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EVENTS

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

Bingo Extravaganza! | Saturday, October 20, 2018 3:00 PM-5:00 PM

B I N G O
B I N G O

Join us from 3-5 pm for an afternoon of Bingo at the Southside YMCA in Edina. We'll have fun playing and socializing. Refreshments and lights snacks will also be provided. Bridging Hearts would also like to warmly thank the Colasanti family, who will be hosting this event with Bridging Hearts! 

Hope to see you there!

Autumn Celebration: Gratitude, Kindness, Cider, Donuts and Games | Saturday, November 10, 2018 4:00 PM-6:00 PM

Join us for a late autumn celebration focusing on having fun and inspiring kindness! We will be playing games, inspiring one another with acts of kindness and celebrating with cider and donuts. We will be meeting in the community room in the Southdale Place apartments, located @ the corner of 69th st & York Avenue S in Edina across from Southdale on Saturday afternoon, from 4-6 PM.

Hope to see you there!

Holiday Hay Ride and Bonfire at Bunker Hills Stables | Saturday, December 8, 2018 1:00 PM-3:15 PM

Please plan to arrive by 1:00 pm so that we can organize our ride, which starts from 1:30 - 2:15 followed by a bonfire from 2:15 - 3:15. We will serve cookies and hot chocolate around the bonfire. Please wear appropriate winter clothing and bring blankets. 

More information will be listed closer to the event. Please check back!

Recent Events

Friends of the Mississippi River, Storm Drain Stenciling Outing - PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED | Tuesday, September 25, 2018 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

AS OF 9/25, PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. I AM WORKING ON IT BEING RESCHEDULED AND APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE. 

This is a Bridging Hearts Sponsored Event. Join a group of Bridging Hearts Members for an evening of service outside. A leader from the Friends of the Mississippi River will be guiding us through a Storm Drain Stenciling Project. It's a fun way to relax, be outside, and contribute to the beautification of the natural and residential environment.

Bullying and Healthy Friendships: John Lighty Series - My Health | Tuesday, September 18, 2018 7:00 PM-8:00 PM

One of our members will be sharing on the important topic of Healthy Friendships and Bullying. This is a FREE event and open to the public as well. The event is officially sponsored by MICC (formally MN Life College) in partnership with Southdale YMCA. All presentations are held in the Southdale YMCA rotary room. For more information about this event, please contact Lindsey Ryan at: [email protected]

Annual Camp Knutson Retreat | Friday, August 24, 2018 1:00 PM - Sunday, August 26, 2018 4:00 PM


Please join us for our annual camp retreat! Accommodations are comfortable, spacious, bunk-bed style cabins. We will have many outdoor group activities such as boating, water games, swimming, paddle boarding, kayaking, archery and campfire fun. Hopefully, the karaoke will be ready to go again too?!  


Cost is $175.00/person which includes bus transportation, a 2-night stay and 5 meals.
Limit of 30 members. **Now CLOSED**

A suggested packing list will be added when we get closer to the date.
Please check the "details" section on the members' site for info on where to send money & where to meet for bus pickup & drop off!

Healthy, No-Cook Potluck Picnic Celebration | Friday, July 27, 2018 6:30 PM-8:00 PM

Come connect with others at the end of the week and enjoy the beauty of summer and the outdoors! 
What to bring: End the week with an informal, no-cook (at the site) potluck picnic at Minnehaha Falls. Bring an item that can be shared but that doesn't need cooking. Some examples: chips and salsa; fruit cobbler; crackers, veggies and dip; noodle salads; cookies; pie; hummus; sushi; bean dip...BRING ANYTHING YOU ENJOY AND WANT TO SHARE!

Beverages will be provided.