About 30 to 40 protesters showed up at the event on Friday.
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board will apply for funding 2021 legislative session after plans were delayed.
The last three miles of Grand Rounds, which go through parts of Prospect Park and Como, could receive funding for phase one.
"Sociology of Neighborhoods" explores racial covenants, housing changes and social connection.
Minneapolis neighborhoods must abide by certain requirements when allocating city money for green space.
The Arvonne Fraser Library will be open six days a week, and officials say the space will better accommodate students and community.
Community members gathered Saturday to discuss safety concerns.
“It’s really kind of an anti-stigma campaign,” said Heidi Ritchie, policy director to Mayor Jacob Frey. “We put the boxes in last week and now they are half full, so they are being utilized.”
University of Minnesota student Elizabeth Mann is missing after being last seen on Nov. 7 in Anjuna, a small coastal town in India.
The smoothie shop's owner hopes the business will draw in students looking for a place to study.