All events are free, unless
otherwise noted. If you know of events that might be of interest, please email
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Scroll down to the bottom for events that are available
multiple days every week.
FEATURED UPCOMING EVENTS!
STRINGS, WINDS & BRASS
When: Saturday March 28, 7:00
Where: Sheldon Theatre, 443 West 3rd St Red Wing, MN, 55987
The halls are alive - with the sound of music at Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical! The college's talented students (and a handful of employees) will be featured in Strings, Winds & Brass. 15 acts were selected by an audition panel that included musicians, media, education, and entertainment professionals from the Red Wing area. The college's world-renowned band, guitar, and violin repair programs attract talented musicians from across the United States, from as far away as West Virginia, Texas, Colorado, and California.
TICKETS ON SALE in the Red Wing college bookstore – a limited number of $5.00 tickets are available for students, and adult tickets are $14.50. Cash or check only, please. Save on fees and buy in advance!
More Information: http://sheldontheatre.org/
PARMALEE and special guest Chris
When: Saturday, March 28 at 7:30 PM
McCown Gym, WSU, 175 Mark St. Winona, MN 55987
recording artists Parmalee and special guest Chris Lane coming on Saturday,
March 28 at 7:30pm in the McCown Gym. They are both great up-and-coming artists
and it should be a great show! Student ticket price of $10 for all SE Tech
students if they purchase them from the UPAC Office (lower level Kryzsko
Commons) with a valid SE Tech student ID. The public price is $20.
MONDAY, MARCH 23
Reflections Unheard: Black Women in
Time: 7:00 PM
Where: Winona State University - Somsen Hall, 175 West Mark
Winona, MN 55987 Room: Harriet Johnson Auditorium
Through the personal stories of
several former black female Civil Rights activists, this event unearths the
lesser-known story of black women's political marginalization between the
male-dominated Black Power movement, and the predominantly white and middle
class Feminist movement during the 1960s and 70s, as well as resulting
mobilization of black and other women of color into a united Feminist movement.
More Information: http://tinyurl.com/n43fmg3
Time: 7:00 PM
Where: Winona State University - Maxwell Hall, 175 West
Mark Street Winona, MN 55987
WSU will host Shirl Chounard's Art
Installation as part of the Women's History Month events. Shirl Chouinard is a
multi-award winning visual artist. Her body of work centers around family
violence, sexual assault, femicide and infanticide through life-sized dolls,
mixed media sculptures and abstract quilts, which point to the fact that family
violence and sexual assault is an issue that impacts millions worldwide and
leaves a long and devastating legacy and its lingering effects influence its
victims through a lifetime.
More Information: http://tinyurl.com/m9z2une
Healthy Monday – Don't Stand By, Stand
Time: 7:00 – 8:00
Where: WSU, Integrated Wellness Center, 175 Mark St.
Winona, MN 55987, Room: 138
Health and Wellness will present
"Pot, Pills, & Powder". Come learn about various drugs in all
their forms, including cocaine, marijuana, prescription drugs, ecstasy, and
More Information: http://tinyurl.com/pp8gweu
Stop "Frisky not Risky"
Time: 11:00 – 12:-00
Where: Winona State University - Integrated Wellness
Complex , 175 Mark St. Winona, MN 55987
WSU Health and Wellness and H&W Student Advocates will
host "Frisky Not Risky - Safe Sex Kits."
More Information: http://tinyurl.com/nby4upo
Teach-In: The Role of Collective Bargaining in Public Education
Time: 6:00 PM
Where: Acoustic Café, 77 Lafayette St, Winona, MN 55987
Winona State University will host "The Role of
Collective Bargaining in Public Education" as part of the Teach21 Teach-In
Series. This event will discuss how the role of collective bargaining in
public education has become quite contentious, how this work in public schools,
and constraints this may have on school districts and teacher representatives.
Minnesota Marine Art Museum –
All Day, every Tuesday: Free Admission for Students with I.D.
800 Riverview Drive, Winona
More Information: https://www.mmam.org/Visit/Hours-and-Admission
Connects: Addiction: A Disease of the Brain, Not a Weakness of Will
Time: 7:00 pm
Where: University of MN, Rochester, room 417, 4th floor of University Square, 111 S Broadway, Rochester,
Emily Brunner, Staff Physician at Hazelden, part of the
Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation
A comprehensive discussion of the scientific evidence
behind addiction being a neurologic disease requiring treatment. Also includes
evidence behind treatment principles, with treatment showing comparable
efficacy to other chronic diseases (like diabetes or hypertension).
