The Fare Walk for Food Allergy brings together thousands of people seeking a safer world for the 15 million Americans with food allergies. The walk is a family-friendly event that will raise funds for food allergy research, education, advocasy and awareness. This special day in Minneapolis will include fun activities for the entire family. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. The walk begins immediately following the walk ceremony at 10:00 a.m. Check out Foodallergywalk.org\minneapolis2014 for more information.
Benefits & Fundraisers
Gigi's Playhouse, a St. Louis Park-based center for children and adults with Down Syndrome, welcomes the community to attend its third annual I Have A Voice Gala. The event benefits operations and programs at Gigi's Playhouse.
The event takes place 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at the Radisson Blu at Mall of America
Boy Scout Troop 342 will hold its 48th Annual Pancake Breakfast from 7:30 am - 1:00 pm Sunday, March 9th, 2014 at Eden Prairie High School.
The Troop will be serving "all you can eat" pancakes. French toast, sausage, orange juice, milk and coffee will also be served.
Tickets are $20 per family and $5 for individuals. Tickets are available from the Scouts and at the door on the day of the breakfast.
Support the Chanhassen Library and pick up some great new reads for cheap at the library book sale. The library sells books that have been donated throughout the year, and the money raised goes to fund library programs and special collections. It’s the perfect excuse to try out some new authors and genres and do a little good at the same time. 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Sat., 1–5 p.m. Sun. 952.227.1508.
Support the brave, hardworking firefighters of the Victoria community at the Victoria Firefighter Relief Association’s annual ice fishing contest on Steiger Lake. Cash and other prizes will be awarded to those who catch the biggest and best, and refreshments will be sold throughout the event. 952.443.4240.
Looking for gifts for the book worms on your list? The Friends of the Eden Prairie Library has you covered with its boutique sale featuring holiday items, gifts, stocking stuffers and coffee table books. The sale also includes used books for children and adults.