What’s Going On? Week of 04/03/17

April 3rd, 2017 by

BBQ & Pet Adoption Event – Sat, April 8th

Join us this Saturday for a barkin’ good time at Morrie’s Minnetonka Subaru! We’ll be having an animal adoption with Good Karma Animal Rescue of MN who are trying to raise $15,000 to cover veterinary fees for all the animals they’ve rescued so far this year! “Help them hit their goal by coming to Morrie’s Minnetonka Subaru for lunch on Saturday, April 8th. A $5 donation will get you lunch grilled by General Manager David Miller and an entry into the prize raffle. All proceeds go directly to Good Karma.”

Rock the Cradle – Sunday, April 9th


The Current and Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota‘s free, annual Rock the Cradle event happens Sunday, April 9 at the Minneapolis Institute of Art and Children’s Theatre Company campus. This daylong event will feature perennial favorites such as the kids’ disco, story time with The Current hosts, live music and more.”


Minnesota Twins vs. Kansas City Royals – Thursday, April 6th


Want a great excuse to get outside and enjoy this wonderful spring weather? How about playing hookie from work, or taking the grandkids out for a nice afternoon? It’s “Watch the Twins take on the Royals at Target Field! First pitch is at 12:10 p.m.”


April DIY Garage Day: SCCA Driver’s Skill Day – Sunday, April 9th


“The local SCCA chapter is hosting a track day and has invited us for the first driving education focused DIY Garage Day of 2017. Please use the link below to learn more about the event and register for one of the spots. Spectating is free. Event happens rain or shine!”


Lift Bridge Brewery Mango Blonde Release Party Luau – Saturday, April 8th


The weekly beer event! ”Our Mango Blonde Ale is subtly sweet, refreshing treat perfect for the changing season. This luau will feature copious amounts of the delicious brew, along with a full roasted pig by Big Guys BBQ, and live bands who have the island vibe. And what luau would be complete without a Limbo Contest and Hula Hoop Contest? Yes, these are real things that are happening. In a brewery. Tickets are $7 each – and necessary to enter the brewery.”


Goldy’s Run – Sunday, April 9th

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“Join thousands of runners on the beautiful 5K route through campus or the 10 mile that runs along the Mississippi River. All races start at TCF Bank Stadium and finish on the 50-yard line. The race benefits the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital.” The weather is looking great for this year’s “Goldy’s Run” through Minneapolis. The run begins and ends at TCF Bank Stadium, so don’t waste any time – and sign up now!


DOG DAY – Saturday, April 8th


Dogs are welcome for DOG DAY at the California Building! “Bring your social dog with you to wander the building for Second Saturday Open Studios. Meet local artists, tour our building, and discover amazing art! In the lobby: There will be swag bags for the first 100 visitors filled with goodies and offers from local Northeast businesses. Best of Northeast Mpls will be hosting a DOG DAY instagram meetup– post pics of your adorable dog at the event for a chance to win prizes! In the building: 25+ artists will have their studios open on all 6 floors! Make sure to visit all of the studios, the On2 Gallery, and of course, Mojo Coffee Gallery!”

Source: Morries

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