Wednesday, August 16

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.


Learn about the benefits of native plants in our gardens. Your child will enjoy creating a “forest” flowerpot filled with dried natives.

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...

Enchanted Garden: An Afternoon Garden Party at Assisi Heights

Calling all girls ages 9-12! Let's plan a party, while learning all that goes into the preparation.

Exhibit by Julia Crozier and Becky Jokela

Opening July 31 at Crossings at Carnegie in Zumbrota an exhibit of work by Becky Jokela of Cannon Falls and Julia Crozier of Winona. Both artists’ work emerges from a deep affinity with nature and...

Summer Fun at the Library: Llama Llama Storytime

Join us in your pajamas as we enjoy bedtime stories and songs, and meet Llama Llama from Anna Dewdney's popular series!

Senior Advocate Available

An Olmsted County Senior Advocate, familiar with the long-term care system, will be available to help complete forms, answer questions on medicare, provide assistance to accessing services, and...

Senior Advocate Outreach

Monthly outreach in the Wellness Corner the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Senior Advocates provide information and assistance to those 55 and older and their family caregivers.

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.

Cookbook Club

Join us for a lot of fun in our "test kitchen" as we pursue new and exciting ways to cook familiar, and wild cuisine with a healthy twist. Class participants play an active role in the creation of...

Historic Heritage House Victorian Museum tours

Heritage House Victorian Museum was built in 1875 for Timothy and Eliza Whiting. It was severely damaged in 1883 by the famous tornado that would lead to the founding of Mayo Clinic. Additionally,...

Llama Llama Storytime @ Riverside Elementary

Join us at Riverside Elementary as we enjoy bedtime stories and songs, and meet Llama Llama from Anna Dewdney's popular series!

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.

Colby Kent & the Stompin' Ground/Six Mile Grove @ Berne Wood-Fired Pizza

Enjoy wood-fired pizza between 5-8 PM while listening to great music. Colby Kent & the Stompin' Ground perform at 5:15 PM followed by Six Mile Grove at 6:30 PM. Concert and pizza rain or shine. For...

Beginner Group Guitar Class: Level 2

This beginner guitar class is a continuation of previous guitar class and will build upon concepts taught in the previous segment of courses. The class has learned chords in the key of C, basic...

Community Dialogue

Parents join us for a conversation about immunizations!

Auditions for "Mauritius"

Roles for two women, three men. Director is Lee Gundersheimer. Performance dates: Oct. 20 through Nov. 5.

Learning Together Rochester Homeschool Meet Up

Homeschool parents, both experienced and just curious, are invited to attend this meeting of Learning Together Rochester, a secular and inclusive homeschooling group.

Don Scott

An acoustic blues and slide guitarist, singer, and songwriter, Don Scott entertains his audiences with foot-stomping rhythms and a finger-picking style in the tradition of the Mississippi Delta...

Vintage Living Lessons at The Root Cellar

Vintage Living Lessons from The Root Cellar at Forager Brewery. Learn to do your own pickles, pressure canning, kombucha, jam and so much more.

Austin Outdoor Yoga

Urban Yoga is offering free one-hour courses open to all ages. The courses are for beginners, thus no experience is necessary. Participants should bring their own yoga mats, but it can be done on...

Beginner Group Guitar

Maybe you have always dreamed of picking up a guitar and playing your favorite song, but have never had the opportunity or time to learn. Maybe you have learned a few chords, but are unsure what...

Wednesday, August 16