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Fri, December 19, 2014 to Sun, December 6, 2015

Yoga Classes- New Student Registration

Sun, January 5 at 10:00 AM to Sat, February 28, 2015

@The The Yoga Studio 306 W.Water Street

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Registration for the Winter session for new students will be held at The Yoga Studio on Friday December 19th from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM. We offer yoga classes for beginner and ongoing students. The Winter session start Monday January 5 and run through Saturday February 28.
For information about classes please call Marybeth at 563-419-2329.

Contact: Marybeth Gallant 563-419-2329

 

Spanish Tutor

Sat, February 22 to Thu, May 21, 2015

@Luther College

¡Hola!
I am a student at Luther College, working on a Spanish major. I have taken IB Spanish V HL at high school, and currently take Spanish at Luther. I have visited Spain, and know various dialects of the Spanish language. I currently work as a tutor at Luther. I would love to share my knowledge of the Hispanic culture and language with students of any level and age. I prefer to teach 1…

Contact: Rosen Slavov
301-310-8463
slavro01@luther.edu

 

Celebrate Recovery

Fri, March 28 to Fri, December 26, 2014

@First Lutheran Church, 604 W. Broadway, Decorah,IA

Celebrate Recovery support group for all types of hurts, habits and Hangups.
Meetings are every Friday night at 7:00 P.M. in the Fireside room, First Lutheran Church, Decorah, Iowa.

Contact: Marlene 563-380-7055 or
Pastor Doug Bryce Christian Life Center 563-382-8711

 

PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)

Mon, July 28 at 7:00 PM to Mon, December 22, 2014

@NEIPJC

Every fourth Monday at 7 pm, PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) meets at NEI Peace & Justice Center (119 Winnebago St. Decorah, IA). We welcome all parents and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgenders and LGBT people themselves. Membership not required. Confidentiality is respected. Questions: call Pat at 563-864-3781.

Contact: Julie Fischer or Erin Ryan

 

Registration for ArtHaus' Fall Classes Open!!

Sun, August 10 to Wed, December 31, 2014

@ArtHaus

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Registration for 2014 Fall youth and adult classes in visual, performing, and literary arts is now open! View the complete lineup or download a copy of the schedule at www.arthausdecorah.org. You can register online, call us at (563)382-5440, or stop by 508 W Water on Mondays, Wednesdays, or Fridays between 10am and 2pm to secure you or your child's spot(s)! Need-based tuition assistance is available.

Contact: Contact: Jenni Brant or Eric Petersen
(563) 382-5440
arthaus508@gmail.com
Register - http://arthausdecorah.org

 

Ballet/Tap Combo Classes

Tue, September 2 to Sat, December 20, 2014

@Crave Dance Studio - 110 Washington St

Ballet and Tap Combo Class
Ages 3-6

Check cravedance.com for the complete schedule and registration information. Classes begin September 2nd. Register today!

Contact: cravedance.com - cravedancestudio@gmail.com - 563-419-9254

 

CSS New Season Announcement

Sat, September 13 to Sat, April 11, 2015

@Center for Faith and Life

Luther College Center Stage Series invites you to be at the center of it all with 10 acclaimed art performances on the Center for Faith and Life stage for the 2014-15 season, Sept. 13-April 11. Tickets for Center Stage Series events may be purchased as a subscription package through Aug. 29.
Subscriptions can be purchased through Luther College Ticket Office or by logging in at www.tickets.luther.edu. Patrons who choose to subscribe online and…

Contact: Julie Shockey, news@luther.edu

 

Luther College Dance Marathon

Sat, September 13 to Sat, April 18, 2015 - This is an ongoing event throughout the entire academic year.

@Luther College

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LUTHER COLLEGE DANCE MARATHON
…is in search of Miracle Families! Any family with a member that has been treated at the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital is invited to participate. We are a student-led organization that raises money for U of I Children’s Hospital and Children’s Miracle Network. We support families treated there both emotionally and financially through our fundraising and relationship with the hospital. Throughout the year our organization seeks to build relationships…

Contact: Allison Dippel and Carter Johnson
lcdm_families@luther.edu

 

WMC Auxiliary Bowling League

Mon, September 15 at 1:15 PM to Mon, April 6, 2015

@Oneota Lanes in Decorah

Winneshiek Medical Center Auxiliary is again sponsoring the Red Smock Bowling League for the 2014/15 season.

The Red Smock Bowling League is a non-sanctioned league ideal for women bowlers of all abilities and ages (from novice to advanced). The League would like to expand by adding several new teams. Women are invited to join by forming a new team or being assigned to a current group. Women willing to be substitute bowlers are…

Contact: Anyone interested in becoming a member of the league can call Terry at 563-532-9547 or Megan at 563-735-5524.

