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NEWS FROM THE NINTH WARD
THE GREAT THAW
CHECK OUT OUR NEW WEBSITE & RESPOND TO THE CITY'S GOALS
In an effort to share more information and send out less direct e-mail, the Ninth Ward has constructed our own website, www.mplsninthward.com. Check out the website on a regular basis , or follow our RSS feed,  to see what our office is up to, projects or businesses that are happening in the ward, or to interact with us as you see fit. 
Currently, we are using this page on the website to solict feedback on the draft values, vision and goals for the city of Minneapolis. We truly value any feedback you have to give, no matter how long or short!
NINTH WARD BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: SAFARI 
Amongst all of the diverse restaurants in the Ninth Ward, some of the most unique are Safari and Safari Express, which offer Somali cuisine at affordable prices. Owner Abdirahman Ahmed serves both traditional and contemporary Somali dishes, like chicken Suuqar and sumbusa. Safari Express, located at the Midtown Global Market, offers quick-service meals. Safari Restaurant and Event Center offers sit-down meals, catering and rentable event space. 

Safari Express | Midtown Global Market | 920 E Lake St.
Safari Restaurant and Event Center |3010 4th Avenue S. | Minneapolis, MN| 612-353-5341 |  http://safarimn.com/
CUBAN FILM FESTIVAL
Thursdays at 700 p.m, February 20 – March 27
The 5th Annual Minnesota Cuban Film Festival will present a selection of the best new and vintage Cuban cinema, co-presented by the Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográficos. All the films will feature Afro-Cuban/women directors and actors or Afro-Cuban/women characters as the main protagonists. This is in tribute to the role the Cuban Revolution played in elevating the role of women in Cuban society, industry, and government and the ongoing struggle for racial equity. The festival is dedicated to the continuing fight for the release of the Cuban 5.
REPORT PROBLEMS WITH
YOUR HOME OR LANDLORD
In light of the tragic fire on the north side, we want to remind all renters that they can report any issues with their landlord or property by calling Minneapolis 311 or using this form on the city website. Your If you have utilized these resources and still haven't got the help you need, please contact our ward office. Your safety and health are our top priorities. Your reports, to our office or 311, will stay confidential and protect you from retribution from your landlord.
ORDER A $25 TREE 
Starting March 17, the City of Minneapolis is offering more than 1,000 five- to eight-foot trees for only $25 each. Mark your calendar now. Order your tree starting 8 a.m., March 17, at www.treetrust.org. Pick it up May 15, 17, 18 or 19.
Trees are available for Minneapolis property owners including residents, businesses and nonprofits.
Choose from several varieties and sizes of trees, including fruit trees. First-come, first-served – order early for best selection. Limit one tree per property, maximum five properties.
Healthy trees look beautiful in your neighborhood, increase property values, help clean the air you breathe, absorb carbon dioxide, save on your energy bills with strategic planting, keep the city cooler in the summer, provide homes for wildlife and help manage stormwater. 
WINTER PARKING RESTRICTIONS
Winter parking restrictions are in effect. They help to ensure the safety of people in our neighborhoods.  Share this flyer in your business or apartment building to help spread the word.
2ND ANNUAL COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS CONFERENCE
Register now for the 2nd Annual Community Connections Conference on Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 8:00a.m. to 4:30p.m. at the Minneapolis Convention Center!  The conference is free to all participants.
This year’s conference theme – Common Ground: A City That Works for All - aims to explore ways citizens can hone their organizational and communication skills, better understand how we can work with and influence city government, and build broad-based efforts that involve all segments of our increasingly diverse spectrum of neighborhoods and community-at-large.
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UPCOMING
ZERO WASTE FORUM
Thursday, March 20 
6-8:00 p.m.
Walker Church
3104 16th Ave S,
Imagine our city with less waste. How can we work together and put systems in place to make this a reality? RSVP to the Facebook event
FOOD & FARM CONVERSATIONS
Tuesday, March 18
11a.m.-2p.m.
All Nations Church 
1515 E. 23rd  St.
Connect with people, share ideas and create community surrounding issues of food justice and sustainability.  Space is limited, RSVP to Lannesse at 612.721.9886 or  lannesseb@ihb-mpls.org
HAPPY HOUR WORKSHOP: PROTECTED INTERSECTIONS FOR BICYCLISTS
Wednesday, March 19
5:30- 8:00 p.m.
205 East Hennepin Avenue
Join the Minneapolis Bicycle Coailition  for an informal discussion around the concept of Protected Intersections for Bicyclists. RSVP to the Facebook Event
MEXICA/AZTECA NEW YEAR
Saturday, March 15
11 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Johnson High School
1349 Arcade Street St. Paul

This family-friendly, cultural festival celebrates the indigenous diversity of the Twin Cities.Featuring traditional dance ceremonies, art activities, door prizes, a resource fair, and a community feast. RSVP to the Facebook event
DINNER & DIALOGUE WITH WAZIYATAWIN & OYATE NIPI KTE
Sunday, March 16
5:00 p.m.
3100 Elliot Ave. S
This event is a fundraiser for Oyate Nipi Kte, an organization dedicated to the recovery of Dakota traditional knowledge and sustainable living, resisting colonization and empowering people to strengthen Dakota Nationhood. RSVP to (651) 233-4949
OPPORTUNITIES
The Midtown Farmer's Market is hiring an Assitant Manager for the 2014 Market season. 
CONTACT US
Call (612) 673-2209
VISIT  OUR WEBSITE.
350 South 5th Street, Room 307 | Minneapolis, MN 55415-1383 US
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