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JULY kids = Kids Friendly
Cafe Accordion

July 9
Music in the Café
Musser Cortile; 12 pm; Free

Music in the Café returns for the eighth year and kicks off with Café Accordion. The heart of the Café Accordion repertoire is the romantic, gypsy-influenced valse-musette and their high level of musicianship and passion for performance makes them an entertaining concert act as well as a great dance band. Bring a lunch or visit Anita's Café and enjoy the sounds of this talented artist. For more information please visit www.landmarkcenter.org/music.html.

SummerDance July 10
Ordway's Summer Dance Series
Rice Park; 6 pm; Free

Ordway's Summer Dance Series is a weekly social dance event offering free dancing and live music in Rice Park on Thursday evenings during the summer. This evenings focus will be Disco. For more information visit www.ordway.org/summerdance.
Michael Monroe

July 16
Rice Park Walking Tour
Departs from Landmark Center's Information Center; 10 am; Free

The popular Rice Park Tours return again! Enjoy a historic and architectural tour that takes you back in time to learn the hidden secrets of the unique buildings that surround one of the city’s most beloved parks. The walking tours will be given the third Wednesday during the months of May through September and departs from Landmark Center’s Information Center at 10 am. Space is limited, reservations required. Call 651.292.3237 to register.

Music in the Café
Musser Cortile; 12 pm; Free

Music in the Café continues with a performance by Michael Monroe. Monroe is a national performer that has been performing for four decades. A 2001 McKnight Performing Musician Finalist, Monroe's music blends rich vocals, guitar, bamboo and glass flutes and combines the music styles of acoustic folk and jazzy reggae. Bring a lunch or visit Anita's Café and enjoy the sounds of this talented artist. For more information please visit www.landmarkcenter.org/music.html.

SummerDance

July 17
Ramsey County Historical Society, "Reflections on Ramsey: Artwork & Artifacts from Our Capital County"
RCHS Gallery; 5:30 pm

The Ramsey County Historical Society's new exhibition of artwork and photography is "Reflections on Ramsey." Iconic landscapes and historic themes from Ramsey County are featured in this juried exhibition. Accompanying the works of art are historical artifacts pertaining to the locations depicted. Given free rein to address their chosen subject, artists and photographers came up with wildly different interpretations of what is historic in Ramsey County. For more information please call the Ramsey County Historical Society at 651.222.0701.

Ordway's Summer Dance Series
Rice Park; 6 pm; Free

Ordway's Summer Dance Series is a weekly social dance event offering free dancing and live music in Rice Park on Thursday evenings during the summer. This evenings focus will be Salsa. For more information visit www.ordway.org/summerdance.

Wood Art July 20
Wood Turning Demonstration
Gallery of Wood Art; 12 pm; Free

Touch This! is a permanent exhibit at the Gallery of Wood Art that provides insight into the history, processes, and materials of wood turning. Live woodturning demonstrations are held on the third Sunday of each month and are generally given by a professional member of the American Association of Woodturners. For more information please visit www.galleryofwoodart.org or call 651.484.9094.
Cafe Melange

July 23
Heart of the City Walking Tour
Departs from Landmark Center's Hamm Foyer by the 6th Street Entrance; 10 am; Free

Enjoy some of Saint Paul’s most historic landmarks on this tour that takes you into the heart of the city. The tour will cover popular spots like Mickey’s Diner, Candyland, the Hamm Building and more!  The tour will take place the fourth Wednesday during the months of May through September and will depart from Landmark Center’s Hamm Foyer by the 6th Street Entrance at 10 am. Space is limited, reservations required. Call 651.292.3237 to register.

Music in the Café
Musser Cortile; 12 pm; Free

Café Mélange is comprised of husband and wife duo Brian and Sheralyn Barnes. Their eclectic variety of music is performed on both the guitar and mandolin, ranges from classic Americana to French, Italian and Latin and is said to transport listeners to another time and place. Bring a lunch or visit Anita's Café and enjoy the sounds of this talented artist. For more information please visit www.landmarkcenter.org/music.html.

