Classes & Events

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APRIL 2015

April 8, 2 pm - Great Decisions: Russia and the Near Abroad

Speaker: Tom Maertens
Location: Bethany Lutheran College, Honsey Hall Room 239 on the corner of Marsh and Division Streets

April 11, 2-4 p.m. — Ecuadorian Perspectives

Presenters: Jorge Ayala, H.S. Jr, Le Sueur; Alejandro Freire, Bus. student, University Center, Rochester; and Dan Venn, Sr., Gustavus Adolphus College Professor, Social Studies Ed.
Sponsors: Irene Manke, Catherine McCartney
Location: United Church of Christ—150 Stadium Court, Mankato (Corner of Stolzman & Stadium)

April 13, 2-4 p.m. — Heroes & Legends: Frodo Baggins; Odysseus; Aeneas

Instructor: Thomas A. Shippey, Prof. Emeritus, Humanities, St. Louis Univ.
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Community Room, 1360 Adams Street, Mankato

April 14, 9-3 p.m. - Minneapolis Institute of Arts: The Habsburgs

Transportation departs Madison East Center - northwest corner of parking lot - at 9 am

April 17, 11:30 a.m. - Lunch and Learning with Diane Selly

Location: 32928 Lake Emily Road.  Call the office if you need directions.

April 18, 1-3 p.m. — Tour of Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota

Presenters: Peter Olson, Director; Laura Stevens, Development Director
Sponsor: Pam Willard
Location: Children’s Museum of Southern MN, 224 Lamm Street, Mankato, MN (off of Riverfront by Subway)

April 22, 6-8 p.m. — The Lincoln Assassination: A Fragile Time – 150th Anniversary

Presenters: David Jones, History Lecturer; Bryce Stenzel, Lincoln persona
Sponsor: Alfred Berner
Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 302 Warren (Corner of Warren & Broad). Ample evening parking on Broad St.

April 24, 7:30 pm  -  An Evening With Maud Hixson

Location: Treaty Site History Center, 1851 North Minnesota Avenue, one mile north of St. Peter on Hwy 169 (east side)

April 25, 10 a.m.- noon — Intro to Pickleball

Instructor: John Sandry, Mankato Area Pickleball Association Member
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Snell Motors Community Room, 1900 Madison Ave, Mankato (Corner of Madison Ave. and Haefner

Monday, April 27, 2-4 p.m. — Heroes & Legends : Guinevere; The Wife of Bath; Cressida

Instructor: Thomas A. Shippey, Prof. Emeritus, Humanities, St. Louis Univ.
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Community Room, 1360 Adams Street, Mankato

 

MAY 2015

 May 2, 10 a.m.- noon — On-The-Court Pickleball Experience

 Instructor: John Sandry, Mankato Area Pickleball Association Member
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Tourtelotte Park—NE of the corner of N. Broad St. and E. Maple St., Mankato

May 4, 2-4 p.m. — Heroes & Legends: Beowulf; Thor; Robin Hood

Instructor: Thomas A. Shippey, Prof. Emeritus, Humanities, St. Louis Univ.
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Community Room, 1360 Adams Street, Mankato

May 7, 8-10 a.m. — Bird Walk: Rasmussen Park Nature Center

Presenter: Merrill Frydendall
Sponser: Merrill Frydendall
Location:  Rasmussen Park Nature Center, Rasmussen Rd. off of Stoltzman Rd., Mankato

May 7, 2-4 p.m. — Evolution of the Bicycle and Bicycling Attire

Presenters: Grace & Richard Keir, costumed bicyclists & historians
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: United Church of Christ – 150 Stadium Court, Mankato (Corner of Stolzman & Stadium)

May 9, 8-10 a.m. — Bird Walk: Seven-Mile Creek

Presenter: Merrill Frydendall
Sponser: Merrill Frydendall
Location: Seven-Mile Creek, 7 miles north of Mankato on US Hwy 169. Turn left into park, to first picnic shelter

May 11, 2-4 p.m. — Heroes & Legends: Don Quixote; Robinson Crusoe; Elizabeth Bennet

