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WINTER | SPRING ‘24

EMPOWER. INSPIRE. ACHIEVE.


Saturday

March 2nd

DADDY daughter Dance

We’ll enjoy dancing, meeting the Annandale Ambassadors, sharing refreshments, doing crafts and having some quality Daddy Daughter time! More Info on Page 19


DIRECTORY

TABLE OF CONTENTS CARDINAL KIDS CLUB

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YOUTH ENRICHMENT

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Enrichment Coordinator Community Education Administrative Assistant Jen Sommers ................................... 320.274.3058 ext. 4401 jsommers@isd876.org

YOUTH RECREATION

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EARLY CHILDHOOD

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Recreation and Facilities Coordinator Brennan Beese ................................. 320.274.3058 ext. 4402 bbeese@isd876.org

OPEN GYM

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Child Care Coordinator (Cardinal Kids Club and Little Cardinals) Christy Dougherty ............................. 320.274.3058 ext. 4403 cdougherty@isd876.org

ADULT PROGRAMS

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TRIPS & TOURS

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Child Care Supervisors (Cardinal Kids Club and Little Cardinals) .......................................................................... 320.274.0625 Kirsten Jacobson ................................kjacobson@isd876.org

REGISTRATION

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Director Tiffany Grube .................................... 320.274.3058 ext. 4600 tgrube@isd876.org

Community Education Main Line Annandale Early Childhood Adult Basic Education .......................................................................... 320.274.3058 *If we miss your call please leave a message and we will return your call as soon as we are able!

OUR MISSION Community Education extends opportunities to residents of all ages and abilities. We seek to improve the quality of life in our school district by identifying community needs and developing cooperative relationships between school and community to meet these needs.

Online at www.annandalece.com

COMMUNITY EDUCATION ADVISORY COUNCIL Get involved and make a difference in your community and your schools! We are always looking for new members who are interested in becoming involved with their local community education program by joining our Advisory Council. For more info or to join please contact Tiffany Grube tgrube@isd876.org or 320.274.3058 Ext. 4600

Get the latest news on program updates, special events, cancellations and much more on our Facebook at Annandale Community Education.

Phone at 320.274.3058 In Person at 655 Park St. East Annandale, MN 55302

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s d i K Club Cardinal Kids Club Child Care

CARDINAL KIDS CLUB

Cardinal Kids Club is a certified school age childcare program for children in Kindergarten through the first day of 6th grade. Cardinal Kids Club strives to provide a safe, healthy, nurturing, and enriching environment for every child in our care. Our staff guide children in developing a respect for others, responsible behavior, positive attitudes and self-concepts. Our programming keeps children active while meeting the social, emotional and physical needs of each individual student.

Little Cardinals Child Care Little Cards is a certified preschool child care program for three year olds (completely potty trained and enrolled in Annandale Preschool) through the first day of Kindergarten. We understand the privilege and importance in providing care for your children. Our staff strive to provide a caring, and nurturing environment for your child. We know every child is unique and special so our programming focuses on social, emotional, and creative development. We look forward to partnering in your child’s early childhood years.

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Important Dates February 12th ‘24 - ’25 Preschool Little Cards registration begins on February 12th. Registration will be available using the annandalece website. Priority will be given to current families, district residents and full time care requests. Preschool students must be enrolled in an Annandale preschool class and 100% potty trained in order to qualify to childcare. ‘24 Summer Priority registration will be sent via Brightwheel to all current enrolled families. Priority will be given to those families currently attending the Cardinal Kids Club and Little Cardinals childcare program for the ‘23 - ‘24 School year. Priority registration will be February 12th - March 15th.

March 18th

ANNUAL SCHOOL YEAR REGISTRATION FEE * Fees are subject to change

Per Child .......................$30

Family Max .................$100

CARDINAL KIDS CLUB Before School

Daily 6am - 8am

$

Before School

Weekly 6am - 8am

$

After School

Daily 3pm - 4:30pm

$

After School

Weekly 3pm - 4:30pm

$

28

After School

Daily 3pm - 6pm

$

10

After School

Weekly 3pm - 6pm

$

46

Non-School Day

Daily 6am - 6pm

$

35

Non-School Day

Weekly 6am - 6pm

$

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CARDINAL KIDS CLUB

‘24 Summer New family registration will begin March 18th. New families should complete the new family inquiry form available on the school website under community education and childcare. Registration will be prioritized in district, full time requests first. Please contact Christy Dougherty 320-274-3058 ext 4403 or email cdougherty@isd876.org with any questions.

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LITTLE CARDINALS CHILD CARE

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday from 6am - 6pm Registration: www.isd876.org

Half Day (Opposite your Preschool Day)

6am - 12:30pm OR 10:30am - 6pm

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21

Non School / Full Day (When not in Preschool)

Daily

$

33

Some grades are on a wait-list, please fill out the childcare inquiry form at www.isd876.org. 320.274.3058 | www.annandalece.com

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Miniature Fish Aquariums

Cotton Candy Making

Ages 4 & Up

Grades K & Up

Come create your own make believe under-the-sea miniature fish aquarium that lights up! Students can pick aquarium plants in their favorite colors and decide on fun fish or even a mermaid.

Come and learn how Cotton Candy is made WITH and WITHOUT a machine. In this class we will be learning how Cotton Candy is made by heating and spinning flavored sugar and Jolly Ranchers. We will also be playing games for fun prizes like a CARNIVAL and EVERY child will go home with Cotton Candy and Prizes. Come and have some fun with your friends and enjoy the CARNIVAL.

Monday, January 22nd .................................................. 3:00pm - 4:30pm #3510 - A24W .................................................................................... $19 Registration Deadline ......................................................... January 18th Annandale Elementary School *Students will check in after school in the Cafeteria*

Sweetest Friendship Bracelets

Tuesday, May 7th.......................................................... 3:00pm - 4:30pm #3523 - A24W .................................................................................... $33 Registration Deadline ................................................................. May 2nd Annandale Elementary School *Students will check in after school in the Cafeteria*

YOUTH ENRICHMENT

Grades 2 & Up Have you heard of the Taylor Swift Friendship Bracelet Trend?! Friendship bracelets are fun, easy things to make! You can swap them with a friend at school or events, or keep them to spice up your own jewelry collection. The tradition of trading friendship bracelets can be inspired by anything - come have some fun! We will discuss bracelet ideas, song quotes, patterns, beads and all! Monday, March 11th ..................................................... 3:00pm - 4:30pm #3514 - A24W .................................................................................... $19 Registration Deadline .............................................................. March 7th Annandale Elementary School *Students will check in after school in the Cafeteria*

Spring Pastels Cookie Decorating Ages 4 & Up

Valentines Cake Pops Ages 4 & Up Cake pops are made for kids, and now they can make their own! We’ll teach you how to combine just the right amount of cake crumbs and buttercream icing to create tasty cake pops in fun VALENTINE designs! You will learn to read a recipe & follow directions, how to melt candy melts and kitchen safety. At the end of this class you will bring home some beautifully decorated Cake Pops for your family!! Thursday, February 1st ................................................. 3:00pm - 4:30pm #3521 - A24W .................................................................................... $33 Registration Deadline ..........................................................January 25th Annandale Elementary School *Students will check in after school in the Cafeteria*

BEAUTIFUL PASTELS!! Come and have some fun with your friends and enjoy some Spring cookie decorating!! At the end of this class you will bring home some beautifully decorated spring cookies for your family!! Yum!! A Spring Game with prizes is also planned while the cookies are drying. Monday, April 8th .......................................................... 3:00pm - 4:30pm #3522 - A24W .................................................................................... $28 Registration Deadline ................................................................. April 4th Annandale Elementary School *Students will check in after school in the Cafeteria*

Furry Monster Valentines Ages 4 & Up Come and get creative with Ms. Dana after school! Combine all your artistic talents into these unique furry monster jars! We will also do other Valentine’s Day crafts & have a special snack - Come and have some fun with your friends!! Monday, February 5th ................................................... 3:00pm - 4:30pm #3511 - A24W .................................................................................... $19 Registration Deadline .......................................................... February 1st Annandale Elementary School *Students will check in after school in the Cafeteria*

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Easter Egg Bath Bombs Volcano Science!

Grades K & Up

Grades K & Up

In this class you will learn how to make your own bath bombs in the shape of Easter Eggs! How cool is that?! The fragrances will have you dreaming of Spring!

