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September 20, 2014
EVENTS:
Active Aging Week at Logan Park, Sept. 22-26
Posted 9/10/2014
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Minnesota Opera preview at Northeast Library
Posted 9/10/2014
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Sunday: MSP Music Expo
Posted 9/10/2014
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St. Anthony/NE MOMS Club meets Sept. 24
Posted 9/10/2014
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Photography exhibit at 2001 A Space, opens Sept. 19
Posted 9/9/2014
Rigid structure and flowing dream-material coexist in an exhibit of new and selected photographs by local photographer Doug Johnson on display Sept. 19-28 at 2001 A Space, 2001 5th St. NE, with an opening reception Friday, Sept. 19, 6-10 p.m., and gallery hours Saturday and Sunday, 1-5 p.m., or by appointment, through Sept. 28.
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Wednesday: Don Nolan and the American Tattoo
Posted 9/8/2014
The American Craft Council, 1224 Marshall St. NE, announces its free fall lecture series starting Wednesday, Sept. 10, 7-9 p.m., with "Don Nolan and the American Tattoo." Master tattoo artist Don Nolan joins ACC director of education Perry A. Price for a discussion of the traditions, techniques, and apprenticeship of this elusive, permanent, and most ancient of all human art forms. With a career in tattooing that began in 1955, Nolan is both a rare witness to and active participant in the seismic changes tattooing has undergone in the 20th century, from enigmatic folk art to a ubiquitous form of self-expression. Upcoming lectures in this series will be held on the second Wednesday of the month, through December. For more information, call 612-206-3100 or visit craftcouncil.org.
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Social club for people with special needs
Posted 9/8/2014
New members and volunteers are welcome! First event of the season will be a bingo night, Monday, Sept. 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
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Thursday: NE Network meeting
Posted 9/8/2014
The Northeast Network is a monthly breakfast seminar held at the Eastside Food Co-op’s Community Room at 2551 Central Ave. NE. The discussion focuses on civic issues of interest in Northeast Minneapolis. Next meeting: Thursday, Sept. 11, 7:30-9 a.m. is entitled, "NE by the Numbers." The 2010 Census may have been completed four years ago, but the government continues to gather data and provide up-to-date information about the social and economic needs of our communities. Hear the City of Minneapolis Principal Planner Haila Maze give an overview of how Northeast Minneapolis is changing and how community groups and businesses can access and use the updated demographics of the area. The event is free; RSVP to or call the co-op at 612-788-0950 for more information. Upcoming meetings and topics: Oct. 9: "How to Tell Others (including yourself?) They Sound Racist: Conversations About Stereotypes," at Northeast College Prep, 2511 Taylor St. NE; Nov. 13: "Shop Local in NE Mpls" at EFC.
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Ukrainian Heritage Festival, Sept. 21
Posted 9/8/2014
The annual Ukrainian Heritage Festival will be held Sunday, Sept. 21, noon-5 p.m. at the Ukrainian Event Center, 301 Main St. NE. The free event celebrates all things Ukrainian, and demonstrate Ukrainian-American contributions to community life in the Twin Cities area and beyond. The event will include live performances of Ukrainian dance and music, featuring the Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Ensemble and the Ukrainian Village Band, special guest performaers Zorya Ukrainian Dance Association of Thunder Bay, Canada, as well as local singers and musicians. Activities include a Ukrainian cultural exhibit, a silent auction, kids’ carnival games, a photo booth with Ukrainian costumes, and an outdoor beer garden featuring Ukrainian and craft beer. Traditional foods will be available for purchase including varenyky ("pierogi"), grilled sausage from Kramarczuk’s, cabbage rolls, borscht and desserts. For more information, visit www.ukrainianfestivalmn.com.
