The Drake Neighborhood Association board generally meets the second Wednesday evening of every month  at the Polk County Central Senior Center (2008 Forest Ave., southwest of Forest Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway), unless otherwise noted, and hosts larger events each quarter. All meetings are open to the public. If you would like to have an item placed on the meeting agenda, please contact board president Jennifer Sayers or email info@drakeneighborhood.org.

2019 Meeting Schedule

  • Jan. 9: Regular meeting, 6:30 p.m. board business, 7 p.m. public input agenda, Turner Jazz Center at Drake University, southwest of 25th Street and Forest Avenue
  • Feb. 13: Regular meeting, 6:30 p.m. board business, 7 p.m. public input agenda
  • March 13: WItmer Park Public Input Meeting/Spring Quarterly Meeting, 6:30 p.m. board business, 7 p.m. public input agenda
  • April 10: Regular meeting, 6:30 p.m. board business, 7 p.m. public input agenda
  • May 8: Regular meeting, 6:30 p.m. board business, 7 p.m. public input agenda
  • June 12: Regular meeting, 6:30 p.m. board business, 7 p.m. public input agenda
  • July 10: Regular meeting, 6:30 p.m. board business, 7 p.m. public input agenda
  • Aug. 14: Regular meeting, 6:30 p.m. board business, 7 p.m. public input agenda
  • Sept. 11: Regular meeting, 6:30 p.m. board business, 7 p.m. public input agenda
  • Oct. 9: Regular meeting, 6:30 p.m. board business, 7 p.m. public input agenda
  • Nov. 13: Regular meeting, 6:30 p.m. board business, 7 p.m. public input agenda
  • Dec. 11: Holiday Potluck and elections, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

2019 Special Events (tentative)

  • April 23: Paul Morrison Spruce-Up Day, 5:30 p.m., Walgreens parking lot, University Avenue and 31st Street
  • May 25: Neighborhood Volunteer Day
  • June 6:  Free Flicks (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse), 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. (movie begins at dusk), Witmer Park
  • Aug. 6: National Night Out, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Drake Park
  • Oct. 5: 40th Anniversary Block Party, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., University Avenue at 24th Street

You can find updates and more information about these and other upcoming DNA events on our Facebook page and on events listings on Nextdoor.com.