ArtReach Events Calendar


Ballroom Dancing at Hastings Arts Center

02-13-2018

Presented by Blessings Academy of Arts and Music at Hastings Arts Center, Hastings
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm Tue, Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm Tue, Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm + 2 more dates and times

Tue, Feb 06 @ 7:00 pm Tue, Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm - less dates and times

Twin Cities Ballroom Dance instructor, Paris Becker, will offer winter classes.

Dates of the winter classes and what dances will be taught:
January 9th, 2018: Waltz & Rumba
January 17th, 2018 (Wednesday): Tango & Samba
January 23rd, 2018: [more+]

Twin Cities Ballroom Dance instructor, Paris Becker, will offer winter classes.

Dates of the winter classes and what dances will be taught:
January 9th, 2018: Waltz & Rumba
January 17th, 2018 (Wednesday): Tango & Samba
January 23rd, 2018: Foxtrot & Cha cha
January 30th, 2018: Viennese Waltz & Salsa
February 6th, 2018: West Coast Swing & Night Club 2-Step

And a special lesson plus social dance event on
February 13th, 2018
Single Swing & Variety Dance Party

No partner necessary, drop in anytime.
Classes begin at the basic steps and are catered to ALL skill levels.

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Sawdust Savvy DIY Workshop

01-27-2018

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at Sawdust Savvy, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jan 18 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Jan 20 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm + 3 more dates and times

Tue, Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Jan 27 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jan 27 @ 2:00 pm - less dates and times

At Sawdust Savvy, you will get the FULL DIY experience!  Choose your project during our easy, online registration process and everything will be ready for you when you arrive.  You will start with raw wood and leave with a masterpiece after...

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At Sawdust Savvy, you will get the FULL DIY experience!  Choose your project during our easy, online registration process and everything will be ready for you when you arrive.  You will start with raw wood and leave with a masterpiece after assembling, staining and stenciling your wood craft.

Have a group?  We have great group incentives including a free workshop registration for the host!  Learn more here.

We also love birthday parties, fundraisers, and team-building events!

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Creating the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway + Marine Library Birthday!

01-19-2018

Presented by Marine Community Library at Marine Village Hall, Marine on Saint Croix
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm

Friday, January 19, 7:00 pm

Creating the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway  — Celebrating 50 Years!

+ Marine Community Library Birthday

Join us for a celebration of both the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway’s 50th anniversary and Marine...

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Friday, January 19, 7:00 pm

Creating the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway  — Celebrating 50 Years!

+ Marine Community Library Birthday

Join us for a celebration of both the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway’s 50th anniversary and Marine Library’s sixth birthday!  Special guest, Julie Galonska, the new Riverway superintendent, will tell the tale of how the beautiful St. Croix and Namekagon Rivers, once manipulated and harnessed for the logging industry, became America’s first wild and scenic river national park.

Free.  All are welcome. Cake will be served.

Marine Village Hall — 121 Judd Street, Marine on Saint Croix, MN 

MarineCommunityLibrary.org  ~   MarineLibraryAssociation.org

651-433-2820

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Acrylic Pour Paintings

02-17-2018

Presented by Sharon Weiser, Art Instructor at Sharon Weiser Art Studio/Gallery, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jan 20 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm Mon, Jan 22 @ 10:00 am + 11 more dates and times

Mon, Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Jan 27 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm Mon, Feb 05 @ 10:00 am Mon, Feb 05 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Feb 10 @ 10:00 am Sat, Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm Mon, Feb 12 @ 10:00 am Mon, Feb 12 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Feb 17 @ 10:00 am Sat, Feb 17 @ 1:00 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.  Techniques like blowing through a straw, tilting the canvas, scraping the paint or...

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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.  Techniques like blowing through a straw, tilting the canvas, scraping the paint or dragging a fork across the paint; all creating wonderful results.

