Events

April 26 - May 2, 2017

Wednesday, April 26

2017 Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival

The 36th Annual Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival brings 250+ new feature length and short narrative and documentary films representing 70+ countries to audiences throughout the region.

55+ First Time Driver Safety

This 8-hour, 2-part Driver Safety Program is an interactive discussion on topics related to new laws, compensating for the physical damage changes related to aging, and selecting a safe vechicle.

Break of Day Toastmaster's

A group to help improve public speaking and leadership skills. Meets every Wednesday morning 7:00 am to 7:50 am, drop in as a guest anytime.

Collage Bird

Join others in creating a vintage inspired artwork using book pages and scrap booking paper. All experience levels are welcome. Feel free to bring scrapes of paper. Supplies are included in the...

Five Things You Didn't Know About Funerals and Cremation

Join us in learning interesting information about cremation and funerals. Mahn Family Funeral Home will separate facts from fiction as you discuss strategies to help your family be prepared when it...

IPad Fundamentals

Have an IPad and want to learn how to use it. Attend this informative class to find out about the many functions available and how user friendly the device can be. Bring your device to class. IOS...

Lifestyle Medicine Series

Come and learn the secrets to a longer and happier life. Rochester Clinic will be providing a 6-week series that will take you through the steps to live a longer, more full life. This series will...

Standing Strong: Wellness University

Join us and the Rochester Falls Prevention Coalition as we major in Independence. Following an address from our keynote speaker, participants will pick their curriculum,and enjoy a morning of...

Movers for Moms®

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK- Rochester, MN with be partnering with local organizations in Rochester to collect donations. Collections will run until May 1. The donated items will be taken to the Rochester...

Kutzky Park Bird Walk

Kutzky Park comes alive with migrating warblers, vireos, orioles, and more every Spring. Join us for a walk at the peak of migration. Arrive and leave as your schedule requires. Walks start at the...

Poet & Artist Collaboration

Crossings’ 16th Annual Poet-Artist Collaboration exhibit celebrates a pairing of two art forms. Read the poems and determine for yourself how the artists were inspired.

RCTC LIFE Program Presents “Opening Goliath: Danger and Discovery in Caving” with Cary Griffith MA

Join Cary Griffith as he discusses the stories he covered in Opening Goliath and some of the challenges of covering and writing about controversial outdoor subjects like these.

Genealogy One on One Help

A librarian will assist you in using our genealogical databases, or refer to other sources of information for finding out more about your ancestors. Register online or by calling 507.328.2309.

Homeless Outreach Worker Available

Staff from Zumbro Valley Health Center will be available to answer questions and provide information on homelessness, mental health and chemical dependency issues.

Computer & eBook Drop-In

Bring your computer and eBook reader questions to this drop-in class. Librarians will be there to answer your basic questions.

Confirmation Camp

Confirmation classes have a memorable adventure in faith-building during this week! Church groups spend time each morning with their pastor or a confirmation leader exploring faith topics in depth....

Simple Living Farmers' Market of Mabel and Caledonia

The Simple Living Farmers' Market is a non-profit organization and member of the MN Farmers' Market Association with vendors from the Mabel and Caledonia area.

RCTC LIFE Program Presents “Great Decisions 2017 Topic: U.S. Foreign Policy and Petroleum” with Steve Troutman

What is the effect of U.S. petroleum security on foreign policy?

Drop in for Career Counseling

Need help with an application? Resume? Job Search? A career counselor will be available for one-on-one assistance with employment issues. No appointment needed.

Honor Flight Dinner Fundraiser at Lanesboro High School

Lanesboro High School students are hosting a dinner fundraiser to honor veterans.

Kinstone Women’s Circle – April New Moon Gathering

Calling all women to join in a circle to celebrate ourselves on a regular basis in sync with the new moon. It continues each month on the day of the new moon through November!

Rochester Independent Filmmakers

An open group of independent filmmakers, both aspiring and established, who meet weekly to share ideas and collaborate.

 hosted by VIGOR

Come join us for our monthly completely plant-based potluck! Please bring a vegan dish (no meat, dairy, eggs, or honey) to share, as well as your own place setting and a drink.

Ten Ways to be a Better Friend to LGBTQIA+ Teens

Kirstin Cronn-Mills is a writer and teacher from North Mankato. She has a special interest in seeing marginalized kids thrive in our world.

