Classes


Youth Learn to Sail Summer Camps

08-20-2020

Presented by SAINT CROIX SAILING SCHOOL at Saint Croix Sailing School, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 08 @ 9:00 am Thu, Jul 09 @ 9:00 am Fri, Jul 10 @ 9:00 am + 24 more dates and times

Mon, Jul 13 @ 9:00 am Tue, Jul 14 @ 9:00 am Wed, Jul 15 @ 9:00 am Thu, Jul 16 @ 9:00 am Mon, Jul 20 @ 9:00 am Tue, Jul 21 @ 9:00 am Wed, Jul 22 @ 9:00 am Thu, Jul 23 @ 9:00 am Mon, Jul 27 @ 9:00 am Tue, Jul 28 @ 9:00 am Wed, Jul 29 @ 9:00 am Thu, Jul 30 @ 9:00 am Mon, Aug 03 @ 9:00 am Tue, Aug 04 @ 9:00 am Wed, Aug 05 @ 9:00 am Thu, Aug 06 @ 9:00 am Mon, Aug 10 @ 9:00 am Tue, Aug 11 @ 9:00 am Wed, Aug 12 @ 9:00 am Thu, Aug 13 @ 9:00 am Mon, Aug 17 @ 9:00 am Tue, Aug 18 @ 9:00 am Wed, Aug 19 @ 9:00 am Thu, Aug 20 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

Youth learn to sail camps on the St. Croix River! These four-day sailing camps are designed to teach water safety, basic sailing principles, and provide an adventure of a lifetime!  The end of the week goal is for your student to have a basic...

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Youth learn to sail camps on the St. Croix River! These four-day sailing camps are designed to teach water safety, basic sailing principles, and provide an adventure of a lifetime!  The end of the week goal is for your student to have a basic understanding of the mechanics of driving and sailing a boat. Each four-day session is designed to get your child comfortable and confident on the water!

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Tags:   KidsClasses

Zoom Into a Summer Writing Class for Adults

07-09-2020

Presented by Creating a Writing Life at Online/Virtual Space
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jul 09 @ 7:00 pm

Enjoy weekly reading and writing assignments, encouragement, helpful feedback and a supportive community of writers.

INSTRUCTOR: Elissa Cottle, Master of Fine Arts in Writing
Elissa is a published poet, and professional writer and editor for...

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Enjoy weekly reading and writing assignments, encouragement, helpful feedback and a supportive community of writers.

INSTRUCTOR: Elissa Cottle, Master of Fine Arts in Writing
Elissa is a published poet, and professional writer and editor for individuals, businesses and nonprofits. She lives in Stillwater and this is her 16th year teaching Creating a Writing Life.

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Tags:   LiteraryClasses

Herons and History Guided Kayak Tours

09-04-2020

Presented by Wahoo Adventures at St. Croix River, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Jul 10 @ 8:30 am Fri, Jul 17 @ 8:30 am Fri, Jul 24 @ 8:30 am + 4 more dates and times

Fri, Jul 31 @ 8:30 am Fri, Aug 14 @ 8:30 am Fri, Aug 28 @ 8:30 am Fri, Sep 04 @ 8:30 am - less dates and times

Fun for the whole family!  View local wildlife and hear lumber-era stories from your scenic VIP seat!  This is a chance to see herons, egrets, cormorants, islands, turtles, and a lumber era cave and boom area.  No experience...

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Fun for the whole family!  View local wildlife and hear lumber-era stories from your scenic VIP seat!  This is a chance to see herons, egrets, cormorants, islands, turtles, and a lumber era cave and boom area.  No experience necessary.

Includes:  90 minute guided river tour, lesson, safety overview, all gear, a fun open-air trolley ride to and from water, snack and water. $75pp

Kids 10 and under will share a kayak with an adult. ($35/kids)

Meet at the Stillwater Trolley at 400 East Nelson Street in downtown Stillwater across from the Dock Cafe.

Call us for your own private and custom tour for friends and family on other dates and times.

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Tags:   Nature & OutdoorsClasses

Bird Hike at Pine Point Regional Park

07-11-2020

Presented by Washington County Parks at Pine Point Regional Park, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jul 11 @ 9:00 am

Take part in a guided bird hike at Washington County Parks and join the ranks of the 47 million birders in the United States. Whether you’re a beginner or experienced birder, these hikes are a great way to get outdoors, listen to the sounds of...

