News

The ANA sends out regular email as well as quarterly home-delivered newsletters. Sign-up (to the right) to receive the email correspondence (about 3 per month). All residents should receive a paper newsletter mailed to their residence (email us if you don’t receive the newsletter).

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Nextdoor are other great ways to stay up-to-date on neighborhood events.


2020 News

  • January 2020 “Armatage News” [ANANews_vol18 PDF]
  • January 9, 2020 eNews – Happy Hour • Chili Cook-off • Fire & Ice • Mini Grants • MPS Listening Sessions
  • January 16, 2020 eNews – Mtg Agenda • Rev MLK Day • Chili Cook-off • Fire & Ice • Mini Grants • Kite Festival • MPS Listening Sessions
  • January 23, 2020 eNews – Chili Cook-off and Fire & Ice Tomorrow! • Mtg Recap • Mini Grants • Organics Workshop • MPS Listening Sessions
  • February 6, 2020 eNews – Mini Grants 2/11 • Town Hall 2/8 • Black History Month • Organics ♻ Workshop 2/26 • Early Voting
  • February 14, 2020 eNews – Mtg Agenda • Organics ♻ Workshop 2/26 • Mini Grants • Black History Month • Early Voting
  • February 21, 2020 eNews – Mtg Recap • Vote Guide • Organics ♻ Workshop 2/26 •  Mini Grants • Gardening & Deconstruction Grants
  • March 5, 2020 eNews – Happy Hour • Mini Grants • Organics ♻ Volunteers • Neighborhood Funding • Transportation Plan
  • March 13, 2020 eNews – COVID-19 • Mtg Agenda • Neighborhood Funding • Organics ♻ Volunteers • Neighborhood Funding
  • March 27, 2020 eNews – COVID-19 Links • #2020Census • Mtg Recap • Public Comments Needed
  • April 3, 2020 eNews – Census • Summer Park Closures • COVID-19 Links • Low-cost Trees
  • April 13, 2020 eNews – Happy Hour Tues @ 8pm • Mtg Agenda • #GoMpls Open House • Census • COVID-19 Links
  • April 22, 2020 eNews – Mtg Recap • Earth Day • Census • COVID-19 Funding • Street Sweeping
  • May 2020 “Armatage News” [ANANews_vol19 PDF]
  • May 7, 2020 eNews – Armatage Play Area Survey • Gardening Happy Hour • Organics ♻ Workshop • Census • Adopt-a-Tree
  • May 14, 2020 eNews – Mtg Agenda • 5/18 Organics ♻ Workshop • Art Journal • Annual Meeting & Board Election • Census
  • May 22, 2020 eNews – Mtg Recap • Join the Board • Art Journal • #MaskUpMpls • Annual Meeting 6/16
  • May 29, 2020 eNews – Message from Linea Palmisano
  • May 30, 2020 eNews – Ward 13 Meeting Tonight @ 6pm • Safety Tips
  • June 6, 2020 eNews – Safety Info • Board Election • 6/9 Community Conversation • Annual Meeting • Art Journal • Community Safety Info
  • June 9, 2020 eNews – Community Conversation TONIGHT @ 8pm • Vote in Board Election • Annual Meeting • Vote by Mail
  • June 16, 2020 eNews – ☀ Annual Meeting TONIGHT • Board Election Voting Closes • Free HCLib eBooks • Art Journal
  • June 23, 2020 eNews – Art Journal • Community Conversation Thurs • Neighborhood Funding • Vote by Mail • Park Updates
  • July 8, 2020 eNews – Ward 13 Community Safety Mtgs • Virtual Happy Hour • Charter Amendment
  • July 16, 2020 eNews – Mtg Agenda • Park Activities & Master Plans • 20 is Plenty Lawn Signs • City Surveys • Take the Census
  • July 24, 2020 eNews – Mtg Recap • #MaskupMN • City Charter Amendment • Vote in the Primary
  • August 2020 “Armatage News” [ANANews_vol20 PDF]
  • August 6, 2020 eNews – Virtual Happy Hour • Vote in the Primary • Small Business Grants • Rent Assistance • Sweet Treats in the Park • Low Cost Pet Vaccinations
  • August 14, 2020 eNews – Agenda • Sweet Treats in the Park • Donations for Bridge for Youth • Census Enumerators Begin • Rent Assistance • Deconstruction Grants
  • August 21, 2020 eNews – Meeting Recap • Sweet Treats in the Park • Rent Assistance • Loans for Those Impacted by Unrest • SWBA Safety Survey • Census
  • September 1, 2020 eNews – Art Journal • Fall Clean-up • Native Plant Rebates • Adopt a Storm Drain Challenge • Neighborhoods 2020 • Voting
  • September 11, 2020 eNews – Armatage Park Play Area Survey • Neighborhoods 2020 • Art Journal • Food Waste Challenge • Parks for All Comp Plan • Literacy MN Free Classes
  • September 17, 2020 eNews – Agenda • Neighborhoods 2020 • Adopt a Drain Challenge • Native Plant Rebates • 2040 Open Houses • Free Meals • Armatage Park Survey
  • September 24, 2020 eNews – Meeting Recap • Let’s Get Uncomfortable Workshop • Adopt a Drain Challenge • Native Plant Rebates • 2040 Open Houses • Free Meals
  • September 29, 2020 eNews – Special Edition on Neighborhoods 2020 Comment Period
  • October 2020 “Armatage News” [ANANews_vol21]
  • October 2, 2020 eNews – Let’s Get Uncomfortable Workshop • Litter Be Gone Clean-up • Fall Food Truck Night • Halloween Tour • Voter Forums • 2040 Open House • COVID-19 Testing
  • October 15, 2020 eNews – Mtg Agenda • Fall Food Truck Night • Halloween Tour • COVID-19 Testing • Rec Plus • Early Voting & Ballot Drop-offs

