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Richfield Garden Club Holds Plant Sale May 18

The Richfield Garden Club will hold its annual Plant Sale this Saturday, May 18 at the Richfield History Center. The sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

A variety of flowers and plants will be available to customers. All proceeds benefit the Richfield Garden Club Council, a chapter of the Federated Garden Club of Minnesota and the National Garden Club.

Registration Open for Urban Wildland Half Marathon & 5K

Registration is now open for the Richfield Urban Wildland Half Marathon and 5K Race. The races will be held Saturday, August 3 with start and finish lines at Veterans' Park in Richfield.

Proceeds from the race benefit the Wood Lake Nature Center in Richfield.

Downtown Minneapolis Greening Awards

The Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District is hosting the 3rd Annual Downtown Greening Awards.  The event is set for Monday, May 6th at 4pm at the Minneapolis Central Library. 

The program celebrates organizations, businesses and property owners who have helped make Downtown Minneapolis greener.

Help Remove Buckthorn from Wood Lake Nature Center

Volunteers are wanted this Sunday, May 5 to help remove buckthorn from Wood Lake Nature Center in Richfield.

People of all ages are invited to help remove this invasive species from the Nature Center's grounds. No pre-registration is required. You must bring your own work gloves. Refreshments will be served following the event.

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Celebrate Earth Day at Wood Lake Nature Center

You and your family can celebrate Earth Day 2013 by making Wood Lake Nature Center in Richfield more beautiful. The center will host a volunteer cleanup event from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, April 21.

You are invited to pick up litter, pick weeds (that aren't buried in snow) and remove buckthorn trees at WLNC. Refreshments will be served to all volunteers.

Water Conservation Challenge

Eden Prairie Mayor Nancy Tyra-Lukens is challenging residents to conserve water, energy and resources by participating in the Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation. This free online contest is a friendly competition between cities across the nation to see who can be the most "water-wise."