Neighborhood Munch-Out, June 4th, 6:00 p.m. at Sal & Mookie’s
Please join your neighbors for the Neighborhood Munch-Out, Tuesday, June 4th, at 6:00 p.m. at Sal & Mookie’s. Greet. . .Meet. . .Eat with your neighbors! Please RSVP and let us know if you plan to attend. Many thanks to Helen Napier for coordinating these opportunities! For further information or to RSVP, contact Helen at email@example.com or BNA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Neighborhood Munch-Out, June 4th, 6:00 p.m. at Sal & Mookie’s
BNA Crawfish Boil April 6th
Broadmeadow Neighborhood Association will host its annual crawfish boil, Saturday, April 6th, from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Normandy Drive in Broadmeadow. We’ll have crawfish, potatoes, corn and sausage. We’ll also have hot dogs for the kids! $8 for all-you-can-eat plates or $20 per family. This year’s event will feature live music from band Filter the Noise and jazz pianist, Kevin Wymer. Volunteers are needed to help with event clean-up at 6:00 p.m. To volunteer, please contact Maureen Smith at email@example.com.
Check out this great article from the Clarion-Ledger about Fondren!
Fondren has been building upon its identity and sense of community for the last several years, and as more businesses and events look to the historic section of Jackson, the area is ripe for growth. . . . click on this link for the full article: http://www.clarionledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013301300064
The Broadmeadow Neighborhood Association will hold the Annual Meeting of its members (all Broadmeadow neighbors!) on February 16th, at 10:00 a.m. at Broadmeadow United Methodist Church. BNA is a non-dues paying organization designed to bring neighbors together. Neighbors are encouraged to attend the Annual Meeting and to participate in events throughout the year. The Annual Meeting is a wonderful opportunity to meet the BNA leadership, learn about BNA events and hear about opportunities to get involved and support BNA. Bagel breakfast will be served! Many thanks to BUMC for hosting the meeting, and we look forward to seeing everyone!
We will also be electing BNA Board Members to two-year terms. The BNA Board of Directors meets monthly to plan for BNA annual events, including the Fourth of July Parade and BlocktoberFeast. Board Members are asked to support BNA with their attendance at monthly Board meetings and attendance and support of annual events. If you have any questions, e-mail BroadmeadowNeighborhoodAssoc@
Broadmeadow Neighborhood Association will host “Soup’s On!” on Saturday, January 19th, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Broadmeadow United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. The tradition continues with neighbors coming together for good food and socializing. Every home-cooked soup prepared and donated by neighbors and local chefs, helps raise money for upcoming BNA events.
Pre-order a couple of quarts of homemade soup and freshly prepared bread, biscuits or rolls or stop by and pick up some on January 19th. The members of the Broadmeadow Neighborhood Association have gotten together to prepare a variety of soups and breads to raise money for all of our great activities including the Fourth of July parade, BlocktoberFeast and more. Offerings include New England clam chowder, cream of mushroom, grandma’s tomato-basil, turnip soup, loaded potato and more made by chefs from local restaurants and your neighbors. Both meat-based and vegetarian soups will be available. Breads, including rye loaves, sweet potato biscuits and cornbread, are coming from Broad Street Bakery, Great Harvest Bakery and soon-to-be-famous friends. Quantities are limited and we are accepting pre-orders.
For pre-order menu, click here: Soups on Menu 1.9.
For more information, contact:
BNA BlocktoberFeast, Saturday, October 20th
Broadmeadow Neighborhood Association will host BlocktoberFeast, Saturday, October 20th, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Montbrook Drive in Broadmeadow. This year’s event will feature food and children’s events, including crafts, a bounce house and face painting beginning at 3:00 p.m., and live music from Popawheelie, Eric Stracener, Bloodbird, Fondren Guitar All-Star Band and Jim Macwell and the Coathangers.
Admission to BlocktoberFeast is free. Pulled pork plates will be available for purchase (cash only: $10/plate; $10/cup with unlimited beer refills; $15/plate + cup; free kids plates) beginning at 4:00 p.m. Public servants (Police, Firemen, Postal Workers, etc.) eat free!
BlocktoberFeast T-shirts are available for pre-order only by e-mailing Terry Neyland (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Monday, October 15th. The price for small, medium, large and XL will be $15 per shirt. XXL and XXXL shirts will be an additional $2.00.
The Greening Fondren Workshop, presented by the Mississippi Urban Forest Council, and hosted by Top of Fondren, will be held on August 2, 2012, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Fondren Hall (4330 North State Street). This free workshop is being provided in partnership with Fondren and the City of Jackson. It is open to all citizens, business owners and others wanting to learn ways to enhance the local environment and quality of life with trees and landscapes. You will learn about various activities and resources useful in creating a sustainable green, community.
Broadmeadow Neighborhood Association will host its annual 4th of July Parade on Wednesday, July 4th, at 11:00 a.m., beginning at Broadmeadow United Methodist Church. This year’s theme is Red, White, and Broadmeadow! Children and adults are encouraged to join the parade in their brightest and wackiest red, white and blue gear. Participants can march to the beat or cruise in their own bicycle or wagon float. (Parade participants should arrive around 10:50.) Prizes will be awarded to participants whose costumes or floats show the most parade spirit! Don’t want to march? Bring your chairs and some shade to the grounds of Broadmeadow Methodist Church for a prime viewing spot. You can’t have a parade without spectators!
After the parade, stick around for a potluck picnic lunch. Bring your favorite covered dish to share and enjoy food and conversation with neighbors. Hotdogs, chips, lemonade, and ice cream will be provided for all. Sprinklers, hula-hoops, and more will be set-up for post-parade fun. Please join us for this fantastic neighborhood event!
For more information, contact: Anna Frame, Event Chair, at email@example.com or 601-951-7419 or Beth Autry, BNA President, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
IN CASE OF RAIN: event will be held under the pavilion at Broadmeadow United Methodist Church.
We’ll have crawfish, potatoes, corn and sausage. We’ll also have hot dogs for the kids!
$8 for all-you-can-eat plates or $20 per family. Hot dogs are free for kids. Music from Broadmeadow neighbor bands, CPLSK8 and Bloodbird! Volunteers are also needed to help with cleaning up after the event. To volunteer, please contact Barbara Park at email@example.com.
The Broadmeadow Neighborhood Association will hold the Annual Meeting of its members (all Broadmeadow neighbors!) on Saturday, March 3rd, at 10:00 a.m. at Broadmeadow United Methodist Church. BNA is a non-dues paying organization designed to bring neighbors together. Neighbors are encouraged to attend the Annual Meeting and to participate in events throughout the year. The Annual Meeting is a wonderful opportunity to meet the BNA leadership, learn about BNA events and hear about opportunities to get involved and support BNA. Brunch will be served following the business portion of the meeting. Many thanks to BUMC for hosting the meeting, and we look forward to seeing everyone! Please forward this information to your neighbors. If you have any questions, e-mail BroadmeadowNeighborhoodAssoc@gmail.com.