Education & Community

Oral History How-To

Join the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society (WBLAHS) for a how-to session on recording an oral history. Information will cover technical aspects as well as helpful tips for drawing out stories and details with even the quietest of the crowd. 

A Many Faces - Many Stories Event presented by Sara Hanson, WBLAHS & Mahtomedi Community Education.

Registration Required:  $18  https://www.mahtomedicomed.com/insight/registry/classinfo.asp?courseID=2852&catID=717 Read more about Oral History How-To

Getting Started With Your Irish Genealogy

Join Certified Genealogist Tom Rice for an introduction to the key tools for finding your ancestors in Ireland: most important record types, Irish geographic terms, Irish names, key Irish genealogy web sites and books.

FREE event but donations are welcome.  Presented by the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society in partnership with the Ramsey County Library-White Bear Lake.  651-407-5327, www.whitebearhistory.org, www.facebook.com/whitebearhistory Read more about Getting Started With Your Irish Genealogy

Minneapolis Job Fair

Whether you’re in the market for your first job or considering a career change, the Minneapolis Job Fair is a great place to start. Meet directly with hiring managers and current employees from a wide variety of companies while discussing openings and taking advantage of networking opportunities. With no admission charge, the job fair is a great resource for the next step in your career. Read more about Minneapolis Job Fair

Open Streets on 50th

Join Edina locals at the fifth annual Open Streets for a day of fun on 50th Street between Wooddale Avenue and Chowen Avenue. There will be plenty of opportunities to get to know the community, from listening to live music, bringing your furry friend to the Pet Zone or hanging out at the Red Cow beer garden. Open to bikes and pedestrians, the street will have a plethora of activities ranging from crafts to yoga, games and more. 50th St. between Wooddale Ave. and Chowen Ave., Edina Read more about Open Streets on 50th

Minneapolis Bike Tour

Come participate in the 13th annual Minneapolis Bike Tour. Starting and ending on Boom Island in Northeast Mpls., choose from numerous beautiful park and trail routes for you and your family to enjoy. All courses will be closed to motorized traffic and include stops providing refreshments and bike mechanics. Proceeds go towards bike safety, education and trail maintenance. Stay after to explore exhibitor booths, food and drink from local vendors and live music. Read more about Minneapolis Bike Tour

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. Read more about Tiger Tracks 5K and Family Run/ Walk

Minneapolis Monarch Festival

Celebrate the annual great migration of the monarchs from Minnesota to Mexico at Lake Nokomis this fall. Break out your best orange and black to walk in the costume parade or learn more about these incredible butterflies by tagging and releasing your own. You can explore the butterfly naturescape by the lake and even find out how you can help to protect the species in the future. Read more about Minneapolis Monarch Festival

Minneapolis Greek Festival

Experience a Taste of Greece at the Minneapolis Greek Festival at St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church. Try authentic Greek food, from gyros to baklava, while participating in the various cultural experiences available. It will be a weekend full of bookstores, boutiques and dancing finished off with a 5K run for Chloe’s Fight Rare Disease Foundation. Read more about Minneapolis Greek Festival

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