The public is invited to attend the thirteenth annual polka service and dinner being sponsored by St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 4101 Washington St. NE, Columbia Heights, on Saturday, Oct. 29 at 5:30 p.m. Chuck Thiel and the Jolly Ramblers Polka Band will be the featured musicians at the service, followed by a Bavarian dinner served in the church’s fellowship hall. Tickets for the dinner can be purchased in the church office through Oct. 24. Call 763-788-9427 for more information; handicap accessible.
Fall Festival at St. John’s Byzantine Catholic Church, 2201 3rd St. NE. Sunday, Oct. 2, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Join them for Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. Event features bingo, bake sale, handcrafts, silent auction, pull tabs, bottle bonanza, special raffles, games for kids and a $1,000 cash prize.
Community United Methodist Church, located behind the Heights Theater, will be hosting a National Night Out Block Party, Tuesday Aug. 2, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy free food and live music with Lyndy Zabel and World Beat Connection. If able, they ask you bring a donation for SACA food shelf. (A nonperishable food item or checks will be accepted.)