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News & Views of Phillips Since 1976
Friday July 19th 2024

The 19th Annual Phillips West Neighborhood National Night Out

The 19th Annual PWNO NNO event was on Tuesday August 4th from 5 to 8 p.m. along 27th Street from Portland to Columbus Avenues. Over 1500 neighbors came out to celebrate and promote neighborhood unity! The event included a food tent sponsored by Abbott Northwestern Hospital that provided hot dogs, corn on the cob, watermelon, chips and water for 1500 people.

  • McDonald”'s provided lemonade, apples & Ronald McDonald.
  • Ebenezer provided ice cream cups & popcorn for 750!
  • Minneapolis Mad Dads hosted a dance/rap contest!
  • Children”'s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota provided a children”'s safety station with giveaways and brought their mascot Star!
  • There were 3 clowns doing balloon animals & Mickey Mouse!
  • Rene”' Studio Salsa Dancers performed.
  • Mariachi mi Tierra Mariachi Band played.
  • Peter Thompson”'s Art Sign Workshop was there.
  • The MN Adult & Teen Challenge Choir entertained the crowd.
  • City Farmer”'s Market was present.
  • A Bounce House and a Blow-up Slide.
  • The American Swedish Institute did a workshop.
  • Several dozen informational resource tables!

The weather was great and everything at the event was FREE for all who attended. The Minneapolis Police Reserves and Allina provided first-response services and security although no mishaps occurred. The night was a great success thank you to everyone who participated!

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