In this class students will not only learn about volcanoes and what makes them tick, but will also get to experiment with their own! You will love these amazing oozing volcanic liquid reactions. This is sure to be one of the best science classes you’ve ever taken! Wednesday, February 21st ........................................... 3:00pm - 4:30pm #3512 - A24W .................................................................................... $19 Registration Deadline ........................................................ February 15th Annandale Elementary School *Students will check in after school in the Cafeteria*

Grades 3 & Up Have a blast learning fun hula hoop moves! Students will learn the basics of hula hoop dance from waist hooping to off body moves. We will practice putting these moves together and have fun sharing them with our group!

Once Upon A Garden Group Grades 3 - 5 Have you always wanted to grow your own garden? In this class, we will be exploring what it takes to grow a healthy plant, make some gardening crafts, and plant our own flowers and vegetables to take home. Get ready to have some fun outside and get a little dirty in this class! Instructor: Cynthia Laudenbach Max: 15 students

Instructor: Amanda Pawelski Wednesday, March 13th ............................................... 3:00pm - 4:00pm #3591 - A24W .................................................................................... $14 Registration Deadline .............................................................. March 7th Annandale Elementary School *Students will check in after school in the Cafeteria*

Tuesday, March 12th .................................................... 3:00pm - 4:00pm #3520 - B24W.................................................................................... $10 Registration Deadline .............................................................. March 7th Annandale Elementary School Tuesday, April 9th ......................................................... 3:00pm - 4:00pm #3520 - C24W ................................................................................... $10 Registration Deadline .............................................................. March 7th Annandale Elementary School Tuesday, May 14th........................................................ 3:00pm - 4:00pm #3520 - D24W ................................................................................... $10 Registration Deadline .............................................................. March 7th Annandale Elementary School

YOUTH ENRICHMENT

Introduction To Hula Hooping

Thursday, March 21st ................................................... 3:00pm - 4:30pm #3515 - A24W .................................................................................... $19 Registration Deadline ............................................................ March 14th Annandale Elementary School *Students will check in after school in the Cafeteria*

Garden Stepping Stones Grades K & Up Garden stones are a great way to use pretty tiles and embellishments to create a unique piece of outdoor artwork! Come and spend some quality time with your friends and learn how to make these marvels step-by-step! Thursday, April 25th ...................................................... 3:00pm - 4:30pm #3517 - A24W .................................................................................... $30 Registration Deadline ............................................................... April 18th Annandale Elementary School *Students will check in after school in the Cafeteria*

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YOUTH ENRICHMENT

Family Paint Night: Northern Lights & Cookies

Family Paint Night: Monet's Bridge & Cupcakes

Grades K & Up

Grades K & Up

Spend an evening painting a magical winter night with a sky full of northern lights, mountains, and a polar bear. Everyone will use acrylic paints including fluorescent colors to paint our winter landscape on an 11x14” canvas.

Spend an evening painting a magical winter night with a sky full of northern lights, mountains, and a polar bear. Everyone will use acrylic paints including fluorescent colors to paint our winter landscape on an 11x14” canvas.

*Children will need a registered & paid adult to attend class with them for this family event

*Children will need a registered & paid adult to attend class with them for this family event

Instructor: KidzArt

Instructor: KidzArt

Max: 18 participants

Max: 18 participants

Wednesday, March 6th ................................................. 6:00pm - 7:15pm #3400 - A24W .................................................................................... $31 Registration Deadline ........................................................ February 29th Annandale Elementary School

Wednesday, March 6th ................................................. 6:00pm - 7:15pm #3401 - A24W .................................................................................... $31 Registration Deadline ........................................................ February 29th Annandale Elementary School

Sidewalk Foam Paint

Love Painting Party

Ages 4 & Up

Grades K - 5

Join the fun as we whip up a batch of sidewalk foam paint! This popular class is designed for youth to have FUN while learning some science concepts! Come and have some fun with your friends making puffy foam paint together!

Discover your inner artist while having fun with acrylic paint on canvas! In this class each student will create a Valentine’s Day painting that shows lots of love! Even if this is your first-time painting on canvas, the step-by-step instructions to make this lovely painting will be a fun and creative art studio experience!

Monday, May 13th ........................................................ 3:00pm - 4:30pm #3518 - A24W .................................................................................... $19 Registration Deadline ..................................................................May 9th Annandale Elementary School *Students will check in after school in the Cafeteria*

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Instructor: Amanda Pawelski Tuesday, February 13th ................................................ 3:00pm - 4:30pm #3590 - A24W .................................................................................... $28 Registration Deadline .......................................................... February 8th Annandale Elementary School *Students will check in after school in the Cafeteria*

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F.A.S.T. KIDS Staying Safe While Home Alone

Babysitting 101

Ages 7 - 10

This course follows the American Academy of Pediatrics - Babysitter Lessons And Safety Training (BLAST).

First Aid and Safety Trained Kids is a 6 hour course for 7 - 10 year olds. Lessons cover basic first aid, water safety, vehicle safety, home emergencies, injury prevention, personal safety and healthy living. This course helps prepare children for staying at home alone. Students will receive a book and construct a home first aid kit as part of the class. This class is recommended for children ages 7 and up. Feel free to bring a snack & drink to class.

Ages 10 & Up

Students learn current practices for safety and injury prevention, first aid basics, feeding and caring for infants, how to handle behavior problems, and how to manage their babysitting business. Students receive a reference book, recipe and game handouts, babysitting bag and first aid kit. This class is recommended for children ages 10 and up. Feel free to bring a snack & drink to class. Instructor: Emergency Outfitters Min: 10 students

Min: 10 students

Max: 20 students

Max: 25 students Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Monday & Tuesday January 29th, 30th .........................................................3:00pm - 5:00pm #3551 - A24W .................................................................................... $55 Registration Deadline ......................................................... January 25th Annandale Elementary School *Students will check in after school in the Cafeteria*

February 26th, 27th, 28th ................................................ 3:00pm - 5:30pm #3550 - A24W .................................................................................... $67 Registration Deadline ....................................................... February 22nd Annandale Elementary School *Students will check in after school in the Cafeteria*

Sparkly Mermaid Slime Party Crashers - RC Racing!

Ages 4 & Up

Grades K - 8

Can’t get enough slime??? Well, we can't either! Mermaids are so magical - let’s take a trip under the sea and break out the glitter and sequins. Since we guarantee a good and messy time at this class, we ask that you dress your child appropriately.

Interested in RC Cars? Want to try racing them on a track? Then come join us for some fun as we explore what makes them work and then get to try some out. Participants will leave with a better understanding of the hobby, and get some time testing out their driving skills on a few different types of RC Cars and Trucks on a track we set up in the gym at the Annandale Elementary School!

Monday, March 4th ....................................................... 3:00pm - 4:30pm #3513 - A24W .................................................................................... $19 Registration Deadline ........................................................ February 29th Annandale Elementary School *Students will check in after school in the Cafeteria*

YOUTH ENRICHMENT

Instructor: Emergency Outfitters

*Sign up early - this class will fill up fast!* Max: 12 students per session

Sparkling Tumbler Party! Grades K & Up

Session I th

Tuesday, April 16 ....................................................... 6:00pm - 7:10pm #3525 - A24W .................................................................................... $26 Registration Deadline ............................................................... April 11th Annandale Elementary School Session II Tuesday, April 16th ....................................................... 7:20pm - 8:30pm #3526 - A24W .................................................................................... $26 Registration Deadline ............................................................... April 11th Annandale Elementary School

A fun and interactive class where you design your own tumbler! This class is perfect for all ages and skill levels. We’ll make tumblers that dazzle, sparkle and shine as we explore a wide array of materials and techniques. Thursday, April 4th ........................................................ 3:00pm - 4:30pm #3516 - A24W .................................................................................... $19 Registration Deadline ............................................................ March 28th Annandale Elementary School *Students will check in after school in the Cafeteria*

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TECH ACADEMY VIRTUAL CAMPS

YOUTH ENRICHMENT

See full class descriptions online www.annandalece.com

Online Classes

Activity Code:

Dates: (Saturdays)

Time:

Minecraft Mod Dev: Portals

#3577

January 20th

9:00am - 12:00pm

$

53

2nd - 6th

Video Production: Special Effects

#3578

January 27th February 3rd

8:00am - 10:00am

$

68

3rd - 7th

Intro to Video Game Design with Nintendo Characters

#3579

January 27th February 3rd

10:30am - 12:30pm

$

68

1st - 4th

Dungeons & Dragons 101: Character Creation

#3580

February 10th

9:00am - 12:00pm

$

53

2nd - 6th

Intro to 3D Printing

#3581

February 17th February 14th

8:00am - 10:00am

$

68

2nd - 4th

Video Production: TikTok, Shorts & Reels

#3582

February 17th February 14th

10:30am - 12:30pm

$

68

3rd - 7th

Multiplayer Minecraft: Master Builders

#3583

March 2nd

9:00am - 12:00pm

$

53

1st - 5th

3D Printing: Jewelry Design & Fabrication

#3584

March 9th March 16th

9:00am - 11:00am

$

83

3rd - 8th

3D Printing: Harry Potter

#3585

March 23rd

9:00am - 11:00am

$

38

2nd - 6th

Multiplayer Minecraft: City Builder

#3586

April 6th April 13th

8:00am - 10:00am

$

68

1st - 5th

Virtual Reality Coding

#3587

April 6th April 13th

10:00am - 12:30pm

$

68

3rd - 7th

Hacking Java Games

#3588

April 20th

9:00am - 12:00pm

$

53

4th - 8th

Fee:

Grades:

Act Prep Workshop - Virtual Only

Materials: students will need a computer, calculator, paper and pencil.

