« Friday February 15, 2013 »

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 where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

The Northfield Arts Guild Theater proudly presents  two one-act plays, Yiddish Cowboys and Cabin 12, in An Evening of One-Act Plays.  An exciting world premiere, Larry Greenstein’s Yiddish Cowboys takes place in Poland in 1939, where townspeople of Villeker are excited to have a real Hollywood western filmed in their village. Cabin 12, written by John Bishop, is a powerful story of a father and son who must find a way to communicate in their time of grief and transform their pain into love. 

Start: Feb 15 2013 10:50 am

Brenda Brenner, a violinist and pioneering music educator who is currently an assistant professor of music at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, will deliver Carleton’s convocation address on Friday, Feb. 15. Brenner’s talk, entitled “Finding Our Shared Humanity: Cross-Cultural Connections in Music,” will discuss her influential work with underprivileged and underachieving elementary school students in Bloomington, Ind. Convocation is held from 10:50-11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel, and it is free and open to the public. Convocations are also streamed live and can be viewed online at


Start: Feb 15 2013 7:00 pm
End: Feb 15 2013 9:00 pm

Free Community Dance Lessons Sponsored by the Northfield Healthy Community Initiative (HCI)

Warm up your dancing feet (and the rest of you) with free community contra dance lessons

Sponsored by The Northfield Healthy Community Initiative (HCI)

Friday, February 15, from 7-9 pm

at the Carleton Weitz Center (Union Street between East 3rd and 4th Streets)

Come learn the basics of contra dance from dance caller and instructor Robin Nelson, a favorite caller at our Northfield dances, and at the Tapestry Folk Dance Center in Minneapolis.

No prior dance experience needed; no partner required.  Local residents of all are ages are welcome to participate.

These dance lessons will warm you up for . . .

the 7th Annual Northfield Winter Stomp, a community contra dance which is coming up on Friday, February 22, 7 -9:30 pm at the Northfield Armory.

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