November/December 2014 www.audubonneighborhood.org Holiday Shopping Guide – Support Your Local Businesses – Buy Local by Robin Sauerwein I’m not the only one who misses the Fairview NE Pharmacy on Johnson Street. Although the pharmacy was not a small business, it still held that small-town drugstore feel. The staff knew your name. They cared about their jobs. It just isn’t the same at other chain store pharmacies. Losing Fairview Pharmacy serves as a reminder to me how important it is to patronize the small businesses in the neighborhood, especially this time of year. This holiday season; consider doing more of your holiday shopping in the neighborhood. What might that be like? Before driving in traffic – to wait on congested streets and stop lights on the way to malls – to wait in even more lines at stores to find that perfect gift for someone, consider your local resources first. There may be perfect gifts right under your nose. Let’s start on Johnson Street between 28th & 29th Ave. Here you’ll find an eclectic collection of businesses nestled in the heart of our neighborhood. The Johnson Street merchants who are responsible for community events like Johnstock will hold their annual Gettin’ Gifty in the ‘Hood on Thursday, December 11, from 4-7 pm. First stop by the Coffeeshop Northeast and try some of their popular seasonal drinks. Note: Santa is scheduled to arrive at the Coffeeshop on December 7, 3-5 pm. Now go meet the merchants and get some good deals. Since 2006, Rewind has provided quality vintage clothing and accessories on Johnson Street. In 2013, it won the “Best of” Award by City Pages for best thrift store in Minneapolis. You’ll never know what you’ll find there. My son got an awesome leather jacket that he wore until his arms were too long and he ripped the sleeves out. I call that a great gift. If you’re lucky, you may still find an original “I heart Johnson Street Turkeys” T-shirt designed by Audubon resident Missy Dodge – although I’m told they are a bit scarce. Know a knitter? Pick out some special yarn at Crafty Planet. Maybe she’ll make you a scarf as a gift. Perhaps someone in your family would like to learn to crochet. Why not buy them a gift certificate for a class? A Little reFind, one of the newest shops on Johnson Street, offers all sorts of small, large, and unique household furniture and gift items. A Bag Lady is a woman’s treasure chest, but even a man can get friendly customer assistance here. It might be a bit overwhelming at first to select from all the bags and bling in the store, but it’s possible. My husband has been successful more than once, and it takes him less time than when I go in. There’s a lot of eye candy. Since I stopped making rosettes years ago, I am grateful to Sarah Janes Bakery for the Scandinavian delicacies available each year to make my family happy. Done with Johnson Street but there are still more places to shop on Central Ave! Support the Eastside Food Co-op by buying a loved one a membership or a gift basket of locally produced food and goodies. The co-op’s upcoming expansion has added to the already increased excitement of new development on Central. Check out the two newest businesses: Aki’s Bread Haus and Fair State Brewing Cooperative. And If you like gift certificates, why not buy a few from one of our many quality restaurants in our neighborhood like Chimborazo, Hazel’s Northeast, Sen Yai Sen Lek, Parkway Pizza, Holy Land, and The Coffeeshop Northeast – just to name a few. As a true Northeaster, remember to explore the other great stores, galleries, and restaurants outside of the Audubon neighborhood. Pick up a poinsettia or tree from Mother Earth Gardens, buy a few essential oils or candles from Healing Elements, find your favorite tea at Tea Source, or wine at Stinson Wine, Beer, and Spirits. And don’t forget all the artist studios that make their living in Northeast. I’ve only scratched the surface. Buying local invests in our community. Small businesses that have chosen Northeast as their home would not be here if we didn’t shop. Home is where the heart is. Keep your heart in NE! Residential Organics Drop-Off Started at Audubon Park by Nic Baker We’ve Got Music Right Here in Audubon Park! by Robin Sauerwein Did you know that 40% of what average Minnesotans throw in their garbage could be diverted for composting? Join your neighbors in diverting your organics to recycle into a beneficial product—compost! The Audubon Neighborhood Association, in partnership with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board and Minneapolis Solid Waste & Recycling, started the Residential Organics Drop-Off at Audubon Park on September 30. There was some confusion about volunteer coverage and some residents who came to the park found the bins locked. That problem has been solved. Minneapolis residents can now drop off their organic materials at Audubon Park, located at 1320 29th Ave NE. Residents who drop off items will be given a code that they can use to unlock the bin. From that point on, they can