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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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.


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.


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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