Sun Post calendar for Feb. 21-28

Thursday, Feb. 21

Education

Maple Grove Junior High Band 9 concert, 7:30 p.m. at Maple Grove Junior High, 7000 Hemlock Lane.

Friday, Feb. 22

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 or hclilb.org.

Saturday, Feb. 23

Community

Third-annual Empty Bowls event, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Robbinsdale Middle School, 3730 Toledo Ave. N., Robbinsdale. Adults and children five years or older are invited to make and glaze clay bowls, which will be donated to 2013 Empty Bowls.

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

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

Master Gardener: Edible Landscapes, 10 a.m.-noon at Brookdale Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center. Learn the how-tos of edible landscaping. Fruits, vegetables, berries and edible flowers can easily become a part of your home landscape design.

Register at hclib.org or call 612-543-5600.

Sunday, Feb. 24

Community

Story Walking: “The Snowy Day,” 1-3 p.m. at Kroening Interpretive Center, 5114 North Mississippi Drive in North Mississippi River Regional Park, Minneapolis. Walk the trails and uncover the pages of “The Snowy Day” by Ezra Jack Keats as you go. Discover who else is making tracks in the snow and how to make your own snowflake. The family program is sponsored by the Friends of Webber Park Library. This program is free and open to all ages.

Global Folk: Irish Songs from the Lumber Camps, 3-4:30 p.m. at Brooklyn Park Library.

Info: 612-543-6225.

Monday, Feb. 25

Community

Brooklyn Center City Council meeting, 6 p.m., Brooklyn Center City Hall, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway in Brooklyn Center.

Brooklyn Park City Council meeting, 7 p.m. at Brooklyn 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.

Education

Brooklyn Center School Board work session, 6:30 p.m., Brooklyn Center High School, 6500 Humboldt Ave. N. in Brooklyn Center.

Tuesday, Feb. 26

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.

Computer skills workshop, noon-1 p.m. at the Brookdale Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center. Work on projects and practice skills from using the mouse and keyboarding to using email and Microsoft Office with our software instructors and volunteer assistants.

Register at hclib.org or call 612-543-5600.

Microsoft Excel: Basics, 10-11:30 a.m. at the Brookdale Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center. Learn the basics of working with an Excel spreadsheet: navigation, entering data and using formulas. Register at hclib.org or call 612-543-5600.

Minnesotans in the Civil War: General William LeDuc, 7-8:30 p.m., at the Brookdale Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center.

Listen to stories as relayed by LeDuc, an early Minnesota settler and a quartermaster for the Union Army. Artifacts and period reproductions representing the lives of civilians and struggle of soldiers will be viewed and discussed.

Register at hclib.org or call 612-543-5600.

Education

Osseo School Board policy committee meeting, 6 p.m. at the Educational Services Center, 11200 93rd Ave. N., Maple Grove.

Wednesday, Feb. 27

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.

Teen manga book club, 3:30 p.m. at the Brookdale Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway in Brooklyn Center. Discuss your favorite series and find new favorites during this club meeting. Info hclib.org or 612-543-5600.

Education

Osseo School Board work session of fiscal planning, 6 p.m. at the Educational Services Center, 11200 93rd Ave. N., Maple Grove.

Thursday, Feb. 28

Community

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. 

Microsoft Excel: Charts and Graphs, 10-11:30 a.m. at Brookdale Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center. Learn to create and integrate graphs and charts into your Excel spreadsheets.

Register at hclib.org or call 612-543-5600.

Education

North View Junior High Orchestra Concert, 7 p.m. at North View Junior High, 5869 69th Ave. N., Brooklyn Park. Admission is free.

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