Summer officially begins in the Victory Neighborhood on June 4, 9 am – 4 pm with the 22nd annual Victory Garage Sale. Be prepared to spend your way through the neighborhood at over 70 sales.
Check out the map and directory and plan your itinerary. And check it out soon, as several sales begin as early Thursday or Friday.
The annual Northside summer concert series Live on the Drive returns for its ninth year. Rio Nido, Jazz trio kick off the concert series on Thursday, June 9th, from 6 to 8pm (Rain Date June 30th).
Rio Nido is one of the Twin Cities’ most beloved vocal groups. The original trio of Tim Sparks, Prudence Johnson, and Tom Lieberman established themselves as ace performers, playing classic jazz from the 1930s and ’40s at the hottest spots in Minneapolis between 1972 and 1986. Each member eventually moved on to enjoy successful solo careers. The group has come back together for a handful of reunion shows including Live on the Drive. [read more]
Purchase an engraved paver for the Ryan Lake Park Plaza -Deadline June 1, 2016.
The lakeshore of Ryan Lake provides a quiet place to walk, watch ducks, listen to birds and to fish. Soon there will be a plaza with benches, a picnic table and a bike rack making it easier to reach the park, relax and enjoy it. In partnership with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, the Victory Neighborhood Association will install a paver plaza on the upper shore land of Ryan Lake in the spring of 2016. You can be part of this phase of the restoration of Ryan Lake by donating $125 or more for which a paver will be installed with an inscription of your choosing. Victory Neighborhood Association is a 501(c)(3) organization so all but $25 of your donation is tax deductible.
Download the donation form here, complete the form including the information for the inscription you want engraved on a paving brick and send with your check for $125 (or more) to
Victory Neighborhood Association
2200 44th Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55412
The deadline to purchase a paver is June 1, 2016.