Seward Neighborhood Group

Seward History Committee Meeting

The next scheduled History Committee meeting will be held on Monday June 5, 2pm at Seward Neighborhood Group. 2323 E Franklin Av. 29th Ave.

Taste of Seward

Seward Neighborhood Group will hold its Annual Meeting on Wednesday, November 8th 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  

Meeting with City Assessor May 30

Do you have questions about the increase in the assessed value of your property for this year?
Many people in Ward 2 saw significant increases in the assessed value of their homes this year. To help understand and discuss this and its relation to possible property tax
increase in the future and other issues, City Council member, Cam Gordon will be convening a Community Meeting with the City Assessor on Valuations. The City Assessor will discuss this years valuations and answer questions.
When: May 30 at 7:00 PM
Where: Matthews Park Recreation Center, 2318 S 29th Ave.

Save the Date: Garden Tour & Party June 21

Enjoy snacks and cool drinks during the tour and come to the after-party for more food, drinks and wine PLUS a flower raffle.

The Seward Garden Tour and Tea Party is an delightful opportunity to visit some of Seward’s most interesting urban gardens on an early summer evening, pick up gardening tips, enjoy light refreshment, and support SNG. It’s become an annual event that’s not-to-be-missed. Join your friends, meet your neighbors and most importantly, spend time with like-minded garden enthusiasts..

More information will be available soon as well as tickets will be available soon at Welna II Hardware on E. Franklin Ave., Mother Earth Gardens at 3738 42nd Ave. S. and Minnehaha Falls Nursery & Landscape at 4461 Minnehaha Ave.

SNG thanks our many local businesses that have donated to this
annual summer fundraiser: Birchwood Cafe • Capitol Café • Gandhi Mahal
Rebecca’s Bakery • Seward Community Co-op • Skol Liquor • Zipp’s Liquors


Garden Tour and Party 2018. by Marne

Community Iftar on Tuesday May 29th

Please join SNG, Rawdah, CAIR, Bethany Lutheran Church and Augsburg
University for a community Iftar on May 29th at Rawdah Community Center
2532 25th Ave. South. An Iftar is the evening meal when Muslims end their
daily Ramadan fast at sunset. We will share a meal with our Muslim and
non-Muslim sisters and brothers at sunset to bring unity and solidarity to
the Seward neighborhood. Please join us for fun, food, and great
conversation as we break our fast together during Ramadan.

Come at 8:15 for a tour of the Mosque or 8:30 for community time. We will
break the fast at Sunset. Please come and sit with someone new. This is a
chance to make new connections in the neighborhood.

The Facebook event is:​/events​/1044038495743559​/​?active​_tab​=about

iftar sponsors

Garage Sale Maps Are Here!

There are over 100 families and 50 sale locations. We have Antiques, Vintage, Furniture, teen clothing, Adult Clothing, housewares, plants. Not to mention great food options throughout the neighborhood. You can pick up copies of the sale maps at Welna II Hardware, Zipp’s Liquors, Seward Coop, or Birchwood Cafe.

This weekend! Friday, May 18 and Saturday, May 19.

Garage Sale Map FRONT


Community Development Committee Meeting June 12

The next scheduled Community Development Committee meeting will be June 12, 7:00 pm  at Matthews Center. 2318 29thAve. S. FFI, contact Doug Wise at

Community Building Committee Meeting June 7

The next scheduled Community Building Committee meeting is June 7, 5:30 – 6:30 pm at Matthews Center. 2318 29th Ave. S.

Arbor Day Event on the Midtown Greenway May 5


Arbor Day flyer

Are You Ready for Garage Sale Days?

It’ll be here before you know it!

Join SNG on May 18 and 19th for our annual Garage Sale Days. Rain date will be Sunday, May 20th. 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.!

Printable 2018 Garage Sale Map (Front) Here.

Printable 2018 Garage Sale Map (Back) Here.

SNG Board Meeting May 23

Join us for the SNG Board Meeting scheduled for May 23, 7:00 pm at Matthews Park Recreation Center, 2318 29th Ave S.

Earth Day Clean Up Rescheduled until MAY 12