Jr Iron Chef competition – May 2nd, 2016

Second annual Minneapolis Public Schools Junior Iron Chef competition                These kids can stand the heat MINNEAPOLIS – So they’re heading into the kitchen.   In the second annual Minneapolis Public Schools Junior Iron Chef competition, 12 middle school students will be paired with six of Minneapolis’ hottest chefs as…

Emergency Road Closure for West River Parkway 4.27.2016

West River Parkway closed between Portland Ave and 4th Ave N A sinkhole that formed next to the bicycle path adjacent to West River Parkway near Mill Ruins Park has caused the closing of West River Parkway between Portland Avenue and 4th Avenue N. Detours for the area will be posted. The bike trail has been closed with bike…

May 2016 News and Events from Commissioner Linda Higgins

May 2016 News and Events from Commissioner Linda Higgins MAY 2016 IN THIS ISSUE Top stories Board news Events WORKING AT HENNEPIN COUNTY Hennepin County is a great place to work! Browse open positions or sign up to receive job notification emails from the county. Browse current library openings. PROPERTY TAXES DUE Reminder: First half property taxes are due May 16,…

Minneapolis Teen Job & Opportunity Fair April 30th, 2016

The Minneapolis Teen Job and Opportunity Fair is an chance for teens ages 14 – 19 to connect with businesses and organizations for information about jobs, employment training, internships, and volunteer opportunities. Some of the employers will be accepting applications and interviewing at the job fair. Others will require an on-line application. Attendees will be…

MPRB to Hold Open House Program and Resource Fair

MPRB to Hold Open House Program and Resource Fair Be Part of Your Community! The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) will hold its first Open House Program and Resource Fair. MPRB staff will be on hand to share information and answer questions about programs, resources, job opportunities and other Park Board offerings. Attendees can…

Spring and Summer Safety Tips

Spring and Summer Safety Tips          As we go into spring, we all want to enjoy the warm weather. This means more people leaving windows open, walking outside, doing yard work, and more. Remember to keep a few simple crime prevention tips in mind to help reduce the opportunity for crimes. Call 911…

Earth Day Clean Up April 23, 2016

Saturday, April 23 Earth Day Cleanup Various Locations | 9:30 am | Free | All ages | Get Involved The goal of Earth Day Cleanup is to provide a volunteer experience and environmental education to Minneapolis residents and park users. This annual event involves cleaning Minneapolis parks, neighborhoods, watersheds and water bodies including the Chain of…

Senior Opportunity

Folwell/Webber-Camden resident looking for a garage in exchange for yard work/handyman work.  Has own yard business/tools/mowers/blowers, etc. and moving to Senior Complex in Folwell Neighborhood. Received very good referral from Daryl Weivoda at North End Hardware.  If interested in exchanging work for garage space usage, please call Steven Bell at 612.408.8488.

HOME (Household & Outside Maintenance for Elderly) Program.

HOME (Household & Outside Maintenance for Elderly) program. Please consider helping seniors by getting the word out.  Thank you for your consideration. **************************************************************************************************************************** Speaking of HOME, here are some fun facts that you may not know about our HOME program: Did you know HOME stands for Household & Outside Maintenance for Elderly? Did you know 1/3 people…

Free SmART pass via your library

Free SmART pass via your library Use your library card to get free and discounted tickets to arts performances and museums. A new pilot program launched in March to showcase what Twin Cities arts and museum organizations have to offer. Library card holders can reserve one pair of free admission tickets to each of the participating organizations. In addition…