On the Town Briefly, June 8, 2022

Books Poet Ryann Stevenson, author of Human Resources, 2021 winner of the Max Ritvo Poetry Prize, will join in conversation with poet Richie Hofmann to celebrate the launch of her debut collection at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 15. The virtual…

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On the Town Briefly, January 12, 2022

BooksRamsey County Historical Society’s 2022 History Revealed series will open at 7 p.m. Thursday, January 13, with a virtual panel discussion of We Are Meant to Rise: Voices for Justice from Minneapolis to the World. The new book is a…

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Religious Notes December 9, 2020

“Be the Light,” a virtual Hanukkah event that celebrates the Jewish concept of tikkun olam (repairing the world), will be offered on Thursday, December 10, by the Jewish Community Center. The program will begin at 4:15 p.m. with a candle…

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Four-legged friends help heal scars of trauma

Agency for dog therapy finds permanent home on Lexington ParkwayBy Carolyn WalkupGrady Hughes says he owes his life to Canine Inspired Change (CIC), a local nonprofit organization that promotes social and emotional well-being by connecting people to therapy dogs. Hughes,…

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Survival of the fittest

Workout places try to stay strong with healthy dose of online classesBy Frank JossiThe SweatShop Health Club in Merriam Park has been holding periodic “pandemic parades” in which trainers drive to their clients’ homes, drop off free fitness props and…

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