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SPRING & SUMMER 2020 ADULT PROGRAMS

Spring & Summer 2020 INSIDE

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Fitness options for all levels.

Move to the music with dance.

Language classes for your next great adventure.

Inside: Art

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Hobbies

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Art NEW! Fanciful Floral Collages

Bonnie Cutts Create a collage using a variety of materials you glue or adhere to a surface. Make acrylic gel decals, transfer laser prints onto canvas, and more. Utilize acrylic materials as you work with composition, balance, color, and design. Open to all levels of painting experience. $10 materials fee payable to instructor in class. ** #1032: 1 session $79 Sat., Apr. 18 10:00 am-4:00 pm Hopkins Center for the Arts 203

Oil Painting

John Caron Learn the time-honored tradition of oil painting in an encouraging and supportive atmosphere. Explore color, value, paint application, design, and composition in this most forgiving medium. We will also look at the work of other artists for inspiration and techniques in art-making. All levels are welcome! ** #1000: 6 sessions - limit 14 $69 B: Tu., Apr. 7-May 12 9:00 am-12:00 pm Hopkins Center for the Arts 203

NEW! Paint Your Pet’s Portrait!

Vanessa Merry Come paint a portrait of your furry loved one! Create a masterpiece in honor of your favorite furry friend! Paint your pet on a 16" x 20" canvas with the help of a professional artist. All supplies are provided. See online course description for instructions on sending your pet photo to the instructor. #1007: 1 session - limit 20 $59 Sat., May 9 9:30 am-12:30 pm Hopkins Center for the Arts 203

NEW! Renaissance and Flemish Oil Painting

Dan Petrov Explore Renaissance and Flemish oil painting! This indirect painting method develops a pictorial plan in seven consecutive layers. Each layer is focused on a separate formal element of the painting and suitable for absolute beginners. Intermediate and advanced students can take their painting to a higher level with more advanced techniques. ** #1021: 6 sessions $109 C: Thurs., Apr. 30-June 4 9:00 am-12:00 pm Hopkins Center for the Arts 203

NEW! Demystify Oil Painting (and Beyond)

Jeanne Kenton Learn about oil paint, mediums, brushes, canvasses, equipment, color wheel, value, composition, and more. Each week you will work on a painting of your choice. Beginner to advanced levels welcome. $20 material fee payable to instructor in first class. ** #1003: 6 sessions - limit 12 $69 A: Tu., June 2-July 7 1:00-3:30 pm B: Tu., July 21-Aug. 25 1:00-3:30 pm Hopkins Center for the Arts 203, all sections

Painting With Pastels

John Caron Pastels are a great, inexpensive way to experiment with color! Take your artwork to a new level using vibrant color in pastels. Explore techniques used by Impressionist, Modern, and Contemporary artists to achieve glowing results on white or tinted paper. Try oil pastels, dry pastels, or both. ** #1002: 6 sessions - limit 14 $69 B: Tu., Apr. 7-May 12 6:00-9:00 pm Hopkins Center for the Arts 203

NEW! Abstract Painting: Sound + Movement

Paige Dansinger Explore abstract painting techniques with color and movement! Listen to Arnold Schoenberg’s “Second String Quartet” and other works and learn about the artistic style of Wassily Kandinksy. All mediums welcome. #1011: 6 sessions $69 Fri., June 12-July 17 2:00-4:30 pm Hopkins Center for the Arts 203

Plein Air Painting

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John Caron Paint outdoors at local parks, lakes, and city locations. Any painting medium (including pastels) may be used in this course. Meet in the Hopkins Center for the Arts lobby each morning to walk or carpool to the location of the day. ** #1009: 5 sessions - limit 14 $59 Mon.-Fri., June 22-26 9:00 am-12:00 pm Hopkins Center for the Arts Lobby

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Art Continuing Watercolor

Watercolor Basics

Jill Jacobson Discover the joy of watercolor painting! Learn some of the special techniques and fun you can have with the medium. Each week we will work on group and individual projects. Come ready to relax, have fun, and enjoy painting! $25 materials fee payable to instructor at the first class. ** #1004: 4 sessions - limit 12 $69 Tu., Apr. 7-28 1:00-4:00 pm Hopkins Center for the Arts 203

Jill Jacobson Review watercolor basics and learn exciting new techniques. Help generate class topics and enjoy plenty of time for painting. Encourage each other with sharing and critique. If you have painted before and already have other materials, please feel free to use what you have. ** #1005: 4 sessions - limit 15 $69 C: Mon., Apr. 6-May 4 9:30 am-12:30 pm No class Apr. 20 A: Mon., May 11-June 8 9:30 am-12:30 pm No class May 25 B: Thurs., May 14-June 4 1:00-4:00 pm Hopkins Center for the Arts 203, all sections

The Art of Photography

Printmaking for Fine Art Prints

Karen Rognsvoog Learn the technique of carving an image on linoleum blocks and printing multiple images from that one block. Work with water-based inks and Japanese rice papers. Learn about reduction prints, rainbow rolls, and other design options. For those with some carving experience, learn the technique of carving woodcuts. While wood carving requires different tools, the carving and printing techniques are the same. $25 material fee payable to instructor in first class. #1013: 6 sessions - limit 8 $89 C: Fri., Apr. 10-May 15 9:30 am-12:00 pm Hopkins Center for the Arts 203

Randall Spotts Increase the artistic flair in your photography whether you use film or a digital camera. Learn to see and discover the visual and design elements that create better photos. Bring your own 35 mm, digital, or even a disposable camera. Concentrate on the composition of your work as you take photos between and during classes. #1001: 4 sessions - limit 14 $69 Tu., Apr. 7-28 7:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 111

Photography Field Shoot 2

Randall Spotts Continue to develop your field photo skills with a professional photographer. Bring your own camera and film, either 35 mm or digital. #1016: 3 sessions - limit 14 $49 Sat., Apr. 18-May 2 9:30-11:30 am Eisenhower Community Center 111

Smartphone Photography

NEW! Create Digital Art

Paige Dansinger Learn new art techniques for a digital age. Use your smartphone, tablet, and other creative tech tools to create digital artworks and videos. Use Instagram® to share your art with international galleries and collectors. Turn your digital artwork into an augmented reality animation. Learn how to draw in virtual reality using Google Tilt Brush® and share it online. Project your art on walls in a final class exhibit. #1012: 6 sessions $69 Thurs., June 11-July 30 2:00-4:30 pm No class June 18, July 16 Hopkins Center for the Arts 203

Rich Smith Learn to take high quality and engaging photos with the camera you take everywhere — your smartphone. Discuss simple tricks to make your smartphone photos works of art instead of just snapshots. No previous photography experience is necessary. #1023: 1 session $29 B: Tu., Apr. 14 6:30-8:00 pm A: Thurs., July 9 6:30-8:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 213, all sections

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Art Glass Mosaic: Mug Planter or Sign

Lindsey Guetter Create a unique mini-planter or pen cup using a coffee mug, or a colorful sign with cut glass. Create the perfect herb planter for your desk or kitchen, or create a welcome sign, house number, or another sign idea of your choosing. Glass is pre-cut and stencils are available. Design and glue the glass to the project on the first night and focus on grout and finishing your project the second night. Bring old towels for the second night of class. Mugs are $10 each and signs are $16 and up. Price of project payable to instructor on the first night of class. #1029: 2 sessions $59 Thurs., Apr. 2 & 9 6:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 206

Unique Glass Mosaics

Lindsey Guetter Design and create a unique, colorful mosaic piece! Choose from a sign, photo frame, garden stake, or trivet. The glass is pre-cut and stencils are available if needed. Design and glue the glass to the project on the first night. The second night, use grout, then learn about glass cutting, grouting, and other types of mosaics. #1030: 2 sessions $59 Mon., July 6 & 13 6:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 206

Colorful Glass Mosaic Window or Lamp

Lindsey Guetter Learn how to mosaic a 20" x 25" four-pane window, or a 4" x 9" or 8" x 8" lamp with colorful glass. The glass is pre-cut and stencils are available. Design and glue the glass to the project on the first night. The second evening, we will grout and learn about mosaics. Supply fee payable to instructor first night of class: $55 for window, $30 for lamp. #1031: 2 sessions - limit 12 $59 Wed., July 29 & Aug. 5 6:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 206

Drawing from Observation — Beginning Students Only

Jim Clark Lose your fear of drawing in this supportive class. Develop techniques for drawing what you see in exciting and expressive ways. Explore the endless possibilities of charcoal, graphite, and ink on different surfaces. Create drawings and learn how to evaluate and talk about art in a positive environment. $20 supply fee payable to instructor at first class. #1034: 4 sessions - limit 12 $59 Thurs., Apr. 16-May 7 6:00-9:00 pm Hopkins Center for the Arts 203

