Weekly Roundup: August 10-16

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

(And this gorgeous sunset!)


UPCOMING EVENTS


ANNOUNCEMENTS

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.
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Focus on Local BusinessAre 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!
Longfellow Community Council values the importance of residents and local businesses. This connection continues to develop the strong sense of community we value here in Greater Longfellow.

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.)


Friday, August 10

The Zingrays @ Minnehaha Falls • 7pm • FREE
The Zingrays 50’s‐70’s rocknroll pros love to play zingrays.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.

Fathom Lane, Interlake, Maple & Beech at The Hook, 3010 Minnehaha Ave • Theater Doors 8:30 :: Music 9pm :: 21+ $8 Early Birds / $10 Advance / $12 Day of Show
Fathom Lane “With two gorgeous albums in two years, Fathom Lane have quickly emerged as one of the brightest new artists in the Twin Cities…Finding some kind of unlikely common ground between alt-country and floaty prog rock, the band achieves a timeless quality, as on single “Sugardown” or their breathtaking (and prescient) cover of Lou Reed’s “Perfect Day,” released just weeks before his death.” Jim McGuinn, 89.3 The Current
Interlake With members from coast-to-coast, Interlake takes inspiration from the rush of NYC, the open roads of the Midwest, and the LA colored sun. Interlake’s second EP “Waiting For The Ocean” was released in June of 2018. Maple & Beech Maple & Beech is a seven-piece art-pop band from Minnesota. Tucker Sterling Jensen (of Dirt Train)

A Fistful of Dollars on 35mm @ Trylon Cinema, 2820 E 33rd St. • 7pm
The film that got the spaghetti western rolling was a remake of Akira Kurosawa’s Yojimbo. The drifting Man with No Name (Eastwood) plays two greedy clans off each other, resulting in mutual destruction.

Gothess Presents: Families Belong Together  @ Moon Palace Books, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 9:30pm
Evil doesn’t understand Justice. So here we are. What do we do? How can we help? If you are anything like me, you have woken up angry, confused, and had many moments of tears. Eventually you try to scrape yourself up and remember that your heartache doesn’t compare to the trauma these innocent families are going through. So you move forward and try your best to organize, donate, volunteer and use your voice somehow.
Gothess is proud to use its platform in any way possible to help those in desperate need. We are grateful to partner up with Moon Palace Books to bring you a night of solidarity. All proceeds from the benefit will go to the RAICES organization that is helping with legal assistance to combat the chaos. Families belong together and no human is illegal. Below are some useful resources and articles on what we can all try and do. Please come join us to help those in extreme crisis. DJ’s DJ MISS Q DJ Mercury Illuminaté Steele Suggested donations: sliding scale $5-$20 9:30pm-1:30am 21+

All Genre Book Club for Adults @ East Lake Library • 2727 E Lake St. 10:30-11:30am


Saturday, August 11

Family Musique x Moon Palace Books @ Moon Palace Books, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 10am
PWM “Family Musique” (*suggested age birth-kindergarten – older siblings welcome. PRE-REGISTER as space is limited)
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.
*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!

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.

Backyard Seed Saving II: Save Your Tomato Seeds! @ Tiny Diner, 1024 E 38th St • 2pm
Now who doesn’t love tomatoes? Come learn about how you can save your tomato seeds for next season! Learn about how tomatoes propagate and how you to select and process the fruit to save the seeds. Fun hands-on fermentation with Koby of Seed Sages. $5-$10 suggested donation but no one will be turned away if unable to pay! To RSVP send an email to Andrea at andrea.e@tinydiner.com.
About the teacher: Koby Jeschkeit-Hagen is the founder of Seed Sages, a local seed saving organization that provides trainings, consultations, and education. Seed stewardship and biodiversity conservation is a driving force behind her work. She has worked at Emandal Farm, JD Rivers Children’s Garden, Seed Savers Exchange, Seeds of Change, and Ecology Action. She also has a masters in Community and Regional Planning as well as Permaculture training. She draws on many approaches to share diverse seed saving, farming and community-building methods.

