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.
Get Ready for the Holiday Light Tour
- Published: 08 November 2022 08 November 2022
Enjoy the colorful city streets and light displays of the Armatage AND Kenny neighborhoods this holiday season! The Holiday Light Tour is self-guided and runs each night from 5–8pm on Friday, December 9 through Sunday, December 19. This year’s map will be available here by December 8 so you can plan your route.
Please be respectful of neighbors on your adventure. If you drive the tour, please turn off your vehicle when you arrive at each stop. Free and open to all!
Register for the Tour by December 6
If you live in Armatage or Kenny and love to decorate for the holidays, sign up to be a part of the Holiday Light Tour! The deadline to register is Tuesday, December 6 at 11:59pm. By signing up you agree to have your decorations up during every night of the tour and to have your address published on the map.
Instead of voting this year, we will do a random drawing for $50 gift cards to neighborhood businesses.
Click here to sign up!
Halloween Tour Voting Results
- Published: 01 November 2022 01 November 2022
- Best use of Pumpkins: 5642 Oliver Ave S (bottom left)
- Spookiest: 5621 Morgan Ave S (top left)
- Kenny Neighborhood Fave: 5428 James Ave S (bottom right)
- Armatage Neighborhood Fave: 5821 Sheridan Ave S (top right)
- 23 total displays
- 92 total votes
- 3,225 tour map views
- Visitors were from Minneapolis and all over the Twin Cities (Maple Grove, Burnsville, South St. Paul, Woodbury, Edina, Richfield, St. Louis Park)
We had such a blast partnering with our neighbors in Armatage on this year's tour and are already excited to team up again for the Holiday Light Tour in December! Look for the sign-up this month!
The Kenny & Armatage Halloween Tour is HERE!
- Published: 21 October 2022 21 October 2022
Enjoy the sights and frights around Armatage AND Kenny for this year’s Halloween Tour, which runs each night from 6–8pm starting Mon, Oct 24 through Mon, Oct 31! The tour is self-guided and great for all ages.
Friendly reminder: please be respectful of others on your adventure and minimize idling if you drive.
The tour map is now available below and at armatage.org. Click read more to vote for your favorite displays!
- Here's a direct link to the digital version of the Halloween Tour Map.
- If you prefer to print the map instead, here's a link to a PDF you can download!
Kenny/Armatage Halloween Tour
- Published: 23 September 2022 23 September 2022
We're so excited to be able to partner with our neighbors in Armatage for this year's Halloween Tour! Enjoy the sights and frights around both neighborhoods this Halloween season. The self-guided tour runs Mon, Oct 24 – Mon, Oct 31 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm.
HUGE thanks to Book Club at 54th & Penn for generously donating this year’s Halloween Tour prizes!
Sign up for the Halloween Tour
Click here to register for the tour by October 19. By signing up, you agree to have your decorations up every night of the tour AND to have your address published on the tour map.
Visitors will be able to vote on their favorites in the following categories: Best Use of Pumpkins, Spookiest, Armatage Neighborhood Favorite and Kenny Neighborhood Favorite. The display with the most votes in each category will win a $50 gift card donated by Book Club!
E-Waste Recycling & Paper Shredding Event
- Published: 23 August 2022 23 August 2022
The 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.
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)
- 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.