cidna calendar of events

CIDNA invites and encourages participation by every resident to each program, service and event organized by CIDNA. Should you require an accommodation in order for you to fully participate, or if you require this document in a different format, please let us know by contacting us at 612-821-0131 or at least five days before our event.



CIDNA Board of Directors Meetings
Held every 2nd Wednesday of each month, 6:00 p.m.
Jones-Harrison Residence, Lakeview Room
3700 Cedar Lake Ave, Minneapolis 
All are welcome to attend!

Agenda for CIDNA Board meeting on June 12, 2019

NRP Committee Meetings
The CIDNA NRP Committee meets the fourth Tuesday of each month* at 3:00 p.m. at Rustica, 3220 W Lake St
*NOTE: The June 18, 2019 meeting will be held at Seed Cafe, 3252-B West Lake Street.




Safety Walk       
Join Council Member Linea Palmisano and the CIDNA/West Calhoun Safety Committee for the annual safety walk.  The purpose of the walk is to identify problem areas for pedestrians and work toward solutions.   
Thursday, June 6
4:00 p.m. Depart from Caribou Coffee in Calhoun Commons, 3044 Excelsior Blvd #103


Southwest Minneapolis Parks       
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) published revised concepts for the Southwest Parks Plan.  A single revised concept for each neighborhood park property is now available for review online. Share your comments.
See the proposed concept for the parks in Cedar-Isles-Dean. 

Comment on Revised Park Concepts
 View the preferred concept for all of the parks in SW Minneapolis. An online survey for public feedback is available through June. Take the survey.  

What happens next? The Community Advisory Committee (CAC) will meet several times to discuss the revised concepts, provide direction to project staff and ultimately make recommendations for each park property. CAC meeting schedule:

  • CAC Meeting #8: Thursday, June 6, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Painter Recreation Center, 620 W 34th St

  • CAC Meeting #9: Monday, June 10, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Bryant Square Recreation Center, 3101 Bryant Ave S

  • CAC Meeting #10: Tuesday, June 25, 2019 6:00-8:00 p.m. at TBD

  • *Tentative*CAC Meeting #11: Thursday, July 11,  6:00-8:00 p.m. at Lynnhurst Recreation Center, 
    1345 W Minnehaha Pkwy

  • *Tentative*CAC Meeting #12: Thursday, July 25,  6:00-8:00 p.m. at Pershing Field Recreation Center, 
    3523 W 48th St

After the CAC recommendation process, MPRB staff will write the full master plan document and post it online for a 45-day public comment period, which will be followed by a public hearing and final adoption by the Board of Commissioners.

Visit the project webpage for more information.      


CIDNA's Summer Solstice Celebration

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Friday, June 21
6:00 - 9:15 p.m.
Cedar Lake South Beach
(Rain Date is Saturday, June 22)

Celebrate the longest day of the year! Pack a picnic, bring your family, neighbors or just yourself. CIDNA will provide lemonade and sweets as well as some fun strolling entertainment and live music to entertain all ages.

Participate in a new Solstice tradition we are starting here by our beautiful Cedar Lake beach.


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Park Siding Park Gardening
Join CIDNA’s volunteer gardening team!

Next event:
Saturday, June 22
9:00-11:00 a.m. 
Park Siding Park, 3113 W. 28th St.

No gardening experience necessary. Tools will be provided.
Help is needed all season, so mark your calendar for the following Saturday mornings (9:00-11:00 a.m.): July 27, August 24 and
September 28.