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Each October is designated as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  In 2017 the City of Maple Grove was approached by representatives from Domestic Violence Action and Awareness, a social justice program of St.

A photograph offers a unique opportunity to capture activities and places you want to remember but also people and things you want to make sure you never forget. Molly Starkey shares some insight about her winning image.
 

With the spirit of the Fourth of July,  many will proudly wave our nation’s flag. Commander Earl Buchan, of the Osseo/Maple Grove American Legion, led the Legion’s color guard for almost 20 years and is quite familiar with the unified standard of how to properly handle the American flag.

Living in Maple Grove since 2008, Tracy Walsh captured this photograph when her husband, Ryan, and their son, Evan, were splashing water at each other on a hot summer day.

The labyrinth of Greek mythology was meant to confuse, built by Daedalus for the King of Crete, in an effort to hold the Minotaur. Luckily, the labyrinth in Maple Grove’s Central Park proves less hazardous.

While being an animal lover, Kelsey Kunkel has also discovered a growing love for photography. The combination of the two has paid off. She won second place in the Pets category of the 2017 Focus on Maple Grove photo contest with her photo entitled Deep Thoughts.

Many a father and daughter in and around Maple Grove and Osseo have carved out a tradition of attending the annual Once Upon a Time Dance. Heading into its 11th year, the event has seen exponential growth.

T-ball is a great introduction to baseball which focuses on basic skills and teamwork, but most of all on having fun. Kids have the chance to field the ball, make plays and hit balls either from a tee stand or from a coach’s pitch.

Readers, you voted for your favorite businesses in a bunch of fun categories this year, from restaurants to doggy daycares to fitness spots.

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Saturday, April 25
[Benefits & Fundraisers]
Breanna’s Star is our main fundraising event held each spring to help support Breanna’s Gift, an organization bringing smiles to seriously ill children through the magic of the arts.
Repeats every day until Sat May 30 2020.
Friday, May 29, Saturday, May 30
[Arts & Performance], [For the Kids]
This opera for babies uses parachutes to create an intimate world of wonder and interaction.