ArtReach Events Calendar


Sawdust Savvy DIY Wood Sign Workshop

02-24-2018

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at Sawdust Savvy, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 17 @ 10:00 am Sat, Feb 17 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Feb 24 @ 10:00 am + 1 more dates and times

Sat, Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm - less dates and times

Join us and experience a Sawdust Savvy workshop, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio! Assemble (using power tools!), stain and paint your custom creation, and it will be ready to go home with you!

Visit our website for more information:

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Join us and experience a Sawdust Savvy workshop, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio! Assemble (using power tools!), stain and paint your custom creation, and it will be ready to go home with you!

Visit our website for more information: www.sawdustsavvy.com.

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Open Third Saturday at the Belwin Conservancy

02-17-2018

Presented by Belwin Conservancy at Belwin Conservancy, Afton
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 17 @ 11:00 am

Open Third Saturday

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Participate in programs, meet Belwin staff, explore the trails and connect with nature. NEW! One-Hour Guided Experiences at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. departing from the Education Center. February...

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Open Third Saturday

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Participate in programs, meet Belwin staff, explore the trails and connect with nature. NEW! One-Hour Guided Experiences at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. departing from the Education Center. February topic: Winter birds. Come listen and look for plucky winter bird life. Depart from the Education Center. 

Free and open to everyone.

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Paint with Friends or your Sweetheart - "L O V E"

02-17-2018

Presented by PAINT·SIP·NOSH at Mallards, Bayport
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm

Awaken your creative side while sipping your favorite beverage and unwinding with friends. You'll create your own masterpiece while our instructors guide you with an easy step-by-step process.

If you are not the “Creative” type – No...

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Awaken your creative side while sipping your favorite beverage and unwinding with friends. You'll create your own masterpiece while our instructors guide you with an easy step-by-step process.

If you are not the “Creative” type – No Worries! Paint·Sip·Nosh events are for everyone, zero experience required. 

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Hudson Heritage Quilters

02-17-2018

Presented by Hudson Heritage Quilters at Hudson Hospital & Clinic, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 17 @ 9:30 pm

Quilters give their opinions on favorite, or not so favorite, regular and specialty needles and threads for quilting and sewing.

Quilters give their opinions on favorite, or not so favorite, regular and specialty needles and threads for quilting and sewing.

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Storytime for Babies

04-24-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Feb 20 @ 10:15 am Tue, Feb 27 @ 10:15 am Tue, Mar 06 @ 10:15 am + 7 more dates and times

Tue, Mar 13 @ 10:15 am Tue, Mar 20 @ 10:15 am Tue, Mar 27 @ 10:15 am Tue, Apr 03 @ 10:15 am Tue, Apr 10 @ 10:15 am Tue, Apr 17 @ 10:15 am Tue, Apr 24 @ 10:15 am - less dates and times

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Tuesdays from 10:15 - 11:00 am for Storytime for Babies. Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregiver. All children must be...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Tuesdays from 10:15 - 11:00 am for Storytime for Babies. Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregiver. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Program is free and no registration is necessary.

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Sawdust Savvy Blanket Ladder Workshop

03-05-2018

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at Sawdust Savvy, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm Mon, Mar 05 @ 6:00 pm

Join us and experience a Sawdust Savvy workshop, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio! Assemble (using power tools!), stain and paint your custom creation, and it will be ready to go home with you!

Our blanket ladder workshop is our most popular...

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Join us and experience a Sawdust Savvy workshop, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio! Assemble (using power tools!), stain and paint your custom creation, and it will be ready to go home with you!

Our blanket ladder workshop is our most popular workshop!  Choose either the Industrial Blanket Ladder or the Rustic Blanket Ladder.

Learn more at our website: www.sawdustsavvy.com.

