NEIGHBORHOOD NOTES | Go to the movies and support Northrup school

Northrop Urban Environmental School (4315 31st Ave.) is partnering with the Riverview Theater in Minneapolis to host a day at the movies on Saturday, March 22 to support the fifth grade camping trip to Grand Marais.

It will be the first camping experience for many of these city kids.

To participate in the fundraiser, purchase a $5 ticket online that can be used for any film at the Riverview Theater on Saturday, March 22. Be sure to print out the auto-receipt you receive via e-mail and bring it to the theater as your ticket. Tickets for the fundraiser must be purchased in advance to make a donation. To purchase tickets, go to:

Can’t make the event? Consider purchasing a symbolic ticket in support of the campers – your $5 donation will go directly to help fund the trip.


Northrop’s vision is to ensure that each student receives a balanced, individual and rigorous education that embraces all academic discipline with environmental education at its core. Just minutes from Lake Nokomis, Lake Hiawatha, and Minnehaha Creek, Northrop offers opportunities to explore the natural world in a city. For more information, visit

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  • what a great idea. - by Mary Klake on Tue, 03/18/2014 - 10:10pm

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Tesha Christensen

Tesha Christensen (tesha [dot] christensen [at] gmail [dot] com) is a recent transplant to Minneapolis from a small town one hour north, and is writing for the Longfellow/Nokomis Messenger and the Daily Planet.