This calendar of events is created for neighbors of the West End. Please see our District Council/Federation website for calendar updates (and corrections!) at http://www.fortroadfederation.org
The “Calendar” will be on break for the rest of the summer. Here is a listing of Websites (with events) that the calendar is based on, and will inform you on their events. Also check out the Facebook site, West 7th Is Where All the Cool Kids Hang Out, for events and commentary.
June 16: Historic West End Neighborhood Hosts Fifth Annual Garden Tour 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, sixteen gardens along West 7thStreet / Fort Road will be open for public viewing.
June 5: West 7th Business Association Membership Committee meeting
June 7: West 7th Enhancement Coalition
June 26: networking event at Grand 7 – Join and bring a new member!
June 20: Trivia nights throughout the month of June.
Mississippi Market is teaming up with River Market (Stillwater’s co-op) and Trivia Mafia http://www.triviamafia.com/! to host trivia night at Amsterdam Bar & Hall, 6 W. 6th St, St. Paul.
Pax Conversational Salons
Mad Hatter’s Tea House, 943 W 7th Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8:30 pm.
Tuesday, June 5, Findings from the Healthy West 7th project by the resident physicians at United Family Medicine and their work to improve nutrition through efforts to promote gardening . More information and applications for community garden plots available at:healthywest7th.wordpress.com http://healthywest7th.wordpress.com
Tuesday, June 12, Local author and former St Paul Public Library librarian, Elaine Wagner, will read from her new memoir, “Feeling the Distance.”
Tuesday, June 19, Local poet and performer, Ethna McKiernan, will be with us to read from her books of poetry, the latest collection being”Sky Full of Fireflies.” The poems capture in vivid imagery the quiet angst of the lost, the forlorn and the loveless.
Brick House move– You may have noticed a lot of activity, and it should be any day now. After some delay working out the details of the new foundation there is a plan in place. We should hear soon about when the house will be moved.
June 4th “Do Yoga and Do Good” Yoga Fundraiser–
Rivergarden Yoga Center will be holding a fundraiser class every Monday morning at 7:30 am, beginning June 4 and continuing through the summer. The proceeds will be donated to the St. Stan’s youth group for grades 7-12. This group facilitates weekly meetings where youths of every faith and background get together and discuss topics important to them in a safe environment. Go to http://www.rivergardenyoga.com/for more information.
June 7 – Little Bohemia Neighborhood Association Monthly meeting– 7:00 pm at DeGidios.
June 9 – Neighborworks Day-Pleasant Park is the recipient of a $1,000 grant fromCommunity Neighborhood Housing Services. Volunteers are needed to help plant and install the flowers, mulch and other materials purchased with this grant.
June 16th – Rivergarden Yoga Center Open House 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. Free classes, questions answered and more. Support a local business and learn more about yoga!
June 23rd – 1st annual LBNA Garage Sale.Contact Sharon Lynch at firstname.lastname@example.org you would like to register to be part of the sale! Registration is $15 to purchase signs and maps.
River Garden Yoga Center
455 W. 7th St. Saint Paul, 55102
June 16: Garden Party and Open House at River Garden Yoga Center. 11am-6pm
“Do Yoga and do Good” Karma Yoga class At River Garden Yoga Center.
All Proceeds go to Saint Stanislaus Youth Group
Gentle Intentional Yoga for all levels With Beth Cleary
Monday mornings; 7:30-8:30am June 4 -August 27 Fee: Donations will go to the W-7th neighborhood St. Stanislaus youth group.
Yoga in the Park Saturday Mornings 9-10am; June 9th-August in Little Bohemia’s “Pleasant Park”
We will be presenting a variety of traditions-from Hatha to Kundalini-some classes accompanied by Anna Vazquez on Cello!