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Storytime for ages 2-6

05-30-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 21 @ 10:15 am Wed, Feb 28 @ 10:15 am Wed, Mar 07 @ 10:15 am + 12 more dates and times

Wed, Mar 14 @ 10:15 am Wed, Mar 21 @ 10:15 am Wed, Mar 28 @ 10:15 am Wed, Apr 04 @ 10:15 am Wed, Apr 11 @ 10:15 am Wed, Apr 18 @ 10:15 am Wed, Apr 25 @ 10:15 am Wed, May 02 @ 10:15 am Wed, May 09 @ 10:15 am Wed, May 16 @ 10:15 am Wed, May 23 @ 10:15 am Wed, May 30 @ 10:15 am - less dates and times

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays from 10:15 am - 11:00 am for Storytime for ages 2-6.  Read, play, sing, talk, and write together with stories and activities to develop early literacy skills for toddlers and preschoolers....

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays from 10:15 am - 11:00 am for Storytime for ages 2-6.  Read, play, sing, talk, and write together with stories and activities to develop early literacy skills for toddlers and preschoolers. Siblings welcome. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Program is free and no registration required.

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Art Cart - A weekly activity for families!

07-25-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 21 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Feb 28 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Mar 07 @ 3:00 pm + 19 more dates and times

Wed, Mar 14 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Mar 21 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Mar 28 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Apr 04 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Apr 11 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Apr 18 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Apr 25 @ 3:00 pm Wed, May 02 @ 3:00 pm Wed, May 09 @ 3:00 pm Wed, May 16 @ 3:00 pm Wed, May 23 @ 3:00 pm Wed, May 30 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Jun 06 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Jun 13 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Jun 20 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Jun 27 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Jul 11 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Jul 18 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Jul 25 @ 3:00 pm - less dates and times

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm for Art Cart - A weekly activity for families!  In addition to being fun, making things with your hands has many benefits to child development. Supplies and a sample...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm for Art Cart - A weekly activity for families!  In addition to being fun, making things with your hands has many benefits to child development. Supplies and a sample will be available each week. This self paced activity for you to enjoy with your child will be set up in the storytime room with materials available.

Program is free and no registration required.

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Play & Learn Storytime: Car & Truck Tape Town

02-22-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 22 @ 1:30 pm

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, February 22 from 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm for Play & Learn Storytime: Car & Truck Tape Town. A special transportation-themed storytime will be followed by playful learning in our “tape town”. ...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, February 22 from 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm for Play & Learn Storytime: Car & Truck Tape Town. A special transportation-themed storytime will be followed by playful learning in our “tape town”.  There will be small cars to drive around “tape” roads, through the kid car wash, and more. Ages 2-6.

Program is free and no registration required.

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Painting and a Pint at the Freight House- "Songbirds"

02-22-2018

Presented by PAINT·SIP·NOSH at The Freight House, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm

Awaken your creative side while sipping your favorite beer, wine or cocktail and unwinding with friends. You will create your own masterpiece while our instructors guide you, step-by-step, through the entire process. 

If you are not the...

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Awaken your creative side while sipping your favorite beer, wine or cocktail and unwinding with friends. You will create your own masterpiece while our instructors guide you, step-by-step, through the entire process. 

If you are not the “creative” type – no worries! Paint·Sip·Nosh events are for everyone, zero experience required. 

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Introduction to Screenwriting

02-22-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 22 @ 6:30 pm

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, February 15 and Thursday, February 22 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm for Introduction to Screenwriting. Come to this two part introductory screenwriting class to learn about dialogue, scene, and rising...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, February 15 and Thursday, February 22 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm for Introduction to Screenwriting. Come to this two part introductory screenwriting class to learn about dialogue, scene, and rising action. Learn about script styles, craft elements, and jump start your script.

Program is free, but registration required. This program is presented by the Loft Literary Center. To register, call 651-275-4338, stop by the Public Services Desk, or visit our website at www.stillwaterlibrary.org.

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Creating a Writing Life

03-15-2018

Presented by Write by the river at ArtReach St. Croix, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Mar 01 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Mar 08 @ 7:00 pm + 1 more dates and times

Thu, Mar 15 @ 7:00 pm - less dates and times

Your creative life is to make something beautifully tangible from what you love, what you find, and where you stand still.

Students are given weekly writing assignments and reading recommendations. Everyone receives encouragement and helpful...

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Your creative life is to make something beautifully tangible from what you love, what you find, and where you stand still.

Students are given weekly writing assignments and reading recommendations. Everyone receives encouragement and helpful suggestions, and enjoys a supportive community of writers.

