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Saint Paul Public Schools

Community Education Fall 2010

Online registration begins September 3, 2010 Register online at www.commed.spps.org Phone and Mail Registration begins September 7, 2010 Find Additional Registration Information on page 80

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Community Education Programs Youth and Teen Programs Adult Enrichment Programs

Online Registration at www.commed.spps.org Arts/Crafts/Hobbies.............................2-10 Teens15andoverarewelcometoparticipate Business/Career/Finance................ 11-14 Computer Classes.............................. 15-17 Cooking/Foods................................... 17-21 Dance/Drama/Music........................ 22-25 Driver Education................................ 70-71 Fitness/Sports/Yoga......................... 26-31 Aerobics............................................. 26-27 Yoga........................................26-27, 30-31 Health and Safety.............................. 32-35 Driver Education 18+.....................32,71 Home Improvement and Mechanics.35-39 Languages and Communications.39-42 Online Classes............................................42 Personal Growth................................ 43-45 Senior Classes..................................... 46-49 Driving Classes 55+...............................47 Tours and Travel for Adults............. 50-51 Swimming/Aquatics......................... 53-59

in adult classes. Youth14 and under must haveinstructorpermissiontoparticipatein adult classes. Driver Education................................ 70-71 Gymnastics.......................................... 61-63 Saint Paul Area Learning Center.........72 Swimming/Aquatics......................... 53-59 Youth and Teen Classes................... 64-69

Family Programs Discovery Club..........................................73 Early Childhood Family Education.....73 Pre-Kindergarten Program....................73 Youth and Family Classes......................74

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To register for Fall 2010

Wehavecompletedupdatingourregistration software. Please note: If you have registered online using our old registration system, you will need to create a new user account for the new system. To create a new family or user account: Click on View My Account above and follow the prompts to set up your new account. Some of our classes may not be available for online registration. Any of our offices (listed on page 78) are happy to help you with these classes. Thank you!

Special Needs Community Cultural Center.................60 CLEAR Program.........................................60 SEED Program............................................60

Saint Paul Parks and Recreation

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General Information.................................75 School Calendar............................................76 Administration...............................................77 Community Education Offices...............78 Location Addresses.....................................79 Registration Information..........................80 Registration Forms.......................................81

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Community Education Mission Statement Community Education seeks to improve the quality of life by providing lifelong learning opportunities for all members of the community. Lifelong learning is based on the belief that people are learners at every age and are entitled to pursue educational opportunities that are meaningful to them.

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Art Classes at The Art Academy 515 So. Albert St., 55116

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and Beyond Instructor: The Art Academy staff This class is for students wishing To register, call Como Park C.E. to advance their skills to a more 651-293-8811 • No class Oct. 18, 19, 21, Nov. 22, 23, 25. professional level. Develop excellent drawing and painting skills by progressing through individual exercises using time-honored methods. Then, progress into oil painting to learn underpainting and glazing techniques perfected during the 15th through 19th centuries. In this class the concept of finish is emphasized. All lessons are taught from an accurate, historical perspective. Instruction is sequential from term to term to ensure steady growth. All skill levels. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Traditional Drawing and Course# 3004-FC Painting The Art M Sep 27 7:30p-9:30p 8 $160 Designed for students wishing Academy to improve their drawing and painting abilities in a relaxed, casual Course# 3004-FCA environment, this class is less structured The Art Th Sep 30 10:30a- 8 $160 than our other adult offerings, yet still Academy 12:30p provides ample opportunities for artists Course# 3004-FCB to master basic to advanced traditional The Art Th Sep 30 1:30p-3:30p 8 $160 skills. Students begin by improving Academy their drawing abilities and then progress to painting. A great flexibility The Oil Study: in choice of projects and mediums Proper Techniques for is offered, including pencil, pen and Traditional Painting ink, watercolor, colored pencil, pastel, Designed to be taken in conjunction tempera and oil. All skill levels. with our Renaissance Techniques Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee and Beyond class or independently, Course# 3003-FC this class is formatted to teach art The Art M Sep 27 7:30p-9:30p 8 $160 students how to paint simply and Academy quickly using traditional methods. Course# 3003-FCA While our Renaissance class stresses The Art Th Sep 30 9:30a- 8 $160 the importance of finish, this class Academy 11:30a stresses the importance of an intelligent and efficient start based on principles established during the 15th through 19th centuries. The class includes an informed overview of materials, techniques, and ways to increase artistic visual and thought processes. All skill levels. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3005-FC The Art Tu Sep 28 6:00p-8:00p 8 $160 Academy

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Constructive Anatomy and Figure Drawing Without the Need of a Model

Historically, fine artists were capable of drawing and painting the human figure independently of observing a live model or using photographic reference materials. This class teaches students how to draw anatomically correct figures without the use of a live model. After these skills are learned, students will be encouraged to develop their own multi-figure compositions. All skill levels. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3006-FC The Art Tu Sep 28 8:00p- 8 $160 Academy 10:00p

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Antique Appraisal Party

Art at ramsey Art at Ramsey is a well-established, highly-acclaimed art fair. This juried show features original fine arts and fine crafts made by the exhibiting artists. It is held in conjunction with Grand Meander, the Grand Avenue Business Association’s holiday promotion. Art at Ramsey is sponsored by Community Education, Ramsey JuniorHighSchoolandArtists’Circle. Saturday, December 4 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Curious about that old chair, a set of sterling or another family heirloom? Want to know if it’s valuable? Email us several images of the item you wish to have evaluated and the history of the item. We will provide you with a brief report that includes the item’s value. We will discuss what an appraisal is and how to hire a qualified appraiser. Submit the information at least two weeks prior to the class. Please note that we are not evaluating jewelry, coins or stamps in this session. Instructor: S. Law Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3126-FEA WTSS Tu Oct 19 6:30p-8:30p 1 $29 Course# 3126-FEB Jewish Th Oct 28 1:00p-3:00p 1 $29 Community Center, 1375 St. Paul Ave., 55116 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Ramsey Junior High School 1700 Summit Ave.

Understanding the True Value of Your Antiques

What makes something valuable? This class will give you tips on identifying valuable items in several categories, trends in antiques, common misconceptions, the importance of appraisals for your valuables, and proper liquidation techniques. Instructor: S. Law Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3125-FSA Jewish W Oct 13 1:00p-3:00p 1 $25 Community Center, 1375 St. Paul Ave., 55116 Course# 3125-FEA Como HS M Nov 1 6:30p-8:30p 1 $25 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Free Admission For information, call Highland/Mac/ Groveland C.E. 651-293-8874

Art Fair

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Basketry: Flat Reed

(Please enter the school from the parking lot side.)

Free Admission

In this class you will complete one flat reed basket and start another. Bring a large bucket, scissors, towel, tape measure, notebook and pen. Instructor: M.B. Hummel Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3024-FC Como HS M Nov 22 7:00p-9:00p 2 $41 • $8 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Adult Programs

This indoor show features original fine arts and fine crafts made by the exhibiting artists and is a juried show. The art fair is sponsored by Applications will be available Highland Park Senior High School, October 1. Community Education and Artists’ Circle. Send a stamped, self-addressed envelopetoHighland/Mac/Groveland Saturday, March 26 Community Education 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1845 Sheridan Ave. Highland Park Senior High School Field House St. Paul, MN 55116 1015 So. Snelling Avenue Entries must be received by December 15.

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Arts/Crafts/Hobbies Crochet and Knitting Classes Greeting Cards— Make It, Take It

Bookbinding

The first week we’ll make basic books and the second week we’ll work all sorts of wonderful variations on them. No experience necessary. Instructor: M.B. Hummel Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3011-FC Como HS M Nov 8 7:00p-9:00p 2 $41 • $10 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Calligraphy (Beginning)

Adult Programs

Learn the art of beautiful lettering. We will study informal italic for creating cards, invitations and gifts. Instructor: J. Michalski Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3225-FHA Ramsey Tu Sep 28 6:30p-8:30p 7 $51 JR • $10 supply fee, payable to instructor. No class Oct. 19, Nov. 2. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

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In this class you will have the opportunity to make several cards using top quality stationery, special papers, stamps and more. With the help of the instructor you will complete 10-12 cards per session. All supplies provided. Instructor: D. Hirte Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3110-FSA East Side M Oct 18 10:30a- 1 $20 YMCA, 12:30p 875 Arcade St., 55106 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Pop-Up Cards

Pop-up cards are as much fun to make as they are to receive. You will make approximately a half-dozen cards to take home. Instructor: M.B Hummel Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3016-FC Como HS M Sep 27 7:00p-9:00p 1 $31 • $5 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Ceramics: Open Studio

We have a quiet place for people interested in completing their ceramic projects. Fee includes place, time and stains. Firing fees and glazes are extra. Bring your own greenware. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Course# 3123-FSA Conway Tu Sep 28 12:00p- cont Rec 3:00p • Fee is $18/5 sessions. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Crochet 1

Learn crochet basics, while making a trendy purse. You will learn to cast-on, do a single stitch, and how to read a pattern. Bring a size H crochet hook and yarn of your choice. Patterns will be provided. Instructor: J. Ivey Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3101-FEA Harding W Sep 29 6:00p-7:30p 2 $34 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Crochet 2

If you can cast-on and do a single stitch or you just want to brush up on your skills, this class is for you! You will learn the double crochet, the popcorn stitch, and how to drop and pick up stitches. You will also look at different kinds of trendy patterns and learn to read them. Bring a size H crochet hook and yarn of your choice. Patterns will be provided. Instructor: J. Ivey Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3103-FEA Harding W Oct 20 6:00p-7:30p 2 $34 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Knitting (Beginning)

Ages 16 and up. Learn to knit and purl. Bring a pair of size 7 knitting needles and a skein of worsted weight yarn (no dark colors) to knit yourself a scarf. Instructor: M.B. Hummel Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3058-FEA Harding W Sep 29 7:00p-9:00p 2 $31 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Knitting (Advanced Beginning)

If you can knit and purl comfortably, this class will give you new ways to use your skills. For the first class bring two pairs of size 7 needles, one skein of worsted weight cotton yarn, and one skein of worsted weight acrylic yarn. Instructor: M.B. Hummel Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3056-FEA Harding W Oct 20 7:00p-9:00p 2 $31 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Knitting Mittens

Go green! Learn how to create a beautiful, fan-backed bent willow chair! The classes are held at a farm near Red Wing and lunch will be provided both days. If two people would like to work on one chair, there is a charge of $15 for the additional person. Directions and a list of simple tools to bring will be sent after you have registered. A list of bedand-breakfasts and hotels in Red Wing will be provided upon request. Instructor: B. McNeely Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3033-FC Red Wing, Sa/Su Oct 9 9:00a- 2 $249 MN 5:00p Course# 3033-FCA Red Wing, Sa/Su Oct 23 9:00a- 2 $249 MN 5:00p To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Twig—Renewable, Go Green

Come to our beautiful woods near Red Wing and experience a most unique day. We’ll help you select and cut the saplings that you will use to build either a ladder back chair, a twig or a slab bench, an arbor or a table using recycled barnboard and step-by-step directions. No woodworking experience necessary. If you would like to bring a friend to help and learn, there is a charge of $15 for the additional person. Directions and a list of tools to bring will be mailed after registration. Lunch is included. Instructor: B. McNeely Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3032-FC Red Wing, Sa Oct 2 9:00a- 1 $152 MN 5:00p Course# 3032-FCA Red Wing, Sa Oct 16 9:00a- 1 $152 MN 5:00p To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Fused Glass Plates

Learn the fundamentals of glass fusing while creating a simple set of fused glass plates. You will learn the basics of working with and selecting glass, as well as tricks to successful fusing. The second class will focus on assembling your glass pieces. A tool supply list will be provided or a tool kit will be available for purchase from the instructor. Instructor: G. Wagner Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3139-FEA Battle W Oct 6 6:00p-9:00p 3 $50 Creek MS • $40glasssupplyfee,payabletoinstructor. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Genealogy: Write Your Family History Book

Work with a family history writer to learn how to create your own family history book and connect your past with the present. This class will guide you as you combine genealogy research with personal stories about your ancestors, bringing their experiences to light. Instructor: M. Moen Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3150-FEA Como HS M Oct 4 7:00p-9:00p 1 $30 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Adult Programs

You never outgrow your need for mittens in Minnesota! Learn to make them by the dozens in all sizes. Bring a skein of worsted weight yarn and a set of double-pointed sock needles in size 4. You must be able to knit and purl. Instructor: M.B. Hummel Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3128-FEA Harding W Nov 3 7:00p-9:00p 3 $45 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Bent Willow Chair

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Arts/Crafts/Hobbies Drawing and Painting Classes Drawing (Basics)

Painting (Introduction)

Acrylics (Beginning and Intermediate)

Introduction to drawing materials and concepts including topics such as composition, line, shape and shading will be covered. Students will work in pencil, charcoal and ink. Instructor: J. Wittenberg Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3018-FC Central W Sep 29 6:30p-8:30p 8 $69 HS • Supplies cost approximately $10. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Drawing (Beginning and Intermediate)

This course will expose you to three basic mediums of painting: watercolor, acrylic, and oil. We will explore similarities and differences in each. Basic composition and color theory will be discussed. Instructor: T. Lister Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3008-FC Como HS M Sep 27 6:30p-8:30p 8 $75 • Fee includes supplies. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

This course will introduce you to the process of designing, beginning and finishing an oil painting. Basic composition and color theory will be discussed. More than one painting will be produced. Instructor: T. Lister Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3001-FC Como HS Tu Sep 28 6:30p-8:30p 8 $75 • Fee includes supplies. No class Nov. 2. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Watercolor (Beginning and Intermediate)

Learn to paint in watercolor. Taught in a methodical way with step-by-step demonstrations, practice, and then application painting, students work with a limited number of pigments to learn characteristics of each. Instructor: H. Nelson Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3143-FSA Conway W Sep 22 3:30p-5:30p 6 $53 Rec • $5 supply fee, payable to instructor, for use of materials, or supply list available. Course# 3143-FSB Conway W Nov 3 3:30p-5:30p 4 $37 Rec • $5 supply fee, payable to instructor, for use of materials, or supply list available. No class Nov. 24. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Adult Programs

This class will teach you the basics of Drawing skills are paramount to most working with this creamy, fast-drying art forms; it is relaxing and teaches and versatile paint medium (regular one to observe. This series will cover acrylics) in a methodical way with stepa range of subject matter drawing by-step demonstrations. The class is materials, shading techniques and designed to build confidence with lots perspectives. of personal help and a variety of subject Instructor: H. Nelson Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee matter. Instructor: H. Nelson Course# 3145-FSA Conway W Sep 22 1:00p-3:00p 6 $53 Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3144-FSA Rec • $4supplyfee,payabletoinstructor,foruse Conway W Sep 22 6:00p-8:00p 6 $53 Rec of materials, or supply list available. • $10 supply fee, payable to instructor, for Course# 3145-FSB Conway W Nov 3 1:00p-3:00p 4 $37 use of materials (plus canvas cost), or supply list available. Rec Course# 3144-FSB • $4 supply fee, payable to instructor, for use Conway W Nov 3 6:00p-8:00p 4 $37 of materials, or supply list available. Rec No class Nov. 24. • $10 supply fee, payable to instructor, for To register, call Harding C.E. use of materials (plus canvas cost), 651-293-8733 or supply list available. No class Nov. 24. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Watercolor Art for Holiday Cards

This class will create a winter snow scene and a festive evergreen wreath for the holidays, in a format just right to take to a copy or quick-print place to reduce and have printed onto cards or hang on a wall to add to your holiday decor. Instructor: H. Nelson Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3146-FSA North M Nov 1 9:30a- 2 $25 Dale Rec 11:30a • $5 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Watercolor Landscape Painting (Beginning)

Learn the basics of material and techniques. Practice strokes and gain confidence with a brush. Understand dark and light by painting in one color. Learn 2-D design basics. No experience necessary. Instructor: C. Olson Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3019-FC Como HS Tu Sep 28 6:30p-8:30p 8 $75 • Supply list provided at the first class. Supplies cost approximately $20. No class Nov. 2. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Wet-in-Wet Watercolor

Get your imagination into high gear. You will leave with charming gift bags in a variety of sizes. Instructor: M.B. Hummel Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3040-FC Buzzard Tu Nov 9 7:00p-9:00p 1 $18 Lips Press, 1199 E. Seventh St., 55106 • $10 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Holiday Gifts You Can Make

Some ideas provided are quick to make, some take a little more time. You are bound to find something that appeals to you in this idea-packed two-hour class. Instructor: M.B. Hummel Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3127-FEA Harding W Oct 13 7:00p-9:00p 1 $18 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Goodwill Hunting

Resale shopping is smart shopping; it’s a study in design, logistics, and budgeting 101. Learn how to approach the resale market with a sense of adventure and a fistful of dollars to find treasures both old and new. Instructor: M. Gatten Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3151-FEA Harding W Oct 13 6:00p-8:30p 1 $25 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Basic Jewelry Repair

Basic repair for earrings, necklaces, and bracelets. Bring in your broken jewelry and learn how to fix minor repairs. Silver and gold only. Sorry, no watch repair or soddering done. If unrepairable, no supply fee will be charged. Instructor: K. Forliti Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3162-FSA Rondo Tu Nov 9 1:00p-3:00p 1 $18 Outreach Library • $5 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Jewelry: Seed Beading Basics

This class will provide you with the basic knowledge of beading with seed beads. Create a seed bead bracelet during class. Instructor: K. Forliti Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3111-FSA Conway Tu Sep 28 1:00p- 1 $18 Rec 3:00p • $5 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Adult Programs

Discover your inner artist! Experiment with a variety of watercolor techniques and materials while painting scenes such as still life, landscapes and flowers. Demonstrations and individual instruction will focus on discovering your skills. Painters with more experience can work on individual painting(s) with guidance and tips from the instructor or increase skills by working on provided projects. Instructor: J. Schroeder Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3141-FSA Conway Tu Oct 19 12:30p- 6 $73 Rec 3:00p • Supply list will be mailed. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Gift Bags for the Holidays

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Mosaic Vintage Mirrored Vase

You will be amazed at how easy vintage vases are to create. Bring your imagination and put your fingers to work to make a masterpiece. A variety of vases will be available and the cut glass will be ready to create. Wear old clothes. Instructor: P. Ingles Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3122-FSA Conway Tu/W Oct 12 11:30a- 2 $35 Rec 2:30p • $20 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Mosaic Wall Hanging

Design a mosaic wall hanging that includes a mirror surrounded by a colorful glass mosaic pattern. The hanging is approximately 14 inches in diameter with a 6-inch mirror. Wear old clothes and bring old towels to the second class. Instructor: P. Ingles Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3207-FHA Ramsey M Oct 25 6:00p-9:00p 2 $40 JR • $18 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Get to Know Your Compact Digital Camera

We will explore the features and settings of your point-and-shoot compact camera, basic digital photography techniques, transferring photos from your camera to your computer, and basic techniques for editing your photographs. Bring your camera to class for a hands-on learning experience. Instructor: C. Dobson-Totten Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SLR Photography Part 1: Course# 3159-FSA Harding W Sep 22 5:30p-8:30p 1 $30 Getting to Know Your Digital SLR Camera HS Students will review the basic functions To register, call Harding C.E. of their digital SLR camera including 651-293-8733 the camera’s mode and manual settings, flash, and other camera functions. Photography Lab Print and develop black-and-white film Bring your camera to class for a handson learning experience. Students can on both 35mm and 2¼. All chemicals choose to enroll in Part 2 to improve are provided. Participants must their digital SLR photographs. bring their own paper and must have working knowledge of the printing and Instructor: C. Dobson-Totten developing process. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3157-FSA Instructor: J. Burchill Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding W Sep 29 5:30p-8:30p 1 $30 HS Course# 3161-FEA Humboldt M Oct 4 6:30p-8:30p 7 $63 To register, call Harding C.E. HS 651-293-8733 To register, call Harding C.E. SLR Photography Part 2: 651-293-8733

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How to Improve Your Photographs

For students who have taken Part 1, or students who are comfortable with This class is for photographers with the functions of their digital SLR an SLR camera. Learn about lens camera, this class will explore ways and shutter settings, D.O.F., various to improve your photographs utilizing adjustments and flash/guide numbers. your camera’s mode settings, arranging Instructor: M. Dosch the composition of your photograph, Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee and understanding how to work with Course# 3201-FHA natural light or use a flash. Bring your Ramsey JR Tu Oct 26 6:00p-8:00p 1 $27 camera to class for a hands-on learning To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove experience. C.E. 651-293-8874 Instructor: C. Dobson-Totten Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3158-FSA Harding HS W Oct 6 5:30p-8:30p 1 $30 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Arts/Crafts/Hobbies Pottery and Wheelwork (Beginning and Intermediate)

Enjoy and appreciate clay as a creative medium by throwing clay on the wheel and hand building. Technical knowledge of clay, glazes and firing will be taught. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3121-FC Como HS Tu Sep 28 6:30p-9:00p 8 $135 • Fee includes supplies. No class Nov. 2. Instructor: M. Gabriel Course# 3002-FC Central HS W Sep 29 6:30p-9:00p 8 $135 • Fee includes supplies. Instructor: J. Brandel To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Pottery: Wheelwork (All Skill Levels)

Students will receive instruction in throwing hand-built pieces on the wheel. Clay and glazes will be used. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3010-FC Central HS M Sep 27 6:30p-9:00p 8 $135 • Fee includes supplies. Instructor: M. Johnson Course# 3010-FCA Como HS M Sep 27 6:30p-9:00p 8 $135 • Fee includes supplies. Instructor: E. Coleman To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Sewing (Beginning)

Learn sewing basics. Types of materials, how to choose appropriate material, working with patterns, understanding symbols and terms and how to adjust a pattern to fit will be covered in this class. Bring sewing machine to the second class and each week thereafter. Cost of supplies is not included and will depend upon the project. Instructor: J. Gordon Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3250-FHA Highland Tu Sep 28 6:00p-8:30p 6 $60 HS • No class Nov. 2. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Sewing (Intermediate)

Individualized instruction for more experienced sewers. Students will learn how to read, layout and adjust a pattern. One garment of your choice to be completed in the session. Select a pattern according to your own sewing abilities. You will begin sewing the first night of class. Instructor: J. Gordon Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3102-FEA Harding HS W Oct 6 6:00p-8:30p 6 $60 To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Stained Glass (Beginning)

In this class you will receive instruction on glass cutting, soldering lead and copper foil techniques. A supply list and instructions will be provided at the first class. Not recommended for pregnant women. Instructor: P. Vanderwaal Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3000-FC Como HS Tu Sep 28 6:00p-9:00p 6 $66 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Letterpress Printing

Adult Programs

Try printing the way Gutenberg printed. The first week we’ll print fold-over notes; the second week personalized postcards. No experience necessary. Instructor: M.B. Hummel Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3012-FC Buzzard M Oct 11 7:00p-9:00p 2 $36 Lips Press, 1199 E. Seventh St., 55106 • $15 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

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Arts/Crafts/Hobbies Stained Glass Leaded Window (Beginning and Advanced)

Here’s a chance to try weaving on a frame loom. You will make a sample piece the first night, then warp and weave a scarf of your own design the remainder of the class. Instructor: M.B. Hummel Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3034-FC Buzzard Tu Oct 5 7:00p-9:00p 4 $53 Lips Press, 1199 E. Seventh St., 55106 • $25 supply fee (includes use of loom), payable to instructor. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Woodturning (Beginning)

This course is designed to give an introduction to turning on an electric lathe. Students will learn lathe anatomy, maintenance and safety as well as basic cuts and tool sharpening. Skills will be developed through a variety of exercises and projects. No experience necessary. All tools and materials provided. Students are required to bring a fullface shield or shop glasses. (Everyday eyewear does not apply.) Instructor: J. Sannerud Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3108-FEA Instructor’s Tu/W/Th 5:30p- 3 $85 Studio, Sep 28 9:00p 106 W. Water St., 55107 • $25 supply fee, payable to instructor. Course# 3108-FEB Instructor’s M /Th 6:00p- 4 $85 Studio, Oct 18 8:30p 106 W. Water St., 55107 • $25 supply fee, payable to instructor. Course# 3108-FEC Instructor’s M/Th 6:00p- 4 $85 Studio, Nov 8 8:30p 106 W. Water St., 55107 • $25 supply fee, payable to instructor. Course# 3108-FED Instructor’s M/Th 6:00p- 4 $85 Studio, Dec 6 8:30p 106 W. Water St., 55107 • $25 supply fee, payable to instructor. Course# 3108-FEE Instructor’s M/Th 6:00p- 4 $85 Studio, Jan 17 8:30p 106 W. Water St., 55107 • $25 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Learn how to cut patterns and glass and assemble the pieces using lead came and a soldering iron. A 10” x 15” pattern will be provided for beginners. Students with experience can bring their own pattern. Tools will be supplied. Glass will be a separate expense of $20 to $30 depending upon the number of colors you choose. A materials list and a thumbnail pattern will be sent to you along with recommended glass suppliers. Call the instructor with any questions at 651-222-2287. Instructor: B. Calton Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3210-FHA Bob Calton M Sep 27 6:30p-9:00p 4 $80 Studio, 300 Broadway St., Studio #208, in Lowertown,downtownSt.Paul(oneblock southoftheFarmers’Marketatthecornerof KelloggBlvd.andBroadwaySt.Freeparking is available across Kellogg Blvd.) • $40 supply fee, payable to instructor, includes use of tools, solder, lead and zinc came. Course# 3210-FHB Bob Calton M Nov 8 6:30p-9:00p 4 $80 Studio 300 Broadway St., Studio #208, in Lowertown,downtownSt.Paul(oneblock southoftheFarmers’Marketatthecornerof KelloggBlvd.andBroadwaySt.Freeparking is available across Kellogg Blvd.) • $40 supply fee, payable to instructor, includes use of tools, solder, lead and zinc came. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

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Estate Planning Classes Establishing a Succession Plan for Your Physical Assets

The nuts and bolts process to establishing who gets what, how to avoid family wars, providing the financial roadmap, de-cluttering; how to make it easier on your family when you are gone, liquidation options and the importance of appraisals in succession planning. Instructor: S. Law Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2880-FEA WTSS Tu Oct 5 6:30p-8:30p 1 $25 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Your Will and Estate Planning Considerations

Get Your House Sold, Not Just Listed!

