Welcome to your weekend! There are so many great things coming up! But, it’s not just the weekend that is packed with great events, there are some not-to-be missed events happening this week, too. Don’t miss out, see our complete calendar for all of the details.
- Are you interested in learning more about jelly making? Discover the ins-and-outs at a grape jelly making class.
- Transition Longfellow is hosting its monthly movie night. Tonight they’ll be showing the film The Power of Community, the story of the struggle, community, and creativity of Cubans as they transitioned from an industrial agricultural system to local, urban gardens.
- City council candidates from Ward 9 will be participating in a forum at the Midtown Farmers Market. Come, ask your questions, and learn more about the candidates.
- Don’t miss the King’s Fair – the biannual celebration at Matthew’s Park in Seward. Activities include two stages for music, dog and bike parade, fun run, petting zoo, community dancing, yoga, history walking tours, and lots more. We’ll have a table, so be sure to stop by and say, “hi!”
- Yoga + Beer = Bliss at Harriet Brewing. Yogini beer geek Tanya Sowards will lead a yoga class for people at all experience levels followed up by a free tour of the brewery. Stick around for beer on the patio with live music.
- Mmm…sauerkraut and kimchi. Learn how to ferment your way to deliciousness in this afternoon class at Bethany Lutheran Church.
- Prep books for mailing to women in prison at Boneshaker Books.
- Local photographer Wing Young Huie is known for his evocative images of life on East Lake Street. Join him for a conversation at the East Lake Library about the One Minneapolis/One Read book “A Choice of Weapons” by Gordon Parks. It should be an excellent event.
- How environmentally friendly are plastics made from plants? It depends. Learn more about the growing industry of bioplastics with bioeconomy expert Jim Kleinschmit.
- It’s an East Lake Wok Walk. Tour “first-wave Chinese food” restaurants and learn about the history of the buildings and their owners. Bonus: chat with legendary photographer Wing Young Huie about the history of Chinese food in the U.S. (and Minnesota).
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