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Save the Date: Fulton Fall Festival on September 9

Mark your calendars to join us at our annual fall festival!

Saturday, September 9
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Pershing Park

There will be great food, lots of kid’s activities, a petting zoo, community information tables, the Marketplace with local vendors, a book sale, silent auction and more.

Looking forward to a great day in the neighborhood.

Categories: Things To Do

Ice Cream Social and Outdoor Movie at Pershing Park on 7/21

Please join us on Friday, July 21, at Pershing Park for an evening of cool treats and entertainment for the whole family.

FREE Sebastian Joe’s ice cream with bounce houses, music by the Crosstown Community Band at 7 p.m., face painters and more!

Ice Cream Social: 6:30-8 p.m.

Outdoor Movie: begins 15 minutes after sunset
Movie: Minions

Sponsored by Pershing Park and Fulton Neighborhood Association

Categories: Things To Do

16th Annual Lake Harriet KiteFest

Noon-4 p.m.
Sat., Jan. 28
Lake Harriet, North End

The Minnesota Kite Society will be flying their large kites on the lake and offering demonstrations. Bring your own kite or buy one at the event. Other popular events include the kids ice fishing village, music, food, marshmallow roasting, snowshoeing, and more. Hot food and beverages will be available from Bread and Pickle and several food trucks.  

Categories: Things To Do

District 6 and At-Large School Board Candidate Forum


Thurs., Oct. 27
7-9 p.m.
Lynnhurst Community Center
1345 W. Minnehaha Pkwy.

Hosted by the Southwest Journal and District 6 area parents and neighborhood associations

Please join us for an important conversation with candidates running for District 6 and At-Large seats on the Minneapolis School Board.

Free childcare will be provided.

Questions? Contact Mike Wedl at or Jeanne Massey at

Facebook Event:

Categories: Things To Do

Open Streets on 50th

Sun., Sept. 25

1-5 p.m.
50th St. between Chowen and Wooddale Aves. 
Check out the Activity Guide for a full list of booths and activities.
Fulton Neighborhood Association will be hosting a booth featuring kid and family games like Plinko, giant Connect Four and hula hoops. Foster Art Company will be on “hand” for a youth art project titled “Be KIND and Lend a Hand to Your Neighbors.” Each child will complete a simple art project and receive a KIND Bar. There will be a magic show by Magic by Bruce and we’ll also be raffling off some of our new neighborhood mugs and recruiting Fulton Block Contacts; look for us near 50th St and Drew Ave. 
1-5 p.m.: Youth activity games, logo mug raffle and sign
                up to be a Fulton Block Contact
1-3 p.m.: Be KIND and Lend a Hand art project by Foster
                Art Company
3 p.m.:    Magic by Bruce show
3:30-5 p.m.: ballooning
Categories: Things To Do

Lynnhurst/Fulton Garage Sales on 9/17


Sat., Sept. 17
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
various locations in Lynnhurst and Fulton neighborhoods

A map and sale listings can be downloaded here or picked up at Lynnhurst or Pershing Recreation Centers starting 9/16.

Happy shopping!

Categories: Things To Do

Ward 13 Forum


Council Member Linea Palmisano presents: a Ward 13 community forum to discuss how the city builds our infrastructure with walkers and bikers in mind. Join us!

Tues. Aug. 16
6-7 p.m.
Church of St. Thomas the Apostle
2914 W 44th St.

Presenters will be Matthew Dyrdahl, Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator for the City of Minneapolis and Kelley Yemen, Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator for Hennepin County
See the Facebook invite here.



Categories: Safety, Things To Do

Finding Your Caucus Site


The presidential race rolls into Minnesota with precinct caucuses on March 1. And there’s an easy way to find out where to go, regardless of your political preference.

Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon launched a caucus finder tool on his Web site Thursday to help voters find Republican or Democratic caucuses near them:

Unlike traditional elections or primaries, where voters can fit the voting into their daily routine, caucuses statewide all begin at 7 p.m.

Categories: City News and Notices, Things To Do

Winter Networking Opportunity: Let’s Take a Hike!

winter creek 2

Note: Our previous plan for a networking opportunity involved the Kitefest, which has now been canceled. We’ve switched gears and planned a different outing.

Sat., Jan. 16
11:30 a.m.
Brueggers at 50th & Penn

Meet fellow Fulton residents to network a bit over hot coffee and bagels. After, for those interested, at 12:30 p.m. we’ll take an approximate 2 mile mini-urban hike along Minnehaha Creek starting at Brueggers and ending at 50th and Zenith. Wear appropriate shoes; there are some hills, partial pavement, and narrow and partial dirt trails.

For questions call Jenny at 617-304-4310.

Categories: Things To Do

Fix-It Clinic on Jan. 9


Sat., Jan. 9
Noon to 4 p.m.
Armatage Rec Center
(2500 W. 57th St., Minneapolis)

At Fix-It Clinics, residents bring in small household appliances, clothing, electronics, mobile devices and more and receive free guided assistance from volunteers with repair skills to disassemble, troubleshoot and fix their items. Fix-It Clinics teach valuable troubleshooting and basic repair skills, build community connections and reduce the number of repairable objects that are thrown in the trash. For more information, visit or call program coordinator Nancy Lo at 612-348-9195.

Categories: Things To Do