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LCC Weekly Events Round Up 8/2-8/8

Saturday, August 3rd Transition Longfellow’s monthly Personal Permaculture Discussion Group. Come discuss the benefits of permaculture at the Riverview Wine Bar (42nd Ave & 38th). More information here. Sunday August 4th Dinkytown Greenway Grand Opening Bike Ride! Come celebrate the opening with a bike ride. The ceremony starts at noon where riders will meet near the… Read more »

Thanks for coming to Share the Gorge

What a spectacular event! We’re still counting the people, but we gave away over 200 ice cream bars and freezy pops last night at Share the Gorge Ice Cream Social! We would like to thank everyone that came out, and love that you’re involved in the neighborhood! We would also like to thank East Lake… Read more »

Weekly Events Round Up 7/26-8/1

Saturday July 27 The First Great Minnesota Food Truck Rally at Harriet Brewing (3036 Minnehaha Ave) from 12pm-10pm. The Minnesota Food Truck Association (MFTA) is gathering its truck members for a series of Food Truck Rallies throughout the Twin Cities Metro. This is the first of the series, and will have 12 food trucks serving… Read more »

Solar Garden Coming to Longfellow!

Original article at My Broadsheet. On Thursday morning, Mayor R.T. Rybak announced Minneapolis’ first community solar garden at Northern Sun on East Lake Street. He was joined by Dustin Denison and Ken Bradley of Minnehaha Avenue-based Applied Energy Innovations. The solar garden will be installed on the roof of Northern Sun next year. Community solar… Read more »

LCC Weekly Event Round Up July 19-25

Friday July 19 Transition Longfellow Movie Night and Potluck at Bethany Lutheran Church (3901 36th Ave S). Potluck starts at 6:30, movie begins at 7:15pm. The movie being shown is No Impact Man, with a discussion to follow. Email Leslie MacKenzie for more information ( Saturday July 20 “Mother” Saint James Church AME will be… Read more »

Upcoming Events

Hope you enjoyed the long weekend, Here is what is going on this week. Monday July 8 River Gorge Committee will be meeting from 6:30-8pm at Hiawatha School Park (4305 E 42nd St). The meeting will be focused on planning the Share the Gorge event. Neighborhood Development Committee will be meeting 6:30-8pm at the LCC… Read more »

Garage Sale Registration Still Open

Registration for the First Annual Longfellow Community Garage Sale Day! This is a great day to get your yard or garage sale on the map and go buy your neighbor’s cool stuff. Registration is $5, which gets you advertisement for your sale. Register here today! Deadline is May 23rd.

Deadline Tomorrow: Become a Master Water Steward

Minnehaha Creek Watershed District is recruiting for the Master Water Stewards program for this spring. This is an amazing opportunity to have a community leader get high level education on water resources to support the CARE Project. It is being piloted for the next three years in the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District, so applicants must… Read more »

Seeking Board Member Candidates

Join the Longfellow Community Council Board of Directors LCC’s next election will be held on Tuesday, April 23rd at LCC’s No Pie Charts Only Pies General Membership meeting 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Minnehaha Academy North – 3100 West River Road WHO ARE THE DIRECTORS OF THE LCC BOARD The LCC Board of Directors is made… Read more »

No Pie Charts Only Pies Annual Meeting

It’s less than two months away, and we are gearing up for the annual No Pie Charts Only Pies meeting on April 23rd! Put it on your calendars, because this is not one to miss. We have already confirmed several groups for the Resource Fair, including Free Geek, Longfellow Faith Forum, Open Door Learning Center,… Read more »

She’s back! Joanna Solotaroff returns to LCC.

After a two-month hiatus Joanna Solotaroff has returned to resume her role as LCC’s Community Organizer.  Joanna spent April and May in Cape Cod participating in a radio journalism intensive training program. While Joanna was gone, Kim Jakus – LCC’s former Housing Coordinator filled in to help LCC continue with programs, activities and events.  Having… Read more »

Get $400 Worth of Energy Saving Devices for Just $30

Minneapolis homeowners can swap in energy saving materials such as compact fluorescent bulbs, low-flow showerheads, pipe wrap, and programmable thermostats, and more—all for just $30 thanks to a new program called Community Energy Services (CES) that is funded by the McKnight Foundation and the Center for Energy and Environment. The Outreach Grant Challenge allows participants… Read more »

Staff Updates

Housing Development Project Updates Two major housing development projects in the Longfellow Community are preparing to begin construction. Longfellow Station, a long-planned apartment and commercial development at the Purina Mill site is set to finally move forward with construction later this year or early next year. Sherman Associates, the developer of the project, is currently… Read more »

A Message from Executive Director Melanie Majors

LCC Proposes NRP Plan Modification and by-law amendment – Review and vote held at October 27th General Membership Meeting LCC is proposing a plan modification that will move $100,000 of Phase I Housing Program Income funding (Phase I Major Remodeling Program) into Phase II Administrative funding. Program Income is funding that has been returned to… Read more »