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Volunteer & Job Opportunities

Domestic Violence Group is seeking volunteers who speak Spanish to help Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio (CLUES) with childcare during group meetings. They currently meet on Tuesdays from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., but will be starting up another group most likely on Wednesdays during the day. Contact Eva Landeros for more information at or call her at 612-746-3539.

Friendship Ventures is looking for volunteers to fill our Summer Camp Session. Volunteers work with professional staff and up to 20 campers - helping them with: playing games, doing puzzles, sports, arts and crafts, swimming and music. Volunteers help set up meals, engage campers in activities, and get to know our staff and campers. If interested, please visit our website for an application or email Samantha at Hurry because the Summer Camp runs June 6-August 20th! Volunteers generally come on a Saturday and stay until a Friday. You pick your week or weeks.

The College of Design is seeking an Editorial intern position in their Communications Office. Check out their blog for more information. To apply, please submit the following: cover letter addressing what you hope to gain from the internship and describing coursework or experience you have that would make you a valuable intern, resume, and three writing samples (no term papers) to: Laura Walton at

Activities: Ongoing and Put-on-your-calendar

This weekend is one of the busiest for art! City Pages' has a great article and all of the great creative opportunities for you to get involved in this weekend! Not artistic? or creative? Don't worry. There is a different kind of festival, day and event for everyone.

The Fringe Festival is going on all this weekend and next week! Be sure to see the great talent of up and coming or emerging artists. Visit Fringe Festival for more information on show times and prices.

What could be more romantic than a night on the beautiful Mississippi River (or something platonically fun to see with friends)? See the blossoming of young love between Johanna and Anthony in 'The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.' at the U of M's Theatre and Dance. Now thru August 27th on the Minnesota Centennial Showboat.

Want to do some art at the upcoming Festival of the Arts Day? Get your paint brushes, color pencils and molding clay ready to do some art at the upcoming Festival of the Arts Day on Saturday, August 20th from 9-2:30pm. Interested? Send an email to: for more information.

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