Nokomis East Neighborhood Association

1st ever Bean Bag Toss Extravaganza coming Oct. 10


Love to play bags?! Then come compete in the tournament for your chance to win a gift card to neighborhood establishments (and bragging rights!)
Registration is $20 per team – proceeds go to support NENA’s mission of investing in neighborhood improvement, building community connections, encouraging citizen participation, and advocating for the interests of the Nokomis East neighborhood. Sign up at
• No Nokomis East residency requirements. All are welcome to play!
• All players must sign a participation waiver (included in the registration link)
• Please choose “family-friendly” team names
Don’t want to officially compete? No problem! Come gather in the just-for-fun section and try your hand at tossing some bags while meeting some neighbors. Then grab some food and cheer on the tournament participants. There is no entrance fee for folks who aren’t officially competing. Donations to NENA will be welcomed but definitely not required.
Come enjoy La Tortilla Catering, Cookie Dough Bliss, and make sure to check out our newest NENA neighbors Asa’s Bakery and Crema Coffee & Cream.
Please come on out to this fun-for-all, family-friendly event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. behind Casa Maria's. All are welcome!

New Bilingual Community Organizer
Hello, Nokomis East neighborhoods! My name is Ms. Jennifer Davis and I'm thrilled to join NENA as a community organizer, family advocate, and licensed ECFE educator. Most especially, I love being a mother to an adolescent thriving in South Minneapolis.
Feel free to say “Hi!” if you see me walking and talking to folks around the neighborhood, but the best way to catch me is rollerblading on streets, sidewalks, and around lakes and trails. Last resort, drop a note by email at
¡Hola a los vecindarios de Nokomis East! me llamo Sra. Jennifer Davis y estoy encantada de unirme a NENA como organizadora comunitaria, defensora de la familia y maestra licenciada en ECFE. Sobretodo, en mi papel más vital, como madre de una joven en el sur de Minneapolis.
Si me ves caminando y hablando con la gente del vecindario, Siéntanse libres de decirme "¡Hola!" pero la mejor manera de encontrarme es patinando en las calles, aceras, y alrededor los lagos y senderos. Cómo ultimo recurso, envíen una nota por correo electrónico a

Nokomis East Free Food Distributions
NENA co-hosts a free food distribution at Crosstown Covenant Church – 5540 30th Ave S Minneapolis, MN 55417 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. All are welcome, and volunteers are needed. Items include dairy, frozen meat, fresh produce, pantry staples, toiletries, cleaning supplies, and culturally appropriate food options. Visit

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10/27/2022: NENA Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Morris Park Recreation Center


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