Hot town, summer in the City! The fine City of Minneapolis
, that is. The Parks & Recreation Centers will celebrate the summer with concerts, ice cream socials, festivals, art fairs, neighborhood carnivals, cornfeeds and more! Bring the family and join your neighbors for summertime in Minneapolis Parks!
Bryant Square Park
– Ice Cream Social, July 9th, 6-8 p.m.
Ice cream, pizza, dunk tank, moon walk, art, environmental activities and music; fees for food and some activities. 3101 Bryant Ave. S.
– Ice Cream Social, July 15, 6:30-8 p.m.
Art, environmental activities, Dunk Your Coach tank, music by KidsDance; free. Co-sponsored by Kenwood Isles Neighborhood Association, WESAC Youth Sports. 2101 W. Franklin Ave.
– Summer Fest, July 16, 6-8 p.m.
Clowns, magician, face painting, moonwalk, food; $2 per person, $10 family. 2728 39th Ave. S.
– Ice Cream Social, July 16, 6-8:30 p.m.
Games, prizes, food, ice cream, dunk tank, face painting, music; free. Co-sponsored by Camden Dairy Queen, Camden Lions Club. 5001 Humboldt Ave. N.
– Classic Big Band, The Nostalgics Concert, July 17, 7-9 p.m.
; free. Co-sponsored by Victory Neighborhood Association. By the flagpole at 4414 Upton Ave. N.
– Summer Fest, July 18, 6-8 p.m.
Music, arts and crafts projects, moonwalk, neighborhood group booths, refreshments; entrance fees. 2401 E. Minnehaha Pkwy.
Lyndale Farmstead Park
– Rosefest, July 19, noon-8 p.m.
Inflatable rides, carnival games, pony rides, dunk tank, music, food, info booths, neighborhood garden tour, Superintendent House tours; fees. Co-sponsored by East Harriet Farmstead Neighborhood Association, Minneapolis Parks Legacy Society. 3900 Bryant Ave. S.
North Mississippi Regional Park
– Otter Trotter 5K Run, July 20, 8 a.m.
; fees. Co-sponsored by Come Home to Camden, Folwell Center for Urban Initiatives, Folwell Neighborhood Association. 4900 N. Mississippi Ct..
– Summer Festival, July 22, 6-8:30 p.m.
Food, music, games, jumpers, and a silent auction; nominal fees for games and food. 2500 57th St. W.
– Minneapolis Pops Orchestra & Ice Cream Social; July 22, 6-8 p.m.
Food and music; free. 1000 E. 14th St.
Martin Luther King Park
– Summer Celebration, July 24, 6-8 p.m.
Free crafts, music, face painting, moonwalk; fees for food. 4055 Nicollet Ave. S.
– Annual Cornfeed & Movie, July 25, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Free entertainment, face painting, bluegrass music, moonwalk, games, movie “Enchanted;” fees for concessions. 1900 40th St. E.
Lyndale Park Gardens
– Lyndale Park Celebration, July 27, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Rose Garden, the 25th anniversary of the Peace “Rock” Garden, the 85th anniversary of the Evergreen Border Garden, and the 45th anniversary of the annual perennial garden. Staff will be wearing period costumes and vendors will be serving turn-of-the-century-style food. For more information call 612-230-6400. 4124 Roseway Road.