Reading with Aileen Keown Vaux
 @ Moon Palace Books, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 6pm
Join Aileen Keown Vaux, and fellow Eastern Washington University alumni Casey Patrick, Katrina Stubson, Karen Maner, and Melissa Huggins, for an evening of poetry, prose, and music celebrating Keown Vaux’s Consolation Prize, the first selection for the Scablands Books Channeled Chapbook Series (2018). These hilarious, heartfelt poems take their inspiration from Central Washington State Fair themes like, “Find Your Happy!” and “Celebrate What’s Great!,” to explore rural, queer life in Washington State. Aileen Keown Vaux earned her MFA from Eastern Washington University after years of working in the Minneapolis restaurant industry. Currently, she lives in Spokane where she works as a Career Advisor for the College of Arts, Letters, and Education at EWU. She writes poetry and non-fiction and is forever inspired by the Miracle of Life Barn at The Great Minnesota Get-Together. https://moonpalacebooks.com//?q=h.calevent&eid=3341

Second Saturday Songwriters Showcase
 @ Riverview Café, 3753 42nd Ave S • 7pm
Mark Grim – 7pm
Jeff Bjorgo – 7:45pm
Alfred Sage – 8:30pm

Saturday Night Contra Dance at Tapestry @ Tapestry Folkdance Center, 3748 Minnehaha Ave • 7:30pm
A friendly dance with people of all ages dancing to a live band in a building dedicated to dancing. MAXIMUM FUN It’s all about the fun! The swirling, twirling, can’t stop smiling, grinning, laughing, moving, grooving, and all around just having a great time, fun. COMMUNITY Contra dancers are about the friendliest people on the planet! Everyone helps everyone else and there are dancers from 8 to 80, and sometimes more or less. $12 general admission /$10 for Tapestry members / $7 students / Free to ages 8 and under (accompanied by a paying adult) Make sure to bring your dancing shoes (or bare feet) as we don’t allow street shoes on our floor

Make on Lake Art Walk Block Party
Sat 5 PM
As part of our #MakeOnLake Public Art Series we are hosting a final Art Walk Block Party. Join us for a free family-friendly evening of food, music, art, activities, and paletas. There will be three guided 1/2 mile Art Walks at 6pm, 7pm, and 8pm. Before or after, hang out and meet the artists, eat food, enjoy music, and fun art activities. The full schedule of entertainment and business discounts coming soon! Our #MakeOnLake artist Peter Thompson Haakon will have his mobile sign shop out on 17th & Lake too. Check it out to learn about Lake Street’s sign painting culture and make a sign of your own! Not into partying? Stop by and pick up a self-guided map to stroll up and down Lake Street at any time looking at old and new public art pieces. Our Make on Lake Artist Include: Vie Boheme Tantrum Art Collective Poetics of Forgiveness Project GoodSpace Murals Green Jeans Media Reggie LeFlore- Artist Page Rock9 Art Studio Connor Rice Jessica Bergman Tank Peter Haakon Thompson Corbin Doty Pablo Kalaka Ramses Alarcon Sanchez & Ryan Stopera Zahra Muse, Lokho Kotile, & Khadija Charif Ilana Budenosky, & Lachlan Hinwood

Boneshaker Book Club: The Will to Change @ Boneshaker Books, 2002 23rd Ave S • 9am
The Boneshaker Book Club selection is “The Will to Change” by bell hooks. Copies will be in-stock shortly, at a 20% discount for all readers. The Boneshaker Book Club is free and open to the public, welcoming people with diverse viewpoints and perspectives to join us in conversation.
ABOUT THE BOOK: Everyone needs to love and be loved — even men. But to know love, men must be able to look at the ways that patriarchal culture keeps them from knowing themselves, from being in touch with their feelings, from loving. In The Will to Change, bell hooks gets to the heart of the matter and shows men how to express the emotions that are a fundamental part of who they are — whatever their age, marital status, ethnicity, or sexual orientation. With trademark candor and fierce intelligence, hooks addresses the most common concerns of men, such as fear of intimacy and loss of their patriarchal place in society, in new and challenging ways. She believes men can find the way to spiritual unity by getting back in touch with the emotionally open part of themselves — and lay claim to the rich and rewarding inner lives that have historically been the exclusive province of women. A brave and astonishing work, The Will to Change is designed to help men reclaim the best


Sunday, August 12

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!