2019 News

  • January 2019 “Armatage News” [ANANews_vol14 PDF]
  • January 4, 2019 eNews – Happy Hour, Pizzeria Lola Public Hearing, Tax Tips, Fire on Ice
  • January 10, 2019 eNews – January Agenda, MLK Day, Fire on Ice, SW Parks Plan
  • January 25, 2019 eNews – Parks Plan • Mtg Highlights • Fire on Ice • Green Team •Town Hall Mtg • Public Hearing
  • January 31, 2019 eNews – SW Parks Plan • Join the Green Team • Renters Forum • Community Connections Conference
  • February 15, 2019 eNews – Meeting agenda • New Parks Plans • Fix-it Clinic • Neighborhoods 2020
  • February 28, 2019 eNews – Neighborhoods 2020 • Mtg Recap • Fix-it Clinic • Happy Hour • Park Designs
  • March 8, 2019 eNews – Fix-it Clinic Saturday • Happy Hour • Park Designs • Neighborhoods 2020
  • March 15, 2019 eNews – Mtg Agenda • Donation Drive • Street Flooding • Prevent Ice Dams
  • March 29, 2019 eNews – Mtg Highlights • Donation Drive • N2020 • Town Hall • Street Repaving • Parks Plan
  • April 2019 “Armatage News” [ANANews_vol15 PDF]
  • April 4, 2019 eNews – Donation Drive • Mini Grants • Egg Hunt • Town Hall • #gompls
  • April 12, 2019 eNews – Mtg Agenda • Egg Hunt this Sat • Mini Grants • Doors Open • #gompls
  • April 24, 2019 eNews – Mtg Highlights • Annual Mtg & Board Elections • Palmisano Presents • Garage Sale • Free Shredding
  • May 9, 2019 eNews – Happy Hour • Free Shredding this Sat • Annual Mtg & Board Elections • Garage Sale • MPS • E Line BRT
  • May 16, 2019 eNews – Annual Meeting & Board Elections 5/21 plus Garage Sale • MPS • E Line BRT • Farmers Market
  • May 21, 2019 eNews – Annual Meeting Tonight! Plus Garage Sale • Green Garden Tour • Mini Grants
  • May 30, 2019 eNews – Neighborhood Garage Sales this Fri & Sat Plus Green Garden Tour • SW Parks Update • Crime Tips • Movie in the Park
  • June 5, 2019 eNews – Sponsor Summer Fest • New SW Parks Designs • Transportation Feedback
  • June 13, 2019 eNews – Mtg Agenda • Sign up for Summer Fest • Mini Grants due 6/15 • Home Security Tips • Parks
  • June 25, 2019 eNews – Mtg Recap • 4th of July • NNO • Southdale Library • Summer Festival • NCEC • Parks
  • July 2019 “Armatage News” [ANANews_vol16 PDF]
  • July 5, 2019 eNews – Happy Hour • Summer Festival • Town Hall • Parks Mtgs • Free Summer Events
  • July 12, 2019 eNews – Mtg Agenda • National Night Out • Summer Festival • Parks Mtgs • Free Summer Events
  • July 26, 2019 eNews – Mtg Recap • Volunteer at Summer Fest • ADA Celebration • More Parks Mtgs
  • August 6, 2019 eNews – National Night Out • Summer Festival • Zero Waste •
  • August 9, 2019 eNews – All about Armatage Summer Festival
  • August 22, 2019 eNews – Washburn Tot Lot Celebration Tonight • Palmisano Presents • Chore Service and Meals on Wheels • Mpls Affordable Housing RFPs •
  • September 5, 2019 eNews – Support Neighborhoods • Happy Hour • 2040 Plan Updates • Fall Clean-up • Water Stewards
  • September 13, 2019 eNews – Mtg Agenda • Litter Be Gone Clean-up • Support Neighborhoods • Upcoming Events • Prevent Garage Burglaries
  • September 25, 2019 eNews – Mtg Recap • Litter Be Gone Clean-up • Final Park Plan Mtg • Support Neighborhoods • Upcoming Events
  • October 2019 “Armatage News” [ANANews_vol17_PDF]
  • October 3, 2019 eNews – Litter Be Gone Clean-up • Halloween at the Park • Vision Zero • MPS Survey • Final Park Plan Mtg • Support Neighborhoods
  • October 11, 2019 eNews – Oct Agenda • Halloween at the Park 🎃 • WeAreMpls • Vision Zero • Thank you volunteers
  • October 25, 2019 eNews – Halloween at the Park 🎃 • Mtg Recap • Funding Plan • Washburn Tot Lot Pop-up • Adopt-a-drain • Street Sweeping
  • November 1, 2019 eNews – Pop-up Park Event Tomorrow • Nov Happy Hour • Holiday Market • Leaves & Street Sweeping
  • November 12, 2019 eNews – Happy Hour Tonight • Mtg Agenda • Funding Plan Survey • Adopt a Drain • YW Ends • #WeAreMpls
  • November 21, 2019 eNews – Mtg Recap • E Line & Minnehaha Creek Mtgs Tonight • Funding Vote • City Budget
  • December 3, 2019 eNews – #GivingTuesday • City Budget • Census Jobs • Intl Festival • Snow Emergency • Open Streets Survey
  • December 12, 2019 eNews – Mtg Agenda • MPS Listening Sessions • Crisis Nursery Drive • Cold Weather Resources • Housing Incentives
  • December 23, 2019 eNews – Mtg Recap • Chili Cook-off • Safety Rebates • MPS Sessions • Mini Grants • Pollinator Grants


