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Monday, Sept. 18 Red Wing School Board, 5:30 p.m., City Hall council chambers Goodhue County Planning Commission, 7 p.m., Government Center boardroom. Tuesday, Sept. 19 Goodhue County Personnel Committee, 8 a.m., Government Center Administration Conference room. Goodhue County Board, 9 a.m., Government Center boardroom. Goodhue County Health & Human Services, 10:30 a.m., Government Center boardroom. Goodhue County Park Board, 1:30 p.m., Goodhue County Public Works.
Red Wing Environmental Learning Center will fire up its brick oven and serve pizzas to the community 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at 442 Guernsey Lane. Children and adults are invited to check out the facility, and potentially enjoy a slide show, music or an activity. Cost is a freewill donation. Bring a lawn chair or blanket, something to drink and your own reusable place setting.
Recruit and Retain, a solution based workshop to help overcome challenges and build on common strengths will be held 7:30 a.m. to noon Thursday, Oct. 5 at Minnesota State College Southeast - Red Wing, Room 314. Breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m. followed by a keynote speaker, panel discussion and question-and-answer time. The workshop's goal is for you to: • Gain a better understanding of the current and future candidate pool in Minnesota • Learn what traditional and nontraditional solutions are working regionally
Author Lee A. Eide will be releasing "The (Breaking) Bad Path to Enlightenment and Sobriety," a sequel to his first self-help book, Nov. 24 via Smashwords, Inc. Pre-orders for the eBook, which will sell for $1.99, can be made on Apple iBooks, Barnes and Noble, Gardners, Kobo, OverDrive and Scribd.
The Red Wing CROP Walk will step off at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, from Central Park. This year some 1,000 communities are joining together in interfaith CROP Hunger Walks around the theme "Ending Hunger One Step at a Time." A portion of the money raised by the Red Wing Walk will go to the Red Wing Food Shelf and a portion to Church World Service's worldwide efforts to educate and empower people around the globe to have the food they need. To join the walk or contribute to local walking teams, visit https://www.crophungerwalk.org/redwingmn .
Spiritual Companions in Christ begins On Sept. 17, First United Methodist Church will bring Spiritual Companions, a yearlong emphasis on spiritual life, prayer and "companioning" one another in Christ. The worship format will encourage more active participation through dialogue with others, creative arts and notes, lay witnesses and devotional helps. The "Weekly Companion" bulletin insert will offer daily devotional texts and reflective questions, as well as invitations to try intentional acts of care or prayer during the week.
ZUMBROTA — Meet the artists tonight behind the new exhibit at Crossings at Carnegie. The public reception for Nancy Grist and Kristine Fretheim is 6-7:15 p.m. Sept. 16. Grist has been practicing art and architecture in the Twin Cities for 24 years. She said she studied fine arts, dance, Chinese language and literature has has settled into a life that involves most of those things.
Trucks over 5 tons will be detoured around a bridge on Highway 56 near Kenyon for two days beginning Friday, Sept. 15, while crews complete the second concrete pour on the deck and allow it to cure, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The detour is expected to be lifted Sunday.
Heard the bird? Get to know the up-close-and-personal account of how a few Minnesota bands from a small Midwest market made it big. Rick Shefchik will be opening up about his book, "Everybody's Heard about the Bird: The True Story of 1960s Rock 'N' Roll in Minnesota." Shefchik is a Duluth native and graduate of Dartmouth College. He spent 30 years in journalism, with the majority of it spent at the St. Paul Pioneer Press, before leaving in 2006 to become a novelist and freelance writer. He has written four novels and five works of nonfiction.
Wondering what your collectables, treasures and antiques are worth? The Wabasha County Historical Society is holding an Antique Roadshow-style event 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, at the Reads Landing School Museum. This popular event is back by request. Gregg and Deb Schreck will be available to evaluate items. The fee is $5 per item, three items for $10 with a maximum of three items. Guests are welcome to stay and observe others items. The fee includes the opportunity to tour the museum and the agricultural heritage shed.