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Saint Paul Public Schools

Community Education

Winter/Spring 2011

Online registration begins December 31, 2010 Register online at www.commed.spps.org Phone and Mail Registration begins January 3, 2011 Find Additional Registration Information on page 96

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2011-2012 Saint Paul School Options

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Once a year, all Saint Paul Public Schools are in one location. This is your chance to meet school staff, learn more about what each school offers and get questions answered. Saint Paul Public Schools Student Placement Center staff will be available to help with the school application process.

Saturday, January 8, 2011 9:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Saint Paul RiverCentre Grand Ballroom 175 W. Kellogg Blvd., Saint Paul Questions? Call 651-632-3701 www.spps.org

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Fun and educational activities will be available for you and your children.

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Admission is free. Free park and ride is provided to and from the RiverCentre from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. from the following locations: • Sears south parking lot — 425 Rice St., Saint Paul • Saint Paul Public Schools Administration Building — 360 Colborne St., Saint Paul

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Learn Grow Connect www.commed.spps.org Adult Basic Education 651-290-4822

Discovery Club (School-Age Child Care) 651-632-3793

Adults with Special Needs 651-293-5272

Driver Education 651-632-6020

Aquatics 651-632-6020 Community Programs Offices (Enrichment) Central.............651-632-6020 Como................ 651-293-8811 Harding...........651-293-8733 Highland/Mac/Groveland (at Humboldt).......651-293-8634 Humboldt........651-293-8634 Rondo...............651-325-2672 Washington.....651-487-7383

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

How to Use this Catalog = Daytime/senior-friendly classes

Classes are assigned a Course Number (#). Refer to this number and class title when registering. Class is held at this location. Addresses are listed on page 95. Special information regarding the class.

Beginning Calligraphy

Learn the art of beautiful lettering. We will study informal italic for creating cards, invitations and gifts. Instructor: J. Michalski Course# 3225-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey Tu Feb 8 6:30p-8:30p 6 $45 JR • $15 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

a = a.m. p = p.m. Number of times the class meets. Checks payable to ISD# 625 Beginning date. Register at this Community Education Office and telephone number.

To register in person or by mail, please refer to the name of the site and telephone number listed at the bottom of each class offering. This is the site that is taking the registration but may or may not be where the class is held. Community Education Office addresses are listed on page 94. 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.

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Contents Community Education Programs Adult Enrichment Programs Youth and Teen Programs Arts/Crafts/Hobbies...........................3-13 Business/Career/Finance................13-17 Computer Classes............................18-20 Cooking/Foods.................................21-25 Dance/Drama/Music........................26-30 Driver Education..............................87-88 Fitness/Sports/Yoga........................31-40 Aerobics.........................................31-35 Yoga...............................................31-37 Health and Safety............................40-42 Driver Education 18+................... 41, 88 Home Improvement and Mechanics.... 43-46 Languages and Communications......47-51 Online Classes.................................51-52 Personal Growth..............................52-53 Senior Classes.................................54-60 Driving Classes 55+........................... 55 Tours and Travel for Adults.............61-63 Swimming/Aquatics........................64-70

Teens 15 and over are welcome to participate in adult classes. Youth14 and under must have instructor permission to participate in adult classes. Driver Education..............................87-88 Gymnastics......................................72-75 Saint Paul Area Learning Center.......... 89 Swimming/Aquatics........................64-70 Youth and Teen Classes...................76-84 Youth and Family Classes................85-86

Family Programs Discovery Club...................................... 90 Early Childhood Family Education....... 90 Pre-Kindergarten Program................... 90

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Online Registration at www.commed.spps.org To register for Winter/Spring 2011

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 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 94) are happy to help you with these classes. Thank you!

Special Needs Community Cultural Center.................. 71 CLEAR Program..................................... 71 SEED Program....................................... 71

Saint Paul Parks and Recreation General Information.............................. 91

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School Calendar.......................................92 Administration.........................................93 Community Education Offices................94 Location Addresses.................................95 Registration Information.........................96 Registration Forms..................................97

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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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Instructor: The Art Academy staff • Supplies cost approximately $30 for each class. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Traditional Drawing and Painting

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Designed for students wishing to improve their drawing and painting abilities in a relaxed, casual environment, this class is less structured than our other adult offerings, yet still provides ample opportunities for artists to master basic to advanced traditional skills. Students begin by improving their drawing abilities and then progress to painting. A great flexibility in choice of projects and mediums is offered, including pencil, pen and ink, watercolor, colored pencil, pastel, tempera and oil. All skill levels. Course# 3003-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy M Jan 17 7:30p-9:30p 8 $160 Course# 3003-WCA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy Th Jan 20 9:30a-11:30a 8 $160 Course# 3003-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy M Apr 4 7:30p-9:30p 8 $160 Course# 3003-SCA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy Th Apr 7 9:30a-11:30a 8 $160

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The Oil Study – Proper Techniques for Traditional Painting

Designed to be taken in conjunction with our Renaissance Techniques and Beyond class or independently, this class is formatted to teach art students how to paint simply and quickly using traditional methods. While our Renaissance class stresses the importance of finish, this class 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. Course# 3005-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy Tu Jan 18 6:00p-8:00p 8 $160 Course# 3005-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy Tu Apr 5 6:00p-8:00p 8 $160

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 multifigured compositions. All skill levels. Course# 3006-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy Tu Jan 18 8:00p-10:00p 8 $160 Course# 3006-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy Tu Apr 5 8:00p-10:00p 8 $160

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This class is for students wishing to advance their skills to a more 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. Course# 3004-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy M Jan 17 7:30p-9:30p 8 $160 Course# 3004-WCA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy Th Jan 20 10:30a-12:30p 8 $160 Course# 3004-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy M Apr 4 7:30p-9:30p 8 $160 Course# 3004-SCA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy Th Apr 7 10:30a-12:30p 8 $160 Course# 3004-SCB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy Th Apr 7 1:30p-3:30p 8 $160

• Live with art! •

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

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Arts/Crafts/Hobbies Antique Appraisal Party

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 Course# 3126-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Tu Mar 1 6:30p-8:30p 1 $29 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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 and Artists’ Circle. Saturday, December 3, 2011 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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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 Course# 3125-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Tu Feb 15 6:30p-8:30p 1 $25 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Basketry – Flat Reed

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 Course# 3024-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Apr 11 7:00p-9:00p 2 $41 • $8 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Is Beekeeping for You?

