Education & Community

JFK Assassination: The Mystery and Legend

Fifty years ago, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy devastated America, and his death remains shrouded in conspiracy theories. Panel members discuss varying theories while commemorating the 50th anniversary of the death of a beloved political figure. Healthy Living Center, YMCA Ridgedale, 12301 Ridgedale Drive, Minnetonka; 952.544.7708;

Fiesta Del Otoño

Explore Spanish culture with Minnetonka High School’s third-annual Fiesta Del Otoño celebration. Festivities include live entertainment, authentic cuisine and crafts. 952.401.5700

Freedom Veterans Day Salute

November is a month to celebrate those who have served our country; Take a few moments to thank them. Vetfriends invites everyone to plant a flag in their honor at this ceremony, which will include local dignitaries. Free. 10 a.m. 651.253.1712;

Halloween Enchanted Forest

A special night of trail trick-or-treating awaits you and the family at Lowry Nature Center’s Enchanted Forest Halloween. Visitors can enjoy a sweet and salty mix of popcorn and treats while watching live storytelling, a mad scientist skit and puppet show. Costumes are encouraged. Restricted to ages 2 and over. $9. 5–9 p.m. Lowry Nature Center, 7025 Victoria Drive, Victoria; 763.694.7650;

Chinese Culture Lesson

Those in business or interested in Chinese culture should make a point to attend this introductory session on basic protocol. The class is taught by Hong Kong native Margaret Li, who has offered Chinese cultural training to Fortune 500 companies for the past 20 years. Covered topics include table manners, dress codes, superstitions, negotiating skills, business etiquette and more. Youth 15–17 may register with a guardian. $25. 6–7:30 p.m.

Build Your Own Website

Stay current in our digital world by attending this workshop put on by Wayzata Community Education. The course will teach you how to create a website with multiple pages using a free text editor. Learn HTML basics and how to edit content design to fit your online needs. Bring a thumb drive if you plan on making the site go live so you can save the files for later use. $99. 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. B110 Computer Lab, Central Middle School, 305 Vicksburg Ln. N., Plymouth; 763.745.5213;


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