Films about outdoor recreation, natural resources

"John Latsch: The Man and His River," "This is America." Q&A session follows. Free.

Do You Wanna Dance?--Intermediate

Brush Up on your Foxtrot, Waltz, and East Coast Swing skills before the wedding season with Community Education!

Thursday, April 27

"When We Dead Awaken"

7:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. on Sundays. Ends June 17.

2017 Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival

The 36th Annual Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival brings 250+ new feature length and short narrative and documentary films representing 70+ countries to audiences throughout the region.

55+ First Time Driver Safety

This 8-hour, 2-part Driver Safety Program is an interactive discussion on topics related to new laws, compensating for the physical damage changes related to aging, and selecting a safe vechicle.

Collage Bird

Join others in creating a vintage inspired artwork using book pages and scrap booking paper. All experience levels are welcome. Feel free to bring scrapes of paper. Supplies are included in the...

Five Things You Didn't Know About Funerals and Cremation

Join us in learning interesting information about cremation and funerals. Mahn Family Funeral Home will separate facts from fiction as you discuss strategies to help your family be prepared when it...

IPad Fundamentals

Have an IPad and want to learn how to use it. Attend this informative class to find out about the many functions available and how user friendly the device can be. Bring your device to class. IOS...

Lifestyle Medicine Series

Come and learn the secrets to a longer and happier life. Rochester Clinic will be providing a 6-week series that will take you through the steps to live a longer, more full life. This series will...

Standing Strong: Wellness University

Join us and the Rochester Falls Prevention Coalition as we major in Independence. Following an address from our keynote speaker, participants will pick their curriculum,and enjoy a morning of...

Emergencies and Complex Pediatrics

Brought to you by premier children’s home care provider Pediatric Home Service, Emergencies and Complex Pediatrics is an eye-opening daylong pediatric nursing conference featuring leading Twin...

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

Anyone 60+ with arthritis, chronic pain, or wishes to begin a low impact program. No registration necessary.

Movers for Moms®

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK- Rochester, MN with be partnering with local organizations in Rochester to collect donations. Collections will run until May 1. The donated items will be taken to the Rochester...

Baby Time

Bring in your baby for rhymes, songs and stories just right for little ones (birth to 18 months).

Diabetes Self Management Training

Come join Hy-Vee and 125live for a 7 week program to help control diabetes and get in shape!

Poet & Artist Collaboration

Crossings’ 16th Annual Poet-Artist Collaboration exhibit celebrates a pairing of two art forms. Read the poems and determine for yourself how the artists were inspired.

RCTC LIFE Program Presents “Laura Ingalls Wilder:     "The Road to the Little House"” with Jessica Michna

In this new First Impressions presentation by Jessica Michna you will meet Mrs. Wilder, older, wiser and reflecting back on her life. She will tell you her life story and how she came to produce...

Toddler Time

Special stories and songs for active toddlers (ages 18 months to 3 years)

Together Time

Bring your babies and toddlers to this drop-in play time for the youngest library users. (Birth to 3 years.)

Computer & eBook Drop-In

Bring your computer and eBook reader questions to this drop-in class. Librarians will be there to answer your basic questions.

One on One English Conversation

Practice your English skills through conversation with English speakers. Offering writing review as well. Open to adult, non-native English speakers

RCTC LIFE Program Presents “Mrs. Charles Dickens: "The Best of Times"” with Jessica Michna

Mrs. Dickens will introduce the audience to such women as Nancy from “Oliver Twist”, Miss Havisham from “Great Expectations,” Betsey Trotwood from “David Copperfield" and others.

Confirmation Camp

Confirmation classes have a memorable adventure in faith-building during this week! Church groups spend time each morning with their pastor or a confirmation leader exploring faith topics in depth....

q club -Reach One Teach One

A safe and welcoming meet-up for LGBTQ teens and allies, ages 13-18! Hang out, make friends and have fun at this club just for you. From March through June,q club is partnering with Planned...

Fit & Strong Program

Fit and Strong is an exercise and health behavior change program for adults with osteoarthritis. Register online or by calling 507.328.2309.

DIY coconut oil toothpaste

Coconut oil has been found to be excellent at removing oral bacteria, leaving a clean antiseptic environment that promotes healthy teeth and gums.

