The National Education Association (NEA) celebrates Read Across America Day on March 2. The event is designed to help motivate kids to read, promote the joys of reading to students of all ages, and make all children feel valued and welcome.
Last year’s inaugural Taste Fore the Tour event raised enough donations for the VEAP food pantry to create over 1 million meals for families in the Twin Cities.
Early in March generous supporters of St. David’s Center celebrated 31 years of hosting its annual gala event which helps provide opportunities for children of all abilities to shine their brightest.
Over 400 Hopkins Public Schools patrons connected at the Marriott Minnetonka Southwest ballroom in February for Hopkins Education Foundation Royal Bash 2020. The event raised $301,600 to benefit students through grants and district-wide endeavors.
Tonkadale Greenhouse’s Third Thursdays story times are a popular chance for kiddos to learn more about plants and gardening, through books, movement and other activities (including an optional take-home planting project).
Tonkadale Greenhouse hosted a “family and dog-friendly fundraiser” to benefit Underdog Rescue, which featured an auction, food and beverage vendors, adoptable pets, a photo booth and more.
On New Year’s Day, chilly and brave divers hopped into the frigid waters of Lake Minnetonka in Excelsior for ALARC’s 30th annual ice dive, which supports the Wounded Warrior Project and a couple of local organizations.
In 1994, JDW Cotillions founded the Wayzata Cotillion program. Next month, they’ll celebrate 26 years of involvement in the community.
In October, Tonkadale Greenhouse hosted its popular houseplant runway show, where visitors could “find the right plants for the right places, showcased down o