CALHOUN AREA — The Bryant Square Park summer concert series kicks off June 5 with a performance by Minneapolis folk musician Barbara Meyer.
The concert series runs Tuesday and Thursday nights through Aug. 23 at the park, 3101 Bryant Ave. S. All performances start at 6:30 p.m. in the small amphitheater south of the park building.
Plant swap is June 2
CALHOUN AREA — The CARAG neighborhood hosts a plant swap 10 a.m. June 2 at Bryant Square Park, 3101 Bryant Ave. S.
Gardeners should bring perennial plants like hosta, prairie grasses and daylilies to trade with neighbors. For more information, contact the CARAG office at 823-2520 or go to carag.org.
Solar tour on June 2
KINGFIELD — Solar installations at three Kingfield businesses will be highlighted as part of a June 2 tour.
The “Let the Sun Shine Solar Tour” will run from noon to 4 p.m. at Quality Coaches, 20 W. 38th St., Twin Town Guitar, 3400 Lyndale Ave., and Pat’s Tap, 3510 Nicollet Ave.
Events at the stops include live music, food, and displays of the solar installations at each business. Visitors who stop at each site and get a special passport stamped can also qualify for prizes.
The event is sponsored by Solarize Kingfield, a project of the Kingfield Neighborhood Association. For more information e-mail email@example.com or call 823-5980.
ECCO Super Sale
EAST CALHOUN — The 40th annual ECCO Super Sale will be held 9 a.m.–4 p.m. on June 2. Neighborhood boundaries are Lake Street to 36th Street and Hennepin to East Calhoun. Go to eastcalhoun.org for more information.
Metro Blooms Rain Garden Workshop
EAST CALHOUN — Learn how to design, install and maintain a rain garden at the Metro Blooms Rain Garden Workshop on June 9, 10 a.m.–noon, at St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church, 3450 Irving Ave. S. RSVP to Monica at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Garden planting at Park Siding Park
Help Park Siding volunteer gardeners replant garden beds and prep for the growing season at Park Siding Park, 3113 W. 28th St., on June 2, 10:30 a.m. Bring work gloves, watering cans and small hand tool. RSVP to email@example.com.
— Drew Kerr, Dylan Thomas and Monica Smith
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 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m. 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 Walker Methodist, 3737 Bryant Ave. S. (Health Service door)
East Isles Residents Association (EIRA): Board meets 2nd Tuesday monthly at Grace-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): General membership meetings are on the 4th Monday monthly at Painter Park, 34th & Lyndale.
Lynnhurst Neighborhood Association (LYNAS): Board meets 2nd Thursday monthly at 6 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 Recreation Center, 425 W. 26 St.
Windom Community Council: Board meets 2nd Thursday monthly at Windom Community Center, 5821 Wentworth Ave.
For more information about Southwest neighborhood organizations, go to southwestjournal.com and click on “Resources.” Send neighborhood news to Journal editor Sarah McKenzie at firstname.lastname@example.org.