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Music

St. Catherine Choral Society Spring Concert — May 1: 3 p.m. at 515 S. Albert St., St. Paul. http://www.stkate.edu/arts/music-and-theater

Ongoing groups

Faithful Spouses support group — Third Tuesday of each month: 7-8:30 p.m. in Smith Hall (second floor) of the Hayden Building, 328 Kellogg Blvd. W., St Paul. For those who are living apart from their spouses because of separation or divorce. 651-291-4438 or faithfulspouses@archspm.org.

Career Transition group meeting — Third Thursday of every month: 7:30 a.m. at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Community, 155 County Road 24, Medina. The Career Transition Group is for people looking for work, changing careers, or looking to improve skills and network. http://www.hnoj.org/career-transition-group.

Dementia Support Group — Second Tuesday of every month: 7-9 p.m. at The Benedictine Center at St. Paul’s Monastery, 2675 Benet Road, Maplewood. 651-777-7251 or http://www.stpaulsmonastery.org.

Parish events

Book discussion: “The Nightingale” by Kristin Hannah — April 26: 7 p.m. at St. Edward, 9401 Nesbitt Ave. S., Bloomington. 952-835-7101 or http://www.stedwardschurch.org.

Holy Name rummage sale — April 28-30: (April 28) 4–8 p.m., (April 29) 9 a.m.–6 p.m., (April 30) 9 a.m.–12 p.m. at 3637 11th Ave. S., Minneapolis. 612-724-5465 or http://www.churchoftheholyname.org.

St. Gabriel Women’s Club rummage sale — April 28-30: 9:30 a.m.–8 p.m. April 28, 9:30 a.m.–8 p.m. April 29 and 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. April 30 at 1310 Mainstreet, Hopkins. http://www.stgabrielhopkins.org.

St. Mary of the Lake rummage sale — April 28-30: 5–8 p.m. April 28, 8 a.m.–6 p.m. April 29 and 8 a.m.–12 p.m. April 30 at St. Mary of the Lake Parish Life Center Gym, 4690 Bald Eagle Ave., White Bear Lake. 651-429-7771.

“April in Paris” gala fundraiser — April 30: 6 p.m. at 7025 Halifax Ave. N., Brooklyn Center. http://www.stalsgala2016.weebly.com.

All Saints Spring Gala — April 30: 6–10 p.m. at 19795 Holyoke Ave., Lakeville. http://www.allsaintschurch.com.

Crafters spring sale — April 30–May 1: (April 30) 11 a.m.–6:30 p.m. and (May 1) 8 a.m.–1 p.m. at Guardian Angels, 8260 Fourth St. N., Oakdale. http://www.guardian-angels.org.

St. Genevieve Madonna luncheon, “500” cards and cribbage — May 2: 12 p.m. at the parish community center, 6995 Centerville Road, Centerville. 651-429-7937.

St. Victoria Catholic United Financial Council matching grant rummage sale — May 5-6: 7 a.m.–7 p.m. May 5 and 7 a.m.–3 p.m. May 6 at St. Victoria parish center, 8228 Victoria Drive, Victoria.

St. Bonaventure garage sale — May 3-5: 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 3 (preview sale, $1 admission), 9 a.m.–7 p.m. May 4, and 9 a.m.–4 p.m. May 5 (half price before noon, $3 bag from 12–4 p.m.) in Ambrose Hall at 901 E. 90th St., Bloomington. 952-884-3145.

St. Bridget rummage sale — May 5-7: 9 a.m.–7 p.m. May 5, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. May 6 and 8 a.m.–12 p.m. May 7 at 4050 Upton Ave. N., Minneapolis. http://www.stbridgetnorthside.com.

Cinco de Mayo taco sale — May 7: 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe, 401 Concord St., St. Paul. 651-228-0506 or http://www.olgspchurch.com.

ALPHA: dinner, videos and discussion about life, faith and God — Mondays through May 9: 6:30–8:30 p.m. at St. Michael Church, 611 Third St., Stillwater. https:/youtu.be/G58qHpbPZvk or http://www.stmichaelstillwater.org.

St. Michael Spring Fling — May 13: 4– 9 p.m. at 22120 Denmark Ave., Farmington. http://www.stmichael-farmington.org.

Transfiguration garage sale — May 13-14: 9 a.m.–4 p.m. May 13 and 9 a.m.–3 p.m. May 14 at 6133 15th St. N., Oakdale. http://www.TransfigurationMN.org.

Taste of St. Mary’s — May 15: 10 a.m.– 3 p.m. at 261 Eighth St. E., St. Paul.

Epiphany Springfest — May 20-21: 5–11 p.m. May 20 and 11 a.m.–11 p.m. May 21 at 1900 111th Ave. NW, Coon Rapids. http://www.epiphanymn.org/spring_fest_2016.aspx.

Prayer/worship

Contemporary music Mass — May 8: 10:30 a.m. at St. Edward, 9401 Nesbitt Ave. S., Bloomington. 952-835-7101 or http://www.stedwardschurch.org.

