THURSDAY/NOVEMBER 11

A VIRTUAL VETERANS DAY PROGRAM will be presented by the Department of Veterans Affairs beginning at 8 a.m. on its website at MinnesotaVeteran.org/VeteransDay2021.  The 30-minute recording will include remarks by Governor Tim Walz, Veterans Affairs commissioner Larry Herke, Major General Shawn Manke of the Minnesota National Guard and the Minnesota congressional delegation. Country artist Rockie Lynne and the 34th Infantry Division Red Bull Band will provide the music.

TUESDAY/NOVEMBER 16

THE SAINT PAUL POLICE Department’s Western District will hold its monthly community meetings at 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. today at the station at 389 N. Hamline Ave. The police will update neighbors on crime in the area and answer questions. For more information, call 651-266-5512 or visit facebook.com/SPPD.West.

SATURDAY/NOVEMBER 20

A BAKE SALE featuring Greek pastries, holiday breads and other food products, gifts and apparel imported from Greece will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today and from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday, November 21, at Saint George Greek Orthodox Church, 1111 Summit Ave.

A HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW and sale featuring the works of more than 30 artisans will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Edgcumbe Recreation Center, 320 S. Griggs St. Admission is free. Concessions will be available. For more information, call 651-695-3711.

SUNDAY/NOVEMBER 21

MEMORIAL BLOOD CENTERS will be accepting blood donations from noon-5 p.m. at Bad Weather Brewing, 414 W. Seventh St. To make an appointment to donate, visit mbc.org.

FOSTERING UNDERSTANDING between Israelis and Palestinians, Muslims and Jews will be addressed by Fred Schlomka of the Green Olive Collective from 10 a.m.-noon at the Talmud Torah of Saint Paul, 768 S. Hamline Ave. The Green Olive Collective is an organization of Israelis and Palestinians working for a just peace. The free program is sponsored by the Or Emet congregation. It is available in person or via Zoom. For information on COVID protocol or to register for the online link, visit oremet.org.

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