Going Out

The skyline of Yokohama, Japan.

When it comes to family vacations, the paths not typically taken can lead to the most interesting and fulfilling excursions.

Even if you haven’t read the best-selling book or seen the movie, starring Reese Witherspoon, that’s based on the book, chances are you’ve at least heard the name Cheryl Strayed in the past few years.

We all know that reading to young children is good for them—proper exposure to literacy at a young age boosts communication, speech and logic skills.

Good little girls and boys met the Jolly Old Elf—or possibly one of his “helpers”—on December 16 at the Chaska Community Center.

Bird lovers of all ages met November 15 at the Lowry Nature Center in Victoria for an afternoon of bird banding.

Local ice skaters glided through an afternoon on November 16 at the Waconia Ice Arena.

In the midst of gusting winds and icy sidewalks—not to mention shoveling—sometimes it’s hard to remember we live in a winter wonderland.

The Eden Prairie AM Rotary Club’s Vino Classico with Beer Chaser event on October 11 at the Eden Prairie Community Center raised money for local and international Rotary projects.

Garden By the Woods in Chanhassen celebrated the season with a Fall Festival on October 18 and 25.

Mr. and Mrs. Claus are taking a break from checking lists and baking cookies for a special visit to Chanhassen. The couple plans to bring all their reindeer to the annual Chanhassen Rotary Breakfast with Santa.

Pages