Drawing From Observation — Continuing Students Only

Jim Clark Continue to explore drawing techniques in this supportive class. Gain confidence as you learn or enhance your drawing skills with Jim as your guide. Explore the endless possibilities of charcoal, graphite, and ink on a variety of surfaces. Create drawings and learn how to evaluate and talk about art in a positive environment. This class is for continuing drawing students only. $20 supply fee payable to instructor at first class. #1033: 7 sessions - limit 14 $99 A: Wed., May 6-July 1 9:30 am-12:30 pm No class May 13, June 24 B: Wed., May 6-July 1 2:00-5:00 pm No class May 13, June 24 C: Wed., May 6-July 1 6:00-9:00 pm No class May 13, June 24 Hopkins Center for the Arts 203, all sections

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Art Pottery — Beginning with Steve Frederickson

Steve Frederickson Curious about clay? Start your clay-learning process by mastering various hand-building methods and get an introduction to the potter’s wheel. Experience a wide variety of techniques and receive lots of individual instruction as you create projects you choose. If you’ve always wanted to learn and experiment with pottery, this is the class for you! Students must be able to attend the first three sessions. ** #1017: 8 sessions - limit 5 $114 Tu., Apr. 7-June 2 6:30-9:00 pm No class May 19 Eisenhower Community Center 167

Pottery — Continuing with Steve Frederickson

Steve Frederickson This hands-on class is an opportunity for students who have taken previous classes to continue to hone advanced pottery skills. Develop your personal style with clay and expand your creativity as an artist as you work on projects of your choice. Additional clay can be purchased from instructor. ** #1018: 8 sessions - limit 9 $114 Tu., Apr. 7-June 2 6:30-9:00 pm No class May 19 Eisenhower Community Center 169

Beginning and Advanced Beginning Pottery

Emma Konrad Beginners and more experienced potters — learn and develop the skills needed for hand building, wheel throwing, decorating, and glazing. Get messy and have fun as you learn and make a variety of interesting and beautiful pieces. Those with experience will benefit from instruction in more advanced techniques such as complex shapes, lids, handles, altering, and more. Explore new material throughout the eight weeks that depends and builds upon previous class sessions. Attendance is important. ** #1020: 8 sessions - limit 14 $129 B: Wed., Apr. 8-May 27 7:00-9:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center 167

Exploring Pottery

Nancy Johnson It’s not too late to learn – adults with all levels of experience can develop and enhance pottery skills. Learn the basics as a beginning student. Explore more advanced techniques such as lids, handles, altering, pattern-making and more to challenge your ongoing pottery skills when you are ready. Unless you are a returning student, attendance is required at the first session. ** #1024: 9 sessions - limit 10 $129 B: Wed., Apr. 8-June 3 9:30 am-12:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 167

Pottery on the Wheel — Advanced

Taylor Van Clay Express your passion for clay as you expand your pottery skills. Fine tune your throwing in areas of your choice while also engaging in artist critiques with peers to reflect and grow in your craft. This is an advanced class — there will be no instruction in the basics of throwing and glazing. Prerequisite: You must be able to comfortably throw a 6-inch cylinder on the wheel. ** #1025: 8 sessions - limit 9 $129 B: Thurs., Apr. 9-May 28 6:30-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 167

** Pottery class fee includes 25 lbs. of clay, glazes, and firing fee. Additional clay can be purchased. Bring basic tools or rent them in class for $3.

Open Pottery Studio

Kathy Israel, Nancy Johnson, Emma Conrad, Taylor Van Clay If you are taking a pottery class through Hopkins Community Education, Open Pottery Studio is an opportunity for you to continue to work on projects. Hopkins Community Education Pottery instructors run the open studio. There is no instruction provided. Open Pottery Studio fee does not include clay. Use the clay from your class or purchase clay in class ($30 for 25 lbs., includes use of glazes and firing fee). Please note: These sessions are open only to current pottery students. #1014: 1 session $15 E: Sun., Apr. 19 11:00 am-2:00 pm F: Sun., Apr. 26 11:00 am-2:00 pm G: Sun., May 3 11:00 am-2:00 pm H: Sun., May 17 11:00 am-2:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 167, all sections

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Computers How to Cut the Cable TV Cord

Microsoft Office® Basics — Word®, Excel®, PowerPoint®

Sharon Walbran Sharpen your skills with Microsoft Office®. Learn the basics of three key programs to help you succeed in your career or in school. Develop proficiency in Word® (word processing), Excel® (spreadsheets/data management), and PowerPoint® (presentation/slide show). Gain the essentials you need to expand your computer skill set and reach your goals. #2001: 3 sessions - limit 12 $99 Wed., June 17-July 1 6:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 348

One-On-One Tutorials

Sharon Walbran Spend time with our highly qualified trainers to focus on your specific needs such as basic skills, email, software applications, organizing digital photos, and more. After receiving your registration, we will call you to discuss your specific needs. Two people may attend together if you are interested in the same training. $49 for 1 person, $79 for two people. Call 952-988-4070 for two-person registration. Other dates may also be available. #2005: 1 session - limit 1 $49 A: Wed., June 17 4:30-5:30 pm B: Wed., June 24 4:30-5:30 pm C: Wed., July 1 4:30-5:30 pm D: Wed., July 22 4:30-5:30 pm E: Wed., July 29 4:30-5:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center 348, all sections

Engage Your Own Computer Trainer

Sharon Walbran Here’s your chance to spend one-on-one time with a computer instructor who can help you reach your personal or professional goals! Our experienced patient trainers can meet you in your home, office, or at our computer lab. Sessions are scheduled at your convenience. Topics are based on your needs. Beginners are welcome! Sessions are a minimum of two hours. Please call 952-988-4070 for information. Online registration available!

Ron Timm Cable and satellite television is the single most expensive utility for many households. Discover the many viewing options that are free or less expensive than cable. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of cable, how to get internet without cable, how to get TV from your computer to your television, and more. Find out why and how thousands of TV watchers are ditching cable forever! #2004: 1 session - limit 40 $29 Tu., Apr. 7 7:00-8:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center 223

Android Smartphones & Tablets: Part 1

Ron Timm If you have purchased an Android phone and are not sure how to use all of its capabilities, this class will provide a wealth of information. Explore how smart phones are used, the phone’s screens, settings, using programs, and much more. #2008: 1 session - limit 18 $39 Thurs., Apr. 9 7:00-8:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center 208

Android Smartphones & Tablets: Part 2

Ron Timm Continue to explore using your Android phone to its fullest potential. Learn to use your contact list, advanced call features, fun add-ons, and more. Prerequisite: Android Smartphones & Tablets: Part 1 or instructor approval. #2009: 1 session - limit 18 $39 Thurs., Apr. 30 7:00-8:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center 208

Google Drive and Google Apps

Sharon Walbran Learn to use Google’s free online file storage and file sharing. Explore the capabilities of Google’s free apps — web-based word processing, spreadsheets, and slideshow tools that are alternatives to Word®, Excel®, and PowerPoint®. Learn to convert standard Microsoft Office® documents to Google documents and share with others who can view and edit. Requirements: You must have a Gmail account and know your Gmail username and password. #2010: 1 session $69 Wed., July 22 6:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 348

Quickbooks® Basics

Sharon Walbran Learn how to set up a company in QuickBooks®, then add your customer data, vendor information, and banking accounts. Work with a mock company to create and customize invoices, pay bills, and enter credit card charges. This course does not include instruction for the online version of QuickBooks®. #2002: 1 session - limit 6 $69 Wed., July 29 6:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 348

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Cooking NEW! Tantalizing Thai Cuisine

Jeff Sandino Prepare Vietnamese summer rolls with both hoisin and peanut sauce for dipping. Vietnamese spring rolls follow with pork, shrimp, and glass noodles stuffed in rice paper and fried, served with nuoc cham dipping sauce. Create delicious pad thai, blending the vibrant flavors of Thailand with rice noodles using shrimp, eggs, chilies, garlic, basil, scallions, bean sprouts, lemon, and crushed red pepper flakes. Prepare a lovely Thai lime custard topped with fresh whipped cream for dessert. #3024: 1 session $39 Tu., Apr. 7 6:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 210

NEW! Scrutable Chinese Cooking: An Overview of Chinese Cuisine

Lily Lee Levin, Jane Niu Join us to learn more about what exactly Chinese cuisine is and what the different styles include. Our instructor Ms. Levin, the author of “Lily’s Way: Scrutable Chinese Cooking,” will introduce her easy and refreshing approach to preparing Chinese meals using everyday ingredients. In addition, receive an overview of Chinese cuisine in general and the various styles included. Come hear Lily’s fun and witty theories and stories on Chinese cooking, and general facts about interesting regional attributes of Chinese cooking. #3011: 1 session $39 Sat., Apr. 18 9:30 am-12:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center 210

NEW! Lovely Fondant Cake

Nancy Burgeson Who hasn’t ooh-ed and aah-ed at the lovely fondant-covered cakes you see in bakeries and magazines? Join our class and learn to make a rolled fondant that tastes as good as it looks! Acquire some basic decorating techniques, then bake a great cake and cover it with your own rolled fondant. No prior cake decorating skills needed. Join us and create the cake of your dreams! $10 supply fee payable to instructor in first class. #3002: 2 sessions $55 Mon., Apr. 20 & 27 6:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 210

