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June 1 - Blood Drive | Public Safety Building | 10 am to 4 pm
The Police Dept is partnering with the American Red Cross on Wed, June 1 from 10 AM to 4 PM to host a blood drive in the Fire Bays at the CH Public Safety Bldg, 825 41st Ave NE. We can all be part of something important when we take the time to donate blood, strengthen the blood supply and give back to our community. To assure safe social distancing, this blood drive is by appointment only. For an appointment, please visit and use the code “CHPD”. Or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) Or contact Becky at the CHPD and she can sign you up! Her number is 763-706-8123.

June 1 - Music in the park - Bluedog | huset park East | 6:30-8 PM
Bluedog is a five-member blues/rock band formed by Joni (Weston) and Eric Buffalohead, it includes their daughter Alexandra on the keyboard and backup vocals, Tom Suess on bass, and Greg Mans on drums. Bluedog has released original albums and singles to multiple award nominations from the Native American Music Awards and the Indian Summer Music Awards.

June 10-12 - Citywide garage sale
The fifth-annual Columbia Heights Citywide Garage Sale is scheduled for June 10-12, 2022. More than 80 addresses registered for the Citywide Garage Sale in 2021. Click here to register your address. The deadline to register for the map is June 1.

Please note, that registration for the map is limited to Columbia Heights residents only. There is no fee to participate. 

For more information, please contact Will Rottler at 763-706-3614 or

June 23 - community art & info fair | mill street | 5-7:30 pm
The Community Art & Info Fair, formerly known as the Community Picnic and Art & Craft Fair, will be held at Huset Park West on Thu, June 23, from 5 to 7:30 pm. The info fair will be held along the walking path in between the Huset Park Splash Pad and Zurek Pond. Community organizations looking to have an informational booth can register by contacting Will Rottler at 763-706-3614. The deadline to register for an info booth is Thu, June 16. Art and Craft vendors can register for a booth by contacting Deanna Saefke at 763-706-3730. Register by Thu, June 16. 

July 6 - Music in the park - The Jolly Ramblers | Huset Park East | 6:30-8 PM
With a combined total of more than 200 years in the music and dance band industry, Chuck Thiel and his Jolly Ramblers of Lester Prairie, Mn., will please you with their genuine style of danceable music that is pleasing to all old-time and modern dancers and listeners alike. A steady beat and beautiful instrumental and vocal blends make this band very popular throughout the upper-Midwest.

August 3 - Music in the park - Pickle | Huset Park East | 6:30-8 PM
In 2017, a couple of Columbia Heights neighbors met in Jimmy's Pro Billiards and decided to learn a few cover songs. Fast forward a few years and a couple more musical converts and you have Pickle. We play songs from the '60s through the early 2000s, the kind of songs that make you turn around on your bar stool with a smile on your face.

August 11 - movie in the park - Ferris Bueller's day off | Huset Park west | 8:30 pm
In this 1986 comedy classic, Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick) has an uncanny skill at cutting classes and getting away with it. Intending to make one last duck-out before graduation, Ferris calls in sick, "borrows" a Ferrari, and embarks on a one-day journey through the streets of Chicago as his high school principal Rooney (Jeffrey Jones) tries to catch him in the act. 

August 25 - movie in the park - harry potter and the goblet of fire sponsored by the sister cities | Huset Park west | 8 pm
The fourth movie in the Harry Potter franchise sees Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) returning for his fourth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, along with his friends, Ron (Rupert Grint) and Hermione (Emma Watson). There is an upcoming tournament between the three major schools of magic, with one participant selected from each school by the Goblet of Fire. When Harry's name is drawn, even though he is not eligible and is a fourth player, he must compete in the dangerous contest.

September 16 - movie in the park - Encanto sponsored by new horizon academy | Mckenna park | 7:30 pm
The Madrigals are an extraordinary family who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia in a charmed place called the Encanto. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift -- every child except Mirabel. However, she soon may be the Madrigals last hope when she discovers that the magic surrounding the Encanto is now in danger.

Event Sponsorships and Volunteer Opportunities

The City has opportunities for businesses or organizations to sponsor an event such as Movie in the Park or Music in the Park. Please contact Will Rottler (763-706-3614 or for more information.

The City has opportunities for businesses or organizations to volunteer at an event such as SnowBLAST or Truck or Treat. Please contact Will Rottler (763-706-3614 or for more information. You can also learn more about volunteering opportunities in Columbia Heights here.