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Take part in a guided bird hike at Washington County Parks and join the ranks of the 47 million birders in the United States. Whether you’re a beginner or experienced birder, these hikes are a great way to get outdoors, listen to the sounds of nature, and learn to identify the birds that call the St. Croix Valley home.

Participants also have the opportunity to contribute to citizen science data collection by completing bird count surveys with your guide. The surveys collected will assist our Natural Resources team and related work in conjunction with the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Fund grant.

Remember to dress for the weather. We recommend bringing your binoculars and a water bottle. Other recommended items include sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, hiking or tennis shoes, bug spray and snacks.

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

All bird hikes occur 9 - 10:30 a.m.

Space is limited to keep group sizes under 10 people. Reservations are required, please click on the date to make your reservation now. FREE with vehicle permit.

Meet at the Trailhead Kiosk

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Tags:   Nature & OutdoorsClasses

Canceled: Little Explorers

08-24-2020

Presented by Interstate State Park - Minnesota at Interstate State Park-Minnesota, Taylors Falls
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Jul 13 @ 10:00 am Mon, Jul 20 @ 10:00 am Mon, Jul 27 @ 10:00 am + 4 more dates and times

Mon, Aug 03 @ 10:00 am Mon, Aug 10 @ 10:00 am Mon, Aug 17 @ 10:00 am Mon, Aug 24 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

This series has been canceled. Help your little one learn through play! With stories, activities and a craft, our smallest visitors discover the great outdoors. This special program is designed for children ages 3-6 and their adults. Each week,...

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This series has been canceled. Help your little one learn through play! With stories, activities and a craft, our smallest visitors discover the great outdoors. This special program is designed for children ages 3-6 and their adults. Each week, explore a different letter of nature's alphabet. Meet at the park's visitor center (north entrance of the park, 256 Traprock Street). Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Tags:   Kids Nature & OutdoorsClasses

Become a Pest Detective

07-13-2020

Presented by River Market Co-op at Online/Virtual Space
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Jul 13 @ 7:00 pm

Knowing if you have a good bug and a bad bug, or a serious plant disease and a cosmetic one makes all the difference in a garden.

Instructor: Ramsey County Master Gardener

Cost: $5/free for co-op owners

 

This class will be offered online...

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Knowing if you have a good bug and a bad bug, or a serious plant disease and a cosmetic one makes all the difference in a garden.

Instructor: Ramsey County Master Gardener

Cost: $5/free for co-op owners

 

This class will be offered online via Zoom app so you won't have to leave your house. You can register for any of the online classes on River Market website: http://www.rivermarket.coop/news/classes/

After registration, an email link to join this presentation through Zoom will be emailed to you as well as a handout that we will be using in the class.

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Tags:   Nature & OutdoorsClasses

Gardening Diagnostic Clinic

07-16-2020

Presented by River Market Co-op at Online/Virtual Space
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm

These U of M Extension volunteers can help you identify plants and insects, solve problems with pests or plant diseases, or provide garden advice using research-based best practices from the University of MN. Come prepared by reviewing the...

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These U of M Extension volunteers can help you identify plants and insects, solve problems with pests or plant diseases, or provide garden advice using research-based best practices from the University of MN. Come prepared by reviewing the Problem ID Forms found on their website and taking pictures of the plant or problem in question.

Instructor: Ramsey County Master Gardener

Cost: $5/free for co-op owners

This class will be offered online via Zoom app so you won't have to leave your house. You can register for any of the online classes on River Market website: http://www.rivermarket.coop/news/classes/

After registration, an email link to join this presentation through Zoom will be emailed to you as well as a handout that we will be using in the class.

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Tags:   Nature & OutdoorsClasses

SUP Yoga on the St. Croix

08-22-2020

Presented by SOLO YOGA + BXNG at Lakefront Park, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jul 18 @ 11:00 am Sat, Jul 25 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 08 @ 11:00 am + 1 more dates and times

Sat, Aug 22 @ 11:00 am - less dates and times

SUP yoga on the St. Croix is back!!! Take advantage of the beautiful St. Croix River and join us Saturdays for a combo of paddle boarding and yoga! We offer board rentals and bring your own board (BYOB) for class! Must pre-register to reserve...

[more+]

SUP yoga on the St. Croix is back!!! Take advantage of the beautiful St. Croix River and join us Saturdays for a combo of paddle boarding and yoga! We offer board rentals and bring your own board (BYOB) for class! Must pre-register to reserve your spot for board rentals (caps at 4 people). We will meet at Lakefront Park Beach for class!