NEW! Spring Tea Party

The Art of Sushi

Jeff Sandino Explore the world of sushi as you create this Japanese delicacy yourself. Prepare the sushi rice then learn the art of nigiri-sushi topped with shrimp, unagi, and ahi tuna. Prepare makisushi using a bamboo mat to roll rice with various fillings in and around Nori seaweed sheets. Options and accompaniments will include surimi, cucumber, avocado, cream cheese, teriyaki chicken, tempura onions, spicy mayo, eel sauce, wasabi, pickled ginger, and soy sauce. #3026: 1 session $39 Tu., May 19 6:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 210

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Lorna Faustino Winter is over, so shed your heavy coats and gloves and get ready for a fun spring tea party! Prepare finger sandwiches, scones, fudge, and more with your mom, daughter, friends, grandmas, and grandchildren. We’ll enjoy what we make at a special tea party to follow! Join us for this memorable family experience. #3016: 1 session $39 Sat., Apr. 25 1:00-4:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 210, 213

NEW! Create a Beautiful Brunch Buffet

Jeff Sandino Create tender scones and fresh fruit salad with a delightful dip. Learn to make a main course of crab cakes, quiche, and eggs benedict. Then, prepare French toast using fresh baked croissants and pure maple syrup. #3025: 1 session $39 Thurs., Apr. 30 6:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 210


Cooking NEW! Homemade Pasta Made Perfect

Laurel Severson You haven’t eaten pasta until you’ve made it yourself — the texture and taste will amaze you! Create delicious homemade pasta with just a few basic ingredients. Use pasta machines to roll and cut, or go ‘low tech’ and roll and cut by hand. Add to your homemade pasta with delicious fresh sauces and pestos. Prepare spinach pasta, classic meat sauce, tomato sauce, gorgonzola sauce, and a quick alfredo sauce. We’ll experiment with other fresh toppings such as freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, almond pesto, classic basil-garlic pesto, and walnut-basil pesto. An extensive tips and techniques handout is included. #3028: 1 session - limit 18 $39 Tu., Apr. 21 6:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 210, 213

NEW! East African and Middle Eastern Food

Sabira Ibrahim Join us for a wonderful cultural food experience. Learn to create delicious East African and Middle Eastern meals in this new class. These traditional meals are similar to, or a combination of, what you would find in Sudan, Ethiopia, the Middle East, and parts of Italy. Delicious! #3010: 1 session $39 B: Thurs., Apr. 9 6:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 210, all sections

Indian Vegetarian Cooking I

Salmon and Spring: A Great Combination

Steve Frederickson Discover three great recipes for salmon that you can use all spring and summer and then into the fall too. Create salmon with champagne cream sauce that can be prepared either in the broiler or on the grill. Prepare a citrus ginger salmon, a great tribute to the coming season. Finally, whip up a dijon salmon, with a little heat and sweetness combined to make your palate water. All recipes will be available in class. #3003: 1 session $39 Wed., Apr. 22 6:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 210

Vanita Shah Join this hands-on class for a wonderful Indian meal. Learn to make moong shaak (bean curry), chopadia paratha, vegetable cutlets, and date and tamarind chutney. #3007: 1 session $39 Thurs., May 7 6:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 210

Indian Vegetarian Cooking II

Vanita Shah Join this hands-on class and learn to make delicious eggplant/potato curry, roti, potato patra, and pilau rice. Bring containers for leftovers. #3008: 1 session $39 Tu., Apr. 14 6:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 210

NEW! Canning 101

Nancy Burgeson Do you want to try the art of canning but find that it seems challenging or overwhelming? Join this class to learn simple techniques of canning, including equipment needed and simple directions to get you started. Leave class ready to begin your quest to can fresh fruits and vegetables from your garden! Each student will leave with a jar of canned relish and lots of recipes from Nancy’s “secret” stash of her mother’s recipes. $12 supply fee payable to the instructor in class. #3019: 1 session - limit 10 $39 Mon., May 18 6:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 210

Greek Dinner

Laurel Severson Prepare a sumptuous Greek feast all in one class. Learn to make the national soup Soupa Avgolemono, a lemon-flavored chicken soup. Create the flaming cheese appetizer Saganaki, plus an eggplant appetizer. Zucchini with ground lamb moussaka is a wonderful variation from the better known eggplant dish. Finally, master spinach rolls in filo, known as spanokopita, and karidopita, walnut cake with orange syrup. #3017: 1 session - limit 13 $39 Thurs., May 14 6:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 210

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Fitness Open Pickleball

Let’s play pickleball! Open play session — no instruction. $3 at the door, cash only. Equipment provided! To see all available sessions, please visit hopkins.ce.eleyo.com and search for keyword “pickleball.” Please wear gym shoes. #4030 $3/session Eisenhower Community Center Gym

Pickleball — Learn to Play!

Rachael Kroog Learn to play pickleball! Sessions available for multiple skill levels. Attend as many as you’d like for $25 each session (register and pay separately for each session). Equipment provided. Wear comfortable athletic clothing and gym shoes. #4031 Beginner: 1 sess. - limit 9 $25 M: Wed., May 6 6:00-7:15 pm O: Wed., May 13 6:00-7:15 pm Q: Wed., May 20 6:00-7:15 pm S: Wed., May 27 6:00-7:15 pm #4031 Adv Beg/Interm: 1 sess. - limit 9 $25 N: Wed., May 6 7:30-8:45 pm P: Wed., May 13 7:30-8:45 pm R: Wed., May 20 7:30-8:45 pm T: Wed., May 27 7:30-8:45 pm Eisenhower Community Center Gym, all sections

Swimming with Friends: Women

Hopkins Minnetonka Recreation Services Staff Feel more comfortable in the water by learning the fundamentals of swimming and water safety skills. Adult women only. Please dress in whatever is comfortable for you, but know that when clothing gets wet, it becomes heavy. #4099: 6 sessions - limit 15 $35 B: Sat., Apr. 18-May 23 1:45-2:25 pm West Junior High School Pool

Maximize Your Overall Wellbeing

Edwards Burns Designed to help you meet the eight benefits of regular physical activity, this class will help enhance bone density, balance, body strength, and mental well-being. Feel improvement by your fourth class! #4010: 12 sessions $129 D: Tu./Thurs., Apr. 7-May 2 5:30-6:30 pm and Sat., Apr. 7-May 2 10:00-11:00 am #4010: 10 sessions $109 E: Tu./Thurs., May 12-June 6 5:30-6:30 pm and Sat., May 12-June 6 10:00-11:00 am No class June 2 & 4 #4010: 10 sessions $109 A: Tu./Thurs., June 9-30 5:30-6:30 pm and Sat., June 9-30 10:00-11:00 am #4010: 8 sessions $89 B: Tu./Thurs., July 7-23 5:30-6:30 pm and Sat., July 7-23 10:00-11:00 am Lindbergh Center Weight Room, all sections

Fit For Life with Kettlebells

Sharon Nelson Join us for a high intensity class that includes strength training, cardio training, stretching, and lengthening. Some experience with weight training is helpful. #4002: 12 sessions $119 D: Tu./Thurs., Apr. 21-May 28 5:30-6:30 pm #4002: 9 sessions $89 A: Tu./Thurs., June 2-30 5:30-6:30 pm #4002: 10 sessions $99 B: Tu./Thurs., July 7-Aug. 6 5:30-6:30 pm #4002: 6 sessions $59 C: Tu./Thurs., Aug. 11-27 5:30-6:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center Cafeteria, all sections

Hula Hoop Your Way to Fun & Fitness

Annette Fragale Get a great workout while trimming your waist, thighs, and belly with hoops. The specially designed 4-pound exercise hoop targets your waistline and core area and provide great cardiovascular exercise, too! Hoops may be purchased from instructor for $15 (optional). #4020: 1 session - limit 30 $19 Sat., June 13 10:00-11:00 am Eisenhower Community Center Cafeteria

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Life Strength Fitness

Andrew Heaton Train with a small group in an encouraging environment while receiving individualized instruction. Your program is based on your current strength and abilities. Prepare your body for more intense workouts as you progress through the Life Strength Fitness system. You’ll be amazed at how much you progress in a short period of time! #4027: 12 sessions - limit 8 $159 A: Mon./Wed., May 27-July 6 5:30-6:30 pm B: Mon./Wed., July 8-Aug. 24 5:30-6:30 pm No class July 20 & 22 Life Strength Fitness, 625 St. Louis St. #21, Hopkins — all sections


Fitness Tai Chi for Health, Wellness, and Balance

Tai Chi for Energy

Christine Morgan Learn this unique, non-martial exercise comprised of the SUN and Chen styles of Tai Chi. Not suitable for some physical conditions. Wear flat shoes and loose, comfortable clothing. No sandals, please. #4005: 6 sessions $59 C: Tu., Apr. 28-June 2 6:30-7:30 pm A: Tu., June 16-July 21 6:00-7:00 pm B: Tu., Aug. 4-Sept. 8 6:00-7:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 207, all sections

