Classes


Art Cart

12-18-2019

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 16 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Oct 23 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Oct 30 @ 3:00 pm + 7 more dates and times

Wed, Nov 06 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Nov 13 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Nov 20 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Nov 27 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Dec 04 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Dec 11 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Dec 18 @ 3:00 pm - less dates and times

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays from 3:00 - 7:30 p.m. to experience "Art Cart".

In addition to being fun, making things with your hands benefits child development, especially fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Each...

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Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays from 3:00 - 7:30 p.m. to experience "Art Cart".

In addition to being fun, making things with your hands benefits child development, especially fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Each week, we'll provide supplies and a suggested project that you can make with your child. This self paced activity for you to enjoy with your child(ren) will be set up in the storytime room.

Program is free and no registration required.

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New to Medicare

10-16-2019

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Wednesday, October 16 at 6:00 p.m. for New to Medicare. This presentation reviews what is covered by Parts A, B, C and D of Medicare, as well as Medicare supplement options available. The enrollment...

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Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Wednesday, October 16 at 6:00 p.m. for New to Medicare. This presentation reviews what is covered by Parts A, B, C and D of Medicare, as well as Medicare supplement options available. The enrollment process and options for enrollment in Medicare will be discussed along with the personal costs of the program. We will address the donut hole and eligibility for extra help with prescription drug costs. We will introduce the services of the Senior LinkAge Line®that include assistance making personal comparisons using the Medicare.gov website and the Health Care Choices bookletpublished by the Minnesota Board on Aging.

Program is free but registration is required to let us know how many handouts are needed. To register, call 651-275-4338, stop by the Public Services Desk, or visit our website at stillwaterlibrary.org.

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Silly Millies Clay Art for Kids

10-17-2019

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 17 @ 10:30 am

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, October 17 at 10:30 a.m. for Silly Millies Clay Art. Stack and wrap colored polymer clay to magically reveal designs in the clay! Create bug wings and then use wire to make a bug like a dragonfly...

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Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, October 17 at 10:30 a.m. for Silly Millies Clay Art. Stack and wrap colored polymer clay to magically reveal designs in the clay! Create bug wings and then use wire to make a bug like a dragonfly or beetle that you can put in a plant or hang on a wall. You’ll take your creation home and bake it in your own oven. Ages 6-12.

Program is free, but registration is required. This program is made possible in part with funds 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 stillwaterlibrary.org.

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Creative Writing Class for Adults

11-07-2019

Presented by Creating a Writing Life at ArtReach St. Croix, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Nov 07 @ 7:00 pm

Instructor: Elissa Cottle of Stillwater, Master of Fine Arts in Writing

Elissa is a published poet, professional writer and editor, and has been teaching creative writing for 15 years. She also works with individuals on their creative writing...

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Instructor: Elissa Cottle of Stillwater, Master of Fine Arts in Writing

Elissa is a published poet, professional writer and editor, and has been teaching creative writing for 15 years. She also works with individuals on their creative writing projects, and with small businesses and nonprofits.

Students receive weekly writing assignments, corresponding examples of literature, helpful feedback and encouragement, and a supportive community of writers.

Class size is limited to 12 students.

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Create a 1920's Era Necklace - Inspired by Downton Abbey

01-11-2020

Presented by Marquess Studios at Marquess Studios, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Oct 19 @ 3:00 pm Tue, Oct 29 @ 6:30 pm + 5 more dates and times

Sun, Nov 10 @ 3:00 pm Thu, Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Dec 01 @ 3:00 pm Thu, Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Jan 11 @ 3:00 pm - less dates and times

Make a beautiful necklace inspired by Lady Mary or Lady Cora and then take part in activities that bring the show to life. You can also pre-order a surprise swag bag full of treasures inspired by the downstairs staff or the upstairs nobility....

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Make a beautiful necklace inspired by Lady Mary or Lady Cora and then take part in activities that bring the show to life. You can also pre-order a surprise swag bag full of treasures inspired by the downstairs staff or the upstairs nobility.  

Test your knowledge of the Downton episodes with trivia and other fun activities. We have great prizes!
Feel free to bring wine and other little goodies for you and your friends to share. We will provide tea and lemon water for all guests.
Prepare to be delighted if you add on an optional 'Swag Bag' with DA-themed treasures. They were a huge hit at our last event!

