Benefits & Fundraisers

Feline Rescue Cat Claw Clipping Clinic - Roseville

Feline Rescue volunteers are offering free nail clippings for cats and kittens at the Roseville Chuck & Don's location. For their safety, all cats must be transported in a carrier. Donations are appreciated for the shelter cats and kittens. 

The September clinic will be on Saturday, the 14th.

Beginning in October, clinics will be on Sundays, please see schedule for dates and times.

Bear Water Run

Are you looking for the perfect training opportunity before the Twin Cities Marathon, or just want to spend a September morning on a scenic run?

The White Bear Lake Lions Club will host the Bear Water Run to benefit local charitable organizations.

The race offers a USATF-certified course, ChampionChip race results, water-wicking shirts, plentiful food during and after the race, and water and Gatorade stops every two miles.

Tiger Tracks 5K and Family Run/ Walk

Earn your stripes and join the Minnesota Zoo for their annual Tiger Tracks 5K to raise money for wildlife conservation. The race starts at the Shady Oaks Picnic area and follows a course through the zoo on outdoor trails. Registered participants will receive free admission to the zoo on the event day and a commemorative t-shirt. Strollers are welcome.

Shout Out Loud Minnesota - A Suicide Prevention Charity Event

Join us for the 2nd Annual ‘Shout Out Loud’ Suicide Prevention and Resource Awareness event! Our main goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources. Our goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources.

2019 White Bear Area Historic House Tour

Tour 10 fantastic sites on and around White Bear Lake including grand estates, quaint cottages and beautiful lake homes.  And there’s even a bonus site you won’t want to miss!

Advance Tickets: $25 public, $20 WBLAHS members, $30 for all the day of tour.

Purchase:, by phone 651-407-5327, at the WBL Armory – 2228 Fourth St, WBL.

Presented by the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society along with Signature Sponsor, Grandma’s Bakery and Supporting Sponsors, Press Publications and NewStudio Architecture.


Alexandra House hosts its annual HopeFest event in the fall, as our lead into October, which is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The core principles of the event are to raise awareness about domestic and sexual violence, remember those we have lost, and honor the many survivors. The event includes a brief program, a 2-mile walk, Kidz Dash and Kidz Zone with inflatables and games, BBQ from The Bones Brothers, and a vendor/exhibitor resource fair.

Maple Grove Days Library Book Sale

With a variety of literature ranging from fiction to nonfiction, children and adults alike can get their hands on a diverse selection of books at a fair price. Sponsored by Friends of the Maple Grove Library, all proceeds will be donated to the library collection and its programs.

Family Fun Festival

Food trucks, bouncy houses, family-friendly activities, and a silent auction – what more could you ask for on a Sunday in early fall? Come out to Southwest Park in Mahtomedi for the Family Fun Festival to support Aaron’s Playground, a memorial playground to be built in the park early next year. Entrance is free!


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