West news briefs: Richfield Garden Club marks 75 years with garden tour

  • Updated: July 9, 2013 - 3:00 PM

The Bloomington Civic Theatre will present “On Golden Pond” Friday through Aug. 4 at Bloomington Center for the Arts, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Road. Mikel Clifford will perform as Ethel and Robert Gardner as her husband, Norman.

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RICHFIELD

Garden Club marks 75 years with garden tour

The Richfield Garden Club will mark its 75th anniversary with a tour of nine gardens.

The Richfield Beautiful Garden Tour is Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. Included are gardens with a Tuscan influence, water features, a front-yard vegetable garden, a shady garden and rain gardens. A jewelry maker and a potter will sell their wares at one site.

Tickets for the self-guided tour are $5 and can be purchased at City Hall, the community center, Wood Lake Nature Center or city liquor stores. Ticket buyers will get a map for the tour.

EDINA

Senior Center offers Minneapolis day tour

The Edina Senior Center will offer a day trip on July 18 for active adults highlighting art and history in Minneapolis.

The tour, which runs from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., will visit famous memorials, gardens and monuments at historic Lakewood Cemetery, pause for lunch at Granite City Food & Brewery, have a guided tour of the lakes and continue to Kenwood, Walker Art Center, the riverfront and the 35W Bridge Memorial.

Cost is $60 per person. Register at the Edina Senior Center, 5280 Grandview Square. For more information, call 952-833-9570.

BLOOMINGTON

Creekside Center seeks meal volunteers

Bloomington Human Services is seeking people to help with the noon meal program offered Monday through Friday at Creekside Community Center’s City Dinner.

From 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., volunteers are asked to serve meals to tables, provide coffee and water, clear dishes and clean up.

Volunteer dishwashers are also needed from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m., and the position includes a complimentary lunch. Dishwashers must be able to stand for an hour or more, carry plates and work as a team.

Creekside is at 9801 Penn Av. S. Applications are available at www.startribune.com/a2182.

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