Weekly Roundup: July 20-26

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

(And this unimpressed cat!)


UPCOMING EVENTS

Registration for the Resource Fair held in conjunction with the Annual Longfellow Corn Feed is now open! Click here for details!

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Check out this week’s movies at the Trylon Cinema and Riverview Theater!

Summer at Belle’s ToolBox:
Monday-Thursday 10am-Noon and 2-5pm
Friday 10am-Noon
Every Third Saturday 10-12
Come explore a space where parents/guardians/caregivers engage with their children in hands-on projects. Materials and activities designed for ages 3 and up. Our “Podners for Peas Learning Garden” and gazebo, “The Hive”, as inside, are outdoor spaces for child/parent interaction. We look forward to seeing you! www.belles-toolbox.org
LOCATION: 3400 42nd Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55406
(If you walk, pedal your bike, or ride the bus, the garden thanks YOU!)
CONTACT: Lucy 612-799-1482; belles.toolbox@gmail.com
(Also available to rent for private gatherings.)

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Friday, July 20

ZEPPO at The Hook! @ The Hook and Ladder Theater & Lounge • 3010 Minnehaha Ave • 8pm Doors • 9pm Music • 21+ • $10 Advance • $13 Day of Show
ZeppoJohn Eller (Shiny Lights), Terry Fisher (Run Westy Run), Noah Levy (Brian Setzer, Honeydogs) and Paul Boblett (Fathom Lane) are four men paying homage to a bundle of sticks by spraying physical graffiti on the houses of the holy.
Faith Boblett: Faith pulls inspiration from singer-songwriters like Brandi Carlile, Stevie Wonder, Lissie, and Ryan Adams. She plays with her band, as well as solo acoustic sets. Faith bends boundaries and doesn’t exactly fit into one box. If she gets asked what kind of music she plays, she usually says, “Ummm, singer-songwriter songs that get worked on by the full band, that turn into whatever they’re supposed to be? I guess, pop in the classical sense, not bubble gum, with rock and alternative sensibility, sometimes a little rootsy, too? I suck at answering this question…”

No Man’s String Band @ Minnehaha Falls • 7pm
No Man’s String Band high energy contemporary bluegrass music nmsbmusic.com Free outdoor concerts part of the Music & Movies in the Parks, brought to you by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board. Check out the website for full summer listings: www.mplsmusicandmovies.com.

Soil Life at the Tiny Diner! @ Tiny Diner • 1024 E 38th St • 4pm
The Tiny Diner’s soil has been sampled and tested for biological activity by Renaissance Soil! Come learn about the results in this introduction to soil microbes class specifically focused on the Tiny Diner’s gardens. Suggested donation $10-15 to offset instructor time and materials, all are welcome regardless of ability to pay.

 
Short film series w/ Transition Longfellow @ Minnehaha Communion Lutheran • 4101 37th Ave. S • 6:30pm potluck • 7:15pm movie • Free Will Donation
This month we’ll be watching several short videos, all from the Story of Stuff Project and all about water. We’ll hear how a community in Oregon protected its water from Nestle, water privatization efforts in Flint and Evart, MI, and the challenges of microfibers and microbeads to our water supply. There are things we can do to protect our water.

Family Story Time for Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers @ East Lake Library, 2727 E Lake St. 10:15-10:45am

Baby Story Time for Toddlers @ East Lake Library, 2727 E Lake St. 11:15-11:45am


 

Saturday, July 21

Cavan’s Crossing Band @ Merlins Rest Pub • 3601 E Lake St • 8:30pm
Join Cavan’s Crossing Band and Merlin’s Rest Pub for an evening of good food and drink and great music!

Hurricane Joe, Chad Erickson & The Untimely, Lovely Dark @ The Hook and Ladder Theater & Lounge • 3010 Minnehaha Ave • Doors 8pm • Music 8:30pm • 21+ $7 Advance • $10 Day of Show
The Good Ol’ Days Hurricane Joe https://www.facebook.com/hurricanejoemn/ Chad Erikson & The Untimely https://www.facebook.com/theUntimely/ Lovely Dark https://www.facebook.com/lovelydarkband/ Nil Nada https://m.facebook.com/Nil-Nada-849212968618021/ and DJ NCD https://www.facebook.com/NCD-656922864657116

Madeline & Sam’s Magical Storytime @ 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 Saturday 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!!

PWM Family Musique X Moon Palace Books • 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 10am
Space is limited, Pre-registration required via ticket link* A fun morning of song and dance that fosters music appreciation and basic beat & pitch competency. Music is offered that catches a child’s imagination and that inspires participation, play, and learning through active music making. Children will “play with” musical materials in the same way that they learn art by “playing with” pencils, crayons, and paints or learn language by “playing with” sounds, words, and ideas. In class, we sing, dance, play instruments, laugh, and explore music and movement in a relaxed yet focused setting. Flexible environment for new students and continuing students alike. (suggested for ages birth-kindergarten – older siblings welcome:) *Come early for breakfast served from 9am at Moon Palace’s Geek Love Cafe!! House-made sourdough breakfast pizzas, english muffin breakfast sandwiches, skillet breakfasts, granola, baked goods, coffee, juice, etc. YUMM!!

