Upcoming Events

Philosophy Study Group

Curt Hillstrom
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Curran's Restaurant, 42nd and Nicollet in Minneapolis

We will discuss chapters 4 – 8 of the book, Science Set Free: 10 Paths to New Discovery by Rupert Sheldrake. Sheldrake had no defenders in our first session on this book, but we still had a good discussion. Imagine what might happen if someone agrees with him.

History Study Group

Curt Hillstrom
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Curran's Restaurant, 42nd and Nicollet in Minneapolis

We will conclude our book Midnight's Furies: the Deadly Legacy of India's Partition (2015) by Nisid Hajari. We assure you that there will be no partitioning done at this meeting ...unless, of course, it's really necessary.





 

Annual MISF Picnic in the Park

Curt Hillstrom
Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 11:30am to 2:00pm
Cherokee Park, St. Paul

We meet at Cherokee Park along the Mississippi River at the small shelter. Bring a dish to share. Help us celebrate summer by socializing and getting to know fellow MISF members in a more informal setting and in adventures in eating!

F. Scott Fitzgerald in Minnesota

Dave Page
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Washburn Library, 5244 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55419

F. Scott Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul on 24 September 1896. Although his family left for Buffalo, New York, before his second birthday, he returned to St. Paul in 1908 and lived there during his teen years, a very formative period for the young writer. Come hear how the wealth of the Midwest, the Catholic Church of St. Paul, and the romantic notions of the Civil War his Maryland father planted in his head while living in St. Paul influenced F. Scott Fitzgerald's life and writing. In addition, take a slide show tour of some of the sites associated with Fitzgerald in St.

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