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August 1, 2014
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Wellness Expo: Boomers & Beyond, Sept. 9
Posted 8/1/2014
East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700 2nd St. NE, presents the 37th annual free wellness expo Tuesday, Sept. 9, 10 a.m.-noon, showcasing community resources geared toward adults age 50 or better. The event will also feature Kairos Alive!, an award-winning arts education and performing arts program that actively engages older adults and intergenerational communities through dance, music and story participation. For more information, call 612- 781-6011, or visit www.esns.org.
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Train Your Brain, Aug. 19
Posted 8/1/2014
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Are you an older adult looking for work?
Posted 8/1/2014
East Side Neighborhood Services has partnered with Senior Service America to provide the Senior Community Service Employment Program to help older workers find permanent employment. If you are 55 or older, unemployed and a resident of Hennepin County, you can apply to our program regardless of your employment history or educational level and we will help you find work. Through paid community service positions, ESNS will help you build the experience and confidence you need to find permanent employment. Find out more by calling 612-787-4078.
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All NE Community and School BBQ at Edison, Aug. 21
Posted 8/1/2014
The 8th annual All NE Community and School BBQ, is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 21, 3:30-7:30 p.m., in front of Edison High School at 22nd Ave. NE and Quincy St. All are welcome to join this free, community-wide event as we celebrate the end of summer and kick off a new school year. Sponsored by local businesses and organizations, the event will feature a great meal, PlayWorks, the ever-popular photo booth, and many friends and neighbors. All NE public schools have scheduled their open houses for that day and the BBQ offers families an easy dinner as we enjoy building strong schools and community. For more information and a listing of schools’ open house times, visit www.facebook.com/NortheastBBQ.
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Find out about Anoka County 4-H
Posted 8/1/2014
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St. Anthony/NE MOMS Club meets Aug. 27
Posted 8/1/2014
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Senior luncheon at St. John’s Lutheran, Aug. 12
Posted 8/1/2014
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Twin Cities Polish Festival, Aug. 8-10
Posted 7/31/2014
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Sunday: Red Stag Block Party
Posted 7/31/2014
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Fun Fest-Summer Jam, Aug. 1-3
Posted 7/31/2014
Live music, dancing, Bingo, silent auction, live auction, food, kids’ games and inflatables, and more....
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Meals on Wheels seeks volunteers for basketball fundraiser
Posted 7/30/2014
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Saturday: Car wash, bake sale at Living Hope Ministries
Posted 7/30/2014
The youth group at Living Hope Ministries, 1737 Adams St. NE, will have a car wash and bake sale Saturday, Aug. 2, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.. The group is raising money to do four days of service projects in the Twin Cities.
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Friday: Riverfront Fest
Posted 7/30/2014
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New musical "Golden Boys" at the Lab Theater
Posted 7/28/2014
Tickets cost $20 for adults and $15 for students with ID. VIP tickets available by emailing . Find more details and purchase tickets at thelabtheater.org or call 612-333-7977.
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Thursday: Twin Cities River Rats Water Ski Show
Posted 7/28/2014
River RatsThe Twin Cities River Rats are back on the Mississippi providing free family water ski shows that incorporate music, themed skits, actors, announcers and talented skiers doing stunts, jumps, human pyramids, barefooting and doubles. The River Rats accept donations, and concessions, souvenir programs, apparel and memorabilia are for sale at every show. Events are held Thursdays, July 31, Aug. 14, 21 and 28, and Wednesday, Aug. 6, 7 p.m. along the Mississippi River on West River Rd. near 17th Ave. N., just south of W. Broadway Ave. There will also be a special "Military Appreciation Show" on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 6:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or chair; parking is free. Details at www.tcriverrats.com.
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Lundstrum Center presents Once Upon A Mattress, July 31-Aug. 3
Posted 7/28/2014
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Minneapolis parks photo contest
Posted 7/28/2014
Deadline for entries is Sept. 1, 2014.
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Host a Night to Unite party in St. Anthony
Posted 7/28/2014
This year Minnesota Night to Unite (formally known as National Night Out), will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 6-9 p.m. To register for this event, contact Sergeant Jon Mangseth by Thursday, July 31, by calling 612-782-3366 or by email at . Leave your name, address, phone number, approximate number of people attending, when your party will begin, and if you need barricades. For complete deail of this event, see the City of St. Anthony web site at www.ci.saint-anthony.mn.us and look under upcoming events.
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Household hazardous waste drop-off event at Jenny Lind, July 31-Aug. 2
Posted 7/28/2014
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Friday: Date night at Silverwood
Posted 7/28/2014
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UCare for Seniors and Medicare 101
Posted 7/28/2014
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Meals on Wheels seeks volunteers for basketball fundraiser
Posted 7/27/2014
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Tonight: "The Wizard of Oz"
Posted 7/25/2014
St. Anthony Community Theater presents "The Wizard of Oz," on July 25-Aug. 3 in the St. Anthony High School auditorium, 3303 33rd Ave. NE. In the play, Dorothy Gale is tossed by tornado into a land where she must form new friendships to battle the Wicked Witch of the West. Dorothy tries to find her way home, despite the efforts of talking trees, flying monkeys and sleep-inducing poppies to thwart her plans. The director promises some "new twists" on the play, but don’t worry—Dorothy gets home. Thursday, Friday and Saturday shows are at 7 p.m.; Sunday shows are at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $12/adults, $10/students and seniors, and are available at the door, or online at sactheater.org.
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Learning for Leadership community corn roast
Posted 7/24/2014
Learning for Leadership, a public K-12 charter school with an eight-year history, will host a National Night Out open house and community corn roast Tuesday, Aug. 5, 5-7 p.m., at its campus just west of Columbia Golf Course, 3300 5th St. NE. The event features free food, kids games, school tours and a performance by the Fantasy Factory BMX high flying stunt show.
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Saturday: Car wash, bake sale at Living Hope Ministries
Posted 7/24/2014
The youth group at Living Hope Ministries, 1737 Adams St. NE, will have a car wash and bake sale Saturdays, July 26 and Aug. 2, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.. The group is raising money to do four days of service projects in the Twin Cities.
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Riverfront Fest, Aug. 1
Posted 7/24/2014
The East Minneapolis Exchange Club, Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership, and Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) have partnered to present the "Riverfront Fest" Friday, Aug. 1, 5:30 p.m.-sunset, at Sheridan Memorial Park, 1300 Water St. NE, Minneapolis. The event will include food trucks from Psycho Suzi’s, Stanley’s, Scratch, Tin FIsh and El Taco Riendo; live music from Tangled Roots (6-7 p.m.) and Wain McFarlane and Jahz (7:30-8:30 p.m.), and craft beer from Northgate Brewing, Indeed Brewing Co., 612 Brew, and Sociable Cider Werks, plus kids activities and the Twin Cities River Rats. Free admission.
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Puppet show at a driveway near you! JUST ADDED: Jackson Square Park
Posted 7/24/2014
Open Eye Driveway TourOpen Eye Theater brings summer family fun for all ages to driveways near you. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy a puppet show with friends and neighbors and refreshments after the show.

