November 2019

St. Therese of Woodbury welcomed guests to a fun night of bingo, beer and pretzels at 3rd Act Brewery in July. Funds from the event helped with St.

 

In September, Family Achievement Center hosted its Move to Your Own Groove All Abilities Race, giving kids and families an opportunity to enjoy distances from 50 meter

 

Woodbury’s Family Achievement Center hosted its awards day in May to celebrate its patients and families.

 
A tomahawk steak from Ren + Bos sits on a TAZ cutting board.

Get a jump on your shopping list with a few favorite grilling items, from a guy who knows a thing or two—local foodie Instagram influencer Justin Konopaski (@cooking_with_justin).

 
Two children on the court at Little Spikers tennis clinic.

Cure cabin fever with seasonal kids' activities from the Woodbury Parks and Recreation Department.

 
A reverse sear tomahawk steak cooked by Justin Konopaski, aka @cooking_with_justing.

A tomahawk steak is a ribeye with at least five inches of rib bone left intact—giving it a bit more drama, and a handy spot to grab it with your tongs.

 
Justin Konopaski, who runs the foodie Instagram @cooking_with_justin.

Woodbury’s Justin Konopaski is a 3M facilities engineer by day and foodie influencer by night.

 
The fall colors at the Woodbury Lions Veterans Memorial

Ron Hawkins' photo "Brilliant Autumn Colors at the Woodbury Lions Veterans Memorial" took third place in our City Landmarks category.

 
A chef prepares food for two guests at the Woodbury Community Foundation's Chef Fest.

Leave this year’s Chef Fest with a full tummy and a fuller heart—the Woodbury Community Foundation’s annual fundraiser returns for its fifth year.

 
June Fremont, who served as a Marine during World War II

As one of the pioneering women to serve in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II, June Fremont chatted with Eleanor Roosevelt, met Harry Truman and marched with other servicewomen behind the casket during President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s funeral procession.

 
A table stocked with healthy Thanksgiving and Christmas dishes.

Survive the six weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas by creating healthy, alternative dishes.

 
Kate Yapp and Keagan Eng, Girl Scout Gold Award winners

Keagan Eng and Kate Yapp earned are part of the six percent of Girl Scouts who achieve the Gold Award.

 
A collection of items for your Thanksgiving table from Small Things Fair Trade shop.

Small Things Fair Trade offers unique items for your Thanksgiving table from around the world.

 
Tamarack Nature Preserve stewards, from left, Dana Boyle, Pete Grasse, Jackie Cronin, Kerry Bieze and Stephanie Wang.

Hidden gem Tamarack Nature Preserve helps connect locals to their environment.

 
Sunlight streams through the changing leaves of the trees at Ojibway Park.

Woodbury has a proud park legacy.

 
A dog looks at an ornament on a Christmas tree.

The holidays are here, and it’s important to keep dogs in mind—it can be a dangerous time of year for them.

 
Smoked salmon and brie appetizer, made from a recipe by Lunds & Byerlys.

FoodE Expert Amy Goetz offers up a smoked salmon and brie appetizer that's perfect for your next gathering.

 
A family gathers around a table for Thanksgiving dinner

Our Woodbury Senior Living columnist reflects on how traditions help bond us to the ones we love.

 
An all-white kitchen designed by Interior Impressions.

Amy Leferink of Interior Impressions offers five common errors homeowners make.

 
Polly and Dennis Kegler

Polly Kegler has been a runner, and an aerobics girl, but now, at 75, she’s a lifter at UpLift with a changed attitude about health that has made all the difference.

 
A woman models winter fashion trends.

Keep up with the beauty and style trends this season.

 
The veterans memorial in Woodbury Lions Veterans Memorial Park

Woodbury veterans are honored and remembered in various ways this month.