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Storybooks Alive, a group of volunteer performers who seek to instill a love of reading in children.

Words come to life in a special way, thanks to Storybooks Alive, a group of volunteers, who put on exciting, no-frills adaptations of children’s favorite literature.

The founder and members of the Rediscover U divorce support group for women

Rediscovering U is a community for women to find themselves again before, during or after their divorces.

Church, cross, stations of the cross

For more than 40 years, St. Joseph the Worker has played host to a Living Stations of the Cross Service.

A puppy from Safe Hands Rescue

In 2006, Hurricane Katrina devastated parts of the country, leaving many lives and homes from central Florida to eastern Texas in shambles. For Lynne Bengston, the need to head to the area of devastation and help the animals that had been displaced in the wake of the storm was top of mind.

Single Circles square dancing

Tell people you’re going to a Single Circles gathering, and they might think you’re headed to a dating event. Nope. Not really. This group has a queen/king and banner raids, but we’ll get to that.

Voting for the 2019 Best of Maple Grove survey is now closed. The results of our annual readers’ choice survey will be printed in July, in our special Best of edition of Maple Grove Magazine, and we'll need your help to fill it with the best Maple Grove has to offer.

franchise owner nty clothing exchange children's orchard

Erin Hente had more in mind than building a successful business. “It’s not so much about just having businesses in the area, it’s about contributing to our community,” says Hente, owner of Maple Grove’s NTY Clothing Exchange and Children’s Orchard.

The ISD 279 Foundation is raising money to give students an even more fulfilling education

Providing local students with additional learning and developmental opportunities is the mainstay of the ISD 279 Foundation.

The Winnebago were hardly given a chance to build a home in Maple Grove before they were removed.

People & Families

First Place: Sister Shadow Play by Mindy Gallagher
Second Place: True Happiness by Lisa Kirvan
Third Place: All the Fall Feels by Mindy Gallagher

Mindy Gallagher and her youngest daughter, Fiona, take “adventure walks” during which Fiona leads her mother to lakes and ponds, friends’ houses, the woods and beyond. The fall leaves were dancing in a gentle breeze one evening when the two stumbled upon a park.

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Saturday, July 13
[Benefits & Fundraisers], [Education & Community], [Home & Garden]
Step Into 11 Gorgeous Gardens at the 2019 Hennepin County Master Gardener Learning Garden Tour Are you looking for garden inspiration? Are you a garden enthusiast looking for a great way to spend a beautiful summer day? Join us for the Hennepin County Master Gardeners’ annual Learning Garden Tour beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 13, 2019.
Saturday, June 8 to Sunday, June 9
[Arts & Performance]
Chalkfest at Arbor Lakes, presented by Minneapolis Northwest Tourism, is a free, 2-day street art festival with entertainment, food, and family fun!

Event Galleries

Take a look at photos from events in your community.