The event hosted by New Heights Community Church will be at Veterans Memorial Community Center, 8055 Barbara Ave.
Veterans Memorial Community Center
Friday, March 29, 2013
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Inver Grove Heights Patch will be out in force for the duration of IGH Days taking photos and talking to residents.
Inver Grove Heights Days is finally here! We're highlighting some of the big events scheduled for this year's community-wide celebration, which runs from Sept. 6-9. Patch will be out in force for the duration of IGH Days taking photos and talking to residents. So look for the trademark green Patch t-shirt as we cover all aspects of the celebration. And to find out where and when all the events are taking place, check out our Inver Grove Heights Days calendars or visit the Inver Grove Heights Days website. 2012 INVER GROVE HEIGHTS DAYS SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Monday, April 2, 2012
The Veterans Memorial Community Center unites Inver Grove Heights by offering a variety of programming.
The Veterans Memorial Community Center serves to unite a diverse array of Inver Grove Heights residents under one roof. “It’s a widely used building,” said Eric Carlson, director of the Inver Grove Heights Parks and Recreation Department, which runs the center. “It’s a place where neighborhoods come to meet.” Approximately 450,000 people use the community center annually. Veterans Memorial currently has 3,112 members. Each year, 1,200 children are enrolled in swimming lessons alone. The community center consists of three separate structures — the ice arena building, the Army National Guard building and the aquatic fitness center — which are connected, creating one community complex. The center offers a variety of programming, ranging from …
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are a few ideas.
Winter Ice Fishing Clinic When: 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18 Where: Holz Farm Park, 4669 Manor Dr, Eagan, MN What: Join the Eagan's Parks and Recreation Department for a free Winter Ice Fishing Try-It Class from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, at Holz Farm Park's lake. No fishing license is needed for class if you are helping a child 5-16 years old to fish. Equipment is provided and be sure to dress for outdoors. Pre-registration encouraged by calling Eagan Parks & Recreation at (651) 675-5500 or register the day of the event. Cost: Free Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company presents "My Mother's Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding" When: 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18 Where: 1978 Ford Pkwy, Saint Paul, MN What: Claire is a 37-year old divorced mother …
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Attendance is up at the The Grove and for indoor programs, says Recreation Superintendent Tracy Petersen. Numbers at fitness center are down a bit.
This winter’s record warmth and lack of precipitation has impacted the Inver Grove Heights Parks and Recreation Department, Recreation Superintendent Tracy Petersen said. The effects, though, could be considered surprising. Less winter-like weather has prompted more people to visit the city’s indoor pool and water park, better—known as The Grove—and to take part in indoor recreation activities at the Veterans Memorial Community Center, Petersen said. On the flip side, fewer people are using the city’s fitness center. As far as outdoor activities are concerned, Petersen said there has been limited weather-related impact on the department. The city does not operate sledding hills that require snow. And, outdoor ice rinks are holding their …
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Taking Care of Your Health Open House is from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at the Veterans Memorial Community Center.
Need to kick-start your New Year’s resolution for improving your health in 2012? Adding a trip to Inver Grove Heights Veterans Memorial Community Center Saturday morning might be a useful addition to your itinerary. The city’s Parks and Recreation Department is playing host to the Taking Care of Your Health Open House from 8:30 to 11:30 at the VMCC, 8055 Barbara Ave. Sponsored by Walgreens and Health East, the event is an opportunity for residents to get useful information about health and wellness issues, said Recreation Superintendent Tracy Petersen. “We’re looking forward to the open house because of what it has to offer,” she said. Residents attending the open house can: • Take part in free fitness classes. • Receive tips on healthy …
Thursday, December 15, 2011
The city's annual holiday party will hit Veterans Memorial Community Center on Saturday afternoon.
Live music, face painting, kids games, toy giveaways and a visit from Santa Claus. You can find them all at one place this weekend: The city's Holiday on Main Street party from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Community Center. The event is the capstone of the city's holiday celebrations this weekend, which include trolley rides, a "Skate with Santa" event and more. Admission at Holiday on Main Street is free. The event includes a free meal. For more information, visit the city's website. For photos from last year's event, click here.
Monday, December 12, 2011
The city is interested in receiving your input and feedback regarding Heritage Village Park and the conceptual plans for future park buildings.
Members of the public are invited to attend an architectural open house for Heritage Village Park on Tuesday, Dec. 13. City officials are in the process of creating an architectural style for future buildings in the park and anticipate that one of the buildings will be constructed in 2012 in partnership with Dakota County Parks. The city is interested in receiving your input and feedback regarding Heritage Village Park and the conceptual plans that have been developed for the architecture of the future buildings. The meeting will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.at Veterans Memorial Community Center in the Youth Room. If you have questions please contact the Parks and Recreation Director, Eric Carlson, at 651-450-2587 or email him at …
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
The weekend is coming up, and Patch has some great ideas to help you plan for some fun.
Awesome Children's Theater's "A Christmas Carol" When/Where: 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9 at the Simley High School theater. Why Go: A.C.T.’s ninth annual production of Charles Dickens’ beloved classic is a holiday tradition for Inver Grove Heights and South St. Paul. Join Awesome Children's Theater as they accompany Scrooge on his journey of self-discovery with the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and To Come. Cost: $3 at the door Gar Lockrem Community Choir Holiday Concert When/Where: 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9, at Augustana Lutheran Church in West St. Paul. Why Go: The Gar Lockrem Community Choir will perform the first of three holiday concerts at Augustana Lutheran Church in West St. Paul. The concert is free, but donations are welcome…
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
A free community breakfast and Veterans Day ceremony will be held at Veterans Memorial Community Center.
WHAT: The state's official Veterans Day Program is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11 at Veterans Memorial Community Center in Inver Grove Heights. The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, the Minnesota Commanders’ Task Force and Governor Mark Dayton invite veterans, families, elected officials, and community members to celebrate and honor all veterans who have served this country with bravery. This program was selected by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs as the official regional site for the 2011 observance. CONFIRMED SPEAKERS: WHEN: Free community breakfast 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; ceremony at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 11. WHERE: 8055 Barbara Ave., Veterans Memorial Community Center, Inver Grove Heights.