Mississippi Messages – Friends of the Mississippi River – July 2015

  Calendar of Events INVASIVE SPECIES REMOVAL AT RAVINE LAKE Thursday, July 16 — 6:00-8:00 p.m. Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park Help expand the lakefront restoration area in beautifully diverse Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park. A glacial tunnel valley bisects the park, featuring 80- to 100-foot slopes home to a compelling array of vegetation and…

Minneapolis Public Safety Career Fair – July 25th, 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

Held at 2001 Plymouth Avenue North – UROC – Urban Research and Outreach Engagement Center Participating Public Safety Departments: MPD, Mpls 911 and 311, Mpls Fire Department, Mpls Regulatory Services, St. Paul Police Dept. HC Medical Center (HCMC), Mpls Park Police & Recreation Board, Metro Transit Police Dept., Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office, Hennepin County Sheriff’s…

Minneapolis Connects – -Minneapolis Neighborhood and Community Relations

July 2015 Minneapolis to Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act To honor the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Minneapolis is hosting a celebration on Thursday, July 23 from noon – 3pm in the Minneapolis City Hall Rotunda. The event will feature speakers, recognition, performers and interactive programming…

Minneapolis Animal Care and Control Update

July, 2015 Fireworks and Pets Do Not Mix Minneapolis Animal Care & Control is asking pet owners to take special precautions this holiday week – and the weeks following – to prevent dogs and cats from escaping from home. Many animals are incredibly excited during the Independence Day holiday festivities. People “oohhh” and “aawww” over…

WCNO’s Truck Extravaganza-Saturday, August 8, 11am – 2pm

Truck Extravaganza, Saturday, August 8th, 11am – 2pm at Webber Park, 4400 Dupont Avenue North Discover many kinds of trucks! Toy car dig and bounce house! Honk off raffles!, Free hot dog lunch! Family fun! Call 612-521-2100 for information!

FLOW-Northside Arts Crawl- July 23, 24, 25

FLOW Pop Up Dinner Party with Dinner on the Farm at Breaking Bread Cafe: get your tickets today. Celebrate 10 Years of FLOW on West Broadway FLOW starts Thursday, July 23rd with a block party on Plymouth Ave near Penn Ave N. Friday, July 24th will be an evening of preview events, gallery receptions and public…

Victory Labor Day Races and Community Picnic – Labor Day-Sept. 7th

10k-8am, 5k-9:30 am, kids 1/2 mile run-10:15 am, (Races begin and end at Colfax/Victory Memorial Drive) Register: www.victoryraces.com, Race Information: www.victoryraces.com, 952.927.0983 or hmiler@hotmail.com. Picnic information: 612.621.2100 (Food served during and after the races).;    

Open Streets Minneapolis 2015 – September 26

Celebrate your neighborhood by biking, strolling, skating, playing and creating a car-free, fun-filled street! FREE EVENT! SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26TH, 12-6pm along North Lowry from Emerson Avenue to Vincent Avenue openstreetsmpls.org