Thursday, April 20

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.

Mayo High School Spring Play "Almost, Maine"

Come see the Mayo High School Spring Play! A witty and charming story about love, falling in love, falling out of love, and all the bumps in between! Show runs Thursday, April 20th and Friday,...

Parkside Art Gallery

The public is invited to attend the Parkside Gallery’s 10th art exhibit located within Charter House and featuring artists Dr. Denise Dupras and Corene Bernatz. Enjoy this free event with...

Community of Wellness Health Fair

Presentation on lifestyle medicine at various organizations

BookBike at Bravo Espresso (University Square, Skyway Level)

Visit the award-winning BookBike to check out books, get a library card, or share stories and ideas! Librarian Powered, Community Inspired.

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...

Amish Experience: Bread Making

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 you hostess and learn how to bake bread in a wood...

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.

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.)

Rochester Connection Lunch Bunch

Join us for a family-friendly lunch. Whether you are new to Rochester or have been here awhile you will enjoy this time to socialize, experience some yummy food, and get to know more about...

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.

Video Lab for Homeschoolers

In Video Lab we will learn how to use different programs to make our own video animations and share them with the world! Register online or by calling 507.328.2303.

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...

Music for Wellness

This experiential class will incorporate stress management, self-care, and wellness techniques while integrating live music. You will have an opportunity to explore a variety of instruments by...

Dining to Donate

An event to benefit the family of Mia Gerards. 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 20, Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar, Apache Mall

Video Lab

Learn the basics of planning, shooting and editing your own videos in a cooperative team based workshop. Register online or by calling 507.328.2303.

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.

Parkside Gallery

The public is invited to attend the Parkside Gallery’s 10th art exhibit located within Charter House and featuring artists Dr. Denise Dupras and Corene Bernatz. Enjoy this free event with...

Group Songwriting & Community Singing Workshop with Jacinta Clusellas

Join NYC based composer, guitarist and music educator Jacinta Clusellas for a participatory group composition and songwriting workshop at the High Court Pub. Musicians of all abilities and...


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.

Biodiversity Above & Below Ground: Implications for Soil Health

A fascinating presentation about the complex interactions among living organisms that inhabit soils.

Dying & Death Series: Film - "Bucket List"

Two terminally ill men escape from a cancer ward and head off on a road trip with a wish list of to-dos before they die. Film is rated PG-13 and lasts 1.5 hours. A short discussion will follow.

Historic Mayowood Gardens

Presented by Jane Yunginger, Extension Master Gardener for 32 years. She will discuss the history, and the hows and whys of the development of the landscape by Dr. Charlie, and the work that was...

CHIP Information

Introduction of Complete Health Improvement Program

Chess Club

Anyone interested in playing chess is invited to meet each week. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced played, all are welcome.

Donation-Based Yoga Class

Please join our Prana Vinyasa yoga teachers in training as we hold a live teaching lab every Thursday evening. Pay what you can at the door. All experience levels are welcome. Please register via...

English Conversation Group

Practice your English in an informal, relaxed group setting. Just drop in; no registration required.

The Duck Variations

Absolute Theatre, Rochester's new semiprofessional theatre, continues the inaugural season with the production of "The Duck Variations" by David Mamet and directed by Suzie Stier Hanse. Two gifted...

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

Thursday, April 20