This class is taught by Elissa Cottle, Master of Fine Arts in Writing, published poet, writing teacher of 13 years, and professional writer and editor. She lives in Stillwater.

Students have the opportunity to read their work to a friendly Stillwater audience.
They also may submit their work to be considered for publication in the Stillwater Gazette's Valley Muses literary page, for which Elissa is the curator.

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Bird Banding

02-23-2018

Presented by Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center at Carpenter Nature Center, Hastings
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Feb 23 @ 8:30 am

Have you ever wondered what bird banding is all about? Banding records help us learn how long birds live, where they travel, when they migrate and many other interesting facts. CNC has been banding birds for over 30 years. Our bird banders...

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Have you ever wondered what bird banding is all about? Banding records help us learn how long birds live, where they travel, when they migrate and many other interesting facts. CNC has been banding birds for over 30 years. Our bird banders welcome you to see songbirds up close and learn about the birds who share our ecosystem. Banding runs continuously for the full 3 ½ hours but visitors may come and go at any time. Please call ahead so we know you are coming.

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SCRA Winter Trails Day

02-24-2018

Presented by St. Croix River Association at William O'Brien State Park, Marine on St. Croix
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 24 @ 9:00 am

Join the St. Croix River Association (SCRA) for a winter trails day on Saturday February 24th from 9:00am-12:00pm at William O’Brien State Park. Beat the mid-winter cabin fever by getting outside and hitting the trails. Enjoy the trails with...

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Join the St. Croix River Association (SCRA) for a winter trails day on Saturday February 24th from 9:00am-12:00pm at William O’Brien State Park. Beat the mid-winter cabin fever by getting outside and hitting the trails. Enjoy the trails with SCRA naturalists or  snowshoe or cross country ski or on your own.

If there is no snow we will still enjoy the trails, so make sure you have your boots! Once you get cold come warm yourself by the bonfire and enjoy some s’mores and hot chocolate.

Activities:
9:00am-12:00pm – Bonfire, s’mores, and hot chocolate
9:00am-12:00pm –  Animal tracks scavenger hunt
9:00am-10:000am – Snowshoe naturalist (naturalist hike if no snow)
10:00am-11:00am – Cross Country Skiing (must bring personal equipment)
11:00am-12:00pm – Quinzhee hut making (survival fire building if no snow)

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A Kid’s Guide to Writing Short Stories (Grades 4-7)

02-24-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 24 @ 10:30 am

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, February 24 from 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM for A Kid’s Guide to Writing Short Stories. Are you the kind of person who can tell stories that keep your friends on the edge of their sleeping bags?...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, February 24 from 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM for A Kid’s Guide to Writing Short Stories. Are you the kind of person who can tell stories that keep your friends on the edge of their sleeping bags? Then join us and explore different ways to come up with story ideas, and then shape them into engaging, fun stories - complete with characters, plot, and setting - that you can share with all your friends! This class is for children in grades 4-7.

Program is free, but registration required. This program is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage (Legacy) Fund. To register, call 651-275-4338, stop by the Public Services Desk, or visit our website at www.stillwaterlibrary.org.

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Masters of the Sky

02-25-2018

Presented by Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center at Carpenter Nature Center, Hastings
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 24 @ 11:00 am Sat, Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Feb 24 @ 3:00 pm + 3 more dates and times

Sun, Feb 25 @ 11:00 am Sun, Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm Sun, Feb 25 @ 3:00 pm - less dates and times

The World Bird Sanctuary staff from St. Louis, Missouri, will be coming to CNC to present a captivating program about birds of prey. Visitors will learn about raptors from around the world. Experience live hawks, eagles, owls, falcons and...

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The World Bird Sanctuary staff from St. Louis, Missouri, will be coming to CNC to present a captivating program about birds of prey. Visitors will learn about raptors from around the world. Experience live hawks, eagles, owls, falcons and vultures up close and in free-flight. The presenters will introduce methods to help protect raptors and their habitats.

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Paint Sip Nosh at Mallards on the St. Croix - "Stillwater Bridge and Ice"

02-24-2018

Presented by PAINT·SIP·NOSH at Mallards, Bayport
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm

Paint with friends!

