The Deephaven Historical Society will host a “Then and Now” history boat cruise on Lower Lake Minnetonka from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4. The cruise costs $10 for members, $15 for nonmembers. There will be a cash bar; snacks and soda will be complimentary. The Lady of the Lake will leave Excelsior City Dock at 2:30 p.m. RSVP to Nan Nicole at 952-473-3682.


Fall celebration event will be held Oct. 3

Eden Prairie’s Fall Harvest Celebration will take place from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Riley-Jacques Barn. It will include live entertainment, activities and tours of the Dorenkemper House by the historical society. For more, go to


Calvin Presbyterian to hold rummage sale

Calvin Presbyterian Church will hold a rummage and bake sale Oct. 1-3. Thursday’s hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Half-price Friday’s hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday’s $4-per-bag sale will run from 9 a.m. to noon. For directions, call 952-473-5419 or look for the green signs near Glendale and Grand streets.

Proceeds will go to mission projects as well as local needs.


Prostate cancer group to discuss sexuality

The University of Minnesota prostate cancer support group will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, at Hope Lodge, 2500 University Av. SE., Minneapolis. The topic will be “Prostate Cancer and Human Sexuality,” with speaker Scott Bartell, a licensed social worker/sexual therapist. Family members and friends are welcome. For more information, call 612-388-3588.


Men’s chorus to hold open auditions

Great Northern Union, a Twin Cities a cappella men’s chorus, will hold open auditions from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, at United Methodist Church of Peace, 6345 Xerxes Av. Male singers of all ages and voice parts are welcome to audition. Vocal ensemble singing will be assessed. Candidates are encouraged to bring a prepared piece to sing.

For more, go to or e-mail


Terrace Theatre group to host author

The group trying to restore the Terrace Theatre will host author Dave Kenney on Oct. 8.

The free event will take place at 6:30 p.m. at The Lodge in Robbinsdale and feature Kenney, who wrote “Twin Cities Picture Show: A Century of Moviegoing.” The event is hosted by the Save the Historic Terrace Theatre group. To register or get more details, go to


Event to examine digital age parenting

Wayzata Community Church will host speaker Erin Walsh to discuss “Thriving as a Parent in the Digital Age.”

The event will take place at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at the church and will discuss brain development and raising resilient young people in the digital age. It’s sponsored by the Wayzata Community Church Nursery School.

Walsh was part of the development of the MediaWise movement and worked with her father, Dr. David Walsh, for 10 years at the National Institute on Media and the Family before creating Mind Positive Parenting together in 2010. For more, go to

Event will celebrate health and wellness

Golden Living Center — Hillcrest of Wayzata will host its seventh “Walk! With Aegis Therapies” this week. The event, which runs from Monday, Sept. 28, to Friday, Oct. 2, is a celebration of health and wellness. It includes a daily walking exercise narrated by national fitness expert Chris Freytag and other activities.

At 2 p.m. Friday, an estimated 80 people, including Rep. Jon Applebaum, Care Providers of Minnesota President Patti Cullen, Minnesota Vikings cheerleaders, Viktor the Viking and Wayzata High School YES program volunteers, are expected to attend. Register before Oct. 1 at


Citizens’ Climate Lobby meets Oct. 3

The Citizens’ Climate Lobby will host meetings in the west metro on Oct. 3. They will be held at 11:45 a.m. at the Edina Library, Maple Grove Library, Immanuel Lutheran Church in Eden Prairie and Linden Hills Park in Minneapolis, featuring a presentation by national conference call with Rachel Kyte of the World Bank, on using carbon pricing globally.

A meeting will also be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Excelsior Library, and elsewhere in Minnesota in October. For more, go to