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AnnualConference2007 / Twin Cities Info

First Unitarian Society of MinneapolisSunday services will be held at First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis, which has a rich history in our movement. Welcome to the Twin Cities!

The First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis welcomes you to our community! We hope you will plan to extend your stay by a day or two, to see some of the new and exciting things to do in our beautiful area.

While you’re in the Twin Cities, you can enjoy:

An Easy Walk to:
The Hennepin Avenue Theater District, featuring Broadway and other productions in the historic Orpheum and State theaters
Orchestra Hall, where the Minnesota Orchestra performs under the award-winning baton of Osmo Vänskä
The Block E entertainment complex, with movie theaters, shopping and dining
Shopping and dining on Nicollet Mall
The Hiawatha Line light-rail, with service to the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, beautiful Minnehaha Falls Park, historic Fort Snelling, the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport, and the Mall of America

A Longer Walk to:
The new Guthrie Theater on the river, home to Minnesota’s most famous repertory theater company
The historic Stone Arch Bridge, St. Anthony Falls, and Mill City Museum, symbols of Minneapolis’s mill town history
The newly renovated Walker Art Center and Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, just next door to First Unitarian Society

A Short Drive to:
Downtown St. Paul, home to the Science Museum of Minnesota, the Minnesota Children’s Museum, the Minnesota History Center, the Ordway Center for Performing Arts (home of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra) and Minnesota’s beautiful State Capitol Building
The Minneapolis Lakes District with the beautiful chain of lakes and parks that makes Minneapolis unique
The Uptown district in Minneapolis, home to coffee shops, independent theater, antiques, and some of Minnesota’s best ethnic dining
The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, with more than 1,000 acres of public gardens
The Minnesota Zoo, home to over 400 different animal species, with miles of indoor and outdoor trails, an aquarium, and monorail
So many Parks and Lakes, with opportunities for hiking, biking and more, that it would be impossible to list them all!

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