July 16, 2019 Agenda
- Welcome & Introductions
- Park Update:
- Ice Skates
- Fall Activity Registration
- Guest: Ira Jourdain, Minneapolis Public Schools Board Member, on MPS Comprehensive District Design
- Summer Festival
- Screen printing
- Event volunteer schedule
- Board t-shirts
- Zero waste (Green Team)
- Tables and raffles
- Set up and take down
- Other Business
- President’s Report
- Neighborhoods 2020 community message
- Minutes – approved via email
- Treasurer Report – financials emailed
- Committee Updates
- Green Team:
- Save the date for Mpls Litter Be Gone Clean-up – Oct 5
- Mini Grants:
- Approve 2019 Grant Recipients
- Green Team:
- Coordinator Update
- Business facade grant application
- Washburn Tot Lot Celebration volunteers
- NCEC elections
- Website PHP upgrade
- No ANA meeting in August
Jul 17 – NCEC Elections (6:00 pm, Crown Roller Mill – 105 5th Avenue South)
Aug 6 – National Night Out
Aug 11 – Summer Festival (4:00 – 7:00 pm)
Aug 22 – Washburn Tot Celebration (5:30-7:30 pm)
Armatage Summer Festival
Sunday, August 11
4:00 – 7:00pm
Celebrate Armatage with music, games, food trucks, inflatables, face painting, raffles to support the neighborhood, demos and activities for all ages at our annual Summer Festival on Sunday, August 11 from 4:00-7:00pm at Armatage Park. Click here to learn all about this year’s event!
We’re still looking for a few more neighborhood businesses, food vendors, artists/makers, and community organizations to table or serve food at the Summer Festival. Sign up here.
Got a vintage, unique, hybrid or plug-in/EV car? Sign up to showcase it at the Summer Festival’s Car Show on Sunday, August 11 from 4:00-7:00pm! Festival attendees will vote on Kid’s Favorite and Overall Favorite with the winners taking home a gift card to a neighborhood spot. Sign up to be a part of the 2019 Car Show!
National Night Out
Tuesday, August 6
Learn more about NNO and register your block today! The deadline to register for a free permit to close your street is July 23.
The following blocks in Armatage don’t have a block leader registered yet. If you live on one of them and are thinking of getting to get more involved, hosting a National Night Out potluck block party with your neighbors is a great way to try it out:
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Upcoming Meetings on Southwest Park Designs
The Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board is in the midst of discussing updated concept designs for parks and park-owned properties in Southwest Minneapolis.
If you’ve been meaning to get to a Community Advisory Committee meeting, you still have a few more chances. Snacks and passive children’s activities are provided. Please contact Cindy Anderson at 612-230-6472 or firstname.lastname@example.org to request language, access or interpretation accommodations.
CAC Subcommittee Meeting on Fields/Diamonds at Kenny/Armatage/Pershing/Linden Hills
Monday, July 15, 2019, 6-8 pm
Lynnhurst Recreation Center, 1345 W Minnehaha Parkway
CAC Meeting #12
Thursday, July 25, 2019, 6-8 pm
Pershing Recreation Center, 3523 W 48th St.
Can’t make it?
- Check out the designs for Armatage area parks here.
- See all the updated concept designs for SW here.
- Give feedback through an online survey here.
New concept designs are also available for the Minnehaha Creek Master Plan. Follow the link above for more information on that project.
Free Summer Events & Activities with Hennepin County
- Monday Movie Nights: July 15 and 29, 7:00-9:00pm
- Thursday Trivia Nights: July 25, 7:00-8:00pm.
- Tuesdays: Farmers Market: 10:00am-1:00pm
- Wednesdays: Yard Games and Activities: 11:30am-1:30pm
- Thursdays: Piano Music: 12:00-1:00pm
Learn more at mplsdowntown.com/gooutside/. Follow along on social media using #mymplsdt