Champlin-Dayton calendar

Champlin Farmers Market

NOW TO SEPT. 25 — The Champlin Farmers Market will be open Wednesdays now through Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 10 kicks off with free water bottle day. Additional special events include Environmental Resource Commission giveaway day, kids days, cancer survivor days, roasted corn day, seniors day and free open skate day. Located at the Ice Forum parking lot, 120th Avenue and Highway 169. Next to Lifetime Fitness.

Sounds of Summer

JULY 18 — At the Maple Grove Town Green Band Shell, 7991 Main St., the season of the Sounds of Summer takes place. Snapdragonseeds will perform Thursday, July 18, at 11 a.m. All events are free. Note that all events are subject to change. Visit maplegrovemn.gov, on Facebook or call 763-494-5959 for more information.

Summer Faire

JULY 18 — Grab family, friends, and a lawn chair for relaxing in The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes’ central courtyard while enjoying sounds from Minnesota musicians for free. All concerts are from 6 to 8 p.m., but the schedule is tentative and subject to change. The Irresistibles featuring Mick Sterling, rock and R& B, will perform July 18. For more information visit shoppesatarborlakes.com or call The Shoppes at 763-488-9965.

Get Your Cape On

JULY 18 — Bring super hero attitude and purchase a cape at Summer Faire at The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes in Maple Grove where crowds will gather Thursday, July 18, from 5 to 9 p.m. to set a World Record for the most “Super Heroes” gathered in one place. Proceeds from the event will benefit The 30 Days Foundation, created by Mick Sterling who will also be on hand to perform from 6 to 8 p.m. during the event at Summer Faire, The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes Thursday night Summer Concert Series now in its ninth year.

Coon Rapids Dam Summer Concert Series 

JULY 18 — Enjoy music outside at the Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park Performance Pavilion. These concerts are a part of the summer concert series sponsored by the Coon Rapids Arts Commission and the Anoka County Parks and Recreation Department. Parking and admission to these events are free. Concerts are held rain or shine! Concerts begin at 7:00 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy an evening of family fun. This week’s entertainment is provided by Island Time Band, featuring steel drums. Questions?  Call 763-767-6493.

Champlin City Council

JULY 22 — Champlin City Council will meet at 7 p.m. at Champlin City Hall, located at 11955 Champlin Drive, Champlin.

Art in the Park: Crazy Coloring Night

JULY 22 — Champlin Park and Recreation is sponsoring Art in the Park on Monday nights at 7 p.m. at Andrews Park in Champlin, either under the picnic shelter or in the old concession building. Each week a project will be planned for youth to enjoy. Each project costs $1.75 and take 15 to 30 minutes to complete. All necessary materials will be provided unless otherwise  noted.  July 22 is crazy coloring night.

Sounds of Summer

JULY 22, 24 & 25 — At the Maple Grove Town Green Band Shell, 7991 Main St., the season of the Sounds of Summer takes place. The Civic Orchestra of Minneapolis will perform Monday, July 22, at 7 p.m. Salute to the music of Bob Dylan will be Wednesday, July 24, at 6:30 p.m. Sticks and Tones will perform Thursday, July 25, at 11 a.m. All events are free. Note that all events are subject to change. Visit maplegrovemn.gov, on Facebook or call 763-494-5959 for more information.

Performances in the Park: Dakota Wild Animals

JULY 23 -— Champlin Parks and Recreation will offer free family-friendly performances in the park Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. at Andrews Park, Champlin. July 23 features Dakota Wild Animals.

Camp Arbor

JULY 23 — Camp Arbor is a free, fun and educational weekly morning camp for children ages 3-10 at The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes’ central courtyard Arbor Park. Events take place between 10:30 and 11:15 a.m. and features: interactive, educational activity for children; complimentary face painting and snacks and special offers from participating stores and restaurants. There will be Carnival Games Tuesday, July 23. Schedule is tentative and subject to change. Activities are offered while supplies last. If the weather is inclement, the session will either be canceled or moved to an indoor location. Visit shoppesatarborlakes.com for updates.

