For those with caregiving responsibilities, such as a child with special needs, an elderly parent, a partner with chronic pain and so on. This class has been developed to help people create their own unique paths to wellness.
Learn about healthcare careers and the programs LSC offers. Get the opportunity to visit with faculty, take a tour of the main campus, talk to an advisor, get information about admissions, financial aid and academic support and participate in healthcare simulations.
Learn how the only AACSB-accredited MBA in the region can boost one's career. The program is designed for working adults, with classes held in the evening. A light dinner will be served. Please RSVP using the event link -- be sure to make note of any dietary restrictions. Email [email protected] with any questions.
The presentation: “Captain Robert Pratt: Bittersweet Appomattox.” Jim Pratt of Duluth will tell the story of the breakthrough at Petersburg during the Civil War. Jim’s great-grandfather, Robert Pratt, along with his CO Charles Gould, were instrumental in the breaking of the Siege of Petersburg, hastening the conclusion of the war ten days later at Appomattox. Guests are advised to park in the parking ramp behind and connected to the Sheraton, which is across the street from Carmody’s.
Sarah Seidelmann shares different shamanic teachings during two-hour monthly drum sessions at Yoga North. This class has a pre-requisite: participants must have taken the "Find your Spirit Animal/Get Sourced" class or done one-on-one training with Seidelmann.
The Great Lakes Academy of Fine Art hosts three 10-week drawing courses. The three courses will run concurrently: Figure Drawing will be held every Tuesday, Sept. 11 – Nov. 14 and Foundations of Classical Drawing will run Wednesday and Thursdays, Sept. 12 – Nov. 14 and Sept. 13 – Nov. 15, respectively. The figure drawing course costs $350; the foundations courses cost $300.
The College of St. Scholastica’s free lecture series on the current state of the Middle East continues with a discussion on America’s role in that region. Phyllis Bennis, an American writer, activist and political commentator, will speak on the topic “What is America Doing in the Mideast?” A reception will follow.
Children, parents, business and community leaders come together for a Lights on After School rally to celebrate achievements of after school students. The event's goal is to "draw attention to the need for more after school programs that serve the millions of children nationwide who are unsupervised and at risk each weekday afternoon."
The South St. Louis Soil and Water Conservation District hosts a community education event featuring information on wildfire in Northeastern Minnesota, wildfire ecology and fireproofing your property. The evening features presentations from representatives of the Minnesota FireWise program, the US Forest Service and the University of Minnesota.
Blacklist Artisan Ales co-owner and head brewer Brian Schazenbach is the featured speaker for this week's Magnolia Salon -- an evening of drinks, light food fare and entertainment. Schazenbach will explain how his European-inspired brewery develops its artfully-crafted ales.
Yoga North says of this two-day course: "Sanskrit is the language of yoga. This weekend, immersion will give you intimate familiarity with the unique points of resonance in your own palate that support Sanskrit's sacred sounds and firm grounding in the proper pronunciation of this ancient language."
Physician turned healer Sarah Seidelmann gives a guided introduction to the Shamic Journey, or a meditation "where negative energy can be cleared and your soul uplifted and empowered. It is also a method for seeking guidance and assistance."
The United States' first-ever gold medalist in Nordic skiing visits Duluth for two events on Nov. 4. She appears at Grand Avenue Nordic Center from 2 to 4 p.m. and a fundraiser event at Pier B Resort from 7 to 9 p.m. The ticketed fundraiser event features Duluth Mayor Emily Larson, local Olympic biathlete and youth ski coach Kara Salmela, and guest of honor Jessie Diggins. There will be a cash bar and heavy appetizers, photo opportunities, raffle and fundraiser…
Essentia Health is offering classes on how to care for seriously ill or injured people. Classes will be held in various locations. St. Mary’s Medical Center Auditorium, 407 E. Third St., 2nd floor Oct. 2, 2 to 3 p.m. Nov. 6, 4 to 5 p.m. Essentia Health-West Duluth Clinic, 4212 Grand Ave. Jan. 16, 2 to 3 p.m. March 13, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Essentia Health-Hermantown Clinic, 4855 W. Arrowhead Road Feb. 6, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
The fourth annual UMD Entrepreneurship Conference brings together Twin Ports students, educators, entrepreneurs and innovators for a two-day event spanning Nov. 7-8. Conference goers will hear from national, local and regional entrepreneurs. The UMD Conference is student run and is an initiative of the Labovitz School of Business and Economics. Two-day admission is $35; free for UMD students and staff. To learn about speakers and register for the event, visit lsbeconference.com.
The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual Professional Development Summit, a full-day leadership conference designed to motivate, inspire and benefit attendees and their organization. Lucie Amundsen, owner of Locally Laid Egg Company, will kick off the conference with her keynote presentation titled “A Different Kind of Marketing.” Amundsen uses humor and embarrassing real-life stories to illustrate how genuine content with an eye and ear to audience can take your business further than a glitz campaign. Following the morning…
Visitors who brave the onset of pre-winter will have front-row seats to the world’s largest freshwater fury at the sixth annual Lake Superior Storm Festival in Lutsen and Grand Marais. This is the time of year when Lake Superior unleashes; the skies turn dark, pressure systems collide, causing howling wind, 15-foot waves to emerge, and icy waves lash on the rocks. Friday, Nov. 9 6:30 p.m. - Storm into Winter Showcase at Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply 7 to 8 p.m.…