Posts Categorized: Volunteer Opportunities

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 »

Chard Your Yard sign up begins April 1st!

Do you love walking past beautiful vegetable gardens decked out with juicy tomatoes and delectable lettuces? Does your dream city include a vegetable garden, fruit trees and nut bushes in every yard? Chard Your Yard is Transition Longfellow’s way of promoting a more sustainable, resilient community one food garden at a time. There are lots of… 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 »

No Pie Charts, Only Pies! Meeting and Pie Potluck

We are about one month away from the Annual No Pie Charts! Only Pie! Meeting and Pie Potluck on Tuesday, April 22nd at the Minnehaha Academy (North Campus, 3100 W River Pkwy). The Resource Fair will be open from 6pm-6:30pm, and the meeting will be 6:30-8:00pm.

Minnehaha Depot Volunteer Interpreter

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.

Weekly Events Round Up 3/21-3/27

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… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Weekly Events Round Up 3/7-3/13

Friday March 7 Friday Fish Dinners at Saint Albert the Great Catholic Church (2836 33rd Ave S) begin March 7 and go 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… 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 »

Longfellow Neighborhood Garage Sale Organizers Wanted!

We are seeking skilled volunteers to help with organizing the summer garage sale. The sale will be Friday June 20th and Saturday June 21st. If you are interested please Contact Joe Sturm (Joe@longfellow.org; 612.722.4529 ext. 13)  

Annual Board Elections: LCC has open board seats – join us!

Spring is on the way (no really….it is!) and in about 8 weeks LCC will be electing its Board of Directors for the 2014-2015 term. Elections will be held during the April 22nd General Membership meeting (see details on this page). If you have ever considered participating in the neighborhood as a board member, now… Read more »

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