Art Fair

at Highland High School 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 Highland Park Senior High School, Community Education and Artists’ Circle. Saturday, March 26 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Highland Park Senior High School Field House 1015 So. Snelling Avenue

Why do honeybees need our help? Why are bees so important for gardens? What does it take to become a beekeeper? Get answers to these and other bee questions and find out if becoming a beekeeper is right for you. Instructor: J. Sabin Course# 3196-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS W Jan 26 6:30p-8:30p 1 $21 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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

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

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Beekeeping Basics

Whether you wish to create a sustainable future in bees or prefer being a hobby beekeeper, this threesession workshop will address everything you need to practice the art of beekeeping: getting started, managing honeybees throughout the year, extracting honey, and preparing your hives for winter. Instructor: J. Sabin Course# 3197-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS W Feb 2 6:00p-9:00p 3 $49 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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 Course# 3011-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M May 16 7:00p-9:00p 2 $41 • $10 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Beginning Calligraphy

Explore the medatative art of Japanese calligraphy in this hands-on class. Shodo is a specialized art using a brush and black ink to write Japanese characters. Works of calligraphy are admired not only for the accurate composition of their characters, but also for the way the brush is handled in their creation, the shading of the ink, and the balanced placement of the characters on the paper. The instructor is a Japanese licensed calligraphy teacher. Instructor: M. Waltz Course# 3041-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Center Tu Jan 25 7:05p-8:30p 4 $40 for Mind-Body Oneness, 558 Vandalia St., 55114 • $5 supply fee, payable to instructor. Course# 3041-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Center Tu Apr 12 7:05p-8:30p 4 $40 for Mind-Body Oneness, 558 Vandalia St., 55114 • $5 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Greeting Cards – Make It, Take It

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 Course# 3110-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee East Side Tu Apr 5 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 Course# 3016-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Apr 25 7:00p-9:00p 1 $31 • $5 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Open Studio Ceramics

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. Course# 3123-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Conway Tu Jan 18 12:00p-3:00p cont Rec • Fee is $18/4sessions. Course# 3123-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Conway Tu Apr 5 12:00p-3:00p cont Rec • Fee is $18/4 sessions. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Urban Chickens 101

Come and learn just how easy chickens and other poultry can be to care for and how they greatly enhance your garden and your life! Course topics include: successfully applying for a permit, housing, feeding, care, breeding and incubation, and keeping poultry in the garden. Instructor: A. Bourgeois Course# 3195-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS W Feb 23 6:30p-8:30p 1 $25 Course# 3195-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Th Apr 7 6:30p-8:30p 1 $25 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Adult Programs

Learn the art of beautiful lettering. We will study informal italic for creating cards, invitations and gifts. Instructor: J. Michalski Course# 3225-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey Tu Feb 8 6:30p-8:30p 6 $45 JR • $15 supply fee, payable to instructor. Course# 3225-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR Tu Apr 5 6:30p-8:30p 7 $51 • $15 supply fee, payable to instructor. No class Apr. 26. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Shodo – The Art of Japanese Calligraphy

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Arts/Crafts/Hobbies Drawing and Painting Classes Basic Drawing

This course will expose you to three basic mediums of painting: watercolor, arcrylic, and oil. We will explore similarities and differences in each. Basic composition and color theory will be discussed. Instructor: T. Lister Course# 3008-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Jan 24 6:30p-8:30p 7 $66 • Fee includes supplies. No class Feb. 21. Course# 3008-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Apr 4 6:30p-8:30p 8 $75 • Fee includes supplies. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

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Drawing Faces

This class will focus on learning to draw a facial feature each week with instructor demonstrations and lots of helpful handouts. You will complete a portrait the final week with hints to check yourself along the way. Instructor: H. Nelson Course# 3155-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Rec W Mar 9 1:00p-3:00p 4 $45 • $2 fee for handouts, payable to instructor. $4 supply fee payable to instructor for use of materials, or supply list available. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Drawing skills are paramount to most art forms; it is relaxing and teaches one to observe. This series will cover a range of subject matter, drawing materials, shading techniques and perspectives. Instructor: H. Nelson Course# 3145-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Rec W Jan 19 1:00p-3:00p 6 $60 • $4 supply fee payable to instructor for use of materials, or supply list available. Course# 3145-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Rec W Apr 13 1:00p-3:00p 6 $60 • $4 supply fee payable to instructor for use of materials, or supply list available. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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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 Course# 3018-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS W Jan 26 6:30p-8:30p 7 $61 • Supplies cost approximately $10. Course# 3018-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS W Apr 6 6:30p-8:30p 8 $69 • Supplies cost approximately $10. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

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Introduction to Painting

Beginning and Intermediate Acrylics

This class will teach you the basics of working with this creamy, fast-drying and versatile paint medium (regular acrylics) in a methodical way with step-by-step demonstrations. The class is designed to build confidence with lots of personal help and a variety of subject matter. Instructor: H. Nelson Course# 3144-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Rec W Jan 19 6:00p-8:00p 6 $60 • $15 supply fee payable to instructor for use of materials (plus canvas cost), or supply list available. Course# 3144-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Rec W Apr 13 6:00p-8:00p 6 $60 • $15 supply fee payable to instructor for use of materials (plus canvas cost), or supply list available. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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One Really Good Acrylic Painting

