Lake Minnetonka welcomes its first-ever wakesurfing championship, in conjunction with the Spirit of the Lakes Festival. Amateur and professional wakesurfers will compete at Cook’s Beach, and spectators can watch from Surfside Beach. There will also be music, food, entertainment and more. Free. 8:30 a.m. Surfside Beach/Cook’s Bay; mnwsc.com Read more about Minnesota Wakesurf Championship
Sports, Health & Wellness
The Tour de Tonka is back for its ninth year, celebrating cycling and community with more than 2,500 participants. No one is too young or too old to join in the ride. Riders can choose from a 16-, 26-, 44-, 52- or 100-mile ride around the lake and surrounding areas. Ride begins and ends at Minnetonka High School. Registration costs vary based on length of ride. 7:30 a.m. Minnetonka High School, 18301 Highway 7, Minnetonka; 952.401.6800; minnetonka.k12.mn.us Read more about Tour de Tonka
The mind-body benefits of yoga can be excellent for people managing pain. If you are reticent about participating in a group yoga class, this is a safe and gentle way to try yoga for the first time and/or for chronic pain and stress reduction. This will be a 2-hour workshop at Read more about Yoga for Easing Your Pain Workshop
Change your body, your energy, your life! Biometrics One-on-One will change the way you think about diet and exercise. A Marsh signature program, it is scientifically-based and highly effective for losing weight, toning and feeling great. Biometrics integrates strength training with an easy-to-follow eating plan, resulting in positive change in body composition and sustainable weight loss. Come to an informed and free preview presentation. Read more about Biometrics One-on-One Information Session
The Marsh is pleased to introduce a new evening class that is open to non-members of The Marsh. Appropriate for anyone who can swim one lap. Water Safety Instructor Diane Pattridge works with all levels from beginners to triathletes. Class is limited to 6 for individualized attention. $20/class public price. Read more about Group Lap Swimming
The Marsh is pleased to introduce a new evening class in June that is open to non-members of The Marsh. This Water Variety class is a lap pool class in a fun, social and supportive setting. An upbeat approach incorporates range of motion, strength, endurance, core stability and balance. $20/class public price. Read more about Evening Pool Classes at The Marsh: Water Variety
Interested in sailing? Come to the open house to learn about the programs and facilities at the Wayzata Community Sailing Center. Event includes a free grill-out and, of course, free boat rides on Lake Minnetonka. Free. 4 p.m. Wayzata Community Sailing Center, 456 Arlington Circle S., Wayzata; 952.476.5875; wayzatasailing.org Read more about Wayzata Community Sailing Center Open House
This event will feature a variety of live and digital yoga classes for all ages and levels, with free giveaways and the opportunity to learn about memberships and franchise sales. This event is free and open to the public.
Highlights of the 24-hour event include: Read more about YogaFit Studios Launch Party
The first Excelsior Girl's Night Out of the season kicks off in downtown Excelsior on Thursday June 5.This season Excelsior Girl's Night Out is partnering with Go Red For Women and the American Heart Association. Come out opening night for exclusive Girl's Night Out store and restaurant specials. Enjoy live music right on Water St. Meet the women of the Excelsior Fire Department who will be doing hands only CPR demos. Tour the famous Mammo-a-go-go Mammogram bus or get a mammogram. To schedule a mammogram during the evening of June 5th call 952-993-2900. Read more about Excelsior Girl's Night Out Opening Night
This year the DNR is celebrating Arbor Day and Arbor Month by encouraging families to play in natural settings such as your backyard, a nearby woodlot, or forested area.
The 2014 State Arbor Month Celebration will be at Oak Hill Park in St. Louis Park. The event will give families a chance to play with nature, while watching some of the best tree climbers in the state compete at the Minnesota Tree Climbing Championship.
State Arbor Month Celebration Schedule: Read more about State Arbor Month Celebration and Minnesota Tree Climbing Championships