Neighborhood Briefs


Garden design preview party Nov. 17

Join the Kingfield Neighborhood Association for baked goods from Butter Bakery and a preview of the Nicollet Avenue Pollinator Pathway Project (P3) community site garden designs. Held at Butter Bakery (3700 Nicollet) from 5:30-7 p.m.

Livability Community meeting Nov. 21

The Livability Committee in East Bde Maka Ska focuses on ensuring and enhancing a consistent, strong quality of life for East Bde Maka Ska residents. This meeting will also focus on the new development of the Bde Maka Ska concessions pavilion after the previous one burned down. All are welcome to join via Zoom link on their website from 7-8:30 p.m.

Whittier free market Dec. 3

Join Whittier community members in a second-hand market. Bring items you no longer need, and find some new treasures from your neighbors. No money exchanged as this is a sharing economy market; participate in a community-based sharing event. Market held at 425 W. 26 St. from 1-4 p.m.

Conversations about race and public policy Dec. 5

Depolarizing Conversations About Race is a Fulton skills workshop for difficult but necessary conversations between White Americans about race and public policy. It seeks to improve the culture of conversations about race and provide a constructive alternative to the polarized and judgmental exchanges that dominate the current discourse. While this workshop is primarily intended for White audiences, Americans of all races are welcome to participate. The workshop is from 6-9 p.m. at 2523 W. 48th St. Food provided. 

Sign up for holiday light tour Dec. 6

If you live in Armatage or Kenny and love to decorate the outside of your house for the holidays, sign up to be a part of the Holiday Light Tour. The deadline to register is Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 11:59 p.m. Register at Armatage or Kenny Neighborhood Association’s websites. The tour will begin on Dec. 9 and is self guided. Armatage and Kenny Associations ask that when stopped to look at houses, tourists turn off their vehicles. 

Bryn Mawr Craft Fair Dec. 8

The Bryn Mawr Neighborhood Association invites people to participate in the Bryn Mawr Craft Fair from 5-8 p.m. on Dec. 8 just in time to attract holiday shoppers. Partnering with Anwatin Middle School, the Bryn Mawr Craft Fair will be held in the Anwatin Middle School gym alongside the Taste of Anwatin in the cafeteria where artisans and shoppers can enjoy dinner and treats reflecting the neighborhood’s diverse local cuisines. 

Windom senior assistance year-round

In partnership with Senior Community Services, Windom offers assistance to the elderly throughout the year with handyman tasks, housekeeping, outdoor tasks such as snow removal, and volunteer help. The non-profit organization has a sliding fee scale. To learn more or start call 952-746-4046. 

Beyond Land acknowledgment Feb. 9

At this event at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 9, Tangletown will consider how organizations focus almost entirely on land acknowledgment verbiage, rather than the all-important action steps for supporting Indigenous communities. Attendees will learn about actions they can take to give meaning to the words in a land acknowledgment. This event will be held online via Zoom and have time at the end for attendees to ask questions. Registration link will be in future Tangletown e-newsletter.  


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