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(507) 387-1666
421 East Hickory Street, Mankato, MN 56001

Calendar

Jan
25
Mon
DANA SIKKILA CREATES ART & ARTISTS @ Virtual Class
Jan 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

DANA SIKKILA CREATES ART & ARTISTS

  • Monday, January 25
  • 2 – 3:30 pm
  • Dana Sikkila, artist/educator/gallery manager

Hear from Dana Sikkila, a North Mankato-based artist, educator, 410 Project gallery director and creative placemaking creator as she talks about her works and teaching artists from youth to college art majors.  She also is the creator of Project Bike, which in December completed an exhibit at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

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Jan
26
Tue
COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: IMPACT OF DISCRIMINATION @ Virtual Class
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: IMPACT OF DISCRIMINATION

  • Tuesday, January 26
  • 2 – 3:30 pm

Why does race matter so profoundly for health?  David R. Williams developed a scale to measure the impact of discrimination on well-being, going beyond traditional measures like income and education to reveal how factors like implicit bias, residential segregation and negative stereotypes create and sustain inequality.  Williams presents evidence for how racism is producing a rigged system — and offers hopeful examples of programs across the U.S. that are working to dismantle discrimination.  Discussion to follow showing of video.

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Jan
28
Thu
FIVE WISHES: HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVE @ Virtual Class
Jan 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

FIVE WISHES: HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVE

  • Thursday, January 28
  • 11 am – 12 pm
  • Virtual
  • VINE Staff, Presenter

More than ever, people are thinking about how important it is to have a healthcare directive on file.  As we navigate our way through a global pandemic, you may be asking what you want your medical providers to know if you cannot speak for yourself.  Five Wishes is a healthcare directive that lets you say exactly how you wish to be treated if you get seriously ill.

  • The $5 document may be picked up by appointment prior to this presentation.
  • Pre-registration is required by January 26.
Feb
1
Mon
MAUD HART LOVELACE & HER ILLUSTRATORS @ Virtual Class
Feb 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

 MAUD HART LOVELACE & HER ILLUSTRATORS

  • Monday, February 1
  • 2 – 3:30 pm
  • Penny Banwart, Betsy-Tacy Society member

This presentation will introduce you to Maud Hart Lovelace, Mankato-born author of the Betsy-Tacy Series, and her two illustrators.  It will also offer a peek into the childhood homes of Maud (Betsy) and her friend, Frances “Bick” Kenney (Tacy) on Center Street.  These houses were purchased and restored by the Betsy-Tacy Society.

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