News By Month: April 2012

A public dedication ceremony for Golden Valley’s newest park, an expanded and improved Little League baseball facility at 7101 Sandburg Rd, will be held noon this Saturday. The park will bear the name of former Golden Valley resident and long-time youth sports coach Richard “Dick” Isaacson. Read More

Deadline to register for the popular Golden Valley Safety Camp is May 9 at 4:30 pm. Set for Tuesday, June 26, 8 am – 4 pm, Safety Camp is designed to give youth entering second, third, and fourth grades safety education in a camp setting. Read More

Join your friends May 2 for a free bicycle safety check and riding skills test provided by Golden Valley, New Hope, Crystal and VFW Post 7501. Read More

Should Golden Valley make it possible for residents to keep chickens on their property? That’s the question the City’s Environmental Commission will be looking into over the next six to 12 months. Read More

Think you’re too old, too weak, or too busy to become a firefighter? The Golden Valley Fire Department wants you to know about two upcoming events designed to bust your myths about firefighting.

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The Minnesota Secretary of State office, the City of Golden Valley, and the Golden Valley League of Women Voters will present a workshop at Golden Valley City Hall May 10, 5 to 7 pm, to educate eligible voters about voting. Read More

Looking for a fun and easy way to get into shape this spring? Try the four-week Step To It Challenge, April 23 through May 20, and compete for a chance to win free tickets to a Minnesota Twins game, among other prizes.  Read More

Have questions about your property valuation notice? Come to the Open Book meeting April 24, 4-6pm, at the City Hall Council Chambers. Read More

Residents in the 55422 ZIP code area will receive an empty pill bottle in their mail boxes on Sunday, May 6 as part of a public health emergency preparedness test called Operation Medicine Delivery. Read More

Getting rid of medicines just got easier for Hennepin County residents. Residents can drop off unwanted medicines at drop boxes in Brooklyn Park, downtown Minneapolis, and Spring Park. Read More