HeightsNEXT events include service projects, classes, conversations, and community celebrations for everyone. Meet your neighbors, and build a sustainable city with us!
Join us for tacos and beverages!Join us for some tacos and beverages and see what HeightsNEXT has been up to and what we have in store for 2020. You can renew your HeightsNEXT membership, join us as a member or just stop in. This is a social meeting. We promise no long, boring powerpoints!
LGBTQIA+ Stories in Our NeighborhoodHeightsNEXT and First Lutheran church continues its' "Stories in our Neighborhood " series highlighting our LGBTQIA residents & families. We need a few speakers. Would you be interested in sharing your story? Wed. February 12 from 6:30 - 7:30 pm.What does "sharing your story" mean? It means whatever YOU want to ... Read more
Have items that need fixing? Interested in learning how to fix your stuff? Then come to the FREE Fix-It Clinic!Have broken stuff lying around? Don't trash it - fix it!Bring things like small household appliances, clothing/mending, electronics, and more. Volunteer fixers will help you disassemble, troubleshoot and repair your item.First come, first served. Items must ... Read more
Birdscaping in the HeightsThis class will introduce the idea of “birdscaping”-- landscaping that deliberately keeps birds in mind with plants, layouts and other features to attract birds. This Columbia Heights Library program is offered in partnership with HeightsNEXT. Registration required. https://anokacounty.libcal.com/event/6424001
CANCELED Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this fundraiser has been canceled for public health and safety. Thank you for your support! Enjoy unlimited samples from more than 40 local and regional crafts breweries and cideries! This fundraiser also features a silent auction, food trucks, and a DJ! All proceeds fund HeightsNEXT, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization ... Read more
Do you love touring holiday light displays in the winter? This summer, go for a walk, ride a bike, or take a short drive through the Columbia Heights PRIDE of Homes Tour to view the all of the outdoor exhibits celebrating Columbia Heights PRIDE! Weather permitting. Please keep in mind the exhibits are on private ... Read more
Family-Friendly entertainment for all ages! This year the festival is an online experience. We'll broadcast on Facebook and YouTube with performances by local artists, and story time with Mistress Ginger! We'll have Columbia Heights Pride merchandise for sale, and plenty of other offerings from vendors. Official website: http://columbiaheightspride.com/ This event is brought to you by ... Read more
All volunteer Central Ave Street Cleanup HeightsNEXT is organizing volunteers for the 5th annual fall cleanup along Central Avenue. Volunteers’ efforts will freshen up local streetscapes and prevent trash from drifting with next spring’s melting snow through storm drains into the Mississippi River. Interested volunteers should meet at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 1, in ... Read more
Join HeightsNEXT in our 5th Annual Central Ave. Earth Day Spring Clean up!Join HeightsNEXT in our 5th Annual Central Ave. Earth Day Spring Clean up! We'll gather at the Columbia Heights Library at 10 am to hand out safety vests, garbage bags and figure out street/park assignments for all volunteers. (Park assignments are made for ... Read more
Unfortunately, we are canceling this event due to concerns over invasive "Jumping Worms".Canceled due to concerns over invasive jumping worms.---------------------------------------------------------------------------Join us for our 6th Annual Spring Plant Exchange. This year we'll have the exchange at the Kordiak Park parking lot on 49th Ave NE.Diversify your collection of garden and house plants for FREE by trading ... Read more