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  • "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" at the Old Log Theatre

    A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder is the knock-'em-dead, uproarious hit and the most-nominated show of the 2014 Broadway season. With 10 Tony nominations and 4 wins, including Best Musical, Book, Direction and Costumes, this Tony-Award Winning Musical makes its Minnesota Premiere at the Old Log. Set in London in 1907, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder centers on Monty Navarro, a penniless clerk who is informed after the death of his mother that he is ninth in line to inherit the earldom of Highhurst, controlled by the wealthy D’Ysquith banking family. After the imperious ruling Lord dismisses Monty’s claim of being a relative, the eight D’Ysquiths ahead of young Mr. Navarro begin dying in natural and unnatural ways. (A single actor plays all the not-so-nice D'Ysquiths, adding to the merriment.)* Fee includes coach transportation, theatre ticket, and lunch (choice of: braised boneless short rib, seared pork chop with bacon port demi glaze, dill roasted tilapia with lemon, or angel hair pasta with garden marinara; all served with potatoes, seasoned vegetables, dinner rolls, coffee/tea, and dessert)* 10:30 AM Depart RCTC Sports Center Parking Lot*  6 PM Approximate return* No refunds after Oct. 1* Fee: $90
  • "A Magical Medora Christmas" at the Ives Auditorium in Bloomington

    Based on “Medora Musical“—the acclaimed summer variety show in Medora, North Dakota—A Magical Medora Christmas is a traveling variety show that features current and past Medora performers. This year’s production includes vocalist and Medora Gospel Brunch host Emily Walter (a former lead vocalist in the US Air Force Strategic Air Command Band) along with Job Christenson and Jared Mason, both of whom have sung on Broadway. Chad Willow, a multi-talented musician, and Bill Sorenson, a humorist and magician, will round out the company. The show is family friendly and appropriate for all ages.* Fee includes coach transportation, theatre ticket, and lunch (rotisserie Chicken, cheesy potatoes, glazed carrots, winter salad, dinner rolls, desserts, and coffee/hot tea) at the Masonic Heritage Center.* 10:00 AM Depart RCTC Sports Center Parking Lot (NOTE TIME CHANGE IS NOW LEAVING AT 10:00 AM)* 5:30 PM approximate return* No refunds after Nov. 1* Fee: $89
  • "Anastasia" at the Orpheum Theatre

    The romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is at home in Minneapolis at last! This dazzling show will transport you from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out on a journey to discover the mystery of her past.* Fee includes coach transportation and main floor theatre ticket*11 AM Depart Northrop Parking Lot*5:30 PM Approximate return*No refunds after Dec. 10* Fee: $95
  • "Blue Man Group" at the State Theatre

    With Blue Man Group, you'll rock, laugh and party. As three bald and blue men explore our world, together we'll discover music, comedy and surprises at every turn. By the end of this spectacular journey, you'll be saying "I DON'T EVEN KNOW WHAT JUST HAPPENED BUT I LOOOVED IT." 35 million people of all ages and cultures know what Blue Man Group is really about. Now it's your turn!  Lunch is not provided.* Fee includes coach transportation and main floor theatre ticket* 11 AM Depart Northrop Parking Lot* 5:30 PM Approximate return* No refunds after Dec. 15  * Fee: $95        
  • "Christmastide with the Celtic Sounds of SimpleGifts with Billy McLaughlin" at the Ives Auditorium in Bloomington

    Adored by fans, SimpleGifts makes musical magic by bringing a modern flair to traditional Christmas carols and hymns. This award-winning six-piece ensemble combines violin, Celtic whistle and bagpipes, piano, acoustic guitar and percussion with angelic three-part female vocals to create a "modern Old-World" sound. Join the talented men and women of SimpleGifts for an unparalleled Christmas treat. Through words and music, SimpleGifts genuinely evokes the true sense and feel of the holiday season. You don’t want to miss this very special performance! * Fee includes coach transportation, theatre ticket, and lunch (apple and walnut stuffed pork loin with warm sides, a cold salad, dinner rolls, dessert, chicken, cheesy potatoes, glazed carrots, winter salad, dinner rolls, and coffee/hot tea) at the Masonic Heritage Center.* 10:00 AM Depart RCTC Sports Center Parking Lot (NOTE TIME CHANGE: NOW LEAVING AT 10:00 AM)* 5:30 PM Approximate return * No refunds after Nov. 15* Fee: $89
  • "Concordia Moorhead Christmas Concert" at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis

