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1-3. The Loft launched its inaugural WordPlay book festival celebrating writers and readers. Track for their celebrity authors lineup. May 11-12.


4-5. Visitors to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum's "Passport to Spring" took a break from winter to enjoy blooms in the Great Hall.


6.  Eden Prairie's Mr. Bubble company presented $12,000 to children at a Minneapolis Ronald McDonald House.