You Are Invited to the streets.mn Summer Picnic on Saturday July 13th

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Previous picnic file photo.

Please save the date for July 13th! We’re having our annual summer picnic at Boom Island Park, on a former Mississippi River island in the shadow of Downtown Minneapolis.

Come and meet the streets.mn community writers, readers, and board members IRL. We’ll have a frisbee.

  • What: a fun summer picnic
  • When: Saturday July 13th, 11:30am – 2:00pm
  • Who: anyone, all ages from 0 years old to 100 years old
  • Where: Boom Island Park in Northeast Minneapolis
  • Why: because it’s going to be great weather

If you feel compelled, bring a pot luck item to share. We’ll have grilled sausages (veggie and meat) and beverages on hand for you.

Stay tuned for more info!

RSVP on Facebook here!

Fun facts about Boom Island:

  • It snowed there this year on February 10th
  • It is not an island, but it was once
  • It used to be covered in mountains of coal and/or piles of logs
  • There’s a weird small blue lighthouse nearby
  • There’s a cool old railroad bridge that connects it to Nicollet Island, which is a real island
  • It’s really flat, without many trees

Hope to see you there!

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Satellite proof that Boom Island is not an island.

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2 Responses to You Are Invited to the streets.mn Summer Picnic on Saturday July 13th

  1. Jenny Werness
    Jenny Werness June 25, 2019 at 7:52 pm #

    I’ll be there. With name tags.

  2. Frank Phelan June 27, 2019 at 6:02 pm #

    Will beer be provided? We Irish consider it to be very welcoming.

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