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Winter Tree Landscapes

01-20-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jan 20 @ 10:00 am

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, January 20 from 10:00 - 11:30 am for Winter Tree Landscapes, presented by White Bear Center for the Arts.  Come and create a colorful winter tree landscape using a variety of art materials...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, January 20 from 10:00 - 11:30 am for Winter Tree Landscapes, presented by White Bear Center for the Arts.  Come and create a colorful winter tree landscape using a variety of art materials and techniques. We will draw, paint, cut, assemble and add some glitter while creating a peaceful warm and cool colored winter landscape.  Age Group(s): School Age

Program is free, but registration is 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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Meditation for New Beginnings

01-20-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jan 20 @ 11:00 am

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, January 20 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm for Meditation for New Beginnings. In this busy, fast-paced world, peace seems like an elusive commodity.  Please join Arvind Naik, a longtime meditator,...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, January 20 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm for Meditation for New Beginnings. In this busy, fast-paced world, peace seems like an elusive commodity.  Please join Arvind Naik, a longtime meditator, for this engaging workshop.  He has been giving programs on meditation in various parts of the country for many years.  Arvind will offer effective, techniques that can reduce stress, enhance relaxation,  promote inner growth and improve our physical mental and spiritual health.  He will also include a short meditation sitting.  Begin the New Year with meditation and join Arvind as he invites you on this journey.

Program is free and no registration is necessary.

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BA Silhouette Release Party

01-20-2018

Presented by Lift Bridge Brewing Co at Lift Bridge Brewing Co, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jan 20 @ 12:00 pm

Barrel Aged Silhouette™ Russian Imperial Stout special release event on January 20, 2018. Get a ticket for the event to be a part of all the fun and enjoy our brews together!

About the Beer:

ABV: 10.5% IBU: 80

Brewed in the style of a...

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Barrel Aged Silhouette™ Russian Imperial Stout special release event on January 20, 2018. Get a ticket for the event to be a part of all the fun and enjoy our brews together!

About the Beer:

ABV: 10.5% IBU: 80

Brewed in the style of a Russian Imperial Stout and aged for up to 2 years in Bourbon barrels. Black as a moonless night, this complex beer’s notes of coffee, roasted malt, rich toffee and black licorice meld with an intense roasted character to provide a complex, rich and full body.

#LBSilhouette

Release Party
To celebrate the release of the beer, we are having a party at the brewery. What can you expect at the event?
DJ Gabe
Free Vintage Arcade Games
Superhero Costume Contest (7pm)
Food for purchase
For Purchase: Lift Bridge Beer and Merchandise
Hammerschlagen Game
Tickets for the event are $7.00 each and include a token for beer or 2 root beer tickets. Purchase Tickets Now.
When: Saturday, January 20th, 2018, 12PM-10 PM
Where: Lift Bridge Brewery, 1900 Tower Drive, Stillwater, MN
Cost: $7.00 each - includes a beer token

*** This is a 21+ event after 7pm, no exceptions ***

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Painting at Mallards on the St Croix - "Northern Lights"

01-20-2018

Presented by PAINT·SIP·NOSH at Mallards Resturant, Bayport
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm

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

Wine,...

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

Wine, cocktails, beer, soft drinks, delicious appetizers available for purchase from Mallards!

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Paint Sip Nosh at the Water Street Inn - "Winter Deer"

01-22-2018

Presented by PAINT·SIP·NOSH at Water Street Inn, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Jan 22 @ 6:30 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 EASY step-by-step process.  Includes two glasses per guest.

If you are not the...

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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 EASY step-by-step process.  Includes two glasses per guest.

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

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Freight House Painting and a Pint - "Cardinals in Birches"

01-25-2018

Presented by PAINT·SIP·NOSH at The Freight House, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm

Awaken your creative side while sipping your favorite 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...

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Awaken your creative side while sipping your favorite 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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Creating a Writing Life

03-15-2018

Presented by Write by the river at ArtReach St. Croix, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Feb 01 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Feb 08 @ 7:00 pm + 5 more dates and times

Thu, Feb 15 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Mar 01 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Mar 08 @ 7:00 pm 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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Learn to Snowshoe - Homestead Parklands on Perch Lake

01-27-2018

Presented by St. Croix County Parks at Homestead Parklands on Perch Lake, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jan 27 @ 10:00 am

After the first few steps along the Guided trail, you will be on your way to this fun outdoor activity. Bring your own snowshoes or rent one of our limited pairs. Multiple events across St. Croix County will allow you to explore new areas. (1/13...