You have never sold a house. You’ve lived in your house for many, many years Estate Planning and the and don’t know where to begin. So many Nursing Home: Protect questions but don’t know how to find Yourself from Poverty the answers? – How to hire a real estate What happens if Mom or Dad (or my spouse) needs a nursing home? Is there any agent – How a real estate agent can save way to protect the family? I’ve heard there you money – How to prepare your home for sale – Update on what is happening is a “look-back” period, but don’t know what it’s about. Can I make gifts? This class in the real estate market – What you can expect when you put your house on the will teach you the crucial information you market. Bring your questions and learn must know if any member of your family might need to enter, or has already entered the secrets to a successful sale. Instructor: L. Dunn a nursing home. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Instructor: J. Scott Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2879-FSA Rondo Th Sep 30 10:30a- 1 $10 Course# 2871-FEA 12:30p Harding HS W Oct 27 6:30p-8:00p 1 $21 Outreach Library To register, call Harding C.E. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733 651-293-8733

Estate Planning: Wills and Trusts

Topics include: preparing your home for showing, establishing value, marketing, financing issues, qualifying your buyer, contracts and forms, closing and legal representation. Instructor: L. Nelson Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6604-FEA Como HS M Oct 4 7:00p-9:00p 1 $21 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Seven Ways for Retirees to Avoid Common Costly Financial Mistakes

Getting ready to retire? Learn important financial strategies that will help you maximize your retirement. We will discuss tax savings, estate planning and passing money on to the next generation. Instructor: P. Gherity Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2878-FEA WTSS Tu Oct 19 6:00p-8:00p 1 $21 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Trash or Treasures: The Estate Liquidation Process

A step-by-step process detailing how to liquidate the contents of a home, including looking for the hidden money, looking for documents, securing the valuables, the importance of a qualified market value appraisal, and proper estate liquidation techniques. Instructor: S. Law Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2870-FEA WTSS Tu Oct 12 6:30p-8:30p 1 $25 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Adult Programs

Discover what everyone should know about a will and/or trust and the pros and cons for both. Explore options to protect your assets from federal estate tax (varies from 33% to 55%). Participants will also be instructed on probate, procedures dealing with courts, power of attorney and health care declaration (living will). Instructor: C. Stanton Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2875-FEA Como HS M Oct 25 7:00p-9:00p 1 $21 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Sell Your House Without a Realtor

You will gain a working understanding of Minnesota law regarding wills. The instructor will also share information about the role of a will in your overall estate planning. You will learn the basic considerations for planning a will and be provided with tools and information necessary for preparing your own valid, simple will. If married, spouses are encouraged to enroll. Instructor: P. Adams-Schinzing, J.D. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2950-FHA Ramsey Tu Sep 28 7:00p-8:30p 2 $55 JR To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

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Business/Career/Finance Investment Classes It’s Your Money: Investing 101

Learn to manage your financial investments, or at least learn enough to ask a financial advisor the right questions. You will learn about various financial instruments; choosing an online broker; reading a stock chart; how to generate additional income from your current stock holdings; and a short discussion on 401(k) rollovers. Get a jumpstart on taking charge of your investments. Instructor: G. Naylor Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2867-FEA Harding HS W Oct 13 6:00p-9:00p 1 $21 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

It’s Your Money: Stock Charts and Indicators

Build wealth through real estate! Learn how and where to invest, finance, and Learn to read a stock chart and use various technical indicators. This course how to rent the property. Even first-time goes into detail on reading stocks, with a homebuyers can succeed in real estate step-by-step guide on how to set up your investing. Class is interactive. own charts to determine the best potential Instructor: B. Carion Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee time to enter and exit an investment. Course# 2890-FEA Instructor: G. Naylor Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding HS W Sep 29 6:00p-9:00p 1 $21 To register, call Harding C.E. Course# 2876-FEA Harding W Oct 27 6:00p-9:00p 1 $21 651-293-8733 HS Real Estate Investing 201: To register, call Harding C.E. Landlording Made Easy! 651-293-8733 Step-by-step instruction on how to finance and purchase real estate, finding It’s Your Money: and screening tenants, setting up a Stock Options Lease, finding insurance, maintaining the Learn how options can be used as a part of your overall investment strategy. property, collecting rent, evictions and Section 8 basics. Class is interactive. In this course we will cover the basic Instructor: B. Carion understanding of options and then go through the various options strategies. If Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee you are new to options, this course will Course# 2891-FEA open the door to many new trading and Harding HS W Oct 13 6:00p-9:00p 1 $21 investment possibilities. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733 Instructor: G. Naylor Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2877-FEA Harding HS W Nov 3 6:00p-9:00p 1 $21 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Rehabbing Investment Property

This course will cover an in-depth “how-to” on rehabbing. Topics include: matching project size to goals, repairs to avoid, most bang-for-the-buck improvements, budgeting and timesaving tricks. Instructor has extensive remodeling experience. Instructor: B. Carion Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2892-FEA Harding W Oct 27 6:00p-9:00p 1 $21 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Money Management Classes Financial Literacy: Comoser parte de la riqueza en los Estados Unidos

Find the Right Tools to Reduce Your Debt

Women and Money Management

Women tend to live longer and generally have lower earnings. With this, most women will have to deal with finances at some point in their lives. This workshop focuses on the basics of personal money management for women. It will cover savings and investing, budgeting, insurance programs, tax-saving strategies, retirement planning and other issues that will help women plan for their financial future. Instructor: K. Adams Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2883-FEA Harding W Sep 29 7:00p-9:00p 1 $21 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Adult Programs

Many of us are in debt but don’t know the right tools on how to reduce This workshop was created to help our debt efficiently. Learn about the Latino families understand and navigate different tools that exist to help reduce the financial system in the USA. The or lower your debt. United States is a land of opportunities Instructor:NeighborhoodDevelopment but you need to know on which doors Alliance to knock. Topics to be discussed: Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee budgeting, taxes, credit, scams, debt Course# 2903-FEA reduction tools, retirement and how to Humboldt M Sep 27 6:00p-9:00p 1 $15 plan for your children’s education and HS more. To register, call Harding C.E. Instructor:NeighborhoodDevelopment 651-293-8733 Alliance Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Save More, Course# 2902-FEA Spend Less with Cash Harding HS W Oct 6 6:30p-8:30p 4 $15 Gain the tools and knowledge to use a To register, call Harding C.E. simple, low-tech method of budgeting 651-293-8733 that will help you get a handle on your family finances. You can meet your Financial Literacy for Youth: financial goals using only cash, some Bringing Home the Gold envelopes, and a little discipline! There Is very important to have an education will be two weeks to budgt and practice but is also important to understand between each class session. the in and outs of financial literacy. Instructor: D. Harrington This workshop was created to help Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee our youth better prepare themselves Course# 2899-FEA by understanding their finances, the Como HS M Oct 11 6:30p-8:00p 3 $35 cost of credit, and how to prepare for a To register, call Harding C.E. more secure financial road to success. 651-293-8733 Talking to our kids about investing and savings is very important. This is the class for your child to gain a better understanding of the financial system and how to apply this knowledge. Instructor:NeighborhoodDevelopment Alliance Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2910-FEA Humboldt M Nov 1 6:00p-9:00p 3 $15 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Business/Career/Finance Job Skills Classes Accounting/Bookkeeping: The Basics

Tackling the bad economy by starting your own business? Looking to brush up on your accounting/bookkeeping skills to bolster your resume? This class will provide you with a basic overview of accounting and bookkeeping for use in office support and the business world. Instructor: A. Suri Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2874-FEA Harding HS W Oct 6 6:30p-8:30p 4 $41 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Basic Interviewing for the Seasoned Worker

Networking for Today’s Job Market

If you are looking for that next job but keep running into other job seekers along the way, we will discuss how to market yourself into jobs that are not posted anywhere. Instructor: T. Reese Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2882-FEA WTSS Th Nov 4 6:30p-8:30p 1 $29 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Social Media Basics for Business

Curious about what different social media tools like Twitter, Facebook and If you have been working for many Linkedin could do for your business? years and find yourself out of work, Learn about what’s hot (and what’s not) we will discuss how to prepare for job in social media marketing and get your interviews, types of questions you can business profile set up to be discussed. ask and how to handle open-ended Instructor: I. Schwartz questions, and learn about the newest Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee types of interview formats. Course# 2900-FEA Instructor: T. Reese Central HS W Oct 27 6:00p-9:00p 1 $21 Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee To register, call Harding C.E. Course# 2881-FEA 651-293-8733 WTSS Tu Nov 9 6:30p-8:30p 1 $29 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Become a Community  Tutor—help a child  succeed in school.   

In St. Paul, there are over 10,000 students who  need your help to become proficient readers or  learn basic math skills. There are 10 adults for  every child.  What if every adult gave one hour a  week to help a child become proficient in  reading and math?      

Become a trained tutor with the Saint  Paul Public Schools Foundation—see  what a difference you can make!   

What will you learn about tutoring?    As a tutor, you will learn:  • Tutoring skills and strategies  • How to work effectively with students   • How to utilize the Saint Paul Public Schools  reading and math curriculum   

How can you become a tutor?  You need to  meet the following requirements:  • Have attained age 16 or older by 9/1/2010   • Commit to a minimum of four months  • Complete a criminal background check  • English language fluency required  • Complete a tutor training  • Bi‐lingual tutors are encouraged to apply  

Sign up now!  We currently have the  following sessions open for reservations:   

ABC’s of Reading Tutor Training   Instructor:  Minnesota Literacy Council   

Wednesday, September 15, 5 – 8 p.m.  Location: SPPS main offices  360 Colborne, St. Paul   

Need to brush up on your computer skills? See Computer Classes, pages 15-17.

Thursday, October 14, 5 – 8 p.m.  Location: Rondo Library  461 N. Dale Street, St. Paul   

Additional trainings will be added including:  Everyday Math Tutor Training (Grades K‐6)  Math in the Middle Grades (7‐8th grade)   

It’s FREE!  Tuition for training class waived  (courtesy of the SPPS Foundation).   

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To register, contact Masha Finn:   SPPS Foundation Tutoring Partnership  Phone: 651.325.4205      Email:  tutor@sppsfoundation.org  Learn more at:  www.sppsfoundation.org 

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Registration

Phone: 651-293-8733 Mail: Community Education, 1540 E. Sixth St., St. Paul, MN 55106 In person at the Community Education office in Harding Senior High School (enter on Third Street). Online: www.commed.spps.org Additional registration information on page 80.

Computer 101

In this five-week course we will cover the basics of all things computer from the keyboard to the Internet to emailing. Newbies are encouraged to attend! Instructor: M. Hogan Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2704-FSA Rice F Sep 24 10:15a- 5 $70 Street Library 12:15p Course# 2704-FSB Homecroft W Oct 13 6:00p-8:00p 5 $70

Computers for the Workplace

Are you one of the many people changing career paths or are you re-entering the workforce? From mechanics to engineers, most people use computers in their jobs. Get a leg up on the competition and take our business basics course. You will get a well-rounded basic skill set in some of the most commonly used programs. • Keyboard and mouse skills required. Instructor: M. Hogan Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2672-FSA Wellstone Tu Oct 5 10:00a- 5 $70 Center 12:00p

Excel 2003 (Basic and Intermediate)

Getting Started on the Internet

Once referred to as the information superhighway, this tool is extremely useful to communicate, shop and learn. We will set up an email account for each individual and explore all the basic functions: send, receive, forward, address book, and more. You will also learn basics and how to avoid common pitfalls and protect yourself so you can surf safely. • Keyboard and mouse skills required. Instructor: M. Hogan Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2716-FSA Wellstone Tu Sep 21 10:00a- 2 $35 Center 12:00p

MS Excel (Basic)

Explore the world of spreadsheets. Learn how to create and navigate spreadsheets, charts, and basic formulas. • Keyboard and mouse skills required. Instructor: M. Hogan Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2714-FSA Rice F Nov 12 10:15a- 1 $21 Street Library 12:15p

MS Excel (Intermediate)

MS Word Processing (Introduction)

Learn the essential tools needed for word processing: cut, copy, paste and move text, save and recall files, as well as create directories in MS Word 2003. Next, learn how to format characters, paragraphs and documents and how to view them. Learn Word’s tools: spelling and grammar check, thesaurus and readability scores and how to use existing templates and wizards. This class exposes students to the command structure of Word and its similarities to other Office programs. • Prerequisites:Somekeyboardandmouse skills. Instructor: G. Salminen Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2703-FEA Harding W Sep 29 7:30p-9:00p 6 $69 HS

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Would you like to expand your basic knowledge of MS Excel? Join us as we explore some of the more complicated formulas, formatting and chart making. • Prerequisite: MS Excel (Basic) or equivalent skill. Instructor: M. Hogan Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2670-FSA Rice F Nov 19 10:15a- 1 $21 Street Library 12:15p

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: understand the basics of spreadsheets, create a worksheet, work with ranges of data, move through a worksheet and workbook, use built-in formulas, copy and move data, modify and insert information into a worksheet, use the Excel help and spell-check features, change the appearance of worksheet data and gain a general understanding of Excel’s charting abilities. Instructor: G. Salminen Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2702-FEA Harding W Sep 29 6:00p-7:30p 6 $69 HS

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Computer Classes MS Word Processing (Intermediate)

Are you comfortable with the basic functions of MS Word? Then let’s turn it up a notch. In this class we will cover formatting, bullets, indentation, inserting and working with a picture. • Prerequisite: MS Word Processing (Introduction) or equivalent skill level. Instructor: M. Hogan Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2719-FSA Wellstone Tu Nov 9 10:00a- 1 $21 Center 12:00p

MS Word Processing (Advanced)

In this class we will use some of the more advanced functions of this powerful program. We will focus on tables and mail merge for making envelopes, form letters, labels, and more. Instructor: M. Hogan Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2720-FSA Wellstone Tu Nov 16 10:00a- 1 $21 Center 12:00p

MS Word Mail Merge

Adult Programs

Have you ever wanted to write a letter to your friends and relatives? Learn how to use Word to create a database of names and addresses, then use that data to generate a personalized letter and mailing labels. • Prerequisites: MS Word Processing (Introduction) or equivalent skill level. Instructor: G. Salminen Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2675-FEA Harding W Nov 10 7:30p-9:00p 2 $40 HS

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OpenOffice.org for Beginners

This course involves a basic introduction to Open Source Software in general and OpenOffice.org in particular. Emphasis will be hands-on practice of component applications of OpenOffice.org, including Writer (word processor), Calc (spreadsheet), and Impress (slide show). It is intended to be an entry level class for those new to using office software, or those who have some experience with proprietary systems and who want to try out Open Source. Bring a flash drive to class. • Basic computer skills required. Instructor: S. Keroff Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2885-FEA Central M Sep 27 6:30p-8:30p 4 $56 HS

Picasa and Online Photo Sharing

Have you always wanted to organize your digital pictures in a way that makes sense so they are easy to find? Would you like to be able to edit your digital photos but are unsure how? We will be using Picasa (a free downloadable program from Google) and going through basic organization techniques as well as editing of photos. We will cover the basics of sharing photos across the wires. Bring a CD or a thumb drive with some pics on it if you have them.  • Keyboard and mouse skills required. Instructor: M. Hogan Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2669-FSA Rice F Oct 29 10:15a- 2 $35 Street Library 12:15p

PowerPoint (Basic)

Creating the perfect presentation can make a big difference in an office meeting or for personal use. We’ve all heard of PowerPoint but how do we use it? Take this class and learn how to use this valuable tool. • Keyboard and mouse skills required. Instructor: M. Hogan Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2671-FSA Rice F Dec 3 10:15a- 1 $21 Street Library 12:15p

PowerPoint (Basic and Intermediate)

Learn how to create presentations, format text slides, add tables, chart data and images, change templates, and add special effects to make your presentation. Instructor: G. Salminen Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2674-FEA Harding W Nov 10 6:00p-7:30p 3 $40 HS

Social Networking

Social networking is a commonly heard term. What does it mean? How do you set up your own social network and online identity? Join us as we learn how to use Facebook, Twitter and more to do just that. • Keyboard and mouse skills required. Instructor: M. Hogan Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2673-FSA Homecroft W Sep 22 6:00p-8:00p 3 $55

Social Networking for Parents

Parents will gain the skills to create and maintain an online profile with Twitter and Facebook, as well as get valuable information on keeping in touch with their child’s online activity. Instructor: I. Schwartz Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2676-FEA Central HS W Oct 6 6:00p-9:00p 1 $28

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Baking and Candy-Making Classses Website Basics

Get an overview of free tools available for designing your own personal or work website. This class will cover free web-based tools, hosting and security needs. Students will have built the basic structure for a homepage by the end of this one-session class. Instructor: D. Axtell Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2679-FEA Central HS W Oct 20 6:30p-8:30p 1 $29

Website Construction Clinic

Spend three evenings building your business or personal website with instruction and technical assistance. Students will build a multi-page site and learn tips for using features like video to enhance the product. Instructor: D. Axtell Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2680-FEA Central HS W Oct 27 6:30p-8:30p 3 $49

Technology Classes Upgrading Your Computer

Explore the components that make up a computer (inside and out) and where your money will go the furthest when upgrading. Instructor: D. Axtell Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2678-FEA WTSS Tu Oct 5 6:30p-8:30p 1 $21

Setting up Your Wireless Network

Learn the secrets to baking the perfect loaf of bread. Using a starter that has been in the family for 250 years, share three hours learning bread basics from Giorgio’s expertise acquired in Europe. Make the healthy Germanstyle Whole Wheat and Rye Bread, followed by Altamura Bread or Golden Durum-Flour Bread from Altamura, Italy. Next, are Semellini, the perfect crunchy dinner rolls from Florence, also used to make wonderful sandwiches. We will proceed to make a great Almost No Knead Breads and quick whole wheat pizza dough Have crusty and “rustic” open crumbsthat can be used in an hour or can be free standing breads, so much in vogue frozen. Finally, we will make Giorgio’s now, ready in 20 minutes! Make easy signature bread, Pane Toscano, both and quick artisan breads with almost in the white flour and flax-seed whole no kneading. Let time and refrigeration wheat versions, the ultimate foil for rest do all the work: High-moisture Bruschetta and Bread Puddings. dough is stored for up to two weeks, and dough is cut into pieces and popped Instructor: G. Cherubini Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee in the oven for fresh loaves as desired. Expertise, samples and recipes for high- Course# 3367-FEA gluten white, whole wheat, mixed grain, Como HS Tu Nov 9 6:00p-8:30p 1 $39 To register, call Harding C.E. and beer breads with and without a 651-293-8733 starter will be offered. Instructor: G. Cherubini Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Gluten-Free Baking You do have time to bake gluten-free! Course# 3375-FEA Como HS Tu Oct 26 6:00p-8:30p 1 $39 Learn about different flours, how to make easy and healthy breads and tasty To register, call Harding C.E. treats, and creative ways to embellish 651-293-8733 pre-mixed products. Instructor: J. Malmon Bread Baking Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Nothing says “home” like the smell of Course# 3401-FEA bread baking. The first night we’ll all make the same bread; the second night WTSS Th Oct 14 6:00p-9:00p 1 $38 To register, call Harding C.E. you get to choose. 651-293-8733 Instructor: M.B. Hummel Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3301-FC Como HS M Oct 25 7:00p-9:00p 2 $39 • $10 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

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Learn how to set up and secure your own WiFi system. Find out what equipment is necessary and some quick tips for troubleshooting. Instructor: D. Axtell Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2677-FEA WTSS Tu Sep 28 6:00p-8:30p 1 $21

European-Style Breads

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Cooking Classes Baking and Candy-Making Classses Classic Candy Making

Bake and Take Holiday Cookies

Do all of your holiday baking in just three hours and take home ten dozen different varieties. In this handson class, working in groups of 2-4, you will be provided with prepared cookie dough, recipes, and everything necessary to form, tip, decorate and drop on a cookie sheet for baking. Bring several containers to hold your cookies. Sanitary gloves will be provided. Instructors: D. Stadt & K. Hassett Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3404-FSA Humboldt M Nov 29 6:00p-9:00p 1 $49 HS Course# 3404-FSB WTSS Th Dec 2 6:00p-9:00p 1 $49 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Classic Truffles— Chocolate of Course!

Truffles are delicious and easy to create for yourself or for giving. We will dip truffles in chocolate or roll them in chopped nuts, cocoa, flaked coconut or chocolate sprinkles. Truffle centers may be a plain rich chocolate or they may be flavored with espresso or liqueurs. You can decide to place a surprise pecan half, a whole almond or a candied cherry in the center, too! Assorted round chocolate truffles are a delight for your taste buds and a pleasure for your eyes in their decorative candy cups. Bring a container to take home an assortment of 25 exquisite truffles. Instructor: L. Severson Blue Ribbon Pies Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Take the opportunity to impress your mother-in-law. Learn to make a perfect Course# 3403-FSA Conway Th Dec 9 10:00a-1:00p 1 $32 flaky piecrust. This class will focus on the elements of preparing award-winning Rec piecrust. We will show you how to add • No refund after Dec. 2. in the fruit, the cream, the pumpkin and To register, call Harding C.E. sweet potatoes and bake up pies for the 651-293-8733 holidays with a fail-proof crust. Instructor: P. Kandakai Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3388-FEA WTSS Tu Oct 19 6:00p-9:00p 1 $25 • $15 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Love to eat candy? This class will show you how to make your own. It is never too early to get the candy-making season started. We will prepare treats you can use as holiday gifts, or just enjoy yourself. The menu includes caramels, peanut brittle, saltwater taffy, chocolate bark popcorn balls, hazelnut treats, and surprise candy sauces. Instructor: P. Kandakai Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3384-FEA WTSS Tu Nov 16 6:00p-9:00p 1 $25 • $20 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Edible Cookie Bouquet

Edible Fruit Bouquet

Learn the art of making an edible cookie bouquet. Learn to decorate sugar cookie cutouts using fondant, icing and sugar sprinkles. We will arrange them into a beautiful bouquet. Each student will complete one bouquet to take home. Instructor: D. Hirte Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3398-FSA North W Oct 27 10:30a- 1 $30 Dale Rec 12:30p • No refund after Oct. 20. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733 Learn the art of making a beautiful, edible fruit bouquet. We will use pineapple, melons, strawberries and more to make an extraordinary treat. Each student will complete a bouquet to take home. Instructor: D. Hirte Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3397-FSA Conway Th Nov 4 12:00p- 1 $30 Rec 2:00p • No refund after Oct. 28. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Scones

Traditionally Scottish, scones are a delicious quick bread that come in assorted shapes – round, triangular or square. We’ll enjoy easy recipes highlighting dried fruits such as cherries, cranberries or blueberries, currants and also lemon cream. Instructor: L. Severson Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3439-FSA Conway Th Oct 7 10:00a-1:00p 1 $32 Rec • No refund after Sep. 30. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Cooking Classses Asian Favorites

We’ll begin by conjuring up fortunes to go inside our cookies. You’ll then learn the art of actually making the “fortune cookie”. Egg rolls will be next on the agenda stuffed with pork, shrimp and vegetables, served with hot mustard and sweet and sour sauce for dipping. The meal just wouldn’t be complete without the traditional fried rice, which is also an excellent accompaniment to beef and peapods stir-fried with mushrooms and peapods in a rich oriental sauce. Warm up those woks and let’s have some fun! Instructor: J. Sandino Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3399-FEA Harding W Nov 17 5:30p-9:00p 1 $38 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Brunch

Crepes are easy and an impressive doahead dish. We will prepare Chicken Divan (chicken with broccoli in cheese sauce), Cheese Blintzes served with apricot sauce and Mushroom Crepes with sherry sauce. Orange Crepe Suzette, Italian and Sicilian Cannoli, Flaming Crepes and other desserts will round out our selection. Each student will receive experience in making perfect crepes. Instructor: L. Severson Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3390-FSA Conway Th Oct 14 10:00a- 1 $32 Rec 1:00p • No refund after Oct. 7. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Deer Cutting

This class will teach you the basic skills to cut your own deer. We will show you the proper care of the deer from field dressing to skinning and cleaning of the carcass. Next, we will show you how to cut your deer from pulling the back Czech Kolaches straps for chops, tip for roast or steaks, Kolaches, one of Czechoslovakia’s and trim for ground venison or sausage. national pastries, are made with slightly We will also learn the rounds to show sweet yeast dough traditionally filled you how to cut it for jerky or steak and with apricot, cottage cheese, poppy roasts. seed or prunes. They can be shaped into Instructor: K. Swendsen small rounds, square “tied packages” or filled turnovers. Learn many recipes, Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee tips and techniques to master these old Course# 3372-FEA Central Th Oct 14 7:00p-9:30p 1 $46 world delicacies. Service Facility, 1157 Selby Ave., 55104 Instructor: L. Severson Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733 Course# 3336-FEA Harding W Oct 13 5:30p-9:30p 1 $38 Holiday Appetizers HS Create 20 or more appetizers that To register, call Harding C.E. require less than 20 minutes, start to 651-293-8733 finish. Serve them as a first course, snack or as a complete buffet. Hot/cold, dips/spreads, hearty/healthy and new ingredients to explore. Learn special tips to create appetizers for your holiday parties. Instructor: L. Severson Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3442-FEA Harding W Nov 10 6:00p-9:00p 1 $38 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Adult Programs

Brunch begins with tender scones riddled with fresh berries and white chocolate. There will be the quintessential salad complete with the seasons freshest of fruit. Featured are crab cakes, succulent crab blended with fresh vegetables, herbs and spices, then lightly breaded and sautéed to perfection. You’ll learn to prepare quiche using a delicious combination of meats and cheeses baked in a flaky pastry crust. Also, prepare the classic eggs benedict, poached eggs with tender Canadian bacon served on toasted English muffins with a velvety hollandaise sauce. At last, French toast, prepared using fresh baked croissants soaked in a rich bath of eggs and milk, sautéed to a honey brown crispness with pure maple syrup. Instructor: J. Sandino Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3400-FEA Harding W Oct 6 5:30p-9:00p 1 $38 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Crepes: “Do-Ahead” Wrap

Cooking Classes

Cooking Classes

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Cooking Classes Cooking Classses Outstanding Pasta Sauce

Lefse

This traditional Norwegian staple is made for banquets, holidays, weddings and all special occasions. Learn the fine points in making, baking and storing the dough and how to serve lefse. Plan to sample your fresh, warm creations with traditional fillings. Take home finished lefse and dough to bake and share with family and friends. Instructor: L. Severson Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3300-FSA Conway Th Nov 11 10:00a-1:00p 1 $32 Rec • No refund after Nov. 4. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Lefse

Adult Programs

Learn the fine points of making and storing this Norwegian staple. Plan to sample your fresh, warm creations with traditional fillings. You will take home finished lefse and dough to bake and share with family and friends. Instructor: L. Pearson Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3300-FC Como HS Tu Nov 16 6:30p-9:00p 1 $38 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

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Learn how to make the best pasta sauces. From a rich Bolognese meat sauce to be tossed with pappardelle or to be layered in your lasagna, to a light vodka cream sauce to be tossed with smoked salmon or caviar with green peas and Parmesan cheese. Using a basic tomato sauce, learn how to make Puttanesca, Arrabiata, Spaghetti alla Norma, Tonnara, and Mare e Monti, and so on, adding and using readily available ingredients from your pantry. Basic pasta making techniques and pasta shapes will be part of the course. Instructor: G. Cherubini Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3373-FEA Harding W Dec 1 6:00p-8:30p 1 $39 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Perfect Pasta

Bring a ray of Italian sunshine into your kitchen by creating homemade pasta using a few basic ingredients. Mix by hand or try a food processor. We will use a pasta machine to roll and cut and then learn to do it by hand. Savor your fresh pasta with both a classic red sauce and a white sauce topped with freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese. Instructor: L. Severson Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3369-FEA Harding W Sep 29 6:00p-9:00p 1 $38 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Pizza, Focaccia and Schiacciata: Bake it, Grill it, Love it!

