2017 Events

2017 MPCA Event Schedule

All Dates are Saturday’s


April 8th -Easter Egg Hunt-11 am

May 20th-Neighborhood Garage Sale- 9am to 4 pm

June 10th-Wine and Cheese at the Pool-8pm to 11 pm

July 15th-Family Fun Night at the Pool-7pm to 9 pm

August 19th-Wine and Cheese at the Pool- 8 pm to 11 pm

September 16th-Neighborhood Garage Sale- 9 am to 4 pm

October 28th-Children’s Halloween Party- 2pm-4pm

December 10th-Carriage Rides-5:30pm-8:30pm (rain date 12/17)

December 16th-23rd-Festival of Lights

December 16th-Children’s Christmas Party-10am to 12 noon


Note: additional events may be added at a later time. Please check The Villager, the Minerva Park Community Association Facebook page, or www.mympca.org for details of each event as well as locations and last minute updates.   If you’d like to help with any of these events, please contact president@mympca.org.

Online membership registration and payment is here!

Our annual membership  drive is here and we have exciting news for 2016! Residents will now be able to update their information online, and pay the annual membership  online as well! Please follow the 2016 Membership Registration and Online Payment link.When registration is complete you will receive a confirmation page with the link to PayPal, where you can make your payment.

  • Membership is $20 I paid by mail or in person, and $21 if paid online.
  • Membership proceeds will continue to used for community events run by the MPCA, including the children’s  Halloween Party, Christmas Party, and Easter Egg Hunt; Family Fun Night, Wine and Cheese, Garage Sales, Candidate’s Night, Nancy Fisher Scholarship, Garden Tour, Festival of Lights, Duck Award, Welcoming Committee, Resident Directory, The Villager , and the Carriage Rides.
  • You may complete registration online and mail your payment ($20 if paid via cash or check), or drop off at Community Building if you do not want to use the online payment option.
  • Your registration information (whether provided online, in person, or via mail) will be used to update  our resident directory, as well a confirm paid members for events such as the annual carriage rides
  • Only MPCA officials have access to any information housed on the site
  • Volunteers will visit residents who do not complete registration online (let us know if you can help).
  • Please direct any questions to me at president@mympca.org.

June event reminders


Wine and Cheese at the Pool

June 11, 2016 @ 7:00 pm10:00 pm
Minerva Park Swim Club Inc, 3032 Minerva Lake Rd, Columbus, OH 43231, United States

Come join your neighbors and friends for some wine and appetizers…or beer and brats! It’s $5 per person BYO beverages…we will provide appetizers. The pool will be open for this adults only event so come and enjoy a great night! Details to come in the Villager, our Facebook page, and www.mympca.org.

MPCA meeting June 15 7pm community building

MP Garden Tour Sunday June 26, 1p-5p
Four Minerva Park gardens and two public gardens are scheduled for the FREE annual garden tour sponsored by your MP Community Association. It is not too late to be a garden tour participant. Please call 560-0452 or email bgale@columbus.rr.com for more information. For updates closer to the time of the event, visit mympca.org/Events or consult the Columbus Sunday Dispatch At Home Section column “Coming Up.”
Gardens participating so far…
*2690 Lakewood Dr, an English cottage garden combined with a shady park-like setting along a ravine with hostas, perennials, annuals, and ground covers
*2829 Lakewood Dr. Formal front yard garden with a backyard transformed with perennials, annuals, garden art on the site of a swimming pool.
• Lakewood and Maplewood Drives, the Mary Yost Garden, a public garden with numerous hostas and other perennials natural setting.
• 3071 Minerva Lake Rd, a hillside perennial & vegetable garden surrounded by mature trees in a natural setting overlooking a golf course. Look in the fenced backyard for the secret garden.
• 3054 Minerva Lake Rd. The back yard is mostly a shady perennial landscape, featuring old trees, a screened porth, and unique “outhouses.” These wooden structures include a pergola and a combination storage shed with an attached potting shed that houses a hanging swing, a favorite spot to unwind. •
*2829 Minerva Lake Rd, MP Community Building, a colorful shade garden with hostas, perennials, and annuals. The rear garden overlooks Minerva Lake. •

Garage Sale reminder

Reminder-May 14th Garage Sale registrations are due by Saturday May 7th. Let’s make it a great sale!

Volunteers to help distribute packets on Friday May 13th and/or assemble packets on Thursday May 12th (7 to 8 pm) would be appreciated. Packets can be distributed anytime on Friday. Reply here or message me if you can help.


Upcoming Events

Hi! Registration for the May 14 Garage Sale is Saturday May 7. The $5 fee puts your sale on the map and you will get balloons for your mailbox. The form and fee can be dropped off at the MPCA mailbox at the Community Building.

Mulch Day is Saturday May 21. Please meet at the community building at 9 am to help mulch the neighborhood beds and keep things looking great.

Our first Wine and Cheese event is Saturday June 11, from 7 to 10 PM at the pool.

Please see previous posts, The Villager, or the individual events at mympca.org for more info, or post questions here.