MG Indoor Farmers Market
NOV. 1, 15, DEC. 6 & 20 — The Maple Grove Farmers Market has moved indoors of the Maple Grove Community Center, 12951 Weaver Lake Road. The Indoors Market will be open on Thursdays, Nov. 1 and 15 and Dec. 6 and 20, from 3 to 6 p.m. each day. Items available for purchase may include: seasonal produce, meat products, baked goods, jams/jellies, cheese, sauces/syrups, honey and more. Other information on the Maple Grove Farmers Market is available at maplegrovefarmersmarket.com.
NOV. 2 & 3 — Saint Therese at Oxbow Lake’s annual Treasures and Treats Sale will be Friday, Nov. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For sale will be home-baked goodies, gently used household items, hand-made blankets and crafts, beautiful gift shop items and more. This event is sponsored by Saint Therese at Oxbow Lake’s tenants. Saint Therese at Oxbow Lake is located at 5200 Oak Grove Parkway in Brooklyn Park, just off of Hwy. 610, between Zane and Noble.
NOV. 4 — The Land of Lakes Choirboys will be hosting a Pancake Breakfast & Christmas Boutique fundraiser Sunday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. to noon. The breakfast will be at The Land of Lakes Choirboys building located at 6437 Norris Lake Road (4 miles SW of St. Francis and 5 miles NE of Nowthen on County Road 24). Pancakes with homemade syrup, sausage, milk, juice and coffee will be served and the Choirboys will sing, all for a free will donation. For more information, call 763-213-8105.
NOV. 4 — A benefit has been planned to help the Rinehart family with expenses during this difficult time. Please join in for a day of giving and to show support for Jeff as he battles Stage IV Melanoma. A pancake breakfast, silent auction, raffle and bake sale has been set-up to raise funds Sunday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Maple Tavern, 9375 Deerwood Lane in Maple Grove. The cost to attend is $15 per person. RSVP to surveymonkey.com/s/BTWNHHC. If someone is unable to attend the event and would still like to help out the Rinehart family donations can be made at any Wells Fargo branch office: Jeff Rinehart Donation Account. Visit Jeff’s Caring Bridge Site at caringbridge.org/visit/jeffrinehart.
Osseo School Board
NOV. 5 — The Osseo School Board will have a negotiation strategies meeting Tuesday, Nov. 5, 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.
NOV. 5 — The Osseo Economic Development Authority will meet Monday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. at city hall, 415 Central Ave. For agenda information call 763-425-2624.
Maple Grove City Council
NOV. 5 — The Maple Grove City Council will have a special meeting to discuss the 2013 budget Monday, Nov. 5, at 6:30 p.m. the Maple Grove Government Center, 12800 Arbor Lakes Parkway. A regular meeting will follow at 7:30 p.m. For agenda and meeting information call 763-494-6040 or visit the city’s website at ci.maple-grove.mn.us.
NOV. 5 — Snap Fitness Maple Grove, 9475 Garland Lane N., is hosting a Health Fair Monday, Nov. 5. This event is open to the public. Local businesses will be on hand to provide fitness information such as fitness assessments, nutrition plans and supplements, gait analysis and spinal and foot scans. Plan to stop by and enjoy samples of herbal energy tea and meal replacement smoothies, tour the club and get valuable information from knowledgeable resources right here in the community. Visit the website: snapfitness.com/maplegrove and click on “Club News” for event details and schedule.
NOV. 8 — The Maple Grove Arbor Committee will meet Thursday, Nov. 8, 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.
Holiday craft boutique
NOV. 10 — The Maple Grove Holiday Craft Boutique will be Saturday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Maple Grove Community Center, 12951 Weaver Lake Road in Maple Grove. Maple Grove Lions, Dandelions and Maple Grove Seniors are sponsoring the event. All profits from the table rentals will go toward community projects.
MG Critical Thinkers
NOV. 10 — The Maple Grove Critical Thinking Discussion Group will present “The Discovery of the ‘Higgs (or “God”) Particle’” with Professor Roger Rusak, U-MN, Saturday, Nov. 10, 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 email@example.com or 763-420-4757.
Artistry in Wood Show
NOV. 10 & 11 — Minnesota Viking Woodcarving Club, a non-profit organization, will be hosting its annual Artistry in Wood Show Saturday, Nov. 10 and Sunday, Nov. 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Southtown Shopping Center, I-494 & Penn Avenue S. in Bloomington. The show will also featuring Minnesota’s own nonagenarian, world famous chip carver Walt Grittner, as well as many other artists in wood from all over the upper Midwest. Shown will be many disciplines in wood carving including chip carving, relief carving, carving in the round, intarsia, marguetry, parquetry, wood turnings, bark carving, wood burning and other interesting crafts in wood.
Osseo School Board
NOV. 12 — The Osseo School Board will have a property committee meeting Monday, Nov. 12, 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 Book Club
NOV. 13 — The Osseo Book Club will meet Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Edinburgh Golf Clubhouse, 8700 Edinbrook Crossing in Brooklyn Park. Lori Sturdevant, Star Tribune reporter and author of “The Pillsbury’s of Minnesota,” will be the featured speaker. The luncheon time is at noon with the speaker to follow.
Art of budgeting seminar
NOV. 13 — There will be a free “The Art of Budgeting: Controlling Your Finances by Creating a Plan” seminar Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at TopLine’s Maple Grove Learning Center, 9353 Jefferson Hwy. Develop a budget that protects. Learn ways to: create a cash flow chart to get bills paid on time, spending tracker tools to gain control of spending habits and strategies to prevent new debts and pay off old ones. To reserve a spot, call 763-391-9494 or email RSVP@TopLinecu.com.
Osseo School Board
NOV. 13 — The Osseo School Board will have a work session Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 6 p.m. in the conference room of the Education Service Center, 11200 93rd Ave. in Maple Grove. A special school board meeting will follow at 8 p.m. These meetings are open to the public.
Osseo City Council
NOV. 13 — The Osseo City Council will meet Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. at city hall, 415 Central Ave. For agenda information call 425-2624 or visit discoverosseo.com.
Maple Grove planners
NOV. 13 — The Maple Grove Planning Commission will meet Tuesday, Nov. 13, 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.
NOV. 14 — The Maple Grove Citizens’ Advisory Committee will meet Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. at the Maple Grove Government Center, 12800 Arbor Lakes Pkwy. For agenda information call 763-494-6000.
MG Historic Society
NOV. 15 — The Maple Grove Historic Preservation Society meets the third Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. in the Mayor Council Chambers at the Maple Grove Government Center, 12800 Arbor Lakes Parkway. Come and help us discover Maple Grove’s past. Everyone is welcome. For more information call 763-494-5983.
Maple Grove Park Board
NOV. 15 — The Maple Grove Parks and Recreation Board will meet Thursday, Nov. 15. 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.