Events

Wednesday January 09, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Start: Jan 9 2013 2:30 pm
End: Jan 9 2013 3:30 pm

Join the Northfield Job Club!

The Northfield Public Library hosts the bi-weekly meeting of the Northfield Job Club the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month between 2:30 and 3:30 pm.

Presented by the Minnesota Workforce Center, Faribault in the library meeting room the topic of the meetings varies at each meeting. 

Why join a job club?  People who are members of job clubs show higher rates of success at finding employment.  Members share networking information, and goal setting, and receive encouragement from other job seekers.

Northfield Job Club meetings are free and open to the public.  Advance registration is not required.

Call the Northfield Public Library at 507-645-1802 for further information or to make disability accomodations.

Thursday January 10, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Friday January 11, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Start: Jan 11 2013 10:50 am

Ronald Henkoff ‘76, editor of the award-winning monthly magazine Bloomberg Markets and an executive editor at Bloomberg News, will present Carleton College’s weekly convocation on Friday, Jan. 11. Henkoff’s presentation, entitled “Money, Power and Trust,” will look at how the economy has been affected by scandals within financial institutions. Convocation is held from 10:50-11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel, and is free and open to the public. Convocations are also streamed live and can be viewed online at http://apps.carleton.edu/events/convocations/.

 

Saturday January 12, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Sunday January 13, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Monday January 14, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Tuesday January 15, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Wednesday January 16, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Start: Jan 16 2013 7:30 pm

Stephen W. Pacala, Director of the Princeton Environmental Institute and the Frederick D. Petrie Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University, will present Carleton College’s 27th Annual Frank G. & Jean M. Chesley Lecture on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. in Olin Hall Room 149. Entitled “Global Warming and the Fate of the Land Carbon Sink,” Pacala’s presentation is free and open to the public.

 

Thursday January 17, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Start: Jan 17 2013 4:30 pm

Carleton College will highlight Pittsburgh-based, multi-media artist John Peña's "Daily Geology" in an exhibit in the Kaemmer Family Gallery of Perlman Teaching Museum, located in the Weitz Center for Creativity. Peña's two-year autobiographical project "Daily Geology" depicts one drawing a day to highlight a memorable if unremarkable moment or experience. Aiming to dramatize links between humans and nature, Peña defines his life as a slow accretion of experience; he offers small pencil drawings full of family dynamics, random encounters, personal hungers, and longings, to gradually tell the big story of a life.

 

Peña will appear at Carleton on Thursday, January 17 at 4:30 p.m. in the Weitz Center Cinema, presenting a lecture entitled, "Silly Doodles Filled with Sorrow and Joy," followed by a 5:30 p.m. reception at the Perlman Teaching Museum.

 

Start: Jan 17 2013 7:00 pm

Countering Conflict with Your Heart: Creating peace in Relationshipsis program being offered for Northfield area residents by John Owens, Certified Life Coach. The program will be eight sessions held every other Thursday from 7 to 9 PM (venue in Northfield TBD) beginning January 17 from 7 to 9 PM, and running alternate weeks through April 25. Cost is a voluntary donation; the benefits are priceless.

This course is for anyone wanting to improve relations with family members, coworkers or others in their lives. More information and can be obtained on the website WWW.MooseHeartCoaching.com/events where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

Friday January 18, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Countering Conflict with Your Heart: Creating peace in Relationshipsis program being offered for Northfield area residents by John Owens, Certified Life Coach. The program will be eight sessions held every other Thursday from 7 to 9 PM (venue in Northfield TBD) beginning January 17 from 7 to 9 PM, and running alternate weeks through April 25. Cost is a voluntary donation; the benefits are priceless.

This course is for anyone wanting to improve relations with family members, coworkers or others in their lives. More information and can be obtained on the website WWW.MooseHeartCoaching.com/events where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

Start: Jan 18 2013 10:50 am

Feminist media critic and blogger Anita Sarkeesian will present the weekly Carleton College convocation address on Friday, Jan. 18 from 10:50 to 11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. A renowned popular culture critic and creator of the video blog, “Feminist Frequency,” Sarkeesian will explore the representation of women in pop culture narratives, including television, movies and gaming. Her presentation, entitled, “I’ll Make A Man Out Of You: Redefining Strong Female Characters,” is free and open to the public. Convocations are also streamed live and can be viewed online at http://apps.carleton.edu/events/convocations/.

