ArtReach Events Calendar


Baby Storytime

10-30-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Oct 16 @ 10:15 am Tue, Oct 23 @ 10:15 am Tue, Oct 30 @ 10:15 am

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Tuesdays for Baby Storytime. Stories, songs, fingerplays and more to encourage the development of early literacy skills. For children birth to 24 months & caregivers. Siblings welcome.

Program is free...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Tuesdays for Baby Storytime. Stories, songs, fingerplays and more to encourage the development of early literacy skills. For children birth to 24 months & caregivers. Siblings welcome.

Program is free and no registration is necessary.

 

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Family Storytime: Stillwater Library

11-14-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 17 @ 10:15 am Wed, Oct 24 @ 10:15 am Wed, Oct 31 @ 10:15 am + 2 more dates and times

Wed, Nov 07 @ 10:15 am Wed, Nov 14 @ 10:15 am - less dates and times

Read, play, sing, talk, and write together with stories and activities to develop early literacy skills for toddlers and preschoolers. Siblings welcome. For ages 2–6. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Program is free and no...

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Read, play, sing, talk, and write together with stories and activities to develop early literacy skills for toddlers and preschoolers. Siblings welcome. For ages 2–6. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Program is free and no registration is required.

 

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Private Voice Lessons with M­egan Wagner & Obed Floan at The Stillwater Zephyr Theatre

11-29-2018

Presented by M-OStudio Enterprises, LLC at Stillwater Zephyr Theatre, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 17 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm Wed, Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm + 9 more dates and times

Thu, Oct 25 @ 1:00 pm Wed, Oct 31 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Nov 01 @ 1:00 pm Wed, Nov 07 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Nov 08 @ 1:00 pm Wed, Nov 14 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Nov 15 @ 1:00 pm Wed, Nov 28 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Nov 29 @ 1:00 pm - less dates and times

  • What: 60­-Minute & 30-­Minute private lessons are available.
  • ­When: Lessons will be held Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1:00-­6:00 p.m. starting September 5th and ending with a Final Concert Recital Thursday night, November 29th, 2018....
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  • What: 60­-Minute & 30-­Minute private lessons are available.
  • ­When: Lessons will be held Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1:00-­6:00 p.m. starting September 5th and ending with a Final Concert Recital Thursday night, November 29th, 2018. Once we receive your registration, we will be in touch with you in regard to scheduling your regular lesson time before we meet you for the first lesson.
  • Where: All events will take place at the Zephyr Depot: 601 Main St. N., Stillwater, MN 55082
    Who: Ages 15 and Up (Pre­-Screening Required for Younger Ages and Adults are strongly encouraged to participate)
  • ­Cost: Our fee is $65 for a 60-Minute lesson and $32.50 for a 30-Minute lesson. Simple. Bi-weekly automatic billing required for payment plan structure and discounted lesson packages are available for full fall payment up front!

Registration Deadline for Fall semester is August 31st, 2018 (Ongoing registration throughout Fall semester on a case by case approval and roster space availability)

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Art Cart - A weekly activity for families!

12-26-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 17 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Oct 24 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Oct 31 @ 3:00 pm + 8 more dates and times

Wed, Nov 07 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Nov 14 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Nov 21 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Nov 28 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Dec 05 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Dec 12 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Dec 19 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Dec 26 @ 3:00 pm - less dates and times

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays 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...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays 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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Creative Writing Class

11-01-2018

Presented by Creating a Writing Life at ArtReach St. Croix, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Nov 01 @ 7:00 pm

Students enjoy weekly reading and writing assignments, helpful guidance and a supportive community of writers.

Students enjoy weekly reading and writing assignments, helpful guidance and a supportive community of writers.

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Fusing 101

10-20-2018

Presented by Alchemy Arts Studio at Alchemy Arts Studio, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 20 @ 9:00 am

Looking for a fun and informative fused glass class? In this fusing 101 class, you will learn about fused glass design issues, molds, techniques and work with a variety of materials.  You will learn about kiln operation and how to prepare and...