Tai Chi for Health & Wellness #1

Christine Morgan Learn the practice of slow, low-impact movements. Boost relaxation, balance, and vitality. Suitable for most levels of health and ability. Can be done sitting or standing. Please wear flat shoes — no sandals, please. #4001: 6 sessions - limit 20 $59 C: Wed., Apr. 29-June 3 2:00-3:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 207

Christine Morgan This gentle SUN family form improves mental and physical capacity, relaxation, balance, and vitality! Suitable for most physical conditions and can be done sitting or standing. Please wear flat shoes and loose, comfortable clothing. No sandals, please. #4009: 6 sessions - limit 20 $59 A: Wed., June 17-July 22 3:00-4:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 209 B: Wed., Aug. 5-Sept 9 3:00-4:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 207

Yang Short Form (Tai Chi Chuan)

Christine Morgan This non-martial, gentle exercise reduces stress, strengthens the body, and restores balance. Requires the ability to stoop, turn, and change directions. Not suitable for some physical conditions. Please wear flat shoes and loose, comfortable clothing. No sandals. #4004: 6 sessions - limit 15 $59 A: Thurs., June 18-July 23 3:00-4:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 209 B: Thurs., June 18-July 23 6:00-7:00 pm C: Thurs., Aug. 6-Sept. 10 3:00-4:00 pm D: Thurs., Aug. 6-Sept 10 6:00-7:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 207, sections B-D

Advanced Tai Chi for Health & Wellness #2

Christine Morgan Advance your Tai Chi practice! More challenging movements require participants to turn and change direction. Wear flat shoes and loose, comfortable clothing — no sandals. Prerequisite: Tai Chi for Health and Wellness #1. (Please talk to instructor before registering.) #4012: 6 sessions - limit 12 $59 C: Wed., Apr. 29-June 3 3:15-4:15 pm Eisenhower Community Center 207

Tai Chi Chuan

Christine Morgan Reduce stress, strengthen the body, and restore balance and body awareness with Tai Chi. Requires the ability to stand, turn, and change direction. Not suitable for some physical conditions. Wear loose comfortable clothing and flat shoes. No sandals, please. #4000: 6 sessions - limit 15 $59 E: Thurs., Apr. 30-June 4 3:00-4:00 pm F: Thurs., Apr. 30-June 4 6:00-7:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 207, all sections

NEW! Qigong

Deborah Heltzer Qigong is an ancient Chinese self-healing practice comprised of simple exercises for all capabilities. Slow movements are coordinated with breathing. This practice is based on Spring Forest Qigong. #4011: 5 sessions $49 A: Wed., May 13-June 10 10:00-11:00 am Eisenhower Community Center Theater B: Wed., July 15-Aug. 12 10:00-11:00 am Eisenhower Community Center 207

Groove! Movement, Dance, Fitness

Robin Gast Join us for a fun dance and exercise class that anyone can do! Learn basic choreography and make each movement your own. All genres of music are used. No dance experience required. All fitness levels welcome! Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat for stretching. #4026: 6 sessions $59 C: Mon., Apr. 20-June 1 6:00-7:00 pm No class May 25 A: Mon., June 22-July 27 6:00-7:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center Cafeteria, all sections

REFIT® Dance Fitness

Lauren Dykstra Combine cardio, stretching, and resistancetraining elements for a total body workout! Set to upbeat music, REFIT® is a fitness experience with easy-to-follow moves and ways to modify for all fitness levels. No dance experience required. #4028: 12 sessions $89 C: Tu./Thurs., Apr. 28-June 4 5:00-6:00 pm #4028: 8 sessions $59 A: Tu./Thurs., June 16-July 2 5:00-6:00 pm and Tu., July 7-28 No class June 25 & 30 Hopkins Center for the Arts 218, all sections

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Fitness Fitness Yoga

Pilates for Buff Bones®

Nancy Ellsworth Tone your arms, hips, back, and abs using Pilates, strength training, and rehabilitative exercise. The medically endorsed Buff Bones® system improves posture and is for all fitness levels, even people with osteoporosis. Please bring a Pilates/yoga mat and a towel. #4003: 8 sessions - limit 16 $89 C: Mon., Apr. 6-June 1 8:00-9:00 am No class May 25 #4003: 9 sessions - limit 16 $99 D: Thurs., Apr. 9-June 4 8:00-9:00 am #4003: 8 sessions - limit 16 $89 A: Mon., June 15-Aug. 17 8:00-9:00 am No class July 13 & 20 B: Thurs., June 18-Aug. 20 8:00-9:00 am No class July 16 & 23 Hopkins Center for the Arts 218, all sections

Ballet Body Workout

Dance Unlimited Utilize the ballet barre and the dance floor, along with weights, bands, and additional equipment to increase endurance, stability, balance, and flexibility. Please bring a pair of 2-3 lb dumbbells and a mat to class. #4025: 7 sessions - limit 12 $84 Wed., Apr. 8-May 20 9:45-10:35 am Dance Unlimited, 1250 E. Wayzata Blvd., Wayzata

BARRE Fitness

Dance Unlimited Combine classical ballet exercises with Pilates, yoga, and strength movements. Use the ballet barre, as well as center work, to perform a variety of low-impact exercises to target multiple muscles. Please bring a pair of 2-3 lb dumbbells and a mat to class. #4023: 7 sessions - limit 12 $84 D: Wed., Apr. 8-May 20 6:20-7:10 pm #4023: 8 sessions - limit 12 $96 A: Wed., June 3-July 29 5:50-6:40 pm No class July 1 Dance Unlimited, 6900 Oxford Street, St. Louis Park — all sections

BARRE-Yoga Fusion

Dance Unlimited Experience BARRE Fitness blended with yoga postures and weight training. All fitness levels will be challenged in this class, and no barre or yoga experience is needed. Please bring a pair of 2-3 lb dumbbells and a mat to class. #4024: 6 sessions - limit 12 $84 Mon., June 8-July 27 4:45-6:00 pm No class June 29, July 6 Dance Unlimited, 1250 E. Wayzata Blvd., Wayzata

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Dance Unlimited Join an active yoga class with an emphasis on proper form and alignment. Explore flowing yoga postures, deep stretches, and balance work. All levels welcome! Bring a mat to class. #4018: 7 sessions - limit 12 $77 B: Wed., Apr. 8-May 20 7:15-8:05 pm #4018: 8 sessions - limit 12 $88 A: Wed., June 3-July 29 6:45-7:35 pm No class July 1 Dance Unlimited, 6900 Oxford Street, St. Louis Park — all sections

Iyengar Yoga

Nancy Marcy Focus on correctly aligning your body to improve posture, breathing, and circulation. Explore a variety of poses and use props to benefit from the poses regardless of physical condition or experience. #4021: 6 sessions - limit 10 $59 E: Mon., Apr. 20-June 1 4:30-5:30 pm No class May 25 F: Wed., Apr. 22-May 27 4:00-5:00 pm A: Mon., June 15-July 20 4:30-5:30 pm B: Wed., June 17-July 22 3:30-4:30 pm #4021: 5 sessions - limit 10 $49 C: Mon., Aug. 3-31 4:30-5:30 pm D: Wed., Aug. 5-Sept. 2 4:00-5:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 208, all sections

Morning Yoga

Nancy Marcy Focus on basic standing, sitting, and restorative poses. Increase strength and resilience, improve flexibility and balance, and more. All levels of experience welcome. Bring your own yoga mat and other props (optional). #4019: 6 sessions $59 E: Tu., Apr. 21-May 26 9:00-10:00 am F: Thurs., Apr. 23-May 28 9:00-10:00 am A: Tu., June 16-July 21 9:00-10:00 am B: Thurs., June 18-July 23 9:00-10:00 am #4019: 5 sessions $49 C: Tu., Aug. 4-Sept. 1 9:00-10:00 am D: Thurs., Aug. 6-Sept. 3 9:00-10:00 am Hopkins Center for the Arts 218, all sections

Monday Night Yoga

Mary Coats Focus on alignment and the relationship of flexibility and strength in the body. Experience the postures with mind, body, and breath. All experience levels welcome. Please bring mat and yoga block or towel. #4029: 4 sessions - limit 20 $49 A: Mon., June 1-22 7:30-8:30 pm #4029: 3 sessions - limit 20 $39 B: Mon., July 13-27 7:30-8:30 pm #4029: 4 sessions - limit 20 $49 C: Mon., Aug. 10-31 7:30-8:30 pm Hopkins Center for the Arts 218, all sections

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Health & Wellness NEW! Is Your Waistband Too Tight Today?

Janice Novak, MS Learn the main causes and six strategies for getting rid of belly bloat. Participate in a few exercises designed to strengthen the deepest layer of abdominal muscle — the layer that is responsible for flattening your stomach, shaping your waistline, and supporting your lower back — all without getting on the floor! #4501: 1 session $35 Wed., Apr. 8 6:00-7:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center 207

NEW! Food & Cooking with Chronic Kidney Disease

Linda Blaylock Learn to successfully live and eat within the restriction of a chronic kidney disease diet. Discuss foods, cooking, meal planning, shopping, and more. #4505: 1 session - limit 30 $25 B: Sat., Apr. 25 10:00 am-12:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 215

CPR, First Aid & AED — Initial Course

Kicking the Sugar Habit to the Curb!

