Posts Categorized: Projects and Programs

Weekly Events Round Up December 12-18

General Information Organics Drop Off at South Transfer Station (2850 20th Avenue South) is open to residents Tuesday-Friday from 12:30-7:30pm and Saturdays from 8:30-3:30pm. There is no charge to drop off household organics. See the do’s and don’ts of the program and FAQ here. Become a Master Water Steward in 2015! Master Water Stewards build projects in their… Read more »

MPRB Seeks Citizens to Serve on Advisory Committee

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) is “embarking on an ambitious and critical effort to master plan every neighborhood park in the south service area – and all the outdoor park assets that lie within them. These master plans will guide system-wide capital improvements, management, program and operations.” This includes the 33 park proprieties… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up 12/5-11

General Information Organics Drop Off at South Transfer Station (2850 20th Avenue South) is now open to residents Tuesday-Friday from 12:30-7:30pm and Saturdays from 8:30-3:30pm. There is no charge to drop off household organics. See the do’s and don’ts of the program and FAQ here. Hennepin County and Three Rivers Park District have released a draft version of… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up 11/28-12/4

General Information Eat Lake Street ends on Monday, December 1. 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. Prizes can be redeemed at Zeke’s Unchained Animal. Organics Drop… Read more »

LCC is Seeking Volunteers for Public Art & Streetscaping Planning group!

Longfellow Community Council in partnership with Hennepin County is looking for creative volunteers to help develop a comprehensive public art plan and long-term maintenance strategy for streetscaping improvement along the Minnehaha corridor. This project will stretch from Lake Street to 46th street along Minnehaha Avenue with the construction beginning April of 2015 and wrapping up… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up November 21-27

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. Prizes can be redeemed at Zeke’s Unchained Animal.Organics Drop Off at… Read more »

Metro Blooms Announces Garden Award Winners

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Barbara Speltz, 612-801-9321  2014 Minneapolis Garden Awardees Revealed at Metro Blooms’ Garden Award Event (November 7, 2014) The top 2014 Minneapolis Garden Awards were presented at Metro Blooms’ Annual Garden Awards event on November 6, 2014. The following award descriptions can be requested in full, as can contact information…. Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up 11/14-20

General Information Longfellow Community Council Annual Chili Cook Off Fundraiser at Gandhi Mahal (3009 27th Avenue South), on Saturday November 15 from 5-7pm. Come decide who the next Chili Champ of Longfellow will be by voting for your favorite chilis in the meat, vegetarian, spicy and business categories. You can buy tickets here. Tickets are discounted if bought by November… Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: Mike Schmidt

Name: Mike Schmidt Neighborhood: Cooper How long you’ve volunteered for LCC: 3 years What committees do you serve on: Environment & Transportation, River Gorge, Advancement (nominally, at least) What projects have you worked on: Share the River Gorge, Longfellow Trees, Longfellow Neighborhood Raingardens, Brackett Park sidewalk reconstruction, Minnehaha Ave reconstruction Your greatest accomplishment as a… Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: Guthrie Byard

Name: Guthrie Byard Neighborhood: Howe How long you’ve volunteered for LCC: Over 1.5 years What committees you serve on: Community Connections Committee and the LCC Board of Directors. What projects you’ve worked on: Longfellow 365 Your greatest accomplishment as a volunteer: Creating Longfellow365 Why you volunteer with LCC: I like meeting and creating with folks… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up November 7-13

General Information The Longfellow Community Council’s Annual Chili Cook Off Fundraiser is Saturday November 15 at Gandhi Mahal. Register your chili here! If you would rather just eat chili than make it you can buy tickets here. 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… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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