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March, 2015

Sat, March 14, 2015
2:00 pm
Rum River Library
4201 6th Avenue, Anoka, MN 55303
Learn about the history of the Anoka State Hospital and the ongoing debate about the care and treatment of mental illness. Free event, seating is limited.

March, 2015

Sat, March 28, 2015
10:00 am
Circle Pines City Hall
200 Civic Heights Circle, Circle Pines, MN 55014
The ACHS annual meeting features Brent Peterson introducing the Rosalie Wahl documentary Girl from Birch Creek. Includes light refreshments and a brief membership meeting. Open to the public.

March, 2015

Sat, March 28, 2015
10:00 am
Circle Pines City Hall
200 Civic Heights Circle, Circle Pines, MN 55014
Purchase raffle tickets to win a quilt covered with signatures of Minnesota and Anoka citizens, including Garrison Keillor and Mark Dayton. The quilt was made by ACHS's own Vickie Wendel. Drawing for the winner will be held at the Annual Meeting on Saturday, March 28th - you DO NOT need to be present to win.

April, 2015

Thu, April 16, 2015
7:00 pm
Anoka County History Center
2135 Third Avenue North, Anoka, MN 55303
Fridley resident and historian Al Taylor will read from his account of the May 6, 1965 Fridley tornadoes. The reading will be followed by discussion.

April, 2015

Sat, April 25, 2015
2:00 pm
820 40th Ave NE
Columbia Heights Public Library, Columbia Heights, MN 820 40th Ave
Relive local history through stories that made these two unique cities what they are today. Event is free, seating is limited.

May, 2015

Sat, May 2, 2015
2:00 pm
Northtown Library
711 County Rd 10 NE, Blaine, MN 55434
Take a look at some of the ways people in Anoka County have commemorated the dead during the last 200 years. Event is free, seating is limited.