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Lind-Bohanon

The Lind-Bohanon Neighborhood Association is celebrating a 10-year anniversary of the Creekview Park Haunted House from 7-9:30pm Friday, October 28, Saturday October 29 and 6-8:30pm Monday October 31 at the Creekview Recreation Center 5001 Humboldt Av. N.  The cost is $5 for kids ages 6 and up, $3 for kids 5 and younger.  For more information: 612 370-4965.

Webber-Camden

Tree Planting in Folwell Park

Folwell Park lost over 200 trees in the May tornado. To help restore Folwell Park to its former beauty, a tree-planting event is planned for October 26. This tree-planting event is the kick off to planting new, replacement trees across the tornado-affected areas of North Minneapolis.  Help the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board at Folwell Park on October 26. For more information: Roberta Englund 612-521-2100 or info@webbercamden.orgThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Senior Leaf Rake

On Saturday, November 5, WCNO residents will rake leaves for senior homeowners and homeowners with disabilities. Leaves are raked, bagged (bags provided) and put at the alley line for pick up. Call 612-521-2100 to register for this free service.

Jordan

The Jordan Area Community Council (JACC) will hold an annual board meeting 6:30-8pm Thursday, October 20 at Parkway United Church 3120 Washburn Av. N.  For more information: Lynn Riskedal 612-886-4539 or info@jordanmpls.orgThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Public Safety Block Club Committee

The Jordan Area Community Council will hold a Public Safety and Block Club Committee meeting 6:30-7:30pm Wednesday October 26th at the JACC house 2009 James Av. N.  For more information: Lynn Riskedale 612 886-4539 or info@jordanmpls.orgThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Harrison

The Harrison Neighborhood Association will hold a crime and safety committee meeting 6:30-7:30pm Thursday October 20, at the HNA office 503 Irving Av. N.  For more information: Larry Hancock 612 374-4849 or info@hnampls.orgThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Get Paid Helping Northside Seniors & Disabled Adults

The Community Emergency Assistance Program (CEAP) and the Neighborhood Involvement Program (NIP) serve North Minneapolis as two senior chore service agencies.  CEAP serves seniors north of 44th Av. N. and NIP serves seniors south of 44th Av. N.  Both agencies have opportunities for individuals to earn $15 an hour doing snow removal and responsibilities as independent contractors.  Both programs require individuals to be 18 or older and go through a criminal background check.  Participants must also have their own shovel, or snow blower and provide own transportation to job sites.  For more information: Jon Burkhow at (612) 374-3322.

Victory

The Victory Neighborhood Organization will hold a neighborhood meeting 7-9pm Wednesday October 26th at St John’s Missionary Baptist Church 4301 Thomas Av. N.  For more information: Debbie Nelson 612-529-9558 or info@victoryneighborhood.orgThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Camden

North United Methodist Church (NUMC) has a Church Clothes Closet 9am-Noon the first Saturday of each month and 6-8 p.m. the first Monday of each month at 4350 Fremont Av. N.  Donations are accepted. For further information: 612-522-4497.

Breast Cancer Awareness

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the Heritage Park Neighborhood Association is partnering with Community Health Source to provide information on lowering the risk of breast cancer.  The Breast Cancer Awareness informational takes place 6pm Thursday, October 20th in the Heritage Community room 1000 Olson Memorial Highway.  Tips for detection and prevention will be provided.  For more information: Community Liaison Alecia 612-767-1055.

Weight loss classes    

Weight loss classes for Black men take place every Friday from 6:30-8:30pm at Kwanzaa Church 2200 Emerson Av. N.  The class is a 12-week course for Black men who live with obesity, type II diabetes, high blood pressure and hypertension.  The cost ranges from $100 to $300 depending on training materials.  Space is limited to the first 10 qualified participants.  For more information: Kwasi Nate Russell 612-359-0077 or Kwasinate.russell009@gmail.comThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it