Speaker Date Topic
The Subversive Sirens Dec 11, 2018
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They are a Minnesota (USA) based synchronized swimming team committed to black liberation, equity in swimming / aquatic arts, body positivity in athleticism, and queer visibility. They won a gold medal at their premiere competition at the Gay Games 10 in Paris on August 7 and 8, 2018.

Nicki McCracken, Signe Harriday, Zoe Holloman, Tana Hargest, Suzy Messerole

Alexis Jaimes Dec 18, 2018
Holidays in Mexico

Our exchange student, Alex, will talk about holidays in his native Mexico.

Rotary on the Road Jan 08, 2019 4:30 PM
Open Arms of Minnesota

Please plan to arrive at Open Arms 10 minutes prior to your shift to get checked-in and put your personal items in lockers.

You MUST wear flat, CLOSED-TOE, stable shoes to be allowed in our kitchen(tennis shoes are preferable). Please wear comfortable clothing and leave your jewelry at home. We also request that volunteers wear shirts with sleeves, volunteers wearing tank tops may be asked to wear a chef’s coat.

Open Arms has a parking lot adjacent to our building.  If the lot is full, there is ample free parking on the street on Bloomington Avenue and 25thStreet.

Individuals who are sick OR have someone in their home who is sick with a stomach bug in the last 72 hours will be unable to volunteer in the kitchen.

Finally, as you plan for your volunteer shift, please keep in mind that all ingredients are paid for by donations and no donation is too small.  We rely on your generosity so we can continue serve more clients in the Twin Cities!  http://www.openarmsmn.org/donate/ 


The Open Arms of Minnesota building is located at 2500 Bloomington Avenue Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404. The staff host and chefs will break the group into smaller teams to work on various meal prep and packaging tasks. Kitchen tasks may include, but aren’t limited to, chopping vegetables, packaging savory soups, scooping cookie dough and assembling meals in our state-of-the-art kitchen. 

Interested in learning more about us before your volunteer experience? Read up on thework of Open Arms, learn about our clients, see the impact of our volunteersor just check outwhat’s newwith us!


Pingping Yu Jan 15, 2019 7:30 AM
Traditional Chinese Culture and the Shen Yun show

Watch for more details to follow