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Plant the Seeds!

Benefit To Grow a Sustainable Mayday

Plant the Seeds!Friday, April 5


Be part of the movement that will safeguard the spirit of MayDay for generations.

Previews of the parade

A selection of treats from local restaurants-with wine as you dine

A chance to mingle with MayDay Parade & Ceremony artists

Puppets, live music, drama, historic highlights from MayDays past

Special guests from far and wide

All kinds of fun!

Be part of the movement that will safeguard the spirit of MayDay for generations.

Buy your ticket for this special evening's preview, tour, and celebration by March 22 to be entered in prize drawings!

TICKETS $100 - Available online or at 612-721-2535
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April 6- May 2

MayDay Workshops

Help build the puppets for the Mayday Parade!

During the month of April, our building is transformed into a giant studio where staff artists and volunteers create the MayDay Parade.
Workshops are free and open to the public.

Community MayDay
Workshop Dates

Saturdays 9-11 am
April 6, 13, 20, 27
Saturdays 1-3 pm
April 6, 13, 20, 27
Tuesdays 7-9 pm
April 9, 16, 23, 30
Thursdays 7-9 pm
April 11, 18, 25, May 2
How it Works
  • Workshops are Free.
  • Donations graciously accepted, always welcome, and much needed.
  • Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Wear "painting" clothes.
  • Bring recycled items: small plastic tubs with lids, brown paper bags, newspapers, fabric, sheets, latex paint, bamboo, scissors.


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Please Donate!

Can you make a sustaining contribution?   A monthly gift of $10 or more provides regular income to cover ongoing expenses and helps eliminate excess printing and mailing costs. It’s a convenient way to support In the Heart of the Beast’s ongoing work of building community through puppet, mask and ceremonial art.

Please contact us at 612-721-2535 to set up a sustaining contribution!

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Thank You!

This activity is made possible in part by a grant provided by the Minnesota State Arts Board, through an appropriation by the MSABMinnesota State Legislature from the Minnesota arts and cultural heritage fund with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

We thank these partner restaurants for their support

Barbette Pat's TapRed Stag Bryant Lake Bowl