Woodworking-Beginning/Advanced

Topics covered: planning, purchasing materials, machining and finishing. You must furnish your own materials and are encouraged to bring them the first night of class.

Rochester Connection Ladies Bunco

It's Bunco Time! If you can roll the dice you can play Bunco and we'd love to have you join us!

LYRA: A Vocal Ensemble from St. Petersburg, Russia

"LYRA" is a vocal ensemble from St. Petersburg. All singers are professional musicians, singing in different churches of St. Petersburg. Some of them are also soloists at musical theatres of the city.

Russian music concert

LYRA, a vocal ensemble from St. Petersburg, Russia, will perform 7 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at Sts. Kosmas and Damianos Greek Orthodox Church, 703 West Center Street, in Rochester.

Seussical

Based on the works of Dr. Seuss. Music by Stephen Flaherty; lyrics by Lynn Ahrens; book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty.

The Jungle Book

The Children's Dance Theatre presents: The Jungle Book

RCTC Theatre: Peer Gynt

Follow Peer as he embarks on a journey to find meaning in his life. On his travels through forest glens, deserts, and shipwrecked oceans, he encounters exciting and enigmatic characters such as a...

DJ Slipp Live@ Kathy's Pub

DJ SLipp spins some groovin'and funky tunes every Thursday Night at Kathy's Pub

Friday, April 28

"Treasure Island"

7 p.m. April 21-22, April 28-29; 2 p.m. April 23 and April 30. Pine Area People for the Arts.

"When We Dead Awaken"

7:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. on Sundays. Ends June 17.

2017 Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival

The 36th Annual Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival brings 250+ new feature length and short narrative and documentary films representing 70+ countries to audiences throughout the region.

55+ First Time Driver Safety

This 8-hour, 2-part Driver Safety Program is an interactive discussion on topics related to new laws, compensating for the physical damage changes related to aging, and selecting a safe vechicle.

Five Things You Didn't Know About Funerals and Cremation

Join us in learning interesting information about cremation and funerals. Mahn Family Funeral Home will separate facts from fiction as you discuss strategies to help your family be prepared when it...

IPad Fundamentals

Have an IPad and want to learn how to use it. Attend this informative class to find out about the many functions available and how user friendly the device can be. Bring your device to class. IOS...

Lifestyle Medicine Series

Come and learn the secrets to a longer and happier life. Rochester Clinic will be providing a 6-week series that will take you through the steps to live a longer, more full life. This series will...

Standing Strong: Wellness University

Join us and the Rochester Falls Prevention Coalition as we major in Independence. Following an address from our keynote speaker, participants will pick their curriculum,and enjoy a morning of...

Concert:  Accelerando

A choral concert showcasing the RAACHE audition choirs of Arioso and Cantabil, a variety of music and genres.

Movers for Moms®

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK- Rochester, MN with be partnering with local organizations in Rochester to collect donations. Collections will run until May 1. The donated items will be taken to the Rochester...

Bluff Country Studio Art Tour

Explore the art and scenery of southeastern and northeastern Iowa during the Bluff Country Studio Art Tour Friday April 28-30.

RCTC LIFE Program Presents “Eleanor Roosevelt – “Brother Can You Spare a Dime”” with Jessica Michna

The First Lady would take on the role of advocate for those American’s most seriously affected by the Great Depression.

Homeless Outreach Worker Available

Staff from Zumbro Valley Health Center will be available to answer questions and provide information on homelessness, mental health and chemical dependency issues.

15th Annual Arbor Day Celebration

Rochester Public Utilities, with partners Maier Tree & Lawn and Rochester Park & Recreation, will hold their 15th Annual Arbor Day Celebration on Friday, April 28th.

Visit the BookBike & ArtCart at RPU's Arbor Day Celebration (Silver Lake Park)

Visit the BookBike at RPU's Arbor Day Celebration (Silver Lake Park.

Confirmation Camp

Confirmation classes have a memorable adventure in faith-building during this week! Church groups spend time each morning with their pastor or a confirmation leader exploring faith topics in depth....

Code Club

Interested in what makes computers, video games and websites work? It's all code! In Code Club we will use different programs to learn the basics of coding. Register online or by calling 507.328.2303.

