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April 17, 2014
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Minneapolis Earth Day Clean Up, April 26
Posted 4/8/2014
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Egg Drop at Kroening, April 19
Posted 4/7/2014
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Learn all about radon April 19
Posted 4/7/2014
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Marcy Arts Gala, April 27
Posted 4/7/2014
The 13th annual Marcy Arts Gala is set for Saturday, April 26, 6-11 p.m. at the Soap Factory, 514 Second St. SE. The event will raise funds for arts programming at nearby Marcy Open School, a K-8 public school featuring an arts-infused curriculum. The gala will feature silent and live auctions with work donated by over 200 local and national artists and community members--a wide variety of fine arts, ceramics, photography, furniture, jewelry and textiles. Sample an a diverse array of food and beverage from local restaurants. Entertainment by MU Daiko Drummers, DJ Overzealous and more. Tickets cost $40 in advance (before April 24), $45 at the door. For more information, call Laura Cayere-King at 612-807-2847, or visit marcy.mpls.k12.mn.us. Find Gala information under "Marcy Arts Partnership" in the left column.
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Bowling fundraiser for Heartstrings, April 26
Posted 4/7/2014
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Design a reusable bag, win a scholarship
Posted 4/7/2014
Hennepin and Anoka County high school students are invited to use their creativity to show what the Minneapolis Farmers Market, and this year’s theme, "Grow Your Own Way," means to them by creating a design to be used on reusable shopping bags. The student with the winning design will receive a $1,000 scholarship. In addition, his or her artwork will be showcased on thousands of reusable canvas bags distributed to Minneapolis Farmers Market shoppers throughout the season. Two runners-up will each receive a $500 scholarship. Entries must be submitted by Friday, April 18.
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St. Anthony Village High School Band Pops Concert, April 25 & 26
Posted 4/7/2014
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Taste of Lebanon at St. Maron
Posted 4/7/2014
Annual authentic Lebanese dinner at St. Maron Catholic Church, 602 University Ave. NE, on Sunday, April 27, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. For more information, call 612-379-2758 or visit www.stmaron.com.
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St. Anthony/NE MOMS Club meets April 30
Posted 4/7/2014
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Northeast Networking Night: Parkway Pizza Northeast
Posted 4/3/2014
The Northeast Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce will host a Northeast Networking Night Wednesday, April 23, 5-6:30 p.m. at Parkway Pizza Northeast, 2851 Johnson St. NE. This locally-owned pizza shop is the newest restaurant to open in Northeast and features sauces made from scratch, sausages spiced and ground daily, and locally-grown veggies on their pizza. Come have a complimentary slice of pizza and enjoy the cash bar while networking with fellow Chamber members. Tickets cost $10 for members, $15 for non-members. To register, call 612-370-9100 or visit www.minneapolischamber.org.
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Language Central needs volunteers
Posted 4/2/2014
Language Central, 2300 Central Ave. NE, is looking for volunteers to aid teachers in ESL classes and to help with administrative tasks. If interested, call 612-709-8666.
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Introduction to Business Networking
Posted 4/2/2014
Learn the basics of business networking and how to grow your businesses through word-of-mouth referrals Thursday, April 24, 8-10 a.m., at The Nordeast Eatery, 2100 Summer St. NE. All professions are welcome; refreshments provided. Bring 100 business cards to pass to other business professionals. There is no charge for this event. More details online at bnimn.com/mn-minnesota-cities-business-alliance.
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"Minneapolis Historical" app available
Posted 4/2/2014
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Nimbus presents "Nacirema: Stories of Color"
Posted 4/2/2014
Nimbus Theatre, 1517 Central Ave. NE, presents Nacirema: Stories of Color, an original ensemble-created production, April 5-27. Nacirema (American spelled backwards) takes a look at the complex world of race in 21st Century America. Loosely inspired by George C. Wolfe’s The Colored Museum, and created in workshop by the cast and director, the production is a series of vignettes that asks us to look beyond stereotypes and easy answers to see the depth, beauty, and pain that is a result of America’s diversity. For tickets, call 612-548-1380 or visit nimbustheatre.com.
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Run Camden 5K
Posted 4/2/2014
Sign up for a new road race! The "Run Camden 5K" is to be held on Saturday, May 10, in North Minneapolis to support Webber Camden Neighborhood Organization programming. All ages and abilities are invited to come run (or walk) the 5K route (about 3 miles), starting and ending at Patrick Henry High School. The cost is $20 if you sign up before April 15, and there is a discounted entry fee option for families. There will also be a free Kid’s Run on the Henry track at 10 a.m. Youth will complete two laps on the track, approximately 1/2 mile. More information at www.active.com/minneapolis-mn/running/distance-running-races/run-camden-5k-2014.
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Teach adults basic reading, writing skills
Posted 4/2/2014
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Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival starts today
Posted 4/2/2014
The Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival returns to the St. Anthony Main Theatre, 115 SE Main St., April 3-19. Join the more than 40,000 attendees at this premier film event in Minnesota where you can see over 250 international, local, and national feature length and short films from 60+ countries, meet visiting international filmmakers, and attend a host of events, parties, and panel discussions. Visit mspfilmsociety.org for more information.
