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August 21, 2014
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Wellness Expo: Boomers & Beyond, Sept. 9
Posted 8/1/2014
East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700 2nd St. NE, presents the 37th annual free wellness expo Tuesday, Sept. 9, 10 a.m.-noon, showcasing community resources geared toward adults age 50 or better. The event will also feature Kairos Alive!, an award-winning arts education and performing arts program that actively engages older adults and intergenerational communities through dance, music and story participation. For more information, call 612- 781-6011, or visit www.esns.org.
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Are you an older adult looking for work?
Posted 8/1/2014
East Side Neighborhood Services has partnered with Senior Service America to provide the Senior Community Service Employment Program to help older workers find permanent employment. If you are 55 or older, unemployed and a resident of Hennepin County, you can apply to our program regardless of your employment history or educational level and we will help you find work. Through paid community service positions, ESNS will help you build the experience and confidence you need to find permanent employment. Find out more by calling 612-787-4078.
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Meals on Wheels seeks volunteers for basketball fundraiser
Posted 7/30/2014
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OPINION:
Vote, on or before Aug. 12
Written by Margo Ashmore, Publisher
Posted 7/30/2014
If all that you need to know in voting for Minneapolis school board candidates is that there’s a former city council member on the ballot, or a local resident, a woman, the grown child of a union man, on the ballot...or whatever credential you’re looking for, you actually can cast your vote now for the August 12 primary....
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Check your doorstep for the August NorthNews
Posted 7/29/2014
NorthNews front pageThe August NorthNews is being delivered to North Side residents this week.

See photos from a month of celebrations and improvements on the North Side. Get updates on Webber Park, Sojourner Truth School, and Ryan Lake. If you missed the FLOW Art Crawl, Mike Madison’s photos will make you feel like you were there. Plus, meet the candidates in the upcoming election for Minneapolis School Board, learn about CPR, and how to use an AED in an emergency.

As always, look to the NorthNews for lots of fun and interesting things to do, right close by, like events at your local parks and libraries, community events hosted by local churches and organizations, special meetings about changes happening in your community, plus art openings, music, film and theater events, classes, activities and more.

If you’re not a North Side resident, look for NorthNews at Northside businesses, like Milda’s near Penn and Glenwood, or at any of the public libraries. Or you can download archived issues here.

If you are a North Side resident, but aren’t receiving NorthNews, please give us a call at 612-788-9003 or email and let us know.

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New musical "Golden Boys" at the Lab Theater
Posted 7/28/2014
Tickets cost $20 for adults and $15 for students with ID. VIP tickets available by emailing . Find more details and purchase tickets at thelabtheater.org or call 612-333-7977.
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Friday: Open studios at Homewood
Posted 7/28/2014
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Community cooking events at Christ Church
Posted 7/28/2014
Community Cooks, a program of Appetite for Change, brings families, new or soon-to-be moms, and community youth and young adults, together to cook a healthy and delicious meal while learning ways to build health and wealth in the community. Cook new recipes, and get to know new people. The Community Group will meet Wednesdays, Aug. 6 and 20; 5-7:30 p.m. All are welcome; free childcare available. The New Moms Group meets Tuesdays, July 29, Aug. 12 and 26, 5-7:30 p.m. This group is for expecting moms and moms with babies up to 23 months; free childcare available. The Youth Intern Group (ages 14-24) meets Thursdays, Aug. 7 and 21, 5-7:30 p.m..
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Thursday: Twin Cities River Rats Water Ski Show
Posted 7/28/2014
River RatsThe Twin Cities River Rats are back on the Mississippi providing free family water ski shows that incorporate music, themed skits, actors, announcers and talented skiers doing stunts, jumps, human pyramids, barefooting and doubles. The River Rats accept donations, and concessions, souvenir programs, apparel and memorabilia are for sale at every show. Events are held Thursdays, July 31, Aug. 14, 21 and 28, and Wednesday, Aug. 6, 7 p.m. along the Mississippi River on West River Rd. near 17th Ave. N., just south of W. Broadway Ave. There will also be a special "Military Appreciation Show" on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 6:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or chair; parking is free. Details at www.tcriverrats.com.
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Minneapolis parks photo contest
Posted 7/28/2014
Deadline for entries is Sept. 1, 2014.
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Household hazardous waste drop-off event at Jenny Lind, July 31-Aug. 2
Posted 7/28/2014
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Job Search Assistance, Thursdays at North Regional Library
Posted 7/28/2014
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UCare for Seniors and Medicare 101
Posted 7/28/2014
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Storytime at the library
Posted 7/28/2014
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Cookie Cart to host Grand Reopening to celebrate renovated, expanded bakery
Posted 7/27/2014
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Meals on Wheels seeks volunteers for basketball fundraiser
Posted 7/27/2014
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Open Streets returns to Lowry Avenue North, Sept. 20
Posted 7/24/2014
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GriefShare group at St. Matthew
Posted 7/23/2014
St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 4101 Washington St. NE, will host a 12-week grief recovery support group for those who have lost a loved one. The group will meet Wednesdays, Sept. 3-Nov. 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m.. This group is sponsored by people who understand experience of loss and want to offer comfort and encouragement during this difficult time. GriefShare sessions are designed to help participants to successfully travel the journey from mourning to joy. Sessions include a video seminar and group discussion. Each session is self-contained, so it’s okay if you have to miss some of the sessions. There is no charge, but registration is required. Contact Parish Nurse Kathy Rosenberg at 763-788-9427, or .
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NorthNews Events
Celebrating 100 years of Cameras and Photography with National Camera
Mpls Photo Center
July 18-Aug. 31; opening reception Friday July 18, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; related talk Tuesday July 22, 7-9 p.m.
Household hazardous waste drop-off events

July 31-Aug 2 at Jenny Lind; Aug 21-23 in NE Minneapolis
Mississippi Minute Film Festival

Submission deadline Sept. 4, 5 p.m.
"Minneapolis Historical" app available

Minnesota Reading and Math Corps seek tutors

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