PLAN IT March 2022


Celebrate Saint Paddy’s Day in true Irish style with Kickin’ It Irish, the family-friendly live Irish music and dance spectacular. The Celtic Junction will host nine shows between March 4 and March 17. The Celtic Junction Arts Center (CJAC) is a non-profit cultural center and performance venue located at 836 Prior Ave North. Voted “Best Irish Center/Festival in North America” by Irish Central’s Creativity and Arts Awards, this world-class, intimate venue has been hosting traditional music concerts since 2009.

Library group meets March 21
The Hamline Midway Library Association will hold its next meeting online, open to all, on Wednesday, March 21 at 6:30-8 PM. To receive the Zoom link for the meeting and calendar invites for future meetings, email Founded in 2009, the Hamline Midway Library Association supports, promotes, and preserves the Hamline Midway Public Library as a community treasure through advocacy, events, and fundraising. They invite all library lovers to participate in these efforts.

Senior Resource Fair April 14
Hamline Midway Elders is holding a Senior Resource Fair on April 14, 10 a.m. to noon at the Frogtown Community Center, 230 Como Ave. Staff from Hamline Midway Elders, North End/South Como Block Nurse Program, St. Paul Parks and Recreation, and Trellis will be on hand to talk about the free and low cost classes, programs and services available to older adults in the neighborhood. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a snack. Try (or watch) an introductory pickleball demonstration. Take advantage of ‘Seniors Only’ time on the indoor walking track. Get your blood pressure checked, or enjoy a hand massage.

Frogtown garage sale May 6-7
The Friendly Frog Events announces its Frogtown Community Garage Sale to benefit seniors living in the Frogtown neighborhood of St. Paul. Each year, neighbors pitch in to collect donated items to sell in the sale, with all proceeds going to fund social activities for neighborhood seniors. The sale takes place annually on the first Friday and Saturday in May, at 411 Blair Avenue. This year’s sale will take place on Friday, May 6, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, May 7, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. All donations are welcome. To schedule a donation pick-up, or for more information, please call Kim/Henry (651) 488-9671 or Lynn (651) 488-7390. If no answer, leave a message with your name and phone number.

Read and share written work in progress for constructive feedback with a writers’ group. Meetings are at Merriam Park Library on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.


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