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April 18, 2015
Fire on West Broadway
Written by Mark Peterson
Posted 4/15/2015
A fire broke out just before 9 AM today in the 900 block (south side) of West Broadway.
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EVENTS:
10,000 Miles graphic travelogue opens April 25
Posted 4/18/2015
Greg Leckers painting travelogue, "10,000 Miles by Highway, Hiking Trail, Plane Рand Paint," opens Saturday, April 25, noon-6 p.m., in the Northrup King Building, Gallery Immaginé, 1500 Jackson Street NE, #183.
Read more about Event #12456
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Beltrami Earth Day Clean-Up April 25
Posted 4/18/2015
Northeast Minneapolis residents are invited to an Earth Day Clean-Up at Beltrami Park, 1111 Summer St. NE, Saturday, April 25, 9:30 a.m.-noon.
Read more about Event #12427
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Valley View Fun Walk/Run May 2
Posted 4/18/2015
Valley View Elementary School, 800 49th Ave. NE, will have its Second Annual Fun Run/Walk, Saturday, May 2, at 1 p.m.
Read more about Event #12394
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History of Hilltop and Columbia Heights April 25
Posted 4/18/2015
Columbia Heights Public Library, 820 40th Ave. NE, will host "Bringing Local History to Life: The History of Hilltop and Columbia Heights," Saturday, April 25, 2-3 p.m.
Read more about Event #12388
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Waite Park Elementary Spring Social April 18
Posted 4/18/2015
Waite Park Elementary School will have its Spring Social Saturday, April 18, 6-11 p.m., at the Solar Arts Building, 711 15th Ave. NE.
Read more about Event #12377
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Church of All Saints Spring Luncheon Aril 18
Posted 4/18/2015
Church of All Saints, 435 Fourth St. NE, will have their Annual Spring Luncheon, "Festival of Tables X," Saturday, April 18, in the Parish Center.
Read more about Event #12371
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Eastertide Hymn Festival at First Lutheran April 26
Posted 4/18/2015
First Lutheran Church of Columbia Heights, 1555 40th Ave. NE, will have a free Eastertide Hymn Festival, Sunday, April 26, at 4 p.m.
Read more about Event #12365
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Film premiere on local resident in Tibetan beauty pageant April 18
Posted 4/18/2015
St. Anthony Main Theater, 115 Main St. SE, presents Flying Pieces Productions’ Minnesota premiere of the documentary film "Miss Tibet: Beauty in Exile," at the 2015 Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival, Saturday, April 18 at 7 p.m.
Read more about Event #12349
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St. Charles Borromeo auction April 25
Posted 4/18/2015
St. Charles Borromeo will have its 2015 Auction Gala, Saturday, April 25, 6-11 p.m., in the St. Charles Borromeo School Gymnasium, 2727 Stinson Blvd. NE.
Read more about Event #12343
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Marcy Arts Gala April 25
Posted 4/18/2015
Marcy Arts Partnership will have its Marcy Arts Gala, Saturday, April 25, at 5 p.m., at the Soap Factory, 514 Second St. SE.
Read more about Event #12341
EVENTS:
Bywood East Bake and Easter Basket Sale April 18
Posted 4/18/2015
Bywood East Health Care, 3427 Central Ave. NE, will have a Spring Bake and Easter Basket Sale, Friday, April 18, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Read more about Event #12288
EVENTS:
St. Anthony Sister City celebration April 19
Posted 4/17/2015
St. Anthony Sister City Association will have a 30th Anniversary Celebration in honor of the establishment of the formal sister city relationship with Salo, Finland, Sunday, April 19, 1-3 p.m., at the St. Anthony Village Central Park Pavilion.
Read more about Event #12455
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Northeast Farmers Market pancake breakfast April 25
Posted 4/17/2015
The Northeast Farmers Market will host its 8th annual Pancake Breakfast Saturday, April 25, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700 Second St. NE.
Read more about Event #12453
EVENTS:
UNFORESEEN Poetry and Art reading May 20
Posted 4/17/2015
UNFORESEEN Poetry and Art, a collaborative group exhibit pairing poetry with artworks in all media, is open at Gallery One TractorWorks, 800 Washington Ave. N., through June 18. There will be a poetry reading Wednesday, May 20, 4-7 p.m.
Read more about Event #12451
EVENTS:
MOMS Club meeting April 29
Posted 4/17/2015
MOMS Club Int’l - St Anthony/NE Minneapolis, will meet Wednesday, April 29, at 10 a.m., at Faith United Methodist Church, 2708 33rd Ave. NE.
Read more about Event #12449
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Amy Toscani solo show at Franconia opens April 24
Posted 4/17/2015
Franconia Sculpture Park, a mecca for three-dimensional art located in the St. Croix River Valley, is hosting Amy Toscani’s new solo show, "This Just In," at its Northeast Minneapolis gallery, Franconia in the City@Casket, 1781 Jefferson St. NE, April 24 to May 17. There will be a gala opening reception Friday, April 24, 6-8 p.m. Toscani will give an artist talk at the gallery Thursday, May 7, 7-9 p.m.
