Annual LCC Events


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January’s Chili Cook-Off: This event is held on a Thursday evening and local residents and businesses prepare their best meat, vegetarian, or vegan recipes. Everyone is welcome to attend and enjoy trying chilis and voting for their favorites.

April’s No Pie Charts! Only Pies!: This free neighborhood-favorite takes place from 5:30-8pm on a Tuesday evening in April. The meeting features a Resource Fair, Board Member Elections, and Committee Updates. Remember, this is a pie potluck, please plan on bringing a pie (or two, or three) to share with your neighbors!

June’s Community Garage Sale: Join our neighborhood-wide event! Residents of Cooper, Howe, Hiawatha, and Longfellow neighborhoods register their addresses and sale details with LCC and we provide a neighborhood map at local businesses to give shoppers a guide to all the amazing sales within one area!

June’s Summer Celebration: Longfellow Community Council and our neighbors meet on a Monday from 5:30-8pm for a free fun evening at Fireroast Café and Wine Bar! We’re excited to partner with this neighborhood favorite and get out to enjoy the summer with Longfellow residents. The event features food trucks, free kids’ activities, and a silent auction fundraiser (and other goodness, depending on the year).

July’s Share the River Gorge Ice Cream Social: The Longfellow Community Council would like to invite you to the Annual Share the River Gorge on a Wednesday evening 6-8pm in July. This is a free family-friendly event that includes canoe rides, ice cream, and nature hikes.

August’s National Night Out*: Taking place the first Tuesday evening of August, this is an opportunity for neighborhood block leaders, and community members to meet up. This is also a way for people to know their neighbors and share safety information
*LCC does not host these events, but we will happily help inform our community about planned neighborhood gatherings, and help with resources when possible.

August’s Longfellow Park Corn Feed: Longfellow Park hosted this Annual Corn Feed for over four decades. Enjoy grilled corn, food trucks, children’s activities, and a Resource Fair organized by LCC.

October’s Best Meeting Ever!: General Membership Meeting & Resource Fair! This free, family-friendly event takes place on a Tuesday evening from 5:30-8:30. The Resource Fair is 5:30-6:30pm and General Membership Meeting is 6:15-8:15pm and includes food, community updates and information.

November’s LCC Open House: Come on out and meet your Longfellow Community Council staff and board members, in a relaxing atmosphere at our office.

November’s Give to the Max Day: Longfellow Community Council takes part in this annual state-wide day of giving.