 

Launch It! Learn three basic strategies to leverage your social marketing budget

Thu, September 18 at 7:30 AM to Thu, April 16, 2015 - Held at T-Bock's Underground

@T-Bocks in downtown Decorah

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Dramatically enhance your marketing and messaging. Expand referrals and increase sales. Network with area businesses. Launch It! is hosted by Corbin Group and the Winneshiek County Convention and Visitors Bureau. Following workshops are October 16, November 20, January 22, February 19, March 19, and April 16. All at T-Bocks at 7:30am

Cost is $25 and includes breakfast.

RSVP director@visitdecorah.com or go to visitdecorah.com/launchit

Contact: director@visitdecorah.com or carolyn@corbingroup.biz

 

Lydia's Wheels - increasing accessibility

Mon, September 22 to Fri, July 31, 2015 - Online and local Fidelity bank - fund drive ends July 31, 2015

@Anywhere

Lydia Dawley is a Decorah High School senior with cerebral palsy. She will graduate May of 2015. We are trying to fund a handicapped accessible vehicle with assistive technology for her to take to college with her so she can drive. Winters can be cold when traveling by motorized chair! New estimates suggest this cost could total nearly $90,000 dollars.

Please visit our campaign site. Contribute if you can, as often as…

Contact: http://www.gofundme.com/lydiaswheels

 

SMP Season Announcement

Fri, October 3 to Thu, February 26, 2015

@Center for Faith and Life

Luther College's School Matinee Performances for the 2014-15 year feature four dynamic events, including three theater performances: "The Lightning Thief," "And Justice for All" and "Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse," as well as an electrifying percussion performance by San Jose Taiko.
Tickets are just $2 for all ages, thanks to the support of donors and sponsors, and are now on sale. They can be purchased via phone (563) 387-1291, by emailing tickets@luther.edu or by visiting…

Contact: Julie Shockey, news@luther.edu

 

Move to WIN!

Mon, November 17 to Wed, December 31, 2014

@222 E Water St. Decorah, Discover Happy Pilates Studio

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Discover Happy Pilates Studio is challenging you to make every class to win great prizes!
Starting Monday November 17th-December 31st. Get amazing prizes in your new year!
Sign up on: www.discoverhappydecorah.com
Attend for awesome Prizes:
12: 1 private session and a Milk House Candle
15: $25 Modish Gift Certificate and Demi-Bar Pilates Socks
18: 2 weeks of FREE classes and a DH shirt of choice
32: CATERING WITH Justin Scardina of Driftless Food &…

Contact: www.discoverhappydecorah.com | 563-419-0346 | discoverhappy@gmail.com

 

Call for community exhibitions

Mon, November 17 to Sat, January 10, 2015

Call for community exhibition proposals

COMMUNITY EXHIBITIONS with Driftless Art Collective
We host exhibitions, organized by a member of our board or a community volunteer. These are an opportunity to provide awareness and education to the wider community about the works, thought process, product, and encourage dialogue on creative practices with artists and the community in which they live and work.

What: A call for artists in the Northeast Iowa Driftless…

 

iPad Roundtable Help Sessions

Tue, November 18 at 1:15 PM to Tue, January 27, 2015 - 3 PM

@Decorah Public Library

Beginning Tues. Nov. 18, Decorah Public Library staff will host a weekly iPad Roundtable: a drop-in technology help session held 1-3 p.m. Tuesday afternoons. The library has recently acquired six iPads that attendees may use for instruction or exploration, or they may bring a personal iPad.

The iPads will also be available for two-hour checkouts within the library building; ask library staff for details. The purchase of the iPads was made possible…

Contact: Kristin Torresdal
ktorresdal@decorah.lib.ia.us
563-382-3717

 

Winter/Spring Dance Class Registration Begins

Mon, November 24 to Sat, January 17, 2015

@Crave Dance Studio

New student registration for our Winter/Spring semester of dance classes is now open. Check our cravedance.com for the upcoming class schedule and registration information. Classes begin January 10th!

Contact: Crave Dance Studio - (563) 419-9254

 

WMC Auxiliary Light for Life

Tue, November 25 to Wed, December 31, 2014

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The Winneshiek Medical Center Auxiliary invites the community to celebrate the season of giving through the 2014 Light for Life program.

Light for Life is the Auxiliary’s annual community giving campaign. For each donation of $15 or more, a lighted snowflake will be placed in the windows of WMC. The snowflakes will light up WMC each night in December in memory or in honor of those being remembered this holiday season.

Donations…

Contact: For further information, contact the Winneshiek Medical Center Auxiliary at 563-387-3036.