    The Concordia Christmas Concert joins approximately 350 singers in four choral ensembles and a symphony orchestra to create the most beautiful collection of Christmas music you’ll hear during the holiday season. Dinner will be a choice of three entrees.* Fee includes coach transportation, theatre ticket, and dinner (choice of: roasted turkey dinner, meatloaf dinner, fish & chips, or veggie stir-fry) at Keys Café at the Foshay in downtown Minneapolis.* 2:30 PM Depart Northrop Parking Lot* 9 PM Approximate return  * No refunds after Oct. 29* Fee: $95
  • "Gloria--A Life!" at the St. Paul History Theatre

    Written by Tony Award-nominee Emily Mann, the story of Gloria Steinem and the American women's movement brings us a richly detailed tapestry about one of the most inspiring and remarkable women of our time. Five decades after Gloria Steinem began raising her voice for equality and championing those of others, her vision is as urgent as ever. Gloria’s life’s work and philosophy on the necessity of conversation as a catalyst for change offer us all a path forward in a way that only live theater can.* Fee includes coach transportation, theatre ticket, and buffet lunch (chilled pasta salad with broccoli, cherry tomato, and ranch dressing; shaved roast beef; maple syrup glazed ham; rosemary and mustard roasted turkey; all served with cheddar cheese, pepper jack cheese, and swiss, sliced onion, cucumber, tomato, sprouts, lettuce, and house-made condiments, assorted rolls, potato chips, pretzels, fresh fruit, cookies, and brownies, coffee, decaffeinated coffee, and tea) at The University Club's Summit Room.  * 8 AM Depart RCTC Sports Center Parking Lot* 4 PM Approximate return * No refunds after Sep. 10* Fee: $89
  • "Hark! The Basement Ladies Sing" at the Ames Center in Burnsville

    "Hark! The Basement Ladies Sing" is the latest installment in the Church Basement Ladies musical series. It is December 1960, and members of this rural community have gathered around their reel-to-reel tape player to record a special Christmas greeting for one of their boys serving overseas. As the ladies serve up coffee and cookies, Pastor suffers from a case of stage fright, Mavis smuggles a piglet into the kitchen, a surprise visitor leaves Karin speechless, and the Widow Vivian Snustad gets caught in an embarrassing situation. Throughout it all, you are encouraged to sing along as Beverly Barsness bangs out Christmas carols on the old upright. So come “Fa La La” with the Church Basement Ladies as they deck their fellowship hall. *Fee includes coach transportation, theatre ticket (roomier seats with better views) and buffet lunch (brown sugar glazed boneless ham served with hash brown casserole and glazed herbed carrots; variety of dinner rolls with chef’s butter; full soup and salad bar; varied dessert options: homemade French silk pie, cheesecake fluff, Swiss cake roll, chocolate mousse, bread pudding).*10 AM Depart RCTC Sports Center Parking Lot*5:30 PM Approximate return *No refunds after Nov. 10 *Fee: $89
  • "Lunch and Lock" Cruise on the Mississippi River

    You will take in the beautiful sights along this historically narrated cruise, which travels through the Ford Lock and Dam, Lock #1, from St. Paul into Minneapolis and returning to Harriet Island. Delight in live Dixieland music while you feast on a lunch buffet. * Fee includes coach, lunch buffet (of BBQ chicken pieces, mild red chili pulled pork with pickled vegetable, condiment and buns, spoonbread, potato salad, coleslaw, watermelon wedges, cookies, and coffee), cruise, and tour guide* 9 AM Depart RCTC Sports Center Parking Lot* 4:30 PM Approximate return* No refunds after Sep. 15* Fee: $89
  • "RIVERDANCE: New 25th Anniversary Show" at the State Theatre

    For twenty five years on, renowned composer Bill Whelan brings this mesmerizing soundtrack back to life, completely revitalized for the first time since those original orchestral recordings. Producer Moya Doherty and Director John McColgan have produced an amazing new 25th Anniversary production with innovative and spectacular lighting, projection, staging and costume design, and an all-new finale number sure to blow audiences away. RIVERDANCE began its journey as the interval act in the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest, produced for television by Moya Doherty. This electrifying and innovative seven minute dance piece was then developed into a full-length stage show by Producer Moya Doherty, Composer Bill Whelan and Director John McColgan. With its fusion of Irish and International music and dance, the show broke all box office records during its world première run in Dublin in early 1995. When the show transferred to London the reaction was unprecedented. There followed a hugely successful tour starting in New York in March 1996, where 8 sold-out shows at Radio City Music Hall heralded the start of two decades of touring by Riverdance companies throughout North America. Since its inception Riverdance has packed theatres throughout North America, Oceania, Asia, Europe, South Africa and South America.* Fee includes coach bus transportation and main floor center, Rows G-N theatre tickets * 11:30 AM Depart Northrop Parking Lot* 5:30 PM Approximate return * No refunds after Jun. 30* Fee: $105
  • "The Chenault Duo" at Northrop Auditorium in Minneapolis

