This calendar highlights events and programs throughout the community. Please note the organizer and location vary by activity.  When attending community meetings and events please remember to wear your mask, practice social distancing and stay home if you're sick.

PPNA Board Meeting

Thursday, May 12th, 2022
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Virtual on Zoom 

Meeting ID: 845 5425 4643

Find your local number to call in:

The PPNA Board of Directors meeting is open to the public.  Join us on Zoom!

Organizer: PPNA


April 28th to May 8th, 2022

Squirrel Haus Arts - 3450 Snelling Ave

This immersive and fun art installation features vintage toys from the 1960’s – present, and incorporates family photos, recordings, an original soundscape, and augmented reality.

Opening Reception Thursday, April 28, 2022, 5:00 – 9:00 pm

Longfellow mini-Toy Swap and ComiCon Saturday, April 30, 2022, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Gallery Hours

  • Friday, April 29, 2022 5:00 – 8:00 pm

  • Saturday, April 30, 2022 10:00 am - 4:00 pm / Guided Tour 11:00 am / (Gallery hours are in conjunction with Longfellow mini-Toy Swap and ComiCon)

  • Sunday, May 1, 2022 12:00 noon - 4:00 pm / Guided Tour at 1:00 pm

  • Friday, May 6, 2022 5:00 – 8:00 pm

  • Saturday, May 7, 2022 10:00 am - 4:00 pm / Guided Tour 11:00 am

  • Sunday, May 8, 2022 12:00 noon - 4:00 pm / Guided Tour at 1:00 pm

Learn more at


Cinco De Mayo at Midtown Global Market

Saturday, May 7th, 2022
12:00 -3:00 p.m.

Midtown Global Market - 920 E. Lake St.

Cinco de Mayo is an annual celebration held on May 5, which commemorates the anniversary of Mexico's victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla in 1862.

Today, across the US, Cinco de Mayo is almost synonymous with celebrating Mexican culture, and a great excuse for a springtime fiesta. In other words, ¡vamanos! Let's party! Although Cinco is celebrated on May 5 we will extending the celebration through Saturday, May 7.

The Midtown Global Market will provide a family-friendly, free event celebrating Cinco de Mayo on Saturday, May 7 from noon until 3 p.m. with opportunities for guests to enjoy:
• Free kids' craft: noon – 3 p.m.
• Mexican Hat Dancing performance -
Ballet Folklorico Mexico Azteca
• Salsa demo by expert trainer Rene
• Musician Adrian Paz
• Bingo

Food/Drink Specials:
• Manny Tortas special- Taco’s al pastor -
3 for $5
• Eastlake Brewery offering - Mendoza Line Easy Drinkin’ Beer with Lime
• Salsa a la salsa- $5.00 house margaritas de limon
• Andy’s Garage- 2 for 1 Horchata Shakes with the purchase of an entrée

This event is proudly sponsored by United Healthcare.

Street and ramp parking available. Ramp parking is available on 10th Ave and Lake Street.

Organizer: Midtown Global Market

Cinco De Mayo on Lake Street

Sunday, May 8th, 2022
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Between 2nd Avenue South and Portland Ave at East Lake Street

Este es el evento de reunión hispana más grande en todo el estado. Este año esperamos más de 70.000 personas. La celebración contará con productos y servicios mexicanos, comidas, bebidas, festividades y música, incluidas bandas en vivo, algunas provenientes de México. Tendremos mucha divercion para los niños, así como baile y un desfile.


This is the largest Hispanic gathering event in the entire state. This year we expect more than 70,000 people. The celebration will feature Mexican products and services, food, drinks, festivities and music, including live bands, some from Mexico. We will have lots of fun for the kids, as well as dancing and a parade.

Organizer: Cinco de Mayo- Minneapolis

MLPS Garden Tool Swap

Saturday, May 14, 2022
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Powderhorn Park - 3400 15th Ave S

Minneapolis Solid Waste and Recycling is teaming up with neighborhoods and parks to bring you the Minneapolis Garden Tool Swap. Head over to Powderhorn Park to swap tools with neighbors and friends.

Learn more at

Organizer: Minneapolis Solid Waste and Recycling, PPNA, & Others

Wellness Wednesday

Wednesday, May 25th, 2022
4:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Walker Church - 3104 16th Ave S,

Wellness Wednesday from the Powderhorn Area Wellness Collective is coming up on April 27th. It’ll be from 4:30-7:30pm at Walker Church. They typically have folks there who do massage, craniosacral therapy, sound bath, acupuncture, and herbal support. Free for BIPOC and they ask that white community make a donation accessible to them.

Organizer: Powderhorn Area Wellness Collective