 

The Arrival Circle

Tue, November 25 at 6:00 PM to Tue, January 27, 2015 - Current circle meets 8 Tuesday evenings through January. Wednesday and Thursday circles also forming.

@Upper Level of DaySpring Spa, Decorah

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Exciting news from Arrival Arts! A PostPartum Circle is forming now and we'd love for you to join us. The Arrival Circle will meet above the ever relaxing Day Spring Spa and feature expert guests to share with us on the topic of the evening…everything from nourishing your baby to infant massage to strength training with your baby as the weight! There is also a freebie goodie basket to pamper you and your little…

Contact: Lindsey Harman, Your Decorah Doula
563.379.6268 arrivalarts@gmail.com

 
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Green Iowa AmeriCorps Giving Tree

Mon, December 1 to Thu, January 1, 2015 - Ongoing throughout the holiday season.

@Decorah Ace Hardware

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Give The Gift Of Warmth This Holiday Season!

Help support the local nonprofit Winneshiek Energy District and its volunteer service team, Green Iowa AmeriCorps.

We have a giving tree currently on display at Decorah Ace Hardware on Main Street. Tags on the tree represent items we commonly require for our work: LED and CFL light bulbs, electrical outlet and light-switch sealers, backer rod, foam tape, and more.

By choosing a tag…

Contact: greeniowawed@energydistrict.org

 

Winter Pilates Studio Class Schedule - Ossian

Mon, December 1 to Mon, February 23, 2015

@WMC Ossian Rehabilitation Clinic

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Winneshiek Medical Center is offering Winter Pilates, Mondays, at Ossian Rehabilitation Clinic, Ossian.

Mondays
5:15-6:15 Evening Mat
For people of all skill levels, and all equipment provided!

Class also available Tuesdays – Thursdays at WMC Rehab & Fitness Studio, Decorah.
Tuesdays and Thursdays
8:45-9:45 AM - Morning Mat
Wednesdays
5:15-6:15 PM - Evening Mat

Can't make class, schedule a Private or Semi-Private session.
Find class dates and times at www.winmedical.org/classes-and-events…

Contact: Winneshiek Medical Center Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine
563-387-3031

 

Winter Pilates Studio Class Schedule - Decorah

Tue, December 2 to Thu, February 26, 2015

@WMC Rehab & Fitness Studio

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Winneshiek Medical Center is offering Winter Pilates, Tuesdays-Thursdays, at WMC Rehab & Fitness Studio, Decorah.

Tuesdays & Thursdays
8:45-9:45 AM - Morning Mat
Wednesdays
5:15-6:15 PM - Evening Mat
For people of all skill levels, and all equipment provided!

Class also available Mondays at Ossian Rehab Clinic, 5:15-6:15 PM.
Can't make class; schedule a Private or Semi-Private session.

Find class dates and times at www.winmedical.org/classes-and-events or call 563-387-3031 to register!

Contact: Winneshiek Medical Center Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine
563-387-3031

 
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Candlelight Worship Service

Mon, December 15 at 5:00 AM to Fri, December 26, 2014

@Decorah Lutheran Church

Decorah Lutheran Church will hold Christmas Eve Worship Candlelight Service with Holy Communion at 3:00, 5:00, and 8:00.

Christmas Day Service is scheduled for 9:00 a.m.

All are welcome to join in worship!

Contact: www.decorahlutheran.com

 
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Longest Night Service

Fri, December 19 at 7:00 PM

@Decorah UCC

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The Christmas season is often marked by expressions of joy, excitement and happiness. However, this time of expectation can often overshadow the pain and hurt many experience during this season. So on one of the longest nights of the year, Decorah UCC invites all to gather together to honor those parts of our lives with a quieter service of prayer and song.

Contact: Pastor Laura Arnold - 382-2661

 

Little Elves Workshop: Print Studio Holiday Cards

Sat, December 20 at 10:00 AM - Register online at www.arthausdecorah.org or call (563) 382-5440!

@ArtHaus Studio

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Sign up today for one of five family-focused workshops featuring festive projects designed to encourage collective making and creative thinking. Our December 20 workshops will show you and provide the materials for you to make an array of greeting cards and gift tags while exploring printmaking techniques and processes. A variety of projects will be presented to engage all ages of children. Tuition of $25 covers materials and instruction for up to one adult…

Contact: Jenni or Eric Petersen-Brant
(563) 382-5440
arthaus508@gmail.com
http://arthausdecorah.org/classes/dyi-holiday-cards/

 

Little Elves Workshop: Print Studio Holiday Cards II

Sat, December 20 at 1:00 PM - Register online at www.arthausdecorah.org or call (563) 382-5440!