use the bin 24 hours/day every day. Residential organics include all food waste (including food you shouldn’t compost in a backyard bin), food-soiled and non-recyclable paper, and other compostable materials, such as coffee grounds, filters, cotton swabs, dryer lint, and popsicle sticks. Yard waste and pet waste are not accepted. Residents must drop off their organic materials in a compostable bag (either paper or certified compostable plastic). Larger items, such as pizza boxes and wax-coated boxes, do not need to be bagged. The drop-off will be open to all Minneapolis residents at no cost. Until the end of November, the drop-off will have designated delivery times when volunteers will be on-site to answer questions, train new participants, and gather information from residents that will be used to help craft the message for the future city-wide organics collection program. The drop-off times will be Tuesday 4:00–7:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00–1:00 p.m. For more information on the Audubon Park Residential Organics Drop-Off and other residential organics drop-off locations in the City of Minneapolis, visit minneapolismn.gov/organics. When Camden Music School closed recently, Dave DeGennaro decided to see if his friend Aaron Marks was interested in opening a music school in Northeast Minneapolis. Aaron, who had become friends with Dave in 2011 while working on the “Monkey Mind Pirates “production, said, “It sounds like an intriguing path for us.” Aaron is a recent U of M graduate in law school and former member of the marching band. He agreed that NE was a perfect location for the school. Northeast already had tremendous visual art studios but no music school. Aaron, who was also busy studying for the bar this summer, joined Dave later and said it was like hopping on a train that was already leaving the station. By the end of the summer, things fell into place and they opened the NE Center for Music on Oct. 6 in Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church. Dave and Aaron put a lot of thought into what their school would look like. They asked themselves, “How can we make money and provide a quality product to our students without charging an arm and a leg?” NE Center for Music does not see itself as a traditional music school. “We want to be modern and offer what the people want to see in a school. We wanted to offer more than one style,” Aaron said. Dave and Aaron want to stay responsive to what people want, so when they first opened and people inquired about voice lessons, they answered. Dave gathered his pool of acquaintances and found a voice teacher. “I think it’s a healthy way to build a new business,” Aaron said. He also said that there are a lot of different points of entry for the person who has other passions in life and music is a hobby. “We want to be thoughtful in the way we start and make it positive for everyone.” Both Aaron and Dave are grateful to Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church for allowing them space for their new school. Aaron said that they have been both welcoming and supportive. Currently, the school holds lessons in voice, piano, violin, viola, drums, bass and guitar Lessons are held Mon – Thursday, 3-9 pm, and Saturday 9 am -1 pm. Look for an open house soon and a grand opening in January. You can find out more by going to their website at www. necenterformusic.com. 2 Audubon Home Page Remember! The ANA has home improvement and energy efficiency loan programs available to neighborhood homeowners! Efficiency and Improvement Financing or Home Energy Auditing Available through the Center for Energy and How can you make substantial changes to your home with an eye towards design, Environment Architectural Assistance Program for Audubon Homeowners form, and functionality? Meet with an architect for a two-hour consultation, and discuss your ideas and options for improving your home. A consultation with an architect can help ensure that your remodeling project fits seamlessly with the style and function of your existing home and is compatible with your neighborhood. See the ANA website for how the program works or contact the office at 612-788-8790. Things to know: • $50co-pay($250value). • Onevisitperhousehold. • ForAudubonParkresidentsonly. • Consultation only; no plans are provided. • Noexpectationtohirethearchitect beyond the 2-hour consultation. They can tell you about the process of working with an architect, and you may decide to continue working with them on your own. To encourage good design in residential remodeling, the Audubon Park Neighborhood, in partnership with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Minnesota, is helping to cover the cost of two hours of architectural services. The AIA is the professional organization of architects in Minnesota. AIA architects are licensed and required to take continuing education courses to keep current with laws, codes, and new materials. ANA’s Low Interest Loan Program will offer a 2% loan for all homeowners