Come and paint a single, beautiful landscape in the span of this four-week class taught in a methodical way with stepby-step demonstrations. The subject will consist of two rustic benches inviting you to sit and enjoy golden fields in front of majestic mountains. Instructor: H. Nelson Course# 3147-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Rec W Mar 9 6:00p-8:00p 4 $45 • $10 supply fee payable to instructor for use of materials (plus canvas cost), or supply list available. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Beginning Oil Painting

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 Course# 3001-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS Tu Jan 25 6:30p-8:30p 7 $66 • Fee includes supplies. No class Feb. 1. Course# 3001-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Como HS Tu Apr 5 6:30p-8:30p 8 • Fee includes supplies. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Beginning and Intermediate Watercolor

Fee $75

East Meets West Chinese Brush Painting in Watercolor

Learn the elegant beauty of a one-stroke petal and the dynamic compositions of East Asian art. Create yellow cone flower, wind-blown orchids, morning glory vine with a butterfly and more by raising and lowering the brush to get a thick or thin stroke and slant effects. Instructor: H. Nelson Course# 3154-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Rec W Mar 9 3:30p-5:30p 4 $45 • $5 supply fee payable to instructor for use of materials, or supply list available. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Beginning Watercolor Landscape Painting

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 Course# 3019-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS Tu Apr 5 6:30p-8:30p 8 $75 • Supply list provided at the first class. Supplies cost approximately $20. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Watercolor Semi-Abstract Grapes

This two-day workshop on painting grapes is a loose and free style. We will be using actual grape leaves to create an imprint with watercolor. You will use a variety of techniques and materials to create this unique look for grapes on the vine. We’ll be laying on color with brushes as well as some transferring techniques. Bring your brushes and paints. Instructor: J. Schroeder Course# 3148-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Rec Tu/W May 10 9:30a-1:30p 2 $43 • $8 supply fee, payable to instructor for additional materials. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733 Painting Classes continue on next page >

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Adult Programs

Learn to paint in watercolor. Taught in a methodical way with step-by-step demonstrations, practice, then application painting, students work with a limited number of pigments to learn characteristics of each. Instructor: H. Nelson Course# 3143-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Rec W Jan 19 3:30p-5:30p 6 $60 • $8 supply fee payable to instructor for use of materials, or supply list available. Course# 3143-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Rec W Apr 13 3:30p-5:30p 6 $60 • $8 supply fee payable to instructor for use of materials, or supply list available. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Wet-in-Wet Watercolor

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 and increasing your confidence. Bring your questions on techniques, tools and materials, color mixing, and making corrections to class. Experienced painters can work on individual painting(s) with guidance and tips from the instructor, or work on basic technique while completing provided projects. Instructor: J. Schroeder Course# 3141-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Rec Tu Feb 8 12:30p-3:00p 4 $52 Course# 3141-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Rec Tu Mar 29 12:30p-3:00p 4 $52 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Paint Like the Masters – Experiments in Painting Styles 1

Join us as we try painting in the styles of various master painters. We will look at Monet and the Impressionists, Picasso and more. Each week you will learn a bit about a specific painter and create your own painting in that style. No painting experience necessary. The class is designed for experimentation, to learn about painting styles and for fun!

Instructor: H. Stone Course# 3221-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Highland JR Tu Feb 8 6:30p-9:00p 3 • Supply list will be mailed. Course# 3221-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Highland JR Tu Apr 5 6:30p-9:00p 3 • Supply list will be mailed. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

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Paint Like the Masters – Experiments in Painting Styles 2

Join us as we try painting in the styles of various master painters. We will look at Van Gogh, Gustav Klimt and more. Each week you will learn a bit about a specific painter and create your own painting in that style. No painting experience necessary. The class is designed for experimentation, to learn about painting styles and to have fun! Instructor: H. Stone Course# 3222-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland JR Tu Mar 1 6:30p-9:00p 3 $40 • Supply list will be mailed. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733 = Daytime/senior-friendly classes

Enameling/Fused Glass Classes Introduction to Copper Enameling

Adult Programs

You will learn how to clean and prepare copper, and how to apply the enamels using several different easy-to-use techniques such as sifting and stenciling to create beautiful color combination and patterns. You will watch this basic enamel creation come alive in a small kiln with a viewing part. Instructor: J. Boles Course# 3137-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding W May 4 6:00p-9:00p 1 $55 HS • $10 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Enameling and Fused Glass Sampler

You will experience the excitement and surprise of creating your own miniature works of art using the techniques of fused glass and enameling on copper. You will first create pendants, earrings, and other jewelry items with dichroic glass and fusible glass. After fusing the glass you will experience copper enameling techniques such as sifting and stenciling to create color combination and patterns. Instructor: J. Boles Course# 3153-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding W Jan 26 6:00p-9:00p 1 $55 HS • $20 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Fused Glass Flower Vase

Participants will create a functional flower vase by fusing two sheets of glass together. You will also decorate the top sheet with other pieces of glass creating your own design. The vase will hang from a chain and can be mounted on a window or wall, creating a bright and cheerful accent to your home. Instructor: J. Boles Course# 3152-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding W Mar 9 6:00p-9:00p 1 $50 HS • $20 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Arts/Crafts/Hobbies Furniture – Bent Willow Chair

Furniture – Rustic Twig – All Skill Levels

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 list of simple tools to bring will be sent after you have registered. A list of bed-and-breakfasts, hotels and motels in Red Wing will be provided upon request. Instructor: B. McNeely Course# 3033-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Red Wing, Sa/Su 9:00a- 2 $249 MN Apr 30 5:00p Course# 3033-SCA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Red Wing, Sa/Su 9:00a- 2 $249 MN May 21 5:00p To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

