New Zipps Rewards Program!

Did you know that you can support SNG and support a great local business at the same time? Zipps has a new rewards program.  You can sign up and have all your points go to SNG.  This helps us keep costs down for our various events.  For every 500 points SNG will earn $20 off our next purchase.

The Details

  • Earn 1 point for every dollar you spent on beer, liquor and wine.
  • With every 500 points, SNG earns $20 off our next purchase.  With the whole neighborhood giving their points to SNG we will be able to have beer and wine at our fundraisers and events.  Our funds will be saved for the important community organizing work done in the neighborhood.
  • You can add your email and receive discounts and special Rewards Member offers via email.

Next time you go to Zipp’s make sure your rewards points are credited to SNG.

Thanks for your support!!


July 19 Seward History Walk

Sewards’s Sounds of Silence – Visit the quietest room in the world. Steve Orfield will lead us in a discussion of sound and silence at Orfield Laboratory at 27th Ave and E. 25th St. We will meet there at 7 p.m. to learn about a room many international guests visit each year right here in Seward.

Last Night’s Seward Walk

Thank you to all who came out last night for Seward History Walks and to the Franklin Ave businesses that welcomed us!


Tomorrow Night: Seward History Walk

The Seward History Committee has lined up a new season of summer evening walks. Join us on July 13 for a “Tour of East African Businesses”. Ever wondered how to make chai? And is it any different from Somali tea? Join SNG as we tour the East African Businesses; Capitol Cafe, Shabelle Grocery, Seward Halaal Market and Seward Wireless. Meet the owners and learn about the specialties of each establishment. Taste Somali tea and try other samples. Note that this is a Thursday walk and that we’ll meet at 6 p.m. at 28th and Franklin Avenues in the Seward Co-op parking lot. Free and open to the public.

Community Development Committee Meeting August 8

The next scheduled Community Development Committee meeting is August 8,  6:30-8:00pm  (earlier time) at Matthews Center. 2318 29thAve. S. FFI, contact Doug Wise at

Seward History Committee Meeting

The next scheduled History Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday August 10, 2pm at Seward Neighborhood Group. 2323 E Franklin Ave.

SNG Board Meeting July 26

Join us for the next SNG Board Meeting of 2017 scheduled for July 26, 6:30 – 8:00 pm at Matthews Park, 2318 29th Ave. S. *Note earlier time due to Matthews Park Summer Hours.

July 5 Seward History Walk

The Seward History Committee has lined up a new season of summer evening walks. The 2017 schedule includes a little something for every taste, including Wednesday strolls for those with a sharp ear, curious taste buds and a penchant for the past. 

Join us for the first walk on Wednesday, July 5 at 7pm.

Secrets of Seward: Learn little-known facts and history of the neighborhood. Walkers will be invited to bring their own mementos or memories to share with the group. But we will have a few gems about Old Seward already lined up for you. Meet at the intersection of 29th Avenue and 26th Street.


Seward Garden Tour Today

The Garden Tour will go on tonight rain or shine.  We see perfect weather starting just in time for the Tour.  Check our the online map here

After the tour we will have our wonderful Garden Party.  We are already starting to pick up wonderful donated food from the amazing restaurants in Seward.  We have cheese and crackers from the Seward Coop, eggrolls from SoberFish, Sambusas from Capital Café, Artichoke Dip from Pizza Luce, Chicken Drummies from Tracys, Cookies from Rebeccas, lemonade from the Birchwood and wine from Zipp’s and Skols.  Wow what an amazing list of generous businesses.

If you aren’t coming for the beautiful gardens or the wonderful food you may still want to come for the chance at the raffle.  There are donations from Welna II, Mother Earth Gardens, Minnehaha Falls Landscaping and RiverRealty.  There are some gorgeous plants waiting to be raffled off.

Remember you can pick up maps and buy tickets starting at 5:30 at 2901 E. 22nd St.

Community Development Committee Meeting July 11

The next scheduled Community Development Committee meeting is July 11,  6:30-8:00pm  (earlier time) at Matthews Center. 2318 29thAve. S. FFI, contact Doug Wise at