CEDAR LAKE CHANNEL REOPENS
The Cedar Lake (Kenilworth) Channel has reopened to recreational use. As part of the Green Line Extension (GLE) LRT Project, three new concrete bridges have been constructed over the channel. No additional significant closures are planned for the channel, but short-term closures may be needed to conduct minor work.
Cedar Lake Road Bridge reopens
The Cedar Lake Road Bridge over the railroad tracks near Morgan Ave. S. in Bryn Mawr reopened in August. Repairs to the timber support structure of the bridge are completed, and the bridge is open to pedestrians, bikes, and cars. The bridge had been closed since April 2022, and is scheduled for replacement in 2027.
Cedar Lake Parkway also reopened. The work at Lake Street and Dean Parkway including replacing traffic signals, lane adjustments and restriping crosswalks is near completion.
CIDNA FALL FESTIVAL OCT. 7
The Cedar-Isles-Dean Neighborhood Association fall festival will be Oct. 7 (rain date Oct. 8) at Park Siding Park. Volunteers are needed. There will be an ice cream truck, hot dogs and veggie dogs, games, face painting and music.
TALK TO ME DAY SEPT. 23
“Talk to Me Day,” an innovative event is set to transform Loring Park into a hub of human connection on Saturday, Sept. 23 2023, from noon to 6 p.m. Strangers Meeting Strangers (SMS) is the brainchild behind “Talk to Me Day.”
LEARN ABOUT SOLAR SEPT. 24
Hear the firsthand experiences of homeowners who have gone solar on Sunday, Sept. 24, 3-5 p.m., 5031 Lyndale Avenue S. “This is a great opportunity to get your questions answered about going solar plus learn about our Tangletown Residential Rooftop Solar Rebate!” say organizers. More at firstname.lastname@example.org
PEACE WALK SEPT. 30
On Saturday, Sept. 30, Friends For a NonViolent World and Vote Climate will have a day of fundraising and celebration with Twin Cities Nonviolent. This day starts at 10 a.m. at Brackett Park in Minneapolis where people will assemble for Friends For a NonViolent World’s Peace and Justice fundraising walk. Twin Cities Nonviolent is promoting a full roster of events during the Twelve Days Free From Violence. Check out the schedule of events at twincitiesnonviolent.org