Archive for the ‘ Summer Activities ’ Category

Bethel in the Neighborhood

Photo courtesy of Bethel University

Bethel University has been partnering with the Frogtown/Summit-University area of St. Paul for 12 years, providing early childhood education through a Bethel-owned preschool, offering tutoring and mentoring at Frogtown/Summit-U sites, sending students on service learning assignments, and even offering courses in the area through Bethel’s College of Adult & Professional Studies. This summer, 7 Bethel College of Arts & Sciences students are spending 12 weeks serving in Frogtown/Summit-U. Read about them and their works in the community on Bethel’s News & Events page.

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Peace Pole Video

Troop 51195’s sixth video featuring the planting of the Peace Pole Gardens in several St. Paul neighborhoods. From the girls of the Troop:

We designed and planned a specific garden at the Ramsey County Yard Waste sites of Midway, Frank & Sims, Summit Hill and Battle Creek. Melvin Giles taught us a Peace Pole chant and we did it after planting each garden. We also blew Peace Bubbles which were from Melvin – cool! We love our gardens.

Join Us Tonight on National Night Out

Join your neighbors at a National Night Out celebration tonight! Many events will have free food and all will provide an opportunity to continue strengthening our community connections. You won’t want to miss out!

Stop by a National Night Out event in the Summit-University area:

  • 790 block Summit (House of Hope btwn Grotto & Avon), 5-9 p.m.
  • 270 N. Kent (Hallie Q Brown Community Center), 5:30-7 p.m
  • Freeport West Youth Center (Selby btwn Milton & Victoria), 5-7 p.m.
  • 400 block Laurel (btwn Western & Arundel), 4-9 p.m.
  • 3100 block Pleasant (Irvine Pl./Pleasant/Ramsey), 6-9 p.m.
  • 470 block University (btwn Mackubin & Arundel), 4:00 p.m.
  • 981 Marshall (First Trinity Church), 6:30 p.m.
  • 870 block of Hague (btwn Milton & Victoria), 5:30 p.m.
  • Parking lot at Selby/Milton (btwn Selby & Hague), 5:00 p.m.
  • Victoria & Aurora (Peace Garden), 1:30-4 p.m.
  • 300 block of Aurora (btwn Farrington & Galtier), 5-7 p.m.
  • Carty Park (Carroll btwn Grotto & St Albans), 5:30 p.m.
  • 1247 St Anthony (Skyline Towers), 4-6 p.m.
  • 1120 block of Dayton (btwn Dunlap & Lexington), 6-8 p.m.

Penumbra Summer Institute

Join Penumbra Theatre for an unforgettable summer!

Calling all artists ages 13-18! At Summer Institute, a four-week theater-training program, students work with professional artists to create art that addresses issues relevant to their own lives. The program fills up fast so apply online today! Applications due May 3.

If you have any questions while filling out your application, or after you’ve turned it in, please call Education Coordinator Ben Hanna at 651-288-7791.

    The tuition for the four week program is $400.  This includes classes and registration.

    Tuition is due at the mandatory parent meeting on June 20, 2010 for accepted students. Please submit payment in the form of cash, check, or credit card. Please do not send any form of payment until you have received a letter of acceptance into the program.

    Penumbra Theatre Company offers Angel Scholarships to students in need who meet scholarship requirements. In order to be considered for an Angel Scholarship you must complete the scholarship information at the end of your application.

    For more information please contact Education Coordinator Benjamin Hanna at 651-288-7791.