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Fix-It Clinic

Community United Methodist Church 950 Gould Avenue Northeast, Columbia Heights

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

Free

Birdscaping

Columbia Heights Public Library 3939 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights

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

Free

CANCELED: Cheers for Beers

John P. Murzyn Hall 530 Mill St NE, Columbia Heights

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

Columbia Heights PRIDE 2020 Virtual Festival

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

Donation

Central Ave. Street Clean-Up

Columbia Heights Public Library 3939 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights

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

Free

CANCELED: HeightsNEXT Plant Exchange

Kordiak Park 1845 49th Avenue Northeast, Columbia Heights

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

Free
Street Cleanups
Street Cleanups
Pet Bed Workshop
Pet Bed Workshop
Garden Tour
Garden Tour
Cheers for Beers
Cheers for Beers
PRIDE Festival
PRIDE Festival
Community Picnic
Community Picnic
Birdscaping Clinic
Birdscaping Clinic
Jamboree
Jamboree
Dog Day
Dog Day
Residents trade their houseplants at the Columbia Heights plant exchange.
Plant Exchange
Columbia Heights Art in the Park
Art in the Park
Stories From Our Neighborhood
Stories From Our Neighborhood
Fix-It Clinics
Fix-It Clinics
Truck or Treat
Truck or Treat
Holiday Train
Holiday Train
Fire & Ice Plunge
Fire & Ice Plunge