2018 News


2017 News

  • January 2017 “Armatage News” [PDF]
  • January 3, 2017 eNews – Meeting Highlights, Renter Engagement, Green Team, Happy Hour, Fire on Ice
  • January 13, 2017 eNews – Meeting Agenda, Happy Hour Survey, Green Team, Rain Gardens, SWBA Happy Hour
  • January 18, 2017 eNews – Meeting Highlights, NEW Date Fire on Ice, Tax Preparation, Home Stretch Workshop
  • February 17, 2017 eNews – Meeting Agenda, NEW Happy Hour Time, Tap Preparation, Home Stretch Workshop, RecQuest, Adaptive Sports
  • February 24, 2017 eNews – Meeting Highlights, Public Hearing 5801 Russell, Gypsy Moths, Park Registration and events
  • March 17, 2017 eNews – Agenda, Metro Blooms workshops, MSP Aircraft Noise Report, Future of Neighborhoods event, City Community Connections Conference, Southwest High School “Sweet Charity”
  • March 27, 2017 eNews – Meeting Highlights, Egg Hunt, Garage Sales, Yard Waste Collection 4/1, Plastic Bag Ban 6/1
  • April 2017 “Armatage News” [PDF]
  • April 13, 2017 eNews – Agenda, Organics Locks, Airport Noise Meeting, Earth Day, Rain Barrel Workshop, Future of Neighborhoods Meeting, Garage Sales, Caddie Program, Home Tour
  • May 10, 2017 eNews – May Annual Meeting, Gypsy Moth Spraying, 5th Precinct Open House, New July Happy Hour Date
  • May 18, 2017 eNews – Annual Meeting Highlights, Adult Tennis, National Night Out, Garage Sales, Board Elections
  • June 1, 2017 eNews – Garage Sales Map, Hennepin County Input, Watershed Input, Women’s Golf Day, Minneapolis Pools
  • June 14, 2017 eNews – June agenda, Storm debris, Movie in the Park, VW Settlement. Summer Festival
  • June 26, 2017 eNews – Meeting Highlights, Summer Festival, Safety Update, Happy Hour, Surveys, MAC Tool
  • July 2017 “Armatage News” [ANANews_vol8 PDF]
  • July 11, 2017 eNews – July agenda, Last Happy Hour at Cafe Maude, Lawn Care, Soccer Camp, Safety Camp, Parks Hiring
  • July 24, 2017 eNews – Meeting Highlights, Summer Festival, Polling Location, Soccer Refs, Rita’s House
  • August 8, 2017 eNews – Summer Festival
  • August 22, 2017 eNews – Summer Festival recap, Safety Workshop, Save the Arts, Public Art Tours, Coaches Needed, Neighborhoods 2020 Update
  • September 14, 2017 eNews – September Agenda, October Happy Hour, Personal Safety Workshop, e-Poll Books, Bike Tour, City Program for Litter, New City Information System
  • September 21, 2017 eNews – Meeting Highlights, Happy Hour, Halloween at the Park, Personal Safety Workshop, Tree Lighting
  • October 2017 “Armatage News” [ANANews_vol9 PDF]
  • October 11, 2017 eNews – October Agenda, Halloween at the Park, Washburn Park Input Open House, Street Sweeping, Skate Park Survey, Election Day, Tree Lighting & Charity Event
  • October 24, 2017 eNews – Halloween at the Park, Washburn Park Input Open House, Meeting Highlights, Tree Lighting
  • October 27, 2017 eNews – Events still on (and moving inside)
  • November 14, 2017 eNews – November Agenda, Tree Lighting, 2040, Washburn Park Input
  • November 22, 2017 eNews – November Meeting Highlights, Tree Lighting, 2040, Washburn Park Input
  • December 12, 2017 eNews – December Agenda, Snow Removal