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Looking for a fun and informative fused glass class? In this fusing 101 class, you will learn about fused glass design issues, molds, techniques and work with a variety of materials.  You will learn about kiln operation and how to prepare and program a fused glass kiln. You will also learn and practice glass cutting skills with the Cutters Mate cutting system. Each week you will work on unique projects.  Each project highlights a technique or learning material. 4 different project classes plus lot’s of technical information and hints into the world of glass fusing.

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Pour Painting Art Class

11-04-2018

Presented by Sharon Weiser, Art Instructor at Sharon Weiser Art Studio/Gallery, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 20 @ 10:00 am Sun, Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Oct 27 @ 10:00 am + 3 more dates and times

Sun, Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Nov 03 @ 10:00 am Sun, Nov 04 @ 2:00 pm - less dates and times

This process is more fun than you can imagine! So easy, relaxing and creative. Pick your colors, mix in cups, pour onto the canvas and watch the magic happen.  Two 8x10 paintings will be poured. Bring an apron or old shirt--it's a messy...

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This process is more fun than you can imagine! So easy, relaxing and creative. Pick your colors, mix in cups, pour onto the canvas and watch the magic happen.  Two 8x10 paintings will be poured. Bring an apron or old shirt--it's a messy experience. All materials are provided.

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Sawdust Savvy DIY Wood Project Workshop

10-28-2018

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at Sawdust Savvy, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 20 @ 10:00 am Sat, Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm Tue, Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm + 4 more dates and times

Fri, Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Oct 27 @ 10:00 am Sat, Oct 27 @ 2:00 pm Sun, Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm - less dates and times

Experience a Sawdust Savvy workshop, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio! Assemble (using power tools!), stain and paint your custom creation, and in just 3 hours it will be ready to go home with you!

Projects include planked signs/pallet signs,...

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Experience a Sawdust Savvy workshop, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio! Assemble (using power tools!), stain and paint your custom creation, and in just 3 hours it will be ready to go home with you!

Projects include planked signs/pallet signs, decorative boxes, charging stations, blanket ladders, decorative serving trays and more!  In September we are excited to release our new Framed Metal Sign!

Visit our website at www.sawdustsavvy.com to view pictures of the available projects and our full calendar. Registration is required!

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I Finished My Book! Now What?

10-20-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 20 @ 10:30 am

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, October 20 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. for I Finished My Book! Now What? You’ve reached “the end” on your novel, your memoir, or your children’s book. You’ve revised it, gotten...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, October 20 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. for I Finished My Book! Now What? You’ve reached “the end” on your novel, your memoir, or your children’s book. You’ve revised it, gotten feedback, and revised some more. How can you fulfill the dream of seeing it on bookshelves, in the hands of readers, and even on the best seller list? This class will tell your options, from direct submission to finding an agent.

Program is free, but registration is 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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String Painting Class

11-10-2018

Presented by Sharon Weiser, Art Instructor at Sharon Weiser Art Studio/Gallery, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Nov 03 @ 1:00 pm + 1 more dates and times

Sat, Nov 10 @ 1:00 pm - less dates and times

Join me for an all-levels art class using an innovative technique.

Apply the background with a palette knife after mixing the colors to the right consistency.  Dip the string into paint, swirl onto the canvas and pull the string off the canvas....

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Join me for an all-levels art class using an innovative technique.

Apply the background with a palette knife after mixing the colors to the right consistency.  Dip the string into paint, swirl onto the canvas and pull the string off the canvas. So simple and exciting!

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PAWS to Read with Bella

12-10-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Oct 22 @ 4:00 pm Mon, Nov 12 @ 4:00 pm Mon, Nov 26 @ 4:00 pm + 1 more dates and times

Mon, Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm - less dates and times

Did you know the library is one place your child can build confidence reading to a furry friend? Bella, the Golden Retriever, is a Certified Therapy dog who visits certain Mondays and she loves when kids read to her. This program is geared...

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Did you know the library is one place your child can build confidence reading to a furry friend? Bella, the Golden Retriever, is a Certified Therapy dog who visits certain Mondays and she loves when kids read to her. This program is geared toward kids ages 7-12.

Program is free, but registration is required. Call 651-275-4338 or stop by the Public Services Desk to register for a 15 minute time slot.