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After the first few steps along the Guided trail, you will be on your way to this fun outdoor activity. Bring your own snowshoes or rent one of our limited pairs. Multiple events across St. Croix County will allow you to explore new areas. (1/13 - Stanton County Forest, 1/27 - Homestead Parklands on Perch Lake, 2/3 - Glen Hills County Park, 2/17 – Kinnickinnic County Forest).

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Mad Science: Planets & Moons - NASA Workshop

01-27-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jan 27 @ 10:30 am

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, January 27 from 10:30 - 11:30 am for Planets & Moons – NASA Workshop presented by Mad Science of Minnesota.  Explore the farthest reaches of our solar system and create a lunar eclipse in...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, January 27 from 10:30 - 11:30 am for Planets & Moons – NASA Workshop presented by Mad Science of Minnesota.  Explore the farthest reaches of our solar system and create a lunar eclipse in this “mad” planetary tour! Learn about the planets and how they stack up. Learn how scientists use gravity to slingshot space probes deep into outer space with your take home project the Gravity Assisted Launcher.

Age Group: School Age

Program is free, but registration is required.  This STEM program is made possible by donations made to the Stillwater Public Library Foundation. To register, call 651-275-4338, stop by the Public Services Desk, or visit our website at www.stillwaterlibrary.org.

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Painting at Mallards on the St Croix - "Winter Barn"

01-27-2018

Presented by PAINT·SIP·NOSH at Mallards, Bayport
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm

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

Wine,...

[more+]

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

Wine, cocktails, beer, soft drinks, delicious appetizers available for purchase!

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Sawdust Savvy DIY at Northern Vineyards!

01-28-2018

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at Northern Vineyards, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jan 28 @ 2:00 pm

Join Sawdust Savvy for a DIY Sign Workshop at Northern Vineyards Winery in Stillwater, MN. You will make your sign from scratch: assemble (using power tools), stain and stencil your creation for a one-of-a-kind masterpiece that anyone can...

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Join Sawdust Savvy for a DIY Sign Workshop at Northern Vineyards Winery in Stillwater, MN. You will make your sign from scratch: assemble (using power tools), stain and stencil your creation for a one-of-a-kind masterpiece that anyone can complete. Choose from 100+ sign designs. See all options on our website at www.sawdustsavvy.com. Your registration includes one glass of wine. Registration is required.

Register here: https://sawdustsavvy.regfox.com/jan-28-northernvineyards

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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 03 @ 10:00 am Sat, Feb 03 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Feb 10 @ 10:00 am + 5 more dates and times

Sat, Feb 10 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Feb 17 @ 10:00 am Sat, Feb 17 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Feb 24 @ 10:00 am 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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Sweetheart DIY Workshop for Two with Sawdust Savvy

02-09-2018

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at Sawdust Savvy, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Feb 09 @ 6:00 pm

Join us for a special Sweetheart Workshop for Two at Sawdust Savvy, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio!

 

Your registration includes a project-for-two at Sawdust Savvy, followed by dinner-for-two* at The Lion's Tavern.

 

Featuring a special...

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Join us for a special Sweetheart Workshop for Two at Sawdust Savvy, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio!

 

Your registration includes a project-for-two at Sawdust Savvy, followed by dinner-for-two* at The Lion's Tavern.

