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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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  1. Environmental Commission

    September 9, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Fountain Conference Room

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Rec Center

  1. Small Fry T-Ball - Session 2

    September 9, 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. Tai Chi - Session 1

    September 9, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Chanhassen Recreation Center

    The slow fluid movements of Tai Chi promote balance and relaxation. The short form is the perfect place to begin learning this ancient Chinese health exercise. All them movements are performed in a standing position. Classes are fun and very informative. Prerequisite: Must be able to walk comfortably for twenty-five minutes. Wear comfortable clothes and athletic shoes. Instructor, Ron Erdman-Luntz has been teaching Tai Chi for over 30 years. He is a gifted teacher and has taught thousands of students during his career. Participants are required to wear masks in class. We welcome new students. Please try one session of any class FREE! Registration Deadline: Monday, Sept. 7.

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  3. Lil' Star T-Ball - Session 2

    September 9, 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 9, 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 9, 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. Woodcarvers' Studio Workshop (Maximum of 10)

    September 9, 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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  2. Mah Jongg for Beginners

    September 9, 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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  3. Bingo!

    September 9, 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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