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Eric Carle Super Storytime

10-25-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 25 @ 10:15 am

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, October 25 from 10:15 - 11:15 a.m. for Eric Carle Super Storytime. Explore the world of Eric Carle through crafts and activities related to some of his most popular books!  Ages...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, October 25 from 10:15 - 11:15 a.m. for Eric Carle Super Storytime. Explore the world of Eric Carle through crafts and activities related to some of his most popular books!  Ages 2-6.

Program is free and no registration required.

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Meditation for Inner Peace During Turbulent Times

10-27-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 27 @ 11:00 am

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, October 27 from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM for Meditation for Inner Peace During Turbulent Times. We are living in a time that feels often confusing and stressful. People are more anxious and there...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, October 27 from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM for Meditation for Inner Peace During Turbulent Times. We are living in a time that feels often confusing and stressful. People are more anxious and there is often a struggle to find ways to stay positive and true to our inner core. Incorporating meditation in our lives can be the change that can make a big difference in our lives and the lives of others. By tapping into the power of Meditation we can learn a powerful technique that is life changing. Through meditation we can experience a profound peace, bliss and happiness unlike any we can find in the world. We can calm the body and the mind. Join Arvind Naik, for this popular and engaging program. Participants will be guided through a first-hand personal experience of meditation which is the secret to profound personal well-being and global healing.

Program is free and no registration is necessary.

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Halloween Mini Photo-Shoot

10-28-2018

Presented by Kids Oasis of Stillwater Inc at Kids Oasis, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Oct 28 @ 12:00 pm

Stop by Kids Oasis for a mini "spooky" photo shoot during the Trick or Treat on Main Street event.

$22 for 1 kid's play pass, 3-5 images, full rights, and online gallery.

No reservations required. Stop by anything on October 27th & 28th between...

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Stop by Kids Oasis for a mini "spooky" photo shoot during the Trick or Treat on Main Street event.

$22 for 1 kid's play pass, 3-5 images, full rights, and online gallery.

No reservations required. Stop by anything on October 27th & 28th between 12 pm - 4 pm!

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Make Halloween Jar Lanterns

10-29-2018

Presented by Hudson Area Library at Hudson Area Library, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Oct 29 @ 6:30 pm

Come by the Hudson Area public library to get into the Halloween spirit! We'll be getting crafty and making festive Halloween Jar Lanterns. This event is for young people in grades 6-12. Register online or at the front desk.

Come by the Hudson Area public library to get into the Halloween spirit! We'll be getting crafty and making festive Halloween Jar Lanterns. This event is for young people in grades 6-12. Register online or at the front desk.

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Holiday Wood Sign Workshop with Sawdust Savvy

11-01-2018

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at JX Event Venue, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Nov 01 @ 6:30 pm

Join us for this special event in the beautiful downtown Stillwater! Sawdust Savvy is partnering with JX Event Venue to bring you our 3rd Annual Holiday Wood Sign Workshop, a fun evening of DIY with your friends!  Your registration includes...

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Join us for this special event in the beautiful downtown Stillwater! Sawdust Savvy is partnering with JX Event Venue to bring you our 3rd Annual Holiday Wood Sign Workshop, a fun evening of DIY with your friends!  Your registration includes one drink from the bar.  Additional drinks (after the power tools have been used!) and flatbreads will be available for purchase.

In just 3 hours you will construct a wood craft that you can proudly display! Learn more at www.sawdustsavvy.com or register at the link provided.

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Stillwater-Area Final Affairs Conference

11-02-2018

Presented by Lakeview Hospital at Our Savior's Lutheran Church Community Life Center, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Nov 02 @ 8:30 am

Join us! A first-of-its-kind event for community residents and their families, the Stillwater-Area Final Affairs Conference is designed to provide information and resources that seniors, caregivers and adult children need to face the challenges...

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Join us! A first-of-its-kind event for community residents and their families, the Stillwater-Area Final Affairs Conference is designed to provide information and resources that seniors, caregivers and adult children need to face the challenges of personal and legal affairs planning. Attendees will obtain knowledge, communication techniques, helpful materials and local contacts to proactively coordinate life’s final affairs.

