Education & Community

Open Streets on 50th

Join Edina locals at the fifth annual Open Streets for a day of fun on 50th Street between Wooddale Avenue and Chowen Avenue. There will be plenty of opportunities to get to know the community, from listening to live music, bringing your furry friend to the Pet Zone or hanging out at the Red Cow beer garden. Open to bikes and pedestrians, the street will have a plethora of activities ranging from crafts to yoga, games and more. 50th St. between Wooddale Ave. and Chowen Ave., Edina Read more about Open Streets on 50th

Minneapolis Bike Tour

Come participate in the 13th annual Minneapolis Bike Tour. Starting and ending on Boom Island in Northeast Mpls., choose from numerous beautiful park and trail routes for you and your family to enjoy. All courses will be closed to motorized traffic and include stops providing refreshments and bike mechanics. Proceeds go towards bike safety, education and trail maintenance. Stay after to explore exhibitor booths, food and drink from local vendors and live music. Read more about Minneapolis Bike Tour

Tiger Tracks 5K and Family Run/ Walk

Earn your stripes and join the Minnesota Zoo for their annual Tiger Tracks 5K to raise money for wildlife conservation. The race starts at the Shady Oaks Picnic area and follows a course through the zoo on outdoor trails. Registered participants will receive free admission to the zoo on the event day and a commemorative t-shirt. Strollers are welcome. Read more about Tiger Tracks 5K and Family Run/ Walk

Minneapolis Monarch Festival

Celebrate the annual great migration of the monarchs from Minnesota to Mexico at Lake Nokomis this fall. Break out your best orange and black to walk in the costume parade or learn more about these incredible butterflies by tagging and releasing your own. You can explore the butterfly naturescape by the lake and even find out how you can help to protect the species in the future. Read more about Minneapolis Monarch Festival

Minneapolis Greek Festival

Experience a Taste of Greece at the Minneapolis Greek Festival at St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church. Try authentic Greek food, from gyros to baklava, while participating in the various cultural experiences available. It will be a weekend full of bookstores, boutiques and dancing finished off with a 5K run for Chloe’s Fight Rare Disease Foundation. Read more about Minneapolis Greek Festival

Shout Out Loud Minnesota - A Suicide Prevention Charity Event

Join us for the 2nd Annual ‘Shout Out Loud’ Suicide Prevention and Resource Awareness event! Our main goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources. Our goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources. Read more about Shout Out Loud Minnesota - A Suicide Prevention Charity Event

Bringing Your Voice to the Table

We live in a high stakes climate - in the wake of #metoo, discrimination in the workplace, data misuse, and a number of other issues, the public and press are becoming increasingly reluctant of brands (and the executives who lead them) that don't address the societal issues concerning consumers. No doubt it's risky business to put a stake in the ground on hot button issues. Nonetheless, in today's market, having an authentic POV is an important move for your company and your legacy as a leader. Read more about Bringing Your Voice to the Table

Black Women Taking Charge: Achieving Meaningful Progress on Pay Equity

Equal Pay Day is the symbolic day that marks the point in the year at which women's earnings will finally “catch up” to what men earned in the previous year alone. This year, April 2nd signified how far women collectively needed to work into 2019 to catch up to what men were paid in 2018. Because black women face an even larger wage gap, they need to work until August 22, 2019, to match what men earned the previous year, representing a 39% pay gap. Read more about Black Women Taking Charge: Achieving Meaningful Progress on Pay Equity

Community Coworking & Open House at The Riveter Minneapolis

The Riveter is now open, and we want to share our space with you! The Riveter is a national membership network of community, content, resources and coworking spaces. Bring your laptop, bring your friends, and spend an hour - or the day - working from The Riveter and being a part of our community built by women, for everyone. Our free day of coworking begins at 9:00 am, followed by happy hour and an open house at 5:00 pm. Read more about Community Coworking & Open House at The Riveter Minneapolis

Woodbury Days

Woodbury Days, the city's biggest and most beloved summer festival, returns to Ojibway Park at the end of the month for its 41st year. Organizers report that, last year, almost 300 businesses participated in the event and more than 30,000 people attended. Check online for a detailed schedule of events, but don’t miss some perennial favorites: the business fair, the bingo tent, the petting zoo, the Taste of Woodbury, the beer tent…you get the idea. Party on, Woodbury. We’ll see you at the park!  Read more about Woodbury Days

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