Upcoming events

    • 19 Dec 2017
    • 27 Nov 2018
    • 50 sessions
    • East Side, 1700 Second Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

    Vital Fitness

    10:45 am - 11:45 am

    East Side's Vital Fitness group meets weekly for a variety of exercises that improve balance, strength, and coordination. 

    There is no cost to participate. 

    Contact Gloria with any questions at 612-787-4076. 

    • 08 Mar 2018
    • 26 Apr 2018
    • 8 sessions
    • East Side, 1700 Second Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    March 8 - April 26

    In A Matter of Balance, you will learn to view falls as controllable, make changes to reduce risks at home, perform exercises that improve strength and balance, and set goals to increase physical activity. This eight week workshop — an award-winning program — includes group discussion and exercise.

    Classes are held at East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700 Second St NE, Minneapolis 55413. The cost of these classes is based on ability to pay. No one will be turned away due to financial constraints. 

    To register, contact Empowering Vital Aging at TeamEVA@esns.org or 612-787-4045.

    A Matter of Balance is funded under contract with the Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging, Inc. as part of the Older Americans Act.

    • 03 Apr 2018
    • 08 May 2018
    • 6 sessions
    • East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700 Second Street NE, Minneapolis MN 55413

    living well with chronic pain


    April 3 - May 8

    1:00 - 3:30 pm

    Living Well with Chronic Pain is a new evidence-based, six-week group workshop designed to help you live a healthy life with your chronic pain by managing symptoms. Workshops are interactive and offer practical tips and guidelines on a variety of health and wellness topics. Participants set goals and make personalized plans to improve their health. Each participant will receive a copy of the companion book, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain.

    For more information, please call us at 612-787-4045.

    • 25 Apr 2018
    • 30 May 2018
    • 6 sessions
    • East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700 Second St. NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

    Connecting with Movement & Music


    1:30 - 2:30 pm

    April 25 - May 30, 2018

    A six week series intended to bridge the gap between “I want to” and “I can.” This class is full of easy and enjoyable activities that integrate music, dance, and singing. Use your imagination and celebrate memories that ensure a delightful experience!

    Move, stretch, strengthen, release, rejuvenate and radiate while you have FUN!

    Sign up today! Please contact Debra at 612-787-4104 or DJacoway@esns.org.

    • 28 Apr 2018
    • 27 Oct 2018
    • 7 sessions
    • East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700 Second Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

    Elder Law Clinic

    During East Side's Elder Law Clinics, older adults 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, please call 612- 781-6011 or email sstensvold@esns.org.

    • 17 May 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401



    Held at Nicollet Island Pavilion with beautiful skyline views from the bank of the Mississippi River, Night at the Nic (formally known as the East Side Wine Tasting) includes samples of wine, local cuisine, and microbrews. Support East Side Neighborhood Services through our silent auction and giving opportunities!

    Tickets are $50 in advance, $60 at the door. Purchase online through Eventbrite.

    East Side has been a centerpiece of the Northeast Minneapolis community for over a century. Today, it continues to be a place where people receive support to solve immediate needs or engage strategies to achieve self-sufficiency and stability. Night at the Nic supports educational pathways for children and youth, social engagement for older adults, and growth for families.

    For more information, please contact Mary Anstett at MAnstett@esns.org or Kaylee Lofboom at KLofboom@esns.org.

    Must be 21 years of age to attend.


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