Weekly Roundup: January 11-17

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Check out this week’s upcoming events in Greater Longfellow and enjoy art!


Upcoming& Ongoing Events

1/31/2019 Annual Chili Cook-off Fundraiser at Gandhi Mahal, 6-8pm.
Grab your favorite chili-recipe, your special secret family recipe, or even just a recipe you found online and compete! The registration is open until Monday, January 21. Registration fee is $10. https://goo.gl/forms/BGFwlCqATzooKGcq1
Not much of a chef? Or are you too busy to cook? Come to this delightful event! Socialize with neighbors and friends in a cozy atmosphere while enjoying yummy chili, and maybe even winning a door prize!
Kids 5 and under eat Free | Ages 6-12: $5 each |Adults ages 13+: $10 in advance or $12 at the door.
To purchase tickets, head to our Square shophttps://squareup.com/market/longfellow-community-council/
Scroll down, and make your selection under the “Other” category.
Please Like/Share/RSVP on our Facebook Event page. Also, feel free to invite any friends or neighbors who may enjoy this event—or has an awesome chili recipe: https://www.facebook.com/events/1970567446586102/
Locally Inspired: Group Art Exhibition featuring Patti Walsh & Susan Warner
Exhibition Dates: January 5, 2019 through January 26, 2019

Local artists Patti Walsh and Susan Warner to be featured in group exhibition at Vine Arts Center, showcasing a wide range of media across two bodies of work. Opening reception January 5 to feature artists, interaction, music and refreshments.
“How I See It” by Patti Walsh is a body of work that ranges from realism to abstract paintings. Her work features depictions of her personal connections to animals and explorations of paint and movement. Patti will donate 25% of any art to the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Minnesota Chapter.
“Who Says Women are Powerless?” by Susan Warner. Susan makes functional pots for daily use, with the intent of pleasing both the eye and hand. Points of departure in sculpture are everyday objects, like shoes, purses and irons. She exaggerates scale, manipulates form and texture, and sometimes makes social commentary in this ongoing series.

Futsal / Soccer Training at Matthews Park Rec Center with Coach Pete Munene
Soccer training that’s fun, engaging and supportive for beginner to advanced players. We will focus on developing athletic, technical and ball handling skills that will allow players to play with more confidence and creativity.
Sponsored by Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board | Multiple sessions over the fall and winter Matthews Park Rec Center | 2318 29th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406 | (612) 370-4950
Mondays | Jan 14, 2019 to Feb 11, 2019 | $70 | 5 Weeks | 18 Max
Mondays | Feb 25, 2019 to Mar 25, 2019 | $70 | 5 Weeks | 18 Max
The Matthews Park Youth Soccer Training and Futsal Free Play sessions are designed for motivated boys and girls ages
12-17 who have participated in MPRB or competitive soccer programs in the U13-U18 range. Each 90-minute intensive
training will be divided into 30 minutes of speed, strength, and agility training; 30 minutes of technical/skill-building;
and 30 minutes of small-sided futsal play. Players should bring a soccer ball and clean indoor soccer or court shoes.
Soccer Training & Futsal Free Play III – MPRB Activity # 89624 • Ages 12-13 | 6–7:30pm • https://apm.activecommunities.com/minneapolisparks/Activity_Search/soccer-training-futsal-free-play-ill/87981
Soccer Training & Futsal Free Play IV – MPRB Activity # 89626 • Ages 14-17 | 7:30–9pm • https://apm.activecommunities.com/minneapolisparks/Activity_Search/soccer-training-futsal-free-play-iv/87983
Soccer Training & Futsal Free Play V – MPRB Activity # 94272 • Ages 12-13 | 6–7:30pm • https://apm.activecommunities.com/minneapolisparks/Activity_Search/soccer-training-futsal-free-play-v/93580
Soccer Training & Futsal Free Play VI – MPRB Activity # 94273 • Ages 14-17 | 7:30–9pm • https://apm.activecommunities.com/minneapolisparks/Activity_Search/soccer-training-futsal-free-play-vi/93581