Technique/Choreography – Garrotin/Tangos de Malaga @ Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre • 3012 Minnehaha Ave • 11:15am • Price: $20 Drop-in / $110 6-Week
Session Instructor: Artistic Director Susana di Palma We will drill taconeo, brazeo, marcajes and vueltas incorporating technique into movement sequences along with getting to know Garrotine and Tangos de Malaga palos. This is great to develop stamina for intermediate/advanced dancers. Live guitar accompanist

Beginning – Techniques And Variations @ Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre • 3012 Minnehaha Ave • 10am • Price: $16 Drop-in / $80 6-Week
Session Instructor: Artistic Director Susana di Palma For adult students new to flamenco. Introduction to the basic elements of flamenco dance from posture, arm and hand movements, footwork and rhythm. Each class will begin with a warm-up and technique exercise and then flow into combinations that build through the session. We will move, we will work, and we will have fun!


Sunday, July 22

Teachers’ happy hour @ Urban Forage Winery and Cider House • 3016 E Lake St.• 11am
Sunday afternoon happy hour for teachers all summer. Have a drink or two- there’s no school tomorrow!Sunday Class: Beginners, Bata de Cola and Intermediate @ Tapestry Folkdance Center • 3748 Minnehaha Ave • Noon
DATES: July 22, August 5, 12, 19, and 26 (NO class on July 29 due to a McKnight artist fellow retreat) CLASSES: Beginners: 12-1 pm Bata (NEW starting June 24): 1-1:45 pm Intermediate: 1:45-3 pm For more information of my classes, go to https://www.sachikolachayi.com/class

All Square – Open Streets, Open House! @ All Square • 4047 Minnehaha Ave • 11am
Come dine with us – at last! Starting at 11am, we will be opening the restaurant for a ONE DAY PREVIEW during Open Streets Minnehaha! Come meet us, see our new space, and slam some grilled cheese 🙂 More details to come!

Open Streets: Dosh/Brianna Kocka/Los Tarantos/Manual Controller @ Minnehaha Recording Company • Lake & Minnehaha • 11am
We’ll be hosting some great music and having studio tours all day. Artists are as follows – Set Times TBD: Manual Controller Jules Daud y Los Tarantos Brianna Kocka dosh We’ll also be joined by the Don oishi kitchen food truck serving up delicious food.

Open Streets Lake + Minnehaha at The Howe Daily Kitchen & Bar • 3675 Minnehaha Ave S • 11am
Stop by during open streets: Lake + Minnehaha for a parking lot full of fun! -Live music all day -Tito’s Handmade Vodka Cocktails -Pints from Surly Brewing Company and Fair State Brewing Cooperative -Bean Bags -Giant Jenga -Chalk Art -Puppy Pools Fun for the whole family including your furry BFF!

Glass on Glass Mosaic Demo w/ Chris Miller @ Junket: Tossed & Found • 4049 Minnehaha Ave • 11am-1pm
Swing by the shop on Sunday, July 22, 11a-1p, to check out Shatter and Glue artist Chris Miller’s free glass-on-glass mosaic demonstration during Open Streets MPLS: Lake + Minnehaha! Chris will provide a step-by-step how-to on the following techniques: -Glass cutting -Glass placement -Glass gluing Creating glass mosaic pieces since 2002, Chris has been hanging windows at Junket since the first year it was in operation. He likes to think of his designs as jewelry for the home. For examples, visit his website: shatterandglue.tumblr.com

Y la Bamba / Fiamma/ DJ Christopher St. Christopher @ Moon Palace Books • 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 7pm • $10 • 21+
Luz Elena Mendoza’s story is one sung to her ancestors and humanity, exploring a faith that is greater than just religion, and a life of metamorphosis and awakening. Born in San Francisco as a first generation daughter of immigrant parents from Michoacan Mexico, she spent her childhood raised by the melodies and stories that were being told through traditional Mexican folk songs. From the intimate, contemplative verses in her native-language, to the revelations of the history in her roots, her story is delivered with poise. Mendozas poetic expression is raw, and ever evolving. These songs are a soundtrack built for coming to grips with, not just one’s own mortality, but the fragility of the world, presenting sounds that carry the realness of ancestral trauma and the search of identity.

Winery tour and tasting @ Urban Forage Winery and Cider House • 3016 E Lake St • 2pm • 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.