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Tags:   Nature & OutdoorsClasses

Canceled Until Further Notice: Mystery Book Club

07-22-2020

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 22 @ 6:30 pm

Update: Stillwater Public Library is committed to the health and safety of our community and our staff. To do our part in helping prevent the spread of COVID-19 and in accordance with other Stillwater City Departments, the library will be closed...

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Update: Stillwater Public Library is committed to the health and safety of our community and our staff. To do our part in helping prevent the spread of COVID-19 and in accordance with other Stillwater City Departments, the library will be closed until further notice. All programs, meetings, and events at the library are also canceled. We will be monitoring the situation closely and will update our response plans as needed to align with public health guidelines. Thank you for your understanding.

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30 PM in February through November for our popular mystery readers club, the Mystery Book Club. (Note: January's meeting is on the 5th Wednesday.) 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.

 

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Tags:   LiteraryClasses

Family Fishing at Square Lake Park

07-25-2020

Presented by Washington County Parks at Square Lake Park, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm

Learn how to set up a rod, put bait on the hook, cast like a pro, take fish off the hook and learn about different kinds of fish and different ways to catch them! Bait / Flies, tackle, and fishing rods will all be provided. Valid MN fishing...

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Learn how to set up a rod, put bait on the hook, cast like a pro, take fish off the hook and learn about different kinds of fish and different ways to catch them! Bait / Flies, tackle, and fishing rods will all be provided. Valid MN fishing license required for ages 16+. Program is FREE and reservations are required!

Meet at the Fishing Pier - Capacity 8 people

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Tags:   Nature & OutdoorsClasses

Cancelled--Shakespeare in the Park

08-08-2020

Presented by Interstate Park - WI at Interstate State Park - Wisconsin, Saint Croix Falls
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Aug 08 @ 5:30 pm

The Summit Players are a traveling theatre company who present short, fun, accessible and free Shakespeare workshops and performances to audiences around the state. Prior to the performance, company members will lead a 45-minute children's...

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The Summit Players are a traveling theatre company who present short, fun, accessible and free Shakespeare workshops and performances to audiences around the state. Prior to the performance, company members will lead a 45-minute children's workshop where you can play games, work with text, and explore the natural world through the lens of Shakespeare's words.

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Tags:   Kids Literary Music Nature & Outdoors TheatreClasses

Youth Learn to Sail Summer Camps

08-20-2020

Presented by SAINT CROIX SAILING SCHOOL at Saint Croix Sailing School, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 08 @ 9:00 am Thu, Jul 09 @ 9:00 am Fri, Jul 10 @ 9:00 am + 24 more dates and times

Mon, Jul 13 @ 9:00 am Tue, Jul 14 @ 9:00 am Wed, Jul 15 @ 9:00 am Thu, Jul 16 @ 9:00 am Mon, Jul 20 @ 9:00 am Tue, Jul 21 @ 9:00 am Wed, Jul 22 @ 9:00 am Thu, Jul 23 @ 9:00 am Mon, Jul 27 @ 9:00 am Tue, Jul 28 @ 9:00 am Wed, Jul 29 @ 9:00 am Thu, Jul 30 @ 9:00 am Mon, Aug 03 @ 9:00 am Tue, Aug 04 @ 9:00 am Wed, Aug 05 @ 9:00 am Thu, Aug 06 @ 9:00 am Mon, Aug 10 @ 9:00 am Tue, Aug 11 @ 9:00 am Wed, Aug 12 @ 9:00 am Thu, Aug 13 @ 9:00 am Mon, Aug 17 @ 9:00 am Tue, Aug 18 @ 9:00 am Wed, Aug 19 @ 9:00 am Thu, Aug 20 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

Youth learn to sail camps on the St. Croix River! These four-day sailing camps are designed to teach water safety, basic sailing principles, and provide an adventure of a lifetime!  The end of the week goal is for your student to have a basic...

[more+]

Youth learn to sail camps on the St. Croix River! These four-day sailing camps are designed to teach water safety, basic sailing principles, and provide an adventure of a lifetime!  The end of the week goal is for your student to have a basic understanding of the mechanics of driving and sailing a boat. Each four-day session is designed to get your child comfortable and confident on the water!

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Tags:   KidsClasses

Zoom Into a Summer Writing Class for Adults

07-09-2020

Presented by Creating a Writing Life at Online/Virtual Space
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jul 09 @ 7:00 pm

Enjoy weekly reading and writing assignments, encouragement, helpful feedback and a supportive community of writers.

INSTRUCTOR: Elissa Cottle, Master of Fine Arts in Writing
Elissa is a published poet, and professional writer and editor for...

