Education & Community

Where Exactly Was Wildwood Amusement Park?

Wildwood Park boomed on the
southwest shore of White Bear Lake during the first part of the twentieth
century. Join us as we set the scene with images and stories from the park’s
heyday.  You can almost feel the streetcars rattling along the tracks!

Then & Now: Downtown White Bear – Part II

Explore the buildings and scenes
of downtown White Bear Lake that have changed and be surprised by so much that
has remained the same!  This illustrated tour highlights many of White
Bear’s popular businesses along Fourth Street, Banning Avenue and Third Street.

Fillebrown House Tours

Visit our quaint
1879 lakeside cottage ... A true example of life during the resort era in White
Bear Lake.  The Fillebrown family
occupied the house for most of its years as a residence and donated the house
with its contents to the WBL Area Historical Society in 1978.

Tours
at 1 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm.  Tours last
approx. 1 hour

Tickets: 
$5 Adults, $3 12 and under, WBLAHS members FREE

Reservations
Recommended:  651-407-5327

Tours
also on July 25, August 8 & August 22

Manitou Days

 White Bear Lake Manitou Days is a three-week summer festival showcasing some of the greatest things about this lakeside community. For 48 years this annual summer ritual has been a favorite of locals and visitors.

The History of White Bear Town Hall

Learn
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

The
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.”

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