Learn the art of pizza making and its trade secrets and recipes. No fancy equipment needed! Learn how to make wonderful pizza with luscious and decadent puff pastry crust, or mix the right ingredients for a thin, crisp, and cracker-like base or go for a soft, playable and bubbly, Neapolitan-style crust. You will know not only what type of flour, cheese and tomato base to use, but how to knead the dough, how long to let it rise, and what temperature you need to make the perfect dough. Traditional and inventive toppings for pizzas, focaccias and schiacciata will be covered, like goat cheese and sun-dried tomatoes, prosciutto-arugola, paper-thin mushrooms, Italian sausage, roasted peppers and Rosemary, or sage focaccia or sea salt schiacciata, an old-time favorite in Tuscany. Instructor: G. Cherubini Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3374-FEA Como HS Tu Oct 12 6:00p-8:30p 1 $39 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Southern Italian Family Style

Experience the robust flavors of Italian cuisine! We’ll begin with tender baby greens in a tangy balsamic vinaigrette, followed by bruschetta – toasted Italian bread topped with a fresh tomato relish. We’ll use the same delicious relish to create the classic Eggplant Parmesan. You’ll then learn to prepare manicotti filled with a variety of cheeses and served with a delectable marinara sauce. Next, we’ll prepare tiramisu, layers of mascarpone cheese, rum-soaked ladyfingers, zabaglione and homemade chocolate biscotti. It’s sublime! Instructor: J. Sandino Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3402-FEA Harding W Dec 8 5:30p-9:00p 1 $38 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Cooking Classes

Cooking Classes

Thai Cooking

Make flavorful and simple dishes, work with rice and egg noodles, and prepare Thai rice dishes and appetizers. We will work with Thai ingredients such as lemon grass, ginger, chilies, noodles, and fish sauce. Pork, shellfish and peanuts are included in the menu. Vegetarian options will also be discussed. You’ll take away recipes that can be prepared at home. Discover where to purchase authentic Thai ingredients. This class will take the mystery out of exotic ingredients. Instructor: P. Kandakai Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3377-FEA WTSS Tu Oct 5 6:00p-9:00p 1 $25 • $20 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Vegetarian BBQ

It’s Fall; time for a meatless, grill-pan BBQ! In this hands-on class we’ll make Sweet Potato-Pecan Burgers with home-made Ketchup, Mustard, and Roasted-Red Pepper Relish; handmade BBQ Potato Chips with Fake-Bacon & Chives Dip; Mexicali Chop Salad with Lime-Cilantro Vinaigrette; and Caramel-Rhubarb Cobbler for dessert. Instructor: M. Stickel Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3378-FEA Como HS M Sep 27 6:00p-9:00p 1 $38 • $6 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Vegetarian Sushi Made Easy!

Who needs fish? Learn to make vegetarian versions of Finger Sushi, Sushi Rolls, Sushi Cones, Pressed Sushi, Sushi Balls, and Pocket Sushi with ingredients found in any Asian grocery or co-op. Expand your sushi repertoire! Bring plastic containers for leftovers. Instructor: M. Stickel Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3381-FEA Como HS M Oct 4 6:00p-9:00p 1 $38 • $6 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Vegetarian Dim Sum

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Adult Programs

Learn to make vegetarian versions of your favorite Chinese snacks! We’ll make meatless potstickers, BBQ “Pork” Buns, Shanghai Spring Rolls, SesameScallion Pancakes, plenty of dipping sauces, and Mango-Coconut Bread Pudding for dessert. Instructor: M. Stickel Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3383-FEA Como HS M Oct 11 6:00p-9:00p 1 $38 • $6 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Dance/Drama/Music

Dance/Drama/Music Ballet at Saint Paul City Ballet 1680 Grand Ave., 55105 (Enter on Cambridge St.) Saint Paul Public Schools Community Education in cooperation with Saint Paul City Ballet. Instructor: Saint Paul City Ballet staff To register, call Como Park Community Education at 651-293-8811

Ballet (Beginning 1)

If you danced as a child and would like to begin again, or wanted to dance and never had the chance, this program is for you. These classes incorporate Russian, Italian and American styles of ballet. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3511-FC Saint Paul W Sep 29 6:00p- 8 $65 City Ballet 7:00p

Ballet (Beginning 2)

Full-length barre and center work with accompanist. This class requires a minimum of one year of experience in classical ballet, or participation in two sessions of Saint Paul City Ballet’s Adult Beginning Ballet program. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3512-FC Saint Paul Sa Oct 2 8:30a- 8 $75 City Ballet 10:00a

Open Ballet

This class is designed for the adult who has had at least two years of experience in classical ballet. These classes incorporate Russian, Italian and American styles of ballet. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3510-FC Saint Paul W Sep 29 10:00a- 8 $75 City Ballet 11:30a Course# 3510-FCA Saint Paul Sa Oct 2 10:00a- 8 $75 City Ballet 11:30a

Open Ballet with Pointe

Adult Programs

This class is designed for the adult who has had at least two years of experience in classical ballet. These classes incorporate Russian, Italian and American styles of ballet. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3516-FC Saint Paul W Sep 29 7:00p- 8 $85 City Ballet 9:00p

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Acting for Absolute Beginners

For those with little or no acting experience. Through exercises, improvisation, and sharing energy and ideas, students will gain basic skills of moving and speaking in front of an audience, as well as having a good time exploring the imagination. Instructor: J. Townsend Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3500-FC Central HS W Sep 29 7:00p-9:00p 5 $53 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Contemporary Scene Study for Absolute Beginners

For those with little or no acting experience. Students will learn basics of speaking and moving on stage while exploring major contemporary playwrights like Tony Kushner, Lynn Nottage, Caryl Churchill and David Mamet. Instructor: J. Townsend Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3501-FC Central HS W Nov 3 7:00p-9:00p 5 $53 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

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How to Write a Very,Very Short Play

For those with little or no creative writing experience. Students will learn about dramatic structure, characterization, dialogue, and even marketing tips. Get your creative juices flowing with in-class writing exercises and discussion of reading assignments about 10-minute plays by David Ives, Christopher Durang, and Linda Eisenstein. By the end of the session each student will complete writing that clocks in under 10 minutes a play. Instructor: C. Erickson Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3525-FC WTSS Th Sep 30 7:00p-9:00p 6 $63 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Dance Classes at Homecroft 1845 Sheridan Ave.

Ballroom 1— Smooth Dances

Instructor: S. Butler To register, call Highland/Mac/ Groveland Community Education at 651-293-8874

Ballroom 2— Smooth Dances

Ballroom Sampler

Why watch TV wishing you could dance like the stars when you can actually go out and be a star! This easy-going class is designed to teach beginners the basics of ballroom dancing. You’ll learn the tango, waltz, fox-trot, heel shag, swing, and some dramatic dips. Bring a partner or come by yourself; everyone is welcome! The class also includes a field trip where you will get to go out and practice what you learned. Instructor: A. Clarey Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Course# 3616-FEA Humboldt M Oct 11 6:00p-7:00p 5 HS • Fee is $80/couple or $42/single. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

This class is for people interested in learning American Smooth Dances. Dances covered may include tango, fox-trot and waltz. You will learn leadfollow techniques, partnering skills and moves to help you feel comfortable and have fun on the social dance floor. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3700-FHA Homecroft Th Sep 23 6:00p-6:55p 5 $80 • Fee is per couple. Must have a partner.

Dance/Drama/Music

Dance/Drama/Music

Ballroom 1—Latin and Rhythm Dances

This class is for people interested in Latin and American rhythm dances. Dances may include merengue, cha-cha and rhumba. You will be taught leadfollow techniques, partnering skills and moves to help you feel comfortable and have fun on the social dance floor. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3702-FHA Homecroft Th Sep 23 7:00p-7:55p 5 $80 • Fee is per couple. Must have a partner.

Ballroom 2—Latin and Rhythm Dances

Swing and Jitterbug

You will learn swing dances and explore their evolution from the late 1920s through today. Learn footwork and fun moves done to 1950’s rock and roll, big band, disco, western swing and jazz. Other topics may include 6-Count Swing, Triple Time, Disco Swing, plus an introduction to Lindy Hop, 1930’s swing dances and the Charleston. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3704-FHA Homecroft Th Sep 23 8:00p-8:55p 5 $80 • Fee is per couple. Must have a partner.

Swing and Jitterbug 2

This class is a continuation of the Swing and Jitterbug class for those who would like more in-depth instruction. Participants must have completed the Swing and Jitterbug class. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3705-FHA Homecroft Th Nov 4 8:00p-8:55p 5 $80 • Fee is per couple. Must have a partner. No class Nov. 25.

Adult Programs

This is a continuation of the Ballroom 1—Latin and Rhythm Dance class where more advanced techniques will be taught. Participants must have completed the Ballroom 1— Latin and Rhythm Dance class. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3703-FHA Homecroft Th Nov 4 7:00p-7:55p 5 $80 • Fee is per couple. Must have a partner. No class Nov. 25.

This is a continuation of the Ballroom 1—Smooth Dance class where more advanced techniques will be taught. Participants must have completed the Ballroom 1—Smooth Dance class. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3701-FHA Homecroft Th Nov 4 6:00p-6:55p 5 $80 • Fee is per couple. Must have a partner. No class Nov. 25.

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Dance/Drama/Music Middle Eastern Belly Dance

Belly Dance (Beginning)

Belly dancing is an ancient art form that is a fun and exciting workout. You will learn dance techniques, rhythms and music of the Mideast. Wear comfortable clothing. For women only please. Instructor: N. Settegren Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3715-FHA Homecroft M Sep 27 6:00p-7:30p 6 $45 Course# 3715-FHB Homecroft M Nov 8 6:00p-7:30p 6 $45 To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Belly Dance (Intermediate)

Adult Programs

Continue your study of the ancient art form of Belly Dance by solidifying basic movements while learning new dance combinations and choreography. Wear comfortable clothing; you can dance in bare feet, dance sandals or ballet slippers. Bring zills and a hip scarf if you own them. For women only please. Instructor: N. Settegren Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3716-FHA Homecroft M Sep 27 7:30p-9:00p 6 $45 Course# 3716-FHB Homecroft M Nov 8 7:30p-9:00p 6 $45 To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

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Belly dancing is an ancient art form that is a fun and exciting way to express yourself and get a workout at the same time. You will learn dance techniques, rhythms and music of the Mideast. Wear comfortable clothing. For women only please. Instructor: Y. Gubash Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3515-FC SAP Elem Th Sep 30 6:00p-7:30p 8 $55 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Hip-Hop Dance

This high-energy dance class is for those who would like to learn the latest hip-hop dance steps and have fun! Elements include proper conditioning and warm-up, body awareness exercises, individualized dance steps, full-bodied combinations, and a great aerobic workout. No experience necessary. Instructor: V. Uzarski Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3631-FEA Battle W Sep 29 7 :00p-8:00p 8 $58 Creek MS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Salsa

Salsa is the most popular of all the Latin dances in the world and there is a vibrant and lively salsa dance scene here in the Twin Cities. This class is designed for the beginner, but in no time you will be doing amazing turns, dramatic dips and more. Come with a partner or by yourself; everyone is welcome! Plus, join us as the class goes out on a field trip to a salsa club where you will get to practice what you’ve learned. Instructor: A. Clarey Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Course# 3611-FEA Humboldt M Oct 11 8:00p-9:00p 5 HS • Fee is $80/couple or $42/single. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Swing Dancing for All

Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to learn the most popular dance in the U.S. – swing! Swing is a classy, fun, and truly American dance that allows you to dance to various styles of music, including swing, jazz, country, and rock and roll. You’ll learn a wide array of moves including the Scissors, the Charleston, the Super Cuddle, aweinspiring dips and more. Singles are welcome! Plus, the class will go out for a night on the town dancing where you can practice what you learned. Instructor: A. Clarey Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Course# 3631-FEA Humboldt M Oct 11 7:00p-8:00p 5 HS • Fee is $80/couple or $42/single. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Tap (Beginning)

Ages 15 and up. Learn the basic steps and movement in this high-energy style of dance. Step combinations to music, rhythm and clarity of sound will be stressed. Instructor: K. Callahan Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3710-FHA Highland Tu Sep 28 6:00p-6:55p 6 $56 JR • Tap shoes may be purchased from instructor. No class Nov. 2. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

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Tap (Advanced Beginning)

Ages 15 and up. This course is designed for the adult who knows or once knew the basic steps and wants to dance in creative combinations. Rhythm, clarity of sound and fun will be stressed. Instructor: K. Callahan Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3711-FHA Highland Tu Sep 28 7:00p-7:55p 6 $56 JR • Tap shoes may be purchased from instructor. No class Nov. 2. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Tap (Intermediate)

Ages 15 and up. This course is designed for the dancer who has knowledge of tap dance terms and rhythms. Warm-up and combinations will keep you moving! Instructor: K. Callahan Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3712-FHA Highland Tu Sep 28 8 :00p-8:55p 6 $56 JR • Tap shoes may be purchased from instructor. No class Nov. 2. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Hubbs Center Community Choir

Guitar (Beginning and Intermediate)

Ages 15 and up. These are individual half-hour lessons; indicate time preference. Bring your own guitar. Instructor: P. Storms Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3940-FHA Ramsey Tu Sep 28 5:00p- 7 $126 JR 9:00p • No class Oct. 19. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Harmonica/Blues Harp (All Skill Levels)

Ages 16 and up. No previous musical experience necessary. Students need their own ten-hole standard harmonica in the key of C. These are individual half-hour lessons; indicate time preference. Instructor: C. Hoover Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3950-FHA Ramsey W Sep 29 5:00p- 8 $135 JR 9:00p To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Piano Lessons (Beginners)

Ages 7 and up. Adult beginners welcome. Learn or review the basics: reading notes, rhythm and technique. Bring your own music or the teacher will suggest music for you to purchase. These are individual half-hour lessons; indicate time preference. Instructor: M. Romstad Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3960-FHA Ramsey M Sep 27 6:30p- 7 $130 JR 9:00p • No class Oct. 18. Course# 3960-FHB Ramsey Tu Sep 28 6:30p-9:00p 7 $130 JR • No class Oct. 19, Nov. 2. Course# 3960-FHC Ramsey W Sep 29 6:30p-8:30p 7 $130 JR To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

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Piano: Introduction to Blues using Chords and Playing by Ear

Learn to play the piano without taking years of lessons! At this seminar you will learn about chords, bass lines, swing, rock, pop music and a chord progression so powerful that thousands of tunes have been written on it. Instructor: C. Wyser Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3933-FHA Ramsey Sa Oct 2 8:30a-10:30a 1 $16 JR • $20 supply fee, payable to instructor for workbookandCDincludingcharts,music and teaching report. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Violin (Beginning and Intermediate)

Adults and children, ages 6 and up. Students must provide their own violin. These are individual half-hour lessons; indicate time preference. Students in grades 1 and 2 must be accompanied by an adult. Students may be required to purchase a music book (approx. $8) and shoulder rest (approx. $4). Instructor: M. Hellem Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3970-FHA Ramsey W Sep 29 5:30p-8:30p 6 $128 JR To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Adult Programs

This group will be rehearsing four-part harmony on popular music. Some of the music will be world music, in conjunction with immigrants from all over the world who attend the Hubbs Center for their education. The format will be completely participatory; the only formal instruction will be in vocal exercises, harmonic techniques and perhaps rudimentary music theory. All are welcome. Instructor: J. Bussert Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3971-FHA Hubbs Tu Sep 21 5:30p-6:30p 11 $33 Center • $5 supply fee, payable to instructor. No class Nov. 2. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Instrumental Music

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Fitness/Sports/Yoga Fitness/Yoga at Battle Creek MS To register, call Harding Community Education at 651-293-8733

To register, call Harding Community Education at 651-293-8733

Cardio Resistance Combo

Kettlebells

Learn how you can get in shape and stay fit using exercises you can do at home. We will use steps, flex bands, free weights and our own bodies for resistance. Come ready to sweat and have some fun! Bring a resistance band and a 2-5 lb. pair of free weights to class. Vinyasa Flow Yoga Instructor: G. Brooks (Beginning) Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Vinyasa yoga is a flow-style yoga in Course# 5101-FEA which breath is linked with movement Battle W Sep 29 5:45p-6:45p 8 $58 in and out of asanas (postures). This Creek MS physical practice builds strength, flexibility and body awareness while Hatha Yoga (Beginning) being accessible to all levels of Introductory course on the basic practitioners. This class is tailored to principles of yoga. Wear loose clothing those with little or no yoga experience. and bring a blanket and yoga mat. Bring a yoga mat, towel and water Please keep perfume/scented lotion bottle. usage to a minimum. Canceled classes Instructor: M. McDonald will not be rescheduled. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Instructor: C. Schirber Course# 5756-FEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Battle W Sep 29 5:45p-6:45p 8 $58 Course# 5875-FEA Creek MS Battle W Oct 6 6:30p-7:30p 5 $36 Creek MS

Hatha Yoga (Beginning and Continuing Practice)

This is a continuing practice class for those who have completed a beginning yoga class. Bring a mat. Please keep perfume/scented lotion usage to a minimum. Canceled classes will not be rescheduled. Instructor: C. Schirber Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5870-FEA Battle W Oct 6 7:30p-8:30p 5 $36 Creek MS

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Fitness/Yoga at WTSS

Vinyasa yoga is a flow-style yoga in which breath is linked with movement in and out of asanas (postures). This physical practice builds strength, flexibility and body awareness while being accessible to all levels of practitioners. Bring a yoga mat, towel and water bottle. Instructor: M. McDonald Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5755-FEA Battle W Sep 29 7 :00p-8:00p 8 $58 Creek MS

Aerobics Low-Impact Aerobics at Central High School

This workout will consist of a warm-up, 25 minutes of low-impact cardiovascular conditioning, muscle toning, stretching and relaxation. Easy-to-follow moves will focus on increasing flexibility, balance and coordination. For a single fee you will be entitled to unlimited participation in any of the classes on Monday and Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings for the entire session. Instructor: C. Blakey Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5301-FHA Central M/W Oct 11 6:30p-7:30p 34 $102 HS Sa Oct 16 8:30a-9:30a • No class Nov. 27, Dec. 1, 20, 22, 25, 27, 29, Jan. 1. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Yoga 1: Nice and Easy

Instructor: M. Ames Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5702-FC WTSS Tu Sep 28 5:45p-7:00p 8 $60 • No class Nov. 2. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Fall 2010

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Vinyasa Flow Yoga (Level 2)

Learn to use the ancient Russian “Girya” to forge a lean, muscular physique, gain flexibility and endurance, and have a great time doing it! Unsurpassed for both overall strength development and providing a cardio workout, the kettlebell is rapidly becoming the tool of choice for many including the military and athletes wishing to improve their health, fitness and quality of life. Students must provide their own kettlebell. Instructor: J. Winegar Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5110-FEA WTSS Th Sep 30 5:45p-6:45p 8 $63


Kettlebells (Intermediate)

Continue to develop your skills and use the ancient Russian “Girya” to forge a lean, muscular physique, gain flexibility and endurance, and have a great time doing it! Unsurpassed for both overall strength development and providing a cardio workout, the kettlebell is rapidly becoming the tool of choice for many including the military and athletes wishing to improve their health, fitness and quality of life. Students must provide their own kettlebell. Instructor: J. Winegar Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5111-FEA WTSS Th Sep 30 7:00p-8:00p 8 $63

Core Yoga

This is a flow-style yoga in which breath is linked with movement in and out of asanas (postures). This physical practice builds strength, flexibility and body awareness while being accessible to all levels of practitioners. This class will have a faster flow and focus on core strength. Between your sun salutations and downward dogs, you will be challenged with 10-15 minute abdominal workouts. Previous yoga experience is helpful. Bring a yoga mat and water. Instructor: M. Nugent-Riess Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5107-FEA WTSS Th Sep 30 7:00p-8:00p 8 $58

Yoga with Weights

This upbeat yoga class is geared toward toning every muscle in your body! As you move through traditional yoga postures you will challenge yourself by incorporating dumbbells. Using light weights with high repetitions while holding yoga postures is the ultimate way to tone every inch. This intense, yet easy-to-follow class will compliment your regular yoga practice while pushing your strength to new heights. Weights are optional throughout class, but are highly recommended. Bring a mat, towel, water and a set of light dumbbells. Instructor: M. Nugent-Riess Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5106-FEA WTSS Th Sep 30 5:45p-6:45p 8 $58

Fitness/Sports/Yoga

Fitness/Sports/Yoga

Looking for a Parent and Child Yoga class? See Family Classes, page 74.

Cardioblast

This is a high-intensity, high-energy workout! Start with a 10-minute moving warm-up, 30-40 minutes of combination high/low impact aerobics, 10-minute cool-down, abdominals and lower back. Conclude with stretching and relaxation. Canceled classes will not be rescheduled. Instructor: L. VanBerkom Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5302-FHA Ramsey M/Th Sep 27 5:40p- 21 $77 JR 6:40p • No class Oct 18, Nov. 11, 25. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

See Senior Classes, page 48.

Zumba!

Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms Jazzercise is an exercise program that and easy-to-follow moves to create conditions your whole body through a dynamic fitness program. Have a professional choreography. Jazzercise blast in one hour of calorie-burning, incorporates the use of dance and music body-energizing movements. No dance to make the 60-minute program fun for experience necessary. all ages and fitness levels. Each certified Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee instructor provides options to make the Course# 5300-FHC workout right for you. Classes provide WTSS Tu Sep 28 6:00p-7:00p 8 $58 adequate warm-up, aerobics, strength • No class Nov. 2. training, stretching and cool-down to Course# 5300-FHA condition your whole body. Homecroft W Sep 29 6:30p-7:30p 6 $46 Instructor: S. Reinhold Instructor: C. Reistad Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Course# 5300-FHB Course# 5305-FHA Homecroft W Nov 10 6:30p-7:30p 6 64$ Ramsey M-Th Sep 7 5:45p-6:45p cont Instructor: C. Reistad JR Sa Sep 11 8:30a-9:30a cont To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove • No class Oct. 18-19, Nov. 2, 11, 25, 27, C.E. 651-293-8874 Dec. 4, 15, 20-Jan.1. Fee: $35 joiner’s fee plus $35/EFT a month unlimited, $90/2months unlimited, $12 drop-in.Registeratthedoor.Noregistrations taken by Community Education. For information, call Sandy at 651-983-6807 or Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. at 651-293-8874. Fitness/Sports/Yoga continues on next page

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Looking for EnhanceFitness or other senior-friendly fitness classes?