Epworth Gardens Sunshining Sundays • Every Sunday • 12:30-2pm
All ages are welcome to water and weed the gardens and enjoy a snack – occasionally there will be a special speaker or project during these sessions. Learn more about Epworth Gardens at EpworthMPLS.org/Garden


Monday, July 23

Palestine and Syria: Struggles for Justice! @ Moon Palace Books • 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 6:30pm
Join us for a conversation between Ramah Kudaimi and Malak Shahin about current challenges and hopes for the future in Syria and Palestine. Ramah is the Director of Grassroots Organizing at the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights and serves on the National Committee of the War Resisters League. Malak is a Palestinian activist and leader with Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP UMN). Sponsored by Citizens in Solidarity with the People of Syria (CISPOS), Living Table UCC, MIZNA Arab-American Cultural Organization, Students for Justice in Palestine UMN, Twin Cities IWW. A note about the space: Moon Palace Books is wheel-chair accessible, has accessible, gender-neutral bathrooms and has food and drink available for purchase. This event is open to all persons regardless of racial, ethnic, cultural background.Storytime with Mama Ray @ Moon Palace Books • 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 10:30am
Moon Palace Books’ Children’s Storytime! Chase your Monday morning blues away! Join us for Songs & Stories with Mama Ray (aka Rachel Gabriel), an award winning writer and teaching artist who loves to share the transformative power of literature with people of all ages. All kids and their favorite adults are welcome for a FREE, half-hour opportunity to sing and listen to picture book stories, many of them by local writers and illustrators.

Zumba w/Bernice at Powderhorn Park Outdoor Stage @ Powderhorn Park • 6:30pm
The heat is on every Monday – FREE ZUMBA AT POWDERHORN PARK!!! CLASE GRATIS EN POWDERHORN! Stage is located on the 10th avenue side of the park, 32nd street down the hill toward the lake. View map here: https://www.facebook.com/outinthebackyard/photos/a.180143352001236.54559.170741579608080/2163228340359384/?type=3&theater

Conversation Circles for Adults @ East Lake Library • 2727 E Lake St. • 4-5:30pm

On Screen for Families: Movie Monday @ East Lake Library • 2727 E Lake St. • 2-4pm


Tuesday, July 24

Technique/Choreography – Garrotin/Tangos De Malaga @ Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre • 3012 Minnehaha Ave • 6:30pm
Price: $18 Drop-in / $98 6-Week Session Instructor: Artistic Director Susana di Palma We will drill taconeo, brazeo, marcajes and vueltas incorporating technique into movement sequences along with getting to know Garrotine and Tangos de Malaga palos. This is great to develop stamina for intermediate/advanced dancers. Live guitar accompanist.Tuesday Social Rides p/b The Hub @ The Hub Bike Co-op • 3016 Minnehaha Ave • 6:30pm
Corpse Whale Racing (The Hub Bike Co-op-sponsored femme, trans, women, non-binary, and two-spirit racing team) is back to leading its bi-weekly rides for the FTWs in our community! These will be moderately-paced, NO DROP rides–CWR will have someone at the back to make sure that no one gets left behind. You can expect a 12-15mph pace, a 15-20 mile distance, and the best ride leaders! These rides will happen every other Tuesday, leaving from the The Hub Bike Co-op on Minnehaha Ave at 6:30p, and beginning on May 29th

Minnesota Peacebuilding Film Series @ Birchwood Cafe • 3311 E 25th St • 7pm
Join us for this month’s film, “The Long Shadow”. The films are free and open to the public, but space is limited – please reserve your seat! “Old sins cast long shadows” — Danish proverb Of all the divisions in America, none is as insidious and destructive as racism. In this powerful documentary, the filmmakers, both privileged daughters of the South, who were haunted by their families slave owning pasts, passionately seek the hidden truth and the untold stories of how America—guided by the South’s powerful political influence—steadily, deliberately and at times secretly, established white privilege in our institutions, laws, culture and economy. Peacebuilding films are typically the 4th Tuesday of each month at the Birchwood Cafe. Bring your appetites for positive social justice change and good real food!


Wednesday, July 25

Epworth Gardens Weeding Wednesdays for Kids • Every Wednesday • 9:30-11:30am
School-aged kids are invited to join us for watering and weeding the gardens, plus a story, craft, games and a snack! Children ages 3-10 are required to bring a caring adult to help and watch over them. Learn more about Epworth Gardens at EpworthMPLS.org/GardenPoetry, Protest, and Possibility w/ Guante + mpd150 @ Moon Palace Books • 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 7pm
No Cover; Suggested Donation: $5 – $10
Come hear some poems from Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre, plus special guests Fatima Camara and Isha Camara! This event will also be an opportunity to learn more about the work of MPD150. MPD150 is a community-based initiative challenging the narrative that police exist to protect and serve. Through historical investigation, interviews, and research into viable alternatives, the group produced a 150-year performance review of the Minneapolis Police Department that is available now at www.mpd150.com. Donations collected at this event will go toward the collective’s culture-shifting work, including a big interactive exhibit project coming up this fall.

Zumba w/Bernice at Powderhorn Park Outdoor Stage @ Powderhorn Park • 6:30pm
Get over that midweek hump w/FREE ZUMBA AT POWDERHORN PARK!!! CLASE GRATIS EN POWDERHORN! Stage is located on the 10th avenue side of the park, 32nd street down the hill toward the lake. View map here: https://www.facebook.com/outinthebackyard/photos/a.180143352001236.54559.170741579608080/2163228340359384/?type=3&theater

Wednesday Night Jukebox Bingo at Memory Lanes • 2520 26th Ave S • 10:30pm • FREE • 21+
Join us every Wednesday night in the bar at Memory Lanes in Minneapolis for Jukebox Bingo! Our game is a fun cross between music trivia and bingo, and best of all it’s FREE to play and win! There’s CASH JACKPOTS and other great prizes up for grabs every week! 21+ event

Emergence Brass Band @ Minnehaha Falls • 7pm

Emergence Brass Band pop & rock based brass band https://www.reverbnation.com/JASZnjazz Free outdoor concerts part of the Music & Movies in the Parks, brought to you by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board. Check out the website for full summer listings: www.mplsmusicandmovies.com.

