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Weekly Events Round Up October 31-November 6

General Information Eat Lake Street runs October 1-December 1, 2014. Dine at participating restaurants and spend at least $50 to receive a free t-shirt. Spend at least $100 to be entered to win a prize pack worth $250. For full details, rules and participating locations visit here.The Longfellow Community Council’s Annual Chili Cook Off Fundraiser is Saturday November 15 at… Read more »

November Message from the President

November means that gratitude and giving are on our minds. I am personally very thankful to live in such a generous community where people give so freely of their time and talents, as well as financially, to many worthy causes. I’d like to highlight two particular opportunities for people in the community to give support… Read more »

Welcome New Board Member Cathy Coon!

At the October 16th, the LCC Board of Directors elected Cathy Coon as the new representative of the Hiawatha neighborhood.  Cathy has replaced Mike Linzbach who is moving from the Hiawatha neighborhood for a new job in Atlanta at the end of October. Cathy has lived in the neighborhood for about 12 years.  She has… Read more »

Minneapolis Garden Awards

For Immediate Release & Posting from Metro Blooms Contact: Barbara Speltz, 612-801-9321 Some of the most beautiful, creative and sustainable gardens in the Twin Cities will be honored at the Minneapolis Garden Awards from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, November 6 at Columbia Manor in Minneapolis. The annual event recognizes outstanding work in… Read more »

NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING: Sanford Middle School

 Paul May, on behalf of Minneapolis Public Schools, has filed the following applications for the property located at 3524 42nd Ave S to allow a 39,000 square foot addition to an existing building. Conditional use permit to allow an addition to an existing school for students in grades 6 through 8 in the R1A Single-Family… Read more »

Proposed 2015 Minneapolis Park Board Budget

This was sent to the Longfellow Community Council by the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board on October 22nd, 2014 and is a courtesy post.  POSTED: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Proposed 2015 Minneapolis Park Board Budget Continues Focus on Fiscal Responsibility, Service Delivery and Maintaining Park System Public comment opportunities scheduled Nov. 5 and 19, Dec…. Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up October 24-30

General Information Eat Lake Street runs October 1-December 1, 2014. Dine at participating restaurants and spend at least $50 to receive a free t-shirt. Spend at least $100 to be entered to win a prize pack worth $250. For full details, rules and participating locations visit here.Choose To Reuse Coupon Program runs through October 31st. Download the coupons… Read more »

Street Sweeping Begins

Fall is here, and that means crews are preparing to sweep streets across Minneapolis. Drivers will need to park out of their way so they can do a thorough job cleaning our roadways. Minneapolis Public Works will begin the big task of curb-to-curb sweeping and leaf collection on streets throughout the city on Tuesday, Oct…. Read more »

Centerpoint Construction in Howe

A high profile construction project by CenterPoint Energy will be start at the beginning of November in the Howe neighborhood/Longfellow Community of Minneapolis. They will be replacing roughly 200 feet of natural gas distribution pipe along 35th Street E., from Hiawatha Avenue To Dight Avenue. The reason they are deeming this a high profile project… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up October 17-23

General Information  The Best Meeting Ever is Tuesday October 21 at Minnehaha Academy (3100 West River Parkway). The Resource Fair runs from 5-6pm and the meeting from 6-8pm. Join your neighbors for this annual favorite filled with businesses and organizations from the Greater Longfellow neighborhood, a feast provided by local restaurants and an update on the projects and programs… Read more »

JoAnna Lund in Accident

Our Community Engagement Coordinator JoAnna Lund was in a severe accident on Sunday, October 12. She was riding her bike and was struck by a car. She was immediately taken to Hennepin County Medical Center for emergency care and treatment. Her family and friends are updating a Caring Bridge site to keep everyone updated on… Read more »

Block Club Event Postponed

Block Club Leaders Neighborhood Event Postponed Indefinitely The Block Club Leaders Neighborhood Event scheduled for October 28th from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Living Table UCC (4001 38th Avenue S.) has been postponed indefinitely. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Melanie Majors at 612-722-4529 ext. 14 or via email at melanie@longfellow.org

Weekly Events Round Up October 10-16

General Information Eat Lake Street runs October 1-December 1, 2014. Dine at participating restaurants and spend at least $50 for a free t-shirt. Spend at least $100 to be entered to win a prize pack worth $250. For full details, rules and participating locations visit here. The Best Meeting Ever is Tuesday October 21 at Minnehaha Academy (3100… Read more »

Kids Voting USA

This information is from Kids Voting USA, not the Longfellow Community Council. The LCC is simply helping to spread the word.  What: Help kids experience the democratic process at a young age. Answer questions and give instructions to students who are participating in “mock” voting. Where: Minneapolis polling places. Kids Voting will be at 123… Read more »

Tiny Diner Seeking Workshop Proposals

From: The Tiny Diner & Tiny Diner Farm To: Teachers and skill-sharing stewards The Tiny Diner Farm (TDF) is working on solidifying the winter & spring class/workshop schedule for the first half of 2015. Our winter quarter runs from January to March, 2015. Our spring quarter is April & May, 2015. And our heated indoor… Read more »

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