 

Saturday January 19, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Countering Conflict with Your Heart: Creating peace in Relationshipsis program being offered for Northfield area residents by John Owens, Certified Life Coach. The program will be eight sessions held every other Thursday from 7 to 9 PM (venue in Northfield TBD) beginning January 17 from 7 to 9 PM, and running alternate weeks through April 25. Cost is a voluntary donation; the benefits are priceless.

This course is for anyone wanting to improve relations with family members, coworkers or others in their lives. More information and can be obtained on the website WWW.MooseHeartCoaching.com/events where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

Sunday January 20, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Countering Conflict with Your Heart: Creating peace in Relationshipsis program being offered for Northfield area residents by John Owens, Certified Life Coach. The program will be eight sessions held every other Thursday from 7 to 9 PM (venue in Northfield TBD) beginning January 17 from 7 to 9 PM, and running alternate weeks through April 25. Cost is a voluntary donation; the benefits are priceless.

This course is for anyone wanting to improve relations with family members, coworkers or others in their lives. More information and can be obtained on the website WWW.MooseHeartCoaching.com/events where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

Start: Jan 20 2013 3:00 pm

Carleton College will present “All(most) Alone,” an eclectic concert composed for the trombone, on Sunday, Jan. 20 at 3 p.m. Led by Ronald Rodman, professor of music and director of the Carleton Symphony Band, the performance will pieces for solo trombone with “non-human” accompaniment by instruments such as sympathetically-tuned percussion and electronic sounds. The concert takes place in the atrium of the Weitz Center for Creativity and is free and open to the public.

“All(most) Alone” will feature compositions by J. S. Bach as well as modern composers Curtis Olsen, Kevin James and John Cage (a minimalist composer known for his 1952 composition “4’33’’”, which consists entirely of silence). The works will be performed solo and with the backing of Carleton and Northfield trombonists. The concert will also feature the world premiere of Rodman’s piece “Trombone Ghosts,” a “musical collage” for solo trombone and sampled electronic sounds.

Start: Jan 20 2013 5:00 pm

The Carleton College community will recognize Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a candlelight service of remembrance and celebration, to be held in the Skinner Memorial Chapel on Sunday, Jan. 20. Guest speaker Reverend Oliver White will speak at the service about “A Love Ethic Grounded in the Gospel of Jesus,” and the Carleton Jubilee Singers will perform. The service begins at 5 p.m. and will be followed by a soup dinner; all events are free and open to the public.

 

Monday January 21, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Countering Conflict with Your Heart: Creating peace in Relationshipsis program being offered for Northfield area residents by John Owens, Certified Life Coach. The program will be eight sessions held every other Thursday from 7 to 9 PM (venue in Northfield TBD) beginning January 17 from 7 to 9 PM, and running alternate weeks through April 25. Cost is a voluntary donation; the benefits are priceless.

This course is for anyone wanting to improve relations with family members, coworkers or others in their lives. More information and can be obtained on the website WWW.MooseHeartCoaching.com/events where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

Tuesday January 22, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Countering Conflict with Your Heart: Creating peace in Relationshipsis program being offered for Northfield area residents by John Owens, Certified Life Coach. The program will be eight sessions held every other Thursday from 7 to 9 PM (venue in Northfield TBD) beginning January 17 from 7 to 9 PM, and running alternate weeks through April 25. Cost is a voluntary donation; the benefits are priceless.

This course is for anyone wanting to improve relations with family members, coworkers or others in their lives. More information and can be obtained on the website WWW.MooseHeartCoaching.com/events where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

Wednesday January 23, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Countering Conflict with Your Heart: Creating peace in Relationshipsis program being offered for Northfield area residents by John Owens, Certified Life Coach. The program will be eight sessions held every other Thursday from 7 to 9 PM (venue in Northfield TBD) beginning January 17 from 7 to 9 PM, and running alternate weeks through April 25. Cost is a voluntary donation; the benefits are priceless.

