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Big Bear Mini-Golf and Grub
May 10 • 5:30pm
GolfZone • 825 Flying Cloud Drive, Chaska

After a very long winter, the bears are out of hibernation and looking for fun and food. Join the North Country Bears for an evening on the links. Play the outside course if the weather is nice, or conquer the obstacles inside if it’s not so nice outside. There’s a cash bar available, and the bears will be going out for some grub and more socializing after they’re done playing golf. Visit for more information.


Mr. Minneapolis Eagle 2014 Send Off Party
May 10 • 9pm
eagleBOLTbar • 515 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis

Head down to eagleBOLTbar as they wish Jason Little, Mr. Minneapolis Eagle 2014, lots of luck and success as he heads to Chicago to compete at International Mr. Leather. They’ll bring Jason up for some on stage questioning to give him a little IML practice and let him share in his joy as he prepares for Chicago. They’ll also be auctioning off some great leather and toys that have been donated to help with some of Jason’s travel expenses. Search “Mr. Minneapolis Eagle Send Off Party” on Facebook for more information, and follow Jason’s journey to IML at


Give OUT Day
May 15

On May 15th, the LGBTQ community and allies across the country will come together for 24 hours of generosity. Watch as our dynamic Minnesota GLBT organizations compete for local prizes of $15,000 and try to win the National Title of most individual donors! Prizes are based on the number of individual donations, so every organization has a great chance of winning one of the prizes. On Give OUT Day itself people will be able to see which organizations are getting the most gifts – in real time – by checking out the Minnesota Leader Board on the Give OUT Day home page. The day of giving culminates with a party from 8-11pm at Mason’s, 528 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis.


19th Annual Art-A-Whirl
May 16 • 5-10pm
May 17 • Noon-8pm
May 18 • Noon-5pm
Northeast Minneapolis

Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA) is proud to present the 19th annual Art-A-Whirl May 16 – 18, 2014 in Northeast Minneapolis, Minnesota. Art-A-Whirl has become the largest weekend-long open studio tour in the country. Approximately 30,000 visitors attend, and over 500 NEMAA Artist Members display their artwork in over 60 locations throughout Northeast Minneapolis, including studio buildings, art galleries, homes, storefronts, businesses, and restaurants. Art-A-Whirl provides an opportunity to tour private artist studios, ask questions, discuss techniques, experience art first-hand, and purchase unique artwork directly from the artists, all while enjoying the Northeast Minneapolis neighborhood. There’s also a silent auction, which allows visitors the opportunity to view and bid on over 120 pieces of art, as well as gift certificates, unique experiences, gift baskets and more. View an online artist directory, Art-A-Whirl events, or download the Art-A-Whirl map or Metro Transit bus pass at


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