Events

Thursday, September 21

"The Good Doctor"

7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Oct. 1. Ends Oct. 1.

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...

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.

Mindfulness:  An Invitation to the Journey

This program is all about simplicity and silence... creating the conditions for meaningful presence in the moment (mindfulness).

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

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

10th Annual Septoberfest

Wabasha-Kellogg's 10th Annual Septoberfest Celebration

Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance

Adults of all ages and abilities are encouraged to take advantage of this evidence-based fall prevention exercise program. Facilitated by MJ Moravec. To learn about fees and registration, call...

Baby Time

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

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...

Self-Defense

Educate yourself about how not to become a victim. Learn how to be mindful and avoid dangerous situations, and how to physically defend yourself if the situation presents itself. Participants will...

Toddler Time

Special stories and songs for active toddlers (ages 18 months to 3 years).

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.

Toddler Time

Special stories and songs for active toddlers (ages 18 months to 3 years).

Crucial Conversation

Holly Brown from Elder Network and Julie Assef, LSW from Seasons Hospice, will give you the tools necessary to have conversations which matter. They will cover family meetings, self-care/caregiver...

Rochester Connection Lunch Bunch

Join us for a family-friendly lunch. This month we will be meeting at Fat Willy's

The Rotary Club of Rochester Meeting

Join us on Thursdays for The Rotary Club of Rochester weekly meeting- Find more information at our club's website: portal.clubrunner.ca/5636/

Play Mah Jongg

Come have fun with Mah Jongg! Four people sit around a table, each with card of various numbers and colors, arranged like a secret code and tiles are exchanged in a pattern used for almost 100...

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.

One on One English Conversation

Practice your English skills through conversation with English speakers. Offering writing review as well. Open to adult, non-native English speakers

RCTC Learning Is ForEver (LIFE) Presents Glensheen's Secrets--40 Years Later with Joe Kimball

Murders, mansion and money! Learn more about the tragic Congdon murders and the long-running aftermath of arson, bigamy and more dead bodies.

Homeschool Service Project: The Big Thank You

Join Learning Together Rochester, a secular and inclusive homeschool group, to create Thanksgiving cards to send to the troops overseas.

q club

A safe and welcoming meet-up for LGBTQ teens and allies…. For ages 13-18! Hang out, make friends and have fun at this club just for you.

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...

Create a Stained Glass Window

Create your leaded stained glass in this five week series using the easy-to-use Morton System of assembly.

History Exhibit: ‘From War to Reconciliation’

Lanesboro Arts is honored to present “From War to Reconciliation,” a historical exhibition documenting the cities of Nagasaki and Hiroshima before, during and after atomic bombs were dropped,...

Singing in the Shower

Have you always wished you could learn how to sing, but never dared to try? Thought you “couldn’t carry a tune in a bucket?” If so, this is just the experience for you! Jeani combines her skills as...

Spanish--I

Emphasis will be on good pronunciation, learning basic vocabulary, grammar, and conversation. The following book is required: "DIMELO TU, Fifth Edition" (NOT with the workbook, and CDs are not...

Spanish--III

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.

Spanish-1

Emphasis will be on good pronunciation, learning basic vocabulary, grammar, and conversation.

Workshop: Introduction to Modern Calligraphy

Stop texting and start practicing your handwriting--we're about to take things low-tech. In this course for beginners, we will cover the basics of the art of modern calligraphy. You will learn how...

"Return of the Sword" Discussion & Presentation

On September 21, 2013, lifelong Lanesboro resident & WWII veteran Orval Amdahl returned a handcrafted Japanese World War II sword, a war trophy he had taken from Nagasaki with U.S. permission, to...

Back to School Immune Support with Essential Oils

Roll call for all parents, teachers, and childcare providers! Are you ready for the onset of all the unwanted things kids are ready to share with us and each other this fall?

Do You Wanna Dance?--Beginners

Afraid to hit the dance floor? After this experience, you'll have the basics to dance in just about any situation. We will mix each class up with some beginning steps of Foxtrot, Waltz, and Swing.

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...

Making Smart Energy Investments in Your Home

Learn how to save money on energy and be more comfortable in your home. Topics include: low and no cost ways to save; planning for smart energy investments in your home. At the class you can sign...

Moons

Does the moon make its own light? Can we see the moon during the day? Visit the Mayo High School Planetarium to get the answers to all these questions and more.

Moons

Does the moon make its own light? Can we see the moon during the day? Does the moon rotate? Is there such a thing as a “dark side” of the moon? How many other moons are in the solar system? Visit...

POUND®

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

Prized Writers: Julie Schumacher and Lorna Landvik in Conversation

Dive deeper into the work of two acclaimed storytellers in this writers in conversation event, punctuated with readings.

Return of the Sword

WWII veteran Orval Amdahl returns sword to grandson of the Japanese soldier who originally owned it.

Rochester Flower and Garden Club Presents:  Fall Garden Clean-Up

A few hours spent this fall giving our gardens a good clean-up will reward us with a prettier winter landscape and make spring gardening a pleasure instead of a chore.

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...

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.

Hands-On French 1: Pen Pals

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

Improv Workshop for Beginners

We will learn and practice improvisational skills in a fun, supportive, and safe environment for the beginner. We will play improv games and, time permitting, do some scene work.

Woodcarving--New Tricks and Techniques

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

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.

Italian--Advanced I/Conversation

Goals: Understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Deal with most situations while traveling in an area where the...

Rochester Repertory Theatre presents: “The Good Doctor” by Neil Simon

Rochester Repertory Theatre presents: “The Good Doctor” by Neil Simon>

Stand-Up Comedy: OPEN MIC

Free comedy show every Thursday night at 7:30 PM. Come eat, drink and laugh.

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.

Do You Wanna Dance?--Intermediate

Are you ready brush up and add to your dance experience with the Foxtrot, Waltz, and East Coast Swing skills plus learn a few different rhythms eg: Cha Cha, Rhumba, Polka maybe (?) others......then...

Thursday, September 21