Talk on Medical Decisions Saturday at Public Library

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Mara Hvistendahl, former Northfield resident, will give a free public talk "The Gray Zone: Medical Decisions in an Era of Abundant Data"  on Saturday, June 15, at 2 pm in the Bunday Room of the Northfield Public Library. She will speak on her experience with a complicated birth and on medical decision-making in general.
 
Hvistendahl is a science writer and author of “Unnatural Selection: Choosing Boys over Girls and the Consequences of a World Full of Men” which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2012. She has written about everything from underwater archaeology to cyber espionage.

Celebration of Popcorn Wagon's 40th Anniversary on Bridge Square Thursday Evening

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.Come celebrate the 40th anniversary of when Vera Johansen brought the iconic 1918 popcorn wagon to Northfield with history speaker Susan Hvistendahl and Johansen's daughters Jeanine Landswerk and Carol Jacobson from 6-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, outside in Bridge Square or inside the Northfield Historical Society in case of inclement weather. A sing-along of the Supremes' song "Buttered Popcorn" will be led by Randy Ferguson, Ann Etter and Michelle Drenth and there will be free popcorn during the program.  Sponsored by FiftyNorth and the Northfield Historical Society. Bring folding chairs to stay for the Community Band Concert at 7 p.m.


PRESS RELEASE - Washington Street Mill and Overlay

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June 11, 2019

Northfield - Pavement milling crews will be on-site starting Wednesday June 12, 2019 to begin the pavement milling operations on Washington Street from Woodley Street to Second Street. Parking will not be allowed on the project corridor during the milling operations. The project area will be open to thru traffic during the work, but motorist can expect delays during the milling operations. Motorist are encouraged to use alternative routes during the milling operations.

 

The City of Northfield urges motorists to always drive with caution, slow down in work zones and never enter a road blocked with barriers or cones.

For additional information, contact Engineering Manager Sean Simonson at 507-645-3049


Films examine real, virtual walls that imprison Palestinians

Jun 11 2019 7:00 pm
Location: 
Bethel Lutheran Church, Northfield



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We Are Water Reception

Jun 29 2019 10:00 am
Location: 
Northfield Arts Guild, 304 Division Street S., Northfield

A community-wide exhibition examining the central nature of water in our daily lives featuring artists who live and work within the Cannon River Watershed: Allison Albright, Toni Easterson, Gail Gates, Jay Johnson, David Killen, Matt Klooster, Sharol Nau, Meg Ojala, Cheryl Ramette, Rebecca Tolle and Gregory Wilkins. This exhibition runs concurrently with We Are Water Museum Exhibit.


Open Art

Jun 20 2019 1:00 pm
Location: 
Northfield Arts Guild, 304 Division Street S., Northfield
Drop in for a minute or stay for a while and create with your family! Make a planned craft or let your creativity guide your art making. Supplies will be available for artists of all ages!
Free art making at the Guild.

Mansfield Park

Jun 29 2019 7:00 pm
Location: 
Northfield High School Auditorium, 1400 Division St. S, Northfield

The Northfield Arts Guild is proud to bring you Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park, a newly adapted play by Tim Luscombe.  This Guild Theater production will play on the Northfield High School stage, 1400 Division Street S, Northfield on June 21, 22, 27, 28 and 29.  All performances begin at 7pm.

At just ten years old, Fanny Price is sent from her poor Portsmouth home to live with the family of her wealthy uncle in the vast grandeur of Mansfield Park. Fanny soon learns, however, that beneath the glitter of wealth and status, people aren’t always what they seem.

Jane Austen's romantic and witty story about finding one's voice.

Mansfield Park

Jun 28 2019 7:00 pm
Location: 
Northfield High School Auditorium, 1400 Division St. S, Northfield

The Northfield Arts Guild is proud to bring you Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park, a newly adapted play by Tim Luscombe.  This Guild Theater production will play on the Northfield High School stage, 1400 Division Street S, Northfield on June 21, 22, 27, 28 and 29.  All performances begin at 7pm.

At just ten years old, Fanny Price is sent from her poor Portsmouth home to live with the family of her wealthy uncle in the vast grandeur of Mansfield Park. Fanny soon learns, however, that beneath the glitter of wealth and status, people aren’t always what they seem.

Jane Austen's romantic and witty story about finding one's voice.

