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25th Anniversary Celebration

Urban Ventures' 25th Anniversary Celebration brings together the best in entertainment, artistry, and storytelling in a tribute to our past and an exciting unveiling of our plans for the future.

Date & Time
Thursday, October 25, 2018   |   6 - 8:30 pm

Location
Urban Ventures' Colin Powell Center
2924 Fourth Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408


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Inspire Women's Luncheon

Inspire is a time for women to gather and rally behind the amazing moms and daughters who are building a better future—one family at a time—through Urban Ventures.

Date & Time
Wednesday, August 1, 2018   |   11:30 am - 1 pm

Location
Urban Ventures Youth Center
3016 4th Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55408

 

Past Events


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Urban Golf Classic

Register now for our annual Urban Golf Classic and spend a day at the Minnesota Valley Country Club while golfing for a good cause. 

Pick when you play: sign up for either the AM or PM round. Each round will be first come, first served. 

Date & Time
Monday, May 21  |  7:30 am & 1:30 pm

Location
Minnesota Valley Country Club
6300 Auto Club Rd, Bloomington, MN 55438


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Urban Hour

Urban Hour is back {by popular demand} and it's going to be a fun event at a cool new location - Surly Brewing Company!

Bring some friends, grab a drink and some food, listen to sweet tunes, take a tour AND learn how Urban Ventures is working to see a city without Urban Poverty!

Date & Time
Monday, April 30  |  5:30 - 8:30 pm

Location
Surly Brewing Company
520 Malcolm Ave. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414


Act Six Community Celebration

Join family, friends and community members as we celebrate the fourth group of 40+ Twin Cities' Act Six scholars. Meet the cadre of leaders who want to use their college education to make a difference on campus and in their home communities. 

Date & Time
Tuesday, March 13  |  6 - 8:30 pm

Location
Colin Powell Youth Leadership Center
2924 Fourth Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408


Campus Tour

Get your behind-the-scenes look at Urban Ventures' mission in action by attending one of our campus tours!

See up close how Urban Ventures is building a city without urban poverty. Get immersed in the rich history of our neighborhood and UV's vision for the future.

Dates & Time
Thursday, October 26 | 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Location
Urban Ventures' Colin Powell Center
2924 Fourth Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408


Inspire Women's Luncheon

Inspire is a time for women to gather and rally behind the amazing moms and daughters that are building a better future—one family at a time—through Urban Ventures.

Date & Time
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   |   11:30 am - 1 pm

Location
Urban Ventures: The Hub
3016 4th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408


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CityKid Greenway Cafe Opening

Celebrate the summer opening of The CityKid Greenway Cafe: a community gathering place that provides cold beverages and fresh produce. 

Cafe Summer Opening 
June 27, 2017  |    3:30 - 6 pm

Location
CityKid Greenway Cafe, located adjacent to the Midtown Greenway bike path at 5th Ave. S.

Regular Cafe Hours
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 3:30 - 6 pm
Wednesdays: 11:30 am - 6 pm

Vegetable Pick Up Starts on July 5
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 3:30 - 6 pm


Community Day on the Greenway

As the season starts to really rock on the Greenway, Urban Ventures Community Day celebrates the nutritious deliciousness of our Greenway Cafe by offering samples of fresh produce, pizza (new this year), cold press coffee made from our own CityKid Java beans, and kombucha. This is when CSA holders and Neighborhood Harvest Share recipients get all the information on their weekly bags of fresh produce. There will be games and art projects for the kiddos too -- so bring the whole family! Free To Public!

Date & Time
Saturday, June 10, 2017   I   11 am - 1 pm

Location
CityKid Greenway Cafe
Adjacent to the Midtown Greenway bike path at 5th Ave. S.

CityKid Greenway Cafe Grand Opening is June 27 at 3:30


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2017 Urban Golf Classic

Think Spring!  Register now for our annual Urban Golf Classic. Spend a day at Minnesota Valley Country Club while golfing for a good cause. 

Pick when you play: sign up for either the AM or PM round. Each round will be first come, first served. 

All-access course passes: each pass includes 4 on-course games, 2 mulligans and an extra drink ticket (per golfer)

Date & Time
 
Monday, May 22, 2017   I   7:30 am & 1:30 pm

Location
Minnesota Valley Country Club
6300 Auto Club Road, Bloomington, MN 55438


     

 

 

Urban Hour

Urban Hour is back {by popular demand} and it's going to be a fun event at a cool new location - Lakes & Legends Brewing Company!

Bring some friends, grab a drink and some food, listen to sweet tunes, take a brewery tour AND learn how Urban Ventures is working to see a city without Urban Poverty!

Date & Time
Monday, April 10, 2017   I   5:30 - 8:30 pm

Location
Lakes & Legends Brewing Company
1368 Lasalle Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403


Holiday Boutique

Join us this season for our 1st annual pop-up shop for a good cause, with all profits going to Urban Ventures programs!

Order your gift boxes, stock up on coffee and cross gifts off your holiday list, all for a good cause.

Date & Time
Saturday, December 3  | 10 am - 2 pm

Location
The HUB, 3016 4th Avenue South, MInneapolis


Rooted: Fall Event

Twenty-four years ago, Urban Ventures planted roots into one of the worst corners in Minneapolis. Today, we are still on that same corner, and we are winning.  Rooted is your invitation to take action against the violence, racial strife, and dividedness plaguing our city.

Date & Time
Thursday, November 3, 2016    |    6 - 8:30 pm

Location
Urban Ventures' Colin Powell Center
2924 Fourth Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408