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Date Night at Cooks of Crocus Hill

10-26-2019

Presented by Cooks of Crocus Hill at Cooks of Crocus Hill, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm + 1 more dates and times

Sat, Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm - less dates and times

At our lively, hands-on Date Night classes you will enjoy an intimate cooking experience and a delicious dinner for two. The style of cuisine varies per class. Visit our website for details and to choose which class you want to take!

At our lively, hands-on Date Night classes you will enjoy an intimate cooking experience and a delicious dinner for two. The style of cuisine varies per class. Visit our website for details and to choose which class you want to take!

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Glass Fusing 101: Basics & Beyond

10-20-2019

Presented by Alchemy Arts Studio at Alchemy Arts Studio, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 19 @ 9:00 am Sun, Oct 20 @ 9:00 am

Looking for a fun and informative fused glass class? In this 'Fused Glass Basics and Beyond' 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...

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Looking for a fun and informative fused glass class? In this 'Fused Glass Basics and Beyond' 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 project highlights a technique or learning material. 4 different project classes plus lots of technical information and hints/tips into the world of glass fusing. Includes Fused Glass technical booklet.

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Pour Painting Art Class

11-23-2019

Presented by Sharon Weiser, Art Instructor at Sharon Weiser Art Studio/Gallery, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 19 @ 10:00 am Sat, Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Oct 26 @ 10:00 am + 7 more dates and times

Sat, Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Nov 09 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 09 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Nov 16 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 16 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Nov 23 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 23 @ 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.  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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SIGN & TRAY DIY WORKSHOP

10-26-2019

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at Sawdust Savvy, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm

Join us for a 3 hour workshop where you will get the opportunity to stain, stencil and paint your own one-of-a-kind DIY project. Our workshops are instructor led and loads of fun.

Gather your friends and book a group to earn hostess incentives....

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Join us for a 3 hour workshop where you will get the opportunity to stain, stencil and paint your own one-of-a-kind DIY project. Our workshops are instructor led and loads of fun.

Gather your friends and book a group to earn hostess incentives. We love groups celebrating a special occasion.

At Sawdust Savvy we offer over 100 project designs to choose from and not just signs! We offer trays, decorative boxes and even custom pillow covers.

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Design Your Own Artisan Stacked Bracelet Set

11-02-2019

Presented by Marquess Studios at Marquess Studios, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Nov 02 @ 3:00 pm

Inspired by our fall collection, "The Artisan Collection," each guest will make a set of 5 stacking bracelets that fit your wrist perfectly. We have a large selection of beads that coordinate and compliment each other, featuring textures, colors...

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Inspired by our fall collection, "The Artisan Collection," each guest will make a set of 5 stacking bracelets that fit your wrist perfectly. We have a large selection of beads that coordinate and compliment each other, featuring textures, colors and materials used by traditional artisans. You will then add a few vintage baubles for the final touch! 2 - 2.5 hours

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Drawing Class--4 weeks

10-28-2019

Presented by Sharon Weiser, Art Instructor at Sharon Weiser Art Studio/Gallery, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Oct 21 @ 9:30 am Mon, Oct 28 @ 9:30 am

Learn to draw what you see. This class will deal specifically with understanding the four principles of drawing (angles, plumb lines, proportions, and positive/negative shapes). Basic instruction in perspective will also be covered. Creative...

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Learn to draw what you see. This class will deal specifically with understanding the four principles of drawing (angles, plumb lines, proportions, and positive/negative shapes). Basic instruction in perspective will also be covered. Creative drawing exercises will provide the student with the knowledge and skill to draw any subject. Enjoy demonstrations from the instructor as well as critiques and lots of encouragement. Hand outs included.

Supply List: Pencils (any kind). Any other drawing tool you would like to use. 8 1/2x11 paper, tablet of tracing paper.

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Oil Painting-Beginner

10-28-2019

Presented by Sharon Weiser, Art Instructor at Sharon Weiser Art Studio/Gallery, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm Mon, Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm

OIL PAINTING-BEGINNERS

This is the perfect workshop for anyone who has put off the joy and thrill of learning to paint. Following the instructor’s step-by-step process, you will be amazed at what you accomplish.  This class is a great...

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OIL PAINTING-BEGINNERS

This is the perfect workshop for anyone who has put off the joy and thrill of learning to paint. Following the instructor’s step-by-step process, you will be amazed at what you accomplish.  This class is a great introduction to brush, canvas, and paint: while learning lots of basic and essential painting techniques.  Most of all—a confidence building experience.  Handouts included.

