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World’s Largest Swimming Lesson

Help set a Guinness World Record while receiving a free swimming lesson! To build awareness of drowning prevention, thousands of people across the globe will try for the largest number of swimmers participating in a lesson in one day. More »

All Comers Track Meet

Show off your speed, or just your sense of fun, at the All Comers Track Meet on Wednesday evening, July 21, at the Northfield Middle School Track. More »

Summer Music in Bridge Square

The Northfield Community Band will kick off its free concert series at 7 p.m. on June 8 at Bridge Square. Bring a blanket or chairs at 7 p.m. every following Thursday in June, and enjoy music and the river view from the downtown park. More »

Truck and Tractor Night – Rescheduled

UPDATE: Truck and Tractor Night has been rescheduled to Thursday, May 18, due to the predicted rain and thunderstorms. The time and location of the event will remain the same.


Community Services would like to invite area families to a free annual truck and tractor event, hosted by Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE), from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 15, in the Northfield Community Resource Center (NCRC) parking lot, (on the North side of the building.) More »

Register Early for Camp Invention Savings this Summer

Register for Camp Invention by March 20 and save $25 on this action-packed summer week of STEM activities. Local educators will lead youth entering kindergarten through sixth grade in hands-on science, technology, engineering and math activities. More »

Spanish Radio Show Receives Award

At the 2016 Community Education Conference, the radio show “El Super Barrio Latino” was awarded a Minnesota Community Education Association Project Award (MCEA). Project awards are presented to outstanding projects that have exemplified the concept of Community Education. More »

Don’t be Late for ‘Alice in Wonderland’

Keep a “very important date” this weekend with Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre, as almost 80 local students perform in an original musical version of “Alice in Wonderland.” More »

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Learn how to help adolescents experiencing a mental health challenge or crisis, at the Youth Mental Health First Aid class on Nov. 5 & 12. Members of the public can register for free through Community Services, at http://bit.ly/2e96U5E or 507.664.3649. More »

Drop in for Dodgeball

Get your friends together for Open Gym Dodgeball, a Tuesday evening drop-in program beginning Oct. 11 at the Longfellow Gym. More »

Fall Brochure Hits Mailboxes This Weekend

The Community Services fall brochure will arrive in mailboxes this weekend, and registration for classes opens Friday, Aug. 12. Browse new opportunities for all ages in recreation and enrichment, starting with a few highlights below. More »

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