PLAN IT April 2022


Local homes on April 30 – May 1 tour
Three southeast Minneapolis homes are on the Minneapolis & Saint Paul Home Tour, where homeowners find “real homes, real people, real ideas,” for remodeling any and every room in the house, creative ways of finding or adding useful space and functionality. Homes will be open for the free, self-guided tour Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. or get a guide in late April at most metro libraries.
Messenger-area homes on tour include the new three-season porch at 3300 47th Ave. S.; kitchen, primary suite and mudroom at 4905 10th Ave. S.; and the kitchen expansion at 3124 E. Minnehaha Parkway.

Classics Lost ‘n’ Found Theater Company is pleased to announce their spring 2022 production, "The Miser" by Jean-Baptiste Moliere, will honor the 400th anniversary of the playwright’s birth. The CLFTC production will be presented April 29-30 and May 6-7 at 7 p.m., with a pay-what-you-will matinee on April 30 at 2pm. Phone 612-724-4539 for reservations. For more information, contact

As Seward Co-op celebrates 50 years, people are invited to reflect on the co-op’s legacy and continued work to support a thriving and resilient local food system. This year is the return of their in-person fair, held on Saturday, April 23 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Seward Co-op Creamery parking lot at 2601 E. Franklin Ave. Visit to participate in the CSA Fair virtually. This event is open to all.

The city council has approved five Open Streets events for this year. During the events, the streets are closed to motorized traffic and open for use by people walking, rolling, and bicycling.
• Lyndale, from W. 22nd St. to W. 42nd St. will be held on Sunday, June 5;
• Franklin from Portland Ave. S. to 26th Ave. S., Sunday, July 10;
• Lake Street from 2nd Ave. S. to 22nd Ave. S., Saturday, Aug. 13;
• West Broadway from Penn Ave. N. to N. Lyndale Ave., Saturday, Sept. 10; and,
• Minnehaha from E. Lake St. to E. 46th St. on Saturday, Oct. 1.


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