@ArtHaus Studio

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Sign up today for one of five family-focused workshops featuring festive projects designed to encourage collective making and creative thinking. Our December 20 workshops will show you and provide the materials for you to make an array of greeting cards and gift tags while exploring printmaking techniques and processes. A variety of projects will be presented to engage all ages of children. Tuition of $25 covers materials and instruction for up to one adult…

Contact: Jenni or Eric Petersen-Brant
(563) 382-5440
arthaus508@gmail.com
http://arthausdecorah.org/classes/print-studio-holiday-cards-ii/

 

Burning Bright Annual Winter Concert

Sat, December 20 at 5:00 PM - also at 7:30

@First United Methodist Church

This annual event co-directed by Otter Dreaming and Kathy Reed features a wide variety of lesser-known music for winter, the Solstice, Christmas, and just any beautiful music that seems right. It is performed by an adult choir of around 35 members, plus two children's choirs, and instrumentalists including John Goodin and Eric Sessions, the recorder ensemble Dames Rocket, and the "wall of fiddles" led by Beth Hoven Rotto and Anne Streufert. Proceeds benefit organizations…

Contact: Kathy Reed (reedkath@luther.edu) and Otter Dreaming (otterdreaming@gmail.com)

 
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Mud Club Night | Mini 'Ginger' Houses

Sat, December 20 at 6:00 PM - Mud Club ends at 8pm. Register online at https://www.activityhero.com/biz/14377-the-clay-studio-decorah-ia

@The Clay Studio - 207 Washington St, Decorah

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Mud Club is super fun for clay loving kids! This 2 hour event includes a project based lesson, fun art games, and a popcorn/juice snack. This month we will be making Mini 'Ginger' Houses. Drop off and pick up when the fun in done!

Ages: 5-12 years old
Date: Saturday, December 20
Time: 6-8pm
Location: The Clay Studio in Decorah (On Washington St behind the Fareway)
Fee: $15…

Contact: The Clay Studio, theclaystudiodecorah@me.com, 563-517-1022, www.theclaystudiodecorah.com

 
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Presidential Executive Orders. What does it mean for immigrants? What does it mean for our country?

Mon, December 22 - 7pm

@NE Iowa Peace & Justice Center

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Presidential Executive Orders
What do they mean for immigrants?
What do they mean for our country?
Ruth Palmer explains on Monday, Dec. 22, 7pm at Northeast Iowa Peace & Justice Center; 119 Winnebago.

Contact: NEIPJC, Erin

 
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Decorah HS Winter Choral Concert

Mon, December 22 at 7:30 PM

@Decorah High School Auditorium

The Decorah High School Music Department will present “Winter Choral Concert” on Monday, December 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the DHS Auditorium. The concert will begin with the Ninth Grade Bass Clef Choir singing “And All the Town Be Merry,” “In Flanders Fields,” and “There Is Nothing Like A Dame” from South Pacific. The Ninth Grade Treble Clef Choir will continue with Britten’s “This Little Babe,” “The First Noel,” and “Jingle Bell Rock.” Viking…

Contact: Jason Rausch
jason.rausch@decorah.k12.ia.us

 
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Decorah HS Madrigal Dinner

Tue, December 23 at 12:00 PM to Mon, January 12, 2015

@Hotel Winneshiek

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Decorah High School’s 28th Annual Madrigal Dinner will take place on Sunday, January 18 at 5:00 p.m. (please be seated at 4:50 p.m.) at the Hotel Winneshiek Steyer Opera House in downtown Decorah. Advanced tickets are $25 each and being sold at Hotel Winneshiek and the Decorah HS main office beginning at noon on Tuesday, December 23. Only 220 tickets are available and they will be sold until noon on Monday, January 12. This…

Contact: Jason Rausch, jason.rausch@decorah.k12.ia.us

 
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Christmas Dinner

Thu, December 25 at 11:00 AM - The public is invited to attend Christmas dinner at Winneshiek Medical Center on Thursday, December 25, 2014 from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm.

@Winneshiek Medical Center

The public is invited to attend Christmas dinner at Winneshiek Medical Center on Thursday, December 25, 2014 from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm.

Christmas dinner at Winneshiek Medical Center will include turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green bean casserole, corn, fresh cranberry sauce, rolls, assorted salads, assorted pies, coffee, tea, & milk.

The cost is $10 for adults; $5 for children age 12 and under. Reservations are appreciated. Carryouts are…

Contact: Please call 563-387-3113 with the number in your party by Monday, December 22, 2014.

