Announcing the 2013 Friends and SPPL
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Dinner, drinks and conversation with
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authors, Sunday, October 12, 2014
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The Friends achieve coveted 4-star rating for third consecutive year

FSPPL achieved the coveted 4-star rating for a third consecutive year. Fewer than 12 percent of charities evaluated have received the 4-Star rating for three consecutive years, indicating that The Friends outperforms the majority of nonprofits in America with respect to financial health, accountability and transparency.

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Upcoming Events

Sep
22
Mon
Women’s Human Rights Film Series... @ Merriam Park Library
Women’s Human Rights Film Series... @ Merriam Park Library
Sep 22 @ 6:30 pm
Women's Human Rights Film Series: "Girl Rising" @ Merriam Park Library | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
About “Girl Rising” Directed by Academy Award nominee Richard Robbins, this groundbreaking film tells the stories of 9 extraordinary girls from 9 different countries, written by 9 celebrated writers and narrated by 9 renowned actresses. “Girl Rising” showcases the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. About the Film Series The Friends and The Advocates for Human Rights present a series of thought-provoking and enlightening films followed by moderated discussions throughout the  fall and spring. Films in the series cover a broad range of human rights issues that affect women across the globe. Read the Rest...
Sep
24
Wed
A Toast to F. Scott Fitzgerald’s... @ New Victorian Mansion B&B
A Toast to F. Scott Fitzgerald’s... @ New Victorian Mansion B&B
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm
A Toast to F. Scott Fitzgerald's 118th Birthday! @ New Victorian Mansion B&B | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
 Event Date: September 24, 2014, 7 p.m. Location: New Victorian Mansion B&B, 325 Dayton, Saint Paul, MN Coordinating Organization: Fitzgerald in Saint Paul Co-sponsored by: The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library   Join Fitzgerald in Saint Paul, for a celebratory reception and toast toF. Scott Fitzgerald’s 118th birthday. The event will mark a new season for the recently formed Fitzgerald in Saint Paul organization, and the announcement of its upcoming year of activities and a new partnership with the international F. Scott Fitzgerald Society. Held at the lovingly restored New Victorian Mansion Bed and Breakfast (325 Dayton, Saint Read the Rest...
Sep
30
Tue
Author discussion with Fitzgeral... @ Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel
Author discussion with Fitzgeral... @ Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel
Sep 30 @ 7:30 pm
Author discussion with Fitzgerald in Saint Paul: "So We Read On" @ Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
Event Date: September 30, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Location: Weyerhaeuser Chapel, on the campus of Macalester College, Saint Paul, MN Sponsoring Organizations:  Common Good Books, Fitzgerald in Saint Paul, and The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library   “Maureen Corrigan has produced a minor miracle: a book about The Great Gatsby that stands up to Gatsby itself.”–Michael Cunningham   Join Fitzgerald in Saint Paulon September 30, at 7:30 p.m., for a talk by Maureen Corrigan on her new book, So We Read On: How the Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures. Maureen Corriganis the book critic for NPR’s Read the Rest...

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