Insect Safari @ Coldwater Spring • 5601 Minnehaha Park Dr S • 6pm
***FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC*** Address: 5601 Minnehaha Park Dr S, St Paul, MN 55111 Explore Coldwater Spring and discover the oak savanna and prairie insect community with entomologist Jessica Miller. Jessica will identify species and help you learn who eats who in nature. We’ll bring the sweep nets! No registration required. Meet at the LightHotel located along the trail from the Coldwater Spring parking lot. Important Note: The Coldwater Spring parking lot is closed to the public except for handicap accessible parking spots. There is metered parking available along Minnehaha Park Drive South and free parking along E 54th Street. Contact info@parkconnection.org and/or 651-291-8164 if you have any questions.

Make History That Matters: Learn to read racist housing deeds @ Seen The Future • 2223 E 35th St • 5pm
Join veteran property researcher Penny Petersen and volunteers who are working to build the map of racial covenants in Hennepin County. We can get you started reading deeds and show you how to navigate our Zooniverse platform. You’ll meet other folks who want to make structural racism visible.


Thursday, July 26

Doing Business With the City of Minneapolis @ Gandhi Mahal • 3009 27th Ave. S • 4-6:30pm
The City of Minneapolis wants to do business with you! We purchase a wide range of goods and services, including: Food catering Furniture and fixtures Landscaping Athletic equipment Graphic design Sewer cleaning Specialized consulting Recycling services Paper and paper products Translation and interpreting Elevator/escalator services Horticulture Building/office supplies Computer hardware/software Disposal services Promotional items Transportation services Engineering Roofing Flooring Snow removal Building maintenance and repair Abatement services Construction services HVAC Safety equipment and supplies Auto/truck supply Clothing and uniforms Electrical services Printing services Architecture Medical equipment and supplies And that’s just a sampling! Join us at this free event to network and learn more about: -The basics of doing business with the City -Certifications and resources for small/women/minority-owned businesses -Upcoming business opportunities with the City Questions? Please contact shanae.phillips@minneapolismn.gov. We hope to see you there!

Pints and Pups: Beers for a Cause
 @ Tiny Diner • 1024 E 38th St • 5pm
Do you like dogs? How about local beer, live music and supporting rescue organizations? Yeah, we thought so! We are partnering with our friends at Pryes Brewing Company and Ruff Start Rescue for a night of delicious beer and live music. 100% of the proceeds from every Pryes beer will go to save lives and provide housing and medical care for animals in need. Drink some beer, grab some grub and check out vendors at our mini market. Featuring live music by Minneapolis-based bands The Symptones and Beasthead. Dogs and dog owners encouraged to attend! This is a free event

Sidewalk Dog Yappy Hour at Longfellow Grill • 2990 W River Pkwy • 5pm
We’re celebrating our dog-friendliest summer ever with a series of yappy hours, this time at the fabulous Longfellow Grill in Minneapolis! This event is free to attend. Join us for drink specials (like fresh, delish Tito’s Handmade Vodka cocktails), yummy food, and our signature belly rubs for your four-legged BFFs. Attendees will also score FREE, fun swag from Bad Tags and Tito’s Handmade Vodka. What’s more: Buy a Sidewalk Dog Brewery or Restaurant Pass at this event and get a FREE pint glass with our exclusive MN dog lover design! The wonderful KME Photography will be on paw to capture the fun. (Kirsten is a Minneapolis-based photographer who loves to photograph families, children, and pets.) This shindig will benefit Retrieve a Golden of the Midwest – RAGOM, dedicated to rescuing Golden Retrievers and Retriever mixes and finding their forever homes with families in Minnesota, Iowa, the Dakotas, and western Wisconsin. HUGE woof of thanks to Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Blue Plate Restaurant Co. for making these parties paw-sible!

River City Jazz Orchestra @ Minnehaha Falls • 7pm
River City Jazz Orchestra big band jazz Free outdoor concerts part of the Music & Movies in the Parks, brought to you by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board. Check out the website for full summer listings: www.mplsmusicandmovies.com.

