News & Events

Items of Interest to MHNA

We compile a monthly list of events and news that generally appeals to all Marcy-Holmes neighbors, called "Items of Interest", which is emailed on the second week of the month.   Submit items to the MHNA office in advance of our deadline, which is the first Friday of the month.  " Items of Interest" are emailed, and posted here, in the second week of the month.

MHNA’s editorial policy for " Items of Interest"  is to include community events and activities that happen in the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood and information about events that happen nearby which are of general interest to people who live or visit here. We also occasionally  include information about neighborhood or nearby commercial ventures ( e,g, stores, restaurants) IF they have something unique going on or are new to our area. We want to encourage the wonderful variety of businesses here, but we can’t include listings about every sale or promotion. We try to keep the information in "Items of Interest" as thorough and correct as possible, but can’t guarantee that event details won’t have changed since we got the information. Therefore, it never hurts to check the websites before venturing out.

October 14, 2014 | News Upcoming Event

Concerned about the Future of our SE Library?

Attend a meeting on the Future of our SE Library and bring a friend

Dear Friends of Southeast Library,

Earlier this year, Hennepin County contracted with the University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs as a consultant to engage the community and lead a steering committee of stakeholders through a process of envisioning the future of the Southeast library. The steering committee, of which I am the designated representative for the Friends of the Southeast Library group, has already met twice and is scheduled to meet three more times. In addition, four meetings that are…

October 06, 2014 |

Items of Interest October 2014

Items of Interest October 2014

September 29, 2014 | News Upcoming Event

Save Our Shade Trees Task Force meeting Oct 14

Please come to the next Save Our Shade Trees Task Force meeting and invite others interested in helping with this neighborhood priority:
Tuesday, October 14 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Location - Andrew-Riverside Church, 403 8th Ave SE

Draft Agenda:
Overview of MHNA-adopted Save Our Shade Trees Plan, Tier 3
MPRB review ash removal and replacement plans
Rainbow update on ash tree treatments
Task force address landowner education, fundraising, tree highlighting, tree care for replacement trees and other aspects of plan implementation;
Funding and staff support requests for 2015 Community Participation Plan/Action…

September 17, 2014 |

Dinkytown Greenway - Signage & Wayfinding Meeting! 9/24 6:30pm

Dinkytown Greenway - Signage & Wayfinding Meeting! 9/24 6:30pm!


September 09, 2014 |

Items of Interest September 2014

Items of Interest September 2014

September 02, 2014 | News Upcoming Event

September Meetings

MHNA meetings in September:

• Tues Sept 2nd at 6 pm, Land Use Committee at University Lutheran Church of Hope, 601 13th Ave SE

• Wed Sept 3rd at 5 pm, Transportation Committee at Andrew -Riverside Church, 403 8th Ave SE

• Tues Sept 16 at 6 pm, MHNA Board meeting at University Lutheran Church of Hope, 601 13th Ave SE

- Special note-  The MHNA Board of Directors  gives official notice here that at its September 16, 2014 board meeting, a vote will be taken to allocate $7,737 in previously uncommitted Neighborhood Priority…

August 22, 2014 | News Upcoming Event

Pack & Give Back

Pack & Give Back Donate or Shop Free!

August 19, 2014 | News

Items of Interest August 2014

Items of Interest August 2014


August 11, 2014 | News Upcoming Event

Two Great Events - THIS WEEK!

Dinkytown Transportation Forum - "The Future of Getting Around in Dinkytown"

Tuesday August 12, 2014 • 5-8pm • Varsity Theater

5 - 6 pm
Questions will be answered by:
Minneapolis Public Works
Council members Cam Gordon and Kevin Reich Metro Transit
Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition
Vikings Football
Visual Communications
Hennepin County
University Parking and Transportation
University District Alliance
Local Businesses, Property Owners, Faith Community and Greek Organizations
6 - 7 pm
• Mackenzie…

July 25, 2014 | News

“Box Fresh” Utility Box Wraps now on display

Utility Boxes Showcase Local Artists in Marcy-Holmes Neighborhood
“Box Fresh” Utility Wraps Project Now on Display

Six utility boxes, formerly covered with graffiti, are now permanently wrapped with original designs from six local artists. The “Box Fresh” Utility Wraps Project is a collaboration of the Marcy-Holmes Neighborhood Association (MHNA) and The Soap Factory.  Images range from a city nightscape and vintage photo booth to contemporary and conceptual designs.


• 1222 4th St SE, by Rachel Orman
• 1300 4th St SE, by Tony Chrenka
• 327 14th Ave SE, by Candy…

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