Education & Community

The Lost Art of Cursive Writing

​Discover a lost art! Learn to write in cursive the same way your ancestors did, as you experiment with old fashioned slate boards and ink and dip pens. You'll also decipher the cursive writing of Lake Minnetonka pioneers' diaries and letters, learning about their lives from their own words. By the end of class, you’ll be ready to put pen to paper and express yourself beautifully! Read more about The Lost Art of Cursive Writing

Chip & Clip Clinic

Could your pet use some grooming? The clinic is presenting an opportunity to get your pet’s nails trimmed and have a chip placed for safe tracking. All proceeds from the event will go towards benefitting the Consignment Cats of Secondhand Hounds program. Owners must bring a copy of each pet’s rabies vaccination to your appointment. Email to reserve your spot. Read more about Chip & Clip Clinic

Minnetonka Business Networking Event

This monthly event hosted by Accelerated Global Connections is a great way to grow your business along with others looking to do the same. You can expect to meet 50–100 people and listen to a speaker who’s aiming to motivate and educate listeners. There is a period of open networking, where there will be a business card exchange and complimentary appetizers. Consider this event when thinking about the future of your business.   Read more about Minnetonka Business Networking Event

Twin Cities Bead Bazaar

The Twin Cities Bead Bazaar, a semi-annual gathering of artists, crafters, jewelry designers and stone lovers, will be held once again at the Eisenhower Community Center in Hopkins, MN, on October 26 & 27. The show is hosted and organized by Edina's own Dakota Stones and Goody Beads. Dozens of local and nationally known vendors will offer their wide selection of semi-precious gemstones, beads, kit and patterns, and finished jewelry. Read more about Twin Cities Bead Bazaar

Tiger Tracks 5K and Family Run/ Walk

Earn your stripes and join the Minnesota Zoo for their annual Tiger Tracks 5K to raise money for wildlife conservation. The race starts at the Shady Oaks Picnic area and follows a course through the zoo on outdoor trails. Registered participants will receive free admission to the zoo on the event day and a commemorative t-shirt. Strollers are welcome. Read more about Tiger Tracks 5K and Family Run/ Walk

Minneapolis Monarch Festival

Celebrate the annual great migration of the monarchs from Minnesota to Mexico at Lake Nokomis this fall. Break out your best orange and black to walk in the costume parade or learn more about these incredible butterflies by tagging and releasing your own. You can explore the butterfly naturescape by the lake and even find out how you can help to protect the species in the future. Read more about Minneapolis Monarch Festival

Minneapolis Greek Festival

Experience a Taste of Greece at the Minneapolis Greek Festival at St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church. Try authentic Greek food, from gyros to baklava, while participating in the various cultural experiences available. It will be a weekend full of bookstores, boutiques and dancing finished off with a 5K run for Chloe’s Fight Rare Disease Foundation. Read more about Minneapolis Greek Festival


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