You will create your choice of a whimsical twig chair or a slab garden bench. All lumber materials, safety equipment and fastening hardware are provided. Bring a marker, tape measure, utility knife and power drill (some drills are available in class). Make arrangements to transport your creation home. Bring a friend to help you build your project for an additional charge of $15. Instructor: B. McNeely Course# 3030-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Red Wing, Sa May 14 9:00a- 1 $152 MN 5:00p Course# 3030-SCA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Red Wing, Sa Jun 4 9:00a- 1 $152 MN 5:00p Course# 3030-SCB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Red Wing, Sa Jun 11 9:00a- 1 $152 MN 5:00p To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Fused Glass Plates

Intermediate Fused Glass Plates

Learn new fusing techniques and create more elaborate glass plates. A tool kit will be available for purchase from the instructor. You may also bring your own tools. Instructor: G. Wagner Course# 3140-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Battle W Apr 13 6:00p-9:00p 3 $50 Creek MS • Supply list will be mailed. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Bring your sweetheart, or friend, for only $15 to help you build a whimsical twig chair or a slab garden bench for your home or landscape. All materials, drill bits and fastening hardware are provided. Bring a tape measure, marker and power drill (some drills are available in class). Instructor: B. McNeely Course# 3032-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Jan 31 6:00p-9:00p 2 $152 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Fused Glass Wind Chime

This simple chime design will leave you free to focus on choosing your favorite color combinations and to decorate the chimes with other small pieces of glass. You will be shown how to cut glass to create your chime parts, and how to arrange your pieces of glass into a personal design. You will also learn how to braid copper loops to hang your glass. Instructor: J. Boles Course# 3149-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding W May 11 6:00p-9:00p 1 $50 HS • $20 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Adult Programs

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. A tool kit will be available for purchase from the instructor. You may also bring your own tools. Instructor: G. Wagner Course# 3139-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Battle W Feb 2 6:00p-9:00p 3 $50 Creek MS • Supply list will be mailed. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Arts/Crafts/Hobbies Photography Classes 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 Course# 3150-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Feb 7 7:00p-9:00p 1 $30 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 Course# 3151-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding W Apr 20 6:00p-8:30p 1 $25 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Mosaic Bird Feeder

Adult Programs

This mosaic bird feeder will add color to your garden and provide a feeder for our feathered friends. This easy-to-do project makes a great gift. You may purchase supplies from the instructor to make a second one for yourself. Everything will be cut and ready to go the first week. Bring terry towels and a small container with a lid to the second class. Instructor: P. Ingles Course# 3213-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR W Mar 9 6:00p-9:00p 2 $40 • $13 fee per feeder, payable to instructor. Course# 3213-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland M May 9 6:00p-9:00p 2 $40 JR • $13 fee per feeder, payable to instructor. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

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Mosaic Garden Gazing Ball

Design and make a sparkling, brilliant, garden gazing ball. Glass mosaic art combines the creativity of ancient mosaic design with a new and easy technique that produces expert results. All glass will be cut and ready for you to begin your project the first night. Wear old clothes and bring old towels and a glass pint jar to the second class. Instructor: P. Ingles Course# 3209-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland M Feb 7 6:00p-9:00p 2 $40 JR • $20 supply fee, payable to instructor. Participants must bring a bowling ball to class. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Mosaic Side Table

Glass mosaic is a popular decorating element being used in homes, inside and out. Tables are 15” tall with a 16” x 16” square top. This technique is so simple and inexpensive that you can easily continue creating “works of art” at home. All glass will be cut and ready for application the first class. Wear old clothes and bring old towels and a glass pint jar to the second class. Instructor: P. Ingles Course# 3130-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland Tu Apr 19 6:00p-9:00p 2 $40 JR • $28 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Print and develop black-and-white film on both 35mm and 2¼. All chemicals are provided. Participants must bring their own paper and must have working knowledge of the printing and developing process. Instructor: J. Burchill Course# 3161-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Humboldt HS M Jan 24 6:30p-8:30p 7 $63 • No class Feb. 21. Course# 3161-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Humboldt HS M Apr 4 6:30p-8:30p 7 $63 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Point-and-Shoot – 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 Course# 3159-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft Tu Feb 22 5:30p-8:30p 1 $30 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Digital and Film Camera Workshop

This class is for photographers with a SLR camera. Learn about lens and shutter settings, D.O.F., various adjustments and flash/guide numbers. Instructor: M. Dosch Course# 3201-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR Tu Feb 8 6:00p-8:00p 1 $27 Course# 3201-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR Tu Apr 19 6:00p-8:00p 1 $27 To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

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Beginning Hand Building Pottery

SLR Photography Part 1 – Getting to Know Your Digital SLR Camera

Students will review the basic functions of their digital SLR camera including the camera’s mode and manual settings, flash, and other camera functions. Bring your camera to class for a handson learning experience. Students can choose to enroll in Part 2 to improve their digital SLR photographs. Instructor: C. Dobson-Totten Course# 3157-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft Tu Feb 8 5:30p-8:30p 1 $30 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

SLR Photography Part 2 – How to Improve Your Photographs

Beginning and Intermediate Pottery and Wheelwork

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. Fee includes supplies. Course# 3121-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS Tu Jan 18 6:30p-9:00p 8 $135 • No class Feb. 1. Instructor: M. Gabriel Course# 3002-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS W Jan 26 6:30p-9:00p 7 $119 Instructor: J. Brandel Course# 3121-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS Tu Apr 5 6:30p-9:00p 8 $135 Instructor: M. Gabriel Course# 3002-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS W Apr 6 6:30p-9:00p 8 $135 Instructor: D. Lindholm 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. Fee includes supplies. Course# 3010-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS M Jan 24 6:30p-9:00p 7 $119 • No class Feb. 21. Instructor: M. Johnson Course# 3010-WCA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Jan 24 6:30p-9:00p 7 $119 • Low-fire class. No class Feb. 21. Instructor: E. Coleman Course# 3010-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS M Apr 4 6:30p-9:00p 8 $135 Instructor: M. Johnson Course# 3010-SCA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Apr 4 6:30p-9:00p 8 $135 • Low-fire class. Instructor: E. Coleman To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Letterpress Printing