K-von Comedy Show @ Trylon Cinema 
• 2820 E 33rd St • 7pm • Start Time: 7pm Meet & Greet after the show Location: Trylon Cinema Tickets: $17
Kick off the first ever MSP Iranian Film Festival with a night of laughs from K-von (the most famous half-Persian comedian in the world)! The star of MTV’s hit show “Disaster Date”, his comedy has received rave reviews on NBC’s ‘Last Comic Standing’, NETFLIX, SHOWTIME, CNN’s “HLN”, Good Morning America, BBC, & NPR to name a few. K-von has garnered millions of views online with sketches, standup comedy clips, and a viral ‘TED Talk’. He also produced an award-winning documentary about Persian New Year, and is currently working on a book which details his unique upbringing and journey into comedy. Stand-up has taken K-von around the world several times performing in comedy clubs & theaters. His style is versatile yet relatable with fun storytelling and high-energy performances about a variety of mainstream topics. https://bit.ly/2Kq8exB

Weekly Roundup: July 6-12

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


UPCOMING EVENTS

Registration for the Resource Fair held in conjunction with the Annual Longfellow Corn Feed is now open! Click here for details!

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Vacancy on the LCC Board of Directors!
The Longfellow Community Council (LCC) has a vacancy on its Board of Directors.  We are seeking a resident that lives in the Howe Neighborhood of Greater Longfellow.  The term for this seat expires in April of 2019.  Anyone interested can contact LCC’s Executive Director Melanie Majors at Melanie@longfellow.org or at 612-722-4529 ext 14.  A Board job description can be found here.

Summer at Belle’s ToolBox:
Monday-Thursday 10am-Noon and 2-5pm
Friday 10am-Noon
Every Third Saturday 10-12
Come explore a space where parents/guardians/caregivers engage with their children in hands-on projects. Materials and activities designed for ages 3 and up. Our “Podners for Peas Learning Garden” and gazebo, “The Hive”, as inside, are outdoor spaces for child/parent interaction. We look forward to seeing you! www.belles-toolbox.org
LOCATION: 3400 42nd Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55406
(If you walk, pedal your bike, or ride the bus, the garden thanks YOU!)
CONTACT: Lucy 612-799-1482; belles.toolbox@gmail.com
(Also available to rent for private gatherings.)

Check out this week’s movies at the Trylon Cinema and Riverview Theater!


Friday, July 6

The West Metro Big Band @ Minnehaha Falls • 7pm • FREE
The West Metro Big Band classic big band sounds Free outdoor concerts part of the Music & Movies in the Parks, brought to you by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board. Check out the website for full summer listings: www.mplsmusicandmovies.com.

Family Story Time for Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers @ East Lake Library, 2727 E Lake St. 10:15-10:45am

Baby Story Time for Toddlers @ East Lake Library, 2727 E Lake St. 11:15-11:45am


 

Saturday, July 7

TRANSITION PARENT GROUP/KIDS PLAY GROUP @ Longfellow Park Building • 3435 36th Ave S • 10am • FREE
Do you want to raise your kids with a less wasteful, less materialistic lifestyle, but feel like its an uphill battle? Get together with other parents – and kids – for cameraderie, resource sharing, and friendship. The group is for parents with kids 10 and under. Kids welcome, toys available.

Youth Powered July: Full Cycle @ Tiny Diner • 1024 E 38th St • 10am
This month at Tiny Diner we are celebrating the amazing youth in our community! Come be inspired as we take tours and learn skills from youth doing sustainability projects in South Minneapolis. Each event will consist of a tour of the organization as well as a hands-on project. Light refreshments will be provided by Tiny Diner. To kick off this event, we’ll tour Full Cycle Bike Shop and learn about their programs to train youth bike mechanics and their work to distribute food to low-income families. Full Cycle staff will demonstrate how to do a quick tube-patch and provide recycled bike tube crafts for children in attendance.
Come check out this amazing organization! Please bring a $10-20 sliding scale donation and/or non-perishable food items. 100% of donations will go to support Full Cycle programs. Learn a skill, meet new people and help support an amazing organization! Does it get any better than that? Next Youth Powered July Event: Saturday July 14th at Youth Farm

Science Book Club: Lab Girl @ Boneshaker Books • 2002 23rd Ave S • 11am
The July 7 science book club selection is “Lab Girl,” by Hope Jahren. Copies are in stock now at a 20% discount off the regular paperback price. Boneshaker’s Science Book Club reads books that are science-related, but hopefully accessible to those without an academic background in science. We seek to select titles that are in line with Boneshaker’s mission of social justice.
**No racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, fatphobia, etc.**
Boneshaker Books is ADA accessible, with no stairs or steps leading into, or in, the store. We have one single-stall, all-gender restroom.
ABOUT THE BOOK: Geobiologist Hope Jahren has spent her life studying trees, flowers, seeds, and soil. Lab Girl is her revelatory treatise on plant life—but it is also a celebration of the lifelong curiosity, humility, and passion that drive every scientist. In these pages, Hope takes us back to her Minnesota childhood, where she spent hours in unfettered play in her father’s college laboratory. She tells us how she found a sanctuary in science, learning to perform lab work “with both the heart and the hands.” She introduces us to Bill, her brilliant, eccentric lab manager. And she extends the mantle of scientist to each one of her readers, inviting us to join her in observing and protecting our environment. Warm, luminous, compulsively readable, Lab Girl vividly demonstrates the mountains that we can move when love and work come together.Madeline & Sam’s Magical Storytime @ 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.

