Meet the Author: When Minnehaha Flowed with Whiskey

Online

Dance halls, secret saloons, wild behavior, lawsuits and whiskey. Historian Karen Cooper shares the lost history of Minnehaha Falls where all this mayhem occurred a hundred years ago.

$20

Growing Up Indian & Tribal Life Today

Online

Join Ojibewa-Anishanabe storyteller, Bud Johnston of Pipestone, as he shares the history and traditions of his American Indian tribe and breaks down cultural stereotypes.

$20

Social Justice: Action and Accountability

Online

It is impossible to ignore the current injustices in our neighborhoods, cities, and nation. Are you familiar with racial justice history and terminology, but are struggling to figure out what you can do to support change? Join us as we discuss our role as community members in the quest for justice and develop an antiracism living practice.

Understanding Somali Culture

Online

A class designed for those who want to learn about Somali Minnesotans. Whether you are an employer, health care professional, educator, student, or just an interested neighbor and community member, this course will give you insight about the culture, practices, and way of life of Somali Minnesotans.

$20

Native American: How to Talk About Native Nations (online)

Virtual, Live on Zoom

Do you ever feel hesitant when searching for the right language to use to talk about Native nations? Join Native Governance Center for a short presentation on terminology basics! In addition to covering what's ok and not ok, the session will showcase the wide range of opinions on language and terminology within Indian Country.

$20

Big Read Book Discussion: The Bear

Normandy Park Education Center (Senior Center) 2484 East Co. Rd. F, White Bear Lake, MN, United States

In honor of Big Read White Bear Lake, please join White Bear Center for the Arts and White Bear Lake Area School Community Services & Recreation for an in-depth conversation about The Bear by Andrew Krivak!

$15

Native American: Beyond Land Acknowledgment

Online

The practice of Indigenous land acknowledgment is growing in popularity. In this program, staff from Native Governance Center will explain what land acknowledgment is and why it’s important to go beyond a simple statement.

$20

Feathers From Above

White Bear Lake High School South Campus 3551 McKnight Avenue, White Bear Lake

Join Native American Art Therapist, Stacy Atkins of Olive Art, in a Art Therapy acrylic painting session with the enjoyment of peaceful music and aromatherapy, if desired. paint a beautiful feather, which symbolizes so much for so many.

$25

Sisters of the Sun

Normandy Park Education Center (Senior Center) 2484 East Co. Rd. F, White Bear Lake, MN, United States

(Please note: this class has been cancelled.) Use acrylic paint to create this beautiful canvas of Sisters which symbolizes unity, trust, and honor. We can customize colors to your liking as well.

$25

History: “Slavery, Segregation and the Ku Klux Klan in Minnesota”

Normandy Park Education Center (Senior Center) 2484 East Co. Rd. F, White Bear Lake, MN, United States

What was it like for African Americans in a very white state from 1820 to 1920? How were they treated? Where did they work? You’ll find that some white Minnesotans owned slaves, that St. Paul was a station on the underground railroad, and that the St. Paul Public Schools were segregated by law.

$18

East Indian Instant Pot

Online

Two dishes will be made during this class. Choose one for your cook-along and watch a demonstration of the other.

$30