Thursday, May 18

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

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

Rochester Garden and Flower Club 78th Annual Plant Sale

Browse and buy annuals and perennials grown for Minnesota gardens! Most plants donated by club members. The sale features a selection of more than 150 plant varieties.

Baby Time

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

Ceramist Ryan Ball and Painter Shawna Gilmore Exhibit

On view at Crossings at Carnegie, from May 1- June 17, is a new exhibit combining the work of Duluth painter Shawna Gilmore and St. Paul ceramist Ryan Ball.

Diabetes Self Management Training

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

RCTC LIFE Program Presents “Buddhism Is Not What You Think: Finding Freedom Beyond Beliefs” with Rev. Steve Hagen

he newcomer to Buddhism will be inspired by this accessible and provocative introduction, and those more familiar with Buddhism will welcome this much needed hands-on guide to understanding what it...

Arts lecture

"Remember to Remember," by Wendel Anderson. Hosted by Rochester Friends of Minneapolis Institute of Art.

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...

BookBike & ArtCart at East Park

Visit Rochester’s award-winning BookBike and brand-new ArtCart to explore an art activity, get a free library card, or check out some amazing reads.

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.

RCTC LIFE Program Presents “Why the World Doesn't Seem to Make Sense: An Inquiry Into Science, Philosophy, and Perception” with Rev. Steve Hagen

In his wise and original book by this name, science writer and Zen priest Steve Hagen helps us to perceive the world as it is, not merely as we conceive it to be.

Parkinson Support Group

The Rochester Area Parkinson Support Group will meet 1:15 p.m. Thursday, May 18, at Zumbro Lutheran Church, 624 Third Ave. SW, in Rochester.

AgArts informational meeting

AgArts founder Mary Swander will discuss becoming an AgArts partner. A question-and-answer session will follow Swander's presentation.

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...

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...

Bone Builders

Strengthen your bones! Improve your balance! Have more energy! This free activity program to prevent osteoporosis is led by RSVP volunteers.

Beginner Conversation

Practice your beginning French skills with Alliance Française in our Summer classes! This class is meant for students with some French experience, for example, those who can use the present tense,...


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.

Dying & Death Series: Legacy Building Fair

Organizations will be available to share information on a variety of topics like estate planning, caregiving, organ donation, funerals.

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.

 Rochester Repertory Theatre presents "Wedding Belles

“Wedding Belles” A Comedy by Alan Bailey and Ronnie Claire Edwards. It’s a beautiful summer day in 1942 and four older garden club friends are in the throes of planning their garden club meeting....

Rochester Community Band Concert

The Rochester Community Band will play a variety of music under the direction of Tony Boldt and performed by music lovers from all walks of life and all ages.

DJ Slipp Live@ Kathy's Pub

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

Thursday, May 18