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.
St. Luke's Rummage Sale June 2-4
St. Luke's Rummage Sale
46th & Colfax
Thursday, June 2, 8 am-7 pm
Friday, June 3, 8 am - 6 pm
Saturday, June 4, 8 am - Noon ($2 & $8 bags)
Household goods, clothes, antiques, decorative arts
Open Streets on Lyndale June 5
Open Streets on Lyndale
Sunday, June 5, 2016
11 am to 5 pm
Between 22nd and 42nd Streets
Park Spring/Summer Programs & Events
New This Year!
Pickleball starting May 30:
Monday - Friday, 6:45 - 7:45 am
Saturday & Sunday, 6:45 - 8:45 am
The tennis courts at Lyndale Farmstead will be striped for pickleball this summer and the courts will be reserved for pickleball. What is Pickleball?
RevSports tennis classes for preschoolers
Friday evenings, ages 3-5, 4-6 and 6-9 years old.
InnerCity Tennis classes for for kids ages 6-17
Mon-Friday mornings, June 13-July 15
Friday, June 17th, 6:30-8:30 pm.
Celebrate summer at the annual Summer Kick-Off with live music by Ipso Facto, playground games with the MPRB, Pop Up Park Art in the Park presented by the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, MPRB Naturalist Program table, City of Minneapolis Health Department Environmental table, and a Bounce House and petting zoo from Animals of Walton's Hollow. Bring a picnic supper and enjoy a fine summer evening in the park! No registration required to participate in this activity.
Junior Naturalists: Nature Explorers Camp will be at Lyndale Farmstead. Build forts, explore the park, paddle a canoe, and generally delight in playing outside! Practice survival skills like building a fire, finding food, and using a map and compass. Each day will be different but is sure to offer a summer adventure full of old-fashioned, outdoor natural fun! Bring your own bag lunch, healthy snacks are provided.
Mon-Thurs June 20-23, 9:00 am-5:00 pm. Register at www.minneapolisparks.org or at Lyndale Farmstead Park.
Tee-Ball & Coach Pitch Baseball Registration
Call the park for details or check out the schedule at
Final Lake Harriet & Calhoun Master Planning Process May 10 Meeting Location Update
AThe final Community Advisory Committee meeting for the Calhoun Harriet Master Plan will be Tuesday May 10 from 6-8:30 at the Jones Harrison Residence, 3700 Cedar Lake Avenue, Minneapolis. The location change is due to road construction, rush hour, and the earlier start time of 6 pm.
All meetings are open to the public and will include an opportunity for public participation and/or comment.
Jones Harrison Residence, 3700 Cedar Lake Avenue, Minneapolis
Topic: Discuss project priorities for approximately $3 million in improvements that will begin construction in 2017
Click on the following links for more information.
MPRB Project Webpage
Past CAC Meetings and Open House Summaries
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RecQuest Community Advisory Committee (CAC)
The Minneapolis Parks & Recreation Board (MPRB) has completed the application process and appointments for the upcoming ReQuest Community Advisory Committee (CAC). The purpose of the CAC is to develop a plan for the next generation of recreation centers due to the rapidly changing demographics in the City of Minneapolis.
RecQuest Racial Equity Subcommittee Mtg #1
Date: May 17, 2016
Time: 6-7:30 pm
Location:MPRB Headquarters, 2117 W River Rd N, Nokomis Room
The public is invited to attend the meetings.
Click on the following RecQuest links for more information:
RecQuest Project Page
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Enjoy a Walk in the Roberts Bird Sanctuary
Spring migration is near and the Roberts Bird Sanctuary is a great place to hear and see warblers and other migrant and resident birds.
The Minneapolis Audubon Society offers bird walks every Tuesday in April and May at 9:00 am. An expert birder will also lead bird walks at 8 am on Saturday, April 23, and on the mornings of April 30 through May 28. Meet at the Visitors Shelter for all bird walks.
For more information, visit the Friends of Roberts Facebook page,www.facebook.com/FriendsOfRobertsBirdSanctuary.
Help Pull Garlic Mustard to Protect Our Natural Areas!
Garlic mustard out-competes tree seedlings and other native vegetation with adverse effects on the few remaining natural areas in our Park system, including the Roberts Bird Sanctuary and William Berry Woods. Help us repeat last year's success in eliminating flowering plants at both sites, to help slow the spread of this invasive plant.
Bags are provided, but bring your own gloves. Look for signs leading to the pull sites at the visitors shelter at Roberts and at the picnic table at William Berry Woods.
Roberts Bird Sanctuary
(look for signs at the visitor shelter)
Sundays, May 8, 15, and 22: 1 to 3 p.m.
Wednesdays, May 11, 18, and 25: 5 to 7 p.m.
William Berry Woods
(look for signs at the picnic table near the sidewalk path)
Wednesdays, June 1 and 8: 5 to 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 4: 1 to 3 p.m.
21st Annual Memorial Day Celebration at Lakewood Cemetery
Monday, May 30, 2016 beginning at 10:30
Lakewood Cemetery, Hennepin Ave S & 36th St
Live music, art classes, guided tours and other activities
Ceremony - 10:30 Near lakewood's Soldiers Memorial
Music from Robert Robinson and his gospel quartet and the Minneapolis Police Band
Honor guard from the Minnesota National Guard
Featured guest speaker is David Geister, a Minneapolis-based artist, storyteller and veteran who specializes in historical art, picture book illustrations and landscape paintings.
Live Music, Art Classes, Tours and More - 12:30 pm
For a list of music performances, guided tours, art and writing activities go towww.lakewoodcemetery.com/Memorial_Day.
Horse-and-carriage rides around one of Lakewood’s oldest sections where visitors can see beautiful monuments and experience how families once travelled in the cemetery.
Special historic streetcar rides on the Como-Harriet Line, from Lakewood’s streetcar gate to Lake Harriet and back, provided by the Minnesota Streetcar Museum, $2 roundtrip (age 3 & under ride free).
New: Mobile App Tours
Visitors can download Lakewood’s mobile app to take many unique walking tours at Lakewood on Memorial Day or any time. Tours include women’s history, African American history, World War I veterans, Vietnam War veterans, local sports & athletics leaders and architecture at Lakewood.
Rain or shine. Open to the public. All activities are free, except for the $2 streetcar rides. Refreshments will be served for visitors to enjoy while listening to live music in Lakewood’s garden area near the reflection pool.
Founded in 1871, Lakewood Cemetery is a nonprofit, perpetual care cemetery association governed by a board of trustees. Lakewood’s entrance is located at Hennepin Avenue and 36th Street. The cemetery is open to the public every day during the summer from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
For more information about Lakewood’s Memorial Day Celebration,call 612-822-2171 or go to www.lakewoodcemetery.com/Memorial_Day.
Next EHFNA Meeting
June 1, 2016
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., June9, Community Building, Parks & Environment, 7-8:30pm | Location TBA
Mon., June 20 Crime, Safety, Transportation & Noise, 7-8pm | Walker Health Services (3737 Bryant Ave S)
Tues., May 31: Housing, Zoning, Business & Schools, 7-8pm | Walker Health Services (3737 Bryant Ave S)
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Community Gathering Space at 36th & Bryant
Free and Available to all Monday - Friday 7 am to 9 pm. Call 612.223.6105 to reserve your meeting or event.