Be prepared for one of the most challenging, and important tests you will take the ACT TEST! This class being offered will be a six hour virtual class to help prepare you for the test on April 23.

The ACT review prep book is not required but highly recommended for class as an additional purchase on your own through Amazon. Click below for the recommendation:

This class is taught by Dr. Milton Dehn Co-Founder of Schoolhouse Educational Services and he prepares hundreds of students for the ACT test. In his workshop, Dr. Dehn blends the ACT essentials, plenty of hands - on practice and test taking strategies that make sense to students. Students who attend may review a recording of it at a later time if requested through Community Education. Handouts and books will be delivered to those students attending Annandale High School. If not attending Annandale High School information can be picked up prior to the class from Annandale Community Education 9

ACT Study Guide with 4 Practice Tests (Barron's Test Prep): Stewart M.Ed., Brian: 9781506258126: Amazon.com: Books Instructor: Dr. Milton Dehn from Schoolhouse Educational Services Min: 10 students Saturday, March 9th.......... 8:30am - 3:00pm (lunch break 11:30 - Noon) #2482 - A24W .................................................................................... $75 Registration Deadline ...............................................................March 1st

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Basic Piano - Live Online Class!

Basic Guitar - Live Online Class!

Ages 15 & Up

Ages 13 & Up

In just a few hours, you can learn enough secrets of the trade to give you years of musical enjoyment. Learn to play piano the way professionals do-using chords. Since this class is being held online with ZOOM you will be able to sit at your piano or keyboard at home and take this course with no pressure at all. And since this course includes an online book and online follow up video lessons, you will be able to continue your practice and study on your own. An optional periodic online question and answer session is also included.

Have you ever wanted to learn the guitar but simply find it difficult to find the time? In just a few hours you can learn enough about playing the guitar to give you years of musical enjoyment, and you won’t have to take private lessons to do it. This crash course will teach you some basic chords and get you playing along with your favorite songs right away. Since this class is being held online with ZOOM, you will be able to sit at home with your guitar and take this class without any pressure at all. And since the class includes an online book and online follow-up video lessons, you will be able to continue your practice and study on your own. An optional periodic online question and answer session is also included.

A recording of the class is included as well. The course is partly lecture/demonstration and partly hands on instruction.

Monday, March 11th .....................................................6:30pm - 9:30pm #3570 - A24W .................................................................................... $59 Registration Deadline .............................................................. March 7th

A recording of the class is included as well. Max: 15 students Topics include: • How chords work in a song • How to form the three main types of chords • How to tune your guitar • Basic strumming patterns • How to buy a good guitar (things to avoid) • How to play along with simple tunes Tuesday, March 12th ....................................................6:30pm - 9:30pm #3571 - A24W .................................................................................... $59 Registration Deadline .............................................................. March 7th

VIRTUAL MUSIC SCHOOL! Ages 6 & Up **Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, or Beyond Professional virtual instruction being offered by Steve’s Cekalla Guitar and Music School. A unique and fun approach for starters, but with the ability to teach styles, theory and techniques to those with instrument experience. Instrument Lesson Offerings: • Guitar • Bass Guitar • Banjo • Mandolin • Ukulele

This Community Education music package is for 3 virtual 30 minute group lessons. (Please one lesson package only per student.) Your lessons will be scheduled for the month that you registered for. Upon completion of registration, Steve’s Guitar & Music School will contact you to schedule your sessions. Contact information from the Community Education Office will also be given upon registration. Dates and times online are for registration purposes only.

YOUTH ENRICHMENT

Topics include: • How chords work in a song • How to get more out of sheet music by reading less of it • How to form the three main types of chords • How to handle different keys and time signatures • How to avoid “counting” • How to simplify over 12,000 complex chords

What You Will Need: A stable internet connection, some internet savvy ex. (screen shot/print screen) and access to a working printer is helpful. PLEASE NOTE: The dates and times shown online are for class registration in our computer system and do not reflect the actual time of lesson.

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Basketball Cardinal Pride Day Grades K - 5 Show your Cardinal Spirit and join the Varsity Boys and Girls basketball teams for some fun after school. Students will be dribbling, shooting and passing with our teams for Basketball Cardinal Pride Day! This is a FREE event, but pre-registration is required. Send a note to your teacher that you are participating! Wednesday

YOUTH RECREATION

January 17th ................................................................. 3:00pm - 4:15pm #2014 - A24W ...............................................................................FREE! Registration Deadline ..........................................................January 12th Annandale Elementary School Gym

Sports of All Sorts Grades Pre-K - K Hit the gym floor this winter and learn some new sports! Try a variety, including basketball, floor hockey, and more! Skills will be taught through various drills and games. Along with developing sports skills, they will build confidence and meet new friends!

Rink Rats Ages 3 - 8 This program is perfect for boys and girls ages 3-8 who are interested in getting more comfortable on the rink, and getting introduced to beginner hockey skills! This program is designed for students who are new to skating, or would like a little more practice on the rink! Students will learn basic skating and hockey skills. This program is best for students new to the sport, and new to skating! Equipment needed: Helmet, hockey skates, hockey stick Max: 24 Students

Max: 25 Students Tuesdays & Thursdays Tuesday - Friday th

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February 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 ........................................ 3:00pm - 4:00pm #2016 - A24W .................................................................................... $22 Registration Deadline ........................................................ February 16th Annandale Elementary School Gym

January 23rd, 25th, 30th, February 1st, 8th....................... 6:00pm - 7:00pm 1 Date/Time TBD at Buffalo Civic Center #2013 - A23W .................................................................................... $37 Registration Deadline ..........................................................January 15th Annandale Hockey Rink (Located Near AMS)

Intro to Pickleball Grades 3 - 5 Pickleball is a sport that is sweeping the nation! Do you want to join in on the Pickleball craze but not sure how to play? This class is for you. Join us to learn the basics and have fun. No previous experience required and paddles will be provided. Please wear comfortable tennis shoes and clothing as you will be on the move! Max: 25 Students Monday - Thursday March 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th..................................................... 3:00pm - 4:00pm #2017 - A24W .................................................................................... $22 Registration Deadline ........................................................ February 26th Annandale Elementary School Gym

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Girls Annandale Winter Juniors Volleyball Grades 4 - 8 This is a Juniors program (formerly known as "Junior Olympic" or "JO") in which players will be taught the basics of volleyball, sportsmanship and teamwork. This great opportunity will include basic skills and maximized participation for all participants for girls 4th - 8th grade. The season will run from late February through the end of April. Volunteer coaches are needed. Teams will play in 3-4 tournaments.

Junior Spikers Volleyball Camp Junior Spikers Volleyball is an opportunity for girls to develop volleyball skills through drills and fun play!

Volleyball t-shirts are included with registration. T-shirts are only guaranteed if registered before the deadline.

There will be a minimum of 8 and max of 10 players on a team. Once the teams are filled, a waiting list will be created with hope additional coaches will step forward. 1 coach=10 players=1 team, with a max of 2 coaches per team. Practices are 1-2 Days a week. Set to the days that work best for the volunteer coaches and facility space. If you are interested in volunteering as a coach please email Brennan at bbeese@isd876.org

Monday - Thursday February 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th ........................................ 3:15pm - 4:30pm #2011 - A24W .................................................................................... $37 Registration Deadline ........................................................ February 19th Annandale Elementary School Gym

4th Grade February 27th - April 23rd #2055 - A24W .................................................................................. $177 Registration Deadline ......................................................... February 2nd Annandale Elementary School 5th Grade February 27th - April 23rd #2055 - B24W.................................................................................. $177 Registration Deadline ......................................................... February 2nd Annandale Elementary School

YOUTH RECREATION

Practice will consist of fundamental skill development and games. Sessions will be instructed by the STATE AHS Volleyball coaches and players.

