Posts Categorized: Alerts

LoLa Art Crawl: August 23-24

League of Longfellow Artists (LoLa) Contact: Sharon Parker, LoLa media volunteer 21 July 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SIXTH ANNUAL LOLA ART CRAWL TAKES PLACE AUG. 23–24 IN LONGFELLOW MINNEAPOLIS The League of Longfellow Artists (LoLa) invites the public into artists’ home studios and backyards, as well as neighborhood cafés, bars, and shops, to… Read more »

August 16: Tastefully Transitioning: A Day of Food Skills Shares

Transition Longfellow is a group that provides information, connections, support and encouragement to people who are ready to move from energy dependence to independence or inter-dependence, from food system insecurity to local food security, from an economic system that takes wealth out of the community to one that builds local assets and employs local people.  On… Read more »

Community Meeting: Parking Concerns around Minnehaha Park

COMMUNITY MEETING Parking Concerns at and around Minnehaha Park DATE: Wednesday, July 30th TIME: 6:30 – 8:30 LOCATION: Minnehaha Refractory, 4825 Minnehaha REPRESENTATIVES: 12th Ward Council Member Andrew Johnson, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) Commissioner Steffanie Musich and staff from the City of Minneapolis Traffic Department. 12th Ward Council Member Andrew Johnson is hosting… Read more »

2014 Seal Coating

From the City of Minneapolis: Beginning July 21, a number of Minneapolis streets, alleys and parkways will receive a preventative maintenance treatment known as a seal coat. City crews will cover about two or three locations each weekday, completing the citywide effort by late July. The seal coating process involves applying a thin layer of… Read more »

Community Engagement Forums

  Dear neighborhood leaders, The City of Minneapolis’ Neighborhood and Community Relations Department is excited to invite you to participate in an upcoming discussion about equitable community engagement for all of Minneapolis. Please join City leaders from the Neighborhood and Community Engagement Commission (NCEC) and the Health, Environment, and Community Engagement (HECE) Committee for a… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up July 7-10

Monday July 7 Jackie Chan Adventures begins screening at the Trylon Microcinema (3258 Minnehaha Ave) on Mondays and Tuesdays in July. For showtimes and tickets visit here. Gravity screening at Creekview Park (5001 Humboldt Avenue N) as part of the Minneapolis Music and Movies in the Parks series. Movies begin 15 minutes after dusk. For more information visit here. Tuesday July… Read more »

Fireworks Information

Be Safe this Independence Day! Fireworks reports can be made via 311 online, through mobile app, and by phone; call 911 for fireworks-related life safety or fire hazard concerns. Fourth of July fireworks are part of many people’s Independence Day celebrations, and the noise complaints and safety issues they generate lead to high call volumes… Read more »

Hennepin County Summer Reading Events

Summer Learning Is In Full Swing at Hennepin County Libraries Hennepin County libraries are celebrating with fun, educational events all summer long. Bookawocky, the Library’s summer reading program, runs through Saturday, August 16, with hundreds of reading, art, science and other events at all 41 Hennepin County libraries and online at Last year, more than… Read more »

MN Reading & Math Corps Seeking Tutors

The Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps are currently recruiting full-time Preschool and Elementary Literacy Tutors and Math Enrichment Tutors for the 2014-15 school year in schools across Minneapolis. Basic eligibility requirements are a high school diploma or GED and US citizenship or permanent residency. Positions are available in several Twin Cities area schools… Read more »

Notice of a Public Hearing

  NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING   RE: 4901 Minnehaha Avenue   Miller Dunwiddie Architecture has applied for a Certificate of Appropriateness on behalf of the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board for the renovation of the Minnehaha Refectory (Pavilion) and associated improvements to the surrounding site located at 4901 Minnehaha Avenue within the Minnehaha Historic… Read more »

Community Solar Garden in South Minneapolis

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE South Minneapolis Church Offers Solar Power to the Public   Minneapolis, MN — (June 25, 2014) – Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church has announced that it is opening its community solar garden to subscriptions by the general public. The Church has partnered with solar developer Minnesota Community Solar to host the project… Read more »

The MPD is hiring police cadets

From the Minneapolis Police Department: The Minneapolis Police Department is hiring Police Cadets Online application period June 9th – June 27th, 2014 The Minneapolis Police Department is seeking: College graduates from ANY accredited institution possessing ANY two or four year degree Military personnel possessing ANY two or four year degree from ANY accredited institution… Read more »

5th Annual Re/Max Neighborhood Film Festival

From the Re/Max Film Festival Website:    “FIND YOUR PLACE” Share the story of “Your Place” in a three-minute film. Our judges are looking for submissions that demonstrate originality and heart and help them find your place as special as you do. Be sure to check out the Official Entry Guidelines, and explore past winners… Read more »

Follow Bonfire Laws to Avoid a Ticket

With summer comes bonfires, and it’s important to know the rules: Allowed between 9 am - 10 pm Wood must be untreated/unpainted Fires must be less than 2′ tall x 3′ wide Not allowed within 25′ of any structure Must have a fire barrier at least 6″ tall A person 18+ must be in attendance Have a hose/extinguisher readily available Not allowed when winds exceed… Read more »

Register Your Bike with the MPD

Register Your Bicycle with the Minneapolis Police Department! It’s free and will help us return your bicycle if it is recovered after begin lost or stolen. Every year, thousands of bicycles are lost or stolen in Minneapolis. Many of them are recovered. However, because of a lack of proper identification, only a small percentage is… Read more »