Convention Daybook: Events for Thursday

Posted September 3, 2008 at 3:52pm

All listings local Minneapolis time (CDT); compiled by Kelsey Lamb/GalleryWatch.

America’s Future: Conversations About Policy and Politics
University of Minnesota Center for Politics and Governance; Registration required.
7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Cowles Auditorium, 301 19th Ave. South, Minneapolis; politicsandgovernance.org

America and the Quest for Middle East Peace and Security
American Jewish Committee; RSVP required.
8 a.m.; St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, 408 St. Peter St., St. Paul; nadasj@ajc.org, 202-785-5490

Civic Fest: A Very Minnesota Celebration
Minneapolis-St. Paul 2008 Host Committee; $15 adults, $10 students, seniors and active duty military.
9:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 Second Ave. South, Minneapolis; 612-335-6125

African-Americans for McCain Meet and Greet Reception
African-Americans for McCain; Invitation only.
10-11:30 a.m.; Marquette Hotel, St. Croix River Room, 710 Marquette Ave., Minneapolis; Contact unavailable

Guided Cathedral Tours
Cathedral of St. Paul; Open to the public.
10 a.m. and 1 p.m.; Cathedral of St. Paul, 239 Selby Ave., St. Paul; 651-228-1766

Hispanics for McCain Meet and Greet Reception
Hispanics for McCain; Invitation only.
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Marquette Hotel, St. Croix River Room, 710 Marquette Ave., Minneapolis; Contact unavailable

Tribute to Cindy McCain “One Heart One World” Luncheon
Women for McCain Victory 2008; Invitation only.
Noon; Minneapolis Hilton, Grand Ballroom, 1001 Marquette Ave., Minneapolis; 202-526-1845

A Salute to Openly Gay and Lesbian Delegates and Elected Officials
Log Cabin Republicans; Invitation only.
Noon-2 p.m.; Chambers Hotel Rooftop Lounge, 901 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis; 202-347-5306

Governors Luncheon
Republican Governors Association; Invitation only.
Noon-1:30 p.m.; The Museum of Russian Art, 5500 Stevens Ave. South, Minneapolis; Caitlin Schroder, 202-662-4148

Health Care Town Hall Reception
The Creative Coalition, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, American Nurses Association, American Health Care Association, AARP, American Physical Therapy Association; Invitation only.
Noon-1:30 p.m.; Hard Rock Cafe, 600 Hennepin St., Minneapolis; martin@westinrinehart.com

Takin’ It to the Streets
McNally Smith College of Music; Open to the public.
Noon-6 p.m.; Streets of Downtown Minneapolis; 651-291-0177, mcnallysmith.edu/streetmusic

Asian and Pacific Americans for McCain Meet and Greet Reception
Asian and Pacific Americans for McCain; Invitation only.
1:30-3:00 p.m.; Marquette Hotel, St. Croix River Room, 710 Marquette Ave., Minneapolis; Contact unavailable

National Security System in the 21st Century
St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce; RSVP required.
2-3:30 p.m.; St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, 401 N. Robert St., Suite 150, St. Paul; Jordan.smith@pnsr.org

Reception Honoring Pro-Israel Elected Officials
Republican Jewish Coalition; Open.
3-5 p.m.; The Guthrie Theatre, 818 S. Second St., Minneapolis; 202-638-6688

Minnesota and Iowa Ice Cream Social
Verizon, Blue Bunny; Open to delegates.
3-6 p.m.; Alexander Ramsey House, 265 S. Exchange St., St. Paul; 515-418-0994

Irish Americans for McCain Meet and Greet
Irish Americans for McCain; Invitation only.
4:30-5:30 p.m.; Marquette Hotel, St. Croix River Room, 710 Marquette Ave., Minneapolis; Contact unavailable

RGA’s “PazzaPalooza!”
Republican Governors Association, Travelers Insurance; Invitation only.
5-7 p.m.; Pazzaluna Restaurant, 360 St. Peter St., St. Paul; Caitlin Schroder, 202-662-4148

Celebrating the 2008 Latino Vote
AT&T; Invitation only.
7 p.m.; Karma Nightclub, 315 First Ave. North, Minneapolis; Contact unavailable

RSLC Hospitality Event
Republican State Leadership Committee; Invitation only.
7:30 p.m.; Tom Reid’s Hockey City Pub, 258 Seventh St. West, St. Paul; 571-480-4860

Tribute to the Reagan Revolution: A Late Night ’80s Celebration
American Conservative Union Foundation; Invitation only.
9 p.m.-2 a.m.; Aqua Nightclub and Lounge, 400 First Ave. North, Minneapolis; 703-836-8602

Wrap Party
Patton Boggs; Invitation only.
10 p.m.-2 a.m.; Landmark Center, 75 W. Fifth St., St. Paul; 202-457-6000