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Fitness/Sports/Yoga Kickboxing for Fitness

Aikido and Ki Development

Aikido is a modern Japanese martial art that emphasizes peaceful resolution of conflict. Ki Development trains unity of mind and body through relaxation, breathing and movement to respond to stress and conflict. Instructor: J. Poppele Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5051-FC The Center M Sep 27 6:00p- 4 $45 for Mind-Body Oneness, 7:00p 558 Vandalia St., 55114 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Shaolin Kenpo Karate

Adult Programs

Shaolin Kenpo karate is a modern martial art that traces its roots to the Shaolin Temple of ancient China. Its emphasis is on fast and efficient techniques in order to train the student to defend against multiple assailants. It is effective for men, women and children because it teaches the student to evade and counter attack rather than trying to meet force with force. Instructor: D. Meyer Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5050-FC Shaolin M Oct 4 7:00p-8:00p 8 $61 Kenpo Karate, 783 Raymond Ave., 55114 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

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Learn Muay Thai and French Savate kickboxing and Bruce Lee’s Jun Fan kickboxing. Drills are done in a safe, injury-free environment. This course provides a fantastic cardiovascular workout while focusing on upper- and lower-body development, coordination and skill. Instructor: Minnesota Kali Group Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5350-FHA Highland M Sep 27 6:00p-7:30p 6 $67 JR Course# 5350-FHB Highland M Nov 8 6:00p-7:30p 5 $57 JR To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Pilates-Based Mat Exercise (Beginning)

Pilates is a progressive series of controlled mat exercises that create strength, stability and suppleness in the spine while improving abdominal and back strength, posture and balance. Pilates provides stress reduction while enhancing injury prevention. Bring a blanket and mat. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5690-FHB Highland M Oct 4 6:30p-7:30p 8 $63 JR Instructor: J. Dregni Course# 5690-FHA Homecroft W Oct 20 6:30p-7:30p 6 $49 Instructor: A. Thompson To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Pilates: Stott

This course is designed to develop core strength and body awareness using the Stott Pilates technique, beginning with basic principles and progressing to more complex exercises. It is an excellent cross-training addition for dancers and other athletes. Bring a mat. Instructor: J Sutton Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5704-FC Saint Paul Tu Sep 28 9:00a-10:00a 8 $70 City Ballet, 1680 Grand Ave., 55105 (Enter on Cambridge St.) Course# 5704-FCA Saint Paul Th Sep 30 9:00a-10:00a 8 $70 City Ballet, 1680 Grand Ave., 55105 (Enter on Cambridge St.) To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Spring Forest Qigong

Spring Forest Qigong is a form of meditation exercises that help people increase self-awareness, build internal energy and develop a healthy body physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. Instructor: K. Backberg Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5005-FC Como HS Tu Oct 12 6:00p-8:00p 3 $45 • Optional: Manuals are available for purchase from the instructor, Manual Level 1 $12 or The Fundamental Package$32. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

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Rock Climbing (Beginning)

Ages 14 and up. In this indoor rock climbing class students will be introduced to a new form of physical activity that offers the benefits of a fun, full-body workout. Students will learn essential rock climbing skills such as knot-tying, belaying, bouldering, climbing commands, gear and risk management, as well as foot and body positioning and rappelling. Emphasis will be placed on providing a safe experience in a comfortable, controlled setting. Instructor: Vertical Endeavors Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5195-FEA Vertical W Sep 29 7:00p-9:00p 3 $59 Endeavors, 845 Phalen Blvd., 55106 Course# 5195-FEB Vertical W Nov 10 7:00p-9:00p 3 $59 Endeavors, 845 Phalen Blvd., 55106 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Soccer Basics for Adults

T’ai Chi Ch’uan

T’ai Chi Ch’uan offers significant health benefits including low-impact exercise, relaxation, stress-management, flexibility, serenity and balance. Each class consists of three segments: standing Chi Kung, seated Chi Kung, and the practice of T’ai Chi forms. Instructor: LaughingWatersT’ai Chi Club Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5660-FHA Ramsey M Sep 27 6:30p-8:00p 7 $59 JR • No class Oct. 18. Course# 5660-FHB Ramsey Sa Oct 2 8:30a-10:00a 8 $66 JR Course# 5660-FHC Ramsey M Nov 22 6:30p-8:00p 6 $52 JR • No class Dec. 20, 27. Course# 5660-FHB Ramsey Sa Dec 11 8:30a-10:00a 4 $33 JR • No class Dec. 25, Jan. 1. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Do you wish you knew what was going on during your child’s soccer game? This class will cover the basic rules and flow of the game, along with some time on the field to learn a few moves you can practice with your kids. A basic rule book will be available from the instructor. Instructor: D. Harrington Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5108-FEA Homecroft M Sep 27 5:30p-7:30p 2 $30 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Tummies, Tushes and Thighs

Adult Programs

Improve the hard-to-reach tummy, tush and thigh muscle groups. Includes warm-up, aerobics and cool-down. Bring an exercise mat or a towel and a resist-a-ball or fitness ball. Canceled classes will not be rescheduled. Instructor: S. Peltier Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5330-FHA Highland M Sep 27 5:15p-6:00p 8 $52 HS Course# 5330-FHB Highland W Sep 29 5:15p-6:00p 8 $52 HS Course# 5330-FHC Highland M Nov 22 5:15p-6:00p 6 $41 HS • No class Dec. 20, 27. Course# 5330-FHD Highland W Nov 24 5:15p-6:00p 6 $41 HS • No class Dec. 22, 29. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

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Fitness/Sports/Yoga Yoga for Life

Nordic Walking

Learn how to use Nordic walking poles to increase your heart rate and burn calories without heavy impact on your joints. Equipment and instruction provided. Instructor: L. Lemke Course# 5260-FSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Sep 27 5:30p-7:30p 1 $25 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Weight Training for Women

Adult Programs

Tone and strengthen muscles in a fun and safe atmosphere. Learn the proper techniques to build strength and confidence by using free weights only, no weight machines. Wear comfortable clothing; weight gloves are optional. Bring an exercise mat or a towel. Instructor: S. Peltier Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5340-FHA Highland M Sep 27 6:00p-7:00p 8 $73 HS Course# 5340-FHB Highland W Sep 29 6:00p-7:00p 8 $73 HS Course# 5340-FHC Highland M Nov 22 6:00p-7:00p 6 $57 HS • No class Dec. 20, 27. Course# 5340-FHD Highland W Nov 24 6:00p-7:00p 6 $57 HS • No class Dec. 22, 29. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

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Gentle hatha-based yoga is appropriate for anyone. Focus will be on basic postures, strength and flexibility, breath awareness and guided relaxation. Bring a mat and water bottle and wear comfortable clothing. Instructor: S. Neal Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5700-FC Como M Sep 27 6:00p-7:15p 8 $60 Elem Course# 5700-FCA Como M Sep 27 7:30p-8:45p 8 $60 Elem To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Yoga and Pilates

Each class includes core-strengthening Pilates exercises, step-by-step instruction in yoga postures, sun salutations, breathing exercises and deep relaxation. Some yoga experience necessary. Bring a blanket or a mat and wear comfortable clothing. Instructor: M. Ames Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5701-FC Como W Sep 22 5:45p-7:00p 8 $60 Elem To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Gentle Yoga

Gentle yoga is for all levels. Class includes breathing, gentle stretching, core strengthening poses, and hip and spine opening poses. Bring a mat. Instructor: B. Painter Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5880-FEA Central HS W Sep 29 6:00p-7:15p 8 $63 To register, call Harding C.E. at 651-293-8733

Gentle Healing Yoga

Gentle enough for those who have any kind of pain and/or bone or joint issues due to age, injury, radiation/ chemo treatments. This class combines hatha yoga principles and energy work producing a gentle yoga practice with self-healing and relaxation techniques. The class includes breathing, visualization, gentle stretching and core, hip, spine, neck, and shoulder openers, as well as some basic core strengthening. Bring a mat. Instructor: B. Painter Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5103-FEA SAP Sa Oct 9 9:00a- 8 $58 Elem 10:00a • No class Oct. 23, Nov. 27. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Yoga for Restoration and Renewal

In Yoga for Restoration and Renewal participants will be guided into a deep state of relaxation through guided meditation, a slow-flow sequence linking breath with gentle movement, and supported asanas (postures). Bring a couple of blankets that you can use as props to support your body in postures that are held. This class is for all ages and ability levels. Instructor: M. McDonald Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5871-FEA Humboldt M Sep 27 6:30p-7:30p 8 $58 HS To register, call Harding C.E. at 651-293-8733

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Yoga at Highland/Ramsey To register, call Highland/Mac/ Groveland Community Education at 651-293-8874. Canceled classes will not be rescheduled. Note: Please keep perfume/scented lotion usage to a minimum.

Hatha Yoga (Beginning)

Introductory course on the basic principles of yoga. Wear loose clothing and bring a blanket, yoga mat and belt. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5875-FHA Ramsey M Sep 27 5:15p- 11 $65 JR 6:15p • No class Oct. 18. Instructor: K. Kuluvar Course# 5875-FHB Highland Tu Sep 28 5:45p- 11 $65 JR 6:45p • No class Nov. 2. Instructor: C. McCoy Course# 5875-FHE Ramsey Tu Sep 28 7:55p- JR 8:55p • No class Oct. 19, Nov. 2. Instructor: J. Laine

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Course# 5875-FHC Ramsey Th Sep 30 5:15p- 10 $60 JR 6:15p • No class Nov. 11, 25. Instructor: K. Kuluvar Course# 5875-FHD Ramsey Th Sep 30 7:25p- 10 $60 JR 8:25p • No class Nov. 11, 25. Instructor: K. Kuluvar

Hatha Yoga (Beginning/ Advanced Beginning)

Course# 5877-FHA 4 $30 Ramsey M Sep 27 6:20p- 11 $92 JR 7:50p • No class Oct. 18. Instructor: K. Kuluvar Course# 5877-FHB Hatha Yoga (Advanced Ramsey Tu Sep 28 6:20p- 6 $55 Beginning) JR 7:50p This course is for students who have taken Beginning Yoga and are prepared • No class Oct. 19, Nov. 2. Instructor: J. Laine for more physically demanding poses. Course# 5877-FHC Wear loose clothing and bring two Ramsey W Sep 29 6:20p- 8 $70 blankets, yoga mat and belt. JR 7:50p Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Instructor: J. Laine Course# 5876-FHA Ramsey M Sep 27 7:55p- 11 $65 Course# 5877-FHD Ramsey Tu Nov 23 6:20p- 6 $55 JR 8:55p JR 7:50p • No class Oct. 18. • No class Dec. 21, 28. Instructor: K. Kuluvar Instructor: J. Laine Course# 5876-FHC Highland Tu Sep 28 6:55p- 11 $65 Course# 5877-FHE Ramsey W Nov 24 6:20p- 5 $47 JR 7:55p JR 7:50p • No class Nov. 2. • No class Dec. 15, 22, 29. Instructor: C. McCoy Instructor: J. Laine Course# 5876-FHD Ramsey Tu Sep 28 5:15p- 6 $40 Hatha Yoga (Advanced) JR 6:15p • No class Oct. 19, Nov. 2. For students who have completed one year of intermediate yoga or with Instructor: J. Laine permission of instructor. Course# 5876-FHE Ramsey W Sep 29 7:55p- 8 $50 Instructor: J. Laine JR 8:55p Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Instructor: J. Laine Course# 5878-FHA Course# 5876-FHB Ramsey Sa Oct 2 9:05a- 8 $70 Ramsey Th Sep 30 6:20p- 10 $60 JR 10:35a JR 7:20p Course# 5878-FHB • No class Nov. 11, 25. Ramsey Sa Dec 11 9:05a- 4 $40 Instructor: K. Kuluvar JR 10:35a Course# 5876-FHF • No class Dec. 25, Jan. 1. Ramsey Tu Nov 23 5:15p- 6 $40 JR 6:15p Gentle Hatha Yoga • No class Dec. 21, 28. (Intermediate) Instructor: J. Laine This intermediate class will explore the Course# 5876-FHG introductory poses in greater depth and Ramsey W Nov 24 7:55p- 5 $35 focus on breathing practices. JR 8:55p Instructor: J. Laine • No class Dec. 15, 22, 29. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Instructor: J. Laine Course# 5879-FHA Ramsey W Sep 29 5:15p- 8 $50 Hatha Yoga (Intermediate) JR 6:15p Students are required to have completed Beginning and Advanced Beginning Yoga Course# 5879-FHB Ramsey W Nov 24 5:15p- 5 $35 classes. Bring a blanket and yoga mat. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee JR 6:15p • No class Dec. 15, 22, 29.

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Adult Programs

This course is for beginning and advanced beginning students and focuses on the basic principles of yoga in addition to teaching the poses in more detail. Instructor: J. Laine Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5874-FHA Ramsey Sa Oct 2 8:00a-9:00a 8 $50 JR Course# 5874-FHB Ramsey Tu Nov 23 7:55p-8:55p 6 $40 JR • No class Dec. 21, 28.

Course# 5874-FHC Ramsey Sa Dec 11 8:00a- JR 9:00a • No class Dec. 25, Jan. 1.

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Health and Safety

Health and Safety Balance Your Digestion with Chinese Medicine

Alexander Technique: The Smart Solution to Pain and Stress

Discover how the Alexander Technique has been helping people for over 100 years take an active role in managing pain and tension by learning to use the body with more ease and less strain. Bring a blanket or yoga mat. Instructor: L. Hill Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5680-FHA Highland JR M Oct 18 6:30p-9:00p 1 54$ To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Arthritis Self-Help

Adult Programs

The Arthritis Foundation Self-Help program is for anyone with arthritis or joint pain. This self-management education program, developed at Stanford University for the Arthritis Foundation, teaches proven skills for living with arthritis. This six-week series features ways to reduce pain and stress, cope with fatigue, use medications wisely, and benefit from exercise. Optional textbook available from instructor for $20. Instructor: Arthritis Foundation Location Days)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5616-FSA Arthritis Tu Sep 28 6:00p-8:00p 6 $10 Foundation, 1876 W. Minnehaha Ave., 55104

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Asian cultures have centuries of wisdom about how to keep the digestive system balanced and healthy and how you can restore your body’s natural rhythm with simple do-ityourself techniques. In this class you will learn acupressure points to improve your digestion, an abdominal self-massage technique, and food therapy to feel better. Instructor: S. Tuominen Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5610-FSA Linwood Tu Oct 19 6:30p-8:00p 1 $25 Rec To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Balanced Foods for Balanced Moods

Reduce negative moods, increase energy, improve memory and manage stress through balanced eating. This class explains the food-mood connection and empowers participants to make permanent lifestyle changes. This course has been designed to meet the continuing education criteria for registered nurses and is approved for 2.4 CEUs. RNs are responsible for determining whether this course meets their needs. Instructor:NutritionalWeight&Wellness Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5650-FHA Highland M Oct 18 6:30p-8:30p 1 $35 JR To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Adult Driver Education Classes Adult Driver Education

This class is designed for people 18 years and older who need a comprehensive overview of the rules and regulations that are necessary to obtain a permit. The class is taught by a certified driver education instructor. Fee includes two hours of Behind-theWheel instruction.

Bladder & Pelvic Health

You can take control of your bladder and improve overall health, but kegels are not enough. Learn common pitfalls in dealing with bladder issues, learn about irritants found in our diets, and find out about bladder re-training. The first part of class will be lecture and discussion. The second part of class will be an exercise program you can do at home. Instructor: M. Cathcart Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5511-FC Central HS Sa Oct 9 9:00a-11:00a 1 $22 • $2 supply fee, payable to instructor. Bring a yoga mat or blanket and two full-size towels. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Blood Pressure Checks

Sponsored by Conway-Battle Creek Living at Home Block Nurse Program. No appointment needed. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5570-FSA Conway Th Sep 2 12:00p- cont Free Rec 1:00p • Meets the first Thursday of each month. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Looking for Senior Driver Improvement/Driver Safety classes? See Senior Classes, page 47.

Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2504-FDA Central Sa Oct 9 9:00a- 1 $150 HS 1:00a 275 N. Lexington Pkwy, 55104 Course# 2504-FDB Gordon W Dec 8 6:00p- 1 $150 Parks HS 8:00p 1212 University Ave. W., 55104

To register, call Central Community Education at 651-632-6020

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Chi Nei Tsang

Health Care Directives Explained

Hand Care Class: Hands, Wrists and Forearms

Chi Nei Tsang is an ancient form of abdominal massage that you can perform on yourself in order to improve organ function, lymph flow and digestion. You will leave with enough skills to incorporate into your self-care routine. Instructor: M. Cathcart Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5513-FC Central HS Sa Oct 2 9:00a-11:00a 1 $22 • Bring a yoga mat or a blanket. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

We will discuss why a health care directive is important and how to complete a Minnesota Health Care Directive. We will explain what a health care agent can do if a person is unable to make or communicate decisions. Questions about health care values and preferences will be presented with instructions about how to legally communicate personal choices about health care decisions. This class is informational only. Instructor:MetropolitanAreaAgencyon Aging Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5568-FEA Carondelet Th Sep 16 10:00a- 1 $5 Center, 11:00a 1890 Randolph Ave, 55105 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Reduce muscular tension, pain, strain, and the risk of repetitive stress injuries using easily learned movement and self-applied massage techniques. This class may be accepted for CEUs in some professions. Please do not wear fragrances. Instructor: D. Girod Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5360-FSA Jewish Th Oct 14 12:30p-2:30p 1 $35 Community Center, 1375 St. Paul Ave., 55116 Course# 5360-FSB Rondo W Oct 27 6:30p-8:30p 1 $35 Outreach Library To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

CPR: Adult, Child, Infant & AED Training

Learn CPR and obstructed airway procedures for adults, children and infants. Upon completion of this class, you will receive a one-year American Red Cross certification from the American Red Cross. (AED = Automated External Defibrillator) Instructor: M. Waldorf Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5512-FC Central HS Sa Oct 9 7:30a-2:30p 1 $75 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Health and Safety

Health and Safety

= Daytime classes for adults

Elder Series To register, call Harding Community Education at 651-293-8733

Becoming a Smarter Caregiver

Making Your Home Safe and Accessible

Preventing falls and Independent Living Aids will be discussed in this class. This discussion includes causes, changes, and prevention of falls. Equipment to help people stay safe and live longer in their homes will also be discussed. Instructor: G. Hines Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5571-FSA Rondo Th Oct 21 10:30a- 1 $10 Outreach Library 12:30p

So Much Stuff—What Do I Do With It All?

Forty years of accumulation – it can be overwhelming. Receive tips and techniques on how to downsize your household and move to smaller quarters. Learn how to divide and conquer the process into manageable segments. Instructor: K. McGonagle Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5567-FSA Rondo Th Oct 7 10:30a- 1 $15 Outreach Library 12:30p

Adult Programs

This two session class is designed for family and friend caregivers of older adults. Learn what your rights are under state and federal law when receiving long-term care services and how to advocate effectively to receive the care you or your loved one’s needs. Instructor: J. Tift Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5572-FSA Rondo W Dec 1 10:30a- 2 $35 Outreach Library 12:30p

Downsizing? Need to Sell Your Home?

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Health and Safety Your Health Care Directive

You have the right to make decisions about your medical treatment. You will learn about Health Care Directives and how to convey your personal wishes when you are unable to communicate for yourself. Learn about practical considerations in choosing your Health Care Agent(s). Healthrealted circumstances, temporary and permanent, happen to everyone. With as much forethought as possible, planning ahead and sharing your preferences with our Health Care Agent should provide information and materials to assist you in drafting your own Directive. Instructors: P. Adams-Schinzing, J.D./ L. Taylor McNally, J.D. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2935-FHA Ramsey Tu Oct 12 7:00p-8:30p 1 $30 JR To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Healthy Eating for Successful Living in Older Adults is a program for individuals who would like to learn more about nutrition and how lifestyle changes and promote better health. This class focuses on heart and bone health, and how nutrition strategies can help maintain or improve wellness and independence, and prevent chronic disease development or progression. Instructor: Consortium at Carondelet Village staff Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5606-FSA Carondelet Tu Oct 12 2:00p-4:30p 1 01$ Center, 1890 Randolph Ave., 55105 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Growing Healthy Humans

This class is designed to give expecting moms tools and techniques to have a comfortable, memorable pregnancy. Students will learn about holistic tools to relieve stress, eat better, and exercise, along with breathing techniques and other comfort measures to use during labor. Instructor: S. Orridge Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5608-FEA Harding HS W Oct 20 6:00p-8:30p 1 12$ To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Living Well, Living in Balance

Are you an adult with an ongoing health condition or a caregiver for someone with an ongoing health condition? This six-week interactive workshop is a fun and easy way to help you learn to manage chronic health challenges. A wide variety of topics ranging from doctor/patient communication, to managing medications, to beginning an exercise program will be covered. This class is in partnership with the Consortium at Carondelet Village. Instructor: Consortium at Carondelet Village staff and SULAH Block Nurse Program Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5605-FEA Carondelet Tu Sep 14 1:00p-3:00p 6 01$ Center, 1890 Randolph Ave., 55105 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Medicare A, B, C, & D

This presentation focuses on an overview of Medicare, including what is covered by Parts A & B; enrollment guidelines; Minnesota options, including the Advantage Plans (Part C); Prescription Drug coverage (Part D); where to go for extra help with prescription drug costs; and fighting Medicare fraud. Instructor:MetropolitanAreaAgencyon Aging

Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5569-FEA Carondelet W Oct 13 10:00a-11:00 1 eFr Center, 1890 Randolph Ave., 55105 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Meditation: Self-Healing and Self-Transformation

Join a certified universal Tao instructor for a fun-filled series of self-healing meditation techniques. These techniques teach you how to transform everyday stress into vitality and balance negative emotions with positive to create internal harmony. Instructor: B. Bertsch Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5640-FHA Highland M Nov 1 7:30p-8:30p 3 $50 JR To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Jump-Start Your Metabolism

Is it hard to maintain a healthy weight or lose weight? Learn how eating real foods in balance can help you lose weight, eliminate cravings and increase energy. This interactive class explains how food choices, blood sugar levels and essential fatty acids affect your energy and your ability to lose or maintain weight. This course has been designed to meet the continuing education criteria for registered nurses and is approved for 2.4 CEUs. RNs are responsible for determining whether this course meets their needs. Instructor:NutritionalWeight&Wellness Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5653-FHA Highland Tu Oct 12 6:30p-8:30p 1 $35 JR To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

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Minnesota Long-Term Care Insurance

We will answer the following questions: What is long-term care? Why plan for long-term care? We will also discuss the long-term care system, how long-term care insurance works, and the Minnesota Long Term Care Partnership. Instructor: Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5576-FEA West 7th Th Nov 4 5:00p-6:00p 1 Free Community Center, 265 Oneida St., 55102 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Introduction to Reconnective Therapy

Reconnective Therapy is a healing art that restores missing connections between the energy body and the physical body. This class is an introduction to the principles of RCT, with an emphasis on the creation and the healing of physical and emotional trauma. Instructor: J. Kiakahi Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5609-FEA Carondelet M Oct 4 6:00p-8:00p 1 $25 Center, 1890 Randolph Ave., 55105 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Relax and Stretch for Crafters

Thinking about making your home energy green? You will learn everything you wanted to know about geothermal, solar, photovoltaic, solar hot water, heat and energy recovery units, anaerobic digestion, wind energy and other forms of alternative energy. Instructor: M. Otto Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6700-FEA Harding W Oct 6 6:30p-9:00p 1 $28 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Ceramic Tile Installation

Looking to update your space? Ceramic tile can be used for bathrooms, floors, kitchen countertops, window sills and more. Learn about available varieties of tile, interior design, elements, installation, care and tile upkeep. Instructor: C. Wall Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6375-FEA Harding W Oct 13 7:00p-9:00p 1 $25 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Drywall and Plaster Repair

Learn to repair damaged walls and ceilings. This class covers the different kinds of drywall, hanging and taping, drywall repair, and repairing of plastered areas with either drywall or plaster. Hands-on opportunities are available. Instructor: P. Schwartz Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6012-FEA Central HS M Dec 6 6:30p-9:00p 1 $23 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Electrical Circuits

Learn to do basic home electrical wiring repairs. Students will learn about the different types of wire, circuit breakers, light switches and wall receptacles and how to replace them. Experience hands-on exercises to wire three different types of circuits. Instructor: P. Schwartz Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6200-FEA Homecroft M/W 6:00p- 2 $34 Sep 20/22 8:30p To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Electrical Circuits (Advanced)

This class provides a deeper look into electrical circuits and wiring. Students will learn basic trouble shooting, installation of more advanced wiring for switches and large appliances, and basic wiring design that is code compliant. Evaluation and updating of older wiring will also be covered. Instructor: D. McDonald Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6201-FEA Como HS M Oct 18 6:00p-9:00p 2 $34 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Adult Programs

This class will help knitters, crocheters and crafters to relax and stretch away the tension that comes with repetitive action. This introductory class will guide you through simple stretches and movements from yoga that target the parts of the body that crafters use the most and experience tension in. Instructor: M. Ames Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5155-FSA Conway Tu Oct 12 1:00p- 1 $10 Rec 2:00p To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Alternative Energy 101

Health and Safety • Home Improvement and Mechanics

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Home Improvement and Mechanics How to Design Your Garden

This course is a complete “How to design your garden” workshop. The first class session includes a slide presentation and discussion of garden concepts. The second class session you will create a garden design with instructor support. Instructor: C. Heegaard Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee

Engine Maintenance/ Repair (Small Gas)

Take apart, clean and repair a small gas engine. Please bring in your own engine to work on to the first class. Instructor: J. Aaslund Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6450-FEA Central Tu Sep 21 7:00p-9:00p 6 $59 Service Facility, 1157 Selby Ave., 55104 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Home Repairs for Women

An introductory class for women who want to learn how to do basic home repairs. Emphasis will be focused on sinks, faucets, tubular drainage, toilet repairs and electrical repairs. Information will be presented on types of tools needed and their uses. There will be hands-on application in class. Instructor: P. Schwartz Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6800-FEA Homecroft M Sep 27 6:30p-8:30p 3 $41 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Course# 6050-FEA Jewish W Sep 29 9:30a- 2 $37 Community Center, 11:00a 1375 St. Paul Ave., 55116 Course# 6050-FEB Central HS W Oct 20 6:30p-8:30p 2 $37 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Kitchen Remodeling in Older Homes

Love your home? Hate your kitchen? Whether you are considering a minor face-lift or full remodel, learn to make the most efficient use of space in your kitchen. The first session will focus on organization of space, product knowledge and tricks for updating your existing space. Second session, review your floor plan and receive design suggestions and directions to make your kitchen work for you. Instructor: L. Stryker Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6010-FEA Highland M Nov 1 7:00p-9:00p 2 $53 JR To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Know Your House

This three-part class will demonstrate how your house, old or new, works. Every house has four major systems: structural, mechanical (heating, ventilation, air conditioning), plumbing and electrical. The hows and whys of each house system will be carefully explained. Then, each house system will undergo an “inspector’s eye” to find frequently needed repairs or upgrades to either refresh your house or meet current code requirements. Checklists and how-to-evaluate handouts will be available. Instructor: D. McDonald Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6011-FEA Como HS M Sep 27 6:30p-8:30p 3 $45 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Power Tools (Basic)

Get comfortable with power tools in this hands-on class. Learn which tool is necessary for a particular task, how to operate it, and its safety precautions. Emphasis will be on circular saw, jig saw, electric drill, and electric sander. Instructor: D. Theisen Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6110-FEA Como HS M Sep 27 7:00p-9:00p 1 $23 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Home Safety

Adult Programs

Identify some common home safety hazards and learn how to prevent or fix them. Topics will range from indoor to outdoor problems. Instructor: D. Theisen Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6051-FEA Como HS M Oct 11 7:00p-9:00p 1 $25 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Putting Down Roots: Rain Gardens in Residential Settings

The natural beauty and practical benefit of a rain garden make it an increasingly popular choice for homeowners who want to do their part to help water quality. This Friends of the Mississippi River (www.fmr.org) workshop covers all the rain gardening how-tos – from placement and soil preparation to plant selection and other nuances of rain garden construction. Printed materials will be provided. Sponsored by City of St. Paul Public Works and Capitol Region Watershed District. Instructor:FriendsoftheMississippiRiver Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6901-FHA Homecroft Th Sep 23 6:30p-8:30p 1 01$ To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Real Estate: First-Time Homebuyer Assistance Programs

This class will cover the main three subsidized interest rate programs available in the Twin Cities area, their rules, benefits and drawbacks. Also covered will be the larger Down Payment Assistance programs. With these programs the firsttime homebuyer can get a low fixed interest rate and down payment assistance. Instructor: E. Otterness Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6602-FEA Harding HS W Oct 6 7:00p-9:00p 1 $21 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Reduce Your Home Energy Use

This class will give you in-depth information on how you can lower your energy costs. Learn how to plan for and complete an energy retrofit for your home and find out how you can take advantage of state and federal funding for many of these projects. Instructor: M. Otto Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6710-FEA Harding W Sep 29 6:30p-9:00p 1 $28 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Reverse Mortgage: How Can it Help Me?