Read more about Event #12448
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Artists can join Columbia Heights’ online art directory
Posted 4/17/2015
The Columbia Heights Public Arts Commission is putting together an online art directory. The directory’s online submission form is available at www.ci.columbia-heights.mn.us.
Read more about Event #12444
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Dandelion Day Celebration May 17
Posted 4/17/2015
The 27th annual Dandelion Day celebration, planned for Sunday, May 17, 1-4 p.m. at the Ard Godfrey House, located in Chute Square at the corner of University and Central avenues SE, celebrates Harriet Godfrey’s introduction of dandelion seeds to the St. Anthony Falls area in 1849.
Read more about Event #12320
EVENTS:
Northeast Networking Night April 22
Posted 4/16/2015
The Northeast Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce will host a Northeast Networking Night, Wednesday, April 22, 5-6:30 p.m. at Psycho Suzi’s Motor Lounge, Ports of Pleasure, 1900 Marshall St. NE.
Read more about Event #12441
EVENTS:
St. Anthony Village High School POPS Concert April 24-25
Posted 4/16/2015
The St. Anthony Village High School Concert Band and Jazz Band will have the 53rd Annual POPS Concert, "Pops At the Movies," Friday and Saturday, April 24 and 25, at 7:30 p.m., in the school auditorium, 3303 33rd Ave. NE.
Read more about Event #12440
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Edison Class of 1955 reunion Sept. 16
Posted 4/16/2015
There will be an Edison High School Class of 1955, 60-year reunion, Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 4:30 p.m. at Elsie’s Restaurant, Bar & Bowling Center, 729 Marshall St. NE.
Read more about Event #12431
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Little Voyageurs’ dinner and auction April 24
Posted 4/16/2015
Little Voyageurs’ Montessori School will have their 9th annual spaghetti dinner and silent auction, Friday, April 24, 5-7 p.m., at St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church, 825 51st Ave. NE.
Read more about Event #12373
EVENTS:
Weed It and Reep volunteers needed May 7-9
Posted 4/15/2015
The Northeast Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce is looking for volunteers for Community Clean Up Days as part of its Weed It and Reap tradition, Thursday and Friday, May 7-8, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday, May 9, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Read more about Event #12435
EVENTS:
Art-A-Whirl volunteer orientation May 6, 9, 11
Posted 4/15/2015
Art-A-Whirl organizers are looking for volunteers to fill shifts at the information booths, support the silent auction fundraiser, and fill a variety of shifts leading up to the event and throughout the weekend of Art-A-Whirl, May 15-17.
Read more about Event #12433
EVENTS:
Speelman Gallery Spring Art Fair, May 1-2
Posted 4/15/2015
Local artists Dan and Linda Speelman, Sue Christensen, Ira Mason, Dawndra Schmidt, and Joe Myhre display paintings, ceramics and photography. This show features photographer Alex Kraatz on Friday-Saturday, May 1-2, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Speelman Gallery, 1347 Buchanan St. NE. Live music by Going Nowhere begins Saturday, 3 p.m. For more information call 612-781-0563.
Read more about Event #12432
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Loans for first-time Anoka County homebuyers
Posted 4/15/2015
The Minnesota Housing Finance Agency is offering low-interest money to first-time homebuyers in Anoka County.
Read more about Event #12430
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Breaking Bread Cafe grand opening April 29
Posted 4/15/2015
Breaking Bread Cafe and Catering, 1210 Broadway Ave. W., will have a grand opening celebration and open house, Wednesday, April 29, 10 a.m.-noon.
Read more about Event #12389
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Immaculate Conception School dinner and auction May 1
Posted 4/15/2015
Immaculate Conception Catholic School, 4030 Jackson St. NE, will have its "Queen of May" Dinner and Auction Friday, May 1, at 5:30 p.m.
Read more about Event #12386
EVENTS:
Taste of Lebanon at St. Maron
Posted 4/15/2015
Annual authentic Lebanese dinner at St. Maron Catholic Church, 602 University Ave. NE, on Sunday, April 19, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tickets are $16/adult, $8/children 4-12 and are available at their website or at the parish office. For more information, call 612-379-2758 or visit www.stmaron.com.
Read more about Event #12369
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Edison to host "Original Play" during Art-A-Whirl
Posted 4/14/2015
As part of the school’s Northeast Minneapolis Art-A-Whirl stop, students at Edison High School, 700 22nd Ave. NE, will perform "Original Play," an original piece created by student actors and staff, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, May 14-16, at 7 p.m.
Read more about Event #12408
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Northeast Middle School social hour April 21
Posted 4/14/2015
Northeast Middle School, will have a Social Hour and Fundraiser, Tuesday, April 21, 4:30-7 p.m., at Fair State Brewing Cooperative, 2506A Central Ave. NE.
