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contributed
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Mayo Clinic Talks Podcast: Opioid Edition: USD 50.0

Mayo Clinic physicians discuss the new opioid prescribing guidelines and share real-life examples from their practice. The topics include assessing the patient’s candidacy for opioid therapy, and when deemed appropriate, what drug, duration and dose is recommended. Addiction and opioid use d…

contributed
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Mayo Clinic Fundamentals of Quality Improvement - Bronze Level Online Enrollment: USD 400.0

Gain understanding of why quality is important to your daily work. Clarify your role in addressing quality gaps affecting customers and patients by recognizing the elements of a patient safety program. Understand how patient experience is key to quality and recognize tools and resources to i…

contributed 21 and over
Cobblestone Inn & Suites
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Gain the consistency to meet customers’ expectations with ISO 9001/2015 standardization! Our instructor covers the intent of the standard and the role of auditors in an effectively implemented ISO management system. ISO Internal Auditor Training will provide a detailed review of the ISO stan…

contributed 21 and over
RCTC Heintz Center Rm. H1415
Member Fee: $15/Non-Member Fee: $25

According to Philosopher Joseph Campbell, in childhood we are introduced to the enchantment of legends and fairytales—to heroes and villains; to treacherous journeys and untold perils; to strange and exotic lands promising treasures to be claimed; and to venerable sages and sacred kings who …

contributed
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Connecting with Patients for Tobacco Free Living - Online Enrollment: USD 75.0

This program is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals experienced in working with tobacco dependent patients, and who are interested in incorporating more effective treatment into their practice and/or developing more comprehensive services to meet the needs of highly to…

contributed rsvp required free
125 LIVE Center for Active Adults
Free

This five-week workshop will include telling your stories about grief and loss, you and your grief process, signs of good and bad grief, self-care and finding support & embracing hope. Facilitated by Rev. Michael Wuehler BS M.Div. (GC-C) is an ordained minister and a certified grief counselor. 

contributed rsvp required free
125 LIVE Center for Active Adults
Free

This five-week workshop will include telling your stories about grief and loss, you and your grief process, signs of good and bad grief, self-care and finding support & embracing hope. Facilitated by Rev. Michael Wuehler BS M.Div. (GC-C) is an ordained minister and a certified grief counselor. 

contributed 21 and over
RCTC Learning is Forever
Member Fee: $15/Non-Member Fee: $25

On December 15-16,1864 Minnesota soldiers fought at the Battle of Nashville, the last major battle of the Civil War. Famous Southern Historian Wiley Sword called this “the decisive battle of the Civil War.” After this battle, with the destruction of the famous Confederate Army of Tennessee, …

contributed
Goodhue Public School

Flu shots and nasal mist are offered to anyone age 6 mos. and older. See school's website for details. Sponsored by Goodhue Co. Health & Human Services.

contributed
Cannon Falls Elementary School

Flu shots and nasal vaccine will be available for anyone age 6 mos. and older. Sponsored by Goodhue Co. Health and Human Services.

contributed for teens free
Rochester Public Library - Youth Services Area
Free

Teens--hang out and relax for an hour with everybody's favorite therapy animals! 

Castle Community

Guest speaker: Paul Huttner, MPR meteorologist. Doors/registration/refreshments at 5:15 p.m., program at 6 p.m., Q&A to follow. Free, but registration requested at mpr.org/mprconnects.

free
Rochester Public Library
Free

Do you parent a child with special behavioral, emotional or physical needs? Do you wish you knew how to take better care of yourself? This workshop series is for you.

contributed free
Mayo Civic Center - American Legion Room
Free

During America’s Indian Adoption Era, nearly one-third of children were removed from tribal communities nationwide. As political scrutiny over Indian child welfare intensifies, an adoption survivor helps others find their way home.

contributed all ages free
Masonic Center lower level
Free

Rochester Barbershop Chorus meets Monday evenings at 7pm.  Masonic Center lower level, 2002 - 2nd Street SW.  Walk-ins welcome or cal 507-244-0095.  www.rochestermusicment.org

contributed
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Mayo Clinic Talks Podcast: Opioid Edition: USD 50.0

Mayo Clinic physicians discuss the new opioid prescribing guidelines and share real-life examples from their practice. The topics include assessing the patient’s candidacy for opioid therapy, and when deemed appropriate, what drug, duration and dose is recommended. Addiction and opioid use d…

contributed
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Mayo Clinic Fundamentals of Quality Improvement - Bronze Level Online Enrollment: USD 400.0

Gain understanding of why quality is important to your daily work. Clarify your role in addressing quality gaps affecting customers and patients by recognizing the elements of a patient safety program. Understand how patient experience is key to quality and recognize tools and resources to i…

contributed rsvp required free
125 LIVE Center for Active Adults
Free

In 2019, Whitewater State Park turned 100 years old.  Learn about the history of the park and surrounding Whitewater Valley through the stories of people who have lived, worked and played there over the past century.   Presented by Whitewater State Park staff.

contributed 21 and over
RCTC Heintz Center Rm. H1415
Member Fee: $5/Non-Member Fee: $10

Chief Franklin will talk about leading a 21st Century Policing agency. He will outline the history of law enforcement and discuss where law enforcement, as a profession, is headed. He will highlight several of the new community collaborative initiatives that have been implemented by the Roch…

contributed rsvp required free
125 LIVE Center for Active Adults
Free

In 2019, Whitewater State Park turned 100 years old.  Learn about the history of the park and surrounding Whitewater Valley through the stories of people who have lived, worked and played there over the past century.   Presented by Whitewater State Park staff.

