January 15, 2019 Agenda
- Guest and Donation Request: Meg O’Brien, My Very Own Bed
- Park Update:
- Fire on Ice Skating Party
- SW Parks Plan Initial Design Concept Workshops
- Pedestrian Safety Follow up
- Red Wagon Pizza Company Liquor License Application
- Summer Festival 2019
- President’s Report
- Secretary Report – minutes approved via email
- Treasurer Report – financials emailed
- Committee Updates
- Community Engagement
- Micro-grant program
- Green Team
- Coordinator Update
- Newsletter update
- Neighborhoods 2020
- Social media
- Community Connections Conference – February 2
- 2018 CPP Report
- Upcoming Ward 13 Summit
- New Business
Jan 25 – Fire on Ice Family Skating Party (6:30-8:30 pm)
Feb 19 – Monthly Meeting (6:30-8:00 pm)
Mar 9 – Fix-it Clinic (12:00-4:00 pm)
Mar 12 – Neighborhood Happy Hour (7:00-9:00 pm)
Mar 19 – Monthly Meeting (6:30-8:00 pm)
Celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Minneapolis
The Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board will host three events at recreation centers on January 21 to honor Dr. King’s life and legacy. Each event is free and open to the public. Join for one, two or all three and please consider bringing a non-perishable food item for the Feeding the Dream Food Drive.
Powderhorn Recreation Center, 11:00am – 2:00pm
Celebrate the history of Martin Luther King, Jr. with performances and lunch. Doors open at 11 am for this free, family friendly event. Volunteers are welcome!
Central Gym, 3:00 – 4:00 pm: Come and celebrate the life and movement of Dr. King. This event will be open to the public with recitals, choirs, music, dance, a guest speaker, and an old-fashioned soul food dinner.
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Center, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
The holiday culminates with this annual celebration, featuring keynote speaker Paul Robinson, Senior Community Leadership Manager at The Amherst H. Wilder Foundation and Pastor at Grace Outreach Covenant Church, performances and guest speakers, and presentation of MPRB’s annual Living the Dream Award to Andrea Jenkins, Minneapolis City Council Vice President (Ward 8).
Fire on Ice Family Skating Party
Upcoming Town Hall Meeting
Senator Scott Dibble (DFL-Minneapolis), Representative Frank Hornstein (61A), and new Representative Jamie Long (61B) invite their constituents to attend a town hall meeting on Saturday, January 26 from 10:00am – 12:00pm. This event is an opportunity to preview the upcoming legislative session, ask questions, share stories and perspectives, and meet their elected officials.
When: Saturday, January 26 from 10:00am – 12:00pm
Where: Mount Olivet Church (Administration Building, Door #3)
5025 Knox Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55419
Who: Senator Scott Dibble, Rep Frank Hornstein, Rep Jamie Long
- Parking: Free street parking is available in the Mount Olivet parking lot. Look for the Administration Building sign and enter door #3.
- Transit: Metro Transit buses number 4 and 46 stop less than a block from the venue, at the intersection of James Ave. S and W. 50th Street.
- Biking: There is a bike rack located along James Ave S.
Help Shape the Future of SW Parks
The Southwest Parks Planning team will host four upcoming Initial Concept Workshops in January and February. Everyone is invited: please bring family, friends, neighbors and others! Each workshop has the same format and park design concepts and includes kids’ activities and refreshments. Photo credit: Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
Thursday, January 31, 2019, 6:00-8:00 pm
Lynnhurst Recreation Center, 1345 W Minnehaha Parkway
This workshop will also have information on the Minnehaha Parkway Regional Trail Master Plan.
Monday, February 4, 2019, 6:00-8:00 pm
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Center, 4055 Nicollet Ave. S
Thursday, February 7, 2019, 6:00-8:00 pm
Whittier Recreation Center, 425 W 26th St.
Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 6:00-8:00 pm
Jones-Harrison Residence, Centrum Room, 3700 Cedar Lake Ave.
Can’t make it? All of the initial park concepts on display at the public workshops will also be posted to the SW Parks Plan project page (minneapolisparks.org/sw) on Jan. 31, along with a link to an online survey where anyone can submit feedback on any design.
Hot Notes on a Cold Night Cabaret
Saturday, February 9 – 6:30 -11:00 pm
St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church (3420 Irving Avenue, Minneapolis)
For tickets and to Register click below or Text HotNotes to 52182
Hot Notes on a Cold Night Cabaret celebrates the high-quality Theatre, Dance, Choral, Orchestra, Guitar and Band programs at Minneapolis’s largest public high school. This year, it will cost over $100,000.00 to fund the Performing Arts at Southwest. Minneapolis Public Schools pays approximately $2,500 of that. Hot Notes is where we close that gap.