[more+]

Enjoy weekly reading and writing assignments, encouragement, helpful feedback and a supportive community of writers.

INSTRUCTOR: Elissa Cottle, Master of Fine Arts in Writing
Elissa is a published poet, and professional writer and editor for individuals, businesses and nonprofits. She lives in Stillwater and this is her 16th year teaching Creating a Writing Life.

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Tags:   LiteraryClasses

Herons and History Guided Kayak Tours

09-04-2020

Presented by Wahoo Adventures at St. Croix River, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Jul 10 @ 8:30 am Fri, Jul 17 @ 8:30 am Fri, Jul 24 @ 8:30 am + 4 more dates and times

Fri, Jul 31 @ 8:30 am Fri, Aug 14 @ 8:30 am Fri, Aug 28 @ 8:30 am Fri, Sep 04 @ 8:30 am - less dates and times

Fun for the whole family!  View local wildlife and hear lumber-era stories from your scenic VIP seat!  This is a chance to see herons, egrets, cormorants, islands, turtles, and a lumber era cave and boom area.  No experience...

[more+]

Fun for the whole family!  View local wildlife and hear lumber-era stories from your scenic VIP seat!  This is a chance to see herons, egrets, cormorants, islands, turtles, and a lumber era cave and boom area.  No experience necessary.

Includes:  90 minute guided river tour, lesson, safety overview, all gear, a fun open-air trolley ride to and from water, snack and water. $75pp

Kids 10 and under will share a kayak with an adult. ($35/kids)

Meet at the Stillwater Trolley at 400 East Nelson Street in downtown Stillwater across from the Dock Cafe.

Call us for your own private and custom tour for friends and family on other dates and times.

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Tags:   Nature & OutdoorsClasses

Bird Hike at Pine Point Regional Park

07-11-2020

Presented by Washington County Parks at Pine Point Regional Park, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jul 11 @ 9:00 am

Take part in a guided bird hike at Washington County Parks and join the ranks of the 47 million birders in the United States. Whether you’re a beginner or experienced birder, these hikes are a great way to get outdoors, listen to the sounds of...

[more+]

Take part in a guided bird hike at Washington County Parks and join the ranks of the 47 million birders in the United States. Whether you’re a beginner or experienced birder, these hikes are a great way to get outdoors, listen to the sounds of nature, and learn to identify the birds that call the St. Croix Valley home.

Participants also have the opportunity to contribute to citizen science data collection by completing bird count surveys with your guide. The surveys collected will assist our Natural Resources team and related work in conjunction with the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Fund grant.

Remember to dress for the weather. We recommend bringing your binoculars and a water bottle. Other recommended items include sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, hiking or tennis shoes, bug spray and snacks.

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

All bird hikes occur 9 - 10:30 a.m.

Space is limited to keep group sizes under 10 people. Reservations are required, please click on the date to make your reservation now. FREE with vehicle permit.

Meet at the Trailhead Kiosk

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Tags:   Nature & OutdoorsClasses

Canceled: Little Explorers

08-24-2020

Presented by Interstate State Park - Minnesota at Interstate State Park-Minnesota, Taylors Falls
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Jul 13 @ 10:00 am Mon, Jul 20 @ 10:00 am Mon, Jul 27 @ 10:00 am + 4 more dates and times

Mon, Aug 03 @ 10:00 am Mon, Aug 10 @ 10:00 am Mon, Aug 17 @ 10:00 am Mon, Aug 24 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

This series has been canceled. Help your little one learn through play! With stories, activities and a craft, our smallest visitors discover the great outdoors. This special program is designed for children ages 3-6 and their adults. Each week,...

[more+]

This series has been canceled. Help your little one learn through play! With stories, activities and a craft, our smallest visitors discover the great outdoors. This special program is designed for children ages 3-6 and their adults. Each week, explore a different letter of nature's alphabet. Meet at the park's visitor center (north entrance of the park, 256 Traprock Street). Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Tags:   Kids Nature & OutdoorsClasses

Become a Pest Detective

07-13-2020

Presented by River Market Co-op at Online/Virtual Space
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Jul 13 @ 7:00 pm

Knowing if you have a good bug and a bad bug, or a serious plant disease and a cosmetic one makes all the difference in a garden.

Instructor: Ramsey County Master Gardener

Cost: $5/free for co-op owners

 

This class will be offered online...

[more+]

Knowing if you have a good bug and a bad bug, or a serious plant disease and a cosmetic one makes all the difference in a garden.