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

Zacc Harris Trio Every Sunday at Riverview Wine Bar, 3747 42nd Ave S • 7pm • No Cover
Join us for the longest running weekly jazz gig in Minneapolis. Zacc Harris Trio featuring Harris on guitar, Matt Peterson on bass, and Pete Hennig on drums has been playing every Sunday since 2007. No cover, music from 7p-9p. Perfect way to wind down a Sunday.
 
Sunday Afternoon Reading: Nan Dixon @ Urban Forage Winery and Cider House, 3016 E Lake St • 4pm
Come see local author Nan Dixon read from one of her new books. Stay for a glass of cider.


Monday, August 13

Reading with Stephen Dillon @ Moon Palace Books, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 7pm
Fugitive Life: The Queer Politics of the Prison State (Duke University Press) examines the literary and artistic work of feminist, queer antiracist activists who were imprisoned or became fugitives in the United States during the 1970s, showing how they were among the first to theorize and make visible the co-constitutive symbiotic relationship between neoliberalism and racialized mass-incarceration. “In this beautifully written work, Stephen Dillon brings together a variety of threads from the literatures on prisons, feminisms, and queer studies to make novel arguments about fugitivity, neoliberalism, and carcerality. His engagement with poetry, accounts of underground activists, and the other highly charismatic materials he works with will be gripping for students as they read through this compelling entry point into the book’s topics. Fugitive Life is a wonderful contribution.” — Dean Spade, author of Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics, and the Limits of Law

For a Few Dollars More on 35mm @ Trylon Cinema, 2820 E 33rd St. • 7pm
The Man with No Name returns as a bounty hunter who teams up with fellow bounty hunter Colonel Mortimer (Van Cleef) to track down an outlaw. Leone’s style, typified by daring camera moves and wide crane shots, came into its own with this movie.

Game On! For Preteens & Teens @ East Lake Library • 2727 E Lake St. 1-3pm

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


 

Tuesday, August 14 

Fun Free Live Trivia @ The Howe Daily Kitchen & Bar, 3675 Minnehaha Ave S • 8pm
The most FUN FREE live trivia in all of South Mpls Top 3 teams plus the last place team win prizes great food, beverages, and service to enjoy while playing trivia.

Books & Bars: Vision @ Moon Palace Books, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 6pm Social | 7pm Discussion | FREE and open to the public | Presented by The Loft Literary Center
Join us for an August discussion of Vision: The Complete Series, Tom King’s widely acclaimed and Eisner Award-winning series about Marvel’s Vision and his quest to be a human. Available as two volume trade paperback or hardcover – 20% off at Moon Palace. Vision wants to be human, and what’s more human than family? So he heads back to the beginning – the laboratory where Ultron created him as a weapon, the place where he first rebelled against his destiny and imagined that he could be a man. There, he builds a wife, Virginia, and teenage twins, Viv and Vin. They look like him. They have his powers. They share his grandest ambition – or obsession? – the unrelenting need to be ordinary. Theirs is a story of togetherness and tragedy and one that will set the Android Avenger on course for a devastating confrontation with Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. Considered one of the most celebrated graphic novels of the decade, Vision: The Complete Series features all twelve issues of the series, and also contains over a hundred pages of bonus content, including interviews, variants, original scripts, concept art, ink and coloring progression, and letters by the creative team


Wednesday, August 15

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/Garden

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!

Rad Girls Can + Riot Grrl Karaoke
 @ Moon Palace Books, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 6:30pm
Join us for an event with Kate Schatz celebrating the release of Rad Girls Can: Stories of Bold, Brave, and Brilliant Young Women. After the event, we’ll have Riot Grrl Karaoke! From the New York Times best-selling authors of Rad Women Worldwide and Rad American Women A-Z, a bold and brave collection of stories and art about inspiring and accomplished girls who have made positive impacts on the world before the age of 20.

