The Rockers Spring Social 2019!
May
19
12:00 PM12:00

The Rockers Spring Social 2019!

Ton Up Motorcycle Club Minneapolis will be holding it’s Annual Spring Social Sunday May 19th from 12noon to 5pm at Red Stag Supper Club in NE Minneapolis in partnership with Tecate Beer and a host of vendors and manufacturers.

The annual motorcycle show draws thousands of vintage and contemporary motorcycle enthusiasts and hundreds of motorcycles -showcasing the style and performance of the Café Racer Motorcycle and surrounding life style.    This year’s show will be taking place at the Red Stag Supper Club and is a fund raiser for the non- profit  One Up Scholarship Fund and Tools For Teens.   The scholarship fund is eligible for those that are pursuing education and careers in the the Motorcycle field and Tools for Teens is a Minnesota based non-profit whose goal is to provide tools to teenagers 10-18 who show some interest in being creative and using their hands.  2016 was very successful as a pilot program and for 2017 over 1000 boxes were distributed at no cost, helping a national movement to get kids back in the workshop.

The Rocker Spring Social awards Custom Trophy’s to top bikes in their category.    Live entertainment, food and Tecate Beer specials will be available during the event.  

Ton Up Minneapolis is the local chapter of an International Motorcycle organization with dozens of chapters located around the world.

·     One-Up Scholarships

·        Tools4Teens

·      Ton-Up Minneapolis

·        Tecate

·        Ton-Up

The Rockers Spring Social is free to attend and this years event happens during Art A Whirl, the incredibly popular open studio tours in NE Minneapolis.  More information, including vendors, displays, and how to showcase your bike available by checking out: Ton-Up Minneapolis Facebook

 

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Lit Crawl MN - Fisher Cats present: (How) Are You My Mother?  Essays on Nature and Nurture featuring Michele Filgate and Lori Gottlieb
May
11
7:00 PM19:00

Lit Crawl MN - Fisher Cats present: (How) Are You My Mother? Essays on Nature and Nurture featuring Michele Filgate and Lori Gottlieb

Fisher Cats is a collective of women writers who have studied with Minneapolis author, editor and teacher Kate Hopper. Fisher Cats write in the creative nonfiction genre, and often their essays capture the wild ride of motherhood. This will be the Fisher Cats’ second appearance at Lit Crawl. Members Ann Kempke, Sara Martin, Heidi Fettig Parton, Joy Riggs, and Kelly Westhoff will read essays that examine the curious, poignant, and (sometimes) hilarious complexities of nature and nurture in the parent-child relationship. They will be joined by authors Michele Filgate and Lori Gottlieb.

Lit Crawl MN boasts a roster of local authors, artists, and performers at 10+ different events that range from readings, improv, games, interactive story-building, and a hands-on workshop. A celebration of the vibrant literary scene in the Twin Cities, this lively crawl will have something for everyone.

Lit Crawl Minneapolis is a project of Bartmann Group, The Loft Literary Center, and the Litquake Foundation.

A full schedule is available here!

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Lit Crawl MN - Word Sprout Presents: Storysmash
May
11
6:00 PM18:00

Lit Crawl MN - Word Sprout Presents: Storysmash

You can't make this stuff up! This show is FULL of true stories. Join us for some of the best live literature in town. Featuring stories from competitive storytellers from Minneapolis' longest running slam, Word Sprout's SlamMN! Enjoy Indeed beer specials!

Lit Crawl MN boasts a roster of local authors, artists, and performers at 10+ different events that range from readings, improv, games, interactive story-building, and a hands-on workshop. A celebration of the vibrant literary scene in the Twin Cities, this lively crawl will have something for everyone.

Lit Crawl Minneapolis is a project of Bartmann Group, The Loft Literary Center, and the Litquake Foundation.

A full schedule is available here!

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Renewing the Countryside's Spring Breakfast Gathering
May
6
7:30 AM07:30

Renewing the Countryside's Spring Breakfast Gathering

We'll share a casual, light breakfast, make new friends, catch up on cutting-edge initiatives at Renewing the Countryside, hear from a few folks who have benefited from our mission, and learn how to become more involved.

Please RSVP: https://forms.gle/W4SR5KZ5UBjpH6iy9

There is no cost to attend, although we will be inviting attendees to become donors at whatever level is comfortable for them. Your generosity strengthens our impact!

Registration begins at 7:30am
A brief program starts at 8am
Breakfast and mingling until 9am

Renewing the Countryside helps cultivate and champion vibrant, sustainable, and equitable communities. We incubate innovative models that enhance economic, social and environmental wealth in rural places, and we strengthen productive linkages between rural and urban networks to grow a better understanding of our interdependence.

