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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 remaining meetings for the 2012-2013 year are on the following dates: January 7th, February 4th, March 4th, April 1st, and May 6th (unless the annual meeting format is changed).
“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, these meetings will resume on October 26th and 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 www.minneapolismn.gov/ward7/
January Neighborhood ice skating party, Lake of the Isles skating rink
February City of Lakes Loppet cross country ski festival; visit www.cityoflakesloppet.com
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 Carnival, Kenwood School, 2013 Penn Ave S; food & fun for the entire family! Visit www.kenwood.mpls.k12.mn.us
Summer Cromulent Shakespeare Company presents a performance in Kenwood Park. See: www.cromulentshakespeare.org/Home.html
October Twin Cities Marathon; visit www.mtcmarathon.org
Programs at Walker Library, 2880 Hennepin Ave, include story times for preschoolers, families, and babies; conversation circles; book clubs; and more. Visit www.hclib.org or call 630-6650 for details.
Programs at Kenwood Recreation Center; visit www.minneapolisparks.org.
Art classes offered by ARTrageous, 2121 W. 21st St; visit www.artrageousadventures.net.
Author reading series at Birchbark Books, 2115 W. 21st St; visit www.birchbarkbooks.com/Events.
Chamber concerts performed by the Isles Ensemble at the Lake of the Isles Lutheran Church, 2020 W. Lake of the Isles Parkway; visit www.islesensemble.org.
Art exhibits and receptions at the Bockley Gallery, 2123 W. 21st St; visit www.bockleygallery.com.
Sunday suppers and other programs at Kenwood Café, 2115 W. 21st St; visit www.kenwoodcafe.com.
Youth sports are handled by WESAC Sports; visit www.wesac.org.
Events at the Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave; visit www.walkerart.org.
Kenwood E-Mail News Group: If you would like to receive a monthly update of news and events in the Kenwood neighborhood, please send an e-mail including your name, e-mail address, and home address to Kathy Williams, Chair of the KIAA Communications Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org