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.
Public Hearing Appeal 3612/16 Bryant Ave Thursday, May 17
Appeal Public Hearing on 3612/16 Bryant Ave S Development
Thursday, May 17
Zoning and Planning Committee
Council Chambers t City Hall - 350 5th St, 3rd Floor
An appeal has been filed to the decision of the City Planning Commission to approve the following land use applications for the properties located at 3612-3616 Bryant Ave S:
Folks will be able to speak at the public hearing. You just need to sign up when you arrive to Council chambers. There is a 2-minute time limit on comments. It is suggested that you come prepared in order to keep your comments to under 2 minutes.
If you cannot attend the public hearing, and would like to submit comments, contact Hilary Dvorak, Principal Planner, at:
Fax to 612.673.2526
The meeting site is wheelchair accessible; if you need other disability related accommodations, such as a sign language interpreter or materials in alternative format, please contact NCR@minneapolismn.gov or 612- 673-3737 (673-2157 TTY/VOICE) at least five days prior to the meeting.
5th Precinct Open House May 16
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Fifth Precinct, 3101 Nicollet Ave S
Learn about the police department!
Free food and drink will be provided.
Parkway lighting Replacement Continues This Spring Around Lake Harriet
City crews will be completing the parkway lighting replacement around Lake Harriet this spring. Parkway lights will be relocated from the lake side of the parkway to the boulevard opposite the lake in two locations: south of Lake Harriet between Queen Avenue and Morgan Avenue and northeast of the lake between King’s Highway and 43rd Street.
The relocated lights will help preserve mature vegetation by moving equipment access away from the lake and provide even lighting distribution for the parkway and adjacent sidewalk. Adjacent trail lighting will not be impacted.
At the end of this round of lighting replacements, all parkway lights on Lake Harriet Parkway will have been replaced.
This work is a collaboration between the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board and City of Minneapolis.
PorchFest July 12
2nd Annual East Harriet PorchFest
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Looking for East Harriet Volunteers to Host Porches, Garages or Yards and or Musicians!
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
Spring Bird Walks in Roberts Bird Sanctuary Begin May 19
Saturday, May 19, 10 to 11:15 am
Roberts Bird Sanctuary, 4124 Roseway Road
Join the Friends of Roberts on a guided walk to discover birds and botany in the Sanctuary! We will start with a short overview at the visitors shelter at the east entrance, and then stroll for an hour in the Sanctuary as we learn about the plants that live there and the birds who love them!
Our guide is Wesley Nugteren, a professional naturalist and educator at Dodge Nature Preschool.
This event is one of seven Robert's Bird Sanctuary events sponsored by East Harriet Farmstead Neighborhood Association.
Spring Bird Walks
Friends of Roberts will lead bird walks in the Roberts Bird Sanctuary on Saturday mornings during spring migration. Many migrating birds visit the Sanctuary on their long journeys!
Saturday at 8 a.m. starting April 21 and continuing through May.
Roberts Bird Sanctuary, 4124 Roseway Road
Meet in the visitor's shelter at the east entrance, near the parking lot. (Note: this parking lot is a pay lot; some people park on Lake Harriet Parkway as a free alternative
The Minneapolis Audubon Society will also lead bird walks in Roberts, as it has for almost 100 years. Come and bird with people who carry on the legacy of those early birders!
Every Tuesday in April and May at 9 a.m. (rain, snow, wind, or shine)
Meet in the parking lot near the visitor's shelter at the east entrance
All are welcome, whether new to birding or a seasoned birder!
Help Needed with Planting in Roberts Bird Sanctuary
Help Needed with Planting in the Roberts Bird Sanctuary!
Saturday, June 2, 2018, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
4124 Roseway Road, Minneapolis (by Lake Harriet, next to the Peace Garden)
Join the Friends of Roberts to help restore native understory plants in the woodland areas that have been cleared of buckthorn. We have many beautiful, small natives to plant!
Bring your own water, gloves, and trowel. Come for as much time as you can spare between 9:30 AM and 12:30 PM. To find the planting sites, look for signs on Bossen Lane inside the west entrance (near the Lake Harriet Bandshell).
Send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Sale-O-Rama June 2
Thanks to all to completed the survey!
The neighborhood Garage Sale will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 9 to 3 pm.
Start cleaning out the closets, attics and basements!
As of May 16, I do not have enough participants to hold the neighborhood sale. If you are planning to join Sale-O-Rama, please let me know right away by email, email@example.com and I will hold your spot.
Complete a registration form and mail with a check for $10 to:
4101 Harriet Ave (New East Harriet Address)
Minneapolis, MN 55409
Questions, contact Deb at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612.824.9350.
Our new location does not allow for registration drop-offs. Please mail.
Sale-O-Rama is a neighborhood activity facilitated by EHFNA. The $10 registration fee covers the cost of advertising, promotion and maps. The more residents that participate, the better the event is for everyone.
East Harriet will collect the sale information including addresses and a list of general & specific items to create a map which will be posted on our website, facebook, Craigslist and in our eNews.
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.
Lakewood Cemetery Spring Events
History, Art & Garden Trolley Tour
Sundays, May 20, June 24 | 1:00-2:00 pm
Enjoy scenic views of Lakewood's more than 250 acres as you learn about the history of Lakewood from its founding to today. You'll see the monuments and hear the stories of politicians, musicians, business leaders, artists and everyday heroes.
Memorial Day Events
Monday, May 28 | Begins at 10:30 am
You are invited to the annual Memorial Day events at Lakewood as they honor Memorial Day by remembering the sacrifices of those who have served our country. The day starts with our traditional Memorial Day service at 10:30 a.m., followed by special tours, music and other activities in the afternoon.
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Upcoming EHFNA Meeting
June 6, 2018 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., April 16, 2018 Crime, Safety, Transportation & Noise, 7-8pm | Location Walker Methodist Health, 3737 Bryant Ave S
Tues., April 24, 2018: Housing, Zoning, Business & Schools, 7-8 pm | Location Studio 2, W 48th & Bryant Ave S
Community Gathering Space
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