KNA coordinates several events through the year such as the Annual Meeting (April), Kenny/Armatage Garage Sales (May), Kenny Ice Cream Social (June), the Kickin' Back at Kenny Summer Festival and Kickball Tournament (July) and the Buckthorn Bust (October/November).

We will also be scheduling several smaller scale networking events. Keep reading below and check back regularly for updates.

You can check out our Events Calendar by clicking here

We also have photos from past events here.

E-Waste Recycling & Paper Shredding Event

Tech Dump SM 1The KNA is co-sponsoring an upcoming e-waste and paper shredding recycling event at Mayflower Church! Please enter the parking lot via Diamond Lake Road and exit onto Stevens Ave and look for friendly volunteers to help you unload.

Accepted Items

Bring the following items for safe recycling AND data destruction (here’s the full list):

  • Documents with sensitive info for shredding
  • TVs (all kinds and sizes)
  • Computers
  • Tablets
  • Phones (all kinds)
  • Peripherals (cords, computer parts, keyboards, etc.)
  • Small appliances (lamps, fans, vacuums, small kitchen appliances, etc.)

**Friendly reminder that Mpls Solid Waste & Recycling customers can also set out two electronics items every week and recycle paper in their blue cart for no extra fee!** At this event, you’ll be able to shred and recycle confidential documents and recycle electronics AND have secure data destruction.

Read more: E-Waste Recycling & Paper Shredding Event

Paw Patrol at Kenny Park

Paw Patrol MovieJoin the Kenny Neighborhood Association and the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board for our end-of-summer movie in the park on Friday, September 2! This year's movie is Paw Patrol so watch along as Ryder and the pups are called to Adventure City to stop Mayor Humdinger from turning the bustling metropolis into a state of chaos.

Bring a blanket or chairs to Kenny Park, swing by the KNA table for free popcorn (huge thanks to Kenny Park for sponsoring!), and find a cozy spot in the park before the movie starts around 8:05pm! For the full list of summer movies and music, visit

Sustainable & Alternative Lawn Seminar

Field Outdoor SpacesAre you interested in pollinator and rain gardens but don’t know where to start? Tired of the constant upkeep of your lawn? 
If you have an interest in beautifying your outdoor space and making it more environmentally friendly, join KNA’s Environmental Committee for a seminar with Jason Rathe of Field Outdoor Spaces, and learn about projects of all sizes to help transform your yard! The fun happens Wed, Aug 17 from 6:30-7:30pm.
We'll be outdoors in the Kenny Elementary pollinator garden if weather permits (southeast corner of the building). In case of rain, we'll move inside to the Kenny Recreation Center building (1328 W 58th St).

Kenny Festival

Kenny Festival SqThe Kenny Festival is happening on Thursday, July 21 from 6:00-8:00 pm! Come to Kenny Park for our annual mid-summer get-together!

Activities include a ribbon cutting for the new Kenny Park playground at the beginning of the evening, music, and tables. 

Sir Sydney Soapington, the Baron of Bubble, and Lady Rainbow of Balloon will be back this year to delight neighbors with artistic bubbles and special balloon creations.

Our local Red Wagon Pizza will be on-site for you to buy pizza and cookies and picnic in the park. The KNA will provide free popcorn and the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board will have free popsicles to celebrate the new playground. 

Come to the park for fun, music and to celebrate summer and this wonderful neighborhood. 

Sponsor the Kenny Festival

Rainbow buntingLooking for ways to support the upcoming Summer Kenny Festival on Thursday July 21st 6:00-8:00 p.m.? Then look no further! Complete the registration form to be a sponsor for hundreds of Kenny neighbors to see your support for this lovely neighborhood event. Your sponsorship will be noted in our promotional materials and announced at the event. 

Click here to check out this year's registration form and sign up to be a Tabling Partner with your KNA! Registration form and payment must be received by July 15th to: KNA P.O. Box 19593 Minneapolis, MN 55419.  Contact Kelly Barbes for more information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.