MPCA Updates

The MyMPCA Newsletter will be published 4-6 times per year, instead of monthly. This will allow us to provide more content in each issue; and enjoy cost savings as well. Please see this website (individual event pages), our Facebook page, and the newsletter for all of our important information.

Upcoming Dates:

4/20 MPCA Easter Egg Hunt, 10 am, Columbus Freewill Baptist Church, 2580 Jordan Rd.

May 31-Scholarship applications are due.  The application form can be downloaded here.

June 1-First Garage Sale, registration form can be found here.

June 8-First Wine and Cheese Event, 8-11 pm at the pool. Adults only, $5 admission, BYO beverages, we will have appetizers.

Minerva Park Garden Tour

The Minerva Park Garden Tour is Sunday June 24,2018 from 1-5pm. Five residential gardens and 2 public gardens are scheduled for the FREE annual garden tour sponsored by the Minerva Park  Community Association.
Please call 614-560-0452 or email for more information.
For updates closer to the time of the event visit

Maps will be available the day of the event and online..
Scheduled so far are:
· 2690 Lakewood Dr.
· Lakewood & Maplewood Drives, the Mary Yost Garden, a public garden
· 3071 Minerva Lake Rd.
· 2749 Minerva Lake Rd.
· Minerva Lake Rd, & Farview, a Community Garden
· 5336 Ponderosa Dr
· 2871 E. Shore CT and Cul-de-sac

Announcing new payment method

Residents may now pay membership dues, garage sale registration fees, or anything else to MPCA using, our email address to send money via zellepay is ZellePay has no fees for the sender or the recipient. The PayPal button on the forms still works, although we will likely phase out PayPal as a method pf payment later this year.



The deadline for Carriage Ride reservations is December 1st.  The preferred method of making your reservation is via the online for at  There was a form within the MyMPCA newsletter mailed last week, and another in the next newsletter that should be delivered next week.  There is a requirement that participants be MPCA members to register for the event.  Residents are able to register and pay membership dues ($21 per household for one year), and see event information at


We hope to get membership forms to each household soon, we are in the process of making updates.  The easiest way to update your membership information and make your payment is on the website.

Four Season Garden Award

Annually the MinervaFlora Committee gives out a beautification award called the Four Season Garden Award. This year 2017 the award is for Mid-Autumn. Judges will out  around October 15 judging nominated gardens for color, curb appeal, variety of plants, overall appearance of the property.  Winners receive a certificate of recognition and are added to a plaque of award winners displayed at the Community Building.  If you would like to nominate a garden or help with judging please contact Lisa Craddock Thitoff Lisa Craddock Thitoff or Bob Gale

Family Fun Night


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Annual MPCA FUNdraiser!

Minerva Park Pool, 3032 Minerva Lake Road, Minerva Park, Ohio 43231

Saturday, July 15, 2017, 7-9pm

Bring your family and your swimsuits for some good old-fashioned fun with
the biggest ice cream sundae you ever saw for all to share, dive for coins
and other toys in the annual pool coin toss, join in the hula hoop
competition, take a picture with the Minerva Park Monkey, visit our face
painter, purchase raffle tickets for various local entertainment and other
fun items.  Plan to buy supper at the pool, too!  You know you don’t want
to cook, so let the MPCA cook for you. There will be beer and a food tent
and enjoy fresh off the grill hot dogs and hamburgers for your family.

Bring proper ID for beer ticket sales.

Bring Cash for:
Entry/person $3.00
Raffle Tickets $1.00
Hotdogs $1.00
Hamburgers $1.50
Cheeseburgers $2.00
Chips $ .50
Bottled Water $1.00
Beer $5.00

Raffle Ticket Items:
4 Tour passes to Watershed Distillery
1 Gift certificate for 2 to Cloak and Dagger
2 Tickets to the Funny Bone
$50 gift card to The Cheesecake Factory
The Westerville Golf Center gift card
4 Family Passes to Columbus Museum of Art


Volunteers needed to make this event a success.  Volunteer positions are
for 30 minutes! Sign up today to help out!
or contact

Volunteers Needed for Family Fun Night

Volunteers are what make the Minerva Park Community Association’s events
so successful and awesome!

Be the AWESOME!  Be a volunteer!  Sign up today to help out at Family Fun
Night!  Saturday, July 15, 2017

and also, feel free to sign up to help out at the annual Halloween
Children’s Party!