News + Events

Corn Feed Date Confirmed!

The Annual Longfellow Corn Feed at Longfellow Park will be on August 8th, 2013 from 5:30-8pm. Last year over 1,000 people attended and consumed a whopping 1,500 ears of corn. We would love to beat those numbers this year, so tell your friends and family about the corn feed!

Garage Sale Update

Saturday June 1st, 9am to 3pm The 2013 Longfellow neighborhood sale day will be held on Saturday, June 1st from 9am to 3pm. This will be the first neighborhood-wide sale day in Longfellow for many years, and we hope to make it a great event. In addition to the usual garage and yard sales at… Read more »

Register your Bicycle with the MPLS Police Department

Bicycle Registration Now Open Through The Minneapolis Police Department and 311 It’s free, and will help us return your bike if it is recovered after begin lost or stolen Every year, thousands of bikes are lost or stolen in Minneapolis. Many of them are recovered. Yet, because of a lack of proper identification, only a… Read more »

Bird Watch Hike Tuesday 5/21

Hey folks! Dave Zumeta will be hosting a bird hike May 21th at 7pm! They will be meeting at the parking area at 36th St & W River Pkwy. Dave has been tracking birds in the Greater Longfellow for many many years. Just with the chirps of a bird, he can identify the specie of… Read more »

State of the River Event Status: Awesome!

The State of the Mississippi River Report held on April 17th at Minnehaha Academy was a great success with over 70 attendees! The National Park Service and Friends of the Mississippi River, who are both instrumental in maintaining the river’s every day health, gave remarkably informative presentations about the dangers of triclosan in products we… Read more »

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. Volunteers will interpret the history of the Depot, and other sites (Steven’s and Longfellow Houses, Wedding Pergola, Park Pavilion, various statues, the Minnehaha Falls, and other… Read more »

Community Warming Party

East Lake Library Book Sale

East Lake Library – Book Sale May 18-19 Saturday 10-5pm, Sunday noon to 5pm. East Lake Library’s spring book sale offers thousands of books for very cheap prices – hardcovers are $1 and paperbacks are 50 cents. All children’s books are 50 cents! $5 bag sales begin 3pm on Saturday and all day Sunday! It’s… 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.

No Pie Charts, Only Pies! TOMORROW!

Longfellow Community Council’s Annual Meeting, No Pie Charts Only Pies, is happening tomorrow (Tuesday) evening! It’s a great time to get to know your neighbors, find out what is happening at LCC, browse the resource fair, and eat some pie! The resource fair starts at 6pm, Board elections start 6:30pm. Please bring a pie to… Read more »

All About Pie

From Wikipedia PIE A pie is a baked dish which is usually made of a pastry dough casing that covers or completely contains a filling of various sweet or savoury ingredients. Pies are defined by their crusts. A filled pie (also single-crust or bottom-crust), has pastry lining the baking dish, and the filling is placed… Read more »

Powderhorn Art Fair Seeking Artists

The Powderhorn Art Fair is Seeking Local Artists and Arts Organizations! Application Deadline is on May 1. Please Spread the Word! 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… Read more »

State of the River

How is our Mississippi River? “State of the River” presentation April 17 at Minnehaha Academy North Campus So, how is our Mississippi River? Is it okay to swim in? To eat the fish? Should I worry about Asian carp? How are the eagles? Recently the National Park Service (NPS) and Friends of the Mississippi River… Read more »

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 »