Donate to a living memorial for Graeser Park’s departed volunteers

Help us create a living tribute to Graeser Park supporters who have left us. Donate to Graeser Park Angels Fund Click button to donate to the Graeser Park Angels Memorial Fund at the Robbinsdale Historical Society The Graeser Park Angels Memorial Fund This fundraiser was set up to create a tribute planting in the rock…

Take your own 2024 Lilac Way tour—three parks, eight miles, no entrance fees.

Visit three historic Depression-era Lilac Way parks on one short drive, and it’s free! Restored Graeser Park, saved Rock Island and renewed Lilac Park are all located on one short 8-mile stretch of Highway 100. Take a break for the perfect escape. Bring a lunch, family and friends, and see the heroic preservation efforts of…

A tribute to Kent Brun, Graeser Park supporter and Robbinsdale Lion

Kent Brun supported historic Graeser Park for years by clearing brush, pulling weeds and raising public awareness. 1952-2023 Sadly, Kent passed away on July 8, 2023 at age 71 from stage IV stomach cancer. We were all glad to hear he toured the park’s completed restoration this summer with his wife Janice. She said he…

SLP Votes YES to Rock Island Park – Accepts MnDOT’s offer of rock garden at no charge, will buy north meadow with usage TBD

We’ve made history! St. Louis Park has voted to accept Rock Island Park’s south parcel from MnDOT for no fee, and to buy the park’s north parcel for $187,000. On May 1, 2023 the St. Louis Park City Council voted on the much-anticipated resolution to save Lilac Way’s historic Rock Island Park on 28th and…