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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.

King of Skid Row 2/19

Join us as author James Eli Shiffer takes us into a time when the heart of downtown Minneapolis was a densely packed neighborhood of bars, flophouses, liquor stores, rescue missions and second-hand shops catering to the last generation of seasonal laborers that had been part of the city's history from the beginning.

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"Eat Street at 20" at the Hennepin History Museum 2/20

The exhibit turns the spotlight on the evolution of one of Hennepin County's favorite streets, as told through the stories of restaurant owners and business proprietors who were instrumental in the development of Eat Street as a culinary destination, a model of community revitalization and cross-cultural collaboration, and a home to vibrant immigrant communities.

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Syria Crisis and the Arab Spring: A Current Perspective 3/8

Join us as Syrian-American Mazen Halabi gives a historical perspective on Syria’s involvement in the Mideast, talk about the impact of the Arab Spring and address geopolitical interests on Syria’s future.

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Shariah: Some Myths and Some Reality 3/12

MCC member Bill Davnie will seek to sketch out how shariah law operates in Muslim-majority countries and among Muslim minority communities, and why it’s not a threat to Western legal systems.

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