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Armchair Traveler: Celtic Castles, Cuisine & Curiosities:

Free

with Brian Kelly

Calendar Aug 6, 2019 at 1 pm

A search for ancestors led to this adventure as we circumnavigated Ireland from Dublin to Belfast, then ferried across to Scotland for more of the same including Inverness & Edinburgh. Presenter: Brian Kelly, retired radio personality who in addition to traveling, enjoys recreating classic programs with the Lakeshore Radio Players from White Bear Lake. 

Free program; $3 pie and coffee (Optional; pay at the door). Registration preferred; walk-ins welcome.

Armchair Traveler: Patagonia

Free

with Bruce & Sharon Reichenbach

Calendar Sep 19, 2019 at 1 pm

Bruce and Sharon Reichenbach will take you from constructing floats for carnival in Rio de Janeiro to an up close encounter with the incredible Iguazu Falls, the largest in the world.  From there we travel through Patagonia (southern Argentina), visiting a working sheep ranch and a mile-long Andean glacier, and finish by taking a cruise through the Chilean fjords sporting calving glaciers and icebergs. 

Presenters:  Bruce and Sharon are retired educators who continue to teach as volunteers at universities in other countries in Africa, Asia, and Europe. 

 Free program; $3 pie and coffee (Optional; pay at the door). Registration preferred; walk-ins welcome.

Armchair Traveler: South Korea

Free

with Gil Dignen

Calendar Aug 15, 2019 at 1 pm

We will take a visual tour of South Korea. This will include Seoul, the capital city, their major shopping district, and learn the history and significance of the Demilitarized Zone, the 38th Parallel. Presenter: Gil Dignen, photographer and retired Northwest Airline pilot.

Free program; $3 pie and coffee (Optional; pay at the door). Registration preferred; walk-ins welcome.

Armchair Traveler: Trip Across Europe

Free

with Paul Malcore

Calendar Jul 25, 2019 at 1 pm

This presentation will be about Paul Malcore’s three month trip across Europe in the summer of 2018.  There will be photos, videos, and some of his favorite treats from his travels.  Paul grew up in Green Bay WI and enjoys searching for challenging hikes and beautiful views.  Presenter: Paul Malcore, Digital Marketing Specialist for Lyngblomsten

Free program; $3 pie and coffee (Optional; pay at the door). Registration preferred; walk-ins welcome.

Art History: Maxfield Parrish

$12

with Angie Renee

Calendar Jul 29, 2019 at 10 am

Join local artist, Angie Renee who will lead a group discussion about famous artists in history and the artist’s impact on the world.

July 29:  Maxfield Parrish

Maxfield Parrish was an American artist and illustrator known for his prints and paintings of whimsical mythological scenes.  He is known for his distinctive saturated hues and idealized neo-classical imagery.

Registration preferred; walk-ins welcome.

FEE:  $12/class:  scholarships available.

Art History: Alice Neel

$12

with Angie Renee

Calendar Aug 26, 2019 at 10 am

Join local artist, Angie Renee who will lead a group discussion about famous artists in history and the artist’s impact on the world.

August 26: Alice Neel

Alice Neel was one of the great American painters of the twentieth century.  She was also a pioneer among women artists.  A painter of people, landscape and still life, Neel was never fashionable or in step with avant-garde movements.

Registration preferred; walk-ins welcome.

FEE:  $12/class:  scholarships available.

Books-Cheese-Wine with Author Kristal Leebrick Thank You for Shopping

$6

with Kristal Leebrick

Calendar Sep 12, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Kristal Leebrick has worked for more three decades as a writer and editor. In her book, she presents the history and stories behind Minnesota's great department stores: Dayton's, Powers, Donaldson's, Young-Quinlan, the Emporium, the Golden Rule and more. Throughout the 20th century, these stores ruled the retail landscapes of downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul and were centers of social life. 

 Fee: $6 Registration preferred; walk-ins welcome.

CANCELLED Books-Cheese-Wine with Author Scott Carlson Twin Cities Beer: A Heady History
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CANCELLED Books-Cheese-Wine with Author Scott Carlson Twin Cities Beer: A Heady History

$6

with Scott Carlson

Calendar Aug 8, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Veteran journalist and writer Scott Carlson has penned a book that chronicles the recent rise of microbreweries in the Twin Cities, and tells the story of the region’s beer history that dates to the mid-1800s. It’s a rich history filled with iconic names such as Yoerg, Hamm’s, Grain Belt and Schmidt and today has a cast of brewery characters that includes Summit, Surly and fledgling brewing co-ops like Fair State Brewing and Broken Clock. There will be two selected beers to taste along with the usual wine options.

Fee: $6    Registration preferred; walk-ins welcome.





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