Instructor: Thomas A. Shippey, Prof. Emeritus, Humanities, St. Louis Univ.
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Community Room, 1360 Adams Street, Mankato

May 12, 2-7 pm - 50+ Lifestyle Expo

Location: Verizon Wireless Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza, Mankato

May 13, 2 pm - Great Decisions: Sectarianism in the Middle East

Speaker: Dr Abdalla Battah, MNSU International Studies
Location: Bethany Lutheran College, Honsey Hall Room 239 on the corner of Marsh and Division Streets

May 14, 8-10 a.m. — Bird Walk: Spring Lake Park

Presenter: Merrill Frydendall
Sponser: Merrill Frydendall
Location: Spring Lake Park, end of Tyler Ave., lower No. Mankato, off Lake St. Meet at picnic shelter by the lake

May 14, 2-4 p.m. —A Teacher’s Tale with a Yodeling Accompaniment

Presenters: Roger Stoufer, writer & retired teacher, and Joy Berg, yodeler
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: United Church of Christ – 150 Stadium Court, Mankato (Corner of Stolzman & Stadium)

May 16, 10 a.m.-noon — Hands-on Chip Carving

Presenter: Marty Leenhouts, chip carver and instructor
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Bethel Baptist Church – 1250 Monks Ave., Mankato (Corner of Monks and Balcerzak) Room 13

May 21, 2-4 p.m. — Steven Sondheim’s Musical Theatre

Presenter: Al Wortman, MSU-M Prof. of Music for more than 30 years & director of 50 musicals
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Hosanna Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall—105 Hosanna Ave. (end of Main St.)

May 23, 8-10 a.m. — Bird Walk: William’s Nature Center

Presenter: Merrill Frydendall
Sponser: Merrill Frydendall
Location: William’s Nature Center, NW of the William’s Pipeline Co. on MN Hwy 68. Meet in parking lot.

May 28, 8-10 a.m. — Bird Walk: Benson Park

Presenter: Merrill Frydendall
Sponser: Merrill Frydendall
Location: Benson Park, on Carlson Dr., N. Mankato. Meet in the parking lot

May 28, 2-4 p.m. — Steven Sondheim’s Musical Theatre

Presenter: Al Wortman, MSU-M Prof. of Music for more than 30 years & director of 50 musicals
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Hosanna Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall—105 Hosanna Ave. (end of Main St.)

 

JUNE 2015

June 1, 2-4 p.m. — Heroes & Legends: Natty Bumppo; Uncle Tom; Huckleberry Finn

Instructor: Thomas A. Shippey, Prof. Emeritus, Humanities, St. Louis Univ.
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Community Room, 1360 Adams Street, Mankato

June 8, 2-4 p.m. — Heroes & Legends: Sherlock Holmes; Dracula; Mowgli

Instructor: Thomas A. Shippey, Prof. Emeritus, Humanities, St. Louis Univ.
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Community Room, 1360 Adams Street, Mankato

June 10, 2 pm - Great Decisions: Brazil's Metamorphosis

Speaker: Dr Scott Ickes, Gustavus Adolphus College
Location: Bethany Lutheran College, Honsey Hall Room 239 on the corner of Marsh and Division Streets

June 18, 2-4 p.m. — Travels with Road Scholars

Presenters: Kathryn Hanson, Renee Mathiason & Dwain Petersen
Sponsor: Irene Manke
Location: United Church of Christ – 150 Stadium Court, Mankato (Corner of Stolzman & Stadium)

June 22, 2-4 p.m. — Heroes & Legends: Celie; Winston Smith; James Bond

Instructor: Thomas A. Shippey, Prof. Emeritus, Humanities, St. Louis Univ.
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Community Room, 1360 Adams Street, Mankato

June 29, 2-4 p.m. — Heroes & Legends: Fairy-Tale Heroines; Lisbeth Salander; Harry Potter

Instructor: Thomas A. Shippey, Prof. Emeritus, Humanities, St. Louis Univ.
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Community Room, 1360 Adams Street, Mankato

 

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