Izaak Walton League

JULY 23 — Mary Spivey, Education Coordinator for the Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve, will speak at the Tuesday, July 23, meeting of the Izaak Walton League of America. The public is welcome to attend the joint social and educational meeting at the Breckenridge Chapter House at 8816 W. River Road in Brooklyn Park. Spivey will talk about the reserve’s education and research programs, including its research on the endangered Red-Headed Woodpecker. The Minneapolis Audubon Society will also be involved in the joint meeting this month.Info: 763-421-6781.

Dayton City Council

JULY 23 — Dayton City Council will meet at 7 p.m. at Dayton City Hall, located at 12260 South Diamond Lake Road, Dayton.

Concerts/Movies in the Park

JULY 23 — The annual Osseo Concerts in the Park will feature the Minnesota Zoomobile instead of music and the Movies in the Park will feature “Brave,” Tuesday, July 23. All events are free and take place in Boerboom Veterans park, across from Osseo City Hall, 415 Central Ave. Concerts in the Park begin at 7 p.m. and Movies in the Park begin at 8:30 p.m. People should bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on.

Summer Faire

JULY 25 — Grab family, friends, and a lawn chair for relaxing in The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes’ central courtyard while enjoying sounds from Minnesota musicians for free. All concerts are from 6 to 8 p.m., but the schedule is tentative and subject to change. Tim Mahoney, alernative-pop rock, performs July 25. For more information visit shoppesatarborlakes.com or call The Shoppes at 763-488-9965.

Coon Rapids Dam Summer Concert Series 

JULY 25 — Enjoy music outside at the Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park Performance Pavilion. These concerts are a part of the summer concert series sponsored by the Coon Rapids Arts Commission and the Anoka County Parks and Recreation Department. Parking and admission to these events are free. Concerts are held rain or shine! Concerts begin at 7:00 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy an evening of family fun. This week’s entertainment is provided by D.L. Cajun featuring cajun music. Questions?  Call 763-767-6493.

Movies by Moonlight

JULY 26 — The Movies by the Moonlight take place at the Maple Grove Town Green Band Shell, 7991 Main St. at sunset. “Wreck It Ralph” will be shown Friday, July 26. All movies are rated PG.

Sounds of Summer

JULY 29, 31 & AUG. 1 — At the Maple Grove Town Green Band Shell, 7991 Main St., the season of the Sounds of Summer takes place. The Brooklyn Park Community Band will perform Monday, July 29, at 7 p.m. The Whitesidewalls perform Wednesday, July 31, at 7 p.m. Wendy’s Wiggle Jiggle Jam will perform Thursday, Aug. 1, at 11 a.m. All events are free. Note that all events are subject to change. Visit maplegrovemn.gov, on Facebook or call 763-494-5959 for more information.

Art in the Park: Foam Mosaic Bugs Picture

JULY 29 — Champlin Park and Recreation is sponsoring Art in the Park on Monday nights at 7 p.m. at Andrews Park in Champlin, either under the picnic shelter or in the old concession building. Each week a project will be planned for youth to enjoy. Each project costs $1.75 and take 15 to 30 minutes to complete. All necessary materials will be provided unless otherwise  noted.  The July 22 project is making foam mosaic bug pictures.

Performances in the Park: Matt Dunn

JULY 30 -— Champlin Parks and Recreation will offer free family-friendly performances in the park Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. at Andrews Park, Champlin. July 30 features magician Matt Dunn.

Concerts/Movies in the Park

JULY 30 — The annual Osseo Concerts in the Park will feature the Classic Big Band and the Movies in the Park will feature “The Lucky One,” Tuesday, July 30. All events are free and take place in Boerboom Veterans park, across from Osseo City Hall, 415 Central Ave. Concerts in the Park begin at 7 p.m. and Movies in the Park begin at 8:30 p.m. People should bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on.

Summer Faire

AUG. 1 — Grab family, friends, and a lawn chair for relaxing in The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes’ central courtyard while enjoying sounds from Minnesota musicians for free. All concerts are from 6 to 8 p.m., but the schedule is tentative and subject to change. Keri Noble, piano-driven singer, will perform Aug. 1. For more information visit shoppesatarborlakes.com or call The Shoppes at 763-488-9965.

