Thursday, October 12

37th Annual Rushford Arts & Crafts Fair

Handmade items and crafts of all kinds to please and delight. Saturday October 21 9AM-3PM New Rushford Peterson school Elem/MS Gym

Thrive! Family Support

Thrive! Family Support Group brings help, hope and healing to families affected by Substance Use Disorder

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

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

2017 Seasonal Flu Shot Clinic

Olmsted County Public Health Services – Flu Shot Clinics Wednesday, October 11th and Thursday, October 12th 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 – 4:30 p.m. Walk-in; no appointment. Regular, high dose,...

Bus trip to Minneapolis Institute of Art

Rochester Friends of MIA. Will attend lecture by Gabriel Ritter, curator, and tour "Contemporary Art World"

Amish Experience: Bread Making Demonstration

Ever wondered what it would be like to live without electricity and modern appliances? This is an opportunity to visit an Amish home, get to know your hostess and learn how to bake bread in a wood...

Introduction to Still Life Drawing

Learning the fundamental skills of drawing and learning to shift using the right side of the brain. Instructor Miriam Knuth

Rochester Area Keyboard Club

Cheri Sykes will present "Praise Band Keyboard: Playing and Teaching the Style" at 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at Mount Olive Lutheran Church during the monthly meeting of the Rochester Area Keyboard...

Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance

Adults of all ages and abilities are encouraged to take advantage of this evidence-based fall prevention exercise program. Facilitated by MJ Moravec. To learn about fees and registration, call...

Create a Stained Glass Window

Create your leaded stained glass in this five week series using the easy-to-use Morton System of assembly.

Exhibit of Work by Nancy Grist and Kristine Fretheim

The exhibit will be on display at Crossings until October 21, with an artist’s reception to take place on Saturday, September 16 from 6:00-7:15. The public is invited to this free event which will...

RCTC Learning Is ForEver (LIFE) Presents The Manhattan Project's Secret Weapon: Dr. Wilhelm with Teresa Wilhelm Waldof

The man who grew up as a sharecropper's son in southern Iowa was an unlikely character to change world history. His life, from country bumpkin to prolific inventor and Manhattan Project scientist,...

Rochester Connection Coffee Social

Looking for Rochester’s best cup of coffee and great conversation? Join us for our Coffee social! This month we will meet at McDonald's on West Circle Dr.

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.

Advance Health Care Directive

Lynn Betzold from Honoring Choices Minnesota will introduce you to Advance Care Planning (ACP), a process which helps you think about, talk about and write down your choices for future healthcare...

The Rotary Club of Rochester Meeting

Join us on Thursdays for The Rotary Club of Rochester weekly meeting- Find more information at our club's website:

Play Mah Jongg

Come have fun with Mah Jongg! Four people sit around a table, each with card of various numbers and colors, arranged like a secret code and tiles are exchanged in a pattern used for almost 100...

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.

Person to Person English Conversation

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

q club

A safe and welcoming meet-up for LGBTQ teens and allies…. For ages 13-18! Hang out, make friends and have fun at this club just for you.

Autumn Book Sale

Come to the Library Auditorium to check it out. Over 15,000 gently used books, music CDs, DVDs and other items at incredible prices! Thursday, October 12, 5:00pm - 7:00pm (preview sale, Friends'...

Friends Preview Book Sale

Members of Friends of RPL admitted for special preview sale

Create a Stained Glass Window

Create your leaded stained glass in this five week series using the easy-to-use Morton System of assembly.

D'Sievers Trio at The Loop 6-9 p.m. THurs. Oct 12th

Eric Heukeshoven (keys), Steve Sawyer (bass), and John Sievers (bone) will be jazzing up the Loop. Drop by after work and join us for the evening

Rochester Fire Dept Open House

It's Fire Prevention Week. Come tour all 5 Rochester fire stations, meet the firefighters, live demonstrations at station 1 & 4, learn important fire safety for your home. Fire hats and stickers...


Emphasis will be on good pronunciation, learning basic vocabulary, grammar, and conversation.

Rochester Area FreeThinkers Monthly Meeting

One of our members will present information from peer-reviewed research papers on the topic: When Do Children Develop Awareness of Race?

Southeastern Minnesota Beekeepers Association (SEMBA) meeting

At 6:30 come and join "The Buzz" -- an informal opportunity to discuss any topic related to beekeeping. At 7pm, we have our regular meeting -- always an informational presentation on beekeeping and...

Blithe Spirit

Absolute Theatre's production of Blithe Spirit opens October 5, 2017 at the Rochester Civic Theatre's Studio Theatre and runs October 5,6, 7 and October 12, 13 and 14.

Fiddler on the Roof musical

Tevye faces change when his three daughters challenge tradition.

Hand Me a Chisel - The Norwegian Rushmore Imagined

Sons of Norway Kristiania 1-47, located at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 2124 Viola Rd NE, Rochester, MN, will hold its monthly meeting at 7 pm on October 12, 2017. The speaker will be Byron...

Improv Workshop for Beginners

Each session we will learn and practice improvisational skills in a fun, supportive, and safe environment for the beginner. Register online or by calling 507.328.2309.

Olmsted County Genealogical Society October Meeting

“A Country Doctor Goes to War” Local author and genealogist Tamara Thayer will share from her award winning book. You will enjoy hearing the story of Dr E. A. Thayer who was a country doctor in MN...

Stand-Up Comedy: OPEN MIC

Free comedy show every Thursday night at 7:30 PM. Come eat, drink and laugh.

Sweet Land the Musical

Developed from the film by Ali Selim and short story by Will Weaver, the musical is produced by History Theatre.

Thursday, October 12