Handke Center

Early Childhood Family Education invites the public to an unveiling of the artistic submissions for its outdoor classroom entrance gateway. ECFE has the three final artists coming to the Wednesday, June 6 event to showcase their designs for the ECFE Outdoor Nature Classroom entrance and plaza. The event will start at 12:15 p.m. and last […]

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The James C. Church World War II History Series in Elk River was slated to begin Wednesday, April 18. However, that class has been cancelled.  The next class in the series will be April 26  from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The speaker, Navy Veteran, Ed Wentzlaff, is a survivor of the U.S.S. Arizona at Pearl Harbor. Another program in the […]

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by Britt Aamodt Contributing writer In her late 30s Victoria Raphael traveled to Mexico. She wasn’t jetting to Cancun for a week of surf and sand. She planned to reside south of the border, temporarily, but long enough to compel her to come to terms with a different culture, language and way of doing things. […]

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The second of three breakfasts planned in coordination with Storyland, a traveling exhibit of the Minnesota Children’s Museum, will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10. A  healthy breakfast of fresh fruit, milk, yogurt and granola will be served. Children are encouraged to  bring a stuffed animal or friend along, as the […]

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Dr. Brenda Casseilus, Minnesota’s commissioner of education, will visit the Elk River Area School District on Dec. 15 to speak and become familiar with issues facing the school district. The public is invited to the presentation, hosted by the Legislative Action Team (LAT), starting at 7 p.m. at the Handke Center, 315 Main St., Elk […]

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More than 100 adults, youth and families from around the area took part in the second annual ECFE 2K walk/5K run this past Saturday at the Handke Center in Elk River. Experienced runners as well as families with strollers took off at 10:30 a.m. through two established routes: one crossing Lake Orono and the other […]

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by Briana Sutherland Contributing writer The Handke Center in Elk River is now home to Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites, a traveling exhibit created by the Minnesota Children’s Museum and funded by the state of Minnesota, Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment, and Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. This exhibit travels to five communities […]

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