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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Classes & Events

Page address: https://www.mnsu.edu/lifelonglearners/calendar.html

MAY 2016

May 2, 2-4 pm – Classic American Literature Series: F. Scott Fitzgerald

DVD Instructor: Dr. Arnold Weinstein—Comparative Lit., Brown U.
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Community Room, 1360 Adams Street

May 5, 8-10 am —Spring Bird Walks — Rasmussen Park Nature Center

Guide: Dr. Merrill Frydendall—Ornithologist
Location: Rasmussen Park Nature Center, Rasmussen Woods Rd. (off Stoltzman Rd) in Mankato. Meet at the nature center.

May 9, 2-4 pm – Classic American Literature Series: Ernest Hemingway

DVD Instructor: Dr. Arnold Weinstein—Comparative Lit., Brown U.
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Community Room, 1360 Adams Street

May 12, 8-10 am —Spring Bird Walks — Minneopa State Park

Guide: Dr. Merrill Frydendall—Ornithologist
Location: Carpool to Minneopa State Park and meet at William’s Nature Center, NW of the Williams Pipeline Co. on Hwy 68. Meet in the parking lot.

May 16, 2 pm — Annual Meeting

Location:  Country Inn & Suites, Mankato

May 16, 3-5 pm — 20th Anniversary Celebration

Location:  Country Inn & Suites, Mankato

May 17, 6-8 pm —The Welsh in the Minnesota River Valley

Presenter: Dr. Robert Douglas—GAC Prof. Emeritus, geography
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Snell Motor’s Community Rm, 1900 Madison Ave., Mankato (NE corner Madison and MN 22)

May 19, 8-10 am —Spring Bird Walks — William’s Nature Center

Guide: Dr. Merrill Frydendall—Ornithologist
Location: William’s Nature Center, NW of the Williams Pipeline Co. on Hwy 68. Meet in the parking lot.

May 23, 2-4 pm – Classic American Literature Series: William Faulkner

DVD Instructor: Dr. Arnold Weinstein—Comparative Lit., Brown U.
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Community Room, 1360 Adams Street

May 26, 8-10 am —Spring Bird Walks — Spring Lake Park

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

JUNE 2016

June 1, 10-noon —State of 3-D Printing

Presenter: Dr. Kuldeep Agarwar—Asst. Prof. Automotive and Manufacturing Technology
Sponsor: Al Berner
Location: MSU,M Campus, Trafton Science Center East – Rm 308. (Park in the Performing Arts Center - Lot #16)

June 6, 2-4 pm – Classic American Literature Series: John Steinbeck

DVD Instructor: Dr. Arnold Weinstein—Comparative Lit., Brown U.
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Community Room, 1360 Adams Street

June 13, 2-4 pm – Classic American Literature Series: Ralph Ellison

DVD Instructor: Dr. Arnold Weinstein—Comparative Lit., Brown U.
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Community Room, 1360 Adams Street

June 14, 2-4 pm —The Deductive Detective

Presenter: Dr. Amy Magus—Professor of Literature and Film, SCC
Sponsor: Sue Howard
Location: Snell Motor’s Community Rm, 1900 Madison Ave., Mankato (NE corner Madison and MN 22)

June 15, leaving at 8:30 a.m.—A Day Tour of New Ulm

Tour Guide: John Isch
Sponsor: Doris Gasteiro

June 16, 6-8 pm —The Ku Klux Klan in Minnesota

Presenter: Elizabeth Dorsey Hatle – Author, High School history teacher
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location and Co-Sponsor: Blue Earth Historical Society, Blue Earth River Room, 415 Cherry St., Mankato

June 18, noon-3 pm —Outdoor Adventure for Grandparents & Grandchildren

Presenter: Denise Billington-Just— Community organizer and volunteer
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location Elks Nature Center, 555 Rasmussen Woods Rd.(off Stoltzman Rd)

June 21, 2-4 pm —The Classic Whodunit

Presenter: Dr. Amy Magus—Professor of Literature and Film, SCC
Sponsor: Sue Howard
Location: Snell Motor’s Community Rm, 1900 Madison Ave., Mankato (NE corner Madison and MN 22)

June 27, 2-4 pm – Classic American Literature Series: Toni Morrison

DVD Instructor: Dr. Arnold Weinstein—Comparative Lit., Brown U.
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Community Room, 1360 Adams Street

June 28, 2-4 pm —The Detectives of Film Noire

Presenter: Dr. Amy Magus—Professor of Literature and Film, SCC
Sponsor: Sue Howard
Location: Snell Motor’s Community Rm, 1900 Madison Ave., Mankato (NE corner Madison and MN 22)

 

 

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