Your home has held your dreams, laughter, sorrows for many years, it has “held you in its arms”. You have worked hard to purchase the walls and beams and to have the secure place called “home”. Your home has also accumulated value. If you are 62 or over, a Reverse Mortgage can give you access to equity in your home while retaining ownership. There are no monthly payments on the money you use. You live more comfortably and have more peace of mind that you are prepared for the “ifs” in life. Learn the basics, ask your questions, explore the many uses of a Reverse Mortgage. Instructor: E. Carey Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6008-FSA Homecroft W Oct 13 5:00p-6:30p 1 $15 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Real Estate: Buying Your First House

With the right training, tools, and preparation, hardwood floor sanding is something you can do yourself. Students learn to assess floor condition, evaluate different rental sanders, practice sanding techniques, and explore finish options. Get tips on preparation, eliminating flaws, refinishing stairs and corners, and how to recognize when you should hire a professional. Instructor: K. Macey Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6425-FEA Pete’s Tu Sep 28 6:00p-9:00p 1 $25 Hardwood Floors, 186 Fairview Ave. N., 55104 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Soldering Copper Tubing

We will identify copper tubing, steel pipe, valves and fittings, their nomenclature and how to identify and join them together. You will also learn the techniques of soldering/sweating copper tubing by doing a hands-on application in class. Equipment, techniques and questions will be reviewed. Instructor: P. Schwartz Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6260-FEA Central HS M Nov 29 7:00p-9:00p 1 $26 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Adult Programs

Learn all the facts behind deeds, title insurance, closing costs, financing a mortgage, little known tax write-offs and the respective roles of brokers, salesmen and attorneys. Instructor: L. Nelson Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6601-FEA Como HS M Oct 18 7:00p-9:00p 1 $21 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Sanding Your Own Floors

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Home Improvement and Mechanics Window Restoration: Energy Efficiency

Trim and Moulding

Learn the basics on how to cut, glue, sand, install and finish baseboard trim, and window and door casings. We will also discuss picture mouldings. Instructor: D. Theisen Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6275-FEA Como HS M Oct 4 7:00p-9:00p 1 $33 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Truth in Housing Workshop

Learn about Truth in Housing forms and regulations in this workshop. Instructor: D. McDonald Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6603-FEA Harding W Oct 20 6:00p-9:00p 1 $21 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Water Heater Installation and Maintenance

Adult Programs

This is an introductory class designed for homeowners who want to learn how to replace that old water heater and/or do periodic preventive maintenance to keep it operating efficiently. Emphasis will be focused on both gas and electric models. Instructor: P. Schwartz Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6300-FEA Central HS M Dec 13 7:00p-9:00p 1 $26 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Do you want to keep the original windows in your home, but you’re tired of freezing in the winter? Learn how to repair and weather strip the original windows. The energy savings can be significant! We will take apart an old window, replace broken sashes and ropes, free up painted-shut windows and install new weather stripping to keep the cold out. Get answers to your questions about common problems such as rattles, condensation and energy savings. We’ll also take a good look at storm window options. Instructor: P. Schmidt Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6730-FEA Ramsey M Oct 25 6:00p-9:00p 1 $28 JR To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Window Restoration: Glazing Repair

This class covers non-energy-related repair and restoration. You’ll learn how to replace glass and put in new glazing putty so it looks professionally done. It’s easier than you think! You’ll also learn to repair rotten wood, and sand, stain and varnish or paint your windows. Bring in your old window parts for evaluation! Instructor: P. Schmidt Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6120-FEA Ramsey JR M Nov 1 6:00p-9:00p 1 $28 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Woodshop (Basic)

You will build a stepstool using either hand tools and/or small power tools. Practice most phases of woodworking skills: cutting, gluing, sanding and assembly. Materials for this project will be furnished; however, students are encouraged to bring their own power or hand tools. Time permitting, students may select an additional simple project. Instructor: P. Schwartz Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6000-FEA Central HS W Oct 6 7:00p-9:00p 5 $60 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Woodshop (Intermediate)

Work on a simple project of your choice, using either hand tools and/ or small power tools. You will be introduced to the jig/scroll saw, band saw, disc/belt sander and the drill press. Your project may include most phases of woodworking skills: cutting, gluing, sanding and assembly. Materials for your project will not be furnished. Students are encouraged to bring their own power or hand tools. Previous woodshop skills are required. Instructor: P. Schwartz Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6001-FEA Central Sa Oct 2 9:00a-12:00p 5 $60 HS • No class Oct. 23. Course# 6001-FEB Central Sa Nov 13 9:00a-12:00p 5 $60 HS • No class Nov. 27. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Woodshop (Open)

This class is designed for students who have a specific project in mind. Power tool instructions are available. Bring your plan and wood for project to the first class. Instructor: P. Schwartz Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6002-FEA Central Sa Oct 2 9:00a-12:00p 5 $69 HS • No class Oct. 23. Course# 6002-FEB Central Sa Nov 13 9:00a-12:00p 5 $69 HS • No class Nov. 27. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Woodworking Power Machines

Students will become familiar with large power tools used in woodworking projects including the table saw, jointer, surface planer, scroll saws, band saws, disk/belt sanders and the drill press. We will also cover woodshop safety. Session two will include a review and opportunity for hands-on activity giving students time to operate the machines. Instructor: P. Schwartz Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 6003-FEA Central M Oct 18 6:30p-9:00p 2 $34 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

French (Beginning)

This basic class is designed for students taking French for the first time or for students with some experience. Basic conversation, reading, listening and writing skills will be taught. Main conversation topics include: introducing oneself, talking about food, family, telling time, and different actions in the present and past tenses. Instructor: J. Kigin Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4000-FC WTSS Th Sep 30 6:00p-7:25p 8 $52 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

French (Beginning 2)

This class is designed for students having some basic knowledge of the language. Basic conversation, reading, listening and writing skills will be taught. Students will learn regular verbs ending in “er”and “ir” as well as some irregular verbs. Present, past and future tenses, basic negations, questions, adjective usage are also part of the class. Main conversation topics include: introducing oneself, talking about food, family, traveling plans, and different actions in the present, past and future tenses. Instructor: J. Kigin Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4003-FC WTSS Th Sep 30 7:35p-9:00p 8 $52 • Recommended: Complete Guide to Conjugating12000FrenchVerbs(English Edition),(hardcover)byBescherelle,anda basic French/English dictionary. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Languages and Communicatoins

Languages and Communications

French (Intermediate)

This class is designed for students having taken some beginning level classes. The primary objective of this course is to help students further develop proficiency in communicating in French. Students will learn reflexive verbs, the present perfect, the preterit, comparatifs and superlatifs. Main conversation topics include daily routine, telling time, leisure activities and more. Instructor: J. Kigin Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4004-FC Como HS M Oct 4 6:00p-7:30p 8 $52 • Recommended: Complete Guide to Conjugating12000FrenchVerbs(English Edition),(hardcover)byBescherelle,anda basic French/English dictionary. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

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Languages and Communications Irish Gaelic (Introduction)

German (Beginning 1)

This very basic class will introduce you to basic grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary. Instructor: I. Ritt Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4166-FHA Como HS M Sep 27 6:00p-7:30p 8 $52 •Textbook,LearnGermantheFastandFun Way, may be purchased at Barnes & Noble Booksellers or Borders Books. Approximate cost is $20. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

German (Beginning 2)

Adult Programs

This class is a continuation of German (Beginning 1) and includes more complex grammar, writing and conversation. Students with previous German language experience are also welcome. Instructor: I. Ritt Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4167-FHA Como HS M Sep 27 7:30p-9:00p 8 $52 •Textbook,LearnGermantheFastandFun Way, may be purchased at Barnes & Noble Booksellers or Borders Books. Approximate cost is $20. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

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This course will cover basic everyday conversation and useful phrases, along with insights into how the language works. Students who complete this course will have the option of continuing with Monday night Irish lessons for free, in the regular program taught by Gaeltacht Minnesota for more than 20 years. Learn more about Gaeltacht Minnesota and the Irish language at www.gaelminn.org. Instructor: Gaeltacht Minnesota Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4010-FC Central HS M Oct 4 7:00p-9:00p 4 $35 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Italian (Beginning 1)

This course will introduce you to basic grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary along with insights on Italian culture. Instructor: M. Nilles Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4170-FEA WTSS Tu Sep 28 6:00p-7:30p 8 $52 • Textbook, Barron’s Learn Italian the Fun and Fast Way, may be purchased at Barnes & Noble Booksellers or Borders Books. No class Nov. 2. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Italian (Beginning 2)

This class is a continuation of Italian (Beginning 1) and includes more complex grammar, writing and conversation. Students with previous Italian language experience are also welcome. Ci Vediamo! Instructor: M. Nilles Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4171-FEA WTSS Tu Sep 28 7:30p-9:00p 8 $52 • Textbook, Barron’s Learn Italian the Fun and Fast Way, may be purchased at Barnes & Noble Booksellers or Borders Books. No class Nov. 2. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Japanese (Beginning)

This class will focus on basic conversation and expressions and will include an introduction to some aspects of Japanese culture. Instructor: T. Shimano Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4340-FHA Homecroft Tu Sep 28 6:30p-7:25p 8 25$ • No class Nov. 2. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Japanese (Intermediate)

Students will concentrate on the use of verbs. Knowledge of the Japanese scripts, hiragana and katakana is helpful, but not required. Instructor: T. Shimano Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4341-FHA Homecroft Tu Sep 28 7:30p-9:00p 8 25$ • No class Nov. 2. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Japanese (Advanced)

For students who have completed Japanese (Intermediate). Instructor: T. Shimano Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4342-FHA Homecroft Th Sep 30 7:30p-9:00p 8 25$ To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Mandarin Chinese (Beginning)

This is an introductory class to Modern Standard (Mandarin) Chinese, focusing on basic conversational skills, while exploring the origin and history of the written language. We will also develop a knowledge of Chinese culture. Instructor: J. Jiang Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4350-FHA Ramsey W Sep 29 6:00p-7:30p 8 $52 JR To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

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American Sign Language (Beginning)

Learn to communicate with the deaf by using American Sign Language. Students learn basic vocabulary, sentence structure and introduction to deaf culture. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4370-FHA Homecroft W Sep 29 6:00p-7:25p 8 25$ To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

American Sign Language (Intermediate)

For students who have completed American Sign Language (Beginning) class. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4371-FHA Homecroft W Sep 29 7:30p-9:00p 8 25$ To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Somali: Introduction to the Language and Culture

In this introductory class, you will learn basic vocabulary and pronunciation and gain practical knowledge of Somali culture. Instructor: A. Geyre Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4385-FHA Highland M Oct 4 6:00p-7:30p 8 $52 JR To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Spanish (Beginning)

This very basic class is designed for those taking Spanish for the first time. Instructor: Y. Ayala Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4360-FHA Ramsey M Sep 27 6:00p-7:25p 8 $52 JR • Textbook,LearnSpanishtheFastandFun Way, may be purchased at Barnes & Noble Booksellers. Approximate cost is $20. Read chapter 8 before class. No class Oct. 18. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Spanish (Advanced Beginning)

This class is for those with some knowledge of Spanish. Emphasis will be placed on grammatical rules, conjugation of verbs and basic conversation. Instructor: Y. Ayala Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4361-FHA Ramsey JR M Sep 27 7:30p-8:55p 8 $52 • Textbook,LearnSpanishtheFastandFun Way, may be purchased at Barnes & Noble Booksellers. Approximate cost is $20. No class Oct. 18. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Spanish Conversational (Beginning)

This class is for those who have taken some Spanish and would like to increase their speaking ability. Instructor: S. Rios Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4363-FHA Ramsey JR W Sep 29 7:30p-8:55p 8 25$ • $10 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Swahili: Introduction to the Language and Culture

An introduction to everyday Swahili vocabulary and conversation. Emphasis will be on conversation useful for travel in Swahili-speaking regions and the culture of East Africa. Instructor: E. Angell Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4380-FHA Ramsey W Sep 29 7:00p-8:30p 8 $52 JR To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Adult Programs

Bienvenidos. This class contains an introduction to Spanish through vocabulary, pronunciation, verb tenses and helpful expressions. Activities include speaking, reading and listening. Instructor: S. Rios Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4362-FHA Ramsey JR W Sep 29 6 :00p-7:25p 825 $ • $10 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Spanish Conversational (Intermediate)

Languages and Communicatoins

Languages and Communications

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Languages and Communicatoins • Online Classes

Languages and Communications continued

Online Classes

Exploring the Art of Personal Writing

Registration

Personal writing is the foundation for all writing, whether you want to publish or just write. We will examine and discuss the writing process from journals to letters, memoir to poetry, and essay to fiction. Bring a journal, your favorite pen and your imagination. Instructor: P. Blau Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4400-FHA Highland M Sep 27 7:00p-8:30p 5 $47 JR • $5 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

Writing: Your Errors in English

Brush up your writing skills! Identify the most common grammatical errors, consider tricks to eliminate spelling errors, and see why spell-checking devices are far from foolproof. We will examine aspects of writing styles and go over some proofreading techniques. Instructor: M. Moen Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4225-FEA Como HS M Oct 18 7:00p-9:00p 1 $27 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Phone: 651-293-8811 Mail: Community Education, 740 W. Rose Ave., St. Paul, MN 55117 In person at the Community Education office in Como Park Senior High School. These classes are taught online. E-mail address must be included with registration. Note: Online registration is not available for these classes. Additional registration information on page 80. Instructor: BDG Online

Caves and Cave Art

Explore the wonderful underground world of caves. Gain a better understanding of how they form and the strange creatures that live there. View interesting cave art found in caves all over the world. Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 7030-FC Tu Oct 12 open 24 hours 5 $42

Go West, Young Girl, Go West!

What was pioneer life like for a cowgirl? Look at many female pioneers and their lifestyles. Learn what motivated some of them to endure the rugged life. See what their travel was like and how life became once they reached their destination. Explore books, videos, musicals, television shows, movies and the Internet, and gain a better understanding of that time in history known as The Western Expansion. This course is of interest to both males and females of all ages! Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 7016-FC W Sep 29 open 24 hours 5 $42

Luck O’ the Irish

Adult Programs

An exploration of Ireland through the Internet – the next best thing to traveling the Emerald Isle. If you are planning a trip to Ireland, take this course before leaving. Learn about famous places, Irish Saints, Legends, Irish tales, Ballads, Songs and Irish recipes. Utilize the one-to-one personal instruction from the comfort of your own home. Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 7017-FC Tu Oct 19 open 24 hours 5 $42

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Stargazing— Virtual Reality Style

The skies may be couldy all night where you live but you can still observe and learn about the night skies with this online course. You don’t have to worry about the weather or city lights. Log on to the course and enjoy stargazing virtual reality style! Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 7018-FC W Sep 29 open 24 hours 5 $42

Stormchasing

Learn about storms, how they form and what causes them. Learn about clouds, storm phenomenon, and what tornado chasers need to know and what they do as they chase storms. Look at lightning, hurricanes and other major weather events. Test your skills and knowledge about tornado chasing with a storm chaser simulation. Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 7015-FC W Sep 29 open 24 hours 5 $42

Volcanoes

What a way to explore volcanoes – safely! Learn what makes a volcano erupt and some of the most famous eruptions in history. See how a volcano affects you. Become aware of the beginning signs or eruptions and how to prepare for them. Now is the time to take your virtual tour and learn all about volcanoes! Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 7070-FC W Sep 29 open 24 hours 5 $42


Forgiveness: One Step at a Time

Become a Community  Tutor—help a child  succeed in school. 

In this class, we will define what forgiveness is, the importance of forgiveness for our own personal peace and wholeness, who forgiveness serves and why. Students will receive a “toolbox” of forgiveness tools that support a person in working through the layers of forgiveness. Instructor: J. Jerabek Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4679-FEA Como HS M Oct 4 6:00p-9:00p 1 $29 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Give to Live: Volunteering 101

Everyone has unique skills, interests, and abilities that can be shared with others. Volunteering is a great way to get and stay connected and engaged in your community! This class will help you discover opportunities to engage in meaningful activity through volunteering. Students will be connected with volunteer opportunities in the Mac-Groveland, Highland Park, West 7th, Summit Hill, Summit-University and Union Park neighborhoods. This class is offered in partnership with the Consortium at Carondelet Village. Instructor: Consortium at Carondelet Village staff Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee

Course# 4667-FSC Carondelet Th Nov 4 2:30p-4:30p Center, 1890 Randolph Ave., 55105 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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In St. Paul, there are over 10,000 students who  need your help to become proficient readers or  learn basic math skills. There are 10 adults for  every child.  What if every adult gave one hour a  week to help a child become proficient in  reading and math?      

Become a trained tutor with the Saint  Paul Public Schools Foundation—see  what a difference you can make!   

Transforming Anger into Positive Energy

This class is designed to teach people alternatives to cope with their anger as well as turn their anger around into something positive and productive. Instructor: S. Orridge Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4676-FEA Harding HS W Oct 6 6:00p-8:00p 1 $21 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

What will you learn about tutoring?    As a tutor, you will learn:  • Tutoring skills and strategies  • How to work effectively with students   • How to utilize the Saint Paul Public Schools  reading and math curriculum   

How can you become a tutor?  You need to  meet the following requirements:  • Have attained age 16 or older by 9/1/2010   • Commit to a minimum of four months  • Complete a criminal background check  • English language fluency required  • Complete a tutor training  • Bi‐lingual tutors are encouraged to apply  

Sign up now!  We currently have the  following sessions open for reservations:   

ABC’s of Reading Tutor Training   Instructor:  Minnesota Literacy Council   

Wednesday, September 15, 5 – 8 p.m.  Location: SPPS main offices  360 Colborne, St. Paul   

Thursday, October 14, 5 – 8 p.m.  Location: Rondo Library  461 N. Dale Street, St. Paul   

Additional trainings will be added including:  Everyday Math Tutor Training (Grades K‐6)  Math in the Middle Grades (7‐8th grade)   

It’s FREE!  Tuition for training class waived  (courtesy of the SPPS Foundation).   

To register, contact Masha Finn:   SPPS Foundation Tutoring Partnership  Phone: 651.325.4205      Email:  tutor@sppsfoundation.org  Learn more at:  www.sppsfoundation.org 

Adult Programs

Course# 4667-FSA Carondelet Th Oct 21 9:30a- 1 Free Center, 11:30a 1890 Randolph Ave., 55105 Course# 4667-FSB Carondelet Th Oct 28 5:30p-7:30p 1 eFr Center, 1890 Randolph Ave., 55105

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Personal Growth

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Personal Growth

Personal Growth History Lectures

Critical Conversations: Middle East Conflicts

Architecture of Saint Paul

This course uses film to explore the root causes of the political, economic and social upheaval in the Middle East. It highlights the conflicts involving Israel/Palestine, Iraq and Afghanistan, and Iran, along with the roles played by the United States. Instructor: E. Burr Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4670-FEA Como HS Tu Sep 28 7:00p- 5 $39 9:00p To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

The Challenge of Peace: Understanding the ArabIsraeli Conflict

This lecture/discussion is a multimedia program created by the Jewish Community Relations Council in order to give context to the topic of the Palestinian/Israeli conflict. Framed in history and geography, this course will give important background facts as well as consider modern events and include time to consider important questions, such as: Why is peace so elusive? Is a just resolution possible? Gain context for understanding a story that is never far from the headlines. A question-andanswer session will follow the program. Instructor: Jewish Community Relations Council Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4850-FHA Highland JR M Oct 25 7:00p-8:30p 2 $ 10 • This discussion represents the Jewish Community Relations Council’s perspective on this topic. We welcome all to participate in this dialogue. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

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Films to be shown: Session 1: On Orientalism Session 2: Life in Occupied Palestine Session 3: The Oil Factor: Behind the War on Terror Session 4: Iran is Not the Problem Session 5: Israel: Myths and Propaganda—The Truth about the 1948 Arab-Israeli War and the Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, followed by Pappé Critiques Reactions to His Work

The range of housing and commercial styles in Saint Paul is wide and wonderful. This slide lecture will help you identify the various styles all over the city. Instructor: M. B. Hummel Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4504-FC Como HS M Oct 4 7:00p- 1 $31 9:00p To register call, Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

History of Saint Paul

The history of Saint Paul can be surveyed by looking at the tombstones of the pioneers who came and stayed. Strange, yes; but interesting. Instructor: M.B. Hummel Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4505-FEA Harding W Dec 1 7:00p- 1 $31 HS 9:00p To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Secrets of the U.S. Secret Service

Find out about the enormous job of protecting the President, the close calls, the tragic failures, the mindnumbing attention to detail, and the funny moments that are part of this job. From Lincoln’s Pinkerton agents to the 6,500 employees today, the Secret Service is a fascinating topic. Instructor: K. Simmer Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 4678-FSA Como HS M Nov 8 6:30p- 1 $23 8:30p To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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The fee for these three classes is $60 or $23 each. To register, call Harding Community Education at 651-293-8733

Ben Franklin: Statesman, Scientist, Ladies’ Man

Ben Franklin is one of the most interesting characters in American history. He was wise, inventive, intelligent, funny, charming, and yes, even sexy. Find out how this portly fellow with the stringy hair became respected and beloved here and abroad, but was rejected by his only son for political reasons. Instructor: K. Simmer Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Course# 4673-FSA Jewish W Nov 10 1:00p-3:00p 1 Community Center, 1375 St. Paul Ave., 55116

Blue Nosed Puke Stockings

That’s what the crew of the Mayflower called the pilgrims. This class explains the rise of Puritanism in England and its spread to America. Describes the lifestyle and beliefs, and includes the famous Salem Witchcraft Trials. Compare Puritanism to modern day forms of religious extremism. Instructor: K. Simmer Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Course# 4671-FSA Jewish W Oct 20 1:00p-3:00p 1 Community Center, 1375 St. Paul Ave., 55116

The British are Coming!

Did you know that Paul Revere had his horse stolen during his famous ride? Or that only one-third of Americans were in favor of independence at the time of our Revolution? This class explains the events (and the characters) that led up to the American Revolution. Get a good understanding of why we fought, from the Boston Tea Party to the “shot heard round the world”. Instructor: K. Simmer Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Course# 4672-FSA Carondelet W Oct 27 1:00p-3:00p 1 Center, 1890 Randolph Ave., 55105

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Senior Classes

Senior Classes

Don’t see what you are looking for? Additional daytime classes are offered throughout other sections of the catalog. Look for the dragon fly icon! To register for Senior Classes, call Community Education Senior Program at 651-293-8733.

Punch Cards:

Punch cards must be purchased to participate in cards or clubs that are continuous activities. The fee for the punch card is $10 for 10 sessions and are good for one year from the date of purchase.

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Cards: 500

Join us for a friendly game of 500 cards. Do you enjoy reading and would like You are welcome to bring a friend, but to discuss the books you read? Join a book club to discuss the chosen book of no partner necessary. Please arrive 15 minutes early. the month that will be selected by the group. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3171-FSA Conway Th Sep 2 1:00p- cont punch Course# 3174-FSB Rice M Sep 27 12:45p- cont punch Rec 4:00p card Street Library 2:15p drac • MeetsthefourthMondayofeachmonth. Cards: Hand and Foot Hand and Foot is a North American Course# 3174-FSA Sun Ray M Sep 27 1:00p- cont punch game related to Canasta. Please arrive Library 2:30p card 15 minutes early. • MeetsthefourthMondayofeachmonth. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3170-FSA Conway W Sep 1 12:30p- cont punch Rec 3:00p card

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Cribbage

This is for those people who already know how to play and would like to get together for a few games. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3173-FSA Conway Th Sep 2 1:00p- cont punch Rec 3:00p card

Knit and Crochet Club

Knit and crochet with us. Share patterns and learn new ideas. Beginners are welcome. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3097-FSB Oxford Tu Sep 7 10:00a- cont punch Community Center 12:30p card Course# 3097-FSA Conway Tu Sep 7 11:00a- cont punch Rec 1:00p card

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Driver Improvement/Driver Safety

Driver Safety 8-Hour

To register, call Community Education Senior Program at 651-293-8733.

Driver Improvement Program 8-Hour

This driver improvement course is taught by Minnesota Highway Safety & Research Center instructors. The class will explore changes in traffic laws, the latest vehicle technology, and provide you with easy-to-use defensive driving tips. In addition, we will explore traffic safety and accident prevention. Completion of this course allows for a 10% reduction on automobile insurance premiums in Minnesota for ages 55 and over. No refreshments available. Bring a snack/beverage if you wish. Instructor: Minnesota Highway Safety & Research Center Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5625-FSA Rondo Outreach W /Th Oct 13/14 12:00p-4:00p 2 $24 Library Course# 5625-FSB Rondo Outreach M /Tu Nov 29/30 12:00p-4:00p 2 $24 Library

Driver Improvement Program Refresher

Course# 5626-FSB Homecroft W Nov 10 4:30p-8:30p 1 Course# 5626-FSC North Dale Rec M Dec 13 9:00a-1:00p 1

Driver Safety Refresher

This 4-hour refresher course is for those who have already completed the 8-hour Driver Safety course and who need to become re-certified. Certificates will be issued to those completing the course. No refreshments available. Bring a snack/beverage if you wish. Fee: $15 AARP member (must have membership number to register); $17 for nonmembers. Instructor: AARP Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5628-FSA East Side Tu Oct 5 12:00p-4:00p 1 $15/$17 YMCA, 875 Arcade St., 55106 Course# 5628-FSB Edgcumbe Rec Sa Oct 16 8:30a-12:30p 1 $15/$17 Course# 5628-FSC Conway Rec Tu Nov 16 12:00p-4:00p 1 $15/$17 Course# 5628-FSD Wellstone Tu Dec 7 9:00a-1:00p 1 $15/$17 Community Center Course# 5628-FSE Conway Rec Tu Jan 18 12:00p-4:00p 1 $15/$17

Adult Programs

This 4-hour refresher course is for those who have completed the 8-hour Driver Improvement Program and need to be re-certified. No refreshments available. Bring a snack/beverage if you wish. Instructor: Minnesota Highway Safety & Research Center Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5626-FSA Rondo Outreach W Oct 20 12:00p-4:00p 1 $20 Library

This 8-hour course is intended to improve the driving skills of motorists 55-years-of-age and older. Completion of course will produce lower insurance rates. No refreshments available. Bring a snack/beverage if you wish. Fee: $15 AARP member (must have membership number to register); $17 for non-members. Instructor: AARP Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5627-FSA Wellstone Tu Oct 19 9:00a-1:00p 2 $15/$17 Community Center Course# 5627-FSB Central HS Sa Nov 6 8:30a-12:30p 2 $15/$17

Senior Classes

Senior Classes

$20 $20

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Senior Classes Fitness and Health

Badminton—50+

This program is for fun and exercise. Some equipment available. Tennis shoes required. Beginners are welcome. Instructor: S. Mansee Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5255-FSA Oxford W Sep 8 9:30a-11:00a cont punch Community Center card To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

EnhanceFitness (UCare)

EnhanceFitness sessions feature exercise techniques for older adults, including strength training and cardiovascular conditioning. Participants work at their own pace and receive personal attention from a trained instructor. We encourage you to participate two days a week. UCare for Seniors may attend at no charge. Instructor: V. MacCallum Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Course# 5150-FSA Conway Rec Tu Sep 28 2:30p-3:30p cont • Fee is $55/20 sessions. UCare no charge. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Foot Care Clinic

Adult Programs

This clinic will help you with your personal foot care. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Course# 5672-FSA Conway Rec Tu Sep 7 9:30p-12:30p cont • Fee is $24 per half-hour. First and fourth Tuesday of each month. Appointments taken through the Conway-Battle Creek Living at Home Block Nurse Program. 651-793-8190

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Sit and Be Strong

Use it or lose it. This class will work on flexibility and strength with the use of weights, bands, and various exercises both standing and sitting. Instructor: S. Mansee Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5257-FSA Wellstone Tu Sep 7 9:15a-10:00a cont punch Community Center card Course# 5257-FSB Oxford W Sep 8 9:00a-9:45a cont punch Community Center card To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Walking the Gym

Seniors, “put on your walking shoes”, kick up your heels and walk inside the gym. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5250-FSA Conway Rec Tu/Th 10:15a- cont Free Oct 5/7 11:15a Course# 5250-FSB Conway Rec W Oct 6 12:00p- cont Free 2:00p To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Downsizing your belongings? See the Elder Series in Health and Safety, page 33.


