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Registration for Spring Term courses has ended, and courses are well underway.  Watch for Fall Term 2017 course announcements, which will be posted near the end of July.


News item:

Northfield Summer Film Festival
Suspended for 2017

Steve Richardson, Carleton College’s Director of the Arts, who coordinates all arts-related events at the Weitz Center, reports that “unfortunately the Weitz will be closed for public events this summer.  With the final stages of construction [of a new concert hall wing] and the move of all the Music department equipment and instruments, we will not be able to hold events after reunion weekend [June 15-18].”  This means that the Film Festival, jointly sponsored during the past 5 Julys by Carleton and the Elder Collegium, will need to be put on vacation for a year.  We have every expectation, however, that it will resume in July 2018.




Great River Shakespeare Festival

It is SEASON 14 and plans are underway for the annual trips to Winona to see

Comedy of Errors on July 5th


Richard III on July 19th

For more information about the plays and GRSF, come to the Northfield Senior Center on

JUNE 5th at 10:30 a.m.

for a presentation by Northfield native Doug Scholz-Carlson, Artistic Director of the festival. As in past
years, he will give a glimpse of what is in store for all, plus he will give his TEDx talk on Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18.


For more details and registration information, look here.

Co-sponsored by Northfield Senior Center and the Cannon Valley Elder Collegium



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