AUTHOR AT RICE STREET LIBRARY AUG. 20
Summer may be winding down, but there is still a lot of fun to be had at the library. Summer Spark, the library’s reading and activity challenge program for kids and teens, continues until Aug. 31 with free book giveaways and hands-on exploration activities at all 13 library locations.
Rice Street Library, 1011 Rice Street, invites families to a special Summer Spark event on Aug. 20 from 1-4 p.m. with local children’s author V.T. Bidania who is introducing four new books in her Astrid & Apollo series. Bidania will offer a brief reading, a Q&A, and book signing from 1-2 p.m. and afterward there will be a Hmong dancing performance and activity tables for families to engage in hands-on creating inspired by the Astrid & Apollo books.
BLACK YOUTH HEALING ARTS CENTER
Irreducible Grace Foundation is creating a safe space in Saint Paul’s Frogtownneighborhood for Black youth to receive healing for their un/under-processed historical trauma. Unearthed historical trauma blocks the potential of full humanity and expression of gifts. The Black Youth Healing Arts Center (BYHAC) will provide cultural, ancestral, and innovative processes to healing for Black youth foremost, while creating safe spaces and healing opportunities for youth of color. An open house is planned for Saturday, Sept. 3, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 643 Virginia Street. There will be musical performances, food truck, make and take art activities, building tours, and a credit union fair.
FALL MARKET AT HAMLINE SEPT. 24
The Hamline Church women host a fall vendors, arts and crafts marker 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 at the church at 1514 Englewood Ave. Vendors of all types are needed, and space is available inside and outside. Contact email@example.com for details.
APPLY FOR HUMAN RIGHTS FELLOWSHIP
World Without Genocide offers part-time funded fellowships for law students, graduate students in related fields, or recent law school graduates to work on research, policy development and assessment, and action in the following areas: the International Criminal Court; the climate crisis and ecocide; persecuted minority groups; and violence and discrimination against women and girls. Submit a completed application, résumé, and a 200-250 letter of intent to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sept. 1.
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