Chapter Events

Alumnae/i events are planned for chapters around the Twin Cities and all over the country.

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    Katies Across the Country

    St. Catherine University has active alumnae/i chapters in the Twin Cities and across the United States. Meet with alumnae/i in your community for educational, professional and cultural networking opportunities. All chapter events are open to everyone!

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Katie Social Hour

Join Boston area Katies for an informal social hour. St. Kate's representative, Thomas Glass, will bring news and updates from the University. All alumnae/i and guests are welcome. Complimentary appetizers and cash bar. We hope you can join us!

Further details will be sent with your RSVP confirmation.


Minnesota Landscape Arboretum 

Enjoy an outing at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum! Our day will start with a presentation on Minnesota's native wildflowers by alumna and photographer Kelly Povo '09 and author Phyllis Root. Following the wildflower presentation, Katies will enjoy lunch in a private room with a special presentation about the Bees Project at St. Kate's by Chris Palahniuk, biology lab manager and St. Kate's resident "beeologist." Chris will share reflections on two years of intersections between bees, biology, community, ecological awareness and tasty 55105 St. Kate's honey.

  • Saturday June 2
  • 10:30 a.m. Wildflower presentation, Visitors Center, Grand Hall
  • 11:30 a.m. Lunch with Katies in the Fireplace Room, Snyder Education Center
  • 12 p.m. St. Kate’s Bees presentation
  • 1 p.m. Optional; Wildflower walk with Kelly Povo '09, or visit the beehives with Chris Palahnuik, or view the new larger than life Origami in the Garden exhibit

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is located at 3675 Arboretum Dr, Chaska, MN 55318. Each participant will need to pay for arboretum admission, which is $15 for ages 16 and up, and free for arboretum members and children ages 15 and under.

Boxed lunches are available for $12, must be prepaid by May 26. Boxed lunch includes a create-your-own-sandwich bar, salad, cookie, iced tea and water; gluten free and vegan options will be available. Attendees may also purchase their own lunches in the cafeteria and join us in the Fireplace Room, or bring lunch from home.

Come early or stay late! The grounds of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Those who purchase admission are welcome to explore the arboretum throughout the day.

RSVP by May 26. If you choose to order a boxed lunch, a link to purchase your lunch will be sent with your RSVP confirmation.

This event is hosted by the Twin Cities West Metro Chapter. All alumnae and guests are welcome to attend.



Have questions about chapter events that aren't answered here? Contact Kelly Povo '09, Chapter manager, 651-690-6063.

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