LCC Weekly Roundup, April 7 – 13

UPCOMING EVENTS

Friday, April 7th Wright Chapbook Release @ Moon Palace Books, 3260 Minnehaha Ave, 6pm. M. Wright is a poet from Minneapolis and the author of the chapbooks “Dear Dementia” (Ghost City Press, 2017) and “a boy named jane” (Bottlecap Press, 2017). He is the winner of The Atlantis Award for poetry and his poems have recently appeared in Glass Poetry Press, Squawk Back, Maudlin House, Temenos Journal, Ghost City Review, and others.

 American Psycho @ The Trylon, 3258 Minnehaha Ave, multiple showings Friday-Sunday. (2000, DCP, 102m) dir Mary Harron w/Christian Bale, Justin Theroux. Patrick Bateman (Bale) is a psychopathic Wall Street yuppie who finds solace in murder and the 1980s pop sensation New Order. Harron’s satire savages the presentation of sexual violence in film.

 Creative Journaling with Molly Anthony @ Junket: Tossed and Found, 4049 Minnehaha Ave, 5:30-7pm. This class is $5, and will provide access to a broad variety of ethically sourced (entirely secondhand) creative supplies and materials, as well as the option to purchase and incorporate other items from the shop’s regular inventory. To RSVP, click here.

 Family Storytime @ East Lake Library, 2727 E Lake St, 10:15-10:45am. For children of all ages and their parent or caregiver. Talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement.

Baby Storytime @ East Lake Library, 2727 E Lake St, 11:15-11:45am. For children from birth to 24 months and their parent or caregiver. Talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format designed especially for babies. Share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement.

Saturday, April 8th

Poster Sale @ The Trylon, 3258 Minnehaha Ave, 1pm. When you come to the Trylon, do you ever stop to admire those cool movie posters? The look of Humphrey Bogart sneering at you, gat in hand? The strange Mona Lisa smile on the face of Godzilla? The Trylon has them, and wants to sell them to you.

 Glass on Glass Mosaic Demonstration @ Junket: Tossed and Found, 4049 Minnehaha Ave, 12:30-3:30pm. Join Chris Miller, a local Longfellow artist, for a glass-on-glass mosaic demonstration! You will learn how to go from a plain sheet of glass to a unique mosaic design. To RSVP, click here.

 Sunday, April 9th

Medium Cool @ The Trylon, 3258 Minnehaha Ave, multiple showings Friday-Sunday. (1969, DCP, 111m) dir Haskell Wexler w/Robert Forster, Verna Bloom, Marianna Hill. Wexler’s first narrative directorial effort is a radical first-person account of Chicago during the 1968 Democratic National Convention. Groundbreaking for its free-form storytelling and handheld camerawork, Medium Cool is a cinematic essential.

Complete Tune-Up Part II @ The Hub, 3020 Minnehaha Ave, 9am to noon. The course is comprised of two three-hour sessions. The class is mix of lecture, demonstration and hands-on skills development as you will be learn the basics of a bicycle tune-up. Class topics include: wheel anatomy and basic truing, hub cone adjustments, brake and derailleur adjustments and basic drive train maintenance. Bring your bike to work on and wear clothes you won’t mind getting dirty.

 Monday, April 10th

Psycho @ The Riverview, 3800 42nd Ave S, 7pm. (1960, DCP, 109m) dir Alfred Hitchcock w/Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh. Perhaps the most iconic of Hitchcock’s movies is also considered by some to be the one that pushed films into an era of unrestrained violence. Still shocking 57 years after its release, Psycho is Hitch at his very best.

Wheel Building Part I @ The Hub, 3020 Minnehaha Ave, 6-9pm. This course is comprised of two three-hour sessions. Students will leave the class with a new wheel built by their own hands! Students may try for a two-wheel set if they choose). Students will provide their own materials but will receive 15 percent off wheel materials if bought through The Hub. Go in to The Hub before the Sunday prior to your class if you intend to order wheel parts.

Storytime with Mama Ray @ Moon Palace Books, 3260 Minnehaha Ave, 11am. Chase the Monday morning blues away with Moon Palace Books’ Children’s Storytime, featuring local writer and Longfellow resident, Mama Ray (aka Rachel Gabriel). All kids (especially those under five), and their favorite adults are welcome for a themed reading and sing-along.

K-12 Homework Help @ East Lake Library, 2727 E Lake St, 3:30-7:30pm. Free in-person tutoring for K-12 students. No advance sign-up needed. For more information, see www.hclib.org/homework. Sponsor: Friends of the Hennepin County Library.

Quick Reads Book Club @ East Lake Library, 2727 E Lake St, 6:30-7:30pm. Join a discussion of new and interesting under-200-page titles. Bring along your recommendations for future meetings. Lending copies may be picked up at the service desk prior to meeting.

 Tuesday, April 11th

K-12 Homework Help @ East Lake Library, 2727 E Lake St, 3:30-7:30pm. Free in-person tutoring for K-12 students. No advance sign-up needed. For more information, see www.hclib.org/homework. Sponsor: Friends of the Hennepin County Library.

 Jugg Slugger @ Riverview Café, 3745 42nd Ave S, 7-9pm.

Magic the Gathering @ Parkway Pizza, 4359 Minnehaha Ave, 8pm.

 Wednesday, April 12th

Queer Book Club @ Moon Palace Books, 3260 Minnehaha Ave, 6:30pm. Join the Queer Book Club for a discussion of “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic” by Alison Bechdel. For details, click here.

 Pub Quiz with Bill Watkins @ Merlins Rest, 3601 E Lake St, 7:30pm.

The Overtones @ Riverview Café, 3745 42nd Ave S, 7-9pm.

Garden Club April 12 – Take a New Look at Your Landscape !  Help your yard be water smart, weed smart, and butterfly and bee smart. Learn why managing storm water, adding native plants, and careful mowing can help make your landscape look good and do well — no matter what the weather does.  Julie Weisenhorn, of WCCO’s Smart Gardens fame (and a UMN Extension Horticulturist), will talk about designing new life into your landscape, with new plantings and changes to create a more sustainable yard and healthier habitat for wildlife.

Join us to hear Julie and take part in the Silent Auction, our only fundraiser and how we pay these wonderful speakers. Please bring an item or two to donate, and plan to have fun bidding! You can drop off auction items starting at 6:30, bidding begins 6:50 to 7:15, with another 15-minute bidding window after Julie’s presentation.

We’ll see you Wednesday, April 12, at Epworth United Methodist Church, 3207 37th Ave S. 
More at: www.facebook.com/LongfellowGardenClub

 Thursday, April 13th

K-12 Homework Help @ East Lake Library, 2727 E Lake St, 3:30-7:30pm. Free in-person tutoring for K-12 students. No advance sign-up needed. For more information, see www.hclib.org/homework. Sponsor: Friends of the Hennepin County Library.

 Open Mic @ Riverview Café, 3745 42nd Ave S, 7-10pm. This weekly event is one of the longest-standing open mic nights in the Twin Cities.

 Trivia @ Parkway Pizza, 4359 Minnehaha Ave, 8pm.