Community clean up
On Saturday, June 6 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., East Siders will have a chance to drop off unwanted items.
Volunteer reading tutors needed
Help kindergartners succeed in reading by becoming a volunteer reading tutor with the East Side Learning Center, an educational partnership with the School Sisters of Notre Dame.
Art in the Hollow
The 6th Annual Art in the Hollow takes place on Saturday, June 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Swede Hollow Park, 720 Payne Ave.
Trout Brook Nature Sanctuary opens
The grand opening of the Trout Brook Nature Sanctuary takes place Saturday, May 30 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Suicide support group
Friends and Families of Suicide holds ongoing "Survivors of Suicide" support group meetings, the third Monday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Twin Cities Friends Meeting house, 1725 Grand Ave., St. Paul.
"A Water Wonderland" is the theme of this year's 16th annual WaterFest—a free celebration of our clean lakes offering fun and an opportunity for outdoor hands-on learning about clean water, wildlife, and land and water conservation. Experience the lake with Voyageur canoe rides; stand up paddleboards and fishing lessons; swimming, canoes, kayaks and paddleboats for check out. Visit the Nature Center booth at this fun festival!
Art in the Hollow seeks artists
The 6th annual Art in the Hollow will be on June 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Swede Hollow Park.
D1 annual meeting
The annual meeting for the District 1 Community Council takes place during two open house events on Saturday, March 28 from noon to 2 p.m., and on Monday, March 30 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Hamline U’s fundraiser race
On April 26, Hamline University’s Foundations of Management class will be holding the Third Annual Hamline Cares 5K Run, Walk, and Roll. It will be at Lake Phalen.
Railroad Island Task Force
A meeting of the Railroad Island Task Force takes place Thursday, March 26 at 6 p.m. at HOPE Community Academy, 720 Payne Ave. in the cafeteria.
Payne-Phalen District Five’s environmental committee is organizing a free workshop for all gardeners on Tuesday, March 31 starting at 6:30 p.m. at 722 Payne, the Eastern District headquarters of the St. Paul Police Department.
Annual D5 meeting
The Payne-Phalen District Five Planning Council Annual Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 28. All are welcome at this event which will be held at the John A. Johnson Achievement Plus Elementary School, 740 York Ave.
Free employment fair
A free employment and resource fair takes place Wednesday, March 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Arlington Hills Community Center, 1200 Payne Ave.
Need Type O
Memorial Blood Centers has a dangerously low supply of O negative blood. Cold weather, flu season, and vacations continue to take a toll on blood donations.
Low Cost Spay and Neuter
The Minnesota Spay Neuter Assistance Program (MN SNAP) will be holding a spay/neuter service for cats and dogs owned by income qualified residents of the East Side of St. Paul limited to zip code 55106.
Kari Elizabeth Kjeldseth and George Calger star in a comedic retake on Hitchcock’s “The 39 Steps” at Lakeshore Players Theatre Jan 15 – Feb 1. Local audiences can also look for Jeff Altier of North St. Paul in the pull-out-all-the-stops production.
How to turn Hitchcock into hilarity: ‘The 39 Steps’