News By Month: March 2015

The City of Golden Valley Lilac Project has was presented with a Minnesota Community Forestry Treescaping Award March 17 for outstanding efforts in promotion of community forestry best management practices and use of vegetation in a unique and desirable landscape form. Read More

The Human Rights Commissions of Crystal, New Hope, Golden Valley, and Robbinsdale will host a program about the history of genocide and what can be done on a local level to help prevent future atrocities. The free event, to be held Sat, April 18, from 10-11:30 am at the Crystal Community Center, is part of Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month and will feature speaker Dr. Ellen J. Kennedy, executive director of World Without Genocide. Read More

Several state representatives and a state senator will host a town hall meeting to discuss oil train safety and other issues Tuesday, March 24, 6 to 7:30pm, in the Fireplace Room at the Theodore Wirth Chalet. Read More

The Golden Valley City Council will present its 2015 State of the City Community Update on March 20, at 7:30 am, in the City Hall Council Chambers. All members of the community are invited to attend. Read More

Twenty-one youth who have given outstanding service to others will be honored at the Caring Youth Recognition event Thursday, March 19, 2015, at 7 pm at the Minnetonka Community Center, 14600 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka. Read More

Golden Valley’s Drama Camp gives kids ages 7-12 a chance to spend their spring bring learning to create characters, voices, and scripts through a variety of fun improv and acting games. The camp will be held March 30-31, 9 am to 3 pm, Monday and Tuesday. Register now!  Read More

The City of Plymouth’s spring tree and shrub sale is accepting orders from Golden Valley residents through May 1. Trees range from $21-$41; shrubs from $6-$10; and fruits from $6-$18 (non-Plymouth residents will pay a few dollars extra for each selection). Quantities are limited, so order early. Read More

Rep. Keith Ellison will host a public forum on the proposed rail connection in Crystal, Wednesday, March 11, 6:30 to 8 pm, at the Crystal Community Center. Read More