Indigo Crew Official Release Party @ Moon Palace Books • 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 9pm-1am
We are a movement,
We are an atmosphere,
We are INDIGO.
We invite you to move your body and vibe with us.
DJ Michel.Be
DJ Lady Em
TaliaKnight
queenDuin
21+
$5-$10 Sliding Scale

Not Another Hero – Art Exhibition @ Squirrel Haus Arts • 3450 Snelling Ave • 1pm
NOT ANOTHER HERO Gallery Show is taking place June 29-July 15. Participating artists: Jonathan Herrera Margarita Arguedas Den-Zell Gilliard Precious Wallace Ryan Werbalowsky Donna Spidie Meyer Daren Hill Not Another Hero is a visual exploration with artists about the changing nature of power.
Refusing to accept the defined Hero (either individual, country, or system) to look up to. Refusing to be defined by the “other” be it social convention or historical narrative. Each of these artists show their different perspective on mental health, popular culture, race, politics, and gender. Not another Hero is curated by Daren Hill. Opening Reception June 29th 7-9pm. Gallery Hours : Saturdays and Sundays June 30th, July 1, 7,8,14,15 1pm – 4pm Further Info: Please contact Daren Hill daren@squirrelhausarts.com or Donna Spidie Meyer spidie@squirrelhausarts.com


Sunday, July 8

Winery tour and tasting @ Urban Forage Winery and Cider House • 3016 E Lake St • 2pm
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. Must be 21+Margot & Jami Lynn – Live @ Solid State Vinyl Records • 4022 E 46th St • 6pm
Margot will be playing a special Tour Kick Off Show. Jami Lynn will start the night off at 6pm. Tickets will be available online and also at Solid State Vinyl Records.

On Screen for familiesMovie Mondays @ East Lake Library, 2727 E Lake St. 2-4pm

Curious Community: Cold Press Soapmaking @ East Lake Library, 2727 E Lake St. 2-4:30pm

Pints For Pups w/ Midwest Animal Rescue @ The Howe Daily Kitchen & Bar • 3675 Minnehaha Ave S • 6pm
Join Midwest Animal Rescue & Services and The Howe for Pints For Pups on our dog-friendly pawtio. Come join us as we drink for dogs, we will donate $1 from every pint purchased to MARS.
About MARS: Dedicated to providing unsurpassed standards for quality care, client education and training of companion animals, to promote responsible pet ownership while uniting fellow rescuers in the pursuit of ending animal homelessness. Browse adoptable pups http://www.midwestanimalrescue.org/animals/browse?Species=Dog More Info http://www.midwestanimalrescue.org/info/display?PageID=18363

Epworth Gardens Sunshining Sundays • Every Sunday • 12:30-2pm
All ages are welcome to water and weed the gardens and enjoy a snack – occasionally there will be a special speaker or project during these sessions.
Learn more about Epworth Gardens at EpworthMPLS.org/Garden


Monday, July 9

Zumba w/Bernice at Powderhorn Park Outdoor Stage • 6:30pm
The heat is on every Monday – FREE ZUMBA AT POWDERHORN PARK! CLASE GRATIS EN POWDERHORN!
Stage is located on the 10th avenue side of the park, 32nd street down the hill toward the lake. View map here: https://www.facebook.com/outinthebackyard/photos/a.180143352001236.54559.170741579608080/2163228340359384/?type=3&theaterA Mindful Choice-A Path to Peace and Happiness @ Birchwood Cafe • 3311 E 25th St • 6:30 • Free will donation
A MINDFUL CHOICE is a heart-warming and inspiring feature-length documentary showing a diverse range of people making the choice for a better life through meditation. They range from ballet dancers and writers to stressed business people, cancer patients, foster children, and maximum security prisoners. Their stories show that peace is possible for individuals and communities – and suggests it may be possible for all of humanity. The award winning production team for A MINDFUL CHOICE are delighted that it has been accepted at the Awareness Film Festival and the International Social Change film festival this year. The specific meditation technique explored in the film is The Bright Path Ascension, but the hope is that it might inspire others to explore in what ever way appeals to them. Have a snack, be inspired. Watch the trailer at: http://www.choicethefilm.com/en/trailer/

Storytime with Mama Ray @ Moon Palace Books • 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 10:30-11am • FREE
Moon Palace Books’ Children’s Storytime!
Chase your Monday morning blues away! Join us for Songs & Stories with Mama Ray (aka Rachel Gabriel), an award winning writer and teaching artist who loves to share the transformative power of literature with people of all ages.
All kids and their favorite adults are welcome for a FREE, half-hour opportunity to sing and listen to picture book stories, many of them by local writers and illustrators.

Folk Alliance International Meetup (Minneapolis) @ The Hook and Ladder Theater & Lounge • 3010 Minnehaha Ave • 5pm Social Hour • 6pm Info Session w/Executive Director Aengus Finnan • Please RSVP by Friday, July 6 as capacity is limited. Light fare will be provided | Cash bar
Join local folk/roots/Americana artists and industry professionals for this unique opportunity to meet staff and board representatives from Folk Alliance International, which presents the world’s largest gathering of the folk music industry (drawing from 35 countries!). Learn about this year’s conference in Montreal, how you can apply to showcase and about other regional opportunities to become involved!

