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Monarch Magic Workshops Start This Week!

Free guided nature walks integrated with art-making workshops for the annual Monarch Festival at Lake Nokomis Park. A  free outdoor activity for the whole family! Monarch Magic! is a new, free activity program offered by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, and led by Artist-in-Residence James Everest, with Naturalist Jenny Winkelman and several guest teaching […]

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8th Annual Minneapolis Monarch Festival (9/10)

This year’s Monarch Festival will occur on Saturday, September 10th from 10am to 4pm.  The Festival celebrates the monarch butterfly amazing 2,300 mile migration from Minnesota to Mexico with music, food, dance, hands-on art, native plant sales, and plenty of opportunities to get up close with monarch butterflies, learn about their habitats, and what you […]

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Open House at the New NENA Office (8/16)

  We’ve Moved – Come celebrate at the Open House, August 16th, 2016 Be sure to note our new address: 4313 E 54th Street, Minneapolis MN 55417 Come tour NENA’s beautiful new space at the Open House on Tuesday, August 16th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm.  The new office, includes a sizeable conference room, office […]

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Renters Rights Outreach in Bossen Area

In the Nokomis East neighborhoods, 21 percent of our housing is occupied by renters.  In the Bossen area alone, there are over 50 rental buildings. NENA works with Nokomis East tenants to advance their immediate demands on repair needs, affordability and management practices.  We work with governmental and nonprofit partners to improve and protect multifamily housing […]

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Register Your National Night Out Block Party

2016 National Night Out (NNO) is on August 2, 2016 National Night Out is an annual nationwide event that encourages residents to get out in the community, holding block parties and getting to know their neighbors as a way to encourage crime prevention. It’s a great way to promote community-police partnerships and enjoy a Minnesota […]

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New Addition to NENA’s Staff Team

NENA is thrilled to announce the newest addition to our staff. Karla Arredondo joined us as the new Community Organizer on May 25, 2016. Karla is a lifelong Minneapolis resident and has recently graduated from Augsburg College with a double major in Sociology and Metro Urban Studies. She describes her passion as living within the community and the rich history […]

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