On the north side of MLK Park, 4055 Nicollet

Thursday August 14, 6-7:30 PM



An intersection of art, culture, fresh food, and community at our community park –stop by for a little of each!

Artist:  Tammy Ortegon, seed art

Movement: Nan Zosel, Yoga in the Park (bring your own mat!)

Food: Marianna Padilla, sample chilled cucumber soup and chipotle herb butter on fresh bread prepared by Marianna working with the Urban Farming Kids

Music: Andrew Young, acoustic guitar student of ‘Devin Hill Guitar’ at the Center for Performing Arts

August 10, 8:30 AM -1 PM, 4310 Nicollet Avenue South

Nicollet Ace Hardware is bringing their Canning Master to the Market this Sunday to show you all how it is done! Come meet Mary Woell and watched some cukes get canned. Still wondering if you can really do that all by yourself? Talk to Mary about registering for one, or all four, of the Fresh Food Preservation Classes, happening this fall at MLK Park, or register at the links below.

Two classes of the September Thursday evening classes are taught by Mary who is a personal chef, culinary teacher and demonstrator, and a master preserver through the U of MN Extension Service: Canning with Confidence and Fun with Fermentation. The other two classes are taught by Kingfield neighbor Marianna Padilla, who has been gardening in the neighborhood for over forty years and teaching organic vegetarian cooking for over 30: Preserving Your Garden: Freezing and Preserving your Garden: Dehydrating.

You can also take advantage of the entire series of preservation classes at one low discounted price. Preserving your garden utilizing both freezing and dehydrating methods to maximize freshness throughout the year. Canning with Confidence will give you a basic introduction and take it a step further using fermentation to can sauerkraut for years of enjoyment. Our Gardening Masters will show you hands-on methods they have developed over a lifetime of working in their backyard gardens! Register for the series of 4 classes here:https://apm.activecommunities.com/minneapolisparks/Activity_Search/41600


The Garden Preservation Program is a partnership between KFNA and MLK Park.

Be sure to put tomorrow’s Family Bike Ride on your calendar – great fun for everyone!

It starts at 6:00pm – meet at Rev. Dr Martin Luther King Park, near the white tennis bubble (40th street across from 1st Avenue).

For more information:

Basketball Camp #38959
Monday, July 28 – Thursday, July 31
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
MLK Park, 4055 Nicollet
Ages: 8 – 13
Fee: Resident: $100 / Non-Resident: $140
This camp will give players the opportunity to learn new basketball skills and how to apply them in game situations. Players of all levels that are looking to enhance their ball handling and shooting skills will enjoy this fun, noncompetitive environment. Coaches will also address the importance of proper conditioning and training in order to play basketball at a higher level.

Register for programs at: https://apm.activecommunities.com/minneapolisparks/home

Mondays, 6:15-7:15 pm
CFPA, 3754 Pleasant Ave S

Dance, move your entire body and empower your mind with Nia with instructor, Beth Giles. Nia is a body, mind and spirit fitness practice. Nia combines the dance arts, martial arts and healing arts to foster physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. Nia is for all fitness levels, every BODY, no prior dance experience is necessary. One student explains the benefits she’s found from practicing Nia: “I’ve developed strength, endurance and expression; I’ve let go of my inhibitions about being “clumsy” and instead find that I can be graceful, and I can relax and release tension.”

We move in bare feet, shoes are optional. Wear comfortable clothes for moving, bring a water bottle.

$12 to drop in, no pre-registration required. Discounted class packages are available.

Beth Giles, Nia White Belt Instructor
sbegiles1@gmail.com / http://www.nianow.com/sbegiles

TigerLion Arts’ next production is Nature – a walking play performed in the beautiful surroundings of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Performances are September 12 through October 12.

seeks a community chorus
Want to be part of the show? We’re creating a chorus to sing, move and play as a community that surrounds the story and represents, both physically and sonically, the many levels and manifestations of the natural world. This is a unique opportunity to gain experience in ensemble-based theater and choral voice work, as well as to rehearse and perform in the lush environment of the arboretum.

No prior experience or formal training is required. For full details and schedules, see a full description here or on our website. If you have further questions, join us at our information session on Sunday July 26, 1pm-3pm, at the Center for Performing Arts, 3754 Pleasant Av, Minneapolis, or email nature@tigerlion.org.



The 2014 self-guided tour starts between 6-6:30 PM on Thursday, July 10, at 4444 Garfield Ave …and concludes with a celebration of community and gardening at Kingfield’s Pleasant Community Garden, 38th and Pleasant Ave S, next to the Center for Performing Arts at 8 PM! Tickets only $10 each—100% of proceeds go to supporting Community Garden Projects in Kingfield including the new 37th Street Community Garden, the Mosaic Garden at MLK, and the future Bread Oven coming to the Pleasant community Garden!

Be sure to pick-up your tickets for this year’s Kingfield Neighborhood Garden Tour at Nicollet Ace Hardware (3805 Nicollet Ave S), or Tickets and Tour Maps will also be available at the start of the tour from 5:45pm-6:45pm on Thursday July 10.

Tickets are $10. All proceeds from the garden tour will be donated in direct support for Kingfield Community Gardens. For additional information or questions contact KFNA at info@kingfield.org / www.kingfield.org /612.823.5980. Or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/663963170364617/

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