Como community council news

District 10

Como Blizzard Breakfast

Join St. Paul Parks and Recreation and the Como Community Council for a pancake breakfast and winter activities event from 10 a.m. to noon, Feb. 4, at the at North Dale Recreation Center, 1414 St. Albans St. N., for Blizzard Breakfast.

Try snowshoeing, cross country skiing and ice skating before you warm up with a bonfire and s’mores. After all the outdoor fun activities, head inside for a pancake breakfast, neighborhood resources, a Como History Photo Harvest, kids activities and more!

In case of adverse weather, fun activities will be held indoors only.

If you’re interested in planning Como community events, come to the Neighborhood Relations Committee meetings at 7:15 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month.

Know your Como? Join our volunteer writers!

Are you good at sharing good stories? Then you could be exactly who District 10 is looking for help with its Know Your Como project.

During the past year, the District 10 Neighborhood Relations Committee continued to coordinate volunteer writers from the neighborhood to celebrate large and small contributions of neighbors and the diversity that makes Como a special place.

With the help of the Neighborhood History Project, the latest Know Your Como pieces are posted in the District 10 website newsfeed and weekly newsletter. You can find all articles to date at

This year the group intends to feature places and history, in addition to community members. If you would like to join the volunteer team email

Serving on the D10 board

Here’s your chance to tackle that New Year’s resolution to get more involved: Several seats are up for election in April to the District 10 Como Community Council board.

These positions serve two-year terms through April 2024. To get on the ballot, apply now at That’s where you can also learn more about the roles and opportunities of board members.

The filing deadline is Sunday, April 2. The election ends April 18. For further information, contact District 10 at

District 10 meetings schedule

• Environment Committee: 6 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1

• Neighborhood Relations Committee: 7:15 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1

• Land Use Committee: 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21

• D10 Board: 7:15 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21

All D10 board and committee meetings are open to the public and time is allotted for community members to bring topics for discussion. For further details, go to

Submitted by Shevek McKee, District 10 Como Community Council executive director.

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