Try printing the way Gutenberg printed. The first week we will print fold-over notes; the second week personalized postcards. No experience necessary. Instructor: M.B. Hummel Course# 3012-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Buzzard M May 2 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

Adult Programs

For students who have taken Part 1, or students who are comfortable with the functions of their digital SLR camera, this class will explore ways to improve your photographs utilizing your camera’s mode settings, arranging the composition of your photograph, and understanding how to work with natural light or use a flash. Bring your camera to class for a hands-on learning experience. Instructor: C. Dobson-Totten Course# 3158-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft Tu Feb 15 5:30p-8:30p 1 $30 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Enjoy and appreciate clay as a creative medium through hand building. Technical knowledge of clay, glazes and firing will be taught. Instructor: D. Lindholm Course# 3124-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Humboldt M Jan 24 7:15p-8:30p 7 $89 HS • No class Feb. 21. Course# 3124-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Humboldt M Apr 4 7:15p-8:30p 7 $89 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Arts/Crafts/Hobbies Stained Glass Classes Beginning Sewing

Rod Building 101

Learn the basics of building your own custom fishing rod. The class will cover complete rod assembly, from start to finish. This class includes basic steps such as finding the spline of a rod and how to properly place and wrap guides. Each student will complete their very own rod. Instructor: B. Bohland Course# 3009-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS W Feb 2 6:00p-7:30p 4 $90 • Fee includes rod building kit. Course# 3009-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS M Apr 4 6:00p-7:30p 4 $90 • Fee includes rod building kit. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

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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 Course# 3250-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland Tu Feb 8 6:00p-8:30p 6 $60 JR Course# 3250-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland Tu Apr 19 6:00p-8:30p 6 $60 JR To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Intermediate Sewing

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. Come prepared with all materials needed to cut garment at the first class. Bring a pattern and material. Instructor: J. Gordon Course# 3102-FHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Th Jan 27 6:00p-8:30p 6 $60 Course# 3102-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Th Apr 21 6:00p-8:30p 6 $60 To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Introduction to Stained Glass

Participants will learn the basics of creating stained glass artwork using the classic copper foil method; cutting and grinding glass to a pattern; and soldering their creations. Your personal design can be abstract or realistic patterned sun catchers. Instructor: J. Boles Course# 3136-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding W Apr 20 6:00p-9:00p 2 $60 HS • $20 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Beginning Stained Glass

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 Course# 3000-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS Tu Jan 25 6:00p-9:00p 6 $66 • No class Feb. 1. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Advanced Stained Glass

Previous stained glass experience necessary. Learn etching techniques including: three-dimensional, copper foil repair, lead repair and reinforcing a window. Instructor: P. Vanderwaal Course# 3017-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS Tu Apr 5 6:00p-9:00p 6 $66 • $5 supply fee, payable to instructor. Bring paper, pencil and glass cutter. Individual project supplies are extra. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

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Estate Planning Classes Estate Planning and the Nursing Home – Protect Yourself from Poverty

Stained Glass Leaded Window

Estate Planning – Wills and Trusts

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 Course# 2875-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Feb 28 7:00p-9:00p 1 $21 To register, call Harding C. E. 651-293-8733

Your Health Care Directives

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). Health-related circumstances, temporary and permanent, happen to everyone. With as much forethought as possible, planning ahead and sharing your preferences with your Health Care Agent should provide you and your loved ones with some peace of mind for those situations. Instructor will provide information and materials to assist you in drafting your own Directive. Instructors: P. Adams-Schinzing, J.D./L. McNally, J.D. Course# 2935-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR Tu Mar 1 7:00p-8:30p 1 $30 Course# 2935-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR Tu May 3 7:00p-8:30p 1 $30 To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Adult Programs

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 by the instructor. 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 Course# 3210-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Bob Calton M Feb 7 6:30p-9:00p 4 $80 Studio, 300 Broadway St., Studio #208, in Lowertown, downtown St. Paul (one block south of the Farmers’ Market at the corner of Kellogg Blvd. and Broadway St. Free parking is available across Kellogg Blvd.) • $40 supply fee payable to instructor, includes use of tools, solder, lead and zinc came. Course# 3210-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Bob Calton M Apr 18 6:30p-9:00p 4 $80 Studio, 300 Broadway St., Studio #208, in Lowertown, downtown St. Paul (one block south of the Farmers’ Market at the corner of Kellogg Blvd. and Broadway St. Free parking is available across Kellogg Blvd.) • $40 supply fee payable to instructor, includes use of tools, solder, lead and zinc came. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

What happens if Mom or Dad (or my spouse) needs a nursing home? Is there any way to protect the family? I’ve heard there is a “look-back” period, but don’t know what it’s about. Can I make gifts? This class will teach you the crucial information you must know if any member of your family might need to enter, or has already entered a nursing home. Instructor: J. Scott Course# 2871-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding HS W Feb 9 6:30p-8:00p 1 $21 Course# 2871-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding HS W Apr 27 6:30p-8:00p 1 $21 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Business/Career/Finance Estate Planning Classes continued Your Will and Estate Planning Considerations

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. Course# 2950-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR Tu Mar 8 7:00p-8:30p 2 $55 Course# 2950-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR Tu Apr 12 7:00p-8:30p 2 $55 To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

The Estate Liquidation Process – Trash or Treasures

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. This is for those who have inherited an estate or are preparing to inherit an estate. Instructor: S. Law Course# 2870-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Th Feb 10 6:30p-8:30p 1 $25 To register, call Harding C. E. 651-293-8733

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Transferring Property – “Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie P late?”

