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WeCAN celebrates 25 years of service

WeCAN invites the public to an open house celebrating 25 years of service in western Hennepin County.

It will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, May 16, at WeCAN, 5213 Shoreline Dr. The event will feature light appetizers, wine and punch, a wine cork pull and facility tours.

Donations will be welcome. All donations made by May 31 will be matched. See the website for information.

WeCAN (Western Communities Action Network Inc.) is a nonprofit that provides basic human services to low-income individuals and families in Greenfield, Independence, Loretto, Maple Plain, Minnetonka Beach, Minnetrista, Mound, Rockford, Spring Park, St. Bonifacius, Tonka Bay and Orono.


Hilde to host outdoor concert on June 6

Plymouth’s Hilde Performance Center will host its first-ever paid outdoor concert next month.

The “Live at the Hilde” will take place 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 6, and feature the Gear Daddies and Gary Louris and Karen Grotberg of the Jayhawks. The family-friendly, all-ages concert is being put on by Sue McLean & Associates. Doors open at 6 and the concert will take place rain or shine.

Tickets cost $37 for general admission, $52 for VIP and $77 for VIP Golden Circle tickets, plus fees. To purchase tickets, call 1-800-514-3849 or go to or; tickets are also sold at the Electric Fetus, 2000 4th Av. S., Minneapolis.

For more information, call 612-343-8662 or go to

No-wake rule in effect on Medicine Lake

On May 2, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office started enforcing a no-wake rule on Medicine Lake in Plymouth because of high water levels caused by recent heavy rains.

Signs will be posted at public access areas on the lake and the order will remain in effect until the water levels decrease and remain below an established high water mark of 889.4 feet for three consecutive days.

The cities of Plymouth and Medicine Lake adopted the slow/no-wake ordinance in 2001 to help protect the shoreline when water levels are unusually high.


Lutheran church celebrates Maifest

Dust off those Lederhosen! The fifth annual German Maifest will be held Sunday, May 18, at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 3030 Navajo Av., in rural Watertown.

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