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  • Last update: June 11, 2013 - 4:42 PM

BLAINE

Student wins farmers market design contest

China Eubanks, a Blaine High School sophomore, has won the Minneapolis Farmers Market’s inaugural reusable bag design contest. She’ll receive a $1,000 scholarship from the farmers market and COUNTRY Financial as a grand prize.

Her design will appear on thousands of reusable canvas bags that will be distributed for free at the market throughout the summer.

The design needed to fit the theme “Sprouts in the City,” and include the words “2013 Minneapolis Farmers Market.”

 

BROOKLYN PARK

Tater Daze coming, has ‘Diversity Fest’

Brooklyn Park’s annual Tater Daze festival will be held Thursday through Sunday at Noble Sports Park, 4701 Oak Grove Pkwy.

The festival will feature carnival rides, petting zoo, teen bands battle and dance, parade, lots of food and more.

The event pays homage to the potatoes that flourished in the city’s flat, sandy soil in years gone by.

Also featured this year will be a Diversity Fest, from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday. The goal is to promote cultural understanding and celebrate the city’s diversity. The Fest, intended to become an annual event, will feature ethnic foods, costumes, singers and dancers, crafts and cultural displays.

 

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  • Brooklyn Park’s annual Tater Daze festival will be held Thursday through Sunday at Noble Sports Park. There will be carnival rides, a petting zoo, lots of food and a parade.

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