Wine & Roses and Craft Beer

PossAbilities is brewing up craft beer for this year’s Wine, Roses (…and Craft Beer) fundraising event! All proceeds support PossAbilities programs to create opportunities for children and adults...

Dinner and a movie

Join the People's Food Co-op and Bleu Duck as we provide dinner and wine/beer/ non-alcoholic beverage along with a film (TBA).

Free jam

Bluegrass, country, old-time music. All-acoustic. Beginner to advanced players welcome.

Branson on the Road

What do you get when you bring together a fiddle, mandolin, banjo, guitar, upright slap bass, rhinestone costumes, hilarious comedy and great classic country, bluegrass, rockabilly and gospel music...

Music at Covered Bridge Restaurant and Sports Bar

Jukebox Cruisin' with Paul Miller & Crew will perform Friday, April 28th at Covered Bridge Restaurant and Sports Bar.

Robert Coates LIVE

Hailing from Madison, SD Robert draws roots in country inspired music from notable artists such as Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash. With time spent in variety of rock bands performing...

Seussical

Based on the works of Dr. Seuss. Music by Stephen Flaherty; lyrics by Lynn Ahrens; book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty.

The Vintage Tones of Spielzeiten Und Pausen performance American Legion Rochester 4-28-2017  7 pm

The Vintage Tones of Spielzeiten Und Pausen perform 50s-60s-70s favorites and deep tracks featuring the songs of the Beatles, Orbison, Everlys, and Rockabilly. Music to make your big toe shoot up...

Treasure Island (Live Theatre Production)

Ahoy Matey! The story of Long John Silver and his pirate crew spill from the spirited imagination of a young girl. Emily dreams of being a pirate, although wanting to be a businesswoman would be...

"Wilderness"

Dance performance choreographed by Brian Brooks.

Brian Brooks: Wilderness 

“Brooks loves to shatter conventional notions of the human capacity for strength and endurance.” – Dance Magazine Control and chaos collide in Wilderness, performed by the critically acclaimed and...

HAUNTED ROCHESTER TROLLEY TOUR

Join your Ghost Host guide aboard the "Trolley of Doom" for an entertaining ride through Rochester's darker sides as we explore the city's strange and macabre past, while visiting many of the...

RCTC Theatre: Peer Gynt

Follow Peer as he embarks on a journey to find meaning in his life. On his travels through forest glens, deserts, and shipwrecked oceans, he encounters exciting and enigmatic characters such as a...

Under the Streetlamp nIn Concert

One of America’s hottest vocal groups, featuring recent leading cast members of the Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys, performing an evening of Doo-Wop, Motown and old-time Rock ‘n’ Roll...

Tim Dallman

Acoustic guitarist and vocalist Tim Dallman performs a mix of classic and contemporary rock and pop music, as well as his own songs.

Live Music "Lyzander Duo" at Pine Island Sports Bar

Lyzander Duo rockin the Pine Island Sports Bar on Friday, April 28th 9-1am!

Saturday, April 29

"Treasure Island"

7 p.m. April 21-22, April 28-29; 2 p.m. April 23 and April 30. Pine Area People for the Arts.

"When We Dead Awaken"

7:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. on Sundays. Ends June 17.

2017 Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival

The 36th Annual Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival brings 250+ new feature length and short narrative and documentary films representing 70+ countries to audiences throughout the region.

42nd Annual World Festival

Cultural displays, ethnic foods, parade of nations, live entertainment. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

55+ First Time Driver Safety

This 8-hour, 2-part Driver Safety Program is an interactive discussion on topics related to new laws, compensating for the physical damage changes related to aging, and selecting a safe vechicle.

Five Things You Didn't Know About Funerals and Cremation

Join us in learning interesting information about cremation and funerals. Mahn Family Funeral Home will separate facts from fiction as you discuss strategies to help your family be prepared when it...

IPad Fundamentals

Have an IPad and want to learn how to use it. Attend this informative class to find out about the many functions available and how user friendly the device can be. Bring your device to class. IOS...

Lifestyle Medicine Series

Come and learn the secrets to a longer and happier life. Rochester Clinic will be providing a 6-week series that will take you through the steps to live a longer, more full life. This series will...

Summerset Theatre auditions

"Peter and the Starcatcher," "On Golden Pond," "Sweeney Tood," 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday.

