News from the Downtown Alliance
July 19, 2018
A note from the president
Hey friends,

It's already mid-July, yet summer is still heating up in downtown Saint Paul! Between this weekend's Lowertown Blues and Funk Festival and two exciting event series starting in August, there is a lot to look forward to.

It's no secret that I'm passionate about our vibrant downtown. And if you're just as excited about our community, I want you to apply to join the Downtown Alliance team! We are currently seeking a bright, motivated person to fill the role of an executive assistant/project manager. Click here to view the job posting.

See you all around (down)town,

Joe Spencer
President
The Saint Paul Downtown Alliance
Kicking off another year of Pop-Ups
After a successful series of events last year, the Downtown Alliance is hosting another year of Pop-Ups at Central Station !

In partnership with the Knight Foundation, this event series gives community members the chance to gather, connect and play at the busiest transit stop in downtown Saint Paul.

Free activities - including lawn games, food trucks, and more - will be hosted at the station August 1 through October 31.
Join us on Friday, July 27, from 3-6 p.m. to help build the Pop-Ups at Central Station site. We need help assembling and decorating furniture, installing landscaping, and more. Learn more here.
Live music coming to the Securian farmers market
Securian Financial is teaming up with The Current to bring live music to its new farmers market. The Securian Farmers Market , located at 400 Robert Street, will welcome a different band each Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., August 1 through October 31.

The lineup of musicians reflects the diverse sounds and cultures that add to a vibrant downtown Saint Paul. The first month's schedule includes Lady Midnight (August 1), LOTT (August 8), Chris Koza (August 15), deVon dVRG Gray (August 22), and Jack Klatt (August 29).
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