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It's that time of year again: The Focus on Maple Grove photo contest has returned for its 6th year of beautiful photos of our community.

Life is full of choices: where to go for dinner, how to make your home more welcoming, when to get your eyes checked, what to get dad for his birthday, who can best help bring the kid’s grades up, where to get good advice. Take it from us, you’re not the first to ask.
 

Sunshine, laughter, family and fun are all key ingredients for a fantastic summer. This image titled “Watch and Learn,” taken by photographer Christa Adamczyk, radiates the feeling of summer.

Today, caring for aging parents means asking questions like, “Where will mom and dad live?” “What is their current lifestyle?” and “What types of care facilities are out there?” Rose Arbor and Arbor Lakes are two senior living centers in the Maple Grove community that provide answers to these que

The owners of the Maple Grove Travel Leaders agency, Sandy Lovick and her son Dave Lovick, were recently given the “Associate of the Year” award by the Travel Leaders Network. Sandy has been interested in travel since backpacking in Europe at age 18.

Maple Grove Magazine is proud to have received a gold medal in the Feature Design category of the Minnesota Magazine and Publishing Association Awards.

Placing second in the Activities & Events category of the 2016 Focus on Maple Grove photo contest, Christa Adamczyk stood out as a photographer. The image features her son Lucas and nephew Roman. “We were soaking up the last little bit of summer,” she says.

Each year, the West Suburban Fire Academy in Maple Grove provides firefighter training to volunteers who are then certified in fewer than six months. After another successful term, the time for new participants to apply is right around the corner.

FOOD & RESTAURANTS

Best Patio Dining
3 Squares
Redstone American Grill
The Lookout Bar and Grill

“Paisley is my very first dog, I never grew up with pets,” says Maple Grove resident Megan Smith. After 6 years, Paisley Pebbles Smith, a Shih-Tzu Bichon mix, or “shih-chon,” has a special place in the heart of the Smith family that includes Smith’s husband Ryan and son Roman, who is 4.

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Wednesday, January 29
[Arts & Performance]
Local author Hanley will discuss her first book, "Matka" which is based on the true story of the author's grandmother during and after World War II.
Friday, December 20 to Sunday, December 22
[Arts & Performance]
The Nutcracker Ballet presented by Ashley Ballet Arts Academy