More information: http://tinyurl.com/lvpkxoy
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25
CLASP Lecture Series – Natural Gas: The
Bridge From Dirty Energy
Time: 7:00 PM
Where: Winona State University -
Stark Hall, 175 West Mark St.,
As part of the CLASP Series, WSU
will host Don Salyards as he presents, "Natural Gas: The Bridge From Dirty
Energy to a Low Carbon, Renewable Energy System."
More Information: http://tinyurl.com/l65scmo
Free Yoga Class, Red Wing Campus
Join us for a free yoga class taught by the YMCA. The course runs every
Wednesday until April 15. Dress comfortably and bring a mat (there are some
extra mats if you don’t have one.) Students, staff and faculty are all welcome
Volunteer Services - 25 Cent Sale day at the Clothes Shop
Where: 416 East 2nd Street, Winona, MN 55987
Description: Every month, on the 25th day of the month, everything
in The Clothes Shop will see for twenty-five cents! Come down and stock up on
items for only 25 cents.
More Information: http://www.winonavs.org/calendar/
Wellness Wednesday – Indoor Rock
Where: WSU, Integrated Wellness Center, 175 Mark St. Winona, MN 55987
Health and Wellness will host "Indoor Rock Climbing" as part
of Wellness Wednesday.
More Information: http://tinyurl.com/p76h2bz
County Historical Society - Book Chat Montana 1948 by Larry Watson
When: 12:05 p.m.
Where: Winona County Historical Society, 160 Johnson St, Winona MN
The events of that cataclysmic summer permanently alter twelve-year-old David’s
understanding of his family: his father, a small-town sheriff; his remarkably
strong mother; David's uncle Frank, a war hero and
respected doctor; and the Haydens’ Sioux housekeeper, Marie Little Soldier,
whose revelations turn the family’s life upside down as she relates how Frank
has been molesting his female Indian patients. As their story unravels around
David, he learns that truth is not what one believes it to be, that power is
abused, and that sometimes one has to choose between family loyalty and
More information: http://winonahistory2014.weebly.com/calendar.html
Supper on Wednesdays
Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Where: Wesley United Methodist Church, 114 West Broadway
Street, Winona, MN 55987
Wesley United Methodist Church, at the corner of Main &
Broadway in Winona, offers a free supper every Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. – 6:15
p.m. The supper is followed by Faith Formation opportunities for anyone ages 3
and up from 6:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Childcare available for ages 0-2. All are
invited and welcome.
THURSDAY, MARCH 26
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: WSU, Minné Hall, 175 West Mark Street, Winona, MN 55987
Winona State University's Inclusion and Diversity office, Asian American
Club, and Muslim Student Association will host the Cultural Knowledge Panel: a
discussion of cultural identities of students, faculties, and staff members.
More Information: http://tinyurl.com/papx6qq
Children’s Literature Event at UW-L
When: 4:30 to 6 p.m.
Where: Centennial Hall, 1725 State St, La Crosse, WI 54601
Will focus on children’s literature, culture, and life in Ethiopia. This
year’s event branches out to include local community advocacy efforts as well
as the academic and K-12 communities. Guest speaker Jane Kurtz, children’s
author, speaker, and literacy advocate, will talk about her life growing up in
Ethiopia, her children’s books on Ethiopia, and her work as co-founder of the
Minneapolis-based Ethiopia Reads, a non-profit program that brings literacy to
Ethiopian children through partnerships with communities, libraries, teachers,
and educator training programs.
