Arts & Culture

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) Minnesota held its annual fundraising event in September in Elm Creek Park. PurpleRideStride was hosted by Camille Williams, former anchor at KARE 11.   

Maria Paula Cadena Amortegui, a member of this year's Prep Elite.

Osseo Senior High student hopes to pursue a career in engineering and travel the world.

Alex Edstrom of Heritage Christian Academy, a member of this year's Prep Elite.

One of Heritage Christian Academy's top students is also a multi-sport athlete and youth mentor.

A hosta in Larry the Hosta Guy's garden.

Larry Welliver and his wife Kathy are growing an oasis of hostas at their Maple Grove home.

A shot of the Maple Grove Government Center reflected in a nearby body of water.

Local photographer captures the Maple Grove Government Center at sunset for our photo contest.

Amber Olson looks at her homegrown fruits and vegetables in her Maple Grove garden.

What if getting the freshest and cleanest produce was as easy as walking out of your front door?

A musician plays a guitar at the Maple Grove Concert on the Lawn in Central Park.

Maple Grove plans a day of live music in Central Park.

Yellow flowers, an example of how to trim flowers.

How to keep plants healthy in the summer heat.

Two halves of a model brain.

After listening to "Invisibilia," your brain will never think about itself in the same way ever again.

A woman reads a parenting book about school.

"Wise Guy" by Guy Kawasaki and "Countdown to College" by Monique Rinere are two recently published books that help parents and caregivers navigate the school process–and life.

A painting by Dan McAvey, adult education director at the Maple Grove Arts Center.

Dan McAvey teaches several classes and serves as the adult education director and member of the Board of Directors at the Maple Grove Arts Center.

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