AEI COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT -GIVING BACK TO COMMUNITY
Starting this Fall 2018 we at Applied Energy Innovations are proud to present:
Keep the Heat on Program – Heating for those in need
Every fall, AEI will donate a furnace and installation to a neighbor or family in need within the South Minneapolis Community. The selection process is based on family situation, income,  medical requirements if any, and overall need. If you know of a neighbor you think might qualify for this program, please send an email to info@AEIexpertise.com with a description of the situation and the reason why you think that this neighbor or family should be selected for our program. We will work in conjunction with local organizations, nonprofits and communities of faith to spread the word.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Rockin’ Roller Vinyl Bus w/ Solid State Vinyl Records
Its a big blue traveling record store/music mobile. Check out it’s schedule! • https://solidstatevinyl.com/pages/rockin-roller-vinyl-bus

Grants Available: Up to $5,000 for residents with open citations on their property
The Longfellow Community Council is offering grants up to $5,000 for residents of Longfellow, Cooper, Howe and Hiawatha neighborhoods of Greater Longfellow who have received citations from the City of Minneapolis after a property inspection. The grants are offered to residents who are at or below 80% AMI (area median income). To find out if you qualify, contact the Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) at 612-335-5858 or go to the grant page on their website at https://www.mncee.org/services/financing/longfellow/.  After you access this page, click on the words “START APPLICATION PROCESS” to the far right of the page and fill out the requested information to see if you qualify.  This program is funded by the Longfellow Community Council and will be open until grant funds are expended.

Remove Snow for Seniors!
Senior Community Services HOME Program needs snow removal workers to help Seniors in your Community
HOME Program removes snow for seniors in Hennepin County. To remove snow with us, you would help the same people each time it snowed 2 or more inches. The snow would need to be removed within 24 hours of the snow stopping.
Supply your own shovel and/or snow blower Reliable vehicle
Must be 16 years old or older
Record dates of service
Physically able to remove snow
Commit to the entire snow removal season
Speak and interact with senior clients respectfully.
Help people and get paid at the same time! We pay $16/hour. Contact Bethany at seasonalwork@seniorcommunity.org or call 952-767-7886
HOME is a part of Senior Community Services— a nonprofit that serves most of Hennepin County

Focus on Local Business: 
Are you the owner or manager of a business in the Cooper, Hiawatha, Howe, or Longfellow neighborhoods? If so, you’re invited to take a moment to fill out this form. Longfellow Community Council is starting an on-going project to help draw focus to local businesses by spotlighting how unique and wonderful they are!

This week’s movies at the Trylon Cinema and Riverview Theater!
Belle’s ToolBox Winter Hours: Monday-Thursday 10am-Noon and 2-4pm • Friday 10am-Noon • Every Third Saturday 10-Noon • We are so thankful for all of You in this warm community of creative minds! Come explore a space where parents/caregivers engage with their children in hands-on projects. While materials and activities are designed for ages 3 and up, younger sibs are welcome. Our Podners for Peas Learning Garden and The Hive gazebo are, as inside, outdoor spaces for child/parent interaction.
We look forward to seeing you! www.belles-toolbox.org
3400 42nd Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55406
If you walk, pedal your bike, or ride the bus, the garden thanks YOU!
Lucy 612-799-1482 belles.toolbox@gmail.com
Also available to rent for private gatherings


Friday, January 11

Date Night with 99 candles @ Urban Forage Winery and Cider House, 3016 E Lake St • 4pm
Candles and complimentary chocolates, and some chill music for you and your favorite person. Fiftieth anniversary or first date-doesn’t matter. Free to wander in. You’ll want to stay.

Shogun Assassin / Master of the Flying Guillotine on 35mm! @ Trylon Cinema, 2820 E 33rd S
Nothing binds together a couple of films better than decapitations and fountains of blood. This double-header, containing plenty of both, is shown on two very rare 35mm prints. Film collector Dan Halsted will be on hand for all screenings, which are presented in partnership with the The Cult Film Collective SHOGUN ASSASSIN (1980, 85m) This gory grindhouse favorite follows Lone Wolf and Cub as they seek revenge against the shôgun who murdered their wife and mother. Sword-wielding acrobats! Geysers of blood!
FRI 1/11 – 7pm
SAT 1/12 – 7pm
SUN 1/13 – 3pm
MASTER OF THE FLYING GUILLOTINE (1976, 81m) The titular guillotine is a formidable weapon in the hands of the blind monk Fung Sheng Wu Chi, who seeks the head of the famed One-Armed Boxer. It’s a mean machine—cuts your head off clean!
FRI 1/11 – 9pm
SAT 1/12 – 9pm
SUN 1/13 – 5pm
Advance tickets available now.