More Information: http://www.uwlax.edu/events-calendar/?eventId=10671&date=20150326
Boxes: Voicing the Multiracial Experience
When: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26
Where: Centennial Hall, 1725 State St, La Crosse, WI 54601
Join Vanessa Roberts, a dynamic speaker known for her
delightful humor and ability to resonate with audiences, as she weaves personal
stories into an enlightening history detailing the emergence of a community
of multiracial persons in America. Multiracial individuals are often
classified as "racial others" who do not fit into neatly
proscribed categories of race, leading to forced "monoracialization"
and/or a sense of invisibility. Designed to share the beautiful complexity of
the multiracial experience, this presentation celebrates the richness of
blended heritage and the power that comes from existing betwixt and
More Information: http://www.uwlax.edu/events-calendar/?eventId=10630&date=20150326
Free Thursdays: Rochester
10 am-9 pm
40 Civic Center Dr SE, Rochester, MN 55904
More information: http://www.rochesterartcenter.org/about/visit/
FRIDAY, MARCH 27
& Oil - Three Artists, Three Views, Three Mediums
Where: Where: Anderson Center, 163 Tower View Dr, Red Wing, MN 55066
The Anderson Center in Red Wing, Minnesota, is pleased to present Oil
and Water: Three Artists, Three Views, Three Mediums, a special exhibition
of paintings by acclaimed Minnesota artists Dan Wiemer, Andy Evansen, and Mike
Rada. Free and open to the public, the evening will begin with a
reception for the artists at 7:00 p.m. in the Center’s main gallery, followed
by the exhibition opening at 7:30 p.m. Musician Lee Mensinger will play
throughout the evening.
More Information: http://www.andersoncenter.org/exhibitionWaterOil.html
Hartin Performing at Fair Trade Books
Time: 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Fair Trade Books, 320 Bush Street, Red Wing, MN
Event Description Andy Hartin (singer/songwriter acoustic)
will be performing at Fair Trade Books on March 27 at 8PM.
More information: http://tinyurl.com/nw5pz5a
WEEKEND, MARCH 28 & MARCH 29
Saint Mary's to stage spring comedy Uncle Vanya
When: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, March 25-28,
and 3 p.m. Sunday, March 29
Where: Valéncia Arts Center, located at 1164 W. 10th St., Winona
Under the direction of Jimmy Bickerstaff, the Department of
Theatre and Dance will stage this comedy of country life by Anton Chekhov.Tea,
wine, and vodka fuel the tensions in this humorous story about unrequited love,
thwarted ambition, and enduring hope. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for
students and seniors and are available online at www.pagetheatre.org or at the Saint
Mary’s Box Office, 507-457-1715, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays.
More Information: http://tinyurl.com/nx4pslh
Minnesota on the Map Exhibit
When: Opens on March 21
Where: Goodhue County Historical Society, 1166 Oak Street, Red Wing, MN 55066 United
See what maps of Minnesota have looked like from the 1600’s
to the 2000’s. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 9 -5. This traveling
exhibit from the Minnesota State Historical Society is available until May 10th.
Admission is 5 dollars for adults, 2 dollars for children.
More Information: http://tinyurl.com/l46lwt5
Winona Symphonic Orchestra
Date: Sunday, 3/29/2015
Time: 4:30 PM
Where: WSU, Somsen Hall, 175 West Mark Street, Winona, MN 55987
Room: Harriet Johnson Auditorium
The WSU Music Department presents a concert by the Winona Symphonic Orchestra. Admission Information: $15 for adults. $6 for students with ID.
More Information: http://tinyurl.com/od5yefe
Author Merle Hanson, at Fair Trade Books
When: Saturday, March 28, 2015, Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fair Trade Books, 320 Bush Street, Red Wing, MN 55066
Merle Hanson, Portraits, will present short historical stories and essays at Fair Trade Books.
More Information: http://tinyurl.com/of8258o
STUDY WITHOUT DISTRACTIONS - CHILD CARE
AVAILABLE ONLY $13/month
Where: Red Wing YMCA, Addr ess: 434 Main Street, Red Wing, MN 55066
Wednesday & Thursday - 3:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 12:45 pm, Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Southeast Technical and the YMCA have developed a
partnership to help students with child care while studying. Students are
encouraged to utilize the YMCA to study in a peaceful, distraction free atmosphere
and have YMCA child care. GET YOUR WORK DONE, WHILE YOUR KIDS HAVE FUN!
More Information: Please call 651-388-4724 to make
Volunteers Needed at the Goodhue County
Where: GCHS, Address: 1166 Oak Street, Red Wing, MN 55066
are just a few of the ways that you can spend your time volunteering at GCHS:
tour guide, library assistant, collections volunteer, and with programming and
More Information: http://goodhuecountyhistory.org/get-involved/volunteering/
Winona Volunteer Services
Volunteer Opportunities – dozens available!
Way of Goodhue County
Volunteer Opportunities – dozens available!
More Information: http://www.uw-gwp.org/volunteer/agency/needs/