassadors took their float down the road in the annual Mounds View celebration last year.
Boy Scout Troop 367 was one of the participants in the parade last year.
The Mounds View Lions Club was grilling up good eats at last year’s Festival in the Park.
“Elvis in the Park”
Mounds View’s annual city celebration, the Festival in the Park, is Aug. 16 in City Hall Park, 2401 County Rd. 10, behind Mounds View City Hall.
The Festival, now well into its fourth decade, features fireworks, food, drinks, a car show, parade and a 5K run, giving the city, as Mayor Joe Flaherty said at a June city council meeting, “an opportunity to celebrate itself.”
Mu Daiko Drumming from the Mu Performing Arts group will perform on Saturday, September 13 at 7:30pm. Mu Daiko has attracted a loyal and expanding audience with its annual concerts and has been instrumental in bringing nationally-renowned taiko artists to the Twin Cities. Mu Daiko members have performed with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Chamber Music Society of Minnesota, around the state, and across the country. Mu Daiko performs a variety of traditional and contemporary works, ranging from traditional taiko repertoire to original pieces composed by its members.
Flamenco: A Touch of Spain will be kicking off the Maplewood Performing Arts Theaters Fall Cultural Series on Saturday, September 6 at 7:30pm. This dynamic group features flamenco guitar virtuoso Michael Hauser, guitarist Dan Elsen, flutist and veteran jazz artist Chuck Armstrong, and bass player Tom Dades. Flamenco dancers complement the music with fiery and beautiful movement, lightning-fast footwork and colorful turns.
Christmas at the Monastery is the largest fundraiser for the Benedictine Sisters of St. Paul’s Monastery. It features silent and live auctions, a Benedictine Bakery and Candy Shoppe, a tree with handmade ornaments and cards, and wine and gift card walls. The public is invited to come and celebrate the season with the Sisters in their beautiful monastery. Guests will be inspired by seasonal prayer and music and sample fabulous hors d’oeuvres and beverages. Alumni and alumnae of the many schools in which the Sisters have taught will enjoy catching up with their teachers and friends.
The Roseville Visitors Association and the Friends of the OVAL Foundation kick off our 2nd Annual OVALumination on Friday, November 7, 2014, at the Guidant John Rose MN OVAL. OVALumination will run from November 7, 2014 – February 4, 2015.
Murray HS Class of 1964 will celebrate their 50th reunion over two days with a picnic in Como Park on September 5 and dinner @ Jimmy's (Vadnais Heights) on September 6, 2014. Call 651-644-1132 for more details.
The field at Lions Park will get some heavy use next week as the majority of the 2014 Huff n’ Puff Days softball tournament games will be held there. Lions Park is located at 3535 Laverne Ave. in Lake Elmo. (Linda Baumeister / Review)
The annual Lake Elmo Jaycees Huff n’ Puff Days are back next week for a 38th consecutive run Thursday, Aug. 7 through Sunday, Aug. 10.
Join us for the annual Great Neighbors' Duck Races during On The Road Again. Family fun activities and duck races throughout the day. Great prizes for every race! Purchase your ducks in advance or day-of. No cost for event.