Continuing Education Events Announced

Posted on January 12th, 2009 by

Most Continuing Education events are held in the Melva Lind Interpretive Center on the South end of the Gustavus campus.

Most Continuing Education events are held in the Melva Lind Interpretive Center on the South end of the Gustavus campus.

Gustavus Adolphus College and the St. Peter Community and Family Education Office have collaborated to provide the extended St. Peter community with several informational and educational events this winter and spring as part of the College’s Continuing Education program.

This year’s program is themed “Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow,” and is a yearlong series of programs and tours related to the St. Peter community. The fall series focused on the land and history of St. Peter, while the upcoming spring series will focus on issues facing the community today and in the future.

The schedule of Continuing Education events for the spring is as follows:

  • Tuesday, Jan. 13 / What Happened to Our Economy? / 7-8 p.m. / $9
  • Monday, Jan. 19 / 19th Century History of St. Peter / 7-8 p.m. / $9
  • Thursday, Feb. 12 / The Future of St. Peter: Where Do You Want to be Tomorrow / 7-8 p.m. / $9
  • Saturday, Feb. 14 / The Echo’s Concert and Valentine’s Day Dinner / $25
  • Thursday, Feb. 19 / The Arts of St. Peter / 7-8 p.m. / $9
  • Saturday, March 7 / For the Birds: Lunch with the Birds / 12-1:30 p.m. / $10
  • Monday, March 16 / Book Talk: The Boreal Owl Murder / 7-8 p.m. / $9
  • Tuesday, April 14 / Race and Identity in the 2008 Presidential Election / 7-8 p.m. / $9
  • Saturday, April 25 / Linnaeus Arboretum Bird Hike / 9-10:30 a.m. / $9
  • Tuesday, April 28 / Historic Downtown Walking Tour / 5-7:30 p.m. / $10
  • Tuesday, May 5 / Wildflower Walk: Seven-Mile Creek / 6:30 p.m. / $10
  • Thursday, May 7 / Tree Identification: Conifers / 6-9 p.m. / $15 or $25 for two classes
  • Thursday, May 13 / Tree Identification: Deciduous Trees / 6-9 p.m. / $15 or $25 for two classes

All programs and events are open to the public. Registration and payment of fees are handled by the St. Peter community and Family Education Office. Register online at stpetercommunityedonline.com or call 507-934-3048. Lectures and events are free for Gustavus students and employees. For more information on specific events, contact Shirley Mellema in the Gustavus Linneaus Arboretum at 507-933-6181 or shirley@gustavus.edu.

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