Education & Community

March Floral Design Workshop

Inspired by nature, this willow basket wreath will be your favorite accent for a springtime welcome. Featuring permanent stems of viburnum, blooming forsythia branches, and streptocarpus, and finished with cheerful ribbon, a butterfly pick, and a bird’s nest, this arrangement captures the sights of spring. Best of all, it requires no water and will last long through the season.

Springtime in Paris Floral Design Workshop

Ooh la la! Effortlessly chic by nature and elegant in approach, Parisian style sets the stage for a springtime rendezvous. French tulips, freesia, and pussy willow provide diverse color and soft texture. Variegated aspidistra leaves line the tall, stately vase, while bear grass and hanging amaranthus drape around its edges to give this grandiose arrangement a dramatic presence.

Playworks Winter Wonderland Party

Enjoy the wintry weather from the warmth and comfort of the
Playworks Atrium! Bring the whole family down to Playworks on February 17 for
their Winter Wonderland Party and enjoy an afternoon of snow-themed fun. With
activities ranging from slide relays and snowball toss to “pin the carrot on
the snowman” and snowflake crafts, your kids will be able to expend their
cooped-up energy in a fun, productive way—without getting chilled to the bone.
Everyone is welcome to attend, and children ages 4-12 may be dropped off.

Carver Scott Humane Society Annual Meeting

The Board of Directors of Carver Scott Humane Society invite you to their annual meeting to be held from 6-9 pm on Thursday, March 16, 2017. The meeting is open to the public. Our mission: Connecting animals in need with people who care.

WaterFest 2017

“Make Waves” at WaterFest 2017. This free, family festival celebrating our clean lakes offers fun and an opportunity for outdoor hands-on learning about clean water, wildlife, and land and water conservation. Start the day with a Voyageur canoe ride, paddle a canoe, kayak or paddleboat, learn to fish or participate in a fishing contest.

Liquid Watercolor Mandalas

Increase the flow of creative expression, quiet the chatter of your mind, and revisit the fun you had painting as a kid in this fun workshop! The mandala, which means “circle,” is a cross-cultural symbol used to help you discover your inner life and also connect you to the greater universe. In creating your own mandalas with fluid, colorful paint, you’ll release tension in your body, overcome the stressors of your day, and become more grounded. You will likely create several mandalas, each one taking you a little deeper into creative transformation and higher awareness.

National Speaker Jill Swanson Visits Mall of America on January 21 to Reveal how Color is a Career Game Changer

How does color impact your career? Join the Minnesota Public Relations Society and the Fashion Group International (FGI) Minneapolis chapter to hear from the energetic national speaker and style consultant Jill Swanson at the Thursday, January 21 breakfast program at the Mall of America. Author of Out the Door in 15 Minutes and Simply Beautiful, Jill Swanson will reveal how people respond to shades and intensities in clothing, products, and the environment.

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