Experience the Eclipse

Dodge Nature Center Shepard Farm Property 8946 70th Street S, Cottage Grove, MN

Experience one of nature’s most amazing spectacles—an eclipse. Come to Dodge on April 8, 2024, to safely view (glasses will be provided) the moon eclipse the sun. Join naturalists to learn how eclipses happen and what people long ago thought of eclipses. There will be plenty to do even if it’s cloudy. Preregistration is required. […]

$10

Earth Day Forest Bathing

Dodge Nature Center Shepard Farm Property 8946 70th Street S, Cottage Grove, MN

Forest Bathing is a slow-moving, deeply sensory, mindful and “bodyful” walk in nature that has shown to result in measurable physiological, cognitive and emotional benefits. Much like walking meditation or yoga, these activities can be practiced on one’s own, almost anywhere, and yet the benefits greatly increase with regular practice. And much like meditation or […]

$30

Woodbury Heritage Walk Sign Reveal

Valley Creek Park 11500 Valley Creek Road, Woodbury, MN

See the Heritage Walk come to life as the interpretive signs are revealed. A looped trail weaves through a planted pine forest and oak savanna. Along the way, eight stories introduce Woodbury’s past, connect us with today, and inspire our shared future. Keep your phone handy to scan QR codes and find out more about […]

Free

Washes for Wishes 2024

Pet Evolution 429 Commerce Drive, Woodbury, MN

Calling all dirty dogs … the canine kind that is. On April 27, Pet Evolution, the health-focused pet supply store dedicated to helping pets live the good life, will host its annual Washes for Wishes event at all Pet Evolution stores to benefit Make-A-Wish during its World Wish Month. Pet parents can bring their dogs […]

East Metro Symphony Orchestra presents “Pastoral”

St. Mark's Lutheran Church 2499 Helen Street N., St. Paul, MN

Woodbury-based East Metro Symphony Orchestra (EMSO) is pleased to present Pastoral. Admission to this concert is free. Donations in support of the orchestra’s work in the community are always appreciated. Suited for a springtime concert, Pastoral will feature several pieces that spark in the imagination visions of pastures and country life, as well as big […]

Free

Microchipping Day at Silvervine Cat Clinic

Silvervine Cat Clinic 2190 Eagle Creek Lane, Suite A, Woodbury, MN

Join us for our clinic’s microchipping day 9 a.m.–1 p.m. May 17 to increase your chance of reuniting with your cat if they become lost. A free microchip scan and one dose of parasite prevention are included. Cost: $40. An appointment is required. Plus, receive a coupon good for 10 percent off your next exam […]

$40

Belwin Bison Festival

Lucy Winton Bell Athletic Fields 15601 Hudson Rd. N., Afton, MN

Enjoy fun activities for all ages, including a 5k "Run with the Bison" Fun Run, live music, eco-arts, food trucks and the annual bison release. This beloved annual event features the release of the 2024 Northstar Bison herd onto Belwin’s Bison Prairie. In addition to the release, visitors can also enjoy fun activities for all […]

$10

Master Gardener Plant Sale

Washington County Fairgrounds 12300 40th Street N., Lake Elmo, MN

Mark your calendars now for the annual Plant Sale and Garden Expo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, hosted by University of Minnesota Extension Washington County Master Gardener Volunteer program. Home gardeners can buy a wide variety of plants, as well as nature and garden-themed crafts, and get their gardening questions […]

3rd Act Craft Brewery Jigsaw Puzzle Contest

3rd Act Craft Brewery 4120 Radio Dr., Woodbury, MN

Build a team of up to four and see how quickly you can complete a 500 piece puzzle. Prizes will be awarded to the top finishing teams. There will also be door prizes. All teams get to keep their competition puzzle. How does it work: Each team will receive the same puzzle concealed in a […]

$35

38th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament

Prestwick Golf Club 9555 Wedgewood Drive, Woodbury, MN

Support education in our community by participating in the chamber's 38th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament as a golfer, sponsor or by donating a raffle prize or swag bag item. Proceeds fund higher education scholarships to graduating high school seniors from the Woodbury Area. Last year, money raised from the event allowed the Chamber to award seven graduating high school […]

For the Love of Bluebirds

Belwin Education Site, Hilltop Classroom 1553 Stagecoach Trail S, Afton, MN

Bluebirds, often referred to as “Bluebirds of Happiness” are associated with feelings of joy, happiness, and harmony. This charismatic cavity nester is a thrill to watch and fun to learn about. This program will focus on identification characteristics, behaviors and songs. You will leave with all the information about how you can develop and maintain […]

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Women Walking

Savanna Center 795 Indian Trail, Afton, MN

Come and help us celebrate the seasonal changes in the natural world. Vernal Equinox, Summer Solstice, Autumnal Equinox, Winter Solstice, each brings us to a new season, a new place in our annual trip around the sun. We will gather together indoors to share easy, yogic centering exercises and a brief conversation about our theme. […]

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