Events Holiday Inn: An Annual Holiday Party

Join Community Education Senior Program and Saint Paul Parks and Recreation 50+ Program for the first annual joint holiday party. The Phalen Golf Clubhouse will be transformed into Holiday Inn rendition of the 1940s with dinner, floor show, audience participation and prizes. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5250-FSA Phalen Golf Clubhouse, Tu Dec 7 11:00a-2:00p 1 $15/$21 1615 Phalen Dr. E., 55106 • $15 fee includes lunch, entertainment and games, or $21 fee also includes transportation from designated pick-up sites. Pick-up times will be determined after Nov. 29. Pick-up Sites: Conway Recreation Center, 2090 Conway St. Downtown, (Pioneer Press building) 345 Cedar St. Edgcumbe Recreation Center, 320 Griggs St. North Dale Recreation Center, 1414 St. Albans St. N. 3:00 p.m. Approximate Return Time To register or for more information, call Community Education Senior Program at 651-293-8733.

Taste of Optimum Aging: Wine, Cheese, Chocolate and Community

Senior Programs

Saint Paul Community Education Senior Program, Saint Paul Parks and Recreation and other collaborating organizations are working together to serve seniors, retirees and adults over 50 across Saint Paul. Weekly Programming sites include: • TuesdaythroughThursdayatConway Recreation Center • Tuesdays at Wellstone Community Center(ElRioVistaRecreationCenter isnowWellstoneCommunityCenter) • Wednesdays at Oxford Community Center(JimmyLeeRecreationCenter is now Oxford Community Center) Activities include cards and games, exercise classes, art and craft classes, cooking classes, driver safety/ improvementclasses,computerclasses, health screening, social clubs and events, tours and much more! Call 651-293-8733 to register or for more details!

Saint Paul Parks and Recreation offers classes/activities for Adults 50+. For more information, call 651-266-6447.

Adult Programs

Hosted by the Consortium at Carondelet Village The Consortium at Carondelet Village is a collaborative group of health and wellness providers supporting area residents to live vibrant and independent lives in the Union Park, Macalester-Groveland, Summit Hill, SummitUniversity, West 7th, and Highland Park neighborhoods. This fun and lively event will connect you to enrichment programs, volunteer opportunities, community resources, spiritual programs, and educational classes in your neighborhood. Come to socialize with neighbors and friends, listen to music, and learn about how you can stay vital, active, and healthy as you age. Entertainment includes Sister Pat Binko, CSJ Violinist, and former WCCO weatherman, Bud Kraehling, and his wife Shirley Lockwood will perform their show “The Weatherman and the Singing Lady”! They will regale you with stories from the early days of WCCO Television, including delightful weather-related songs. Join us for a visit of that golden era. Light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Wednesday, October 6, 2010 3:00-7:00 p.m. Carondelet Center 1890 Randolph Ave. St. Paul, MN 55105 To RSVP, call 651-698-1310.

Senior Classes

Senior Classes

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Tours and Travel for Adults

Tours and Travel for Adults Cemetery Walking Tour

Saturday, October 9 Course# 8001-FC A daylong walking tour of some of the finest of Saint Paul’s wonderful cemeteries. Learn about the history of the city and also its sociology. Wear comfortable shoes and bring lunch money. You must have your own transportation between cemeteries. Instructor: M.B. Hummel Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Calvary Sa Oct 9 9:00a- 1 $20 Cemetery 3:00p • Meet at the east gate of Calvary Cemetery, 753 Front St., 55103 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811 The following tours are offered by the Saint Paul Community Education Senior Program. Registration Information • Begins Tuesday, September 7 at 9:00 a.m. • Phone registration only and continues until tours are full: 651-293-8733 • Payment by credit card is preferred with registration. • Payment by check is accepted if received within ten days of registration. • No senior discount. Make payment to: ISD# 625, write the trip number(s) on the noteline, and mail to: Harding Community Education 1540 East Sixth St. St. Paul, MN 55106

Adult Programs

Pick-up Sites (vary by tour) Central High School 275 N. Lexington Pkwy. Conway Recreation Center 2090 Conway St. Oxford Community Center 270 N. Lexington Pkwy.

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The following tours are offered by the Saint Paul Community Education Senior Program.

Minnesota Sports Fans Unite!

Wednesday, September 29 Course# 8022-FSA Twins, Gopher and Wild fans unite as we take walking tours of TCF Stadium, Target Field and the Excel Energy Center. Walk out on the fields, see the locker rooms, press boxes and more. Here is your chance to compare and decide who has the better venue! Wear your walking shoes. Lunch is included. Fee: $63. Fee includes admission, motorcoach transportation and guide. Guide: S. Mansee To register or for more information, call Harding Community Education at 651-293-8733. • Registration for this tour begins Aug. 30 and ends Sept. 14. Pick-up Times and Sites: 8:15 a.m. Conway Recreation Center, 2090 Conway St. 8:45 a.m. Oxford Community Center, 270N.LexingtonPkwy.(Pleaseparkonthe east side of lot away from building.) 5:00 p.m. Approximate Return Time

Senior Housing Tour: Whatever Word You Use, it Still Means HOME

Thursday, October 14 Course# 8023-FSA Bungalow. Cottage. Apartment. Cabin. Mansion. Community Education is pleased to present a Housing Options Tour for those 55+. Alternatives to single family homes will be explored and toured; a cooperative, a subsidized apartment, a market rate independent rental, and a housing complex that offers a continuum of care, ranging from independent living to assisted living. During the tour Bonnie Clark, publisher of the Twin Cities Senior Housing Guide, will explain the housing types and be available to answer questions. Please meet inside the Oxford Community Center to begin the tour. Fee: $25. Fee includes lunch, tours and presentations,motorcoachtransportation and guides. Guide: S. Mansee To register or for more information, call Harding Community Education at 651-293-8733. Pick-up Time and Site: 9:00 a.m. Oxford Community Center, 270N.LexingtonPkwy.(Pleaseparkonthe east side of lot away from building.) 4:00 p.m. Approximate Return Time


Tasty Temptations

Wednesday, November 17 Course# 8024-FSA Americans consume an estimated 11 lbs. of chocolate per year. Enjoy a day dedicated to this decadant delight! The Minnesota Historical Society’s Chocolate Exhibit will explain that and more about one of the world’s most sought-after treats. If gourmet food is what you crave, then Le Cordon Bleu is the place to treat your pallet. We will enjoy a three-course meal prepared and served by the students of Le Cordon Bleu Culinary College of Culinary Arts in Mendota Heights. The tour wouldn’t be complete without a stop at a local chocolate shop. Fee: $53. Fee includes lunch, admissions, motorcoach transportation and guide. Guide: S. Mansee To register or for more information, call Harding Community Education at 651-293-8733. Pick-up Times and Sites: 8:40 a.m. Conway Recreation Center, 2090 Conway St. 9:10 a.m. Oxford Community Center, 270N.LexingtonPkwy.(Pleaseparkonthe east side of lot away from building.) 4:00 p.m. Approximate Return Time

Children’s Theatre Company Presents: Babe, The Sheep Pig

Holiday Mystery Tour

Tuesday, December 14 Course# 8025-FSA Lights, trees, decorations, music or treats, what will the day have in store? Come aboard and see the sights, only Santa knows for sure where we will go. As we go out and about, come ready to scurry from motorcoach to venues to keep you from the elements, yet keep you anticipating every stop. Fee: $60. Fee includes lunch, admissions, motorcoach transportation and guide. Guide: S. Mansee To register or for more information, call Harding Community Education at 651-293-8733.

Saturday, January 22 Course# 8026-FSA Deep down, Babe just knows he’s a champion. All he has to do is convince the stoic farmer, stay off the Farmer’s Wife’s dinner menu, and overcome a flock of seemingly insurmountable challenges with the gentle help of his adopted mom, Fly. An epic tale of a little pig, with magical transformations that bring every quirky character from the beloved story to life; bah-ram-ewe’ll love it.You are welcome to bring your child or grandchild; recommended for children age 5 and older. Fee: $35/person, regardless of age. Fee includes admissions, school bus transportation and guide. Guide: S. Mansee To register or for more information, call Harding Community Education at 651-293-8733.

Adult Programs

Pick-up Times and Sites: 12:30 p.m. Conway Recreation Center, 2090 Conway St. 1:00 p.m. Central High School, Pick-up Times and Sites: 275N.LexingtonPkwy.(Pleaseparkonthe 8:00 a.m. front lot on Marshall Ave. near Lexington Oxford Community Center, Pkwy.) 270N.LexingtonPkwy.(Pleaseparkonthe 4:30 p.m. east side of lot away from building.) Approximate Return Time 8:25 a.m. Conway Recreation Center, 2090 Conway St. 5:00 p.m. Approximate Return Time

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Health Education This is a year-round senior Fitness Classes program that provides Light Weights, Walking & Exercise health & exercise Foot Care programs, volunteer Qigong II & Specialty opportunities, social and activeClasses on anxiety, forgiveness & weight programming and Krafters 8-Hour Defensive Driving Classes Meals On Wheels. Driver Refresher Classes Line Dance These programs and activities are Flu Shots advertisedinourSeniorHi-Liteswhich Health Fair we send out five times per year. Blood Pressure Programs are held at Day Trips Merriam Park Community Center Parties & Potlucks Adult 55+ 2000 St. Anthony Ave., T’ai Chi Chih St. Paul, MN. Card PlayingProgrAms & services

Learn Grow Connect www.commed.spps.org Adult Basic Education 651-290-4822 Adults with Special Needs 651-293-5272 Aquatics 651-632-6020

Community Programs Offices (Enrichment) Central.............651-632-6020 West 7th Community Center’s For more information or if you would like to receive the Como. ............... 651-293-8811 Senior Services Program Senior Hi-Lites, call 651-645-7424 or visit www.keystonecommunityservices.org. Harding...........651-293-8733 Enriching Lives for more than 30 years Highland (at Homecroft) ..........................651-293-8874 Humboldt........651-293-8634 Rondo...............651-325-2672 Washington.....651-487-7383 Discovery Club (School-Age Child Care) 651-632-3793

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55-Alive Driving Class Hearing Loss Education Ask the Lawyer Block Nurse Services Homemaking Lunch Bunch Blood Pressure Checks Cards Lunch N’ Bingo Computer Classes Massage Meals on Wheels Counseling (Medicare, Veteran’s Benefits) Parties Exercise Class Therapeutic Pool Fare for All Trips and Tours Foot Care Clinic Weekly Dance Health Fair (annual) Workshops Health Seminars For a complete program listing, visit

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Adult 55+ ProgrAms & services 55-Alive Driving Class Homemaking Lunch Bunch Ask the Lawyer or call Lunch N’ Bingo Block Nurse Services Massage Blood Pressure West 7th Checks Community Center Meals on Wheels Cards Exercise Class 265 Oneida Parties Street Therapeutic Pool Fare for All (at St. Clair) Trips and Tours Foot Care Clinic Weekly Dance Health Fair (annual) Saint Paul, MN 55102 Workshops Health Seminars

Early Childhood Family Education 651-793-5410 SEED 651-228-3655 Service Learning 651-325-2675 21st Century Community Learning Centers 651-325-2674 Youth Program 651-487-7383


All pools will be closed: Oct. 21-23, Nov. 2, 25 Important Parents/guardians/participants must completeandsigntheEmergencyContact Form and Waiver on the first day of class in order to participate in Saint Paul CommunityEducationSwimming/Aquatics. Fall Session Dates Saturdays Sep 25-Nov 20 • No class Oct 23 Mondays Sep 27-Nov 15 Tuesdays Sep 28-Nov 16 • No class Nov 2 Wednesdays Sep 29-Nov 17 Thursdays Sep 30-Nov 18 • No class Oct 21

Tiny Tots

For children ages 2-4 with a parent in the water. Learn water adjustment skills and have fun in the water. Child must wear plastic pants or swim diapers in the pool. No disposable diapers allowed.

Waders with a Parent

For children ages 4 and 5 with little pool experience to prepare them for Waders (without a parent).

Waders

For children ages 4 and 5 (must be at least 4 years old by start of class). Learn beginning swimming skills and have fun in the water. Children will participate without a parent in the water.

Tween-Teen (Beginning)

Lessons for tweens and teens, ages 1114, with little or no previous swimming experience. (Similar to American Red Cross Levels 2 and 3.)

Adult (Beginning)

Learn the basic strokes and proper breathing techniques. (Similar to American Red Cross Levels 1-3.)

Adult (Intermediate)

Build on skills by coordinating strokes and increasing endurance. You will also be introduced to the sidestroke, breaststroke and butterfly. (Similar to American Red Cross Level 5.)

Adult (Advanced)

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American Red Cross Swim Lessons (Ages 5-14) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills For children 5 years and older. Learn basic personal water safety information and skills to help participants feel comfortable in the water. Included are supported floats, glides, and combined strokes on front and back. Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills Swimmers must be comfortable in water and have completed Level 1 or have equivalent skills. Included are water safety skills and unsupported floats, glides, and combined strokes on front and back. Level 3: Stroke Development Swimmers build on front and back crawl and are introduced to deep water skills. Included are water safety skills, survival floats, treading water, kneeling dives, dolphin kick, scissors kick, and elementary backstroke. Level 4: Stroke Improvement Swimmers work to improve front crawl, back crawl and elementary backstroke, and increase endurance. Included are water safety skills, open turns, standing dives, breaststroke, butterfly, and sidestroke. Level 5: Stroke Refinement Swimmers work on coordination and refinement of all strokes (front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, and sidestroke) and increase their distances. Included are water safety skills, shallow-angle dives, surface dives, sculling, and flip turns. Level 6: Personal Water Safety Swimmers work to refine strokes so they can swim with more ease, efficiency and power over greater distances. Included are water safety skills, turns for all strokes, surface dives, survival swimming, and self-rescue techniques while clothed.

Synchronized Swimming St. Paul Stars

This is a nationally-ranked program, coached by conscientious and hard-working coaches. You will learn swim skills which include dance and acrobatic movements accomplished on the surface and underwater. Participation in this activity requires a placement tryout and acceptance to a team level of your ability. Formoreinformationabouttheprogramandfees,callVickyKnutsenat651-470-3223,or visit their Web site at www.sps-synchro.org. Swimming/Aquatics continues on next page

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(No swimming skills required) This challenging, high-intensity class will include cardiovascular and strength workouts both in and out of the water.

Water Workout

Tone up your body and improve cardiovascular fitness while having fun exercising in the water to music. Toning will be emphasized.

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Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Course# 2000-FAD Bridge View M Sep 27 5:30-5:55p 8 Course# 2000-FAE Bridge View M Sep 27 6:00-6:25p 8 Course# 2000-FAF Bridge View W Sep 29 5:30-5:55p 8 Course# 2000-FAG Bridge View W Sep 29 6:00-6:25p 8

Tiny Tots

Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Course# 2001-FAE Bridge View M Sep 27 5:30-5:55p 8 Course# 2001-FAF Bridge View M Sep 27 6:00-6:25p 8 Course# 2001-FAG Bridge View M Sep 27 6:30-6:55p 8 Course# 2001-FAH Bridge View W Sep 29 6:00-6:25p 8

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Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2401-FAA Bridge View M Nov 29 5:30-5:55p 4 $20 Course# 2401-FAB Bridge View M Nov 29 6:00-6:25p 4 $20

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Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2002-FAB Bridge View M Sep 27 6:30-6:55p 8 $48 Course# 2002-FAC Bridge View W Sep 29 5:30-5:55p 8 $48

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Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Course# 2202-FAA Bridge View M Sep 27 4:30-5:20p 8 Course# 2202-FAB Bridge View W Sep 29 4:30-5:20p 8 Course# 2202-FAC Bridge View M Nov 29 4:30-5:20p 4

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Instructor: D. Boeyink Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2203-FAA Bridge View M Sep 27 7:30-8:20p 8 $48 Course# 2203-FAB Bridge View M Nov 29 6:30-7:20p 4 $24

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Central HS Pool Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2004-FAC Central HS Sa Sep 25 12:45-1:35p 8 $60 • No class Oct. 23. Course# 2004-FAE Central HS M Sep 27 6:00-6:50p 8 $60 Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2005-FAC Central HS Sa Sep 25 12:45-1:35p 8 $60 • No class Oct. 23. Course# 2005-FAD Central HS M Sep 27 6:00-6:50p 8 $60

Tween-Teen (Beginning)

Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2012-FAA Central HS M Sep 27 7:00-7:50p 8 $60

Adult (Beginning)

Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2100-FAA Central HS M Sep 27 7:00-7:50p 8 $60

Adult (Intermediate)

Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2101-FAB Central HS Tu Nov 30 7:00-7:50p 4 $30

Adult (Advanced)

Level 3: Stroke Development Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2006-FAC Central HS Sa Sep 25 12:45-1:35p 8 $60 • No class Oct. 23. Course# 2006-FAD Central HS M Sep 27 6:00-6:50p 8 $60

Water Workout

Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2200-FAD Central HS Tu Nov 30 6:00-6:50p 4 $24

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Level 5: Stroke Refinement Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2008-FAB Central HS M Sep 27 7:00-7:50p 8 $60

Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2102-FAA Central HS M Sep 27 8:00-8:50p 8 $60 Course# 2102-FAB Central HS Tu Nov 30 8:00-8:50p 4 $30

Check out our Web Sites Saint Paul Public Schools at www.spps.org Saint Paul Public Schools Community Education at www.commed.spps.org Saint Paul Parks and Recreation at www.ci.stpaul.mn.us

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Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2002-FAA Como Sa Sep 25 11:30-11:55a 8 $48 Elem • No class Oct. 23.

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Course# 2003-FAC Como Sa Sep 25 11:00-11:25a 8 Elem • No class Oct. 23. Course# 2003-FAD Como Sa Sep 25 11:30-11:55a 8 Elem • No class Oct. 23. Course# 2003-FAG Como W Sep 29 6:30-6:55p 8 Elem Course# 2003-FAH Como W Sep 29 7:00-7:25p 8 Elem Course# 2003-FAI Como Th Sep 30 6:30-6:55p 7 Elem • No class Oct. 21. Course# 2003-FAJ Como Th Sep 30 7:00-7:25p 7 Elem • No class Oct. 21.

Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2003-FAA Como Sa Sep 25 9:00-9:25a 8 $48 Elem • No class Oct. 23. Course# 2003-FAB Como Sa Sep 25 10:00-10:25a 8 $48 Elem • No class Oct. 23.

Structured Pool Play for Parent and Child

Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2401-FAC Como W Dec 1 5:30-5:55p 4 $20 Elem Course# 2401-FAD Como W Dec 1 6:00-6:25p 4 $20 Elem Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2004-FAG Como W Sep 29 7:30-8:20p 8 $60 Elem Course# 2004-FAH Como Th Sep 30 7:30-8:20p 7 $55 Elem • No class Oct. 21.

Family Open Swim

Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2400-FAA Como W Dec 1 6:30-7:20p 4 $12 Elem

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Harding HS Pool

Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2004-FAF Como HS Tu Sep 28 6:30-7:20p 7 $55 • No class Nov. 2.

Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2004-FAB Harding Sa Sep 25 11:45a- 8 $60 HS 12:35p • No class Oct. 23.

Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2005-FAE Como HS Tu Sep 28 6:30-7:20p 7 $55 • No class Nov. 2.

Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2005-FAB Harding Sa Sep 25 11:45a- 8 $60 HS 12:35p • No class Oct. 23.

Level 4: Stroke Improvement Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2007-FAB Como HS Tu Sep 28 5:30-6:20p 7 $55 • No class Nov. 2.

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Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2101-FAA Highland Tu Sep 28 6:30-7:20p 7 $55 HS • No class Nov. 2.

Water Workout

Instructor: M. Pass Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2200-FAB Highland Tu Sep 28 6:30-7:20p 7 $43 HS • No class Nov. 2.

Hydro Power Fit

Instructor: M. Pass Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2205-FAA Highland Tu Sep 28 7:30- 7 $43 HS 8:20p • No class Nov. 2.

Water Pilates

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Water Workout

Instructor: E. Steinbring Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2200-FAA Johnson Sa Sep 25 8:00-8:50a 8 $48 HS • No class Oct. 23. Course# 2200-FAC Johnson Th Sep 30 5:30-6:20p 7 $43 HS • No class Oct. 21.

Responsibleforensuringthesafetyoffacility patrons by preventing and responding to emergencies. Minimum Qualifications: Current certification in the following: n AmericanRedCrossLifeguarding/FirstAid n American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer n Pre-employmenttestingoflifeguarding skills and knowledge n Satisfactorily complete an orientation session about facility operations and lifeguard responsibilities

Water Safety Instructor (WSI)

Responsible for teaching American Red Cross Learn to Swim lessons and safety courses Minimum Qualifications: Current certification in the following: n American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Current certification in the following is preferred: n AmericanRedCrossLifeguarding/FirstAid n American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer n Pre-emloymenttestingofteachingskills and knowledge n Satisfactorily complete an orientation sessionaboutfacilityoperationsandWSI responsibilities For more information, contact Central Community Education at 651-632-6020.

Check out our Web Sites Saint Paul Public Schools at www.spps.org Saint Paul Public Schools Community Education at www.commed.spps.org Saint Paul Parks and Recreation at www.ci.stpaul.mn.us

To register online for most Community Education classes, visit: www.commed.spps.org


Synchronized Swimming (Introduction) at Humboldt Senior High School

Participants must have swimming skills equivalent to American Red Cross Level 3. Swimmers will learn the basics of synchronized swimming and perform a basic routine the last day of class. Call Vicky Knutsen with questions at 651-470-3223. Instructor: St. Paul Stars staff Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2020-FDA Sa Oct 23 8:30a-10:00a 9 $80 To register, call Central C.E. 651-632-6020

Synchronized Swimming (Beginning)

Tuesdays at Harding Senior High School Saturdays at Humboldt Senior High School

Participants must have swimming skills equivalent to American Red Cross Level 3. Swimmers will learn the basics of synchronized swimming which include dance and acrobatic movements on the surface and underwater. They will also perform a basic routine in the spring show and possible spring competitions. Call Vicky Knutsen with questions at 651-470-3223. Instructor: St. Paul Stars staff Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2021-FDA Tu/ Sa Oct 19 15 $125 Tu 5:00p-6:00p Sa 8:30a-10:00a 9 • No class Nov. 2. To register, call Central C.E. 651-632-6020

Synchronized Swimming (Advanced)

Tuesdays at Harding Senior High School Saturdays at Humboldt Senior High School

In this nationally-ranked program you will learn swim skills which include dance and acrobatic movements on the surface and underwater. Participation in this activity requires a placement tryout and acceptance to a team level of competition. Call Vicky Knutsen with questions at 651-470-3223 Instructor: V. Knutsen Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2022-FDA Tu/F/S Oct 19 15 $175 Tu/F 6:00p-8:00p Sa 10:00a-2:00p 9 • No class Nov. 2. To register, call Central C.E. 651-632-6020

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Community Cultural Center The Community Cultural Center provides activities and special events for adults with developmental disabilities. Activities are held at Riverside Education Center, 900 Albion Avenue, unless otherwise stated. The Community Cultural Center has monthly calendars listing activities. A quarterly membership fee covers most activities. This allows members to come and choose from a variety of activities. Activities are held on Wednesdays and Fridays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. The Community Cultural Center is located at Riverside Education Center, 900 Albion Avenue. For more information, to purchase a membership or receive a calendar, call Riverside Education Center at 651-293-5272.

