May 2, 2014
Whether it’s as the main creative force behind the long-running (1989-present) and much loved and praised Surahoolies, or as solo artist “Hazzy”, Mark Hasbrouck is generally regarded as a musical genius and an awesome guitar player. While it is the rhythm section that makes the throngs shake their booty, it is Mark’s innovative and powerful leads that blow everyone’s minds. Mark is ...More
Presented by Elk River High School at Elk River High School
April 24, 2014
This event is an opportunity for Elk River HIgh School students and staff to showcase their many talents. It is also a great chance for the community to become immersed in the fine ...More
May 1, 2014
Tomato techniques and the best ideas for growing bountiful berries. Learn secrets of successful gardening from Jeanne, a Master Gardener.
May 2, 2014
The Twin Rivers Bella Corda is a Classical Guitar Ensemble of talented high school and junior high guitarists from all over Central MN that rehearse weekly. Come and hear their ...More
May 6, 2014
First installment of a 3 part series. Create trendy bracelets, using different tying systems. This week we'll make Rubber Band Bracelets. Tools and supplies profided. Limit 12. ...More
May 7, 2014
Steve Howard and Phil Nusbaum is a duet that has fun presenting a wide body of music. The repertoire includes lighthearted pop music from groups such as Credence Clearwater Revival, ...More
May 7, 2014
The Stearns County Pachanga Society is hosting a fundraiser for the Ultreia Committee and their trip to Spain!
The Stearns County Pachanga Society needs your ...More
Presented by SOAR Regional Arts
May 17-May 18, 2014
SOAR Regional Arts is excited to announce auditions for our summer 2014 Community Theater production, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat! Auditions are open to ALL - ...More
|Work of Art: Pricing Your Work - Getting Paid for What You Do|
While many artists excel at the design and production of their work, they feel far less confident when it comes to deciding what the price ought to be. Most want to be compensated fairly, but what does that mean? In this workshop we discuss what to consider as you ‘do the math’ both for people who are producing products and for those providing services.
The Work of Art is a ten-session core curriculum that is part of Springboard for the Art’s workshop schedule. It...
|Springboard for the Arts||04/21/14||St. Cloud|
|Fairy Garden Dwelling Workshop|
Design and create a petite little home for your garden, where fairies will want to be! We will use an array of found objects to construct a fairy house of miniature scale. This is a class where your imagination really takes hold and it's hard to stop! All supplies included! Ages 6 to 12, teens and adults welcome as well. Preregistration required, limit 12.
|Great River Regional Library System||04/24/14||Cold Spring|
|34th Annual High School Art Show|
Join Visual Arts Minnesota and support young artists in celebration of the talent and dedication of our kids and their teachers! Reception: Saturday, April 26 2-4 p.m. Awards begin at 3pm, with Guest Speaker, Mary Bruno, Jurors , and Natalie Ratha, interim executive director of Visual Arts Minnesota!
|Visual Arts Minnesota||04/01/14-|
|Creative Cloud Workshop - School Age|
Volunteers from the College of St. Benedict and St. John's University will help participants explore creative writing with engaging exercises in poetry and fiction. Participants will read published work, write creatively, and have opportunities to share their poems and stories. No registration, limit 30. Located in the Bremer Room.
|Great River Regional Library System||04/26/14||St Cloud|
|Creative Cloud Workshop-Teens|
Volunteers from the College of St. Benedict and St. John's University will help participants explore creative writing with engaging exercises in poetry and fiction. Participants will read published work, write creatively, and have opportunities to share their poems and stories. No registration, limit 30. Bremer Room.
|Great River Regional Library System||04/26/14||St Cloud|
|2014 Sustainability Expo|
The Sustainability Committee is hosting the 4th Annual Sustainability Expo on Sunday, April 27 from 1pm to 5pm at the Rivers Edge Convention Center.
|City of St. Cloud||04/27/14||St. Cloud|
|Carson's Kindness Autism Seminar-Skate with Carson|
Autism Seminar - Skate with Carson - Silent Auction
Speakers: Erika and John are a married couple who live in Minneapolis, MN and speak out about autism spectrum disorders.
