See below for a chronological listing of upcoming public activities for Roots of Rondo projects. Everyone welcome (unless noted)!

This is only a partial listing of Upcoming Activities, and the list is being updated periodically. For more info about individual artists and projects, see Projects page. Thanks!


Aug 18, 23 & 30 & Sep 6, 5-8pm For Frogtown Farms drum classes and garden help.
Drum, Grow Sow. Summer drum class series at the Community Garden.  All Rondo community youth are invited to attend the free drumming classes.
Location: Frogtown Farm 941 Lafond Avenue, Bldg D, Saint Paul
Artist: Jesse Buckner
Event Link: www.facebook.com/FrogtownFarm/


Aug 22-26 & Aug 29 workshops, Recital Performance Thurs, Sept 1st, 5:30pm

RHYTHMS OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA! A FREE Program for Youth ages 8 to 18
Location: Rondo Library, 461 Dale St N St. Paul
M 8/22 – 10AM-1PM
T 8/23 – 10AM-2:30PM
W 8/24 – 1-2:30PM
TH 8/25 – 1:30-3:30PM
F 8/26 – 10AM-5PM
M 8/29 – 10AM-12PM T
8/30 – 12-2PM
W 8/31 – 10-12PM
TH 9/1 – 2:30-7:30PM

WANT TO SIGN UP? CONTACT: Babatunde Lea 707-235-0257, tundelea@mac.com
Artist: Babatunde Lea
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Thursday, June 23 at (Time TBD)
Rondo Magazine: The Power of Arts and Culture (ENG field interviews:“What Should The Arts In Your Community Say?”)
Location: “Community of Peace” Festival @ the Ober Boys and Girls Club
Artists: Steve Cobb, Metric Giles & Rep. Rena Moran


Saturday, July 9 at (Time TBD)
StArt: (Re)Foresting Rondo *(StArt = Storytelling & Art-Making)! – Session 1
Location: Rondo Library, 461 Dale St, St Paul
Artists: Nicole Smith, Michele Spaise & Ta-coumba Aiken
Event Linkhttps://www.facebook.com/events/148312065589336/


Thursday, July 14 at 6:00 pm
Between the Spaces: Rondo
Location: Rondo Library, 461 Dale St, St Paul
Artists: Sherine Onukwuwe & Mary Mabry
Event Link: www.facebook.com/betweenthespaces.rondo


Saturday, July 16 at (Time TBD)
Rondo Magazine: The Power of Arts and Culture (ENG field interviews:“What Should Community Artists Say About The Rondo Identity?”)
Location: “Rondo Days” Festival @ MLK/Rondo Education Center
Artists: Steve Cobb, Metric Giles & Rep. Rena Moran


Saturday, July 16 from 11-6pm
Poets in the Park
Location: Rondo Days Festival- Rondo Education Center 560 Concordia Avenue Saint Paul
Artists: Clarence White & Hawona Sullivan Janzen
Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/491209847748588/


Saturday, July 16 at (Time TBD)
How Are the Children? The Children Are Rondo!
Location: Rondo Days Festival
Artists: Anika Bowie & Lashon Hampton


Sunday, July 17 at 6:00 pm
Between the Spaces: Rondo
Location: Network for the Children of African Descent (NdCAD) 655 Fairview Ave N, St Paul
Artists: Sherine Onukwuwe & Mary Mabry
Event Link: www.facebook.com/betweenthespaces.rondo


Friday, July 22 at 6:00 pm
Between the Spaces: Rondo
Location: Eastside Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier St, St Paul
Artists: Sherine Onukwuwe & Mary Mabry
Event Link: www.facebook.com/betweenthespaces.rondo


Saturday, July 30 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Doo Wop Rondo Throw Back Fest- vintage cars and Sons of Levi
Location: Arnellia’s 1183 University Ave., St.Paul
Artist: Diane Moore
Link: Hear Dianne and the Sons of Levi talk about this event on Sat morning on KFAI at 9am.


Saturday-Sunday, July 30-31 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Jerry Gumshoe Mobile Arts Project, “Living it Up”
Location: Carty Park, 705 Iglehart Ave., Saint Paul
Artist: Jerome Lindsey


Late July – Early August
Oh Rondo, Where Did You Go
Location: To be announced
Artists: Chris Scott


Saturday, August 6 at 8:00 pm
Poems in the Key of Sight
Location: Arnellia’s, 1183 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55104
Artist: Isaac Washington
Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/232015767185275/


Saturday, August 6 & 7 from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
AfreakCON
Location: Arts Us, 1221 Marshall Ave, Saint Paul
Artist: Sol Ras
Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1588362868128991/


Saturday, August 13 (at Time TBD)
StArt: (Re)Foresting Rondo *(StArt = Storytelling & Art-Making)! – Session 2
Location: To be announced
Artists: Nicole Smith, Michele Spaise & Ta-coumba Aiken


Thursday, August 25 at (Time TBD)
Rondo Magazine: The Power of Arts and Culture (Community Arts Presentation and Video Screening W/ Discussion)
Location: Penumbra Theater
Artists: Steve Cobb, Metric Giles & Rep. Rena Moran


Monday, August 29 at 10am-4pm
Cuts for the Community
Location: Grooming House Barber Shop, 603 University Ave W., St. Paul
Artists: Troy King
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This is only a partial listing of Upcoming Activities, and the list is being updated periodically. For more info about individual artists and projects, see Projects page. Thanks!