JUST ADDED! Tuesday, July 28, 7 p.m. The Amazing Cow Boat, Jackson Square Park, 22nd Ave NE & Jackson St NE, Minneapolis

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Rummage sale at Holy Cross, Aug. 6-8
Posted 7/23/2014
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Fun Fest-Summer Jam, Aug. 1-3
Posted 7/23/2014
Live music, dancing, Bingo, silent auction, live auction, food, kids’ games and inflatables, and more....
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Free outdoor jazz concert tonight: Aurora Club
Posted 7/23/2014
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GriefShare group at St. Matthew
Posted 7/23/2014
St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 4101 Washington St. NE, will host a 12-week grief recovery support group for those who have lost a loved one. The group will meet Wednesdays, Sept. 3-Nov. 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m.. This group is sponsored by people who understand experience of loss and want to offer comfort and encouragement during this difficult time. GriefShare sessions are designed to help participants to successfully travel the journey from mourning to joy. Sessions include a video seminar and group discussion. Each session is self-contained, so it’s okay if you have to miss some of the sessions. There is no charge, but registration is required. Contact Parish Nurse Kathy Rosenberg at 763-788-9427, or .
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Northeaster Events
Movies in the Park
Logan Park
Various dates through Aug. 23
St. Anthony Community Theater presents "The Wizard of Oz"
St. Anthony High School/Middle School
July 25-Aug. 3; Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 7 p.m.; Sundays, 2 p.m.
Communion at Legacy
Legacy of St. Anthony
Tuesdays, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Permanent Vivian Maier Gallery opens
Mpls Photo Center
Gallery opens Friday, March 14; open daily 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Free summer meals for youth

Through Aug. 16
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