 

Featuring a special Sweetheart Menu:
Appetizers (couple’s choice of one):
Cream Cheese Peppadew Poppers (bacon wrapped served with spicy honey) -OR-
Seasonal Bruschetta (goat cheese, caramelized onion, fresh apple, fig balsamic reduction) -OR-
Hummus & Pita (house made hummus, olive tapenade, and terra salada served with fried pita)

Entrée (one per person)
Steak Tender (grilled petite steak tender, peppercorn cream sauce, fingerling potatoes, garlic sautéed broccolini) -OR-
Caprese Chicken Sandwich (grilled chicken, balsamic marinated tomatoes, arugula, fresh mozzarella, basil pesto, toasted ciabatta) -OR-
Walleye (masa battered walleye, tequila lime honey glaze, jasmine rice, black bean corn salsa)

Dessert
Red Velvet Cake

Registration is required! *Dinner does not include alcoholic beverages.

Register here: https://sawdustsavvy.regfox.com/feb-9-2018-sweetheart-workshop-stillwater.

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Interactions About Race

02-13-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm for "Interactions About Race", a presentation by the Science Museum of Minnesota on white privilege - What is it?, How to recognize it, How to address...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm for "Interactions About Race", a presentation by the Science Museum of Minnesota on white privilege - What is it?, How to recognize it, How to address it.  Watch a thought-provoking skit, followed by an opportunity for group reflection and discussion.

This program is free and no registration is necessary. Program co-sponsored by Stillwater Public Library and American Association of University Women (AAUW).  Library program is funded, in part, by grants from the Stillwater Public Library Foundation.

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Learn to Snowshoe - Kinnickinnic County Forest

02-17-2018

Presented by St. Croix County Parks at Kinnickinnnic County Forest, River Falls
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 17 @ 10:00 am

After the first few steps along the Guided trail, you will be on your way to this fun outdoor activity. Bring your own snowshoes or rent one of our limited pairs. Multiple events across St. Croix County will allow you to explore new areas. (1/13...

[more+]

After the first few steps along the Guided trail, you will be on your way to this fun outdoor activity. Bring your own snowshoes or rent one of our limited pairs. Multiple events across St. Croix County will allow you to explore new areas. (1/13 - Stanton County Forest, 1/27 - Homestead Parklands on Perch Lake, 2/3 - Glen Hills County Park, 2/17 – Kinnickinnic County Forest)

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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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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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Ballroom Dancing at Hastings Arts Center

02-13-2018

Presented by Blessings Academy of Arts and Music at Hastings Arts Center, Hastings
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm Tue, Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm Tue, Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm + 2 more dates and times

Tue, Feb 06 @ 7:00 pm Tue, Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm - less dates and times

Twin Cities Ballroom Dance instructor, Paris Becker, will offer winter classes.

Dates of the winter classes and what dances will be taught:
January 9th, 2018: Waltz & Rumba
January 17th, 2018 (Wednesday): Tango & Samba
January 23rd, 2018: [more+]

Twin Cities Ballroom Dance instructor, Paris Becker, will offer winter classes.

Dates of the winter classes and what dances will be taught:
January 9th, 2018: Waltz & Rumba
January 17th, 2018 (Wednesday): Tango & Samba
January 23rd, 2018: Foxtrot & Cha cha
January 30th, 2018: Viennese Waltz & Salsa
February 6th, 2018: West Coast Swing & Night Club 2-Step

And a special lesson plus social dance event on
February 13th, 2018
Single Swing & Variety Dance Party

No partner necessary, drop in anytime.
Classes begin at the basic steps and are catered to ALL skill levels.

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Sawdust Savvy DIY Workshop

01-27-2018

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at Sawdust Savvy, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jan 18 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Jan 20 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm + 3 more dates and times

Tue, Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Jan 27 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jan 27 @ 2:00 pm - less dates and times

At Sawdust Savvy, you will get the FULL DIY experience!  Choose your project during our easy, online registration process and everything will be ready for you when you arrive.  You will start with raw wood and leave with a masterpiece after...

[more+]

At Sawdust Savvy, you will get the FULL DIY experience!  Choose your project during our easy, online registration process and everything will be ready for you when you arrive.  You will start with raw wood and leave with a masterpiece after assembling, staining and stenciling your wood craft.

Have a group?  We have great group incentives including a free workshop registration for the host!  Learn more here.

We also love birthday parties, fundraisers, and team-building events!

