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Community Events

  1. Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz

    September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020 @ For the Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz, we utilize the iNaturalist platform. Download the app on a smart device and use it to take pictures during the event.

    What’s a BioBlitz? The Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz is an event where community members work with park staff to create a snapshot of the variety of wildlife that can be found in city parks during September. Using an app called iNaturalist, participants take pictures of plants, insects, and animals to see what wildlife is present in the parks in September and provide the community with more information about pollinators, which are essential to our ecosystem. This information will help us understand how we can better protect pollinators and other important wildlife in our community. For the Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz, we utilize the iNaturalist platform. Download the app on a smart device and use it to take pictures during the event. It’s a fun event for the whole family! Visit the city’s website for more information at

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Rec Center

  1. Small Fry T-Ball - Session 2

    September 16, 2020, All Day @ Recreation Center

    Your child will have a great time learning the sport of t-ball. Each week, we use fun games to teach baseball/softball skills, build self-confidence and learn sportsmanship. Registration limits will be based on MN Dept. of Health guidelines. We will split the field with plenty of room to social distance. Please bring a t-ball glove each week. Bats and helmets will be sanitized between users. Ages 3 - 4. Participants receive a team shirt, medal, and certificate. Note: Children must be out of diapers to participate. Registration deadline is Thursday, Aug. 27.

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  2. eSports League

    September 16, 2020, 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Participants have the opportunity to play in an eSports league competition hosted by Blaze Fire Games in a secure, monitored, and fun environment. League play is done remotely from your home on your gaming consoles (specify when registering). Players receive a new, 3-game schedule each Wed. through the GYO eSports schedule platform. Flex scheduling allows a week to complete matches and players select competition times that work for both players. All leagues run 5 weeks for the regular season, with top competitors being invited back for a 6th, final week to participate in a playoff tournament. With your registration fee, you may select up to 3 games to play, and you will complete 3 matches per week in your selected titles. Winners will receive a Blaze Fire Game Championship Trophy and be entered weekly to win a free Blaze Fire Game merchandise gift card. Blaze Fire Team Jerseys are available to purchase for an additional fee. Ages 7+. Register now through Sun., Sep. 13.

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  3. Lil' Star T-Ball - Session 2

    September 16, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Recreation Center

    There’s nothing like a little fall baseball/softball. Each week, we will have drills and play games to teach baseball/softball skills, build self-confidence, and learn sportsmanship. Please bring a t-ball glove each week. Bats and helmets will be sanitized between users. Ages 5 - 6 . All participants will receive a Chan Rec Center Sports t-shirt along with a medal and certificate the final day. As the weather changes, we will use the Rec Center Gym as an indoor facility. Registration deadline is Thursday, Aug. 27.

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  4. Mat Pilates for Beginners - Session 1

    September 16, 2020, 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM @ Chanhassen Recreation Center

    Pilates uses precise movements to build strength, mental focus and control. Each exercise is rooted in spinal movement or spinal stabilization. Limbs are used as weights as well as tests of coordination, balance and flexibility. Exercises are done lying on your back, lying on your side, prone, or seated. Please wear comfortable clothing meant for exercise and bring a mat. This class is designed specifically for students new to Pilates practice who are interested in discovering what it is all about. Registration Deadline: Friday, September 4.

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  5. Zumba - Session 1

    September 16, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Chanhassen Recreation Center

    We take the “work” out of workout by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. The workout is a “watch and follow” format, with a combination of fast and slow rhythm tone, sculpts the body by maximizing caloric output, fat burning, and total body toning. Registration Deadline: Wednesday, Sept. 2.

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Senior Center

  1. Caregiver Counseling

    September 16, 2020, All Day @ Chanhassen Senior Center

    Individual or family sessions with a social worker to discuss caregiving and available services for care receivers. Offered by Senior Community Services.

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  2. Woodcarvers' Studio Workshop (Maximum of 10)

    September 16, 2020, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Woodcarving Room in the Senior Center at Chanhassen City Hall

    Reservations are strongly encouraged as a maximum of 10 patrons are allowed in the studio at this time. If there are more than 10, you will be asked to return another day.

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  3. Mah Jongg for Beginners

    September 16, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM @ Chanhassen Senior Center

    Neuroscientists recommend playing Mah Jongg (a complex thinking game) to improve memory. Psychologists deem it's low-cost therapy; players call it fun! A tile-based, 4-player game created for the ruling class during the time of Confucius in China, Mah Jongg has now spread worldwide. The object of the game is to collect winning sets of tiles. The tiles have characters and numbers, and the rules are intriguing. Instructor Melinda Colwell teaches the modernized and westernized version in this 6-week class. NOTE: Each participants will be required to have their own Mah Jongg set (borrow a frend's or buy your own; the Senior Center can also assist in ordering a set for you). Class is limited to 8 players. Sign up online or at the Senior Center.

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  4. Bingo!

    September 16, 2020, 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Chanhassen Recreation Center

    Continuous gameplay for up to 2 hours. Cost is .25 per game using disposable paper cards. Players must either bring their own marker/dobber or purchase one at the beginning of play. Please bring small sandwich baggies in which to place your game coins.

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