Quick Reads book club for Adults @ East Lake Library, 2727 E Lake St. • 6:30-7:30pm

Conversation Circles for Adults @ East Lake Library, 2727 E Lake St. • 4-5:30pm

LOTT // Pony Hunt // In/Planes | Moon Palace Books @ 3032 Minnehaha Ave • Doors 8:30pm • Music at 9pm • $5-10 sliding scale for touring bands • 21+
LOTT: is the solo project of Minneapolis musician, Leah Ottman (We Are The Willows). Classical Experimental Violin. The core inspiration for LOTT’s compositions is the Romantic Period of classical music. The chordal structures, intervals, and melodies heard throughout her songs are reminiscent of those used by Antonin Dvorak, Alexander Borodin, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, French Impressionist composer, Maurice Ravel, and then condensed into pop songs. She explores the range on her violin by utilizing a looping pedal and similar techniques employed by looping violinist pioneers, Andrew Bird, Kishi Bashi, and Owen Pallet. https://soundcloud.com/lott-music
PONY HUNT-(New Orleans) – creating dreamy sounds influenced by 60s psych rock, soul, and doo-wop. Pony Hunt delves into deep territory- confronting issues of self identity, gender-fluidity, female oppression, and the inherent isolation therein while Pushing past roots driven compositions into a psychedelic realm which hints to that of Joe Meek and The Velvet Underground. https://ponyhunt.bandcamp.com/
in/PLANES (CO) offer their unique take and spin on American roots music, exploring classic pop sounds — notably late 50’s & 60’s R&B, Doo-Wop and Soul — to create a vibey, sparse and entrancing sound.


Tuesday, July 10

Red Apple Trio at Schooners @ Schooner Tavern • 2901 27th Ave S • 7:30pm

Tuesday Social Rides p/b The Hub Bike Co-op • 3016 Minnehaha Ave • 6:30pm
Corpse Whale Racing (The Hub Bike Co-op-sponsored femme, trans, women, non-binary, and two-spirit racing team) is back to leading its bi-weekly rides for the FTWs in our community! These will be moderately-paced, NO DROP rides–CWR will have someone at the back to make sure that no one gets left behind. You can expect a 12-15mph pace, a 15-20 mile distance, and the best ride leaders! These rides will happen every other Tuesday, leaving from the The Hub Bike Co-op on Minnehaha Ave at 6:30p, and beginning on May 29th.

They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us: Books & Bars MPLS @ Moon Palace Books • 3032 Minnehaha • Social 6pm • Discussion 7pm • Free & All are welcome • Bring a friend • Presented by The Loft Literary Center
In an age of confusion, fear, and loss, Hanif Abdurraqib’s is a voice that matters. Whether he’s attending a Bruce Springsteen concert the day after visiting Michael Brown’s grave, or discussing public displays of affection at a Carly Rae Jepsen show, he writes with a poignancy and magnetism that resonates profoundly. In the wake of the nightclub attacks in Paris, he recalls how he sought refuge as a teenager in music, at shows, and wonders whether the next generation of young Muslims will not be afforded that opportunity now. While discussing the everyday threat to the lives of black Americans, Abdurraqib recounts the first time he was ordered to the ground by police officers: for attempting to enter his own car. In essays that have been published by the New York Times, MTV, and Pitchfork, among others—along with original, previously unreleased essays—Abdurraqib uses music and culture as a lens through which to view our world, so that we might better understand ourselves, and in so doing proves himself a bellwether for our times. We discuss the book and this time MPLS gets to go 1st! Be there for pizza, beer and good tunes. Check out the playlist ahead of time on Spotify. Search Jefe23.


Wednesday, July 11

Epworth Gardens Weeding Wednesdays for Kids • Every Wednesday • 9:30-11:30am
School-aged kids are invited to join us for watering and weeding the gardens, plus a story, craft, games and a snack! Children ages 3-10 are required to bring a caring adult to help and watch over them. Learn more about Epworth Gardens at EpworthMPLS.org/GardenLittle City in Space (co-presented by KFAI) @ Trylon Cinema • 2820 E 33rd St • 7pm • Tickets: $10 in advance / $12 at the door
Co-presented by KFAI In 1983, documentary filmmaker Miroslav Janek became involved with a group of volunteers running a tiny community radio station out of the belfry of a Unitarian church in South Minneapolis. Operating at a humble 14-watts, KFAI hosted a motley crew of characters pumping out blues, progressive rock, foreign language programming and absurdist radio theater to anyone who could pick up the signal. The result of a year’s worth of footage, Miroslav Janek’s Little City In Space documents the early days of KFAI radio, which celebrates its 40th year on-air this year. The film highlights some of the station’s disparate volunteer DJs, including Chicago bluesman Lazy Bill Lucas, accordion player/barber Helge Lamo and Minneapolis mainstay Willie Murphy. Dir. Miroslav Janek, 1984, 60 min., USA / Czech Republic, Digital

