Sun Post calendar for Jan. 31 through Feb. 7

Thursday, Jan. 31

Community

Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion School kindergarten information-registration night, 6:30-8 p.m., Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion School, 8808 Medicine Lake Road, New Hope. Info: 763-504-4400.

HIRED Job Counseling – Dislocated Worker Program, 1-3 p.m., Brookdale Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway in Brooklyn Center. This drop-in career assessment and counseling service is for everyone who needs help restarting their career.

Brooklyn Center Planning Commission meeting, 7 p.m., Brooklyn Center City Hall, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway in Brooklyn Center.

Education

Maple Grove Junior High Boys’ Choir 7 concert, 7:30 p.m. at Maple Grove Junior High, 7000 Hemlock Lane.

Friday, Feb. 1

Community

After School is Cool: Fun Fridays, 3-5 p.m. at Brooklyn Park Library, 8600 Zane Ave. N. Kids in kindergarten through sixth grade can drop in for activities such as board games, art projects, movies, stories and more.

Info: 612-543-6225.

After School is Cool: Fun Fridays, 3-5 p.m. at Brooklyn Park Library, 8600 Zane Ave. N. Kids in kindergarten through sixth grade can drop in for activities such as board games, art projects, movies, stories and more.

Info: 612-543-6225.

Saturday, Feb. 2

Community

Steak fry in honor of cancer victim, 4-9 p.m. at Osseo American Legion, 260 S. 4th Street. Dinner tickets are $10 a plate for choice of steak, shrimp or fish. There will also be a bake sale, raffle and silent auction. All proceeds benefit the family of Nick Cisewski. Nick, 14, of a Brooklyn Park, attended Osseo Junior High. He died suddenly in December of a brain tumor after experiencing severe headaches since August.

Info or tickets: Jennifer.Millette@genmills.com.

Free income tax preparation, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Zanewood Recreation Center, 7100 Zane Ave. N., Brooklyn Park.

Info: 952-367-7905 (Duannah).

Education

Laura Ingalls Wilder birthday party, 11 a.m. at the Golden Valley Library, 830 Winnetka Ave. N., Golden Valley. Celebrate with old-fashioned party games, crafts and more.

Brooklyn Center High School One Act Play, 7 p.m., Brooklyn Center High School, 6500 Humboldt Ave. N. in Brooklyn Center.

AARP Tax Aide Assistance, 10 a.m. at the Brooklyn Park Library, 8600 Zane Ave. N. Volunteers will help seniors and individuals with low to moderate incomes with routine returns.

Info: 612-543-6225 or hclib.org.

Sunday, Feb. 3

Community

Free Family Fun Day: Snow and Ice Art, 1-3 p.m. at Kroening Interpretive Center, 5114 North Mississippi Drive in North Mississippi Regional Park, Minneapolis. Families are invited to build, sculpt, paint, and create in the snow and ice. There will be ideas for being creative in the cold weather, and have your creation’s photograph displayed in the interpretive center. Drop in any time. This program is free and open to all ages.

Brooklyn Center Lions Club Waffle Breakfast, 8 a.m-noon at Brooklyn Center High School, 6500 Humboldt Ave. N., Brooklyn Center. Waffles and sausage will be served. Adult tickets are $7, ages 6-12 are $3 and there is no cost for ages 5 and younger.

Monday, Feb. 4

Community

District 281 School Board business meeting and work session, 5:30 p.m. (business meeting) and 6:15 p.m. (Work session) at Education Service Center, 4148 Winnetka Ave. N. New Hope.

Poetry Lovers Converge, 6:30 p.m. at the Golden Valley Library, 830 Winnetka Ave. N. Everyone (kids to teens to seniors!) is invited to read an original or a favorite poem, or just come and listen. In all languages, for all ages and all authors

Brooklyn Park City Council Meeting, 7 p.m. at Brookln Park City Hall, 5200 85th Ave. N.

Baby storytime, 10 a.m. at the Brookdale Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway in Brooklyn Center. Music and books for children from birth to 24 months.

Info and registration: hclib.org or 612-543-5600.

Job counseling, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Brookdale Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway in Brooklyn Center. A job counselor will be available to guide and assist with achieving employment goals.

Tuesday, Feb. 5

Community

New Hope State of the City address, 7:30 a.m. in the council chambers at city hall, 4701 Xylon Ave. N. Info: 763-531-5100.

Baby Story Time, 10:15 a.m. at the Golden Valley Library, 830 Winnetka Ave. N., Golden Valley. Info hclib.org.

Golden Valley City Council meeting, 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 7800 Golden Valley Road, Golden Valley.

Homework Hub, 3:30-7:30 p.m. at the Brookdale Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center. Tutors are available for K-12 students. Registration is not required.

Education

Osseo School Board meeting, 8 p.m. at the Educational Services Center, 11200 93rd Ave. N., Maple Grove.

Maple Grove Junior High Girls’ Choir 7 concert, 7:30 p.m. at Maple Grove Junior High, 7000 Hemlock Lane.

Wednesday, Feb. 6

Community

Homework Hub, 3:30-7:30 p.m. at the Brookdale Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center. Tutors are available for K-12 students. Registration is not required.

Family storytime ,10:30 a.m. at the Brookdale Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway in Brooklyn Center.Info hclib.org or 612-543-5600.

Family Storytime, 10:30 a.m. at the Golden Valley Library, 830 Winnetka Ave. N., Golden Valley. Info hclib.org.

Brooklyn Center Friendship Quilters, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center Community Center, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center. Join others who love quilting at the community center. Bring your lunch, a beverage and your quilting project. There are no dues for the club.

Info: 763-561-1219 (Joanne).

Thursday, Feb. 7

Community 

St. Alphonsus Parish School Open House, 5-6:30 p.m., 7031 Halifax Ave. N., Brooklyn Center. Use door No. 13 to the main office. The open house includes information on the school pre-kindergarten and kindergarten programs.

Info: 763-561-5101

Friday, Feb. 8

Community

Winter Carnival, 6-8 p.m. at Odyssey Academy, 6201 Noble Ave. N., Brooklyn Center.

Carnival games are 25 to 50 cents to play and there is face painting, a silent auction and food for sale including pizza and popcorn. Restaurant gift cards and handmade items are available to bid on during the silent auction.

Admission to the carnival is free.

Info: 763-971-8200.

Sunday, Feb. 10

Community

Mobile Loaves and Fishes, noon at Georgetown Park Townhouses, 708 66th Ave. in Brooklyn Center. Free meals will be distributed, near the playground area, to those and need.

Info: 763-607-1150.

Free Family Fun Day, 1-3 p.m. at Kroening Interpretive Center, 5114 North Mississipp Drive in North Mississippi Regional Park, Minneapolis. Play with different kinds of puppets and learn how to use them. Drop in anytime. This program is free and open to all ages. Info: threeriversparkdistrict.org.

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