Few individuals plan ahead for the transfer of their nontitled personal belongings (Grandma’s Yellow pie plate, Dad’s cuff links, or the family photo album). This program helps families to make informed decisions on transferring non-titled property. Instructor: J. Roban Course# 2920-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee East Side M Apr 4 12:30p-2:30p 1 $10 YMCA, 875 Arcade St., 55106 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Investment Classes It’s Your Money – Stock Options

Learn how options can be used as a part of your overall investment strategy. In this course we will cover the basic understanding of options and then go through the various options strategies. If you are new to options, this course will open the door to many new trading and investment possibilities. Instructor: G. Naylor Course# 2877-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding HS W Apr 6 6:00p-9:00p 1 $21 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Real Estate Investing 101 – Rental Property

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 Course# 2867-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding HS W Feb 9 6:00p-9:00p 1 $21 To register, call Harding C. E. 651-293-8733

It’s Your Money – Stock Charts and Indicators

Real Estate Investing 201 – Landlording Made Easy!

Step-by-step instruction on how to finance and purchase real estate, finding and screening tenants, setting up a Lease, finding insurance, maintaining the property, collecting rent, evictions and Section 8 basics. Class is interactive. Instructor: B. Carion Course# 2891-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding HS W Feb 23 6:00p-9:00p 1 $21 To register, call Harding C. E. 651-293-8733

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 time-saving tricks. Instructor has extensive remodeling experience. Instructor: B. Carion Course# 2892-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee First Lutheran Tu Apr 5 6:00p-9:00p 1 $21 Church, 463 Maria Ave., 55106 To register, call Harding C. E. 651-293-8733

Adult Programs

Learn to read a stock chart and use various technical indicators. This course goes into detail on reading stocks, with a step-by-step guide on how to set up your own charts to determine the best potential time to enter and exit an investment. Instructor: G. Naylor Course# 2876-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding HS W Mar 2 6:00p-9:00p 1 $21 To register, call Harding C. E. 651-293-8733

Build wealth through real estate! Learn how and where to invest, finance, and how to rent the property. Even firsttime homebuyers can succeed in real estate investing. Class is interactive. Instructor: B. Carion Course# 2890-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding HS W Feb 16 6:00p-9:00p 1 $21 To register, call Harding C. E. 651-293-8733

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Business/Career/Finance Money Management Classes Financial Literacy for Youth – Bringing Home the Gold

Budgeting with Cash

Learn to use a simple envelope and cash system to manage a household budget. Instructor: D. Harrington Course# 2905-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Humboldt HS M Feb 7 6:30p-8:00p 3 $21 To register, call Harding C. E. 651-293-8733

Buying a House? Legal and Financial Considerations

Adult Programs

We will discuss the legal and financial considerations of the home buying process, starting from renting to moving in and beyond. Topics will include the implications and financial options of purchasing alone, with a spouse or friend, parents and/or extended families and understanding legal and financial contracts. There will be a discussion of scam and fraud situations. The final class will be a house tour to see first-hand how to use the tools learned during the class. Instructors: G. Beatty/D. Ericson Course# 2884-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee First Lutheran W Feb 23 6:30p-8:30p 4 $39 Church, 463 Maria Ave., 55106 • Fee is per household, up to three people. To register, call Harding C. E. 651-293-8733

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It’s very important to have an education but it’s also important to understand the ins and outs of financial literacy. This workshop was created to help our youth better prepare themselves by understanding their finances, the cost of credit, and how to prepare for a more secure financial road to success. 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: Neighborhood Development Alliance Course# 2910-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Humboldt HS M Apr 4 6:00p-9:00p 3 $5 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Find the Right Tools to Reduce Your Debt

Many of us are in debt but don’t know the right tools on how to reduce our debt efficiently. Learn about the different tools that exist to help reduce or lower your debt. Instructor: Neighborhood Development Alliance Course# 2903-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee First Lutheran Th Feb 24 7:00p-8:00p 2 $5 Church, 463 Maria Ave., 55106 To register, call Harding C. E. 651-293-8733

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 Course# 2883-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding HS W Apr 13 7:00p-9:00p 1 $21 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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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 resumé? 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 Course# 2874-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding HS W Jan 26 6:30p-8:30p 4 $41 Course# 2874-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding HS W Apr 20 6:30p-8:30p 4 $41 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Back-to-Work Boot Camp

This three-session class will cover everything from finding jobs to apply for, creating a resumé, preparing for interviews, and negotiating employment offers. Looking for a new career? Looking for a summer job? All applicants are welcome. Instructor: T. Reese Course# 2881-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee First Lutheran Tu Feb 8 6:30p-8:30p 3 $29 Church, 463 Maria Ave., 55106 Course# 2881-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Th Apr 14 6:30p-8:30p 3 $29 To register, call Harding C. E. 651-293-8733

Basic Interviewing for the Seasoned Worker

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 Course# 2882-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Th Mar 10 6:30p-8:30p 1 $29 Course# 2882-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Th May 5 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 Linkedin could do for your business? Learn about what’s hot (and what’s not) in social media marketing and get your business profile set up to be discussed. Instructor: I. Schwartz Course# 2900-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS W Apr 20 6:00p-9:00p 1 $21 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Adult Programs

If you have been working for many years and find yourself out of work, we will discuss how to prepare for job interviews, types of questions you can ask and how to handle open-ended questions, and learn about the newest types of interview formats. Instructor: T. Reese Course# 2881-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Tu Mar 15 6:30p-8:30p 1 $29 To register, call Harding C. E. 651-293-8733

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Computer Classes 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 96.

