Picnic like it’s 1939 – Lilac Way Events

Picnic like it’s 1939. Three picnics. Three historic Lilac Way parks, built during the Great Depression. BYOP (bring your own picnic). Bike, walk or drive to join your friends and neighbors for these unique events. And become a part of history. Choose from three Restore Lilac Way community picnics 6.13.2020 Saturday, 10am-2pm Graeser Park, Robbinsdale…

A touching Lilac Way story that inspires this project

1.1.20. When the restorelilacway.com website re-launched in May 2018, it included a new Lilac Way stories section. Now I’ve collected many interesting memories from Lilac Way visitors. This latest story from Ed Stately is my favorite so far. He saw a Restore Lilac Way Facebook post with a beehive fireplace, and his memories came flooding…

Restored Lilac Park featured in Nordic Ware exhibit at Norway House

Sept. 18, 2019. Scroll down to see photos of ‘Nordic Ware: The Art & Science of the Bundt’ exhibit at Norway House. We were thrilled this exhibit featured Nordic Ware’s community involvement in Lilac Park’s restoration. The display includes the Beehive Cake Pan created for the park’s 2009 Grand Opening, a nice writeup and a…

View ‘Lilac Way Stories’ presentation online

April 12, 2019. Did you miss Karen’s ‘Lilac Way Stories’ presentation in February? Restore Lilac Way’s own Karen Laukkonen presented ‘Lilac Way Stories: History, Restoration and Graeser Park’s Beehive Fireplace’ at the February 19th meeting of the Robbinsdale Diggers Garden Club. If you missed it, you can view the full presentation. Or, just check out…