Sports, Health & Wellness
The Lake Minnetonka Figure Skating Club (LMFSC) is hosting its 11th annual Winter Extravaganza event on Saturday, December 7. Enjoy an afternoon of skating exhibitions, silent auction bidding and holiday treats while helping those in need obtain warm winter clothing.
Gaze at the stars indoors in the star dome at the Lowry Nature Center. Learn the ins and outs of winter constellations and hear myths and legends of their creations. Make glow–in–the–dark constellations to adorn your ceiling. Give back during the holidays by donating $1 to the Wonder Fund, an organization that creates park opportunities for school groups. 763.694.7650.
Get into the holiday spirit early and channel your inner turkey. Hosted by Chaska high school DECA students and the Chaska Rotary Club, the event will feature three races including a 5K, a quarter-mile, and a 1-mile race for kids. All racers receive a timing chip, T-shirt, snacks and beverages. Free child care is provided and proceeds benefit the End Polio Now Campaign and Chaska DECA. 7:30–10:30 a.m. 612.386.6155.
Join Life Time Fitness and the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum as they host the last Zen and tranquil yoga session of the year on the arboretum grounds. Zone out with a period of relaxation and exercise while enjoying the gardens. Bring your own mat, water bottle and towel. 952.443.1400.
This month, the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum educates those itching to know the eating habits and diets of prehistoric plant eaters. Hunt for plants in the greenhouse, view spores with a microscope, create a fern print and begin growing a prehistoric plant. Noon–4 p.m. 952.443.1400.
Join us for Fun, Fitness and Community!
This great event features a 10K, 5K, and a 1.5 Family Fun Run. 10K participants will receive a wicking shirt and 5K and 1.5 participants will receive a t-shirt.
Enjoy food and inflatables after the race. All races start and end at Groveland Elementary School in Minnetonka. The runners will enjoy the lake views and beautiful trail system. Stick around and enjoy food and inflatables after the race. This is a Groveland PTA sponsored event open to the entire community.