contributed rsvp required
125 LIVE Center for Active Adults
$10 125 LIVE Member / $15 Non-Member

This class is for all who think they can’t draw! This class is for beginners who think drawing is a conspicuous thing. If you are thinking you don’t have a creative drop inside of you- come to this class and you will learn the foundational skills of how to draw!  All levels welcome.

contributed
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Connecting with Patients for Tobacco Free Living - Online Enrollment: USD 75.0

This program is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals experienced in working with tobacco dependent patients, and who are interested in incorporating more effective treatment into their practice and/or developing more comprehensive services to meet the needs of highly to…

contributed rsvp required
125 LIVE Center for Active Adults
125 LIVE Member $75/Non-member $125

This eight-week class will focus on applying the core elements of creative writing to our personal narratives.  Whether we are exploring our seemingly routine lives, confronting the past or considering the lives of others, creative writing allows us to ask why of the world.  In doing so, we …

contributed all ages free
Rochester Public Library - Mtg Rm A
Free

Drop-in for non-invasive health screenings: blood pressure check, height/weight, foot check. Ask questions on health topics. Open to anyone. Presented by Winona State University Nursing students.

contributed 21 and over
RCTC Heintz Center Rm. H1415
Member Fee: $13/Non-Member Fee: $21

The Iditarod is a 1000 mile sled dog race run in Alaska from Anchorage to Nome.  This talk will describe the amazing dogs that run the race, preparation for running the race, insights into the experience of running the race, and reflections on life lessons learned.

contributed
Cannon Falls Middle/High School

Flu shots and nasal vaccine will be available for anyone age 6 mos. and older. Sponsored by Goodhue Co. Health and Human Services.

contributed family friendly all ages
Ritz Theater
$30.00

Pathways invites you to explore optimal personal and community health and wellness through our upcoming, thought-provoking panel discussion: "Future of Food". Through the healing process, Pathways encourages self-reflection and introspection; The Future of Food will explore food and health f…

Friday, September 6 the Red Wing Social Singles will meet at 6:30 at Godfathers Pizza in the Pottery Mall, 2000 Old West Main in Red Wing. All singles are invited to attend.

free
Christ Episcopal Church
Free

A NAMI Connection free peer support group for adults recovering from mental illness meets weekly in Red Wing. The group is sponsored by NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness). Trained facilitators who are also in recovery lead NAMI Connection groups.

contributed free
Trinity Lutheran Church
Free

   The Zumbro Valley Chorus is looking for women of all ages to rehearse Holiday songs and perform them at Central Towers, for the Wonders of the Nativity and at the Rochester Barbershop Chorus’ Christmas Show. 

contributed all ages free
Geffen Auditorium, Gonda Building, Mayo Clinic
Free

Lectures: Sam Zakhari, PhD, and David Ozgo will talk about how knowledge of cancer causation is important epidemiologically for creating cancer-prevention strategies to reduce exposure to risk factors.  In alcohol research measurement errors arise from self-reporting of alcohol consumption, …

contributed
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Mayo Clinic Talks Podcast: Opioid Edition: USD 50.0

Mayo Clinic physicians discuss the new opioid prescribing guidelines and share real-life examples from their practice. The topics include assessing the patient’s candidacy for opioid therapy, and when deemed appropriate, what drug, duration and dose is recommended. Addiction and opioid use d…

contributed
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Mayo Clinic Fundamentals of Quality Improvement - Bronze Level Online Enrollment: USD 400.0

Gain understanding of why quality is important to your daily work. Clarify your role in addressing quality gaps affecting customers and patients by recognizing the elements of a patient safety program. Understand how patient experience is key to quality and recognize tools and resources to i…

contributed family friendly for kids free
Rochester Public Library - Youth Services Area
Free

Join us for 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, early literacy activities, and fun for you and your 3-5 year-old child!

contributed
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Connecting with Patients for Tobacco Free Living - Online Enrollment: USD 75.0

This program is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals experienced in working with tobacco dependent patients, and who are interested in incorporating more effective treatment into their practice and/or developing more comprehensive services to meet the needs of highly to…

contributed all ages free
Mural Making
Free

Lanesboro Arts and Commonweal Theatre Company invite community members of all ages to participate in the creation process of a large-scale Theatre District Mural to be installed on the south wall of the building at 204 Parkway Ave. N. in downtown Lanesboro. Community paint sessions are takin…

contributed rsvp required
125 LIVE Center for Active Adults
125 LIVE Member $8 /Non-member $10

Exploring recipes inspired by “Healthy & Light”. Register by the Tuesday before class.

contributed rsvp required
125 LIVE Center for Active Adults
125 LIVE Member $20 / $25 Non-Member

During this class, Hy-Vee Registered Dietitian Sara Kelly will let you sample some of her favorite low-sodium products.  You will also prepare two dinners to take home and freeze for later:  chicken with avocado cream and rice and chipotle chicken tostadas.

contributed 21 and over
RCTC Heintz Center Rm. H1415
Member Fee: $13/Non-Member Fee: $21

The Dakota War of 1862 remains the most significant and tragic event in Minnesota history. Learn about the complex causes of this war, what happened during the six week war and what happened to the Dakota people and settlers in the aftermath. Many photographs and the narration will introduce…

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