You’re Invited: Tenant Engagement Work Group

Greetings,   You are invited to the next Tenant Engagement Work Group meeting on September 22, 2016 from 6:00-7:30pm at Van Cleve Recreation Center. Presented by the Department of Regulatory Services and the University District Alliance, this meeting is an opportunity to learn about Regulatory Services programs that impact tenants, including housing code and parking…

MPRB and U of M Introduce “The Citizen Pruner Program”

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board’s Forestry Division is joining with the University of Minnesota’s Department of Forest Resources to institute a program – the Citizen Pruner – that engages you, the residents of Minneapolis as tree care-givers. More accurately, you are the heart-and-soul of the program. The Citizen Pruner program is a modest-input yet high-impact…

STATE of the SCHOOLS Event Friday August 26, 2016

Minneapolis Public Schools to celebrate start of 2016-17 school year with State of the Schools event MINNEAPOLIS – Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) will celebrate the start of the 2016-17 school year by bringing together students, staff and members of the community at the 2016 State of the Schools event. Centered on the theme “MPS Strong,” the…

Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) Career Hiring Event

  MEDIA CONTACT:                   Jamie Olson Human Resources Consultant 612.668.0546 Jamie.Olson@mpls.k12.mn.us     We’re hiring! (No chalkboard experience required.)   MINNEAPOLIS – Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) is looking to hire passionate, committed individuals into a variety of roles for the 2016-17 school year. If you are interested in leaving a long-term impact on Minneapolis kids,…

Hiring And Training Fair, Résumé Workshops

Hiring And Training Fair, Résumé Workshops The public is welcome to a free hiring and training fair on culinary, hospitality, health care and construction jobs at Harrison Recreation Center. Anyone who would like help putting a résumé together can stop by Oak Park Center any Wednesday in August. Pillsbury United Communities Hiring and Training Fair…

COURT WATCH CANCELLED FOR 8.10.2016

DUE TO SCHEDULING CONFLICTS AT THE LIBRARY, TONIGHT’S COURT WATCH MEETING IS CANCELLED. We regret any inconvenience this cancellation may cause. Future meetings of Court Watch will be held at the Minneapolis Police Department’s 4th Precinct, beginning on Tuesday, September 13, 2016. Pleased make a note of this change in your calendars.  

KAYAKING ON THE MISSISSIPPI – NEW PADDLE SHARE RENTAL STATIONS ON THE RIVERFRONT!

August 4, 2016   New paddle share stations bring kayak rental to the Minneapolis Riverfront! Pilot program will allow park users to rent kayaks and explore a beautiful stretch of the Mississippi River running between North and Northeast Minneapolis   New agreements between the National Park Service’s (NPS) non-profit charitable partner Mississippi Park Connection (MPC),…

Hammocks Welcome in Minneapolis Parks

Hammocks welcome in Minneapolis parks Posted on August 1, 2016  If you’ve visited Minneapolis parks in the past year or two and noticed hammocks hanging from trees, you may have wondered, “Can we do that?” The answer is YES, with limitations and a few guidelines: Hammocks may only be used during regular park hours Hammocks…

Minneapolis Bike Tour

Minneapolis Bike Tour For a limited time only: discounted registration for the 2016 Minneapolis Bike Tour In celebration of the 10th Annual Minneapolis Bike Tour taking place on Sunday, Sept. 18 atBoom Island Park, we are offering discounted registration through Sunday., Aug. 7. VisitMinneapolisbiketour.com and enter coupon code TEN to save on registration fees. Hope to…