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Today: Book sale at St. Anthony Librar
Posted 9/6/2014
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Tonight: Georgia Lonchar solo exhibit at Q.arma
Posted 9/4/2014
Q.arma Q1 Gallery, 1224 Quincy St. NE, will host a solo exhibit of of Georgian Lonchar’s fabric art, painting and digital art, Sept. 4-Sept. 26, with an opening reception Thursday, Sept. 4, 5-10 p.m., during "First Thursday" in the Northeast Artist District. Georgia’s passion for art in various forms has followed her throughout her life from her originals in Croatia to Germany in the 1990s and then to the United States, first in California and now in Minnesota. Additionally, on Sept. 4, many of the Q.arma Building’s resident artist’s studios, featuring textiles, soy wax candles, pottery, paintings, wood art, and graphic designs will be open. For more information, call 763-772-3709, or visit qarmabuilding.com.
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Sierra club bike tour of Minneapolis, Sept. 20
Posted 9/4/2014
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Social club for people with special needs
Posted 9/3/2014
New members and volunteers are welcome! First event of the season will be a bingo night, Monday, Sept. 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Read more about Event #11757
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NE Network meeting, Thursday, Sept. 11
Posted 9/3/2014
The Northeast Network is a monthly breakfast seminar held at the Eastside Food Co-op’s Community Room at 2551 Central Ave. NE. The discussion focuses on civic issues of interest in Northeast Minneapolis. Next meeting: Thursday, Sept. 11, 7:30-9 a.m. is entitled, "NE by the Numbers." The 2010 Census may have been completed four years ago, but the government continues to gather data and provide up-to-date information about the social and economic needs of our communities. Hear the City of Minneapolis Principal Planner Haila Maze give an overview of how Northeast Minneapolis is changing and how community groups and businesses can access and use the updated demographics of the area. The event is free; RSVP to or call the co-op at 612-788-0950 for more information. Upcoming meetings and topics: Oct. 9: "How to Tell Others (including yourself?) They Sound Racist: Conversations About Stereotypes," at Northeast College Prep, 2511 Taylor St. NE; Nov. 13: "Shop Local in NE Mpls" at EFC.
Read more about Event #11755
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Thursday: Georgia Lonchar solo exhibit at Q.arma
Posted 9/2/2014
Q.arma Q1 Gallery, 1224 Quincy St. NE, will host a solo exhibit of of Georgian Lonchar’s fabric art, painting and digital art, Sept. 4-Sept. 26, with an opening reception Thursday, Sept. 4, 5-10 p.m., during "First Thursday" in the Northeast Artist District. Georgia’s passion for art in various forms has followed her throughout her life from her originals in Croatia to Germany in the 1990s and then to the United States, first in California and now in Minnesota. Additionally, on Sept. 4, many of the Q.arma Building’s resident artist’s studios, featuring textiles, soy wax candles, pottery, paintings, wood art, and graphic designs will be open. For more information, call 763-772-3709, or visit qarmabuilding.com.
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Saturday: Book sale at St. Anthony Library
Posted 9/2/2014
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Find out about Anoka County 4-H
Posted 9/2/2014
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Wee Bop music classes
Posted 9/2/2014
Wee Bop, now in its ninth year in Northeast, offers age-appropriate, affordable early childhood music classes. Fall classes begin in early September, and are held at 2510 Cleveland St. NE, in Northeast United Methodist Church. Classes include Junior Rock (4-5 years), Tots & Tunes for (2-3 years), My First Music Class (0-12 months) and Instruments Adventures for the older toddlers. For more information, call Chellie Brown at 612-414-9545, or visit www.weebopmusic.com.
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St. Anthony/NE MOMS Club
Posted 9/2/2014
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Northeaster Events
Photography exhibit at 2001 A Space
2001 A Space
Sept. 19-28; opening reception Friday, Sept. 19, 6-10 p.m.
English classes for adult refugees, immigrants and asylees
International Institute of Minnesota
Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., ongoing
Actors & Spectators
Northrup King Building
Sept. 13-Oct. 25; reception Saturday, Sept. 27, 7-10 p.m.
"Minneapolis Historical" app available

Codependents Anonymous
East Side Neighborhood Services
Saturdays, 1-2 p.m.
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