This course is for anyone wanting to improve relations with family members, coworkers or others in their lives. More information and can be obtained on the website WWW.MooseHeartCoaching.com/events where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

Start: Jan 23 2013 2:30 pm
End: Jan 23 2013 3:30 pm

Join the Northfield Job Club!

The Northfield Public Library hosts the bi-weekly meeting of the Northfield Job Club the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month between 2:30 and 3:30 pm.

Presented by the Minnesota Workforce Center, Faribault in the library meeting room the topic of the meetings varies at each meeting.

Why join a job club? People who are members of job clubs show higher rates of success at finding employment. Members share networking information, and goal setting, and receive encouragement from other job seekers.

Northfield Job Club meetings are free and open to the public. Advance registration is not required.

Call the Northfield Public Library at 507-645-1802 for further information or to make disability accomodations.

Start: Jan 23 2013 5:00 pm

Anita Guerrini, a historian of the life sciences and medicine and a professor at Oregon State University, will deliver the Winter 2013 Herbert P. Lefler Lecture in History at Carleton College on Wednesday, Jan. 23. Guerrini’s talk, entitled “Animals and Humans in Louis XIV’s Paris,” will explore animals, anatomy and natural history during the reign of Louis XIV (r. 1643-1715). The lecture begins at 5 p.m. in room 305 of Leighton Hall, and it is free and open to the public.

 

Thursday January 24, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Countering Conflict with Your Heart: Creating peace in Relationshipsis program being offered for Northfield area residents by John Owens, Certified Life Coach. The program will be eight sessions held every other Thursday from 7 to 9 PM (venue in Northfield TBD) beginning January 17 from 7 to 9 PM, and running alternate weeks through April 25. Cost is a voluntary donation; the benefits are priceless.

This course is for anyone wanting to improve relations with family members, coworkers or others in their lives. More information and can be obtained on the website WWW.MooseHeartCoaching.com/events where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

Start: Jan 24 2013 7:00 pm
End: Jan 24 2013 8:30 pm

The NCO/Northfield.org 2013 Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, January 24, 2013, at 7:00 p.m., at the Contented Cow.

Start: Jan 24 2013 7:00 pm

Speaker: Jon Olson, U.S. Naval Intelligence Commander (Ret.)


The U.S. Intelligence Community is a large, highly complex, and, some would consider, a vital organization within the U.S. government.  Often controversial, the role of intelligence in support of national security decision-making, the development of foreign policy and security strategy, and in support of diplomatic and military operations will be discussed during this lecture.  Our guest speaker will explain the “intelligence cycle,” the various collection disciplines, the organization of the U.S. Intelligence Community, funding for the intelligence community, and the role of the various intelligence agencies within the national intelligence framework.  A lengthy question and answer period is available at the end of the lecture for students interested in specifics with regard to the U.S. Intelligence Community and intelligence operations.

Friday January 25, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Countering Conflict with Your Heart: Creating peace in Relationshipsis program being offered for Northfield area residents by John Owens, Certified Life Coach. The program will be eight sessions held every other Thursday from 7 to 9 PM (venue in Northfield TBD) beginning January 17 from 7 to 9 PM, and running alternate weeks through April 25. Cost is a voluntary donation; the benefits are priceless.

This course is for anyone wanting to improve relations with family members, coworkers or others in their lives. More information and can be obtained on the website WWW.MooseHeartCoaching.com/events where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

Start: Jan 25 2013 10:50 am

Carleton College will host Helene York, an advocate for sustainable food who directed the purchasing initiatives of the Bon Appétit Management Company (Carleton and St. Olaf Colleges’ food service provider) from 2005 until 2013, on Friday, Jan. 25. York’s presentation, “Beyond Consumer Activism: What Companies Must Do to Fix a Broken Food System,” will discuss how Bon Appétit works to make more sustainable food available to its large network of clients. Carleton’s weekly convocation is held from 10:50-11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel, and it is free and open to the public. Convocations are also streamed live and can be viewed online at http://apps.carleton.edu/events/convocations/.

 

Saturday January 26, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Countering Conflict with Your Heart: Creating peace in Relationshipsis program being offered for Northfield area residents by John Owens, Certified Life Coach. The program will be eight sessions held every other Thursday from 7 to 9 PM (venue in Northfield TBD) beginning January 17 from 7 to 9 PM, and running alternate weeks through April 25. Cost is a voluntary donation; the benefits are priceless.

