News By Month: March 2014

Pickleball, one of the fastest growing sports in the country, has come to Golden Valley, and parks and rec staff want to teach you all about it. The Pickleball Clinic will be held April 12 at the Davis Community Center (equipment and refreshments provided). Deadline to register is April 9. Read More

Lawn bowling, sand volleyball, movies and concerts in the park, brand new playground equipment at five locations, the list of resources and activities offered through Golden Valley Parks and Recreation is longer than ever this year, so get ready for a fun-filled spring and summer. Check out the spring/summer parks and rec brochure to see the full list of activities and events. Read More

How are things in Golden Valley? Check out the 2014 State of the City Community Update, originally presented after the March 18 City Council meeting in the City Hall Council Chambers.

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Many Golden Valley residents are already prepared for potential flooding. Those with homes near a flood plain have likely flood-proofed their homes and purchased flood insurance, protecting themselves from costly damage. If you don’t know if your home or business is at risk for flooding and how to take action to prevent flood damage, now is a good time to find out.

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Twenty-five youth who have given outstanding service to others will be honored at the Caring Youth Recognition event Thursday, March 20, 2014, at 7 pm at the Minnetonka Community Center, 14600 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka.

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The City of Plymouth will hold a free plant-selection workshop Thursday, March 27, from 6-8 pm at the Plymouth Library, 15700 36th Ave. N. Participants will learn how to select trees and shrubs that will add value to their landscapes and balance aesthetic appeal with sustainability. Read More

Spring load restrictions go into effect on City streets Friday, March 14 at 12:01 am. During this time, traffic on all City streets is limited to a maximum weight of 6 tons per axle. Read More

It’s the 20th anniversary of Run The Valley! Plan now to join friends and neighbors Saturday, April 12 for one of Golden Valley’s most popular events. Sponsored by the Golden Valley Human Services Fund, 100 percent of the proceeds are allocated to non-profit organizations that serve Golden Valley residents in need. Read More