Longfellow Luau Patio Party @ Longfellow Grill, 2990 W River Pkwy • 5pm
Gather your friends and family (dogs, too!) to the end-of-summer patio party at Longfellow Grill – The Longfellow Luau! Hawaiian-inspired food & drinks, beers and bands! We’ll be serving up beers from Dogfish Head Brewery, having a battle of the bands featuring John Chuck & The Class and The Millenium; hosted and DJ’d by Go963MN’s Jordan.

Handsome Midnight @ Minnehaha Falls • 7pm • FREE
Handsome Midnight friendly alternative rock w/ class handsomemidnight.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.


Thursday, August 16

Cathie English @ Minnehaha Falls • 7pm • FREE
Cathie English acoustic American fingerstyle folk https://www.reverbnation.com/cathieenglish 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.

Music and Movies at Minnehaha Falls Bandshell • 7pm • FREE
Movies and music is presented by the Minneapolis Parks Dept.

Thursday Night Trivia: The Simpsons  @ Urban Forage Winery and Cider House, 3016 E Lake St • 7pm
Yes. Simpsons trivia returns. How well do you know Springfield? How well do your neighbors know? Well?

Swan Meat, Amati, Lynn Avery @ Moon Palace Books, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 9pm
21+ ••• 7adv, 10 door SWAN MEAT (cologne) AMATI (MPLS, Sweat Taste) LYNN AVERY (MPLS) @swan.meat, aka Reba Fay, is a poet, producer, DJ, and engineer who pairs original spoken word poetry with jarring and complex electronics. Reba’s deeply personal aesthetic explores a fascination with fantasy, RPG, and storytelling through sound design and composition. With her work, Reba has developed a unique and potent form of emotional expression. https://noisey.vice.com/it/article/ppaabz/noisey-mix-swan-meat @lynn.a.very is a producer, creating dense, rapid ambient forests, echoing sounds of club, fantasy, and soundtrack. https://soundcloud.com/blueberry-recordings/sets/dasychira-haptics-remixes Amati is storied collaborator and producer, recently returning from Madrid where he release his club demolishing 2single on Sweat Taste records (spain). Having worked with such artists as Tennis Rodman, K. Raydio, YDVST, Amati is a well versed and skilled producer who knows how to control a dance floor

Lord of The Rings Trivia at The Howe @ The Howe Daily Kitchen & Bar, 3675 Minnehaha Ave S • 8pm
Think you’re well-versed in the realm of hobbits, dwarves, wizards, and elves? Join us for Lord of the Rings themed trivia and test your knowledge of all things Middle-earth. No sign up required. First come, first serve. Get here early to get a spot!

Bi+ Community Discussion
 @ Boneshaker Books, 2002 23rd Ave S • 6pm
This month is at Boneshaker Books. Feel free to bring snacks; we will provide some to share. Come join our discussion group the THIRD Thursday of every Month. This is a safe and welcoming environment and a great way to navigate bi+ issues and bond with other community members. We are gathering at 6pm to chit chat and order food and drinks. We will change the location each month, so please keep an eye on where to meet. A Board member facilitator will bring topics to get the conversation started or we can talk about your questions and issues. We look forward to seeing you there!

Big Wu Family Reunion Preparedness Party at The Hook & Ladder, 3010 Minnehaha Ave • 7:30pm
Big Wu Family Reunion Preparedness Party Featuring: BWFR Super Jam, El Dub, Pat Ferguson, Space Junk, & Upeksha Thursday, August 16 at The Hook and Ladder Theater Doors 7:30pm :: Music 8:00pm :: 21+ $10 Advance / $12 Day of Show BUY TICKETS –> https://fanlink.to/BWFR-PRE Come prepare for The Big Wu Family Reunion at The Hook & Ladder Theater! Remember, if you buy/bought a VIP ticket to the Festival, this show is on us! www.bigwufamilyreunion.com

LEGO Labs for kids & Preschoolers @ East Lake Library, 2727 E Lake St. • 3:00-5pm

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