All are welcome to join an Armatage meeting! Register for the monthly Board, Green Team, Community Engagement or Safety, Equity & Outreach Meetings at bit.ly/ANAmtgs
Annual Meeting & Board Election
Annual Meeting: Growing Together: Connect with your elected representatives and grow individually and as a community with relaxation and stress management techniques from Julie Gramentz, owner of Unwind Within on 54th Street. Hear what your neighborhood is up to and how you can get involved. The fun happens outdoors at Armatage Park on Tues, May 17 at 6:30pm. In case of rain, we’ll be masked and indoors at the Armatage Community Center (2500 West 57t St).
Board Election: Step up as a leader in your community and run for the ANA Board! Meetings are held the third Tues of each month and the time commitment is 5-6 hours/month. Members of under-represented communities are especially encouraged to run, including renters, people with disabilities, and residents who identify as LGBTQ or BIPOC. Important Dates:
- Register to run by Tues, May 17 at 9:00pm at https://armatage.org/2022boardelection/
- Online voting will be open from Wed, May 18 at 9:00am through Wed, May 25 at 9:00pm.
Garden Evolution Workshop
Swing by the Armatage Community Center on Saturday, June 11 from 10:00 – 11:30am for this fantastic free gardening workshop taught by Hennepin County Master Gardener Theresa Rooney! Theresa will cover how to adapt your garden as you experience changes in your time, resources, physical abilities or priorities and help you see what options are possible as your garden life changes.
For all levels and free and open to the public. All attendees will be entered to win a native garden kit! Learn more at https://armatage.org/garden-evolution/
Armatage Pet Fest
HUGE thanks to everyone who attended Pet Fest! Thank to our participating vendors: Andre’s Custom Apparel, People and Pets Together food shelf, Pet-Taxicab, Chiropractor Dr. Andrea Spearl, No Dog Left Behind rescue, Jacob Tapia Photography, Twin Cities Caricatures, True Loyalty dog training.
We are SO grateful to the following businesses for their generous prize donations:
Garden Tool Swap
Huge thanks to everyone who attended! We have some remaining tools and pots that are free and up for grabs. Head to the 5500 block of Upton Ave S to pick up anything that’s left!
Armatage Safety Rebates
The ANA offers up to $100 per household per calendar year to each Armatage household (both renters and homeowners) for security enhancements including items such as doorbell camera systems. We’ve made some changes to the program, including a $200 lifetime cap so we can keep the program running while reaching as many neighbors as possible. Learn more and apply for a rebate at armatage.org/security-rebate-program-for-residents/
All Are Welcome Here Lawn Signs
Get your All Are Welcome Here lawn sign and proudly display it to spread the message that ALL are Welcome in Armatage! Signs + stakes are $20 each and your tax-deductible donation goes to supporting the ANA’s work in the community. Order online here.
The Armatage Neighborhood Association (ANA) was founded in 1991 as part of a citywide effort to increase opportunities for residents to connect with local government and to allow neighborhoods to address local concerns.
Located in the southwest corner of the city, Armatage neighborhood is bounded by:
- the north by 54th Street W
- the east by Logan Ave S
- the south by Hwy 62 (Crosstown)
- the west by Xerxes Ave S