NEIGHBORHOOD NOTES | This Week in the Neighborhood: July 13 – 17


Block Club Leader Barbecue and National Night Out Planning

Wednesday July 13   6 – 8 p.m.

Corcoran Park          3334 20th Ave S Minneapolis MN 55407

Not only for block club leaders, this event is for any Corcoran resident to meet neighbors, share ideas about getting to know the people on your block and preventing crime, and planning National Night Out events. In attendance will be Prevention Specialist Karen Notsch, other block leaders, CNO staff and board members, and Minneapolis Council Member Gary Schiff.

Open House and Community Painting Days for Public Art Project at Seward Market

Open House Wednesday  July 13 5 – 8:30 pm 

Learn more about the project and get a sneak peek at the final design.

ArtiCulture 2613 E Franklin Minneapolis MN 55406

Community Painting Days at Seward Market 2619 Franklin Ave Minneapolis MN 55406

Wednesdays July 13 and July 20 5 – 8:30 pm  and Saturday July 16 3 – 7 p.m.

Learn more about this project at Seward Market Community Mural .

Art Out of the Box: Samurai Style

Thursday July 14       2 – 3 p.m.

Roosevelt Library     4026 28th Ave S Minneapolis MN 55406

For children entering grades 2 – 5.  Register online at or call 612-543-6700.

See what the noble warriors of Japan wore and be dazzled by details found in authentic samurai armor at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Get a taste of samurai fashion in an art workshop inspired by ancient Japanese armor.  The Art Out of the Box program is a collaboration between Hennepin County Library and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA).  Teen Art Educators lead programs for children based on pieces of art from the museum’s collections.


South of Lake Farmer’s Market Opening Day

Thursday  July 14     4 – 7 p.m., and weekly until September 8

Calvary Lutheran Church, 3901 Chicago Ave S Minneapolis MN 55407

Wipe Out Graffiti with PPNA

Saturday July 16       11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

PPNA Office  821 E 35th Street Minneapolis MN 55407

This event is part of Community Gatherings hosted by Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association on the 3rd Saturday of every month.

Showing this Week in a Park Near You: Movies in the Parks

Put on some bug spray and head outdoors to catch a movie.  Minneapolis Park and Recreation has a full summer schedule with movies 6 nights a week across the city. Movies start 15 minutes after sundown.  See a full calendar of movies and music in Minneapolis parks.

Despicable Me            Brackett Park              Saturday July 16

50 First Dates              Minnehaha Park          Saturday July 16

Monsters vs. Aliens     Phelps Park                 Monday July 18


Showing this Week in a Park Near You: Live Theatre in Powderhorn Park

Theater troupe The Strange Capers perform William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night in the Park actually in the park.  Saturdays and Sundays through July, 2:00 p.m.  The performance is free; donations encouraged.

Third Place Salon at Third Place Gallery: Dan Gilbert acoustic performance and CD release party

Saturday July 16         Doors open at 6 p.m.   Performance at 7 p.m.

Wing Young Huie Photography Gallery

Studio B, 3730 Chicago Ave S Minneapolis MN 55407


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