The program includes:

  • Four topical final affairs planning workshops with expert presenters
  • Resource group and community support organization booths
  • Mini-clinics testing blood pressure, grip strength, balance, cognition, memory, etc.
  • Continental breakfast and box lunch
  • Prize giveaways

Schedule for the Day:

8:30-9 a.m.: Registration & Vendor Fair

9-9:15 a.m.: Welcome & Announcements

9:15-10:15 a.m.: Workshop I Advanced Care Planning & Care Levels: Jenny West, Family Means

10:15-10:30 a.m.: Break & Vendor Fair

10:30-11:30 a.m.: Workshop II Estate Planning: Jennifer O’Neill, CELA®, Elder Law Attorney

11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.: Lunch & Vendor Fair

12:30-1:30 p.m.: Workshop III – Funeral Pre-Planning: Bradshaw Funeral & Cremation Services

1:30-1:45 p.m.: Refreshments & Vendor Fair

1:45-2:45 p.m.: Workshop IV Medicare Alphabet Soup: Kelli Jo Greiner, MN Board on Aging

2:45-3 p.m.: Closing & Prize Drawings

Presented by Lakeview Homecare & Hospice and Comfort Keepers of the St. Croix Valley

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Sawdust Savvy DIY Wood Project Workshop

11-17-2018

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at Sawdust Savvy, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Nov 03 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Nov 08 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Nov 10 @ 10:00 am + 3 more dates and times

Sat, Nov 10 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Nov 17 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm - less dates and times

Experience a Sawdust Savvy workshop, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio! Assemble (using power tools!), stain and paint your custom creation, and in just 3 hours it will be ready to go home with you!

Projects include planked signs/pallet signs,...

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Experience a Sawdust Savvy workshop, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio! Assemble (using power tools!), stain and paint your custom creation, and in just 3 hours it will be ready to go home with you!

Projects include planked signs/pallet signs, decorative boxes, charging stations, blanket ladders, decorative serving trays and more!

Visit our website at www.sawdustsavvy.com to view pictures of the available projects and our full calendar. Registration is required!

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Bird Hike at Washington County Parks

12-08-2018

Presented by Washington County Parks at Washington County Parks, Lake Elmo
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Nov 10 @ 9:00 am Sat, Dec 08 @ 9:00 am

Learn to identify the birds that call the St. Croix Valley home and contribute to citizen science data collection. Please dress for the weather and activity; trail routes traverse snow packed trails, turf, gravel and pavement depending on...

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Learn to identify the birds that call the St. Croix Valley home and contribute to citizen science data collection. Please dress for the weather and activity; trail routes traverse snow packed trails, turf, gravel and pavement depending on weather conditions. Optional: binoculars, water bottle, sunscreen, etc.

For all ages; children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

All bird hikes occur 9 - 10 a.m.

DATE PARK MEETING LOCATION
July 7, 2018 Lake Elmo Park Reserve Nordic Center Foyer
August 11, 2018 St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park Hilltop Pavilion
September 8, 2018 Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park Playground
October 13, 2018 Pine Point Park Trailhead Kiosk
November 10, 2018 Big Marine Park Reserve Playground
December 8, 2018 Lake Elmo Park Reserve Nordic Center Foyer
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Second Saturday - Family Storytime

12-08-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Nov 10 @ 10:30 am Sat, Dec 08 @ 10:30 am

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library the second Saturday of each month from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. to start your day off with Second Saturday - Family Storytime. We'll share stories, songs and rhymes designed to enhance your child's...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library the second Saturday of each month from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. to start your day off with Second Saturday - Family Storytime. We'll share stories, songs and rhymes designed to enhance your child's literacy skills!

Program is free and no registration is necessary.

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Fused Glass Project Class

11-17-2018

Presented by Alchemy Arts Studio at Alchemy Arts Studio, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Nov 17 @ 9:00 am

Fused glass class with many project options. One 3 hour session where you will learn about fused glass in general and specifically how to cut glass and create a fused glass project.

Fused glass class with many project options. One 3 hour session where you will learn about fused glass in general and specifically how to cut glass and create a fused glass project.

