Keyfest 2013 Saturday July 20th!


Brought to you by The Key and the Rotary Club of Northfield, KeyFest is a family friendly fundraiser featuring local bands, food, a live action, and kids’ activities.

BANDS INCLUDE: Lonesome Shack (Seattle), Dewi Sant, Little Omar, Matt Arthur and Friends, Skeleton Club (fronted by Justin Plank of Gospel Gossip), Terry VanDeWalker (of the Big Wu), The Cutters, Broke Folk Records artists
***all original music***

KIDS ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: Cakewalk, Bouncy Castle, Face Painting, Arts & Crafts, Hay Loft, and other games

Ticket Prices:
$5 Kids (under 12)
$10 students
$15 for adults
$40 families
*tickets available for purchase at Monkey See Monkey Read and The Thrifty Parrot; also available at the event.


Hip-Hop Blowout!!

Thanks to the entire town of Northfield for showing up and blowing up!

Skate Park Video Documentary

Do you skateboard? Do you want to be a part of a skate park video documentary? If yes, come to the Skate Park Coalition Meeting at the Key every Tuesday at 3:45pm to learn more. We need you to participate!

Zach Young, Andy Ulseth with Broken Bones and Dewi Sant pictures!

Check out these great pictures from the recent Zach Young, Andy Ulseth with Broken Bones and Dewi Sant concert! The show was on 4/7 and was a big hit.


New Key Hours

Begining this Sunday (4/8), the Key will close at 8pm instead of 10pm. The Key is open 3-10pm Monday-Saturday and 3-8pm on Sundays.

Key Scholarship Available Now!!

High school seniors and recent graduates active at the Key are eligible for an awesome post-secondary scholarship — check it out:

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide funds of up to $2000/year for a Northfield youth to be able to pursue post-secondary education. The scholarship is renewable for up to 3 years (in addition to the initial year).

Criteria: Applicants must be seniors or graduates who meet the following:

-Face significant financial barriers in pursuing post-secondary education

-Have been actively involved in the Northfield Union of Youth (The Key)

-Have been accepted into a post-secondary program

-Have been involved – and intend to continue to be involved – in community service activities (grant recipients are expected to volunteer at least 40 hours over the course of the year in community service projects of their choosing)

Download an application from the link above or come to the Key and pick up a hard copy.


Saturday, March 10th 7pm at the Key – $4

Join Guante, See More Perspective, Heidi Barton Stink and Kaoz for a night of hip hop. The Hip Hop Against Homophobia series has been going strong in the Twin Cities for three years now, featuring artists like Toki Wright, Mike Mictlan of Doomtree, Maria Isa and many more.



I ♥ N u Y – Saturday February 18th 6-10pm

Attention Northfield youth – Come to the Key on February 18th from 6-10pm for the annual I ♥ N u Y event! There will be a dance party, cotton candy, live DJ, action photo booth and a live auction! Best of all it is FO FREE! See you then