So much time in quarantine may have your professional skills feeling a bit rusty. Business owners, sales professionals and entrepreneurs alike can attend this monthly seminar to polish up and learn alongside peers in the business world. Read more about Accelerated Global Connections (ACG) Talks Live Broadcast Online Event
Education & Community
5th Annual Chalkfest Will Color Outside the Lines
Virtual Event is August 29th and 30th
Mural Tour Runs: Aug. 15st – Sept. 30th
WHAT: 5th Annual Chalkfest at Arbor Lakes
Due to the pandemic, Chalkfest will take on a different shape this year without losing the “wow” factor that has drawn tens of thousands of artists and guests to Maple Grove every year. In fact, this year’s event has the potential to draw millions! Read more about 5th Annual Chalkfest to Color Outside the Lines
Family-friendly SCAVENGER HUNT for all ages and abilities!
Held at Elm Creek Park Reserve, French Regional Park and Hyland Lake Park Reserve- Choose one or explore all three!
Begins Friday August 7 at 5AM, runs through Sunday August 9 at 4PM. Hunt as much (or as little), as you like!
Have an enriching day with the community attending workshops and having thoughtful conversations at the third annual Because Black Life Conference. The event includes a breakfast and lunch with the registration fee, and all the workshops are included. Read more about Because Black Life Conference
Join the St. Croix Valley community at Heppner’s Auto Body for their fifth annual car show. Enjoy a variety of classic cars, music and free food. There will be prizes given away as well the first 50 people that attend. If rain occurs, they will move the date to October 3. Read more about Fifth Annual Car Show
Who’s to say schoolwork isn’t fun? With the Wayzata Community Ed STEM Club classes, your child will develop their problem solving, critical analysis and peer collaboration skills, all while learning about mechanical engineering basics! Students will be sent kits to use during their classes and can be picked up at the Community Ed center before classes begin. Read more about Online: Magic School Bus Club Session
Get out your painting supplies and take advantage of the City of Plymouth’s Adult Arts Program virtual tutorials. For $40, learn to paint the beautiful and bright flowers that blossom in the summer with video tutorials provided by the City of Plymouth’s Connect to Rec Virtual Recreation program. Read more about Virtual Palette Up! Sunflower Farm at Home
The 10th annual Reading is Fun 5K will be a virtual event. Stay healthy and support media centers in Osseo Area Schools by running or walking your preferred route between August 1 – 12. Over the past decade, proceeds from this family-friendly activity have allocated nearly $70,000 to media centers in Osseo Area Schools. Read more about Reading is Fun 5K Goes Virtual
Experience dyslexia - This simulation lets participants experience some of the challenges and frustrations faced by people with dyslexia. Participants are guided through 7 stations simulating learning tasks commonly encountered in the classroom or workplace. These activities are followed by a brief discussion focusing on experiences shared.
This thought-provoking activity is for teachers, parents, or anyone interested in better understanding the lives of individuals with dyslexia. Read more about Dyslexia Simulation Experience