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  1. County libraries, offices closed for Martin Luther King, Jr., Day

    January 16, 2017, 12:01 AM - 11:58 PM

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  2. Washington County Board of Commissioners Meeting

    January 17, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:01 PM @ Government Center

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  3. Lifelong Learning at Your Library: iPad Tips and Tricks

    January 19, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ R. H. Stafford Branch

    Lifelong Learning at Your Library: iPad Tips and Tricks

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  4. Intro to Internet Genealogy featuring Ancestry Library Edition

    January 19, 2017, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM @ Valley Branch

    A class on using the internet for genealogy research, focusing on the research tool, ANCESTRY LIBRARY EDITION, one of Washington County Library's subscription databases. Must be proficient in the use of a mouse; registration required. Sign up online, at the library's Info Desk or call 651-436-5882.

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  5. 14th annual WinterFest set for Jan. 21 at Lake Elmo Park Reserve

    January 21, 2017, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Lake Elmo Park Reserve

    Cross-country ski lessons, fat bike demonstrations, wax demonstrations, snowshoeing, winter birding, and a food truck will all be part the 14th annual WinterFest

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  6. Guided morning bird hike at Lake Elmo Park Reserve

    January 21, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Nordic Center

    Learn to identify the birds that call the St. Croix Valley home and contribute to citizen science data collection. Dress for the weather and activity; trail routes traverse snow packed trails, turf, gravel, and pavement depending on weather conditions. Optional: binoculars, water bottle, sunscreen, etc. For all ages; children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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  7. Avengers Comic Styles Drawing Class

    January 21, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Park Grove Branch

    Learn how to draw Iron Man, Spiderman, the Hulk and other Marvel Comic characters. Using basic art elements of line, shape and shading students will learn how to break each character down to its basic parts. How to “ink” a comic and add details for 3-dimensional effects will also be covered.

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  8. Snowshoe lessons at Lake Elmo Park Reserve

    January 22, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM @ Lake Elmo Park Reserve

    Lessons are led by a naturalist from Warner Nature Center. Participants will learn more about the ancient art of snowshoeing, while improving their well-being in nature on a one-mile walk. Cost is $5/person per class; all equipment is provided. All participants must be 9 years of age or older; children must be accompanied by an adult. Dress for winter outdoor activity. Other items to consider: water bottle, sunglasses, snack/s, backpack to carry items. Parking is available in the Eagle Point Trailhead lot; lessons will meet at the Eagle Point Trailhead kiosk.

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  9. Snowshoe lessons at Lake Elmo Park Reserve

    January 22, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM @ Lake Elmo Park Reserve

    Lessons are led by a naturalist from Warner Nature Center. Participants will learn more about the ancient art of snowshoeing, while improving their well-being in nature on a one-mile walk. Cost is $5/person per class; all equipment is provided. All participants must be 9 years of age or older; children must be accompanied by an adult. Dress for winter outdoor activity. Other items to consider: water bottle, sunglasses, snack/s, backpack to carry items. Parking is available in the Eagle Point Trailhead lot; lessons will meet at the Eagle Point Trailhead kiosk.

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  10. Washington County Board of Commissioners Meeting

    January 24, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:01 PM @ Government Center

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  11. Book Club Special Edition: Sarah Stonich Author Visit

    January 24, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Wildwood Branch

    Minneapolis author Sarah Stonich will visit the Wildwood Library in Mahtomedi. She will discuss her new book "Fishing with RayAnne", written under the pseudonym Ava Finch. This event is free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome!

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  12. Lake Elmo Park Reserve Hike

    January 26, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Nordic Center

    One-hour hikes involve a warm-up and fitness challenges along the way. Trails are a mix of turf, gravel, grass, snow and pavement depending on trail conditions, time of year and location. Plan to arrive 10 minutes early. If light rain, class will go on as scheduled. For ages 13 and older (all minors must be accompanied by an adult).

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  13. Identity Theft: Protect Yourself

    January 28, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Hardwood Creek Branch

    What would you do if your identity were stolen? Knowing what to do is important because an identity thief can hijack your tax refund, alter your medical records, and prevent you from getting credit or a job. The purpose of this class is to encourage people to make identity protection part of their regular routine. It covers what Identity theft is, how to protect your identity and avoid identity theft, and provides clear action steps to take if it happens to you. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance and funded by MELSA.

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  14. STEM Saturdays: Winter STEAM (Weather + Art)

    January 28, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Wildwood Branch

    Minnesota winters can be harsh. Join us in exploring the effects of winter weather (cold! wind! snow! ice!) on art that we create. What will our projects look like after two months, and why? Registration is required. This is a two-part workshop (Part 1: January 28. Part 2: March 25); register for one or both. Ages 8-12 (6-7 years welcome with parent participation).

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  15. STEM Saturdays at Oakdale Library: Static Electricity with The Bakken Museum

    January 28, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Oakdale Branch

    Explore static electricity through a number of experiments. This engaging and energizing presentation has a hands-on focus allowing students to learn about electricity by experiencing its effects, asking questions, and creating their own experiments to try, leaving the students excited to learn more about science. For ages 6-12; parents encouraged to attend. Registration recommended but not required.

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  16. Graphic Novel/Sequential Art Drawing Class

    January 28, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Park Grove Branch

    A graphic novel is a narrative work in which the story is conveyed to the reader using sequential art, either in an experimental design or in a traditional comic art format. Students will be given a blank pre-bound novel layout to use as the basis for their own illustrated graphic novel. Drawing and painting techniques will be taught and short fables used as inspiration for narratives.

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  17. Snowshoe lessons at Lake Elmo Park Reserve

    January 29, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM @ Lake Elmo Park Reserve

    Lessons are led by a naturalist from Warner Nature Center. Participants will learn more about the ancient art of snowshoeing, while improving their well-being in nature on a one-mile walk. Cost is $5/person per class; all equipment is provided. All participants must be 9 years of age or older; children must be accompanied by an adult. Dress for winter outdoor activity. Other items to consider: water bottle, sunglasses, snack/s, backpack to carry items. Parking is available in the Eagle Point Trailhead lot; lessons will meet at the Eagle Point Trailhead kiosk.

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  18. Snowshoe lessons at Lake Elmo Park Reserve

    January 29, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM @ Lake Elmo Park Reserve

    Lessons are led by a naturalist from Warner Nature Center. Participants will learn more about the ancient art of snowshoeing, while improving their well-being in nature on a one-mile walk. Cost is $5/person per class; all equipment is provided. All participants must be 9 years of age or older; children must be accompanied by an adult. Dress for winter outdoor activity. Other items to consider: water bottle, sunglasses, snack/s, backpack to carry items. Parking is available in the Eagle Point Trailhead lot; lessons will meet at the Eagle Point Trailhead kiosk.

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