“CAN BLACK AND WHITE MEET AT THE CROSS?” will be discussed by the Reverend Kelly Chatman at 7:15 p.m. in the Hearth Room of the Anderson Student Center at the University of Saint Thomas. Sponsored by the Institute of Theological and Interdisciplinary Studies, the free program will also feature Henry Louis Gates’ film The Black Church. The program is free, and so is the buffet supper served at 6:30 p.m. For reservations, call R. Alan James at 651-983-3846.


A FREE WORKSHOP ON RETIREMENT will be conducted from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Jewish Family Service, 1633 W. Seventh St. Retirement expert Stan Lapidos will discuss how to plan a successful and fulfilling retirement. For reservations, contact Anne Myers at or 651-359-7775.


THE BASICS OF HAND DRUMMING will be taught from 5-6 p.m. at the Women’s Drum Center, 2242 University Ave. The cost is $15. Drums are provided. For more information, visit


SAINT PAUL ROTARY CLUB 10 will welcome former History Theater artistic director Ron Peluso as guest speaker at its luncheon from 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. at the Saint Paul Riverfront InterContinental, 11 E. Kellogg Blvd. Guests are welcome. For information, call 651-356-8096 or visit

“HOLY BUCKETS: Novel Water Manage­ment at Highland Bridge” will be discussed from 7-8 p.m. in a League of Women Voters Zoom meeting. Bob Fossum of the Capitol Region Watershed District will explain how the new development in Highland Park is bisected by a man-made creek that manages stormwater on the 122-acre site and reduces discharge into the Mississippi River via Hidden Falls. To register for the link, visit


JOIN OR EMET RITUAL LEADER Eva Cohen and president Allan Malkis to learn more about this congregation for humanistic Judaism from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Minnesota Jewish Community Center, 1375 Saint Paul Ave. Light refreshments will be served. People may also attend via Zoom. For information, visit


EMOTIONS ANONYMOUS, a 12-step program that helps people deal with stress and live a healthier emotional life, meets at 7 p.m. today and every Friday at the Twin Cities Friends Meetinghouse, 1725 Grand Ave. For more information, visit or call Paul at 651-402-6774.


MORE THAN 100 OF THE FINEST hot rods, customs, street machines and motor­cycles will be displayed from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. today and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, April 2, at the State Fair Coliseum. The 65th annual GSTA Rod and Custom Spectacular will also feature a restored 1938 Ramsey County Sheriff’s Department vehicle, a model car spectacular and an appearance by six-time NHRA drag racing champion Warren Johnson. Admission is $18, $7 for children ages 6-16. For discount tickets, visit

REPRESENTATIVE DAVE PINTO (DFL-District 64B) invites his constituents to join him in an informal conversation about the current legislative session from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the Palace Community Center, 781 Palace Ave.


THE SAINT PAUL HIKING CLUB will take a five-mile hike this afternoon from the state Capitol to Lowertown, Irvine Park, the James J. Hill House and the Cathedral of Saint Paul. New members are welcome. Hikers will step out at 2:30 p.m. from the southwest corner of the former Sears parking lot on Marion Street. For more information, call Sharon at 651-207-5926.


HAWAIIAN HISTORIAN David Chang will discuss the role of memory in maintaining an indigenous community across generations in forums at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Minnesota History Center, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd. Chang’s 90-minute program, “Love, Death & Rivers,” will emphasize the very different ways that the people native to Hawaii and California have remembered shared places. Tickets are $10-$16. Visit


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