 
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Homebuyer Education

Sat, December 27 at 9:00 AM

@Northeast Iowa Community Action Office

Want to own your own home? Come find out how. We have information on grants that are available in the area to help first time homebuyers with down payments and fix up homes to purchase. In this class we teach wise spending habits, how to plan for the unexpected, how to shop for a home, and what you will need to know through the purchase phase of a home purchase. The class will be…

Contact: To reserve your spot please call Lesa at 563-382-8436 Ext 109. Or email lriedel@neicac.org

 

KDEC and T-bock's Open Stage w/ Featured Artist Mike McAbee

Sun, December 28 at 7:00 PM - Sign up starts at 6:45

@T-bock's on Water Street

KDEC and T-bocks will be providing a great night of fun at Open Stage on Sunday, December 28th. Sign up starts at 6:45. Show starts at 7:00. All talents are welcome and there is always a very supportive audience. This month's featured artist is Mike McAbee. He will be offering a wide variety of covers and originals. Please show up to support this local music and offer some of your own tunes as well!

Contact: mlynnca@gmail.com

 

Winter Break Art Camp

Mon, December 29 at 9:00 AM to Wed, December 31, 2014 - Register online at www.arthausdecorah.org or call (563) 382-5440!

@ArtHaus & ArtHaus Studio

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Fill winter break with creative projects and loads of inspiration courtesy of ArtHaus. Bring a water-bottle, a packed lunch, and art room attire. We'll supply the space, fantastic teaching artists, artist-quality materials, and snacks!

Age(s): 6 – 8 (1st – 3rd grades), 9 – 12 (4th – 6th grades)
Dates & Times: Monday, December 29 - Wednesday, December 31 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm each day
Cost: $100+ $50 materials fee

Contact: Jenni or Eric Petersen-Brant
(563) 382-5440
arthaus508@gmail.com
Register - http://arthausdecorah.org/classes/winter-break-art-camp

 

Winter Dance Workshops

Mon, December 29 at 10:00 AM to Thu, January 1, 2015 - Registration for workshops ends December 22nd.

@Crave Dance Studio

7-9 yrs - 10-11 am
10-13 yrs - 11 am-12 pm OR 1-3 pm
14+ yrs - 3-4 pm

Perfect for anyone who wants to continue dancing over winter break or for any beginner who wants to try out class. Each age group will explore ballet, jazz, hip hop, and lyrical styles. The two hour session will also include an hour of Stretch/Leaps/Turns to increase flexibility and explore new jumps and turns. The…

Contact: Contact cravedancestudio@gmail.com or call (563) 419-9254 to register.

 
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Movement in Life & Art | Community Classes

Fri, January 2 at 11:00 AM

@Acupuncture Center Decorah

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Discover a genuine gift this new year ~ a more fully realized embodied self!

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Guides the participant through 4 Phases of moving and writing, citing the moving body as knowledge. In sight real i sat[e]ion cannot be memorized or taught through mimicry. This guided movement and writing/drawing practice is for all abilities and for those who want to move through their lives with more joy, fluidity, efficiency,…

Contact: Jane Hawley, hawleyja@luther.edu Please visit: movementfundamentals.us

 
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Movement in Life & Art Community Classes

Fri, January 2 at 11:00 AM

@Acupuncture Center Decorah

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Discover a genuine gift this new year ~ a more fully realized embodied self!

in
sight
real
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sat[e]ion

Guides the participant through 4 Phases of moving and writing, citing the moving body as knowledge. In sight real i sat[e]ion cannot be memorized or taught through mimicry. This guided movement and writing/drawing practice is for all abilities and for those who want to move through their lives with more joy, fluidity, efficiency,…

Contact: Contact: Jane Hawley, hawleyja@luther.edu Please visit: movementfundamentals.us

 

Winter Painting Classes

Sat, January 3 at 1:30 PM - Register on line at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/painting-party-winter-moon-tickets-14272077167

@Winneshiek Wildberry Winery

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We will be offering Winter Painting classes on January 3rd and February 21st from 1:30 to 4. NO painting experience required!! Class size limited to 20 participants.

We invite you to an afternoon drinking wine and enjoying tasty appetizers while painting a beautiful masterpiece!

Your ticket to this event includes 2 hours of step-by-step painting instruction, canvas, paint, brushes needed, and appetizers. You will take home a 16"x20" acrylic canvas…

Contact: Beth Guzman 563.735.5809, sales@wwwinery.com, wwwinery.com

 

The Yoga Studio Winter Session

Mon, January 5 at 10:00 AM to Sat, February 28, 2015

@306 W. Water Street ,Decorah

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The Winter Session begins January 5 and runs through February 28 2015
The Yoga Studio offers morning, evening and Saturday classes to all levels. The Yoga Studio teachers Iyengar Yoga in the tradition of BKS Iyengar. Iyengar Yoga emphasizes alignment while developing strength, stamina, flexibility and balance.
The Yoga Studio is now offering a student discount for high school and college students.

