Food, Fish, and Fun
Join us for one of the best days of the year!
Mark Hinds

This year’s Fish Fest will take place on Saturday, June 16th from 5:00 to 8:30 pm. As always, the festivities will take place on 33rd Street between Garfi eld & Harriet Avenues – right in front of the Garfield Aquarium building.

This year’s Fish Fest will feature Hot Club of Minneapolis, which will be a new musical act for the event. Hot Club of Minneapolis plays gypsy jazz and ws recently featured as a part of the Hosmer Music Series. El Meson’s famous Fish Tacos will be back. To help round out the meal, we are also asking people to bring cornbread or a dessert to share.

This year we will have a great mix of activities. There will be kids’ activities, the name game will be back, as well as face painting and henna. We’ll also have a couple of special activities this year, including Carly Schmitt who is the artist for the Lyndale Box Wrap project and a special Live Nicollet table, where you can learn all about how you can support Nicollet businesses

Each year Fish Fest draws well over 350 people from the neighborhood together to honor the creation of public art at the Garfield Aquarium. A part of what makes the event so special, is that it is a uniquely Lyndale event that represents some of the best things about the neighborhood and its spirit of having fun, while getting things done! To help you get excited for this year’s event check out a photo gallery from last year at www.lyndale.org/fishfest. If you’d like to help plan or volunteer at this year’s event, drop Mark a line at (612) 824-9402, ext. 16 / mark@lyndale.org.

Published on:

Thu, 2012-06-07 10:14

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, April 22
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

The City of Minneapolis made a major upgrade to Nicollet Avenue between Lake Street and 40th Street, including work on the storm sewer system and planting trees. Dave Romm, who lives at Nicollet and Lake, photographed the old streetcar rails, the installation of the new street, what's beneath the asphalt and other aspects of the project, from spring of 2012 through the finishing touches today.

Saturday, April 26
10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Neighborhood cleanup!

Monday, April 28
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

At the April General Membership meeting we will hear from Hennepin County Commissioner Candidate Ben Schweigert, learn about upcoming improvements at Painter Park, get to meet the Park's new Director Mike Fox, and find out how to get involved in the Lyndale Food Share.

Saturday, May 3
10:30 am to 11:30 am

The Lyndale Social Club would like to invite you to join a docent led tour of the Art in Bloom Event at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. This yearly event features thousands of fresh flowers in arrangements inspired by art from the museum's collection.

Volunteer Spotlight

Party People:
Help us carry out our Dia del Niño for 2014!  This child-centric favorite features everything that you need for a great afternoon of family fun.  Meet new neighbors, say hello to old ones, and perhaps even win a dance off sponsored by clowns.  That sounds like a good day.  A shift for every talent, a task for everyone.  We need help in set up, food service, activity associates, tear down, and general merry making.  Contact aryca@lyndale.org to join the fun!