« Wednesday February 27, 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.

An exhibit revealing a children's electronic talking storybook titled, "It Happened One Night on the Milky Way Trail," written and illustrated by Northfield artist Tom Frank, will be held at the Paradise Center for the Arts in Faribault, February 26 through April 16. A family-friendly artist’s reception with kids’ activities and live acoustics with the video book's musicians is planned for March 1, from 5-7 p.m. Visitors to the exhibit will be able to view the creative process -- from hand drawing characters, to developing a storyboard, to writing copy and adding colorized scenes to the finished production.

Start: Feb 27 2013 2:30 pm
End: Feb 27 2013 3:30 pm

Who: Minnesota Workforce Center, Faribault Office and the Northfield Public Library

What: Northfield Job Club Meeting

Where: Northfield Public Library Meeting Room, 210 Washington Street, Northfield, MN 55057

When: The second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Why: What are the benefits of joining a job club?

       Network with others

       Learn & practice your job s

       Learn skills

       Get feedback & support

No need to sign up – Just show up!

For further information contact the Northfield Public Library @ 507-645-1802

Start: Feb 27 2013 7:00 pm

Naomi Seidman, a scholar who specializes in Jewish culture and literature, will deliver Carleton College’s annual Forkosh Family Lecture in Judaic Studies and Religion on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Severance Great Hall. Entitled “The Marriage Plot: Sexuality, Secularization and the Emergence of Modern Jewish Literature,” Seidman’s lecture will explore how the secularizing trends of the 18th and 19th centuries worked through art and literature to influence Jewish sexual norms. This event is free and open to the public.


Start: Feb 27 2013 7:00 pm

Guest Recital Matthew McCright, piano

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