Wendy Andersen What does sugar do in your body? Why does it seem that once we start, we can’t stop? Learn how to transform sugar cravings so you can kick the habit for good! #4556: 1 session $24 B: Tu., May 5 7:00-8:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 221

NEW! Beginner’s Guide to The Keto Diet: Pros & Cons

Janice Novak, MS Learn the pros and cons of the keto diet, its basic principles, who should or shouldn’t be on it, possible side effects, foods to include, foods to avoid, sample meal plans, and more. #4503: 1 session $35 Thurs., June 4 6:00-7:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center 223

21 Day Detox Diet

Andrew Heaton Get your body on track to burn fat, feel full sooner, feel less bloated, and conquer your addiction to sweets! End the weight loss confusion. Use body measurements and regular check-ins to gauge results throughout the program. Follow an easy diet with simple food you can find at any grocery store and receive individualized guidance on your plan. You will meet with the instructor for an introductory session, then receive 21 days of organized support. #4520: 2 sessions $200 Sat., June 6 & 27 10:00 am-12:00 pm Life Strength Fitness, 625 St. Louis Street, Hopkins

Apollo Medical Training Learn first aid, choking relief, CPR, and AED operation for adults, children, and infants. This class meets childcare certification and Healthcare Worker requirements. $20 supply fee payable to instructor for optional American Heart certification card. #4507: 1 session $84 A: Sat., Apr. 11 9:00 am-2:00 pm B: Sat., May 23 9:00 am-2:00 pm C: Sat., July 18 9:00 am-2:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 223, all sections

CPR, First Aid & AED Training — Refresher Course

Apollo Medical Training Refresh your skills in first aid, choking relief, CPR, and AED operation for adults, children, and infants. This class meets childcare certification and Healthcare Worker requirements. $20 supply fee payable to instructor for optional American Heart certification card. Prerequisite: you must be currently certified or have a recently expired certification. #4508: 1 session $59 A: Thurs., Apr. 9 5:00-8:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 233 B: Thurs., Apr. 30 5:00-8:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 209 C: Thurs., July 16 5:00-8:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 223

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Health & Wellness Alexander Technique Continuing Lisa Galbraith Heyl Learn to incorporate the Alexander Technique more consciously into your daily life. Receive individual instruction in class, along with one 15 minute private lesson. Prerequisite: Alexander Technique: Introduction. #4502: 6 sessions $59 C: Thurs., Apr. 16-May 21 12:00-1:30 pm Hopkins Center for the Arts 218

The Importance of Movement for Health and Longevity

Karen Kleinman Learn how posture, habits, injuries, trauma, and stress can change the connective tissue in your body, causing stiffness, aches, and pains. Wear comfortable clothes for movement on the floor. Bring a large bath towel or yoga mat. Bring a yoga strap or purchase in class for $8. Previously held under the name “Why Fascia Matters.” #4510: 1 session $29 Mon., Apr. 27 1:00-2:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center 233

Dealing with Pain from Arthritis

Julie Hauring, DC Arthritis is a very painful condition that can affect any joint in the body. Learn to use movement and exercise to manage pain, prevent further joint damage and improve your overall sense of wellbeing. #4530: 1 session $19 Tu., Apr. 21 7:00-8:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 221

Parenting events to promote teen wellness. NEW! The Top Secret Project

Cindy Doth, MA, LADC Many parents consider their teenager’s bedroom to be off limits, but sometimes too much privacy can be harmful. Learn to identify possible warning signs of substance use, eating disorders, self-harm, and other mental health disorders. Discuss strategies for communicating effectively with teens, setting clear expectations, and modeling healthy behaviors. #8003: 1 session Free! Registration required. Tu., June 23 6:00-7:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center 213

Warp Speed

Cindy Doth, MA, LADC The unlimited access kids have to technology today allows them to experience an entire world at their fingertips. While the use of technology certainly has its benefits, there are also applications that put our kids at greater risk for developing problems with things such as drugs, alcohol, and bullying. Explore how kids are using technology, the impact technology has on social and emotional development, and how to help kids use technology in a balanced and safe way. #8002: 1 session Free! Registration required. Tu., July 14 6:00-7:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 213

NEW! I Am F.I.N.E.

Cindy Doth, MA, LADC Parenting adolescents is difficult. We often ask our young person, “How are you?” and get the typical response: “I am fine.” However, based on tone, body language, or instinct, we suspect otherwise. Hormones, peer relationships and pressures, busy schedules, and school can create a vulnerability for teens to develop mental health or substance use difficulties. Learn to identify when your adolescent is not fine and healthy ways to intervene. #8001: 1 session Free! Registration required. Thurs., Aug. 13 6:00-7:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 213

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Hobbies Fresh Natural Botanical Soaps and Sugar Scrubs

Raulla Mitchell Make beautiful, moisturizing, sulfate-free soaps and sugar scrubs to gently cleanse and exfoliate skin for spring! Leave with soaps, sugar scrubs, and DIY recipes to make more at home. $20 supply fee payable to instructor in class. #5013: 1 session - limit 20 $35 Tu., Apr. 28 6:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 210

NEW! Crochet All Day

Erica Williams Learn crochet terminology, stitches, and how to follow a beginner’s pattern. Please bring a skein of yarn and crochet hooks to first class. #5010: 8 sessions - limit 15 $39 A: Sat., Apr. 11-May 30 2:00-3:30 pm B: Sat., July 11-Aug. 29 2:00-3:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center 208, all sections

Twined Rag Rug Weaving

Janet Pool Discover the fine art of twined rag rug weaving. Learn the warping process, weaving techniques, and finishing process for your own unique rug creation. Leave class with a completed 20” x 32” rug. Bring a sharp scissors, crochet hook/ latch hook, and approximately 15 yards of any similar weight fabric to class. Plan on a total of 12-15 hours between classes to complete your rug. Instructions on how to prepare your fabric will be distributed to you before class. $45 materials fee payable to instructor at first class. #5015: 2 sessions - limit 8 $59 Tu., Apr. 7 & 14 6:30-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 206

Photo Organization — Print and Digital

Susan DeJute Discover methods to get your photos, videos, and memorabilia in one location, from scanning to storage and organization. Leave with options to access every photo you own and be able to share them with family and friends. #5025: 1 session $39 C: Mon., May 4 7:00-8:30 pm D: Tu., June 16 7:00-8:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center 213, all sections

Writers’ Workshop

Lindsay Arthur Work on a creative writing project! Individual manuscripts will be critiqued by the instructor and fellow writers. All students must have a specific writing project in progress or ready in mind and must be committed to working on the project during the workshop. Prerequisite: Creative Writing 101 or significant writing experience. #5008: 3 sessions - limit 8 $35 Tu., May 5-19 10:00 am-12:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 213

All Occasion Hand-Stamped Cards

Elizabeth Hawley Craft 25 hand-stamped cards! Never be without a card for that special occasion. Class includes pre-cut materials, envelopes, use of instructor’s stamps, inks, and tools. Please bring an adhesive of choice to class (tombow, double Stick tape, etc.), or you can purchase adhesive from instructor in class. #5000: 1 session - limit 10 $29 B: Thurs., Apr. 16 6:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 206

Let’s Play Chess!

Jonathan Patridge Explore strategy and improve your game, or learn the basics if you are new to chess. Time will be devoted to instruction and regular game play in this fun adult class. For beginner to intermediate players. $8 supply fee payable to the instructor in first class. #5001: 5 sessions - limit 12 $39 Wed., May 6-June 3 7:30-8:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center 208

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Home & Garden Green Living Made Easy

Rich Smith New to green living, an old pro, or somewhere in between? Explore a wide variety of topics, from energy conservation to problem wastes, hard to recycle items, and composting. #5509: 1 session $19 Thurs., Aug. 13 6:30-8:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 215

NEW! Edible Gardening

Hennepin County Master Gardener Explore ways to incorporate edible plants into just about anywhere in your landscape. #5502: 1 session $19 Thurs., Apr. 23 7:00-8:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center 208

Butterfly Gardening

Hennepin County Master Gardener Discover the life cycle of a butterfly while you learn about choosing host and nectar plants. Take the next step and start creating your own butterfly garden! #5500: 1 session $19 Tu., Apr. 7 7:00-8:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center 208

Flowers for Pollinators

Hennepin County Master Gardener Become inspired to create healthy pollinator habitats in your community! Discover what types of flowers bring pollinators to the garden, how to identify the pollinators, and more. #5503: 1 session $19 Wed., May 13 7:00-8:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center 213

Perennial Gardening Basics

Hennepin County Master Gardener Join us for a broad overview of how to grow perennial garden plants. Explore common perennials along with desired growing conditions and best practices. Create the garden you love that returns year after year. #5508: 1 session $19 Wed., Apr. 29 7:00-8:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center 213

Container Gardening: A How-To Guide

Hennepin County Master Gardener Learn to grow plants in containers instead of in the ground! Explore how to design, plant, and maintain a beautiful container garden. #5504: 1 session $19 Tu., June 2 7:00-8:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center 208

Experience the historic Eisenhower Observatory. View the night sky through the Lawrence Sauter Telescope, located in the historic observatory atop the Eisenhower Community Center. With the guidance of a trained volunteer, discover the moon, planets, stars, and constellations. Viewings are limited to 15 participants. Group reservations available. Cost: $3 for individual adults and students, $10 per family. $35 fee for groups of ten or more. Must be age 7 or older. Please note: It is necessary to climb a steep metal staircase to gain access to the Observatory dome. Reservations are required. Visit HopkinsSchools.org/observatory or call 952-988-4070.

