Champlin Dayton Calendar: April/May 2013

Open Skating

DAILY — Open skating is available at the Champlin Ice Forum, 12165 Ensign Ave., Champlin, Mondays through Fridays from 10 to 11:45 a.m. and Saturdays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Also, Sundays through Nov. 18 from 2:45 to 4:15 p.m. No open skate Dec. 15, Jan. 5, 12, 19, 26, Feb. 2, 16 Fee is $4 students, $5 adults. Skate rental is $3 per pair. Skate sharpening is $3 per pair. Open skate passes for 8 open skate sessions costs $24 for youth and $32 for adults. Info: 763-421-3696.

Champlin Park Baseball Association

MONTHLY — The Champlin Park Baseball Association (CPBA) has monthly meetings at the Champlin American Legion. Call the baseball information line at 763-323-0446 for meeting dates and times. More information available at

Adult Open Hockey

FRIDAYS & SUNDAYS — Adult open hockey for ages 18 and up is available at the Champlin Ice Forum, 12165 Ensign Ave., Champlin, on Friday mornings from 6-7 a.m. and Sunday evenings from 9:30-10:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per session. Info: 763-421-3696.

TopLine seminars

JAN. 21 TO APRIL 27 — TopLine’s Maple Grove Learning Center, 9353 Jefferson Hwy., will offer the seminar “Youth Financial Literacy Workshops” Monday, Jan. 21 and Saturday, April 27. Workshops include: Building Dreams (ages 5-8) from 9 to 10 a.m., Dollar Power (ages 9-13) from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. and Dollars & Sense (ages 14-18) from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. These seminars are free and open to the general public, but reservations are required. To reserve a spot, call 763-391-9494 or email [email protected]  Include names of all attendees in email.

Dayton Lions Annual Grand Dinner

APRIL 18 — The Dayton Lions will host their Annual Grand Dinner Thursday, April 18 at Dehn’s Country Manor. Support of the event will help the Lions continue to provide support to held individuals, families and other community organizations throughout the year. The event will include cocktails, dinner and a silent auction.

For tickets contact Lion Mark Edlund at 612-803-3984 or Lion Paul Enga at 612-709-2955.

Friends of Champlin Library Book Sale

APRIL 20 — The Friends of Champlin Library have moved their book sale to Saturday, April 20. Used books will be for sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Library is located at 12145 Ensign Avenue, Champlin. For more information contact Molly Schaaf at 612-543-6253.

Health expo

APRIL 20 — The Longevity Health Expo will take place Saturday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Maple Grove Community Center, 12951 Weaver Lake Road. The expo offers attendees options to look their best, feel their best and be their best at all ages. There will be 150 exhibitors and Main Stage filled with on-going speaker presentations, demonstrations and entertainment all day long. This show focuses on ways to keep active as we age and to offer suggestions for healthy living that in return may extend your life or improve the quality of life. This show is all about products, services and information that will make life better. Admission is $6 or free with a donation for the food shelf. More information is available at 952-238-1700 or by visiting

Champlin council meeting

APRIL 22 — The Champlin City Council will hold its regular business meeting at Champlin City Hall, 11955 Champlin Drive.

Dayton council meeting

APRIL 23 — There will be a Dayton City Council meeting at 7 p.m. at Dayton City Hall, located at 12260 South Diamond Lake Road.

Three Rivers Progressives Forum 

APRIL 23 — There will be a Three Rivers Progressive Forum Tuesday, April 23, at Dehn’s Country Manor, 11291 Fernbrook Lane N. in Maple Grove. Dinner is a 6 p.m. with the program at 7 p.m. Darby Nelson, author of the book, “For the Love of Lakes,” will speak on the state of our lakes, especially in the northwest metro. Nelson, who has a PhD in aquatic ecology, will tell the story of the journey he undertook to write “For the Love of Lakes,” which started at Dayton’s Diamond Lake. Hosts are Sharon and Jerry Bahensky, Judy and Dick Nelson, and Susan and John Manrodt. Questions can be emailed to [email protected]

Izaak Walton League

APRIL 23 — The Breckenridge Chapter House of the Izaak Walton League of America invites the public to discuss the film “Hooked on Growth” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23. The film examines the question of overpopulation and how to become a sustainable civilization. The event is at 8816 W. River Road, Brooklyn Park. More information is available ate 763-421-6781.

Champlin Board of Appeal meeting

APRIL 30 — The local Board of Appeal and Equalization open book meeting will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30 at Champlin City Hall, 11955 Champlin Drive, Champlin.

City wide garage sale

MAY 2-4 — The Champlin City Wide Garage Sale will be held Thursday, May 2 through Saturday, May 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Maps will be available at Champlin City Hall, Parks and Public Works and several local gas stations beginning April 28.

Scouts waffle breakfast

MAY 5 — Champlin Pack 420 will host a waffle breakfast Sunday, May 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Champlin American Legion, 12450 Business Park Blvd., Champlin. Cost is $8 per person for all-you-can-eat breakfast. Tickets sold through local Pack 420 Scouts or at the door. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Plant sale

MAY 8 TO 10 — The 37th Annual Plant Sale at St. Edward’s Episcopal Church, 865 Ferndale Road N. in Wayzata, will take place Thursday, May 8 and Friday, May 9, from 9 a.m. to p.m. and Saturday, May 10, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. A superb selection of hanging baskets, patio plants, annuals, second year perennials, vegetables, herbs, bushes and shrubs. For further information call 952-473-2262 or 763-591-0466.

TopLine seminar

MAY 15 — TopLine’s Maple Grove Learning Center, 9353 Jefferson Hwy., will offer the seminar “Legal and Tax Considerations for Growing Your Business,” Wednesday, May 15, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Learn about many of the basic start up and maintenance requirements for businesses of all types. The seminar is free and is open to the general public, but reservations are required. To reserve a spot, call 763-391-9494 or email [email protected] Include names of all attendees in email.

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