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Mill City Commons Village

We learn. We share. We engage. We give.

Mill City Commons brings together neighbors 55+ in Minneapolis's vibrant central Riverfront neighborhood who seek to live fully engaged, richly faceted lives as they age, while remaining in the homes they love.

If you're seeking fresh attitudes, meaningful connections and creative options to help you redefine your aging journey, Mill City Commons is for you! 

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Featured Events

We highlight a few events on a weekly basis; for all events visit the 
Event Calendar page.

Atul Gawande: The Value of Community and Choice as We Get Older 9/25

Celebrate 15 years of the Village Movement at this virtual event featuring renowned surgeon, public health researcher and bestselling author Dr. Atul Gawande. Guests welcome.

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The U.S. & Northeast Asia 10/2

Join us as we consider challenges to U.S. policy, with primary emphasis on Japan and North Korea. Speaker and career diplomat Lawrence Farrar will address this uncertain and evolving international environment.

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Simple Preserves for the Urban Dweller 10/4

Local author Mette Nielson redefines modern preserving to better suit urban dwellers with smaller households and spaces in her book Savory Sweet. Mette will bring samples and show us how to pair these fun preserves with purchased items for instant entertaining.

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Driven to Discover: Pathways to Resilience and Wellbeing as We Age 10/9

Come and learn about the Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality and Healing's Wellbeing Model and discover strategies to help you feel content, connected, energized, resilient and safe.

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Finding Common Ground: A Panel Discussion on Public Safety and Racial Justice 10/17

Recent events have caused all of us to feel and see the divide between people, both locally and nationally. Join us for a panel discussion in which we’ll explore the relationship between public safety and racial justice. Panelists include the Minneapolis Chief of Police and the Minnesota NAACP Vice President.

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