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Summer Solstice Celebration – Saturday June 17th

What’s the best thing about summer in Minnesota? Some might  say it’s the warm days, some might say it’s taking long weekends, some might say it’s visiting our numerous lakes. (Nobody says it’s the humidity or mosquitos.) But everyone enjoys the long days. And in Minnesota those days are long! Join us to celebrate the longest day of the year with a picnic-style supper, music by… Read More »Summer Solstice Celebration – Saturday June 17th

2022 Winter Solstice Celebrations & Ticket Info

Purchase Tickets: Tickets for Saturday, 12/17, dinner and program Tickets for Wednesday, 12/21, program We look forward to celebrating the Winter Solstice together!  This year, the FUS Seasonal Celebrations Team has planned two slightly different events.  Come for one event… or come for both! Saturday, December 17 at 6pm: *Sparkling cider will be provided.  Bring your own wine or beer… Read More »2022 Winter Solstice Celebrations & Ticket Info

Winter Solstice – Let the Darkness Invite You

The harvest is in; the stiff, cold winds heralding winter’s approach have scraped the land and trees bare.  At our middle latitudes, the sun sinks ever earlier as the darkness consumes more of our waking hours.  As we clean gutters, rake up the remaining autumnal detritus in our yards, dig out heavy coats, and hunt down our shovels, many of us find… Read More »Winter Solstice – Let the Darkness Invite You

Fall Equinox Food Drive

Our Fall Food Drive tradition returns in 2022!  Please bring non-perishable food items for a collection at our Fall Equinox Celebration Sunday, September 18th.   The food will go to Masjid An-Nur, a mosque in North Minneapolis, so no pork products, please!  Suggestions for appropriate foods to donate are provided here:

Fall Equinox Celebration

The Autumnal Equinox marks the passing of summer and the arrival of fall.  The baking heat gives way to a mellow cool; the deep greens of our world erupt in a cacophony of reds, yellows, and oranges.  As the year wanes, we welcome this poignant season, a time of taking stock, of reflection—inevitably reminding us of our own numbered days,… Read More »Fall Equinox Celebration

Summer Solstice 2022 Ebook

Our Summer Solstice Celebration is only a week away! The Summer Solstice 2022 ebook provides ideas for family activities, home decor, and meals. Whether you celebrate at FUS or at home, the Seasonal Celebration Team wishes you a Happy Summer Solstice!

FUS Summer Solstice celebration: Friday, June 17, 2022 — 6:30pm!

After our slow-motion spring this year, it’s hard to imagine that we are already closing in on the year’s longest day … and that thereafter, the days will begin getting shorter!  The Summer Solstice actually arrives on June 21 (at 4am, if you happen to be up), but we will get a bit of a jump on the occasion by… Read More »FUS Summer Solstice celebration: Friday, June 17, 2022 — 6:30pm!