This course is for anyone wanting to improve relations with family members, coworkers or others in their lives. More information and can be obtained on the website WWW.MooseHeartCoaching.com/events where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

Start: Jan 26 2013 9:00 am
End: Jan 26 2013 11:00 am

CVYO has three orchestras serving advanced beginner to advanced string students of elementary school age through high school.  This audition costs $10 for new students and allows participation in our 10 week Winter/Spring Session which starts Tuesday, Jan.29.  Cost for session is $115.  Financial scholarships are available.  See cvyomn.org for more details and to contact us to schedule an audition time.

Start: Jan 26 2013 6:30 pm

Pamper yourself and give yourself a present of a stress-free, relaxing, and fun night.

 

During the evening:

    Sigh through a massage

    Get a facial or a make over. Products

provided by Beauty Control and Mary Kay

    Taro card readings

    Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and beverages.

And at:

Try out fun new activities in our fitness studio

   

Drawings will be held throughout the evening.

 

The night is all about us girls.

 

Cost:  $15.00

Sunday January 27, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Countering Conflict with Your Heart: Creating peace in Relationshipsis program being offered for Northfield area residents by John Owens, Certified Life Coach. The program will be eight sessions held every other Thursday from 7 to 9 PM (venue in Northfield TBD) beginning January 17 from 7 to 9 PM, and running alternate weeks through April 25. Cost is a voluntary donation; the benefits are priceless.

This course is for anyone wanting to improve relations with family members, coworkers or others in their lives. More information and can be obtained on the website WWW.MooseHeartCoaching.com/events where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

Monday January 28, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Countering Conflict with Your Heart: Creating peace in Relationshipsis program being offered for Northfield area residents by John Owens, Certified Life Coach. The program will be eight sessions held every other Thursday from 7 to 9 PM (venue in Northfield TBD) beginning January 17 from 7 to 9 PM, and running alternate weeks through April 25. Cost is a voluntary donation; the benefits are priceless.

This course is for anyone wanting to improve relations with family members, coworkers or others in their lives. More information and can be obtained on the website WWW.MooseHeartCoaching.com/events where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

Start: Jan 28 2013 4:30 pm

Carleton College’s Department of Political Science will present Nathan Stock, assistant director in the Conflict Resolution Program at The Carter Center, on Monday, Jan. 28. His lecture is entitled, “Palestinian Politics: Hamas, Fatah and the Future of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.” The lecture will begin at 4:30 p.m. in Room 304 of Leighton Hall, and it is free and open to the public.  Mr. Stock will discuss internal political dynamics within the two dominant Palestinian parties. He will focus on the evolution of Fatah and Hamas, how the parties relate to one another, and how they view the conflict with Israel. A conversation on Palestinian politics can provide a new and interesting angle from which to understand the wider conflict with Israel.

Start: Jan 28 2013 7:10 pm

Have a tour and meet staff members at our Spring Open House! Stop by and visit our beautiful montessori environment for young children (ages 3-6) on Saturday, February 9th from 3:30 to 5:00. Registration will be open to the public for the 2013-2014 school year.

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Tuesday January 29, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Countering Conflict with Your Heart: Creating peace in Relationshipsis program being offered for Northfield area residents by John Owens, Certified Life Coach. The program will be eight sessions held every other Thursday from 7 to 9 PM (venue in Northfield TBD) beginning January 17 from 7 to 9 PM, and running alternate weeks through April 25. Cost is a voluntary donation; the benefits are priceless.

This course is for anyone wanting to improve relations with family members, coworkers or others in their lives. More information and can be obtained on the website WWW.MooseHeartCoaching.com/events where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

Start: Jan 29 2013 12:00 pm

Carleton College archivist Eric Hillemann has published "A Beacon So Bright: The Life of Laurence McKinley Gould," chronicling the namesake of the College's library—a man who served for thirty years as a professor of geology and as Carleton's "colorful and charismatic" fourth president. On Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 12 p.m. in the Gould Library Athenaeum, Carleton will host a special booksigning event celebrating this new publication. Carleton President Steve Poskanzer will introduce Hillemann, who will give a brief presentation on the new biography. A complimentary lunch will also be provided for the first fifty attendees. Copes of "A Beacon So Bright" are available now at the Carleton Bookstore, located in the Sayles Hill Campus Center, and online at www.carletonbookstore.org and www.amazon.com.

