The 8th Ward is hosting its first all-neighborhoods meeting this Saturday.
The event is meant as a social gathering for residents from different neighborhoods within the ward to get to know one another and mingle with area leaders. Council Member Elizabeth Glidden and Mayor R.T. Rybak are both expected to attend.
The Rev. Billy Russell and the Greater Friendship Choir will provide music. Local vendors are expected to provide refreshments.
The meeting is from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Bethel Lutheran Church, 4120 17th Ave. S.
For more information, call 673-2208 or e-mail Elizabeth.Glidden@ci.minneapolis.mn.us.