Ben Rosenbush & the Brighton CD Release Show @ The Hook and Ladder Theater, 3010 Minnehaha Ave • Doors: 7pm | Music 7:30pm | 21+ | $15 Reserved Seat (Includes CD)
Ben Rosenbush & the Brighton’s new record, Disparate Spheres, is the singer songwriter’s third release that takes new bold risks while still embodying a gentler spirit in many of its offerings. With themes and images ranging from a celestial wonder to flesh and bone struggles, the songs span a wide arch that is mirrored in the mix of swirling keyboards, pulsing strings, and guitar tapestries. And with the purchase of a ticket, this new record is bonus take home. JØUR will also open what is sure to be a memorable night of music.

Saturday, January 12

Yoga w/Dallas at Powderhorn Park Community Ctr. @ 9:30am
Dallas Rising replaces Nick Veazie for Saturday Yoga. This accessible class is designed to help students discover their personal practice in a supportive space. Rather than expecting students to conform to arbitrary shapes, my goal is to create opportunities for students to feel more relaxed and confident in their bodies, regardless of experience or physical mobility. Expect a class with dynamic sequencing, some mindfulness practice, and messaging that celebrates who you already are. All are welcome.

Partition // Repeat Bias // Cassle Fires @ Moon Palace Books, 3230 Minnehaha Ave • 21+ • 9pm
Live Music at Moon Palace Books, Minneapolis, MN Cost: $5-10 Set times: TBD Cassle Fires – http://casslefires.bandcamp.com Repeat Bias – https://www.facebook.com/repeatbias/ Partition – https://partition.bandcamp.com/

Bluedog at Schooner Tavern2901 27th Ave S @ 8:30pm
Bluedog returns to the historic Schooner Tavern.

Surrealistic Tendencies – A solo show by Ryan Werbalowsk @ Squirrel Haus Arts, 3450 Snelling Ave. S • 7-11pm • All ages • Free • Donations appreciated.
Mixed media show of paintings, drawings and projections featuring the work of pop surrealist artist Ryan Werbalowsky years 2014-2018. 80 plus paintings on exhibit.
Reception and DJ Alex Ness. 10% of proceeds to the SourceMN specializing urban outreach and anti-human trafficking in MN. For additional information: www.instalowskyart.com

Join us at a visioning conversation @ Riverview Café, 3753 42nd Ave S • 10am
We’ve held two conversations so far, with valuable feedback and ideas for new ways to organize. After the next two conversations, Transition Longfellow will host its annual pancake breakfast (probably Feb. 9) and we will share what we’ve heard. Then the community can give input to help set course for the year.
Can’t attend a conversation? Share your ideas by taking our quick online survey.

The Belfast Cowboys @ The Hook and Ladder Theater, 3010 Minnehaha Ave • Doors 7pm / Music 7:30pm / 21+ $10 Advance / $13 Day of Show
The Belfast Cowboys are a nine-piece band that specializes in the music of Van Morrison. They have become one of Minnesota’s (and The Hook & Ladder’s) most popular bands, traveling only when their feet get itchy or the offer is too good to refuse. The band features several veterans of the Minneapolis music scene, including singer Terry Walsh and sax man Vic Volare. In 2015, The Belfast Cowboys released The Upside to the Downslide, which was featured in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune’s annual critics poll as one of the year’s best releases.

Sunday, January 13

Winery tour and tasting @ Urban Forage Winery and Cider House, 3016 E Lake St • 1pm • Must be 21+
Take a tour of the basement winery and production facility at Urban Forage with co-owner and winemaker, Jeff. Taste a sampling of our offerings on tap, as well as samples of ciders and wines in production. Stay afterward in the taproom for an informal question and answer session.

