Maple Grove- Osseo calendar

MG Farmers Market

NOW TO OCT. 18 — The Maple Grove Farmers Market takes place every Thursday now through Oct. 18, from 3 to 7 p.m. (through September) and from 3 to 6 p.m. in October. The farmers market is at the Maple Grove Community Center, 12951 Weaver Lake Road in Maple Grove. All items locally grown and produced by the 50+ vendors — fresh produce, flowers, artisan breads, baked goods, eggs, cheese, meats, canned goods, jams, honey, syrup, sweets and more. In addition, treats such as ice cream, kettle corn, and a wide variety of baked goods are available. Looking for a little something more substantial? Ready to eat foods such as BBQ pork, hot dogs, burgers as well as wood-fired pizza are offered to make a meal. Weekly live music, free recipes and family storytime and a fun filled season of chef demos, master gardeners and frequent shopper program — something for all ages. Visit MapleGroveFarmersMarket.com for vendor list, special events and subscribe to receive market updates.

Osseo Farmers Market

NOW TO SEPT. 11 — Come to the Osseo Farmers Market each Tuesday afternoon from 2 to 6 p.m. The market is located next to Boerboom Park at Fifth Street and Central Avenue in Osseo. Come for fresh produce, crafts, purses, and much more.

Movies by Moonlight

AUG. 31 — The Movies by Moonlight at the Maple Grove Town Green Band Shell, 7991 Main St., will present the movie “Dolphin Tale” Friday, Aug. 31, at sunset. Note that all events are subject to change. Visit ci.maple-grove.mn.us, on Facebook or call 763-494-5969 for more information.

Osseo School Board

SEPT. 4 — The Osseo School Board will have a negotiation strategies meeting Tuesday, Sept. 4, at 6 p.m. in the conference room of the Education Service Center, 11200 93rd Ave. in Maple Grove. This meeting is closed to the public. A regular meeting will follow at 8 p.m. in the board room of the ESC. This meeting is open to the public.

Osseo EDA

SEPT. 4 — The Osseo Economic Development Authority will meet Tuesday, Sept. 4, at 7 p.m. at city hall, 415 Central Ave. For agenda information call 763-425-2624.

Maple Grove City Council

SEPT. 4 — The Maple Grove City Council will have a meeting Tuesday, Sept. 4, at 7:30 p.m. the Maple Grove Government Center, 12800 Arbor Lakes Parkway. For agenda and meeting information call 763-494-6040 or visit the city’s website at ci.maple-grove.mn.us.

Osseo senior luncheon

SEPT. 6 — The Second Annual Osseo Senior Luncheon will be Thursday, Sept. 6, at the Osseo Senior Center, 415 Central Ave. Doors open at 11:15 a.m. with lunch and entertainment to follow. Tickets are available for $5 and can be purchased at Comfort Keepers 535 Central Ave. in Osseo during business hours — Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Movies by Moonlight

SEPT. 7 — The Movies by Moonlight at the Maple Grove Town Green Band Shell, 7991 Main St., will present the movie “E.T.” Friday, Sept. 7, at sunset. Note that all events are subject to change. Visit ci.maple-grove.mn.us, on Facebook or call 763-494-5969 for more information.

Osseo Lions Roar

SEPT. 7 & 8 — The Annual Osseo Lions Roar festivities will be Friday, Sept. 7 and Saturday, Sept. 8 in downtown Osseo. The Osseo Lions Roar Parade is Sept. 8 beginning at noon. There are rides, food, art fair and more events taking place both days.

MG Critical Thinkers

SEPT. 8 — The Maple Grove Critical Thinking Discussion Group will present “Why Minnesota Election’s System is Broker AND the Voter ID Amendment” with Andy Cilek, Founder of MN Voters Alliance Saturday, Sept. 8, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Champps Americana, 13521 80th Circle N. in Maple Grove. Cost to attend is $5 for coffee/tea and toast or $16.50 for a big omelet. To register or for more information contact Laurie Karnes at landforsale@visi.com or 763-420-4757.

Meet author event

SEPT. 8 — Meet local author Pamela Patnode Saturday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Maximilian Catholic Book and Gift, 707 Hwy. 10 in Elk River. Come to St. Maximilian to learn more about the art of Catholic home education. Pamela Patnode, Maple Grove resident, Relevant Radio guest, and author of “5 Steps to Successful Home Schooling: How to Add Faith and Focus to Your Home Education Program (Imprimatur),” will be there to sign books, answer questions, and offer information related to home schooling. Her book is a resource for anyone who home educates their children.

Osseo School Board

SEPT. 10 — The Osseo School Board will have a property committee meeting Monday, Sept. 10, at 5:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Education Service Center, 11200 93rd Ave. in Maple Grove. This meeting is open to the public.

Osseo City Council

SEPT. 10 — The Osseo City Council will meet Monday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m. at city hall, 415 Central Ave. For agenda information call 425-2624 or visit discoverosseo.com.

Maple Grove planners

SEPT. 10 — The Maple Grove Planning Commission will meet Monday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m. at the Maple Grove Community Center, 12800 Arbor Lakes Parkway. For agenda and meeting information visit the city’s website at maplegrovemn.gov.

Advisory committee

SePT. 12 — The Maple Grove Citizens’ Advisory Committee will meet Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. at the Maple Grove Government Center, 12800 Arbor Lakes Pkwy. For agenda information call 763-494-6000.

Arbor committee

SEPT. 13 — The Maple Grove Arbor Committee will meet Thursday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. For agenda and meeting minutes information call 763-494-6000, or visit the city of Maple Grove’s website at ci.maple-grove.mn.us.

Maple Grove Park Board

SEPT. 13 — The Maple Grove Parks and Recreation Board will meet Thursday, Sept. 13. The regular meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Maple Grove Community Center, 12951 Weaver Lake Rd. For agenda and meeting minutes information call 763-494-6000, or visit the city of Maple Grove’s website at www.ci.maple-grove.mn.us.

Movies by Moonlight

SEPT. 14 — The Movies by Moonlight at the Maple Grove Town Green Band Shell, 7991 Main St., will present the movie “Adventures of Tin Tin” Friday, Sept. 14, at sunset. Note that all events are subject to change. Visit ci.maple-grove.mn.us, on Facebook or call 763-494-5969 for more information.

MGSH Class of 2002

SEPT. 15 — The MGSH Class of 2002 will host its 10-year reunion Saturday, Sept. 15, during a daytime Twins games with an evening reception at the Marriott Downtown Minneapolis. For more information visit payitsquare.com/collect-page/5778 or send an email to MGSHclass02reunion@gmail.com.

Taste of Maple Grove

SEPT. 15 — The 10th Annual Taste of Maple Grove, hosted by the 2012 Maple Grove Dance Team, will be Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Maple Grove Community Center, 12851 Weaver Lake Road. Events begin at 5:30 p.m. with a wine seminar. Other events include a tasting, silent auction/raffle, music and cash bar. For ticket information visit tasteofmaplegrove.com or email info@tasteofmaplegrove.com.

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