Arts & Performance

Brick Party

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on the first Saturday of each month through November between 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. for Brick Party.  For kids of all ages to use their imagination to create using bricks derived from a word meaning "play well". Bricks will be provided by the library please leave yours at home. This is a time for open build but challenge ideas will be offered. Ages 5-12 can meet in the Storytime Room but older youth can build in the Teen Program Room during the same time. One creation per builder will be on display in the library all month.

Drop-in DIY for Teens

Teens, drop in for some DIY fun at Stillwater Public Library on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays every month between 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. There will be supplies available for you to create a fun craft. Teens ages 12-18 are welcome! Our DIY projects for the fall are:

'The Glass Menagerie'

Join the Guthrie Theater for its 2019-2020 season kick-off with Tennessee William’s lyrical family drama The Glass Menagerie. Director Joseph Haj takes this classic to the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Recommended ages 12 and up. Prices vary. Show times vary.

Theaster Gates at the Walker Art Center

Artist Theaster Gates is taking over the Walker’s galleries for an immersive artistic experience. Originally trained in ceramics, Gates has expanded his practice to include performance, installation and archival conservation. He is best known for his 2009 project Dorchester Project in Chicago, which recycled a two-story property on the South Side, turning it into a performance space, library and archive. All ages. Prices vary. Gallery hours vary. Walker Art Center, 725 Vineland Place, Mpls.; 612.375.7600; 

Shout Out Loud Minnesota - A Suicide Prevention Charity Event

Join us for the 2nd Annual ‘Shout Out Loud’ Suicide Prevention and Resource Awareness event! Our main goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources. Our goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources.

Post-It Note Art for Teens

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, September 28 anytime between 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. for Post-It Note Art for Teens. Help transform the Teen Library Space from blah to WOW with some Post-It Note Art! You decide on the design (bring your own or use one we already have) to create and then, ready… set… post away! Ages 12-18.

Program is free and no registration necessary. 

Circus Manduhai

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, September 28 at 10:30 a.m. for Circus Manduhai. Come watch this amazing Mongolian family circus featuring acrobatics, juggling, balancing, hula hoops and more! 

Free admission and no registration necessary. This program is made possible in part with support from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund (Legacy).

Teen Silent Library

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, September 19 at 6:00 p.m. for Teen Silent Library. Can you hold it together while enduring challenges geared towards getting you to make noise? The name of this game is Silent Library and -in order to win- you must endure “interesting” challenges without making a sound. Bring yourself and maybe even a few friends we will split into teams and compete to see which team can make the least amount of sound in the library. Teens ages 12 - 18.

Afton Art in the Park

Join us for the 41st annual Afton Art in the Park event on Sept 28th (10 am-5 pm) & Sept. 29th (11 am-4 pm), 2019. This two day outdoor fine art & crafts fair will be held in Afton's quaint Town Square Park. Featuring over 100 vendors, live music, kids artist quarter & bouncy house, Wine & Beer Garden, Adirondack Chair Auction and great food! Hosted by Afton Area Business Association.    https://www.facebook.com/events/2284563724968722/   

Art Cart

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays from 3:00 - 7:30 p.m. to experience "Art Cart." In addition to being fun, making things with your hands benefits child development, especially fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Each week, we'll provide supplies and a suggested project that you can make with your child. This self paced activity for you to enjoy with your child(ren) will be set up in the storytime room.

Program is free and no registration required. 

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