By Sheila Regan AND Ed Dykhuizen
Sister Cities Day
Since 1961, when Minneapolis became a sister city of Santiago, Chile, Minneapolis has been a part of the Sisters Cities program, which connects our city to other places around the world. Bosaso, Somalia; Cuernavaca, Mexico; Harbin, China; and Uppsala, Sweden, are just a few of Minneapolis’ 12 sister cities. For “Minneapolis Sister Cities Day,” Meet Minneapolis is celebrating all dozen sister cities with free ice cream, music, performances and children’s activities. There will also be a special program honoring the 10th anniversary of sister city Najaf, Iraq.
When: 1 p.m.– 5 p.m. Sunday, July 21
Where: Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St.