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Interested in Joining or Leading a Block Club in Hawthorne?
Crime statistics go down drastically in the community when Hawthorne has active, responsible residents looking out for one another. There is training available to learn what to look for when monitoring the neighborhood, tips for staying safe, etc. Please call the Hawthorne Neighborhood Council at 612-529-6033.

GED Classes
Sumner Library, located at 611 Van White Memorial Blvd. is now accepting enrollment for GED classes.  A ten-dollar registration fee is required for material expense. All classes however are free.  The classes are held mornings from 10:00am-noon and evenings from 6:30-8:30pm Monday through Thursday.  For more information: 612-377-5399.

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Artspeak: Paris Noir (Black Paris)

Artspeak: Paris Noir (Black Paris)

 

Black Paris exists.  Those who inhabit it are expatriates like the deceased American writers James Baldwin and Richard Wright who felt that living in France gave them a freedom they could not find in their home land, the United States of America. 

But there are also the off-springs of French and Black unions, people from the countries France once colonized (Senegal, Mali, Algeria—to name a few), immigrants from Morocco, Turkey, and other places like Cuba, and American Jazz musicians like drummer John Betsch who view France as a music mecca. 
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Hats Off for Cancer at Sunday’s Best Boutique

Hats Off for Cancer at Sunday’s Best Boutique

 

Sunday’s Best Boutique, formerly known as Just Churchin’it Fashions, announces a partnership with Hats Off For Cancer–a non-profit organizations that collects hats for courageous children who lose their hair during cancer treatments. 

With each hat purchased through the end of December 2011, Sunday's Best Boutique will make a contribution to Hats Off For Cancer.  

 

 

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Snow Emergency alerts tower over the city this winter

Snow Emergency alerts tower over the city this winter

The City of Minneapolis is adding another tool to help folks learn when a Snow Emergency is declared in Minneapolis. New this year, a dozen digital billboards around town will alert drivers to when a Snow Emergency is declared, thanks to a partnership between the City and Clear Channel Outdoor. The new alert system adds to the many existing ways the City already works to help folks learn when a Snow Emergency is in effect.

Throughout this winter, ads to encourage people to sign up for Snow Emergency alerts will appear on the dozen Clear Channel Outdoor digital billboards in Minneapolis. Once a Snow Emergency is declared, the ads will be replaced with ones that tell drivers that a Snow Emergency is in effect, and to call the Snow Emergency hotline to find out where to park.

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North Minneapolis neighborhood beat...

Interested in Joining or Leading a Block Club in Hawthorne?
Crime statistics go down drastically in the community when Hawthorne has active, responsible residents looking out for one another. There is training available to learn what to look for when monitoring the neighborhood, tips for staying safe, etc. Please call the Hawthorne Neighborhood Council at 612-529-6033.

Harrison
HNA will also hold a board meeting 7-8pm Monday, December 12 at 503 Irving Ave. N. For more information:  Larry Hiscock, 612 374-4849. 

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Golden Valley inducts five to Hall of Fame

As part of Golden Valley’s 125th anniversary celebration, a community group is inducting five citizens to an inaugural Golden Valley Hall of Fame Friday, Dec 2, 2011, at the City’s 11:30 am anniversary luncheon at the Golden Valley Country Club.

Golden Valley was incorporated as a village Dec 16, 1886. Last year, a group of citizens formed the Golden Valley 125th Anniversary Team to plan events and a celebration to commemorate the anniversary.

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North Minneapolis neighborhood beat...

Interested in Joining or Leading a Block Club in Hawthorne?
Crime statistics go down drastically in the community when Hawthorne has active, responsible residents looking out for one another. There is training available to learn what to look for when monitoring the neighborhood, tips for staying safe, etc. Please call the Hawthorne Neighborhood Council at 612-529-6033.
 
The Hawthorne Huddle hosts an annual celebration, 7:30-8:30am Thursday, December 1 at Farview Park 601 29th Ave. N.  For more information: Sophi Winter 763 764-3413.

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