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« Friday January 17, 2014 »
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AN OPEN GYM Favorite!!! We fill the Armory gym with mats, ball and a variety of play equipment, so children can climb, bounce, and crawl around the entire gym. This is an open gym program for parents/guardians and kids up to the age of 6.

Mondays and Wednesdays, January 6-March 19, March 31-April 23 (NO Wiggles and Giggles during Spring Break)

10:00-11:30am

National Guard Armory

Members: Free

Community Members: $5 per child per visit

 

Exercise the sillies out of your kids with open gym fun! Basketballs, scooters and much more. Supervised program for elementary school age kids. Free time and great exercise! Parents join your children for some afternoon fun.

 

Mondays and Thursdays, January 6- March 20, March 31-April 24 (No Open Gym during Spring Break)

3:30-5:00pm

National Guard Armory

Members: Free

Community Members: $5 per child per visit

 

You can register online at northfieldymca.org, complete a registration form and mail to 519 Division Street, Northfield MN 55057 or stop by/call the office (645-0088) or Wellness Center (664-7349).

The YMCA will not turn anyone away from its membership or programs because of an inability to pay. Please let us know if we may assist you in this way by completing a Financial Aid form, under the Membership tab, and return it to us.

Who loves winter? We do! So do polar bears, penguins, and snow monkeys. This class will begin with a story and a hands-on project related to winter and all things cold and shivery with stories and hands-on activities.

 

Thursdays, January 9-February 6

11:00-11:30am

National Guard Armory

Members: Free

Community Members: $20

 

You can register online at northfieldymca.org, complete a registration form and mail to 519 Division Street, Northfield MN 55057 or stop by/call the office (645-0088) or Wellness Center (664-7349).

The YMCA will not turn anyone away from its membership or programs because of an inability to pay. Please let us know if we may assist you in this way by completing a Financial Aid form, under the Membership tab, and return it to us.

Introduce your child to the great sport of basketball. They will learn the basics of basketball and focus on teamwork and sportsmanship. Come inside this winter to have some fun! This program is noncompetitive so your child can just play ball!

 

Tuesdays, January 14- February 11

5:15-6:00pm

Members: $10

Community Members: $38

National Guard Armory

 

Register online at northfieldymca.org or call the office at 645-0088. You can also complete a registration form and mail to 519 Division Street, Northfield MN 55057

The YMCA will not turn anyone away from its membership or programs because of an inability to pay. Please let us know if we may assist you in this way by completing a Financial Aid form, under the Membership tab, and return it to us.

Introduce your child to the great sport of basketball. They will learn the basics of basketball and focus on teamwork and sportsmanship. Come inside this winter to have some fun! This program is noncompetitive so your child can just play ball!

 

Tuesdays, January 14- February 11

6:15-7:00pm

Members: $10

Community Members: $35

National Guard Armory

 

Register online at northfieldymca.org or call the office at 645-0088. You can also complete a registration form and mail to 519 Division Street, Northfield MN 55057

The YMCA will not turn anyone away from its membership or programs because of an inability to pay. Please let us know if we may assist you in this way by completing a Financial Aid form, under the Membership tab, and return it to us.

Come in side and play this newly popular winter sport. Similar to floor hockey, broomball uses a ball rather than a puck and broom-shaped sticks instead of regular hockey sticks. We will work on broomball basics and teamwork, all while having tons of fun!

 

Thursdays, January 16-February 13

5:15-6:00pm

National Guard Armory

Members: Free

Community Members: $35

 

Register online at northfieldymca.org or call the office at 645-0088. You can also complete a registration form and mail to 519 Division Street, Northfield MN 55057

The YMCA will not turn anyone away from its membership or programs because of an inability to pay. Please let us know if we may assist you in this way by completing a Financial Aid form, under the Membership tab, and return it to us.

Come in side and play this newly popular winter sport. Similar to floor hockey, broomball uses a ball rather than a puck and broom-shaped sticks instead of regular hockey sticks. We will work on broomball basics and teamwork, all while having tons of fun!

 

Thursdays, January 16-February 13

6:15-7:00pm

National Guard Armory

Members: Free

Community Members: $35

 

Register online at northfieldymca.org or call the office at 645-0088. You can also complete a registration form and mail to 519 Division Street, Northfield MN 55057

The YMCA will not turn anyone away from its membership or programs because of an inability to pay. Please let us know if we may assist you in this way by completing a Financial Aid form, under the Membership tab, and return it to us.

Start: Jan 17 2014 9:30 am
End: Jan 17 2014 11:30 am

David Broske will discuss the process of producing video games.  He works for Monster Games, a Northfield company that has been in the video game business since 1996.  Since their founding, Monster Games has shipped many video games, and had a lot of good times.  Come learn about this innovative local company. Free and open to the public; No registration required.

Start: Jan 17 2014 10:50 am

Scholar, essayist, translator, cultural critic, and writer Lewis Hyde will present Carleton College’s weekly convocation address on Friday, Jan. 17 from 10:50 to 11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. In his presentation, entitled “Common as Air: Revolution, Art, and Ownership,” Hyde will describe a rich tradition in which knowledge was assumed to be commonwealth, not a private preserve, and reveal a vision of how to reclaim the commonwealth of art and ideas that we were meant to inherit. This event is free and open to the public; convocations are also streamed online at go.carleton.edu/convo.

Start: Jan 17 2014 7:00 pm

A new art exhibit at in the Carleton College Perlman Teaching Museum takes the seemingly mundane elements of human existence and presents them in a manner that reveals the beauty in the paradoxical banality and complexity of our everyday lives. Featuring works by twelve contemporary artists, “Lifeloggers: Chronicling The Everyday” demonstrates how these artists document their creative process and, as a result, uncover the artistic complexities of human existence.

The exhibit opens Friday, Jan. 17 in the Weitz Center for Creativity, with a special opening reception from 7 to 9:30 p.m. that will include refreshments, an artist-curator dialogue, and winners of the “Umali Awards.” The opening reception, as well as admission to the Perlman Teaching Museum, is free and open to the public.

Start: Jan 17 2014 8:00 pm

On Friday, Jan. 17 at 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall, Carleton music faculty will present “Lonely Hearts and Free Spirits,” a recital performed by Patricia Kent, soprano; Lawrence Weller, baritone; and Lara Bolton, piano. This event is free and open to the public.

The program will include songs by Austrian composer Franz Schubert and French composer Francis Poulenc, including his Banalities and Fetes Galantes. Also featured will be Twin Cities composer David Evan Thomas’ hilarious Lonely Hearts.

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