Med City Moms Multi-Family Rummage Sale

Multi-family (30+ families) rummage sale benefiting Med City Moms and the Rochester Womens Shelter.

Root River Bird Walk

We will visit Root River County Park just south of Rochester near Simpson. This park has nice walking trails and good diverse habitat for a wide variety of birds. Meet in the east parking lot at...

Find Your Style - Spring

Walk up your sensitivites to the smallest microbes of sprouting life.

Movers for Moms®

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK- Rochester, MN with be partnering with local organizations in Rochester to collect donations. Collections will run until May 1. The donated items will be taken to the Rochester...

Cordwood Workshop

Kinstone is collaborating once again with cordwood experts Richard and Becky Flatau for a one-day hands-on learning experience. Limited to 10 participants, if you’ve wanted to learn something about...

Donation-Based Yin Yoga

Join Karen Light Edmonds for a gentle, relaxing yoga practice. Pay-what-you-can, proceeds benefit Project Legacy. Please register via MindBody.

Fundraiser Breakfast and Bake Sale - Saturday April 29th

Scrambled eggs & ham, pancakes, sausage, biscuits & gravy. Bake items to take home! Saturday April 29, 8:30 am - 10:30 am. Adults $7 5-12 years $4 4 and under free

Simple Living Farmers' Market of Mabel and Caledonia

The Simple Living Farmers' Market is a non-profit organization and member of the MN Farmers' Market Association with vendors from the Mabel and Caledonia area.

Veterans Heritage Day

Join our 10th annual Veterans Heritage Day. Public, veterans and spouses are welcome to attend. Come early for rolls and coffee. Music by Char's Polka band and lunch served by Paradise Pizza....

ACT Prep Classes

Looking for students who are looking to improve their ACT college entrance exam!

DIY Photovoltaics

Are you curious about alternative energy or photovoltaics and want to know more? Would you like to put solar panels on your house or property? Are you curious about conserving energy, and the costs...

Eyota Women's Expo: Ladies Day Out

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 29, Eyota American Legion Hall

Healthy Kids Day at the Y

Nothing charges up kids like summer - and Healthy Kids Day is the Y's official start to the best summer ever! So make sure your kids get the most they can out of this summer...in spirit, mind and...

Abdominal Strentheners

Strong abdominal muscles without crunches? You BET!

Amateur Radio Technician License Course

This class prepares the student to take the exam for an FCC Technician Class Amateur (Ham) Radio License. It combines live lectures, multimedia, and demonstrations of Amateur Radio equipment and...

Bluff Country Studio Art Tour

Explore the art and scenery of southeastern and northeastern Iowa during the Bluff Country Studio Art Tour Friday April 28-30.

People's Food Co-op Staff & Member Art Fair

Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the PFC parking lot. Art and wares from Rochester’s creative people.

Hooray for Saturday: Family Dance Party

Lights, shakers, dance! Put on your dancing shoes for 30 minutes of non-stop dancing fun.

Mayowood Mansion Tours

We are pleased to once again offer tours of this beautiful piece of Olmsted County history. Tours begin at ‘The Big House,’ 3720 Mayowood Road SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55902.

Patio & Pints with LTS Brewing Co.

Come relax with games and Twisted Barrel Wood Fired Pizza from 5-8 p.m. Featuring our inaugural bottle release – don’t miss it! Family and dog-friendly.

Overcome Your Carbohydrate Cravings

Enhance your weight loss journey with information to help stop your carbohydrate cravings in two weeks!

DANCE

old-time and variety music

Energize! Organize! Engage!

The Southern MN Green Party invites you to their Spring Conference

Artist Demonstrations: Ian Baldry & Sara Lubinski

Fiber artist Ian Baldry and painter (and current Exhibition Gallery artist) Sara Lubinski will do a demonstration of their work right in the gallery on Saturday, April 29 in conjunction with the...

 Learn about the Evolution of Armor

Have you ever seen a suit of armor and wondered why it was made the way it was? Then visit Castlerock Museum in Alma, Wisconsin on Saturday, April 29th at 2pm, for a special presentation by Jamie...

March for Babies SE MN

Come help us make this year’s Southeast Minnesota March for Babies walk in Rochester, MN a success! Each year in Southeast Minnesota, 560 babies are born prematurely and 190 babies are born with...