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Money & Business NEW! Savvy Social Security

Edward Sachs Learn the basics of Social Security strategies for maximizing your benefits. Discuss factors to consider when deciding to apply for benefits, how to minimize taxes on Social Security benefits, and more. #6014: 1 session $29 A: Thurs., May 7 6:00-8:00 pm B: Wed., July 22 6:00-8:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 215, all sections

Income Taxes and Retirement

NEW! Social Security: Timing is Everything

Edward Sachs As you approach retirement, take time to determine how you’ll support yourself when your paycheck stops. Find out how you can optimize Social Security and determine how much you can expect to receive from other income sources. #6016: 1 session $29 B. Tu., Apr. 14 6:00-8:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 215

Edward Sachs Preparing for retirement includes making choices that can affect your income taxes. Learn more about the financial impact of taxes and how to make wise decisions that minimize their impact on you. #6022: 1 session $29 A: Tu., May 19 6:00-8:00 pm B: Wed., June 24 6:00-8:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 221, all sections

NEW! Don’t Worry, Retire Happy

Edward Sachs Is Saturday the day you set aside to play golf, spend time with your grandkids, enjoy your hobby? In retirement, every day can be like Saturday. That’s a lot of time to fill and it’s important to have a plan. Learn from financial expert Tom Hegna’s book, “Don’t Worry, Retire Happy: 7 Steps to a Secure Retirement.” #6017: 1 session $29 B: Thurs., Apr. 16 6:00-8:00 pm C: Wed., June 17 6:00-8:00 pm D: Tu., July 14 6:00-8:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 215, all sections

Avoiding Probate and Preserving Assets

Richard Bunin Learn to avoid probate and retain control of your assets with a living trust. Explore alternative methods of avoiding probate in case of extraordinary medical costs. Discuss types of wills and approaches to estate planning. #6020: 1 session $29 Wed., Apr. 15 7:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 217

NEW! Preventing Identity Theft

NEW! Golden Years Finances: Your Real Estate Strategy for Your Golden Years

Dileep Rao One of the biggest contributors to the health of your financial future is your real estate – where you live. Whether you rent or own, it can affect the quality of your life and your financial health. Learn and discuss the right real estate strategy for today and your financial future. Leave class with a completed spreadsheet that projects your finances and helps you see how you need to adjust to meet your financial goals. #6011: 1 session $35 A: Wed., May 13 6:00-9:00 pm B: Mon., July 20 6:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 348, all sections

Brittany Martin Join us as we examine different types of identity theft, common scams, and strategies to protect yourself. This class is sponsored by City & Country Credit Union, Minnetonka. #6010: 1 session Free! Registration required. Tu., Apr. 21 6:00-7:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 215

Prepare Your Own Will

Adam Altman Who will raise your children if you die? Who will be your executor? Without a will, the laws in Minnesota and a judge make those decisions. Create and complete a simple will that gives you peace of mind. Notaries, witnesses, and will form included. #6000: 1 session - limit 18 $44 per person $69 per couple B: Mon., Apr. 27 7:00-9:00 pm C: Wed., May 20 7:00-9:00 pm D: Wed., July 22 7:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 223, all sections

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Money & Business An Introduction to Voiceovers

Voices for All Learn to become a successful voice actor! You’ll be coached and recorded as you read a script, then receive a professional evaluation. Taught by a professional voice actor. Note: This is an online, one-on-one class. Voices for All will contact you for scheduling. Must have internet access and video chat capabilities using either Skype or iChat. No discounts. 18 and over. Register online through Hopkins Community Education. #6002 $49 Choose your start time, online class

NEW! Business 101: Anatomy of a Business Plan

Brenda Rhodes A well thought out business plan is an absolute necessity for entrepreneurs seeking outside funding in the form of a business loan or investors. This plan will help you define your business and avoid many of the common mistakes that cause businesses to falter. Learn to create a plan, identify weaknesses in your idea, and more. #6004: 1 session $49 A: Wed., Apr. 29 6:30-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 215 B: Wed., July 8 6:30-9:00 pm C: Wed., Aug. 5 6:30-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 213, sections B & C

NEW! The Basics of Starting a Small Business

Brenda Rhodes Learn the basics of how to start a small business in Minnesota and how to become a successful entrepreneur. Explore first steps, customers and competition, marketing, and more. #6003: 6 sessions - limit 12 $149 Wed., May 20-June 24 6:30-8:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center 213

How to Be a Smart Shopper for College

Alan Weinblatt How much will college cost your student, and how will you pay for it? Learn the importance of the FAFSA, the ACT and SAT tests, finding scholarships, and more. It is never too soon to start preparing for college! #8005: 1 session $24 Wed., Apr. 22 6:30-8:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center 207

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Downsizing in the Current Housing Market

John Mazzara Discover where and how to start downsizing, the steps you should take, and more. Attendees receive the “Downsizing Made Easy” guide (a $24.95 value) as well as access to preferred service providers, discount coupons, and a nocost home evaluation for those ready to put a home on the market. #6008: 1 session $29 A: Tu., Apr. 7 7:00-9:00 pm B: Mon., May 11 7:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 215, all sections

How to Win with Investment Properties

John Mazzara Learn about opportunities in today’s marketplace, how to analyze a property, tax considerations, what to put in a lease, and more. Explore all aspects of becoming a landlord, from buying and selling to renting. #6005: 1 session $29 C: Tu., Apr. 21 7:00-9:00 pm D: Thurs., Apr. 23 7:00-9:00 pm E: Mon., June 8 7:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 215, all sections

Demystify The Home Buying Process

Nene Matey-Keke Take the mystery out of mortgages, inspections, and closings. Explore hidden resources to cover down payment and closing costs, learn how to find a good real estate agent, and more. #6012: 1 session - limit 30 $29 Wed., May 6 6:00-8:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 215

10 Secrets & Tips for Successfully Selling a Home or Investment Property

John Mazzara Explore local housing market data, loan programs, potential appraisal issues, and more. An opportunity for a no obligation price evaluation and room-by-room analysis of your home by the instructor is included. #6018: 1 session $29 Mon., May 18 7:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 208

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Music & Dance NEW! Let’s Make Music! A Parent/Child Musical Experience

Instant Guitar for Hopelessly Busy People

Craig Coffman Learn basic guitar chords and start playing along with your favorite songs right away. Fee includes an online book and videos. Bring an acoustic guitar. #7001: 1 session $59 Mon., May 11 6:30-9:00 pm Eisenhower Elementary 312

NEW! Accordion for Beginners II

Katerina Svensson Continue to explore and learn this amazing instrument. Practice and learn a variety of songs. Students must bring their own instrument to class. Prerequisite: Accordion for Beginners or prior experience. #7008: 4 sessions - limit 4 $69 A: Thurs., May 14-June 4 6:00-7:00 pm B: Wed., July 8-29 6:00-7:00 pm Eisenhower Elementary 312, all sections

Andrea Orem This class offers a fun introduction to music through singing, movement, and instruments! Play singing games, learn percussion instruments, and more. This class is designed to help students become comfortable making music with others. For children ages 3-7 along with parent or caregiver. #8004: 3 sessions - limit 12 $50 A: Tu., June 16-30 10:30-11:30 am Eisenhower Community Center 208 #8004: 4 sessions - limit 12 $65 B: Wed., July 22-Aug. 12 1:30-2:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center 111

Line Dancing

Annette Fragale Learn Country, Latin, and American styles of line dancing. No partner or experience necessary. #7014: 6 sessions - limit 30 $59 B: Thurs., Apr. 9-May 14 6:00-7:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center Cafeteria

NEW! Country Waltz Workshop

Carol Brecht-Wiles This fun dance combines ballroom waltz and country two-step dance styles. Discover basic steps and underarm turns and get comfortable on the dance floor. Partners encouraged. Wear shoes without rubber soles. #7019: 1 session $19 Fri., May 29 7:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center Cafeteria

Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People

Craig Coffman Learn piano in no time at all! Explore basic chords and begin playing along with your favorite songs right away. Fee includes an online book and videos. #7005: 1 session $59 Mon., May 18 6:30-9:30 pm Eisenhower Elementary 312

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Learn to Play the Ukulele!