West End Club Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
for those with a desire to stop drinking. All ages, various times and formats. 955 West 7th Street See schedule
Hazelden West End Adult Outpatient Addiction Treatment Programs
The program includes education, group therapy, and individual work using a holistic recovery approach with the Twelve Steps as the core. Day treatment programs run six hours a dayMonday through Friday for three to six weeks. 680 Stewart Avenue. 651-292-2400
West 7th Community Center
265 Oneida Street at St. Clair (651) 298-5493
/Center Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-5:00 pm/
Monday, June 4: Girl Scout Cadets
6:30-8:00 pm. 6th and 7th graded girls participate in leadership, teamwork building, cultural activities, crafts, community service, etc. Call Laura Carlson at 651-330-0386 to register.
Mondays, June 4, 11, 18 and 25: Circle of Parents®
6:00–7:30 pm. Parent Support Group Meeting at West 7th Community Center, 265 Oneida Street. Participation is free with free child care. To register call Azeb Gebretsadik at 651-298-5493, Ext. 215.
/Monday, June 18: Summer Lunch Program and Summer Day Camp begin (See below)/
Tuesdays, June 5, 12, 19 and 26: Parent-Child Music
9:45-10:30 am. West 7th Family Center at Monroe School, 810 Palace Avenue.
Wednesday, June 13: Family Lawyer
8:30-10:00 am. David Burns Law Office, LLC offers free one-time legal advice regarding family law issues./Must call to register 651-298-5493./
Wednesday, June 20: Immigration Law Consultations
3:00-5:00 pm. Free service by Leslie Guyton regarding immigration issues. Call center at 651-298-5493 to pre-register.
Friday, June 8: Fare for All/discounted groceries
10:00 am-12:00 pm. Complete food packages from $10-$30. Call Cathalina Young for information 651-298-5493 ext. 218.
Fridays, June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29: Parent-Child Yoga
10:00-11:00 am. West 7th Family Center, Linwood-Monroe School, located at 810 Palace.
Friday, June 15: West 7th Cinema Presents …. Happy Feet II
6:00-8:15 pm. Free movie with low-cost concessions (hot dogs, popcorn, and pizza). Children must be with someone age 13+.
Ongoing – Support, Referral, Care Management services
For individuals/families to access community resources. Azeb Gebretsadik, ext. 215 or Sarah Granger, ext. 201.
Ongoing – Bridge to Benefits Call for a 10-20 minute meeting to determine eligibility for public programs. Azeb Gebretsadik, ext. 215 or Sarah Granger, ext. 201.
Mondays-Fridays through August 17 – West 7th Summer Day Camp
12:00-6:00. Serves students entering grades K-9. Field trips, enrichment, reading, science, social skills, sports, lunch and snack. Sliding fee scale with low fees. Transportation available within our neighborhood. Register now; space is limited! Call Aaron Wanserski @ 651-298-5493, ext. 211, email@example.com.
Mondays-Fridays through August 17 – Free Summer Lunches and Snacks
11:30-1:00 (lunches) and 3:00-4:00 (snacks) Nutritious lunches and snacks provided daily at no cost for children and teens, ages toddler through 18.
June 55+ Events for the West 7th Community Center
Monday, Wednesday & Fridays: Young at Heart Exercise Class
9:30-10:10 a.m. Great way to get out, meet new people and do something healthy at the same time! Instructor is a certified Arthritis Foundation exercise leader. Class combines seated and standing exercises along with a short endurance routine.
Cost: $8.00 per month. Come and try a class!
Wednesdays: Weekly Big Band Dancing
1:00-3:00 p.m. Put your dancing shoes on! The Golden Tones Dance Band will be playing. Refreshments provided. Cost: $4.00 No registration required.
Thursday: June 14: Medicare Counseling
10:00-12:00: Need help enrolling, reviewing or making changes to your Medicare plan? Sign up for a 45-minute one-on-one counseling sessions with Janet Warwick. Bring a list of prescriptions you take and your Medicare card. Janet will be offering her services on the second Thursday of each month.
Cost: No charge. Donations appreciated. Call the Center to register.