Wednesday January 30, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Countering Conflict with Your Heart: Creating peace in Relationshipsis program being offered for Northfield area residents by John Owens, Certified Life Coach. The program will be eight sessions held every other Thursday from 7 to 9 PM (venue in Northfield TBD) beginning January 17 from 7 to 9 PM, and running alternate weeks through April 25. Cost is a voluntary donation; the benefits are priceless.

This course is for anyone wanting to improve relations with family members, coworkers or others in their lives. More information and can be obtained on the website WWW.MooseHeartCoaching.com/events where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

Thursday January 31, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Countering Conflict with Your Heart: Creating peace in Relationshipsis program being offered for Northfield area residents by John Owens, Certified Life Coach. The program will be eight sessions held every other Thursday from 7 to 9 PM (venue in Northfield TBD) beginning January 17 from 7 to 9 PM, and running alternate weeks through April 25. Cost is a voluntary donation; the benefits are priceless.

This course is for anyone wanting to improve relations with family members, coworkers or others in their lives. More information and can be obtained on the website WWW.MooseHeartCoaching.com/events where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

Friday February 01, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Countering Conflict with Your Heart: Creating peace in Relationshipsis program being offered for Northfield area residents by John Owens, Certified Life Coach. The program will be eight sessions held every other Thursday from 7 to 9 PM (venue in Northfield TBD) beginning January 17 from 7 to 9 PM, and running alternate weeks through April 25. Cost is a voluntary donation; the benefits are priceless.

This course is for anyone wanting to improve relations with family members, coworkers or others in their lives. More information and can be obtained on the website WWW.MooseHeartCoaching.com/events where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

Start: Feb 1 2013 10:50 am

Dr. Ebony Utley, an assistant professor of communication studies at California State University, Long Beach, whose work focuses on popular culture, race and interpersonal relationships, will deliver Carleton College’s convocation address on Friday, Feb. 1. Utley’s address, “The Rap On Rap And Religion,” will look at references to God in rap music and the religious roots prevalent in urban communities. Convocation is held from 10:50-11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel, and it is free and open to the public. Convocations are also streamed live and can be viewed online at http://apps.carleton.edu/events/convocations/.

 

Start: Feb 1 2013 7:00 pm
End: Feb 1 2013 9:00 pm

Free Community Dance Lessons Sponsored by the Northfield Healthy Community Initiative (HCI)

Warm up your dancing feet (and the rest of you) with free community contra dance lessons

Sponsored by The Northfield Healthy Community Initiative (HCI)

Friday, February 1 and Friday, February 15, from 7-9 pm

at the Carleton Weitz Center (Union Street between East 2nd and 3rd Streets)

Come learn the basics of contra dance from dance caller and instructor Robin Nelson,

a favorite caller at our Northfield dances, and at the Tapestry Folk Dance Center in Minneapolis.

No prior dance experience needed; no partner required.  Local residents of all are ages are welcome to participate.

These dance lessons will warm you up for . . .

the 7th Annual Northfield Winter Stomp, a community contra dance

which is coming up on Friday, February 22, 7 -9:30 pm at the Northfield Armory.

Start: Feb 1 2013 7:00 pm
End: Feb 1 2013 9:00 pm

Free Community Dance Lessons Sponsored by the Northfield Healthy Community Initiative (HCI)

Warm up your dancing feet (and the rest of you) with free community contra dance lessons

Sponsored by The Northfield Healthy Community Initiative (HCI)

Friday, February 1 and Friday, February 15, from 7-9 pm

at the Carleton Weitz Center (Union Street between East 2nd and 3rd Streets)

Come learn the basics of contra dance from dance caller and instructor Robin Nelson,

a favorite caller at our Northfield dances, and at the Tapestry Folk Dance Center in Minneapolis.

No prior dance experience needed; no partner required.  Local residents of all are ages are welcome to participate.

