Posts Categorized: Alerts

Longfellow Garage Sale Days June 12-13!

Time to clean out your garage and sell all that stuff at the Longfellow Neighborhood Garage Sale Friday June 12 and Saturday June 13. Registered sales will have their address published on a neighborhood garage sale map with detailed directory.  The Longfellow Neighborhood Garage Sale will be advertised in a variety of print and digital… Read more »

See You Soon Jessica

Jessica Buchberger, LCC’s Communications and Events Coordinator is leaving LCC at the end of April.  Jessica is leaving LCC but she is not leaving neighborhood work.  Jessica has been part-time staff at both LCC and Prospect Park East River Road Improvement Association (PPERRIA), and has recently accepted a full-time position with PPERRIA.  The bad news… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up April 17-23

General Information Longfellow Community Council’s Annual No Pie Charts! Only Pies! Meeting and Pie Potluck at Minnehaha Academy, North Campus (3100 West River Parkway), on Tuesday April 21st. A Resource Fair will be from 5:30-6:30, and the meeting 6:30-8pm. Join your neighbors for updates on LCC’s activities, board elections, pie and the largest neighborhood selfie! RSVP… Read more »

Street Sweeping Begins

This message was sent to LCC from the Neighborhood and Community Relations Department of Minneapolis and is being reposted here for public information.  Dear Neighborhood Leader, Weather permitting, an annual rite of spring in Minneapolis is scheduled to begin today, Tuesday, April 14. That’s when Public Works crews will start a comprehensive sweeping of city… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up April 3-9

General Information The Longfellow Community Council is seeking applicants for a new Communications and Events Manager. Read about the job duties and how to apply here. Applications are due by April 10th. Sign up for Organic Recycling Pick Up today! The City of Minneapolis will start picking up organic waste separately from recycling and trash starting… Read more »

MN Transportation Museum Seeking Volunteers

The Minnesota Transportation Museum is looking for volunteers to help create a welcoming environment and provide friendly, warm, outgoing visitor services at the Minnehaha Depot, located in Minnehaha Park.   Volunteers will interpret the history of the Depot, and other sites (Steven’s and Longfellow Houses, Wedding Pergola, Park Pavilion, various statues, the Minnehaha Falls, and other… Read more »

River Gorge Bird Hike on 5/9

Saturday, May 9, 2015 7:00-10:00am Early birds arise! Lets greet returning spring songsters and see whos back! Join local birding experts Dave Zumeta and Lee Pfannmuller for an exploration of the world-class flyway along the Longfellow river gorge. Over 160 species have been observed in this area!  Novice and experienced birders all welcome. Bring your… Read more »

LCC Proposes NRP Plan Modification

LCC is proposing a plan modification that will move $115,000 of Phase I Housing Program Income funding into Phase II Administrative and program funding. Program Income is funding that has been returned to the organization from low-interest housing loan repayments. The Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP) and Neighborhood and Community Relations Department (NCRD) require that Plan Modifications… Read more »

Longfellow Garage Sale Dates Announced!

Mark your Calendars for Friday June 12th and Saturday June 13th for the Greater Longfellow Neighborhood Garage Sale. Stay tuned for information regarding registration and map locations.

Job Opening with LCC: Communications and Events Manager

 Job Title: Communications and Events Manager Reports to:  LCC Executive Director Hours Per Week:  16 Pay Rate:  $14-17/hr DOQ Job Description: The Communications and Events Manager will work with residents, businesses, and staff to provide information on programs, activities and events in the community through LCC’s media sources. They will also be the lead staff… Read more »

Join the LCC Board of Directors

It’s almost time to elect a new Board of Directors for LCC. Being a Board member can be a challenging and exciting experience and is an excellent way for individuals to support their community. The LCC Board meets monthly and covers a broad range of topics. There is no experience necessary to become a Board… Read more »

Spring Reminders from the City of Minneapolis

This message is from the City of Minneapolis. You can see the original message format here.  The official start of Spring is almost upon us, and with it comes seasonal fire safety concerns. Grilling, bonfires (recreational fires), yard clean up, and other Spring activities are upon us – just a few topics that can bring… Read more »

CenterPoint Energy Replacing Natural Gas Distribution Pipe

CenterPoint Energy will be replacing almost 2.5 miles of natural gas distribution pipe along the east side of Minnehaha Avenue, from 32nd Street E. to Nawadaha Boulevard. Construction is anticipated to begin late March 2015 and will continue until August 2015, weather permitting. Traffic delays and parking closures in the areas of construction may occur…. Read more »

Register Today for the Community Connections Conference!

The 2015 Community Connections nonConference – Creative Engagement and Action using arts and placemaking– will be held on Saturday, March 21st from 9:00a.m. to 3:00p.m., at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The nonconference is FREE. Register! The nonconference theme – Creative Engagement and Action using arts and placemaking – is an in-depth look at creative engagement… Read more »

No Plans for LoLa Art Crawl–seeking volunteers

(March 4, 2015) Organizers of past LoLa art crawls have announced that they will not be planning and administering an art crawl in 2015, citing other time commitments and priorities. A few of the artists who have participated in the crawl have expressed an interest in stepping up to take the reins, but no plans… Read more »