RCTC Theatre: Peer Gynt

Follow Peer as he embarks on a journey to find meaning in his life. On his travels through forest glens, deserts, and shipwrecked oceans, he encounters exciting and enigmatic characters such as a...

KID'S YOGA

Hissss like a snake. Roarrrrr like a lion. Rest like a starfish. This kid's yoga class will include fun games and activities to explore focus, balance and relaxation. Ages 4-10. Parents are not...

Helen Johnson LIVE

A staple in the music circuit of Decorah, Iowa, singer-songwriter Helen Johnson hits the road to visit us on stage at Cafe Steam. Fun and charismatic, Helen always puts on a great performance.

MedCity Mafia Roller Derby 2017 Home Opener

For our home opener of the 2017 season, we're taking on Sioux Falls Roller Dollz! It's a WFTDA-sanctioned game and it counts towards our rankingz. So expect us to come out with skates blazing!

Seussical

Based on the works of Dr. Seuss. Music by Stephen Flaherty; lyrics by Lynn Ahrens; book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty.

Treasure Island (Live Theatre Production)

Ahoy Matey! The story of Long John Silver and his pirate crew spill from the spirited imagination of a young girl. Emily dreams of being a pirate, although wanting to be a businesswoman would be...

Wylie Brings the Wild West to Zumbrota

Wylie & The Wild West play the kind of Cowboy music that comes from a real place in America that often gets overlooked by the corporate music machine. With three decades of writing, recording and...

Milonga - An Argentine Tango Dance

Milonga - An Argentine Tango Dance Sat, April 29 Sponsored by: Tango Society of Rochester 8-9pm progressive Tango lesson 9-11:30 Dancing

Sunday, April 30

"Treasure Island"

7 p.m. April 21-22, April 28-29; 2 p.m. April 23 and April 30. Pine Area People for the Arts.

"When We Dead Awaken"

7:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. on Sundays. Ends June 17.

55+ First Time Driver Safety

This 8-hour, 2-part Driver Safety Program is an interactive discussion on topics related to new laws, compensating for the physical damage changes related to aging, and selecting a safe vechicle.

Five Things You Didn't Know About Funerals and Cremation

Join us in learning interesting information about cremation and funerals. Mahn Family Funeral Home will separate facts from fiction as you discuss strategies to help your family be prepared when it...

IPad Fundamentals

Have an IPad and want to learn how to use it. Attend this informative class to find out about the many functions available and how user friendly the device can be. Bring your device to class. IOS...

Lifestyle Medicine Series

Come and learn the secrets to a longer and happier life. Rochester Clinic will be providing a 6-week series that will take you through the steps to live a longer, more full life. This series will...

Rochester Music Expo

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Music dealers from the region, including records, CDs and music memorabilia. Free admission.

Movers for Moms®

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK- Rochester, MN with be partnering with local organizations in Rochester to collect donations. Collections will run until May 1. The donated items will be taken to the Rochester...

Fermented Beverages 101: Kombucha, Kefir, Tonics, and More

Fermented beverages are a part of every traditional diet, both for health benefits and as a way to preserve food. In this class, we will learn how to make (non-alcoholic) fermented beverages like...

Unleash the SHE 5K and 10K

5K, 10K and untimed 5K walk/run to celebrate women's health and empowerment and to raise funds for the Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance's research funding, support programs and awareness campaigns.

Bluff Country Studio Art Tour

Explore the art and scenery of southeastern and northeastern Iowa during the Bluff Country Studio Art Tour Friday April 28-30.

TUNE YOUR CHAKRAS WORKSHOP

CHAKRA-BASED YOGA PRACTICE + LIVE VIOLIN

North Prairie Lutheran Church Meatball Dinner

Meatball dinner will be served. Funds raised will support charities - food shelves, World Hunger and Lutheran World Relief.

Camp Victory Open House

Our Spring open house is a great opportunity to visit Camp Victory! Deer Run Recreation Center will be open, as well as mini golf and the Camp Store.

Seussical

Based on the works of Dr. Seuss. Music by Stephen Flaherty; lyrics by Lynn Ahrens; book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty.

Sunday Classic Movie Matinee Series

The Historic State Theatre in Zumbrota invites everyone to step back in time to cinema’s Golden Age with Classic Movie Sundays.