2 Hour Open Painting Session led by Local Artist. Paint, canvas, and all materials needed to Indulge your Inner Artist. NO Art Experience Needed! Not creative? No worries! Painting step-by-step is fun for everyone.

Wine,...

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Paint with friends!

2 Hour Open Painting Session led by Local Artist. Paint, canvas, and all materials needed to Indulge your Inner Artist. NO Art Experience Needed! Not creative? No worries! Painting step-by-step is fun for everyone.

Wine, cocktails, beer, soft drinks, appetizers and dinner available for purchase.

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Spring Blooms Wine & Design Floral Arranging Class

02-25-2018

Presented by Northern Vineyards at Northern Vineyards, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm

For only $50.00 participants will receive a glass of wine in a keepsake glass and learn how to make a creative and colorful floral arrangement to take home!

Additional wine and cheese & cracker plates are available for purchase. Outside...

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For only $50.00 participants will receive a glass of wine in a keepsake glass and learn how to make a creative and colorful floral arrangement to take home!

Additional wine and cheese & cracker plates are available for purchase. Outside food/beverages are not permitted for this event, thank you!

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Maker Monday for Teens

03-26-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Feb 26 @ 4:00 pm Mon, Mar 05 @ 4:00 pm Mon, Mar 12 @ 4:00 pm + 2 more dates and times

Mon, Mar 19 @ 4:00 pm Mon, Mar 26 @ 4:00 pm - less dates and times

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Mondays from 4:00 - 5:00 pm for Maker Monday for Teens. Create every Monday in our teen space! Each week we’ll have a new project that focuses on STEAM learning. The first Monday of each month will...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Mondays from 4:00 - 5:00 pm for Maker Monday for Teens. Create every Monday in our teen space! Each week we’ll have a new project that focuses on STEAM learning. The first Monday of each month will be focused on exploring and creating Zines! - you make it happen. Take your creations with you and drop-in for more each week. Stop by and see what's happening!

Program is free and no registration needed. This program series is made possible through donations made to the Stillwater Public Library Foundation.

 

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Sawdust Savvy DIY Wood Sign Workshop

02-24-2018

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at Sawdust Savvy, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 17 @ 10:00 am Sat, Feb 17 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Feb 24 @ 10:00 am + 1 more dates and times

Sat, Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm - less dates and times

Join us and experience a Sawdust Savvy workshop, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio! Assemble (using power tools!), stain and paint your custom creation, and it will be ready to go home with you!

Visit our website for more information:

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Join us and experience a Sawdust Savvy workshop, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio! Assemble (using power tools!), stain and paint your custom creation, and it will be ready to go home with you!

Visit our website for more information: www.sawdustsavvy.com.

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Open Third Saturday at the Belwin Conservancy

02-17-2018

Presented by Belwin Conservancy at Belwin Conservancy, Afton
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 17 @ 11:00 am

Open Third Saturday

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Participate in programs, meet Belwin staff, explore the trails and connect with nature. NEW! One-Hour Guided Experiences at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. departing from the Education Center. February...

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Open Third Saturday

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Participate in programs, meet Belwin staff, explore the trails and connect with nature. NEW! One-Hour Guided Experiences at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. departing from the Education Center. February topic: Winter birds. Come listen and look for plucky winter bird life. Depart from the Education Center. 

Free and open to everyone.

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Paint with Friends or your Sweetheart - "L O V E"

02-17-2018

Presented by PAINT·SIP·NOSH at Mallards, Bayport
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm

Awaken your creative side while sipping your favorite beverage and unwinding with friends. You'll create your own masterpiece while our instructors guide you with an easy step-by-step process.

If you are not the “Creative” type – No...

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Awaken your creative side while sipping your favorite beverage and unwinding with friends. You'll create your own masterpiece while our instructors guide you with an easy step-by-step process.

If you are not the “Creative” type – No Worries! Paint·Sip·Nosh events are for everyone, zero experience required. 

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Hudson Heritage Quilters

02-17-2018

Presented by Hudson Heritage Quilters at Hudson Hospital & Clinic, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 17 @ 9:30 pm

Quilters give their opinions on favorite, or not so favorite, regular and specialty needles and threads for quilting and sewing.