SummerDance July 24
Ordway's Summer Dance Series
Rice Park; 6 pm; Free

Ordway's Summer Dance Series is a weekly social dance event offering free dancing and live music in Rice Park on Thursday evenings during the summer. This evenings focus will be Ballroom. For more information visit www.ordway.org/summerdance.
Joey Ryan

 

July 30
Music in the Café
Musser Cortile; 12 pm; Free

Joey Ryan (of Joey Ryan and the Inks) returns for the final performance of Music in the Café. Vitam.mn says "Joey Ryan’s lust for ‘60s pop, abundance of melodies and penchant for hooks reward without asking for anything more than a pair of ears and a pulse." Bring a lunch or visit Anita's Café and enjoy the sounds of this talented artist. For more information please visit www.landmarkcenter.org/music.html.


AUGUST kids = Kids Friendly
Tours Postcard August 6
Great River Walking Tour
Departs from Upper Landing Park; 10 am; Free

On this tour you will learn about Saint Paul’s start and its relationship with the Mississippi River and gather some great information while observing the beautiful view of the river and its surrounding areas. The walking tours will be given the first Wednesday during the months of May through September and departs from Upper Landing Park in Saint Paul at Shepard Rd. & Eagle Parkway (also referred to as Chestnut St.) at 10 am (click here for directions). Space is limited, reservations required. Call 651.292.3237 to register.
 

August 12
Primary Elections
Musser Cortile

Landmark Center will perform its civic duty and serve as a polling place for the primary elections on August 12. To find out if Landmark Center is YOUR voting location, visit the League of Women Voters polling information website at www.vote411.org or the Minnesota Secretary of State's website at pollfinder.sos.state.mn.us.

Composer Quest August 14
Live Film Scores
F.K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; 7 pm; Free, but donations accepted

Composer Quest, a songwriting and music composition podcast, and MNKINO, a film making group, have teamed up composers and filmmakers from around the world to create short films on the theme, “Quest.”
The project began with filmmakers delivering completed films to their composing partner by June 22. The composers then have until July 13 to write an original score. Finally, on August 14, the films will be screened and the scores will be performed live by a chamber orchestra conducted by Yuri Ivan, the conductor of the Kenwood Symphony Orchestra and the Linden Hills Chamber Orchestra. Over 40 composers and filmmakers participated in the challenge. The screenings begin at 7 pm in the F.K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium. For more information visit www.composerquest.com.
Wood Art

August 17
Wood Turning Demonstration
Gallery of Wood Art; 12 pm; Free

Touch This! is a permanent exhibit at the Gallery of Wood Art that provides insight into the history, processes, and materials of wood turning. Live woodturning demonstrations are held on the third Sunday of each month and are generally given by a professional member of the American Association of Woodturners. For more information please visit www.galleryofwoodart.org or call 651.484.9094.

Tours Postcard August 20
Rice Park Walking Tour
Departs from Landmark Center's Information Center; 10 am; Free

Enjoy a historic and architectural tour that takes you back in time to learn the hidden secrets of the unique buildings that surround one of the city’s most beloved parks. The walking tours will be given the third Wednesday during the months of May through September and departs from Landmark Center’s Information Center at 10 am. Space is limited, reservations required. Call 651.292.3237 to register.
Tours Postcard August 27
Heart of the City Walking Tour
Departs from Landmark Center's Hamm Foyer by the 6th Street Entrance; 10 am; Free

Enjoy some of Saint Paul’s most historic landmarks on this tour that takes you into the heart of the city. The tour will cover popular spots like Mickey’s Diner, Candyland, the Hamm Building and more!  The tour will take place the fourth Wednesday during the months of May through September and will depart from Landmark Center’s Hamm Foyer by the 6th Street Entrance at 10 am. Space is limited, reservations required. Call 651.292.3237 to register.