• Smokey Bear program Thursday July 31 at 1 p.m. at the Upsala Public Library has been cancelled.

"Jazz in Bloom" with George Maurer and Rachel Holder Friday, Jan. 28 in Paynesville

"Jazz in Bloom" with George Maurer and Rachel Holder Friday, Jan. 28 in Paynesville

 Join jazz musicians George Maurer and Rachel Holder at Bloom Coffee Shop in Paynesville (202 Washburne Ave) for another in the "In Bloom" music series, sponsored by the Paynesville branch of Great River Regional Library. Warm up with George's hot piano licks, savor Rachel's smokey-sweet voice as they present classic jazz, pop and standard tunes as well as new, original works. The concert begins at 6:00 p.m. It is funded in part with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.