Programs & Events

Dynamic Programming Fosters Structured Serendipity

Programming and connection are central to One and Two Discovery Square, even amid the pandemic when most tenants worked from home. The programming helped maintain a sense of community and connectedness during a time of isolation and strengthened associations among tenants.

Our regular weekly and monthly events are beginning to ramp back up. Watch for the return of: 

Donation Drive to Support the Rochester Alternative Learning Center Community School

This holiday season, help us, help others. Rochester Alternative Learning Center (RALC) has a family resource room designed to meet the needs of our students and families. It is kept stocked with clothing, food, hygiene, and household supplies to meet the needs of all at any time. We can also connect you with resources from […]

Mid Day Music Feat. Tim Dallman

Take a mid-morning break and join us inside One Discovery Square for some music featuring local artist, Tim Dallman. Tim Dallman is a Rochester-based guitarist and vocalist who writes and performs his own songs, as well as an eclectic mix of cover songs. His melodic, acoustic guitar-driven original songs blend lyrical and musical storytelling with […]

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Innovation Happy Hour activated by Altra Federal Credit Union

Collaboration Hall 202 4th St SW, Rochester, MN

Join us on the patio at One Discovery Square on Tuesday, Oct. 12th, from 4:30PM - 6PM for Innovation Happy Hour activated by Altra Federal Credit Union!  Come together, mingle, form new connections, and enjoy complimentary cocktail and mocktail tastings from Steady Pour and snacks from People's Food Co-op, all in the spirit of innovation! Register in advance […]

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Taco ‘Bout Innovation

Quarterly lunch-and-learn with Rochester's top innovators, creators, and of course TACOs! About this event This quarter we will welcome Chris Schad, Director of Business Development for Destination Medical Center. Chris will outline the plans for the newly approved "Discovery Walk" and showcase all of the innovative impacts the project will have on the Discovery Square […]

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International Education Week

Celebrate International Education Week at One Discovery Square! International Education Week (IEW), November 15-19, 2021, is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for […]

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TGIM: Good Soup!

Thank God It's Monday! Warm-up with a hot cup of soup from The Canadian Honker! Choose from Chicken Wild Rice and Tomato Soup. Open to all Tenants, employees, and students at One Discovery Square. First-come-first-served while supplies last, no registration required!

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Innovation Happy Hour Activated by Altra!

Join us at One Discovery Square on Tuesday, December 7th, from 4:30PM - 6PM for Innovation Happy Hour activated by Altra Federal Credit Union!  Come together for a final toast to 2021, and enjoy delicious chef curated wine & food pairings from Cameo at the Castle- all in the spirit of innovation! Register in advance for this FREE […]

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Holiday Thank You Events: Students

As we head towards the end of 2021, it's a great moment to pause and reflect, celebrate our accomplishments, and enjoy each other's company. We're excited to celebrate the amazing work being done by you and your dedicated colleagues with an all-day Holiday Thank You experience for UMR Students and Staff of One Discovery Square! […]

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Holiday Thank You Celebration: Tenants and Employees

As we head towards the end of 2021, it's an opportune moment to pause and reflect, celebrate our accomplishments, and enjoy each other's company. We're excited to celebrate the amazing work being done by you and your dedicated teams with an all-day Holiday Thank You experience for tenants and employees of One Discovery Square on […]

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TGIM: Cookie Craze for the Holidays

Give your week a sweet start by attending our final TGIM of 2021: Cookie Craze for the Holidays! Stop by Collaboration Hall on Monday, December 20th from 2-4pm to enjoy cookies and milk from Crumbl Cookies, and to paint your own cookie with Desserts by Danna. In order to paint your own cookie with Desserts by Danna, you […]

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TGIM: Welcome Back Waffle Bar

Collaboration Hall 202 4th St SW, Rochester, MN

Join us Monday, January 10 in Collaboration Hall from 2 - 4pm for a delicious waffle bar as we celebrate the new year. Toppings include: Matcha syrup Maple syrup Honey Fresh strawberries Powdered sugar Fresh Whipped Cream. Waffles available on a first-come, first-served basis. Our thanks to Cafe Steam for partnering with us.

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Space and Services to Make Your Next Event a Success

Planning an event? Common spaces at One and Two Discovery Square are available for tenants to use. With catering from Café Steam and professional event-planning support, your event is sure to be a success. 

Email events@twodiscoverysquare.com with the vision and details for your event.

Collaboration and Event Spaces in One Discovery Square Include

BREAKOUT AREAS

Collaboration Hall
2nd Floor Area
Outside Patio
3rd Floor Area

CONFERENCE ROOMS

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Coming in Two Discovery Square! A full-service training center with 100-person capacity.