Neighborhood Community Solar Event

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Neighborhood Community Solar Garden Event

Thursday, Nov. 12, 7:00pm at Mayflower Church (106 East Diamond Lake Road)

Join your neighbors for an informative evening on Community Solar Gardens and our neighborhood’s role in making them accessible to you.

Community Solar Gardens allow you to use solar power without installing panels on your own roof. Residents and businesses can subscribe to a solar garden connected to the Xcel grid, then get reimbursed for their panels’ production as a credit on their Xcel bill.

Come learn about this emerging energy program and what your neighbors are doing to evaluate options and help our community participate. In addition to providing information, we will be asking residents for their input and preferences. Your voice is essential to making this program a reality.

Refreshments provided.

Hosted by the Tangletown Neighborhood Association – residents of any Mpls neighborhood welcome to attend. Contact info@tangletown.org with any questions.

How can I find out which sport(s) my kid actually likes before investing money and time?

The Washburn Games is a noncompetitive sports sampler for children ages 4-12. The Games features over 20 different sports, a great way for kids to test our what sports they like before they are signed up for a sport they don’t like! Besides getting active, youngsters also have the opportunity to learn about community giving. Children are encouraged to raise funds before the event to support local nonprofit Washburn Center for Children, Minnesota’s leading children’s mental health facility. Children who raise $100 or more are entered into a fun prize drawing, including Water Park of America tickets, passes Wild Mountain, and a $1,000 educational scholarship. All children who come to the Games will receive a medal, T-shirt and goodie bag! It’s day full of family fun, community building and getting active!

The event will be held on Sunday, September 27th between 1:30-4:30 PM. It will be held at Bryn Mawr Meadows, located at 400 Morgan Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55405. There is a $10 registration fee and readers can sign up and learn more at www.washburngames.org .

Tangletown’s Annual 4th of July Celebration

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Join us this Saturday for Tangletown’s annual 4th of July parade and party at Fuller Park!

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Parade
Dunk Tank
Bounce House
Big Slide
Lots of kids’ games with prizes
Bags
Fruit Water
Ice cold fruit-infused water
Food Trucks
Brava and Ina ($)
Live Music by Two is Enough

Parade details: Meet at Washburn High School parking lot (49th and Pleasant) at 10am with your decorated bike, trike, wagon, stroller, dog (we will have some decorations available). Parade begins at 10:15

Game details: Games will “cost” tickets, which can be purchased at the starting line of the parade or at the ticket sales booth at Fuller Park. Cash only. Everybody is a winner!

Food Truck details: Food will be available for purchase from 2 of our favorite places – Brava and Ina.

We are proud to sponsor this Zero-Waste event!

This means we will be using compostable serving dishes and utensils and encourage you to bring your own water bottles. We will have a free water-filling station. We will also have special bins to separate trash, recyclables, and compostables from one another.

What to do? What to do?

We live in an amazing city… get out and explore!

The Minneapolis RiverCurrent is a list of upcoming and ongoing events in Minneapolis and the surrounding area. Whether you’re looking for a craft beer festival or a place where the kids can run wild for an afternoon, this list has something for you!

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1NtJNLQbrDYd-6h0xxjf97o9QH5namkWKx6lIAD8Elhk/edit?usp=sharing

Green Day 2015

Green Day Tangletown

Join us for Tangletown’s 2nd annual Green Day event!

Workshops, demos, children’s art activity, door prizes, pizza & cookies. Learn about keeping our bees healthy, home energy improvements, biking safety, rain gardens, composting, rain barrels, aquaponics, natural yard care, the City of Minneapolis’s organics recycling program and more.

Workshop schedule:
*11:30am – Healthy Bees. Healthy Lives, Beez Kneez LLC
*12:30pm – Organics Recycling, City of Mpls/Tangletown Neighborhood Association

Friends of Washburn Library Spring Book Sale

Shop at the Washburn Library Spring Book Sale the weekend of Friday, May 2nd, 11 – 4 pm, Saturday, May 3rd, 1– 4 pm. This is a perfect time to gather up your summer reading! Washburn Library is located at 5244 Lyndale Ave. So. Minneapolis

A $5 bag sale begins at 2 pm on Saturday afternoon. Friends of Hennepin County Library are invited to a preview sale on Thursday, May 1st from 5 – 7 p.m. Memberships are available at the door.

Hardcovers are $2, paperbacks and children’s books are only 50 cents each. Support your favorite library…Washburn