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Taste of Iceland
May
5
5:00 PM17:00

Taste of Iceland

Icelanders are among the world’s healthiest, happiest and longest-living people - and many believe their pure, natural diet is the reason for this. From May 2-5, experience delicious Icelandic cuisine with a special Icelandic menu at Red Stag Supperclub. Icelandic chef Viktor Örn Andrésson will fly to Minneapolis to collaborate with American chef Joseph Holmes to create a prix fixe Icelandic dinner menu. Pair your meal with delicious Reyka Vodka and Brennivin cocktails crafted by one of Iceland’s top mixologists Tóta

Chef Viktor Örn Andrésson is one of Iceland's most prestigious culinary experts. A member of the Icelandic National Culinary team from 2009 to 2015, he has received many awards including Iceland Chef of the Year (2013), Nordic Chef of the Year (2014) and two gold medals at the 2014 Culinary World Cup in Luxembourg. Most recently, Chef Viktor Örn Andrésson led the Iceland team to a bronze medal in the prestigious Bocuse d'Or 2017 Finale, and earned special recognition for preparing the best fish of the Bocuse d'Or 2016 competition.

Reservations available here!

Taste of Iceland, an annual festival that celebrates Iceland’s vibrant culture, comes to Minneapolis with a series of events May 2-5, 2019. After a decade of events in cities across North America, Taste of Iceland is bringing some of the best names in Icelandic food, music, art and more to Minneapolis for the first time in the festival’s history. The four-day festival, presented by Iceland Naturally, gives the Twin Cities the chance to experience the country’s pure culture through a variety of (mostly free!) events.

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Taste of Iceland
May
4
5:00 PM17:00

Taste of Iceland

Icelanders are among the world’s healthiest, happiest and longest-living people - and many believe their pure, natural diet is the reason for this. From May 2-5, experience delicious Icelandic cuisine with a special Icelandic menu at Red Stag Supperclub. Icelandic chef Viktor Örn Andrésson will fly to Minneapolis to collaborate with American chef Joseph Holmes to create a prix fixe Icelandic dinner menu. Pair your meal with delicious Reyka Vodka and Brennivin cocktails crafted by one of Iceland’s top mixologists Tóta

Chef Viktor Örn Andrésson is one of Iceland's most prestigious culinary experts. A member of the Icelandic National Culinary team from 2009 to 2015, he has received many awards including Iceland Chef of the Year (2013), Nordic Chef of the Year (2014) and two gold medals at the 2014 Culinary World Cup in Luxembourg. Most recently, Chef Viktor Örn Andrésson led the Iceland team to a bronze medal in the prestigious Bocuse d'Or 2017 Finale, and earned special recognition for preparing the best fish of the Bocuse d'Or 2016 competition.

Reservations available here!

Taste of Iceland, an annual festival that celebrates Iceland’s vibrant culture, comes to Minneapolis with a series of events May 2-5, 2019. After a decade of events in cities across North America, Taste of Iceland is bringing some of the best names in Icelandic food, music, art and more to Minneapolis for the first time in the festival’s history. The four-day festival, presented by Iceland Naturally, gives the Twin Cities the chance to experience the country’s pure culture through a variety of (mostly free!) events.

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Taste of Iceland
May
3
5:00 PM17:00

Taste of Iceland

Icelanders are among the world’s healthiest, happiest and longest-living people - and many believe their pure, natural diet is the reason for this. From May 2-5, experience delicious Icelandic cuisine with a special Icelandic menu at Red Stag Supperclub. Icelandic chef Viktor Örn Andrésson will fly to Minneapolis to collaborate with American chef Joseph Holmes to create a prix fixe Icelandic dinner menu. Pair your meal with delicious Reyka Vodka and Brennivin cocktails crafted by one of Iceland’s top mixologists Tóta

Chef Viktor Örn Andrésson is one of Iceland's most prestigious culinary experts. A member of the Icelandic National Culinary team from 2009 to 2015, he has received many awards including Iceland Chef of the Year (2013), Nordic Chef of the Year (2014) and two gold medals at the 2014 Culinary World Cup in Luxembourg. Most recently, Chef Viktor Örn Andrésson led the Iceland team to a bronze medal in the prestigious Bocuse d'Or 2017 Finale, and earned special recognition for preparing the best fish of the Bocuse d'Or 2016 competition.

Reservations available here!

