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Showing Events between Wednesday, April 23, 2014 and Friday, May 23, 2014
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Explore the legacy of Gordon Parks with "One Minneapolis One Read"
Juxtaposition Arts, Mill City Museum, Minneapolis Central Library, North Regional Library, Sumner Library
MN Artists on the Move
Thursday, April 24, 6 p.m., Capri Theater
5th annual Spring Thing
Saturday, April 26, 6 p.m., The Warren
Columbia Heights Public Schools co-sponsoring American Indian Pow Wow
Saturday, April 26, 1 p.m., Columbia Heights High School
Minneapolis Earth Day Clean Up
Saturday, April 26, 9:30 a.m.-noon
Jazz Noir returns on Jazz88 KBEM
Sunday, April 27, with shows at 5 and 9 p.m.; the 9 p.m. performance will be broadcast live on Jazz 88.5 FM
North First: GREEN
Monday, April 28, 6-8:30 p.m., Capri Theater
Spring at Sumner Library
Sumner Library
Everyone is a star for Starry Night
Saturday, May 3
Mother’s Day gathering brings generations together
Saturday, May 10, 3-6 p.m., Heritage Park Senior Services Center
Open Streets event planned for May 31
Saturday, May 31, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Run Camden 5K
Saturday, May 10
Upcoming events at North Regional Library
North Regional Library
Bulletin Board
Application assistance for SNAP and other benefits

Openings on Minneapolis boards and commissions
Applications reviewed beginning April 25.
Play baseball on new turf field at Farview Park
Season begins May 17, Farview Park
Community garden lots available in North Minneapolis

Join a Local Food Resource Hub

Community Connection Jobs Club
Tuesdays, 7-8 p.m., Community United Methodist Church
"Minneapolis Historical" app available

Apply to serve on the Minneapolis Bicycle Advisory Committee
Applications due by Friday, April 25, 4:30 p.m.
Community Baby Shower donations needed
Through the month of April
UCare for Seniors Medicare Advantage plan
UCare
Foster providers needed in Hennepin County
1st and 3rd Thursdays, 10 a.m.-noon and 6-8 p.m.
Need help with home maintenance?
Applications are processed throughout the year.
Help kids with homework at the library
North Regional Library, Sumner Library
U of M senior wellness study seeks volunteer participants age 70+

WorkForce Center relocation update
Tuesday, April 29, 6-8 p.m., Capri Theater
Learn about zoning, building permits, green initiatives for your home and more
Wednesday, April 30, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
Volunteers needed to mow lawns for seniors