    For four decades, duo-organists Elizabeth and Raymond Chenault have been performing unique and refreshing repertoire in concerts across the United States and Europe. Named “The World's Premiere Duo-Organ Team” by the Atlanta Journal and Constitution, The Chenaults have commissioned, arranged, and premiered more than 60 organ duets, making “organ music for four hands, four feet” synonymous with their name. Enjoy an evening of popular favorites featuring Northrop’s restored pipe organ for a special holiday treat.  A Holiday Program of Organ Duets including: "Eclogue" by Richard Shephard; "White Christmas" by Irving Berlin; "Nativity Scenes" by Myron Roberts; "Toccata on God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" by Robert Hobby; and "Sleighride" by Leroy Anderson.* Fee includes coach transportation, theatre ticket, and dinner buffet (caprese salad skewers, spinach salad, penne carbonara, spaghetti and mini meatballs, chicken piccata, dessert, and non-alcoholic beverage) at Loring Bar and Restaurant in Minneapolis.* 3 PM Depart Northrop Parking Lot* 11 PM Approximate return  * No refunds after Oct. 29* Fee: $85
  • "The Looney Lutherans in Young(ish) at Heart" at the Ames Center in Burnsville

    The Looney Lutherans are a trio of wacky gals who use music, comedy and help from the audience to share their tips for aging humorously in YOUNG(ish) AT HEART. This interactive comedy event includes the game show What’s in Your Lunchbox? (Hosted by your favorite luncheon meat); musical advice for dealing with those aches and pains; and creative tips for keeping fit, because Jello isn’t the only thing that jiggles. Material is comedic and family-friendly, and you don’t have to be Lutheran to love it! Getting older may be a “pain in the neck”, but laughter is good medicine. Celebrate being YOUNG(ish) AT HEART with the Looney Lutherans.*Fee includes lunch (dijon rosemary roasted pork loin served with roasted red potatoes and green bean almondine; variety of dinner rolls with chef’s butter; full soup and salad bar; dessert options (will vary): homemade French silk pie, cheesecake fluff, Swiss cake roll, chocolate mousse, apple crumble.), coach transportation, and theatre ticket (roomier seats, with better views)*10 AM Depart RCTC Sports Center Parking Lot*5:30 PM Approximate return *No refunds after Sep. 1 *Fee: $89
  • "The Phantom of the Opera" at the Orpheum Theatre

    Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will make a triumphant return to Minneapolis as part of its North American tour. Hailed by critics as "bigger and better than ever before," this production boasts many exciting special effects including the show's legendary chandelier, new scenic and lighting designs, new staging and choreography. The beloved story and thrilling score will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this PHANTOM one of the largest productions now on tour. Bring your own lunch/supper, it is not provided.* Fee includes coach transportation and a main floor theatre ticket.* 11 AM Depart RCTC Sports Center Parking Lot for the Thu performance    4 PM Depart NORTHROP Parking Lot for the Sun performance* 5:30 PM Approximate return for the Thu trip  11 PM Approximate return for the Sun trip * No refunds after Sep 13* Fee: $95
  • 1-3 Year Olds (12-42 Months)

    In this class children and parents will spend time playing, creating, and exploring together each week. Parents will then transition gradually to parent time while children continue to play and learn in the Early Childhood room with our Early Childhood experts. During parent time, parents will discuss development, temperament, parenting strategies, discipline, and a wide variety of parent selected topics. Parents move to a separate room for discussion. Sibling care available.
  • 1-3 Year Olds Yearlong

    Your energetic little one is growing and trying new things, so establishing routines and being consistent is very important. As your child learns through play and social interactions, you will discuss parenting techniques that help you appreciate the "little things" in your life. Open registration begins in the fall followed by priority registration for our winter and spring sessions, allowing the group participants to remain together for the entire school year. Parents move to a separate room for discussion. New participants are welcome to register if space is available. Parents move to a separate room for discussion.
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  • 100 Things to Do in the Twin Cities Area

