Maple Grove Days offers something for everyone

The Maple Grove Community Organization has all kinds of events planned at the Maple Grove Days 2014 celebration, Wednesday through Sunday, July 9 through 13.

Maple Grove Days 2014 begins with paddleboarding and music events Wednesday, July 9.

The annual Pierre Bottineau Parade will be Thursday, July 10. Other events will continue throughout the weekend, including live music, a disc jockey in the evenings and the Saturday fireworks display. The Maple Grove Ambassador Miss Maple Grove Coronation will be Friday, July 11.

There will also be rides and activities for the kids and plenty of good food for everyone. Events are free unless otherwise noted.

The following are events and activities planned Wednesday, July 9 and Thursday, July 10, for Maple Grove Days 2014. Look for Friday through Sunday events in next week’s paper.



Check out “The Scoop on Paddleboarding: Informational Session on Paddleboarding,” from 1 to 2 p.m. at Weaver Lake Park/Beach. This event is for anyone comfortable with swimming and wants to try paddleboarding. Deadline to register is July 7. Register at the Maple Grove Community Center or at

“Paddleboarding for People with Disabilities: How Paddleboarding Can Benefit People of All Abilities” will take place from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Deadline to register is July 7. Register at the community center or at

The band Uncle Chunk performs at 7 p.m. at the Maple Grove Town Green. Join in as the Maple Grove Beyond the Yellow Ribbon honors area veterans.



The ninth annual Maple Grove Day’s Tennis Tournament, hosted by the Maple Grove Crimson Tennis Association, Inc. check in starts at 7 a.m. for singles and doubles. There are categories for boys and girls: 14 and younger and 18 and under. Play starts at 8 a.m. There is a fee to participate. Registration forms available at Tourney # 555121314. Online registration closes July 3 or when draw is full. Print and bring waiver.

The Pickleball Un-officiated Tournament will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lakeview Knolls Park and Kerber Park. Register by July 7 at the community center or at Contact Deb Weinreis at 763-571-1305 x106 for more information.

The Choo Choo Bob Show will begin at 11 a.m. at the Maple Grove Town Green.

A “Paddle and Sculpt Fitness Class” will be from noon to 12:30 p.m. or from 3 to 3:30 p.m. at Weaver Lake Park/Beach. Paddleboard fitness. Register by July 7 at the community center or at

Come watch the Duplicate Bridge Tournament from noon to 4 p.m. at the community center.

The Farmers Market will be open in the community center parking lot from 3 to 7 p.m.

The Pierre Bottineau Parade will run along 89th Avenue from Zachary Lane to Elm Creek Boulevard, from 6:10 to 9:30 p.m.