Tentative tournament dates: March 9th, 23rd, April 13th, 20th ( These are not set in stone, play dates/tournaments could change). 4th grade dates may be different from above.

6th Grade February 27th - April 23rd #2055 - C24W ................................................................................. $177 Registration Deadline ......................................................... February 2nd Annandale Elementary School 7th / 8th Grade February 27th - April 23rd #2055 - D24W ................................................................................. $177 Registration Deadline ......................................................... February 2nd Annandale Elementary School

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Intro to Ultimate Frisbee - NEW! Grades K - 5 Ultimate frisbee is a fast paced team sport that is an absolute blast to play!

Lacrosse Grades 1 - 5 The primary goal is to have fun! Players will develop basic skills in catching, throwing and retrieving ground balls. Community Ed. will help players develop an understanding of the game and how to work together as a team. Most importantly, students will have a blast with their friends!

Grades K - 2 Tuesday - Friday April 2nd - 5th ................................................................. 3:00pm - 4:00pm #2022 - A24W .................................................................................... $22 Registration Deadline ............................................................March 22nd Annandale Elementary School

No equipment necessary! Grades 1 - 2

YOUTH RECREATION

This class will go over the basics and fundamentals of the sport in a friendly environment. Through basic drills to teach catching and throwing skills and fun mini games, this class will leave your student wanting to play this at home!

Mondays & Wednesdays March 11th, 13th, 18th, 20th ............................................. 3:00pm - 4:00pm #2018 - A24W .................................................................................... $22 Registration Deadline .............................................................. March 4th Annandale Elementary School Gym / Grass Space Grades 3 - 5

Grades 3 - 5 Monday - Thursday April 8th - 11th ................................................................ 3:00pm - 4:00pm #2022 - B24W.................................................................................... $22 Registration Deadline .................................................................April 2nd Annandale Elementary School

Tuesdays & Thursdays March 12th, 14th, 19th, 21st............................................. 3:00pm - 4:00pm #2018 - A24W .................................................................................... $22 Registration Deadline .............................................................. March 4th Annandale Elementary School Gym / Grass Space

Spring Break Madness / Hardwood Four Grades 1 - 5 No plans for Spring Break? Head on over to the elementary school to get out that Spring Break Energy. March is a great month for sports. NCAA Basketball March Madness is at its peak and NCAA Hockey is also getting ready to crown a champion. Community Ed. will split the week up with basketball and floor hockey to replicate that March Madness feel! Games will be played, prizes will be won, and fun will be had! Choose which option best fits your schedule! This option is 2 hours in the gym with a lunch break in between! *Students who register for the 2 hour option should bring a cold lunch to the school. Monday - Wednesday March 25th, 26th, 27th ................ 11:00am - 12:00pm / 11:00am - 1:00pm #2019 - A24W / B24W ............................................................... $22 / $33 Registration Deadline ............................................................ March 18th Annandale Elementary School

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COMMUNITY EDUCATION BASEBALL / SOFTBALL LEAGUE REGISTRATION Evening Ball League Ages 3 - 9 This is an instructional league where players will learn the basics and fundamentals of Tee Ball, Baseball or Softball. This league will consist of practices and games. Students must be the age of by the first day of ball.

Mighty Cards Baseball Boys Ages 7 - 9 Tuesdays & Thursdays

Mighty Cards Softball is an in house softball league. Teams will play coach pitch and work on the fundamentals of softball while playing in Annandale for all practices/games. Please update T-shirt size when registering.

Mighty Cards Softball Girls Ages 7 - 9

REGISTER BY APRIL 15th TO GUARANTEE JERSEY BY FIRST DAY Mondays & Wednesdays

Evening Tee Ball - Tiny Cards

June 10th - July 27th...................................................... 6:15pm - 7:15pm #2050 - E24S..................................................................................... $54 Registration Deadline ............................................................... April 15th *End of the season Tournament: July 27th ISD 876 Fields

Ages 3 - 4 Wednesdays June 12th - July 31st ...................................................... 5:15pm - 6:00pm #2050 - A24S ..................................................................................... $44 Registration Deadline ............................................................... April 15th ISD 876 Fields

Girls Ages 7 - 9 8u Crow River League Softball is a traveling league. Teams will practice on Mondays and play games on Wednesdays vs. other communities. Travel to HLWW, Watertown, Hutchinson, and Brownton may be required. Teams will play by Crow River League rules.

Junior Cards Baseball Ages 5 - 6

Please update T-shirt size when registering.

Tuesdays and Thursdays th

8u Crow River League Softball

YOUTH RECREATION

This program is instructed by volunteer coaches. Please contact Brennan Beese at bbeese@isd876.org if you are interested in coaching.

June 11th - July 27th ...................................................... 6:15pm - 7:15pm #2050 - D24S .................................................................................... $54 Registration Deadline ............................................................... April 15th *End of the season Tournament: July 27th ISD 876 Fields

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June 11 - July 30 ...................................................... 5:15pm - 6:15pm #2050 - B24S..................................................................................... $54 Registration Deadline ............................................................... April 15th ISD 876 Fields

This program is instructed by volunteer coaches. Please contact Brennan Beese at bbeese@isd876.org if you are interested in coaching. REGISTER BY APRIL 15th TO GUARANTEE JERSEY BY FIRST DAY

Junior Cards Softball

*Whatever age you are on September 1st, 2023, is the level you play in 2024. So if you are 9 on September 1st you play 10u if you are 8 you play 8u. *Games will start at 6:00pm and will not exceed 2 hours.

Ages 5 - 6 Tuesdays and Thursdays June 11th - July 30th ...................................................... 5:15pm - 6:15pm #2050 - C24S .................................................................................... $54 Registration Deadline ............................................................... April 15th ISD 876 Fields

Mondays & Wednesdays June 3rd - July 28th ..............................6:15pm - 7:15pm (Practice Time) #2051 - A24S ................................................................................... $137 Registration Deadline ............................................................... April 15th *End of the season Tournament: July 28th (Tentative Date, Subject to Change)

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Cardinal Softball / Baseball Spring Training Want to get in shape for the upcoming baseball and softball season? This is an opportunity to get inside and work on your fundamental skills including throwing, hitting, catching, fielding, pitching, and baserunning. Stations will be set up with coaches and volunteers to assist in drills.

Pitching / Catching sessions are free, but you must pre-register!

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YOUTH RECREATION

*There will be a $25 late fee for any registrations after February 29th. *Tentative Evaluation Dates: March 10th and March 17th

Track Camp Grades 1 - 6

Grades K - 2

Hurdles, Sprints, Jumps & Discs? What do these all have in common? They are all a part of the world's oldest sport.

Sundays January 21st, 28th, February 4th, 25th .................................................. $27 Registration Deadline ....................................................... February 29th Annandale High School Gym Girls 10u / 12u.................................................................. 10:30am - 12:00pm Pitching / Catching - 10u / 12u .................................. 12:00pm - 1:00pm Pitching / Catching - 14u / HS ..................................... 1:00pm - 2:00pm 14u / HS Softball.......................................................... 2:00pm - 3:30pm Boys Grades 3 - 5................................................................. 3:30pm - 5:00pm Grades 6 - 8................................................................. 5:00pm - 6:30pm Grades 9 - 12............................................................... 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Students in this camp will dive right into what a track season is like. Students will practice 1 - 2 days a week and participate in 2-3 meets. Grades 1 - 3 will practice on Mondays and only compete in 1 in house meet. This meet may be held on a weekday afternoon or a weekend morning/afternoon. Grades 4 - 6 will practice Tuesdays and Thursdays and compete in the meets. Students grades 4 - 6 will participate in 1 In-House meet vs other Annandale students, and 1 - 2 Invites vs local schools in early May. Meet Days have yet to be determined and may be held on Saturdays. Parents will be responsible for transportation on Saturday meet days. Students will receive a T-shirt Jersey. Please update t-shirt size when registering and register by the deadline to ensure a T-shirt. *6th Grade will ride bus #15 from AMS to AES for practices Grades 1 - 3 Mondays April 15th - May 20th ...................................................... 3:00pm - 4:15pm #2021 - A24W .................................................................................... $57 Registration Deadline ............................................................ March 18th Annandale Elementary School Gym / Outside Space Grades 4 - 6 Tuesdays & Thursdays April 16th - May 16th ...................................................... 3:00pm - 4:15pm #2021 - B24W.................................................................................... $77 Registration Deadline ............................................................ March 19th Annandale Elementary School Gym / Local Schools

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Great River Indoor Soccer

Yoga for Kids

Grades 1 - 6

Grades K - 3

This winter/spring will be filled with soccer! Twice a week students will join Great River with 15 - 20 minutes of skill work and then 40 minutes of 5 on 5 games to enjoy. All soccer will be at Annandale Elementary School.

