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<td colspan="2"> <p align="center"><b>October 24th and 25th, 6:00-9:00 PM</b></p> Enjoy Halloween at the family-friendly Haunted Trolley and Booseum in Excelsior on Oct. 24th & 25th from 6:00-9:00 PM. Watch Jeffrey Hatcher's "Excelsior Amusement Park's Variety Show of the Dead" and enjoy dinner at our concession stand. Tickets just $5. <center><img src="images/news/ELMHS-Booseum_2008.jpg" border="0"></center> </tr--><tr> <td style="height: 18px;" class="style1" colspan="2"> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-weight: bold;"><br> Tapping History:</span><br> Pints &amp; Reflections on Lake Minnetonka's Past</p> <p> This new monthly series will feature a local history guru on the second Monday of each month in the basement of Jake O'Connor's.</p> <p><strong>Next Gathering: Monday, April 14 at 7pm</strong></p> <p><a href="http://elmhs.org/media/Documents/ELMHS_TappingHistory_Poster_041414.jpg"><strong>Minnetonka Speed Boat Tales</strong></a></p> <p>Please join us for an evening that will enrich any boat experience on Lake Minnetonka with stories about Excelsior Amusement Park ride boats, the Gerry-Lo, Harriet, Moonahanus and more. The program will include rare photos and stories that connect the owners and their watercraft to our rich boating heritage. <br> <br> The presentation will be from F. Todd Warner, a lifetime Lake Minnetonka resident. He is also the Founder/CEO of Mahogany Bay.</p> <p>For 40 years, F. Todd Warner and Mahogany Bay have been committed to preserving the history, skills, beauty and value of America's greatest woodcraft art form for future generations. </p> <p>The following gathering will take place Monday, May 12 at 7pm.</p> <p>We are looking for speakers for upcoming gatherings. Please email <a href="mailto:info@elmhs.org">info@elmhs.org</a> if you have a suggestion!</p> <ul style="text-align: left;"></ul><div style="text-align: center;"><br> <br> </div> </td> <td style="height: 18px;" align="right"><br> </td> </tr></tbody> </table></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <table class="body" align="center" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="800"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="100%"> <div style="padding: 0px; position: relative; top: 0px; left: 0px;"> <div style="border: 0px none ; padding: 0px; position: absolute; background-color: whitesmoke; width: 174px; height: 44px; top: 0px; left: 0px;"></div> <div> <p align="center"> <img src="images/email_icon.gif"> </p> </div> </div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td bgcolor="#000080" width="100%"> <p align="center"> <font color="#ffffff"> <b>Email: <a style="color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" href="mailto:info@elmhs.org">info@elmhs.org</a></b> </font> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%"> <div style="padding: 0px; position: relative; top: 0px; left: 0px;"> <div style="border: 0px none ; padding: 0px; position: absolute; background-color: whitesmoke; width: 174px; height: 48px; top: 0px; left: 0px;"></div> <div> <p align="center"></p> <p align="center"> <font color="#000000" size="2">Post Office Box 305<br>Excelsior, MN 55331<br>Phone: (952) 221-4766</font> </p> </div> </div> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> <td background="images/background_shadow_rt.gif" width="60"><br> </td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="3"> <img src="images/background_shadow_btm.gif"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </body></html>