Events

Wednesday, August 2

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.

North Star Camp for Boys (Second Session)

Traditional residential camp in northern WI. 4 or 8-wk sessions. Adventure, athletics, creative arts & water sports. We encourage campers to have fun, develop strong relationships & self-confidence.

1 Million Cups Rochester

1 Million Cups is a free, national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs.

Camp Invention

Led by local educators, the weeklong Camp Invention experience immerses elementary school children in hands-on STEM activities that reinvent summer fun. Discounts are available!

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! Magic and Marionettes by Jim Jayes

Jim Jayes and his dancing marionettes present a colorful show filled with music, laughter, and summer fun!

Intermediate Programming in Javascript for Teens

In this 5-day intermediate level camp for teens in grades 7-12, we will use JavaScript to solve challenges and create a simple web-based game. Registration is required, and teens are requested to...

Wool Stone Trivet

Pick your own pre-wet felted fiber "stones" in order to make a natural looking river stone trivet. Wool is an amazing material that can still insulate to help keep food warm as well as being...

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...

Rochester Connection Bunco

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

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,...

Rocket Games at Riverside

Join us at the fields at Riverside Elementary to play with rockets and other flying objects.

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.

Explorers

Have you ever heard of the legendary overnight canoe trip? Explorers get to do that plus sleep in covered wagons, cook the majority of meals, and build an awesome groups of friends. The smallest...

Foresters

For the first time ever, high school campers make new memories and take on new adventures in a week-long program, right here at Good Earth Village. New autonomy and group-building combine with...

Pathfinders

The Hilltop Cabins are buzzing with energy. First trip to the pool is a badge of honor, and the games are unforgettable, as campers run full-speed into a terrific week at camp. Pathfinders are...

Pioneers

Become part of the history of Old Town. Live in a Pioneer Village, cook over a fire, hike to a cave, and solve the mystery of who robbed Valley Bank!

Settlers

Campers continue to grow in faith with a two-night program. Settlers can be heard worshiping and playing near Log Lodge. They cook one dinner over a fire, sing campfire songs, and hike back to the...

Star Lake Elementary Camp

This may be your first time at a sleepover camp and a first time you have slept in a tent. Elementary Camp is a place to have these firsts and likely several more. Have you cooked pancakes on a...

Star Lake United Methodist Camp

This may be your first time at a sleepover camp and a first time you have slept in a tent. Elementary Camp is a place to have these firsts and likely several more. Have you cooked pancakes on a...

Artisan Market/The Jolly Huntsmen @ Berne Wood-Fired Pizza

Peruse the Artisan Market filled with local arts and crafts while enjoying wood-fired pizza from 5-8 PM. Live music by The Jolly Huntsmen, Berne alphorn quintet, and Berne flag throwers will...

Music with Miss Minnesota

Join us to make music, sing, dance, and play instruments with Miss Minnesota!

Tim Dallman

Tim Dallman is a guitarist and vocalist who writes and performs his own material, as well as an extensive collection of classic and contemporary rock, pop, country and folk cover songs. His...

Quick Class- Garlic Greatness

Join Natural Grocer's Nutritional Health coach for a quick class to learn all about the amazing benefits of garlic. You will also have the opportunity to sample a recipe during the class. The class...

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...

Wednesday, August 2