Posts Categorized: Projects and Programs

Weekly Events Round Up April 18-24

Friday April 18 Transition Longfellow Movie Night: The Economics of Happiness will be screened. Community potluck begins at 6:30pm and the film begins at 7:15pm at Bethany Lutheran Church (3901 36th Ave S). Discussion to follow. Neighborhood Office Hours: Senior Aide to Ward 12 Council Member Andrew Johnson, Ilhan Omar, will be at the LCC office (2727… Read more »

Wednesday 4/16–Home Burglary Prevention Workshop

Home Burglary Prevention Workshop at Hiawatha School Park (4305 42nd St E) 6:30-7:30pm on Wednesday, April 16. Presented by LCC and MPD, Crime Prevention Specialist Shun Tillman will tell us about burglary prevention and ways to reduce the chances of being victimized. All Greater Longfellow Residents are welcome. Contact JoAnna with any questions (joannalund@longfellow.org, 612.722.4529 ext 11.)

Grants for fixing sewer lines

Property owners who need to repair or replace their sanitary sewer lines may be able to get some help paying for that construction. The Metropolitan Council has made grant money available to cover a third of the cost, up to $2,000. Work eligible for the funding includes: Rehabilitation or replacement of sewer service lines from… 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.

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 »

Powderhorn Art Fair Accepting Exhibitor Applications

Be a part of the 2014 Powderhorn Art Fair! Community Showcase Exhibitors The Community Showcase is a celebration of the rich cultural life that surrounds Powderhorn Park and nourishes the community. Juried local artists participate in the Powderhorn Art Fair on a less formal basis a preparation for future participation as Main Exhibitors. The Showcase area also… 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 »

Graffiti Prevention Micro Grants Available

The City of Minneapolis’ Division of Solid Waste and Recycling is announcing the availability of Innovative Graffiti Prevention Micro Grants for 2014! The intent of the program is to assist communities and neighborhood-based organizations with community projects that have an emphasis on the prevention of graffiti through anti-graffiti education, physical graffiti prevention installations, rapid abatement… 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)  

3 Session Garden Design Workshop

Get a head start on the growing season by attending a free, 3-session garden planning workshop led by Willie Gregg, a Longfellow resident educated in sustainable landscape planning and design. There will be an emphasis on food production, but it’s also open to those looking to create an oasis for pollinators or incorporating social spaces…. Read more »

Restorative Justice Training Sessions

Restorative Justice 101: Training for Practice in Everyday Life The RJ 101 Training 100% of RJ 101 Training graduates rated this training as “Very Good” and “Excellent.” 100% increased their understanding and knowledge of Restorative Justice and how to apply it to everyday life. 100% indicated they would recommend this training to others. “I plan… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up 2/7-2/13

Saturday February 8 Lake Hiawatha Heartwarmer Winter Carnival,12pm-3pm at Lake Hiawatha. The event offers horse drawn hay rides, games and prizes, face painting, arts and crafts, live music, food, hot drinks, ice skating and more. Find out more, including where to park, here. Council Representative Andrew Johnson (Ward 12) open office hours at Turtle Bread (4205 E… Read more »

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