Quilters give their opinions on favorite, or not so favorite, regular and specialty needles and threads for quilting and sewing.

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Storytime for Babies

04-24-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Feb 20 @ 10:15 am Tue, Feb 27 @ 10:15 am Tue, Mar 06 @ 10:15 am + 7 more dates and times

Tue, Mar 13 @ 10:15 am Tue, Mar 20 @ 10:15 am Tue, Mar 27 @ 10:15 am Tue, Apr 03 @ 10:15 am Tue, Apr 10 @ 10:15 am Tue, Apr 17 @ 10:15 am Tue, Apr 24 @ 10:15 am - less dates and times

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Tuesdays from 10:15 - 11:00 am for Storytime for Babies. Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregiver. All children must be...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Tuesdays from 10:15 - 11:00 am for Storytime for Babies. Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregiver. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Program is free and no registration is necessary.

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Sawdust Savvy Blanket Ladder Workshop

03-05-2018

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at Sawdust Savvy, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm Mon, Mar 05 @ 6:00 pm

Join us and experience a Sawdust Savvy workshop, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio! Assemble (using power tools!), stain and paint your custom creation, and it will be ready to go home with you!

Our blanket ladder workshop is our most popular...

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Join us and experience a Sawdust Savvy workshop, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio! Assemble (using power tools!), stain and paint your custom creation, and it will be ready to go home with you!

Our blanket ladder workshop is our most popular workshop!  Choose either the Industrial Blanket Ladder or the Rustic Blanket Ladder.

Learn more at our website: www.sawdustsavvy.com.

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Storytime for ages 2-6

05-30-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 21 @ 10:15 am Wed, Feb 28 @ 10:15 am Wed, Mar 07 @ 10:15 am + 12 more dates and times

Wed, Mar 14 @ 10:15 am Wed, Mar 21 @ 10:15 am Wed, Mar 28 @ 10:15 am Wed, Apr 04 @ 10:15 am Wed, Apr 11 @ 10:15 am Wed, Apr 18 @ 10:15 am Wed, Apr 25 @ 10:15 am Wed, May 02 @ 10:15 am Wed, May 09 @ 10:15 am Wed, May 16 @ 10:15 am Wed, May 23 @ 10:15 am Wed, May 30 @ 10:15 am - less dates and times

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays from 10:15 am - 11:00 am for Storytime for ages 2-6.  Read, play, sing, talk, and write together with stories and activities to develop early literacy skills for toddlers and preschoolers....

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays from 10:15 am - 11:00 am for Storytime for ages 2-6.  Read, play, sing, talk, and write together with stories and activities to develop early literacy skills for toddlers and preschoolers. Siblings welcome. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Program is free and no registration required.

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Art Cart - A weekly activity for families!

07-25-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 21 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Feb 28 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Mar 07 @ 3:00 pm + 19 more dates and times

Wed, Mar 14 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Mar 21 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Mar 28 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Apr 04 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Apr 11 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Apr 18 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Apr 25 @ 3:00 pm Wed, May 02 @ 3:00 pm Wed, May 09 @ 3:00 pm Wed, May 16 @ 3:00 pm Wed, May 23 @ 3:00 pm Wed, May 30 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Jun 06 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Jun 13 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Jun 20 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Jun 27 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Jul 11 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Jul 18 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Jul 25 @ 3:00 pm - less dates and times

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm for Art Cart - A weekly activity for families!  In addition to being fun, making things with your hands has many benefits to child development. Supplies and a sample...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm for Art Cart - A weekly activity for families!  In addition to being fun, making things with your hands has many benefits to child development. Supplies and a sample will be available each week. This self paced activity for you to enjoy with your child will be set up in the storytime room with materials available.

Program is free and no registration required.

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Play & Learn Storytime: Car & Truck Tape Town

02-22-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 22 @ 1:30 pm

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, February 22 from 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm for Play & Learn Storytime: Car & Truck Tape Town. A special transportation-themed storytime will be followed by playful learning in our “tape town”. ...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, February 22 from 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm for Play & Learn Storytime: Car & Truck Tape Town. A special transportation-themed storytime will be followed by playful learning in our “tape town”.  There will be small cars to drive around “tape” roads, through the kid car wash, and more. Ages 2-6.