participating in the new Architectural Assistance Program offered through ANA. You can find out more about all of ANA’s loan programs on the Center for Energy and Environment’s Lending Center website at www.mnlendingcenter.org or simply call 612-335-5884. Home Energy Squad There are currently many resources available to participants in the Community Energy Services program to help offset the cost of energy improvements. If after a Home Energy Visit, a technician recommends improvements like new heating equipment, wall insulation, and/or attic insulation and air sealing, they can connect you with rebates and incentives to help make these improvements affordable. If you have questions about rebates, financing or contractors, please contact the CEE Home Energy Squad at www. mncee.org or call 612-335-5875. CEE Lending Center The Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) provides low-interest financing for energy improvements for homeowners, rental renovation, and businesses and nonprofits across Minnesota. As a nontraditional lender, CEE provides competitive rates, technical assistance, and a wide range of financing that can be tailored to fit your budget. CEE Home Energy Loan Program • MaximumLoan:$20,000 • InterestRate:0%-4.99%(dependent on term, subject to change) • IncomeLimit:None • EligibleImprovements:Insulation, airsealing, heating, cooling, water heater and more. Minnesota Fix-Up Fund Loan Program • MaximumLoan:$50,000 • Interest rate: 5.99% (subject to change) • IncomeLimit:Maximum$96,500 • EligibleImprovements:Insulation, air sealing, heating, cooling, water heater, and windows. In addition, most interior and exterior improvements are eligible. Green Initiatives Green Building and Your Community Sustainable communities meet present needs without compromising future generations’ needs. Sustainable communities are about connections: connecting neighbors to one another; connecting community members to resources; connecting homeowners to their outdoor environments; connecting people to places with viable, attractive transit options; and connecting residents to options for a vibrant civic life. There are three active residential green building programs in Minnesota. All three- Minnesota GreenStar®, LEED® for Homes and Minnesota Green CommunitiesTM: • Ensureacredible,objectivegreenstan dard is met. • Prioritizethemostimportantaspectsof green building. • Create healthier and safer homes by encouraging best construction practices. Educate Yourself! Green building is constantly changing and advancing. Expand your knowledge by taking classes on everything from geothermal heat pumps to water filtration systems to sustainable forestry. Sign up at www.mngreenstar.org, www.usgbc.org and www. mngreencommunities.org. Go Green! Green Home Improvement Program Borrowupto$5,000deferredat0%to make improvements in relation to energy efficiency, water-efficiency, or indoor air quality improvements in your Audubon Park home. Improvements include (but are not limited to) air sealing and insulation, heating-system upgrades, hot water heater replacement, rain gardens, water-efficient landscaping, solar panels or solar thermal, and installation of EPA Water Sense Certified plumbing fixtures. Please note that improvements must meet specific energyefficiency requirements where applicable. You can find out more about all of ANA’s loan programs on the Center for Energy and Environment’s Lending Center website at www.mnlendingcenter.org or call 612-335-5884 3 News from the ANA by Nic Baker A udubon Pa rk Re c re a t i o n C e n t e r There were some changes to the board composition after the October annual meeting—and some things stayed the same. 132029thAve.NE•phone:612-370-4910 Audubon Park Update by Mitch Waukau Audubon will introduce some new and old programs in the fall, winter, and spring schedule. For detailed information and registration, visit us online at www.minneapolisparks.org or stop in to check out the flyers. Jessica Kracl, whose term ends this year, decided not to continue on the board. She has been very busy with other commitments, not the least of which is her infant daughter, Anderson. Jessica has been the board secretary for the past year—not an easy task—and her many contributions will be missed. Secondly, Sean Koebele resigned from the board. He has a new job with Habitat for Humanity that places considerable demands on his time, including tying up evenings. Once again, there is an infant child involved, who tends to take a little time now and again. Among other contributions to the board, Sean managed the farmers’ market and is largely responsible for the event’s success the last two years. Sean will be missed, as well. The first program that will be geared towards families with children is called “Parents Time Out.” This program will take place on the 1st and 3rd Fridays Mitch Waukau of each month from 6pm – 9pm. Here are the dates for the 2014 schedule: 11/7, 11/21, 12/5, and 12/19. Eachdatewillcost$12.50/perchild.Thechildrenwillbefed and entertained