Computer Classes

Computer 101

Unravel the mysteries of this popular machine known as a computer. 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 Course# 2704-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft W Jan 26 6:00p- 5 $70 8:00p Course# 2704-WSB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rice F Mar 4 10:15a- 5 $70 Street Library 12:15p Course# 2704-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Wellstone Tu Mar 29 10:00a- 5 $70 Center 12:00p Course# 2704-SSB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft W May 4 6:00p-8:00p 5 $70

Introduction to Computers

Adult Programs

We will provide an overview of personal computers, Internet options, access and wireless technologies. This class is structured in a question-andanswer format to get comfortable with the Microsoft Windows Operating System. Instructor: G. Salminen Course# 2710-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding W Apr 6 7:30p-9:00p 3 $40 HS

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Getting Back into the Workplace

Are you one of the many people changing career paths or are you re-entering the workforce? From mechanics to engineers, everybody uses computers in their jobs. Get a leg up on the competition and take our business basics course. You will get a wellrounded basic skill set in some of the most commonly used programs. • Keyboard and mouse skills required. Instructor: M. Hogan Course# 2672-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft W Mar 30 6:00p- 5 $70 8:00p

Introduction to Excel 2003

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 Course# 2702-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding W Jan 26 6:00p-7:30p 6 $69 HS Course# 2702-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding W Apr 6 6:00p-7:30p 6 $69 HS • No class Apr. 27.

Introduction to MS Excel

Explore the world of spreadsheets. Learn how to create and navigate spreadsheets, charts, and basic formulas. • Keyboard and mouse skills required. Instructor: M. Hogan Course# 2714-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central M Mar 7 6:00p-8:00p 1 $21 HS

Intermediate MS Excel

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: Introduction to MS Excel or equivalent skills. Instructor: M. Hogan Course# 2670-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central M Mar 14 6:00p-8:00p 1 $21 HS

Introduction to MS Word 2003

Learn the essential tools needed for word processing: cut, copy, paste and move text, saving and recalling files. Next, learn how to format characters, paragraphs and documents, and how to view them. Learn Word’s tools: spell check, 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. • Some keyboard and mouse skills required. Instructor: G. Salminen Course# 2703-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding W Feb 2 7:30p-9:00p 6 $69 HS

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MS Word 2007

Have you upgraded to Microsoft Word 2007 and need some help navigating this program? By taking this class you will gain the skills you need to successfullly word process using Word 2007. • Keyboard and mouse skills required. Instructor: M. Hogan Course# 2722-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Wellstone Tu May 3 10:00a- 1 $21 Center 12:00p

Intermediate MS Word Processing

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: Introduction to MS Word Processing or equivalent skills. Instructor: M. Hogan Course# 2719-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rice F Apr 8 10:15a- 1 $21 Street Library 12:15p

Advanced MS Word Processing

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. • Basic computer skills required. Instructor: S. Keroff Course# 2885-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS M May 2 6:30p-8:30p 4 $56

Basic PowerPoint

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 Course# 2671-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS M Feb 7 6:00p-8:00p 1 $21

Introduction to PowerPoint

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 Course# 2674-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding W May 4 7:30p-9:00p 3 $40 HS

Digital Pictures – 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 Course# 2669-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rice F Feb 18 10:15a- 2 $35 Street Library 12:15p Course# 2669-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS M Apr 4 6:00p-8:00p 2 $35

Adult Programs

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. • Prerequisite: Introduction to MS Word Processing or equivalent skills. Instructor: M. Hogan Course# 2720-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rice F Apr 15 10:15a- 1 $21 Street Library 12:15p

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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 Course# 2676-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS W Feb 9 6:00p-9:00p 1 $21

Website Basics

Online Job Search Basics

Are you looking to get back into the job market or change your current career? The Internet has a plethora of tools to make your search much easier. In this class we will explore using the Internet to find a job and explore sites that will support your job search, including how to write a resumé, and more. • Keyboard and mouse skills required. Instructor: M. Hogan Course# 2721-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS M Feb 14 6:00p-8:00p 1 $21

Social Networking

Adult Programs

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 Course# 2673-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft W Mar 2 6:00p-8:00p 3 $55

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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 class. Instructor: D. Axtell Course# 2679-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Cenral HS W Feb 2 6:30p-8:30p 1 $29 Course# 2679-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS W Apr 6 6:30p-8:30p 1 $29

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 Course# 2678-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Tu Feb 22 6:30p-8:30p 1 $21

Setting up Your Wireless Network

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 Course# 2677-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Tu Feb 8 6:00p-8:30p 1 $21

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 Course# 2680-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS M Feb 28 6:30p-8:30p 3 $49 Course# 2680-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS W May 4 6:30p-8:30p 3 $49

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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Baking Classses Best Ever Biscotti

This wonderfully crunchy cookie is originally from Italy. Heavy with nuts, it complements coffee and tea for an impressive dessert or snack. We’ll create biscotti using ingredients such as almonds, pistachio nuts, dried fruits and cinnamon. Enjoy them plain or drizzled with chocolate! Instructor: L. Severson Course# 3423-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding W Apr 20 6:00p-9:00p 1 $38 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Chocolate and More Chocolate

Create rich chocolate treats! Recipes include: a cute mouse, coffee-flavored mousse, brownies, dipping chocolate (for strawberries, apricots, pretzels and teaspoons), three hot fudge sauces, chocolate chip cookies, easy truffle variations, Italian ricotta cheesecake and Italian orange ricotta custard. Instructor: L. Severson Course# 3444-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Th Apr 14 10:00a- 1 $38 Rec 1:00p • No refund after Apr. 7. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Cooking Classes

Cooking Classes

Classic Truffles – Chocolate of Course!