Read more about Event #12404
EVENTS:
AccessAbility "Rollin" Along the River June 13
Posted 4/13/2015
AccessAbility, Incorporated’s 7th Annual "Rollin’ Along the River" Walk & Roll-a-Thon and Summer Dash 5k will be Saturday, June 13, at North Mississippi Regional Park, Interstate 94 and 49th Ave. N.
Read more about Event #12374
EVENTS:
Community United Methodist dinner April 13, luncheon April 23
Posted 4/13/2015
Community United Methodist Church, 950 Gould Ave. NE, will have a free community dinner, Monday, April 13, 5:30-6:30 p.m., and a salad luncheon, Thursday, April 23, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Read more about Event #12366
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Street sweeping begins April 14
Posted 4/13/2015
City of Minneapolis Public Works crews plan to sweep city streets April 14-May 8. Beginning Monday April 13, drivers should watch for temporary "No Parking" signs to avoid a ticket and tow.
Read more about Event #12344
EVENTS:
How to Volunteer for the National Park Service April 27
Posted 4/12/2015
St. Anthony Library, 2941 Pentagon Drive in the St. Anthony Village Shops, will host "How to Volunteer for the National Park Service," Monday, April 27, at 6:30 p.m.
Read more about Event #12391
EVENTS:
"The Dinkytown Uprising" premiere April 12 and 20
Posted 4/12/2015
"The Dinkytown Uprising," will have its world premiere at the upcoming Minneapolis St.Paul International Film Festival Sunday, April 12, at 6 p.m., and Monday, April 20, at 2 p.m.
Read more about Event #12375
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Empty Bowls fundraiser April 19
Posted 4/12/2015
Empty Bowls Northeast, part of an international grassroots effort to address hunger, will have a fundraising event, Sunday, April 19, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700 Second St. NE.
Read more about Event #12361
EVENTS:
History of Hilltop and Columbia Heights April 25
Posted 4/11/2015
Columbia Heights Public Library, 820 40th Ave. NE, will host "Bringing Local History to Life: The History of Hilltop and Columbia Heights," Saturday, April 25, 2-3 p.m.
Read more about Event #12388
EVENTS:
Marcy Arts Gala April 25
Posted 4/11/2015
Marcy Arts Partnership will have its Marcy Arts Gala, Saturday, April 25, at 5 p.m., at the Soap Factory, 514 Second St. SE.
Read more about Event #12341
EVENTS:
Bywood East Bake and Easter Basket Sale April 18
Posted 4/11/2015
Bywood East Health Care, 3427 Central Ave. NE, will have a Spring Bake and Easter Basket Sale, Friday, April 18, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Read more about Event #12288
EVENTS:
Waite Park Elementary Spring Social April 18
Posted 4/10/2015
Waite Park Elementary School will have its Spring Social Saturday, April 18, 6-11 p.m., at the Solar Arts Building, 711 15th Ave. NE.
Read more about Event #12377
EVENTS:
Church of All Saints Spring Luncheon April 18
Posted 4/10/2015
Church of All Saints, 435 Fourth St. NE, will have their Annual Spring Luncheon, "Festival of Tables X," Saturday, April 18, in the Parish Center.
Read more about Event #12371
EVENTS:
Eastertide Hymn Festival at First Lutheran April 26
Posted 4/10/2015
First Lutheran Church of Columbia Heights, 1555 40th Ave. NE, will have a free Eastertide Hymn Festival, Sunday, April 26, at 4 p.m.
Read more about Event #12365
EVENTS:
"Images of Color & Change" opens at 2001 A Space April 10
Posted 4/10/2015
2001 A SPACE, 2001 Fifth St. NE, will host Minnesota artists LaVonne Mountain and Nina Holiday-Lynch in "Images of Color & Change," oil, acrylic, and mixed media collage, April 10-19. There will be an opening reception, Friday, April 10, 6-9 p.m.
Read more about Event #12362
EVENTS:
Film premiere on local resident in Tibetan beauty pageant April 18
Posted 4/10/2015
St. Anthony Main Theater, 115 Main St. SE, presents Flying Pieces Productions’ Minnesota premiere of the documentary film "Miss Tibet: Beauty in Exile," at the 2015 Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival, Saturday, April 18 at 7 p.m.
Read more about Event #12349
EVENTS:
Edison to host Morris Park’s "Willy Wonka"
Posted 4/10/2015
Edison High School, 700 22nd Ave. NE, will host Morris Park Players in Roald Dahl’s "Willy Wonka," April 10, 17, 18, 24, and 25 at 7:30 p.m., and April 11, 19, and 26 at 2 p.m.
Read more about Event #12337
EVENTS:
Audience to participate in "Crime and Punishment" opening April 10
Posted 4/10/2015
Live Action Set, The Soap Factory, and Dangerous Productions will open "Crime and Punishment," a mystery and adventure, with audience participation, Friday, April 10, in a massive subterranean city built underneath The Soap Factory, 514 Second St. SE.
Read more about Event #12205
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