Cinema Book Club: If Beale Street Could Talk
 @ Moon Palace Books, 3230 Minnehaha Ave • 4pm
Join the Cinema Book Club for a discussion of If Beale Street Could Talk film by Barry Jenkins based on the novel by James Baldwin. Get your copy at Moon Palace Books for 20% off! We’re mixing things up a bit: If Beale Street Could Talk is screening at the Lagoon Cinema starting on Christmas day. Watch the film there, or at another theater in town (if expands to other cinemas) and then join us at Moon Palace Books for a discussion of both on Sunday the 13th at 4:00pm. Nosh on Geek Love pizza, cookies, coffee or more adult beverages while we examine these amazing works of film and literature. James Baldwin’s incredible 1974 novel is the story of Fonny and Tish, two Brooklynites who are in love. Fonny is a sculptor, working hard to make his way in the art world and in New York in general. But when Fonny is accused of rape, and Tish discovers she is pregnant, After his imprisonment, Tish finds out she is pregnant. Joyce Carol Oates called If Beale Street Could Talk, “a moving, painful story” which is “ultimately optimistic. It stresses the communal bond between members of an oppressed minority, especially between members of a family,” The film is the first from director Barry Jenkins since his Oscar winning Moonlight two years ago. https://www.moonpalacebooks.com//?q=h.calevent&eid=4592

Slow Flow Yoga w/Val at CANDO @ 10am
Join Val for a luxurious Sunday morning slow flow. We’ll practice meditation, gentle yoga, and some light vinyasa to wind down from your weekend, and prepare for a positive week to come! All levels are welcome.

Hemma, Wild Age, and Michael Richard Klics at Moon Palace3230 Minnehaha Ave • 8pm
Michael Richard Klics lives in a workshop of debatable structural integrity above the 5 freeway in Los Angeles. It is there, or sometimes in the living rooms of friends and family, in front of a 52 inch television monitor, wielding a handheld microphone, he writes songs, often dancing or pacing or talking to himself while life elsewhere goes on as usual, usually. www.michaelrichardklics.com Hemma ‘s songs float melodies that characterize American Country music, while sustaining a penchant for the modern touch of synthesized sound. Swedish for ‘at the home of one’s parents’, Hemma practices this craft with deep respect for the authenticity of the homespun song. Having grown up in a musical family, with whom she recorded 10 albums by the age of 15, Hemma is at home in the studio, on stage, on tour, and in song. hemmabooking.wixsite.com/hemma Wild Age, a Minneapolis five piece, began churning out hooky, synth-laced guitar pop in 2015 when songwriter/guitarist McCoy Seitz and longtime friend/multi-instrumentalist Blair Ransom found themselves reunited in their home city. Joined shortly after by guitarist Matt Ahart, drummer/producer August Ogren, and bassist Leng Moua, the group has since released two EPs (2016’s sparse, vibey Two Palms and 2017’s slick, pop-centered Wild Age Goes Crazy) and a number of singles while developing a reputation in the Minneapolis music scene as a formidable live act. www.wildagemusic.com

A Magical Story Time @ Boneshaker Books, 2002 23rd Ave S • 11am
It is our mission with this story time to promote children’s books that shine a spotlight on a wide array of racial and cultural identities, genders, orientations, experiences and abilities. We want to create a space that places a special emphasis on promoting self love, empathy and a greater understanding of the strange, magical world we inhabit. There is serious deficit in children’s books that depict protagonists who are a people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQIA+ or any combination of the above. That is why Madeline and Sam’s Magical Story Time seeks out books that do just that. Positive representation in books is crucial to a child’s development of a positive self image. It can be absolutely life affirming for a child to see a protagonist who reflects them accomplishing anything they set their mind to. It is also crucial in developing empathy for a child to experience diversity at a young age. This story time will not only be educational, but spectacularly fun! Before each reading we will have one minute wiggle parties and coloring pages that correlate with that weeks books. Come out to Boneshaker Books every Sunday between 11 AM and Noon starting June 9th to experience a story time that celebrates every child for the magical person that they are! Let’s have some fun!!

