Seward Neighborhood Group

Taste of Seward

Seward Neighborhood Group will hold its Annual Meeting on Wednesday, November 9th from 6-9 at Matthews Community Center. In addition to the traditional community potluck supper, silent auction, time to socialize, and Seward Spread Joy Fund announcement, SNG will report on the highlights of its 2015 program year. Elections for SNG’s Board of Directors will also be held. Mark your calendars now to save the date.

Everyone who lives, works, or owns property in Seward can become a member of SNG simply by signing up at the Annual Meeting. Although the organization always welcomes financial support, SNG membership is free. For more information about SNG, the Annual Meeting, or serving on the Board of Directors, contact Kerry Cashman at 612-338-6205 or kerry@sng.org.  

Community Development Committee Meeting May 9

The next scheduled Community Development Committee meeting is May 9, 7pm at Matthews Center. 2318 29thAve. S. FFI, contact Doug Wise at doug@sng.org.

 

Seward Garage Sale Days!

Picture of Garage Sale Daze sign

Join SNG on May 18, 19, 20th for our annual Garage Sale Days. Registration fee for the SNG sales is just $18. For this you get a place on our printed map, an official garage sale lawn sign, copies of the sales map and a link on our website. If you don’t want to host a sale, remember to save the date for walking around the neighborhood and enjoying our unique Seward Community.!

You can sign up to host a sale here.

Happy Earth Month!

Do your part & save $ by getting a Home Energy Squad visit. Only $50 for Seward residents mncee.org/hes/mpls.

Welcome Faisal: SNG’s New Community Facilitator for the Seward Towers

“I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Faisal Aideed. I moved to Minnesota 7 years ago to work with Cedar Riverside neighborhood. I started working with the Seward Neighborhood Group in February as the Community Facilitator for the Seward Towers East and West. If  you are interested in working with the residents of the towers and specifically the immigrant community please feel free to contact me at Faisal@sng.org”

Neighborhood Earth Day Cleanup April 22 9:30 -Noon. Three Locations!

Join SNG, Franklin Housing Co-op, Birchwood Cafe, and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board for the annual Earth Day Clean up!  New this year, we have three locations to meet up at!

Franklin Housing Co-op, 2300 Franklin Ave,

24th St E & W River Rd,

29th Ave S & Greenway,

EVERYONE IS WELCOME. Bags, gloves, safety vests and some litter grabbers provided.

 

SNG Board Meeting April 26

Join us for the next SNG Board Meeting of 2017 scheduled for April 26, 7:00 pm at Matthews Park, 2318 29th Ave. S.

Community Development Committee Meeting April 11

The next scheduled Community Development Committee meeting is April 11, 7pm at Matthews Center. 2318 29thAve. S. FFI, contact Doug Wise at doug@sng.org.

 

Stories from Seward’s History: Two Neighborhood Talks in April

Photo at top: Governor Freeman and family at the Governor’s “mansion” at 2316 Seabury Avenue in 1955.

On April 20 & 27 at 7 pm join us at Matthews Center for talks that will feature historical photos and maps in a 50-minute show with discussion afterwards. Dr. Rick Musser has curated colorful stories from materials collected by the Seward History Committee of the Seward Neighborhood Group over the past 40 years.

Tickets are $12 per session or two for $20. Tickets available at the door or contact Kerry Cashman, Seward Neighborhood Group, Phone 612-338-6205 or email Kerry@sng.org, or phone Dick Westby at 612-722-2853.

Thursday April 20, 2017, 7 p.m.
Republicans, Reds, Radicals and Reformers: A Brief History of Seward’s Politicians

Thursday April 27, 2017, 7 p.m.
Railways, Riots and Roustabouts: Seward’s Industrial Past

See flyer for more information here.

Community Development Committee Meeting March 14

The next scheduled Community Development Committee meeting is March 14, 7pm at Matthews Center. 2318 29thAve. S. FFI, contact Doug Wise at doug@sng.org.

 

SNG Board Meeting March 22

Join us for the next SNG Board Meeting of 2017 scheduled for March 22, 7:00 pm at Matthews Park, 2318 29th Ave. S.