9:30 AM09:30

Parent-Tot Growing Together Class

Saturday, March 24 from 9:30-11:30
Location: KinderFarm (the lower level of Kenwood Lutheran Church, 2720 Myers Avenue)

$16 for a Parent-Child pair (includes craft materials & snack) 
$8 for an additional sibling (infants welcome free of charge)

Please email or call 218-721-4236 to register. 
Call Julie with any questions at 218-390-0196

We provide a nurturing setting for meeting other parents, sharing unhurried moments with your child, observing your child in play, and for social interaction.

Throughout the morning we share ideas for parenting with warmth, while exploring the developmental stages of growth in the young child. 

Our time together includes creative play with purposefully selected toys and materials from nature that nourish the young child’s developing senses. We will make seasonal crafts, cook our healthy snack together, and have rich parent discussions. The rhythm will include circle time with songs, finger games, nursery rhymes & stories. 

Each class typically consists of six parents along with their toddlers and younger siblings. 

Today’s scientific research supports what we have known for many years: when young children are given opportunities to learn through play, these experiences foster imagination, concentration, coordination, language and number skills -- capacities which lay a solid foundation for intellectual development in the elementary school years and beyond. 

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1:00 PM13:00

Spring Tea

The SLCS Spring Tea is a family event held at Kenwood Lutheran Church. Our Grade 6 students will be serving tea and fancy desserts made by our families. During the tea, local musicians will be performing. This is an opportunity to have a social time out with your friends and family, while supporting our school. 

Located at Kenwood Lutheran Church
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Cost: $10 adult/child


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6:00 PM18:00

Annual Silent Auction and Folk Dance

Tickets at the door or online at 

Venue: Clyde Iron Works, upper level, 2920 W Michigan St, Duluth, MN 55806

6-7:15 Dinner and live music
7:30-8:00 Dance
8:00-8:15 Last call and live auction - silent auction closes at 8:15
8:15-8:45 Folk Dance led by Terrence Smith
8:30-9:00 Auction checkout

Join us for a St. Patrick's Day Celebration and Folk Dance at Spirit of the Lake Community School’s Annual Auction Fundraiser! 

Tickets include a light dinner and dessert, live music, free craft beer, wine and spirit tastings, unique and exciting locally-made auction items, and a folk dance!

You don't need to bring a partner or know how to dance...Just be prepared to have fun! In honor of the holiday, we'll also learn some Irish Ceili dances. 

The dance will be called by Terrence Smith. Terrence has been sharing traditional American folk dances and music with people of all ages for more than 30 years. A dance caller, musician and general community-builder, Terrence specializes in teaching dances to beginners and has a unique gift for making everyone feel comfortable. Just try not to smile when Terrence is at work!

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7:00 PM19:00

4th and 6th Grade Concert

Come enjoy musical selections by SLCS 4th and 6th Graders. Our students have been working hard to prepare recorder, singing and strings pieces for your listening pleasure. This event is open to the public and will be held in The Grades location, 819 N. 18th Ave. E.

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4:30 PM16:30

Stone Soup

Break bread with us! A warm and informal gathering, Stone Soups are a chance for you and/or your family to join our extended school family for an evening of nourishing soup, conversation, and laughter. We provide the soup, and ask you to bring a dish to pass.

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1:30 PM13:30

Advent Spiral (Grades)

In early December, this festival of light celebrates a kindling of the inner light as winter draws close and days grow shorter. It represents the shining inner glow that each of us carries, showing that when each individual light shines, a great collective light is also lit. The beautiful spiral of evergreen boughs is created at the grade school, and all children are invited to participate in this school-day activity.

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12:00 AM00:00

Give to the Max Day!

Donate today at Give to the Max!

We have exciting news! Spirit of the Lake has been awarded a $1000 matching gift by Vela Strategy of Duluth! This will bring us much closer to our overall goal of raising $2000 for our amazing school. Please consider making an online donation anytime between now and the end of November 16th to contribute to our wider mission of providing thoughtful, intentional, and holistic education to students Preschool through 8th grade. Remember, any donation made now until November 16th is eligible to be selected for golden ticket drawings of an additional $1000. On November 16th, there will be hourly golden ticket drawings of $1000. 

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4:30 PM16:30

Stone Soup

Break bread with us! A warm and informal gathering, Stone Soups are a chance for you and/or your family to join our extended school family for an evening of nourishing soup, conversation, and laughter. We provide the soup, and ask you to bring a dish to pass. 

Held at the KinderFarm location.

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5:00 PM17:00

Lantern Walk (KF and 2nd Grade)

The Lantern Walk provides a twinkling reminder of our own inner light as the days grow shorter.  All school children along with their families and teachers gather at dusk at a nearby park to form a glowing procession with handmade lanterns and song. Following the reverent walk, we gather for a warm drink before parting ways.

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8:10 AM08:10

Dia de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos is a celebration that comes from the blend of the pre-Hispanic Mesoamerican cultures and the Spanish Catholics. The indigenous cultures of Mexico believed that the souls of the departed returned to visit during this time of year. To this day, families gather to remember those who have gone, with stories, singing, dancing, and sharing a feast composed of their remembered loved ones’ favorite foods. The customs for Día de los Muertos are as diverse as a simple offering of flowers at the tombs of the loved ones to creating beautiful and artistic altars to honor family members who have crossed over. Each year, SLCS grades students create an altar in a common gathering space. Everyone is invited to bring photographs of loved ones and pets who have passed on, as well as flowers, candles, and any special mementos that hold their memory. Students are then given opportunities to share stories with their classmates.

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