The Dakota County Historical
Society is embarking on the search for its next Executive Director. Interested
individuals can download the job
description and email a cover letter, resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org,
using DIRECTOR SEARCH in the subject line. This position will remain open
Interpretations of Historic Design III:
Patterns from the Hastings
Needle Work Company
Arts Challenge 2013-2014
Attention needleworkers and artists! The Dakota County Historical Society
announces a juried arts competition based on original embroidery designs
from the Hastings Needle Work Company.
Founded by Alice and Florence LeDuc, Hastings Needle Work produced unique
embroidery pieces for their clients from 1888 until the mid-1920s. Selected
original patterns, from the collection of the Minnesota Historical Society,
are made available for this event. You may use any artistic media to interpret
the design of your choice.
Patterns and full contest details will be available on the Dakota County
Historical Society/LeDuc Historic Estate website starting in June, 2013.
Download the application
or call 651-437-7055. Submission deadline for entries is March 31, 2014.
LeDuc Opens for
Season: May 30-October 27
Thursday through Sunday, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Join us as
we celebrate the 55th anniversary of Carroll Simmons' gift to the state!
Stay tuned for more details on special tours and programs in 2013.
Ginnie Adams Watercolor Show
Lawshe Memorial Museum
Opening Reception, Saturday June 1, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Exhibition runs through Thursday, August 1
Join us for
the annual Watercolor Exhibition as we feature new and familiar artists.
in the exhibit will be available for sale as well as cards and prints
in the museum store.
South St. Paul Historic
Pill Hill Neighborhood Tour
Sunday, July 21, 2013, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - $20 per person
Registration at St. Stefan's Romanian Orthodox Church, 350 - 5th Ave.
Sponsored by the South St. Paul Restorative Justice Council
The Pill Hill neighborhood
of South St. Paul is an historic neighborhood of homes originally built
by the doctors, lawyers and politicians from the 1930s and 1940s. The
name came from the Historic Chicago Neighborhood of the same era, built
by the prominent doctors in Chicago.
Registration will take place
at the intersection of 5th and Grand, on the lawn of the St. Stefan's
Romanian Orthodox Church, and we will also have continuous tours of this
historic church. Money raised from the tour will be tax deductible and
used to fund Responsive Classroom Training for grade school teachers and
conflict resolution for peace guides in the public grade schools. Checks
and cash accepted. No credit cards. a tax deductible receipt will be issued.
For more information, contact Carol Mladek, SSP Restorative Justice Council
and Ambassador for PeaceMaker Minnesota, 651-457-2564, or email: email@example.com.