January 3, 2017 eNews

December Meeting Highlights

  • Park update
    • Ice rink open:
   Monday-Friday, 3-9 pm
   Saturday, 10 am-9 pm
   Sunday, noon-6 pm
Free loaner skates available at the park. Gently used skates always welcome for donation.
    • Fire on Ice event January 20 (see below)
  • 2017 Happy Hours — Survey for future time and location
    • Thursday, January 5 • Cafe Maude • 4-5:30pm
    • Invite people to January event who may be interested in our new green team focused on a variety of sustainability issues
  • Renter engagement workshop — Saturday, January 7 • 10-11:30am
  • Park improvements — the Washburn Tot Lot is slated for improvements starting in 2017. We are collecting input from area residents, and are in discussions with Park planning.
  • FixIt Loan — currently all dollars have been loaned. Armatage, along with the other 3 partner neighborhoods have voted to add additional dollars so the loan program can meet the interest of area residents. Watch for updates once these funds have been transferred and are available.

Next Armatage Happy Hour

Thursday, Jan 5
4-5:30pm at Cafe Maude

Meet neighbors, share ideas, express concerns!
Appetizers provided. Cash bar (but great happy hour specials).

Happy Hour survey
Help us plan our future happy hour events! Let us know what day or time works for you and if you have ideas of other venues!

Green Team

We are especially inviting neighbors interested in our new green team focused on a variety of sustainability issues. Can’t make happy hour? Just email our coordinator to let us know you are interested!

Neighborhood Connections:Focus on Neighbors Who Rent!

Saturday, January 7, 2017
Armatage Community Center

Please join the Armatage Neighborhood Association (ANA) on Saturday, January 7, 2017, 10-11:30am, at the Armatage Community Center for free food and drink to build community, network, and share any questions or concerns. The ANA is especially interested in feedback on what kinds of workshops, events, or support would be useful to renters in the neighborhood.

Free copies of the book “How to be the Smartest Renter” will be available to attendees (first come, first served).

Armatage Fire on Ice

Neighborhood Ice Skating Party
Friday, January 20

Join us down at Armatage Park our annual Fire on Ice Skating Party!! Grab your mittens and hat for this outdoor neighborhood celebration. Enjoy a night with family and friends skating and a variety of outdoor activities or keep warm with hot chocolate and bonfire. No registration required, just come on down!