Home & Garden
Take the first step toward becoming a homeowner, and learn everything you need to know from local real estate experts, hosted by Resource Realty Group. This workshop will explore the entire home-buying process from beginning to end, with detailed stops along the way. Real estate experts will field questions about the ever-changing world of real estate, insurance policies, mortgage plans and processes, home inspections, household title services and more. All ages. 7–8 p.m. Read more about Maple Grove Home Buying Workshop
Celebrate the blossoming of spring with the annual perennial plant exchange, where you can trade your perennials (in pots or plastic bags) with local green thumbs who share your passion for gardening. This free event only lasts as long as there are plants available for trading so make sure to be prepared, rain or shine. The event will be hosted in the Maple Grove Community Center parking lot, near the skate park. All ages. Free admission. Read more about Perennial Plant Exchange
Any day now the buzz of lawn mowers will replace that of snow blowers. Prepare for spring cleaning at Maple Grove’s annual Home Improvement and Design Expo, where a vast array of home improvement professions will be represented. Local experts will field questions on everything from lighting to landscaping. Read more about Home Improvement and Design Expo
Many baby-boomers worry about the care needs for an elderly parent. Their parents may live with the uncertainty of chronic illness and disability and have a whole host of planning issues. However, either caregivers are overwhelmed with conflicting information or don't know where to seek help. Such a lack of information, or the wealth of conflicting information, adds to their anxiety about caring for an elderly parent. Indeed, it takes a team to protect an elderly person and every aspect of planning should be addressed. Read more about The Meaning of Empowerment: The Slippery Slope of Incapacity
Heidi Heiland will share ways to create your own plant containers with a unique assortment of beautiful plants and container embellishments to help connect with plants and nature to relieve stress, sharpen mental skills, and improve your overall wellbeing. Read more about 11th Annual Planter Party and Workshop
Trillium Woods, a resort-style retirement community opening in summer 2015, is hosting a Designed by You event for prospective residents.
Guests will meet Trillium Woods’ new Selections Coordinator for styling options and popular design trends, get their questions answered and learn the advantages of planning ahead. Guests can also tour a beautiful, newly completed Selections Room, model apartment and community scale plan. Enjoy lunch while exploring the design options for personalizing your future residence. Read more about Designed by You