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Home Energy Squad

Would you like to be a better environmental steward and save money on your utilities?  Home Energy Squad Enhanced is here to help. Our team of trusted energy consultants will come to your home, evaluate your energy savings opportunities, and install the energy-efficient materials of your choice. The visit lasts for about two hours and… Read more »

Wednesday 4/16–Home Burglary Prevention Workshop

Home Burglary Prevention Workshop at Hiawatha School Park (4305 42nd St E) 6:30-7:30pm on Wednesday, April 16. Presented by LCC and MPD, Crime Prevention Specialist Shun Tillman will tell us about burglary prevention and ways to reduce the chances of being victimized. All Greater Longfellow Residents are welcome. Contact JoAnna with any questions (, 612.722.4529 ext 11.)

NCEC Elections in June

Representatives of Minneapolis neighborhood and cultural communities sit on the Neighborhood and Community Engagement Commission (NCEC) and advise the Mayor and City Council on a wide range of community engagement issues. The NCEC is responsible for developing guidelines for the City’s principal neighborhood funding program, the Community Participation Program. The Commission also works to broaden… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up 3/28-4/3

Friday March 28 Friday Fish Dinners at Saint Albert the Great Catholic Church (2836 33rd Ave S) are every Friday through April 11. Dinner is served from 4:30 to 7:30 pm: fried and baked tilapia, with mashed or hash brown potatoes, meatless spaghetti, coleslaw, rolls, homemade desserts and beverages. Mini-raffles, Bingo from 5:30 to 7:30 pm,… Read more »

Message from Mayor Hodges on Pothole Repair

Dear Friends, Last month, I sent you a message saying that while warm weather was good news, potholes are not. Today, I would say the same thing. The flux in temperatures has continued to create potholes all across the area, as water gets into small cracks, freezes again, and then expands to create bigger cracks. When that happens over and over, the potholes get bigger and more numerous.

Local Food Resource Hubs Registration

2014 registration is now open! Join the Local Food Resource Hubs and start the countdown to spring! The Local Food Resource Hubs are neighborhood networks of gardeners. The Hubs program is intended to provide home gardeners and community gardeners the support they need to grow, preserve, cook and compost their own fresh food by offering… Read more »

Serve on the Bicycle Advisory Committee

Applications are now being accepted for open board positions on the Minneapolis Pedestrian Advisory Committee and Minneapolis Bicycle Advisory Committee. The positions are appointed by the City Council and Mayor. Applications will be reviewed beginning April 25, 2013, but the positions are open until filled. Pedestrian Advisory Committee The Minneapolis Pedestrian Advisory Committee was created… Read more »

Powderhorn Art Fair Accepting Exhibitor Applications

Be a part of the 2014 Powderhorn Art Fair! Community Showcase Exhibitors The Community Showcase is a celebration of the rich cultural life that surrounds Powderhorn Park and nourishes the community. Juried local artists participate in the Powderhorn Art Fair on a less formal basis a preparation for future participation as Main Exhibitors. The Showcase area also… Read more »

Possible Changes in Polling Precincts

Minneapolis Elections & Voter Services is considering possible increases in polling precincts for 2014 and beyond. Two changes under consideration for Longfellow/Cooper are as follows: 2-1 Precinct (Holy Trinity located in the basement gym/assembly area) Considering an additional precinct, below 31st St E, with voting at Broadway (Longfellow) School, 3017 E 31st St, serving approximately… Read more »

March Food Drive

Help CAPI respond to the growing food shortage and its Asian Specific Food Shelf. You can help by donating: Rice Noodles Canned Corn Canned Peas Vegetable Oil Canned Chicken Bamboo shoots Cereal Canned fish non-refrigerated tofu You can also send a check to CAPI to help purchase food: CAPI USA 3702 E Lake St Minneapolis,… Read more »

Community Crime Response Meeting

On Monday, March 24th, from 6-8pm, the Longfellow Community Council, Ward 12 Council Member Andrew Johnson and Ward 2 Council Member Cam Gordon will be co-hosting a Community Crime Response Meeting at Brackett Park (2728 39th Ave S). As many of you are aware, Greater Longfellow has experienced a sharp increase in crime over the… Read more »

LOLA Call for Artists

The League of Longfellow Artists (LoLA) registration dates are open starting March 15th and ending May 1st for this year’s LoLa Art Crawl. The 2014 LoLa Art Crawl will take place on Saturday, August 23, 2014 and Sunday, August 24, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. each day. Artist and site registrants must live or work… Read more »

Nominate a Local Public Health Hero!

This message is from the City of Minneapolis Health Department. View the original posting here. Do you know a Public Health Local Hero? Nominate community members or organizations for their outstanding achievements in public health! In celebration of National Public Health Week, the Minneapolis Health Department would like to recognize the accomplishments of community partners… Read more »

Graffiti Prevention Micro Grants Available

The City of Minneapolis’ Division of Solid Waste and Recycling is announcing the availability of Innovative Graffiti Prevention Micro Grants for 2014! The intent of the program is to assist communities and neighborhood-based organizations with community projects that have an emphasis on the prevention of graffiti through anti-graffiti education, physical graffiti prevention installations, rapid abatement… Read more »