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Continued: School briefs: Minnetonka's St. David's Center holds parenting seminar

  • Article by: KIM MCGUIRE , Star Tribune
  • Last update: April 30, 2013 - 11:12 PM

This annual community event, the Treasure Hunt, showcases new and gently used clothing, furniture, toys, household items, electronics, books and other items.

Early bird entry will be at 8 a.m. for $3, and free admission will be from 9 a.m. until closing at 4 p.m. A half-price sale will be held from 1-4 p.m., and a bag sale — a bag full of items for $5 — will run from 3-4 p.m.

Proceeds from the event will go to the educational programs at Benilde-St. Margaret’s.

Benilde-St. Margaret’s is located at 2501 Hwy. 100 S. in St. Louis Park. For directions or information about donating to the Treasure Hunt, go to

Eden Prairie

Mosaic accepting new applicants through May 3

Mosaic, Eden Prairie Schools’ new full-day gifted-and-talented program, is accepting a second round of student applications.

The first round of applications is completed and families have been notified of their child’s acceptance into the program. Space is still available in the program, so additional applications will be accepted for both resident and nonresident students who meet the eligibility criteria.

The program will open at the start of the 2013-14 school year at Forest Hills and Prairie View elementary schools for students in grades 4 and 5. Over the next two years, the program will expand to include students in grades 2-6.

Second-round applications are being accepted through Friday, May 3. The district will review applications and determine the need for further individual student assessment on May 14-15. Parents will be notified May 24-28.

The application can be found on the district website at Contact Sue Feigal Hitch with questions at 952-975-8642 or SFei

Host families needed for visitors from China

This summer Eden Prairie will have 48 Chinese students and four adults visiting from its sister school in Loudi, China.

Eden Prairie families are needed to be host families for them during their summer visit.

The Loudi delegation will visit Eden Prairie from July 16-27. Host family responsibilities include providing a room, transportation and meals for individual Chinese students and adults. If you are interested in hosting a member of the Chinese delegation, e-mail Ergan Xu at


Synchronized swim team plans preview

The Edina High School synchronized swimming team will host a show to preview the team’s 2013 routines for upcoming local and state competitions. The team finished third last year at the state meet.

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