Neighborhood Events

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CARAG garage sale is May 22

The CARAG neighborhood hosts its annual neighborhood garage sale Saturday, May 22 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sales will be held at individual homes, apartment buildings, churches and at Bryant Square Park, 3001 Bryant Ave. S.

CARAG’s boundaries are West Lake Street to West 36th Street and from Hennepin Avenue to Lyndale Avenue.

Signs will mark sales and neighborhood sale maps will be distributed at each sale site. Residents can register to be part of the neighborhood sale until Wednesday, May 19. There’s a $5 fee to register, which covers costs for signs, maps and advertising.

To register, contact CARAG resident Rick Pritchett at 822-3330.

CIDNA hosts park cleanup May 22

The Cedar-Isles-Dean Neighborhood Association is hosting a park cleanup beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 22 at Park Siding Park, located at West 28th Street and Dean Court — two blocks west of Dean Parkway on 28th Street.

Anyone interested in volunteering should show up on the cleanup day or contact CIDNA Board President Chad Larsen for more information at [email protected]

East Harriet home security workshop is May 17

Minneapolis Police Department’s Community Crime-Prevention/SAFE team that covers the East Harriet neighborhood is hosting a home security workshop to teach residents safety measures in case of a home burglary.

The seminar will be held Monday, May 17, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Lyndale Farmstead Park building, 3900 Bryant Ave. S.

For more information contact the park building at 370-4948 or Officer Catherine Casey at 673-2823 or Crime-Prevention Specialist Karen Abrahamson at 673-2824.

East Harriet garage sale to be held May 14

The East Harriet Farmstead Neighborhood is hosting a neighborhood garage sale Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The neighborhood sales have drawn hundreds of shoppers in the past.

Maps plotting the neighborhood’s sales will be available at each sale location, as well as at the Lyndale Farmstead Park building, 3900 Bryant Ave. S. For more information, call the East Harriet Farmstead Neighborhood Association at 823-9350.

Kenny/Windom garage sale to be held May 29

The Kenny Neighborhood Association and the Windom Community Council are teaming up for their annual spring garage sale on Saturday, May 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. In case of rain, the sale will be moved to Sunday, May 30, at the same times.

The event is staged at homes throughout the two neighborhoods. Maps of the neighborhood’s sales will be available at each participating sale location.

Sale registration costs $10 to cover the costs of maps and advertising. The neighborhood groups will accept sale registrations until Friday, May 21. Registration money should be sent to:

Kenny Neighborhood Garage Sale, c/o 5637 Pleasant Ave., Minneapolis, 55419. Checks should be made payable to Kenny Neighborhood Association.

Organizers ask that residents include their name, phone number, sale address and their merchandise categories. Contact organizer Kathie Barrett with questions at 924-0975 or [email protected]

East Harriet kites will fly May 22

East Harriet’s annual Pageant Hill Kite Festival will take place Saturday, May 22 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the hill above the East Harriet Rose Gardens, at the southwest corner of Roseway Road and Dupont Avenue.

The free event is co-sponsored by the East Harriet Farmstead Neighborhood Association and Lyndale Farmstead Park. Participants can bring a kite of their own or make one at a table provided by event organizers.

Live music and entertainment will be provided, and participants are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch. For more information, call the Lyndale Farmstead Park staff at 370-4948.

Linden Hills Fest is May 23

The annual Linden Hills Festival kicks off on Sunday, May 23 at noon at Linden Hills Park, 3100 W. 43rd St., with a parade of kids, bikes, trikes, skateboards, dogs, cats and other pets and toys.

For five hours, you can treat yourself to pony rides, karaoke, a performance by the Linden Hills Chamber Orchestra, a ride on an antique city bus and trolley, grilled foods, ice cream, soft drinks and more.

Local merchants have donated items for a silent auction to be held from noon to 4 p.m., with all proceeds going to the Southwest High School Music Boosters.

There will also be "Art in the Hills"

T-shirts available, as well as art and craftwares by local artisans.

For more information, call 860-2526.