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July 2014


LoLa Art Crawl: August 23-24

League of Longfellow Artists (LoLa) Contact: Sharon Parker, LoLa media volunteer 21 July 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SIXTH ANNUAL LOLA ART CRAWL TAKES PLACE AUG. 23–24 IN LONGFELLOW MINNEAPOLIS The League of Longfellow Artists (LoLa) invites the public into artists’ home studios and backyards, as well as neighborhood cafés, bars, and shops, to… Read more »


Weekly Events Round Up July 25-31

Friday July 25 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 »


August 16: 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 »


Collaborative Poetry at the Little Poetry Library

The Coffee House Press In the Stacks program is bringing poet-in-residence Éireann Lorsung to the Little Poetry Library at 39th and Lake. Lorsung will spend several summer days at Blue Moon Cafe, using the library’s collection and interacting with passersby to create a collaborative book of hours. Visitors can meet and write with Lorsung at… Read more »


Community Meeting: Parking Concerns around Minnehaha Park

COMMUNITY MEETING Parking Concerns at and around Minnehaha Park DATE: Wednesday, July 30th TIME: 6:30 – 8:30 LOCATION: Minnehaha Refractory, 4825 Minnehaha REPRESENTATIVES: 12th Ward Council Member Andrew Johnson, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) Commissioner Steffanie Musich and staff from the City of Minneapolis Traffic Department. 12th Ward Council Member Andrew Johnson is hosting… Read more »


2014 Seal Coating

From the City of Minneapolis: Beginning July 21, a number of Minneapolis streets, alleys and parkways will receive a preventative maintenance treatment known as a seal coat. City crews will cover about two or three locations each weekday, completing the citywide effort by late July. The seal coating process involves applying a thin layer of… Read more »