while the parents have a nice night out. Meanwhile, three members whose term expires this year ran for and were elected to subsequent terms: We have added dodge ball (Monday) and floor hockey (Wednesday) from 6pm – 7:30 pm. The programs will start the week of 11/3 and end 12/17. This free program is for ages 6 – 12. Adam Sieve is the co-owner of Hazel’s NE, He and his wife moved to Audubon about two years ago, so he is both a business owner and resident. He has been the liaison between the board and the business community as well as taking part in board strategic-planning activities. Adam has also been responsible for Hazel’s generous donations to various neighborhood events. Santa Brunch is coming back to Audubon and will take place Saturday, December 20 from 10:30 am – 12:30pm. We will have pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage (different options for everyone’s taste/choice), fruit, and beverages. We will also be having a gingerbread house-making craft and will have all the goodies you need to make a yummy gingerbread house. Only the children will be able to make gingerbread houses. There will be pre-registration required and fees will apply for Santa brunch and gingerbread house craft. Make sure to register each participant who is eating. Melissa Haugesag has lived in Audubon since 2000. Her husband, Egan, was a member of the board in years past. Melissa’s 13-year-old daughter is a student at NEMS, and Melissa is the head of her Girl Scout troop. She also teaches crochet at Crafty Planet. Nic Baker joined the board shortly after moving to the neighborhood in 2010. He was president of the board for two years, then vice-president. He is currently serving as interim president until the board elects next year’s officers. Nic also contributes to the community newsletter. During the Winter/Spring 2015 schedule we will host a Valentines Dance and a Spring Egg Hunt for the whole family. More details to follow during the upcoming newsletter. Winter/Spring 2015 program registration will start on Monday, December 8, at 6pm. Make sure to register early for all gymnastic programs. Space is limited and programs will fill up fast. The community elected a new member to the board: Terri Harder. Terri has lived in Audubon for 14 years and has been a realtor for 12. Her joining the board is largely the result of her interest in promoting the things that make this a desirable neighborhood, such as supporting local businesses and activities and crime prevention. She is a past board member, having served in the mid 2000s. Audubon Park hours are the following; Monday – Thursday 3:00pm – 9:00pm, Friday 3:00pm – 6:00pm, and closed on the weekends. Audubon is always looking for new programs, so if you have a class or program you can run stop down and talk to Mitch. If you are looking for a place to throw birthday parties, call or stop by to inquire information about fees and scheduling. There are eight board members now, leaving one vacancy. If you are interested in devoting a few hours a month while keeping up on what’s happening in the neighborhood, please contact the ANA office. Any questions or comments, contact Mitch at Audubon Park 612-370-4910. 4 EDISON NEWS NEWS FROM NE MIDDLE SCHOOL EDISON’S OPEN HOUSE Thursday, November 13th from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Edison High School presents a classroom experience at our International Baccalaureate World School. Discover how our courses emphasize an international perspective and individualized rigorous programming for all students. Meet our principal, Carla Steinbach, and other staff members and learn about the many college-preparatory programs, scholarship opportunities, performing arts, athletic, and clubs/activities offerings that await you. We look forward to showcasing our school, staff, and best of all our students! GOT SCHOOL NEWS? LET US KNOW! COMMUNITY WRITING CONTEST Open House Schedule: Information tables and student store will be open from 5:00 -7:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m: Student performances and greeting from principal Carla Steinbach 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m: Classroom visits For All Northeast Middle School Students Due Date: December 15, 2014 FREE t-shirts to all 8th grade students who attend our open house. Everyone will have a chance to win a prize! Prizes FirstPlace–$50. SecondPlace–$25. ThirdPlace–$10. What do I need to do to enter? Write an essay of at least 5 paragraphs on the topic below. You can type or handwrite your essay. Be sure to include your name and grade. For more information contact [email protected] 2014 Topic What can I do to make a difference in my community? Sponsored by the Audubon Neighborhood Assosiaton 5 Audubon Moments Meet Beth Breiter partner, I’d be happy to meet with them. Anyone can help. If any of you have seen the local 4H kids out doing their food drives, Where are you originally from? you know that even kids can be involved. I grew up in Lino Lakes, I’m also a member of the