Education & Community

End Alzheimer's Walk

Join Stonecrest, Presbyterian Homes Senior Living for the annual Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. 

The END-ALZ walk will begin at 10:45am, on a paved, wheelchair/walker accessible, very short route.  In case of inclement weather, the walk will be held indoors.

After the Blessing of the Caregivers and the END-ALZ Walk, stay for hot dogs and refreshments, live music, and information regarding dementia-related resources.

Coco's Heart 5K Doggy Day

Bring your family, bring your pets, and enjoy a jog or a stroll with other pet lovers. Afterwards, join in for a variety of family- and pet-friendly activities, including vendor displays, give-aways, and a silent auction!

eBooks @ The Library

If you own an eReader and are struggling with how to use it, you will benefit from this class. Liz Gonzalez will walk you through demonstrations of free eBook downloads available through the library. And if you’re thinking about buying an eReader, you’ll be able to physically review some of the readers currently on the market. 6 p.m. Conference Room A & B, R.H. Stafford Library, 8595 Central Park Place; 651.731.1320; co.washington.mn.us

Minnesota SCORE

Starting a business? Thinking about starting a business? If yes, this class is for you. Get confidential business start-up advice and counseling at this free event. 3 p.m. Conference Room B, R.H. Stafford Library, 8595 Central Park Place; 651.275.8557; co.washington.mn.us

Operation Kidsafe Child Safety Event

Join Delmonico Dance, local law enforcement, first responders and Operation Kidsafe for a free child safety fair. There will be an ice cream truck for the kids.  Parents will receive a lifetime record of their child's digital fingerprints and a form that is ready to hand to law enforcement in an emergency, as well as valuable safety tips. Operation Kidsafe uses the latest equipment like the FBI and Secret Service.

Introduction to Dog Training

Does your pup have the upper hand? Train the little rascal to mind his manners with free sessions at the Animal Humane Society. This first session is for humans only, however, so leave Fido with an attentive sitter. No registration necessary. Free. 6:30 p.m. Animal Humane Society, 9785 Hudson Road; 651.730.6008; animalhumanesociety.org

Senior Surf Day

Still not comfortable with computers? Haven’t quite gotten the hang of surfing the web? If not, this class is for you. Let an experienced hand guide you through the process of checking out the Internet, and you’ll be caught up in no time. For adults ages 55 and older. Free. 8 a.m. R.H. Stafford Library, 8595 Central Park Place; 651.731.1320; co.washington.mn.us

Woodbury Lions Club Garage Sale

Every year the Woodbury Lions Club raises money for educational programs and people with sight and hearing impairments through a community garage sale. Woodbury residents scour their belongings for unwanted and unneeded items, and pick up some new treasures from their neighbors. Directories with location details can be purchased the night before the sale at multiple locations including Kowalski’s, Rainbow, Cub, Woodbury BP and more. Sale begins at 7:30 a.m. www.woodburylions.org

State Arbor Month Celebration and Minnesota Tree Climbing Championships

This year the DNR is celebrating Arbor Day and Arbor Month by encouraging families to play in natural settings such as your backyard, a nearby woodlot, or forested area.

The 2014 State Arbor Month Celebration will be at Oak Hill Park in St. Louis Park. The event will give families a chance to play with nature, while watching some of the best tree climbers in the state compete at the Minnesota Tree Climbing Championship.

State Arbor Month Celebration Schedule:

Primrose Spring Fling Family Fundraiser

Join Primrose School of Woodbury on for the annual Spring Fling fundraiser. Primrose is hosting a day of educational activities that will have you and your child learning and having fun, while also raising donations for a great cause. Families attending can enjoy create and take activities, inflatable obstacle course, face-painting, photo booth, gardening, lunch and more. Free parking is available on-site, and street-side.

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