Coon Rapids Dam Summer Concert Series 

AUG. 1— Enjoy music outside at the Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park Performance Pavilion. These concerts are a part of the summer concert series sponsored by the Coon Rapids Arts Commission and the Anoka County Parks and Recreation Department. Parking and admission to these events are free. Concerts are held rain or shine! Concerts begin at 7:00 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy an evening of family fun. This week’s entertainment is provided by Ecuador Manta featuring Ecuadorian music. Questions?  Call 763-767-6493.

Movies by Moonlight

AUG. 2 — The Movies by the Moonlight take place at the Maple Grove Town Green Band Shell, 7991 Main St. at sunset. “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” will be shown Friday, Aug. 2. All movies are rated PG.

Kiddie Carnival

AUG. 3 —  The Kiddie Carnival will be held Saturday, Aug. 3 at Andrews Park in Champlin from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This family-friendly event will feature pony rides, a petting zoo, barrel train rides, face painting, a variety of carnival type games and more. The cost for most activities range from a quarter to $2.

Art in the Park: Summer Fun Foam Frame

AUG. 5 — Champlin Park and Recreation is sponsoring Art in the Park on Monday nights at 7 p.m. at Andrews Park in Champlin, either under the picnic shelter or in the old concession building. Each week a project will be planned for youth to enjoy. Each project costs $1.75 and take 15 to 30 minutes to complete. All necessary materials will be provided unless otherwise  noted.  The Aug. 5 project will be making summer fun foam frames.

Sounds of Summer

AUG. 5, 7 & 8 — At the Maple Grove Town Green Band Shell, 7991 Main St., the season of the Sounds of Summer takes place. Scott Hansen will perform Monday, Aug. 5, at 7 p.m. The Mpls. Commordores perform Wednesday, Aug. 7, at 7 p.m. Paul Spring will perform Thursday, Aug. 8, at 11 a.m. All events are free. Note that all events are subject to change. Visit maplegrovemn.gov, on Facebook or call 763-494-5959 for more information.

Performances in the Park: Rachael Kroog

AUG. 6-— Champlin Parks and Recreation will offer free family-friendly performances in the park Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. at Andrews Park, Champlin. Aug. 5 features musical act Rachael Kroog.

Night to Unite in Champlin

AUG. 6 — The city of Champlin will celebrate Night to Unite Tuesday, Aug. 6. Check with the Champlin Police Department for more information.

National Night Out in Dayton

AUG. 6 — The city of Dayton will celebrate National Night Out Tuesday, Aug. 6. Check with the Dayton Police Department for more information.

Movies in the Park

AUG. 6 — The annual Osseo Movies in the Park will feature “The Avengers,” Tuesday, Aug. 6. All events are free and take place in Boerboom Veterans park, across from Osseo City Hall, 415 Central Ave. Movies in the Park begin at 8:30 p.m. People should bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on.

Summer Faire

AUG. 8 — Grab family, friends, and a lawn chair for relaxing in The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes’ central courtyard while enjoying sounds from Minnesota musicians for free. All concerts are from 6 to 8 p.m., but the schedule is tentative and subject to change. Davina and the Vagabonds, jazz and blues, will perform Aug. 8. For more information visit shoppesatarborlakes.com or call The Shoppes at 763-488-9965.

Summer Concert Series at Sand Creek Park

AUG. 8 — Enjoy music outside at Sand Creek Park in Coon Rapids. These concerts are a part of the summer concert series sponsored by the Coon Rapids Arts Commission and the Anoka County Parks and Recreation Department. Parking and admission to these events are free. Concerts are held rain or shine! Concerts begin at 7:00 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy an evening of family fun. This week’s entertainment is provided by Rocky Lynne Country. Questions?  Call 763-767-6493.

Movies by Moonlight

AUG. 9 — The Movies by the Moonlight take place at the Maple Grove Town Green Band Shell, 7991 Main St. at sunset. “Viva Las Vegas” will be shown Friday, Aug. 9. All movies are rated PG.

