Arts & Culture

A man looks through a telescope on Astronomy Day.

The Minnesota Astronomical Society is offering Public Star Party – Astronomy Day from 1-10 p.m. May 11 at Baylor Regional Park in Norwood Young America.

A new art gallery has opened in town, in a spot where you might not think to look. The Sower Gallery, filled with local art, is located inside Shepherd of the Hill Presbyterian Church of Chaska’s public meeting space.

Josh Mohling, a senior at Holy Family Catholic School in Victoria, focuses his time on athletic, academic and community excellence. This year, Mohling is captain of the varsity soccer team. He is also on the varsity tennis team.

What would it take for you to build a school for your kids? For Benjamin and Lisa Adams, it took touring over 60 Minnesota preschools before realizing that none of them prepared children for first grade the way the Adams family would have hoped.

Like many, Joni Apt’s Christmas tradition involves a cookie sheet. Unlike most, Apt, who lives in Chaska, uses her cookie sheets to corral dozens of wooden “biscuits,” which she paints with winter scenes to be hung as Christmas ornaments.

Have you ever tried the cherry chicken pasta salad from the Lunds & Byerlys deli? If you have and you loved it—and that would make you part of a very large group—you can thank Tim Tesch.

Managing a city does not always end at 5 p.m. Cities run 24 hours per day. The city manager oversees all of the city’s departments, making sure that they run smoothly.

Whether you’re a toddler taken in by the lights in motion or a book lover intrigued by the literary references, Bruce Munro’s art is for everyone. With influences ranging from cockatiels in Australia to clothes pins in Greece to C.S.

By the time November arrives to the seasonal party, many gardeners have put their gardens to bed, but Meg Adams, owner of Divine Containers, says the festivities are still in full swing.

The best way to reach Jaque Bethke of PURE Design Environments is on her cellphone. “I never know where I’m going to be,” she says, and this is no exaggeration.

Carmen Chavez, a senior at the International School of Minnesota, loves to learn about world languages, theater and music. Fluent in Spanish, she has taken three trips to Ecuador and connected with the indigenous people living there.