[The USIP is currently raising money to complete a relatively fancy headquarters on the Mall, but has for years been located on the second floor of the National Restaurant Association's palatial headquarters in DC.]
This concludes today’s object lesson in the fact that Elections Matter.
Imagine Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes full of clean, clear, fresh water for future generations to enjoy. Together we can make this vision a reality. The Freshwater Society, the Friends of the Minnesota Valley, and the McCabe Chapter of the Izaak Walton League invite you to learn more about Community Clean-Ups for Water Quality, created to protect the water in our lakes and rivers. Presentation on Monday, Feb. 21 @ 7 p.m. at Hartley Nature Center.
Does Patty Cake Cakes still exist? I know they were selling out of the Piedmont Milk House, but they’re no longer there. Does anyone know of another cake-baker who makes a german chocolate cake like Patty Cake’s?
I’ve seen President’s Day, Presidents’ Day, and Presidents Day. (watch the ads on TV or in print) Which is it? I’m with the plural possessive, since we celebrate Lincoln and Washington specifically. Or do we celebrate all presidents? Then it should be like Veterans Day. Chime in.
“Down-Home Global Cooking: Why Cosmopolitanism versus Localism is a False Dichotomy, and How Our Food Can Show Us the Way to a Third Option” Lisa Heldke,Gustavus Adolphus College,
Friday, Feb 18, 3 pm, Humanities 314.
“Chinese Philosophy and Environmental Ethics: China’s Three Gorges Dam, Western Pressures and Eastern Principles” Ben Huff,Randolph-Macon College,
Thursday, Feb 24, 5 pm, Solon Campus Center 120.
Join the Lake Superior Steelhead Association (LSSA) and Hartley Nature Center for a great opportunity to learn about and try steelhead fishing. This event has eight openings for youth ages 12-15 to work with LSSA mentors to learn everything from equipment to technique. Female mentors available, so female youth are encouraged to sign up! Class includes: Two classroom sessions at Hartley Nature Center (3001 Woodland Ave.) on March 12 & 19, 2011 from 10 am to noon. Two field sessions at the Knife River, April 9 & 16, 2011. Equipment (if needed) will be provided. Participants will receive a certificate of participation and recognition at the LSSA Spring Banquet, April 16.
Cost is only $25 and includes the banquet. For more information or to register contact Hartley Nature Center at 724-6735. Together, teaching and encouraging youth to get outdoors and fish!
In the Ojibwe tradition there are hundreds of stories, some as old as the earth itself. Traditionally, these stories can only be told when there is snow on the ground. This Saturday about a dozen storytellers will be at the Sawyer Center to share some of these amazing stories. Everyone is welcome, the cost is free, but they are asking people to pre-register at the site.
“Amanda drove and let Jenny doze in the front seat while Lucy slept in back. They woke just south of Duluth. They spent the night in a little town called Superior. In the morning they stopped at the grocery store in Duluth to stock up for the week.” — (Chapter 17)
“The road they traveled from Duluth had stretched out ruler-straight for miles, cutting farm fields in half, as pastures fell away toward island lakes. Dark clouds gathered in the western sky as they entered the great expanses of forest in Wisconsin.” –(Chapter 21)
Where: Northern Lights Elementary to City Hall
When: Wednesday, Feb. 16, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Meet at Northern Lights at 4 and leave for City Hall at 4:15. We will walk down Hammond Ave.
Who: Union families and concerned citizens of the Twin Ports
Why: Get out the message that Governor Walker’s proposed legislation will hurt all families in our community.
What can you do: Make signs. Get as many of your friends and neighbors to join us in the rally.
4x: A Print Exhibition — Each photographic print was limited to 4 inches on one side! We have nearly 120 entries to this unique exhibit and it will prove to be a very cool show! Public opening reception Saturday, Feb. 19, from 5-8pm at the Duluth Photography Institute, 405 E. Superior St., Duluth. For more information on the DPI, visit duluthphotographyinstitute.com or call Brian at 218.393.2468.