EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
At Phyllis Wheatley, there's always something going on, whether it's a new, exciting program to create opportunities for folks in our community or a tried-and-true community service that is indispensable to the people we serve, we'll always keep you up to date right here, so check back often. You'll find learning opportunities, ways to get involved, and more.
ManCode Mentoring 2022
Looking for something to do over MEA Weekend?
Phyllis Wheatley is teaming up with 100 Black Men of the Twin Cities and Microsoft for a second year to bring ManCode Mentoring to young men on the North Side!
There's much more info to come, but you can register now!
- Thu, Oct 20Location is TBDOct 20, 9:00 AM – Oct 23, 1:00 PMLocation is TBDPhyllis Wheatley, Microsoft, and 100 Black Men of the Twin Cities present this FREE 3-day event for young men ages 11-18. They'll learn the basics of coding, hear speakers talk about a variety of important topics, and get the chance to meet friends and gain skills for tech careers.
Wifi Access for All
Phyllis Wheatley is a Comcast Launch Pad. That means anyone who needs to access the internet can do it here!
Thanks to our friends and partners at Comcast Media, we are able to offer this necessary services to our entire community. Just stop by and join our network.
You may also be eligible for Comcast's Digital Connectivity Program and the Internet Essentials Program which, together, give you and your family access to high-speed internet for free. The Affordable Connectivity Program was created to help ensure every school-aged kid was able to attend their classes virtually - and that assistance is still available.
If your family needs affordable internet access, or assistance with low-cost laptops, and PCs, go to internetessentials.com to sign up.
Covid-19 Community Resources
COVID-19 Testing Clinics
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Worried you might be sick? Every day between 4pm and 8pm you can stop by Phyllis Wheatley Community Center's Family Resource Center to take a no hassle, free, fast COVID-19 test and have your results in 24-48 hours. We are now offering RapidTests which take only a few minutes to process.
Help stop the spread.
Even if you're vaccinated, if you have symptoms, or you've been exposed to someone who has the virus, we recommend getting tested.
Walk-ins are welcome.
COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
First and Third Saturday of each month
10:00am - 2:00pm
Let's get vaccinated!
We provides free, no-barrier access to COVID-19 vaccines at Phyllis Wheatley Community Center.
Clinics are at:
Phyllis Wheatley Community Center
1301 10th Ave N. Minneapolis MN 55411
If you need transportation, we'll even pick you up!
Wheatley Trailblazers Senior Club
We welcome our elder neighbors and Phyllis Wheatley Alumni to get out of the house and come over! Each Saturday, you can come and check out the fun, enjoy light snacks, conversation, and activities with friends and neighbors.
Events are in-person and we require proof of COVID-19 vaccination and regular testing.
Registration is required. To join in the fun, please contact Kimberly Caprini at