Each 45 minute class will have a special theme such as Yoga for Kids at the Zoo or Yoga for Kids at the Sea and includes fun yoga based games that help children to be happy, healthy and whole. Yoga or Mindfulness practices have shown to help children with self confidence, mental and physical strength, emotional and energy regulation and more.

Coaches are needed for this activity. Please indicate your interest in coaching during registration or email bbeese@isd876.org for more information. Coaches will be compensated for their time! Grades 1 - 3

Yoga for our Cardinal Kids curriculum is created by Dawn Schaefer Stumpf. Dawn is a licensed educator and teacher in Annandale, an ERYT 500 yoga instructor and teacher trainer, a certified Mindful Schools teacher and a C-IYTA yoga therapist.

Mondays & Tuesdays Each class will take place, weather permitting on the 2nd Monday of each month from 3:15pm - 4:00pm. Children will meet Mrs. S in the Cardinal Cafe after school and will be picked up by supporting adults in the Cardinal Cafe at 4:00pm.

Grades 4 - 6

Session Dates

Mondays & Tuesdays

February 12th, March 11th, April 8th, May 13th

March 4th - April 16th ..................................................... 6:00pm - 7:00pm #2023 - B24W.................................................................................... $60 Registration Deadline .......................................................... February 5th Annandale Elementary School Gyms

#2024 - A24W - E24W ....................................................... $15 / Session Registration Deadline ......................................... 5 Days before Session Annandale Elementary School Sensory Room

Indoor Soccer Grades K - 3 Soccer isn’t just for the outdoors! Come burn off some energy with indoor soccer. Students will participate in fun drills involving footwork and more basic soccer skills while staying warm in the Annandale Elementary School Gymnasium.

Zumbini

Max: 25 Students

Ages 0 - 4

Kindergarten

Created in partnership with Zumba and BabyFirst, Zumbini is a unique, effective, and fun early childhood education program that uses the power of music and movement to promote cognitive, social, emotional and motor skill development for children aged zero to four, all while promoting a strong bond between parent and child.

Mondays & Wednesdays February 5th, 7th, 12th, 14th ............................................ 3:00pm - 4:00pm #2015 - A24W .................................................................................... $22 Registration Deadline ..........................................................January 29th Annandale Elementary School Gym Grades 1 - 3 Tuesdays & Thursdays February 6th, 8th, 13th, 15th ............................................ 3:00pm - 4:00pm #2015 - B24W.................................................................................... $22 Registration Deadline ..........................................................January 29th Annandale Elementary School Gym

YOUTH RECREATION

March 4th - April 16th ..................................................... 5:00pm - 6:00pm #2023 - A24W .................................................................................... $60 Registration Deadline .......................................................... February 5th Annandale Elementary School Gyms

Session I Mondays January 22nd, 29th, February 5th, 12th ............................ 4:30pm - 5:15pm #2020 - A24W .................................................................................... $37 Registration Deadline ..........................................................January 15th Annandale Elementary School Session II Mondays February 26th, March 4th, 11th, 18th ............................... 4:30pm - 5:15pm #2020 - B24W.................................................................................... $37 Registration Deadline ........................................................ February 19th Annandale Elementary School

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WHAT MAKES ANNANDALE PRESCHOOL UNIQUE? Annandale Preschool is conveniently located in the Elementary school which makes it easier for transitions to K - 5. Four Star Parent Aware Rated program. Our program values licensed Early Childhood Teachers and trained teacher assistants in every classroom. We have an onsite special education team including speech, OT and PT. Our Early Childhood educators work to ensure a seamless transition to kindergarten.

WE BELIEVE PRESCHOOLERS LEARN… By being active at this age. Classrooms are set up for learning with distinct areas and a variety of materials so that your child can make choices, create, explore and take responsibility for their own work. We understand that no two children are exactly the same. Our classroom routines let children learn at their own pace.

WHAT WILL MY CHILD LEARN?

EARLY CHILDHOOD

At Annandale Public Schools, our mission is to achieve educational excellence and to inspire a life-long passion for learning. Our preschool is designed to create excitement around education for your child and provide a foundation for lifelong learning. Our curriculum is a balanced approach to all social-emotional and academic areas. We focus on personalized learning for our children. Lessons are designed around your child's skills to prepare them for kindergarten and beyond.

How do I Register? Registration will open online on Monday, February 12th. Priority registration is open from February 12th through March 15th. In district residents will be placed in classes first after the March 15th priority registration deadline (pending all registration requirements have been completed). All others will be placed after March 15th. All registration information will be done online at www.annandalece.com

WHAT IS THE MONTHLY TUITION FOR PRESCHOOL? Times Per Week

2 Days $

Amount Per Month

3 Days

4 Days

$

100

$

150

5 Days $

200

250

**Fees are subject to change for the 2024 - 2025 school year

Is transportation available for my child? Students may pay an additional monthly fee for transportation to and from school pending their location. Students who are age 4 by Sept. 1st, 2023 are eligible to ride the bus. Check out the Annandale Preschool Transportation page for more information.

Monthly transportation fees for the School Year

Times Per Week Amount Per Month

1 Day $

17

2 Days $

32

3 Days

4 Days

$

47

$

5 Days $

62

77

**Fees are subject to change for the 2024 - 2025 school year

ANNANDALE PRESCHOOL OPTIONS: How do I know what class is for my child? Annandale Preschool 3s & 4s: Annandale Preschool 4s & 5s: Children must be the age of 3 or older by Sept. 1, 2024 and toilet trained. 3 / 4 yr old preschool is a great way to give your child an extra start in school readiness-skills-focusing on building a positive self-image that develops-confidence, independence, social skills and success for life long learning.

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Is for students who are 4 years of age by Sept. 1, 2024 and toilet trained. 4 / 5 yr old preschool is an integrated program providing high quality learning experiences for our pre-kindergarten students. This program is designed for the next step into Kindergarten! Mon - Fri

AM

8:00am - 10:30am

Mon, Wed, Fri

AM

8:00am - 10:30am

Tue, Wed, Thur

AM

8:00am - 10:30am

Tue, Thur

AM

8:00am - 10:30am

Mon - Thur

PM

12:20pm - 2:50pm

Mon - Thur

PM

12:20pm - 2:50pm

Tue, Wed, Thur

PM

12:20pm - 2:50pm

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These are non-separating classes and will focus on parents and children who want some time together...We'll create a great environment of activities, offer a circle time and even get "messy"!

ECFE / Parent Child Classes

ECFE is: A fun time to connect with others!

Early

Baby Cards - Winter / Spring Session

Childhood (children from birth up to Kindergarten enrollment)

Ages 0 - 2

Family (parents, grandparents / caregivers, and guardians)

Tuesdays

Education (classes, special events, and resources).

February 6th, 13th, 27th March 5th, 12th, 19th, April 9th, 23rd, May 7th, 14th #1410 - A24W ............................................................. 4:45pm - 6:00pm

A Typical ECFE Class Includes:

Mixed Magic - Winter / Spring Session

Ages 2 - 5

Some classes include a parent discussion time facilitated by a parent educator, where parents meet to share support, experiences and information about child development and parenting techniques. During parent discussion time the children and early childhood teacher enjoy a snack, story time, art and playtime together in the children’s classroom.

In other classes, parents and children spend the entire time playing and learning together.

Tuesdays February 6th, 13th, 27th March 5th, 12th, 19th, April 9th, 23rd, May 7th, 14th #1412 - A24W ............................................................. 6:15pm - 7:45pm

Come N' Play (Playtime for Everyone!) Ages 0 - 4 Fridays February 2nd, 9th, March 1st, 8th, 22nd, April 12th, 19th, 26th, May 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th #1415 - A24W ........................................................... 9:15am - 10:30am

Sibling care is an option for our Tuesday Evening Classes ONLY. •

For the entire session $59 per child.

