Welcome to the East Harriet Neighborhood
East Harriet is bordered by 36th Street on the north and 46th Street to the south. Lyndale Avenue is the eastern boundary; Lake Harriet and Lakewood Cemetery largely make up the western border of the neighborhood. In addition to these Minneapolis landmarks, Lyndale Park Gardens and Rose Gardens, the Thomas Sadler Roberts Bird Sanctuary are located within East Harriet. Many houses in the neighborhood are two-story homes, set back from the streets.
Friday, January 16, 2015 Update - Lake Harriet KiteFest is On For Tomorrow, Saturday, January 17 Noon to 4 pm. See You There!
14th Annual KiteFest January 17
Public Hearing for Harriet's Inn at 40th & Lyndale Ave S
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
6:00 - 7:00 pm
Walker Methodist Health Center
3737 Bryant Ave S
The purpose of the public hearing is to present information and solicit comments for the application from Harriet's Inn, located at 4000 Lyndale Ave S, for an On-Sale Wine with Strong Beer, Class E license.
Class E entertainment allows the use of radio and television. No live entertainment is permitted.
You are invited to attend, express your opinions, and or submit such in writing. Click here to complete a form for submitting written comments. You can also contact License Inspector Mohamed Ismail at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612.673.3500.
Met Council Rehabilitating Sewers Along South Side of Lake Harriet
Met Council Environmental Services (MCES) will be working along the south side of Lake Harriet throughout the winter, starting November 3, 2014. The walking trail will be detoured to the biking trail, making it a multi-use trail, to allow space for safe movement of construction equipment. This trail will be plowed. No tree removals are expected for this portion of the project. Be assured the Gnome Tree will be protected during this process.
Snowshoeing in the Park
Lyndale Farmstead Park
January 7 - 28, 2015
Wednesdays 3-4 pm
In this 4-week series, we will explore how snowshoeing came to be and learn basics of this age-old activity. As students' skills improve, we'll explore the park further and play fun games while on snowshoes. Naturalist will provide an alternate lesson of their choice if there is not sufficient snow on class day. Snowshoes are provided but please dress for the weather. Please plan your schedule carefully. All registrations are final, no refunds unless due to medical/illness or class cancellation.
Snowshoeing for the Family
Thomas Sadler Roberts Bird Sanctuary
Saturday, January 17, 2015 10 am - Noon
Drop in anytime for this laid back family fun day. Try on a pair of snowshoes and take a hike around the park. Make a snowshoe craft, meet some live animails and stay to enjoy a warm fire. Children under 10 are free with and adult. $5 per person 11 and up.
Night Owl Snowshoeing
Thomas Sadler Robert's Bird Sanctuary
Saturday, February 7, 2015 5-6 pm
Friday, February 27, 5-6:60 pm
Travel through the Bird Sanctuary on snowshoes while tracking nature's nocturnal hunters. Its owl nesting season and we'll look for signs of local owl species, such as Great Horned Barred and Screech. Meet at the Rose Garden Parking lot on the Roseway RD just east of Lake Harriet Parkways. Snowshoes provided. Dress for the weather.
Recycle Your Holidays
Lyndale Farmstead Park is participating again this year in "Recycle Your Holidays", a holiday light recycling program of the Recycling Association of Minnesota. This program is free for you and provides meaningful work for individuals with disabilities at local vocational centers throughout the state of Minnesota, and has recycled over 600,000 pounds of lights since 2009. Drop off our used holiday lights at Lyndale Farmstead Park during our regular building hours until January 31st.
6th Annual MLK Food Drive
It’s time for the 6th Annual MLK Food Drive to begin. All donated food will once again be given to Sabathani Community Center during the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Monday, January 19th from 6:30 - 7:30pm at MLK Park.
Please support this drive by dropping off your donations at Lyndale Farmstead Park now until Jan 19. The Rec Center with the most weight collected will win a FREE Movie in the Park!!!
Food Drive Guidelines:
· Food must be non-perishable.
· Items should be un-opened.
MPRB Winter & Spring Activities Guide Available
The Minneapolis Parks & Recreation Board (MPRB) winter and spring activities brochure is now available online and in print copy at your local recreation centers. Registration for fall programs begins on December 8 at 6pm.
View the electronic winter/spring activities brochures online here and learn about hundreds of program offerings, including soccer at Lyndale Farmstead. Soccer coaches are needed. To volunteer, contact the staff at Lyndale Farmstead Park
Visit the ActiveNet Registration page to search and register for activities online. Enter activity key words or the five-digit activity number found in the brochure for activity details and quick registration.
Questions about any of the program offerings may be directed to the staff at any one of the recreation centers.
InnerCity Tennis Free Super Saturday Program
The Free Super Saturday Program at InnerCity Tennis is a fantastic way to spend time as a family. The Saturday Program will start up again Saturday December 6th. Level 1 (age 3-6) and Level 2 (age7-10) starts at3:00 and ends at 4:30. Level 3 (age 11-13) and Level 4 (age 14-18) starts at 4:30 and ends at 6:00. For more information click on the link http://innercitytennis.org/youth/super-saturdays
For information on how you can volunteer, please visit our website at www.innercitytennis.org.
Next EHFNA Meeting
Next schedule Neighborhood Board Meeting Wednesday, February 4, 2015
7 pm Walker Health Services, 3737 Bryant Ave S
East Harriet welcomes all residents to attend. Should you require an accommodation in order to participate, please let us know 10 days prior to the meeting date by emailing, email@example.com.
Upcoming EHFNA Committee Meetings:
Mon., January 19 Crime, Safety, Transportation & Noise, 7-8pm | Walker Health Services (3737 Bryant Ave S)
Tues., January 20 Community Building, Parks & Environment, 7-8:30pm | Walker Health Services (3737 Bryant Ave S)
Wed., January 27: Housing, Zoning & Business, 7-8pm | Walker Health Services (3737 Bryant Ave S)
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