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Continued: Twin Cities north metro town briefs: Lyric Arts Cabaret set for May 9-10

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Living Waters Lutheran Church in Lino Lakes is presenting a lecture in art series about the intersections of beliefs in the Bible and the Qur’an. The final two sessions will be held between services on Sunday, May 11, and Sunday, May 18, starting at about 9:45 a.m.

The series, called “The Three Faces of Mary,” centers on three biblical figures: Miriam, sister of Moses; Mary, mother of Jesus; and Mary Magdalene. At the center of each presentation will be a display of four 11-foot-by-16-foot tapestries, hand-painted by Hend Al-Monsour, an Arab artist who depicts the figures surrounded by four languages: Hebrew, Arabic, Greek and Latin.

The series is free and open to the public. The church is at 865 Birch St., Lino Lakes. For further information, call 651-481-0220, or email office@livingwaterslutheran.org

MINNEAPOLIS

Prostate cancer group will meet May 8

A University of Minnesota prostate cancer support group will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 8, at Hope Lodge, 2500 University Av. SE, Minneapolis. Dr. Christopher Weight, a urologist from the university, will speak to the group, and a question-and-answer segment will follow.

Wives, family members and friends are welcome to attend. There is no charge, parking is free and light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 612-388-3588.

NEW HOPE

Treble Tones to perform May 17

The Treble Tones Women’s Chorus will give two performances on Saturday, May 17, at Holy Nativity Lutheran Church, 3900 Winnetka Av. N., New Hope. The Treble Tones have about 40 members and generally sing two- and three-part arrangements of popular songs. The performances are set for 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. that day. Tickets are $10 for people over age 12 and $5 for kids 5-12. They can be bought at the door as well as from Treble Tones members or by calling 763-493-8497.

Robbinsdale Schools

New principal picked for Forest Elementary

Melissa Jackson, principal at Bethune Community School in Minneapolis, has been named the new principal of Forest Elementary School in Crystal. She will begin on July 1.

Before her time at Bethune Community, Jackson was assistant principal at Lucy Laney Community School in Minneapolis for two years.

She will succeed Connie Grumdahl, who retired at the end of 2013.

SHANNON PRATHER, JIM ADAMS, JIM KERN

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