Program is free and no registration required.

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Painting and a Pint at the Freight House- "Songbirds"

02-22-2018

Presented by PAINT·SIP·NOSH at The Freight House, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm

Awaken your creative side while sipping your favorite beer, wine or cocktail and unwinding with friends. You will create your own masterpiece while our instructors guide you, step-by-step, through the entire process. 

If you are not the...

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Awaken your creative side while sipping your favorite beer, wine or cocktail and unwinding with friends. You will create your own masterpiece while our instructors guide you, step-by-step, through the entire process. 

If you are not the “creative” type – no worries! Paint·Sip·Nosh events are for everyone, zero experience required. 

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Introduction to Screenwriting

02-22-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 22 @ 6:30 pm

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, February 15 and Thursday, February 22 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm for Introduction to Screenwriting. Come to this two part introductory screenwriting class to learn about dialogue, scene, and rising...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, February 15 and Thursday, February 22 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm for Introduction to Screenwriting. Come to this two part introductory screenwriting class to learn about dialogue, scene, and rising action. Learn about script styles, craft elements, and jump start your script.

Program is free, but registration required. This program is presented by the Loft Literary Center. To register, call 651-275-4338, stop by the Public Services Desk, or visit our website at www.stillwaterlibrary.org.

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Creating a Writing Life

03-15-2018

Presented by Write by the river at ArtReach St. Croix, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Mar 01 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Mar 08 @ 7:00 pm + 1 more dates and times

Thu, Mar 15 @ 7:00 pm - less dates and times

Your creative life is to make something beautifully tangible from what you love, what you find, and where you stand still.

Students are given weekly writing assignments and reading recommendations. Everyone receives encouragement and helpful...

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Your creative life is to make something beautifully tangible from what you love, what you find, and where you stand still.

Students are given weekly writing assignments and reading recommendations. Everyone receives encouragement and helpful suggestions, and enjoys a supportive community of writers.

This class is taught by Elissa Cottle, Master of Fine Arts in Writing, published poet, writing teacher of 13 years, and professional writer and editor. She lives in Stillwater.

Students have the opportunity to read their work to a friendly Stillwater audience.
They also may submit their work to be considered for publication in the Stillwater Gazette's Valley Muses literary page, for which Elissa is the curator.

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Bird Banding

02-23-2018

Presented by Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center at Carpenter Nature Center, Hastings
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Feb 23 @ 8:30 am

Have you ever wondered what bird banding is all about? Banding records help us learn how long birds live, where they travel, when they migrate and many other interesting facts. CNC has been banding birds for over 30 years. Our bird banders...

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Have you ever wondered what bird banding is all about? Banding records help us learn how long birds live, where they travel, when they migrate and many other interesting facts. CNC has been banding birds for over 30 years. Our bird banders welcome you to see songbirds up close and learn about the birds who share our ecosystem. Banding runs continuously for the full 3 ½ hours but visitors may come and go at any time. Please call ahead so we know you are coming.

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SCRA Winter Trails Day

02-24-2018

Presented by St. Croix River Association at William O'Brien State Park, Marine on St. Croix
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 24 @ 9:00 am

Join the St. Croix River Association (SCRA) for a winter trails day on Saturday February 24th from 9:00am-12:00pm at William O’Brien State Park. Beat the mid-winter cabin fever by getting outside and hitting the trails. Enjoy the trails with...

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Join the St. Croix River Association (SCRA) for a winter trails day on Saturday February 24th from 9:00am-12:00pm at William O’Brien State Park. Beat the mid-winter cabin fever by getting outside and hitting the trails. Enjoy the trails with SCRA naturalists or  snowshoe or cross country ski or on your own.

If there is no snow we will still enjoy the trails, so make sure you have your boots! Once you get cold come warm yourself by the bonfire and enjoy some s’mores and hot chocolate.

