Programs

Program Title Subject Description Age Months Offered Program Location
LADY MIDNIGHT! Free live stream. Thu, Sep 24 noon-1:00 pm CDT Link provided with registration. Art, Design, Music, and Theater, Communication, Diversity, History, Languages, and Social Studies Lady Midnight is an experience. She is an ethereal vocalist and performance artist who draws upon her multidisciplinary background in visual art, dance and Afro-indigenous roots to create work that timelessly reflects our collective lives. 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Sep Twin Cities/Central MN- Virtual
DEPOLARIZING AMERICA Featuring William R. Fry Jr. and Rob Weidenfeld, members of Braver Angels CDT Zoom webinar. FREE and open to the public. Registration required. Leadership and Citizenship, Communication, Diversity, History, Languages, and Social Studies ABOUT THE EVENT Braver Angels is a citizens’ organization uniting Americans from different political parties in a working alliance to depolarize America. The mission of both red and blue members alike is to try to understand the other side’s point of view 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Sep Twin Cities/Central MN- Virtual
University of Minnesota Virtual Honor Band Experience Art, Design, Music, and Theater UMN Virtual Honor one-day online (synchronous) experience for students that successfully audition into the UMN Honor Band. This experience may include pre-recording parts for a virtual band performance, masterclasses with applied faculty, and lecture(s). 15, 16, 17, 18 Jan Twin Cities/Central MN- Virtual
SOLO-JAZZ DANCE CLASS on Fri, Oct 10, 6:30-8:00 pm CDT Online event Art, Design, Music, and Theater, Communication, Diversity, History, Languages, and Social Studies, Recreation Join Lindy Hopper and “Swing Out” creative team member Nathan Bugh to brush up on your solo moves. This class is FREE and open to the public. Participants are encouraged to wear supportive footwear. 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Oct Twin Cities/Central MN- Virtual
RAGAMALA DANCE COMPANY "Fires of Varanasi" - Fri, Apr 30, 10:30 am - 11:30 am student matinee Live Stream Option Available Art, Design, Music, and Theater, Communication, Diversity, History, Languages, and Social Studies, Recreation An exploration of the birth-death-rebirth continuum in Hindu thought to look at immigrant experiences of life & death in the diaspora. 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Apr Twin Cities/Central MN- Virtual
Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE– 35th anniversary season Fri, Feb 19, 10:30 am -11:30 am Live Stream Available Art, Design, Music, and Theater, Communication, Diversity, History, Languages, and Social Studies, Recreation Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE’s body of work blends contemporary, African, Carribean, and social dance forms to express spirituality, African-American and diaspora culture and the beauty of movement in many forms. 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Feb Twin Cities/Central MN- In-person, Twin Cities/Central MN- Virtual
FILM: Flamenco, Flamenco -Wed, Oct 14, 6:30 pm - Streaming Online - FREE Art, Design, Music, and Theater, Communication, Diversity, History, Languages, and Social Studies, Recreation Director Carlos Saura leads viewers through the history and traditions of flamenco, the unique Spanish form of folk music and dance that dates to the 18th century. 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Oct Twin Cities/Central MN- Virtual
PICO IYER IN CONVERSATION WITH RANEE AND APARNA RAMASWAMY: A Talk About Ancient Indian Traditions in a Modern, Diasporic World Tue, Oct 13, 7:00 pm Online Event FREE and open to the public. Art, Design, Music, and Theater, Communication, Diversity, History, Languages, and Social Studies Join renowned essayist, TED talk favorite and upcoming Montgomery Fellow Pico Iyer, an observer of art and culture; and Ragamala co-artistic directors Ranee Ramaswamy and Aparna Ramaswamy. 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Oct Twin Cities/Central MN- Virtual
FILM - Mukti Bhawan (Hotel Salvation) Wed, Apr 21, 6:30 pm Best Buy Theater Art, Design, Music, and Theater, Communication, Diversity, History, Languages, and Social Studies An overworked businessman, honors the final wish of his father, by accompanying him to the holy city of Varanasi. They check in to the Hotel Salvation, where residents are given two weeks to live out their final days or return home. 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Apr Twin Cities/Central MN- In-person
Women of Color and Leadership in the Arts - Mon, Dec 7, 7 pm In- Person and Live Stream Available FREE and open to the public. Art, Design, Music, and Theater, Leadership and Citizenship, Communication, Diversity, History, Languages, and Social Studies ARTISTIC DIRECTORS RANEE AND APARNA RAMASWAMY PROVIDE VITAL INSIGHTS FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS IN MINNESOTA’S ARTS AND CULTURE SECTOR. 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Dec Twin Cities/Central MN- In-person, Twin Cities/Central MN- Virtual
Foods for the Souls: Food Rituals in the Diaspora - Thu, Nov 5, 5:30 pm - Online Event FREE and open to the public. Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource Sciences, Art, Design, Music, and Theater, Health, Nutrition, and Human Development, Communication, Diversity, History, Languages, and Social Studies, Recreation Join this cooking demonstration presented by award-winning Twin Cities chef Raghavan Iyer, who will discuss the interconnectedness of food, art, and ritual in India with Ragamala Dance Company's co-artistic directors Ranee Ramaswamy and Aparna Ramaswamy. 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Nov Twin Cities/Central MN- Virtual
FILM - The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, Wed, Mar 31, 7:00 pm Trylon Cinema Art, Design, Music, and Theater, Communication, Diversity, History, Languages, and Social Studies, Recreation Toby, a cynical advertising director, finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself to be Don Quixote. 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Mar Twin Cities/Central MN- In-person
