"Indigenous Originated" Reading and Release Party
May
15
4:30 PM16:30

"Indigenous Originated" Reading and Release Party

The students of the All Nations program at South High School worked hard the last six months writing, editing, and publishing their anthology Indigenous Originated: Walking in Two Worlds with a forward by Minneapolis artist Tall Paul. Please join us in celebrating our students’ accomplishments at our release party on May 15th at Moon Palace Books. Enjoy food provided by Moon Palace and insightful words from our young authors as they present their art to the world.

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Writing New Worlds: A Multilingual Poetry Workshop
May
4
10:00 AM10:00

Writing New Worlds: A Multilingual Poetry Workshop

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Part two, of a new and beautiful writing and recording workshop. Didn’t make it to part one of the workshop? No problem! You can still join in the fun.

This FREE poetry workshop aims to empower multilingual students to unleash the power of their unique voice and perspective. Students will learn to write, perform, and record poetry in two languages—English and their home language—during this two part workshop. Part one will focus on writing, and in part two students will have the opportunity to record their poetry. This workshop is designed for students in 2nd through 12th grade. Bilingual volunteers who speak Amharic አማርኛ and Somali will be available to help students.

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Writing New Worlds: A Multilingual Poetry Workshop
Mar
22
4:00 PM16:00

Writing New Worlds: A Multilingual Poetry Workshop

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A new and beautiful two part poetry workshop to remember!

This FREE poetry workshop aims to empower multilingual students to unleash the power of their unique voice and perspective. Students will learn to write, perform, and record poetry in two languages—English and their home language—during this two part workshop. Part one will focus on writing, and in part two students will have the opportunity to record their poetry; the date of part two of the workshop is to be determined. This workshop is designed for students in 2nd through 12th grade. Bilingual volunteers will be available to help all students.

Are you fluent in Amharic አማርኛ, Arabic العَرَبِيَّة , Oromo, Somali, or Tigrinya ትግርኛ? Are you interested in volunteering with MOI and helping students write in their home language(s)? Sign up today by filling out our volunteer interest form. $50 stipends are available for multilingual volunteers.

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Trivia for Cheaters 2019
Mar
14
7:00 PM19:00

Trivia for Cheaters 2019

Ready your crew for a trivia night like no other!

In this one-of-a-kind fundraiser, teams raise money before the event to build their trivia cheat banks. The more money you raise, the more cheats you can use against other teams on the night of the event. The competition is fierce, but it's all in good fun. You know what they say—keep your friends close and your anemones closer.

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Volunteer Orientation
Feb
13
6:00 PM18:00

Volunteer Orientation

Join us for our volunteer orientation to get your sea legs for working with Twin Cities students on creative writing and tutoring. Come and learn about our five programs, which take place in and out of schools, and leave with next steps for getting involved.

If this date doesn't work out for you, check out our volunteer calendar for more dates and times: http://bit.ly/2uDhWZG

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Feb
10
12:00 PM12:00

Smallest Museum St. Paul Reception!

Meet the Awkward Skunkshark, who lives on both land and water! Learn more at the reception.

Meet the Awkward Skunkshark, who lives on both land and water! Learn more at the reception.

Join Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute for our Smallest Museum St. Paul reception! The Smallest Museum St. Paul is a 3ft x 2ft micro museum, housed in a vintage fire-hose cabinet outside Workhorse Coffee Bar in St Paul, Minnesota—right across the street from MOI. This February, MOI will be featuring some of our students' art as part of our Lost Ocean of Minnesota exhibit in the museum. The exhibit opens February 5th, but our official artists' reception will be on February 10th!

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Volunteer Orientation
Feb
6
6:00 PM18:00

Volunteer Orientation

Join us for our volunteer orientation to get your sea legs for working with Twin Cities students on creative writing and tutoring. Come and learn about our five programs, which take place in and out of schools, and leave with next steps for getting involved.

If this date doesn't work out for you, check out our volunteer calendar for more dates and times: http://bit.ly/2uDhWZG

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Volunteer Orientation
Jan
30
6:00 PM18:00

Volunteer Orientation

Join us for our volunteer orientation to get your sea legs for working with Twin Cities students on creative writing and tutoring. Come and learn about our five programs, which take place in and out of schools, and leave with next steps for getting involved.

If this date doesn't work out for you, check out our volunteer calendar for more dates and times: http://bit.ly/2uDhWZG

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Volunteer Orientation
Jan
23
6:00 PM18:00

Volunteer Orientation

Join us for our volunteer orientation to get your sea legs for working with Twin Cities students on creative writing and tutoring. Come and learn about our five programs, which take place in and out of schools, and leave with next steps for getting involved.

If this date doesn't work out for you, check out our volunteer calendar for more dates and times: http://bit.ly/2uDhWZG

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Volunteer Orientation
Jan
16
5:30 PM17:30

Volunteer Orientation

Join us for our volunteer orientation to get your sea legs for working with Twin Cities students on creative writing and tutoring. Come and learn about our five programs, which take place in and out of schools, and leave with next steps for getting involved.

If this date doesn't work out for you, check out our volunteer calendar for more dates and times: http://bit.ly/2uDhWZG

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