Don’t Worry, Be Hoppy is back for its third annual 5K at the Waconia Brewing Company. This run is a whole family affair with a 5k run for adults in the morning and a Kids Fun Run around the Waconia Brewing Company block. All participants in the 5K will get one beer (or root beer for kids) brewed by the Waconia Brewing Company, as well as a custom printed Don’t Worry, Be Hoppy T-shirt. Read more about Don’t Worry, Be Hoppy 5K Run/Walk
Benefits & Fundraisers
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. Read more about Breanna’s Star: a Night of Art, Celebration and Giving
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.
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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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! Read more about Women Run the Cities 2016
Join Jett Makeup on Thursday, April 28th at their Edina salon for a great evening in support of Headwaters Disaster Relief Organization and their work in Haiti. Read more about "Haiti – One Child At A Time" Silent Auction
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. Read more about Plaid Friday
'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. Read more about The Friends' Special Book & Gift Sale for Holiday Giving
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. Read more about Eden Prairie Holiday Market
Funding research and support, stride by stride and side by side. Join the Lupus Foundation of Minnesota for our 18th Annual Lupus Walk for Hope and 5K Trail Run - Twin Cities. Read more about Lupus Walk for Hope & 5K Trail Run - Twin Cities