The Minnesota Literacy Council welcomes the public to join in celebrating the release of the 30th annual edition of JOURNEYS: AN ANTHOLOGY OF ADULT STUDENT WRITING on Tuesday, April 30 at the Minnesota History Center. This free event will showcase dozens of writers who are students in Adult Basic Education (ABE) programs across Minnesota. These … [ Read more]
BT5K Twin Cities is part of the American Brain Tumor Association’s (ABTA) signature Breakthrough for Brain Tumors 5K series. Currently, more than 700,000 people in the U.S. are living with a brain tumor diagnosis. Your support allows the ABTA to fund desperately needed brain tumor research, patient programs and support services. Learn more here.
A ‘Guerrilla Harvest Dinner’ heralded the birth of the Ashland and Bayfield chapter of the Wisconsin Farmers Union I. An Improvised Feast The spreadsheet for the harvest dinner stretched 49 lines deep. Each line was an offering from an individual that reflected a different aspect of the harvest: “Two pecks of apples and some onions.” … [ Read more]
Bells & Beers hits FINNEGANS for the first outdoor workout of the season at their new downtown location. Get your Swing and Swig on with EDK Training and FINNEGANS on Saturday, May 19 for the first event in the FINNEGANS Grow Yourself Series! An awesome way to kick off your Saturday… Try something new or … [ Read more]
Join the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) and tree lovers of all ages for the 2018 Minneapolis Arbor Day Celebration at Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park on April 27, 4-8 pm. This year attendees will enjoy a festival-style celebration full of tree-themed activities and educational opportunities, music, food, beer and, of course, … [ Read more]
The Guthrie Theater today announced it has been awarded a $1 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to underwrite a groundbreaking initiative for the theater’s entire ninth floor, home to the 200-seat Dowling Studio, the Citizens of Minnesota Overlook—a signature feature of the lobby known as the “amber box”—and a unique retractable wall … [ Read more]
As our month of conservation-themed stories draws to a close, we at The Growler have been thinking about how to be more involved in these pressing global issues in the course of our everyday lives. One thing we’ll do is eat at the Birchwood Cafe (I mean, we do that anyway, because we dream about those savory waffles), … [ Read more]
Type “world record brat” into Google and staring back at you will be a 152-foot-9-inch brat from Prescott, Wisconsin. Known mostly for its placement along the confluence of the Mississippi and St. Croix rivers and the constant rumble of train traffic, the fairly innocuous town isn’t a stranger to being in the news, thanks to … [ Read more]