We are seeking 10th-12th grade high school students from six area high school students to serve as a mentor-leader to small groups at our grade-level retreats. The grade-level retreats will be on the following dates:
5th grade Kindess Retreat- October 24 & 25
7th grade Courage Retreat- February 1 &2
9th grade Respect Retreat- March 15 &16
Culture Corner: Tres Vidas (Three Lives) on October 2
Tres Vidas is a live music theater work for singing actress and trio (cello, piano, percussion) based on the lives of three legendary Latin American Women: Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, Salvadoran peasant activist Rufina Amaya and Argentine poet Alfonsina Storni. The music ranges from traditional Mexican folk and Argentine tango songs sung in Spanish to instrumental works by composers such as Astor Piazolla and Osvaldo Golijov. This is a FREE event open to the public at MN West Campus of Worthington in the Fine Arts building at 7:00pm.
Culture Corner: Celebrations Around the World on December 8
Have you ever wondered how other cultures celebrate their holidays? Find out and experience holiday traditions in your community. A $10 donation to the Minnesota West Foundation will support scholarships for ethnically diverse students at the Worthington campus (kids 14 & under FREE). There will be sample holiday food/drinks, holiday fellowship music, activities, and a talent show. The event will take place at the MN West Worthington Campus (Commons Area) at 5:30pm-8:00pm.
*If you have any questions about any of our events please feel free to contact our office. 507-376-3300