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December

Wednesday, December 6, 2-4 p.m.—A Look at Stock Market Trends and Potential Investing

Presenter: Andrew Foster, V.P. of Investments, Stifel Nicolaus
Sponsor: Sue Howard
Location: Snell Motor’s Community Room, 1900 Madison Ave., Mankato (NE corner Madison and MN 22)

Thursday, December 7, 2-4 p.m.—Alternative Energy Sources and Our Ever Changing Environment

Presenter: Leigh Pomeroy, former MSU professor, community activist
Sponsor: Tim Sutton
Location: Snell Motor’s Community Room, 1900 Madison Ave., Mankato (NE corner Madison and MN 22)

January

Monday, January 8, 2-4 p.m. — The Conquest of the Americas

DVD instructor: Dr. Marshall C. Eakin – Professor of History, Vanderbilt University
Sponsor: Jim Nagel
Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 302 Warren (Corner of Warren & Broad). Ample parking in lot off Broad St.

Wednesday, January 10, 2-4 p.m. — Winter Speaker Series:  What Should the U.S. Policy on Energy Be?

Presenters: Louis Schwartzkopf, Rallah Madison, Dick Nienow, and Bruce Birkemeyer
Sponsor: Bruce Birkemeyer
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Saturday, January 13, 1 p.m. — Tom Hanson

Location: Ostrander Auditorium, Centennial Student Union, MSU campus

Monday, January 15, 2-4 p.m. — The Conquest of the Americas

DVD instructor: Dr. Marshall C. Eakin – Professor of History, Vanderbilt University
Sponsor: Jim Nagel
Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 302 Warren (Corner of Warren & Broad). Ample parking in lot off Broad St.

Friday, January 19, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. — A Tour of Dotson Iron Castings

Presenters: Kim Spears & Crew—IT Analyst
Sponsor: Tim Sutton
Location: Dotson Iron Castings , 200 W. Rock St., Mankato

Monday, January 22, 2-4 p.m. — The Conquest of the Americas

DVD instructor: Dr. Marshall C. Eakin – Professor of History, Vanderbilt University
Sponsor: Jim Nagel
Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 302 Warren (Corner of Warren & Broad). Ample parking in lot off Broad St.

Tuesday, January 23, 2-4 p.m. — What Drives Our Area Compared to Other Counties

Presenter: Pat McDermott, Blue Earth County Attorney
Sponsor: Sue Howard
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Thursday, January 25, 4-6 p.m.—Experiences and memories of our time in North and South Korea

Presenters: Rev. Steve and Mary Kosberg—Ministers and Missionaries
Sponsor: Sue Howard
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Monday, January 29, 2-4 p.m. — The Conquest of the Americas

DVD instructor: Dr. Marshall C. Eakin – Professor of History, Vanderbilt University
Sponsor: Jim Nagel
Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 302 Warren (Corner of Warren & Broad). Ample parking in lot off Broad St.

Wednesday, January 31, 2-4 p.m. — New to Genealogy or Looking for New Places to Search for Family History?

Presenter: Heather Harren—Communications and Research Center Manager
Sponsor: Sue Howard
Location: Blue Earth County Historical Society, 424 Warren Street, Mankato

February

Monday, February 5, 2-4 p.m. — The Conquest of the Americas

DVD instructor: Dr. Marshall C. Eakin – Professor of History, Vanderbilt University
Sponsor: Jim Nagel
Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 302 Warren (Corner of Warren & Broad). Ample parking in lot off Broad St.

Friday, February 9, 1-4 p.m. —Philosophy at the Movies:  The Accused

Presenter: Ron Yezzi – Retired Philosophy Professor
Sponsor: Ron Yezzi
Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 302 Warren (Corner of Warren & Broad). Ample parking in lot off Broad St.