For information about classes or to receive a schedule contact…

Contact: Marybeth Gallant 563-419-2329 marybethgallant@yahoo.com

 
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Games to Change the World

Mon, January 5 at 3:15 PM - to 5 pm

@Decorah Public Library

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Come play some games that help make things better in the world. Take, for example, “Free Rice,” an online game operated by the United Nations World Food Program, which makes free rice available to hungry people. On their website, pick a subject area like world capitols or English grammar and then start answering questions. For each correct answer, the program donates 10 grains of rice to someone in need. You can compete against other…

Contact: Heidi Swets, Decorah Public Library

 

Community Class At The Yoga Studio

Thu, January 8 at 4:00 PM to Thu, February 26, 2015 - There will not be a community class on February 12 or 19

@306 W.Water St. Decorah

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The Yoga Studio is offering a Community Class on Thursday from 4:00 to 5:15 PM Community Classes are taught by a "teacher in training". The fee is $6 per class and there is no registration. Come as you like! The class is limited to 16 students and will be offered on a first come basis.
For information contact Marybeth Gallant

Contact: Martbeth Gallant 563-419-2329 marybethgallant@yahoo.com

 

Movie and Cards Night ~ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Fri, January 9 at 7:00 PM

@Burr Oak Lutheran Church

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Movie and Cards Night !!!

SHOWING IN January "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"!!!
January 9th at 7:00pm at the Burr Oak Lutheran Church.

Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians.
The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Turtles…

Contact: Shannon Nagel 735-5761 nagel@mabeltel.coop

 
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Luther Soccer Winter Skills Clinic

Sun, January 11 at 4:00 PM

@Luther College SRC

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The Luther College men's and women's soccer programs are offering a Winter Skills Clinic on two consecutive Sunday afternoons: Jan. 11, Jan. 18. Cost is $55 and includes a t-shirt. Registration deadline is Jan. 9. We will be doing all registration online this year. To register and see more information go to: http://goo.gl/forms/4PGmyAjfWW

Contact: Chris Garcia-Prats
Email - garcja01@luther.edu

 

Coaching Authorization

Tue, January 13 at 6:00 PM

@Northeast Iowa Community College | Wilder Business Center | 1625 Hwy 150 South | Calmar, IA 52132

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Coaching Authorization
To coach K-12 school-sponsored athletics in Iowa, you must be certified. Northeast Iowa Community College offers courses that meet the state of Iowa requirements for coaching authorization certification. There are four classes that must be taken in order to apply for your coaching authorization: Human Growth and Development for Coaching, Coaching Theory and Ethics, Body Structure and Function and Basic Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries. Attendance is required at all classes.…

Contact: For detailed class dates and more information, please contact Stephanie Dennler at Northeast Iowa Community College Calmar Campus via phone 1-800-728-2256 ext. 219 or email dennlers@nicc.edu.

 
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Whittling Klubb for Kids: Session I

Thu, January 15 at 3:15 PM - Session I: January 15, 22, 29, & Feb 5. All sessions from 3:15-5:15 p.m.

@Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum

Wanted: Kids (ages 10 and up, adults welcome) who want to unplug their electronic devices for awhile and use their nimble finger skills for carving!

Create stuff out of wood, while learning the safe and proper use of a carving knife, gouge, and V tools. We’ll also learn how to keep our tools sharp.

In Session I, we’ll practice with a knife by making a hook out of a Christmas tree…

Contact: visit, Vesteheim.org or call 563-382-9861

 

Pfilates (pelvic floor pilates)

Sun, January 18 at 1:00 PM

@Discover Happy Pilates Studio, 222 E Water St.

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Join Amanda Rhine, certified Pfilates Instructor, for this interactive workshop on pelvic floor health and issues that surround a weak pelvic floor. During this 3 hour session, you will learn information about the muscles of the pelvic floor to help you understand where these muscles are and how they function: How weakness and dysfunction in pelvic floor muscles results in disorders such as incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse; specific excersises to condition these muscles…

Contact: Amanda Rhine | discoverhappydecorah.com | discoverhappy.com | 563-419-0346

 

Skape Sammen: Creative Dance and Xylophone Ensemble (9-12 year olds)

Mon, January 19 at 3:30 PM to Mon, March 30, 2015 - Register online at www.arthausdecorah.org or call (563) 382-5440!

