Education & Community

The History of White Bear Town Hall

the story of White Bear's oldest municipal building through this illustrated
program highlighting how the structure has evolved to meet the needs of its
changing community and what the future has in store. 

White Bear’s Resort Era

arrival of the railroad also meant the beginning of White Bear's Golden Resort
Era. Through this illustrated program we will explore the grandest of the
resorts and recreation sites around the lake.

Liberty Classical Academy hosts "Liberty: All Access" Tour on May 13

Liberty Classical Academy will host Liberty: All Access campus and program tour on May 13, 2015.  The tour is open to the public, providing a
first-hand experience of how Liberty is achieving outstanding academic results
by using the time-tested classical method. 
The tour includes:  observing
students in the classroom; listening to a parent testimony of the Liberty
experience; and a brief presentation by Liberty’s Headmaster, Rebekah Hagstrom,
sharing the mission and vision of Liberty

21st Century Teaching and Learning Conference

An exciting one-day conference providing K-12
practitioners, higher education faculty, community based workers, social
workers and any other practitioners working with youth an opporunity to develop and exchange best practices in teaching and learning. Presentations will include hands-on workshops and research-based current strategies to engage your 21st century learners. CEU's available.

Innovative educational leader Mark Garrison, Director of Technology for White Bear Lake Area Schools, will deliver the keynote address: “Explore. Learn. Change.”


BEAR LAKE, Minn. – Liberty Classical Academy will host an open house and
information session on April 14, 2015. 
Open to the public, the event provides insight and information to
families considering Liberty for enrollment. 
The morning will include a tour of classrooms, presentations by a
student and Liberty’s Headmaster, Rebekah Hagstrom, M.A., who will share the
story of Liberty, followed by time for questions and interaction with Liberty

Can't Find Grandma?

Ever see those commercials about finding ancestors and became curious? Ever wonder about your great grandma and where she came from? Certified genealogist Tom Rice will offer tips and techniques on how to read and research federal and state census records, making it easier for all of us to find out where we came from.  Free. 6 p.m. White Bear Lake City Council Chambers, 4701 Highway 61, White Bear Lake; 651.407.5327;

Home At Last Tour

Solid Ground invites you to a Home At Last Tour. Solid Ground, formerly known as East Metro Women's Council, is a nonprofit that “helps families build the strong foundations they need to emerge from homelessness into a brighter future.” Come and learn about Solid Ground's innovative programs helping to end homelessness for families in our community. During the tour, a Solid Ground resident will give a testimony. This is a great opportunity to learn more about helping others in your community. Free. 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Discover: Tree ID

It can be hard to tell the bare trees apart without their full canopy of distinctive leaves. Join the folks at Tamarack Nature Center to learn a simple key to telling the bare apart, and then set out on a hike to test your new skills. Ages 5–adult. $6.50 per person. 1–2:30 p.m. Tamarack Nature Center, 5287 Otter Lake Road, White Bear Township; 651.407.5350;


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