Benefits & Fundraisers
Run a 5K to support ACES, an after-school tutor and mentor program for urban students in the Minneapolis and St. Paul public schools. There will be a 1K kids’ fun run as well. Attend the post-event party at Pinstripes in Edina for an awards ceremony, free bowling, appetizers and prizes. $40, children’s registration $8. Race begins at 11 a.m. Cornelia Park, 66th Street; Pinstripes, 3849 Gallagher Drive; 612.817.6481.
Enjoy an evening of dining, entertainment and the chance to bid on artists’ creations to benefit the Star Studio, an in-house TV studio and theater at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. Inspired by drawings made by patients at Children’s, artists from the Twin Cities have created art in a variety of mediums including ceramics, glass, jewelry, fabric, oils and watercolors for the silent auction.
As summer blends into autumn, the annual Vonheim Lodge, Sons of Norway, Torsk Dinner arrives.
When: Tuesday, October 15
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 48th & France Ave., Mpls.
Cost: $15 for adults, $7 for children
Reservations: Call Erling Husby at (651) 484-5780, Russ Tokheim at (952) 835-4241 or Bob Hagen at (952) 920-2602.
This event is a Fundraiser to provide scholarships for children to attend Norwegian language camps.
A fairytale world awaits your family at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory’s kid-friendly Halloween festival and fundraiser. More than 200 volunteers will be dressed in costumes and ready to provide a gently scary good time. $6–$7. Como Park Zoo and Conservatory. 1225 Estabrook Drive, St. Paul; 651.487.8201; comozooconservatory.org; comofriends.org