 

Supply List:  All materials are provided for this class.

Cost:  $160.00 (4 weeks)

Time: Once a week for 2 ½ hours

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Baby Storytime

10-29-2019

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Oct 22 @ 10:15 am Tue, Oct 29 @ 10:15 am

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. for Baby Storytime with singing, talking, reading, writing, and playing at this inclusive storytime for families with babies. This is a time for you and your baby to bond with...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. for Baby Storytime with singing, talking, reading, writing, and playing at this inclusive storytime for families with babies. This is a time for you and your baby to bond with one another. Stay and play after storytime (until noon). It’s a great opportunity to meet new friends, socialize, and strengthen early literacy skills! This storytime is recommended for developmental ages 0-2 and their grown-ups (siblings always welcome).

Program is free and no registration is necessary.

 

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Drop-in DIY for Teens

12-10-2019

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Oct 22 @ 4:30 pm Tue, Nov 12 @ 4:30 pm Tue, Nov 26 @ 4:30 pm + 1 more dates and times

Tue, Dec 10 @ 4:30 pm - less dates and times

Teens, drop in for some DIY fun at Stillwater Public Library on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays every month between 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. There will be supplies available for you to create a fun craft. Teens ages 12-18 are welcome! Our DIY projects for...

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Teens, drop in for some DIY fun at Stillwater Public Library on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays every month between 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. There will be supplies available for you to create a fun craft. Teens ages 12-18 are welcome! Our DIY projects for the fall are:

  • September 10 - Pom-Pom Coasters
  • September 24 - Fuse Beads
  • October 8 - PopSockets
  • October 22 - Origami (Paper Crafts)
  • November 12 - String Art
  • November 26 - Watercoloring
  • December 10 - Wire Wrapped Word Art

Program is free and no registration necessary.

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Family Storytime: Stillwater Library

12-18-2019

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 23 @ 10:15 am Wed, Oct 30 @ 10:15 am Wed, Nov 06 @ 10:15 am + 6 more dates and times

Wed, Nov 13 @ 10:15 am Wed, Nov 20 @ 10:15 am Wed, Nov 27 @ 10:15 am Wed, Dec 04 @ 10:15 am Wed, Dec 11 @ 10:15 am Wed, Dec 18 @ 10:15 am - less dates and times

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays through December 18 from 10:15 - 10:45 a.m. for Family Storytime. Stories, songs, finger plays, and more to encourage the development of early literacy skills.  For all children and their...

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Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays through December 18 from 10:15 - 10:45 a.m. for Family Storytime. Stories, songs, finger plays, and more to encourage the development of early literacy skills.  For all children and their families or caregivers.

Program is free and no registration is required.

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Mystery Book Club

11-27-2019

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Nov 27 @ 6:30 pm

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30 PM through November for our popular mystery readers club, the Mystery Book Club. Group members read individual titles of their choice based on the theme,...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30 PM through November for our popular mystery readers club, the Mystery Book Club. Group members read individual titles of their choice based on the theme, setting, or topic selected by the group at the end of each meeting. All mystery enthusiasts are welcome.

Program is free and no registration is necessary.

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Sawdust Savvy DIY Blanket Ladder Workshop

10-29-2019

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at Sawdust Savvy, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm

Experience a Sawdust Savvy workshop, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio! Assemble (using power tools!) and stain your blanket ladder, and in 2 hours it will be ready to go home with you!  Choose from the modern Industrial Blanket Ladder or the...

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Experience a Sawdust Savvy workshop, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio! Assemble (using power tools!) and stain your blanket ladder, and in 2 hours it will be ready to go home with you!  Choose from the modern Industrial Blanket Ladder or the traditional Rustic Blanket Ladder.

 

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Vintage Chenille Wreath Workshop

11-02-2019

Presented by Rose Mille at Rose Mille, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Nov 02 @ 10:00 am

Using vintage materials and, made for us, white chenille from Italy, vintage velvet ribbon from France, and Dresden die-cuts from Germany, make this gorgeous international wreath complete with lighted glittered house. Choose the color of bow and...

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Using vintage materials and, made for us, white chenille from Italy, vintage velvet ribbon from France, and Dresden die-cuts from Germany, make this gorgeous international wreath complete with lighted glittered house. Choose the color of bow and an assortment of Anna Griffin angel stickers in this super fun class taught by Michelle Rose Jorgensen.