Pre-arranged drop-in care can be set up by contacting our Community Education office at 320.274.3058.

Drop-in care is $6 per child per time.

SLIDING FEE SCHEDULE

Tuesday evening sibling care options:

Annual Income $

Cost Per Child

0.00 - $25,000

$

23

$

25,000 - $35,999

$

50

$

36,000 - $49,999

$

63

$

50,000 - $74,999

$

76

$

87

$

75,000 - UP

EARLY CHILDHOOD

About 45 minutes for parents and children to play, discover and learn together in our early childhood classrooms. The classrooms have been especially designed for little learners. Our ECFE teachers are fabulous at providing fun and creative ways to encourage language, music and imaginations!

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Early Childhood Preview Night An information night for parents only who are interested in the 2024 2025 Annandale Early Childhood preschool programs. Learn about Annandale Preschool and how they can benefit your child’s early learning years. Topics will include a preschooler’s day, expectations of students and families, transitions and separations, curriculum, transportation options and parent involvement. Receive a tour of the Early Childhood wing after the presentation.

EARLY CHILDHOOD

*This evening is recommended for new families who have not been a part of Annandale Early Childhood in the past and whose children are going to be 3 years of age by Sept. 1st, 2024.

Kindergarten Round Up Calling the Annandale Public Schools Class of 2037 and their families - Please join Principal Jon Klippenes, along with the kindergarten teachers for Kindergarten Round-Up at Annandale Elementary on Thursday, February 8 at 5:00 pm. Students must be age 5 by September 1st, 2024 to be eligible for Kindergarten in the fall of 2024.

We would love to have you join us! Thursday, February 1st ...............................................starting at 6:00pm Annandale Elementary School Media Center (Enter through Door 1)

See you at Annandale Elementary School! 655 Park St. East Annandale, MN

ECFE Home and Child Care Visits Annandale Community Education’s Early Childhood department will be offering several home visit options for families and child care providers in an effort to share knowledge and resources. If you are interested in an Early Childhood educator visiting or need to connect please contact our office at 320.274.3058 ext. 4191 to set up an appointment

Daddy Daughter Dance Ages 3 - 10 Join us for an enchanted evening with your special date! We’ll enjoy dancing, meeting the Annandale Ambassadors, sharing refreshments, doing crafts and having some quality Daddy - Daughter time! Don’t miss out on this special evening! Child must be accompanied by an adult to attend Pre-registration required. After deadline fees are an additional $5.00 (pending availability) Saturday March 2nd ......................................................5:00pm - 6:30pm #0001 - A24W .................................................. Daddy + 1 Daughter $27 Each additional child $9 Registration Deadline ....................................................... February 25th Annandale Elementary School

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ANNANDALE

3+ YEARS OLD

FREE CHECK TO SEE HOW YOUR CHILD IS GROWING, DEVELOPING & LEARNING

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EARLY CHILDHOOD

EARLY CHILDHOOD SCREENING

2024 DATES FEBURARY 23, 2024 MARCH 15, 2024 APRIL 5, 2024 More Info on Page 21

STATE REQUIREMENT PRIOR TO KINDERGARTEN

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FREE! Early Childhood Screening Are you planning to attend Kindergarten in the fall of 2024? You must be screened to attend! Call to make an appointment. Who should be screened? All Annandale School District children who are 3.5 - 5 years old and not currently enrolled in kindergarten. We recommend you complete your child’s screening at 3.5 years.

Annual Early Childhood School Census Are you in the school census? Being in the census ensures that you will be notified for Early Childhood Screening, receive ECFE and kindergarten information when your child becomes eligible to attend. The school census will be used only for school business and will be handled in a confidential manner.

What is Early Childhood Screening?

EARLY CHILDHOOD

Early Childhood Screening is a free developmental check-up required by the State of Minnesota for all preschool-aged children entering public kindergarten.

By completing the annual census form for our district you are helping us determine funding for Early Childhood Family Education, School Readiness and other programs and project future district enrollment numbers.

The parent(s) attends with their child and participate in a summary review of the screening results, and talk about any questions or concerns they may have. Your child will have a developmental check of their cognitive, motor, speech, and social/emotional skills reviewed. In addition, children have their vision, hearing, height, weight, health and immunization history checked. Screening is an opportunity offered free to your family to assist in identifying any concerns or problems at an early age. *Early intervention allows children to be ready for kindergarten. Families may be referred for educational/community services. **If school is canceled there will be NO screening you will be contacted to reschedule **If school is 2 hours late or released early during your schedule appointment time we will call to reschedule

Come One, Come All! Step Right Up to Join the Fun…ECFE is turning 50! Come celebrate Spring and ECFE turning 50 with us! This carnival party will be the best one! Games, prizes, face painting and more! Pizza and treats will be provided! Pre-registration is recommended but not required. Tuesday, April 16th .......................................................5:30pm - 7:00pm #1416-A24W.......... $5.00 per child at the door with a $10.00 family max Annandale Elementary School

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Sunday Open Gym Winter / Spring Family Pass

Basketball Open Gym Single Pass

Come and let your school be your health club this Fall and Winter! Court 1 is reserved for Basketball Court 2 is reserved for Volleyball Children 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult or they will not be allowed at open gym. Please wear proper shoes. You can pre-register online or pay at the door.

Grab some friends and take advantage of open court time before school! Open gym is a place for any skill level to come and enjoy the game of basketball. Sign up for our Winter / Spring pass and get basketball all season long.

In the event of poor weather Community Education reserves the right to cancel Open Gym. Please follow us on Facebook for updates. DAILY PASS $3 per person or $12 family maximum. *Cash or check at the door.

Ages 16 & Up

There will be no open gym on weekdays the school is closed. Only Court 1 will be available on Sundays for Basketball. Monday Mornings - Friday Mornings 6:00am - 7:30am Wednesday Evenings 6:00pm - 8:00pm

FAMILY PASS $30 - Good for everyone in your household.

Sunday Afternoons 1:00pm - 4:00pm No pickleball on the following mornings: January 18th, February 22nd, March 14th, April 18th, May 16th

No Open Gym on the following days: January 14th, February 18th

No pickleball on the following evenings: January 14th, February 18th, March 24th, March 27th

January 7th - May 26th #2102 - A24W .................................................................................... $30 Annandale Elementary School Gym Courts 1 and 2 (Use Door 2)

January 7th - May 29th #2104 - A24W .................................................................................... $15 Annandale Elementary School Gym Courts 1 and 2

Indoor Pickleball Winter / Spring Pass Come check out Pickleball at AES and learn how to play, keep score and have fun! No experience required. Community Education will provide nets. Please have your own rackets and balls.

Hall Walking Pass

No pickleball on the days school is closed.

Let Annandale High School be your walking track throughout these cold months! With times before school and after school everybody has the opportunity to get inside and break a sweat!

No pickleball on the following days: January 14th, February 18th, March 27th

OPEN GYM

Sundays 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Ages 18 & Up

Pre-Register and receive the walking club pass via email confirmation.

Wednesdays 6:00pm - 8:00pm

No Hall Walking on non-school days

Sundays 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Mondays - Fridays 6:30am - 7:30am 3:30pm - 5:00pm

January 7th - May 26th #2103 - A24W .................................................................................... $15 Annandale Elementary School Gym Court 3

#2177 - A23F .................................................................................FREE Annandale High School

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VIRTUAL MAINTENANCE Early Spring Bloomers (Virtual)

Hold Your Shore (Virtual)

That first pop of color is welcomed by all gardeners after a cold and gray winter. We will chat about some of the best early native bloomers you can add to your gardens for a longer season of color. Not just the spring woodland favorites, but also early growers for all gardens.

Are you losing ground? Is your shoreline eroding, unsightly or seem to be a goose magnet? Did the excessive rains last year take a toll? Is the ice pushing up a new ridge every year?

Participants may request an informational folder, native plant book, and be entered into the prize drawing simply by emailing the instructor after class.

ADULT PROGRAMS

Tuesday, January 30th.................................................. 6:30pm - 7:30pm #5420 - A24W .................................................................................... $10 Registration Deadline ..........................................................January 25th Sauk River Watershed District

Learn how to improve water quality, reduce erosion and beautify your property using native plants, simple installation techniques and smart planning for easier long-term maintenance. Participants may request an informational folder, native plant book, and be entered into the prize drawing simply by emailing the instructor after class.

