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Rummage sale planned June 8-10

Posted on 22 May 2017

St. Albert the Great Church, corner of E. 29th St. at 32nd Ave. S., will hold a huge indoor Rummage Sale, Thurs. and Fri., June 8 and 9, from 9am to 7pm. Sat., June 10, 9am to noon, is Bag Day ($3 and $5 bags). Clothes, household items, furniture, books, toys, jewelry and much more […] Continue Reading

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Over 1,500 people plant 300 trees at Lake Hiawatha on Arbor Day

Posted on 22 May 2017

By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN To celebrate Arbor Day 2017, over 1,500 people planted 300 trees at Lake Hiawatha Park. The location was chosen, in part, because of the highly engaged community that cares about its parks and trees. “Having that many more trees means more water is being filtered through the root systems and a […] Continue Reading

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Roosevelt Theater brings love and laughs to The Addams Family musical

Posted on 22 May 2017

Things go a little awry during a dinner party with The Addams Family. (Photo by Jill Boogren) By JILL BOOGREN They might be creepy and kooky, but there’s also a whole lotta love in The Addams Family, and the cast at Roosevelt High School laid it bare during their recent performances of this dark musical […] Continue Reading

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Hiawatha Lumber Grand Reopening planned June 10

Posted on 22 May 2017

Hiawatha Lumber Company, 3233 E. 40th St., will be holding their Grand Reopening on Sat., June 10, 10am-2pm.  There will be information on how to build your own raised garden bed, a chicken coop, a planter box, and more. There will also be a free raffle for all of these items. There will also be […] Continue Reading

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Join your Muslim neighbors for a meal during Ramadan

Posted on 22 May 2017

By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Ramadan is an Islamic holy month of the lunar calendar during which Muslims don’t eat or drink between sunrise and sunset. This year the month of Ramadan falls between May 26 and June 24. Each night, the breaking of the daily fast is celebrated with a meal called an iftar. Taking Heart […] Continue Reading

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Urban garden is interfaith project

Posted on 22 May 2017

The Gandhi Mahal Interfaith Garden, 3201 22nd Ave. S., was planted on May 12. The planting took place from 1-7pm, and a compost class was held at 4:30. More than 30 volunteers came throughout the day to plant seeds and seedlings, build raised beds, clean out the chicken coop, and build a compost pile. The […] Continue Reading

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Transition Longfellow artists light up the night at Northern Spark

Posted on 22 May 2017

By LESLIE MACKENZIE Northern Spark is one of the biggest art events in the Twin Cities, attracting upwards of 50,000 people over the course of an evening, from 9pm to 5:30am. This year’s event, on June 10-11, takes place at locations all along the Green Line, from downtown Minneapolis to Lowertown in St. Paul. It […] Continue Reading

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Is Longfellow prepared for a changing climate?

Posted on 22 May 2017

Longfellow is leading the way in helping residents think about what climate change will mean to our community. In November 2016, the City of Minneapolis partnered with the Longfellow and Seward neighborhood associations and Transition Longfellow to host a climate awareness discussion with 20 residents representing a diverse cross-section of the community. “That was a […] Continue Reading

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Nokomis East Food Garden growing at St. James Episcopal

Posted on 22 May 2017

Article and photos by MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN St. James Episcopal Church, 3225 E. Minnehaha Pkwy., is expanding their onsite garden and, with the help of neighborhood volunteers, starting to grow fresh produce for the Minnehaha United Methodist Church Food Shelf. The first big workday for the food shelf garden was held on Sat., Apr. 29. Four […] Continue Reading

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Time to register for the June 17 NENA Community Garage Sale

Posted on 22 May 2017

Garage Sale registration Do you live in the Nokomis East area and have a summer sale in mind? We’ll take care of the promotion! Are you a bargain shopper who doesn’t want to drive all around town to find the best deal? The annual NENA Garage Sale brings buyers and sellers together for a neighborhood-wide […] Continue Reading

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