Upcoming Events & Registrations

For all Normandale events, see our full calendar

Strength & Serenity Alternating Exercise Series

Tuesday, May 30: Gentle Yoga  |  10:30-11:30 am  |  Rooms 212-213

Join us every Tuesday, May 2 - August 1, for an alternating series of Gentle Yoga and Strength & Balance classes to improve your strength, balance, flexibility, and mental well-being. Participants of all ages and ability levels are welcome and yoga poses will be offered in chairs as well as on the mat. All classes will be led by Cathy O’Donnell, a local fitness instructor with years of experience. In addition to being certified as a group exercise instructor, laughter yoga teacher and personal trainer, Cathy is also a national presenter for the National Exercise Trainer Association.

Cost:      $5 for drop-in or a single session,
            $25 for all six Gentle Yoga OR all six Strength & Balance classes if you sign up before May 2.
            $45 for all twelve classes, Gentle Yoga and Strength & Balance, if you sign up before May 2.

Gentle Yoga: May 30, June 20, July 11, 25
Strength & Balance: June 6, 27, July 18, August 1

Contact Zach Greimann at 952.977.9374 or zach@normandalecenter.org to sign up or if you have questions.

Edina Grief Support

Thursday, June 1  |  4:30-6:00 pm

Anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one by death is invited to attend this community, which offers support and education of the grief process with a caring atmosphere. It is a safe environment to share and understand feelings of grief. This community enables individuals to focus on processing grief, increase coping skills, and increase personal growth and forward movement in their lives.

Meeting schedule:
Refreshments        4:00 pm
Speaker                  4:30 pm
Small Groups         5:00 pm
Adjourn                  6:00 pm

More information can be found at Edina Coalition for Grief Support: www.edinagriefsupport.org

NLC Adopt-A-Highway Spring Cleanup

Saturday, June 3 | 9:00 am - 12:00 noon

We will meet in the Fireside room at 9:00 am for a light breakfast, instructions, and to gear up to clean up our stretch of Highway 62, located between Gleason Road and Highway 100! All youth and adults ages 12+ are welcome join in on this fun event and opportunity to get out into our community and make a difference in working to keep God's creation litter free. Questions? Contact Maggie Jones at mjones@normluth.org or 952.929.1697 x369.

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Pentecost Celebration | High School Grads Recognition | New Member Welcome

Sunday, June 4 | 9:30 am Worship | 10:30 am Picnic 

All People. All Creation. Join the celebration! Wear red and bring the family for a morning of festive worship as we recognize our high school graduates and welcome new members. A picnic with food and fun immediately follows worship. All are welcome!

Summer Worship Kick-Off | Youth Choir Send-Off

Wednesday, June 7 | 7:00 pm

Come and worship with us on Wednesday evenings this summer! We will gather on the west parking lot for midweek, outdoor worship. On June 7, we will be blessing our Youth Choir members as they head off on their DC Choir Tour. Come as you are! Bonfire after worship!

Youth Choir Homecoming Concert

Sunday, June 18 | 6:30 pm

Come celebrate the return of our Youth Choir from their DC Choir Tour as they give their final concert of the tour at home!

Vision for Healthy Living | Elder Nutrition Education Lunch & Learn

Monday, June 19  |  11:30 am – 12:30 pm  |  Rooms 209, 210, 211

It’s no secret that we have different nutritional needs at different points in our lives, but what does that mean for those of us who are 60 years old or better? Bring a lunch and enjoy an enlightening conversation with others who want to know more about what it looks like to eat well as you age. The group will be led by Mary Lavelle, licensed dietitian, with years of experience helping people improve their health through better eating.

The topic for June 19th will be Food for Thought: Nutrition for Brain Health.

For more information or to request a certain topic, contact Zach at zach@normandalecenter.org or 952-977-9374.

Vision for Healthy Living – Our Blue Zone

Sunday, June 25 | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm | Sanctuary and Fellowship Hall

Don't miss this chance to see Danny Buettner from the Blue Zones organization give a dynamic presentation on the findings first published in the New York Times Bestseller The Blue Zones: 9 Lessons for Living Longer from the people who’ve lived the longest. Learn about the Blue Zones research on healthy living and longevity and how it has been, and can be, put into practice to help communities live healthier lives.

A luncheon and group discussion with a panel of local experts will follow to look at the resources for, and barriers to, healthy living available to us in the Twin Cities Metro area and what needs to be done to improve public health in our "Life Radius."

There is a $10 attendance and lunch fee with a $5 discount available for students and persons under 18 or over 60. Register or get more information by contacting Zach Greimann at zach@normandalecenter.org or 952-977-9374. 

Respite group available on-site for caregivers who wish to bring their care receiver. Please RSVP for this group when registering.

Vacation Bible School  |  Maker Fun Factory

Monday - Thursday, June 26-29 | 9:00 am - 12 noon

Spark your creativity and immerse yourself in new adventures at this year's "Maker Fun Factory" VBS. Become a hands-on inventor and dive into experiments that will help you discover that God has made you, God is for you, God is always with you, and God will always love you! Come enjoy activity stations like Sound Wave Sing and Play, Bible Discovery, Imagination Station, Game Makers and more.  It is sure to be a fun filled, high energy week filled with God's love!  (Scholarships available if needed.)

Who: Kids | Age 3 - 5th grade
What: Vacation Bible School
When: June 26-29 | 9:00 am - 12:00 noon

Cost: $40/child or $90 max/family

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