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Merrie Market Update: Parties and Fund-a-Need
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Thanks to the incredible generosity of so many, our community celebration raised critical dollars for the DeSales Annual Fund and the Fund-A-Need appeal dedicated to tuition assistance.

If you would like to still contribute to Fund-a-Need for tuition assistance and make a Vis education possible for more families, please click here. See the Fund-A-Need video here.

Merrie Market Parties

Party for a Cause - Sign up for these amazing parties hosted by Visitation parents and faculty.

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo!

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with other Visitation Parents at Union 32 Craft House. Enjoy a taco buffet with all the fixin's including three drink tickets per person for either beer, wine or cocktails. In addition, Union 32 will provide a tour of their brew process and include a flight of beer for each tour guest.

Come Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with other Visitation Parents!

Date: May 5
Time: 4-7 p.m.
Location: Union 32 Craft House - 2864 Highway 55, Eagan
Limited to 28 Adults
Cost: $50 per person

Luncheon and Tea with Sister Mary Denise

Please join Sister Mary Denise for a lovely traditional luncheon and tea to celebrate spring.
Enjoy an afternoon with friends.

Cost: $50
Date: May, date TBD
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: The Home of Catherine O'Neill, Minneapolis
Hosts: Catherine O'Neill '84 and Michele Villaume-Driscoll '81
Spaces available: 9

Lower School (K-5) Pasta and Game Night

Ever wanted to have dinner with teachers and the Director of the Lower School? Now is your chance. Join Mrs. Ferraro, Ms. Schletz, Chen laoshi/Mrs. Van Sloun, Mrs. Baca, Ms. Dale, Mrs. Irizarry and Senora de la Torre for an evening of food, friendship and fun. Lower School students will join these teachers at Mrs. Ferraro's home in Eagan for a pasta dinner and games. Vis uniform not required!

Date: May 16
Time: 5:30 -7 p.m.
Location: Mrs. Ferraro's home, Eagan
Limited to 20 students
Cost: $50 per person

Hosts: Mrs. Ferraro, Ms. Schletz, Chen laoshi/Mrs. Van Sloun, Mrs. Baca, Ms. Dale, Mrs. Irizarry and Senora de la Torre

Pool Party for Grades 2, 3 and 4

Get your splash on! Come celebrate summer with some pool time. Party is open to Visitation families in grades 2, 3 and 4. At lease one parent per family must join the FUN! Snacks and beverages for kids and adults will be served!

Date: July 27
Time: 1 - 4 p.m.
Location: Granquist's home, Burnsville
Space Available: Limited to 40 total, minimum of one parent per family
Cost: $25 per person

Hosts: Matt and Alona Rindal, Joyce Deeb, Gwen and Jason Granquist

Senior "Survivor" Summer Party!
Class of 2020, you have survived three years of high school - let's kick-off your senior year with a summer party! Join your classmates on a fun "survivor" adventure as you embark on your senior year. We will have lunch, a "survivor" competition and T-shirts for everyone.

Date: August 14
Time: noon - 3 p.m.
Location: Thompson County Park, North Shelter, 360 Butler Avenue East, West St. Paul
Cost: $50 per student

We hope the entire class of 2020 can attend to lock in those friendships and kickoff the senior year! If there is a concern about payment, please contact Katie Owens for financial support.

Hosts: Alexandra Polo, Meredith Miller, Molly Litecky, Jean Baillon, Jessica Nickelson, Amy Hoffman, Michelle Schlehuber, Megan Emerson, Jean Hoppe, Kathy Geis, Ann Bastiaens, Mary Henseler and Charlotte Bovee

Sports Trivia Party at the Vikings Performance Center
Calling all Sports Fans! Join us at the Training Haus at Viking Lakes adjacent to TCO Stadium and the NEW Vikings practice facility in Eagan for a night of trivia and fun with other VIS parents. Enjoy a casual dinner, drinks and a little sports trivia.

When: October 5, 7 p.m.
Where: The Training Haus at Viking Lakes
Price: $50 per person, limited to 60 people

Hosted by: Dionne & Michael Meisterling, Patty & Tim Pryor, Linda & Mike Kautzky, Sylana & Fady Chamoun, Karen & Tom Laird, Alexandra Polo & Jorge Leon and Michelle & Tom Schlehuber

Merrie Market Photos - Gala Gallery

Enjoy these photos from this year's Merrie Market - A Night with daVinci - A Renaissance Celebration.