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Do you care about the future of Minneapolis neighborhoods?

Stevens Square Community Organization along with Citizens for a Loring Park Community, Elliot Park Neighborhood, the Downtown Minneapolis Neighborhood Association and the North Loop Neighborhood are sponsoring an area meeting to listen to all residents.

This meeting will help determine the future of neighborhood organizations; their mission and purpose. We will be discussing an array of topics in and around of neighborhoods.

This is a one-time event which we would like you to be involved in. There will be a catered meal to entice you even more! Please come to:

Plymouth Church, 1900 Nicollet Avenue (enter on LaSalle side)
Tuesday, April 25th
5:30-8:30 PM.
If you cannot make it by 5:30 PM, please do not hesitate to come later.

If you have any questions please feel free to email Steven Gallagher, Executive Director of Stevens Square at steven.gallagher3@gmail.com

Saturday, May 6: Stevens Square Police Substation OPEN HOUSE!

We are safer together!

Stevens Square Community Organization and Minneapolis Police 5th Precinct invite you to attend the 2017 Stevens Square Police Substation Open House:

Saturday, May 6
1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
In the apartment building at 1905 1st Ave South (use the back door)

Reasons to stop by:

Become acquainted with our community's police officers, including our legendary Franklin Nicollet beat officers!

Find out more about Block Patrol -- and how to join!

Explore the Stevens Square-Loring Heights Police Substation!

Enjoy delicious FREE FOOD and BEVERAGES provided and served by Lunds and Byerlys Uptown!

Everyone is invited to attend! This is a kid-friendly, pet-friendly event.

For more information, call SSCO at (612) 874-2840.

CANCELLED due to rain: Saturday, May 20: Spring Clean Sweep

Don't talk trash . . . pick it up!

Please join us for SSCO's Spring Clean Sweep:

Saturday, May 20
9:30 to 11:00 a.m.
Meet in Stevens Square Park, 1801 Stevens Ave.

We will work in teams to pick up trash and litter throughout the neighborhood.

Compete for the PRIZE (Boiler Room Coffee gift card) for finding the most unusual piece of trash!

For further information, call SSCO at (612) 874-2840.

Cinema & Civics in Stevens Square Park 2017

Stevens Square Community Organization is proud to present the Cinema & Civics schedule for the summer of 2017.

Please join us every Wednesday in June at Stevens Square Park, 1801 Stevens Ave. Music will start at 7:30 p.m. The movies start at dusk.

Wednesday, June 7
FROZEN

Wednesday, June 14
INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE

Wednesday, June 21
SULLY

Wednesday, June 28
HIDDEN FIGURES

Please visit our Facebook Page or call (612) 874-2840 for more information.

A special thanks to our sponsors: Boiler Room Coffee and Pet Doctors

May 25 Community Safety meeting

Join your neighbors at the SSCO Community Safety meeting:

Thursday, May 25
6:00 to 7:15 p.m.
PPL Loring Nicollet Center
1925 Nicollet Ave
(parking is available in the lot on the north side of the building)

Agenda

6:00
Introductions and announcements

6:05
Updates from police and other law enforcement agencies, with time for questions and answers

6:35
Neighborhood-related safety ideas and concerns: open discussion

7:05
Block Patrol news

7:15
Adjourn

Everyone is invited to attend and participate! Need to arrive late or leave early? Not a problem. As usual, refreshments will be served.

For further information, call SSCO at (612) 874-2840.

Saturday, June 17: SSCO Annual Meeting

Use your voice - we are your neighborhood!

Stevens Square Community Organization Annual Meeting
Saturday, June 17
Registration begins at 10 a.m.
Historic Abbott Apartments, 110 East 18th St

Refreshments will be served.

On the agenda:

Elections to the Board of Directors: Vice-Chair, Treasurer, and seven at-large members.

Announcing:
1) First completed development along Nicollet Ave in the neighborhood in ten years.
2) 35W construction timeline and details.
3) Exciting possible development in the neighborhood along Franklin Ave.

You are eligible to vote and to be a candidate if you are a resident, property owner, or business owner in Stevens Square-Loring Heights neighborhood and are over 16 years of age.

For further information, call SSCO at (612) 874-2840

June 22 Community Safety meeting

A new co-chair for the Community Safety committee will be elected at this meeting to serve a two-year term beginning at the July 27 meeting.

Note: The election will take place as soon as the committee's other business is completed, regardless of the time.

Per the SSCO bylaws, anyone who lives, works, is a member of community organization, or owns property or a business in the neighborhood is eligible to be a candidate and to vote.

Candidates may submit their names for nomination in advance (contact Dave at 874-2840 or dave_ssco@yahoo.com for further information or questions) or may nominate themselves at the meeting.

The Safety committee co-chairs are responsible for:

1) attending and running the monthly committee meeting, which usually occurs on the fourth Thursday of each month at 6 p.m.;

2) representing the committee at safety-related events or meetings; Read more »

Red Hot Art festival: July 22 & 23

Stevens Square Community Organization presents:
Red Hot Art Festival
Saturday, July 22, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, July 23, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Stevens Square Park, 1801 Stevens Ave, Minneapolis

Marking its 16th year of showcasing artists and musicians, this year’s festival will transform the cozy charm of Stevens Square Park into an exciting marketplace of Minnesotan art and culture, connecting thousands of attendees with over 200 artists, more than 20 bands and performers, local food trucks, art and community organizations, interactive games and hands-on demonstrations for all ages.

Sponsored by Stevens Square Community Organization, Reverie Cafe + Bar, Boiler Room Coffee, Pet Doctors Animal Clinic, Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board.

For more information please contact us at (612) 874-2840 or sscofestival@gmail.com

Tuesday, August 1 - National Night Out in Stevens Square Park

Stevens Square - Loring Heights National Night Out
Tuesday, August 1
5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Stevens Square Park, 1801 Stevens Ave

Everyone is invited!

The event features FREE FOOD, SWEET PRIZES, and GREAT MUSIC! Come out and meet your neighbors!

Sponsored by:
MN Adult & Teen Challenge
The Apartment Shop
Kleinman Realty
Stevens Community Apartments
Historic Abbott Apartments
Rand Management
Mint Properties
Copenhagen Enterprises
Stevens Square Community Organization

For more information, call SSCO at (612) 874-2840.

Community Safety meeting, Thursday, July 27

SSCO Community Safety meeting
Thursday, July 27
6:00 to 7:15 p.m.
PPL Loring Nicollet Center
1925 Nicollet Ave

Agenda:

6:00
Introductions and announcements

6:05
Updates from police and other law enforcement agencies, with time for questions and answers

6:35
Neighborhood-related safety ideas and concerns: open discussion

7:00
Block Patrol news

7:10
Safety coordinator report

7:15
Adjourn

Everyone is welcome to attend! Need to arrive late or leave early? Not a problem. As usual, refreshments will be served.

For further information, please call SSCO at (612) 874-2840.