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Second annual Morningside Eco-Fair, april 23, 2017
Morningside's Earth Day celebration will cover two days this year. On Saturday, April 22, Edina Morningside Community Church will host an EarthWorks Breakfast from 8:30-11:00 A.M., with honey-tasting, crafts for kids, and videos, maps and bicycling tips. (RSVP for the breakfast at firstname.lastname@example.org.) Don't miss Robert Schumacher's 9 A.M. presentation on bee-farming.
On Sunday, April 23, celebrate Earth Day with your family and neighbors at the second annual Morningside Eco-Fair at the Weber Park Shelter. The fun begins at 1:45 P.M. with a family bike ride from Edina Morningside Community Church to Weber Park. Activities at the park--including an electric car showroom and exhibits on renewable energy option, zero-waste composting and more--will run from 2-5 P.M.
2017 Winter party, January 29
The Morningside Neighborhood Association will host the 14th annual Morningside Winter Party at Weber Park Warming House and rink on Sunday, January 29, from 2-5 p.m. Refreshments, socializing and fun with your neighbors. Bring your skates or just come to visit – whatever the weather. Some skates available to borrow.
ALL AGES - EVERYONE WELCOME!
CITY COUNCIL AND MAYORAL CANDIDATES FORUM! WEBER WOODS UPDATE!
Join your neighbors next Sunday (October 23, 2016) at the Weber Park Warming House for the Morningside Neighborhood Association’s 2016 City Council and Mayoral Candidates Forum. After the Forum, Parks & Recreation Director Ann Kattreh will discuss progress on the Weber Park playground reconstruction (now underway) and the city’s plans for Weber Woods. We’ll conclude with the MNA Annual Meeting, which will include a discussion of neighborhood issues and election of a Steering Committee for 2016-2017. Refreshments will be provided.
EVERYONE WELCOME! All Morningside residents and property owners age 18 and older may participate and vote at the MNA annual meeting. New steering committee members welcome!
3:45 p.m. City Council and Mayoral Candidates Meet-and-Greet
4:00 p.m. Candidates Forum
5:15 p.m. Guest Speaker: Ann Kattreh, Edina Parks Director
5:45 p.m. MNA Business Meeting and election of 2016-2017 Steering Committee
weber PLAYGROUND FINAL PLAN
The Weber Park playground is scheduled for replacement in September. City staff has prepared the final plan and timeline for the project. The current budget is $100,000. Among other changes, the new design includes a 400-square-foot expansion and an ADA accessible path and parking spot. The plan and timeline will be presented to the Park Board on Monday, August 8, at 6:40 pm atBraemar Golf Course. This is not a public hearing, so attendees will not be able to comment.
Details can be found here: http://edina.novusagenda.com/agendapublic/CoverSheet.aspx?ItemID=1700&MeetingID=217
PARKS& REC Open house on weber playground, tuesday July 12
This Tuesday, July 12, the City of Edina will hold an open house on updates to the Weber Park playground. The open house will take place at 6:00 p.m. at the Weber Park shelter.
Under the current plan, the playground will remain in its present location. Playground equipment will be changed, and mulch will replace the rock surface. The project originally had a budget of $175,000; subsequently, $75,000 was reallocated to an update of the Rosland Park playground. As a result, the Weber Park playground now has a budget of $100,000. (The Rosland Park playground now appears to have a $275,000 budget.)
Public meeting-JUne 20, 2016: France Avenue redevelopment, Weber Park playground
Orion Investments has scheduled a public meeting (at 6:30 p.m. on June 20 at the Weber Park warming house) to present its proposal for redeveloping the property at 4528-4530 France Avenue. Details on the meeting and the proposal are attached.
This redevelopment requires a rezoning of the property with variances. The Edina Planning Commission will consider the proposal on Wednesday, July 13, at 7 p.m. at City Hall. Notice of that meeting is attached.
Prior to the public meeting, the Edina Parks and Recreation Department will present its plans for the redesign of the Weber Park playground. Staff will be on hand from 5:30-6:30 p.m. to gather responses and recommendations from residents. Construction on the redesigned playground will begin later this summer so this is a good opportunity to let your opinions be heard.
Morningside Eco-fair, April 24, 2016
Celebrate Earth Day with your family and neighbors at the first Morningside Eco-Fair, from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, April 24, at the Weber Park Shelter. Exhibits will cover the "hows and whys" of healthy lawns, electric vehicles, home energy savings, backyard bees and chickens and much more.
Representatives of Edina's soon-to-be-built community solar garden will be on hand to answer questions. And Edina Parks and Recreation staff will be available to solicit your input on the location and re-design of the Weber Park playground (construction is currently scheduled to begin late this summer).
School Board Candidates Forum! The Future of Edina Parks!
Join your neighbors next Sunday (October 11) at the Weber Park Warming House for the Morningside Neighborhood Association’s 2015 School Board Candidates Forum. After the Forum, Ann Kattreh, Parks & Recreation Director, will discuss the city’s park system and long-range plans. This is your chance to ask about the future of Weber Park and Weber Woods. We’ll end the event with the MNA Annual Meeting, which will include a discussion of neighborhood issues.
- 2:45 p.m. School Board Candidates Meet-and-Greet
- 3:00 p.m. Candidates Forum
- 4:00 p.m. Guest Speaker: Ann Kattreh, Edina Parks Director
- 5:00 p.m. Business Meeting