If your child wants to grow up to be a veterinarian, this 3-hour program can set them down the right path. They’ll learn about surgery skills using a pretend patient, how to recognize common illnesses and what it’s like to work at a shelter. Kids grades 3-6. Read more about Shelter Vet Camp at the Animal Humane Society
Benefits & Fundraisers
Walking is the easiest way to stay healthy. The AHS wants you to walk to help others, too. Help fundraise as a team or an individual. All ages. Read more about American Heart Association Twin Cities Heart Walk
Make an impact on your community by walking or running in time or untimed races ranging in distances from 1K to 5K. Susan G. Komen’s Race for the Cure is invested in raising awareness, funding and support for curing breast cancer. All ages. Prices vary. All day. Read more about Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
Say hello to spring with the 22nd annual Arboretum 5K run/walk and 1K Daffodil Dash for kids! The certified asphalt course winds through the beautiful gardens of the Arboretum. Read more about Bud Break 5K and Daffodil Dash
Kick off this family-friendly walk around the first level of the Mall of America with a complimentary breakfast followed by tons of sensory activities, mascots, games, prizes and giveaways galore. Rally as a team or register as an individual to help Fraser sustain existing programs and expand innovative services for those directly affected by autism. Read more about Fraser Walk for Autism
Earth Day is the perfect time to do some spring-cleaning and get rid of your old technology! On Saturday, April 27 Minnesota Computers for Schools is hosting a computer donation drive – drop off your old computer equipment and put it to good use in the community.
MCFS refurbishes and reuses all donated equipment. The refurbished equipment is placed in schools and educational nonprofits throughout the state.
The first 100 people to donate a computer will receive a free beer coupon to redeem at the Surly beer hall. Read more about Minnesota Computers for Schools Computer Donation Drive
Gather at Eden Prairie Veterans Memorial to remember Major Randell (Randy) D. Voas, award scholarships to EPHS seniors, and increase awareness of military contributions. Randy, EP native and graduate, gave his life defending our freedom while on a Special Operations Mission near Kandahar, Afghanistan. Packet pickup the weekend prior to the race, at TC Running Company. Register at randysrun.org. Read more about Randy's Run 5k
Breanna’s Star is a Night of Art, Celebration and Giving in support of Breanna’s Gift, an organization bringing visual arts, dance, music and theater to children with life-threatening illnesses at Ronald McDonald House Upper Midwest and Children’s Minnesota in St. Paul and Minneapolis. Enjoy appetizers, wine and beer, live and silent auctions, tarot card reader and entertainment by country/rock/swing band Trailer Trash! Attire is casual. Come join the fun and help children escape to the magical world of the arts!
The Minneapolis Women’s Rotary Present “Derby Days,” 34th Annual Style Show and Luncheon, Hosted by WCCO’s Mary McGuire
Saturday, April 27
Golden Valley Golf and Country Club
Proceeds benefit organizations helping women in the Twin Cities:
Breaking Free, Hope Chest for Breast Cancer, and
Sarah’s. . .An Oasis for Women Read more about Style Show and Luncheon