Eastside Co-op and the NEIC. I’ve MN. It was much more participated in the annual Presidents Day Walk for several years, rural then. My parents had an old farm house and and last year I gave a talk about First Ladies and got to dress up like Laura Bush. Through my kids, I’ve been involved in 4H for acreage, so there weren’t several years. any close neighbors. It is very different than living in Where do you work? the city. I’m a substitute reference librarian for Hennepin County Library System. That means I fill in at different libraries all over the What attracted you to move to county when another librarian is absent for some reason. This the Audubon neighborhood? has given me a very flexible work schedule so I can be home We were looking for for my kids when needed. I also love the variety of working in a neighborhood close enough to the U of M--St. different places. Of course, I prefer to work at Pierre Bottineau, Northeast, and St. Anthony libraries, because I’m sure to see Paul campus so my husband could bicycle-commute in good weather. We loved the old houses in N.E. with all of the beautiful people I know coming into the library. What are your hobbies? woodwork, and it was affordable. We had friends who lived in Waite Park, so were familiar with the area. No surprise to say that I love to read. Gardening is a big hobby for me, too, both vegetables and flowers. I keep trying to learn How long have you lived in Audubon? more about native plants and supporting our bees and other We’ve lived here for 17 years now. Even though it’s part of a big city, the neighborhoods are more like a small town. We’ve made native pollinators. I’ve been especially noticing the different butterflies in my yard this year and seeing which flowers they prefer. so many friends and people have a sense of pride and belonging It’s so wonderful to see many Audubon Park neighbors planting to N.E. A few years ago, I sold an item on Ebay. I was talking to boulevard gardens and filling them with natives. the potential buyer on the phone and she wasn’t sure she could My other love is Zumba classes. My daughter and I found family trust me until she discovered I live in N.E. and my son goes to Zumba at the Northeast Middle School as part of the commuEdison. It turned out she was a former Nordeaster and Edison nity education program last year. alum. That sealed the deal. Anything you want to add about living here as opposed to other places? Why do you like living here? I love the community feeling. If I feel like talking to someone, all Outsiders seem to have the notion that living in the city is danI have to do is go for a walk in my neighborhood or head down gerous and expensive when actually it’s neither. We’ve had a few to the co-op and I’m sure to run into friends. I love to ride my problems with small thefts and vandalism over the years, but I’ve bike along the river trails. A favorite ride is across the Camden always felt safe. It’s so easy to run errands either on foot, bicycle, Bridge and through North Mississippi Park, across the 694 or very short car-ride that it saves on transportation costs. CerBridge, and back down the east side of the river. tainly, my older home doesn’t have the square footage of many suburban homes. but that also means I have less to heat, cool, What volunteer activities and other community events/organizations are you and maintain and it encourages me to live more simply and buy involved in? less. We are putting on a small addition and were able to do it through I’ve been an active community volunteer for many years. I was the CEE Loan Program through Audubon Park. on the Windom Park Carnival Committee for several years. I’ve been involved in school parent organizations, first at Pillsbury We’d like to get to know our neighbors then at New City School. Right now, I’m focusing my attention in Audubon Park. on Grace Lutheran Church of Northeast Minneapolis. I’m currently the Church Council President. We run the Little Kitchen Got a story to tell? Have some history about our Foodshelf, and I’m also on its advisory board . neighborhood? The Little Kitchen is funded not by the state or federal governHave an idea on making our neighborhood better? ment but by donations of many local organizations, businesses, Audubon Park is a neighborhood of neighbors. Let’s get to and individuals. It is staffed by local volunteers. Together we help know you! feed around one thousand of our hungry neighbors every month. Contact Robin at [email protected] for story ideas If anyone reading this has a group, business, or church that or people we should know. Let’s share your story. would like to know more about how they could be a food shelf by Robin Sauerwein 6 BULLETIN BOARD The next Audubon Neighborhood Association community meeting will be held Monday, December 1, 7 pm at Audubon Park, 1320 29th Ave NE. Check our website at audubonneighborhood.org for what’s happening in the neighborhood. HELP WANTED Audubon Park is looking for energetic, dependable, and outgoing people to work