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Amazing, inspirational and life-changing. Those are just a few of the words being used to describe the first We Day Minnesota. Carly Rae Jepson capped off a fantastic event with 18,000 students and teachers at St. Paul’s Xcel Energy Center. The kids earned their way to We Day by planning one global and one local service project.
A host of individuals and organizations helped bring We Day to the Twin Cities, and on the night before the big event, organizers took time to say thank you. Co-chairs of We Day sponsored the bash for the countless volunteers and individuals who gave so much to bring We Day to Minnesota.
The announcement was made back in February, but We Day is finally here in Minnesota. About 18,000 kids from 400 schools will hit Xcel Energy Center Tuesday in a celebration of volunteering geared towards changing the world.
We Day, a charity-based music event that started in Canada, invades the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Tuesday. Eighteen-thousand kids from 400 Minnesota schools are attending, and the only way they could get a ticket is by helping others. Volunteers have been working around the clock to get the event together. According to Dean Phillips, co-chair of We Day Minnesota, the Twin Cities is the first city in the Midwest to host this global event.
Spend some time with Free the Children founder Craig Kielburger, and you can feel the 30-year-old Canadian activist’s passion.
We Day Minnesota is just a day away. Special guests from around the world are making their way to Minnesota for our first ever We Day. Thousands of Minnesota students will pack Xcel Energy Center Tuesday for the star-studded event.
The Minnesota Wild will try to build on last season’s playoff berth when the team opens its 13th season. The Wild takes on the Los Angeles Kings in Thursday night’s opener. Coach Mike Yeo says the Wild is looking to get better offensively. He says it’s something he and the players talk about a lot.
It may not feel like it, what with 80-degree temperatures this week, but hockey season is upon us. As the Minnesota Wild prepares for its opening night on Thursday, the cooks of Levy Restaurants at the Xcel Energy Center are busy cooking new creations for fans.
Grab a bite before the big show at one of these conveniently located Minnesota spots.
We have been talking about Minnesota’s first We Day for months, and now it is just two weeks away. Students across the state have spent the past year doing service projects to earn a ticket to We Day, which is a day-long event featuring popular musical acts and inspirational speakers. We Day comes to the Xcel Energy Center on Oct. 8.
From the moment the gates opened on Saturday night, the vibe at Xcel Energy Center was a little different than usual. Can a pre-season hockey game have a “vibe,” you ask? It can when the Winnipeg Jets are in town. Thanks to NHL realignment, the Minnesota Wild find themselves in the same division as their neighbors to the north. And if Saturday’s game is any indication, the contests between the two will be intense all season long.
Tickets go on sale Monday for Elton John’s November concert in St. Paul. John and his band will bring their “All the Hits” tour to Xcel Energy Center on Nov. 22.
What do Carly Rae Jepsen, Demi Lovato and the Jonas Brothers have in common? They’ll all be in Minnesota next month for We Day.
If there’s one thing that every country star needs, it’s a good guitar strap. And if there’s one thing that Kimberlie Gilbertson knows, it’s how to make a solid, sturdy guitar strap that not only fulfills its intended purpose, but is specially designed for the musician lucky enough to wear it.
When Michael Bublé comes to town on Wednesday, he’ll be greeted with a custom Bublé tour hockey stick, plus a little surprise.