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DIY WORKSHOP - Signs, Trays & More...

11-23-2019

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at Sawdust Savvy, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Nov 02 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 02 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Nov 09 @ 11:00 am + 5 more dates and times

Sat, Nov 09 @ 3:00 pm Sat, Nov 16 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Nov 23 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 23 @ 2:00 pm - less dates and times

Join us for a 3 hour workshop where you will get the opportunity to stain, stencil and paint your own one-of-a-kind DIY sign. Our workshops are instructor led and loads of fun!

 

Join us for a 3 hour workshop where you will get the opportunity to stain, stencil and paint your own one-of-a-kind DIY sign. Our workshops are instructor led and loads of fun!

 

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Brick Party

11-02-2019

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Nov 02 @ 1:00 pm

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on the first Saturday of each month through November between 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. for Brick Party.  For kids of all ages to use their imagination to create using bricks derived from a word meaning "play...

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Join us at Stillwater Public Library on the first Saturday of each month through November between 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. for Brick Party.  For kids of all ages to use their imagination to create using bricks derived from a word meaning "play well". Bricks will be provided by the library please leave yours at home. This is a time for open build but challenge ideas will be offered. Ages 5-12 can meet in the Storytime Room but older youth can build in the Teen Program Room during the same time. One creation per builder will be on display in the library all month.

Program is free and no registration required.

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Teen Writing Group

12-03-2019

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Nov 05 @ 4:30 pm Tue, Dec 03 @ 4:30 pm

Teens, join us at Stillwater Public Library on the first Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. for a chance to come together and share your short stories, poetry, or prose. Workshop original writing and gain critical feedback from your peers in...

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Teens, join us at Stillwater Public Library on the first Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. for a chance to come together and share your short stories, poetry, or prose. Workshop original writing and gain critical feedback from your peers in a no-pressure environment! This is your chance to network, socialize and collaborate with other teens interested in writing. There will also be opportunities to try out different kinds of writing exercises and discuss topics in writing. Ages 12-18.

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Art Cart

12-18-2019

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 16 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Oct 23 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Oct 30 @ 3:00 pm + 7 more dates and times

Wed, Nov 06 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Nov 13 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Nov 20 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Nov 27 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Dec 04 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Dec 11 @ 3:00 pm Wed, Dec 18 @ 3:00 pm - less dates and times

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays from 3:00 - 7:30 p.m. to experience "Art Cart".

In addition to being fun, making things with your hands benefits child development, especially fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Each...

[more+]

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays from 3:00 - 7:30 p.m. to experience "Art Cart".

In addition to being fun, making things with your hands benefits child development, especially fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Each week, we'll provide supplies and a suggested project that you can make with your child. This self paced activity for you to enjoy with your child(ren) will be set up in the storytime room.

Program is free and no registration required.

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New to Medicare

10-16-2019

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Wednesday, October 16 at 6:00 p.m. for New to Medicare. This presentation reviews what is covered by Parts A, B, C and D of Medicare, as well as Medicare supplement options available. The enrollment...

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Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Wednesday, October 16 at 6:00 p.m. for New to Medicare. This presentation reviews what is covered by Parts A, B, C and D of Medicare, as well as Medicare supplement options available. The enrollment process and options for enrollment in Medicare will be discussed along with the personal costs of the program. We will address the donut hole and eligibility for extra help with prescription drug costs. We will introduce the services of the Senior LinkAge Line®that include assistance making personal comparisons using the Medicare.gov website and the Health Care Choices bookletpublished by the Minnesota Board on Aging.

Program is free but registration is required to let us know how many handouts are needed. To register, call 651-275-4338, stop by the Public Services Desk, or visit our website at stillwaterlibrary.org.

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Silly Millies Clay Art for Kids

10-17-2019

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 17 @ 10:30 am

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, October 17 at 10:30 a.m. for Silly Millies Clay Art. Stack and wrap colored polymer clay to magically reveal designs in the clay! Create bug wings and then use wire to make a bug like a dragonfly...

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Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, October 17 at 10:30 a.m. for Silly Millies Clay Art. Stack and wrap colored polymer clay to magically reveal designs in the clay! Create bug wings and then use wire to make a bug like a dragonfly or beetle that you can put in a plant or hang on a wall. You’ll take your creation home and bake it in your own oven. Ages 6-12.

