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Events in the month of October 2019
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10/02/19
Weight Loss Informational Session-Free (Walk-in)

Are you ready to lose those extra pounds and start a healthier lifestyle? Every Wednesday, Donlon Pharmacy invites you to visit with Kevin, R.N (Weight Loss Coach). He explains how Ideal Protein works, why it works through weekly visits, and answers any questions you may have about getting started. There is no need to RSVP, just stop into Donlons and ask for Kevin.
Ideal Protein is a medically developed Weight Loss Protocol. Donlon Pharmacy is a Certified Ideal Protein Clinic. For more information visit: https://idealprotein.com/.

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10/02/19
Homelink Open Interveiws


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10/03/19
FREE Admission to Vesterheim Museum

Enjoy free admission all day during regular museum hours.

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10/03/19
NAMI Mental Health Classes

NAMI FAMILY-TO-FAMILY EDUCATION PROGRAM

What is NAMI Family-to-Family? Family-to-Family is a free, 12-week course for family
members of an older teen or adult living with mental illness. Family-to-Family not only
provides critical information and strategies for taking care of the person you love, but you'll
also find out that you're not alone. Recovery is a journey, and there is hope

 

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10/03/19
Forestry Field Day Planned At Yellow River State Forest

Participants will learn about the value of their trees and woodlands, and connect with professionals who
understand the importance of forestry
 

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10/04/19
 -10/05/19
Festival of Quilts

10th Annual Festival of Quilts show and sale. Vendors on site.  Quilt boutique items for sale. Demonstrations throughout the day by vendors and guild members. Register online to display or sell your quilt by September 15. uffdafest.com

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10/05/19
2nd Annual Peace Be the Journey Bike Ride for Mental Health

The course for the ride is the 11-mile closed loop Trout Run Trail.

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10/06/19
Fossil Hunting in Fillmore County

Collect fossils older than dinosaurs! At Whispering Winds, Spring Valley, you will tour fossil collections of ancient sea creatures including Gastropods, Cephalopods, Trilobites, Fisherites, Bryozoans and Brachiopods. Then you’ll travel to 2-3 sites to hunt, all within 7 miles of Spring Valley, and collect your own fossils- guaranteed! Bring a bag for carrying your fossils. If you bring a hammer, you must have eye protection. There is always the chance that you could find ice-aged fossils, Native American artifacts, cold water agates, and geodes. All ages welcome!
Note: Eagle Bluff van transportation is NOT available for this class. You will be driving yourself to Whispering Winds hobby farm.
**Schedule a private fossil hunt, tailored to you. For 1 to 10 individuals. Perfect for individuals trying to grow their collection, birthday parties, completion of Boy and Girl Scout Badges, or just a fun day out! 

Optional fee: $5 for a laminated fossil site map, several different site maps are available. Cash payable to instructor at class
Instructor -Beverly Sandlin is an amateur paleontologist and host of Bluffcountryfossils.net & accompanying Fossil Adventure Blog. She has lectured throughout southeast Minnesota on fossils and has hosted numerous tours and fossil hunts. Whispering Winds and one collection site are handicap accessible.
 

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10/07/19
Social Dancing: Country Western Couples Dance

Join Renate Hunter to kick up your heels and stir up a little dust in this country western dance class.

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10/08/19
Fall little naturalist program at Lake Meyer Park

Winnesheik County Conservation is hosting a fall series of Little Naturalists programs at Lake Meyer Park for children aged 4-5 years old. 

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10/09/19
Canoe Ridge Harvest Supper

The Canoe Ridge Harvest Supper is October 9. Serving begins at 4:30 P.M.

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10/09/19
Weight Loss Informational Session-Free (Walk-in)

Are you ready to lose those extra pounds and start a healthier lifestyle? Every Wednesday, Donlon Pharmacy invites you to visit with Kevin, R.N (Weight Loss Coach). He explains how Ideal Protein works, why it works through weekly visits, and answers any questions you may have about getting started. There is no need to RSVP, just stop into Donlons and ask for Kevin.
Ideal Protein is a medically developed Weight Loss Protocol. Donlon Pharmacy is a Certified Ideal Protein Clinic. For more information visit: https://idealprotein.com/.

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10/09/19
Decorah Public Library announces October book discussions

Decorah Public Library staff are hosting four book discussions in October. The groups are open to the public and newcomers are encouraged to attend. Anyone interested should call the library at 382-3717 to learn more or to reserve a book.
 