Taste of Iceland, an annual festival that celebrates Iceland’s vibrant culture, comes to Minneapolis with a series of events May 2-5, 2019. After a decade of events in cities across North America, Taste of Iceland is bringing some of the best names in Icelandic food, music, art and more to Minneapolis for the first time in the festival’s history. The four-day festival, presented by Iceland Naturally, gives the Twin Cities the chance to experience the country’s pure culture through a variety of (mostly free!) events.

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Taste of Iceland
May
2
5:00 PM17:00

Taste of Iceland

Icelanders are among the world’s healthiest, happiest and longest-living people - and many believe their pure, natural diet is the reason for this. From May 2-5, experience delicious Icelandic cuisine with a special Icelandic menu at Red Stag Supperclub. Icelandic chef Viktor Örn Andrésson will fly to Minneapolis to collaborate with American chef Joseph Holmes to create a prix fixe Icelandic dinner menu. Pair your meal with delicious Reyka Vodka and Brennivin cocktails crafted by one of Iceland’s top mixologists Tóta

Chef Viktor Örn Andrésson is one of Iceland's most prestigious culinary experts. A member of the Icelandic National Culinary team from 2009 to 2015, he has received many awards including Iceland Chef of the Year (2013), Nordic Chef of the Year (2014) and two gold medals at the 2014 Culinary World Cup in Luxembourg. Most recently, Chef Viktor Örn Andrésson led the Iceland team to a bronze medal in the prestigious Bocuse d'Or 2017 Finale, and earned special recognition for preparing the best fish of the Bocuse d'Or 2016 competition.

Reservations available here!

Taste of Iceland, an annual festival that celebrates Iceland’s vibrant culture, comes to Minneapolis with a series of events May 2-5, 2019. After a decade of events in cities across North America, Taste of Iceland is bringing some of the best names in Icelandic food, music, art and more to Minneapolis for the first time in the festival’s history. The four-day festival, presented by Iceland Naturally, gives the Twin Cities the chance to experience the country’s pure culture through a variety of (mostly free!) events.

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Seed Series Class II: Seed Saving 101 For Your Home & Community
Mar
23
2:00 PM14:00

Seed Series Class II: Seed Saving 101 For Your Home & Community

Seed saving is a survival art that we need to revive! Plus it is colorful, delicious and ever-changing. Bring all the questions you have about growing and sharing seeds - we will cover the basics for home production. Plus we will have seeds to share with all participants. Feel free to bring seeds of your own to share as well.

Koby Hagen of Seed Sages, a local steward for seed education and security, has a wide range of experience with seed production from home to commercial scale. She brings a passion for supporting new and experienced seed savers by merging traditional and innovative practices. Her goal is to pass on seeds, land-based knowledge, skilled leadership and our common seed inheritance to future generations (humans and all other beings).

$10 per person. Tickets available here!

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 Seed Series Class I: The Wonderful World of Seeds
Mar
10
2:00 PM14:00

Seed Series Class I: The Wonderful World of Seeds

Seeds have always been a part of human existence. We cannot live without them. But seeds are a fairly new evolutionary jewel on our earth. Why did they develop? Why are they so special? Come find out and acquire an unforgettable view on our seed inheritance. To sign-up for this class, visit: here

Koby Hagen of Seed Sages, a local steward for seed education and security, has a wide range of experience with seed production from home to commercial scale. She brings a passion for supporting new and experienced seed savers by merging traditional and innovative practices. Her goal is to pass on seeds, land-based knowledge, skilled leadership and our common seed inheritance to future generations (humans and all other beings). Facebook

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Demystifying Permaculture: Design for Land, Life & Community
Feb
17
1:00 PM13:00

Demystifying Permaculture: Design for Land, Life & Community

Still not quite sure what the hype of Permaculture is really all about? Have you heard the word but not convinced that it applies to you? Join us for a short exploratory talk and optional workshop to dive deeper as we break down the design process in a way that reveals the diversity of applications in land, life and community design. 1-2PM – Free to Attend. Suggested Donation for the talk is $5-$10.

In the optional workshop that follows, participants will gain simple, effective tools that can be applied to their own context, goals & vision. This will provide more in-depth opportunities for discussion, connecting with new friends and neighbors on this regenerative path. 2:30-4PM – Workshop is $20.

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To sign-up for discussion and/or workshop, visit: here

Bio: Megan & Cody Mastel are certified permaculture designers, farmers, facilitators and skilled leaders in earth reconnection practices. They lead retreats, grow & craft bioregional foods, provide experiential education & cultivate habitats of reconnection through Living Hearth Farm & School, including the Open Hearth PDC which explores the resilient culture, communities, & skills of the Upper Midwest. Their business, Land by Hand, provides consulting, Permaculture design & planning, implementation and promotion for individuals, families, farms, businesses & communities. Local organizations they partner with include Tiny Diner, Make MN Magazine, U of M Landscape Arboretum, Seed Sages, Ecological Design, Organic Compound, Buttermilk Falls CSA & MCTC. Connect with Cody & Megan at landbyhand.org and thelivinghearth.com.