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Baby Storytime

10-30-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Oct 16 @ 10:15 am Tue, Oct 23 @ 10:15 am Tue, Oct 30 @ 10:15 am

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Tuesdays for Baby Storytime. Stories, songs, fingerplays and more to encourage the development of early literacy skills. For children birth to 24 months & caregivers. Siblings welcome.

Program is free...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Tuesdays for Baby Storytime. Stories, songs, fingerplays and more to encourage the development of early literacy skills. For children birth to 24 months & caregivers. Siblings welcome.

Program is free and no registration is necessary.

 

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Family Storytime: Stillwater Library

11-14-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 17 @ 10:15 am Wed, Oct 24 @ 10:15 am Wed, Oct 31 @ 10:15 am + 2 more dates and times

Wed, Nov 07 @ 10:15 am Wed, Nov 14 @ 10:15 am - less dates and times

Read, play, sing, talk, and write together with stories and activities to develop early literacy skills for toddlers and preschoolers. Siblings welcome. For ages 2–6. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Program is free and no...

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Read, play, sing, talk, and write together with stories and activities to develop early literacy skills for toddlers and preschoolers. Siblings welcome. For ages 2–6. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Program is free and no registration is required.

 

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Private Voice Lessons with M­egan Wagner & Obed Floan at The Stillwater Zephyr Theatre

11-29-2018

Presented by M-OStudio Enterprises, LLC at Stillwater Zephyr Theatre, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 17 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm Wed, Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm + 9 more dates and times

Thu, Oct 25 @ 1:00 pm Wed, Oct 31 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Nov 01 @ 1:00 pm Wed, Nov 07 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Nov 08 @ 1:00 pm Wed, Nov 14 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Nov 15 @ 1:00 pm Wed, Nov 28 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Nov 29 @ 1:00 pm - less dates and times

  • What: 60­-Minute & 30-­Minute private lessons are available.
  • ­When: Lessons will be held Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1:00-­6:00 p.m. starting September 5th and ending with a Final Concert Recital Thursday night, November 29th, 2018....
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  • What: 60­-Minute & 30-­Minute private lessons are available.
  • ­When: Lessons will be held Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1:00-­6:00 p.m. starting September 5th and ending with a Final Concert Recital Thursday night, November 29th, 2018. Once we receive your registration, we will be in touch with you in regard to scheduling your regular lesson time before we meet you for the first lesson.
  • Where: All events will take place at the Zephyr Depot: 601 Main St. N., Stillwater, MN 55082
    Who: Ages 15 and Up (Pre­-Screening Required for Younger Ages and Adults are strongly encouraged to participate)
  • ­Cost: Our fee is $65 for a 60-Minute lesson and $32.50 for a 30-Minute lesson. Simple. Bi-weekly automatic billing required for payment plan structure and discounted lesson packages are available for full fall payment up front!

Registration Deadline for Fall semester is August 31st, 2018 (Ongoing registration throughout Fall semester on a case by case approval and roster space availability)

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Art Cart - A weekly activity for families!

12-26-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 17 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Oct 24 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Oct 31 @ 3:00 pm + 8 more dates and times

Wed, Nov 07 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Nov 14 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Nov 21 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Nov 28 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Dec 05 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Dec 12 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Dec 19 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Dec 26 @ 3:00 pm - less dates and times

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays 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...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays 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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Creative Writing Class

11-01-2018

Presented by Creating a Writing Life at ArtReach St. Croix, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Nov 01 @ 7:00 pm

Students enjoy weekly reading and writing assignments, helpful guidance and a supportive community of writers.

Students enjoy weekly reading and writing assignments, helpful guidance and a supportive community of writers.

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Fusing 101

10-20-2018

Presented by Alchemy Arts Studio at Alchemy Arts Studio, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 20 @ 9:00 am

Looking for a fun and informative fused glass class? In this fusing 101 class, you will learn about fused glass design issues, molds, techniques and work with a variety of materials.  You will learn about kiln operation and how to prepare and...

