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Sep 12th, 2019

Shorewood's 20th Annual County Fair

Residents family and friends are invited to join us for food, games, entertainment, and endless amounts of fun!

Check out pg.10 of the September newsletter for all the details. 

See you at...

Sep 9th, 2019

Biography of David Olmsted

Who was the Olmsted family? Where did they come from and how did Olmsted County get named for this gentleman? How were the boundaries of the County formed? All these questions and more will be answered.

Monday...

Sep 3rd, 2019

The Raid on the Northfield Bank

Hear the thrilling story of the origins of the most notorious gang of bank robbers, their plans to rob the bank in Northfield, Minnesota, and how the citizens of Northfield rose to the occasion.

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Aug 30th, 2019

Quarry Hill: Minnesota Owls

Owls have long captured our attention and interest. And here in Minnesota, twelve different kinds can be seen. A naturalist will share images and sounds of our region's owls and also bring a Saw-whet owl for folks to...

Aug 23rd, 2019

Life as a Civil War Soldier

View real artifacts, photos, and guns from the Civil War! Learn what it was like to be a Civil War soldier in the 1860s.

Presented by: Aaron Saterdalen

Rescheduled...

Aug 21st, 2019

P.T. Barnum: The Greatest Showman on Earth

P.T. Barnum was one of the most flamboyant personalities of the age, first with his museums, then with the famous Barnum and Bailey Circus. This program follows the up and down career of the man who invented the...

Aug 19th, 2019

Apollo: Why We Went to the Moon

July of 1969 will be remembered for centuries to come as the first time that mankind ventured beyond the earth's boundaries and explored a new world. Join us for a non-technical discussion about mankind's greatest...

Jul 30th, 2019

The Great War

In 1917, America entered what was then called "The Great War", the largetst conflict yet seen on the earth. We'll follow the troops to the muddy trenches and see what the folks back home were singing to cheer them on...

Jul 15th, 2019

Kiwanis Presentation

This presentation will consist of an overview of Kiwanis both locally and internationally, the history of the club and the service activities they perform in the community. 

Refreshments will be...

Jun 17th, 2019

Alaskan Pipeline

This program will explore what the Trans Alaska Pipeline is and the circumstances under which it came to be developed. We will then define some of the challenges that were faced by the pipeline and finally we will...

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