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          Round Robins ... or building community in the neighborhood

In what has turned out to be a very successful and pleasant way to foster a sense of community, Spruce Park neighbors have been gathering for conversation and food at “Round Robin” tapas parties. 

In groups of 8 to 10, at rotating host houses, we spend a couple of hours getting to know each other, over savories, desserts and drinks. Here is how Round Robins work:

  • A couple of weeks prior, email invitations are sent to all who have signed up to be on the mailing list.
  • On receipt of an invitation, you RSVP the convener with name(s) and number attending. Kids are welcome. If there is interest, we can direct them all to one house, so they can play while we chat!
  • Convener assembles respondents into small groups, aiming for representation across the blocks, etc.
  • About 3 days before the event, emails are sent with the address of your party and a food assignment.
  • Forthcoming date:  August 25


Interested?  For more info call Nancy at 243-4556, or email to nmnancy7(at)gmail.com.
 



Egg Hunt 2019

2019 Annual Meeting featuring

Mayor Tim Keller

UPCOMING EVENTS

September 2018 Potluck

SPNA Board Meeting at:

Central United Methodist Church
201 University Blvd NE, Rm. 307

Wednesday, August 14, 7 - 8:30 PM

 

 National Night Out
Tuesday, August 6, 5:30 to 7:30 PM, in Spruce Park
As Mayor Keller said at our annual meeting, knowing your neighbors is key to nurturing a safe neighborhood. So, to make friendships and strengthen community, Spruce Park residents will celebrate the nationwide “National Night Out” on August 6.  Activities will include face painting, and games for adults and kids. A wonderful food truck will offer great sandwiches, chips, drinks and FREE ice cream. Check out 
cheesy_street on Yelp for photos, reviews and the menu. For your comfort, do plan to bring a blanket, chairs, and a table.

Each dues-paying member of the Association will receive a $5 credit towards food purchase from the truck. Note: this includes new members paid up that evening.

Come out and participate!