3 educational events to check out in Minneapolis this week

From a gap year fair to a winter wellness retreat, there's plenty to enjoy in Minneapolis this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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Gap Year Fair


If you're thinking about taking some time off before college, check out a free fair to learn about a variety of gap year programs across the globe. 

Before the fair, there will be a 45-minute presentation beginning at 6 p.m. 

When: Wednesday, Jan. 23, 6-8:30 p.m.
Where: Southwest High School, 3414 W. 47th St.
Admission: Free

Click here for more details, and to register

The Road To Home Ownership: Home Buyer Social

Feeling daunted by the idea of buying your first home? Check out a home buyer social at RE/MAX Results on Thursday night. The social will cover down payment programs, credit education and more. Guests will also receive a free credit report.

When: Thursday, Jan. 24, 6-8 p.m.
Where: RE/MAX Results, 1221 W. Lake St., #209
Admission: Free

Click here for more details, and to register

MN YOGA + Life 4th Annual Winter Wellness Retreat

If relaxation is on your New Year's to-do list, check out a winter wellness retreat on Sunday. The retreat will include yoga and wellness classes, along with a catered lunch by Wise Wellness.

There will also be time to shop, explore art and visit the "Healing Hall." 

When: Sunday, Jan. 27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: A-Mill Artist Lofts, 315 S.E. Main St.
Admission: $99

Click here for more details, and to get your tickets