"Live, Love, Dance", is one of the state’s premier high school dance events and will feature over 25 A/AA and AAA schools, studios, college and performance teams. Enjoy great concessions and comradery, in a fun and supportive environment, while watching some of the best dancers in the state perform for you! Read more about Edina Dance Team Invitational 2020
Education & Community
Connecting With Kids, an Edina Community Foundation program, believes that our community and all of its members have a powerful influence on the development of youth.
To honor those who have consistently worked to build assets in our youth, Connecting With Kids will present Leadership Awards at our breakfast on Friday March 13, 2020.
Come embrace winter and enjoy a variety of outdoor activities at Kroening Interpretive Center’s Winter Solstice Celebration. Families can participate in a nature walk along a luminary trail and make their own luminaries to bring home. Other activities include winter themed games, face painting and a bonfire.
Envious of seeing beautiful calligraphy artwork on stationary and on Pinterest? Now you can learn this art form too. Jessica Chung is holding a workshop to learn everything from the basics of holding a calligraphy pen to mastering drawing letters and building your own style. You’ll leave with your artwork, a tool bag, handouts and resources to continue this at home. Read more about Brush Calligraphy LAB
Learn about Dayton’s department store as it achieves 100 years of celebrating Christmas. The Edina Historical Society will explore the general history of Dayton’s to see how they made the Christmas season magical. They will review window displays, Santa Land and more, and they will also look at anecdotes from Dayton’s store employees. Read more about 100 Years of Christmas at Dayton’s Department Store
Share your voice with the community by walking with Mayor Hovland. It’s an opportunity to spread your thoughts and opinions, or just get to know the city a little better. Wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather, in the event of rain, the walk will be held at Southdale Center. Prior registration required. Read more about Walk with the Mayor
Edina Community Foundation Development Officer Annie Schilling will interview local author Sheila O'Connor about her latest book, "Evidence of V: A Novel in Fragments, Facts, and Fictions." O'Connor researched the story of fifteen-year-old V, incarcerated for six years in the 1930s at a state school for an unplanned pregnancy. This practice of incarcerating teenage girls on charges of immorality was practiced all over the United States in the first half of the twentieth century. Read more about Edina Reads Event
Inviting Boos big and small to Tiny Diner's Spooktacular Halloween Party!
What to Expect
• Family Friendly
• Monster-Themed Games
• Live Music
• Face Painting
• Free Hot Cider & Healthy Snacks
• Build-Your-Own Mask or Super Hero Cape w/ Mobile Menders
• Family Dinner Specials
• Scary Stories in the Play Hive
Need a last minute costume? Make a mask or superhero cape with the wonderful volunteers from Mobile Menders.
Live music by Mrs Pinky and the Great Fox and Red Eye Ruby! Read more about Tiny Diner Boo Bash
Co-hosts Molly Bloom, Marc Sanchez and Sanden Totten will show audiences how the human brain can take a handful of signals from the eyes and ears and turn them into vibrant pictures of the world. There will be magic tricks, dance moves, out-of-body experiences and even a game show. There will be a meet & greet after the show. Read more about Brains On! LIVE: Your Brain is Magic