Community Building Committee (formerly Friends of the North End)

Building Community in the North End: working collectively a way to build positive connections among our neighbors, partners and organizations, remove barriers and advance equity. Initiatives include Can We Talk?, Friends of North End Parks, Festivals, Gardens, Clean-ups, Volunteering, Place making and more. To join or for more information connect with NENO at  or

Current placemaking projects include: Marydale Festival, and North End Garden, native pollinator garden, rice street planters, and other items.

Marydale Festival is a community event highlighting local artists and bringing Saint Paul’s North End Community together.
Local Artists, Food Trucks, games for the kids and Music!
The emphasis on local artists remains, though any artist wishing to participate is welcome.
There will be children’s activities during the event.

North End Community Garden  is at 168 Front Avenue. There are raised and elevated beds available at no cost to any community member that signs up on a first come first served basis.