New Webber Park Library meetings
Tuesday, April 15, 6-7:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 10, 9:30-11 a.m., Folwell Park
Planning meeting for new Webber Park Library
Saturday, May 10, 9:30-11 a.m., Folwell Park
Raingardens and Beyond: Healthy Yards, Clean Water
Workshops start April 15; nearby workshops April 29-June 28, Brooklyn Center Community Center, Columbia Park and Manor, Fridley Community Center, North Regional Library
Bottineau Transitway public hearings
May 7, 8, 13 and 14, Urban Research and Outreach/Engagement Center (UROC)
Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Awards seeks nominations
Nominations due Friday, April 4, 4 p.m.; awards luncheon Thursday, May 15, 11:30 a.m.
Business classes for artists at Northeast Library
Fridays, April 25-May 23, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Northeast Library
Events
Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden and Bird Sanctuary
Open daily mid-April through Oct. 15, 7:30 a.m. to 1/2 hour before sunset, Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden and Bird Sanctuary
Reading and signing by author Mahmoud El-Kati
Wednesday, April 23, 6-7:30 p.m., Urban Research and Outreach/Engagement Center (UROC)
Community forum on incarceration
Thursday, April 24, 6-8 p.m., New Salem Missionary Baptist Church
Celebrate, tour green homes in Willard-Hay Neighborhood
Saturday, April 26, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; additional tours Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27, 1-3 p.m.
Family History Fair
Saturday April 26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Preserving Sacred Spaces
Monday, April 28, 6:30 p.m., St. Anthony Library
Hennepin County Courts community listening session
Thursday, May 1, 5-6:30 p.m., Urban Research and Outreach/Engagement Center (UROC)
The future of light rail in Harrison
Saturday, May 3, 11 a.m-2 p.m., Redeemer Lutheran Church ELCA
Inside Report on Syria
Sunday, May 4, 6:30 p.m.; Middle East dinner available at 5:30 p.m., Crescent Moon Bakery
Arbor Day Celebration at Webber Park
Wednesday, May 14, 9 a.m., Webber Park
Discuss race at Waite Park
Wednesday, May 7, 6:30-8:30 p.m and Wednesday, May 14, 6:30-9 p.m.
From Pest to Pesto: Cooking with Garlic Mustard
Saturdays, May 3 and 17, meet at 9:30 a.m., Theodore Wirth Park
Concert at Victory Memorial Flag Pole
Thursday, May 22, 7 p.m., Victory Memorial Flag Pole
Arts
New work by Mark Wojahn at the Gallery 801 Lofts
Feb. 22-June., 801 Washington Lofts (Art at 801)
Permanent Vivian Maier Gallery opens
Gallery opens Friday, March 14; open daily 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Mpls Photo Center
What’s new at the Mpls Photo Center
March 14-April 27; opening reception Friday, March 14, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Mpls Photo Center
Northside Noir, Chris Stark at Homewood
Homewood Studios
Congressional Arts Competition reception, awards
Wednesday, April 23, 6 p.m.; program at 7, Urban Research and Outreach/Engagement Center (UROC)
Performance Arts
News and opportunities from Workhouse Theatre Company
Beginning Acting class Sept. 30; reading series 2nd Tuesday, 7 p.m.; play submissions accepted through Dec. 15, The Warren
What’s new at The Lab Theater
The Lab Theater
Legends series: Where is the Love?
Saturday, April 26, 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 27, 3 p.m., Capri Theater
Capri After School Theater (CAST) presents "The Tempest"
Thursday, May 1, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Friday, May 2, 7 p.m., Capri Theater
Freedom of Xpression Open Mic
1st Monday, 6-8 p.m.; sign up between 5:30 and 6 p.m., Capri Theater
SPCO presents Thursday evening chamber music series at the Capri
Thursday, May 8, 7 p.m., Capri Theater
The Children’s Republic
Thursday, May 15, 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 18, 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., Capri Theater
Fundraisers
Bowling fundraiser for Heartstrings
Saturday, April 26, 4-8 p.m., Elsie‚Äôs Restaurant, Bar, & Bowling Center
Volunteers and Donations
Call seniors for grocery orders
Calls made days, nights, and weekends.
Rake It spring yard clean-up help needed
Starting mid-April (depending upon the weather).
Family Fun
Elf and Fairy houses
Saturday, May 3, 10 a.m.-noon, North Mississippi Regional Park, Kroening Interpretive Center
Free Family Fundays
Sundays, 1-3 p.m., North Mississippi Regional Park, Kroening Interpretive Center
Youth Activities
Open Gym for kids at Bryn Mawr
Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m. through April, Bryn Mawr Elementary School
Just for Teens
Junior Entrepreneurs of Minnesota Summer Camp

Teen Job Fair at Central Library
Saturday, April 26, noon-3 p.m., Minneapolis Central Library
Senior Scene
Mexico: Rich History, Culture, Music, and Cuisine
Monday, May 5, 1:30-3 p.m., MainStreet Lodge
Church Events
Night of the Stars
Sunday, April 27, 4 p.m., Gethsemane Lutheran Church ELCA
Empowering Our Youth Ministry Family Conference
Aug. 14-16
Classes
Conversation Circles
Fridays through May 30, 10:30 a.m.-noon; no event April 4 or May 23, Sumner Library
Free home improvement workshops
Various evenings, 6:30-8:30 p.m., April 16-May 29, Lucy Craft Laney at Cleveland Park Community School, Patrick Henry High School
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