The Minneapolis Theosophical Society will host a vegetarian potluck on Sunday, Aug. 4, noon-2 p.m., at the band shell picnic area at Lake Harriet in Minneapolis. Look for the green balloons by the tables across the road from the band shell. Bring fruit, beverages and a vegetarian dish. No meat items, please. Call 651-235- 6645 for more information.
On Monday, Aug. 12, the society will host a birthday party from 7 to 9 p.m. to celebrate the life and work of Russian mystic Helena Blavatsky at Spirit United Interface Church, 3204 Como Ave. S.E., Minneapolis. The event is open to the public. Call 651-235-6645 for more information.