Benefits & Fundraisers

Breanna’s Star: a Night of Art, Celebration and Giving

Breanna’s Star is a Night of Art, Celebration and Giving in support of Breanna’s Gift, an organization bringing classes & workshops in visual arts, dance, music, theater and “Art Takeout” to children at Ronald McDonald House Upper Midwest and Children’s Minnesota in St. Paul and Minneapolis. The event includes appetizers, wine and beer, silent and live auctions, a make-it-yourself art project and entertainment by country/rock/swing band Trailer Trash. Attire is casual.

Alzheimer’s Association Purple Gala – 25th Anniversary

Alzheimer’s Association annual Purple Gala is a time to celebrate and honor the
lives of people impacted by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. The evening
includes a reception and silent auction followed by a gourmet dinner, live
auction, entertainment, and after party with a live band. Proceeds from the
Gala raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.


Walk/Run Fur Love 5K

Bring your furry companion and support our local animal rescue organization by attending Carver-Scott Humane Society’s 5K Walk/Run Fur Love! It’s a day of sunshine, animals, local vendors, face painting, a walk/run, a picnic in the park and entertainment. The walk/run takes place rain or shine.  

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Women Run the Cities 2016

Females of all ages and athletic abilities are invited to participate in the Women Run the Cities run/walk event organized by Minnesota Commercial Real Estate Women (MNCREW). Proceeds from this event go to The Link and the CREW Network Foundation, which hold the same values of strength, courage, and perseverance that MNCREW works to exemplify.

The first 500 registrants receive a free 10th Anniversary tee!

Plaid Friday

From the organizer:

For the second year in a row, dozens of local retailers will participate in an alternative campaign to Black Friday, known as Plaid Friday. Started five years ago in Oakland, Calif., Plaid Friday encourages consumers to put their holiday gift dollars back into the local economy by shopping at stores in their own communities.

The Friends' Special Book & Gift Sale for Holiday Giving

'Tis the Season for Holiday Giving with the Friends of the Eden Prairie Library!

Members of the Friends of the Eden Prairie Library and the general public are invited to attend this special used book sale Friday and Saturday, December 4 and 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Shop for everyone on your holiday gift list at the Friends' Special Book & Gift Sale for Holiday Giving. A variety of books will be available for purchase at this special sale, including new books, vintage items, collectibles, and a number of book sets perfect to give this holiday season.

Eden Prairie Holiday Market

Join EP Relay for Life team Remission Accomplished for the 7th annual benefit boutique showcasing over 60 crafters and specialty vendors to browse and shop with plenty of time to order and receive your gifts in time for the holidays. Admission and parking is free. Vendor table fees support the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life of Eden Prairie.

Shop and Save at the Friends of the Eden Prairie Library Used Book Sale!

The best time to shop for books is at the Friends' Used Book Sale! Visit the Eden Prairie Library and shop starting Thursday, July 30 and save on a wide variety of books, including children's, adult fiction, teen, anime, and much more.

For this sale, we have a special inventory of planes (mostly war planes), trains, and children's books.


Specific sale times follow below:

Wednesday, July 29 - 4:00-7:00 p.m. (Members-Only Preview. Not a member? Join at the door!)


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