For veterans like Maple Grove legionnaire Kristy Ann Janigo, Memorial Day has always held a special meaning. From a young age, she attended Memorial Day commemorations with her grandfather, a World War II veteran. “It was always very impactful for me,” she says.
Arts & Culture
True Happiness placed second in our Focus on Maple Grove photo contest’s People and Families category.
Top off the season’s celebrations with a New Year’s Eve party from 2-6 p.m. at the Maple Grove Community Center. The special event has become an annual tradition, which offers residents a family-friendly option to bid adieu to the year and celebrate new beginnings.
December is a busy time at the American Swedish Institute.
Learn how the Twin Cities community celebrates this Swedish folk holiday.
Helping others has brought one family even closer together.
Maple Grove Arts Center CEO/founder Lorrie Link was born on Christmas Day, and her sister was born on Christmas Eve.
Advisory board member Jennie Zafft shares a heartwarming Christmas tradition.
Cross Community Players, which has been offering local theater for 39 seasons, presented the classic production with a cast of 55 actors, ranging in age from 6–76, and eight families had siblings, parents and children, all sharing the stage.
Fall Snowfall garnered second place in the Wildlife and Nature category in our annual Focus on Maple Grove photo contest.
With the advent of the podcast era, the revival of the audio drama is in full swing. Here are a couple of our favorites.