Monday, February 12, 2-4 p.m. — The Conquest of the Americas

DVD instructor: Dr. Marshall C. Eakin – Professor of History, Vanderbilt University
Sponsor: Jim Nagel
Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 302 Warren (Corner of Warren & Broad). Ample parking in lot off Broad St.

Wednesday, February 14, 2-4 p.m. — Winter Speaker Series: High School Debaters Are Back

Sponsor: Bruce Birkemeyer
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Friday, February 16, 1-4 p.m. —Philosophy at the Movies:  Crash

Presenter: Ron Yezzi – Retired Philosophy Professor
Sponsor: Ron Yezzi
Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 302 Warren (Corner of Warren & Broad). Ample parking in lot off Broad St.

Monday, February 19, 2-4 p.m. — The Conquest of the Americas

DVD instructor: Dr. Marshall C. Eakin – Professor of History, Vanderbilt University
Sponsor: Jim Nagel
Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 302 Warren (Corner of Warren & Broad). Ample parking in lot off Broad St.

Friday, February 23, 2-4 p.m. — The Meaning of Murder

Presenter: Ron Yezzi – Retired Philosophy Professor
Sponsor: Ron Yezzi
Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 302 Warren (Corner of Warren & Broad). Ample parking in lot off Broad St.

Monday, February 26, 2-4 p.m. — The Conquest of the Americas

DVD instructor: Dr. Marshall C. Eakin – Professor of History, Vanderbilt University
Sponsor: Jim Nagel
Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 302 Warren (Corner of Warren & Broad). Ample parking in lot off Broad St.

March

Monday, March 5,  2-4 p.m. —A History of European Art

DVD instructor: Prof. Willian Kloss—Indep. Art Historian, Smithsonian Assoc. and Institution
Sponsor: Al Berner
Location: Willow Brook Senior Cooperative, 700 Agency Trail, Mankato

Tuesday, March 6, 6-8 p.m. — The Many State Parks of Minnesota

Presenter: Scott R. Kudelka—Minneopa Area Naturalist/Div. Parks & Trails
Sponsor: Al Berner
Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 302 Warren (Corner of Warren & Broad). Ample parking in lot off Broad St.

Monday, March 12,  2-4 p.m. —A History of European Art

DVD instructor: Prof. Willian Kloss—Indep. Art Historian, Smithsonian Assoc. and Institution
Sponsor: Al Berner
Location: Willow Brook Senior Cooperative, 700 Agency Trail, Mankato

Tuesday, March 13, 2-4 p.m. — The Form of Letters

Presenter: Bradley Coulter— MSU-M Prof./Art Dept. Graphic Designer
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Wednesday, March 14, 2-4 p.m. — Winter Speaker Series:  How NOT to Write A Will

Presenters: A team of attorneys
Sponsor: Bruce Birkemeyer
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Thursday, March 15, 4-6 p.m. — It's A Road to Stardom! Highway 14 and Three Fine Writers

Presenter: Kathleen Baxter—Walnut Grove native, librarian, writer, and speaker
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Monday, March 19,  2-4 p.m. —A History of European Art

DVD instructor: Prof. Willian Kloss—Indep. Art Historian, Smithsonian Assoc. and Institution
Sponsor: Al Berner
Location: Willow Brook Senior Cooperative, 700 Agency Trail, Mankato

Thursday, March 22, 2-4 p.m. — The Beauty of our National Parks – A Photo Exploration

Presenter: Warren Alleven
Sponsor: Trisha Neinow
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Monday, March 26,  2-4 p.m. —A History of European Art

DVD instructor: Prof. Willian Kloss—Indep. Art Historian, Smithsonian Assoc. and Institution
Sponsor: Al Berner
Location: Willow Brook Senior Cooperative, 700 Agency Trail, Mankato

Tuesday, March 27, 2-4 p.m. — After Lincoln: Andrew Johnson, U.S. Grant, and the Perils of Reconstruction

Presenter: Bryce Stenzel, Local Civil War historian and teacher
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

 

 

 

 

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