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KIAA Board Meetings are at the Kenwood Recreation Center, 2101 W. Franklin Ave, from 7 – 8:30 PM: open to the public, please come! The meetings are  generally held on the first Monday of the month. If the first Monday of the month is a holiday, then we meet on the second Monday. The 2017 meetings will be held on January 9, February 6, March 6, April 3, and May 1 and June 5.


“Lunch with Lisa”: Lisa Goodman, our Minneapolis City Council Member, provides the opportunity to talk with her about what’s on your mind and hear an interesting speaker on a topic of interest to our community. Generally held at the University of St. Thomas, 30 S. 10th St, from noon – 1 PM on the 4th Wednesday of the month. The meetings are open to the public: get there early to buy a lunch and get a good seat! For dates and to be added to Lisa’s mailing list, visit



 January Neighborhood ice skating party postponed to February 12, Lake of the Isles skating rink

 February City of Lakes Loppet cross country ski festival; visit

 April Earth Day. Neighborhood volunteers pick up garbage bags at the Kenwood Recreation Center and help clean up the area.

April  Kenwood Recreation Center Annual Spring Egg Hunt.

 May  Kenwood Neighborhood GatheringKenwood Carnival, Kenwood School, 2013 Penn Ave S; food & fun for the entire family!  Visit

 October Twin Cities Marathon; visit



Programs at Walker Library, 2880 Hennepin Ave, include story times for preschoolers, families, and babies; conversation circles; book clubs; and more. Visit or call 630-6650 for details.

Programs at Kenwood Recreation Center; visit

Art classes offered by ARTrageous, 2121 W. 21st St; visit

Author reading series at Birchbark Books, 2115 W. 21st St; visit

Chamber concerts performed by the Isles Ensemble at the Lake of the Isles Lutheran Church, 2020 W. Lake of the Isles Parkway; visit

Art exhibits and receptions at the Bockley Gallery, 2123 W. 21st St; visit

Youth sports are handled by WESAC Sports; visit

Events at the Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave; visit