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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.