Posts Categorized: Projects and Programs

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 »

Weekly Events Round Up July 18-24

Friday July 18 Trylon Microcinema 5th Anniversary Silent Film Festival continues this weekend. Visit here for a list of films and showtimes. Family Story Time at East Lake Library (2727 E Lake Street), 10:15-11:45am. For children of all ages and their parent or caregiver. Talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Share books, stories,… Read more »

Share the River Gorge Ice Cream Social only 2 weeks away!

It’s almost time for the 10th Annual Share the River Gorge Ice Cream Social and Canoe Paddle! Join us on Tuesday, July 29th from 6-8pm at West River Parkway & 35th Street for tours of the Oak Savanna Restoration Area, frozen treats donated by East Lake Dairy Queen, and guided canoe rides from NPS and… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up July 11-17

Friday July 11 Trylon Microcinema 5th Anniversary Silent Film Festival continues this weekend. Visit here for a list of films and showtimes. Adult Book Club at East Lake Library (2727 East Lake Street), 10:30-11:30am. The July book pick is How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn. The book discussion for August isAnimal Farm by George Orwell. Family Story Time at East Lake Library (2727… Read more »

Rain Garden Workshops!

Raingardens are beautiful landscaping features that protect water quality and provide habitat for pollinators.  They create native habitat and allow stormwater runoff to filter through the soil instead of flowing into storm drains and directly into our lakes and rivers.  In 2014, the Longfellow Community Council (LCC) is partnering with Metro Blooms to educate property… Read more »

TONIGHT! Free Information Session on Immigration Laws!

Free Information Session on Immigration Laws US immigration laws are complex and misinformation is everywhere. To help our South Minneapolis residents navigate this complicated system, eleven neighborhoods have joined together to offer a free information session. Monica Nevin, Powderhorn resident and immigration attorney at Nevin Law Office, LLC will explain the basics of immigration law,… 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 »

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 »

Weekly Events Round Up June 20-26

Friday June 20 Greater Longfellow Garage Sale Days! Friday June 20 and Saturday June 21 across all 4 neighborhoods that make up Greater Longfellow from 9am-3pm. Print a map here!Senior Surf at the East Lake Library (2727 E Lake St), 9:30-11:30am. Learn computer basics, how to navigate and search the Internet and how to access websites of interest to… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up June 6-12

Friday June 6 The French Connection screening at Trylon Microcinema (3258 Minnehaha Ave) as a part of the ‘Gene Hackman in the Seventies’ series. For showtimes and tickets visit here. Saturday June 7 Ward 12 Council Member Andrew Johnson’s Open “Office” Hours at Selam Coffee (3860 Minnehaha Ave), 9:30-10:30am. More information and dates here. Blood Drive with Memorial Blood Centers at Midtown… Read more »

Message from LCC President Eric Day

President’s Message We had a great turnout at our annual General Membership Meeting in April. A big thank you to the LCC Staff and volunteers for putting on such an important event for the community.  It was wonderful to see so many new faces, and inspiring to see so much enthusiasm for our annual board… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up May 30 – June 5

Friday May 30 Lawrence of Arabia will be screening throughout the weekend at Trylon Microcinema (3258 Minnehaha Ave) for the Alec Guiness Centennial. Find showtimes and other movies here. Pratt Ice Cream Social at Pratt Community School (66 Malcolm Ave SE). This fundraiser for the elementary school in Prospect Park is the one day a year the Witch’s Hat… 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 »

MLK Jr Essay Contest for Middle Schoolers

Deadline: Friday May 30th Annual Writing Contest sponsored by the Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights. Students in grades 6, 7 and 8 who attend schools in Minneapolis are invited to compete in the 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest. Full  contest instructions is to write about the importance of the “I Have A… Read more »

Announcing: Minnehaha Free Space Food Buying Club

Announcing a new means to get your produce and bulk goods, a bi-monthly food buying club at the Minnehaha Free Space. Fill out the order form and send payment by Wednesday, May 28 for pickup at the Free Space between 4pm-6pm Friday, May 30. To join the buying club there is a sliding scale fee… Read more »