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Continued: West metro town briefs: Wayzata to start community book club

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Winter and nature-themed activities will include making crafts, eating tasty snacks and playing indoor and outdoor games.

Activities run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the cost is $34 per day or $60 for both days. Register by calling 952-826-0367 or by going online at & date=2014-01-02.


Nominations open for human rights award

Eden Prairie’s Human Rights and Diversity Commission is accepting nominations for the city’s annual Human Rights Awards until the end of February.

The awards, which recognize inspiring efforts that work to promote human rights and diversity, are given annually to one outstanding individual, youth, nonprofit organization and business. The deadline for nominations is 4:30 p.m. Feb. 28. Award recipients will be selected by the commission in March, with an award presentation and recognition at a City Council meeting later in the spring.

To nominate a person or organization, pick up a nomination packet at the Eden Prairie City Center or go to to download the form.


Crèche exhibit on display at St. Peter’s Church

More than 200 Nativity scenes collected from around the world by the Rev. Jerry Dvorak, ­pastor at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, will be displayed through Jan. 19 at the church at 6730 Nicollet Av. S.

The crèches, from Africa, Latin America, Mexico and Europe, are on display in the church’s lower level. Hours are Sundays from 8 a.m. to noon, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hours on Christmas Eve are from noon to 10 p.m., Christmas Day from 8 a.m. to noon, Dec. 30 from noon to 5 p.m. and New Year’s Day from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The exhibit will be closed on New Year’s Eve.

More information is available at 612-866-5089.



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  • Arneson Acres Park in Edina will serve as playground and classroom on Jan. 2 and 3 for kids in grades 1 through 4. The Crazy About Winter Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days. Cost is $34 for one day or $60 for both.

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