LCC Weekly Roundup, March 31 to April 6

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 Sign Up for LCC’s Resource Fair!
LCC’s Annual Membership Meeting No Pie Charts! Only Pies! will be held on Tuesday, April 25th at Minnehaha Academy North, 3100 West River Parkway, from 6:30-8:30pm. Once again, we will host a Resource Fair from 5:30-6:30pm. This year, we ask participating organizations to give a suggested donation of $20/nonprofits and $25/for-profits. If interested, please fill out this form here and pay via Square to complete your registration. There are a limited number of organizations we can accommodate, so register soon to ensure your spot is reserved! The deadline is Sunday, April 16th. For questions, email bonnie@longfellow.org.

 Join the LCC Board of Directors
LCC will elect its new Board of Directors at No Pie Charts! Only Pies! on Tuesday, April 25th. There are several open seats on the board. All levels of experience are welcomed. You need only an interest in the community, to live in the Longfellow, Cooper, Howe or Hiawatha neighborhood and a commitment to participate in meetings a few hours a month to participate on the Board. LCC also has an open seat for a business owner or designated representative of the business. Board members meet monthly to review funding requests, respond to emerging needs of the community and plan for future events, activities and programs. Board members are also required to attend at least one committee meeting per month and to participate in LCC sponsored events. For details, contact Melanie Majors at 612-722-4529 EXT 14 or melanie@longfellow.org.

 

 

Friday, March 31st

Meek’s Cutoff @ The Trylon, 3258 Minnehaha Ave, Friday-Sunday. (2010, 35mm, 104m) dir Kelly Reichardt w/Michelle Williams, Bruce Greenwood. A wagon train led by an erratic guide gets lost while crossing the Cascade Mountains en route to Oregon. This dissonant western showcases Reichardt’s knack for capturing intimate dialogue and remorseless landscapes.

 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.

Let’s Get Social: Creative Journaling @ 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.

Saturday, April 1st

Research the History of Your Minneapolis Home @ East Lake Library, 2727 E Lake St, 10:30-11:30am. Learn about the print and online tools and resources available at the library and throughout the city that will help you research the history of your house, neighborhood or a piece of property within Minneapolis city limits.

Humans of Minneapolis Reading and Slideshow @ Moon Palace Books, 3260 Minnehaha Ave, 2pm. Join Stephanie Glaros, author of “Humans of Minneapolis,” for a reading and slideshow. For details, click here.

 Sunday, April 2nd

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest @ The Trylon, 3258 Minnehaha Ave, Sunday-Tuesday. (1975, DCP, 133m) dir Milos Forman w/Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Will Sampson. Charismatic criminal Randle McMurphy (Nicholson) avoids hard labor by being sent to an abusive mental institution. Wexler was fired during production after clashing with director Forman, but his lensing is fundamental to the film’s success.

 Second Annual Tartan Week Pub Sing @ Merlins Rest, 3601 E Lake St, 7-9pm. This is an opportunity for anyone to come and join in the singing or just sit back a listen to all kinds of Scottish songs from traditional to modern. To RSVP, click here.

 Complete Tune-Up Part I @ 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 3rd

Conversation Circles @ East Lake Library, 2727 E Lake St, 5:30-7:30pm. Non-native English speakers: practice your English and make new friends in an informal, volunteer-led setting, and learn about the library, too.

 Tuesday, April 4th

Community Connections Committee @ Longfellow Recreation Center, 3435 36th Ave S, 6-7:30pm. Join LCC’s Community Connections Committee for its monthly meeting. For details, email ashleigh@longfellow.org or call 612-722-4529 EXT 13.

 Neighborhood Development and Transportation Committee @ Longfellow Recreation Center, 3435 36th Ave S, 7:30-9pm. Join LCC’s Neighborhood Development and Transportation Committee for its monthly meeting. For details, email ashleigh@longfellow.org or call 612-722-4529 EXT 13.

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

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

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

 Wednesday, April 5th

River Gorge Committee @ Hiawatha School Park, 4305 E 42nd St, 6-7:30pm. Join LCC’s River Gorge Committee for its monthly meeting. For details, email ashleigh@longfellow.org or call 612-722-4529 EXT 13.

 Environment Committee @ Hiawatha School Park, 4305 E 42nd St, 7:30-9pm. Join LCC’s Enviornment Committee for its monthly meeting. For details, email ashleigh@longfellow.org or call 612-722-4529 EXT 13.

Tape Freaks April @ The Trylon, 3258 Minnehaha Ave, 7pm. Theme for April’s screening: Remakes. Sometimes remakes are terrible, sometimes they’re better than the original, sometimes they’re just good movies in their own right. This month’s movie is a prime example of how giving remakes a shot can pay off.

 Childcare Group Storytime @ East Lake Library, 2727 E Lake St, 10:15-10:45am. Talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for the children in your care. Share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement.

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

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

 Thursday, April 6th

One-Shot Comics Book Club @ Moon Palace Books, 3260 Minnehaha Ave S, 7pm. Join the One-Shot Comics Book Club for a discussion of “Prince of Cats” by Ron Wimberly. For details, click here.

 East Lake Chess Club @ East Lake Library, 2727 E Lake St, 2:30-4:30pm. All levels and ages are welcome. Participants will be able to share their knowledge of chess and learn new strategies in an informal community context.

Teen Fandom Club @ East Lake Library, 2727 E Lake St, 6-8pm. Do you love Doctor Who, Sherlock, Harry Potter, Supernatural or other fictional worlds? Celebrate your fandom! There will be games, art and creative projects, videos, special events, cosplay and more. All fandoms are welcome.

Found Poetry with Meg Erke @ Junket: Tossed and Found, 4049 Minnehaha Ave, 6-7pm. April is Poetry Month! Join Junket’s Artist-In-Residence, Meg Erke – Artist and Educator for this creative session – we’ll find hidden poetry in pages from salvaged books. To RSVP, click here.

Free Fix-a-Flat Class @ The Hub, 3020 Minnehaha Ave, 6-7pm. This class will go over the tools needed to fix your flat, how to identify its cause and techniques for making the whole process quick and painless. Bring your bike to practice on and wear clothes you won’t mind getting dirty. These classes are held outdoors, so bad weather could cause the class to be cancelled if no indoor alternative is available. These classes are free of charge with the donation of a canned food item (for the local food shelf).

 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.