April 2013 Archives

WP Meeting Topic: Cavell Park Concrete Rehab

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Councilman Kevin Reich and City Paving Enrineer Larry Matsumoto will be guest speakers at our WPCC meeting this week, Wednesday, May 1st at 7pm. They will be explaining the concrete rehab project beginning around Cavell Park and fielding questions from neighbors.

If you live in this area of Waite Park and have questions or concerns, please join us!


Audubon Neighborhood's Annual Spring WingDing

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Stop in and visit our neighbors to the south in Audubon Park, on Saturday April 27th from 11am-2pm.

The 2013 Spring WingDing, the Audubon neighborhood's annual celebration, will be held at the Audubon Park Recreation Center, 1320 29th Ave. NE.

NEighbors Sale Days, May 10th & 11th

NEighbors Sales Days 2013

The NEighbors Sale Days is a weekend of garage and yard sales across six of the neighborhoods of Northeast Minneapolis. Over 150+ sales are anticipated this year. Participating neighborhoods include: Audubon Park, Columbia Park, Holland, Marshall Terrace, Waite Park and Windom Park.

Households and businesses in the participating neighborhoods may register your sale at the Eastside Food Coop or by downloading and completing the registration form available here:
2013 NE Registration.pdf


All sales will be included on the sale map/directory. The deadline for sale registrations is Wednesday, May 1st. Cost to register is $10 ($8 for Eastside Food Co-op members). Completed registration forms and payment may be mailed to (please make checks payable to WPCiA): Windom Park Citizens in Action, 1845 Stinson Parkway, Suite 201 & 203, Minneapolis, MN 55418

Sale maps will be available the week prior to the sale at the Eastside Food Co-op and other area businesses. Save your map for special offers through May at area businesses. For sale info and updates visit facebook.com/NEighborsGarageSaleWeekend.


Waite Park Community Garden Opens Soon!

It's spring! That means that the opening of the Waite Park Community Garden is just around the corner. 2013 will be the fifteenth year of operation for our community garden!

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The Waite Park Community Garden offers 72 individual plots, including 2 raised, wheelchair accessible plots, at 3601 Lincoln Street NE. The annual fee is $35 for the season, with a 12-hour commitment for basic upkeep of the garden and surrounding communal areas. This year the garden is planning more social events and a plant swap for gardeners and the community to take part in throughout the season. 

Mark your calendars for the upcoming events:

New Gardener Registration: Saturday, April 13, 10:00am-noon at the Waite Park Community Center (1810 34th Avenue NE). Open garden plots are allocated on a first-come/first-serve basis to Waite Park Neighborhood residents, Minneapolis residents and residents of the surrounding suburban communities. 

Gardening Community Social: Wednesday, May 8, 6:30-8:30pm at the Waite Park Garden. Gardeners get to know WPCG neighbors and swap seedlings. Meet the mentors and learn about maintenance, improvements, and communication plans for the season. 

Garden Work Day: Saturday, May 18, Noon-2:00pm at the Waite Park Garden

Northeast Farmers Market: Saturday, June 1, 9:00am-1:00pm. The Waite Park Community Garden will be the featured non-profit organization. The Northeast Farmers Market is located at St. Boniface Church, 629 2nd Street NE. 




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