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Eden Prairie seniors brought the spirit of Valentine’s Day back to the city at the Feb. 28 Valentine’s Day breakfast, which was rescheduled after part of the building closed for construction in November.
Painting with paintbrushes is so passé. At the Eden Prairie Art Center, instructors and toddlers know the best way to have fun − and learn about paleontology − is to paint with dinosaurs.
Hundreds of families took a trip back in time on Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Richardson Nature Center's 22nd annual Ice Harvest and Climate Conversation.
Undeterred by the icy roads and travel warnings on Saturday morning, over 500 people made their way to the new pavilion at Staring Lake Park in Eden Prairie to enjoy the annual Winter Blast on Jan. 18.
They’re bright and whimsical, somber and reflective, imposing and hard to find; Eden Prairie’s public artworks are scattered throughout the city in a variety of forms, from sculptures and memorials to murals.
Nearly 100 Eden Prairie seniors enjoyed the sounds of the season as three choir groups from Eden Prairie High School serenaded them at the Senior Center’s annual holiday lunch on Friday, Dec. 13.
Music, dance and words of thanks from Eden Prairie’s many cultural communities filled the halls of Pax Christi Catholic Community on Nov. 23 at the annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration.
With nooks crammed with cushioned couches and low-light chandeliers, Fat Pants Brewing Co. aims to make its customers comfortable above all else, owner Elizabeth Anderson told Eden Prairie News one week before the city’s first brewery opens to the public.
Around 60 people attended an annual Veterans Day breakfast at the Eden Prairie Senior Center to recognize and appreciate veterans’ service over coffee and french toast on Nov. 8.
There are no doorbells to ring in Eden Prairie Center, but that doesn’t mean there’s no trick-or-treating.
For a few hours on Saturday, the Eden Prairie Community Center turned into a playground for tiny ghosts, ghouls and goblins looking for a fun time, and maybe some candy.
Hundreds of families turned out for Eden Prairie’s public safety open house on Oct. 12, even as the event was moved indoors because of the first snowfall of the season.
At the Eden Prairie Art Center’s first adult and teen open house on Sept. 27, instructors filled every available space with art projects designed to inspire creativity for the event’s dozens of visitors. Some were regulars at 7650 Equitable Drive, while others − like Matt Smith, who took the…
Sporadic rain and gusting winds kept the crowd at the 2019 Arts in the Park event to a minimum, but artists from across Minnesota and Wisconsin displayed their work at Purgatory Creek Park in Eden Prairie on Sept. 21 despite the weather.
A blustery Saturday afternoon wasn’t enough to turn a record 684 beer lovers away from the Prairie Brewfest at Purgatory Creek Park in Eden Prairie, where the Eden Prairie Community Foundation held its annual fundraiser and celebration of spirits on Sept. 7.
With some broken pottery, a handful of odds and ends and a bucket of concrete, a class at the Eden Prairie Art Center turned trash into sparkling mosaics on Aug. 29.
For the first time since scouting began, every Eden Prairie Scouts BSA troop united on Aug. 18 to welcome the community to Adventure Day.
Each of Eden Prairie’s 185 Night to Unite parties likely believes it was the best one. Although Eden Prairie News’ intrepid reporter was only able to attend a handful, we can confirm they are all correct.
As a hot weekend came to its close, around 70 people gathered to relax on the grass and enjoy a performance by the Somali Museum Dance Troupe at Staring Lake Amphitheatre.
Fans of the band The Bazillions are energetic, but the vibe at their Staring Lake Amphitheatre performance was more mellow than mosh pit.
Dancers in bright, sparkling costumes spun, dipped and bowed across the stage at Staring Lake Amphitheatre on June 28 as part of the Starring at Staring summer performance series.
While holidays like May Day or Memorial Day can soak up a community’s attention in spring, Eden Prairie’s Arbor Day celebration drew plenty of families and tree care professionals to celebrate trees on the shore of Round Lake.
In Eden Prairie High School’s latest play, darkness covers the stage throughout the performance — or at least, that’s what the actors would have you believe.
Music is a part of worship for many religious communities in Eden Prairie and around the world. From traditional hymns to modern gospel, song is a way to channel spirituality into worship, explained Dave Donelson, Wooddale Church’s pastor of traditional worship.
With soda bread, dancing and a whole lot of green, North Star Irish Dance celebrated St. Patrick’s Day at PiM High School on Saturday, March 16.
A pair of Polar Plunges last weekend raised nearly $160,000 for Special Olympics Minnesota, said organizers of the two events.
In her basement workshop, Peggy Tanler pulled a quilt of soft cream and brown patterns out of a cupboard and gently unfolded it. It was the first quilt she made, 35 years ago, with only a few worn patches to show its age.
As the sun set on Staring Lake Park last Friday, Eden Prairie’s families converged on the slopes and snowbanks to take part in some wintry delights.
As instrumental pop music played in the background, the yogis at Vault Fitness Center surged into upward dog in unison, following along with the instructor as they worked on balance and strength. Well, most of the yogis.
For a few hours in the middle of winter, Eden Prairie Center warmed up with the energy of Dance With Courage. The annual fundraiser, hosted by Chanhassen’s Dance Arts Centre on Sunday, Jan. 27, brought around 500 people out to dance and to support the nonprofit True Friends to the tune of ov…
On a cold Monday morning while the rest of their peers took advantage of a day off, the cast of Eden Prairie High School’s “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” sang about essays.
Eden Prairie High School junior Mitchell Cave got a surprise when he saw the score of the ACT test he took in February.
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