Benefits & Fundraisers

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. Read more about Plaid Friday

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. Read more about The Friends' Special Book & Gift Sale for Holiday Giving

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. Read more about Eden Prairie Holiday Market

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!) Read more about Shop and Save at the Friends of the Eden Prairie Library Used Book Sale!

Pulls for Paws

Frankie’s Friends, a foundation that helps financially strapped families with the cost of lifesaving veterinary care for their pets, is hosting a clay shoot on Saturday,April 25, at The Minnesota Horse and Hunt Club in Prior Lake with special guest shooter-- Minnesota's own Laura Schara.  All proceeds will benefit local families. Read more about Pulls for Paws

Valiant "Vito" Fundraiser

Vito is a an 18 month old superhero fighting medullablastoma. He is an amazing little boy. Through the help of his superhero capes he gains energy to fight this terrible disease. Vito's father is Tsgt Matthew Skaro with the Air force and his mother Nicole is a real estate agent in Waconia. Vito has 3 brothers; Dom, Vinny, and Luca. We are asking that the community come together to help with the financial burden and join as at Vito's Fundraiser.

The Fundraiser will be held April 11, 2015 from 2:00pm-7:00pm at the Waconia Ice Arena 1250 Oak Ave, Waconia, MN 55387 Read more about Valiant "Vito" Fundraiser


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