Treasure Island (Live Theatre Production)

Ahoy Matey! The story of Long John Silver and his pirate crew spill from the spirited imagination of a young girl. Emily dreams of being a pirate, although wanting to be a businesswoman would be...

ODDS & ENDS A collection of eclectic works by Dawn Sanborn

Gallery 24 Artist Talk Series Presents ODDS & ENDS: A collection of eclectic works by Dawn Sanborn Dawn Sanborn will be conducting an artist talk discussing her work to the public at Forager...

Monday, May 1

55+ First Time Driver Safety

This 8-hour, 2-part Driver Safety Program is an interactive discussion on topics related to new laws, compensating for the physical damage changes related to aging, and selecting a safe vechicle.

Five Things You Didn't Know About Funerals and Cremation

Join us in learning interesting information about cremation and funerals. Mahn Family Funeral Home will separate facts from fiction as you discuss strategies to help your family be prepared when it...

IPad Fundamentals

Have an IPad and want to learn how to use it. Attend this informative class to find out about the many functions available and how user friendly the device can be. Bring your device to class. IOS...

Lifestyle Medicine Series

Come and learn the secrets to a longer and happier life. Rochester Clinic will be providing a 6-week series that will take you through the steps to live a longer, more full life. This series will...

Summerset Theatre auditions

"Peter and the Starcatcher," "On Golden Pond," "Sweeney Tood," 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday.

The Monthly Painter Show

Minnesota/Manhattan abstract painter AJ Atwater Announces Monthly Online Shows at ajatwater.com starting with The Breathtaking Beauty of Blue in January.

Movers for Moms®

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK- Rochester, MN with be partnering with local organizations in Rochester to collect donations. Collections will run until May 1. The donated items will be taken to the Rochester...

Computer & eBook Drop-In

Bring your computer and eBook reader questions to this drop-in class. Librarians will be there to answer your basic questions.

Community Grief Support Groups

Hosted by Mayo Clinic Hospice, Community Grief Support Groups

Crochet a Rag Rug

Do you have a stash of old cotton t-shirts you aren't sure what to do with? Join Rochester CE and create a Rag Rug.

Bookworms: Homeschool Book Club

Homeschoolers in grades K-6 are invited to read the selected title and join Learning Together Rochester, an open and inclusive homeschool group, for discussion and other fun! Ask library staff...

Living Well with Chronic Conditions (LWCC)

Are you looking for new ways to better manage your health? Registration is open now!

RCTC LIFE Program Presents “Dylan, the Nobel Prize Winner” with Chad Israelson

Minnesota’s own Nobel Prize winning songwriter/poet Bob Dylan has influenced rock and roll and popular culture for over 50 years.

T'ai Chi Easy

A class of qigong and tai chi movements. Benefits may include stress reduction, increased creativity, heightened energy and improved physical and emotional well-being. Taught by certified Tai Chi...

Confirmation Camp

Confirmation classes have a memorable adventure in faith-building during this week! Church groups spend time each morning with their pastor or a confirmation leader exploring faith topics in depth....

T'ai Chi Chih - Advanced

A class learning additional basic Tai Chi Chih movements - moving meditation practice, gentle and easy to learn. Taught by certified Tai Chi Chih instructor.

Teen Crafternoon: Buttons

Make your own mini buttons & magnets using recycled books & magazines, scrapbook paper, or create your own design! TeenScape programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

Community Grief Support Groups

Hosted by Mayo Clinic Hospice, Community Grief Support Groups

In the City for Good Housing Policy Forum

Consultant Robert Hickey will be presenting the results of the study done for City Council on inclusionary zoning and mixed-income housing policy

Trivia

Trivia is hosted each Monday night from 7-9 p.m. Four rounds and winners win crowlers of Forager beer!

Tuesday, May 2

55+ First Time Driver Safety

This 8-hour, 2-part Driver Safety Program is an interactive discussion on topics related to new laws, compensating for the physical damage changes related to aging, and selecting a safe vechicle.

Five Things You Didn't Know About Funerals and Cremation

Join us in learning interesting information about cremation and funerals. Mahn Family Funeral Home will separate facts from fiction as you discuss strategies to help your family be prepared when it...