Activities:
9:00am-12:00pm – Bonfire, s’mores, and hot chocolate
9:00am-12:00pm –  Animal tracks scavenger hunt
9:00am-10:000am – Snowshoe naturalist (naturalist hike if no snow)
10:00am-11:00am – Cross Country Skiing (must bring personal equipment)
11:00am-12:00pm – Quinzhee hut making (survival fire building if no snow)

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A Kid’s Guide to Writing Short Stories (Grades 4-7)

02-24-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 24 @ 10:30 am

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, February 24 from 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM for A Kid’s Guide to Writing Short Stories. Are you the kind of person who can tell stories that keep your friends on the edge of their sleeping bags?...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, February 24 from 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM for A Kid’s Guide to Writing Short Stories. Are you the kind of person who can tell stories that keep your friends on the edge of their sleeping bags? Then join us and explore different ways to come up with story ideas, and then shape them into engaging, fun stories - complete with characters, plot, and setting - that you can share with all your friends! This class is for children in grades 4-7.

Program is free, but registration required. This program is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage (Legacy) Fund. To register, call 651-275-4338, stop by the Public Services Desk, or visit our website at www.stillwaterlibrary.org.

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Masters of the Sky

02-25-2018

Presented by Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center at Carpenter Nature Center, Hastings
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 24 @ 11:00 am Sat, Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Feb 24 @ 3:00 pm + 3 more dates and times

Sun, Feb 25 @ 11:00 am Sun, Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm Sun, Feb 25 @ 3:00 pm - less dates and times

The World Bird Sanctuary staff from St. Louis, Missouri, will be coming to CNC to present a captivating program about birds of prey. Visitors will learn about raptors from around the world. Experience live hawks, eagles, owls, falcons and...

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The World Bird Sanctuary staff from St. Louis, Missouri, will be coming to CNC to present a captivating program about birds of prey. Visitors will learn about raptors from around the world. Experience live hawks, eagles, owls, falcons and vultures up close and in free-flight. The presenters will introduce methods to help protect raptors and their habitats.

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Paint Sip Nosh at Mallards on the St. Croix - "Stillwater Bridge and Ice"

02-24-2018

Presented by PAINT·SIP·NOSH at Mallards, Bayport
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm

Paint with friends!

2 Hour Open Painting Session led by Local Artist. Paint, canvas, and all materials needed to Indulge your Inner Artist. NO Art Experience Needed! Not creative? No worries! Painting step-by-step is fun for everyone.

Wine,...

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Paint with friends!

2 Hour Open Painting Session led by Local Artist. Paint, canvas, and all materials needed to Indulge your Inner Artist. NO Art Experience Needed! Not creative? No worries! Painting step-by-step is fun for everyone.

Wine, cocktails, beer, soft drinks, appetizers and dinner available for purchase.

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Spring Blooms Wine & Design Floral Arranging Class

02-25-2018

Presented by Northern Vineyards at Northern Vineyards, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm

For only $50.00 participants will receive a glass of wine in a keepsake glass and learn how to make a creative and colorful floral arrangement to take home!

Additional wine and cheese & cracker plates are available for purchase. Outside...

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For only $50.00 participants will receive a glass of wine in a keepsake glass and learn how to make a creative and colorful floral arrangement to take home!

Additional wine and cheese & cracker plates are available for purchase. Outside food/beverages are not permitted for this event, thank you!

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Maker Monday for Teens

03-26-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Feb 26 @ 4:00 pm Mon, Mar 05 @ 4:00 pm Mon, Mar 12 @ 4:00 pm + 2 more dates and times

Mon, Mar 19 @ 4:00 pm Mon, Mar 26 @ 4:00 pm - less dates and times

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Mondays from 4:00 - 5:00 pm for Maker Monday for Teens. Create every Monday in our teen space! Each week we’ll have a new project that focuses on STEAM learning. The first Monday of each month will...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Mondays from 4:00 - 5:00 pm for Maker Monday for Teens. Create every Monday in our teen space! Each week we’ll have a new project that focuses on STEAM learning. The first Monday of each month will be focused on exploring and creating Zines! - you make it happen. Take your creations with you and drop-in for more each week. Stop by and see what's happening!

Program is free and no registration needed. This program series is made possible through donations made to the Stillwater Public Library Foundation.

 

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