Highland Park

highlanddistrictcouncil.org • 651-695-4005

Riverview Corridor—The first public open house on the preliminary engineering phase of the proposed Riverview Corridor streetcar line will be held during a virtual meeting from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 23. For information and the link to the meeting, visit bit.ly/RiverviewCorridor.

Highland Bridge housing—Housing updates for Highland Bridge will be provided during a virtual meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 23. Presentations will be made by Ryan Companies, Pulte Homes, Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, Weidner Apartment Homes, Presbyterian Homes, Project for Pride in Living, CommonBond Communities and Coldwell Banker Realty. Register for the meeting at highlandbridge.com/news.

Blood and donation drive—Join the Highland District Council for a blood and donation drive from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, June 25, at the Highland Park Community Center, 1978 Ford Pkwy. Sign up online to donate blood by appointment. Memorial Blood Center will give away a pair of Saints tickets for the game on July 16 to one blood drive donor. Full-sized personal care items will also be collected for the Project Home temporary homeless shelter on Randolph Avenue. To donate blood, sign up on the HDC’s website.

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Garage Fest—Highland Park’s annual neighborhood garage sale will return this year from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, September 10-11. Register your sale by August 27 to be included in event promotions. The fee is $15. For more information, see “events” on the HDC website.

Upcoming meetings—Community Engagement Committee, 7 p.m. Monday, June 28; and board of directors, 7 p.m. Thursday, July 15. All HDC meetings are currently being held online via Zoom. Links to access the meetings are posted on the HDC’s website. Visit highlanddistrictcouncil.org/calendar.

Macalester-Groveland

macgrove.org • 651-695-4000

Anti-racism sessions­—Macalester-Groveland neighbors are organizing a learning and action effort focused on issues of owning a home and creating more equitable wealth. The group will meet for five, 30- to 45-minute Zoom sessions starting in July, with a final two-hour session to discuss action steps. For information, visit macgrove.org/events.

Office hours—The Macalester-Groveland Community Council will resume office hours in July. Call 651-695-4000 or email us mgcc@macgrove.org for an appointment.

Century building plaques—Orders are now being accepted for the next round of century building plaques. The owners of homes and commercial structures in the Macalester-Groveland neighborhood that were built in 1926 or before are eligible to purchase an engraved plaque for their buildings. Learn more by visiting macgrove.org/100years.

Alley Garden Awards—Judging for the community council’s annual Alley Garden Awards will take place in July, so there is still some time to get the gardens ready. Learn more at macgrove.org/aga.

Upcoming online meetings—Housing and Land Use Committee on Wednesday, June 23; Transportation Committee on Monday, June 28; Inclusivity Task Force on Thursday, July 1; board of directors on Thursday, July 8; and Community Building Team on Monday, July 12. All meetings will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. Visit macgrove.org/participate.

Council openings—There currently are openings for an at-large faith representative on the community council’s board of directors. The council also has four standing committees that meet once a month and are open to all. Visit macgrove.org/committees.

Show your neighborhood pride—Macalester-Groveland T-shirts can still be ordered online for home delivery. The shirts come in kiwi green, heather indigo blue and dark heather gray in a variety of sizes. Visit macgrove.org/tshirt.

Summit Hill

summithillassociation.org • 651-222-1222

Upcoming meetings— Pedestrian Safety and Traffic Calming Committee, 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 23; Executive Committee, 7 p.m. Thursday, June 24; Neighborhood Plan Committee, 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 29; Communications Committee, 7 p.m. Thursday, July 1; Zoning and Land Use Committee, 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 6 (tentative); and board of directors, 7 p.m. Thursday, July 8. Details and Zoom links for all meetings can be found at SummitHillAssociation.org/calendar.

Union Park

unionparkdc.org • 651-645-6887

Ice Cream Peanut Butter & Jam—The Union Park District Council will celebrate neighborliness with the return of its Ice Cream Peanut Butter & Jam from noon-4 p.m. Saturday, September 18, at the Merriam Park Recreation Center. The event will include music, ice cream and activities for the kids. Jars of peanut butter will also be collected for the food shelf.

National Night Out—A National Night Out planning meeting for organizations and residents will be held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 14. Join the Zoom discussion at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84730986978. This year’s National Night Out will be held on Tuesday, August 3.

Upcoming meetings—Neighborhood Involvement Committee, 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 28; board of directors, 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 7; Transportation Committee, 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 12; and Environment and Parks Committee, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 21. To access the Zoom meetings, email wako@unionparkdc.org or jonah@unionparkdc.org or click on the links at unionparkdc.org/calendar.

West Seventh

fortroadfederation.org • 651-298-5599

Board update—At its meeting on June 14, the West Seventh/Fort Road Federation board of directors appointed the following committee co-chairs: Transportation and Land Use—Casey Carmody; Community Engagement and Outreach—Tanya Beck and Julia McColley; and Fundraising and Development—Sara Fleetham.

Riverview Corridor—A virtual open house on the Riverview Corridor’s preliminary engineering work will be hosted by Ramsey County officials from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 23. For information and to register, go to RiverviewCorridor.com.

Upcoming Zoom meetings—Transportation and Land Use Committee, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 7; Joint Riverview Task Force 6:15 p.m. Thursday, July 8; board of directors, 7 p.m. Monday, July 12; and Community Engagement Committee, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 15. For details and log-in information, go to fortroadfederation.org/calendar.

 

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