Education & Community

Gingerbread House Contest

Think you have what it takes to be declared the ultimate winner?

This contest is open to all Maple Grove Residents and is FREE! Send us your photo of the best Gingerbread House you make this season. It can be made from any material and any size! The only rule is that the Gingerbread House must be made by YOU!

All ages are welcome to participate! Photos are due by December 12th, 2020 at 5 pm CT. Read more about Gingerbread House Contest

7th Annual Community Forum on Race

Online registration is open for the 7th Annual Community Forum on Race. Participation is free for the online event being held via Zoom on Wednesday, November 18, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

The Community Forum on Race is sponsored by the City of Brooklyn Park, City of Maple Grove, District 279 Osseo Area Schools, North Hennepin Community College, and the Northwest Suburban Integration School District. Read more about 7th Annual Community Forum on Race

5th Annual Chalkfest to Color Outside the Lines

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

Nature Quest

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!

Tickets are $25 per team... individuals, couples, or your whole household! Includes cool #parkexplorer wristbands for everyone! Read more about Nature Quest

Fifth Annual Car Show

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

Online: Magic School Bus Club Session

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


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