January 2017 Around Town

30-Day Fitness Challenge

Not up for the team aspect, but still want to achieve better fitness for 2017? Join the Eden Prairie Community Center for a 30-day individual fitness challenge. Goals are based on individual fitness levels. Experience new opportunities to step out of your comfort zone and become a more positive you. A kickoff and final gathering will take place. Participants can also add on additional Renew Program which meets weekend Sunday nights and focuses on eating, yoga, meditation and mindfulness to restore and heal your body. 30-Day Fitness Challenge costs $60 and begins on January 9th, to register please visit www.edenprairie.org.


Recharge is a one-day multidenominational conference to inspire and equip church staff and their volunteers serving in children’s, youth and family ministry. Recharge takes place on January 7th from 8:30 to 4:30 PM at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Eden Prairie. The price of the ticket includes all main stage sessions, 3 workshops, workbook, resource “SWAG” bag, time with exhibitors, as well as snacks and lunch.  If you have any questions about the event or want more information about ticket prices please contact Amy at info@youthleadership.org or 651-484-9400.

35th Anniversary Ice Show

Eden Prairie Figure Skating Club announced their 35th Anniversary Ice show to be taking place on March 24th through March 26th. This year’s ice show features a Prince Tribute as well as hits from Hairspray, Hamilton, Beauty and the Beast, and Annie. All skate levels will have their time in the limelight. Tickets will be available for purchase at the Eden Prairie Community Center starting around March 20th. If you have any questions contact the Eden Prairie Figure Skating Club through there email at epfsc.iceshow@gmail.com or through their website at edenprairiefsc.org/ice-show/.


In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TED Talks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection on a local level. TEDxEdina, where x = independently organized TED event. All speakers and organizers are volunteers, passionate about the power of ideas to make the community, and the world, a better place. TEDxEdina takes place on January 21st at 9:00 PM at the Edina Community Center. Learn more about the event at TEDxEdina.com.

Rock on Ice

Enjoy some free family fun and skate around the rink to the tunes of old time rock-n-roll.  Sit by the bonfire, take part in the children’s activities, and enjoy refreshments including s’mores. Rock on Ice takes place on January 27th from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Staring Lake Park at 14800 Pioneer Trail.  Skate rental is not available for this event.  To keep up with weather-related updates surrounding Rock on Ice please call 952-949-8449 ext. 5.