Monday, May 28 - Monday, September 3, 2018
Let Summer Begin!
Featuring more than 200 free outdoor concerts, the 2018 Music in the Parks schedule has something for every musical taste including Jazz, Latin, Swing, Folk, Rock, Bluegrass, Classical and much more. See and enjoy great local talent at one of our five venues:
See the full Music in the Parks schedule.
Movies in the Parks
Monday, June 4 - Friday, August 31
The mobile program will travel to more than 50 parks throughout the summer. Themes include Minnesota Made, New Releases, and Classics. Music-movie combo sites include Tuesdays at Father Hennepin Bluff Park, select Fridays at Lake Harriet Bandshell, and the Live on the Drive series in north Minneapolis. Movies start 15 minutes after sunset.
Concerts and movies are free, and everyone is welcome to attend. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and pack a picnic. And don’t forget bug spray! For the most up-to-date schedules and weather related information, follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook. For a complete schedule, visit www.mplsmusicandmovies.com.
Community Outreach Event Supervisor
Music & Movies in the Parks Coordinator
Minneapolis has the best park system in the United States, according to The Trust for Public Land’s 7th annual ParkScore® index, which was released today by the nonprofit organization.
Five Minneapolis parks feature solar energy on-site
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) is excited to announce the launch of the Southwest Service Area Master Plan (SWSAMP). This new project that will create long-term park plans for all Southwest Minneapolis neighborhood parks (south of I-394 and west of I-35W). Southwest Minneapolis park users are encouraged to attend the first Community Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting.
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is pleased to announce the 2018 Winter Youth Sportsmanship Awards. Presented at the Board of Commissioners meeting on May 2, awards were given to four neighborhood park sports teams and their coaches and nine individual youth.
Smooth concrete will replace cracked, patched, pitted and crumbling sections of sidewalks at up to 23 neighborhood parks in 2018.
With ice now off Minneapolis lakes, the effects of a hard winter can be seen in winter fish kill numbers. Winter fish kill is a normal, natural occurrence in Minnesota lakes and Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) staff are monitoring lakes and cleaning up fish at several lakes in the city. While fish kills are common in the metro area lakes, they are particularly visible in Minneapolis where most lakes feature walking paths around the lakes that attract millions of visitors each year.
$100,000 donation includes free clinics for players and coaches; uniforms, gloves and protective equipment for t-ball, baseball and softball players aged 5-18
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) wants to alert park and trail users that contractors hired by the MPRB, Friends of the Mississippi River and Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) will be conducting prescribed burns at various Minneapolis park locations.
Every Minneapolis golf course will have at least nine holes open by Sunday, April 29
Stay informed with news and updates at the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board.