Education & Community
Looking for a challenge or just a new way to get involved in nature? The Minnesota Global Birders will share tips about how to make birding part of your vacation and what you might get to see at destinations around the world.
SING to Save Lives promises a night of great music, featuring Sweet Keys Dueling Pianos, great people to sing along with, food and a silent auction. The evening benefits SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education.) SAVE offers programs to “prevent suicide through public awareness and education, reduce stigma and serve as a resource for those touched by suicide.”
Tickets are $60. ; To register, go to save.donordrive.com
9500 W. River Road, Minneapolis
Keeping your organization’s data secure is tough enough and even harder when using third-party products or services. Join Minnetonka security company FRSecure’s CEO for an introductory panel on vendor risk. There will be expert panelists, time for networking, and appetizers. 21+.
$85. 2 p.m.
Day Block Brewing Event Center
1103 S. Washington Ave., Mpls.
Finnegan’s’ four-story brewhouse and taproom development is almost complete, and it’ll open the doors and tap the first ceremonial kegs on St. Patrick’s Day. The opening celebrates the company’s move to its own brewing equipment. The festivities go until midnight.
Ages 21 and up. No cover charge.
817 5th Ave. S.
Hear the “Pope’s favorite nun,” Sister Norma Pimentel, M.J., talk about her work welcoming immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. A moderated panel discussion will follow.
Take some time to look up this Saturday, as this event teaches about the constellations visible in the winter months. Make a star wheel you can take home with you to help you find even more constellations throughout the year. Ages 5+ with an adult. Free. 3-3:45 p.m. Penn Lake Library, 612.543.5669.
This program teaches you how to track revenues and expenses, make projections and more to help you make your artistic ventures financially successful ones. This event is put on in collaboration with Springboard for the Arts and Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Adults. Free. 2-4:30 p.m. 612.543.5669
Tuesday, January 15, author Diana Graber will be in Minneapolis to speak about her new book, Raising Humans in a Digital World. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to hear from THE foremost expert in digital literacy and media skills for youth in the United States. Ms. Graber will cover topics such as how to balance virtual and real life, how to become positive role models and leaders, the importance of developing social-emotional skills, and mor.e