Fall Events Preview – Mark Your Calendar!

 

WILD ONION SPECIAL/THROUGH SEPTEMBER

For the months of July, August, September, from 4-9 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays, 5% of the total bill (before tax) of any resident of the Summit Hill Neighborhood will be donated by Wild Onion (788 Grand Ave.) to the nonprofit Summit Hill Association. (Simply tell the server you live in the neighborhood.) What a great excuse for wings and beer! Thanks to Wild Onion.

 

CRIME-UPDATE PODCAST/JULY 27

Summit Hill community organizer and crime prevention coordinator Theresa Nix has scheduled a crime-update podcast for 1 p.m. Thursday, July 27. These are ongoing podcasts featuring crime information and data relevant to Summit Hill residents. To participate, simply dial 712-770-4010 and enter participant code 282434#. If you’re unable to listen on July 27, a link to the podcast appears on the SHA website at summithillassociation.org.

 

PAWS ON GRAND/AUG. 6

and Avenue businesses again team up with local animal rescue groups to host the annual Paws on Grand from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6. It’s a dog-treat extravaganza, with giveaways up and down the avenue, and special offers from many restaurants and shops. Hint: It’s a friendly traffic jam of dogs, and some kitties, too, so it’s safest and smartest to keep your furry friends on-leash.

 

FALL GARAGE SALE/SEPT. 23

It’s not too early to set aside the date (Sept. 23) as host or shopper, for SHA’s Fall Garage Sale. Building on the success of the Spring Garage Sale, with more than 30 homeowners participating, you can expect to find such treasures as kid items, furniture, vintage jewelry, collectibles and more. Check the SHA website at summithillassociation.org for additional information.

 

CANDIDATE FORUM/SEPT. 26

See where candidates running for mayor of St. Paul stand on issues that matter to you during a public forum from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 26 at Mount Zion Temple, 1300 Summit Ave. Admission is free.

 

SHA ANNUAL CELEBRATION/OCT. 12

Enjoy ice cream and conversation with Monica Hass, SHA executive director, Theresa Nix, community organizer and the SHA Board of Directors at the Annual Neighborhood Celebration at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12 at Linwood Community Center, 860 St. Clair Ave. The 2017 SHA Good Neighbor Award Winner will be announced, too. It just might be you!

 

SUMMIT HILL AFTER HOURS/OCT. 5

Check the SHA website for the location, but nevertheless mark your calendar now for a very fun appetizer and cocktail mixer with Summit Hill neighbors at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 5. This occasional event brings out the best in everyone.

 

FALL PROGRESSIVE SUPPER/NOV. 4

Saturday, Nov. 4 is the next Summit Hill Progressive Supper. The signature neighborhood event promises good food and even better company. The evening begins at 6 p.m. and spans four courses. Everyone is welcome; this is one evening when more is definitely merrier. Each course typically ranges from eight to 10 people, but don’t count yourself out of the fun if your home can’t accommodate many guests. Those who can’t host may provide sweet treats for the dessert course at the end of the night. Participation cost is $20 per person. If you have questions, please email info@summithillassociation.com

 

GRAND MEANDER/DEC. 2

Choose your Christmas tree, enjoy breakfast with Santa, and get up-close with his reindeer, too, at the annual Grand Meander from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2. Other events include caroling, trolley rides and special offers from Grand Avenue businesses and restaurants. For more details, visit the GABA website at grandave.com