Begining this Sunday (4/8), the Key will close at 8pm instead of 10pm. The Key is open 3-10pm Monday-Saturday and 3-8pm on Sundays.
High school seniors and recent graduates active at the Key are eligible for an awesome post-secondary scholarship — check it out:
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide funds of up to $2000/year for a Northfield youth to be able to pursue post-secondary education. The scholarship is renewable for up to 3 years (in addition to the initial year).
Criteria: Applicants must be seniors or graduates who meet the following:
-Face significant financial barriers in pursuing post-secondary education
-Have been actively involved in the Northfield Union of Youth (The Key)
-Have been accepted into a post-secondary program
-Have been involved â€“ and intend to continue to be involved â€“ in community service activities (grant recipients are expected to volunteer at least 40 hours over the course of the year in community service projects of their choosing)
Download an application from the link above or come to the Key and pick up a hard copy.
Saturday, March 10th 7pm at the Key – $4
Join Guante, See More Perspective, Heidi Barton Stink and Kaoz for a night of hip hop. The Hip Hop Against Homophobia series has been going strong in the Twin Cities for three years now, featuring artists like Toki Wright, Mike Mictlan of Doomtree, Maria Isa and many more.
On Saturday, February 25th the Key will be closed for a cleaning day. All who want to help clean anytime between 3-10pm are welcome to join! See you on Saturday…
Attention Northfield youth – Come to the Key on February 18th from 6-10pm for the annual I â™¥ N u Y event! There will be a dance party, cotton candy, live DJ, action photo booth and a live auction! Best of all it is FO FREE! See you then
On January 27th at 7pm the Key is hosting Minneapolis based rapper/mc ECID. Check out the link below to sample some of his music. The show is only $5 so show up ready for a great show!
*Normal Key rules apply – cigarettes and other substances are not tolerated in or around the Key. If you are seen with cigarettes or any other banned substance you will be banned from Key property for two weeks.
Starting January 4th, 2012 The Key has created an interim youth board with entirely new members! Come down to The Key board meeting on Wednesday at 3:45pm for more information. To see a list of the new interim board members, check out the “Youth Board” page.
Book club is currently reading the wonderful “Motorcycle Diaries” by the revolutionary Che Guevara. It chronicles Che’s pre-Cuban revolutionary life by describing his adventures with companion Alberto as they traverse the South American countryside. Next week we’ll start reading Aldous Huxley’s classic “Brave New World!” Interested youth should come to the Key on Monday nights at 7pm for more information! Happy reading