Wild Read Book Club: American War
 @ Moon Palace Books, 3230 Minnehaha Ave • 2pm
Join the Wild Read Book Club for a discussion of American War by Omar El Akkad. Get your copy at Moon Palace for 20% off! Sarat Chestnut, born in Louisiana, is only six when the Second American Civil War breaks out in 2074. But even she knows that oil is outlawed, that Louisiana is half underwater, and that unmanned drones fill the sky. When her father is killed and her family is forced into Camp Patience for displaced persons, she begins to grow up shaped by her particular time and place. Eventually Sarat is befriended by a mysterious functionary, under whose influence she is turned into a deadly instrument of war. https://www.moonpalacebooks.com//?q=h.calevent&eid=4645

Monday, January 14

Zumba w/Bernice – Powderhorn Park Gym @ 6:30pm
The heat is on every Monday – FREE ZUMBA AT POWDERHORN PARK!!! CLASE GRATIS EN POWDERHORN!

Uproar Comedy Open Mic @ Du Nord Craft Spirits, 2610 E 32nd St • 7:30pm
SHOW IS $Free.  Sign up 7:30pm. Show goes from 8pm to 9pm. . Each comedian will have 5 minutes for stand up comedy, character work, a comedy sketch, improv comedy, musical comedy and so on, as long as you’re trying to make people laugh. There will be 1 headliner And about 7 slots for the open mic If you want to sign up in advance email: vector9varietyshow@gmail.com and specify what open mic you’re talking about in the subject of the email , i.e.: “Uproar Open Mic” With an incredibly tasty menu of cocktails and mocktails to choose from and our comedy open mic, we think you’ll want to be there regardless if you need to practice your jokes or not. Let’s celebrate life with uproarious laughter and a toast! Note* ANYONE is welcome to see the show. Just remember, this comedy open mic is for black, brown, indigenous, gay, lesbian, bisexual, pansexual queer, trans, non-binary, transgender folk and womxn to work on their comedy. We will not police your identity but by signing up you are stating you are within one or multiple of these identities.

 

Tuesday, January 15

Billy Batson’s Birthday Bash @ Schooner Tavern, 2901 27th Ave S • 7:30pm
You’re Invited to the 23rd anniversary of Billy Batson’s 39th Birthday Bash! Come and celebrate with Billy, the King, and the Cruisers. And tell your bartender, “Give me a Hauey!”

Wine, Cheese and Wisdom: The Enneagram and Self-Discovery @ Squirrel Haus Arts, 3450 Snelling Ave • 6:30pm
The Enneagram is a way of understanding nine basic types of people and how we behave, communicate, interpret things and respond in the world. The enneagram gives us a tool for understanding ourselves and the connections between the personality, psychological development and spiritual transformation. During this evening you’ll learn about the Enneagram system, discover your Enneagram number, and see how that style plays out in how we communicate and interact with people in our lives-at work, in our inter-peronal relationships and in community. Fees will cover beverages and snacks, plus enneagram materials you can take home with you. A minimum of 12 participants is necessary, and a maximum of 30 will be allowed, so register today. Future workshops will be held to learn about how the enneagram plays out in our communication, giving feedback, conflict, teamwork, leadership and transformation. These skills are bound to give you great insight into all of your inter-personal relationship. Your facilitator is Holly Johnson, who is trained in the Enneagram in Business, by Ginger Lapid-Bogda. Holly understands herself to be a Social Two with a well-traveled Eight-line, and if you don’t know what that means but are curious, this evening is the right place to be. She has facilitated trainings for college groups, women’s groups, office teams and leaders. Holly is also the pastor of Spirit Garage. THE JANUARY 15TH WORKSHOP IS FULL, BUT YOU CAN REGISTER FOR THE NEXT ONE: FEBRUARY 20TH, HERE: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1sE8hUxQh-lCwvNuAkAzRp2M2sejfuY_Y29NBnCJaW-Q/edit

Living Soil Film Night! @ Birchwood Café, 3311 E 25th St • 6pm
Come get dinner at the Birchwood Cafe and join us for this free screening in their Community Room! Newly released, this hour-long documentary produced by the Soil Health Institute is a beautiful look into the transformations occurring in rural (and urban!) America. Farmers are leading the charge to regenerate their degraded soils and we can all learn a ton from them! RSVP above! Find out more about the film here: https://soilhealthinstitute.org/ Living Soil: A Documentary for All of Us Our soils support 95 percent of all food production, and by 2060, our soils will be asked to give us as much food as we have consumed in the last 500 years. They filter our water. They are one of our most cost-effective reservoirs for sequestering carbon. They are our foundation for biodiversity. And they are vibrantly alive, teeming with 10,000 pounds of biological life in every acre. Yet in the last 150 years, we’ve lost half of the basic building block that makes soil productive. The societal and environmental costs of soil loss and degradation in the United States alone are now estimated to be as high as $85 billion every single year. Like any relationship, our living soil needs our tenderness. It’s time we changed everything we thought we knew about soil. Let’s make this the century of living soil

