Sun Post Calendar for Feb. 28 through March 7

Thursday, Feb. 28


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.

Remember when? – with Jan, 1 p.m. at Dover Hills Apartments, 2400 Rhode Island Ave. N., Golden Valley. We will be reminiscing about old clothing styles at Coffee and treats will be served.

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 or call 612-543-5600.


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

Saturday, March 2


Volunteer tax assistance, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.. at Brookdale Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center. Trained volunteers from Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin County (CAPSH) will offer free assistance in preparing and filing income taxes for qualified individuals and families.

Info: 952-697-1414.

AARP tax 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: or 612-543-6225.

100 Days to Tater Daze Party, 3-7 p.m. at Mad Jacks Sports Cafe, 8078 Brooklyn Blvd. This is a fundraiser for the annual Brooklyn Park Tater Daze festival. A silent auction ends at 6:30. There will be special prices on food 3-6 p.m.

Info: [email protected]

Sunday, March 3


Free Family Fun Day: City Critters, 1-3 p.m. at Kroening Interpretive Center, 5114 North Mississippi Drive in North Mississippi Regional Park, Minneapolis. . Learn about our city animal neighbors and how they survive.

Check for tracks and hunt for animal clues. Play some games to find your “food.” Drop in anytime. This program is free and open to all ages.

Steak or fish fry fundraiser for Boy Scout Troop 542, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Osseo American Legion, 260 4th Ave. S.E., Osseo. Cost is $10 (shrimp an additional $2).

Info: 763-542-9412.

Monday, March 4


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

Tuesday, March 5


Women’s History Celebration, 5:30-8 p.m. at Hennepin Technical College, 9000 Brooklyn Blvd., Brooklyn Park. An international dinner and performance by the Brooklyn Park Lions’ Drum and Bugle Corps is at 5:30. The film “Pray the Devil Back to Hell” begins at 6, and a panel discussion by women who have made a difference in their communities is at 7. Admission is free and open to the public.

Info: [email protected] or 763-488-2633 (Jean Maierhofer).


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

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

Wednesday, March 6


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).

Work of Art: Career Planning for Artists, 6:30-9 p.m. at Brooklyn Park Library, 8600 Zane Ave. N.

Info: 612-543-6225.

Thursday, March 7


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

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