Minneapolis RiverCurrent February 24, 2016

*****Events and Activities***** Beads and Buttons Techniques Class Saturday, February 27, 3 – 5 pm Clay Squared to Infinity, 34 13th Avenue NE Start by adding curly hair to one of Layl’s face canes and turning those funky-haired ladies into beads. Then learn a few new millefiore designs like a star and a flower which…

Public Health Week Nominations Reminder

This is just a quick reminder that award nominations for Local Public Health Heroes are due on Friday, March 11 at 4:00 pm. You can submit your nominations by email (see attached form) or survey monkey to sebastiana.cervantes@minneapolismn.gov or justo.garcia@minneapolismn.gov.  This is a great opportunity to recognize an individual, team, or organization doing great work…

Capri Theater: “We Rock Long Distance”

  February 16, 2016                                                                                            Contact: Janet Zahn For immediate release.                                                                        612-618-0219 / jzahn@pcyc-mpls.org The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul presents First Thursday Films @ the Capri “We Rock Long Distance” 7 p.m. Thursday, March 3 First Thursday Films @ the Capri presents We Rock Long Distance, a locally-produced film featuring three Minnesota hip-hop…

Capri Theater: Press Release – Calendar Items

  February 22, 2016                                                                                            Contact: Janet Zahn For immediate release.                                                                        612-618-0219 /jzahn@pcyc-mpls.org Two Calendar Items #1:  Freedom of Xpression @ the Capri with Host, Desdamona Featured Guest: Al Taw’am, plus Women’s History Month Celebration Bring your art to the Capri’s stage!  All ages, all genres. Monday, March 7 (and continuing on the first Monday…

Kick off to the Camden Running Club 2016 Season-Postponed

Hello CRC Runners! With the snow melting, it probably seems like as good a time as any to start thinking about taking the old running shoes out of the mothballs (although I don’t know when the last time anyone stored something in mothballs?!?). Here’s a quick look at the upcoming calendar before the official CRC…

MPRB: Roberts Bird Sanctuary Improvements Update

Project updates posted for Roberts Bird Sanctuary! Roberts Bird Sanctuary Roberts Bird Sanctuary Improvements update The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board held its first public meeting for the Roberts Bird Sanctuary improvements project on Feb.18, 2016. Please see the project page and click on the “Get Involved” tab for a meeting summary and additional materials….

March 2016 News and Events from Commissioner Linda Higgins

MARCH 2016 IN THIS ISSUE Top stories Board news Events WORKING AT HENNEPIN COUNTY Hennepin County is a great place to work! Browse open positions or sign up to receive job notification emails from the county. Browse current library openings. CONTACTS Linda Higgins Commissioner, District 2 612-348-7882 www.hennepin.us/higgins Tina Sanz Principal Aide 612-348-5335 Roshonda Royston Administrative Secretary 612-348-3526 You…

Minnesota Parent’s 10th Annual Camp Fair

Contact: Zoe Gahan Tel: 612-436-4375 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Email: events@mnpubs.com. Minnesota Parent magazine hosts 10th Annual Camp Fair Minneapolis, Minnesota – Minnesota Parent magazine will host its 10th annual Camp Fair from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27 at the Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, 1225 Estabrook Drive, St. Paul. This FREE event brings a…

Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS): Celebrates increasing graduation rates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 22, 2016 MEDIA CONTACT:                   Dirk Tedmon Media Relations Specialist 612.668.0227 dirk.tedmon@mpls.k12.mn.us Minneapolis Public Schools celebrates increasing graduation rates MINNEAPOLIS – For the second year in a row, Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) saw a 5‑percent increase in its graduation rates. More than 64 percent of Minneapolis students graduated within four years, the highest…