Events around the Twin Cities

28 Apr

Book Fiesta

“CLUES will be hosting for the community at CLUES to promote book, reading, and literacy skills within the diverse communities. They will be giving away free books in 5 languages (English, Spanish, Oromo, Hmong, and Somali) and will be offering book read alouds, a quiet reading area, and interactive literacy activities for all participants. They are partnering with TPT, the public libraries, the Children’s Museum, the Science Museum, and the Mexican Consulate to offer resources for parents and activities for the children. All of the activities are free and open to all, however please note that families should call us ahead of time to reserve their free books.”

When:  [Minneapolis] Friday, April 29 from 12:00- 6:00 pm and [St. Paul] Saturday, April 30th from 9am-3pm
Where: [Minneapolis] 720 East Lake Street, Minneapolis [St. Paul] 797 E. 7th Street, St Paul, MN 55106

For more information on the event please follow this link.
For more information about Clues please follow this link.

SeAM Southeast Asian Ministry

Celebrating 30 years

SeAM has been assisting thousands of others in refugee resettlement and community outreach for 30 years. The celebration of this ministry will be held on theApril 30, with the fundraising goal set at $30,000. Money raised will support SeAM’s ongoing ministry including the parish nurse program, Christmas friendship program, Capitol Hill English School, refugee employment services, elder programs, quilt distribution, and the Hmong handwork consignment shop, Pan Dau.

When: April 30, 2011 5:00-9:00pm
Where: Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church 1660 Arcade Street, St. Paul, MN 55106

Please join in the celebration and fundraiser in honor of SeAM’s anniversary! Tickets are $30; $15 for students. If you can’t be there in person, be sure to watch touching interviews with SeAM clients at If you would like to contribute to the $30,000 fundraising goal, please contact Jennifer Schneider, executive director of SeAM, at or 651-293-1261.

World Tai Chi and Qigong Day

Celebrate the unifying power of Tai Chi and Qigong for achieving bether health and better world at the same time as thousands of other people in 60 countries around the world. This year marks the thirteen aniversary of this exciting global event, and will feature Tai Chi experts Dr. Russell Smiley and Spring Forest Qigong Master, Chunyi Lin.

When: Saturday, April 30 9:00am – 12:30pm
Where: Normandale Community College, 9700 France Ave. S., Bloomington (Gymnasium)

Because of limited seating, we are asking individuals to PRE-REGISTER for this fun, free event. Come learn yourself and bring your friend!

Pan Asian Arts Festival

Led by Pan Asian Arts Alliance, local Asian performing arts groups have come together to host first ever – Pan Asian Arts Festival, a month-long celebration of the May Pan Asian Heritage Month. The festival is our kickoff event and is a fun family event with many dance and music performances, storytelling and booths.  We hope to see you there. The event will include many Asian performers from the metro area.

When: May 1 from Noon to 5 p.m
Where: Landmark Center, 75 West 5th Street,St Paul, MN

For more program details please visit:

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