Upcoming meetings, potluckThe East Calhoun Community Organization (ECCO) wants to spread the word about a couple of upcoming events. On Sept. 4, the group is holding a board and community meeting at St. Mary’s Greek Church, 3450 Irving Ave. S., from 7–9 p.m. On Sept. 7, the organization will have its annual Labor Day parade and picnic at St. Mary’s. It starts at 2:45 p.m. Games, a potluck dinner and more will follow the parade.
Meeting on Bryn Mawr ash borer plans
Plans to combat emerald ash borer in Bryn Mawr will be shared with neighborhood residents at an informational meeting Sept. 15 at Bryn Mawr Community School, 252 Upton Ave. S.
Bryn Mawr Neighborhood Association (BMNA) Board of Directors discussed plans to monitor the spread of an invasive beetle species that can infest and kill ash trees at several meetings over the summer. Emerald ash borers have killed millions ash trees since their introduction to North America, and were discovered in St. Paul earlier this year.
The ash borer hasn’t made it to Bryn Mawr, yet, but BMNA Board members discussed steps to prepare for its arrival. A neighborhood tree census may begin later this summer or fall, and plans to treat infected trees were in the works. The time of the Sept. 15 neighborhood meeting was uncertain at the August BMNA Board meeting.
Annual meeting is set
Board elections and award presentations are on the agenda for the Fulton Neighborhood Association’s annual meeting planned for 7 p.m. Sept. 9 at Pershing Park, 3523 48th St. W. Five seats are open on the board. Five people will be elected to the board and winners of the Friends of Fulton and B.L.E.N.D. (Buildings and Landscapes Enhancing the Neighborhood through Design) awards will be recognized. Anyone interested in running for a board seat should call 922-3106 or e-mail [email protected]
Fulton Fall Festival is coming up
The Fulton Neighborhood Association’s annual fall get together is scheduled for Sept. 12 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Pershing Park, 3523 48th St. W. The event will feature activities for children, food and refreshments, a used book sale, a silent auction and more.
Chess in the park
The Linden Hills Neighborhood Council (LHiNC) recently approved spending up to $3,600 for the purchase and installation of New York-style stone chess tables at Linden Hills Park, 3100 W. 43rd Street. LHiNC is partnering with park advocacy group People for Parks on the project.
Southwest neighborhood group meeting times
Armatage Neighborhood Association (ANA): Board meets 3rd Tuesday monthly at Armatage Park, 57th & Russell.
Bryn Mawr Neighborhood Association (BMNA): Board meets 2nd Wednesday monthly at Bryn Mawr School, 252 Upton Ave. S.
Calhoun Area Residents Action Group (CARAG) meeting: Board meets 3rd Tuesday monthly at Bryant Square Park, 3101 Bryant Ave. S.
Cedar-Isles-Dean Neighborhood Association (CIDNA) meeting: Board meets every 1st Tuesday at Jones-Harrison Residence, 3700 Cedar Lake Ave.
East Calhoun Community Organization (ECCO): Board meets 1st Thursday monthly at St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church, 3450 Irving Ave. S.
East Harriet Farmstead Neighborhood Association (EHFNA): Board meets 1st Wednesday monthly at Lyndale Farmstead Park Building, 3900 Bryant Ave.
East Isles Residents Association (EIRA): Board meets 1st Tuesday monthly at Trinity Community Church, 1430 W. 28th St.
Fulton Neighborhood Association (FNA): Board meets 2nd Wednesday monthly at Pershing Park, 3523 W. 48th St.
Kenny Neighborhood Association (KNA): Board meets 3rd Tuesday monthly at Kenny Park Building, 1328 W. 58th St.
Kenwood Isles Area Association (KIAA): Board meets 1st Monday monthly at Kenwood Neighborhood Center, 2101 W. Franklin Ave.
Kingfield Neighborhood Association (KFNA): Board meets 2nd Wednesday monthly at Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 41st & Nicollet.
Linden Hills Neighborhood Council (LHiNC): Board meets 1st Tuesday monthly at Linden Hills Park, 3100 W. 43rd St.
Lowry Hill Neighborhood Association (LHNA): Board meets 1st Tuesday monthly at Kenwood Neighborhood Center, 2101 W. Franklin Ave.
Lowry Hill East (Wedge): Board meets 3rd Wednesday monthly at Jefferson Elementary School, 1200 W. 26th St.
Lyndale Neighborhood Association (LNA): Board meets 4th Monday monthly at Painter Park, 34th & Lyndale.
Lynnhurst Neighborhood Association (LYNAS): Board meets 2nd Monday monthly at 6:30 p.m. at Lynnhurst Community Center, 50th & West Minnehaha Parkway.
Stevens Square Community Organization (SSCO): Board meets 3rd Thursday monthly at the Loring-Nicollet Community Center, 1925 Nicollet Ave. S.
Tangletown Neighborhood Association (TNA): Board meets 3rd Monday monthly at Fuller Park, 4800 Grand Ave.
West Calhoun Neighborhood Council: Board meets 2nd Tuesday monthly at The Bakken, 3537 Zenith Ave. S.
Whittier Alliance: Board meets 4th Thursday monthly at the Whittier Community School, 2620 Grand Ave.
Windom Community Council: Board meets 2nd Thursday monthly at Windom Community Center, 5821 Wentworth Ave.
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