Phone: 651-695-4000 | Email: email@example.com Edgcumbe Recreation Center, 320 South Griggs Street, St. Paul, MN 55105 Office Hours: Tuesdays 4:00pm-7:00pm | Wednesdays 12:00pm-2:00pm or by appointment Monday-Friday between 9:00am-4:00pm
This July, we invite Macalester-Groveland residents to participate in topical forums around neighborhood interests and issues and to share feedback on our Community Plan. The three forums will focus on the environment and beautification, housing and land use, and transportation in the Macalester-Groveland neighborhood.
Join us to share your vision for the neighborhod's future in a community discussion.
Thank you to everyone who submitted a 2014 Native Garden Award nomination! Unlike the Alley Garden Awards program, the Native Garden Awards rely exclusively on your nominations to recognize well-maintained native gardens.
Awards will be determined by the end of August. Keep an eye out for updates on awards given as well as the tour map of Macalester-Groveland's award-winning native gardens!
Mark your calendar for the first ever Mac-Grove Fest on Saturday, September 6, 2014! This year, the Macalester-Groveland Community Council will be hosting a fun, end of summer neighborhood celebration. Mac -Grove Fest will combine the festivities of Groveland Night Out and last year's Flavors of Macalester-Groveland. We'll be sharing more information on Mac-Grove Fest later this summer. This great community event will feature an outdoor movie, music, food, and fun for the whole family at the Groveland Recreation Center. Watch the website and E-Illuminator for more details!
Save the date for the Great Macalester-Groveland Garage Sale on Saturday, September 20, 2014! Registration forms will be available here on Monday August 4th, and maps of participating sales will be available on our website one week before the sale.
Please read below for more information about the proposed plans to resurface or repave Randolph Ave between Brimhall and 35E. Information provided by Ramsey County.
The Current State of Randolph Avenue
Randolph Avenue (between Brimhall and Interstate 35E), has serious structural defects which contribute to a short service life for a resurfacing project. Businesses and residents have shared their concerns about the about the condition of Randolph Avenue for more than ten years.
Liz Boyer will become the new executive director of the Macalester-Groveland Community Council (MGCC) on May 20th. Boyer brings to the council a strong background in nonprofit work, land use issues and community outreach. According to MGCC President Bob Shoemake, “This community council is on a strong upward trajectory. In the process of completing our once-a-decade revision of our community plan, we have already engaged more than ten percent of our neighborhood, including students, renters, business owners, faith communities, landlords and homeowners.
As of June 1st, the Macalester-Groveland Organics Recycling Drop-off Site is now a completely free service to anyone who lives or works in Saint Paul, thanks to support from the City of Saint Paul. Although there will not be a fee for using the Drop-off Site during the next operating year (June 1, 2014 through May 31, 2015), all members (both new and renewing) must complete a new registration form.
Learn more about the Organics Recycling Drop-Off Site and sign up to participate on our Organics page.
Need recycling bins? Stop by the Edgcumbe Recreation Center (320 South Griggs Street) during open hours (Monday - Thursday 9am - 8pm, Friday 9am - 6pm). The Community Council keeps a stack of blue recycling bins just inside the front door - please take no more than two per household. Recycling in Macalester-Groveland is picked up at the curb each Friday. Please have your recyclables set out by 7am Friday morning. For more information on recycling, see our recycling page.