Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Monday, March 9 at 10:30 a.m. for Spring Break with Mad Science: Dinosaurs for K-6. Dinosaurs are extinct…or are they? Put your paleontology hat on and explore the world of these prehistoric beasts. Compare your footprints with a Triceratops, and your jawbones with a Camptosaurus. Take part in a simulated dinosaur dig; can you figure out how to put the skeleton together? Take home your own fossils and a T-Rex tooth cast. Read more about Spring Break with Mad Science : Dinosaurs for K-6
Arts & Performance
Come out to Lake Harriet to explore a village of ice houses-turned-art studios. With over 150 artists and more than 20 shanties, let your imagination run wild across the ice as you explore the make-shift village. Watch performances, interact with resident artists and get in on the creative action yourself. All ages. 612.567.6844 Read more about Art Shanty Projects
Are you ready to have a fun night full of laughs? Look no further than Tracy Morgan and his comedy show! He is starring currently in The Last OG, so be sure to grab a ticket and make a fun night out of the stand-up show! Adults only. Read more about Tracy Morgan: No Disrespect
Come support local filmmakers at AdventureMN Film Festival. This is a great opportunity to watch some short films that you might not normally get to see. The films are mostly about life in Minnesota and exploring the places that most people might not get to see in the land of 10,000 lakes. All ages. Read more about The AdventureMN Film Festival
Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Wednesday, February 26 at 6:30 p.m. for Travel Adventures and Food. Enhance your winter armchair travel reading with travel adventure stories and a sample of an international recipe. We will hear stories and see photos from two former Peace Corps volunteers: Abbey Weiler, who volunteered in Thailand from 2017 - 2019, and Joshua Koepp, who volunteered in Guinea from 2016 - 2019. River Market Co-op will provide samples and discuss a recipe from our international cookbook collection. Read more about Travel Adventures and Food
We invite you Stillwater Public Library on Monday, February 24 at 6:30 p.m. for Pop-Up Book Club for adults, with the theme of Looking Ahead in the 21st Century. Join library staff and neighbors for a thoughtful community discussion of our global world. Read one or more titles from our suggested list of four, and we will gather in the library for an evening of lively and insightful conversation. We will prepare focused questions based on the selected nonfiction books.
February Titles: Read more about Pop-Up Book Club for Adults
Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, February 22 at 1:00 p.m. for Legofy Yourself - Create Your Own Minifigure. Let’s make minifigures! In this fun program, you’ll get the chance to decorate your own minifigure made out of resin. Learn the process of mixing resin and epoxy, and design to your heart’s content. For ages 11 and up.
Program is free, but registration is required. Space and supplies are limited to 10 people. To register, call 651-275-4338, stop by the Public Services Desk, or visit our website at stillwaterlibrary.org. Read more about Legofy Yourself - Create Your Own Minifigure for kids 11+
Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, February 20 at 6:00 p.m. for Felted Acorn. It’s amazing what colorful loose wool, warm water, and a little bit of soap can create! Learn how to create wet felted balls and turn them into decorative acorns. String them together to make a garland or display them in a decorative bowl. Class is for adults.
Program is free, but registration is required. To register, call 651-275-4338, stop by the Public Services Desk, or visit our website at stillwaterlibrary.org. Read more about Felted Acorn
From 42nd Street to “Easy Street” and “All That Jazz” to “Step In Time,” dance on Broadway helps to shape the dance world and creates cultural memories that last well beyond the dance floor. In this installment of Ordway Cabaret, we hear from artists whose voices are seldom heard but whose contributions are key to the story and spectacle of the Broadway musical. Join us as we look at the legacy of dance in musical theater, the choreographers who created it, and the stories of the dancers in the ensembles that make our musicals move. Read more about Ordway Cabaret: Gotta Dance!
TaikoArts Midwest proposes a simple, ground-breaking idea: bring the best North American and Japanese female taiko artists together for a two-week artist residency to collaborate and create a one-of-a-kind performance. Envisioned as a catalyst to fuel movement towards gender equity in taiko, this project celebrates and puts women center stage in a collaborative, unique performance. Read more about HERbeat: Taiko Women ALL-STARS