    Start your afternoon with former Minnesota Public Radio host Tom Weber. He will be speaking about his book - "100 Things to Do in the Twin Cities Before You Die." His book is a guide to the most rewarding list of things to do in the Twin Cities. Even if you are familiar with the Twin Cities, several of his suggestions will be a delightful surprise! Copies of Tom's book for purchase and signing will be available after class.
  • 2-3 Year Olds

    Playing, learning, and discovering are the current priorities as your toddler transitions to a preschooler. Explore a variety of skills that can help you nurture and guide your child through these early years. Parents move to a separate room for discussion. Sibling care available.
  • 2-4 Year Olds

    What strengthens a bond between a parent and child more than playing and learning together? Come and gain knowledge of child growth and development, temperament styles, and discipline techniques. Learn ways to strengthen your relationship with your child to make learning fun and discipline easier. Parents move to a separate room for discussion. Sibling care is available. 
  • 30-Day Clean Eating Challenge

    Uncover the basic principles of “clean eating” while learning the cooking techniques to support your efforts. Receive step-by-step instructions complete with meal plans, a starter guide, and over 40 recipes! Warning: a major side effect could be weight loss, increased energy, and a reduced waistline!  Class fee includes food.
  • 4Kicks Family Taekwondo (Ages 4-7)

    Taekwondo is a fun family activity and great for students of all ages! Under the instruction of Patricia Young, with the American Taekwondo Association, students will improve their coordination, balance, strength, and agility, while adults will benefit from improved memory, balance, and flexibility. One adult may attend and participate with the child at no extra charge. Classes are held at 4Kicks Taekwondo, 4915 Hwy 52 NW, Frontage road, on the north side of the Slumberland building. Driveway entrance is between Slumberland and State Farm and the door is between the Salvation Army drop-off door and the Slumberland pick-up door.Test date will be Thursday Dec 12th. 
  • 4Kicks Family Taekwondo (Ages 8 & Up)

    Students in this age group can sign up and pay for either Wednesday or Thursday and attend one or attend all nights. Taekwondo is a fun family activity and great for students of all ages! Under the instruction of Patricia Young, with the American Taekwondo Association, students will improve their coordination, balance, strength and agility, while adults will benefit from improved memory, balance, and flexibility. Training for students age 8 and up includes training in bully prevention, advanced self-defense, use of nunchuk, escrima, etc., board breaks, and other advanced concepts. One adult may attend and participate with the child at no extra charge. Classes are held at 4Kicks Family Taekwondo, 4915 Hwy 52 NW, west frontage road on the north side of the Slumberland building. Driveway entrance is between Slumberland and State Farm and the door is between the Salvation Army drop-off door and the Slumberland pick-up door.Test Date will be Thursday Dec 12th. 
  • 5 Keys to a Fearless Retirement

    Will I have enough to retire? Will my retirement income last? Are my assets protected? Learn how to manage six key risks all retirees face: outliving their income, inflation, unpredictable events, market volatility, income taxes, and rising healthcare costs. Turn retirement concerns into confidence. www.Thrivent.com
  • 6-8th Grade Girls Basketball

    The Middle School Sports program is designed to accommodate all levels of experience and skill level. Practices will focus on learning the fundamentals and rules of the specific sport, strength and agility, teamwork, and sportsmanship. You will report to practice immediately following dismissal from school and practices will take place at your home school.Although game schedules are subject to change and dependent on the other middle schools for games, we plan that you will play each of the other schools during the season. Games will start at 3:15 and run for approximately an hour, ending in time for the away team to travel back to its home school in time to catch the late bus.Rosters are limited to 40 players for all schools and registration will be taken on a first come first serve basis not ability level. All players must pre-register in order to participate and will not be allowed to participate until registration has been received.Team shirts will be provided to all players enrolled in sports where team identification is necessary. Tuition assistance is available for qualifying students. Please contact Community Education at 328.4000 to discuss this option.A detailed schedule will be distributed to the students by the coaches once the season starts. Games/practices will not be held on non-school days or when activities are cancelled because of inclement weather.There will be a limited route late bus service available for students who need transportation home after practice. Please refer to the late bus schedule on the district website at www.rochester.k12.mn.us. Please select the Transportation page and then Middle School Late Bus Schedule. PLEASE NOTE: Not all of the schools are available for after school use on all of the days that sports will be held. We will try to arrange game schedules so that the students will be playing a game at one of the other schools on a day that shows as a skip date at their school. We will give the students a detailed schedule at the beginning of the session.