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Creating the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway + Marine Library Birthday!

01-19-2018

Presented by Marine Community Library at Marine Village Hall, Marine on Saint Croix
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm

Friday, January 19, 7:00 pm

Creating the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway  — Celebrating 50 Years!

+ Marine Community Library Birthday

Join us for a celebration of both the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway’s 50th anniversary and Marine...

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Friday, January 19, 7:00 pm

Creating the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway  — Celebrating 50 Years!

+ Marine Community Library Birthday

Join us for a celebration of both the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway’s 50th anniversary and Marine Library’s sixth birthday!  Special guest, Julie Galonska, the new Riverway superintendent, will tell the tale of how the beautiful St. Croix and Namekagon Rivers, once manipulated and harnessed for the logging industry, became America’s first wild and scenic river national park.

Free.  All are welcome. Cake will be served.

Marine Village Hall — 121 Judd Street, Marine on Saint Croix, MN 

MarineCommunityLibrary.org  ~   MarineLibraryAssociation.org

651-433-2820

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Acrylic Pour Paintings

02-17-2018

Presented by Sharon Weiser, Art Instructor at Sharon Weiser Art Studio/Gallery, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jan 20 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm Mon, Jan 22 @ 10:00 am + 11 more dates and times

Mon, Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Jan 27 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm Mon, Feb 05 @ 10:00 am Mon, Feb 05 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Feb 10 @ 10:00 am Sat, Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm Mon, Feb 12 @ 10:00 am Mon, Feb 12 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Feb 17 @ 10:00 am Sat, Feb 17 @ 1:00 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.  Techniques like blowing through a straw, tilting the canvas, scraping the paint or...

[more+]

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.  Techniques like blowing through a straw, tilting the canvas, scraping the paint or dragging a fork across the paint; all creating wonderful results.

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Winter Tree Landscapes

01-20-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jan 20 @ 10:00 am

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, January 20 from 10:00 - 11:30 am for Winter Tree Landscapes, presented by White Bear Center for the Arts.  Come and create a colorful winter tree landscape using a variety of art materials...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, January 20 from 10:00 - 11:30 am for Winter Tree Landscapes, presented by White Bear Center for the Arts.  Come and create a colorful winter tree landscape using a variety of art materials and techniques. We will draw, paint, cut, assemble and add some glitter while creating a peaceful warm and cool colored winter landscape.  Age Group(s): School Age

Program is free, but registration is 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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Meditation for New Beginnings

01-20-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jan 20 @ 11:00 am

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, January 20 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm for Meditation for New Beginnings. In this busy, fast-paced world, peace seems like an elusive commodity.  Please join Arvind Naik, a longtime meditator,...

[more+]

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, January 20 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm for Meditation for New Beginnings. In this busy, fast-paced world, peace seems like an elusive commodity.  Please join Arvind Naik, a longtime meditator, for this engaging workshop.  He has been giving programs on meditation in various parts of the country for many years.  Arvind will offer effective, techniques that can reduce stress, enhance relaxation,  promote inner growth and improve our physical mental and spiritual health.  He will also include a short meditation sitting.  Begin the New Year with meditation and join Arvind as he invites you on this journey.

Program is free and no registration is necessary.

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BA Silhouette Release Party

01-20-2018

Presented by Lift Bridge Brewing Co at Lift Bridge Brewing Co, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jan 20 @ 12:00 pm

Barrel Aged Silhouette™ Russian Imperial Stout special release event on January 20, 2018. Get a ticket for the event to be a part of all the fun and enjoy our brews together!

About the Beer:

ABV: 10.5% IBU: 80

Brewed in the style of a...

[more+]

Barrel Aged Silhouette™ Russian Imperial Stout special release event on January 20, 2018. Get a ticket for the event to be a part of all the fun and enjoy our brews together!

About the Beer:

ABV: 10.5% IBU: 80

Brewed in the style of a Russian Imperial Stout and aged for up to 2 years in Bourbon barrels. Black as a moonless night, this complex beer’s notes of coffee, roasted malt, rich toffee and black licorice meld with an intense roasted character to provide a complex, rich and full body.

