JAN. 7 — The Osseo Economic Development Authority will meet Monday, Jan. 7, at 7 p.m. at city hall, 415 Central Ave. For agenda information call 763-425-2624.
Maple Grove City Council
JAN. 7 — The Maple Grove City Council will have a meeting Monday, Jan. 7, 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.
Commissioner at Republican meeting
JAN. 8 — The Republican Seniors of Minnesota will welcome Jeff Johnson, Hennepin County Commissioner and member of the Minnesota Republican Committee, to the group’s monthly meeting Tuesday, Jan. 8, at Poor Richard’s Commonhouse, 8301 Normandale Blvd. The meeting begins at 10 a.m. for discussion time, to be followed by the speaker. Lunch will be served from a menu ranging from $6 to $11. Those not eating are required to pay $3 to attend.
Osseo Book Club
JAN. 8 — The Osseo Book Club will meet Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the Edinburgh Golf Clubhouse, 8700 Edinbrook Crossing in Brooklyn Park. Debbie Cohn from The Book Case in Wayzata will be the featured speaker. The luncheon time is at noon with the speaker to follow.
Osseo School Board
JAN. 8 — The Osseo School Board will have a negotiation strategies meeting Tuesday, Jan. 8, 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 organizational meeting will follow at 8 p.m. and a regular meeting will follow at 8:15 p.m. in the board room of the ESC. These two meetings are open to the public.
JÅN. 9 — The Maple Grove Citizens’ Advisory Committee will meet Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Maple Grove Government Center, 12800 Arbor Lakes Pkwy. For agenda information call 763-494-6000.
State of the Cities
JAN. 10 — The North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual State of the Cities Luncheon Thursday, Jan. 10, at Edinburgh USA in Brooklyn Park. The event begins at 11:15 a.m. Mayors or city officials from Maple Grove, Osseo, Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center will speak the previous year and visions for the coming year. RSVP by Jan. 7. The cost to attend is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. More information or to register, visit nhachamber.com or call 763-424-6744.
Osseo School Board
JAN. 10 — The Osseo School Board will have a work session Thursday, Jan. 10, at 6 p.m. in the conference room of the Education Service Center, 11200 93rd Ave. in Maple Grove. This meeting is open to the public.
JAN. 10 — The Maple Grove Arbor Committee will meet Thursday, Jan. 10, 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.
JAN. 12 — Just in time for New Year’s resolutions, Weight Watchers invites everyone to attend its ”One Amazing Day” celebration Saturday, Jan. 12, from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its Maple Grove location, 13610 Grove Drive. Hear extraordinary success stories from local members, live and in person. Participants will also get a free introduction to a new program. This free special event will feature offers, surprises and is open to the public.
MG Critical Thinkers
JAN. 12 — The Maple Grove Critical Thinking Discussion Group will present “Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics; or How You Can Be 43.5% More Clever in Just One Hour” by Kevin Hawkins Saturday, Jan. 12, 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.
Osseo City Council
JAN. 14 — The Osseo City Council will meet Monday, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m. at city hall, 415 Central Ave. For agenda information call 425-2624 or visit discoverosseo.com.
Maple Grove planners
JAN. 14 — The Maple Grove Planning Commission will meet Monday, Jan. 14, 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.
Osseo School Board
JAN. 14 & 15 — The Osseo School Board will have a property committee meeting Monday, Jan. 14, at 6 p.m. in the forum room of the Education Service Center, 11200 93rd Ave. in Maple Grove. There will be a work session Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 6 p.m. in ESC. These meetings are open to the public.
MG Arts Council
JAN. 15 — The Maple Grove Arts Council, a local nonprofit and sponsor of such events as the annual KidStock, the Maple Grove Jazz Ensemble and the Autumn Art Fair at The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes, has a meeting of its Board of Director the evening of the third Tuesday of each month. Visitors are welcome. Anyone interested in more information or being a volunteer, member or potential board member should contact the MGAC at 763-494-5984 or email MapleGroveArts@aol.com.
Sports training program
JAN. 16 — Team In Training (TNT), benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, is the world’s first and largest charity sports training program. There will be a program Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 6:30 p.m. at the Maple Grove Community Center, 12951 Weaver Lake Road in Maple Grove. Receive training to run or walk full and half marathons, or complete triathlons, century (100-mile) bike rides, or even trail runs, all while raising funds to cure cancer. RSVP to teamintraining.org/mn/firsttimehere/tellmemore or 763-852-3042. Walk-ins welcome.
MG Historic Society
JAN. 17 — The Maple Grove Historic Preservation Society meets the third Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. in the Maple Grove History Museum, 9030 Forestview Lane (Public Works building). Come and help us discover Maple Grove’s past. Everyone is welcome. For more information call 763-494-5983.
Maple Grove Park Board
JAn. 17 — The Maple Grove Parks and Recreation Board will meet Thursday, Jan. 17. 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.