Volunteers Needed for Tangletown July 4 Parade and Celebration

The big day is fast approaching!

Volunteers are still needed for Tangletown’s annual community get-together on Monday, July 4. Parade participants will gather at Washburn High School at 10:00 a.m. Parade will depart at 10:15. The parade will follow a new route to Fuller Park where live music, games, face painting, inflatable slide, brats/hot dogs/roasted corn/sno-cones and more are in store.

We need your help to make this community celebration a success! We need marching band members (BYO instrument), parade monitors, face painters, ticket takers, food/beverage servers, game supervisors, inflatable slide watchers, waste disposal monitors, as well as folks to help with set up and clean up. This is a great opportunity to get to know your Tangletown neighbors.

Shifts vary from 1 to 1-1/2 hours.

Set Up – 8:30-10:00
Parade – 9:45-11:00
Food – 10:45-11:45 or 11:45-12:45
Games – 10:30-11:45 or 11:45-1:00
Inflatable Slide – 10:30-11:45 or 10:45-1:00
Waste Disposal Monitors – 10:30-11:45 or 11:45 -1:00
Clean Up – 12:45-1:30

Please email july4th@tangletown.org if you can help out. Let us know what you prefer to do and when you’d like to sign up. Invite your teenagers, neighbors and friends to sign up with you. We need lots of helping hands that day.

North Side Volunteer Clean-Up Day Saturday, June 4

Saturday, June 4 will be the official North Side Volunteer Clean-Up Day in north Minneapolis. The City of Minneapolis is hoping to mobilize 2,000 volunteers to help in light debris clean-up in the affected area. Those who would like to volunteer on Saturday, June 4 must call 311 (612-673-3000) to register. Only people who have registered will be able to take part in the effort that day.

Since the tornado, thousands of people from Minneapolis and beyond have asked how they can help out on the North Side. Urban Homeworks, a local housing organization, has helped coordinate the initial volunteer debris clean-up efforts on behalf of the City of Minneapolis. Since Sunday, 3,000 volunteers have conducted initial debris assessments and clean-up, and professionals are now handling the removal of the heavier debris. Due to this huge response, additional volunteers are not needed for clean-up until Saturday, June 4.

For more information about how the City of Minneapolis is helping north Minneapolis recover from the tornado visit the Minneapolis Recovers website.