December 2019 Around Town

Hearing Results on the Montessori Approach The Montessori approach works with infants through kindergarten age to maximize learning potential. A mantra for the system is, “The first five years last a lifetime.” A common claim is that children who have attended Montessori schools (both public and private) do better on standardized tests later on in life. After 20 years … Continued

November 2019 Around Town

New Tap Room: Fat Pants Brewing Co. Fat Pants Brewing Co., Eden Prairie’s first dedicated taproom, is open for business. Owners Don and Linda Anderson, along with their daughter Elizabeth Anderson, are life-long Eden Prairie Residents who turned their dream into reality by creating Fat Pants. The taproom will be a unique spot for relaxing, entertaining clients … Continued

October 2019 Around Town

Eden Prairie’s First Taproom Fat Pants Brewing Co., Eden Prairie’s first taproom, is set to open this month. The brewery is located at 8335 Crystal View Road, and they will serve both craft beer and food. The space includes a full kitchen, allowing the Fat Pants team to prepare all their dishes in-house. The taproom is set … Continued

September 2019 Around Town

Eden Prairie Historical Society President Receives Heritage Preservation Award This summer, Kathie Case, president of the Eden Prairie Historical Society, was presented with the 2019 Eden Prairie Heritage Preservation Award for her efforts to preserve Eden Prairie’s heritage. Among many noteworthy initiatives, Kathie has led the restoration and programming efforts at the historic Cummins-Phipps-Grill House, researched historic photos … Continued

August 2019 Around Town

Mega Millions Ticket Worth $1 Million Sold at Eden Prairie Gas Station On June 4, Minnesota Lottery officials announced that a Mega Million lottery ticket worth $1 million was sold at the Shady Oak BP in Eden Prairie. The winning numbers were 25-37-46-48-68. The BP gas station also received a $5,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.  Parks … Continued

July 2019 Around Town

Eden Prairie Students Receive Presidential Volunteer Award At the end of May, 43 Eden Prairie High School students received the Presidential Service Award at the end of the 2018-19 school year. Award recipients volunteered at least 100 hours over a 12-month period. Recipients included Lily Aaberg, Sarthak Agrawal, Aditya Akolkar, Sarah Becker, Kathryn Berges, Irene Cho, Dhruv Chowdhary, … Continued

April 2019 Around Town

EP Gives, April 27th. Bearpath Country Club hosts this year’s annual “EP Gives” on April 27th with the Eden Prairie Community Foundation. This year’s theme is Caribbean Nights. “EP Gives” is one of the largest fundraisers benefiting our community. Proceeds from the event assist individuals and families living in poverty, fund vital services to seniors and individuals living with … Continued

March 2019 Around Town

Eden Prairie Ice Show, March 22-24 Take in local skaters’ “Get the Party Started” performance. Tickets are available in advance at the Community Center or at the door. Adults: $8, kids $6, free for kids two and under. Presented by the Eden Prairie Figure Skating Club. Visit the calendar page at edenprairie.org Eden Prairie Players’ Bus … Continued

December 2018 Around Town

Beers with B.E.E.R.S. Sample micro-brews and appetizers while you mingle with local movers and shakers at this year’s networking event. Sponsored by the Bloomington, Eden Prairie, Edina, Richfield and Southwest Chambers of Commerce. December 6 from 4:30-6:00 at Bowlero (12200 Singletree Lane, Eden Prairie.) $20 member, $30 non-members. epchamber.org Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Holiday Lights See the … Continued

November 2018 Around Town

Volumes & Vines Join Friends of the Hennepin County Library – Eden Prairie for the annual Volumes & Vines Fundraiser at the beautiful Olympic Hills Golf Club. Sample more than 100 wines, ciders, and craft beers and savor delectable ,. There will also be opportunities to bid on fantastic silent auction items and to get … Continued