Community Education Adult Special Needs Community Education seeks to improve the quality of life by providing lifelong learning opportunities for all members of the community. Three programs for Adult Special Needs students include CCC (Community Cultural Center), CLEAR (Community, Leisure Education and Recreation) and SEED (Supportive Experiential Education). To learn more about

SEED

Supportive Experiential Education SEED classes provide an opportunity for adults who have experienced mental illness to develop intellectual, creative, social and practical skills. More than 50 classes are offered each quarter to address the needs of adults with a mental illness. Classes consist of small sizes and caring instructors. Independent Living Skills, Expressive Arts, Adult Basic and Continuing Education, Technology, Science and Physical Education classes are available. Classes are held Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. The SEED Program is located at Riverside Education Center, 900 Albion Avenue. For more information, call Faye Norton at 651-228-3655.

these programs or to see a listing of current classes and activities please visit the Community Education web site at: www.commedprograms.spps.org

Saint Paul Public School’s Community Education offers a variety of classes designed to meet the needs of adults with developmental disabilities. CLEAR classes offer opportunities to meet with old and new friends, share interests, explore talents and learn new skills. Staff creates a congenial environment to practice the skills necessary for a rich and independent life. Classes include Arts & Crafts, Bingo, Computer, Cooking, Dance Exercise, Fashion, Games, Music, Movies, Needlework, Swimming and more. Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. The CLEAR Program is located at Bridge View School, 360 Colborne Street. To register or to receive a brochure,
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Our gymnastics programs are safe, supportive, engaging and fun. In class, children gain flexibility, leadership, strength and coordination. Our instructors enjoy working with youth of all ages and abilities. We do bi-annual evaluations of students and inform families when your child is ready to progress. Observation is limited to the last day of class. Parents/guardians must complete and sign the Emergency Contact Form and Waiver on the first day of class in order for their child to participate in Saint Paul Community Education Youth Gymnastics. No class: Oct. 21-23*, Nov. 2, 25-27 * Central HS location will have class Oct. 21-23. To register, call the Youth Program at Washington C.E. 651-487-7383

Tiny Tumblers

18-24 months and adult. Learn gymnastics in a semi-structured class and develop balancing, jumping, rolling, climbing and hanging skills. Each day we will do a group activity and a set of stations where patricpants and their adult can work on at their own pace. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 200-FYA SAP Elem M Sep 20 5:00p-5:25p 12 $66 Course# 200-FYB SAP Elem Sa Sep 25 9:00a-9:25a 10 $55 Course# 200-FYC SAP Elem Sa Sep 25 9:30a-9:55a 10 $55

Tumble Together

Ages 3-5. Learn basic gymnastic skills, body awareness, group activities, problem solving, following directions and gymnastic vocabulary. Child must be toilet trained and comfortable without a parent in the room. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 202-FYA Central W Sep 22 5:00p- 12 $84 HS 5:40p Course# 202-FYB Central Th Sep 23 5:00p- 11 $77 HS 5:40p Course# 202-FYC Central Sa Sep 25 9:00a- 11 $77 HS 9:40a Course# 202-FYD Central Sa Sep 25 10:30a- 11 $77 HS 11:10a Course# 202-FYE Highland Tu Sep 21 4:30p- 11 $77 HS 5:15p Course# 202-FYF Highland Sa Sep 25 10:00a- 10 $70 HS 10:45a Course# 202-FYG SAP Elem M Sep 20 6:00p- 12 $84 6:40p Course# 202-FYH SAP Elem Sa Sep 25 9:15a- 10 $70 9:55a Course# 202-FYI SAP Elem Sa Sep 25 11:00a- 10 $70 11:40a

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Ages 2-5 and an adult will work together to learn basic gymnastic skills, body awareness, group activities, problem solving, following directions and gymnastic vocabulary. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 201-FYA Central Sa Sep 25 10:00a- 11 $61 HS 10:25a Course# 201-FYB Highland Sa Sep 25 9:00a- 10 $55 HS 9:30a Course# 201-FYC Highland Sa Sep 25 9:30a- 10 $55 HS 10:00a Course# 201-FYD SAP Elem M Sep 20 5:30p- 12 $66 5:55p Course# 201-FYE SAP Elem Sa Sep 25 10:00a- 10 $55 10:25a Course# 201-FYF SAP Elem Sa Sep 25 10:30a- 10 $55 10:55a

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Gymnastics Advanced Beginners

Beginners

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Ages 5 and up with little or no previous gymnastic experience. Gymnasts will learn the basics of floor exercise, uneven bars, balance beam, vault and dance. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 203-FYA Central Tu Sep 21 5:00p- 11 $83 HS 5:55p Course# 203-FYB Central W Sep 22 5:45p- 12 $90 HS 6:40p Course# 203-FYC Central Th Sep 23 5:45p- 11 $83 HS 6:40p Course# 203-FYD Central Sa Sep 25 9:00a- 11 $83 HS 9:55a Course# 203-FYE Highland Tu Sep 21 6:00p- 11 $83 HS 7:00p Course# 203-FYF Highland Sa Sep 25 12:30p- 10 $75 HS 1:30p Course# 203-FYG SAP Elem M Sep 20 5:00p- 12 $90 5:55p Course# 203-FYH SAP Elem Sa Sep 25 10:00a- 10 $75 10:55a Course# 203-FYI SAP Elem Sa Sep 25 11:00a- 10 $75 11:55a

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Ages 6 and up. Coach approval required. Gymnasts who wish to progress more quickly may register for more than one class a week. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 204-FYA Central Tu/Th Sep 21 7:05p 22 $165 HS 8:00p Course# 204-FYB Central W Sep 22 6:45p- 12 $108 HS 7:55p Course# 204-FYC Central Sa Sep 25 11:15a- 11 $83 HS 12:10p Course# 204-FYD Highland Tu Sep 21 7:00p- 11 $83 HS 8:00p Course# 204-FYE Highland Sa Sep 25 11:30a- 10 $75 HS 12:30p Course# 204-FYF SAP Elem M Sep 20 4:30p- 12 $90 5:25p Course# 204-FYG SAP Elem Sa Sep 25 11:00a- 10 $75 11:55a

Boys Only

Participants work on vault, rings, pommel horse, high bar, parallel bars and floor. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 208-FYA Central Tu/Th Sep 21 6:00p- 22 $220 HS 7:30p • Ages 7-13. Course# 208-FYB Central Th Sep 23 5:00p- 11 $77 HS 5:40p • Ages 4-6. Course# 208-FYC SAP Elem M Sep 20 6:00p 12 $90 • Ages 4-6. 6:55p

Gymnastics & Dance Combination

Gymnastics portion includes floor exercise, beam, bars, and vault. Dance includes positions, turns, leaps, dance combinations and creative movement. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 209-FYA SAP Elem M Sep 20 5:00p- 12 $90 • Ages 3-5. 5:55p Course# 209-FYB SAP Elem M Sep 20 6:00p- 12 $90 • Ages 5 and up. 6:55p

Mini Flips

Ages 3-6. Coach approval required. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 205-FYA Highland Tu Sep 21 5:15p- 11 $77 HS 6:00p Course# 205-FYB Highland S a Sep 25 10:45a- 10 $70 HS 11:30a

Kinder Flips

Ages 4-6. Coach approval required. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 206-FYA Central Tu/Sa Sep 21 5:00p- 22 $220 HS 6:30p Saturdays 10:15a 11:45a Course# 206-FYB Highland Th Sep 23 4:30p- 10 $75 HS 5:30p Course# 206-FYC Highland S a Sep 25 11:30a- 10 $75 HS 12:30p Course# 206-FYD SAP Elem Sa Sep 25 9:00a- 10 $90 10:25a

Gymnastics Mini Camp at Highland Senior High Ages 5 and up. Flip, tumble and twist! Build your gymnastic skills and new friendships with other gymnasts. Camp is appropriate for all skill levels.

Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 211-FYA Highland HS Tu-Th 10:00a- 3 $80 Dec 28 2:00p

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Flips

Ages 6 and up. Coach approval required. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 207-FYA Central Tu/Th Sep 21 5:00p- 22 $264 HS 7:00p Course# 207-FYB Highland Th Sep 23 4:30p- 10 $120 HS 6:30p Course# 207-FYC Highland Sa Sep 25 11:00a- 10 $100 HS 12:30p Course# 207-FYD SAP Elem M Sep 20 5:30p- 12 $108 6:55p Course# 207-FYE SAP Elem Sa Sep 25 10:30a- 10 $90 11:55a

Salto

Coach approval required. Location Day(s)/Date Time Fee Course# 253-FYA Central W/F Sep 15 5:00p- $297 HS 7:00p • Class ends Dec. 17.

Salto Petite

Coach approval required. Location Day(s)/Date Time Fee Course# 254-FYA Central M/F Sep 13 5:00p- $320 HS 7:00p Fridays 5:00p 8:00p • During Winter break, class meets M/W, 12:00p-3:00p Class ends Dec. 29.

Salto Elite

Coach approval required. Location Day(s)/Date Time Fee Course# 255-FYA Central HS M /W/F Sep13 5:00p- $ 48 8:00p • Two-day option available for $350. During Winter break, class meets M/W, 12:00p-3:00p Class ends Dec. 29.

Sparks

Coach approval required. Location Day(s)/Date Time Fee Course# 250-FYA Highland W Sep 15 4:30p-6:30p $200 HS • Class ends Dec. 29.

Fireflies

Coach approval required. Location Day(s)/Date Time Fee Course# 251-FYA Highland M/W Sep 13 4:30p- $320 HS 6:30p • Class ends Dec. 29.

Dragons

Coach approval required. Location Day(s)/Date Time Fee Course# 252-FYA Highland M/W/F Sep 13 5:30p- $488 HS 8:30p Fridays 4:30p 7:30p • Class ends Dec. 31.

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Gymnastics

For high school competitors at the Junior Varsity and Varsity levels. Strength and conditioning included. • Register for both days and receive $10 off the fee. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 210-FYA Highland Tu Sep 21 7:00p- 11 $132 HS 9:00p Course# 210-FYB Highland Th Sep 23 6:00p- 10 $120 HS 8:00p

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Phone: 651-487-7383 Mail: Community Education, 1495 Rice St., St. Paul, MN 55117 In person at the Community Education office in Washington Technology Secondary School. Online: www.commed.spps.org Additional registration information on page 80.

Studio and Performing Arts Studio Art Classes at The Art Academy 515 So. Albert St., 55116 To register, call the Youth Program at Washington C.E. 651-487-7383 • No class held the weeks of Oct. 18 and Nov. 22.

Drawing and Painting— The Basic Elements Ages 5-8. Students learn the fundamental principles of picture-making through color, composition, drawing and design. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1000-FYA The Art Academy M Sep 27 5:30p-7:00p 8 $135 Course# 1000-FYB The Art Academy Sa Oct 2 10:30a-12:00p 8 $135

Drawing and Painting— The Fundamentals

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Ages 9-13, 14-18. Students develop exceptional drawing and painting skills by progressing through individual exercises in pencil, pen and ink, and watercolor. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1001-FYA The Art Academy W Sep 29 6:00p-8:00p 8 $160 Course# 1001-FYB The Art Academy Th Sep 30 6:00p-8:00p 8 $160 Course# 1001-FYC The Art Academy Sa Oct 2 1:00p-3:00p 8 $160 Course# 1001-FYD The Art Academy Sa Oct 2 3:30p-5:30p 8 $160

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Drawing Manga, Superheroes and Fantasy Figures

Ages 10-18. Children with a strong interest in Japanese animation, superheroes, fantasy and role-playing art learn anatomy, figure construction, movement and costume design. Taught by professional comic book artists. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1002-FYA The Art Academy Tu Sep 28 6:00p-8:00p 8 $160

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Dance!

Grades 1-4. Move to the music and build new dance skills through various styles of music and movement. Dance styles include hip-hop, ballet, and jazz. Instructor: K. Waletzke Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1052-FYA Battle Creek MS W Oct 6 6:45p-7:30p 6 $33 Course# 1052-FYB SAP Elem Th Oct 7 6:45p-7:30p 8 $44

Dance Fundamentals

Ages 4-6. Together we’ll try different dance styles: ballet, tap, jazz and creative dance with an emphasis on ballet. We’ll also learn basic skills such as class etiquette and structure, flexibility, and movement coordination. Instructor: K. Waletzke Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1050-FYA Battle Creek MS W Oct 6 6:00p-6:45p 6 $33 Course# 1050-FYB SAP Elem Th Oct 7 6:00p-6:45p 8 $44

Express Yourself with Hip-Hop

Grades 3-6. Your words are powerful tools! Hip-hop music uses words and beats to express ideas. Hip-hop artists’ words can have a positive or negative affect on the world. Together, we will learn how to express our thoughts, experiences and stories through hip-hop music and poetry. Instructor: R. Mansfield Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1057-FYA Central HS Sa Oct 30 10:30a-12:00p 4 $36

Hip-Hop Dance

Grades 3-6. Learn hip-hop dance skills in a fun, upbeat class. Instructor: P. Xiong Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1051-FYA Central HS Sa Oct 9 9 :30a-10:30a 8 $50 • No class Oct. 23, Nov. 27.

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Lights, Camera, Action!

Grades 3-6. All of you producers out there will love this class. During class we will write, direct, and perform our very own sitcom–and scene! Instructor:CommunityEducationTheatre Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1056-FYA SAP Elem Sa Dec 4 9:30a-10:30a 2 $22

Piano—Individual Lessons

Ages 6-14. Students will learn basic piano skills including note reading, simple rhythms, primary chords and elementary technique. These are individual half-hour lessons; indicate time preference. Online registration not available. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1101-FYA Mann Tu Sep 28 3:00p-7:30p 11 $198 Elem Instructor: B. Wagner Course# 1101-FYB Mann Th Sep 30 3:00p-5:30p 9 $162 Elem Instructor: B. Wagner Course# 1101-FYC Chelsea Tu Oct 5 3:05p-6:05p 10 $180 Hts Elem Instructor: K. Danneker Course# 1101-FYD EXPO W Oct 6 3:45p-6:45p 9 $162 Elem Instructor: K. Danneker

Ages 3-5. Calling all little Dinos! Explore your inner dinosaur with movement, music, sound, and crafts. Let’s unleash our inner dinosaurs – ROAAAAAR! Instructor:CommunityEducationTheatre Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1013-FYA SAP Elem Sa Oct 30 11:00a- 4 $24 11:55a

Ages 3-5. Do you love to flitter and flutter about? Come and experience the life cycle of a butterfly, while enjoying songs and crafts expressing the inner flutter of every child! Instructor:CommunityEducationTheatre Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1011-FYA SAP Elem Sa Oct 30 9:00a-9:55a 4 $24

Theatre: Treasure Chest

Preschool Theatre: The Farmer and the Dell

Ages 3-5. Which animal will you be in this funky farm? Help us re-create a farm and all the fun that goes with it. From pigs to hens and farmers to tractors, we will enjoy a little creativity outside the city limits! Instructor:CommunityEducationTheatre Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1015-FYA SAP Elem Sa Dec 4 9:00a-9:55a 2 $12

Preschool Theatre: When I Grow Up

Ages 3-5. What do you want to be when you grow up? A firefighter? Nurse? Postal Worker? Explore all of these occupations and more through imaginary play, stories, songs and art. Join us to make believe we are all grown up! Instructor:CommunityEducationTheatre Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1012-FYA SAP Elem Sa Oct 30 10:00a- 4 $24 10:55a

Preschool: Making Musical Instruments

Ages 3-5. Get creative designing, building and decorating inventive musical instruments of your own! Instructor: E. Robinette Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1016-FYA SAP Elem Sa Dec 4 11:00a- 2 $14 11:55a

Grades K-3. Ahoy Matey! Walk the plank as we explore a whole new adventure in a far away land. Each child will have a part that helps lead us to the greatest treasure of all…a short play! Instructor:CommunityEducationTheatre Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1055-FYA SAP Elem Sa Oct 30 10:30a- 4 $36 11:55a

Theatre: Under the Sea

Grades K-3. Jump into a class that will knock your scuba gear off! Come and explore the different levels of the ocean and crazy animals that live there. Leave each day with exciting underwater games, crafts and more. Instructor:CommunityEducationTheatre Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1054-FYA SAP Sa Oct 30 9:00a- 4 $36 Elem 10:25a

Clay Pendant and Bead Making

Ages 5 and up. Get your hands dirty and get creative! Using Earthenware clay, you will learn to roll beads and create a pendant or centerpiece for a necklace. Choose from a variety of glaze choices to add color and detailing. All pieces will be fired. Instructor: M. Malley Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 15-FYA Central HS Sa Oct 9 10:00a- 1 $15 11:00a

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Preschool Theatre: DinoROAR!

Preschool Theatre: Flutter by Butterfly

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Language and Culture Bonjour French!

Fun in Italian: Divertimento in Italiano

Grades K-3. Have you ever wondered where words like pizza and bravo come from? You’ll learn that and more as we play, sing and make art in Italiano! Instructor: D. Rusk Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1803-FYA SAP Sa Oct 30 9:30a- 6 $40 Elem 10:45a • No class Nov. 27.

Preschool: Me Gusta Español

Ages 3-5. ¡Hola amigos! Discover the Spanish language through art, games and music. Instructor: C. Rodriguez Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1602-FYA SAP Sa Oct 30 10:00a- 4 $24 Elem 11:00a

¡Hola Spanish!

Grades 1-6. Have fun while learning the Spanish language! Students will learn Spanish vocabulary, grammar and conversation through music, art, roleplaying, worksheets and other activities. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1600-FYB Rondo Tu/Th Oct 5 4:05p-5:05p 18 9$ Ed Ctr • No class Nov. 9, 11.

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Grades 1-6. Have fun while learning the French language! Students will learn French vocabulary, grammar and conversation through music, art, roleplaying, worksheets and other activities. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1700-FYC Rondo M-F Sep 7 7:00a-8:00a 6 8 $374 Ed Ctr • Class fees over $100 may qualify for a split payment option. Course# 1700-FYB Rondo Tu/Th Oct 5 4:05p- 18 $99 Ed Ctr 5:05p • No class Nov. 9, 11.

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Science and Technology Aerospace Engineering: Cars and Planes

Grades 1-6. Build, test, launch and then customize projects while exploring aerospace design. We will conduct speed, distance and durability challenges to test the models. You will also build models to take home. Instructor: Computer Explorers Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1419-FYA SAP Sa Oct 2 9:00a- 1 $40 Elem 12:00p

Claymation

Grades 3-7. Use the same tools used by today’s best known animators to animate, record, download, assemble and edit your own movies. Working in teams, you’ll do it all – from story creation to making your own clay characters and props. Become a cinematographer and bring your ideas to life! Instructor: Computer Explorers Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1420-FYA SAP Sa Dec 4 9:00a- 2 $75 Elem 12:00p

Digital Comic Book Design

Grades 1-6. If you love building and inventions, our hands-on building activities will inspire you! Work with special LEGO® gears, levers and engineering components to possibly build a Blender, Mechanical Grabber, Lego Launcher, Zip Line Runner and more! Instructor: Computer Explorers Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course#1422-FYA SAP Sa Oct 9 9:00a- 1 $40 Elem 12:00p

Extreme LEGO® 1

Ages 4-5. Challenge every aspect of your creativity and intellect while learning the basics of engineering and physics. You will be given a different project to build, test and modify, and then use your project to investigate basic aspects of engineering. Emphasis is placed on hands-on experiential activities and kid-friendly lesson plans. Join this dynamic exploration of machines and mechanisms today! Instructor: Youth Enrichment League Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1418-FYA SAP Sa Nov 6 9:30a- 3 $32 Elem 10:30a Course# 1418-FYB SAP Sa Nov 6 10:45a- 3 $32 Elem 11:45a

Junior Engineering: Levers

Junior Engineering: Pulleys

Grades K-2. Do you like building things and figuring out how they work? If so, you’ll love this class. Using LEGO® Pulleys and Technic engineering components we’ll build models, and use what we’ve learned to solve challenges! Instructor: Computer Explorers Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1424-FYA SAP Th Oct 14 6:00p- 2 $40 Elem 7:30p

Magical Mysteries

Grades K-2. Conduct experiments and investigations to unlock magical mysteries of science, art and world cultures. Bring home your experiments to show your family and friends! Instructor: E. Robinette Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1416-FYA SAP Sa Oct 30 9:00a- 4 $30 Elem 10:30a

Preschool: Silly Science

Ages 3-5. Have fun with hands-on silly experiments and problem solving! Instructor: L. Robinette Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1405-FYA SAP Sa Dec 4 10:00a- 2 $12 Elem 10:55a

Sports and Science

Grades K-4. In this class we will become scientists while we complete new experiments everyday, and the best news is they will all relate to sports! Is it easier to throw a softball or baseball? Is there a scientific way to improve your game? Together, we will figure it out. Instructor: L. Robinette Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1417-FYA SAP Sa Oct 30 10:30a- 4 $30 Elem 12:00p

Grades K-2. Join us as we explore, investigate and solve problems while we learn about the building blocks of engineering. Use LEGO® Levers and Technic engineering components to build models, and use what we’ve learned to solve challenges! Instructor: Computer Explorers Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1423-FYA SAP Th Nov 4 6:00p- 2 $40 Elem 7:30p YouthandTeenClassescontinuesonnextpage

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Grades 3-7. Write and design your own comic book! Use cartooning and comic book design skills to create your own characters; and use innovative comic book software, digital art and photos to illustrate your story. Instructor: Computer Explorers Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1421-FYA Central Sa Nov 6 9:00a- 2 $80 HS 12:00p

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Sports and Safety Fencing

Ages 8-14. Are you ready to duel? Get ready to face your foe in manoa-mano matches that will test your strength, speed, discipline and desire. Young student fencing classes improve dexterity, speed, quickness and focus. We provide safety swords, protective masks and jackets, and a high-octane, inclusive environment. Appropriate for all levels. Instructor: Youth Enrichment League Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1901-FYA SAP Sa Oct 9 9:00a- 8 $98 Elem 10:00a • No class Oct. 23, Nov. 27.

Baby-sitter’s Training (American Red Cross)

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Ages 11 and up. Build skills in leadership, basic care, first aid, safety and how to handle emergency situations. Training is led by an American Red Cross certified instructor. Each student will receive a training book and certification. Bring a bag lunch. Instructor: D. Brock Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 1900-FYA Rondo Th Oct 21 9:00a-4:15p 1 $60 Ed Ctr Course# 1900-FYB Rondo F Nov 12 9:00a-4:15p 1 $60 Ed Ctr

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DragonQuest!

Ages 6-10. An alternative to “Haunted Houses”, DragonQuest turns our martial arts studio into a maze of adventures, challenges, and games that can only be won by teamwork. Learn behaviors and skills that will win the day and get you through the maze! Instructor: N. Jones Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 12-FYA Kuk Su Oct 31 1:00p-3:00p 1 $19 Sool Won, 1920 University Ave. W., 55104 n

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All Around the Neighborhood Program Grades K-6. This program is grantfunded and free for youth who live or attend school on the West Side of St. Paul. Bring a bag lunch. Program Location: Baker Recreation Center Program Dates: Oct. 20-22, Dec. 20-23, 27-30 Program Time: 9:00a-4:00p To register, call the Youth Program at Washington C.E. 651-487-7383.

Yoga for Kids

Grades 2-6. In Yoga for Kids participants will learn about yoga poses, breathing exercises, and relaxation techniques through the use of storytelling and imaginative play. With a focus on self-expression and esteem, your child’s body, mind, and spirit will be nurtured in this supportive and fun environment. Parents are welcome! Instructor: M. McDonald Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 10-YEA Humboldt M Sep 27 5:30p-6:15p 6 $30 HS

EastSide KidVenture Grades K-4. This program is grant-funded and free for youth who live or attend school in the Dayton’s Bluff or Payne/Phalen neighborhoods. Bring a bag lunch. Program Location: Dayton’s Bluff Recreation Center Program Dates: Oct. 21-22, Nov. 12, Dec. 27-30, Jan. 31, March 4, 21-25 Program Time: 8:30a-4:30p To register, call the Youth Program at Washington C.E. 651-487-7383.

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Explore the Universe at the Como Planetarium Public shows are $5 per person, payable at the door. Shows start at 7:00 p.m. Como Planetarium 780 West Wheelock Parkway Saint Paul, MN 55117 651-293-5398 http://planetarium.spps.org

IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System

Thursday, October 14, 2010 Ages 12 and up. This show details the IBEX spacecraft’s exploration of the outer solar system. Audiences will get an in-depth look at the mission and how IBEX is collecting high-speed atoms to create a map of our Solar System’s boundary.

Autumn Sky & Exploring the Universe

Thursday, November 18, 2010 Tour the skies on a clear November night from our vantage point in Saint Paul–then take a trip into space out to the edge of the observable universe. The show will use the new immersive video system and a scaling software called Uniview.

Season of Light

Thursday, January 27, 2011 Get ready for the 2017 total solar eclipse. Find out its cause and where it will be visible. A story about the adventures of a cat named Larry who follows his favorite person to the moon is also included. This is for families with small children. It includes some astronomy information for parents and entertainment for children.

The Night Sky, Planets and a Trip into Space Aboard a Cardboard Rocket

Thursday, February 3, 2011 Thursday, February 10, 2011 Finding planets in the night sky can sometimes be a challenge. Learn how to find the current visible planet, Jupiter, and then join two young explorers as they discover a magic book and explore the planets in a cardboard rocket. This immersive video show is great for families with young children.

It’s All About Planets

Thursday, April 14, 2011 Ages 9 and up. It’s all about planets, how to observe them, and a trip into space to see them close up. The show will use the new immersive video system and a scaling software called Uniview to explore the solar system and beyond.

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Thursday, December 2, 2010 Thursday, December 9, 2010 Thursday, December 16, 2010 Thursday, January 6, 2011 Ages 8 and up. This presentation traces the history of many of the world’s holiday customs. The show recounts the historical religious and cultural rituals practiced during the time of winter solstice. The audience also will learn a selection of winter constellations, why we have seasons, and will explore the possible astronomical explanations for a “Star over Bethlehem”. This is an immersive video show.

The Moon and a Cat Named Larry

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Constellations of the Winter Night

Thursday, March 3, 2011 Thursday, March 10, 2011 Ages 7 and up. This is the best time of the year to learn about sky constellations. The sun sets early and the stars are bright. Learn how to find them in the indoor comfort of a planetarium before you venture outside.

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Driver Education Central Sr. HS Community Education – 651-632-6020 Location Day(s)/Date Time Course# 2500-FDC Central Sr. HS Tu/W/Th Sep 28-Oct 19 275 N. Lexington Pkwy. St. Paul, MN 55104 Course# 2500-FDI Central Sr. HS Tu/W/Th Nov 23-Dec 15 • No class Nov 25

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Como Park Sr. HS Community Education – 651-293-8811

The Basics: • Studentsmustbe15yearsofagebythe last day of class. • ThiscourseconsistsoftheState-required 30hoursofclassroominstructionand6 hours of Behind-the-Wheel. The classroom prepares the student for the writtenpermittest.Uponcompletionof the classroom and obtaining a driver’s permit,Behind-the-Wheeleducationwill be scheduled by the teachers with the individual students. The Behind-the Wheelcomponentpreparesthestudent for the road test. • Astudentisrequiredtohavetheirpermit for six months and be 16 years of age before they are eligible to take the road test for their driver’s license. • Aftersuccessfulcompletionofclassroom, the student has 18 months to finish the Behind-the-Wheelportionoftheprogram. • A refund minus a forty-dollar ($40) fee will be issued upon request for cancellationfromtheprogram.Refunds will not be issued after one year from the beginning date of classroom instruction.

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Harding Sr. HS Community Education – 651-293-8733 Location Course# 2500-FDD Harding Sr. HS 1540 E. Sixth Street St. Paul, MN 55106 Course# 2500-FDJ Harding Sr. HS

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Johnson Sr. HS – 651-632-6020 Location Day(s)/Date Time Course# 2500-FDF Johnson Sr. HS Oct 4-19 2:10p-5:10p 1349 Arcade Street M-Th first two weeks • Registration accepted by M/Tu third week Central Community Education 275 N. Lexington Pkwy. St. Paul, MN 55104 Course# 2500-FDH Johnson Sr. HS Nov 8-23 2:10p-5:10p M-Th first two weeks M/Tu third week

Youth and Teen Classes

Driver Education

St. Anthony Park Elementary – 651-632-6020 Location Day(s)/Date Time Course# 2500-FDG St. Anthony Park Elementary Oct 5-Nov 13 2180 Knapp St. Tu/Th 4:15p-6:15p • Registration accepted by Sa 10:00a-12:00p Central Community Education • No class Oct 19, 21, 23 275 N. Lexington Pkwy. Nov 2 class ends at 6:00p St Paul, MN 55104

Adult Driver Education Classes Adult Driver Education

This class is designed for people 18 years and older who need a comprehensive overview of the rules and regulations that are necessary to obtain a permit. The class is taught by a certified driver education instructor. Fee includes two hours of Behind-theWheel instruction.

Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2504-FDA Central Sa Oct 9 9:00a- 1 $150 HS 1:00a 275 N. Lexington Pkwy, 55104 Course# 2504-FDB Gordon W Dec 8 6:00p- 1 $150 Parks HS 8:00p 1212 University Ave. W., 55104

To receive an application or for more information regarding classes, call a Community Education office listed on these pages.

Check out our Web Sites Saint Paul Public Schools at www.spps.org

Looking for Senior Driving Classes?

