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Voxel Virtual Reality Parlour

Across the street from Ridgedale Center sits the newest Voxel Virtual Reality Parlour, which opened this summer (its original location is in St. Paul). Voxel offers an array of virtual reality experiences.

Wayzata resident Kate Shannon wrote her first book when she was 5, but it wasn’t until she had a child of her own that she wrote her second. She realized that there were good books for children, but they could be better. So she wrote Hey, Baby, Look!

Dental Hygiene Month is upon us. While it may be easy to skip the floss or avoid your six-month checkups, Dr. Bob Maley, DDS, of Dr. Bob Maley Family Dentistry says it’s just not worth it.

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Halloween, kids and parents alike can enjoy Wayzata’s annual Boo Blast celebration. The event takes place largely in the parking lot of Colonial Square near Lunds & Byerly’s, with lots of music and free food.

With apple season in full swing, Minnetonka Orchards has no shortage of events this month. Browse the list below for a perfect fit for your family:

The annual Excelsior Apple Day celebration will take place this year on September 19. New this year is a 1-mile kids’ run, open to children of all ages.

The Twin City Model Railroad Museum, located in Bandana Square, is celebrating its 81st year in St. Paul. The club began in 1934 when five men got together and formed a model railroad club.

When it comes to health, Senia Mae Tuominen, owner of Healing InSight on Grand Avenue, believes that natural remedies are the best remedies.

Men’s fashion is all in the details: From collar shapes to shoe color, dressing involves so many small decisions. And on the first day of school, with standards high, dressing well can be a source of stress.

Sarah Bakkum likes to take her family out for dinner. Like many parents, she and her husband have always enjoyed going out to eat—no prep work, no dishes to wash and tasty food. But when she had kids, she found that going out became much more of an ordeal.

On August 15, grab your canoe, kayak or stand-up paddle board and head to Excelsior Beach Park for the second annual Big Island and Back paddle event, presented by Excelsior Brewing Co.

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