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New discussion group offers exchange of ideas

Participants will be provided book and video titles as well as links to podcast episodes related to each month’s topic.

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PINE RIVER — Happy Dancing Turtle is hosting a new discussion group to explore challenging topics by reading, watching or listening to content and then coming together for a discussion.

Participants will be provided book and video titles as well as links to podcast episodes related to each month’s topic.

“There is so much information out there and in a variety of formats. We want to offer choices so people may pick at least one of the resources, based on what's easiest for them to take in,” said Jenny Hill, Happy Dancing Turtle staffer who will facilitate the Pine River group, in a news release.

For those in the local Northern Lakes (Pine River) location, the meeting place is Old Main on the Happy Dancing Turtle campus, 2331 Dancing Wind Road SW, Pine River. The groups will meet 6:30-8 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month, beginning Oct. 11. The groups in each geographic location will come together via Zoom for the last 30 minutes of the meeting to share ideas.

For more information about this event and to register, visit happydancingturtle.org/classes .

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