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Tall Tales: Stories on Stilts
Jul
26
8:30 PM20:30

Tall Tales: Stories on Stilts

Join our crew for an evening of folktale performances by youth on stilts! The Phillips Project and MOI worked with youth from the Collaborative Village Initiative, Waite House, and Little earth for six weeks reading and adapting folktales, learning to dance on stilts, and practicing storytelling.

Following the students' performances, stay and enjoy Lego Movie 2, brought to you by Minneapolis Parks and Rec. Movies in the Parks.

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Family Literacy Festival
Jul
27
3:00 PM15:00

Family Literacy Festival

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Join MOI’s crew for a FREE afternoon full of fun literacy activities and games for the whole family! Starting at 3 pm, the newest food truck to hit the streets of the Twin Cities - Twisted Chicken - will be serving food for you to purchase and enjoy.

At 5 pm, local author Stephanie Watson will lead students, parents, and crew in a writing activity and she will read from her latest children’s book Best Friends in the Universe.

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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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