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August 2019
Free

Fishing Management: Reflections with a View to the Future with Dean Beck

August 26, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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In partnership with the Douglas County Lakes Association, we present an educational program on the state of fishing led by Area Fisheries Supervisor, Dean Beck. This program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. About the presenter: Dean is wrapping up a 30+ year tenure with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Section of Fisheries, where he serves as the Glenwood Area Fisheries Supervisor. The Glenwood Fisheries Management Area encompasses Douglas, Grant, Pope, and Stevens Counties…

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September 2019
$44

Oil Painting in the Gardens with Leanne Larson

September 3, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Experience in the beautiful gardens of the Legacy of the Lakes Museum. Local artist Leanne Larson will give relaxed step-by-step instructions as we paint the setting we see with our own eyes! Get outdoors and experience plein air painting! All painting supplies are provided including use of a standing retractable easel that can be lowered for sitting. This is a 2-3 hour session so you can choose to sit,stand or both. Stools/chairs will also be provided. We will take breaks…

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June 2020

Water Talks: Like Politics, All Water is Local

June 8 @ 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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We say it all the time “our lake…”, “my stretch of shoreline…” or “our aquifer.” There’s an obvious reason we talk about water in this way. We will always understand water quality and care for it based on what we see and do every day. Not surprisingly, protecting and restoring water can only happen when people see it as their civic responsibility, kind of like voting for elections. In this presentation, John Linc Stine, Executive Director of Freshwater, will describe…

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$28.00

Yoga in the Gardens

June 11 @ 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Yoga has so many health benefits for mind, body and spirit...especially in the beautiful gardens at the Legacy of the Lakes museum! Yoga equally strengthens and stretches, increasing flexibility and repairing muscles. It’s all about relaxing and allowing yourself and your body to have as much relaxation as you want. This time is for you - free of competition and comparison! Appropriate for all ages & fitness levels. Cost is $28.00 (includes three classes in June). Classes start at 5:15 pm.…

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$5.00

Children’s Make-n-Take

June 16 @ 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Each month the museum will have a fun, lake-life craft you can create and take home!  Canoes have been a way to get from here to there for thousands of years. Discover how these marvels of water travel were made and create your own version of a birch canoe and a dugout canoe. Experiment with canoe shapes to figure out what floats a boat. Parents must accompany child, no additional fee. Maximum number of people allowed for the class is 9 (this…

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$5.00

Children’s Make-n-Take

June 16 @ 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Each month the museum will have a fun, lake-life craft you can create and take home!  Canoes have been a way to get from here to there for thousands of years. Discover how these marvels of water travel were made and create your own version of a birch canoe and a dugout canoe. Experiment with canoe shapes to figure out what floats a boat. Parents must accompany child, no additional fee. Maximum number of people allowed for the class is 9 (this…

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Gallery Talk: Engineered Speed

June 16 @ 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Legacy of the Lakes Museum board member and boat expert Dave Bortner will present a talk revolving around the design and engineering in race boats in conjunction with our Golden Age Race Boats exhibit. This talk will be given live on Facebook, simply visit our facebook page at 7:00 pm CST and click the video. There are a few openings for museum members to attend in person in the museum's North Gallery. Visit https://bookwhen.com/legacyofthelakes#focus=ev-sw55-20200616190000 to register.

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July 2020
$5.00

Children’s Make-n-Take

July 7 @ 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Each month the museum will have a fun, lake-life craft you can create and take home!  Get your creative juices flowing! Participants will build a boat out of common household supplies and test it on the water to see if it floats. Parents must accompany child, no additional fee. Cost is $5.00. To register, visit Alexandria Community Education.

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$5.00

Children’s Make-n-Take

July 7 @ 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Each month the museum will have a fun, lake-life craft you can create and take home!  Get your creative juices flowing! Participants will build a boat out of common household supplies and test it on the water to see if it floats. Parents must accompany child, no additional fee. Cost is $5.00. Register at Alexandria Community Education.

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$28.00

Yoga in the Gardens

July 9 @ 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Yoga has so many health benefits for mind, body and spirit...especially in the beautiful gardens at the Legacy of the Lakes museum! Yoga equally strengthens and stretches, increasing flexibility and repairing muscles. It’s all about relaxing and allowing yourself and your body to have as much relaxation as you want. This time is for you - free of competition and comparison! Appropriate for all ages & fitness levels. Cost is $28.00 (includes three classes in July). Classes start at 5:15 pm.…

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