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Looking for a fun and informative fused glass class? In this fusing 101 class, you will learn about fused glass design issues, molds, techniques and work with a variety of materials.  You will learn about kiln operation and how to prepare and program a fused glass kiln. You will also learn and practice glass cutting skills with the Cutters Mate cutting system. Each week you will work on unique projects.  Each project highlights a technique or learning material. 4 different project classes plus lot’s of technical information and hints into the world of glass fusing.

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Pour Painting Art Class

11-04-2018

Presented by Sharon Weiser, Art Instructor at Sharon Weiser Art Studio/Gallery, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 20 @ 10:00 am Sun, Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Oct 27 @ 10:00 am + 3 more dates and times

Sun, Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Nov 03 @ 10:00 am Sun, Nov 04 @ 2:00 pm - less dates and times

This process is more fun than you can imagine! So easy, relaxing and creative. Pick your colors, mix in cups, pour onto the canvas and watch the magic happen.  Two 8x10 paintings will be poured. Bring an apron or old shirt--it's a messy...

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This process is more fun than you can imagine! So easy, relaxing and creative. Pick your colors, mix in cups, pour onto the canvas and watch the magic happen.  Two 8x10 paintings will be poured. Bring an apron or old shirt--it's a messy experience. All materials are provided.

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Sawdust Savvy DIY Wood Project Workshop

10-28-2018

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at Sawdust Savvy, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 20 @ 10:00 am Sat, Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm Tue, Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm + 4 more dates and times

Fri, Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Oct 27 @ 10:00 am Sat, Oct 27 @ 2:00 pm Sun, Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm - less dates and times

Experience a Sawdust Savvy workshop, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio! Assemble (using power tools!), stain and paint your custom creation, and in just 3 hours it will be ready to go home with you!

Projects include planked signs/pallet signs,...

[more+]

Experience a Sawdust Savvy workshop, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio! Assemble (using power tools!), stain and paint your custom creation, and in just 3 hours it will be ready to go home with you!

Projects include planked signs/pallet signs, decorative boxes, charging stations, blanket ladders, decorative serving trays and more!  In September we are excited to release our new Framed Metal Sign!

Visit our website at www.sawdustsavvy.com to view pictures of the available projects and our full calendar. Registration is required!

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I Finished My Book! Now What?

10-20-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 20 @ 10:30 am

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, October 20 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. for I Finished My Book! Now What? You’ve reached “the end” on your novel, your memoir, or your children’s book. You’ve revised it, gotten...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, October 20 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. for I Finished My Book! Now What? You’ve reached “the end” on your novel, your memoir, or your children’s book. You’ve revised it, gotten feedback, and revised some more. How can you fulfill the dream of seeing it on bookshelves, in the hands of readers, and even on the best seller list? This class will tell your options, from direct submission to finding an agent.

Program is free, but registration is 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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String Painting Class

11-10-2018

Presented by Sharon Weiser, Art Instructor at Sharon Weiser Art Studio/Gallery, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Nov 03 @ 1:00 pm + 1 more dates and times

Sat, Nov 10 @ 1:00 pm - less dates and times

Join me for an all-levels art class using an innovative technique.

Apply the background with a palette knife after mixing the colors to the right consistency.  Dip the string into paint, swirl onto the canvas and pull the string off the canvas....

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Join me for an all-levels art class using an innovative technique.

Apply the background with a palette knife after mixing the colors to the right consistency.  Dip the string into paint, swirl onto the canvas and pull the string off the canvas. So simple and exciting!

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PAWS to Read with Bella

12-10-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Oct 22 @ 4:00 pm Mon, Nov 12 @ 4:00 pm Mon, Nov 26 @ 4:00 pm + 1 more dates and times

Mon, Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm - less dates and times

Did you know the library is one place your child can build confidence reading to a furry friend? Bella, the Golden Retriever, is a Certified Therapy dog who visits certain Mondays and she loves when kids read to her. This program is geared...

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Did you know the library is one place your child can build confidence reading to a furry friend? Bella, the Golden Retriever, is a Certified Therapy dog who visits certain Mondays and she loves when kids read to her. This program is geared toward kids ages 7-12.

Program is free, but registration is required. Call 651-275-4338 or stop by the Public Services Desk to register for a 15 minute time slot.

