All Community Events

Board & Committee Meetings

All neighbors are encouraged to attend these meetings which feature topic of interest to the community. We strive to make these meetings fun, friendly, and interesting. 

CARAG Annual Events

February 25

CHILly Chili Fest

Annual fundraiser features delicious chili, a silent auction, and door prizes. All proceeds benefit the Joyce Uptown Food Shelf.


April 21

Earth Day Clean Up

Celebrate Earth Day with your neighbors by picking up litter throughout the neighborhood ensuring it doesn’t end up in our lakes and river.


May 19

CARAG Super Sale

Dozens of garage sales held on the same day in the neighborhood. CARAG does all the promotion.


June 2

CARAG Plant Swap & Pollinator Event

Swap plants, get pollinator-friendly perennials, and learn how to create habitat for bees, birds, and butterflies.


June 5

Bryant Square Park Concert Series

Kick off a season of free concerts at the park’s amphitheater. Live music is held every Tuesday and Thursday from June to August.


June 22 & 24

CARAG Garden Tour

Free, two-day walking tour of amazing CARAG gardens.


July 11

Bryant Square Park Ice Cream Social

Park event features ice cream, music, a bounce house, and kids’ games


June 28

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Luke Skywalker's peaceful and solitary existence gets upended when he encounters Rey, a young woman who shows strong signs of the Force. Her desire to learn the ways of the Jedi forces Luke to make a decision that changes their lives forever. Meanwhile, Kylo Ren and General Hux lead the First Order in an all-out assault against Leia and the Resistance for supremacy of the galaxy.

See the trailer here.


July, TBD

Kids of CARAG Car Wash

CARAG kids raise money to support park activities with a car wash.

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August 7

National Night Out

Neighbors meet one another at block events throughout CARAG helping to prevent crime.


August 18

National Night Out

After the death of his father, T'Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T'Challa's mettle as king -- and as Black Panther -- gets tested when he's drawn into a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people.

See trailer here.


August, TBD

Outdoor Movie at Bryant Square Park

Free, outdoor movie on the Bryant Square ball field on the big inflatable screen. Activities and food trucks planned prior to the film at dusk. Movie and exact dates forthcoming!


September 18

CARAG Annual Meeting

Celebrate the CARAG neighborhood association with your neighbors. The event features Board elections, free dinner, and entertainment.


October 11

Hennepin Lake Community Wine Tasting

Sample from 400 varieties of wines while raising money for area neighborhood associations including CARAG.