Wednesday, January 16

Cabin Fever @ Epworth United Methodist Church, 3207 37th Ave S • 9:30-11:30am
Epworth UMC offers indoor play space for kids 0 to 5 years old with large and small motor activities, crafts, and healthy snack provided. Kids must bring a caring adult with them to watch them as they play. Coffee and conversation for adults. All for free. Cabin Fever ends in mid-March.
 
Zumba w/Bernice at Powderhorn Park Gym @ 6:30pm
Happy New Year!! Get over that midweek hump w/FREE ZUMBA AT POWDERHORN PARK!!! CLASE GRATIS EN POWDERHORN!

Crime Book Club: Death of a Nationalist @ Moon Palace Books, 3230 Minnehaha Ave • 7pm
Join the Crime Book Club for a discussion of Rebecca Pawel’s Death of a Nationalist. Get your copy at Moon Palace for 20% off! Madrid 1939. Carlos Tejada Alonso y León is a Sergeant in the Guardia Civil, a rank rare for a man not yet thirty, but Tejada is an unusual recruit. The bitter civil war between the Nationalists and the Republicans has interrupted his legal studies in Salamanca. Second son of a conservative Southern family of landowners, he is an enthusiast for the Catholic Franquista cause, a dedicated, and now triumphant, Nationalist. This war has drawn international attention. In a dress rehearsal for World War II, fascists support the Nationalists, while communists have come to the aid of the Republicans. Atrocities have devastated both sides. It is at this moment, when the Republicans have surrendered, and the Guardia Civil has begun to impose order in the ruins of Madrid, that Tejada finds the body of his best friend, a hero of the siege of Toledo, shot to death on a street named Amor de Dios. Naturally, a Red is suspected. And it is easy for Tejada to assume that the woman caught kneeling over the body is the killer. But when his doubts are aroused, he cannot help seeking justice. https://www.moonpalacebooks.com//?q=h.calevent&eid=4823

OBI 3rd Wednesday at Schooner Tavern, 2901 27th Ave S • 8pm
Join OBI for your monthly dose of Balkan party music! No Cover! 21+

Reading with David Mura @ Moon Palace Books, 3230 Minnehaha Ave • 7pm
In A Stranger’s Journey: Race, Identity & Narrative Craft in Writing, David Mura has written a book on creative writing that addresses our increasingly diverse American literature. Mura argues for a more inclusive and expansive definition of craft, particularly in relationship to race, even as he elucidates timeless rules of narrative construction in fiction and memoir. His essays offer technique-focused readings of writers such as James Baldwin, ZZ Packer, Maxine Hong Kingston, Jhumpa Lahiri, Mary Karr, and Garrett Hongo, while making compelling connections to Mura’s own life and work as a Japanese American writer. This is a book for writers who want to engage with the issues with race and identity and writers who want to learn essential narrative techniques used in fiction and memoir. Upon finishing this book, I think that we will no longer be strangers. We will no longer feel that we are on our journey alone. This book is the intersection where our paths meet, where we can forge bonds that transcend the racial divide. Maybe from here on out, we can accompany each other on our journeys as friends and fellow artists, but most importantly, as fellow humans. (Reyna Grande author of The Distance Between Us) “A Stranger’s Journey is an essential work of literary criticism and memoir, challenging readers and writers alike to think about writing, race, and identity in new ways.” (Rebecca Hussey Foreword Reviews) David Mura’s “A Stranger’s Journey” is a new kind of literary criticism—personal, postcolonial, analytic and dramatic—his insights into the situation of the writer of color amidst centrist assumptions and prohibitions open a new field of critical and creative thinking woven together in a book that could have been called “Castiglione’s The Courtier Meets Sun-tzu’s Art of War.” (Garrett Hongo, author of Volcano) https://moonpalacebooks.com//?q=h.calevent&eid=4912

