May 2017 Around Town 1

Arbor Day Walk and Green Fair

Celebrate Arbor Day with a “Tree Discovery” walk around Round Lake and check out a variety of green-themed vendors and activities. Eden Prairie has been designated a “Tree City USA” since 1981.  The event will include free seedlings, tree health information, concessions, kids activities, free pollinator seed packets, and plant kits. May is Arbor month in Minnesota so come out and join the fun! Learn about proper selection, planting, and care of your trees. Children can create their own tree or water quality-themed pin-on badge. Arbor Day Walk and Green Fair is on May 6th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Round Lake Park.

Arts in the Park

Browse and Shop for artwork while enjoying the beautiful scenery of Purgatory Creek Park for Arts in the Park. Visit local and regional vendors selling glass, jewelry, paintings, wood, photography, sculptures and more. Also enjoy live entertainment, face painting, activities, beer tasting, and food trucks.  Arts in the Park is on May 20th from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Purgatory Creek Park and sponsored by Eden Prairie Smiles.

Fire Department Golf Tournament

Join the Eden Prairie Fire Department for its Fifth Annual Golf Tournament benefiting the American Cancer Society on May 22nd from 1:00 to 8:00 PM at Bearpath Golf and Country Club. Registration includes access to the driving range, putting green, 18 holes of golf, a cart, caddie and dinner. The Fire Department Golf Tournament is $165 per golfer. Registration info will be available at For any questions contact the Fire Department or call 952-949-8367.

TCYP Summit 2017

Join the Eden Prairie Chamber (along with 7 other local chambers) for the 2nd Annual Twin Cities Young Professionals Summit. TCYP Summit is a full day targeted at the regions emerging leaders in the 20 year to 40 year age range. Over 200 people attended the first year from all over the Midwest, so attend the event yourself or send your industry leaders as they gather together at this event to share insights on how to grow their business expertise, focus their leadership skills and integrate their passion into the workplace. Between the two keynote speakers, Greg Cunningham VP of USBank being one of them, and the five industry leading corporate speakers, attendees will hear topics of diversity, inclusion, communication, self-growth, leadership and more. TCTP Summit 2017 is on May 19th from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM, to register or learn more please visit