Program is free, but registration is required. This program is made possible in part with funds 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 stillwaterlibrary.org.

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Creative Writing Class for Adults

11-07-2019

Presented by Creating a Writing Life at ArtReach St. Croix, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Nov 07 @ 7:00 pm

Instructor: Elissa Cottle of Stillwater, Master of Fine Arts in Writing

Elissa is a published poet, professional writer and editor, and has been teaching creative writing for 15 years. She also works with individuals on their creative writing...

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Instructor: Elissa Cottle of Stillwater, Master of Fine Arts in Writing

Elissa is a published poet, professional writer and editor, and has been teaching creative writing for 15 years. She also works with individuals on their creative writing projects, and with small businesses and nonprofits.

Students receive weekly writing assignments, corresponding examples of literature, helpful feedback and encouragement, and a supportive community of writers.

Class size is limited to 12 students.

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Create a 1920's Era Necklace - Inspired by Downton Abbey

01-11-2020

Presented by Marquess Studios at Marquess Studios, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Oct 19 @ 3:00 pm Tue, Oct 29 @ 6:30 pm + 5 more dates and times

Sun, Nov 10 @ 3:00 pm Thu, Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Dec 01 @ 3:00 pm Thu, Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Jan 11 @ 3:00 pm - less dates and times

Make a beautiful necklace inspired by Lady Mary or Lady Cora and then take part in activities that bring the show to life. You can also pre-order a surprise swag bag full of treasures inspired by the downstairs staff or the upstairs nobility....

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Make a beautiful necklace inspired by Lady Mary or Lady Cora and then take part in activities that bring the show to life. You can also pre-order a surprise swag bag full of treasures inspired by the downstairs staff or the upstairs nobility.  

Test your knowledge of the Downton episodes with trivia and other fun activities. We have great prizes!
Feel free to bring wine and other little goodies for you and your friends to share. We will provide tea and lemon water for all guests.
Prepare to be delighted if you add on an optional 'Swag Bag' with DA-themed treasures. They were a huge hit at our last event!

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Date Night at Cooks of Crocus Hill

10-26-2019

Presented by Cooks of Crocus Hill at Cooks of Crocus Hill, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm + 1 more dates and times

Sat, Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm - less dates and times

At our lively, hands-on Date Night classes you will enjoy an intimate cooking experience and a delicious dinner for two. The style of cuisine varies per class. Visit our website for details and to choose which class you want to take!

At our lively, hands-on Date Night classes you will enjoy an intimate cooking experience and a delicious dinner for two. The style of cuisine varies per class. Visit our website for details and to choose which class you want to take!

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Glass Fusing 101: Basics & Beyond

10-20-2019

Presented by Alchemy Arts Studio at Alchemy Arts Studio, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 19 @ 9:00 am Sun, Oct 20 @ 9:00 am

Looking for a fun and informative fused glass class? In this 'Fused Glass Basics and Beyond' 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...

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Looking for a fun and informative fused glass class? In this 'Fused Glass Basics and Beyond' 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 project highlights a technique or learning material. 4 different project classes plus lots of technical information and hints/tips into the world of glass fusing. Includes Fused Glass technical booklet.

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Pour Painting Art Class

11-23-2019

Presented by Sharon Weiser, Art Instructor at Sharon Weiser Art Studio/Gallery, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 19 @ 10:00 am Sat, Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Oct 26 @ 10:00 am + 7 more dates and times

Sat, Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Nov 09 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 09 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Nov 16 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 16 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Nov 23 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 23 @ 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.  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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SIGN & TRAY DIY WORKSHOP

10-26-2019

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at Sawdust Savvy, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm

Join us for a 3 hour workshop where you will get the opportunity to stain, stencil and paint your own one-of-a-kind DIY project. Our workshops are instructor led and loads of fun.

Gather your friends and book a group to earn hostess incentives....

[more+]

Join us for a 3 hour workshop where you will get the opportunity to stain, stencil and paint your own one-of-a-kind DIY project. Our workshops are instructor led and loads of fun.

Gather your friends and book a group to earn hostess incentives. We love groups celebrating a special occasion.

At Sawdust Savvy we offer over 100 project designs to choose from and not just signs! We offer trays, decorative boxes and even custom pillow covers.

