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October 25, 2018, 8:00 AM
Volunteers sought to help with homelessness study
Wilder Research has asked regions across the state to count the number of people experiencing homeless in their communities, and Anoka County is seeking volunteers for this effort, which will take place Oct. 25 at various locations around the county.
Trainings will be provided on how to conduct face-to-face interviews with the homeless. These trainings are scheduled 1 to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 15 and 2 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 16 in room No. 552 of the Anoka County Government Center, 2100 3rd Ave., Anoka. Visit http://www.anokacounty.us/2018MnHomelessStudy to sign up for the trainings or for more information about this initiative. A self-guided training is available for those who have participated in past studies and will be posted on the 2018 Minnesota Homeless Study webpage toward the end of September.
October 25, 2018, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Church of St. Timothy
Oct. 25 event organized to help the homeless
Anoka Community Connect is a one-day event dedicated to helping people who may be homeless or living with others. It will be held 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Church of St. Timothy, 707 89th Ave. NE, Blaine. This event gives people who are struggling to find stable housing access to resources and services that can make a difference in their daily lives. Free haircuts, flu shots, blood pressure checks, help with resumes, tips on how to successfully interview and housing information are just a few of the services to be offered. Employers will be looking for people to hire 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and a free bag lunch will be given to those who attend.
If you’d like to volunteer to be a part of the event, visit www.anokacommunityconnect.weebly.com for more information and how to sign up.
October 16, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Park Center Building
Join us at Central Parks, Park center building to create a unique acrylic painting on canvas. Our instructor will walk you through step-by-step instructions to paint your own one-of-a-kind masterpiece. Each guest receives a canvas, paints, brushes, apron. No experience is necessary!
October 18, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Lake Itasca Room
Begin healing with Qigong Meditation
Qigong (chee-gong) meditation is a simple and effective method to help you heal physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. Qigong means “working with your energy.” Through gentle moving and sitting meditations you can gain relief from pain, sickness, depression, and anxiety.
October 18, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Elmcrest Park
Make the stars your old friends as we watch the great celestial show in the skies over Ramsey. Get to know the constellations like The Big Bear, Cygnus the Swan, Pegasus the Winged Horse, and some of their great stories behind them. We’ll also use large reflecting telescopes, including two giant reflector telescopes that are among the biggest mobile scopes in Minnesota for close up views of the moon, Saturn, star clusters, galaxies and other magic in our autumn skies.
Mike will also bring a telescope-astrophotography system for really distant targets such as galaxies millions of light years away.
October 20, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Sunfish Lake Park Shelter
Come and Learn About Fun Fish at Sunfish Lake!
October 22, 2018, 12:05 PM - 12:50 PM @ Mississippi River Room
Yoga Flow is restorative, challenging, invigorating, and fun! It’s Barbara’s goal to introduce yoga in a safe, non-competitive, judgment-free way. Yoga is for EVERY BODY! Barbara will guide a Vinyasa style of yoga that focuses on breath and movement. All levels welcome, as modifications will be offered. Ms. Sandarin is certified in several forms of yoga and is registered with the Yoga Alliance. She has been practicing and teaching many forms of yoga for well over 15 years. Barbara loves sharing this unique form of mind/body fitness with students of all ages and abilities. Registration is requested.
October 23, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Park Center Building
Join the University of Minnesota Monarch Lab to Learn How You Can Protect These Special Insects!
October 23, 2018, 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM @ Ramsey Elementary School
Held in the Northside Gymnasium at Ramsey Elementary School. Zumba is a dance group-fitness class that is fun, energetic, and effective. You will dance to great music while having fun and doing something good for your health. This class features interval aerobic training and exercises to sculpt and tone your body as you dance. Classes are led by Logan Thompson, licensed Zumba instructor. Bring with you a water bottle and athletic clothing and shoes.
October 25, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Lake Itasca Room
October 25, 2018, 8:45 PM - 9:30 PM @ Park Center Building
Candlelight Yoga with Barbara Sandarin, RYT
It’s Barbara’s goal to introduce yoga in a safe, non-competitive, judgment-free way. Yoga is for EVERYBODY!
Barbara will guide a Vinyasa style of yoga that focuses on breath and movement. Practicing by candlelight will allow you to wind down in a calming environment. All levels are welcome, as modifications will be offered.
October 26, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Elmcrest Park
Come & Enjoy Hocus Pocus under the stars!
Bring a blanket and we will provide the hot cocoa!
Bring your family and friends to experience a movie outdoors at Elmcrest Park. Arrive before hand to enjoy music, concessions and hot cocoa for sale. Be sure to bundle up and bring a blanket! The movie will start soon after the designated time. After the movie is over, we will hold a drawing and the winner gets to take the movie home!
Movie Special– Hocus Pocus
300 years have passed since the Sanderson sisters were executed for practicing witchcraft. Returning to life thanks to a combination of a spell spoken before their demise and the accidental actions of Max, the new kid in town, the sisters have but one Halloween night to secure their continuing existence… This family friendly movie is something for everyone!
October 27, 2018, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Park Center Building
Yoga Flow with Barbara Sandarin, 230-ERYT
Yoga Flow is restorative, challenging, invigorating, and fun! Barbara will guide a Vinyasa style of yoga that focuses on breath and movement. All levels are welcome, as modifications will be offered.
October 29, 2018, 12:05 PM - 12:50 PM @ Mississippi River Room
October 30, 2018, 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM @ Ramsey Elementary School