Sep 18th, 2021 at
Ends: Sep 18th, 2021 at 11:00 am
Venue: Vadnais/Sucker Regional Park - Sucker Channel
Location: 4500 Rice St | Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
With Anna Metcalfe
Anna Metcalfe is an established ceramic artist who began hosting tea ceremonies to connect people and share stories related to water in a project called “Upstream.” Sponsored by Vadnais Lake Area Water Management Organization and White Bear Center for the Arts. “Upstream” seeks to build connections and share stories between strangers within a watershed. It starts with a tradition that most cultures share in some way: drinking tea. It is the mechanism by which stories about water are collected and shared.
Each participant receives a cup printed with someone else’s story. They will have a conversation sparked by this cup and share their own water stories.
There will be a series of tea ceremonies with dates, times, and locations to be determined. Participation is free. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for a storytelling group! This program is made possible by Vadnais Lake Area Water Management Organization.
Watch Upstream on YouTube to learn more.
Fri, Oct 08 2021 - 7:30am to 9:00am
The October, 2021 TEC meeting will be held online via Zoom teleconference. Please click here for details.
Fri, Oct 08 2021 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Nominations will be accepted for the annual watershed awards from October 8th - November 11th.
Fri, Oct 15 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
A culmination event for the Upstream tea series at the White Bear Center for the Arts.