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Eric Carle Super Storytime

10-25-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 25 @ 10:15 am

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, October 25 from 10:15 - 11:15 a.m. for Eric Carle Super Storytime. Explore the world of Eric Carle through crafts and activities related to some of his most popular books!  Ages...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, October 25 from 10:15 - 11:15 a.m. for Eric Carle Super Storytime. Explore the world of Eric Carle through crafts and activities related to some of his most popular books!  Ages 2-6.

Program is free and no registration required.

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Meditation for Inner Peace During Turbulent Times

10-27-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 27 @ 11:00 am

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, October 27 from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM for Meditation for Inner Peace During Turbulent Times. We are living in a time that feels often confusing and stressful. People are more anxious and there...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, October 27 from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM for Meditation for Inner Peace During Turbulent Times. We are living in a time that feels often confusing and stressful. People are more anxious and there is often a struggle to find ways to stay positive and true to our inner core. Incorporating meditation in our lives can be the change that can make a big difference in our lives and the lives of others. By tapping into the power of Meditation we can learn a powerful technique that is life changing. Through meditation we can experience a profound peace, bliss and happiness unlike any we can find in the world. We can calm the body and the mind. Join Arvind Naik, for this popular and engaging program. Participants will be guided through a first-hand personal experience of meditation which is the secret to profound personal well-being and global healing.

Program is free and no registration is necessary.

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Halloween Mini Photo-Shoot

10-28-2018

Presented by Kids Oasis of Stillwater Inc at Kids Oasis, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Oct 28 @ 12:00 pm

Stop by Kids Oasis for a mini "spooky" photo shoot during the Trick or Treat on Main Street event.

$22 for 1 kid's play pass, 3-5 images, full rights, and online gallery.

No reservations required. Stop by anything on October 27th & 28th between...

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Stop by Kids Oasis for a mini "spooky" photo shoot during the Trick or Treat on Main Street event.

$22 for 1 kid's play pass, 3-5 images, full rights, and online gallery.

No reservations required. Stop by anything on October 27th & 28th between 12 pm - 4 pm!

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Make Halloween Jar Lanterns

10-29-2018

Presented by Hudson Area Library at Hudson Area Library, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Oct 29 @ 6:30 pm

Come by the Hudson Area public library to get into the Halloween spirit! We'll be getting crafty and making festive Halloween Jar Lanterns. This event is for young people in grades 6-12. Register online or at the front desk.

Come by the Hudson Area public library to get into the Halloween spirit! We'll be getting crafty and making festive Halloween Jar Lanterns. This event is for young people in grades 6-12. Register online or at the front desk.

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Holiday Wood Sign Workshop with Sawdust Savvy

11-01-2018

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at JX Event Venue, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Nov 01 @ 6:30 pm

Join us for this special event in the beautiful downtown Stillwater! Sawdust Savvy is partnering with JX Event Venue to bring you our 3rd Annual Holiday Wood Sign Workshop, a fun evening of DIY with your friends!  Your registration includes...

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Join us for this special event in the beautiful downtown Stillwater! Sawdust Savvy is partnering with JX Event Venue to bring you our 3rd Annual Holiday Wood Sign Workshop, a fun evening of DIY with your friends!  Your registration includes one drink from the bar.  Additional drinks (after the power tools have been used!) and flatbreads will be available for purchase.

In just 3 hours you will construct a wood craft that you can proudly display! Learn more at www.sawdustsavvy.com or register at the link provided.

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Stillwater-Area Final Affairs Conference

11-02-2018

Presented by Lakeview Hospital at Our Savior's Lutheran Church Community Life Center, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Nov 02 @ 8:30 am

Join us! A first-of-its-kind event for community residents and their families, the Stillwater-Area Final Affairs Conference is designed to provide information and resources that seniors, caregivers and adult children need to face the challenges...

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Join us! A first-of-its-kind event for community residents and their families, the Stillwater-Area Final Affairs Conference is designed to provide information and resources that seniors, caregivers and adult children need to face the challenges of personal and legal affairs planning. Attendees will obtain knowledge, communication techniques, helpful materials and local contacts to proactively coordinate life’s final affairs.

