This fun evening includes live music by Trailer Trash Band, the ever-popular Wall of Wine, and Emily Engberg, our MC and event auctioneer. There is always a very LIVELY live auction and a silent auction with something for everyone from tickets to a sporting event to those for the theater and opera. And as we’re an arts program, there are several works of art available, in addition to an Art by YOU project so you can express your creative side. You’ll enjoy hearty appetizers, desserts and a full cash bar. Read more about Breanna's Star: A Night of Art, Celebration and Giving
Benefits & Fundraisers
Royal Golf Club will serve as the stunning new venue for Canvas Health’s signature chef competition event. This special evening includes delightful chef creations and wine pairings, exciting auctions, and an inspiring program. Added bonus: guests vote for their favorite chef to be crowned Top Chef of the Valley! Read more about Valley Vine & Harvest Throwdown
This Stomp Out Suicide 5K fun run and walk is a meaningful way for families and individuals to connect with resources, raise funds, and be a part of a supportive community. The day is filled with fun activities including facepainting, food trucks, live music, sign making, and more. Participants are encouraged to honor their loved ones with photos, t-shirts, and messages. Read more about Stomp Out Suicide 5K
Join us for a Sleigh + Sled Brunch @ The Royal Club!
Grab your family and embrace this Minnesota winter! Take a ride on a horse drawn sleigh, roast s'mores, or enjoy brunch at Arnie's. All profits from the event benefit Headwaters Relief Organization.
BYOS: Bring your own sled!
Saturday, February 29th
10:00am - 2:00pm
$50: Brunch, Sleigh Ride, Ice Fishing, Raffle Entry
$35: Brunch + Sleigh Ride
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Join the South Uptown neighborhood at this annual fundraising chili festival. Hot chili and fixings will be served—vegetarian options available—along with drinks and desserts. Bid in the silent auction and get the chance to win a door prize. All proceeds will go to support the Joyce Uptown Food Shelf. All ages. 612.370.4907 Read more about Chilly Chili Fest
The Minneapolis Polar plunge challenges you to dive into the icy waters of Bde Maka Ska, but the reason will warm your heart. All proceeds raised will go to support Special Olympics Minnesota. All ages. 763.270.7119 Read more about Minneapolis Polar Plunge
Shop at Woodbury Barnes & Noble on Dec 7th to support Woodbury Elementary's Book Fair! Woodbury Elementary will receive a portion of your purchases that day (including B&N Cafe purchases) when you mention you're there to support their book fair. If you can't make it in, shop online at bn.com from Dec 7-12, using Book Fair ID#12575965 at check-out. Read more about Woodbury Elementary Book Fair at Barnes & Noble
Shop in-store at Woodbury Barnes & Noble on Dec 1st to support Liberty Ridge Elementary's Book Fair! Liberty Ridge will receive a portion of your purchases that day (including Cafe purchases) when you mention you're there to support their book fair. Or shop online at bn.com from December 1-6, using Book Fair ID#12574174 at check-out.
Check with Liberty Ridge Elementary PTA for specific activities planned during the Book Fair! Read more about Liberty Ridge Elementary PTA Book Fair
Make room for that Thanksgiving feast with a 2K or 8K race for a good cause. Bring the family along to kick off the holiday season and raise money for Hastings Family Service. Preregister for the 8K to receive this year’s commemorative Gobble Gait t-shirt.
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Stop in to shop on Nov 30th at Woodbury Barnes & Noble in support of Woodbury High School's AVID program! B&N contributes a % of all sales made in support of this program on Nov 30th in store, and for five days afterwards on bn.com. Be sure to mention you're there to support WHS or provide the Bookfair ID# 12558599 when you check out... and remember all of your Cafe purchases that day will also contribute to their cause! There will also be a special appearance at 1PM by Hudda Ibrahim, author of "Somalia to Snow: How Minnesota Became Home to Somalia." Read more about Woodbury High School's AVID Program Bookfair