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10/10/19
NAMI Mental Health Classes

NAMI FAMILY-TO-FAMILY EDUCATION PROGRAM

What is NAMI Family-to-Family? Family-to-Family is a free, 12-week course for family
members of an older teen or adult living with mental illness. Family-to-Family not only
provides critical information and strategies for taking care of the person you love, but you'll
also find out that you're not alone. Recovery is a journey, and there is hope

 

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10/11/19
 -10/13/19
Northeast Iowa Artists' Studio Tour

In early October each year, 45+ artists at 35+ locations will open their doors for a behind-the-scenes studio view not usually offered to the general public. The annual event will feature many well-known award-winning national caliber artists displaying and selling pottery, paintings, woodcuts, baskets, jewelry, woodworking, kaleidoscopes, sculpture, photography, collage, fiber arts and more. Tour participants can set their own pace while driving from studio to studio.

The full-color brochure features a map with GPS and lodging and dining along the route. Directions, maps, GPS coordinates and lodging/dining will be available as web downloads. The tour is free of charge and sites are all within 40 miles of Decorah. Workspaces are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. all three days.

The Northeast Iowa Artists’ Studio Tour (NIAST Inc.) is Iowa’s first and longest running tour of artists’ studios in the state.

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10/11/19
Karen Savoca & Pete Heitzman

20 Tickets on sale NOW at the Oneota Comm. Food Coop in downtown Decorah! Karen Savoca and Pete Heitzman are nationally known for their original lyrics and incredible instrumentation. They’ve performed in many locations around the United States and at the Seed Savers Exchange Benefit concerts in past years. This will be a concert NOT TO MISS, but seating is limited to get your tickets early!

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10/11/19
Health and Wellness Fair

There will be over 20 booths representing our local area and the many resources that are available.
*Door prizes
*Food Samples
*Giveaways
*Demonstrations
*Kids Obstacle Course
*Free Blood Pressure Check
*Holistic Therapies
*Fitness Opportunities

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10/12/19
Community Yoga Class

Yoga class with Marybeth Gallant.

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10/12/19
Chosen Bean Concert Artists

Named after the Chosen Bean Coffeehouse once located on Main Street in Chatfield, the Chosen Bean Concerts Series has garnered a reputation for presenting the best in live original acoustic music performed by regional and national musicians who stretch the gamut from legendary icons to emerging talents. Originally launched in 2011, the Series is now heading into its 17th run and continues to be presented in Southeast Minnesota's premier listening room, the American Legion Room at Chatfield Center for the Arts.


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10/12/19
Historic Downtown Day 2019

Step back in time and celebrate La Crosse's rich downtown history! Take a guided architectural walking tour of one of the largest historic commercial districts in Wisconsin. Tempt your taste buds with special fare from downtown eateries. Listen to a variety of street musicians and bands, watch craft demonstrations, and browse an antique sale and farmers' market. Not to mention horse-drawn carriage rides and an 1860’s Shoe Shine Stand.

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10/13/19
Authentic Norwegian dinner

Authentic Norwegian dinner. Buffet style-all you can eat.

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10/14/19
Social Dancing: Country Western Couples Dance

Join Renate Hunter to kick up your heels and stir up a little dust in this country western dance class.

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10/15/19
Vesterheim's Barnetimen (Children's Hour) To Set Sail on a New Season

— Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to Vesterheim, the national Norwegian-American museum and heritage center, for the start of a new season of Barnetimen (Children’s Hour) on Tuesday, September 17, from 10-11 a.m.
 

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10/16/19
Weight Loss Informational Session-Free (Walk-in)

Are you ready to lose those extra pounds and start a healthier lifestyle? Every Wednesday, Donlon Pharmacy invites you to visit with Kevin, R.N (Weight Loss Coach). He explains how Ideal Protein works, why it works through weekly visits, and answers any questions you may have about getting started. There is no need to RSVP, just stop into Donlons and ask for Kevin.
Ideal Protein is a medically developed Weight Loss Protocol. Donlon Pharmacy is a Certified Ideal Protein Clinic. For more information visit: https://idealprotein.com/.

more info...
10/17/19
NAMI Mental Health Classes

NAMI FAMILY-TO-FAMILY EDUCATION PROGRAM

What is NAMI Family-to-Family? Family-to-Family is a free, 12-week course for family
members of an older teen or adult living with mental illness. Family-to-Family not only
provides critical information and strategies for taking care of the person you love, but you'll
also find out that you're not alone. Recovery is a journey, and there is hope

 

more info...
10/17/19
Decorah Public Library announces October book discussions

Decorah Public Library staff are hosting four book discussions in October. The groups are open to the public and newcomers are encouraged to attend. Anyone interested should call the library at 382-3717 to learn more or to reserve a book.
 