Instructor: Ramsey County Master Gardener

Cost: $5/free for co-op owners

 

This class will be offered online via Zoom app so you won't have to leave your house. You can register for any of the online classes on River Market website: http://www.rivermarket.coop/news/classes/

After registration, an email link to join this presentation through Zoom will be emailed to you as well as a handout that we will be using in the class.

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Tags:   Nature & OutdoorsClasses

Gardening Diagnostic Clinic

07-16-2020

Presented by River Market Co-op at Online/Virtual Space
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm

These U of M Extension volunteers can help you identify plants and insects, solve problems with pests or plant diseases, or provide garden advice using research-based best practices from the University of MN. Come prepared by reviewing the...

[more+]

These U of M Extension volunteers can help you identify plants and insects, solve problems with pests or plant diseases, or provide garden advice using research-based best practices from the University of MN. Come prepared by reviewing the Problem ID Forms found on their website and taking pictures of the plant or problem in question.

Instructor: Ramsey County Master Gardener

Cost: $5/free for co-op owners

This class will be offered online via Zoom app so you won't have to leave your house. You can register for any of the online classes on River Market website: http://www.rivermarket.coop/news/classes/

After registration, an email link to join this presentation through Zoom will be emailed to you as well as a handout that we will be using in the class.

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Tags:   Nature & OutdoorsClasses

SUP Yoga on the St. Croix

08-22-2020

Presented by SOLO YOGA + BXNG at Lakefront Park, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jul 18 @ 11:00 am Sat, Jul 25 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 08 @ 11:00 am + 1 more dates and times

Sat, Aug 22 @ 11:00 am - less dates and times

SUP yoga on the St. Croix is back!!! Take advantage of the beautiful St. Croix River and join us Saturdays for a combo of paddle boarding and yoga! We offer board rentals and bring your own board (BYOB) for class! Must pre-register to reserve...

[more+]

SUP yoga on the St. Croix is back!!! Take advantage of the beautiful St. Croix River and join us Saturdays for a combo of paddle boarding and yoga! We offer board rentals and bring your own board (BYOB) for class! Must pre-register to reserve your spot for board rentals (caps at 4 people). We will meet at Lakefront Park Beach for class!

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Tags:   Nature & OutdoorsClasses

Canceled Until Further Notice: Mystery Book Club

07-22-2020

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 22 @ 6:30 pm

Update: Stillwater Public Library is committed to the health and safety of our community and our staff. To do our part in helping prevent the spread of COVID-19 and in accordance with other Stillwater City Departments, the library will be closed...

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Update: Stillwater Public Library is committed to the health and safety of our community and our staff. To do our part in helping prevent the spread of COVID-19 and in accordance with other Stillwater City Departments, the library will be closed until further notice. All programs, meetings, and events at the library are also canceled. We will be monitoring the situation closely and will update our response plans as needed to align with public health guidelines. Thank you for your understanding.

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30 PM in February through November for our popular mystery readers club, the Mystery Book Club. (Note: January's meeting is on the 5th Wednesday.) 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.

 

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Tags:   LiteraryClasses

Family Fishing at Square Lake Park

07-25-2020

Presented by Washington County Parks at Square Lake Park, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm

Learn how to set up a rod, put bait on the hook, cast like a pro, take fish off the hook and learn about different kinds of fish and different ways to catch them! Bait / Flies, tackle, and fishing rods will all be provided. Valid MN fishing...

[more+]

Learn how to set up a rod, put bait on the hook, cast like a pro, take fish off the hook and learn about different kinds of fish and different ways to catch them! Bait / Flies, tackle, and fishing rods will all be provided. Valid MN fishing license required for ages 16+. Program is FREE and reservations are required!

Meet at the Fishing Pier - Capacity 8 people

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Tags:   Nature & OutdoorsClasses

Cancelled--Shakespeare in the Park

08-08-2020

Presented by Interstate Park - WI at Interstate State Park - Wisconsin, Saint Croix Falls
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Aug 08 @ 5:30 pm

The Summit Players are a traveling theatre company who present short, fun, accessible and free Shakespeare workshops and performances to audiences around the state. Prior to the performance, company members will lead a 45-minute children's...

[more+]

The Summit Players are a traveling theatre company who present short, fun, accessible and free Shakespeare workshops and performances to audiences around the state. Prior to the performance, company members will lead a 45-minute children's workshop where you can play games, work with text, and explore the natural world through the lens of Shakespeare's words.

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Tags:   Kids Literary Music Nature & Outdoors TheatreClasses