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October 28, 2019
7509 Ikola Way
November 2, 2019
7501 Ikola Way
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January 12, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Galleria Edina, meet near the Starbucks near Door 4
Participating in the Walk with the Mayor gives community members a chance to voice concerns, share opinions and thoughts as well as just talk with Hovland while getting to know the city a little bit better. No prior registration is required to attend Walk With the Mayor, simply show up at the designated meeting time to walk and talk with Mayor Hovland.
Participants should wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. In the event of rain, the walk will be held at Southdale Center; participants should meet near the Caribou Coffee in the center court. For more information or to suggest a location for a future walk, contact the Communications & Technology Services Department at 952-826-0359.
January 12, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Art Center
Before I Leave: Wisdom from the Stories of Six Women Over Eighty
10:00-11:00a.m. Saturday, January 12, 2019
A talk and Q&A with author Jenney Egertson about her new memoir, and what she learned from the six women she interviewed.
In 2000, Jenney Egertson met Maude Kelly—an event that inspired Jenney to write about a diverse group of women over the age of eighty. During the fifteen turbulent years that followed, Jenney learned about aging, parenting, navigating systemic racism, and accepting community.
Before I Leave follows Jenney’s journey from the re-emergence of her dream to become a writer, through her fears about middle age, to the acceptance she came to in her sixties. Jenney discusses the women she interviewed, the writing challenges she faced, and how she hopes people across generations will use the insights she gained through knowing and loving these remarkable women.
Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.