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Legion celebrates Oktoberfest

The American Legion Post No. 92 Oktoberfest celebration will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Wm. T. McCoy Post No. 92, 315 First Ave. NW.

Festivities will include German music by Cactus and the Jolly Brewers, a German potluck, a beanbag tournament with prizes, Oktoberfest beer and mugs to purchase and prizes for the best German costume.

For more information, call 282-1322.


Statehood stamp previewed

WINONA — A preview of the design of a Minnesota Statehood Commemorative Stamp will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Science Laboratory Atrium, Stark Hall at Winona State University.

The preview is a partnership between the United States Postal Service, the Minnesota Sesquicentennial Commission and Winona State University. The stamp design features a photograph of Winona taken by Richard Hamilton Smith of Park Rapids, Minn.

For more information, call (612) 349-4428 or (651) 296-1870.

NAMI gives presentations

The National Alliance on Mental Illness will give a presentation titled "Children’s Challenging Behaviors" from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The workshop will provide information on childhood mental health disorders and will offer strategies for home and school.

Participants should register in advance and bring a bag lunch. To register or for more information, call 287-1692.

College hosts jazz symposium


NORTHFIELD — Carleton College will host a symposium on jazz from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in Boliou Hall, room 104. Presentations will include:

• "Jazz and the American Experience," presented by John Hasse, curator of American music, Smithsonian Institute.

• "The Dixieland Jazz Revival Revisited," presented by Jeffrey Taylor, associate professor of music at Brooklyn College.

• "The Cornet Style of Doc Evans," presented by Mark Flaherty, assistant professor of music at Northern Michigan University.

For more information, call (507) 646-4308.

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