Have Fun At Woodbury Days

If you live in Twin Cities, you might be thinking about going to the Minnesota State Fair which starts tomorrow, Thursday, Aug. 22.  If you live in Woodbury or the surrounding communities, don’t forget that our biggest local event, Woodbury Days, starts just one day after the State Fair on Friday, Aug. 23. Woodbury Days is a three-day annual event…
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2012 Woodbury Days

Today I volunteered with my kids at the Woodbury Days Info booth. Every year since I moved to Woodbury in 2001, I go to Woodbury Days, except maybe a couple of times when I was out of town for vacation. For me, Woodbury Days is not only closed to home, but also more personal and manageable…
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State Fair And Woodbury Days – Time To Volunteer

The Minnesota State Fair starts this Thursday and the Woodbury Days this Friday. I go to both events every year, in the last few years also as a volunteer. On Friday morning I will be volunteer at MnDOT booth in the State Fair Education Building. On Saturday morning, I will be at the Woodbury Days’ Info booth.…
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Volunteering At Library Book Sale

Since 2006, I have been volunteering at the annual book sale of Wasnington County Library, R. H. Stafford Branch Library in Woodbury. In a Woodbury Bulletin column dated April 4, 2007, I talked about becoming a volunteer and volunteering for the library book sale. I have enjoyed doing it every year with my two children. Today was the last…
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Why Volunteering?

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity. During the current season of my life, I spend a lot of time on my two kids. On most afternoons or evenings they have activities for which I am the dedicated chauffeur. I don’t have much time left to pursue other interests besides reading and writing.…
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