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Events

At Open Cities Health Center, we have a whole variety of events and meetings to help you live a healthier, happier life. From events to help you learn about MNsure, to monthly support groups for diabetes, HIV and more, there are so many opportunities to find community, support and greater knowledge.

You can find upcoming scheduled events below, but we have a variety of different programs throughout the year. See an overview of all the different types of topics we cover.

Jul
1
Sat
Somali Week @ Ka-Joog
Jul 1 – Jul 8 all-day

Come join Open Cities and Community Partners as we partake in the Minnesota Somali Community’s largest event of the year: The Annual Somali Independence Day Festival. The festival is part of a week long celebration of Somali culture, history and arts. The theme of this year’s festival is Promoting Diversity Through Unity and Inclusion. We hope to see you there!

Jul
15
Sat
Rondo Days Festival @ MLK Center
Jul 15 all-day

Join Open Cities as we celebrate the rich history of the Rondo Community in St. Paul. Open Cities will be staffing the medical tent with licensed clinic staff, so if you scrape your knee or get stung by a bee, come on by! We’ll take great care of you.

Jul
19
Wed
Monthly Diabetic Support Group @ OCHC Dunlap Clinic
Jul 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Monthly Diabetic Support Group @ OCHC Dunlap Clinic | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States

Join us for a light lunch, special speakers and discussion.

According to the Minnesota Department of Health prevalence of obesity is 50% higher among African Americans than Whites. Diabetes among the African American population in St. Paul has always been much higher than other populations groups, with the exception of American Indians. As a result OCHC has an internist, ophthalmologist, and podiatrist on staff. OCHC has participated in the national Diabetes Collaborative for over 12 years and has been offering diabetes classes and support groups for that long as well. Healthy eating and exercise have always been part of the regimen for diabetes programs offered at OCHC.

Topics Include

  • Healthy meal planning
  • Managing your medication
  • Exercise
  • What diabetes means to you

For more information please call us at 651-290-9242.

 

Monthly Diabetes Support Group – NorthEnd @ OPEN CITIES HEALTH CENTER
Jul 19 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Join us for a light lunch, special speakers and discussion.

According to the Minnesota Department of Health prevalence of obesity is 50% higher among African Americans than Whites. Diabetes among the African American population in St. Paul has always been much higher than other populations groups, with the exception of American Indians. As a result OCHC has an internist, ophthalmologist, and podiatrist on staff. OCHC has participated in the national Diabetes Collaborative for over 12 years and has been offering diabetes classes and support groups for that long as well. Healthy eating and exercise have always been part of the regimen for diabetes programs offered at OCHC.

Topics Include

  • Healthy meal planning
  • Managing your medication
  • Exercise
  • What diabetes means to you

For more information please call us at 651-290-9242.

Jul
30
Sun
Rice Street Festival Parade @ Rice Street Parade Route
Jul 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Everyone loves a parade! The Rice Street Parade is a cornerstone of the Rice Street Festival – one of the nation’s oldest celebrations. Please come celebrate this neighborhood’s working class legacy and colorful cultural history.