A WALK UNDER THE FULL MOON will be led by the Friends of Coldwater beginning at 7 p.m. at the entrance of Coldwater Springs Park, located along the service road southeast of the intersection of Highway 55 and 54th Street in South Minneapolis. All are welcome. Visit


THE SAINT PAUL POLICE Department’s Western District will hold its community meetings virtually this month at 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. today. Police officers will provide an update on crime in the area and answer questions. For more information, call 651-266-5512 or visit

SEW, BEAD, SKETCH, QUILT, KNIT or crochet with the Keystone Krafters. The group meets from 12:30-2:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Merriam Park Community Center, 2000 Saint Anthony Ave. Members share their projects and get advice for new ones. For more information, call Karlene at 651-645-7424.

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A NEW YEAR’S RETREAT with the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet and consociates will open with an informational session from 6:30-8 p.m. via Zoom. Learn about a community steeped in spirituality and social justice. The retreat continues from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, January 22, with a discussion on Zoom of what it means to be contemplatives in action. Contact Joan Pauly Schneider at or 651-690-7063.


THE EXHUMATION OF MASS GRAVES for evidence in prosecuting genocide will be addressed in a live webinar from 1-3 p.m. Featured speakers are Nihaud Brankovic of the International Commission on Missing Persons and Erin Kimmerle of the University of South Florida, a forensic anthropologist who has worked on exhumations in Bosnia, Kosovo and Florida. The cost is $10, $5 for students and seniors. Visit


THE SAINT THOMAS AQUINAS Founders Day Mass to honor the patron saint of Saint Thomas Academy will be celebrated at 9 a.m. at the academy. The public is invited to attend.


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