Andrea Orem Learn the basics of the ukulele, including how to hold and tune the instrument. The class cost includes a song booklet. Please bring a ukulele. #7006 - Beginner: 4 sessions - limit 20 $65 Mon., June 8-29 7:30-8:30 pm #7006 - Intermediate: 4 sessions - limit 20 $65 Thurs., July 23-Aug. 13 5:30-6:30 pm Eisenhower Elementary 312, all sections

NEW! Ukulele Jam Session!

Andrea Orem Play the ukulele with a group! Class cost includes a song booklet that we will play together in class. Please bring a ukulele. #7021: 1 session $18 Tu., Aug. 25 6:00-7:30 pm Eisenhower Elementary 312

Dance Unlimited Find your rhythm in this fun class! Learn basic tap steps and combine them for a short routine. No discounts. Please dress comfortably and bring tap shoes. #7009: 6 sessions - limit 12 $66 B: Sat., Apr. 11-May 16 12:15-1:00 pm Dance Unlimited, 6900 Oxford Street, St. Louis Park

Jazz Dance Movement

Patricia Lucas Dance, develop strength and flexibility, and discover your own style. All ages are welcome — no experience necessary. No discounts. #7011: 6 sessions - limit 15 $65 C: Fri., Apr. 24-May 29 9:30-10:30 am A: Fri., June 12-July 24 9:30-10:30 am No class July 3 B: Fri., July 31-Sept. 4 9:30-10:30 am Hopkins Center for the Arts 218, all sections

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Music & Dance Adult Ballet

Dance Unlimited Experience the beauty of ballet with a classical ballet class designed for all levels. Learn proper technique with barre work, stretching, and combinations. Wear fitted clothing and bring ballet shoes to class. #7010: 6 sessions - limit 12 $72 B: Sat., Apr. 11-May 16 1:00-2:00 pm Dance Unlimited, 6900 Oxford Street, St. Louis Park

NEW! Salsa Dance Workshop

Carol Brecht-Wiles Spice up the dance floor with this easy-to-learn social dance. Develop basic patterns, footwork, and partnership techniques with salsa. Partners encouraged. Wear shoes without rubber soles. #7023: 1 session $19 Fri., Apr. 17 7:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center Cafeteria

Latin Dance: Let’s Begin

Jay Dudding Learn the Rumba, Salsa, Cha-Cha, Tango and Samba dance steps. Singles welcome. #7018: 3 sessions - limit 40 $39 B: Fri., Apr. 17-May 1 7:45-9:00 pm #7018: 4 sessions - limit 40 $49 C: Fri., July 10-31 7:45-9:00 pm Hopkins Center for the Arts 218

Swing & Ballroom Dance: Let’s Begin

Jay Dudding Learn the East Coast Swing, Hustle, and Waltz. Singles welcome. #7016: 3 sessions - limit 40 $39 B: Fri., Apr. 17-May 1 6:30-7:45 pm #7016: 4 sessions - limit 40 $49 C: Fri., July 10-31 6:30-7:45 pm Hopkins Center for the Arts 218, all sections

Advanced Beginner Ballet For Adults

Patricia Lucas Ballet is excellent physical training, can improve cardio health, and helps counter the collapse that can happen with aging. Some ballet background is helpful, and all ages are welcome. We follow the classic structure of a ballet class and modify for the various needs of individuals. No discounts. #7015: 6 sessions $69 C: Mon., Apr. 20-June 1 9:10-10:10 am No class May 25 A: Mon., June 8-July 13 9:10-10:10 am B: Mon., July 27-Aug. 31 9:10-10:10 am Hopkins Center for the Arts 218, all sections

Intermediate Ballet For Adults

Patricia Lucas Move creatively to music while developing balance and grace in this supportive and welcoming class. We follow the classic structure of a ballet class and modify for the various needs of individuals. All ages welcome. No discounts. #7012: 6 sessions - limit 15 $75 C: Wed., Apr. 22-May 27 9:10-10:25 am A: Wed., June 10-July 15 9:10-10:25 am B: Wed., July 29-Sept. 2 9:10-10:25 am Hopkins Center for the Arts 218, all sections

Belly Dancing Basics & Beyond

Swing & Ballroom Dance: Let’s Continue

Jay Dudding Continue to explore the East Coast Swing, Hustle, and Waltz. Receive individual attention in a group setting. No partner needed. #7017: 3 sessions - limit 40 $39 B: Fri., May 8-22 6:30-7:45 pm Hopkins Center for the Arts 218

Janine Waldack Learn basic moves, combinations, finger cymbals, and more. Level 1-2 class, no experience needed. Bring a hip scarf. #7003: 9 sessions - limit 25 $89 Wed., June 10-Aug. 5 6:10-7:40 pm Hopkins Center for the Arts 218

Belly Dancing Intermediate

Kristin Kujawski Build on your skills as you learn more techniques, combinations, and finger cymbal patterns. This is a level 2 intermediate class. Prerequisite: Belly Dancing Basics & Beyond or instructor permission. Bring a hip scarf and finger cymbals. #7004: 9 sessions - limit 20 $89 Wed., June 10-Aug. 5 7:40-9:10 pm Hopkins Center for the Arts 218

First Wedding Dance

Jay Dudding Learn the Waltz, East Coast Swing, Rumba, and Hustle dance styles. Engage the whole family so you will all be comfortable on the dance floor. No partner required. #7020: 3 sessions - limit 40 $39 Fri., May 8-22 7:45-9:00 pm Hopkins Center for the Arts 218

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Belly Dancing Advanced

Carlotta Posz Continue exploring Middle Eastern dance forms to enhance performance skills. Perfect your zill, veil, and fan work. #7030: 9 sessions $89 Tu., Apr. 7-June 2 7:00-8:30 pm Hopkins Center for the Arts 218

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Special Interest NEW! Pet Parenting for First-Time Dog Owners

Kerry Gardner Pet parenting has evolved in the last decade and there’s more to know than ever before. Discuss bathing and brushing best practices, the latest trends in pet food and nutrition, how to find the right veterinarian, and more. Bring your questions, but please leave your pet at home. This class is for two-legged family members only. #8524: 1 session $29 Wed., May 20 7:00-8:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 215

Lead your Ideal Community Education Experience!

Andrea Sjogren, Ann Sundermeyer Join Hopkins Community Education as we work to co-create our ideal community. Learn to lead or teach a Community Education class or experience. Hear from Community Education staff members on planning your ideal experience, writing descriptions, attracting participants, and more. Come armed with ideas and questions about how to create action on your course idea. Join us and learn to share your gifts with the community. This is a free class, but registration is required. #8530: 1 session Free! Registration required. Wed., May 20 5:30-6:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center 213

NEW! Grooming Tips & Tricks for Pet Owners

Kerry Gardner Skin and coat play a big part in your pet’s overall health and comfort. Developing good grooming habits early on will grow your bond with your pet and will save you money on professional grooming services. Learn about different coat types and how to manage them with the right tools and techniques, what to look for in a shampoo, how often to bathe, what kind of brush to use, and more. #8523: 1 session $29 Tu., Aug. 4 7:00-8:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 223

NEW! Dog Nail Trimming for Difficult Dogs

Minimalism: More Time and Less Stress

Rich Smith Discuss all forms of minimalism, from simply reducing clutter to living in small spaces. Topics include tips on how to deal with keepsakes and where to responsibly get rid of the things you no longer need. #8521: 1 session $19 Tu., June 16 6:30-8:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 215

Kerry Gardner Trimming your dog’s nails doesn’t have to be a chore. Learn to turn nail trimming into an easy and tolerable experience for both you and your dog. The first night will be humans only — plan to bring your furry friend starting in week two when we meet outside. See online description for required tools. #8520: 6 sessions $59 Thurs., June 4-July 9 6:30-7:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 208 & Patio

Declutter and Downsize Your Life

Rich Smith Looking to simplify your life? Planning to move to a smaller home? Discuss simple tips and tools to responsibly deal with the excess stuff we accumulate in life, including photographs, documents, and those hard to part with sentimental items. #8522: 1 session $19 Wed., July 22 6:30-8:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 213

NEW! Explore Naturalist Writing

Jeff Olson This course will highlight classic, contemporary, and up-and-coming naturalist writers, including Henry David Thoreau, Aldo Leopold, and Sigurd Olson. Discover the history, styles, advocacy, and climate change in naturalist writing. #8511: 2 sessions $49 Wed., June 17 & 24 7:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 208

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Special Interest Chinese Cultural Customs and Ancient Philosophies

Planning Your Dream Trip To Italy

Heidi Berbee Italy is a dream destination for many people. Plan your trip, focus your itinerary based on your interests, and organize all the details. Whether it is your bucket list trip or your tenth visit, plan the best Italian journey for you. #8502: 1 session - limit 25 $19 B: Tu., Apr. 7 6:00-7:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center 213