our Rec plus program. Rec Plus provides schoolage childcare for children ages 5-12 at neighborhood recreation centers. Rec Plus operates before and after school, on school release days and during the summer, depending on the recreation center. Activities include games and sports, arts and crafts, homework help, and field trips, many including nutritious snacks. Coffeeshop Northeast November and December Events 2852A Johnson St. NE Sunday, November 2nd “She Rock” Open Mike: 5 – 8pm Sunday, November 9th Open Mike: 6:30 – 9pm Friday, November 14th Local Writer Reading/Book Signing – Colin Mustful – www.colinmustful.com – 6:00pm Sunday, November 23rd Open Mike: 6:30 – 9pm We are looking for staff to work morning(6:45am – 9am) and afternoon (3:30pm – 6pm) shifts. Pay is based on qualifications and experience. Friday, December 5th Mary Bue and Special Guest: 6:30 – 9pm Please contact Mitch at Audubon Park 612 370-4910 formore information. Sunday, December 14th Open Mike: 6:30 – 9pm Saturday, December 6th “She Rock” Open Mike: 6 – 9pm Thursday, December 11th Gettin’ Gifty In the ‘Hood: 6 – 9pm Sunday, December 28th Open Mike: 6:30 – 9pm HOURCAR expands into NE The new cars live at NE Home Group (Johnson and 22nd) and East Side Food Co-Op. Audubon Park HOURCAR members enjoy the flexibility of choosing between either of these neighborhood cars. HOURCAR, a local nonprofit car-sharing organization, enables members to borrow rather than own a car. HOURCAR membership means you never pay for gas or insurance and gives you the choice to drive any car in a fleet of over seventy green vehicles. Friends of the NE Library BOOK SALE Come find a gem of a book. Bargain hunters and book lovers take note: the Friends of the Northeast Library will hold a sale of hundreds of adult and children’s fiction and nonfiction books in hardcover and paperback. Most books are withdrawn from the Hennepin County Library system or donated by the public. Most are$1.00.FundsraisedwillbenefittheNortheastLibrary.Hours are Friday, December 5, from 9am-5pm and Saturday, December 6,from9am-4pm.($5bagsalelasthourofthesale.) $5 HATHA YOGA •Location–GustavusAdolphusLutheranChurch •Day–everyTuesday •Time–6:00-6:45pm •Contact–[email protected] ALL FITNESS LEVELS WELCOME No need to sign in advance. Drop-ins welcome. Dress in comfortable clothes, bring a towel & yoga mat and enjoy! A limited number of mats will be available. 7 NON-PROFIT ORG. U.S. POSTAGE PAID Twin Cities, MN Permit No. 30308 Audubon Neighborhood Association Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church 1509 27th Ave NE Minneapolis, MN 55418 Sign up for ANA’s monthly e-newsletter at www.audubonneighborhood.org Join Friends of the Audubon Association on Facebook Shop your local grocery, Eastside Food Co-op Central Ave and 26th St Open daily from 8am-9pm The mission of the ANA is to encourage interaction and involvement among the people in our community and its organizations, to foster the continuing improvement of property and businesses within its boundaries, to increase security and safety within the neighborhood, to convey to other organizations, including government and business, the concerns of the neighbors represented. Audubon Neighborhood Resources C i t y o f Mi nne a pol i s •311 Minneapolis Non-emergency Elected Public Officials: • DianeLoeffler•612-781-1307 • KariDziedzic•651296-7809 • JennyArneson•[email protected] •Councilmember Ward 1 KevinReich•612-673-2201 •Park Board Commissioner LizWielinski•612-788-5688 C o mm u ni ty S e rvice s •Audubon Park•612-370-4910 •East Side Neighborhood Services 612-781-6011 “Adult, child and senior services” www.esns.org •Northeast Senior Services 612-781-5096 •Pierre Bottineau Library 55 Broadway St. NE 952-847-2850 •Northeast Library 2200CentralAveNE•612-543-6775 Audubon Neighborhood Association (ANA) Information ANA Board of Directors Nic Baker Melissa Haugesag Kevin Kelly - President Sean Koebele Jessica Kracl - Secretary Justin Kwong Sonja Peterson Don Sellers - Treasurer Adam Sieve ANA Board Meetings 2014 Board meetings (in months without a community meeting): November 3, at 7 pm at ANA Ofiice 2014 Community Meetings February 3, April 7, June 2, August 4, October 6, December 1, 2014 at 7:00 pm at Audubon Park, 1320 29th Ave NE (board meetings will take place at 6 pm) ANA Office - Location Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church(basement) 1509 27th Ave. NE. (27th & Johnson) 612-788-8790 www.audubonneighborhood.org [email protected] Audubon Park Neighborhood •Literacy Council 612-789-9024 Free adult ESL classes •NE Citizen Patrol 612-708-3064 •Salvation Army 612-789-1512 Social services & spiritual ministry. •NE Dinner Bell 612-789-6548 Meals-on-wheels for seniors & the homebound. Contains a minimum of 30% post-consumer waste. 100% POST CONSUMER RECYCLED PAPER The Audubon neighborhood boundaries are: Central Ave. to the west, Stinson Blvd. to the east, St. Anthony Parkway to the north Lowry Ave. to the south.
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