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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Classes & Events

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

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

DVD Instructor: Prof. William Kloss, Art Historian, Smithsonian Assoc. & Instit.
Sponsor: Al Berner
Location: Willow Brook Cooperative, 700 Agency Trail, Mankato 1st Floor Great Room

Tuesday, June 5, 1-3 p.m. — Introduction to Pickleball

Instructor: John Sandry, President, Mankato Area Pickleball Association
Sponsor: Sue Howard
Location: Tourtellotte Park, 33 East Mabel Street, Mankato

Thursday, June 7, 1-3 p.m. — Afternoon Tea (all members welcome)

Location: Curiosi-Tea House, 529 Riverfront Drive

Thursday, June 7, 3-5 p.m. — How Travel Can Help to Keep You Looking and Feeling Young

Presenter: Paula Bredberg works for R&J Tours and is a Tour Planner
Sponsor: Sue Howard
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Tuesday, June 12, 2-4 p.m. — A History of European Art*       * Note Date Change

DVD Instructor: Prof. William Kloss, Art Historian, Smithsonian Assoc. & Instit.
Sponsor: Al Berner
Location: Willow Brook Cooperative, 700 Agency Trail, Mankato 1st Floor Great Room

Wednesday, June 13, 2-4 p.m. — Great Decisions (registered members only)

Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Monday, June 18, 2-4 p.m. — Anti-Vietnam War Protest at Mankato State College: Clearing up Some Misconceptions

Presenter: Don Strasser, Emeritus Professor of American History at MSU
Sponsor: Ron Yezzi
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

 July

Monday, July 9, 2-4 p.m. — A History of European Art

DVD Instructor: Prof. William Kloss, Art Historian, Smithsonian Assoc. & Instit.
Sponsor: Al Berner
Location: Willow Brook Cooperative, 700 Agency Trail, Mankato 1st Floor Great Room

 Tuesday, July 10, 1-3 p.m. — The 2018 Nobel Conference Preview

Presenter: Dr. Lisa Heldke—Prof. of Philosophy, Nobel Conf. Dir.
Sponsor: Al Berner
Location: Snell Motor’s Community Rm, 1900 Madison Ave., Mankato (NE corner Madison and MN 22)

Thursday, July 12, 2-4 p.m. — Afternoon Tea (all members welcome)

Location: Curiosi-Tea House, 529 Riverfront Drive

Thursday, July 12, 6-8 p.m. — Adventures of a WW II U.S. Navy Carrier Flier

Presenter: Lee Nordgren—WW II, U.S. Navy Flier and Reservist
Sponsor: Al Berner
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Monday, July 16, 2-4 p.m. — A History of European Art

DVD Instructor: Prof. William Kloss, Art Historian, Smithsonian Assoc. & Instit.
Sponsor: Al Berner
Location: Willow Brook Cooperative, 700 Agency Trail, Mankato 1st Floor Great Room

Tuesday, July 17-18 — Frank Lloyd Wright Tour in Mason City, IA

Friday, July 20, 2-4 p.m. — Great Decisions (registered members only)

Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Monday, July 23, 2-4 p.m. — A History of European Art

DVD Instructor: Prof. William Kloss, Art Historian, Smithsonian Assoc. & Instit.
Sponsor: Al Berner
Location: Willow Brook Cooperative, 700 Agency Trail, Mankato 1st Floor Great Room

 Tuesday, July 24, 2-4 p.m. — Succulents and Designs/Mulch for the Gardener

Presenter: Carolyn Becker, Master Gardener
Sponsor: Sue Howard
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Thursday, July 26, 2- 4 p.m. — A Panel Discussion: Volunteer Opportunities for Us

Presenters: Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Lutheran Social Services, Friends of the Deep Valley Libraries, VINE, ECHO Delivers, YWCA, YMCA
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 302 Warren St. Mankato

Monday, July 30, 2-4 p.m. — A History of European Art

DVD Instructor: Prof. William Kloss, Art Historian, Smithsonian Assoc. & Instit.
Sponsor: Al Berner
Location: Willow Brook Cooperative, 700 Agency Trail, Mankato 1st Floor Great Room

 August

Tuesday, August 7, 2-4 p.m. — Planned Giving is a Team Sport

Presenters: Bruce Kinsella, Trust Officer, Bremer Wealth Management
Stacey Edwards Jones, Attorney/Owner, Jones Law Office
Art Westphal, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Bethany Lutheran College
Anne Stewart, program coordinator for LEAVE A LEGACY® Mankato Area
Sponsor: Sue Howard
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Wednesday, August 8, 2-4 p.m. — Great Decisions (registered members only)

Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Thursday, August 9, 2-4 p.m. — A Year in Malasia: Personal Experiences, Including Childbirth

Presenter: Susie Carlin, Conservation Biologist
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Blue Earth County Historical Society, 424 Warren Street

Tuesday, August 14, 2-4 p.m. — Horror Films and History

Presenter: Dr. Amy Magnus, Professor of Literature and Film, SCC
Sponsor: Sue Howard
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Tuesday, August 14-15 — Frank Lloyd Wright Tour in Mason City, IA

Wednesday, August 15, 2-4 p.m. — Fixing Healthcare

Presenter: Greater Mankato Area HCAMN (Healthcare for All Minnesota)
Sponsor: Ron Yezzi
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Thursday, August 16, 2-4 p.m. — Afternoon Tea (all members welcome)

Location: Curiosi-Tea House, 529 Riverfront Drive

Tuesday, August 21, 6-8 p.m. — Community Climate Conversation

Presenter: Briana Baker—Southern Minnesota Organizer
Sponsor: Al Berner
Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 302 Warren St. Mankato

Friday, August 31, 2-4 p.m. — Are Corporations People? The Law and Corporate Personhood

Presenter: Georgia Holmes, Emeritus Professor of Business Law/Business Administration
Sponsor: Sue Howard
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

September

Thursday, September 6, 6-8 p.m. — Songwriters Showcase

Presenters: Musicians Dick Kimmel and Lori Mathiowetz
Sponsor: Al Berner
Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Wednesday, September 12, 2-4 p.m. — Great Decisions (registered members only)

Location: Children’s Museum, 224 Lamm Street

Thursday, September 13, 2-4 p.m. — Afternoon Tea (all members welcome)

Location: Curiosi-Tea House, 529 Riverfront Drive

Thursday, September 20, 2-4 p.m. — Boots on the Ground in Vietnam: a first-person experience

Presenter: Larry Kortuem, Vietnam Conflict veteran
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: Blue Earth County Historical Society, 424 Warren Street

Wednesday, September 26, 4-6 p.m. — Faith Sullivan Discusses Her Life as a Writer

Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 302 Warren St. Mankato

 

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