Youth and Teen Programs

Saint Paul Public Schools Community Education at www.commed.spps.org Saint Paul Parks and Recreation at www.ci.stpaul.mn.us

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Saint Paul Area Learning Center

Saint Paul Area Learning Center Secondary Schools and Programs AGAPE (Adolescent Girls and Parenting Education)

Secondary Programs

1212 University Avenue Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104 651-744-1212 • Online: alc.spps.org

Eligibility

Secondary Schools and Programs

The Area Learning Center (ALC) serves learnersat-riskofnotgraduatingfromhigh school. The ALC is available to students who: n are behind in credits required for graduation n are below expected performance on a standardized achievement test n are pregnant or are a parent n have been assessed chemically 
 dependent n haveexperiencedmentalhealthproblems n havebeenphysicallyorsexuallyabused n have been homeless within the past six months n speak English as a second language or have limited English skills n havebeenchronicallytruantorwithdrawn from school n have been excluded or expelled Moststudentsundertheageof16arebest served in their home school.

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This secondary school serves students who are pregnant or currently parenting. This school is on a four period schedule and offers courses needed for graduation and additional skills for college and careers. Child care services are available on-site for eligible students. 1919 University Avenue, 55104 651-228-7746

Creative Arts High School

This school serves high school students who have a strong interest in the arts. This school offers an accredited academic curriculum and includes Advance Placement courses in ceramics, painting, sculpture, graphic arts, photography, music, theater and creative writing. 1037 University Avenue, 55104 651-292-3480

Evening High School

This school offers evening classes and serves students 16-21 years old. Learners attend as a full-time student to earn their high school diploma or as a dual-enrolled student to make up credits from a traditional high school. Gordon Parks High School 1212 University Avenue, 55104 651-744-1210

Gordon Parks High School

This school serves high school students who prefer an alternative curriculum and flexible schedule. There are opportunities for students to earn credits through formal classroom, independent study, online learning, and work experience courses. Students can attend a morning or an afternoon session to earn their high school diploma or make up credits from a traditional high school. 1212 University Avenue, 55104 651-744-1212

International Academy– LEAP
(Limited English Achievement Program)

This school serves 9-12th grade students who are new arrivals to the U.S. or have limited English skills. IA/LEAP helps students earn their high school diploma or transition to a traditional high school, post-secondary education, or career opportunities. 631 N. Albert Street, 55104 651-228-7706

OnTrack School (OTS) Building Academic Success Today and Tomorrow

The OnTrack Program serves middle school learners in an alternative approach to prepare them for high school entry. The mission of the program is to provide personalized learning experiences that will guide and support students as they prepare to enter and meet continued success in high school. Math, English, social studies and science are the core content areas with elective courses to support these areas of study. The OnTrack Program is located at Arlington Senior High School. 1495 Rice Street, 55117 651-293-6900

Saint Paul Connections

This program serves any area high school student in 9-12th grade. Connections offers many high interest career classes, some for high school and college credit. The classes are held after school, Saturday mornings, and on student breaks. Classes cost $1 which includes a bus card and T-shirt. For more information call Steve Wojta 651-221-1446


When families are more involved, children do better in school! ¡Cuándo las familias se envuelven en la escuela, los niños hacen mejor en ella! Markay qoysaska aad isugu howlaan kana warqabaan, caruurtu way ku fiicnaadaan dugsiga! Thaum tsev neeg koomtes, me nyuam kawm ntawv tau zoo tshaj!

Early Childhood Family Education

Parent and early childhood education for families with children ages birth to kindergarten. ECFE provides quality classes and family activities that support parents as their children’s first and most important teachers. The standard ECFE model has 3 components: • Together time where parents and children are engaged in activities that emphasize developing children’s language, reading and math skills • Parent’s time during which licensed parent educators lead parents through discussions intended to increase knowledge and parenting skills • Children’s time that involves activities that promote physical development, language, literacy, math and arts development. Social and emotional development are emphasized in all class activities. There are ECFE programs throughout Saint Paul in district school buildings and public housing locations. Fees are based on your ability to pay. No one is turned away. Limited transportation is provided as needed. To receive a full program brochure, call: 651-793-5410 or visit our website at: ecfe.spps.org

Preparing four-year-old children for school success. The Pre-Kindergarten Program provides early education to help prepare children for kindergarten. Children need to be four by September 1 and live in Saint Paul. Most schools have admission priorities to serve children who are English Language Learners, qualify for free or reduced meals, or are enrolled in Early Childhood Special Education. Classes are 5 days per week, 2.5 hours in morning or afternoon. Parent education and support is available during this year-long transition to kindergarten. Transportation is provided where available. To apply for the program, call the Student Placement Center. Schools: American Indian, Ames, Barack and Michelle Obama, Bruce Vento, Cherokee HeightsS , Como Park, Crossroads Science*, Dayton’s Bluff, Eastern Heights, EXPO*, Farnsworth*, Four Seasons, Galtier, Hayden Heights, Highwood Hills, JacksonH, J.A. Johnson, Maxfield, Museum Magnet, Monroe, North End, Phalen Lake, Prosperity Heights, Randolph Heights*, Wellstone and World Cultures. * Schools without income, language or special education priorities. S Classes available in Spanish H Classes available in Hmong In addition to the Pre-Kindergarten Program, J.J. Hill, Nokomis and Crossroads Montessori offer programming for four-year-olds. Phone: 651-632-3760 Web: www.prek.spps.org

Discovery Club

Year-round out-of-school-time child care for children enrolled in pre-K through 6th grade. During Discovery Club time children participate in a wide variety of fun, engaging enrichment activities that provide them with hands-on opportunities to practice academic, social and physical skills. The children are supervised by educated, experienced adults who genuinely care about and like children. The program is fee-based; financial assistance is available to qualifying families through the county and Discovery Club. Sites are open at 6:30 a.m. and close at 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and are located at the following 11 school locations: Crossroads, Eastern Heights, EXPO, Highland, J.J. Hill, L’Etoile du Nord, Horace Mann, Nokomis, Randolph Heights, Rondo and St. Anthony Park. Children must be enrolled in one of these schools before enrolling in Discovery Club. Phone: 651-632-3793 Web: www.discoveryclub.spps.org

Family Programs

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Youth and Family Programs

Youth and Family Programs Register online at www.commed.spps.org or call the Youth Program at Washington C.E. 651-487-7383.

Family Clay Day

Ages 5 and up. Learn clay techniques to create a structure of your choice. Practice making coils, bowls, towers, vases, animals, or anything that your heart desires. Learn how to properly build with clay to achieve a successful structure. This includes clay, glazing, and firing. All pieces will be fired and returned. Instructor: M. Malley Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 14-FYA Central Sa Nov 6 10:00a- 1 $15 HS 11:00a • Fee includes one adult/child combo.

Family Salsa Dance

All ages. Need a new way to groove your body? Have fun together learning to salsa dance! Online registration is not available for this class. Instructor: C. Rodriguez Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Course# 73-FYA Humboldt M Sep 27 6:00p-6:45p 8 HS • Fee is $35 for three family members; each additional family member is $5.

Martial Arts Family Fun

Family Programs

Ages 6 and up. You are invited to kick, jump, roll and play together in this fun, fast-paced class. Each class will introduce a new aspect of our traditional Korean martial art, plus exercises, games, mental and physical challenges – a great way to spend time together! Instructor: N. Jones Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 11-FEA Kuk Tu Oct 5 5:00p-5:45p 4 $38 Sool Won, 1920 University Ave. W., 55104 • Fee includes one adult/child combo.

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Ending Temper Tantrums

Children use temper tantrums because they work! We will uncover what leads to a temper tantrum and explore a stepby-step method for calming and ending tantrums forever, developed by nanny and parenting expert Jill Jerabek. You will have opportunity to practice in between sessions and return for support and answers to your questions. We will also explore how to find the discipline techniques that fit your child’s unique personality, as well as the power of routines in stabilizing your child’s temperament. Instructor: J. Jerabek Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 13-FEA WTSS Tu Oct 12 7:00p-7:45p 3 $29 Course# 13-FEB SAP Sa Nov 6 10:30a- 3 $29 Elem 11:15a

Parent and Child Yoga

Parents, babies and toddlers are welcome. This no-stress yoga class spends 10-15 minutes engaging parents and children in fun yoga poses for improving sleep, for de-stressing you and your child, and for teaching your child how to soothe and calm themselves. This fun class will include lots of information and yoga tips. Instructor: B. Painter Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5104-FEA SAP Sa Oct 30 10:30a- 6 $44 Elem 11:15a • Fee includes one adult/child combo.


For more information, call 651-266-6400, the number listed or visit our website.

Outdoor Ice Rinks Our refrigerated rinks at North Dale, Palace and Phalen will be ready by mid-November and will be open seven days a week. General skating and hockey rinks are typically ready in early January, weather permitting. Ski Programs – 651-488-9673 Rentals and lessons for downhill, cross-country and snowboarding at Como Park Ski Center. Open the end of December-February, weather permitting. Volunteer Hotline – 651-266-6464 Opportunities for coaching, teaching classes or assisting with special events are available.

Youth Programs Recreation Centers – 651-266-6400, press 4 Each site offers varied programs for preschoolers, youth, teens, families, adults and seniors. Go online for locations and phone numbers. Rec Check – 651-292-6508 Free after school program at 12 recreation sites, September–June, 3-6 p.m., on days school is in session. New: After school bus transportation from a Saint Paul Public School is available for students who meet the bussing criteria. S’more Fun Fee-based before and after school child care program for youth, grades K-6. Full-day programming plus expanded sites in the summer. Battle Creek – 651-501-6388 Groveland – 651-695-3715 NW Como – 651-487-5626 No School Day Programs – 651-292-6508 Special programs offered weekdays when school is not in session: Oct. 20, 21, 22, Nov.12, Dec. 20, 21, 22, Dec. 27, 28, 29 Youth Sports Sports programs for youth ages 5-18 change seasonally. Registration dates: Basketball: October 4-15, 2010 Volleyball, Indoor Soccer: February 7-18, 2011 Baseball, Softball, T-Ball: April 4-15, 2011 Tackle Football, Flag Football, Soccer: July 5-15, 2011

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General Information

Adaptive Recreation Programming – 651-793-6635 Provides leisure services to individuals who have a cognitive and/or physical disability. Adults 50+ and Senior Programming – 651-266-6447 Provides leisure services designed for retirees, seniors and adults, ages 50 and over. Aquatics – 651-642-0650 Great River Water Park is open year-round. Features an 8-lane pool, two water slides and a children’s activity pool. Open swim, lap swim, water aerobics, swim lessons, pool and party room rentals. Batting Cages – 651-558-2117 Open year-round. Call for hours. The Canvas – 651-298-4393 Arts-based teen center located within Hancock Recreation Center. Como Park Zoo & Conservatory – 651-487-8272 Open year-round. For hours, admission, amenities, exhibits, classes and events, visit: www.comozooconservatory.org Facility Permits – Parks and Picnic – 651-632-5111 Reserve parks and picnic facilities, fossil hunting permits and ice climbing permits. Facility Rentals – Recreation Centers Gyms, meeting rooms, kitchens, and fields are available at reasonable rates. Call recreation centers for more information. Fitness Centers – 651-266-6400, press 4 Memberships are available at our nine fitness rooms and four walking tracks located at recreation centers. Golf Open April-October. Lessons, family golf, First Tee program, junior golf, men’s & women’s leagues. Como – 651-488-9673 Highland National – 651-695-3774 Highland 9 – 651-695-3708 Phalen – 651-778-0413 Municipal Athletics – 651-558-2255 Offers athletic leagues, tournaments, group & private skills clinics for adults. Also hires and trains sports officials for youth and adult leagues. Off-Leash Dog Park – 651-266-6400, press 4 Located at Arlington/Arkwright Outdoor Fitness Maps are available online for locations of tennis courts, outdoor basketball courts, biking trails, walking trails, hiking trails and children’s play areas.

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Independent School District #625 Administration

Board of Education

Valeria S. Silva Superintendent Kate Wilcox-Harris Chief Academic Officer Lynn Gallandat Director of Community Education

Elona Street-Stewart, Chair John Brodrick, Vice-Chair Keith Hardy, Clerk Jean O’Connell, Treasurer Anne Carroll, Director Kazoua Kong-Thao, Director Vallay Varro, Director

Saint Paul Parks and Recreation City Administrators

Saint Paul Community Education Advisory Council

Mike Hahm 651-266-6400 Director Saint Paul Parks and Recreation Kathy Korum 651-266-6400 Deputy Director Saint Paul Parks and Recreation

SAINT PAUL

Administration

Administration

The Saint Paul Community Education Advisory Council meets ten times per year. All meetings are open to the public. Most meetings are held at the Saint Paul Public Schools Administration Building,360ColborneStreet.Call651-767-8179 to confirm the date, time and location for each monthly meeting. Paula Beiswenger Kathy Korum, Chair Bonnie Russ Sharla Scullen Erik Skold

Frank Thissen D’Ann Urbaniak Lesch Jackye Whitner Jody Yungers

CommunityEducationhasnumerousAdvisory Councils working with the different program areas. Community input is important to the AdvisoryCouncils.Pleaseshareyourcomments, concerns and suggestions with any member. If you or anyone you know is interested in becoming a member of any of the Community EducationAdvisoryCouncils,pleasecontactthe administration office at 651-767-8179. Saint Paul Public Schools www.spps.org Saint Paul Public Schools Community Education www.commed.spps.org Saint Paul Parks and Recreation www.ci.stpaul.mn.us Annual Notice to Students with Disabilities

SaintPaulPublicSchoolsiscommittedtoprovidingafreeandappropriatepubliceducationtoeachstudentwithadisabilitywithintheschooldistrict’s jurisdiction.ItistheintentofthedistricttoensurethatstudentswhohavedisabilitieswithinthedefinitionofSection504oftheRehabilitationActof1973 are identified, evaluated, and provided with appropriate education services. For more information, please contact Denise Herrmann, Saint Paul Public Schools, 360 Colborne St., St. Paul, MN 55102 (phone 651-767-8382).

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Community Education Offices 1 Central Community Ed. Central Senior High School 275 N. Lexington Parkway 55104 651-632-6020 Fax-651-312-9058 2 Como Park Community Ed. Como Park Senior High School 740 W. Rose Ave. 55117 651-293-8811 Fax-651-293-5989 3 Harding Community Ed., Home Improvement Program and Community Ed. Senior Program Harding Senior High School 1540 E. Sixth St. 55106 (enter on Third Street) 651-293-8733 Fax-651-293-6562

Highland/Mac/Groveland 4 Community Ed. Homecroft 1845 Sheridan Ave. 55116 651-293-8874 Fax-651-290-7018 5 Humboldt Community Ed. and Tours and Travel for Adults Humboldt Senior High School 30 E. Baker St. 55107 651-293-8634 Fax-651-293-5326 6 Rondo Community Ed. and 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program Rondo Education Center 560 Concordia Ave. 55103 651-325-2672 Fax-651-325-2673

7 Washington Community Ed. and Youth Program WashingtonTechnology Secondary School 1495 Rice St. 55117 651-487-7383 Fax-651-221-1474 H *Community Education Administration Office 360 Colborne St. 55102 651-767-8179 Fax-651-221-1488 (*Please do not send registrations to this address.) Community Education Web Site: www.commed.spps.org

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A symbol or number next to a location corresponds to its location on the map on page 78. 47 Arlington Rec 665 E. Rose Ave. 651-298-5701 114 Arthritis Foundation 1876 W. Minnehaha Ave. H Administration Building 360 Colborne St. 61 Baker Rec 209 W. Page St. 651-209-3519 56 Battle Creek MS 2121 North Park Dr. 58 Battle Creek Rec 75 S. Winthrop St. 651-501-6347 103 Bob Calton Studio 300 Broadway St. (downtown) St. Paul 66 Bridge View School 360 Colborne St. 53 Buzzard Lips Press 1199 E. Seventh St., St. Paul 115 Carondelet Center 1890 Randolph Ave. 1 Central HS 275 N. Lexington Pkwy. 17 Central Service Faciilty 1157 Selby Ave. 61 Cherokee Hts Elem 694 Charlton St. 63 City Hall Annex 25 W. Fourth St. 27 Como Park Elem 780 W. Wheelock Pkwy. 23 Como Pk Zoo and Conservatory 1225 Estabrook Drive 2 Como Park HS 740 W. Rose Ave. 27 Como Planetarium Como Park Elem 780 W. Wheelock Pkwy. 55 Conway Rec 2090 Conway St. 651-501-6343 50 Dayton’s Bluff Rec 800 Conway St. 651-793-3885

46 Duluth & Case Rec 1020 Duluth St. 651-298-5709 116 East Side YMCA 875 Arcade St. 14 Edgcumbe Rec 320 S. Griggs St. 651-695-3711 60 El Rio Vista Rec 179 Robie St. E. 651-789-2500 30 Gordon Parks HS 1212 University Ave. 10 Groveland Rec 2021 St. Clair Ave. 651-695-3714 5 Hancock Rec 1610 Hubbard Ave. 651-298-4393 3 Harding HS 1540 E. Sixth St. (enter Third Street) 43 Hayden Hts Rec 1965 E. Hoyt Ave. 651-298-5716 45 Hazel Park Rec 945 N. Hazel Ave. 651-501-6350 12 Highland JR 975 S. Snelling Ave. (enter parking lot from Montreal Avenue) 12 Highland HS 1015 S. Snelling Ave. (enter parking lot from Edgcumbe Rd.) 11 Hillcrest Rec 1978 Ford Pkwy. 651-695-3706 4 Homecroft Early Learning Center 1845 Sheridan Ave. 20 Hubbs Center 1030 University Ave. W. 5 Humboldt HS 30 E. Baker St. 117 Jewish Community Center 1375 St. Paul Ave. 18 Jimmy Lee Rec 270 N. Lexington Pkwy. 651-642-0650

57 Johnson HS 1349 Arcade St. 118 Kuk Sool Won 1920 University Ave. W. 3 Langford Rec 30 Langford Park 651-298-5765 15 Linwood Rec 860 St. Clair Ave. 651-298-5660 99 Mann Elem (Horace Mann) 2001 Elenor Ave. 16 Martin Luther King Rec (MLK) 271 Mackubin St. 651-290-8695 39 McDonough Rec 1544 Timberlake Rd. 651-558-2171 7 Merriam Park Community Center (Keystone) 2000 St. Anthony Ave. 7 Merriam Park Rec 2000 St. Anthony Ave. 651-298-5766 26 North Dale Rec 1414 N. St. Albans St. 651-558-2329 24 Northwest Como Rec 1550 N. Hamline Ave. 651-298-5813 18 OxfordCommunityCenter 270 N. Lexington Pkwy. 68 Palace Rec 781 Palace Ave. 651-298-5677 119 Pete’s Hardwood Floors 186 Fairview Ave. N. 86 Phalen Golf Clubhouse 1615 Phalen Dr. E. 40 Phalen Rec 1000 E. Wheelock Pkwy. 651-793-6600 9 Ramsey JR 1700 Summit Ave. 36 Rice Rec 1041 Marion St. 651-558-2392

35 Rice Street Library 1011 Rice St. 13 Riverside Education Center 900 Albion Ave. 109 Rondo Community Outreach Library 461 N. Dale St. 6 Rondo Ed Ctr 560 Concordia Ave. 2 SAP Elem (St. Anthony Park Elem) 2180 Knapp St. 30 Saint Paul Area Learning Center 1212 University Ave. 9 Saint Paul City Ballet 1680 Grand Ave. (enter on Cambridge St.) 31 Scheffer Rec 237 Thomas Ave. 651-298-5820 91 Shaolin Kenpo Karate 783 Raymond Ave. 82 Sun Ray Library 2105 Wilson Ave. 73 The Art Academy 515 So. Albert St. 100 The Center for MInd-Body Oneness 558 Vandalia St. 51 Vertical Endeavors 845 Phalen Blvd. 60 Wellstone Center 179 Robie St. E. 67 W7thCommunityCenter 265 Oneida St. 29 West Minnehaha Rec 685 W. Minnehaha Ave. 651-298-5823 7 WTSS WashingtonTechnology Secondary School 1495 Rice St.

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By Phone: with Credit Card ONLY (Visa, MasterCard or Discover)

CalltheCommunityEducationtelephone numberlistedwiththeclass9:00a.m.-3:00 p.m., weekdays. Please have your credit cardnumberandexpirationdatereadywhen calling. Refer to both class title and course number when registering.

By Mail:

Complete a registration form (on page 81) and mail it with acheckorcreditcardnumber (Visa,MasterCardorDiscover)totheaddress oftheCommunityEducationOfficethatis takingregistrationfortheclass.Seepage78 forCommunityEducationOffices.Ifpaying by check, your place is confirmed when paymentisreceived(makecheckspayable to ISD# 625).

In Person:

Visit the Community Educationofficehours,9:00a.m.-3:00p.m.If payingwithcash,pleasehaveexactamount. See page 78 for Community Education Offices.

Online Registration

at www.commed.spps.org To register for Fall 2010

We have completed updating our registration software. Please note: If you have registered online using our old registration system, you will need to create a new user account for the new system. To create a new family or user account: Click onView My Account above and follow the prompts to set up your new account. Some of our classes may not be available for online registration. Any of our offices (listed on page 78) are happy to help you with these classes. Thank you!

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Cancellations:

SaintPaulCommunityEducationreserves the right to cancel classes due to lack of enrollment or emergencies.

Refunds:

•Refundsminusa$5processingfeewillonly be issued if requested three (3) business days prior to the start of the first day of class. •Forclassesandtoursthathaveapublished cancellationdeadline,norefundsorcredits will be issued after the specified dates. • Full refunds or credits are issued if Community Education cancels a class or tour, or the class or tour is already filled.

Special Services:

Personswithdisabilitiesarewelcomeinany classoractivityandmaybringahelperatno extrachargeinmostcases(pleasecallfirst). Ifyouneedareasonableaccommodation, contact the Community Education Office where you are registering.

Closings Due to Weather:

In case of bad weather, tune to WCCO 830 AMfornotificationofschoolclosings.Saint Paul Community Education Programs are notheldwhentheschoolsarecloseddueto inclement weather.

UCare Minnesota Discounts:

All UCare Minnesota members may take up to a $15 discount per class on most classes offered in this catalog. If a class is less than $15, the member may take the class free of charge. UCare for Seniors is now limited to one class/event per year. Members must be on UCare at the time of registrationandthroughthedurationofthe class(es).Memberswillneedtoincludetheir UCareIDnumberwhenregistering.UCare registration is not available online. UCare MinnesotadiscountsdonotapplytoComo Park Zoo and Conservatory classes, Saint PaulParksandRecreationclassesandWest 7th Community Center classes.

Need a Community Education Catalog?

Catalogsaremailedtoeveryresidentwithin theCityofSaintPaulthree(3)timesayear.If youhaveafriendorknowofanyone(outside oftheCitylimits)whowouldliketoreceive ourcatalog,mailapostcardwiththeirname and full address to: Community Education 360 Colborne St. St. Paul, MN 55102 or call 651-767-8179 to be put on the mailing list. If you are outside of the City limits and are currentlyonourmailinglist,youwillremain onthelistfortwo(2)years.Afterthetwo(2) years if you wish to remain on the list, call 651-767-8179.

Saint Paul Public Schools Community Education will not hold classes:

September 6, 2010 November 2, 25, 26, 27, 2010 December 20-31, 2010 January 1, 17, 2011 To register online for most Community Education classes, visit: www.commed.spps.org

= Daytime classes for adults

Please note some name changes in titles: Arlington High School has been changed to Washington Technology Secondary School and Arlington Community Education has been changed to Washington Community Education, both at 1495 Rice Street. West Side/West 7th Community Education has been changed to HumboldtCommunityEducationand is located at Humboldt High School, 30 E. Baker Street


= Daytime classes for adults

ClassesareassignedaCourseNumber(#). Refer to this number and class title when registering. Class is held at this location. Addresses are listed on page 79. Special information regarding the class.

Calligraphy (Beginning)

Learn the art of beautiful lettering. We will study informal italic for creating cards, invitations and gifts. Instructor: J. Michalski Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3225-FHA Ramsey Tu Sep 28 6:30p-8:30p 7 $51 JR • $10 supply fee, payable to instructor. No class Oct. 19, Nov. 2. To register, call Highland/Mac/Grove C.E. 651-293-8874

a = a.m. p = p.m. Checks payable to ISD# 625 Beginning date.

Register at this Community Education Office and telephone number.

How to Use this Catalog

How to Use this Catalog

Toregisterinpersonorbymail,pleaserefertothenameofthesiteandtelephonenumberlistedatthebottomofeachclassoffering.Thisisthe sitethatistakingtheregistrationbutmayormaynotbewheretheclassisheld.CommunityEducationOfficeaddressesarelistedonpage78. Note: Registration for Parks and Recreation activities is accepted upon receipt of this catalog. You may register for Parks and Recreation activities by telephone, in person or online at www.stpaul.gov/depts/parks. Check with the recreation center offering the activity. The best time to contact most recreation centers is weekdays after 3 p.m. Name:___________________________________________

Name:___________________________________________

Address:_________________________________________

Address:_________________________________________

City:_____________________________ Zip:_____________

City:_____________________________ Zip:_____________

Phone: work ____-____-____ Evening: cell ____-____-____

Phone: work ____-____-____ Evening: cell ____-____-____

E-mail:___________________________________________

E-mail:___________________________________________

Voluntary Information—check all that apply [ ] Male [ ] Asian or Pacific Islander [ ] Female [ ] Black or African American [ ] Hispanic or Latino [ ] Native Hawaiian [ ] Child 0-5 [ ] White [ ] Youth 6-17 [ ] Special Needs [ ] Other

Voluntary Information—check all that apply [ ] Male [ ] Asian or Pacific Islander [ ] Female [ ] Black or African American [ ] Hispanic or Latino [ ] Native Hawaiian [ ] Child 0-5 [ ] White [ ] Youth 6-17 [ ] Special Needs [ ] Other

Collecting this information helps us to provide programs and services for our community.

Collecting this information helps us to provide programs and services for our community.

Course# Title Begin Date Time

Course# Title Begin Date Time

Fee

Fee

Credit card# __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __

Credit card# __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __

Expiration Date: __/____

Expiration Date: __/____

Card Holder Name:___________________________________

Card Holder Name:___________________________________

Registration Forms

UCare ID#___________________ UCare discount ________ $_ Total (minus discount)________ $_

UCare ID#___________________ UCare discount ________ $_ Summer 2010 $_n Total (minus discount)________

81

Youth:____Date of Birth: __/__/________ Age:_____________

Youth:____Date of Birth: __/__/________ Age:_____________

Grade:____School:___________________________________

Grade:____School:___________________________________

Parent Name:_______________________________________

Parent Name:_______________________________________

Payment: [ ] Cash [ ] Check [ ] Visa

Payment: [ ] Cash [ ] Check [ ] Visa

[ ] MasterCard [ ] Discover

(Leave blank if same as registration)

[ ] MasterCard [ ] Discover

(Leave blank if same as registration)


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