Rain Gardens 101 (Virtual)

Friday, April 12th ........................................................... 6:30pm - 7:30pm #5423 - A24W .................................................................................... $10 Registration Deadline ............................................................... April 10th Sauk River Watershed District

Let’s learn about the latest trend in landscaping including sizing, location, installation and plant selection for your rain garden and rain water harvesting.

Milkweeds For Monarchs (Virtual)

With the wide variety of plants and materials available you can create a rain garden with a natural wild look or an organized planting suitable for the most refined settings.

We have over a dozen Milkweeds that are native to Minnesota. Let’s chat about the wide variety of these great pollinator plants! Some are wildly popular and very common growing in gardens and local sceneries.

Participants may request an informational folder, native plant book, and be entered into the prize drawing simply by emailing the instructor after class. Tuesday, February 27th ................................................ 6:30pm - 7:30pm #5421 - A24W .................................................................................... $10 Registration Deadline ....................................................... February 22nd Sauk River Watershed District

Greening Up Hot Spots (Virtual)

We also will discuss where to buy milkweed plants and seed, plus how and where to add these pollinator magnets to your landscapes. Participants may request an informational folder, native plant book, and be entered into the prize drawing simply by emailing the instructor after class. Monday, May 20th ........................................................ 6:30pm - 7:30pm #5424 - A24W .................................................................................... $10 Registration Deadline ................................................................May 16th Sauk River Watershed District

Do you have a hot garden spot that normally bakes and dries out with the summer sun? Are you tired of watering day after day to keep your garden healthy and growing? There is a wide variety of native prairie plants that thrive in the full sun and dry soils. Let’s look at some of these great growers to add to your gardens and landscaping. Participants may request an informational folder, native plant book, and be entered into the prize drawing simply by emailing the instructor after class. Friday, March 22nd ....................................................... 6:30pm - 7:30pm #5422 - A24W .................................................................................... $10 Registration Deadline ............................................................ March 20th Sauk River Watershed District

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Yoga with Dawn

Zumba

Ages 13 - 103

Ages 16+

Hatha Yoga with Dawn is a class for the body, mind and heart!

Dance and move your way through your workout this fall! Zumba is a form of aerobic dance exercise similar to Jazzercise; its distinctive characteristic is its use of Latin American music and dance rhythms to create a party-like atmosphere in class sessions.

This yoga class has been created for all ages and bodies between 13 -103 that are looking for a practice that includes a kind way to stretch and strengthen the body while integrating the mind and heart. Choices are provided so that the new student can modify, while the avid athlete can adjust and go deeper.

Session I Mondays

Dawn has over 1000 hours of training in various forms of yoga and yoga therapy. Give yourself the gift of self care three times a month. (The last Wednesday of each month will become makeup days in the case of a weather or other cancellation.)

Classes are on Tuesdays

Session II Mondays February 26th, March 4th, 11th, 18th ............................... 5:30pm - 6:30pm #2105 - B24F ..................................................................................... $37 Registration Deadline ........................................................ February 19th Annandale Elementary School Sensory Room

January January 2nd, 9th, 16th ..................................................... 4:30pm - 5:30pm #2100 - A24W .................................................................................... $39 Registration Deadline ......................................................December 29th Annandale Elementary School Music Room February February 6th, 13th, 20th .................................................. 4:30pm - 5:30pm #2100 - B24W.................................................................................... $39 Registration Deadline ......................................................... February 2nd Annandale Elementary School Music Room March March 5th, 12th, 19th ...................................................... 4:30pm - 5:30pm #2100 - C24W ................................................................................... $39 Registration Deadline ...............................................................March 1st Annandale Elementary School Music Room April April 2nd, 16th, 30th ........................................................ 4:30pm - 5:30pm #2100 - D24W ................................................................................... $39 Registration Deadline ............................................................ March 25th Annandale Elementary School Music Room

Easy Partner Dancing No matter the occasion, you’ll be prepared to dance! Be one of the best dancers at your event, or just have some fun dancing together at home! Try something new to add laughter & romance into your relationship!

ADULT PROGRAMS

An online option using Google Meet will be available upon request so you can continue your practice from the comfort of your home or while away during those winter months!

January 22nd, 29th, February 5th, 12th ............................ 5:30pm - 6:30pm #2105 - A24F ..................................................................................... $37 Registration Deadline ..........................................................January 15th Annandale Elementary School Sensory Room

Taking steps from classic ballroom dances, you’ll learn easy to remember mini-routines, danceable to all your favorite songs including pop, blues, rock, country and more! If you think you have no rhythm and 2 left feet, this is the perfect course for you! Couples stay dancing together & singles rotate with other singles. Casual dress. For more information, visit www.ConstantineDance.com Instructor: Deanna Constantine Min: 5 couples

May

Fridays

May 7th, 14th, 21st.......................................................... 4:30pm - 5:30pm #2100 - E24W.................................................................................... $39 Registration Deadline ..................................................................May 3rd Annandale Elementary School Music Room

Jan. 19th, 26th, February 2nd, 9th .................................... 7:00pm - 8:30pm #5450 - A24W .................................................................. $64 per person Discovery Center 301 Second Ave. NE Buffalo, MN 55313

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Puppy Training

Dog Obedience

This six-week class is for all breeds of puppies, ages 8 weeks to 4 months old. Each class starts with 15 minutes of puppy play and socialization.

This eight-week class is for all breeds of dogs 5 months and older. We work on heeling on leash, sit, down, stay, stand for groom and vet exam.

Throughout the six-weeks, we work on basic obedience including leash walking, sit, down and stay. We address issues as needed such as biting, house breaking, crate training, etc. Classes are held indoors in a heated / AC facility with matted floors.

We also work on good manners around people and other dogs. Classes are held indoors in a heated/AC facility with matted floors.

Puppies should have their first set of shots including first Parvo / distemper and Bordatella (optional). Young handlers are welcome accompanied by a parent. *Register to begin any Monday night.

ADULT PROGRAMS

Students should bring

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a regular buckle collar

6-foot leash (no flexi-leads)

plenty of soft dog treats to class.

Dogs need to be up to date on vaccinations including distemper, rabies, parvo, and bordatella (optional). Young handlers are welcome accompanied by a parent. Students should bring •

a regular buckle collar

6-foot leash (no flexi-leads)

plenty of soft dog treats to class.

Instructor: Dan Rode Water’s Edge Dog Center Tuesdays

Instructor: Dan Rode Water’s Edge Dog Center

February 6th - March 26th ............................................. 7:00pm - 8:00pm #5202 - A24W ....................................................... Eight Sessions - $160

Mondays Ongoing beginning January 2024 (you can start any Monday with a one week advance notice) *Please call the Community Education Office to register for a start date.

April 2nd - May 21st ....................................................... 7:00pm - 8:00pm #5203 - A24W ....................................................... Eight Sessions - $160 March 12th - April 30th ................................................... 8:00pm - 9:00pm #5205 - A24W ....................................................... Eight Sessions - $160

First Night .................................................................... 6:00pm - 6:45pm Remaining Nights ........................................................ 6:30pm - 7:30pm #5200 - A24W .......................................................... Six Sessions - $120

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Nutrition Workshop

Valentines Day Truffles

In this class we will discuss how to fuel for maximum energy, balance hormones and rev up metabolism!

Just in time for Valentine’s day. This is a hands-on class to learn to make your own truffles. An introduction to tempering chocolate will be provided and you will dip and decorate your own kitchen. No prior experience necessary. This is a hands-on class and chocolate can be messy, so bring an apron.

Are you confused when you are plating your food? What are the appropriate combinations of protein, fats, and carbs? Unsure on how to increase your energy, balance your blood sugars/ hormones, and maximize your metabolism with your food choices?

Each participant will be bringing home a dozen truffles at the end of class so remember to bring a container.

Join us as we take the guesswork out of how to eat healthy. In this 75-minute, interactive meeting we will help you remove the guesswork on how to make the best choices for you and your family.

Monday, February 12th ................................................. 6:30pm - 7:30pm #5430 - A24W .................................................................................... $33 Registration Deadline ......................................................... February 8th Annandale High School

Instructor: Tina Honsey (NETA Certified)

Community Book Club Come join our informal Book Club! We currently have a mix of men & women, a variety of ages, and some “snowbirds”. We come when we can and would like to encourage others to give the group a try. Our meetings are on Mondays, starting September 11th at the Annandale Elementary School. We will discuss a classic of choice that night and discuss selections for the coming year. We’re open to ideas!

