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April 17, 2014
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Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Awards seeks nominations
Posted 3/18/2014
Nominations are due by Friday, April 4, 4 p.m.
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Tomorrow: Meeting on Central Avenue closure
Posted 3/18/2014
The Central Avenue Closure Committee will hold meetings for business owners and residents on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 7 p.m., at Diamonds Coffee Shoppe, 16th and Central. There will also be a community meeting with CPED and MNDOT about the Central Avenue closure Wednesday, March 19, 2 p.m. at Nimbus Theatre, 16th and Central, across from Diamonds Coffee Shoppe. Meetings are sponsored by the Northeast CDC. For more information, call 612-627-9366, or email .
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Computer help for seniors
Posted 3/16/2014
Columbia Heights Library, 820 40th Ave. NE, will host "Senior Surf" events Wednesdays, April 2 and May 7, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Learn computer basics, how to navigate and search the Internet and how to access websites of interest to seniors. Get hands-on computer experience with help from representatives of the Senior LinkAge Line. To register, call Barb at 763-706-3690. Presented in collaboration with the Minnesota Board on Aging and Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging.
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Teach adults basic reading, writing skills
Posted 3/16/2014
The Minnesota Literacy Council is looking for encouraging, enthusiastic volunteers to work with adult learners at locations throughout the Twin CIties, including Northeast and North Minneapolis. Teach small groups of adults who are learning basic reading and writing skills, some of them in their second, third or fourth languages. There will be information sessions for new volunteers on Wednesday, March 19, 6-7:30 p.m.; Monday, April 7, 10-11:30 a.m.; and Tuesday, April 22, 6-7:30 p.m., at MLC’s main office in St. Paul, 700 Raymond Ave. Attending the info session is not a requirement to be a volunteer. Find out more at www.mnliteracy.org, or call Ellie at 651-251-9061.
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Sheridan Neighborhood Organization
Posted 3/16/2014
Sheridan Neighborhood Organization meetings are held on the 4th Monday of the month, 7 p.m. at East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700 2nd St. NE. All residents are invited to attend. Annual meeting and election in April; meeting includes Fix and Paint and Metro Blooms Rain Garden Lotteries drawings.
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Community Connection Jobs Club
Posted 3/15/2014
Community United Methodist Church, 950 Gould Avenue NE, Columbia Heights, will host a weekly event Tuesdays, 7-8 p.m. starting March 25, that will provide support and resources for finding that perfect job. There will be weekly speakers covering interviewing, management, benefits, and more. For more information, call 763-788-9009.
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Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Awards seeks nominations
Posted 3/15/2014
Nominations are due by Friday, April 4, 4 p.m.
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Foster providers needed in Hennepin County
Posted 3/15/2014
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Central: Survives and Thrives
Posted 3/14/2014
The Central Avenue Closure Committee will hold meetings for business owners and residents on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 7 p.m., at Diamonds Coffee Shoppe, 16th and Central. There will also be a community meeting with CPED and MNDOT about the Central Avenue closure Wednesday, March 19, 2 p.m. at Nimbus Theatre, 16th and Central, across from Diamonds Coffee Shoppe. Meetings are sponsored by the Northeast CDC. For more information, call 612-627-9366, or email .
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Join the NE Bocce League
Posted 3/14/2014
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What’s new at the Mpls Photo Center
Posted 3/11/2014
Mpls Photo Center, 2400 N. 2nd St., has two new exhibits opening March 14 and running through April 27. "The Visual Narrative" is the result of a Call for Entry, juried by Susan Burnstine. "Absence of Being" features work by Susan Burnstine. An opening reception for both exhibits will be held Friday, March 14, 6:30-9:30 p.m. While you’re there, check out the Center’s new permanent Vivian Maier Gallery, also opening March 14. Details at www.mplsphotocenter.com.
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Permanent Vivian Maier Gallery opens March 14
Posted 3/10/2014
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Book discussion group in Heights
Posted 3/10/2014
Columbia Heights Public Library, 820 40th Ave. NE, hosts a monthly book discussion group on the last Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. Upcoming books and discussion dates: March 26: The Tale of Halcyon Crane by Wendy Webb; April 30: One Summer: America 1927 by Bill Bryson; May 28: Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline; June 25: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell; and July 30: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce.
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Northeaster Events
Rake It spring yard clean-up help needed

Starting mid-April (depending upon the weather).
Foster providers needed in Hennepin County

1st and 3rd Thursdays, 10 a.m.-noon and 6-8 p.m.
Community garden lots available in North Minneapolis

Openings on Minneapolis boards and commissions

Applications reviewed beginning April 25.
Brain fitness games available at the library
Columbia Heights Public Library
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