It’s officially maple season in Minnesota, and that means plenty of fresh syrup is available for topping your morning pancakes. Head to the Maple Syrup Festival to take part in the fun by tapping a maple tree and collecting fresh sap. Bring the family along to see how that sap is turned into syrup, run through a sap obstacle course, play games, taste fresh maple syrup, and learn about the production of maple sugar and candy. 763.694.7650. Read more about Maple Syrup Festival
Education & Community
Join the Carver-Scott Master Gardeners at the 16th annual horticulture and environmental education day. Topics covered include: sustainble gardening, garden art, bees in the garden, restoring ecological health to your landscape and much more. The event also includes vendor exhibits, door prizes, a silent auction and a buffet lunch. Read more about Horticulture Day: Garden Fever
The Styled Right Workshop is the signature class offered by Fashion Fix. You will learn how to outfit yourself flawlessly, organize your wardrobe and know what you should be shopping for. All of the tips and tricks learned from over a decade of styling women will be shared during this interactive class. You will learn how to be the best version of yourself and stop falling short of what others think you should be. Personal styling advice will be given, so bring your questions and fashion frustrations to the table as answered are served! You'll walk away with a renewed sense of Read more about Styled Right Workshop by Fashion Fix
Join Sheila Bauer and Sue Thompson Steenhoven for a discovery of you! A two hour transformational seminar to kick start your self love and self drive to visualize your future and get you from where you are... to where you want to be. Start with This Moment and see your future grow..
Cost: $25 per person
Pay by phone by calling Sue 952-448-7716 or pay at the door. Accepting Visa, Mastercard or American Express Read more about This Moment... Designing your Destiny!
Getting cabin fever from avoiding cold days outdoors? Head to the Eden Prairie Outdoor Center for the regular Nature Rocks! event and burn off a little of that excess energy. You and the kids can take part in fun, family-friendly, nature-oriented activities such as hiking, crafts, and hands-on interaction with animals. 952.949.8479. Read more about Nature Rocks! Outdoor Center Open House
Cuddling up with a puppy has a lot of benefits, and the Tails for Reading program introduces yet another: greater confidence in reading. Stop by the Chaska Library, where elementary school-aged children can read aloud to specially-trained therapy dogs for fifteen-minute sessions to help them practice reading skills. Sessions will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. 952.227.7615. Read more about Tails for Reading
There are a lot of apps for your electronics out there – but which ones do you really need? This class, presented by the Twin Cities Media Alliance, will not only help you narrow down your list for your personal needs but also show you how to use and organize them most effectively. Bring your smartphone or tablet and get ready to get organized. Registration required. 952.227.1508. Read more about There’s An App for That
Kick off February with some family fun at the February Festival on Lake Ann. Tap into your inner fisherman and settle down at one of over 1,000 holes drilled in the lake ice, take a spin on the sledding hill, or lace up your skates for some open ice skating time. Don’t forget to warm up by the blazing bonfire, which is the ideal site for a s’mores cookout. 952.227.1100. Read more about February Festival