Shredded tire waste is currently being used as a play surface on 47 elementary school playgrounds in the Minneapolis school district.
Please join LHiNC and Play It Safe Minneapolis for an Education and Action Session advocating for the removal and replacement of shredded waste tires and crumb rubber on playgrounds.
Join us for the 16th annual KiteFest on Saturday, January 28 on the ice at Lake Harriet!
MN Kite Society kite enthusiasts will give stunt flying demonstrations and TIPS Outdoors will teach kids about ice fishing. Food will be available from Bread & Pickle and several food trucks. Find more information here. Continue reading
Enjoy poetry from our community members in the Southwest Journal’s winter poetry issue. Poem of the moment: World By Carolyn Light Bell You smelled like roses. I chewed on your ear How do we do it screen-time? Love is now instant— Cell phones, ipads, GPS Rechargeable you! Glass breaks, plastic melts— Resistent, rechargeable… Continue reading
Are you someone who cares about the environment and wishes more people would make environmentally sustainable choices? Have you ever wondered how you can help people make those choices? You won’t want to miss this free workshop on February 25. Continue reading
Make it your 2017 New Year’s resolution to reduce the amount of waste you generate and pledge to reduce, reuse, repair, recycle and compost as many materials as you can before throwing them away.
Here are a few ways to make this resolution achievable in Minneapolis:
The February monthly meeting will be Tuesday, February 7 at 7pm at Linden Hills Park. Join us! All LHiNC meetings are open to the public.
On Feb 1 at 6:30pm please join the LHiNC Environment Committee and Play It Safe Minneapolis for an Education and Action Session advocating for the removal and replacement of shredded waste tires and crumb rubber on playgrounds.
The Mpls Park & Recreation Board has plenty of activities for your child to enjoy during Winter Break School Release Days. Check out their activities, field trips, and camps at Southwest area parks. Continue reading
Linden Hills Power & Light is leading the way towards reducing single-use bags in the neighborhood!
Learn more here and join their neighborhood bag sewing bee on January 19!
On October 1 at a community ice cream social held in his honor, Ward 13 Council Member Linea Palmisano presented Tom Neiman with a resolution honoring him for his 43 years of service to Southwest Minneapolis. The resolution was a unanimous act of City Council. (Read the resolution) Continue reading