National Pi Day

The first three digits of the mathematical constant known as Pi are 3.14, so it’s only appropriate that March 14 is celebrated as Pi Day. In many schools around the state, math teachers tend to do something special on this day in their classes. “Pi Day has always been fun for me.

On November 11, America honors those who have served in any branch of the United States military. One way you and your family can observe this holiday in Edina is to visit the Edina Veterans Memorial at the intersection of 50th Street and Wooddale Avenue at Utley Park.

If you’ve recently been proposed to or are planning to celebrate a special anniversary, birthday, promotion—who really needs an excuse for a party?—Edina has some great venues to host your next event. Here are five of Edina’s finest party places:

Cap off your 4th of July celebration with a sparkling spectacle at Rosland Park. Sponsored by Fairview Southdale, partnered with the City of Edina and the Edina Community Fund, this fireworks show is sure to be a powder keg of excitement.

Take a 5k vacation by registering for the Color Run, coming to the Twin Cities on July 10!

As you plan for this season’s gardening, the annual Edina Garden Council plant sale should definitely be on your radar.

Ampersand in the Galleria is a go-to shop in Edina for fine gifts, tableware and home decor.

Purim is the most popular, fun-filled festivity on the Jewish calendar. Based on the book of Esther, Purim commemorates the period in ancient Persia when Esther and her cousin Mordechai thwarted royal advisor Haman’s attempts to annihilate the Jewish population.

To kick off the holiday season, Edina’s annual tree-lighting ceremony will take place November 29 in downtown Edina at 5 p.m.

One of the most eclectic groups around, Edina Chorale has serenaded the community for 30 years. The group, comprised of members 18 to 70 years old, will perform two concerts at the end of the month and continue to delight area residents with their soothing melodies.