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10/18/19
Decorah Public Library announces October book discussions

Decorah Public Library staff are hosting four book discussions in October. The groups are open to the public and newcomers are encouraged to attend. Anyone interested should call the library at 382-3717 to learn more or to reserve a book.
 

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10/19/19
Community Yoga Class

Yoga class with Marybeth Gallant.

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10/20/19
Fall Wreath-Making at Lake Meyer

Come enjoy the fall weather by drinking hot cider and creating natural fall wreaths with Winneshiek County Conservation.

 

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10/21/19
Social Dancing: Country Western Couples Dance

Join Renate Hunter to kick up your heels and stir up a little dust in this country western dance class.

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10/23/19
Weight Loss Informational Session-Free (Walk-in)

Are you ready to lose those extra pounds and start a healthier lifestyle? Every Wednesday, Donlon Pharmacy invites you to visit with Kevin, R.N (Weight Loss Coach). He explains how Ideal Protein works, why it works through weekly visits, and answers any questions you may have about getting started. There is no need to RSVP, just stop into Donlons and ask for Kevin.
Ideal Protein is a medically developed Weight Loss Protocol. Donlon Pharmacy is a Certified Ideal Protein Clinic. For more information visit: https://idealprotein.com/.

more info...
10/23/19
Decorah Public Library announces new book discussion group

Decorah Public Library staff are piloting a new speculative fiction book discussion group in September and October. The group is open to the public, and anyone interested is encouraged to call the library at 382-3717 to reserve a book or sign up for future info via email.
 
 

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10/23/19
Decorah Public Library announces October book discussions

Decorah Public Library staff are hosting four book discussions in October. The groups are open to the public and newcomers are encouraged to attend. Anyone interested should call the library at 382-3717 to learn more or to reserve a book.
 

more info...
10/24/19
NAMI Mental Health Classes

NAMI FAMILY-TO-FAMILY EDUCATION PROGRAM

What is NAMI Family-to-Family? Family-to-Family is a free, 12-week course for family
members of an older teen or adult living with mental illness. Family-to-Family not only
provides critical information and strategies for taking care of the person you love, but you'll
also find out that you're not alone. Recovery is a journey, and there is hope

 

more info...
10/24/19
TRI-STATE AG LENDER'S SEMINAR

33rd Annual Tri-State Agriculture Lender’s Seminar
 

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10/26/19
Downtown Trick or Treat

Great event that brings area families to downtown La Crosse! Local businesses give candy and family fun!

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10/26/19
Community Yoga Class

Yoga class with Marybeth Gallant.

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10/27/19
Scandinavian Music Jam

Stop by from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. in Vesterheim’s Bruening Visitor Center, 502 W. Water Street, to learn a tune, share a tune, jam with us, or just come to listen.

Bring any instrument you play and join in. This informal music collaboration is great fun for all levels and happens the fourth Sunday of each month.

Drop in whenever it works in your schedule. No charge. Recording device advised.


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10/28/19
Social Dancing: Country Western Couples Dance

Join Renate Hunter to kick up your heels and stir up a little dust in this country western dance class.

more info...
10/30/19
Weight Loss Informational Session-Free (Walk-in)

Are you ready to lose those extra pounds and start a healthier lifestyle? Every Wednesday, Donlon Pharmacy invites you to visit with Kevin, R.N (Weight Loss Coach). He explains how Ideal Protein works, why it works through weekly visits, and answers any questions you may have about getting started. There is no need to RSVP, just stop into Donlons and ask for Kevin.
Ideal Protein is a medically developed Weight Loss Protocol. Donlon Pharmacy is a Certified Ideal Protein Clinic. For more information visit: https://idealprotein.com/.

more info...
10/31/19
NAMI Mental Health Classes

NAMI FAMILY-TO-FAMILY EDUCATION PROGRAM

What is NAMI Family-to-Family? Family-to-Family is a free, 12-week course for family
members of an older teen or adult living with mental illness. Family-to-Family not only
provides critical information and strategies for taking care of the person you love, but you'll
also find out that you're not alone. Recovery is a journey, and there is hope

 

more info...