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Release Party
To celebrate the release of the beer, we are having a party at the brewery. What can you expect at the event?
DJ Gabe
Free Vintage Arcade Games
Superhero Costume Contest (7pm)
Food for purchase
For Purchase: Lift Bridge Beer and Merchandise
Hammerschlagen Game
Tickets for the event are $7.00 each and include a token for beer or 2 root beer tickets. Purchase Tickets Now.
When: Saturday, January 20th, 2018, 12PM-10 PM
Where: Lift Bridge Brewery, 1900 Tower Drive, Stillwater, MN
Cost: $7.00 each - includes a beer token

*** This is a 21+ event after 7pm, no exceptions ***

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Painting at Mallards on the St Croix - "Northern Lights"

01-20-2018

Presented by PAINT·SIP·NOSH at Mallards Resturant, Bayport
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm

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

Wine,...

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

Wine, cocktails, beer, soft drinks, delicious appetizers available for purchase from Mallards!

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Paint Sip Nosh at the Water Street Inn - "Winter Deer"

01-22-2018

Presented by PAINT·SIP·NOSH at Water Street Inn, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Jan 22 @ 6:30 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 EASY step-by-step process.  Includes two glasses per guest.

If you are not the...

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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 EASY step-by-step process.  Includes two glasses per guest.

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

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Freight House Painting and a Pint - "Cardinals in Birches"

01-25-2018

Presented by PAINT·SIP·NOSH at The Freight House, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm

Awaken your creative side while sipping your favorite 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...

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Awaken your creative side while sipping your favorite 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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Creating a Writing Life

03-15-2018

Presented by Write by the river at ArtReach St. Croix, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Feb 01 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Feb 08 @ 7:00 pm + 5 more dates and times

Thu, Feb 15 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Mar 01 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Mar 08 @ 7:00 pm 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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Learn to Snowshoe - Homestead Parklands on Perch Lake

01-27-2018

Presented by St. Croix County Parks at Homestead Parklands on Perch Lake, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jan 27 @ 10:00 am

After the first few steps along the Guided trail, you will be on your way to this fun outdoor activity. Bring your own snowshoes or rent one of our limited pairs. Multiple events across St. Croix County will allow you to explore new areas. (1/13...

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After the first few steps along the Guided trail, you will be on your way to this fun outdoor activity. Bring your own snowshoes or rent one of our limited pairs. Multiple events across St. Croix County will allow you to explore new areas. (1/13 - Stanton County Forest, 1/27 - Homestead Parklands on Perch Lake, 2/3 - Glen Hills County Park, 2/17 – Kinnickinnic County Forest).

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Mad Science: Planets & Moons - NASA Workshop

01-27-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jan 27 @ 10:30 am

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, January 27 from 10:30 - 11:30 am for Planets & Moons – NASA Workshop presented by Mad Science of Minnesota.  Explore the farthest reaches of our solar system and create a lunar eclipse in...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, January 27 from 10:30 - 11:30 am for Planets & Moons – NASA Workshop presented by Mad Science of Minnesota.  Explore the farthest reaches of our solar system and create a lunar eclipse in this “mad” planetary tour! Learn about the planets and how they stack up. Learn how scientists use gravity to slingshot space probes deep into outer space with your take home project the Gravity Assisted Launcher.

Age Group: School Age

Program is free, but registration is required.  This STEM program is made possible by donations made to the Stillwater Public Library Foundation. To register, call 651-275-4338, stop by the Public Services Desk, or visit our website at www.stillwaterlibrary.org.

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Painting at Mallards on the St Croix - "Winter Barn"

01-27-2018

Presented by PAINT·SIP·NOSH at Mallards, Bayport
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm

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

Wine,...

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

Wine, cocktails, beer, soft drinks, delicious appetizers available for purchase!

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Sawdust Savvy DIY at Northern Vineyards!

