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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Welcoming members and anyone interested in lifelong learning


Join us for coffee/tea and conversation  (and maybe a sweet treat)

Saturday, April 29  9:00 - 10:30 a.m. 

Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota, 224 Lamm Street, Mankato

  • Hear a short presentation
  • Meet new members
  • Bring your friends


For more information, please call the office at 507-389-2011 or email us at





Tuesday, May 16, 2017    8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


8:30 a.m. - Meet at Madison East parking lot, northwest corner (or the Franklin Rogers Park side)
8:45 – 9:00 a.m. – Depart for St. Paul
11:00 a.m. – Guided tour of the Capitol
12:15 p.m. – Lunch at Capitol Rathskeller Café
2:30 – 3:00 p.m. – Depart for Mankato
5:00 p.m. – Arrive at Madison East


Member cost $60       Guests $65

Please make payment to prior to May 9.

Mail to: Mankato Area Lifelong Learners, 115 Wiecking Center, Mankato, MN  56001

Register online HERE


For more information, please call the office at 507-389-2011 or email us at






Tom Hanson


Saturday, January 7, 1 p.m. - Ostrander Auditorium


After a Month-Long Tour Addressing Professional Political Groups In Europe


Tom spoke in Mankato in 2015 and 2016 on Foreign Policy and Future Developments.

Tom's 2017 address will focus on the U.S. Election and its Effect on U.S. Foreign Policy.

 Question and Answer to follow presentation

Tom Hanson is:

  • A 25-year veteran with U.S.Foreign Service
  • Worldwide speaker on Foreign Policy
  • Director for NATO and European Affairs at the Altlantic Council of the United States
  • Diplomat in Residence, Alworth Institute for Internatinal Affairs, UM, Duluth

Free parking in the Visitor's Lot across the street from Centennial Student Union on MSU Mankato campus - one block north of Stadium Road on Ellis Avenue

For more information, contact our office at (507) 389-2011.  Office hours are Monday - Friday 9 am to noon.

 This Event is Free to Everyone




For information on special events or to be added to our mailing list send an e-mail message to: or call (507) 389-2011.

GUESTS accompanied by members are WELCOME at Special Events and do not need to pay the $25 annual membership fee (space permitting), with the exception of the The Nobel Conference which is only open to members.  Non-member (guest) fee may apply.

A member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System. Minnesota State University, Mankato is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity University. This document is available in alternative format to individuals with disabilities by calling MALL at 507-389-2011 (V), 800-627-3529 or 711 (MRS/TTY). Individuals with a disability who need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this event, please contact MALL at 507-389-2011 (V), 800-627-3529 or 711 (MRS/TTY) at least 30 days prior to the event.

Membership is valid for one year.

  • $25 single
  • $45 per couple
  • $130 bundle for a single plus 4 quarters of presentations
  • $250 bundle for a couple plus 4 quarters of presentations

Register Here

Refund Policy: There are no refunds unless an event is canceled by Mankato Area Lifelong Learners.