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Marriage Encounter

Saturday, February 13, 9 a.m. - Sunday, February 14, 4 p.m.

Awesome marriages don’t just happen ~ Couples create them! Begin creating the marriage of your dreams by attending the February 13-14 Marriage Encounter. Only a few spots left so register NOW. Weekends are held at Mt Olivet Conference and Retreat Center in Farmington. To register or for additional information: visit www.marriages.org or call 651.454.3238.

Location: Mt Olivet Conference & Retreat Center, Farmington, MN
Sponsored By: Marriage Encounter

Dating for Nerds' Fifth Annual Love Fest

Saturday, February 13, 3 - 6 p.m.

Get your chance for romance at a cheesy-because-we-can V-Day singles celebration. Open your heart over board games and themed activities with other single smarties. Discover your crush in a You’re Weird, I Like You quiz on the geeky must-have qualities of your dream guy or girl. Show your affection during a Hey Girl icebreaker where attendees add amor-inspired captions to comical images to create a “funny valentine.” The best is yet to come with Our Princess is in Another Castle trivia about pop culture ones before The One. Find true love over an As You Wish drink special. And seal the deal with prizes such as a WALL-E and EVE mug set, a Companion Cube inflatable ottoman and I love you, I know rings. Plus, enter to win an Amazon gift card when you post an adorkable attributeof your ideal match using #youreweirdilikeyou on Twitter (@nerdsatheart) or Facebook (facebook.com/NerdsatHeart). Presented by: Nerds at Heart Venue: Moto-i Address: 2940 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis Date: 3-6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13 Price: $30. Registration required: nerdsatheart.com Phone: 855-NERD-LOVE (855-637-3568)

Location: 2940 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis
Sponsored By: Nerds at Heart

Star Legacy Foundation Gala

Saturday, February 13, 6 - 10 p.m.

We all know someone who has been touched by pregnancy loss or infant death. This is your chance to make a difference for those families and for the lives of future babies. Join the Star Legacy Foundation on Saturday, February 13, in Eden Prairie at the Green Acres Event Center for the first annual gala featuring entertainment by Tim Mahoney from Season One of The Voice. The Star Legacy Foundation is the nation’s leading non-profit working to save babies through stillbirth education and research. Advanced tickets required. For more information and tickets, visit www.starlegacyfoundation.org/gala/ or call 952-715-7731.

Location: Green Acres Event Center, Eden Prairie, MN
Sponsored By: Star Legacy Foundation

LIBERTY CLASSICAL ACADEMY HOSTS "LIBERTY: ALL ACCESS" TOUR ON FEBRUARY 17

Wednesday, February 17, 8:30 - 10 a.m.

WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn. – Liberty Classical Academy will host a winter open house and information session on February 25, 2016. Open to the public, the event provides insight and information to families considering Liberty for enrollment in 2016-17. The morning will include a tour of classrooms, presentations by a student and Liberty’s Headmaster, Rebekah Hagstrom, who will share the story of Liberty, followed by time for questions and interaction with staff. “As we are planning for the 2016-17 school year, we are pleased to welcome families inquiring about our classical education method and sharing the Liberty experience where students thrive in classroom techniques geared towards a child’s natural progression of cognitive development,” said Hagstrom. “Liberty students consistently achieve because our program combines academic rigor, engaging classrooms, and Christian values.” In the previous week, Liberty will host Liberty: All Access campus and program tour on February 17, 2016. The tour is open to the public, providing a first-hand experience of how Liberty is achieving outstanding academic results by using the time-tested classical method. The tour includes: observing students in the classroom; listening to a parent testimony of the Liberty experience; and a brief presentation by Hagstrom, sharing the mission and vision of Liberty. Both events are held at Liberty’s campus—3878 Highland Avenue, White Bear Lake, Minn.—with the Liberty: All Access tour on Wednesday, February 17 at 8:30 a.m. and the Pre K-12 open house on Thursday, February 25 at 9 a.m. Please reply your attendance to admissions director Nghi Anderson at 651-772-2777 or admissions@libertyclassicalacademy.org.

Location: 3878 Highland Avenue, White Bear Lake, MN 55110
Sponsored By: Liberty Classical Academy

LIBERTY CLASSICAL ACADEMY HOSTS PRE K-12 OPEN HOUSE ON FEBRUARY 25

Thursday, February 25, 9 - 10:30 a.m.

WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn. – Liberty Classical Academy will host a winter open house and information session on February 25, 2016. Open to the public, the event provides insight and information to families considering Liberty for enrollment in 2016-17. The morning will include a tour of classrooms, presentations by a student and Liberty’s Headmaster, Rebekah Hagstrom, who will share the story of Liberty, followed by time for questions and interaction with staff. “As we are planning for the 2016-17 school year, we are pleased to welcome families inquiring about our classical education method and sharing the Liberty experience where students thrive in classroom techniques geared towards a child’s natural progression of cognitive development,” said Hagstrom. “Liberty students consistently achieve because our program combines academic rigor, engaging classrooms, and Christian values.” In the previous week, Liberty will host Liberty: All Access campus and program tour on February 17, 2016. The tour is open to the public, providing a first-hand experience of how Liberty is achieving outstanding academic results by using the time-tested classical method. The tour includes: observing students in the classroom; listening to a parent testimony of the Liberty experience; and a brief presentation by Hagstrom, sharing the mission and vision of Liberty. Both events are held at Liberty’s campus—3878 Highland Avenue, White Bear Lake, Minn.—with the Liberty: All Access tour on Wednesday, February 17 at 8:30 a.m. and the Pre K-12 open house on Thursday, February 25 at 9 a.m. Please reply your attendance to admissions director Nghi Anderson at 651-772-2777 or admissions@libertyclassicalacademy.org.

Location: 3878 Highland Avenue, White Bear Lake, MN 55110
Sponsored By: Liberty Classical Academy

Hamilton College Choir to Perform in Minneapolis

Tuesday, March 15, 7:30 - 10 p.m.

The 53-member Hamilton College Choir will visit Minneapolis during its annual March tour. The performance is free and open to the public. The program for Hamilton’s 2016 tour is a varied one that includes sacred and secular music such as Thompson’s “Alleluia,” Swider’s “Cantate Domino,” Macfarren’s “Orpheus with His Lute” and Washburn’s “Two Chinese Melodies.” The Hamilton College Choir boasts an uninterrupted tradition of fine choral singing that dates back for over a century. It is directed by G. Roberts Kolb, professor of music and director of choral music at Hamilton since 1981.

Location: St. James Lutheran Church, 4854 Portland Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN
Sponsored By: Hamilton College Choir

HMJDS Information Evening

Tuesday, March 29, 7 - 8:30 p.m.

HMJDS Information Evening Come visit the Amos and Celia Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School on Tuesday, March 29, 2016, from 7:00-8:30 p.m., at the Barry Family Campus, 4330 Cedar Lake Road, St. Louis Park. Learn more about our kindergarten - eighth grade academic and Judaic Studies programs, tour our beautiful school, and hear from a panel of students, faculty, staff, and parents about their HMJDS experiences. To RSVP to this event or schedule a private tour please contact jziessman@hmjds.org or 952.381.3500

Location: 4330 Cedar Lake Rd, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Sponsored By: Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School