@Carrie Lee Elementary

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Participants in Skape Sammen (Norwegian for “Creating Together”) will spend the year dancing, playing xylophones, and creating original performance pieces. Both new and returning students will be challenged and delighted as they develop confidence and improvisation skills through dance choreography, musical composition, and theatre games. The fall session will explore the wonderful words of Maya Angelou through acting, music, and movement!

Dates: January 19 – March 30 (February 16), Performance March 30 at…

Contact: Contact: Jenni or Eric Petersen-Brant
(563) 382-5440
arthaus508@gmail.com
Register - http://arthausdecorah.org/classes/skape-sammen/

 
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ZUMBA

Mon, January 19 at 6:30 PM - You can sign up for ONE or BOTH NIGHTS of the session

@Team Rehab, Decorah

Pretty much the most awesome workout ever!! Dance to great music, with great people, and burn a ton of calories without even realizing it. Come and salsa, cha cha, merengue and more!

Classes are suitable for ALL FITNESS LEVELS!!! It's for EVERYBODY and EVERY BODY!

Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays beginning Jan 19 6:30-7:15 pm. All details can be found at www.TheMamboMama.com. Each class is just $5 if you preregister!! Class size…

Contact: www.TheMamboMama.com

 
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Scandinavian Style Flat Plane Figure Carving

Fri, February 6 at 9:00 AM to Sun, February 8, 2015 - class will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

@Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum

Learn to tell a story in wood! Figure carving in Scandinavia stretches back throughout history when people sat around warm fires in winter sharing their imaginations with stories and carving. In the Scandinavian flat plane style figures are carved in large, flat planes, created primarily using a simple carving knife. Beginning with tool sharpening, Harley will provide hands-on carving experiences, as you complete a figure in step-by-step fashion. Finish the project by painting the…

Contact: visit vesterheim.org, or call 563-382-9681

 
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Barneløpet

Sat, February 7 at 10:00 AM

@Decorah Community Prairie

Barneløpet is open to girls and boys of all skill levels and is a great event for the entire family. Everyone’s a winner! Each registered participant will receive a printed bib for the event and a medal.

The Decorah Community Prairie is accessed by car at the south end of Ohio Street, near Aase Haugen Homes. The trail will be in a loop, with the start and finish at the site of…

Contact: Contact Darlene Fossum-Martin at dfossum-martin@vesterheim.org, or (563) 382-9681, ext. 215. Or visit vesterheim.org for more info!

 
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Financial Peace University

Sun, February 8 at 3:00 PM to Sun, April 12, 2015

@Decorah Covenant Church - 115 Washington St.

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Registration is now open!
What: Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University – 9 week course
Each session will be 2 hours long - including an hour DVD lesson and small group discussion.
When: Sundays 3:00-5:00pm – Starting February 8th
Where: Decorah Covenant Church
Who: Anyone in the community interested in learning more about financial stewardship and handling money God's way. (Anyone who has taken the course before can join our session…

 
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Band Loom Carving and Bandweaving Classes for Couples

Sat, February 14 at 9:00 AM to Sun, February 15, 2015 - class ends each day at 5:00 p.m.

@Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum

With weaver Reggie Delarm and Woodcarver Roger Abrahamson.

Visit Decorah with a partner or friend, to learn about traditional European band loom carving and weaving! These two classes, one in weaving and one in woodcarving, make for a fun weekend together. Weavers will learn how to weave elaborate patterns on a band loom (also called tape loom or rigid heddle), while carvers will learn how to carve a one-piece band loom and shuttle.…

Contact: visit vesterheim.org or call 563-382-9681

 
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Scandinavian Bowl Turning on a Spring Pole Lathe

Mon, February 16 at 9:00 AM to Wed, February 18, 2015 - classes end each day at 5:00 p.m.

@Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum

In this class, students will begin by splitting a fresh, green birch log. Using axes, hand-forged hook tools, knives, and afoot powered spring pole lathe, each student will create a turned ale bowl to take home and use. Design, layout, axe work, proper cutting techniques, finishing, and tool sharpening will be covered. During the class there will also be lively discussions on the design, function, and culture surrounding these objects, as well as the…

Contact: visit vesterheim.org or call 563-382-9681

 
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Winter Painting Classes

Sat, February 21 at 1:30 AM - Register on line at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/painting-party-vineyard-view-tickets-14438069655

@Winneshiek Wildberry Winery

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We will be offering Winter Painting classes on January 3rd and February 21st from 1:30 to 4. NO painting experience required!! Class size limited to 20 participants.

We invite you to an afternoon drinking wine and enjoying tasty appetizers while painting a beautiful masterpiece!

