Brave the Cold and Connect with the Community This Week in McKinley Park

Published January 21, 2019

Enjoy a luncheon with fellow neighbors and the McKinley Park Advisory Council at the Volunteer Appreciation Potluck at noon on Saturday, January 26. The council is reaching out to all past, current and future volunteers to get together for a delicious meal and also to connect about the exciting plans and updates for the park in 2019.

The very first Arts & Crafts Indoor Market takes place 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 27, in the banquet room at Kristoffer's Cakes. Attend to shop for unique items from a variety of local vendors, and while you're there, enjoy a slice of tres leches or other treat from this new McKinley Park neighborhood shop.

Aquinas Literacy Center again brings another group of volunteers together for English Literacy Tutor Training this Friday and Saturday, January 25-26. Once through the training process, the certified tutors work one-on-one with local immigrants, providing an important, valued service and helping to satisfy the big backlog of learners waiting to join the program.

Namaste Charter School presents the first in their open house series at the Namaste Charter School Open House at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 26. This is a great opportunity to tour the school, meet the staff and teachers and learn about the application process for prospective Kindergartners through eighth graders looking toward the 2019-2020 school year. 

Karaoke fans enjoy a double dose of singing this week, starting with Karaoke on Marz on Thursday, January 24, at Marz Community Brewing. The next night, One City Tap hosts their weekly Karaoke Night on Friday, January 25.

Jazz on Marz with the Jazzeros continues its weekly stand of live music on Wednesday, January 23, at the Marz Brewing tap room. Marz also hosts DJ La Gata on Friday, January 25, and the cowboy sounds of DJ Lawrence Peters on Saturday, January 26.

Kids 5 and up will love the challenges of LEGO at the Library on Tuesday, January 22, at the McKinley Park public library. Attend to build and create LEGO constructions to solve specific LEGO engineering puzzles.

These are just some of the great neighborhood events happening in McKinley Park this week. Check the full calendar, featured events, showcase events and events dashboard for more.

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