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Spring Runoff Variety Show

Who: 
Friends of the Finland Community and Thrivent Financial
Where: 
Finland Community Center Main Stage
When: 
Sat, 04/01/2017 - 6:00pm

Friends of the Finland Community and Thrivent Financial host the Spring Runoff Variety Show Saturday, April 1st, at the Finland Community Center Main Stage. Dinner is 6 pm and the show is at 7 pm. Tickets for dinner must be purchased in advance, but show tickets are only available at the door. Proceeds help fund the Finland Community Orchard. For more information and ticket purchases, contact Michelle at 218-353-7383, or the Finland Community Center at 218-353-0300.
 

Free Family Day Sunday

Where: 
Cook County YMCA
When: 
Sun, 04/02/2017 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

The Cook County YMCA sponsors Free Family Day Sunday, April 2nd, 11 am to 5 pm. Activities include open gym with age-appropriate toys, game room, open kids' club, and swimming, and sundaes in the lobby from 2 to 5 pm. More information is available at 387-3386.
 

Google's G Suite information

Who: 
Grant Olson, Director of Marketing and Technology at North House Folk School
Where: 
Higher Ed North Shore Campus
When: 
Mon, 04/03/2017 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Cook County Community Fund hosts presenter Grant Olson, Director of Marketing and Technology at North House Folk School, Monday, April 3rd at Higher Ed North Shore Campus, from 11 am to 1 pm. Olson will teach the basics of Google’s G Suite, a cloud-based family of applications for email, word processing, and more. Attendees are invited to bring their own lunch.
More information is available at 387-3411.
 

Create a Healthy Yard & Garden for Pollinators and You

Who: 
Cook County Extension and the University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardeners
Where: 
Cook County Community Center
When: 
Mon, 04/03/2017 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Cook County Extension and the University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardeners present a class on how to Create a Healthy Yard & Garden for Pollinators and You, Monday, April 3rd, from 6:30 to 8 pm, at the Cook County Community Center. Instructors Max Linehan and Janet Ditmanson will teach about attracting bees, butterflies, and others; providing habitat, growing native flowers, and more. Participants will plant a “little greenhouse” to take home. Registration and more information are available at 387-3015. 
 

Property tax information meeting

Who: 
Arrowhead Center for the Arts
Where: 
Cook County Chamber of Commerce
When: 
Tue, 04/04/2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The Cook County Chamber of Commerce is hosting Aaron Twait, of the Minnesota Center for Fiscal Excellence and Cook County Assessor Todd Smith, Tuesday, April 4th from 6 to 8 pm at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts. They will deliver an in-depth look at property tax and how it works in Minnesota. More information is available from Jim Boyd at 387-2079.
 

Kindergarten Round-up

Where: 
Birch Grove Community School
When: 
Tue, 04/11/2017 - 8:00am - 12:30pm

Birch Grove Community School invites children eligible for kindergarten (must be 5 by September 1) to experience being a "big kid" Tuesday, April 11, starting at 8 am. Your child can ride the bus, participate in classroom projects, and you can join us for lunch. There is also a Saplings program available for the afternoon. For more information and to register, call 663-0170, or download a Round Up form at birchgroveschool.com. Birch Grove School is a public K-5 school.

Wudang Qigong (woo-DONG CHEE-gong) and Chinese calligraphy

Who: 
Master Bing
Where: 
Cook County Community Center
When: 
Tue, 05/02/2017 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Master Bing will be offering instruction in Wudang Qigong (woo-DONG CHEE-gong) and Chinese calligraphy Tuesday, May 2nd, 6 to 8:30 pm at the Cook County Community Center. Early bird special sign-up by Friday, March 31st. More information is available from Mona (MOE-nah) at 218-370-9283.
 

10th Anniversary of the Ham Lake fire

Where: 
Chik Wauk Museum
When: 
Fri, 05/05/2017 (All day)

The 10th Anniversary of the Ham Lake fire is May 5th. Chik Wauk Museum is preparing an exhibit to commemorate that event which affected many aspects of our community. Please share your stories or photos at ham lake fire dot org, or contact joe@wtip.org or nancy@hjo.org.
 


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