2016 News

  • January 2016 “Armatage News” [PDF]
  • January 19, 2016 eNews – Agenda, Surveys, Fire on Ice, Experience SW App
  • January 25, 2016 eNews – Meeting Highlights, Engagement Goals, Summer Festival Planning, CERT, Assistance for Dislocated Workers
  • February 11, 2016 eNews – Agenda, SW Home Improvement Fair, Scam Alert, Energy Tax Credit, Minnehaha Watershed Grant, Know What to Throw Guide
  • February 17, 2016 eNews – Meeting Highlights, Parks Referendum, Area Road Projects, March 1 Caucus, Spring and Summer Park Programming, Roberts Bird Sanctuary, Park Pesticide Use, Tax Help, Metro Blooms Raingarden Workshops, Animal Control Updates
  • March 10, 2016 eNews – Agenda, Home Improvement Fairs, City Conference, Organics Workshop, Park Programming and Summer Employment, Urban Waters Forum, Minnehaha Creek Cleanup, Guys & Dolls at SWHS, Singing Contest (for Raingardens)
  • March 16, 2016 eNews – Meeting Highlights, Armatage Egg Hunt, Home Improvement Fairs, City Conference
  • April 13, 2016 eNews – Agenda, Happy Hour, Annual Meeting, Block Leader Training and Open House, Garden Matters, Teen Summer Employment, NAMI Classes for Parents
  • April 21, 2016 eNews – Meeting Highlights
  • April “Armatage News” [PDF]
  • May 6, 2016 eNews – Agenda, Garage Sales, Looking for Historian, Thumbtack
  • May 18, 2016 eNews – Meeting Highlights, 54th Street Construction, Tree Trust, Skateboard Camps, Organics Recycling Workshop
  • June 15, 2016 eNews – Agenda, Garage Sale Survey, Organics Recycling Workshop Recap, Summer Food Program, Summer Fun at the Parks, Lake Harriet & Calhoun Master Plan
  • June 24, 2016 eNews – Meeting Highlights, Block Leader Training, Fireworks, Home Energy Visits
  • July 15, 2016 eNews – Agenda, Summer Festival, Burglary Alert, National Night Out (NNO), Voting, Fall Park Registration, Home Energy Visits, Minnehaha Creek Clean-Up
  • July “Armatage News” [PDF]
  • August 3, 2016 eNews – Summer Festival
  • August 10, 2016 eNews – Summer Festival, Police Update (54th/Xerxes), Burglary Trend
  • September 13, 2016 eNews – Agenda, Happy Hour, Zero Waste, Organics Recycling, Tenant Engagement, Voter Registration, Gun Locks, City Boards
  • September 22, 2016 eNews – Meeting Highlights, Utility Box Wrap, Kids Vote, Community Solar, Hammock use in Parks
  • October “Armatage News” [PDF]
  • October 11, 2016 eNews – Agenda
  • October 31, 2016 eNews – Meeting Highlights
  • November 10, 2016 eNews – Agenda, Tree Lighting, Inspector Waite, Taste of Minnesota, Aircraft Noise Video Series
  • November 21, 2016 eNews – Meeting Highlights, Tree Lighting, Package Safety, Yard Waste Collection Ended, Unsigned Parking Restrictions
  • December 9, 2016 eNews – Agenda, Islamophobia event, Neighborhood Connections: Renters, Fire & Ice, STEP-UP, aMEALiorate, Reduce Food Waste, Energy Saving Tips


2015 News