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Golden Valley Concert in the Park kick off
Published June 22, 2017 at 9:00 am
Robbinsdale Vacation Bible School registration open
Published June 22, 2017 at 8:00 am
Faith-Lilac Way Lutheran Church and Holy Nativity, House of Hope and St. James Lutheran churches will host Vacation Bible School 5-8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, July 24-27, at Faith-Lilac, 5530 42nd Ave. N., Robbinsdale. A meal for families will be served at 5 p.m. and the program is at 5:45 p.m....
Farmers Markets kick off in New Hope, Golden Valley
Published June 21, 2017 at 8:00 am
Don’t just be a spec-tater: come out for Tater Daze June 15-17
Published June 16, 2017 at 2:59 pm
Brooklyn Park’s annual celebration of its agricultural roots as one of the nations largest potato producers returns this weekend. Tater Daze will be held June 15-17. The festival began in the mid-1960s and was sponsored by the Brooklyn Park Jaycees. Throughout its 50-year existence, it has...
Diggers Garden Club annual flower show is July 7-8
Published June 16, 2017 at 2:43 pm
Diggers Garden Club will host its 52nd annual flower show 2-7 p.m. Friday, July 7, and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, July 8, at Copperfield Hill Senior Living, 4200 40th Ave. N, Robbinsdale. The show is free and open to the public. Flowers will be showcased on all four of the facility’s floors. Info:...
Scene & Heard: ‘Band Aid’ puts a new spin on the doomed relationship movie
Published June 16, 2017 at 2:36 pm
By Jared Huizenga – Contributing Writer When it comes to movies about complicated relationships and the efforts people will go to fix them, we’ve pretty much seen it all. In 1986 we saw a couple take “Separate Vacations;” we’ve seen a veterinarian make an amnesiac stranger fall in love...
Scene & Heard: ‘Cars 3’ brings some heart back into the franchise
Published June 16, 2017 at 12:00 pm
By Jared Huizenga – Contributing Writer I’ve never done so, but if I were to sit down and rank all of Pixar’s feature films, I feel pretty confident in saying that “Cars” and “Cars 2” would rank near the very bottom. While I can appreciate the themes of...
Scene & Heard: ‘Rough Night’ … pretty much sums it up
Published June 16, 2017 at 10:46 am
By Jared Huizenga – Contributing Writer On paper, “Rough Night” has a lot of things that can fuel a fun R-rated romp – wild parties, drugs, unexpected cameos, lead actor(s) branching out into different types of roles, crazy schemes, etc. Unfortunately, at some point...
Scene & Heard: ’47 Meters Down’ a surprising source of scares
Published June 15, 2017 at 8:28 pm
By Jared Huizenga – Contributing Writer It seems like just a few years ago I was thinking that we were really due for more shark movies. “Jaws” was a long time ago after all, and while I loved 2003’s “Open Water,” I understand why more people didn’t. Beyond those,...
Scene & Heard: Win tickets to see ‘Resident Evil: Vendetta’ on Monday, June 19
Published June 14, 2017 at 1:15 pm
By Jared Huizenga – Contributing Writer It was announced last month that the popular “Resident Evil” franchise would be getting a reboot – just a few months after last winter’s “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” ended its theatrical run. But for those fans that...