Thursday, June 14: Senior Law Attorney
3:00-4:00: Melanie Liska from Tarrant and Liska, PLLC, will be at the center offering free legal consultations for seniors.
Cost: No Charge
Call the center to register.
Thursday, June 14: Senior Lunch Bunch
11:30-1:30: Monthly group gathers to share lunch. Call the center for restaurant details.
Cost: Free, lunch is on your own. $3 if you need a ride. Call the center to register.
Tuesday, June 19: Massage Clinic
1:00-3:00 Fee: $25.00 for ½ hour, Register for appointment.
Thursday, June 21: Foot Care Clinic
9:30-3:00 p.m. Foot care provided by a registered nurse. Diabetics welcome. Cost: $28 payable at time of appointment. Call the Center to register.
Thursday, June 21: Lunch N’ Bingo
11:30-1:30 Lunch will be Stuffed Pasta Shells, Garlic Bread, Green Beans and Dessert. Vegetarian meals available upon request. Please bring EXACT CHANGE.
Bingo starts at 12:00. Cost: $5 for lunch $1 for bingo cards (pay the day of)
Register and pay for lunch by Thursday, June 14
Wednesday, June 27: Veteran’s Benefits Counseling
10:00-11:00 Patricia Manley, Veterans Coordinator from the Veteran’s Administration Office, will be available the fourth Wednesday of every month to answer questions about veterans benefits you may qualify for. No Charge Call the center to register.
Tuesdays: Knitting & Crocheting Group – All Ages Welcome!
1:00-3:00 New group at West 7th! Join others who share the same interest, learn or share skills with group members and be inspired to try new projects. All levels are welcome. Bring a project and supplies. Questions? Contact Fran McLay at 783-2381 or Paula Knutzen at 699-1515.
Thursday, June 7: Book Reading: Local West 7th Author, Deborah Padgett
6:30-8:30 West 7th resident and neighbor, will be at the center to discuss her two novels: Solving Lonely and The Sea in Winter.She will also touch on the writing and publishing process. Pick up your copy in advance! Books are available for purchase at the West 7th Community Center. Call to register: 651-298-5493
Monday, June 18: Refugees in Minnesota
6:00-7:00 Who are the Karen, Somali and Bhutanese refugees coming to Minnesota? This class gives a personal window into the refugee experience with a powerful presentation by a refugee speaker from MCC Refugee Services, a local resettlement agency. Hear the tragic and triumphant story of one refugee’s journey from their native country to their new life in Minnesota. You will gain a greater understanding of global issues and the growing refugee community here in Minnesota. Call to register: 651-298-5493
Tuesday, June 19: NEW! Pension Rights Counseling
11:00-12:00 The Upper Midwest Pension Rights Project (UMPRP) will be providing free of charge counseling, claims help, and advice on pensions and retirement income in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and South Dakota regardless of age, income or value of claim. No charge. Please call to register.
Friday, June 22: Wellness Friday
10:15-11:00 Sleep As We Age Dr. Kim Ledermann, from the MN Craniofacial Center in Midway, will be discussing the topic of sleep. As we age, our sleep patterns change, but what is considered “normal”? Dr. Ledermann will explore why sleep patterns change as we age, abnormal sleep patterns and sleep disorders. Bring your questions to this informative event./Dr. Ledermann graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 2002 and has a master’s degree in speech-language pathology. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain and a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine./Fee: No charge. Register at the front desk by Friday, June 15
Mondays: Cribbage/Bridge/65: 12:30-3:00
Fridays: Cribbage/500/65: 12:30-3:00
We have room for more card players! Call Jeannie if you are interested! 651-298-5493 x204.
Tours of Center Available
Are you new to the center or the neighborhood? Curious as to what programs and activities are available to those who are 55 and up? There is a lot going on here and we love to see new faces! Call Jeannie Farrell and arrange a tour of our center and a brief overview of our Older Adult Programming and Services.
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