[less-]
Tags:   Arts & CraftClasses

Design Your Own Artisan Stacked Bracelet Set

11-02-2019

Presented by Marquess Studios at Marquess Studios, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Nov 02 @ 3:00 pm

Inspired by our fall collection, "The Artisan Collection," each guest will make a set of 5 stacking bracelets that fit your wrist perfectly. We have a large selection of beads that coordinate and compliment each other, featuring textures, colors...

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Inspired by our fall collection, "The Artisan Collection," each guest will make a set of 5 stacking bracelets that fit your wrist perfectly. We have a large selection of beads that coordinate and compliment each other, featuring textures, colors and materials used by traditional artisans. You will then add a few vintage baubles for the final touch! 2 - 2.5 hours

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Drawing Class--4 weeks

10-28-2019

Presented by Sharon Weiser, Art Instructor at Sharon Weiser Art Studio/Gallery, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Oct 21 @ 9:30 am Mon, Oct 28 @ 9:30 am

Learn to draw what you see. This class will deal specifically with understanding the four principles of drawing (angles, plumb lines, proportions, and positive/negative shapes). Basic instruction in perspective will also be covered. Creative...

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Learn to draw what you see. This class will deal specifically with understanding the four principles of drawing (angles, plumb lines, proportions, and positive/negative shapes). Basic instruction in perspective will also be covered. Creative drawing exercises will provide the student with the knowledge and skill to draw any subject. Enjoy demonstrations from the instructor as well as critiques and lots of encouragement. Hand outs included.

Supply List: Pencils (any kind). Any other drawing tool you would like to use. 8 1/2x11 paper, tablet of tracing paper.

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Oil Painting-Beginner

10-28-2019

Presented by Sharon Weiser, Art Instructor at Sharon Weiser Art Studio/Gallery, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm Mon, Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm

OIL PAINTING-BEGINNERS

This is the perfect workshop for anyone who has put off the joy and thrill of learning to paint. Following the instructor’s step-by-step process, you will be amazed at what you accomplish.  This class is a great...

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OIL PAINTING-BEGINNERS

This is the perfect workshop for anyone who has put off the joy and thrill of learning to paint. Following the instructor’s step-by-step process, you will be amazed at what you accomplish.  This class is a great introduction to brush, canvas, and paint: while learning lots of basic and essential painting techniques.  Most of all—a confidence building experience.  Handouts included.

 

Supply List:  All materials are provided for this class.

Cost:  $160.00 (4 weeks)

Time: Once a week for 2 ½ hours

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Baby Storytime

10-29-2019

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Oct 22 @ 10:15 am Tue, Oct 29 @ 10:15 am

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. for Baby Storytime with singing, talking, reading, writing, and playing at this inclusive storytime for families with babies. This is a time for you and your baby to bond with...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. for Baby Storytime with singing, talking, reading, writing, and playing at this inclusive storytime for families with babies. This is a time for you and your baby to bond with one another. Stay and play after storytime (until noon). It’s a great opportunity to meet new friends, socialize, and strengthen early literacy skills! This storytime is recommended for developmental ages 0-2 and their grown-ups (siblings always welcome).

Program is free and no registration is necessary.

 

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Drop-in DIY for Teens

12-10-2019

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Oct 22 @ 4:30 pm Tue, Nov 12 @ 4:30 pm Tue, Nov 26 @ 4:30 pm + 1 more dates and times

Tue, Dec 10 @ 4:30 pm - less dates and times

Teens, drop in for some DIY fun at Stillwater Public Library on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays every month between 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. There will be supplies available for you to create a fun craft. Teens ages 12-18 are welcome! Our DIY projects for...

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Teens, drop in for some DIY fun at Stillwater Public Library on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays every month between 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. There will be supplies available for you to create a fun craft. Teens ages 12-18 are welcome! Our DIY projects for the fall are:

  • September 10 - Pom-Pom Coasters
  • September 24 - Fuse Beads
  • October 8 - PopSockets
  • October 22 - Origami (Paper Crafts)
  • November 12 - String Art
  • November 26 - Watercoloring
  • December 10 - Wire Wrapped Word Art

Program is free and no registration necessary.

