Garage sales, kickball tournament coming


Garage Sale Day returns on June 4
The annual NENA garage sale brings buyers and sellers together for a neighborhood-wide event. Whether you’re looking to clean out the basement or seeking reasonably priced hidden treasures, this is the event for you, your friends, and family.
Register your sale by June 1, 2022, at NENA suggests a donation of $10+, which will be used for NENA Neighborhood Projects.
On June 4, 2022, you can access a Downloadable Map or visit Oxendale’s Market and Nokomis Beach Coffee after 9 a.m. for a printed map of sales.

Great NENA Kickball Tournament and Fundraiser July 23
Enjoy a family-friendly summer afternoon and raise money for neighborhood events and programs!
Vie for the title of best kickball team in Nokomis East! Get an 8-10 person co-ed team together for the mother of all tournaments on Saturday, July 23 (Rain Date: Sunday, July 24) at Keewaydin Park.
The team registration deadline is July 15 and includes a $100 registration fee per team.
While at our payment site, which can be found at, please consider making an additional team donation. There is a minimum of eight players per team, but no cap on the maximum number for your co-ed team. Players must be 15 years or older. There are no Nokomis East residency requirements – all are welcome to play! Teams will play a minimum of three games. Ballpark classics and snacks will be available for sale during games for teams and their screaming fans.
We are also offering three ways for local businesses to be involved in this popular community event and raise funds.
Event sponsorships – there are sponsorship levels for all budgets. We are seeking online/check donations for the event. Raffle donations – We will be organizing a raffle during the event. We are seeking gift cards / certificates. The raffle theme is “Health and Active Living.” Contact with information on your donation, and we will arrange a pick-up time. Individual and groupings of businesses are strongly encouraged to field your own team. Start designing your team t-shirt and promote your business.
Questions? Contact NENA at 612-724-5652 or

Start Planning Your Spring Projects
Check out the housing resources available through NENA for homeowners, renters, and residential property owners in the four Nokomis East neighborhoods of Keewaydin, Minnehaha, Morris Park, and Wenonah.
NENA offers up to $500 in matching grants for curb appeal and home security projects. We offer up to $7,500 through our Staying in Place grant program. And we also have a home improvement loan program with competitive rates and the home emergency repair forgivable home loans for income-qualified residents. Visit for more information.

Upcoming events
6/4/2022: Nokomis East Garage Sale Day!
6/23/2022: NENA Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Morris Park Rec Center
7/23/2022: Great NENA Kickball Tournament and Fundraiser, 8 a.m. at Keewaydin Park


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