Now in its 29th year, this tournament has awarded just under $150,000 in scholarships to local students who are pursuing their post-secondary degrees, and helped send many area youngsters to YMCA Camp. Ticket prices include lunch, golfing, and a social hour and awards banquet at the end of the tournament. Dinner may be purchased separately for additional cost. $175 single golfer, $700 foursome, $30 players cards, $30 dinner. 1 p.m. Prestwick Golf Course, 9555 Wedgewood Drive; 651.578.0722; woodburychamber.org.
Sports, Health & Wellness
Brad Robinson and author Linda Tedford will be signing copies of Brad’s just-released book, “The Price of Victory and the Fear of Innovation,” at Brightwater Clothing & Gear in downtown Excelsior on Saturday, June 6.
Learn all those Latin dances you hear about. Instructor Tricia Wood will be teaching the salsa, merengue and cha-cha in this sizzling summer series. 4 weeks for $50. 6–7 p.m. May 12, 19 and 26, and June 2. Registration required. Valley Creek Room, Central Park, 8595 Central Park Place; 651.714.3583; danceandentertain.com.
Summer is soon here, and what better time to visit the park? Visit any Washington County Park for free on May 5. No vehicle permit is required, so there’s no reason not to take advantage of the great weather. All day, any Washington County Park. Visit co.washington.mn.us to see a full list of park locations, hours, trails and activities.
We Are Well Within, Woodbury is a community wide health initiative that unites residents, community leaders and businesses in a fun-filled educational and motivational health and wellness event beginning May 1st, 2015 until August 3rd, 2015. Teams of 4 or 5 and individuals receive points for participating in the offered events at no cost to win prizes! Programs, workshops, events and activities are offered in the following categories:
EXERCISE - Activities, Competitions & Workouts
NUTRITION – Educational workshops and presentations on healthy eating
Spring may be just around the corner, but tough Minnesotans know that to keep warm, you’ve got to keep moving. Runners from around the Twin Cities will brave the brisk weather to kick off their running season. Whether this is your hundredth race or you’re still learning to tie your tennis shoes (that’s right, kids, you can join, too!), be sure to join in the fun and the post-race party featuring classic Minnesota dishes, a lumberjack costume contest and a winter beard competition. $45–$65 until March 2; $51–$71 until race day. 9 a.m.
It’s a wonderful feeling to be at a wedding and whip out some moves that keep the party going. Whether you consider yourself a good dancer, or you want to become one, this four-week series will give you the skills and confidence to tear up the dance floor.
Looking to start running, but not sure where to start? Looking to up your mileage, but craving some company? Woodbury’s Running Room Run Club is free and open to everyone in the community, welcoming runners of all skill levels. Show up and let the pack mentality carry you through a great local run with great local friends. Wednesdays. Free. 6 p.m.
Still feeling that World Cup fever from last summer? Bielenberg Sports Center offers adult open soccer Wednesdays and Fridays year-round. Bring your friends to the field house and enjoy the most popular game in the world while escaping the winter cold. No pre-registration is necessary; just bring your cleats and your A-game. $6. Noon–2 p.m. Bielenberg Sports Center, 4125 Radio Drive; 651.714.3740; ci.woodbury.mn.us
JOAD is a program of USA Archery that teaches archery to young people, provides opportunities for awarding achievement, and helps archers enjoy the sport recreationally or progress to the excitement of competition.
St. Croix JOAD will be starting its winter training session on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 6:30.