Category Archives: Events

Mall of America Culinary Fest

In November, our friends at Mall of America will donate 100% of the proceeds of two Culinary Fest events to support healthy meals for our clients living with life-threatening illnesses!     Mezcal Tequila Dinners November 1–3 Enjoy a 3– to 4–course … Continue reading

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2017 Thanksgiving Volunteer Opportunities

Thanksgiving is a very special time at Open Arms. We give all our clients the option of receiving either a frozen turkey with all the fixings the week before Thanksgiving or receiving a freshly-made meal on Thanksgiving day. To help … Continue reading

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Harvest Festival at Open Farms

Kids at the farm

Join us for a family-friendly event at our urban farm in St. Paul, a chance for the public to take a peek at Open Farms! Harvest Festival Friday, October 6, 2017 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Enjoy veggie tastings, games, … Continue reading

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You’re invited: Toast! A Volunteer Celebration

Toast: Showdown on a Stick

Three cheers to you, as a dedicated volunteer, for all you do to support the Open Arms community. You make it possible to serve our clients and we’d like to celebrate all you do for us. Let us cook for … Continue reading

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Salad Spinner: An indoor cycling fundraiser

UPDATE: We are postponing Salad Spinner until January. If you’d like to be notified about the chance to ride for Open Arms this winter, please contact Deandra at deandra@openarmsmn.org. Thanks for your interest! Join Open Arms and CycleBar Uptown MPLS for … Continue reading

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Special Volunteer Opportunity: PRIDE Parade

We are seeking volunteers to march with us in the PRIDE parade on Sunday, June 25, 2017. Proudly dance down Hennepin Ave with us dressed as a vegetable or a chef and support Open Arms’ legacy and commitment to the … Continue reading

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Family Volunteer Opportunity: Cookie Decorating

Looking for ways to introduce your kids to helping others? We’re hosting our second annual cookie decorating event, where you and your family can decorate cookies that will be sent out to clients. Join us for bag decorating, treats and … Continue reading

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You’re invited to our 30th Birthday Party

OAM30_invite

Put on your party hats and join us for a free, family-friendly celebration of three decades of nourishing people in our community living with life-threatening illness. Saturday, July 23, 2016 1–4 p.m. Open House Open Arms of Minnesota 2500 Bloomington Avenue South Minneapolis, MN … Continue reading

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Memorial for Open Arms founder Bill Rowe

Bill Rowe

Join us to celebrate the life of Open Arms founder Bill Rowe. Saturday, July 16, 2016 from 4–6 p.m. Open Arms of Minnesota 2500 Bloomington Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55404 All are welcome. There will be a program at 5 p.m. … Continue reading

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Join Us for the World’s Largest Cake Walk at Lunds & Byerlys

Lunds & Byerlys Cake Walk

On June 18 we’ll attempt to break a Guinness world record: the largest cake walk ever attempted! We need your help to beat the record of 250 people, so come join us for prizes, sampling, kids activities, music and more. Saturday, … Continue reading

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