Education & Community

Minnesota Computers for Schools

Earth Day is the perfect time to do some spring-cleaning and get rid of your old technology! On Saturday, April 27 Minnesota Computers for Schools is hosting a computer donation drive – drop off your old computer equipment and put it to good use in the community.

MCFS refurbishes and reuses all donated equipment. The refurbished equipment is placed in schools and educational nonprofits throughout the state.

The first 100 people to donate a computer will receive a free beer coupon to redeem at the Surly beer hall.

Free Seminar: You’ve Been Appointed Executor or Trustee, Now What?

No matter how well-prepared for death one is, there will always be tasks left for survivors to do. Most of them can be undertaken in an orderly fashion over time; some typically need immediate attention. Come learn about what needs to be done, when, and by whom. Pick up some tips that can help with liquidity, paying bills, and family dynamics issues.

Free Seminar: Wills vs. Trusts

This seminar will explore an overview of wills and trusts, the most important provisions of each, the advantages and disadvantages to consider about each, probate issues and avoiding probate, and protecting your assets and your family.

Defend: Step Up Your Data Security Against Third-Party Risks

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 House: St. Patrick’s Day grand opening

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.

9:30 a.m.–midnight.

Finnegan’s House

817 5th Ave. S.


Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama

Former first lady of the United States Michelle Obama established herself as a powerful advocate for women’s rights globally and encouraged the pursuit of active and healthier lifestyles. In her memoir Becoming, she reflects on the experiences that shaped who she is as a woman from the south side of Chicago to living in the White House.

All ages. Prices vary. 8 p.m.

Xcel Energy Center

199 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul


Storm Chasing

Learn about Minnesota's extreme weather and experience storm chasing through the eyes of a professional storm chaser.

52nd Wastebasket Revue ~”THE GREATEST SHOW” 2019

Wastebasket Revue is an annual variety show written, produced, directed, and performed by staff and community members from Osseo School District 279. Since 1968 we have raised over $1 million and awarded 840 scholarships to graduates pursuing post-secondary education. Help us support the dreams of our graduates by coming to a show or donating to our cause.

Winter Constellations in the Show-Dome

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.


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