Your ticket to this event includes 2 hours of step-by-step painting instruction, canvas, paint, brushes needed, and appetizers. You will take home a 16"x20" acrylic canvas…

Contact: Beth Guzman 563.735.5809, sales@wwwinery.com, wwwinery.com

 
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Whittling Klubb for Kids: Session II

Thu, March 5 at 3:15 PM to Thu, March 26, 2015

@Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum

Wanted: Kids (ages 10 and up, adults welcome) who want to unplug their electronic devices for awhile and use their nimble finger skills for carving! Create stuff out of wood, while learning the safe and proper use of a carving knife, gouge, and V tools. We’ll also learn how to keep our tools sharp.

In Session II we’ll carve a Dala horse, and in Session III we’ll make a pumpkin and Santa. Take…

Contact: visit vesterheim.org or call 563-382-9681

 
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Sami Inspired Bracelet- Advanced Class with Norma Refsal

Sat, March 28 at 9:00 AM

@Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum

Explore more complex designs in Sami-inspired jewelry! You will learn several advanced designs and choose one to complete as a bracelet the day of the class. While more sewing is involved in these advanced designs, the construction of the bracelet remains essentially the same as in the introductory class.

Level of instruction: All levels. Youth ages 15-17 signed up with a participating adult receive a 25% discount. You can join this class without…

Contact: visit vesterheim.org or call 563-382-9681

 

Members Appreciation Night at the Porter House

Sun, April 26 at 7:00 PM - To sign up for a membership, please visit http://www.porterhousemuseum.org/#!personal-membership/c1inj. Anyone who signs up for a membership by April 26th is invited to the event.

@401 W Broadway

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All members are invited—sign up for a membership today and support a cornerstone of history, art, and preservation in our community!

The Porter House Museum is hosting its first annual Members Appreciation Night this April 26th at 7 p.m. The dedication of members is a primary reason the museum has been able to keep history alive these many decades. All of us at the Porter House (board, staffer, volunteers) are looking forward to…

Contact: porterhousemuseum@gmail.com
(563) 3828465

 

PFLAG April Meeting

Tue, April 28 at 7:00 PM

@NEIA Peace and Justice 119 Winnebago Decorah

PFLAG will have a special program by Ginger Meyette. She will show a
21-minute video from Project Visibility, in Boulder, CO. LGBT elders
speak for themselves about their needs, issues, long-term care planning,
etc. This will be followed by a discussion on LGBT elder issues and
needs, especially in our community.

Contact: Ellen Cutting 563-382-3894

 

Seed Saving Workshop

Tue, September 15 at 12:15 PM

@Luther College, Valders 362

Seeds can be expensive. Join Seed Savers staff for an hour-long session on how to save your own seeds. Participants will learn which varieties are easiest to save and the best methods for properly processing and storing seed. Workshop is open to students, staff, faculty and community members and will take place Monday, Sept. 15 from 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m. in Valders 362. Please register online (see below)

Contact: http://luther.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=75c645b09350dd5511f151bf8&id=22f93dc7bd&e=c6c23e9af0

 

Seed Se Puede: Seed Collecting and Crafting

Tue, September 15 at 3:15 PM - til 5:00 pm

@Decorah Public Libary

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The reason for a flower is to make a seed, and the world around us is full of them now. Find their tucked-away hiding places in flowers and foods. See their nifty and fascinating forms magnified up close. Learn about some timing and processing techniques for saving seeds from your own vegetables to grow again next year. Make homemade envelopes to package your seeds and get started on a seed bracelet. **"Si se puede…

Contact: Heidi Swets, Decorah Public Library, 382-3717

 

Luther Fall Swimming Lessons

Tue, September 15 at 5:00 PM

@Luther Aquatic Center

Luther Swim Team lessons:
COST: $55 per child, per session (PAY REQUIRED AT FIRST DAY OF LESSONS OF EACH SESSION)
Session 1: September 15-19
Session 2: September 22-26
Session 3: September 29-October 3
Times: 5:00, 5:30, 6:00 pm (Each lesson is 30 min.)
MINIMUM AGE IS 4 Years old.

You may use this form to sign up an INDIVIDUAL child for one or more sessions. PLEASE FILL OUT A SEPARATE FORM FOR EACH…

Contact: nicobe01@luther.edu

 

Norwegian Christmas Celebration

Sun, December 6 at 10:00 AM - from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

@Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum

Ring in the holidays with a Norwegian Christmas Celebration at Vesterheim! An event that appeals to all ages, Vesterheim’s Norwegian Christmas is a colorful, lively mix of art, music, decorations, stories, hands-on crafts, Scandinavian food, and holiday traditions.

This year there will be outdoor activities, live music, book signings (including the author of "The Christmas Wish"), Scandinavian-style s’mores, a chance to take your picture in "Frozen" costumes with a Norwegian background, and…

Contact: vesterheim.org

 
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