Folwell Park organics drop-off– Winter Update

Hello all, Thank you so much for continuing to participate in the residential organics drop-off at Folwell Park.  Since the drop-off opened in August 40 carts of organics have been diverted from the trash.  That means that YOU have helped divert over a TON (2,000 pounds) of organics that will be put to better use…

City of Minneapolis

The Minneapolis City Council Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee Agenda for December 1, 2015, has been published. You can find it on the City’s website at: www.minneapolismn.gov/meetings/cdrs/ Next Thursday, Dec. 3– Homegrown Minneapolis Open House 11/25/2015 Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Homegrown Minneapolis is a citywide initiative  expanding our community’s…

Fall Newsletter from the Cookie Cart

  News & Notes A bi-monthly newsletter with the inside scoop.   New Hires  and.Work Readiness Training On November 15th, we had the pleasure of hiring 21 Twin Cities youth at a hiring info session. With the help of our partner Emerge, we have been hard at work training our new hires and getting them introduced to the…

MPRB: Work on Loring Park vegetation management continues

Work on Loring Park vegetation management continues into the late fall and winter months. Applied Ecological Services (AES), contractor for the MPRB Loring Pond Vegetation Management project, will be cutting cattail stems during the fall and winter months of 2015/2016. The cut cattail leaves and stems will be hauled from the site and composted. The…

Upcoming Events in Ward 5: Housing

Hosted by Minneapolis City Council Member Blong Yang Vacant Housing Recycling Program: A Resident and Developer Workshop on December 3rd  Produced by City of Minneaplis Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED) Learn how to search for property, get financing in place, submit a successful application, and complete your housing project successfully! Thursday, December 3rd from…

Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging: Aging News You Can Use (Fall 2015)

  November 2015 Information and Resources to Know and Share Welcome to the last 2015 edition of Aging News You Can Use! Medicare Open Enrollment continues through Monday, December 7, 2015. This issue features: Open Enrollment and extra-help programs for covering Medicare costs; new Health Insurance Counseling Sites in Northeast Minneapolis; where to get the…

MPRB: 54th Street Play Area Opens November 25th

The new play area in the triangle park near the intersection of E 54th Street and Bloomington Avenue S opens Wednesday, Nov. 25. New asphalt trails and concrete walks are complete and now the contractor will spread a seed mix over turf areas. It’s too cold for the anything to grow this year, but the…

Capri Theater- 5 December Events

1)  The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul presents First Thursday Films @ the Capri:  Cooley High, 7 p.m. Th. 12/3, $5     2)  2 SPCO events:  Start the Music! A Brass Family Bash for Children and Families (10 a.m. Sat. 12/5) and Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos (7 p.m. Th. 12/10).  Free (register online for free tickets).   3)  CAST (Capri After School Theater) presents: An Evening with August, 7…