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  1. Sep

    1. Morris Liones 75th Anniversary
      6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Morris Lions Club is celebrating 75 years of service to the Morris Community and you are invited to help celebrate. On Wednesday September 24th the Morris Lions Club will have a 75th Anniversary event at the Old #1 Southside. Social at 5:30 with dinner at 6:30 and the program at 7:15pm. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $15.  So come enjoy a great dinner and learn more of what the Lions Club is all about. From Little League Baseball to the Bingo Stand at the Fair, the Eye Bank and more.  It’s the Morris Lions 75th Anniversary Celebration, Wednesday September 24th at the Old # 1 Southside with the social beginning at 5:30. Come and see what the roar is all about.

  2. Sep

    1. Starbuck Eple Tiden (all-day)
      Sep 27

      Everyone is invited to come to Starbuck  Saturday from 10 to 2 to celebrate Eple Tiden. This is your chance to bring the whole family for a day of fun, great food including Pork sandwiches, cider, apples, rossettes, apple pie and ice cream, and of course lefsa!   Also visit the Depot for vendors offering a variety of crafts and garden produce.  Shop Starbuck and have a day of fun this Saturday in Starbuck during Eple Tiden.

    2. Minnesota Zoo Free Child Admission
      9:00 am – 6:00 pm

      Fall is a beautiful time to visit the Minnesota Zoo, and as part of “Museum Day Live!” in conjunction with Smithsonian magazine, the Zoo will offer a FREE child admission with any paid adult on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

      Guests and children taking advantage of this one-day-only offer will enjoy a variety of adorable fall babies, as moose calves, beaver kits, a porcupette, and lynx kittens are on exhibit every day. Autumn is the perfect time for strolling along the Zoo’s many outdoor trails as well as Zoo’s indoor Tropics and Medtronic Minnesota Trails, getting fresh air on the Northern Trail.  The Zoo’s Conservation Carousel will also be open for riders who want to support conservation programs while riding this new zoo amenity that features hand-carved animals from around the world.

      Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine to encourage museum visitation nationwide. As an informal partner in the program, the Minnesota Zoo will offer a free child admission for each paying adult guest on September 27 only.

      The Minnesota Zoo is located in Apple Valley, just minutes south of Mall of America. Open year round, the Zoo is one of the State’s premier cultural attractions serving 1.2 million visitors annually. With a mission to connect people, animals and the natural world, the Zoo is a member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA). Learn more at mnzoo.org or by calling 952.431.9500.