Sidewalk Dog Yappy Hour at Longfellow Grill • 2990 W River Pkwy • 5pm
We’re celebrating our dog-friendliest summer ever with a series of yappy hours, this time at the fabulous Longfellow Grill! This event is free to attend. Join us for drink specials (like fresh, delish Tito’s Handmade Vodka cocktails), yummy food, and our signature belly rubs for your four-legged BFFs. Attendees will also score FREE, fun swag from Bad Tags and Tito’s Handmade Vodka.
What’s more: Buy a Sidewalk Dog Brewery or Restaurant Pass at this event and get a FREE pint glass with our exclusive MN dog lover design! The wonderful KME Photography will be on paw to capture the fun. (Kirsten is a Minneapolis-based photographer who loves to photograph families, children, and pets.) This shindig will benefit Retrieve a Golden of the Midwest – RAGOM, dedicated to rescuing Golden Retrievers and Retriever mixes and finding their forever homes with families in Minnesota, Iowa, the Dakotas, and western Wisconsin. HUGE woof of thanks to Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Blue Plate Restaurant Co. for making these parties paw-sible! Photo: KME Photography

IE Tape Release PARTY w/ Altamira and Xylophone Jetty @ Moon Palace Books • 3032 Minnehaha • 8pm
IE has some NEW VOIDS for you. Come celebrate the release of our first full-length album POME on MOON GLYPH Records (Oakland, CA). Out July 9! This 5-piece show at Moon Palace also kicks off a tour through the central U.S. Joining us for the show are parallel cosmic vibes from friends in Altamira and Xylophone Jetty…Brooklyn Community Band @ Minnehaha Falls • 7pm • FREE
Brooklyn Community Band concert band http://www.brooklynpark.org/events/brooklyn-community-band/ Free outdoor concerts part of the Music & Movies in the Parks, brought to you by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board. Check out the website for full summer listings: www.mplsmusicandmovies.com.

Childcare Group Storytime @ East Lake Library • 2727 E Lake St. • 10:15-10:45am

Read Aloud Book Club @ East Lake Library • 2727 E Lake St. • 1-2pm

Zumba w/Bernice at Powderhorn Park Outdoor Stage • 6:30pm • FREE
Get over that midweek hump w/FREE ZUMBA AT POWDERHORN PARK! CLASE GRATIS EN POWDERHORN! Stage is located on the 10th avenue side of the park, 32nd street down the hill toward the lake.


Thursday, July 12

Trivia night! @ Urban Forage • 3016 E Lake St. • 7pm
Trivia hosted by Jeff and Luke! Test your knowledge of cider, the literature of JRR Tolkien and JK Rowling, scientific plant names and Minnesota music! Fun? Yes. Weird? Maybe. Best thing to do on a Thursday night? Most definitely! Topic of the week can be found here.

Sonic Love Child @ Minnehaha Falls • 7pm
Sonic Love Child acoustic Americana, folk, vintage pop soniclovechild.com Free outdoor concerts part of the Music & Movies in the Parks, brought to you by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board. Check out the website for full summer listings: www.mplsmusicandmovies.com

Independence Days: A Guide to Sustainable Food Storage and Preservation @ Moon Palace Bookstore • 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 6:30-8pm
This summer, join with folks in Transition Longfellow as they grow more, cook more, and preserve more local food while working to reduce food waste. Read Chapters 6-11. Independence Days is for everyone who wants to keep eating—even in hard times. (This book is out of print so Moon Palace will not have copies available, but it can be found at second-hand stores and used copies are available online.)

Sidewalk Talk free listening project @ Minnehaha Falls •3pm
July 12! 3:00-5:00 pm, Volunteers will be present just to listen to people. In our world, especially now, please come be heard. If you’d like to learn how to be a volunteer with Sidewalk Talk, contact us!

Becky Rae Dalton, Smells Like the 90’s, & The Pickled Beats @ The Hook and Ladder Theater & Lounge • Doors 7:30pm • Music 8pm • 21+ • $7 Advance • $10 Day of show
Becky Rae Dalton: Minneapolis singer/songwriter Becky Rae Dalton has gracefully emerged onto the Twin Cities music scene connecting with audiences through her powerful vocals, catchy lyrics, and authentic performances. After 16 years of writing and performing music, Becky Rae finishes a three year journey of creating her debut album Ready or Not. The indie/folk/country album is available on iTunes and Amazon.
Smells Like the 90’s: Cover band out of the Twin Cities playing all the eclectic hits of the 1990’s.
The Pickled Beats: Laurel Hay and Ben Tomandl are The Pickled Beats! Laurel and Ben met back in 2014 when a mutual friend had the brilliance to introduce them based on the beautiful harmonies she thought they could make together. Ben played “Night Moves” for Laurel and she was hooked. The couple has been touring as The Pickled Beats for years now, building their fan base in the Midwest, but bringing their music to Colorado on their annual summer tour as well. The duo hopes to get into the recording studio soon to record their first album together.