Field Trip in-a-Box Classroom Activity Sets - Live Virtual Instruction with an Arboretum Educator Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math 30-minute live virtual sessions with Arboretum educators, building upon students' experiences with our "Field Trip in a Box" activities. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Oct, Nov, Dec Twin Cities/Central MN- Virtual
Shirley G. Moore Laboratory School Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource Sciences, Art, Design, Music, and Theater, Health, Nutrition, and Human Development, Leadership and Citizenship, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Communication, Diversity, History, Languages, and Social Studies, Recreation At the Shirley G. Moore Laboratory School, we’re a community of learners that’s driven by discovery. Our play-based curriculum not only fosters each child’s creative spirit, but also their cognitive and intellectual development. 4, 5 Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec Twin Cities/Central MN- In-person
SESB Outreach and Girls Inc. Partnership Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Our program gives CSE students and student groups the opportunity to volunteer to give STEM demonstrations and lessons. This year, we are partnering with an organization called Girls Inc., whose goal is to empower young girls. 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Oct, Nov, Dec Twin Cities/Central MN- Virtual
Young Scientists Health, Nutrition, and Human Development The Young Scientists Program aims to educate middle and high school students in developmental psychology and foster interest in scientific research and discovery. 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Nov, Dec Twin Cities/Central MN- Virtual
Director Leadership and Citizenship, Communication, Diversity, History, Languages, and Social Studies academic and college preparatory program funded by the US Department of Education. The purpose of TRIO UB is to develop the skills and motivation necessary for students to successfully complete high school and to enter and succeed in college. 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec Twin Cities/Central MN- In-person, Twin Cities/Central MN- Virtual
Minnesota 4-H Youth Development Program Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource Sciences, Art, Design, Music, and Theater, Health, Nutrition, and Human Development, Leadership and Citizenship, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Communication, Diversity, History, Languages, and Social Studies, Recreation, Business 4-H is an out-of-school, hands-on learning program for people age 5-19. Youth choose a project that’s interesting to them and explore it with peers and caring adults. 4-H groups meet virtually or in-person in every part of MN. 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec Crookston/Northwest MN- In-person, Duluth/Northeast MN- In-person, Morris/West Central MN- In-person, Rochester/Southeast MN- In-person, Southwest MN- In-person, Twin Cities/Central MN- In-person, Crookston/Northwest MN- Virtual, Duluth/Northeast MN- Virtual, Morris/West Central MN- Virtual, Rochester/Southeast MN- Virtual, Southwest MN- Virtual, Twin Cities/Central MN- Virtual
Code The Gap Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Our club aims to provide an engaging learning environment for underrepresented K-12 students who are interested in the STEM field to be able to learn a programming language. We plan to hold weekly instructional sessions along with guest speaker events. 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Oct, Nov, Dec Twin Cities/Central MN- Virtual
Gopherbaloo Communication, Diversity, History, Languages, and Social Studies Gopherbaloo is an online History Day help event modeled on the History Day Hullabaloos organized by the Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS). Students can get one-on-one help with their projects and attend mini-lessons. 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Jan Twin Cities/Central MN- Virtual
University of Minnesota Virtual Honor Band Experience Art, Design, Music, and Theater A one-day online (synchronous) experience for students that audition into the Virtual Honor Band. This opportunity involves pre-recording music for a virtual band recording and masterclasses with music faculty. 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Jan Twin Cities/Central MN- Virtual
Raptors of Minnesota Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Explore the different raptors found in Minnesota! Participants meet live raptors and learn what makes these birds so incredible, how you can see them out in the wild, and what is possible when we come together to protect wildlife and the environment. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec Crookston/Northwest MN- In-person, Duluth/Northeast MN- In-person, Morris/West Central MN- In-person, Rochester/Southeast MN- In-person, Southwest MN- In-person, Twin Cities/Central MN- In-person
Red-Tail Trail Scouts Program (Raptors of Minnesota) Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Treat your troop to a raptor learning adventure! We offer both on-site and at-your-site programs for Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts of all ages. Scouts will learn about Minnesota raptors and how humans impact the birds' environment. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec Crookston/Northwest MN- In-person, Duluth/Northeast MN- In-person, Morris/West Central MN- In-person, Rochester/Southeast MN- In-person, Southwest MN- In-person, Twin Cities/Central MN- In-person
Hatchday (Birthday) Parties Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Celebrate your birthday with raptors! You'll enjoy meeting some of our raptor ambassadors in your own private program, taking a tour of our visitor center to meet even more of our resident raptors, and celebrating in your private party room! 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec Twin Cities/Central MN- In-person
Raptors of the Midwest Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Guests will virtually get up close and personal with several amazing birds of prey such as hawks, eagles, falcons, and owls. This live, interactive experience lets viewers ask questions and learn directly from one of our education specialists. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec Crookston/Northwest MN- Virtual, Duluth/Northeast MN- Virtual, Morris/West Central MN- Virtual, Rochester/Southeast MN- Virtual, Southwest MN- Virtual, Twin Cities/Central MN- Virtual