National Night Out in Loring Park

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August 2, 2010 // UPDATED 10:08 am - August 3, 2010
By: Gregory J. Scott
Gregory J. Scott
Tonight is National Night Out, which means that neighborhoods across the city will be hosting community block parties and get-togethers.

Here are your best bets for Downtown’s Loring Park:

The Woman's Club of Minneapolis, Citizens for a Loring Park Community (CLPC), MCTC, and Jeremiah Program are hosting a Neighborhood National Night Out at 410 Oak Grove from 6:00-9:00 p.m. The event features live music, barbeque, face painting, resource booths and door prizes. Last year over 400 residents came to the party. For more information, call CLPC at 612-874-9002!

Loring Greenway is hosting a pet parade and community gathering on the Loring Greenway between Willow Avenue and Nicollet Mall.  The pet parade begins at 6:30 p.m. at Willow.  The community gathering runs from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, contact 612-374-2245.

Summit House
(400 & 410 Groveland)
5:00-9:00 p.m.
Door prizes throughout the night
Beverages, burgers, and Kramarczuk brats
Bring a chair and a dish to share if possible.

Nicollet Ave  - Music Box Theatre

Local businesses on Nicollet Avenue will host a National Night Out Celebration from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The party features food, music and door prizes. Guests can see the Music Box Theater and meet Steve Barberio, who took over the theater last month. All businesses in the corridor are involved int the event.

The Laurel Village apartment building, 1256 Hennepin Avenue, is also hosting an event, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.