Minneapolis families, if you have one more street festival in you yet this summer, make it the Back to School Jam Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) is hosting Saturday, Aug. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its year-old headquarters on West Broadway.
Why go back to school one second earlier than necessary? There will be a mobile video-game truck. There will be mini-golf, a life-sized chess game and the obligatory dunk tank in which principals and other authority figures will make fools of themselves.
There will be food trucks, including one operated by MPS’ Nutrition Services Department. There also will be free hot dogs, chips, cookies and water...READ MORE