Slow Flow Yoga + Wine at Urban Forage3016 E Lake St • 7pm
Wine down on Wednesday with Om Brewers. Wednesday, January 16 7:00PM – 8:00PM Urban Forage Winery and Cider House $20 = Slow Flow Yoga + Wine/Cider (what ever your heart desires Thirsty Yogi). https://www.ombrewers.com/sign-up/january-16-urban-forage-yoga Space is limited, so pre-register in advance. Mats available for rent for $3. Your ticket includes one glass of wine or cider. Class is all levels with Belle Gertjejansen, and we’ll move a little slower than we normally do. Some juicy, restorative postures so you can wine down mid-week. Did you know that we have a local winery/cidery right here in Minneapolis? We didn’t either til we were tipped off to this hidden gem in the Longfellow neighborhood. Husband & wife owners that create & bottle every product right on site. Our Thirsty Yogis were asking for some mid-week & gluten-free options, and we are so excited that Urban Forage made that possible. Questions? Email info@OmBrewers.com https://www.ombrewers.com/sign-up/january-16-urban-forage-yoga

Transition ASAP – Transition Your Money w/ Transition Longfellow @ Lori’s Coffeehouse, 1441 Cleveland Ave. N • 6:30-8pm
St. Anthony Park has started a local investing group called Local Dough as part of its Transition Your Money series. Join them in exploring ways to align your money with your values: Community investment co-ops, self-directed IRAs, local currency, affordable housing and more. Bring your ideas.

Thursday, January 17

Financial Stress-Busters Class @ Community Healing Hub at Minnehaha Communion Lutheran Church, 4101 37th Ave S • 7pm
Feeling the financial pinch after holiday spending? Is financial wellness for 2019 top of mind as you begin the new year? Is the thought of even looking at your finances overwhelming and you don’t know where to start? Have you stuck with a plan for a while and want to take it to the next level? If you answered yes to any of these, this class is for you! The #1 life stress reported by individuals is personal finance. Learn methods to regain a healthy sense of control, including money mission statements, mindfulness meditation power-ups, and behavioral finance tips to change old money habits into new ones. Financial wellness is for everyone. Come learn how to reduce financial stress – at any income level. This class is free and open to all and registration is required to plan for the number of attendees so all receive materials. This class is taught by LSS (Lutheran Social Service) Financial Counseling and hosted and sponsored by the Community Healing Hub as a part of the Hope, Healing, and Wholeness for All mission. A free will offering will be accepted to continue the mission of the Community Healing Hub

Trivia Thursday: The Big Lebowski @ Urban Forage Winery and Cider House, 3016 E Lake St • 7pm
Trivia, dude. And some cider. C’mon, it’ll be fun.

I’m Too Old For This S**T: A Queer Dance Party @ Moon Palace Books, 3230 Minnehaha Ave • 8pm
Hello, gay bookworms, Mistress Mara here!* Don’t you wish you could: – get your bootylicious freak on without it conflicting with your weekend plans? – go out, dance hard for two hours, and still be home and in bed before midnight? – hang out with all the queers & their coolest friends? – eat delicious fresh made pizza (GF crust avail!), plus drink wine & beer, and kombucha on tap? – support your local bookstore in even more ways? Well homos, now you can!!!! Get ready for the gayest and most bumping early-weeknight-bookstore-dance party this side of the Mississippi!!! I don’t know about you nerds, but that sounds like pretty much the dreamiest thing ever. Books + Dancing + Queers + Early + Weeknight = Hell to the YES!! Join Me, Mistress Mara for I’m too old for this s**t: a queer dance party Thursday, Jan 17th @ Moon Palace Books Until then, be well, be weird, and be the change you seek! in kinky community, MM I am creating this event to make a queer centered space for an early weeknight dance party, as a gift to Myself, and to be the change I seek. That being said, dance loving non queer allies who are moved to attend are also welcome to come and support and help us queers hold space with intention! *from Patricia – I’m “hosting” this on the fb as a contribution to making this delightful dance party happen, but my beloved Mistress Mara is the actual event hostess extraordinaire. Please ask if you have any questions, and I hope to see you all there! xoxo