Sounds of Summer

AUG. 12, 14 & 15 — At the Maple Grove Town Green Band Shell, 7991 Main St., the season of the Sounds of Summer takes place. Maiden Dixie will perform Monday, Aug. 12, at 7 p.m. Free Fallin’ performs Wednesday, Aug. 14, at 7 p.m. Okee Dokee Brothers will perform Thursday, Aug. 15, at 11 a.m. All events are free. Note that all events are subject to change. Visit maplegrovemn.gov, on Facebook or call 763-494-5959 for more information.

Concerts/Movies in the Park

AUG. 13 — The annual Osseo Concerts in the Park will feature the Golden Strings and the Movies in the Park will feature “The Odd Life of Timothy Green,” Tuesday, Aug. 13. All events are free and take place in Boerboom Veterans park, across from Osseo City Hall, 415 Central Ave. Concerts in the Park begin at 7 p.m. and Movies in the Park begin at 8:30 p.m. People should bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on.

Summer Faire

AUG. 15 — Grab family, friends, and a lawn chair for relaxing in The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes’ central courtyard while enjoying sounds from Minnesota musicians for free. All concerts are from 6 to 8 p.m., but the schedule is tentative and subject to change. The Lamont Cranston Band, blues, will perform Aug. 15. For more information visit shoppesatarborlakes.com or call The Shoppes at 763-488-9965.

Movies by Moonlight

AUG. 16 — The Movies by the Moonlight take place at the Maple Grove Town Green Band Shell, 7991 Main St. at sunset. “Ghostbusters” will be shown Friday, Aug. 16. All movies are rated PG.

Osseo Cross Country Alumni meet

AUG. 17 — Osseo High School will host its 50th Osseo Alumni Cross Country Meet Saturday, Aug. 17, at 9:30 a.m. at the Elm Creek Park Reserve near the playground. Girl’s race will run first, followed by the boys race. The distance is 2.5 miles or less. All Osseo Alumni CC runners, family members and friends are welcome to run the race or watch, cheer and visit with past team members. There will be displays of Osseo Cross Country history. Race Awards and 2012-13 Coach’s Scholarship drawing to follow the run. There will be refreshments after the race. The Alumni CC Social will be at the Osseo Legion at 6 p.m. Open to all Osseo Alumni CC runners and partners. There will be a toast to Osseo CC program and Coaches Mr. Jim Deane and Mr. Ken Rasmussen and all the other coaches. A special presentation by Alumni  Kevin Kling.

Party in the Park

AUG. 17 — Join the Dayton Lions for live music in an outdoor setting featuring a softball tournament, kids activities and music by the Killer Hayseeds at Central Park, 12260 South Diamond Lake Road, Dayton. Tickets are $10 per person.

Sounds of Summer

AUG. 19, 21 & 22  — At the Maple Grove Town Green Band Shell, 7991 Main St., the season of the Sounds of Summer takes place. G.B. Leighton will perform Monday, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m. Alison Scott and Kevin Bowe perform Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 7 p.m. Tricia and the Toonies will perform Thursday, Aug. 22, at 11 a.m. All events are free. Note that all events are subject to change. Visit maplegrovemn.gov, on Facebook or call 763-494-5959 for more information.

Movies in the Park

AUG. 20 — The annual Osseo Movies in the Park will feature “Rock of Ages,” Tuesday, Aug. 20. All events are free and take place in Boerboom Veterans park, across from Osseo City Hall, 415 Central Ave. Movies in the Park begin at 8:30 p.m. People should bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on.

Summer Faire

AUG. 22 — Grab family, friends, and a lawn chair for relaxing in The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes’ central courtyard while enjoying sounds from Minnesota musicians for free. All concerts are from 6 to 8 p.m., but the schedule is tentative and subject to change. Aimee and Boyd Lee, jazz/blues/folk/country, will perform Aug. 22. For more information visit shoppesatarborlakes.com or call The Shoppes at 763-488-9965.

Movies by Moonlight

AUG. 23 — The Movies by the Moonlight take place at the Maple Grove Town Green Band Shell, 7991 Main St. at sunset. “Cool Runnings” will be shown Friday, Aug. 23. All movies are rated PG.

