The Arts

October Newsletter is Published

So much happening here in October that we needed 24 pages to include everything! New classes, talks on brain health and climate change, trips, opportunities to participate in an artist residency, all the ideas we received about names for the Senior Center AND a Grand Celebration of our 40th Anniversary at the end of the month.  Download the OCTOBER NEWSLETTER.

Sr Center Co-sponsors Trips to Shakespeare Plays

The Northfield Senior Center and the Cannon Valley Elder Collegium collaborate each summer on bus trips to see professional productions of Shakespeare plays produced by the Great River Shakespeare Festival in Winona.  This year we are going to see: As You Like It on Wednesday, July 6, 11:15 am – 8 pm and Julius Caesar on Wednesday, July 13, 11:15 am – 8 pm.  Both trips include a preview talk on the bus down to Winona, a box dinner and conversation with the actors following the play, and treats on the return bus.  The cost of each trip is $80, or $150 for both.

SIGN UP ONLINE here for As You Like It  

or SIGN UP ONLINE here for Julius Caesar

To get the discounted price for attending both plays, register in person at the Center, or by phone: 507-664-3700.

[Photo: Tarah Flanagan and Andrew Carlson in Much Ado About Nothing. Great River Shakespeare Festival, 2015. Directed by James Edmondson. Photo by Dan Norman.]

Bridgewater 4th Graders’ Art on Display

For the third year our featured artists this month are the 4th grade Bridgewater students who come once a month to the Center to read to a team of senior volunteers.  The gallery and lobby are filled with colorful energy and unparalleled creativity.  There will be a reception for the artists Tuesday, May 17, 9:30 – 10 am, the time that these children usually come for their special time to read here.  The gallery is open all of the hours that the Senior Center is open.  This exhibit runs through June 3rd.