Come out for some holiday fun. Make the Sleigh Bells and Sparkle parade part of your holiday tradition. This parade is complete with floats that will light up the night, courtesy of local businesses, and is fun for all ages. Santa and Mrs. Claus will even make an appearance. Free. 5 p.m. Main Street, Maple Grove; mgco.org
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Come join Osseo’s own little version of the Holidazzle parade. It will be sure to get you and your little ones in the holiday spirit. Free. 6 p.m.–7 p.m. downtown Osseo; 763.425.2624; discoverosseo.com
A special night of trail trick-or-treating awaits you and the family at Lowry Nature Center’s Enchanted Forest Halloween. Visitors can enjoy a sweet and salty mix of popcorn and treats while watching live storytelling, a mad scientist skit and puppet show. Costumes are encouraged. Restricted to ages 2 and over. $9. 5–9 p.m. Lowry Nature Center, 7025 Victoria Drive, Victoria; 763.694.7650; threeriversparks.org
Those in business or interested in Chinese culture should make a point to attend this introductory session on basic protocol. The class is taught by Hong Kong native Margaret Li, who has offered Chinese cultural training to Fortune 500 companies for the past 20 years. Covered topics include table manners, dress codes, superstitions, negotiating skills, business etiquette and more. Youth 15–17 may register with a guardian. $25. 6–7:30 p.m.
Stay current in our digital world by attending this workshop put on by Wayzata Community Education. The course will teach you how to create a website with multiple pages using a free text editor. Learn HTML basics and how to edit content design to fit your online needs. Bring a thumb drive if you plan on making the site go live so you can save the files for later use. $99. 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. B110 Computer Lab, Central Middle School, 305 Vicksburg Ln. N., Plymouth; 763.745.5213; wayzata.k12.mn.us