Highland Park

highlanddistrictcouncil.org • 651-695-4005

Home Improvement Workshop Day—The Highland and Macalester-Groveland district councils are hosting a day of home improvement workshops from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at Cretin-Derham Hall, 550 S. Albert St. Some of the workshop topics include solar panels, aging in place, window restoration, creating an accessible home and electric vehicle charging solutions. Learn more at macgrove.org/hiwd.

Board openings—The Highland District Council is seeking candidates for its board of directors. Up for election from March 29-April 3 are one representative each from grids 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11 (see map at highlanddistrictcouncil.org/hdc), and two at-large representatives. Applications are due by 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 22. Learn more at bit.ly/HDCelection23.

Board info sessions—Meetings for prospective board members will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, at the Mezz in the new Highland Bridge Lunds & Byerlys, and at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 20, via Zoom (the link is posted on the website). Attendees will be able to meet current representatives and learn about the HDC, the role of board members and the election process.

Annual meeting—The HDC will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, March 29, at Summit Brewing, 910 Montreal Circle. Social time begins at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting at 7 p.m. Attendees can learn about projects in the neighborhood and meet candidates running for the board.  Rustic Chef food truck will have food available for purchase. The agenda will be posted soon on the HDC website. The meeting will also be streamed live on the HDC’s Facebook page at facebook.com/HighlandDistrictCouncil.

Upcoming meetings—Transportation Committee, 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 14; and Community Development Committee, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 21. Both meetings will be held at the Highland Park Community Center, 1978 Ford Pkwy., with the option to join online. Get the Zoom link and agendas at highlanddistrictcouncil.org/calendar.


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Home Improvement Workshop Day—The Macalester-Groveland and Highland community councils will hold a Home Improvement Workshop Day from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at Cretin-Derham Hall, 550 S. Albert St. Several workshops will be offered each hour throughout the day on a variety of home improvement topics. Learn more at macgrove.org/hiwd.

Century building plaques—If your home or commercial building is nearing 100 years old, the Macalester-Groveland Community Council is offering engraved plaques to identify it. Any property that will be at least 100 years old by 2028 is eligible. Order and pay at macgrove.org/100years by March 31.

Annual meeting and elections—The Macalester-Groveland Community Council will host a virtual annual meeting and board elections on Thursday, April 20. All those who live, work, learn or play in the neighborhood  are invited to participate. Learn more about the open seats and running for the board by visiting  macgrove.org/boardelections or emailing alexa@macgrove.org.

Upcoming meetings—board of directors on Thursday, March 9; Community Building Team on Monday, March 13; Inclusivity Task Force on Wednesday, March 15; Housing and Land Use Committee on Wednesday, March 22; and Transportation Committee on Monday, March 27. All meetings will be held via Zoom at 6:30 p.m. For log-in details, visit macgrove.org/participate.

Summit Hill

summithillassociation.org • 651-222-1222

SHA plant sale—The Summit Hill Association is holding its annual plant sale. Go to gertensfundraising.com, Store #191, to place orders by 10 p.m. Thursday, April 6. Plants can be picked up from 4:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 4, at the Linwood Recreation Center, 860 Saint Clair Ave.

Reimagine Linwood—The SHA is partnering with Saint Paul Parks and Recreation to reimagine Linwood Park. Check the SHA website on how to get involved. 

Summit Hill Parent’s Club—Looking to meet new people in the neighborhood? Join the Summit Hill Parent’s Club. More information can be found on the website.

Union Park

unionparkdc.org • 651-645-6887

Upcoming meetings—Transportation Committee with Jimmy Shoemaker on Safe Routes to School, 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 13; Committee on Land Use and Economic Development, 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 20; and Neighborhood Sustainability and Vitality Committee, 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 21. All of the meetings will be held via Zoom. For access information, email info@unionparkdc.org or see the calendar on the website.

Contact us—The public is invited to “like” the Union Park District Council on Facebook, follow it on Twitter at @UnionParkDC, and subscribe to its e-newsletter, “Neighborhood Matters,” by emailing info@unionparkdc.org.

Office hours—The Union Park office hours are currently by appointment only. Contact executive director Leah Timberlake Sullivan at leah@unionparkdc.org.

West Seventh

fortroadfederation.org • 651-298-5599

Run for the board—The West Seventh/Fort Road Federation is seeking board candidates for its annual meeting and elections that will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, at Summit Brewing, 910 Montreal Circle. An informational session for prospective board members will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, at Shamrocks, 995 W. Seventh St. Email fortroadfed@fortroadfederation.org.

Upcoming meetings—board of directors, 7 p.m. Monday, March 13; Community Engagement and Outreach Committee, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 16; and Transportation and Land Use Committee, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 5. All meetings will be held via Zoom. For log-in details, visit fortroadfederation.org/calendar.


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