|Carson's Kindness, Inc.||04/27/14||Saint Cloud|
|Basic Jewelry Making|
Do you like jewelry? Then come and get creative! Learn basic jewelry making skills and create your own necklace or bracelet. All materials provided. For Teens. Registration required.
|Great River Regional Library System||04/29/14||Monticello|
|Life is a Work of Art|
Join Minnesota author/illustrator and artist Lucy Rose Fischer at the Delano Senior Center for a discussion of her book “I’m New at Being Old.” Discover the power of creativity in later life as Lucy shares personal vignettes from her experience of launching her art career as she neared 60.
|Great River Regional Library System||05/01/14||Delano|
Come when you can and leave when you must. Make several different
|Great River Regional Library System||05/01/14||Albany|
|Creating Tiny Container Gardens|
Celebrate May Day! Learn to create small gardens with sedum, seedlings, ferns and similar in small containers such as vintage tins, pottery dishes, small glasses, or wire baskets. All supplies provided.
|Great River Regional Library System||05/01/14||Paynesville|
|Dust Bowl Quilts|
Part history class, part craft class. Corrine Lanz teaches us about the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, interesting women of the era, and what fabrics and patterns to use to make a 1930s reproduction quilt. Must register to hand-sew a quilt block (limit 12), but up to 90 may attend to enjoy the lecture.
|Great River Regional Library System||05/01/14||Big Lake|
|Kid Power |
An interactive music and educational animal show with an emphasis on kindness + Kid Power. Rachael returns to Clearwater because she is an amazing performer that can't be missed. Enjoyed by the whole family.
|Great River Regional Library System||05/03/14||Clearwater|
|Wine and Vinegar Making|
Author/illustrator, Nancy Leasman has more than 30 years experience in growing and using herbs. She is a herbalist of Leatherwood Vinegary which makes and sells artisan fruit wine and herbally infused vinegars. She has written extensively about gardening and herbs and is the author of the book Leatherwood Vinegary: A Winery Gone Sour. No preregistration.
|Great River Regional Library System||05/07/14||Annandale|
If you are looking to take outstanding pictures with your camera, come to this informal discussion with Ken Bachofer. No experience necessary and Ken encourages you to bring your camera.
|Great River Regional Library System||05/07/14||Clearwater|
|Mother's Day Make and Take|
For children ages 5-12. Celebrate Mother's Day by making a craft for someone special. All materials provided. Registration required. Sponsored by the City of Monticello.
|Great River Regional Library System||05/08/14||Monticello|
|Magician Nathan Stockwell|
A fun, family-friendly comedy magic show from a local performer.
|Great River Regional Library System||05/08/14||Elk River|
|"Last Words" by Frederick Blanch|
Author Frederick Blanch will be at the Becker Public Library to discuss his book, "Last Words". This event will take place on Thursday, May 8th at 6:30pm. Teens and Adults are welcome to attend. No registration necessary.
|Great River Regional Library System||05/08/14||Becker|
|Work of Art: Funding Your Work|
This session’s topic is generating income. We’ll discuss the value of multiple income streams. We’ll cover research and application preparation techniques for grants, fellowships, scholarships, and residency programs available to individual artists. We’ll also talk about finding and maintaining partners in the community as a strategy for expanding your audience and appealing to potential funders.
The Work of Art is a ten-session core curriculum that is part of...
|Springboard for the Arts||05/12/14||St. Cloud|
|Abrakadoodle presents... Fairies and Unicorns Art Class |
Calling all fairies and unicorns lovers! We'll make our own fairy and have fun embellishing her with glittery fairy dust or sequins. Along the way, we'll read fairy and unicorn stories. Grades K-4, ages 5-10.
|Great River Regional Library System||05/12/14||Big Lake|
|Ninjas and Dragons Art Class|
Immerse yourself in the world of ninjas and dragons with Abrakadoodle! We'll make our own ninja masks or superstars, and be enchanted by tales of fearless ninjas and tamable dragons!
