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Family Fire Day and Gardening: This Weekend in Minnetonka

The Minnetonka Fire Department’s “What If?” public educators invite you to Family Fire Day Saturday, Jan. 18, from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. at Minnetonka Fire Station. Enjoy a tour of the fire station and see a firefighter dressed in full fire gear. The 20-foot inflatable slide will be ready for fun, and Sparky the fire safety dog will be on hand for photos. The program is free.


City News

Minnetonka city offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 20, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day has annually been a very busy day at the Williston Fitness Center. To prepare for traffic, a courtesy shuttle service will be available January 20 from 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and 4–8 p.m., running between the Minnetonka Community Center, 14600 Minnetonka Boulevard, and Williston. Please plan ahead to use this service. Visit www.willistonfitnesscenter.com for more information.


Arboretum programs

Grow Lights on Saturday at 10 a.m.
Learn how to maximize the growing season with grow lights. Instructor: expert horticulturalist Tim Kenny.  $38 Arboretum member/ $50 non-member. www.arboretum.umn.edu/gardeningclasses.aspx or call 952-443-1422. 

It's in the bag! Pop-up gardens at 1 p.m.
Learn which plants are best suited to a small configuration and get details on the "bag" approach to gardening.  Instructor: Tim Kenny.  $38 Arboretum member/ $50 non-member (or bundle with "Grow Lights" class for $60 member and $85 non-member). 952-443-1422 or www.arboretum.umn.edu/gardeningclasses.aspx 

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