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.
PorchFest July 12
2nd Annual East Harriet PorchFest
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Help make this a successful annual event in our neighborhood by either hosting and or attending!
Looking for East Harriet Volunteers to Host Porches, Garages or Yards and or Musicians! Music will be provided unless you would like to!
Interested but have questions?
An informational meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 19, 7 pm at The Warming House, 4001 Bryant Ave S.
What Is PorchFest?
PorchFest is an evening of acoustical music held at multiple outdoor venues throughout East Harriet on a single evening. PorchFest is a chance for musicians to share their music with their neighbors and a chance for neighbors to walk, stroll and meander from home to home enjoying the talent of our amazing neighborhood!
We are looking for:
Host Porches, Front or Back Yards, Garages, or Decks in East Harriet (no need to be musical!) contact Deb Schirber at email@example.com or fill out this Google Form.
Musicians: Contact Brianna Lane and The Warming House: firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out this Google Form.
Musicians with Host Porches: Contact Deb Schirber at email@example.com or fill out this Google Form.
East Harriet is teaming up with The Warming House to sponsor this fun event! To sign up or for more information, contact Deb Schirber at firstname.lastname@example.org or Brianna Lane at The Warming House, email@example.com
Try Two New & Free Sports at Lyndale Farmstead Park
Fit Box Bootcamp (Adults)
Lyndale Farmstead Park
The first program starts at 3 pm and the second program starts at 4:30. A Fit Box instructor will be on-site leading participants through a series of strength & conditional circuits. You will be using a combination of kettlebells, medicine balls, plyometric drills, suspension training and Olympic weight lifting to complete the program. You are promised a great work out with a fun and supportive group of fellow community members. Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/events/1674297736021825/
Home Grown Lacrosse
Lyndale Farmstead Park
July 9 – July 12
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Open to Boys & Girls Ags 6 – 12
Come and experience the fastest game on two feet in a low pressure environment! Homegrown Lacrosse and the MPRB are excited to invite you to try Lacrosse this summer. Designed for first time players, run by experienced, passionate and caring coaches.
Sign up at lacrosse/88181https://apm.activecommunities.com/minneapolisparks/Activity_Search/homegrown-lacrosse/88181
Or Contact Lyndale Farmstead Park at 61-370-4948.
Equipment and previous experience not required.
Athletic shoes and attire are recommended.
Lakewood Cemetery Historical Summer Walking Tours
Summer evenings are a wonderful time to stroll through Lakewood and take in its beautiful gardens and long vistas—all while learning a bit of fun, local history. Tickets are available now for up to six different walking tours at Lakewood, where visitors can visit the graves and hear the stories of Minnesota’s leaders, entertainers and influencers.
Artists & Performers
Wednesday, June 13 | 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Lakewood serves as the final resting place for all kinds of artists—from painters to musicians, dancers to architects, performers to art philanthropists. Explore Minnesota’s creative history with the stories of Tiny Tim, T.B. Walker (Walker Art Museum), Showmen’s Rest and more.
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Minnesota Sports Legends
Wednesday, June 27 | 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Hear stories of famous and lesser-known sports greats from Minnesota—including Russell “Buzz” Arlett, Paul Giel, Bill Goldsworthy, Virgil Johnson, Bobby Marshall, Frank Owens and more.
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Wednesday, July 11 | 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
What do Scotch tape, skyscrapers and metal lifeboats all have in common? They were all invented by Minnesotans! Celebrate our state’s history of innovation, and visit the final resting places of the people behind these and other groundbreaking inventions.
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Summer Kick Off Event at Lyndale Farmstead Park June 15
Friday, June 15, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Lyndale Farmstead Park
Celebrate summer at the annual Summer Kick-Off with music, playground games, Art in the Park presented by the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, MPRB Naturalist Program table, a face painter and a Bounce House. Bring a picnic supper and enjoy a fine summer evening in the park! No registration required to participate in this activity.
Tremendous Trees In The Sanctuary
Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Roberts Bird Sanctuary, 4124 Roseway Road, Minneapolis 55409
Join the Friends of Roberts on a guided walk to discover trees in the Sanctuary. We will start with a short overview at the visitor’s shelter at the east entrance, and then stroll for an hour or so in the Sanctuary as we learn about the trees that provide so many benefits to birds and other wildlife in all seasons! We'll study the leaves, forms, bark, and buds of trees to give us clues to their identification.
This event is free and open to the public. People of all ages are welcome, including children accompanied by their parents or another caregiver.
Our guide is Wesley Nugteren, an assistant teacher and naturalist at Dodge Nature Preschool who has been guiding nature tours for 7 years
I-35 W Construction Project
The ramp from I-94 west to 11th Street, which was scheduled to close at 6 a.m. Thursday, April 19 will close at 12:01 a.m. Monday, April 23. This is a two-month closure.
Look for regular single-lane closures on I-35W and Highway 65 (downtown access) during the day and overnight this week and next.
Stay updated with MnDOT’s I-35@94 Downtown to Crosstown project.
The web page can be found at
http://www.dot.state.mn.us/35w94/. People can sign up for email alerts and find the latest schedule, updates, detour maps on the web page.
Minneapolis 2040 Comments Due July 22
The City of Minneapolis reminds residents of the ongoing opportunity to review and provide feedback on Minneapolis 2040 - the City's draft comprehensive plan that will shape how Minneapolis will grow and change over the next two decades so all residents benefit. The draft plan reflects the result of two years of engagement with the people of Minneapolis, including over 50 meetings and conversations with thousands of residents, business owners and others.
A PDF version of the plan is also available.
City staff are collecting feedback on the draft plan through July 22, and then will make revisions based on public comments and present a final draft to the Minneapolis Planning Commission and City Council in the fall.
Comments can be made online and via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also learn about upcoming engagement opportunities at the Minneapolis 2040 website.
Neighborhood 2020 Work Groups Application Due June 18
The deadline to apply for the Neighborhood 2020 work groups has been extended to June 18. The work groups will be doing in-depth policy development related to funding, program guidelines, governance and the City's community engagement policy.
Preview application and overview
Download fillable application form in Word
Upcoming EHFNA Meeting
Regularly Scheduled July 4, 2018 is rescheduled to Monday, July 9
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Walker Health Center
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:
Thurs., TBA Community Building, Parks & Environment, 6:30 - 7 pm | Location TBA
Mon., July 16, 2018 Crime, Safety, Transportation & Noise, 7-8pm | Location Walker Methodist Health, 3737 Bryant Ave S
Tues., TBA, 2018: Housing, Zoning, Business & Schools, 7-8 pm | Location Studio 2, W 48th & Bryant Ave S
Community Gathering Space
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