These dance lessons will warm you up for . . .

the 7th Annual Northfield Winter Stomp, a community contra dance

which is coming up on Friday, February 22, 7 -9:30 pm at the Northfield Armory.

Saturday February 02, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Countering Conflict with Your Heart: Creating peace in Relationshipsis program being offered for Northfield area residents by John Owens, Certified Life Coach. The program will be eight sessions held every other Thursday from 7 to 9 PM (venue in Northfield TBD) beginning January 17 from 7 to 9 PM, and running alternate weeks through April 25. Cost is a voluntary donation; the benefits are priceless.

This course is for anyone wanting to improve relations with family members, coworkers or others in their lives. More information and can be obtained on the website WWW.MooseHeartCoaching.com/events where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

Start: Feb 2 2013 10:00 am
End: Feb 2 2013 2:00 pm
Sunday February 03, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Countering Conflict with Your Heart: Creating peace in Relationshipsis program being offered for Northfield area residents by John Owens, Certified Life Coach. The program will be eight sessions held every other Thursday from 7 to 9 PM (venue in Northfield TBD) beginning January 17 from 7 to 9 PM, and running alternate weeks through April 25. Cost is a voluntary donation; the benefits are priceless.

This course is for anyone wanting to improve relations with family members, coworkers or others in their lives. More information and can be obtained on the website WWW.MooseHeartCoaching.com/events where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

Start: Feb 3 2013 3:00 pm

The Northfield Senior Center is offering a Winter Concert Series, at 3pm on three Sunday afternoons.   The first of this series will be a piano concert on February 3, played by Bob Kahn.

Given the proximity to Valentine's Day, Kahn will start the concert with music of the Classical Romantics, such as Brahms, Grieg, Rachmaninoff and Liszt.  The second part of the concert will include music all about water, "a nod to Minnesota, with its 10,000 lakes, the Mississippi River and all of our snow and ice." 

Kahn started his music career at the age of 16, playing the organ for church services.  Since then, he has played the organ for many churches, taught piano to 100s of students, taught piano and served as choral director at the Wayland Academy in Beaver Dam, WI.  Now retired, his love of music continues.

Monday February 04, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Countering Conflict with Your Heart: Creating peace in Relationshipsis program being offered for Northfield area residents by John Owens, Certified Life Coach. The program will be eight sessions held every other Thursday from 7 to 9 PM (venue in Northfield TBD) beginning January 17 from 7 to 9 PM, and running alternate weeks through April 25. Cost is a voluntary donation; the benefits are priceless.

This course is for anyone wanting to improve relations with family members, coworkers or others in their lives. More information and can be obtained on the website WWW.MooseHeartCoaching.com/events where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

Start: Feb 4 2013 7:00 pm

The Carleton College chapter of "Eye to Eye" has partnered with HBO to host a public screening of "The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia" at the Weitz Center for Creativity Cinema on Monday, February 4 at 7 p.m. Dyslexia is one of the most common learning differences (affecting one in five children) yet it is also one of the most misunderstood. Dyslexics are bright students who happen to struggle with reading. An official selection at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival,"The Big Picture" was directed by James Redford. The New York Times says the film "busts any preconceptions about limits on what people with dyslexia can achieve." This important film screening will be following by a discussion led by members of "Eye to Eye." The public is encouraged to attend this free event.

Tuesday February 05, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Countering Conflict with Your Heart: Creating peace in Relationshipsis program being offered for Northfield area residents by John Owens, Certified Life Coach. The program will be eight sessions held every other Thursday from 7 to 9 PM (venue in Northfield TBD) beginning January 17 from 7 to 9 PM, and running alternate weeks through April 25. Cost is a voluntary donation; the benefits are priceless.

This course is for anyone wanting to improve relations with family members, coworkers or others in their lives. More information and can be obtained on the website WWW.MooseHeartCoaching.com/events where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

Wednesday February 06, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Countering Conflict with Your Heart: Creating peace in Relationshipsis program being offered for Northfield area residents by John Owens, Certified Life Coach. The program will be eight sessions held every other Thursday from 7 to 9 PM (venue in Northfield TBD) beginning January 17 from 7 to 9 PM, and running alternate weeks through April 25. Cost is a voluntary donation; the benefits are priceless.

