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!
Benefits & Fundraisers
Grab your fluffy friend and a donut to work it all off as you walk or run along the trail. Proceeds of this event support Secondhand Hounds, a nonprofit animal rescue in Minnesota that works to provide a safe shelter, proper veterinary care and daily necessities for pups.
Hammer Residences, Inc. will welcome 500 guests to Reach for Ralph, our signature fundraising event at Earle Brown Heritage Center on July 11. The event will feature silent and live auctions, a dinner and program all in support of individuals with developmental disabilities supported by Hammer so they can live life to the fullest.
If your child wants to grow up to be a veterinarian, this 3-hour program can set them down the right path. They’ll learn about surgery skills using a pretend patient, how to recognize common illnesses and what it’s like to work at a shelter. Kids grades 3-6.
Walking is the easiest way to stay healthy. The AHS wants you to walk to help others, too. Help fundraise as a team or an individual. All ages.
Make an impact on your community by walking or running in time or untimed races ranging in distances from 1K to 5K. Susan G. Komen’s Race for the Cure is invested in raising awareness, funding and support for curing breast cancer. All ages. Prices vary. All day.
Say hello to spring with the 22nd annual Arboretum 5K run/walk and 1K Daffodil Dash for kids! The certified asphalt course winds through the beautiful gardens of the Arboretum.
Northeast Youth & Family Services is pleased to announce that Willow Sweeney, co-founder of Top 20 Training, will be the featured speaker at the 2019 NYFS Leadership Luncheon. Top 20 Training empowers leaders, teachers, parents and students to develop their full potential. She and her team have trained over 500,000 people throughout the United States. The luncheon will be held Wednesday, May 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Midland Hills Country Club in Roseville. There is no cost to attend.
Kick off this family-friendly walk around the first level of the Mall of America with a complimentary breakfast followed by tons of sensory activities, mascots, games, prizes and giveaways galore. Rally as a team or register as an individual to help Fraser sustain existing programs and expand innovative services for those directly affected by autism.
Breanna’s Star is a Night of Art, Celebration and Giving in support of Breanna’s Gift, an organization bringing visual arts, dance, music and theater to children with life-threatening illnesses at Ronald McDonald House Upper Midwest and Children’s Minnesota in St. Paul and Minneapolis. Enjoy appetizers, wine and beer, live and silent auctions, tarot card reader and entertainment by country/rock/swing band Trailer Trash! Attire is casual. Come join the fun and help children escape to the magical world of the arts!