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Family Storytime: Stillwater Library

12-18-2019

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 23 @ 10:15 am Wed, Oct 30 @ 10:15 am Wed, Nov 06 @ 10:15 am + 6 more dates and times

Wed, Nov 13 @ 10:15 am Wed, Nov 20 @ 10:15 am Wed, Nov 27 @ 10:15 am Wed, Dec 04 @ 10:15 am Wed, Dec 11 @ 10:15 am Wed, Dec 18 @ 10:15 am - less dates and times

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays through December 18 from 10:15 - 10:45 a.m. for Family Storytime. Stories, songs, finger plays, and more to encourage the development of early literacy skills.  For all children and their...

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Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays through December 18 from 10:15 - 10:45 a.m. for Family Storytime. Stories, songs, finger plays, and more to encourage the development of early literacy skills.  For all children and their families or caregivers.

Program is free and no registration is required.

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Mystery Book Club

11-27-2019

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Nov 27 @ 6:30 pm

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30 PM through November for our popular mystery readers club, the Mystery Book Club. Group members read individual titles of their choice based on the theme,...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30 PM through November for our popular mystery readers club, the Mystery Book Club. Group members read individual titles of their choice based on the theme, setting, or topic selected by the group at the end of each meeting. All mystery enthusiasts are welcome.

Program is free and no registration is necessary.

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Sawdust Savvy DIY Blanket Ladder Workshop

10-29-2019

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at Sawdust Savvy, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm

Experience a Sawdust Savvy workshop, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio! Assemble (using power tools!) and stain your blanket ladder, and in 2 hours it will be ready to go home with you!  Choose from the modern Industrial Blanket Ladder or the...

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Experience a Sawdust Savvy workshop, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio! Assemble (using power tools!) and stain your blanket ladder, and in 2 hours it will be ready to go home with you!  Choose from the modern Industrial Blanket Ladder or the traditional Rustic Blanket Ladder.

 

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Vintage Chenille Wreath Workshop

11-02-2019

Presented by Rose Mille at Rose Mille, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Nov 02 @ 10:00 am

Using vintage materials and, made for us, white chenille from Italy, vintage velvet ribbon from France, and Dresden die-cuts from Germany, make this gorgeous international wreath complete with lighted glittered house. Choose the color of bow and...

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Using vintage materials and, made for us, white chenille from Italy, vintage velvet ribbon from France, and Dresden die-cuts from Germany, make this gorgeous international wreath complete with lighted glittered house. Choose the color of bow and an assortment of Anna Griffin angel stickers in this super fun class taught by Michelle Rose Jorgensen.

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DIY WORKSHOP - Signs, Trays & More...

11-23-2019

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at Sawdust Savvy, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Nov 02 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 02 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Nov 09 @ 11:00 am + 5 more dates and times

Sat, Nov 09 @ 3:00 pm Sat, Nov 16 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Nov 23 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 23 @ 2:00 pm - less dates and times

Join us for a 3 hour workshop where you will get the opportunity to stain, stencil and paint your own one-of-a-kind DIY sign. Our workshops are instructor led and loads of fun!

 

Join us for a 3 hour workshop where you will get the opportunity to stain, stencil and paint your own one-of-a-kind DIY sign. Our workshops are instructor led and loads of fun!

 

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Brick Party

11-02-2019

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Nov 02 @ 1:00 pm

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on the first Saturday of each month through November between 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. for Brick Party.  For kids of all ages to use their imagination to create using bricks derived from a word meaning "play...

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Join us at Stillwater Public Library on the first Saturday of each month through November between 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. for Brick Party.  For kids of all ages to use their imagination to create using bricks derived from a word meaning "play well". Bricks will be provided by the library please leave yours at home. This is a time for open build but challenge ideas will be offered. Ages 5-12 can meet in the Storytime Room but older youth can build in the Teen Program Room during the same time. One creation per builder will be on display in the library all month.

Program is free and no registration required.

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Teen Writing Group

12-03-2019

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Nov 05 @ 4:30 pm Tue, Dec 03 @ 4:30 pm

Teens, join us at Stillwater Public Library on the first Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. for a chance to come together and share your short stories, poetry, or prose. Workshop original writing and gain critical feedback from your peers in...

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Teens, join us at Stillwater Public Library on the first Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. for a chance to come together and share your short stories, poetry, or prose. Workshop original writing and gain critical feedback from your peers in a no-pressure environment! This is your chance to network, socialize and collaborate with other teens interested in writing. There will also be opportunities to try out different kinds of writing exercises and discuss topics in writing. Ages 12-18.

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