January 31, 2019 eNews

Upcoming meetings/events

Feb 6 – Armatage Green Team meeting (6:30-8:00 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)

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.

Join the Armatage Green Team

Excited about promoting sustainability, clean water, and zero waste throughout the neighborhood?  The Armatage Green Team will hold its first meeting of the year on Wednesday, February 6 at 6:30 pm at  the Armatage Rec Center and all are welcome to join! Meet neighbors, get involved in your community, and learn all about the great green initiatives happening in Armatage. Photo credit: Minnehaha Creek Watershed District

Can’t make it but want to get involved? Email us at anacoordinator@armatage.org to join the Green Team e-list.

Palmisano Presents: Renter’s Rights & Issues

Thursday, February 7 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Linden Hills Congregational Church
4200 Upton Ave S
Pizza Provided

Join Council Member Linea Palmisano for a conversation with City staff about issues with renting in Minneapolis and new policies being discussed at City Hall.

Community Connections Conference

Saturday, February 2
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Minneapolis Convention Center
Free rides to the conference provided by Metro Transit

This event is free (including lunch), open to all community members, and a great way to learn more about getting involved with neighborhoods and the City of Minneapolis. Pre-registration has closed but you can quickly register in person on Saturday.

Volunteer or Paid Snow Shovelers Needed

Senior Community Services is in needed of snow removal workers to help seniors in Southwest Minneapolis this winter. This is a great opportunity to make a difference for seniors in our community!

  • Supply your own shovel and/or snow blower
  • Reliable vehicle
  • Must be 16 years old or older
  • Record dates of service
  • Physically able to remove snow
  • Commit to the entire snow removal season
  • Speak and interact with senior clients respectfully

Paid positions are $16/hour. For more info and to apply, visit: https://seniorcommunity.org/snow-removal-contractor/

Armatage Park Ice Skate Drive

It’s not too late to donate unneeded new or gently used skates to the Armatage Rec Center. Kid skates are preferred, but all sizes will be accepted.