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Norwegian Folk Weddings author to discuss book at Covenant Village of Golden Valley

Thursday, February 26, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Author Odell Bjerkness will discuss his new book, Norwegian Folk Weddings: Origin of Modern Cultural Traditions, on Thursday, Feb. 26 at 2:30 p.m., at Covenant Village of Golden Valley, a faith-based, not-for-profit continuing care retirement community administered by Covenant Retirement Communities. Bjerkness will take guests back to the 1800s as he explores the rich traditions of Norwegian folk art and how intellectuals, artists, politicians and the Oslo élite established elements that would help define Norway as a new nation. Bjerkness is professor emeritus of Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn., former executive director of Concordia Languages Village, and former director of the Study Abroad Program at Concordia College. He received the prestigious Order of St. Olav medal from King Olav of Norway, and Luther College's Distinguished Alumni award. The free presentation is open to the public. Covenant Village of Golden Valley is located at 5800 St. Croix Ave. N., Golden Valley, Minn. For more information or to register for the event, please visit www.CovenantVillageofGoldenValley.org or call (877) 804-7017.

Location: 5800 St. Croix Ave. N., Golden Valley, MN
Sponsored By: Covenant Village of Golden Valley

LIBERTY CLASSICAL ACADEMY HOSTS "LIBERTY: ALL ACCESS" TOUR ON MARCH 4

Wednesday, March 4, 8:30 - 10 a.m.

WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn. – Liberty Classical Academy will host Liberty: All Access campus and program tour on March 4, 2015. 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 Liberty’s Headmaster, Rebekah Hagstrom, sharing the mission and vision of Liberty. “Classical education is a proven method that uses engaging 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.” The tour, held at Liberty’s new campus location—3878 Highland Avenue, White Bear Lake, Minn.—take place on Wednesday, March 4 at 8:30 a.m. Please reply your attendance to Bethany Zenner at 651-772-2777 or bzenner@libertyclassicalacademy.org. About Liberty Classical Academy Launched in 2003, Liberty Classical Academy is an independent college-preparatory private Christian school in White Bear Lake, Minn., serving students in preschool through grade 12. Liberty’s mission is to equip students of all backgrounds to grow in wisdom, excellence and purpose by offering an education based on the highest academic standards grounded in a strong classical tradition from a distinctively Christian worldview. Liberty Classical Academy is the only school in the Twin Cities metropolitan area that is a member of the Association of Classical Christian Schools. For more information visit the web site at www.libertyclassicalacademy.org.

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

HMJDS Prospective Parent Information evening

Wednesday, March 11, 7 - 8:30 p.m.

Save the date! The Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School is having their second Prospective Parent Information evening of the school year on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. Please join us and pass along to any potentially interested friends to find out all about our wonderful school. Come for the food, stay to tour our beautiful school, and hear from a panel of students, faculty, staff, and parents about their HMJDS experience. For more information contact Julie Ziessman at jziessman@hmjds.org. We look forward to seeing you there!

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

Spring Scrapbooking and Craft Retreat

Thursday, March 19, 1 p.m. - Sunday, March 22, 5 p.m.

Lake Ellen Camp invites you to join us for a weekend of scrapbooking and crafting! There will be much uninterrupted time to work on your projects peacefully and a table for you to keep your supplies out all weekend. Commune together with friends over meals and devotionals as well! Cost for the weekend is $75. Normal Registration is on Friday, March 20 at 1pm (cst) and ends at 11am (cst) on Sunday, March 22. Coming Thursday after 1pm for an extra $20 or staying until 5pm on Sunday for an extra $10 is also an option! Or come for the day for a cost of $40. For more information call 906-542-3529 or visit lakeellencamp.org.

Location: Lake Ellen Camp, 212 Narrow Way, Crystal Falls, MI
Sponsored By: Lake Ellen Camp

18th Annual Building For Ministry Seminar

Saturday, March 21, 8:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Is your church thinking about building or expanding? Are you wondering where to start? Come out to our FREE 18th Annual Building for Ministry Seminar. Saturday, March 21 8:30-11:15 am Comfort Inn, Plymouth http://www.vanmancompanies.com/seminar.html 763.541.9552

Location: The Comfort Inn, 3000 Harbor Lane, Plymouth, MN 55447
Sponsored By: Vanman Architects & Builders

HMJDS Prospective Parent Open House

Thursday, May 7, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Save the date! The Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School is having their last Prospective Parent Open House of the school year on Thursday, May 7, 2015 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Please join us and pass along to any potentially interested friends to find out all about our wonderful school. Come for the food, stay for a special look inside the Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School during the activities of a regular school day. See classes in session, and speak individually with faculty, staff, students, and parents about their HMJDS experience. For more information contact Julie Ziessman at jziessman@hmjds.org. We look forward to seeing you there!

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