Here's what to do in Minneapolis this week

From a visual marketing chat to an event at a local YMCA, 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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Business Breakfast: The New Psychology of Visual Merchandising

This event includes the psychology, strategy and marketing plans behind visual merchandising. There will be a speech and presentation by Energetic Retail's Chief Energetic Officer Judy Bell. Bell has worked with many retailers including JCPenney's, Herbergers and Target. Breakfast will be served. 

When: Tuesday, February 5, 8-9:30 a.m.
Where: Martin Patrick 3, 212 Third Ave. North, #106
Admission: $15-25

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YMCA Open House Celebration of the New Equity Innovation Experience

Come to this open house that will celebrate the new Equity Innovation Experience initiative, a plan to better include equity, diversity, inclusion and global realities both in your mind and at YMCAs around the nation. Gain a deeper meaning of life paths and experiences present in your life today and find out ways to serve your community.

When: Tuesday, February 5, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: YMCA Equity Innovation Center, Third Level of Douglas Dayton YMCA. Gaviidae 651 Nicollet Mall
Admission: Free

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On the Verge: Designing for Health

Come to this event that will school participants on advancement in science, engineering and humanities and the way the fields are impacting the Earth and our day-to-day lives. The lecture series will include speeches from University of Minnesota associate professor Jon Hallberg and Thomas Fisher, the director of the Minnesota Design Center. 

When: Wednesday, February 6, 6-8 p.m.
Where: The Bakken Museum, 3537 Zenith Ave. South
Admission: Free (Member Admission); $12 (General Admission)

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