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Seed Series Class I: Seed Saving 101 For Your Home & Community
Feb
16
2:00 PM14:00

Seed Series Class I: Seed Saving 101 For Your Home & Community

Seed saving is a survival art that we need to revive! Plus it is colorful, delicious and ever-changing. Bring all the questions you have about growing and sharing seeds – we will cover the basics for home production. Plus we will have seeds to share with all participants. Feel free to bring seeds of your own to share as well. To sign-up/tickets: here

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Koby Hagen of Seed Sages, a local steward for seed education and security, has a wide range of experience with seed production from home to commercial scale. She brings a passion for supporting new and experienced seed savers by merging traditional and innovative practices. Her goal is to pass on seeds, land-based knowledge, skilled leadership and our common seed inheritance to future generations (humans and all other beings). Facebook

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Taste the Waste
Feb
7
5:30 PM17:30

Taste the Waste

Join us for a special evening designed to raise awareness about, and reduce food waste. TASTE THE WASTE will feature Shannel Winkel from The Bird, Lachelle Cunningham, and St. Paul College culinary studentswho will create a menu transforming recovered food into small plates for an incredible experience.

Thanks to Twin Cities Co-op Partners who are donating the food for the evening.

Each ticket includes dinner, a Finnegans beer, tax and gratuity.

$35 Single Ticket
$60 Two Tickets
$100 Four Tickets

Purchase tickets here!

A portion of the event proceeds will benefit MN350. Their vision is to return our climate to the safe level of 350ppm of CO2 – or lower – in a way that best promotes a just and livable future.

Why is Food Waste so important?

Up to 40 percent of the food in the United States is never eaten. But at the same time, one in eight Americans struggles to put enough food on the table. Come enjoy a great meal prepared from recovered food and learn how you can make a difference on this issue.

THANK YOU to our partners who make this event possible: Twin Cities Co-op PartnersFinnegansChelles' KitchenSt. Paul CollegeGrow North MNand MN350.

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Insect Survival Series: Secret Lives of Insects
Feb
2
1:00 PM13:00

Insect Survival Series: Secret Lives of Insects

Take a sneak peek into the secret lives of insects. We will decode insect movement and gestures. That dancing mantis or walking stick, the lone ant who seems to be lost, and many other insect secrets are exposed in this class. If we are going to be better stewards for insects and the other essential life forces we depend on, this class us wake up to the intricacies of insects. To sign-up: here

Our insects need us now more than ever! Come take one or all three classes taught by the wonderful entomologist Jessica Miller of Dragons Wynd. She brings tons of info and amazing hands-on visuals for all ages. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to learn about tiny-yet-awe-inspiring insects this winter. Check out Dragon’s Wynd: https://www.facebook.com/dragonswynddotcom/.

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Insect Survival Series: Invite Mosquito Eaters to Your Home!
Jan
26
1:00 PM13:00

Insect Survival Series: Invite Mosquito Eaters to Your Home!

Minimize mosquitoes in your yard with some simple tips! For instance, damselflies love hanging out in patches of tall grass.This is one of the many tips you will learn in this class to increase healthy insect visitors in your area. Get prepared for creating insect habitat as soon as spring comes around. Tickets/Sign-up: here

Our insects need us now more than ever! Come take one or all three classes taught by the wonderful entomologist Jessica Miller of Dragons Wynd. She brings tons of info and amazing hands-on visuals for all ages. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to learn about tiny-yet-awe-inspiring insects this winter. Check out Dragon’s Wynd: https://www.facebook.com/dragonswynddotcom/.

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Insect Survival Series: Winter & Minnesota Insects
Jan
19
1:00 PM13:00

Insect Survival Series: Winter & Minnesota Insects

Learn where insects go in winter and specifics about migrating Minnesota butterflies. Discover how you can support wintering insects and help them return year after year.  Tickets/Sign-up: here

Our insects need us now more than ever! Come take one or all three classes taught by the wonderful entomologist Jessica Miller of Dragons Wynd. She brings tons of info and amazing hands-on visuals for all ages. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to learn about tiny-yet-awe-inspiring insects this winter. Check out Dragon’s Wynd: https://www.facebook.com/dragonswynddotcom/.

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