Mesaba Coop Park
Mesaba Coop Park is a coop park on the Iron Range in Minnesota, USA
3827 Mesaba Park Road, Hibbing Minnesota 55746
Eight miles east of Hibbing near intersection of Hwy 37 and County Rd 5
Park Facebook page
Mesaba_Co-op_Park article at Wikipedia
A HISTORY OF ACTIVISM: Mesaba Co-op Park
And (old?) Mesaba Park camping info at Iron Trail See current rates at Park website
a sampling of PAST EVENTS:
Workbee May 16, 2009
Midsummer prep workbee June 6, 2009
Arts camp June 15-18, 2009 kids 8-13
80th Anniversary Midsummer Festival, June 19-21, 2009
Theme: "Sustaining the future since 1929: 80 years of cooperation"
Entry fee $10 includes camping.
From a mailing:
May 12, 2003,
Dear Coop Members, (and folks who are not yet members)
We have a lot of work to do. Those of us who believe in life,
not death, hope, not fear, and people, not money must "Change
America's Priorities". It is an enormous task and the stakes are
big, but there are few options.
Activities at the park will kick-off Memorial weekend with a
community dance May 24th with "Home on the Range". a local
community dance group. The 9th annual Northstar Arts Camp will take
place June 17-20 with a performance of a locally-grown arts camp play that
At this years 74th annual Midsummer Festival, June 21-22,
the theme is "Building the Future: Celebrating the Wellstone Legasy".
A forum Saturday afternoon will be a grassroots tribute to the lives
of Paul and Sheila Wellstone, and a discussion of a new vision for
America. As usual, the Midsummer will include a wonderful mix of
community, celebration, political vision and family fun.
Call the Park at (218)262-1350 for info/RSVP's, or email us
We are excited about spring, the new season at the Park and the
possibilities for the future. We are confidant that you, members of this
co-op, will support your co-op by sending in you yearly assessment of $20
or more. We cannot do it without you. Thank you in advance and hope to
see you this year at the park.
For the Park Board,
2002 Midsummer at Mesaba Park will be Saturday June 22, 2002
o 1 pm Presentation by Eda Rukavina about recent attempts to organize
hotel and restaurant workers in Duluth
o 7 pm Singer Songwriter Eric Peltoniemi perfroming in concert followed
by dancing for all ages with Terrance Smith and "Wild Thyme"
o Summer solstice celebration will include traditional midnight bonfire
and sing along
o Food is available throuout the weekend
o Real live cast iron pour. Hot metal technicians will assemble and
operate an actual iron foundry which will melt iron at 3000 dgrees.
Anyone will be able ot design and create a cast iron sand mold which
will be poured on June 22 during the Midsummer Celebration. You might
also be able to assist the team that actually pours the iron. This is
a breathtaking event which you will not want to miss.
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING Aug 17, 2002
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