Hosted a Hennepin County Fix-it Clinic at Armatage Park on March 13.
Organized a Donation Drive event in April, where residents brought household items for donations to Armatage Park and volunteers collected, sorted and delivered 117 boxes/bags of reusable items to 12 different nonprofit and/or socially responsible organizations.
Hosted self-directed Green Garden Tour to showcase neighborhood rain gardens, backyard chickens, urban food gardens, and great backyard compost set-ups.
Held a Neighborhood Clean-up as part of the City-wide Litter Be Gone clean-ups on October 6.
Over 500 people joined us to eat popcorn, drink lemonade and watch the Princess Bride for the annualMovie in the Park.
In partnership with Metro Blooms, worked with 17 Armatage residents to install rain and native gardens. The ANA subsidized this program, bringing the cost per garden down to $250-$450 and offered an additional need-based grant.
We hosted nearly 1,000 neighbors at our annual Summer Festivalon August 9 with music, food trucks, bounce houses, a magic show, art activities, vintage and green car show, lawn games, demos and more. It was a zero waste event, with nearly every discard getting recycled or composted!
Supported Armatage Park’s Halloween at the Park event in October by sponsoring the event and handing out glow necklaces while getting feedback on our funding plan (see below).
Held a Pop-up Play Dateat the Washburn Tot lot in November with warm drinks and cookies (another chance to weigh in on the funding plan below)
Completed a $228,500 City Plan Modification to put remaining neighborhood funds under contract. Over 160 neighbors weighed in via survey, in-person events, and over email to give their feedback on how the funds should be allocated. The final approved plan is available at https://armatage.org/neighborhood-funding-plan/