Wednesday, September 20

Art Exhibit: ‘Homage to the Home Town’ by Betsy Bowen

Betsy Bowen is an illustrator of both the wildlife and domestic life that takes place around her longtime home near Grand Marais on Minnesota’s North Shore. “Homage to the Home Town” is a compiled...

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.

Med-City Crab Crack Fundraiser

On Friday, October 13th Madonna Living Community Foundation will host their 3rd Annual Med-City Crab Crack Fundraiser. This year the event will be held at the Somerby Golf Club in Byron.

Hip Hop with Dominique

Participants will learn how to move their bodies through the lens of urban dance. Through a mixture of choreography and dance foundations, participants will develop self-awareness, improved...

10th Annual Septoberfest

Wabasha-Kellogg's 10th Annual Septoberfest Celebration

Visio Divina

Visio Divina (Latin for “divine seeing”) is a method of praying with images or pictures.

Big Machines - Wee Wednesday kids class

Don’t miss this demo of the big machines we use to make beautiful landscapes!

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...

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...

Preschool Storytime

Join us for 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, early literacy activities, and fun for you and your 3-5 year-old child!

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.

"Barn Bluff: History of Community Conservation"

Speakers are naturalists Erin Aadelen and Anna Sills. Free. Brown bag lunches welcome.

Cookbook Club

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

 RCTC Learning Is ForEver (LIFE) Presents Federal Medical Center Religions with Fr. Bernie L. Lattner

Chaplain Lattner will present a variety of world religions covering the history, basic theology, and describe their practices.

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.

Acoustic Jam Session

A friendly, supportive jam that's open to all level of performers; whether you're a beginner or seasoned performer it makes no difference. It doesn't matter what your musical style is either....

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.

Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop

Adults of all ages with chronic conditions are invited to listen and benefit to information shared during the Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop

Art Club

Come to Art Club to try out creative supplies and techniques.

Beginner Guitar

Want to join in on the acoustic jam sessions, but don't know how to play the guitar? Ramsey will be happy to teach you directly after Wednesday's jam sessions. All you have to bring is your guitar...

Altra Federal Credit Union's Home Buying After Hours

An educational mixer focusing on first time home buying.

Beginning Wheel-Throwing (bowls)

This class meets on Wednesdays for 8 sessions and will focus on basic techniques of throwing on the potter's wheel. The goal of the class will be to make a small functional bowl. Students will...

Italian--Intermediate II

Goals: Understand sentences and frequently used expressions used in basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, and employment. Communicate and describe simple routine tasks...

Kinstone Women’s Circle – September New Moon Gathering

Calling all women to join in a circle to celebrate ourselves on a regular basis in sync with the new moon. We will join together in the large Stone Circle, Three Witnesses circle, Circle of Mystery...


LUNAFEST is a national film festival that features short films by, for and about women.

Rochester Independent Filmmakers

An open group of independent filmmakers, both aspiring and established, who meet weekly to share ideas and collaborate.


This class is offered to those students who have completed Spanish II, or those who are familiar with the present tense and starting the preterite tense.

Welcome to Rochester (0-5 Years)

Whether you are new to town, or just beginning to see Rochester through the eyes of parenthood, let us help you learn what Rochester has to offer for families with young children. We will have...

Alliance Francaise Cine Club: Qui vive

Qui vive de Marianne - Synopsis: Cherif hates his day job as a security guard in the mall. He is trying to get his nursing degree without success. He likes Jenny, a girl he met on the bus. His life...

Drawing for Beginners and Experienced Sketchers

Drawing is the basis for all two and three dimensional artwork. This class is for those who have never drawn before and those sketchers wanting to do more. Line drawing, contour drawing, blind...

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.


POUND® is the world's first cardio jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing, and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums.

Woodcarving--Begin a Lifelong Hobby

Looking for a lifelong hobby of enjoyment? You should try woodcarving. Taught by Ev Ellenwood, best-selling author of ‘The Complete Book of Woodcarving,’ you will work on projects that will teach...

Hands-On French 1: Pen Pals

Learn to speak, read, and write French and have a great time doing it!

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.

Woodcarving--New Tricks and Techniques

Learn new tricks, techniques, and get new ideas for projects. Cosponsored with the Rochester Woodcarvers Club.

American Tribal Style Belly Dancing-Level 1

This beginning course will teach the basics of the dance, including dance posture and body consciousness, level one ATS® movements, formations, and improvisation.

Aquatic Aerobic Exercise

Conditioning through water exercise can be one of the best activities for people of all ages. You will combine exercise and lap swimming. Ability to swim is not necessary.

Movie Night at the Paramount - Misery (R)

Only $5 for a ticket! Purchase tickets at the concession stand on the night of the show; no advance ticket sales. For more information or to request your favorite film for future shows, email...

Okinawan Karate & Weapons-Intro to Okinawan Martial Arts

The island of Okinawa is the birthplace of karate, empty handed self-defense. It is also the home of Okinawan weapons.

The D'Sievers Trio

Mike King (guitar), Steve Sawyer (bass), and John Sievers (bone) will be providing the jazzy sound track for your Wednesday hang at the Barrel.

Wednesday, September 20