The program includes:

  • Four topical final affairs planning workshops with expert presenters
  • Resource group and community support organization booths
  • Mini-clinics testing blood pressure, grip strength, balance, cognition, memory, etc.
  • Continental breakfast and box lunch
  • Prize giveaways

Schedule for the Day:

8:30-9 a.m.: Registration & Vendor Fair

9-9:15 a.m.: Welcome & Announcements

9:15-10:15 a.m.: Workshop I Advanced Care Planning & Care Levels: Jenny West, Family Means

10:15-10:30 a.m.: Break & Vendor Fair

10:30-11:30 a.m.: Workshop II Estate Planning: Jennifer O’Neill, CELA®, Elder Law Attorney

11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.: Lunch & Vendor Fair

12:30-1:30 p.m.: Workshop III – Funeral Pre-Planning: Bradshaw Funeral & Cremation Services

1:30-1:45 p.m.: Refreshments & Vendor Fair

1:45-2:45 p.m.: Workshop IV Medicare Alphabet Soup: Kelli Jo Greiner, MN Board on Aging

2:45-3 p.m.: Closing & Prize Drawings

Presented by Lakeview Homecare & Hospice and Comfort Keepers of the St. Croix Valley

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Sawdust Savvy DIY Wood Project Workshop

11-17-2018

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at Sawdust Savvy, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Nov 03 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Nov 08 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Nov 10 @ 10:00 am + 3 more dates and times

Sat, Nov 10 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Nov 17 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm - less dates and times

Experience a Sawdust Savvy workshop, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio! Assemble (using power tools!), stain and paint your custom creation, and in just 3 hours it will be ready to go home with you!

Projects include planked signs/pallet signs,...

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Experience a Sawdust Savvy workshop, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio! Assemble (using power tools!), stain and paint your custom creation, and in just 3 hours it will be ready to go home with you!

Projects include planked signs/pallet signs, decorative boxes, charging stations, blanket ladders, decorative serving trays and more!

Visit our website at www.sawdustsavvy.com to view pictures of the available projects and our full calendar. Registration is required!

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Bird Hike at Washington County Parks

12-08-2018

Presented by Washington County Parks at Washington County Parks, Lake Elmo
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Nov 10 @ 9:00 am Sat, Dec 08 @ 9:00 am

Learn to identify the birds that call the St. Croix Valley home and contribute to citizen science data collection. Please dress for the weather and activity; trail routes traverse snow packed trails, turf, gravel and pavement depending on...

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Learn to identify the birds that call the St. Croix Valley home and contribute to citizen science data collection. Please dress for the weather and activity; trail routes traverse snow packed trails, turf, gravel and pavement depending on weather conditions. Optional: binoculars, water bottle, sunscreen, etc.

For all ages; children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

All bird hikes occur 9 - 10 a.m.

DATE PARK MEETING LOCATION
July 7, 2018 Lake Elmo Park Reserve Nordic Center Foyer
August 11, 2018 St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park Hilltop Pavilion
September 8, 2018 Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park Playground
October 13, 2018 Pine Point Park Trailhead Kiosk
November 10, 2018 Big Marine Park Reserve Playground
December 8, 2018 Lake Elmo Park Reserve Nordic Center Foyer
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Second Saturday - Family Storytime

12-08-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Nov 10 @ 10:30 am Sat, Dec 08 @ 10:30 am

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library the second Saturday of each month from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. to start your day off with Second Saturday - Family Storytime. We'll share stories, songs and rhymes designed to enhance your child's...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library the second Saturday of each month from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. to start your day off with Second Saturday - Family Storytime. We'll share stories, songs and rhymes designed to enhance your child's literacy skills!

Program is free and no registration is necessary.

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Fused Glass Project Class

11-17-2018

Presented by Alchemy Arts Studio at Alchemy Arts Studio, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Nov 17 @ 9:00 am

Fused glass class with many project options. One 3 hour session where you will learn about fused glass in general and specifically how to cut glass and create a fused glass project.

Fused glass class with many project options. One 3 hour session where you will learn about fused glass in general and specifically how to cut glass and create a fused glass project.

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