Concerts/Movies in the Park

AUG. 27 — The annual Osseo Concerts in the Park will feature The Classics and the Movies in the Park will feature “Here Comes the Boom,” Tuesday, Aug. 27. All events are free and take place in Boerboom Veterans park, across from Osseo City Hall, 415 Central Ave. Concerts in the Park begin at 7 p.m. and Movies in the Park begin at 8:30 p.m. People should bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on.

Movies by Moonlight

AUG. 30 — The Movies by the Moonlight take place at the Maple Grove Town Green Band Shell, 7991 Main St. at sunset. “mary Poppins” will be shown Friday, Aug. 30. All movies are rated PG.

Movies by Moonlight

SEPT. 6 — The Movies by the Moonlight take place at the Maple Grove Town Green Band Shell, 7991 Main St. at sunset. “Shrek” will be shown Friday, Sept. 6. All movies are rated PG.

Osseo Lions Roar

SEPT. 6 TO 7 — This year’s Osseo Lions Roar event will take place Friday, Sept. 6 to Saturday, Sept. 7. The parade will begin at noon on Sept. 7.

Movies by Moonlight

SEPT. 13 — The Movies by the Moonlight take place at the Maple Grove Town Green Band Shell, 7991 Main St. at sunset. “Hotel Transylvania” will be shown Friday, Sept. 13. All movies are rated PG.

5K Bunker Stampede

SEPT. 14 — The annual 5K Bunker Stampede will be held Sept. 14 at Bunker Hills Regional Park. For more info call (763) 757-3920.

Dayton Heritage Day

SEPT. 21 — Dayton Heritage Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Sept. 21 in the old village of Dayton. Events include a parade, kids activities, street fair with vendors and food. Also a beer garden sponsored by the Dayton Lions and live music.

Oktoberfest

OCT. 5 — This year’s Osseo Oktoberfest will be Saturday, Oct. 5. Events start at noon.

Halloween Kiddie Parade

OCT. 26 — The Osseo Halloween Kiddie Parade will be Saturday, Oct. 26. The event begins at noon.

Home expo

NOV. 2 — There will be a Home Improvement and Design Expo event Saturday, Nov. 2, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Maple Grove Community Center, 12951 Weaver Lake Road. Attention all home improvement enthusiast. Don’t miss this opportunity to explore up to 150 exhibitors featuring the latest home improvement products and services to get home renovation projects off to the right start. Talk with the experts and get free tips and ideas. Meet builders, remodelers, landscapers, designers, painters, architects, interior designers and more. Main Stage filled with on-going speaker presentations, demonstrations and entertainment all day long. Admission $6 or free with a donation for the food shelf. More information is available at 952-238-1700 or by visiting MediaMaxEvents.com.

 Osseo Minidazzle/Lunch with Santa

DEC. 6 & 7 — The annual Osseo Minidazzle Holiday event will be Friday, Dec. 6, starting at 6 p.m. The following day, Saturday, Dec. 7, will be a Lunch with Santa event at 11 a.m.

 

 

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 www.champlinparkbaseball.org

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.

Free cooking demos

ONGOING — There are free cooking demos offered every Thursday at 5:15 p.m. at Ethnic Foods Company, 204 Central Avenue in Osseo. Learn to prepare traditional dishes, discover organic and healthful alternatives for adventurous eating and sample some foods from around the world. Call or stop by to make a reservation for an upcoming class. The first demo is free and every other demo is $10 and participants receive $5 towards in-store shopping. For more information call 952-593-3000, visit ethnicfoodsco.com or send and e-mail to ethnicfoodsco@yahoo.com.

New Parent Connection

MONDAYS & THURSDAYS — New Parent Connection is a free class for parents and their infants, birth up to four months of age, held at Unity Hospital every Monday, 1 to 2:30 p.m., in the auditorium on the lower level and at Mercy Hospital every Thursday, 2 to 3:30 p.m., in the Heart Center, lower level. For more information, call 763-506-1284 or Medformation at 612-262-3333.

