Saturday, May 17, 2014

9am-2pm

Thinking Spring cleaning?  Why not start gathering items now for the annual Kingfield Neighborhood Community Garage Sale?  The event will be held on Saturday, May 17.  The more people participating, the bigger the buzz, and the more foot traffic we will generate throughout the neighborhood.  Applications are available now, just click on the link below!

Reduced price for a block sale ($25) versus an individual sale ($10) so rally your neighbors to participate too!  PLUS…pick-up arranged for all participating sales of un-sold items for donation to the Disabled American Veterans!

Mark the date and start marking those items to sell!

Garage Sale Registration Form 2014

 

City Pages Article By Aaron Rupar

Around 7 p.m. on Easter in Kingfield’s Martin Luther King Park, a dog described as a pitbull/boxer mix tore away from its owner and went after a smaller papillon.

When the dust settled, the papillon was dead. But instead of cooperating with the papillon’s owner, the owner of the pitbull/boxer mix was “uncooperative” and left the scene.

Read the rest of the story.

I ATE ButtonBIGGEST NEED: Sign up at www.aliveness.org/ambassador to help welcome and thank diners, hand out the “I ATE” stickers and a chance to enter the prize drawing .  We are still seeking Ambassadors for any of the three meal times at various Kingfield and S. Minneapolis participating restaurants.

  • Take chalk to our Kingfield streets promoting www.diningoutforlife.com on Thursday April 24 #DOLMN
  • Help put up posters or hand out brochures (can be a great family project).

Call Monica at (612) 822-7946 ext. 206 with questions or to sign up.

*As of April 22 a few Ambassador spots in and near Kingfield are still wanting to be filled!  Contact Monica today and spend a few hours greeting happy eaters in your own neighborhood!

Be sure to stop by Kingfield’s Roadrunner Records, 4304 Nicollet!

Saturday April 19, 9:00 AM-6:00 PM

* Loads of New Arrival Used LPs
* Loads of Special RSD releases
* OPEN at 9:00 AM!
* Free Custom Roadrunner RSD T-shirts with a $50 purchase
* Giveaways from top Record Labels (while supplies last)
* Dogs on the grill/beverages out back
* Bargain LPs on the sidewalk (weather permitting)

The core of our King Park Little Kids Soccer Program is to have a cadre of “parent-coaches”, trained in the teaching games, available for leading on any of 8 to 10 Saturdays from mid-June to mid-August. You don’t have to be there all Saturdays, just the ones you are town. With approximately 15 parent-coaches total available, we have enough coaches available for any given session.  Are you interested in supporting this program?

If so, Please send a note quickly to info@kingfield.org  with a “Yes for King Park Summer Soccer” in the memo line and KFNA will get you more information directly from the Volunteer Coordinator of this program.  The program provides a training session (maybe two different option days this spring) in the games by Sheila McGill, the University of St. Thomas Women’s Soccer Coach, in late May or early June.

What is a Little Free Library?  It’s a “take a book, return a book” gathering place where neighbors share their favorite literature and stories.  In its most basic form, a Little Free Library is a box full of books where anyone may stop by and pick up a book (or two) and bring back another book to share. 

Are you a host home to a little free library?  If so, we would love to hear from you!  We are working to plan a fun event to showcase all of the wonderful libraries in the Kingfield Neighborhood, and would be thrilled to include yours!  Send your contact information to Cheryl@Kingfield.org

One of our very own neighborhood restaurants was given top honors by City Pages!  Corner Table (4257 Nicollet Ave S) was selected as the Best Restaurant in Minneapolis, as well as the Best Charcuterie! Check out the articles:

http://www.citypages.com/bestof/2014/award/best-restaurant-in-minneapolis-3324010/

http://www.citypages.com/bestof/2014/award/best-charcuterie-3324151/

… AND Patisserie 46 (4552 Grand Ave S) was selected Best French Restaurant:

http://www.citypages.com/bestof/2014/award/best-french-restaurant-3324211/

We live in an awesome neighborhood!

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