It's incredibly unlikely, but why hedge your bets?
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- James Sanna
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
The Mayan Apocalypse may be entirely apocryphal—see NASA for details—but just in case, here's Southwest Minneapolis Patch's shortlist for things you should do around town before the world ends. Why hedge your bets, we say, when you could have a lot of fun even if the world doesn't end? This list just represents our opinion, though, so add your picks in the comments! Update 10:21 a.m. 12/19/21: If you're in the mood, you could also add Pizzeria Lola's End of the World Party to your list of things to do. Thursday night, show up in "your favorite outfit that you will never wear again," as the restaurant's Facebook page puts it. Best outfits (to be determined by voting on Friday) will win things like gift cards to Lola and other prizes.
Renewable energy, self-defense demonstrations and information on offer.
Did you miss the Solarize Kingfield workshops earlier this year? Don't worry: you can still learn all about solar power and a host of other techniques for reducing your impact on the environment at the Ramada Inn this Saturday. The Survival Prepper Expo, which runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., offers attendees information about "(s)olar Power, Hydroponics, Proper Food storage, Heirloom Seeds, Water Purification, Security Systems, Self Defense, Bee Keeping, Wind Power, Dehydrated Food and much more!!!" according to its website. Exhibitors also include solar oven specialists, emergency medicine experts, vendors of military surplus supplies, and people who can train you in urban combat skills. Tickets are $15 per adult. With Dec. 21, 2012 just …