Friday March 7
Friday Fish Dinners at Saint Albert the Great Catholic Church (2836 33rd Ave S) begin March 7 and go through April 11. Dinner is served from 4:30 to 7:30 pm: fried and baked tilapia, with mashed or hash brown potatoes, meatless spaghetti, coleslaw, rolls, homemade desserts and beverages. Mini-raffles, Bingo from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, cash raffles. This was voted City Pages Best Fish Fry in 2013! Adults $10, Seniors (65+) $9, children 6-12 $5. Kids under 5 eat free.
Nominate a Public Health Hero! Do you know a person or organization that’s working to make Minneapolis a healthier place? Nominate them for a Public Health Local Hero award to recognize their outstanding achievements in public health. In celebration of National Public Health Week, the Minneapolis Health Department would like to recognize the accomplishments of community partners whose service to public health activities transforms and strengthens the lives of our residents and visitors. Public Health Local Heroes hold critical roles in making Minneapolis a healthier place to live, work and play. Please help us recognize their contributions by nominating individuals or organizations. More information here. Deadline is Friday, March 7th.
Saturday March 8
Hennepin County Fix-It Clinic at Salem Lutheran Church (4150 N Dupont Ave) 12-4pm. Get household items fixed for free and learn valuable repair skills at an upcoming Fix-It Clinic. At Fix-It Clinics, residents bring in small household appliances, clothing, electronics, mobile devices and more and receive free guided assistance from volunteers with repair skills to disassemble, troubleshoot and fix their items. Fix-It Clinics teach valuable basic repair skills, build community connections and reduce the number of repairable objects that are thrown in the trash.
Sunday March 9
Free Family Fun Day at Kroening Interpretive Center (4900 Mississippi Ct) 1-3pm. This weekend’s activity is learning about animal tracks. For more information visit the Three River Park District events page.
Monday March 10
Town Hall meeting with Rep. Jim Davnie and Sen. Patricia Torres Ray at Peace Coffee (3262 Minnehaha Ave) 7-8:30pm. Come ask questions and have a conversation with your representatives.
Block Club Leader training at Minneapolis Police Department’s 3rd Precinct (3000 Minnehaha Ave) 6:30-8pm. Help build Community one block at a time; and develop a communication tool where people have the ability to contact each other. Neighbors who are informed are the strongest crime prevention tool for communities. Work with neighbors and MPD if there is a problem on the block. Please RSVP to Karen Notsch, Crime Prevention Specialist (612) 673-2856; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday March 11
Navigating Media for Artists and Musicians, a class hosted by the Twin Cities Daily Planet. Learn to navigate local, social and national media outlets as an artist with Kyle Tran Myhre at The Common Table ( 2001 Riverside Ave, below Trinity’s offices) 4-6pm; $15-25 per person. Registration is required, learn more and sign up here.
Wednesday March 12
Create your own hydroponic salad table with the Longfellow Garden Club at Epworth United Methodist Church (3207 37th Ave S.) 7-9pm. Work with Professor Tom Michaels, who has developed a system that is affordable and easy to use. The HST is a non-circulating hydroponic table that requires no electricity for pumps or airstones, so it is great for outdoor settings. Learn more and sign up here.