This course is for anyone wanting to improve relations with family members, coworkers or others in their lives. More information and can be obtained on the website WWW.MooseHeartCoaching.com/events where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

Start: Feb 6 2013 4:30 pm

Michael D. Cohen, Carleton Class of 2002, will visit his alma mater on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 4:30 p.m. in the Gould Library Athenaeum to present a talk entitled "How Did The Civil War Affect Colleges?" Cohen's appearance is in support of the publication of his first book, entitled "Reconstructing the Campus: Higher Education and the American Civil War" (University of Virgina Press, 2012). Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the event and refreshments will be served. Cohen will speak at 4:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

Cohen is a historian of the United States with particular interests in the nineteenth century, education, and politics. He received his Ph.D. in history from Harvard University. Since 2009, he has been assistant research professor of history and assistant editor of the Correspondence of James K. Polk at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Thursday February 07, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Countering Conflict with Your Heart: Creating peace in Relationshipsis program being offered for Northfield area residents by John Owens, Certified Life Coach. The program will be eight sessions held every other Thursday from 7 to 9 PM (venue in Northfield TBD) beginning January 17 from 7 to 9 PM, and running alternate weeks through April 25. Cost is a voluntary donation; the benefits are priceless.

This course is for anyone wanting to improve relations with family members, coworkers or others in their lives. More information and can be obtained on the website WWW.MooseHeartCoaching.com/events where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

Start: Feb 7 2013 7:00 pm

Carleton College’s Weitz Center for Creativity will host a special screening of “Cemetery Stories: A Rebel Missionary in South Africa,” a film directed by Carleton professor Cherif Keita, which explores an early effort at resistance to white authority in South Africa and its little-known connection with Northfield. The screening, part of the College’s Humanities Center’s Perspectives in Public Humanities series, will take place on Thursday, Feb. 7 beginning at 7 p.m. in the Weitz Center Cinema. This event is free and open to the public.

 

Start: Feb 7 2013 7:00 pm

Come join in the celebration of local voices and storytelling on Thursday, February 7, at 7:00 p.m. at the Northfield Public Library

Emily Urness, Kenyon-native writer, will read stories from her in-progress memoir collection. The collection is about the experience of moving back in with her parents at age 28.Ms. Urness has invited her former memoir-writing students from the Cannon Valley Elder Collegium to read their stories as well. The students took a writing course she offered in the spring of 2012. Their work was collected into a volume titled, Collected Writing: Write Your Life: Techniques in Memoir Writing.In addition to reading, Ms. Urness will host a presentation on memoir writing tips and techniques. She will provide a take-home handout with writing exercises for attendees.  The event is free and open to the public. 

Friday February 08, 2013

Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Countering Conflict with Your Heart: Creating peace in Relationshipsis program being offered for Northfield area residents by John Owens, Certified Life Coach. The program will be eight sessions held every other Thursday from 7 to 9 PM (venue in Northfield TBD) beginning January 17 from 7 to 9 PM, and running alternate weeks through April 25. Cost is a voluntary donation; the benefits are priceless.

This course is for anyone wanting to improve relations with family members, coworkers or others in their lives. More information and can be obtained on the website WWW.MooseHeartCoaching.com/events where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

Start: Feb 8 2013 10:50 am

David Gergen, a Harvard University professor and senior political analyst for CNN who served during the administrations of four U.S. presidents, will deliver Carleton College’s convocation address on Friday, Feb. 8. Gergen will talk about his thirty-plus years of experience as a political insider and his views on leadership in American political life. Convocation is held from 10:50-11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel, and it is free and open to the public. Convocations are also streamed live and can be viewed online at http://apps.carleton.edu/events/convocations/.

 

Start: Feb 8 2013

The Northfield Arts Guild Theater proudly presents  two one-act plays, Yiddish Cowboys and Cabin 12, in An Evening of One-Act Plays.  An exciting world premiere, Larry Greenstein’s Yiddish Cowboys takes place in Poland in 1939, where townspeople of Villeker are excited to have a real Hollywood western filmed in their village. Cabin 12, written by John Bishop, is a powerful story of a father and son who must find a way to communicate in their time of grief and transform their pain into love. 

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