2017 Community Calendar

All Male Fashion Show on Sat. May 20th at New Salem Missionary Baptist Church, 2507 Bryant Ave. No. in Mpls. For more info.  763-202-9343

Unity Temple C.O.G.I.C. is Celebrating 30 years established, 40 years in Ministry and 60 years of life. Guest speaker is Bishop Nathaniel W. Wells Jr. from Muskegan MI.  May 19th 7pm, Banquet on May 20th at the Embassy Suites at 5pm, May 21st 11 am and 4pm.  Unity Temple 4801 63rd Ave. No Brooklyn Center.

MFD Fire Cadet is now recruiting.  Mpls. Firefighters work a 24 hour shift 8am and ending 8am the following day,  A firefighter is on duty and average of 10 days a month, 107 days out of the year.

Applications will be accepted for this program online beginning April 17th.  www.minneapolismn.gov/jobs or 612-581-2146

Peace Of Hope will host an orientation class called “know your D.O.C., which is a acronym for ” know your department of corrections”.

The orientation class is mandatory if you would like to travel the the correctional facilities with Peace Of Hope.

Classes take place April 20th and 27th, 5 to 6pm.  at Emerge Career & Technology Center, 1834 Emerson Ave. No. in Mpls.

For more info. 612-412-1820.

Don’t forget to register for the People Of Color Career Fair coming up Thursday April 27th at the Minneapolis Convention Center. 

Meet top Minnesota employers ready to hire you.  Get a complimentary head shot for your social media. 


Spiritual Rock Outreach Ministries, with Pastor Sylvester and Evangelist Ester Mitchell. 3rd year anniversary celebration.

May 5th,6th,7th.  at Pilgram Rest Missionary Baptist Church, 5100 James Ave. No. in Mpls.

For more info. 763-316-8051.

Do you consider yourself overweight ? And have children between 10 -17 that are also overweight and are African American ?  Can We Talk, Family Intervention Techniques and University of Minnesota research is doing a study eating and exercise habits of African American  and seeks your input.   

Please contact Talkfit@umn.edu or 612-624-0659. 

Southwest Young Men and Women are sponsoring the Southwest Highschool Food Drive .  Please bring a non perishable food item to donate to the northside food shelf.  Drop off site is Breaking Bread 1200 Broadway Ave. No in Mpls.  612 701 7309

Public Allies Twin Cities is offering a diverse 10 month non-profit leadership development program.  A partnership between Pillsbury United Communities and Americorps.
you’ll be trained to address the issues  facing your community, gain valuable leadership and professional skills and earn money for college.
If you have a high school diploma or GED and are 18 or older apply at .Public Allies.org or for more info. 612-302-3437

Faith Deliverance Holiness Church, Pastor Dr. Ora Goodman White is in a new location 1110 Morgan Ave. No. in Mpls.  

Sunday Morning Prayer 10:30 am, Sunday Worship 11:00, Wednesday Night Prayer and Bible Study 7:00 pm.  For more info. 612-345-0715

Volunteers Of America Minnesota is looking for skilled parents to provide care for infants to teenagers in their foster care programs.  Volunteers Of America provides foster parents with valuable training, 24 hour support and a monthly stipend. 952 945 4000
“Better Deal For Drivers” is on a mission to create a opportunity for every Metro Mobility driver’s voice to be heard and fairly compensated.  All Metro Mobility drivers that worked out of Roseville and Burnsville locations from 2014 to the present and feel that you were treated unfairly and terminated, please contact 612 293 9050 for help.

Community Wealth Building Day Homeownership Expo.  Sat. April 29th, 10 -2 pm at UROC 2001 Plymouth Ave No. in Mpls. For more info. 612-964-0143. 

StartAnew Presents It’s Ok 2 B U.

Academy Of Personalized Excellence is having an open house for grades k-2 on May 5th,17th, and june5th.  From 6-8pm at 2620 Russell Ave. No.   Refreshments and activities for the children. For more info.  612-588-7988

Urban Ventures Center is having a Family Fair on Sat. April 29th, 11am -1pm .. At Colin Powell Center 22924 4th Ave. So in Mpls. For more info.   612-455-4644

No Start No Finish Presents Strive For Success.  Featuring motivational speaker Donyae Finish, with special guests Charlie Lindsay and William Pierce.

may 6th at North Regional Library, 1315 Lowery Ave. No.  For tickets 612-222-0468

Park Center High School has immediate openings.  For more info. apply online, or call  Dante Williams, 763-391-7013, or district279.org/careers.

The Northside residents Redevelopment Council is partnering with Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid to connect residents of Near North and Willard Hay with free Attorneys. If you are having legal troubles that relate to your home or business and live in the Near North or Willard Hay neighborhood.  Office hours Mondays and Tuesday 10am – 3pm or set an appointment by calling 612-335-5925

Pastor’s Retirement Celebration, Dr. Earl F. Miller of Progressive Baptist Church,1505 Burns Ave. in St. Paul.  Sunday May 21st, Pastor Miller will preach his last sermon as Senior Pastor of Progressive at 10am..

Friday May 26th a Black tie Banquets at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Mall Of America at 6pm..

Sunday May 28th service is at 4pm featuring 100 voice choir and The Steeles.  For more info. 651-226-0988.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Mpls. St. Paul Alumnae Chapter Presents the 21st Annual Luncheon featuring award winning novelist and educator Marlon James.  May 14th at 12 noon at Radisson Blue Hotel, Mall Of America. Networking and vendors are available.   For more info.  dstmp.org


Network For The Development Of Children Of African Descent Family Education Center Presents Parent Power Literacy & Advocacy Workshop.  it’s a powerful discussion about making a difference in our children’s lives through literacy.  Saturdays April 29th, May 6th,13th, and 20th.  11 am- 1pm.. At North Commons Park, 1801 James Ave. No.  to register 651-209-3355 o NdCAD.org

The voice of the Community Calendar; Kimuel Hailey.