The following is a list of community events that might interest friends of Upstream Arts.
Please note this page is meant to provide information only and does not constitute or imply an endorsement or recommendation for individuals interested in improving social skills using the arts. The programs listed are not affiliated with Upstream Arts. Upstream Arts cannot be held responsible for the contents of any externally linked pages. We do not endorse or assume liability for the currency, accuracy, or availability of any information on these sites.
Ice Cream Social for Adults with Disabilities
When: Saturday, June 15, 2013, 2-4pm
Where: Windom South Park (5843 Wentworth Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55419)
Summer brings Flag Day and the 4th of July. Windom South Park will celebrate the red, white and blue with an old fashion ice cream social! No need to make reservations, just register when you arrive. Click here to download a flyer with the details.
Minnesota Community Sings: A Thousand Voices in the Park
When: Saturday, May 18, 2013, 5:30pm
Where: Powderhorn Park (3500 15th Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55407)
Cost: $5 donation requested
Let’s reenact the mega-community sings of yesteryear, and build our modern singing movement! Gather near community center at the southeast end of the park. Rain site: same date and time, but we’ll sing in the community center gym just east of the lake. $5 per person requested to cover event costs. All songs led; song sheets provided; ALL ages and voices welcome. Songleaders: Bret Hesla & Mary Preus, with José Antonio Machado. For more information, visit http://mnsings.com.
Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute’s 50th Annual International Art Show by Artists with Disabilities
When: May 2-24, 2013 (Grand Opening on May 2, 5-8pm)
Where: Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, Abbott Northwestern Hospital Campus, 2nd Floor, 800 East 28th St, Minneapolis, MN 55407
The International Art Show by Artists with Disabilities is a 50-year tradition of which Sister Kenny is very proud. The show, held each spring, is one of only a handful of judged art shows in the country for those with a physical or mental impairment. Sister Kenny’s mission is all about helping individuals progress towards their personal best. Our art show is an extension of that — highlighting the abilities of those who experience physical or mental limitations. Click here for more information.
Minneapolis Community Education – Access Services, Winter 2013
Click here to download a PDF brochure of classes and activities offered this winter through Minneapolis Community Education Access Services, a program of Minneapolis Public Schools. They facilitate an incredible range of opportunities for adults with disabilities, from cooking classes to theater and sports outings to holiday parties and more.