Blue Ox Coffee Company

3740 Chicago Ave. S.

(612) 825-6650

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Specialty coffee shop serving hand-brewed coffee and espresso.

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Live and Learn Project

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Free Yoga

Stay active this winter with free yoga with neighbors and friends!

CANDO and Out in the Backyard have partnered to offer free yoga classes to the community. We are excited to connect with you and stay active this winter!  

Every Saturday
1:30 p.m - 2:30 p.m.
CANDO Community Space
3736 Chicago Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55407


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