Lifestyle Medicine Series

Come and learn the secrets to a longer and happier life. Rochester Clinic will be providing a 6-week series that will take you through the steps to live a longer, more full life. This series will...

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

Anyone 60+ with arthritis, chronic pain, or wishes to begin a low impact program. No registration necessary.

Amish Experience: Noon Meal Demonstration

Ever wondered what it would be like to live without electricity and modern appliances? This is an opportunity to visit an Amish home and share in a delicious meal, all while getting to know your...

 RCTC LIFE Program Presents “La politique en France” with Damien Sadrant

How do French elections work and how does the political system compare to ours?

Become a Medicare Volunteer

Become a Medicare Expert and Volunteer with the Southeastern Minnesota Area Agency on Aging

Diabetes Self Management Training

Come join Hy-Vee and 125live for a 7 week program to help control diabetes and get in shape!

Living Well With Chronic Conditions Workshop

Are you an adult with a Chronic Condition? This 6-week workshop will help you understand new treatment options, discover better nutrition choices and learn better ways to communicate with your...

Lunch with the Birds

Kutzky Park comes alive with migrating warblers, vireos, orioles, and more every May. Join us for a casual noon-time walk at the peak of migration. Arrive and leave as your schedule requires. We...

Armchair Traveler Bookgroup

Pick up a best-selling book that will take you to a different place or time. Book to be discussed - Road to Reckoning - Robert Lautner

Looking for Grants

Learn to use the Foundation Collection databases at the library as you look for grants for your organization. You'll have time to work on your own projects. No registration required. Seating on a...

Caregiver Support Group

If you are caring for an older adult such as a spouse, partner, family member, friend or neighbor, this is an opportunity to meet with other caregivers to exchange helpful tips, give and receive...

Discover Tuesday for Homeschoolers

We'll provide all the supplies, and you provide the friends and fun! 1st Tuesdays: Legos 2nd Tuesdays: Games 3rd Tuesdays: Art 4th Tuesdays: Mystery! For kids in grades k-6.

Confirmation Camp

Confirmation classes have a memorable adventure in faith-building during this week! Church groups spend time each morning with their pastor or a confirmation leader exploring faith topics in depth....

Discover Tuesday

We'll provide all the supplies, and you provide the friends and fun! 1st Tuesdays: Legos 2nd Tuesdays: Games 3rd Tuesdays: Art 4th Tuesdays: Mystery! For kids in grades k-6.

Medicare for Boomers

Class to cover parts A, B, C, and D of Medicare ande give an overview of supplemental policies for those going on Medicare. Class will also cover public benefits such as Medical Assistance and the...

Local Creator's Night

Each Tuesday an artist will lead an interactive class in the Pop Up room at Forager Brewery. Tickets can be purchased in advance. The series is in January, February and March. The instructors are...

One on One English Conversation

Practice your English skills through conversation with English speakers. Offering writing review as well. Open to adult, non-native English speakers

COME SING ALONG!

COME SING ALONG! Children! Youth! Seniors! INTERGENERATIONAL CONCERTat Christ United Methodist Church (ECC) 4th Street and 5th Avenue SW Rochester Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 7:00 – 8:00 P.M...

Donation-Based Yin Yoga

Join Rachel LaRoque for a gentle, relaxing yoga practice encorporating essential oils. Pay-what-you-can, proceeds benefit Project Legacy. Please register via MindBody.

Local Creators Night with Amarama Vernocke

Come join us for the 2nd needle felting class taught by AmaramA ART as part of Local Creators Night at Forager Brewery! In this class I will be teaching one how to make a mini needle felted...

Trivia Tuesday

Four rounds, 10 questions per round, all focused on the weekly theme. Questions will be read aloud by Trivia Master or you will be given an image. Win a round and get 10 percent off; overall...

UMR CONNECTS:  Building Bridges: A New Website for Health Resources for Olmsted County

This project is a mobile website for health resources in the Olmsted county area. Our goal is to have an easy to navigate site for English and Spanish speakers. We will bring together community...

Ken McCullough poetry reading

McCullough is Winona's poet laureate. Reception at 6:30 p.m., reading at 7:30 p.m., followed by open mic.

Tuesday Trivia at High Court Pub Lanesboro

Each week at 7:30 p.m. the trivia master brings a new set of questions to baffle the teams.

April 26 - May 2, 2017