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Wayzata is a premier suburb located 11 miles west of downtown Minneapolis. With a population of 4,500 people, Wayzata is a tight-knit community which is known for its vibrant downtown and picturesque setting on Lake Minnetonka. A popular destination for visitors, Wayzata’s downtown is home to a number of specialty shops, boutiques, professional services, and restaurants.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

WAYZATA HIGH SCHOOL: WHS will host fourth annual Soul Food Dinner February 23

The fourth annual Soul Food Dinner at Wayzata High School will be held Monday, February 23 at 5:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria.

The dinner is sponsored by WHS members of the club Raising Awareness for Respect and Equality (RARE). Following the dinner at 7 p.m. will be a production of “Daughters of Africa” presented by the Mixed Blood Theater. The suggested donation for the dinner and performance is $5 per person or a maximum of $20 for families of four or more. Contributions to RARE will also be accepted.

The performance is a musical that encompasses three centuries in the lives of African American women from slave women to Oprah. The musical features songs from Bessie Smith, Aretha Franklin, Lena Horne and Beyonce.

Reservations for the dinner can be made by calling 763-745-5200 or online at www.wayzata.k12.mn.us/whs before February 18.

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