The 2019 3rd aWards

3rd Awards - A Celebration of Community in the heart of Minneapolis

Let’s celebrate the best of Ward 3 from 2019 — Nominate your favorites, and then join Steve Fletcher – Minneapolis City Council Ward for the presentation of the The 2019 3rd aWards!

Wednesday, February 19
6:30 – 8:30 P.M.
Food Building
1401 Marshall St NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

  1. NOMINATE people and organizations in the following categories on this form
    • Best New Local Business
    • Best Placemaking Initiative
    • Best Transportation Improvement
    • Affordable Housing Project of the Year
    • Community Initiative of the Year
    • Youth Leadership of the Year
    • Leader of the Year
  2. SAVE THE DATE for the evening of Wednesday, February 19 to celebrate!

Minnesota House District 60A Candidate Forum

Watch the full Candidate Forum here!

The forum was conducted using rules adapted from League of Women Voters. Forum was moderated by Margo Ashmore, Northeaster newspaper. We extend a huge thank you to Duane Arens of Solar Arts for sponsoring the venue, and to Shirley Fors of Hearing Help Audiology Clinic for sponsoring ASL interpretation!

Sponsored by Northeast Minneapolis Arts District in collaboration with Logan Park Neighborhood Association, Sheridan Neighborhood Organization, Northeast Park Neighborhood, Beltrami Neighborhood Council, and St. Anthony East Neighborhood Association.
More info about the Candidates:

SAENA Winter Bazaar 12/7

SAENA Winter Bazaar | 12/7 | 10am-1pm | Webster Elementary

Come shop and mingle with your neighbors at our SAENA Winter Bazaar!

Enjoy free treats, kid’s winter crafts, and a raffle at our SAENA Winter Bazaar! Raffle prizes include a Tree Ranch wreath and a LUSH gift certificate.

Saturday, December 7th
Webster Elementary – Lunch Room

Vendors include:
Enoch Caramel’s (our youngest entrepreneur!)
Mill City Laser
Fabulous Fiber Minnesota
Cogito Prints
Kraco Creative
Bedtime for Dogs

Free Community Technology Repair and Education

Fix-It Tech Events

A free community technology education event providing computer hardware repair, education and tech support.


Friday, January 30, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Takoda Institute – AIOIC
1845 East Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, 55404

Friday, February 27, 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Oak Park Center – Pillsbury United Communities
1701 Oak Park Ave N., Minneapolis 55411

Saturday, March 28, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Waite House – Pillsbury United Communities
2323 11th Ave S., Minneapolis, 55404

Have a Computer Question or Issue?

  • If your computer or laptop is slow, not working, or seems to have a virus, bring it in for free tech support!
  • Our volunteers will teach valuable repair skills, answer questions, and give technical advice about your device.

Details & What to Bring:

  • First come, first served. Labor will be FREE. Parts available to purchase.
  • Bring your laptop, and/or desktop tower and power cord.
  • Volunteers will help with smartphones and tablets based on capacity.

Free Workshops and Resources

  • Short sessions will cover basic computer maintenance and Internet safety. Pick up resources, learn about technology education programs and careers.

See more at Fix-It Tech Event page and blog post from November 22 event in North Minneapolis.

New Rec Center – Open House 12/11/14

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is planning a new recreation center for Northeast Park at 1500 Buchanan Street NE. There will be a public open house:

Thursday December 11th

Northeast Library, 2200 Central Ave NE from 6:00 to 7:30pm to discuss ongoing planning for this new recreation building! Arrive to provide insight and suggestions. Hope to see you there!