Sports, Health & Wellness

The Longest Day

SilverCreek on Main will host its annual Longest Day fundraiser to end Alzheimer's on June 21.

Residents, staff and members of the Maple Grove Fire and Police Departments (along with other area agencies) will ride a Nu-Step Fitness Recumbent Bike for 12 hours in shifts of 15 minutes. The ride raises money for those affected by Alzheimer's. Organizers say they raised more than $7,000 last year.

The event will also feature planking world record holder Andy Steinfeldt and former Minnesota Vikings linebacker Pete Bercich.

White Bear Lake Boat Show

Over 50 rare and classic boats come together again on White Bear Lake along with parts, memorabilia and exhibits about Minnesota’s centuries-old boatbuilding history. Browse vendors, check out the swap meet and vote for this year’s best boats!

Donuts and Dogs 5K

Grab your fluffy friend and a donut to work it all off as you walk or run along the trail. Proceeds of this event support Secondhand Hounds, a nonprofit animal rescue in Minnesota that works to provide a safe shelter, proper veterinary care and daily necessities for pups.

Alone at the Top - Lonnie Dupre

Meet arctic explorer and mountain climber, Lonnie Dupre, and hear about his dramatic, near-fatal ascent of the Alaskan peak Denali described in his book “Alone at the Top,” and his most recent attempt to ascend Mt. Hunter and Mt. Lucania.

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Make an impact on your community by walking or running in time or untimed races ranging in distances from 1K to 5K. Susan G. Komen’s Race for the Cure is invested in raising awareness, funding and support for curing breast cancer. All ages. Prices vary. All day.

Lake Minnetonka Half Marathon

Run the scenic route through Lake Minnetonka in one of the state’s most beautiful half-marathons and support Freshwater and their work to improve the water quality of the lake! There’s a relay option and a kids’ run too. All ages. $65+. 7:00 a.m. start.

Bud Break 5K and Daffodil Dash

Say hello to spring with the 22nd annual Arboretum 5K run/walk and 1K Daffodil Dash for kids! The certified asphalt course winds through the beautiful gardens of the Arboretum.

Meditation: An Antidote to Stress

Explore the healing power of meditation and learn how to create peace in your life in spite of the stress around you. This simple technique can be practiced daily for health, serenity, and joy. You will be able to have a firsthand demonstation. Facilitated by Nira Sheth, long time meditator.

NCAA Basketball Tournament Final Four

Visit U.S. Bank Stadium to experience Minnesota’s fourth time hosting this exciting basketball championship. Enjoy a variety of basketball themed activities and sit back and watch a fast-paced ball game or two.

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