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Minnesota’s Golden Age of Wrestling: AWA Tag Team Mayhem! with George Schire

On this visit to the Washington County Heritage Center, wrestling historian and author George Schire discusses all of the incredible tag team combinations that made the AWA one of the greatest promotions for three decades. 
Which team was the best?  As Schire shares his stories, your mind will be in the ring, wrestling to decide the answer. 
Join us for this Time Machine trip back to when Tag Teams ruled!
Attend in-person at the Washington County Heritage Center OR virtually on Zoom.
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Meeting ID: 880 1200 0040
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Birds of Washington County with Kyle Te Poel

Washington County is home to a wide variety of feathered friends. Kyle Te Poel is a birder and photographer, and runs Next Bend Birding Tours.
Since 2008, Kyle Te Poel has worked in Minnesota, Maine, and California as a naturalist, educator, park ranger, and in-the-field bird/environmental researcher. Te Poel has worked with several organizations including the National Park Service, Sierra Club, and National Audubon Society.
He has served as a tour guide at bird festivals, and have provided lectures, classes, and special programming for numerous organizations.
Te Poel has a master’s degree in outdoor education. He began developing and leading his own tours in 2008, launching his own touring business in 2016. His website is
This program is free to the public and no reservations are required.
Questions? Contact Hay Lake School Site Manager Susan Stepka at or 651-433-4014.