Events In Progress:
Friendship Too: A Caregiver / Loved One Support Group
Wednesdays, June 22 - July 27, 3:00-4:30 pm at Adult Day at Friendship Center, 1717 Second Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413. East Side Neighborhood Services is launching a Caregiver Support Group for anyone serving as a Care Partner for a loved one. The Care Receiver is invited to participate in the Adult Day program while their Care Partner attends the 90 minute support group. For more information and to register, please contact Donna at email@example.com or (612) 781-2052.
Elder Law Clinics at ESNS - Next Clinic: June 25, 2016
Neighborhood Seniors can meet with an attorney for a half-hour consultation at no charge. Appointments begin at 10:00 am and end at 2:00 pm. To make an appointment contact Laura at (612) 781-6011 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Upcoming clinic dates: June 25, July 23, August 27, September 24 and October 22.
ServSafe Food Safety Manager Training
Monday, June 27th, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
This class is one day long with the option to take the examination on the same day as training or the following morning. Allot 2 hours for the exam. To register, call the Training Coordinator at 612-787-4068. Class fee: $119.00
Adult Day at Friendship Center is Turning 40!
Join us for an Open House and Celebration.
Tuesday, June 28 from 1:00-2:00pm, at Friendship Center.
FREE Basic Computer Training
July 11 – 15 or August 8 – 12
This one week-long computer basics series is great for job-seeking individuals looking to enhance their basic computer skills and learn more about Microsoft Word, Internet, and Gmail. At the end of the series learners will be given more practice time, and even the opportunity to take an exam and receive a Northstar Digital Literacy Certification in Basic Computer, Microsoft Word, Internet, and Email! Show employers your digital skills! Contact Ellen at (612) 787-4095 or email@example.com to reserve your spot.
A Matter of Balance
Tuesdays, July 12 - August 30, 1:30-3:30pm
Join us at East Side Neighborhood Services for this award winning eight week program. In A Matter of Balance, you will learn how to view falls as controllable, make changes to reduce fall risks at home, perform exercises that improve strength and balance, and set goals to increase physical activity. Don’t let fear rule your life! The cost of the class is based on ability to pay. Contact Brenna to register (612) 787-4055.
Employment Orientation Meetings at East Side
Tuesday July 12 and Tuesday July 19 at 9:30 am
ESNS’ Senior Community Service Employment Program will host these orientation meetings in search of low income seniors (55yrs+, Hennepin County residents) who are interested in paid on-the-job training in a variety of community based settings. We are seeking those with interest or experience in these types of work: janitors, warehouse worker, security, care givers, and office workers to name a few. Information about the program can be found at www.esns.org/SCSEP or call Macey with questions (612) 787-4090.
Internet Job Search: FREE How to Workshops
July 19 and July 20 or August 16 and August 17.
Seeking employment but tired of mailing out resumes? Want to apply for jobs on the computer but not sure how to get started? This workshop will introduce you to online job boards and how to navigate them and find the job that is best for you. Contact Ellen at (612) 787-4095 or firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot.
Living Well with Diabetes
Thursdays, August 4- September 8, 10:00am-12:00pm
Gain skills to live a healthier life! Living Well with Diabetes is an evidence-based, self-management workshop that covers many topics including: healthy eating, exercise, and medication usage. The class also covers techniques to deal with fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress, and depression. Participants will set goals, share experiences, and help each other to solve problems they encounter. Cost is based on ability to pay. No one will be turned away due to financial constraints. Contact Brenna at 612-787-4055 to register.
Mill City Charity Golf Tournament, August 4, at Columbia Golf Course. A benefit for East Side Neighborhood Services. Individual Golf Package - $105 ($45 tax deductible). Register here, or call Karen at (612) 787-4014.
NORDEAST BIG RIVER BREW FEST!
Saturday, October 22, 2016, 1-4 PM at East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700 Second Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413. Tickets will be available mid-summer 2016! Go to www.esns.org for more information.
- Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance
Mondays and Wednesdays - May 2 through July 27
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - at East Side
Improve balance, muscle strength, flexibility, and mobility through coordinated movements in a slow, flowing motion during this 12 week class. Cost is based on ability to pay. For more information and to reserve your spot, contact Brenna at (612) 787-4055 or email email@example.com.
- Living Well Workshop
June 9-July 21, Thursdays, 9:30-11:30am
Feel better about your health! Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop has empowered people around the nation to make the changes in their life that they want to make. The group is discussion-based with topics including pain management, physical activity, healthy eating, communicating with health care professionals, and more. A chronic condition is any ongoing health issue such as diabetes, arthritis, chronic pain, depression, and vision or hearing loss.
Contact Brenna to register: (612) 787-4055.