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  • Last update: April 2, 2013 - 4:20 PM



Nature camps need teen volunteers

Springbrook Nature Center staff is looking for teenage volunteers to serve as junior leaders at its summer youth programs.

Teens play games, prepare snacks, help with art projects, and spend time outside. Call the nature center for more details at 763-572-3588. Applications are available online at www.springbrooknaturecen


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Remodeling fair is Saturday in Crystal

Information and inspiration for home improvement projects will be available from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the Northwest Suburban Remodeling Fair at the Crystal Community Center.

The free fair will include do-it-yourself workshops, and exhibitors, contractors, architects, city inspectors and other professionals will be on hand. The fair is sponsored by the cities of Crystal, Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Center, Maple Grove, New Hope, Osseo, Plymouth and Robbinsdale.

For further information, go to

Register for ‘Step to It Challenge’

North metro cities are among 22 Hennepin County communities that will be competing for trophies in the fifth annual “Step to It” exercise challenge.

Residents of Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Champlin, Crystal, Golden Valley, Maple Grove, New Hope, Osseo and Robbinsdale will be among those taking part.

Registration is open now for the May competition, in which participants track their physical activity online for a month to try to win the Most Active Community award.

The friendly competition is intended to get people moving and raise awareness of the health benefits of an active lifestyle.

For more information and to register, go to

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