Barn Quilt Workshop Painting Barn Quilts is a popular, lively and rewarding 4 - hour class of guided instruction which will take you through the process of barn quilting from beginning to completion. You will learn how to create a barn quilt that looks professional. You will leave with your own masterpiece, ready for hanging and unequivocal admiration! Materials included:

Mondays - starting January 8th, 2024 First Monday of each month ........................................ 6:30pm - 8:00pm Annandale Elementary School - Media Center

2’ x 2’ Aluminum Composite. It is a premium grade material that professional sign makers use. It will never rust or rot. It is light weight and easy to hang but very sturdy and great to work on.

60 plus fabulous paint colors to choose from. I use highest quality Behr 3M tape, rulers, pencils, aprons, hairdryers and yard sticks.

Many quilt block patterns to choose from that have been previously drawn out to scale.

Pictures of Barn Quilts from previous classes (to get ideas) can be found on my FB, Instagram or Pinterest. Bittersweet Barn Quilt Company.

ADULT PROGRAMS

Monday, February 26th ................................................. 5:30pm - 6:45pm #5436 - A24W .................................................................................... $10 Registration Deadline ...................................................... February 22nd Annandale High School

*An additional materials fee of $65.00 is due at the beginning of the class. (This includes all of the materials needed to complete a barn quilt.) Tuesday, April 30th ....................................................... 5:30pm - 9:30pm #5435 - A24W .................................................................................... $43 Registration Deadline ............................................................... April 25th Annandale Elementary School - Art Room 320.274.3058 | www.annandalece.com

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Let’s Talk About Medicare As you get closer to 65, the amount of information you get concerning Medicare can make the process of applying very confusing. This is an educational meeting about Medicare and Medicare insurance that will answer your questions. We will discuss what Medicare covers, what it costs, and how and when to enroll. We will also review the types of Medicare insurance available and the factors to consider when deciding what type of plan is best for you. Instructors: Tom Hill and Jill Ehrman; True Partners Insurance Brokers

ADULT PROGRAMS

Tuesday, April 2nd ......................................................... 6:00pm - 7:00pm #5400 - A24W ...................................................................................... $7 Registration Deadline ............................................................ March 28th Annandale Elementary School

55+ Mature Driver Discount Program (4 Hour Refresher Class Offerings) MN Statute requires the completion of an 8 hour initial course. To maintain your discount, a 4 hour refresher course needs to be completed every 3 years. Our class offers: • Defensive-driving tips • Updates you on any changes in driving laws • Overview of vehicle technology • Traffic safety information and resources Upon completion, submit your certificate to your insurance company. This class will save you up to 10% on your auto insurance. Our 55+ Driver Discount Program (DDP) courses are approved by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.

Savvy Social Security This workshop covers strategies for maximizing your Social Security benefits, including five factors to consider when deciding when to apply for benefits, how to minimize taxes on Social Security benefits, and how to coordinate Social Security with your other sources of retirement income.

*This is not an AARP Driver’s Training Class, however, it will still qualify you for up to the 10% discount through your insurance company.

** Pre-Registration Is REQUIRED ** Limited space is available.

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Thursday, April 11 ...................................................... 6:30pm - 7:30pm #5402 - A24W ...................................................................................... $7 Registration Deadline ................................................................. April 4th Annandale Elementary School

Savvy Tax Strategies This workshop helps attendees learn how an efficient retirement tax strategy can help avoid mistakes - and help keep more of their hardearned money. th

Thursday, March 7 ..................................................... 6:30pm - 7:30pm #5404 - A24W ...................................................................................... $7 Registration Deadline ........................................................ February 28th Annandale Elementary School

Two ways to Resister Online at: www.driverdiscountprogram.com By Phone: 1-888-234-1294 or Direct (320) 308-1400 Tuesdays (4 Hour Refresher Courses) February 13th .......................................... 8:30am - 12:30pm April 9th.................................................... 8:30am - 12:30pm June 11th ................................................. 8:30am - 12:30pm August 13th.............................................. 8:30am - 12:30pm

Transferring Property Across Generations Farms, cabins and other properties can hold special meaning to families. But transferring them to the next generation can be tricky. Join now and learn how to create a transition strategy that’s equitable to you and your heirs. Their inheritance, your legacy. Tuesday, March 19th .................................................... 6:30pm - 7:30pm #5403 - A24W ...................................................................................... $7 Registration Deadline ............................................................ March 14th Annandale Elementary School

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October 8th .............................................. 8:30am - 12:30pm December 10th ........................................ 8:30am - 12:30pm Fee ................................................................................. $24 Location: River Of Life Church 700 Norway Dr. E. Annandale, MN 55302 (Next to Marketplace Grocery Store in Annandale)

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Annandale Community Education Located at: Annandale High School 855 Hemlock St. Annandale, MN 55302 320.274.3058

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ADULT PROGRAMS

GED class: Wednesdays from 6:30pm - 9:00pm

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TRIPS AND TOURS 2024 See full descriptions of trips and tours online www.annandalece.com

Jersey Boys “Chanhassen”

Excelsior History

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TRIPS & TOURS

Departure / Return: Eastview Education Center 9375 Fenning Ave NE Monticello, MN 55362

February 21 ........................................................ 10:00am Departure #1750 - A24W ............................................................................... $120 Registration Deadline .......................................................January 15th

June 20th ................................................................. 8:45am Departure #1754 - A24W ............................................................................... $110 Registration Deadline .............................................................May 20th

History Theater & Lunch At Key’s Cafe (St. Paul, MN)

La Crosse, Wisconsin River Cruise Wednesday

Thursday March 21st ............................................................... 8:15am Departure #1751 - A24W ............................................................................... $102 Registration Deadline ..................................................... February 12th

July 10th .................................................................. 8:15am Departure #1755 - A24W ............................................................................... $120 Registration Deadline ............................................................June 10th

Carlos Creek Winery German History Tour Of Minneapolis & Lunch at Gluek’s Bar and Restaurant Wednesday April 17th.................................................................. 9:00am Departure #1752 - A24W ............................................................................... $120 Registration Deadline ..........................................................March 18th

Tuesday August 13th.............................................................. 9:15am Departure #1756 - A24W ............................................................................... $110 Registration Deadline ............................................................... July 8th

Leinenkugel Brewery Chippewa Falls, WI Experience Broadcasting - The Jason Show & Pavek Broadcast Museum Tuesday May 21st .................................................................. 7:45am Departure #1753 - A24W ............................................................................... $110 Registration Deadline ............................................................April 22nd

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Thursday September 12th ....................................................... 9:00am Departure #1757 - A24W ............................................................................... $115 Registration Deadline ........................................................ August 12th

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When should I register for class? ► Now! Many classes fill quickly and instructors need to order supplies. ► Help ensure your class has enough students by registering at least 7 days prior to the class starting. ► Registering early will reserve your spot in classes. ► You’ll be registered to participate in the class when you receive an email confirmation from notifications@rschooltoday.com of your registration.

What happens when class is canceled? ► Community Education reserves the right to cancel any activity due to insufficient enrollment, all fees are refunded if a course is canceled due to insufficient registrations. ► Classes are canceled 2 - 6 business days prior to the start of class. Avoid disappointment of class cancellation by registering early and on time! Community Ed is fun for everyone! ► We will contact you via email or phone if a class is canceled.

Why pay by credit card? ► Credit Card refunds are processed within a day or two.

Will class be held if the weather is questionable? ► When Annandale Public Schools is dismissed early all community education classes or activities are canceled. ▷ Subscribe to our text service by texting ANNCE to 84483 to begin receiving the most up to date weather cancellations. ▷ Call our weather line for up to date announcements at 320.274.5700.

What is our REFUND policy? ► Persons who wish to withdraw their registration must do so no later than 5 business days before the activity is scheduled to start. Some activities may not apply.

REGISTRATION

► Register online and know immediately you are in the class!

► A $5.00/class/student service fee will be deducted from each class canceled.

Please review the Behavior expectations while participating in Community Education programs. ► Students are expected to follow the same rules they follow at school. ► Students must be respectful, responsible and safe. ► Students who behave in ways that are dangerous or disrespectful of others will not be able to stay in the program. ◇ *If participating in an activity after school send a note to your teacher ◇ Accounts with past due balances received from other Community Education programs including (childcare, preschool youth and adults programs) will not be able to register for other community education programs until accounts are paid off in full. ◇ SMILE Annandale Community Education will occasionally photograph, film or interview those involved in our programs for the purpose of publicity. If you do not want to be included in our communications please contact our office at 320.274.3058 320.274.3058 | www.annandalece.com

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