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Bridging Hearts offers an organized event once a month for a more personal interaction. Members also plan and host events for their Bridging Hearts friends.

Upcoming Events

Camp Knutson | Friday, August 25, 2017 1:00 PM - Sunday, August 27, 2017 4:00 PM

Our annual trip to Crosslake and Knutson Point Retreat Center is a “GO”!!  Activities include boating, water games, swimming, paddle boarding, kayaking, archery, crafts, as well as peace-filled moments in the quiet beauty of nature.


*Limit of 30 members. Spots are taken on a first come first serve (payment received) basis- I will start a waiting list after we reach 30.

Picnic with SIBLINGS and Parents!! | Sunday, September 17, 2017 12:00 PM-3:00 PM

Picnic with a lot of options of activities. These include croquet, Bocce, Archery, Bean bag toss. Hiking, or if you want to bike please bring your bike as there are trails nearby.

This is an entire family event, please bring your siblings, parents, and most importantly- yourselves!

Please check the member event site for more detailed information and directions! lets enjoy the nice weather before the snow hits!!

Holiday Card Creations | Saturday, October 28, 2017 4:00 PM-6:00 PM

Come join us in creating Holiday cards for the season. Cost and location are still being determined but wanted to get the date out so everyone can plan, ill update as soon as possible. 

Recent Events

John Lighty Series- Health and Wellness | Tuesday, August 15, 2017 7:00 PM-12:00 AM

John Lighty presentation series 4- once a month from June- October. These are FREE and open to the public. Sponsored by MN Life college and partnered with Southdale YMCA. All presentations are held in the Southdale YMCA rotary room.

Here is the schedule of events:

6/13 at 7pm- Gretchen Peck: Optimism

7/11 at 7pm- myHealth: Relationships and Social Boundaries

8/15 at 7pm- John Ortis: Fitting fitness into your life

9/20 at 6pm- Jill Mecklenberg Richfield PD: Personal Safety *

10/17 at 7pm- OneStop: Financial Wellness

Lets Learn about Depression and Anxiety! | Wednesday, July 26, 2017 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

 Everyone has times in their life where they feel sad, down, lonely, nervous, or scared. Sometimes we are worried about trying new things, or talking to new people. What's the difference between usual, expected feelings and when you should get help? Come join us in the discussion for Bridging Hearts members!

 We will have pizza from 6-630 then the presentation and discussion.

Informational meeting- Bridging Hearts Cruise | Wednesday, July 19, 2017 7:00 PM-8:30 PM

We have a wonderful opportunity to go on a cruise to Alaska from June 22-29, 2018.  

The cruise line is Celebrity which we used for our last cruise and was excellent.  The prices are ranging from $899 for an inside cabin on up.

Centennial Lakes - Andys belated bday party! | Saturday, July 15, 2017 11:00 AM-3:00 PM

Lets hang out at Centennial Lakes-they have bocce ball,mini golf, lawn bowling,  and paddleboats and we are going to eat out afterwards.  Prices will be posted soon in our member site section.

Pool Party | Sunday, July 2, 2017 2:00 PM-5:00 PM

 Come join us in a pool party along with yard games. Lots of acreage so people can go for a walk too!


Improv Night | Saturday, June 24, 2017 5:00 PM-8:00 PM

 **Life can be full of challenges and difficult social situations; Improv is a way to help with these challenges. At this improv night we will learn how to respond to the unexpected, engage in positive interactions, and how to support our friends. As we open ourselves to creativity and new ideas, we can learn new skills that can be applied to everyday life. You don't even realize you are learning any of this because it is so much fun