Mansfield Park

Jun 27 2019 7:00 pm
Location: 
Northfield High School Auditorium, 1400 Division St. S, Northfield

The Northfield Arts Guild is proud to bring you Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park, a newly adapted play by Tim Luscombe.  This Guild Theater production will play on the Northfield High School stage, 1400 Division Street S, Northfield on June 21, 22, 27, 28 and 29.  All performances begin at 7pm.

At just ten years old, Fanny Price is sent from her poor Portsmouth home to live with the family of her wealthy uncle in the vast grandeur of Mansfield Park. Fanny soon learns, however, that beneath the glitter of wealth and status, people aren’t always what they seem.

Jane Austen's romantic and witty story about finding one's voice.

Mansfield Park

Jun 22 2019 7:00 pm
Location: 
Northfield High School Auditorium, 1400 Division St. S, Northfield

The Northfield Arts Guild is proud to bring you Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park, a newly adapted play by Tim Luscombe.  This Guild Theater production will play on the Northfield High School stage, 1400 Division Street S, Northfield on June 21, 22, 27, 28 and 29.  All performances begin at 7pm.

At just ten years old, Fanny Price is sent from her poor Portsmouth home to live with the family of her wealthy uncle in the vast grandeur of Mansfield Park. Fanny soon learns, however, that beneath the glitter of wealth and status, people aren’t always what they seem.

Jane Austen's romantic and witty story about finding one's voice.

Mansfield Park

Jun 21 2019 7:00 pm
Location: 
Northfield High School Auditorium, 1400 Division St. S, Northfield

 


The Northfield Arts Guild is proud to bring you Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park, a newly adapted play by Tim Luscombe.  This Guild Theater production will play on the Northfield High School stage, 1400 Division Street S, Northfield on June 21, 22, 27, 28 and 29.  All performances begin at 7pm.

At just ten years old, Fanny Price is sent from her poor Portsmouth home to live with the family of her wealthy uncle in the vast grandeur of Mansfield Park. Fanny soon learns, however, that beneath the glitter of wealth and status, people aren’t always what they seem.

With familiar Austen themes of unanswered love and social aptness Mansfield Park is an intriguing, passionate and sophisticated story about finding one’s voice.  This show is appropriate for the entire family.

Jane Austen's romantic and witty story about finding one's voice.

Electronics, Appliances, Scrap metal and other materials E-cycled Saturday

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Jim Caswell invites people to bring  outdated computers, printers, modems, phones and other electronic materials to the parking lot of the First UCC Church on Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.ml until noon. 

ThinTVs or monitors are OK to bring, but old-fashioned bulky, TVs or monitors will only occasionally be accepted.  There will be a fee of $5 to $40, depending on size.

For questions about items or to schedule a separate pickup or drop-off, call:Jim CAswell, .

JimJim Caswell
651-214-3857

Jim Caswell
651-214-3857


PRESS RELEASE - CITY OF NORTHFIELD SEEKS YOUR INPUT ON RECYCLING AWARENESS IN CONJUNCTION WITH DICK’S SANITATION (DSI) OFFERING MORE SERVICE OPTIONS VIA POLCO ONLINE PLATFORM RESIDENTS CAN GIVE INPUT VIA APP, WEBSITE, OR PAPER

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Contact:    Michelle Mahowald
Communications & Human Resources Director
(507) 645-3012
 michelle.mahowald@ci.northfield.mn.us  

Northfield- The City is asking for the public to participate in three short survey questions related to recycling awareness using POLCO, a public engagement platform.  In April, the City, in partnership with Dick’s Sanitation (DSI), announced changes to solid waste services.  Follow this link to the City’s garbage and recycling webpage for details:  https://www.ci.northfield.mn.us/451/Solid-Waste-GarbageRecycling.

 


JANE AUSTEN READING GROUP THIS JUNE AT THE NORTHFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY

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     Are you a Jane Austen fan?  Or maybe you have never read Austen's novels but have always wanted to.  If so, join a group this June at the Northfield Public Library, and read and discuss Mansfield Park on Thursday, June 6, 13 and 20th from 7:00 - 8:30 in the Northfield Public Library.  The library is partnering with St.


Author Amy Hallberg to talk at the library on June 4.

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Amy Hallberg will read from her true-life novel, German Awakening; Tales from an American Life on Thursday, June 4, 7:00 pm at the Northfield Public Library.   She will share how - during a visit to Germany - Friedrich Schiller (yes, that Schiller) helped her reclaim her dream of writing.  Amy will walk through a simple exercise to tap into Inner Creatives.  Finally, in Q & A, she will talk about real life writing adventures and her ongoing practice of accessing muses.


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