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A mother and daughter wear pink breast cancer awareness shirts.

Make plans to head out this Mother’s Day to celebrate moms by participating or cheering on participants in the 27th annual Race for the Cure on Sunday, May 12 at Southdale Center in Edina.

All couples are prone to some off days, and it is perhaps this universality that spurred readers to vote for this photo of a pair of seemingly disgruntled wood ducks as this year’s Readers’ Choice winner in the Images of Edina photo contest.

Last year, Edina Magazine asked members of the community to tell us their favorites in 50 categories for our readers’ choice survey. Check out this list of 2014’s winners and see how this year’s crop compares: you’ll find some repeat favorites and some newcomers.

Choosing Categories

Click here to view photos by the talented Emily J.

After Southdale Center was built in 1956, John Holt barely recognized the area around his home just south of the shopping mall. “Sometimes I lost my way at night because the streets were building up so fast,” he told the Minneapolis Star in 1960.

Asked to offer one piece of advice to first-time parents, new mom Carly Baker’s words are simple. “Seek out a community of moms; you’re in it together,” she says. And Baker did just that when her son Everett was born last spring.

Voting has come and gone for the 2015 Best of Edina.

One of the special things about this city is its heart for helping others. Countless Edina residents understand the value of giving back and how time spent caring for others strengthens the bonds of family, friendship and community connections.

Tim, Carrie, Sophie and Zoey Corsaro, all from Edina, bring a piece of home to Edina friends Kristina, Pat, Camille and Adeline Morton while on vacation in Paris.

Here's our handy guide to our Best of 2015 readers' choice surveys. Feel free to contact us with any further questions.

Why do I have to vote in so many categories?

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Saturday, July 13
[Benefits & Fundraisers], [Education & Community], [Home & Garden]
2019 Hennepin County Master Gardener Learning Garden Tour When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, 2019 Where: 11 Gardens from Edina to Minnetonka
Monday, July 22
[Benefits & Fundraisers]
Benefit for Angel Foundation’s programs that help local families facing cancer.