Arts & Entertainment

Northwest Hennepin Human Services Council is issuing a call for nominations for the Annual Invest Northwest Awards to honor local volunteers. The Invest Northwest Awards celebrate outstanding individuals, organizations and businesses in Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Golden Valley, Maple Grove, New Hope, Osseo, Corcoran and Hanover who volunteer in their community and demonstrate innovation [...]

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Children’s book inspired by her grandson by Joni Astrup ELK RIVER STAR NEWS   A Rogers woman has written a children’s book about autism. Barbara Paschke is the author of “I Am Nathan … I Have Autism,” which is about her grandson, Nathan. Autism affects one in 68 children in the United States, said Paschke, [...]

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‘Fair Game’ NOW TO MAY 4 — Yellow Tree Theatre, 320 Fifth Ave. S.E. in Osseo, will present “Fair Game,” by Jeremiah Gamble of Theater for the Thirsty. Performances will be Wednesdays to Saturdays from April 11 to May 4, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday performances will be April 20, 27 and May 4, at 2 [...]

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Somewhere between Saturday Night Live and the Brave New Workshop, and seasoned with a little YouTube that only a teenage mind know how to master, area residents will find Dinner Theatre from the youth April 10 to 12 at Advent Lutheran Church in Maple Grove. A youth-served dinner followed by a series of comedy skits [...]

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Arbor Day is a nationally celebrated event that highlights the importance of trees to the environment. National Arbor Day is celebrated each year on the last Friday of April. Minnesota also celebrates Arbor Day on the last Friday in April, while individual cities celebrate on a day of their choosing. Maple Grove’s annual Arbor Day [...]

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Maple Grove Mayor Mark Steffenson invites the public to attend the 10th Annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast. The event is scheduled for Thursday, May 1, at 7:15 a.m. at Rush Creek Golf Club, 7801 County Road 101 in Maple Grove. Come together and celebrate living and working in the Maple Grove community. The morning event include: [...]

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The 15th Annual Student Art Show rapped up at the end of March. Art work created by Osseo Area School District students was featured. The Maple Grove Arts Council hosted the show at the Maple Grove Government Center through the month of March.  

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CROSS Services depends on volunteers to help stock the food shelf, welcome families as they arrive, deliver meals, data entry, and much much more. CROSS appreciates several hundred regular volunteers that assist with the daily operations. Volunteers come from an array of backgrounds; retired individuals who were electricians, IT programmers, butcher, engineers, house wife’s and [...]

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