Education & Community

December Brrrd-count

Drop in to watch and record winter birds on our trails or at our feeders. Enter your sightings using the eBird app or hand-write a list for the naturalist. Double the fun by renting a pair of snowshoes for $5/pair (if 6” snow on ground)! ADULTS; CHILDREN AGES 8 AND UP WITH ADULT Read more about December Brrrd-count

Wild Weather in Minnesota with Pete Boulay

Learn how to read weather radar for your home, drive, and for events planning.  Learn more about what those forecasts really mean, and what to watch for during Minnesota Winters.  Learn about cloud formations and take home your very own cloud chart. This program is great for folks who have just moved to Minnesota, AND life-long Minnesota dwellers alike!  Learn winter preparedness tips and tricks from the Naturalist including how to keep warm and stay safe in winter. Adults, and ages 12+ welcome. Read more about Wild Weather in Minnesota with Pete Boulay

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 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,, 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


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