Archdiocesan Rosary Procession with Bishop Andrew Cozzens — May 8: 1:30 p.m. in lower level mall of State Capitol, St. Paul. http://www.archspm.org.

Taize Prayer — Third Friday of every month: 7 p.m. at The Benedictine Center at St. Paul’s Monastery, 2675 Benet Road, Maplewood. 651-777-7251 or http://www.stpaulsmonastery.org.

Retreats

Parish professionals retreat: “Sowing Seeds of Mercy” — April 27-28 at Christ the King Retreat Center, 621 First Ave. S., Buffalo. 763-682-1394 or http://www.kingshouse.com.

Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend — April 29-May 1: 8 p.m. April 29 to 3:30 p.m. May 1 at King’s House, 621 First Ave. S., Buffalo. 612-756-8720 or http://www.wwme.org.

Celebration of Mothers, Grandmothers, Daughters, Sisters and Friends” with Susan Stabile — May 7: 9 a.m.–3 p.m. at Christ the King Retreat Center, 621 First Ave. S., Buffalo. 763-682-1394.

Half-day retreat on “Spiritual Warfare” with Father Michael Miller — May 14: 8 a.m.–12 p.m. at Immaculate Conception, 4030 Jackson St. NE, Columbia Heights. 763-788-9062 or http://www.ICCSonline.org.

Into The Deep summer retreats — June 13-17, July 11-15, Aug. 1-5; Aug. 8-12; Sept. 17-21: http://www.idretreats.org.

Schools

Benilde-St. Margaret’s garage sale — April 29-30: (April 29 preview sale) 4–8 p.m., (April 30) 8 a.m.–4 p.m. ) in the Haben Center, 2501 Highway 100 S., St. Louis Park.

St. Charles Borromeo School open house and robotics showcase — April 30: 10 a.m.–noon at 2727 Stinson Blvd., St. Anthony. http://www.stchbschool.org.

Queen of May dinner and auction to benefit Immaculate Conception School — May 6: 5:30 p.m. at Immaculate Conception School, 4030 Jackson St. NE, Columbia Heights. 763-788-9062 or http://www.ICCSonline.org.

Blessed Trinity Catholic School golf tournament — May 16: 12 p.m. at 6300 Auto Club Road, Bloomington. http://www.btcsmn.org/about/GolfTournament.htm

Conferences/seminars/workshops

“Growing through Loss” — Thursdays through May 12: 6:45–9 p.m. at St. Joseph of the Lakes, 171 Elm St., Lino Lakes. 763-755-5335 or http://www.growingthroughloss.org.

Earth Day Retreat and Symposium — April 23: 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. at Pax Christi, 12100 Pioneer Trail, Eden Prairie. 952-941-3150 or http://www.paxchristi.com/earthday.

Stephen Ministry Workshop — April 30: 9 a.m.– 1 p.m. at St. Edward, 9401 Nesbitt Ave. S., Bloomington. 314-428-2600 or http://www.stephenministry.org/workshop.

Come Spirit Come — May 12: 7–9 p.m. at St. Paul’s Monastery, 2675 Benet Road, Maplewood. 651-777-7251 or http://www.stpaulsmonastery.org.

Singles

Sunday Spirits walking group for 50-plus Catholic singles — ongoing Sundays: For Catholic singles to meet and make friends. The group usually meets in St. Paul on Sunday afternoons. Mary at 763-323-3479 or Al at 651-482-0406.

Singles group at St. Vincent de Paul, Brooklyn Park — ongoing second Saturday each month: 6:15 p.m. at 9100 93rd Ave. N. Gather for a potluck supper, conversation and games. 763-425-0412.

Speakers

Other events

“April in Paris” gala fundraiser — April 30: 6 p.m. at 7025 Halifax Ave. N., Brooklyn Center. http://www.stalsgala2016.weebly.com.

Franciscan Retreats and Spirituality Center’s Franciscan International award dinner — May 5: 6–8:30 p.m. at Wilds Golf Club, 3151 Wilds Parkway NW, Prior Lake. 952-447-2182 or http://www.franciscanretreats.net/fiadinner.aspx.

Benedictine Gala — May 6: 5:30–11:30 p.m. at St. John the Baptist, 835 Second Ave. NW, New Brighton. RSVP by April 26. http://www.bhcinnsbruck.org/events.

Abria Pregnancy Resources’ Life is Wonderful Fun Run/Walk and 5K race — May 7: 9 a.m. at Raspberry Island, 1 Wabasha St. S., St. Paul. http://www.supporters.abria.org.

Project Life – annual Life Walk — May 7: 9:30–11:30 a.m. at Valley View Park, Oak Park Heights. 651-439-5964 or http://www.stillwaterprojectlife.org.

Franciscan Retreats and Spirituality Center labyrinth installation with Lisa Moriarty — May 14: 9 a.m.–12 p.m. at 16385 St. Francis Lane, Prior Lake. 952-447-2182 or http://www.franciscanretreats.net.

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