01-28-2018

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at Northern Vineyards, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jan 28 @ 2:00 pm

Join Sawdust Savvy for a DIY Sign Workshop at Northern Vineyards Winery in Stillwater, MN. You will make your sign from scratch: assemble (using power tools), stain and stencil your creation for a one-of-a-kind masterpiece that anyone can...

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Join Sawdust Savvy for a DIY Sign Workshop at Northern Vineyards Winery in Stillwater, MN. You will make your sign from scratch: assemble (using power tools), stain and stencil your creation for a one-of-a-kind masterpiece that anyone can complete. Choose from 100+ sign designs. See all options on our website at www.sawdustsavvy.com. Your registration includes one glass of wine. Registration is required.

Register here: https://sawdustsavvy.regfox.com/jan-28-northernvineyards

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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 03 @ 10:00 am Sat, Feb 03 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Feb 10 @ 10:00 am + 5 more dates and times

Sat, Feb 10 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Feb 17 @ 10:00 am Sat, Feb 17 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Feb 24 @ 10:00 am 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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Sweetheart DIY Workshop for Two with Sawdust Savvy

02-09-2018

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at Sawdust Savvy, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Feb 09 @ 6:00 pm

Join us for a special Sweetheart Workshop for Two at Sawdust Savvy, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio!

 

Your registration includes a project-for-two at Sawdust Savvy, followed by dinner-for-two* at The Lion's Tavern.

 

Featuring a special...

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Join us for a special Sweetheart Workshop for Two at Sawdust Savvy, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio!

 

Your registration includes a project-for-two at Sawdust Savvy, followed by dinner-for-two* at The Lion's Tavern.

 

Featuring a special Sweetheart Menu:
Appetizers (couple’s choice of one):
Cream Cheese Peppadew Poppers (bacon wrapped served with spicy honey) -OR-
Seasonal Bruschetta (goat cheese, caramelized onion, fresh apple, fig balsamic reduction) -OR-
Hummus & Pita (house made hummus, olive tapenade, and terra salada served with fried pita)

Entrée (one per person)
Steak Tender (grilled petite steak tender, peppercorn cream sauce, fingerling potatoes, garlic sautéed broccolini) -OR-
Caprese Chicken Sandwich (grilled chicken, balsamic marinated tomatoes, arugula, fresh mozzarella, basil pesto, toasted ciabatta) -OR-
Walleye (masa battered walleye, tequila lime honey glaze, jasmine rice, black bean corn salsa)

Dessert
Red Velvet Cake

Registration is required! *Dinner does not include alcoholic beverages.

Register here: https://sawdustsavvy.regfox.com/feb-9-2018-sweetheart-workshop-stillwater.

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Interactions About Race

02-13-2018

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm for "Interactions About Race", a presentation by the Science Museum of Minnesota on white privilege - What is it?, How to recognize it, How to address...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm for "Interactions About Race", a presentation by the Science Museum of Minnesota on white privilege - What is it?, How to recognize it, How to address it.  Watch a thought-provoking skit, followed by an opportunity for group reflection and discussion.

This program is free and no registration is necessary. Program co-sponsored by Stillwater Public Library and American Association of University Women (AAUW).  Library program is funded, in part, by grants from the Stillwater Public Library Foundation.

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Learn to Snowshoe - Kinnickinnic County Forest

02-17-2018

Presented by St. Croix County Parks at Kinnickinnnic County Forest, River Falls
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 17 @ 10:00 am

After the first few steps along the Guided trail, you will be on your way to this fun outdoor activity. Bring your own snowshoes or rent one of our limited pairs. Multiple events across St. Croix County will allow you to explore new areas. (1/13...

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After the first few steps along the Guided trail, you will be on your way to this fun outdoor activity. Bring your own snowshoes or rent one of our limited pairs. Multiple events across St. Croix County will allow you to explore new areas. (1/13 - Stanton County Forest, 1/27 - Homestead Parklands on Perch Lake, 2/3 - Glen Hills County Park, 2/17 – Kinnickinnic County Forest)

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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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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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