Arts & Culture

Enjoying great music and lots of laughter while raising funds for the Music Department of the Maple Grove Senior High summarize this fun event. The highlight of the night was the performance by the duo SongBlast Dueling Guitars.

Arbor Lakes theatre has taken on a unique one-night showing of an art film entitled; Vermeer and Music: The Art of Love and Leisure.

Maple Grove Librarian Ann Pieri recommends these six books full of color, pictures and great ideas for your home.

The Home Improvement and Design Expo is heading to the Maple Grove Community Center on November 2 to give residents a head start on their latest home improvement projects. The event will run from 10 a.m.–5 p.m., with 150 exhibitors featuring the newest home improvement products and services.

For many Minnesotans, the beach and lakes provide a great source of summer fun. After all, we aren’t the land of 10,000 lakes for nothing. For the water-lovers of Maple Grove, the end of summer can be marked by the closing of local beaches.

As the sunlight shimmers through the layers of reds, oranges and greens it casts a dancing stained-glass pattern onto the carpeting of the Maple Grove library.

Robotics is a way students can learn and apply valuable science, technology and engineering skills. Osseo area schools offer a variety of opportunities for students at varying ages to participate in robotics programming.

Maple Grove residents Madeline Orzeske and Anisha Dharnipragada were honored to attend the 2013 Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama this year.

The Gold Award is the highest award that a girl can achieve in Girls Scouts and requires a significant time commitment for an 11th- or 12th-grader. More than 100 River Valleys Girl Scouts earned their Gold Award this year.

Carol Brendal was a student patrol in sixth grade. All grown up, Brendal still helps kids cross the street. She’s been a crossing guard for seven years, guiding students through the intersection of 101 and 89th on their way to and from Rush Creek Elementary School.

Your last chance to see a movie on the Green this year! Hotel Transylvania was released at this same time last year and set a new record for the highest-grossing September opening weekend ever.