Sunday, August 8, after 10:30 am Mass, in the gathering space and outside. Mask optional. Join them for coffee, donuts, picnic food and fellowship. Time to get back together after a hard year for all. 1203 5th St. SE.
Faith United Methodist Church is honoring Philando Castile’s life during the month of July by displaying a mural of Mr. Castile painted by local Saint Anthony High School student Semhar Solomon and a team of friends. Philando Castile was fatally shot by a St. Anthony police officer on July 6, 2016, during a traffic stop. The church is asking for donations to the Castile Foundation which assists Twin City families cover end-of-the-school-year balances for the cost of breakfasts and lunches; inner-city children with scholarships to attend programs focused on health and nutrition; and families impacted by gun violence with funeral costs and grief counseling.
The mural will be available for viewing at the corner of 33rd and Belden Ave NE during the month of July, with a short hiatus around July 6 in honor of the fifth anniversary of Philando’s death. Donations can be mailed to the Philando Castile Relief Foundation, PO Box 22111, Robbinsdale, MN 55422-0111 or to Faith United Methodist Church, 2708 33rd Ave. NE, St. Anthony, MN 55418, which will forward your donation to the Castile Foundation. There are links at faithumchurch.com for contributions and philandocastilefoundation.org for info about the Foundation.
Scout Troop 132 will hold their 22nd Annual Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, May 23, 8 am-1 pm, at Mt. Carmel Lutheran Church, 1701 St. Anthony Pkwy. The cost is $7 for a breakfast that includes pancakes, sausage, and eggs. All proceeds will benefit local scouting activities. This year’s breakfast will be curbside pickup only and tickets will be available the day of the event.
Saturday, April 24. Drive Thru Community Dinner prepared by Grace Lutheran Church at Grace Community Center for NE Mpls., 1500 6th St. NE, at the 5th St parking lot. Stay in your cars as volunteers will come to you. Walk ups are welcome at Door #3. Pick up is from 5:30-6:30 pm. All should wear a mask.
The Cookie Walk that was to be held Dec. 12 at Community United Methodist Church of Columbia Heights has been canceled due to higher number of COVID-19 cases and new gathering restrictions.
A beloved neighborhood tradition at 17th Ave and 4th St. NE, Friday, Sept. 11, 4-8 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 12, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; and Sunday, Sept. 13, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. $2 a bag. Sale located in the lower level of the school in Kolbe Hall. Covid-conscious event: masks required, social distancing observed. For more information about their SeptemberFest ‘Lite’ offerings including delicious take-out food, visit OurHolyCross.org.
Grace Lutheran Church of NE wil host a lasagna dinner on Saturday, March 14, with seating from 5-6:30 pm. There will be music and candle light. Tickets: Adults $15, Children 5-12 $5, four and under are free. There is a family ticket available for $40 with a two adult maximum. They are located in Grace Center for Community Life, 1500 6th St. NE on the 5th St. side door #3. Call 612-788-2444 to make reservations or go to gracenempls.org/lasagna to reserve tickets online. Vegetarian lasagna will be available.
St. Charles Borromeo Women’s Council invites women of all ages to a special “Lenten Morning of Reflection,” on Saturday, March 14. Renowned author and speaker Liz Kelly will inspire those in attendance with “An Introduction to Blessed Benedetta Bianchi Porro,” touching upon this new Blessed’s connection to healing. Find out more about Liz at LizK.org. They will pray the Rosary at 7:30 am, with Mass at 8 am. Breakfast begins at 8:45 am in Doran Hall, followed by Liz’s presentation. There will be a free-will offering for this event. Please call St. Charles Parish Office at 612-781-6529 to register. St. Charles Borromeo Church, 2739 Stinson Boulevard, Minneapolis.
Sauerkraut Supper and Mardi Gras Dance at Holy Cross Catholic Church Kolbe Hall, 1621 University Ave. NE, on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 4-8 pm. This year’s menu includes homemade sauerkraut, Polish sausage, pork loin, potatoes, rye bread, paczki, coffee/milk. Tickets are sold at the door. Adult, $15, child (under 12) $6. Take-out is available. After dinner, enjoy dancing to live music by Craig Ebel and DyVersaCo. Don’t miss the crowning of Sauerkraut King and Queen at 6:30 pm in Kolbe Hall.
IC Music Presents: “A Night in Las Vegas,” dinner and variety show at Immaculate Conception Church, Columbia Heights. Enjoy a buffet dinner followed by a music show featuring hits of the Vegas headliners, 6 pm, Saturday, Feb 8, 4030 Jackson St. NE. Reserved seat tickets required, $35. Buy a table of 8 in one transaction and get one seat free. Proceeds benefit the IC Liturgy Ministry. Info: 763-788-9062, ICCSonline.org.