Fifty Plus Travel

Mary O’Brien Travel is high on many people’s retirement list. How do you decide where, when, and how to go? Whether you are experienced and widelytraveled or have never left your own backyard, talking with others is a valuable resource. Explore the basics of internet travel sites and discuss the merits of tour groups. Gather input on personal travel experiences as we pool our collective travel wisdom. #8507: 1 session $29 A: Tu., May 19 6:30-8:00 pm B: Tu., July 21 6:30-8:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 215

NEW! Volunteer with Hopkins Community Education — Feed My Starving Children

Community Education Staff Volunteer with Hopkins Community Education! Meet at Feed My Starving Children and pack meals for those in need. Make new friends in your community and give back! This is an adult or family experience. Children age 5 and over are welcome! All participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. No transportation provided. #8510: 1 session Free! Registration required. B: Tu., Apr. 14 6:00-7:30 pm Feed My Starving Children, 18732 Lake Drive E., Chanhassen

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Jane Niu Discover the basics of ancient Chinese philosophical doctrines and views about life, happiness, success, the universe, and health. Explore ancient Chinese cultures, philosophies, medicines, Taoism, Confucianism, Buddhism, astrology, lunar calendars, and more. #8501: 1 session $29 Sat., May 2 10:00 am-12:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center 208

Know Your Somali Neighbor

Mashood Yunus Join a lively discussion on the misconceptions about Islam which hinder the relationships between Muslim and non-Muslim communities. Learn about our newer neighbors and be a part of promoting mutual understanding between Muslims and other communities. #8508: 2 sessions - limit 25 $29 Tu., June 9 & 16 7:00-9:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 208

Fearless Aging

Mary O’Brien Explore the normal, natural processes of aging and what you can do to markedly improve the quality of your life. Discover what you can expect and lifestyle choices that will help you make the most of what you’ve got as you age. Let’s explore the inevitable forces of change in your life and be fearless! #8504: 1 session $29 Thurs., Aug. 13 6:30-8:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 208

Transitioning Identity, Passion, and Purpose in Retirement

Bob Koehler Pull back the curtain on the myths and realities that surround retirement. Discover usable tools to begin the process of retirement preparation today along with a handout of course materials to use as a reference tool in the years ahead. #8506: 1 session $29 B: Thurs., May 14 6:00-8:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 215

NEW! Intentionally Aware Growth

Dustin DeBoer Life is now in session! Explore the ideas in John Maxwell's best-selling book "The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth." Create a plan for personal growth and gain new strategies to implement it, bridging the gaps in your own life and taking the first steps to overcome them. #8512: 1 session $29 Mon., June 1 6:00-8:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 208

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Special Interest Learn, discuss, and discover. Hopkins Film Series: Critical Conversations

Join Hopkins Community Education for the inaugural season of Hopkins Film Series: Critical Conversations, featuring educational, equityfocused, and wellness-related documentaries. April's screening of Jim Crow of the North, hosted with the Hopkins Race and Equity Initiative, explores racial disparities in Minnesota. Angst, presented in May, focuses on anxiety's effects in our youth and communities. These events are free and open to the public — register online or simply walk in and attend a screening. #8602: Jim Crow of the North Free event! Tu., Apr. 14 6:30-8:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center Theater #8603: Angst Free event! Wed., May 13 6:30-8:30 pm Eisenhower Community Center Theater

NEW! Understanding A, B, C & D of Medicare

Guy Milbert Explore parts A, B, C, and D of Medicare and why each part is important. Discuss the similarities and differences between Medicare Supplements and Medicare Advantage plans. #8503: 1 session $19 A: Tu., June 9 9:30-10:30 am B: Wed., July 22 1:30-2:30 pm C: Thurs., Aug. 20 6:00-7:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 213, all sections

NEW! Generation to Generation Storytellers: An Introduction to Sharing Your Story

Mary Taris Storytelling carries values and lessons from generation to generation and keeps family histories alive. Grandparents, aunts, uncles, and parents alike tell family stories to children that should be written down and preserved. No writing experience required. #8529: 2 sessions - limit 20 $49 Tu. June 16 & 23 10:00 am-12:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 215

NEW! Prepare to Say Goodbye

Mary O'Brien As we age, it's normal to start thinking about what the end of life will bring, not only for ourselves but those close to us as well. Discuss end of life issues such as health care, important documents, inheritances, and more. Plan now so you can enjoy peace of mind for yourself and family members. #8505: 1 session $29 Thurs., May 21 6:30-8:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 215

Save the date for music, friends, food, and fun! Rock-n-Royal Block Party! Saturday, September 12 Hopkins Center for the Arts Plan to join us for the Hopkins Education Foundation’s Rock-n-Royal Block Party. Enjoy tasty eats from local food trucks, dance to live music, socialize with other Hopkins parents, and meet new friends! Watch for more details in your fall 2020 catalog or visit:

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World Languages Spanish — Level I

Claudia Carlos Learn basic Spanish in this class packed with interactive, lively activities. Focus on oral communication, along with basic reading and writing skills. Gain the tools and confidence to communicate in Spanish. Workbook is included in the class fee. #9008: 9 sessions - limit 21 $104 Mon., June 1-July 27 6:00-8:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 207

Conversational Spanish

Claudia Carlos Hola! Put your Spanish language skills to use in this fun and exciting class intended to bolster your confidence with conversation. Enjoy practicing your language skills in this safe learning environment. #9007: 9 sessions $89 Wed., June 3-July 29 6:00-8:00 pm Eisenhower Community Center 207

Spanish Part 1

Carolyn Tabor Learn the basic elements of the Spanish language while you apply them in oral activities. Students will have a small writing assignment each week to reinforce what we learn in class. #9001: 8 sessions - limit 20 $89 Tu., June 9-Aug. 11 12:30-2:00 pm No class June 30, July 7 Eisenhower Community Center 208

Spanish Part 2

Beginning German II

Carolyn Tabor Continue building on the basic elements of Spanish Part 1. Students will have a small writing assignment to practice what we learn each week. #9005: 8 sessions - limit 20 $89 Wed., June 10-Aug. 12 12:30-2:00 pm No class July 1, 8 Eisenhower Community Center 208

Germanic American Institute Continue to learn basic German language with topics such as leisure and hobbies, food and drink, shopping, basic grammar, and more. Prerequisite: knowledge of basic German or Beginning German I. If you do not own the coursebook used for German I and German II, purchase it in class for $20. #9012: 8 sessions - limit 20 $89 Mon., Apr. 20-June 15 6:00-7:30 pm No class May 25 Eisenhower Community Center 215

Host your event with Hopkins Conference & Event Services!​ Reserve a space for your next meeting, conference, athletic event, reception, or theater production with Hopkins. Our spaces are flexible enough to accommodate events of all types and sizes with a variety of price points that will fit your needs. We offer an experienced and responsive service team, secured front entrance, individual set-ups, tech support, and more. Our team will collaborate with you to plan your event from ideation to event-day logistics. We look forward to making your next meeting or event memorable. Visit HopkinsSchools.org/community-education, then click on "Facility Use" for more information.

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EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS ECFE parent-child classes and full- and half-day preschool!

We're here to support your parenting journey and give your child a great foundation of school-readiness skills for kindergarten and beyond. Connect with other parents and engage with your child at Hopkins ECFE! Register now for parent/child classes, family activities, free workshops, parent-only classes, and much more! Call 952-988-5000 or visit HopkinsSchools.org/early Ready for preschool? Visit HopkinsSchools.org/preschool or contact preschool programs supervisor Kathy Willett at 952-988-5003, or email Kathy.Willett@HopkinsSchools.org Can’t make it to a class right now but want to stay connected? Follow us on Facebook (HopkinsEarlyChildhood)!

YOUTH PROGRAMS Out-of-school time activities for youth! Register now for the best summer ever at Hopkins Camp Royal! Discover friendships and make positive connections with caring adults in Hopkins Community Education youth enrichment classes. After school, evenings, even on weekends, youth enrichment classes amplify your child’s school experience! Looking for awesome summer experiences for your child? Have the best summer ever at Camp Royal! Full- and half-day weeklong camps at an affordable price point for families. Check out HopkinsSummer.org or call 952-988-4070 to have a Camp Royal brochure mailed to you.

PARENT & FAMILY CLASSES Hopkins Community Education has a variety of opportunities to support your unique parenting style. Discover strategies for teen wellness on page 12, college prep tips with How to Be a Smart Shopper for College on page 16, and Let’s Make Music! A Parent/ Child Musical Experience on page 17.

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Adult Options in Education Earn Your GED. Graduate. Prepare for college. Gain work skills. Learn English. AdultOptions.org 952-988-5343 Eisenhower Community Center 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins

Experience more! Early Childhood Programs • Parent/child classes (newborn-5) • Preschool – full day & part day • Family events and parent classes

Youth Programs • Out-of-school-time activities • Summer camps & classes • Family events

Hopkins Film Series: Critical Conversations Join us to learn, discuss, and discover with two powerful documentaries: Jim Crow of the North on April 14 and Angst on May 13. These screenings are free and open to the public — register online or walk in and attend!

April 14 & May 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Eisenhower Community Center 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins

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