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April 27, 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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Recycling Champions nominations due May 8
Posted 4/8/2015
Anoka County is seeking nomination for Recycling Champions. Nominations are being accepted for individuals, groups and organizations that are passionate about recycling and exceptionally committed to reducing, reusing, recycling or composting.
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