|Great River Regional Library System||05/12/14||Big Lake|
Share your writing with other writers at the library. Each meeting will feature a writing prompt to get your creative fire going and a theme selected for the following month to inspire your writing between meetings. Read a writing selection at the meeting for feedback. Each month's theme can be found on our events calendar or by calling the library. For adults. No preregistration required. May writing theme: The truth.
|Great River Regional Library System||05/12/14||Waite Park|
|Let's Talk About It: Bridging Cultures |
Join us for the National Endowment for the Humanities/American Library Association grant funded book discussion series Bridging Cultures--Muslim Journeys. Led by College of St. Benedict Professor of Political Science Dr. Manju Parikh, we will learn about and discuss five books over 10 weeks:
|Great River Regional Library System||05/14/14||St Cloud|
|Elizabeth Feldhege: Cocoon|
Local SCSU art student Lizzi Feldhege exhibits non-traditional 'paintings' to sculpture to installation. This exhibition explores her diverse use of materials, embellishment and collage to create formalist, meditative 'art objects'.
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||04/24/14-|
|Universal Concepts Art Environmental Art Show|
Universal Concepts Art, an environmental art group based in St. Cloud, Minnesota, is currently displaying art in 3 display cases at the St. Cloud River’s Edge Convention center. Our art appears in the two large display cases in the main section of the convention center and one display case in the new addition. You can see the art during regular business hours during weekdays and weekends at the convention center.
|Universal Concepts Art||04/07/14-|
|SeeWorthy: David Rickert |
A collection of new nautical images and waterscapes by David Rickert on exhibition in the Main Gallery of Great River Arts.
|Great River Arts Center||04/02/14-|
|Work of Art: Social Media for Artists|
Social Media is everywhere these days but how do you know what is worth your precious time and energy? This crash course in social media will equip you with a better understanding of the what, how and why of online tools for marketing your work, staying abreast of your field and connecting to your clients and colleagues.
The Work of Art is a ten-session core curriculum that is part of Springboard for the Art’s workshop schedule. It has been developed for artists practicing in...
|Springboard for the Arts||06/09/14||St. Cloud|
|2014 Arts Camp for Educators and Teaching-Artists|
FREE! Workshop sessions are free. Attend for a one-time registration fee of $15.00. Registration fee is non-refundable.
This year’s Arts Camp once again is a collaborative project with ISD728 Regional Arts Partner, Perpich Center for Arts Education, Paramount Education Outreach Department and Central Minnesota Arts Board. Come learn, be refreshed, make art,...
|Paramount Theatre Education and Outreach Program||06/16/14-|
|North of North|
The School of the Arts at St. Cloud State University presents North of North, an exhibition brought together through the collaborative efforts of nine students. Curating a group of artists, rather than artwork, the students challenge the conversation between physical objects and human curiosity. The trust placed within the artists’ objectives draws on an electric and somewhat fragile relationship put in place by the physical touch of the objects and the cognitive affection imbued by a...
|The Gallery Vault||04/24/14-|
ArtSoup the Free Family Friendly Art Festival is going to be held in downtown Elk River on Saturday, June 28th 2014. This is the 10th year anniversary of ArtSoup! It is going to be bigger and better than ever.
Join your friends and family downtown for a fun filled day of live music, puppetry, a poetry slam, a film contest, artists booths, community arts tent, authors reading and signing their books, participatory art demonstrations and more.
|Elk River Arts Alliance||06/28/14||Elk River|
|2014 Downtown Walk About|
The Downtown Walk About is a one-day event put on by the St. Cloud Downtown Council to encourage health, community and fun. We keep the streets closed off to cars and open to feet and wheels. People of all ages stay Downtown and try a variety of fun and healthy activities. More than 100 groups and businesses help us create the fun event. We welcome volunteers for planning and working the day of the event. When you support this event, you send a message that you care about public health,...
|St. Cloud Downtown Alliance Foundation||07/12/14||Saint Cloud|
|Student Composers Concert|
The Student Composers Concert will feature works by four SCSU students of Composition and New Media, Cassie Fry, Mett Nelson, Sam Schlossin, and Jacob Bushman. The concert will feature works for traditional chamber ensembles such as piano trio, and also interactive electroacoustic compositions.
|St. Cloud State University Music Department||08/06/14||Saint Cloud|