Champlin Champs

2ND MONDAYS —The Champlin Champs 4-H Club meets the 2nd Monday of the month at United Methodist Church 921 Downs Road at 6:45 p.m. Champlin Champs 4-H club is for kids ages K-12 and their parents.  New members are welcome.  Call 612-596-2115 for more information.

Champlin council meeting

2ND & 4TH MONDAYS— The Champlin City Council will hold its regular business meeting at Champlin City Hall, 11955 Champlin Drive.

Dayton council meeting

2ND & 4TH TUESDAYS — There will be a Dayton City Council meeting at 7 p.m. at Dayton City Hall, located at 12260 South Diamond Lake Road.

Parents of children with ADHD/ADD or EBD

1ST TUESDAYS — Meet people who share your questions and learn what has worked or not worked for them. Come for support and information on the first Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m., at the Anoka County Human Service building, 1201 89th Ave. N.E., Blaine. The class is free and childcare is provided free of charge but reserve a space by the preceding Sunday evening. Sponsored by Anoka County Family and community Support Services and provided by Central Center for Family Resources. Call 783-4949 to reserve space or for information.

MOPS Meetings

2ND TUESDAYS — MOPS meetings will be held the second Tuesday of each month at Solid Rock Free Lutheran beginning Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 9:15 a.m. Meetings will include food, fellowship, childcare and the opportunity to build relationships with other young mothers. Children will be encouraged and cared for through the Moppet program, which includes a story time, snack and playtime. For further questions call 763-427-6093 and ask for Michelle. Solid Rock is located at 737 Bob Ehlen Drive in Anoka, MN.

Parents of Children with Autism

2ND TUESDAYS — Meet others who share your questions and learn about what has worked or not worked for them the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Anoka County Human Service building, 1201 89th Ave. N.E., Blaine. No meeting in December. Children over 12 years meet the 3rd Tuesday, monthly. Sponsored by Anoka County Family and Community Support Services and provided by Central Center for Family and Community Support services and provided by Central Center for Family Resources. Class is free, with childcare provided free but reserve a space by the preceding Sunday evening. Call 783-4958 to reserve a space or for more information.

Champlin Park Youth Hockey Association

3RD TUESDAYS — CPYHA board meetings are held from 7 to 9 p.m. in the small conference room at the Champlin Ice Forum located at 12165 Ensign Avenue North. The CPYHA provides and promotes youth hockey for the benefit of Champlin, Brooklyn Park and Dayton residents.

Women of Today

3RD TUESDAYS — Women of Today is a voluntary, nonprofit, community service organization.  The group focuses on service to the community, personal growth, and fellowship opportunities.  The Champlin chapter meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Champlin Community Center and invites all interested individuals to attend.  For further information, contact Jill at 612-760-4544.

Free drop-in yoga classes at the Hindu Temple

TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS & SUNDAYS — All are welcome to attend free Yoga classes at the Hindu Temple in Maple Grove. All ages, all abilities, all faiths are welcome. Wear loose clothing and bring a yoga mat if you have one. Classes meet for one hour on Tuesday are at 6:45, Thursday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 8 a.m. Classes are held in the Nath Auditorium, Hindu Temple of Minnesota, 10530 Troy Lane, Maple Grove, MN 55311. Classes are free but a $5 donation is suggested. Call Laurie Karnes at 763-420-6350 or go to landforsale@visi.com.

 

TOPS 971

WEDNESDAYS — Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) MN 971 meets every Wednesday night at the Osseo Community Center, room B, 415 Central Avenue. Weigh in is from 5:45 to 6:25 p.m. The meetings are from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cost is $1 per week with annual due of $26. For more information, call Sue Bloberger at 763-559-9411 or Jenny Christensen at 763-428-4523 or visit www.tops.org.

Grandparents & Relatives Raising Children

1ST THURSDAYS — Grandparents and relatives raising children in the group will discuss legal and financial options, understanding and dealing with emotions about raising children, as well as learning ways to better help the children the first Thursday of the month from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. While grandparents and relatives meet, the children are invited to participate in a free supportive playgroup. Registration required. Call Connie Booth at 612-879-5351 or Linda Hammerstein at 612-879-5307. Sponsored by Lutheran Social Services and Anoka County Family Support Service. No fee but donations accepted.

