Community

A volunteer with Firefighters for Healing holds a giant teddy bear.

Firefighters for Healing brings toys to distract patients during dressing changes, provides meals for families, temporary housing for out-of-towners or camp scholarships, demonstrating they understand what each family needs to survive the trauma.

Cody’s Dash for Down Syndrome was an idea born from one mother’s determination to provide children like hers with the support they need to thrive.

Children First celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, and on May 21 they are hosting their 24th ice cream social.

Much of St. Louis Park’s early history has to do with its so-called “dirty industry”: lead, lithium, sand and gravel, and, of course, creosote. But counteracting all these foul-smelling places was an amazing number of nurseries.

Ruby Stillman, a St. Louis Park High School freshman, looks forward to Sundays.

Whether you’re new to the job market or re-entering after several years away, chances are that your résumé could use some updating. If you’re looking for a second pair of eyes, you’re in luck—the St.

Between the ice, snow and bone-chilling winds, a Minnesota winter can leave you wanting nothing more than to stay at home. Connecting with your neighbors is a great way to combat the isolation of winter, and St. Louis Park’s neighborhood associations provide the chance to do just that.

A long winter takes its toll on nearly all of us in Minnesota, but it can be especially tough for seniors isolated from family and friends because they fear venturing out of the house. Many studies show a positive relationship between strong interpersonal connections and good mental health.

Tommy Hiemenz is an accomplished photographer—even at age 12. The young St. Louis Park resident snapped this award-winning photo of his guinea pig, Panda, so named for the distinctive panda-like coloring around his face.

Puppy (yes, a cat named Puppy) snuggles under the covers, sleeps in late and, of course, is a fan of St. Louis Park Magazine. Puppy belongs to Sarah Dovolos (associate art director for SLP mag, also an SLP resident).

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Thursday, July 25
[Education & Community]
Join Seena Hodges of The Woke Coach and an esteemed panel for an engaging, in-depth conversation about allyship, privilege, and the importance of true inclusion!
Saturday, August 10
[Arts & Performance], [Education & Community], [Food & Drink]
Celebrate Lake Street's immigrant and refugee owned restaurants with an evening of food, art, and fun!