The Columbia Heights Public Library Foundation will host its annual library fundraiser Spaghetti Dinner on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 4:30-7 pm, Murzyn Hall, 530 Mill St. NE, Columbia Heights. Tickets cost $8 for adults (13 and up), $5 for children (5 to 12). All proceeds support the Columbia Heights Public Library’s programs and services funded by the Columbia Heights Public Library Foundation. This year’s event will feature the musical talent of Tara Brueske on piano. Dinner includes spaghetti with meat sauce courtesy of Tasty Pizza, salad, bread, dessert and beverage. Tickets will be sold at the door. The Columbia Heights Public Library Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.
The Neighborhood Children’s House is collecting gently used toys and books that another child might love. The drop site hours at 2510 Cleveland St. NE are Tuesday, June 19, Wednesday, June 20 from 6-7:30 pm, and Friday, June 22 from 9 am-noon. The toy sale will be held on Saturday, June 23 from 8 am-1 pm. Proceeds will be divided between the Children’s Youth Ministries, the Neighborhood Children’s House preschool, and the Ellen DeGeneres Wild Life Fund. An African environment will be set up for children to learn more about Mountain Gorillas. Questions may be directed to email@example.com.
St. Anthony New Brighton Education Foundation (SANBE) School Supplies Fundraiser for students entering K-8 for the 2018-2019 school year. SANBE will provide you and your family with cost-effective, high-quality, name brand school supplies and at the same time, raise funds for their organization. SANBE’s mission is to provide additional financial support for teachers and staff in the form of grants that bring creative programs and innovative methodologies to the classroom. School Supply boxes are delivered directly to your home. Order now through June 15. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or sanbefoundation.org.
Wilshire Park: bit.ly/SANBESchoolSupplies2018WP.
St. Anthony Middle School: bit.ly/SANBESchoolSupplies2018SAMS.
Under the Radar is hosting a fundraiser on Sunday, Nov. 20. Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner service will start at 6:15 p.m. at the Dakota Jazz Club, 1010 Nicollet Mall, Mpls. The mission of the Under The Radar Foundation (UTRF) is to open eyes and hearts to those who live “under the radar.” The goal of UTRF is to focus attention on issues which the media has forgotten, while raising funds and generating resources to address those needs. Their focus this year is to help fight hunger in local communities. Barbara Applebaum Portnoy, the Founding Director of UTRF, will recognize East Side Neighborhood Services as one of the recipients of the contributions from this event. The Under The Radar Foundation’s 10 Year Anniversary Celebration will feature music by C.J Chenier and His Red Hot Louisiana Band, and will be emceed by journalist, Don Shelby. Ticket prices range, individual ticket $150, clubside booths $600, dining room side booths $650, and sponsor tables $2000. A special live auction will also be held featuring an original Robert Witman photo from Prince’s first photo shoot, two premier tickets for a sold out Vikings game and dinner with Vikings legend Jim Marshall at J.D. Hoyt’s. Tickets are available at the Dakota box office at 612-332-5299 or at www.dakotacooks.com.
Edison Softball fundraiser, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 4 p.m.-6 p.m. at Sociable Cider Werks, 1500 Fillmore St. NE. Hosted by the Edison Community and Sports Foundation. Proceeds go directly to Edison’s softball program. For more information visit edison.mpls.k12.mn.us or call 612-668-1300.
For several years now, the Bottineau Neighborhood Association (BNA), has been working to alleviate air pollution in the vicinity of the Lowry Avenue Bridge. To continue this work, they need to raise money. The BNA is having a fundraiser, held in conjunction with the California Building’s holiday open studio event, “California Dreamin’.” They will be at the open studio art crawl Friday, Nov. 11, noon-10 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 12, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., at the California Building, 2205 California St. NE, in the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District.
The event, which is for family, art enthusiasts and beer lovers, will help pay for BNA’s Phase 2 of the Lowry Bridge area air pollution related cancer and asthma survey. The BNA will be the one’s in the lobby selling raffle tickets and beer from Boom Island and Fair State breweries. They will also direct you to the silent auction where you can put in a bid before heading off to tour all the wonderful artist studios throughout the building. You can get raffle tickets at River Liquors, prizes include: one round trip airfare, dinner and drinks for four, and Ferris Wheel rides and beverages.
Support the St. Anthony cheerleaders as they got new uniforms this year and want to go to nationals. The fundraiser will take place Wednesday, Oct. 12 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the St. Anthony Village High School lunchroom, 3303 33rd Ave. NE Mpls. Everyone is welcome, please bring cash to play bingo (5 games will be played total with each game being $1) and a check/cash to purchase awesome silent auction goodies. Questions, contact coach Courtney at email@example.com.