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Plymouth Farmer’s Market

Plymouth Farmer’s Market

Written by Breanna Smida. With the summer months upon us, there is a lot taking place. Whether it’s holidays, vacations, road trips, Park & Rec programs or so many other events and activities, people keep busy! However, there are those moments where people merely want to enjoy some fresh air and sunshine while being a part of the community. This is exactly why the Plymouth Farmers Market remains a very popular spot to spend a little extra free-time. Farmers markets…

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Pandemic Alters Activity at The Hilde Performance Theater

Pandemic Alters Activity at The Hilde Performance Theater

By Ella Vincent The Hilde Performance Theater is Plymouth’s finest amphitheater and grounds for outdoor performing arts and community events. As with every aspect of life during the Covid-19 pandemic, activities at the Hilde underwent many changes in 2020. While some traditionally held performances were canceled, other activities were held in ways that were anything but traditional. The Hilde Performance Center opened in July 2002 with a performance by the Minnesota Orchestra. Designed by the architects who created the Lake…

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Plymouth Creek Center

Plymouth Creek Center

Our final Club Y.E.S. article was written by Neha Kodali. Additional thanks to Sarah Josephs for her research on the founding timeline of the Plymouth Creek Center. Thank you again to all our amazing volunteers! Plymouth Creek Center is a site for groups to gather and celebrate special events, enjoy cultural and educational pursuits, and partake in other social and recreational activities. It is also a place where weddings, banquets, meetings, and receptions are held.   The naming of Plymouth Creek…

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Land Use in Plymouth

Land Use in Plymouth

This week’s blog was written by Club Y.E.S. volunteer Aneesh Sakrahalli. The Plymouth Comprehensive Plan serves the City of Plymouth as a way to comprehend and plan for its future as a rapidly growing suburb. It guides community development and public improvements in the city, and every twenty years, the city is responsible for creating a new plan. Currently, the city of Plymouth has created the 2040 plan. Though the comprehensive plan is over 900 pages, I will summarize it the best I can. As of…

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French Regional Park

French Regional Park

This week’s article was written by Club Y.E.S. volunteer Neha Kodali. French Regional Park, previously known as Medicine Lake Regional Park, was named after Clifton E. French, the first superintendent of the Three Rivers Park District. The Three Rivers Park District began operating in 1957 and implemented wetland, prairie, woodland, and wildlife restorations to help return the land to its pre-settlement state. Along with other park reserves in the district, French Regional Park offers many activities such as biking, boating,…

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Plymouth’s Spring Paradise

Plymouth’s Spring Paradise

This week’s blog post comes from Club Y.E.S. volunteer Sancia Mary Jerold Wilson Spring is just around the corner, and it brings many exciting things along with it. Soon the trees will bud, flowers will bloom, and the birds will sing. But, what many look forward to in spring is gardening. Gardening has been an escape from daily struggles for people for ages, and Minnesotans are no exception. After the long winters, Minnesotans have loved going outside and getting their…

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Wayzata Public Schools

Wayzata Public Schools

This week’s article comes from Club Y.E.S volunteer Breanna Smida. Plymouth, Minnesota is full of a rich and diverse culture that has beenformed over hundreds of years. Not only does Plymouth have such adiverse culture, but it also has a multitude of various historical sites andactivities that all help form the culture and community even further.An institution that has been around for a long time and added to thisdiverse culture in many different ways is the Wayzata Public SchoolDistrict, which…

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Millennium Garden: A Beauty that Lies in the Eyes of Its Withholder

Millennium Garden: A Beauty that Lies in the Eyes of Its Withholder

This week’s article comes from Club Y.E.S. volunteer Kompal. The aromatic scent of luscious herbs, vibrant ponds filled with dazzling goldfish, and the arcadian feeling of sitting on the swing in front of the fountain in Millenium Garden is a delightful thought for many. A quick two minutes away from a large area of fields and a children’s park, Millennium Garden has become a space for people of all ages to enjoy. Featuring an exquisite labyrinth, a number of tranquil…

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Hilde Performance Center

Hilde Performance Center

Our next Club Y.E.S. post comes from Divya Godithi. Hilde performance center is an excellent site to visit here in Plymouth, Minnesota. The former Mayor of Plymouth, Al Hilde Jr. and his wife Jayne, made a $1 million donation to create this magnificent performance center at 3500 Plymouth Blvd. Hilde performance is an open air performance center located right next to Lifetime Fitness and behind Plymouth City Hall and Cub foods. Al Hilde was Plymouth’s mayor from 1968-1978 and took…

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Plymouth’s Economic Development

Plymouth’s Economic Development

Our first Club Y.E.S. contributor is Aneesh Sakrahalli, whose article below explores business development in Plymouth. The economical development of Plymouth is rooted throughout different ages of time and motifs that pictures the city as unique. Plymouth can be traced back to the pre-Colombian period, 1400-1500 AD; the original inhabitants were the Dakota, and they lived at the north end of Medicine Lake. Primarily, they worked together in fulfilling needs in their society. However, they traded with British fur companies…

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