Celebrate the musicians who made First Avenue and 7th Street Entry the legendary rock ‘n’ roll venue that is the heart of the Minnesota music scene. Explore five decades worth of sounds and stories on this landmark club through the lens of music. All ages. Prices vary. Read more about First Avenue Exhibit
Education & Community
The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and the Audubon Society partner for a day of avian fun and education. The event will feature presentations, workshops, nature walks and book signings featuring noted naturalists and authors Jim Gilbert, Stan Tekiela, Matt Schuth, Alan Branhagen and the Audubon Society’s expert on bird habitats and native plants, John Rowden. Read more about Arboretum & Audubon: A Day of Birding Walks and Workshops
Celebrate National Public Garden Week with buy one, get one free admission from May 13-16 at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 10 percent off at the gift store, 10 percent off memberships and more.
Experience the new Three Mile Walk, starting and ending in the Oswald Visitor Center.
Take your canine companion to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum for a day of fun including a dog expo, fashion parade, doggie obstacle course and walk around Three Mile Drive! Read more about All About Dogs Day
Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, April 25 at 6 p.m. for "Bad News Mike". Drawing on the latest medical science and hard-earned epidemiological lessons, Dr. Mike Osterholm’s recently published book, Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs, explores in detail the resources and programs we need to develop if we are to keep ourselves safe from infectious disease. Read more about Dr. Mike Osterholm - "Bad News Mike"
The June 9, 2019 Dementia Friendly Sunday is organized by the Dementia Friendly Communities Coalition (DFCC) and includes: Dementia Friendly Services hosted by churches
throughout the St. Croix Valley and the Music By Heart Community Sing-Along taking place at Hudson’s Lakefront Park at 1 p.m. If you, your loved one, or your church wants to participate, contact Angie Pilgrim at firstname.lastname@example.org. Read more about Music by Heart's 2nd Annual Dementia Friendly Sunday
Fans of Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel (this year's NEA Big Read in the St. Croix Valley book selection) won't want to miss this interpretation of the book's Museum of Civilization. The museum "considers how memory can impact survival in a post-apocalyptic world," according to the Art Reach St. Croix website. Read more about Museum of Civilization at St. Croix Falls
Violent and well-dressed gangsters abounded in the 1930s, and groups like the Barker Gang came to the lakes when they needed to lay low. The White Bear Lake Historical Society will take you on a bus tour of some of their notorious haunts. Read more about White Bear Lake Gangster Tour
Looking for a challenge or just a new way to get involved in nature? The Minnesota Global Birders will share tips about how to make birding part of your vacation and what you might get to see at destinations around the world. Read more about Travelogue: Add Birding to Your Travel Fun