Events

Wednesday, September 27

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.

10th Annual Septoberfest

Wabasha-Kellogg's 10th Annual Septoberfest Celebration

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!

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.

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...

 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.

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

Build It Club

Work with all kinds of materials to bring your imagination to life!

Dyslexia Film Festival

Panel discussion with filmmakers at 6 p.m., films start at 7 p.m.: "American Assassin," "They Turned Our Desert into Fire," works from Tamara Rosenfled, "E.T."

Dyslexia Film Festival

The Reading Center's annual Bright Stars event draws attention to and educates about the issue of dyslexia, by hosting accomplished professionals with dyslexia. This year we are pleased to offer...

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.

Rochester Independent Filmmakers

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

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.

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...

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...

POUND®

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

September Vegan Potluck Hosted by VIGOR

Come join us for our monthly completely plant-based potluck! Please bring a vegan dish (no meat, dairy, eggs, or honey) to share, as well as your own place setting and a drink.

Stories in Stone - An Architectural Tour

Come up close at Assisi Heights and view this amazing building with many architectural features.

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!

Transgender 101 - Ellie Krug

Lawyer and freelance writer Ellie Krug will cover the basics of what it means to be transgender and offer advice on how to welcome and accept transgender persons.

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.

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...

Movie Night at the Paramount - Shawshank Redemption (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.

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...

Wednesday, September 27