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October 25, 2018, 8:00 AM
Volunteers sought to help with homelessness study
Wilder Research has asked regions across the state to count the number of people experiencing homeless in their communities, and Anoka County is seeking volunteers for this effort, which will take place Oct. 25 at various locations around the county.
Trainings will be provided on how to conduct face-to-face interviews with the homeless. These trainings are scheduled 1 to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 15 and 2 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 16 in room No. 552 of the Anoka County Government Center, 2100 3rd Ave., Anoka. Visit http://www.anokacounty.us/2018MnHomelessStudy to sign up for the trainings or for more information about this initiative. A self-guided training is available for those who have participated in past studies and will be posted on the 2018 Minnesota Homeless Study webpage toward the end of September.
October 25, 2018, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Church of St. Timothy
Oct. 25 event organized to help the homeless
Anoka Community Connect is a one-day event dedicated to helping people who may be homeless or living with others. It will be held 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Church of St. Timothy, 707 89th Ave. NE, Blaine. This event gives people who are struggling to find stable housing access to resources and services that can make a difference in their daily lives. Free haircuts, flu shots, blood pressure checks, help with resumes, tips on how to successfully interview and housing information are just a few of the services to be offered. Employers will be looking for people to hire 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and a free bag lunch will be given to those who attend.
If you’d like to volunteer to be a part of the event, visit www.anokacommunityconnect.weebly.com for more information and how to sign up.
October 25, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Lake Itasca Room
Begin healing with Qigong Meditation
Qigong (chee-gong) meditation is a simple and effective method to help you heal physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. Qigong means “working with your energy.” Through gentle moving and sitting meditations you can gain relief from pain, sickness, depression, and anxiety.
October 25, 2018, 8:45 PM - 9:30 PM @ Park Center Building
Candlelight Yoga with Barbara Sandarin, RYT
It’s Barbara’s goal to introduce yoga in a safe, non-competitive, judgment-free way. Yoga is for EVERYBODY!
Barbara will guide a Vinyasa style of yoga that focuses on breath and movement. Practicing by candlelight will allow you to wind down in a calming environment. All levels are welcome, as modifications will be offered.