MPS 5th annual Farm to School Community BBQ 9.22.16

Can you ‘ear’ us now? We said the fifth annual Farm to School Community BBQ is next Thursday…and it’s free!   MINNEAPOLIS – Join Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) for the fifth annual Farm to School Community BBQ on Thursday, Sept. 22, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. and see why MPS is the leader in serving fresh, local…

Local Artists representing area residents

In other library news: Webber Park Library Public Art Committee In other District 2 library news, the first meeting of the Webber Park Library Public Art Committee will be held on Wednesday, September 14. Commissioner Higgins has selected Connie Beckers and Lori Campagnola to represent area residents. Stay tuned for future information.           (from…

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…

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.  

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…

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT (8.2.2016) REGISTRATION DEADLINES APPROACHING

Planning a National Night Out gathering? Important deadlines are approaching This year, National Night Out is Tuesday, Aug. 2, and if you’re planning a neighborhood gathering, there are important deadlines for registering your event with the City and for blocking off your street. Use this checklist to plan your National Night Out celebration: Register your…

MPCA vs NORTHERN METALS RECYCLING = PERMIT REVOCATION

STATEMENT Senator Bobby Joe Champion Minnesota Senate Building Room 3207 bobbyc@senate.mn | (651) 296-9246 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 19, 2016 Contact: Jennifer Orr 651-296-2156 | jennifer.orr@senate.mn | Senate Majority Media   Senator Bobby Joe Champion: Good riddance, Northern Metals After today’s announcement that the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) will begin the process of shutting…

Live on the Drive June 9th featuring Rio Nido, Jazz Trio

Rio Nido is Live on the Drive! The annual North Side summer concert series Live on the Drive returns for its ninth year. Rio Nido, Jazz trio kick off the concert series on Thursday, June 9th, from 6 to 8 pm (Rain Date June 30th). This will be the first of three concerts held outdoors…