Education & Community

Dyslexia Simulation Experience

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

Home Buying Workshop

Whether you are in the market for a new home or have owned a home in the past, the Maple Grove Library invites you to attend a home buying workshop, guided by professionals with over 50 years of combined experience in the home buying industry. We will also discuss past credit issues, lack of down payment or other obstacles that prevent you from buying a home, so you can be on your way to being a homeowner. All ages. Free to attend. 7-8 p.m. Maple Grove Library, 8001 Main St.; Read more about Home Buying Workshop

Wayzata Chilly Open

Visit Wayzata for its biggest, chilliest community event of the year. Enjoy free skating on Wayzata Bay and a movie night in the heated 19th Hole Tent with heartwarming hot cocoa and tasty treats. Watch colorful kites overtake the sky for the Snowkiting event. Finish the festival with the ticketed Golf Tournament and annual Chili Cook-Off. All ages. 952.473.9595 Read more about Wayzata Chilly Open

2020 Saint Paul Winter Carnival

The Winter Carnival is back for 2020! This year’s events will include ice carvings, merchandise and food sales, music and much more. Bring out the whole family and come join the fun at the recently renovated Rice Park and Landmark Center. This all-day event will be a fun time for everyone in the winter months. All ages.  Read more about 2020 Saint Paul Winter Carnival

Evidence Management Training

The Evidence Management Institute provides comprehensive and relevant evidence management training for evidence professionals that meets the unique and changing needs of today’s evidence room operations.

The two-day EMI Evidence Management Professional Certification class focuses on principles, processes and problem solving to equip evidence personnel with the essential knowledge and skills required to ensure the integrity of all of the evidence in your agency’s property room.

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Museum Open House

The Maple Grove Historical Society welcomes everyone to head on over to the Maple Grove History Museum to see what’s new this month. With a purpose to preserve and educate the community, you’ll never know what you’ll learn about our area. All ages. Read more about Museum Open House

Home Buying Workshop

Any season is home buying season. Be prepared. Local experts are hosting this home purchasing workshop. Topics will cover steps through the buying process and address fears and misconceptions about home buying. All ages. 612.213.0006 Read more about Home Buying Workshop

Moon Glow Pedestrian Parade

Kick off the first day of the historic 2020 MN Winter Carnival with this celebration of lights. Get decked out in all your glow gear and join the parade as it makes its way from the Landmark Center to Kellogg Mall Park. Compete in this year’s new KIDS’ decorating contest by adorning your stroller, a wagon, yourself or other nonmotorized forms of transportation in light. The contest categories include best use of lights, most creative and best Winter Carnival related entry. 651.223.7400 Read more about Moon Glow Pedestrian Parade


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