Lynnhurst Winter Fest, food drive is Feb. 25

The Lynnhurst Neighborhood Association (LYNAS) hosts a Winter Festival and board elections Friday, Feb. 25 at the Lynnhurst Community Center, West 50th Street & West Minnehaha Parkway from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Residents attending can learn about volunteer opportunities with local charitable groups, run for a LYNAS board seat and meet their neighbors. The event will also feature horse-and-carriage rides and other family activities. Rustica Bakery, 816 W. 46th St., will provide snacks at the meeting.

The neighborhood stretches between Penn and Lyndale avenues and 46th and 54th streets.

Nonperishable food items will be collected at the meeting to benefit local food shelves. For more information about the event or how to get involved, call 822-7561 or visit