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.
14th Annual KiteFest
2015 Lake Harriet Kite Festival
The 14th annual KiteFest on January 17 celebrated another recorded breaking attendance year with crowds of outdoor kite flying loving Minnesotans! Be sure to check out all the photos on our website!
Thank you to the sponsors and volunteers that provide services, funding and their time to make this event happen. Without you KiteFest would not be the success it has become!
KiteFest was brought to you by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB), East Harriet Farmstead Neighborhood Association (EHFNA),
Linden HIlls Neighborhood Council (LHINC),Minnesota Kite Society and Tips Outdoors.
Food and hot drinks from Bread and Pickle and I Luv Coffee Minnesoota! will be available for purchase.
Thank You KiteFest Sponsors!
Local businesses and organizations providing sponsorships to help make this event happen include:
Nicollet Ace Hardware
Lake Harriet Veterinary
Nicollet-East Harriet Business Association (NEHBA)
Special thanks to Maryjo Hackett of mjhackett design for creating the 2015 Winter KiteFest Poster!
Welcome New Business The Movement Arts Center To East Harriet Neighborhood
Movement Arts Center is having an Open House!
Please join them for a beverage, snacks, and camaraderie at their new location!
Wednesday, March 4th, 6 - 8:30p.m.
The Movement Arts Center relocated their business to 4001 Bryant Ave S in November. They offer healthy movement programs to all ages and all fitness levels and are now taking registrations for their 2015 Summer Camps.
Camp Activity and Dates:
June 22 - 26 Karate, Chess & Yoga
July 13 - 17 Art, Karate & Theater
July 27 - 31 Yoga, Karate, Art
August 10 - 14 Chess, Karate, Theater
Sign up for all day: $250 9 am - 3:30 pm
Half day: $125 morning or afternoon
Payment options are available
Camp size is limited to 10 campers age 7 - 11 years old.
Register by email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Nina Chenualt at 612.202.8353
Concerned About Airport Noise?
CM Palmisano is requesting that you write a letter to your MAC Commissioner letting him or her know how airport noise affects you before the next MAC meeting on December 15.
CM Palmisano recently sent out a newsletter with more details and information on Airport Noise and Runway Use System. The newsletter can be found at http://content.govdelivery.com/accou…/MPLS/bulletins/e09f4c…
You can skip to the summary at the bottom of newsletter to find out how to contact your MAC Commissioners with your concerns.
VOA Southwest Senior Center Newsletter
New Recumbent Bike Available For Use by People 50 and Up
In addition to 10 exercise classes a week and a treadmill, Southwest Senior Center has just added a new recumbent bike thanks to a grant from Wells Fargo Community Fund. The bike and treadmill can be used any time between 8 am and 3 pm when exercise classes are not in session. To learn more and for a schedule, please contact Mary Ann at 612-822-3194 or email@example.com.
Brain-a-thon Features Great Speakers
Our 3 month long Brain-a-thon teaches people about the latest in brain research and provides a friendly competition that encourages participants to engage in brain healthy activities. This year's Brain-a-thon will begin on March 18 with a home-cooked brain healthy meal at noon (recommended donation of $4 for people 60 and up) followed by a presentation at 1 pm by Dr. Fang Yu, a University of MN professor at the School of Nursing. Dr. Yu will discuss the impact of exercise on dementia and her current study. On other dates, we will have speakers about memory strategies, innovations in caregiver support, and "Ask a Nurse".
Volunteers of America-MN's Southwest Senior Center is located at 3612 Bryant Avenue S. In addition to exercise classes and educational programs, the center also offers an adult day program, senior dining, social work services, a computer lab and intergenerational opportunities. For further information, please contact Mary Ann Schoenberger at 612-822-3194 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here to view the current newsletter and to find out about the exciting things happening this winter at the VOA SW Senior Center.
Next EHFNA Meeting
Next schedule Neighborhood Board Meeting Wednesday, March 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.
Harriet's Inn at 40th & Lyndale Ave S
A public hearing was held on January 21 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. Residents were invited to attend, express their opinions, and or submit such in writing.
Restaurant owners are projecting a June 2015 opening. More details will be provided as information is made available to East Harriet.
Personal Safety and Self-Defense Workshop, March 10
The Lyndale Neighborhood Associations’ Crime & Safety Committee is sponsoring a Personal Safety and Self-Defense Workshop on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at the 5th Police Precinct, 3101 Nicollet Avenue. This workshop is open to the public and you are invited to attend.
If you have any questions or would like to RSVP please contact Norma at 612-824-9402 ext.15 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Signup for Curbside Organics Composting Now Available
Starting in August, Minneapolis Solid Waste and Recycling is rolling out the the city's new curbside composting pickup for residential customers. Rollout for the entire city should be complete by spring 2016. The new program is an opt-in system and you can sign up right now by emailing email@example.com or calling612.673.2917.
The new organics collection will include a number of items that weren't previously recycled in the blue carts and aren't allowed in backyard compost. Curious about what will be compostable or the rollout schedule? Check out minneapolismn.gov/solid-waste/organics for detailed information about the program, news on the rollout, including a map, and a signup for email updates
Organics Recycling Forum March 14
Lynnhurst Neighborhood invites you to a Spring Forum on the Minneapolis Organics Recycling Program.
Saturday, March 14
City Church, W 54th & Humboldt Ave S.
Speakers include Kellie Kish, Minneapolis Recycling Coordinator and John Jaimez, Hennepin County Organics & Recycling Specialist.
A few people who have been participating in pilots will share their experiences. There will be examples of a wide variety of compostable/non-compostable material for discussion, plus some giveaways like compostable bags.
More information regarding this event will be posted on their website enduringenvirons.wordpress.com.
Upcoming EHFNA Committee Meetings:
Mon., March 16 Crime, Safety, Transportation & Noise, 7-8pm | Walker Health Services (3737 Bryant Ave S)
Tues., To be announced soon Community Building, Parks & Environment, 7-8:30pm | Walker Health Services (3737 Bryant Ave S)
Tues., March 31: Housing, Zoning, Business & Schools, 7-8pm | Walker Health Services (3737 Bryant Ave S) Next meeting is scheduled March 31
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