CDAA Board Meetings

SECOND TO LAST SUNDAYS — CDAA Board Meetings are held on the second to last Sunday of each month. The public is welcome to attend. Meetings are held at the Rebels Youth Athletic Building at Jerry Ruppelius Park located at 10951 Elm Creek Parkway. The CDAA provides and promotes athletic and recreational activities for the benefit of the residents of Champlin and Dayton. Info: www.cdaasports.org.

Free Meditation Classes at the Hindu Temple

SUNDAYS — Students of all levels and faiths are welcome to attend free meditation class. Classes meet most Sundays from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. in the Sant Rajinder Sing Ji Maharah Meditation Room, 10530 Troy Lane, Maple Grove, MN 55311. Classes are free, a $5 donation is suggested. Call Laurie Karnes at 763-420-6350 or go to www.sosmn.org.

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.

Baby boomer job seekers

MONTHLY — Free workshop for baby boomer job seekers are offered at the Maple Grove Community Center. Networking and the hidden job market, learn strategies to build or revitalize a network and create a plan to sustain it to find a job by Joan Runnheim Olson of Pathways Career Success Strategies. Learn how to land an interview and then land the job using the People Plus + tool with Drs Bruce and Kathy Martin. The Martins will give you a quick and easy assessment and then teach people to use it to get that job. For more information or to register, visit www.YouCanGetHired.com.

Tribute Trees 

ONGOING — The Friends of Parks and Trails of St. Paul and Ramsey County work with the city of Champlin to offer Tribute Trees as living gifts that may be planted in city parks. The recipient receives a card at the time of the order, and a map of the tree location after its planting in spring. The cost is $75 per tree, or $200 for three. Call Peggy at 651-698-4543 for more information.

McGruff House

ONGOING — The Dayton Police Department works in cooperation with the McGruff House program, which was designed to assist children who are in danger or have a medical emergency while going to and from school. If interested in being a McGruff House participant, contact officer Dane McAlpine at 427-2017.

Adult Children Anonymous

ONGOING — Adult Children Anonymous is for adult children who seek healing from the hurtful effects of life events growing up in addictive and other dysfunctional families. Meetings are Thursdays at 7 p.m. in the Faculty Room (205), St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 9100 93rd Ave. N. in Brooklyn Park. Please use the Education Center/School entrance. Contact Mary Ann at 561-6796 for more information.

Yoga, meditation classes

ONGOING — There are drop-in yoga classes will are offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 to 8 p.m., Saturdays from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and Sundays from 7:45 to 9 a.m. The classes are free, but a $5 (all) $1 (students) donation is suggested. There are free meditation classes on Sundays from 9 to 10:15 a.m. All classes held at the Hindu Temple of Minnesota, 10530 Troy Lane N. in Maple Grove. For more information call Laurie Karnes at 763-420-6350 or e-mail Laurie at landforsale@visi.com.

Alateen/Alanon

WEEKLY — Are parents worried about their kids because of chaos and pain caused by a spouse’s/significant other’s drinking? Are parents kids acting out, getting into trouble or withdrawn and depressed? Alateen can help the kids and Alanon can help parents. And it’s free. Both groups meet at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the Maple Grove Alano Club, 15486 Territorial Road in Maple Grove (just off County Road 81 not far from the new Target). For more information call 612-716-7751, 763-427-3986 or 763-420-4249.

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 www.champlinparkbaseball.org

Baby boomer job seekers

MONTHLY — Free workshop for baby boomer job seekers are offered at the Maple Grove Community Center. Networking and the hidden job market, learn strategies to build or revitalize a network and create a plan to sustain it to find a job by Joan Runnheim Olson of Pathways Career Success Strategies. Learn how to land an interview and then land the job using the People Plus + tool with Drs. Bruce and Kathy Martin. The Martins will give you a quick and easy assessment and then teach people to use it to get that job. For more information or to register, visit www.YouCanGetHired.com.

 

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