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« Monday January 27, 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.

Are you looking for something to do as a family during these cold winter months? Come to Family Open Gym at the Y for some recreational fun. Exercise the sillies out of your kids, all while having fun as a family. We will fill the gym with a bounty of balls, riding toys, scooters and more!

 

Sundays, January 19, February 16, March 16 and April 6

1:00-3:30pm

National Guard Armory

Members: $10 per family

Community Members: $15 per family

 

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.

Have fun and make a mess. Learn wheel throwing, hand built pottery, sculpture and clay jewelry making.  Returning students will learn more advanced techniques.  Starts Monday, January 20th, 10:00am - 12:00pm.  Fees: $80m/88nm plus $28 materials fee for a four week session. Taught by Fred Gustafson.

Dr. Jellyfish is back! This class picks up from Mathew's Drawing for Kids 1 and will cover drawing realism and adding surrealism to your work. Ages 8 - 12 or with permission from the teacher.


Instructor:  Mathew Bunch.  Class times: Tuesday, 4:00 - 5:00 and runs for 4 weeks starting on January 21st.


Fees:  $43m/$48nm for 4 weeks.  Materials list available in office.


Enroll on line at Northfieldartsguild.org, or call 507 645-8877, or stop by the office at 304 Division St.

This class is presented by the Northfield Arts Guild in partnership with the Northfield Senior Center.


Want to learn how to play the guitar?  Start out with the basics in this 4 week class.  Learn how to read chord charts, tab, and sheet music.  Learn the basics of strumming and finger picking, as well as common chord patterns.  Neil will talk about finding your next teacher and how to teach yourself. For ages 14+


Instructor: Neil Rowley.  Session starts on Tuesday, January 21.  Class runs from 7:00 - 8:00 pm.  Fees:  $54m/$60nm for 4 weeks.

Have fun and make a mess. Learn wheel throwing, hand built pottery, sculpture and clay jewelry making.  Returning students will learn more advanced techniques.  Starts Wednesday, January 22th, 10:00am - 12:00pm.  Fees: $80m/88nm plus $28 materials fee for a four week session. Taught by Fred Gustafson.

This Open Studio is being offered by the Northfield Arts Guild in partnership with the Northfield Senior Center.


A live model poses in this volunteer led studio.  Bring your sketch pads, paints, or clay (also a tarp if working with clay).


Please enroll at least one week prior to the beginning of this session to ensure that the studio will be open.


This on-going studio is held on Thursday nights from 6:30 - 9:00 pm


Fee for one 4 week session is $40.  No make-ups, please.

Presented by the Northfield Arts Guild as part of their on-going Writers' Night Series.


You will be playing with characters as a first step to "people" fiction, poems, or memoir.  In this class we will practice both wildness and restraint in our stories.  Expect to feel better about writing accidents and freer to explore the writing mind.  Each student will aim to create a draft of a piece of writing by the end or the session.


This class is intended for adults and is held in the Community Resource Center, room 104. The teacher is Paula Granquist.


Thursdays, 7:00 - 9:00 pm.  Fees for this 8 week session is $72m/$80nm plus small fee for copies.


Sign up on line at Northfieldartsguild.org, or call 507 645-8877, or drop by our office at 304 Division St.

The focus of this class is to introduce and practice the basics of wheel-throwing including throwing cylilnders, trimming, adding handles, and various glazing techniques.  No experience necessary. For ages 15+. Saturdays 8:30 am - 10:30 am


Teacher: Rafael Estrella


Fees: $94 m/$104/nm plus $28 material fee for 4 week session.


Register on-line at Northfieldartsguild.org or call 507 645-8877 or drop by the Guild.

Start: Jan 27 2014 10:01 am

Take advantage of Teacher Workday and have fun learning how to use Sketchbook Pro in this 5 hour workshop. Ages 8 - 14.


Download the free app before you arrive for class and bring your own lunch.


Teacher:  Fred Gustafson.  Class hours: Monday, January 27, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.


Fee: $43m/$48nm.


Enroll on-line at Northfieldartsguild.org, or call 507 645-8877, or stop by the office and 304 Division Street.

Start: Jan 27 2014 4:30 pm

Author and historian Judy Tzu-Chun Wu will present Carleton College’s Winter 2013-14 Herbert P. Lefler Lecture on Monday, Jan. 27 at 4:30 p.m. in Leighton Hall Room 305. Wu’s presentation, entitled “Eldridge Cleaver Goes to Pyongyang, Hanoi, and Peking: Afro-Asian Internationalism and Radical Orientalism,” is free and open to the public.

Wu is a professor of history and of women’s, gender, and sexuality studies at Ohio State University. Her areas of research include modern U.S. history, women’s history, immigration history, history of comparative racialization, and race and sex. Wu is a co-editor of Frontiers: A Journal of Women’s Studies and a member of the board of editors for the Journal of Women’s History. She also serves as a coordinator of the Asian American studies program and of a diversity studies collective at the Ohio State University.

Start: Jan 27 2014 7:00 pm

The public is invited to attend a panel discussion entitled “Immigration 101,” a look at Minnesota’s new immigration laws and what they mean for Northfield students, families and employers. This event will take place Monday, Jan. 27 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Carleton College Weitz Center for Creativity Cinema. The free forum will feature short presentations by an expert panel, followed by audience questions and discussion. There will also be a reception with light refreshments, sponsored by the League of Women Voters and the Carleton Humanities Center. Everyone is welcome. Headsets will also be available for simultaneous Spanish translation.

Start: Jan 27 2014 7:30 pm

St. Olaf College Music Department, Korean Culture Association, and Office of Multicultural Affairs welcome the Korean Students’ Glee Club to campus on Monday, January 27, 2014 for a 7:30 p.m. performance in Boe Memorial Chapel. This event will also be streamed live at www.stolaf.edu/multimedia .

Established in 1966, the Korean Students' Glee Club (KSGC) is composed of college students studying music at various universities from the Seoul metropolitan area.

Since its founding more than forty-seven years ago, the choir has toured annually across the nation performing a repertoire ranging from the Renaissance to 20th-century choral music. KSGC has been active abroad as well touring  China, Japan, Canada, the United States, and Europe, visiting  Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Ireland, the Netherlands, Scotland, and Slovakia.

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