A community open house in North Minneapolis on Thursday, Jan 29 is the next major opportunity for the public to get involved with preparing local neighborhoods for the METRO Blue Line Extension (Bottineau LRT). The open house will be held from 5:30–8 pm at the University of Minnesota Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center, 2001 Plymouth Ave.
The start of a new year is an excellent time to line up venues for upcoming parties or group events, and the Brookview Community Center and Brookview Park offer pleasant, cost-effective facilities. Rental reservations are now being taken for Golden Valley residents. Reservations open for non-residents on Feb 12.
Come to Wesley Park for sledding, hayrides, hot chocolate, ice skating and marshmallow roasting Feb 1 at Golden Valley’s Winter Family Festival. The free event will be held from 1-4 pm in the northern area of the park.
If you know a young person in grades 7 through 12 who shows an ongoing awareness of others through volunteering or other activities, consider nominating him or her for a 2015 Caring Youth Award.
Crews will be out in the early morning Friday, Jan 9 plowing all City streets. Please keep in mind that the City’s winter parking ordinance does not allow on-street parking between midnight and 6 am daily from Nov 1 through March 31. Your cooperation is appreciated.
Brookview’s winter trails will open at 10 am Friday, Jan 9, for cross-country skiing, fat-tire biking, skijouring, and snowshoeing. The Brookview Grill will be also be open, offering a variety of items from its winter menu of food and drink.
The Jan 29 City Council neighborhood meeting (set for 7 pm at Brookview Community Center) has been canceled due to a conflict with the previously scheduled METRO Blue Line LRT station area planning community workshop.
Due to the extremely cold weather Jan 7, all Golden Valley skating rinks and warming houses will be closed.
Brookview Golf Course has cancelled the Jan 3 Fat Bike race due to lack of snow.