« Wednesday December 05, 2012 »

We fill the Armory with mats, balls 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 ages 6 and under.


Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept 10-Dec 19


Members: Free

Community Members: $5 per visit per child

National Guard Armory


You can register online at or 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.

Fall and Winter exercise opportunties for the kids in your care! We load the Armory gym with games, balls, matss and climbing equipment and create a healthy environment for the kids to play and providers to network. Participation in these sessions counts toward ongoing licensure with Rice County. This program is a partnership with Rice County Public Health and EcoTrans. Transportation to the Armory is available. Due to expense, transportation at this time is only provided for Northfield and Dundas providers. Is your provider providing this benefit? Ask them to participate!


Tuesdays, Oct 23-Dec 18


National Guard Armory

Providers with 6+ kids: $30 a week

Providers with 3-5 kids: $20 a week

Providers not needing transportation assistance: $15 a week

Providers with high rate county assistance or less than 3 kids: $12 a week

       Intrigued with how one’s perception of an object or surface changes when it is photographed at a close range, Laura literally and figuratively focuses on “the seemingly unremarkable, sometimes ugly leavings of everyday life:  rust and grime, deposits and spills, mildew and decay,” to reveal “the art in accident and the ubiquity of beauty.”  Laura prints her images on canvas to create a painterly effect.

This gallery is located near the lab waiting area at Allina Medical Clinic of Northfield at 1440 Jefferson Road.  Regular Clinic Hours are 7 am to 8 pm Monday through Thursday, 7 am to 7 pm Fridays, and 9 am to 3 pm Saturdays.

Based on the classic and well-loved Paramount Pictures 1954 film, WHITE CHRISTMAS first opened as a Broadway musical in 2008.  With amazing and memorable music by the incomparable Irving Berlin, the Northfield Arts Guild Theater promises a toe-tapping, heart-warming journey.  Be sure to add WHITE CHRISTMAS to your “Must See” list for the holidays!   The show runs weekends: Nov 30 - Dec 16. Tickets are available at 507-645-8877 or

The story of this perennial family favorite sidetracks show biz entertainers Bob Wallace and Phil Davis (Steve Lawler and Paul McGuire) to Vermont with promising performers Betty and Judy Haynes (Michelle Drenth and Sydney Place). Once there, they discover their former WWII commanding officer, General Waverly (Jerry Fox), has turned innkeeper and is losing customers due to a lack of snow.

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