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Volunteers needed for "Weed It & Reap"
Posted 3/31/2014
The Northeast Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce is seeking volunteers for Weed It & Reap, Northeast’s bi-annual Community Clean-Up Days, on May 1-3. Volunteers are needed for a variety of shifts, to pick up debris near local businesses on sidewalks, boulevards, neighborhood streets and in area parks. Vests, gloves and garbage bags are provided. For more information, call 612-378-0050, or visit www.minneapolischamber.org/weedit.
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Apply to serve on the Minneapolis Bicycle Advisory Committee
Posted 3/31/2014
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Application assistance for SNAP and other benefits
Posted 3/31/2014
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Seed distribution event April 5
Posted 3/31/2014
A Local Food Resource Hub is a community-based network of residents, organizations, and businesses supporting each other to grow, cook, preserve, and compost their own fresh produce. Hubs benefit communities by connecting neighbors and increasing access to healthy food. Residents of Minneapolis and St. Paul can join the Local Food Resource Hubs and select a small, medium, or large garden package- prices vary by size and partial scholarships are available. Gardening Matters orders the seeds and plants in bulk, which allows residents very affordable prices on garden packages. Members pick up their seeds and plants at distribution events held across Minneapolis and St. Paul, which are run by Gardening Matters, Hub members, and countless neighborhood partners and volunteers. Residents can attend a seed distribution event Saturday, April 5, noon-3 p.m., at Christ English Lutheran Church, 3210 Oliver Ave. N. Otherwise, contact Gardening Matters at 612-821-2358, or visit www.gardeningmatters.org/hubs for more information about the program, including a map of the Hub areas and the sign up form. English and Spanish paper forms are available from Gardening Matters and can be downloaded from the website as well.
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Saturday morning Camera Club at Silverwood, April 12
Posted 3/31/2014
Come to Silverwood Park in St. Anthony on the second Saturday of each month, 9:30-11:30 a.m. to meet with other camera enthusiasts and enjoy a presentation of fine art and nature photography, followed by time viewing one another’s work and discussing techniques and process. Each month features a new theme. Improve your skills and enjoy the company of other people who spend time behind a lens. Bring work to share on a portable drive or in print form. Cost is $5; register by calling 763-559-6700. Ages 14+. More information at www.threeriversparks.org.On Saturday, Sept. 14, 1-4 p.m., Silverwood photographer Linda Dobosenski will have a seminar on mobile phone photographer. Cost is $20; call 763-559-6700 for details.
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Learn all about radon April 19
Posted 3/30/2014
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Brain fitness games available at the library
Posted 3/30/2014
Did you know that keeping your brain active by reading, writing, playing games, learning new things, doing crossword puzzles, may trigger the growth of new brain cells? Brain Fitness games, including Solitaire Chess, Tangoes, Cobra Cubes, a jigsaw puzzle and a variety of other puzzles and games for one or more persons are available for use in the adult services area of the Columbia Heights Public Library, 820 40th Ave. NE. Related books on brain fitness and memory are on display and available for checkout.
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Bowling fundraiser for Heartstrings, April 26
Posted 3/30/2014
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Gods and Monsters reading group
Posted 3/30/2014
Gods and Monsters book clubGods and Monsters, a free Twin Cities book group, open to all who’ve read the book, meets monthly at Eastside Food Coop’s Granite Studio, 2551 Central Ave. NE, to discuss books with themes of myth and religion. On Sunday, April 27, 4-5:30 p.m., the group will discuss Shakespeare’s play Hamlet.
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Design a reusable bag, win a scholarship
Posted 3/29/2014
Hennepin and Anoka County high school students are invited to use their creativity to show what the Minneapolis Farmers Market, and this year’s theme, "Grow Your Own Way," means to them by creating a design to be used on reusable shopping bags. The student with the winning design will receive a $1,000 scholarship. In addition, his or her artwork will be showcased on thousands of reusable canvas bags distributed to Minneapolis Farmers Market shoppers throughout the season. Two runners-up will each receive a $500 scholarship. Entries must be submitted by Friday, April 18.
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Preserving Sacred Spaces, April 28
Posted 3/29/2014
Local resident Susan Mundale will discuss Twin Cities churches noted for their architectural and historical significance, and how they have changed over the years, Monday, April 28, 6:30 p.m., at St. Anthony Village Library, 2941 Pentagon Drive, in the St. Anthony Village Shops.
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Minneapolis Earth Day Clean Up, April 26
Posted 3/29/2014
Read more about Event #11319
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St. Anthony Village High School Band Pops Concert, April 25 & 26
Posted 3/29/2014
Read more about Event #11318
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Taste of Lebanon at St. Maron
Posted 3/29/2014
Annual authentic Lebanese dinner at St. Maron Catholic Church, 602 University Ave. NE, on Sunday, April 27, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. For more information, call 612-379-2758 or visit www.stmaron.com.
Read more about Event #11317
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Introduction to Business Networking
Posted 3/29/2014
Learn the basics of business networking and how to grow your businesses through word-of-mouth referrals Thursday, April 24, 8-10 a.m., at The Nordeast Eatery, 2100 Summer St. NE. All professions are welcome; refreshments provided. Bring 100 business cards to pass to other business professionals. There is no charge for this event. More details online at bnimn.com/mn-minnesota-cities-business-alliance.
Read more about Event #11316
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Arcana pancake breakfast
Posted 3/29/2014
Arcana Lodge, 920 Lowry Ave. NE, will hold a pancake breakfast fundraiser Saturday, April 19, 9 a.m.-noon.
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