Adult Programs

Truffles are delicious and easy to create for you or for giving. We will dip truffles in chocolate or roll them in chopped Almost No Knead Breads nuts, cocoa, flaked coconut or chocolate Have crusty and “rustic” open crumbssprinkles. Truffle centers may be a plain Edible Cookie Bouquet rich chocolate or they may be flavored free standing breads, so much in vogue Learn the art of making an edible cookie with espresso or liqueurs. You can decide now, ready in 20 minutes! Make easy and quick artisan breads with almost no bouquet. Learn to decorate sugar cookie to place a surprise pecan half, whole kneading. Let time and refrigeration rest cutouts using fondant, icing and sugar almond or a candied cherry in the center, do all the work: High-moisture dough is sprinkles. We will arrange them into too! Assorted round chocolate truffles stored for up to two weeks, and dough is a beautiful bouquet. Each student will are a delight for your taste buds and a complete one bouquet to take home. cut into pieces and popped in the oven pleasure for your eyes in their decorative for fresh loaves as desired. Expertise, Instructor: D. Hirte candy cups. Expect to take home an samples and recipes for high-gluten Course# 3398-WSA assortment of 25 exquisite truffles. white, whole wheat, mixed grain, and Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Instructor: L. Severson beer breads with and without a starter. North W Feb 9 12:00p- 1 $30 Course# 3403-WEA Dale Rec 2:00p Instructor: G. Cherubini Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee • No refund after Feb. 2. Course# 3375-WEA WTMS Th Feb 10 6:00p-9:00p 1 $32 Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee To register, call Harding C.E. To register, call Harding C.E. Como HS Tu Mar 15 6:00p-8:30p 1 $39 651-293-8733 651-293-8733 To register, call Harding C.E. Four Famous Ethnic 651-293-8733 Edible Fruit Bouquet Cookies Learn the art of making an edible Learn and enjoy making four famous beautiful fruit bouquet. We will use ethnic cookies: Krumkakes (Norwegian), pineapple, melons, strawberries and Pizzelles (Italian), Sandbakkelse (Swedish) more to make an extraordinary treat. and Rosettes (Scandinavian). Expect great Each student will complete a bouquet to recipes plus the many tips and techniques take home. that will make your baking a success! Instructor: D. Hirte Bring containers for your creations. Course# 3397-SSA Instructor: L. Severson Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3451-WSA North W Apr 6 12:00p- 1 $30 Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Dale Rec 2:00p Conway Th Feb 3 10:00a- 1 $38 • No refund after Mar. 30. Rec 1:00p To register, call Harding C.E. • No refund after Jan. 27. 651-293-8733 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Crepes – “Do-Ahead” Wrap

Gluten-Free Baking

You do have time to bake gluten-free! Learn about different flours, how to make easy and healthy breads and tasty treats, and creative ways to embellish pre-mixed products. Instructor: J. Malmon Course# 3401-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Th Mar 10 6:00p-9:00p 1 $38 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Magnificent Muffins

Serve freshly baked breads in less than one hour. Whether for a memorable weekend breakfast, brunch, or teatime, or to accompany a salad or soup for another occasion, hot-from-your-oven breads are wonderful. Muffins (and their larger-sized quick breads) may be sweet or savory. Adjust the baking time (less than 30 minutes) for muffins to less than one hour for quick breads and a single recipe yields both! We’ll feature remarkable recipes to taste in class and take home, plus tips, techniques and equipment to ensure success every time. Instructor: L. Severson Course# 3425-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding HS W Mar 2 6:00p-9:00p 1 $38 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Chicken En Croute

We’ll begin with a traditional Caesar salad tossed with fresh-baked croutons and Romano cheese. Next, we’ll wrap a sautéed chicken breast in a pastry shell with button mushrooms and a rich port wine sauce. Then, we’ll create a jasmine rice blend using toasted almonds and dried cranberries and prepare steamed asparagus maltaise. We will finish with a rich flourless chocolate torte served with an exquisite raspberry sauce and fresh whipped cream. Instructor: J. Sandino Course# 3408-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding W Mar 16 6:00p-9:30p 1 $38 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Crepes are an easy and 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 selections. Each student will receive experience in making perfect crepes, including flipping them! Instructor: L. Severson Course# 3390-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Tu May 24 6:00p-9:00p 1 $32 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Czech Kolaches

Kolaches, one of Czechoslovakia’s national pastries, are made with slightly sweet yeast dough traditionally filled with apricot, cottage cheese, poppy seed or prunes. They can be shaped into small rounds, square “tied packages”, or filled turnovers. Learn many recipes, tips and techniques to master these oldworld delicacies. Instructor: L. Severson Course# 3336-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS Sa Apr 30 8:30a-12:30p 1 $38 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Creative Meals for Kids

In a creative rut when it comes to cooking for your kids? Crunched for time, too? Mom and chef Alice Seuffert will teach you how to make several dishes that are creative, simple and something your kids will love. We’ll make several dishes including Green Eggs & Ham Pizza and Kid’s Sushi. Instructor: A. Seuffert Course# 3430-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS Sa Apr 9 9:00a-11:30a 1 $38 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Fabulous Fish Dishes

Learn to create delicious fish dishes using a few basic techniques. This menu starts with a mixed greens and garden vegetable salad with a homemade creamy garlic dressing. We’ll grill fresh tuna steak with a Mediterranean relish served with pasta tossed with garlic and olive oil. Moist, flaky Atlantic salmon is slow baked with an oven-dried tomato and dill butter sauce. Walleye Pike will be lightly breaded and pan-fried to a crispy golden brown and served with homemade tartar sauce and mashed potatoes. Key lime pie finishes topped with fresh whipped cream. Instructor: J. Sandino Course# 3409-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding W Apr 27 5:30p-9:00p 1 $38 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Fast Suppers without Fast Food

Want a fast dinner that doesn’t involve delivery or going through a drivethrough window? Learn creative and healthy recipes that will keep you from ordering that next pizza. We’ll transform pad thai into a lasagna and even make dinner while you sleep! Instructor: A. Seuffert Course# 3420-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Apr 4 6:00p-8:30p 1 $38 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

French Cooking, Conversing and Culture

Join us in preparing a sumptuous feast including the national soup (Soupa Avgolemono); the menu is rounded out with a flaming cheese appetizer (Saganaki), zucchini with ground lamb (Mousaka), finishing with a spinach roll in Fillo (Spanokopeta) and walnut cake with orange sauce (Karidopita). Instructor: L. Severson Course# 3450-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Th Apr 7 10:00a-1:00p 1 $38 Rec • No refund after Mar. 31. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Lefse

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 Course# 3300-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS Tu Apr 5 6:30p-9:00p 1 $38 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Northern Italian with a Greek Accent

Begin with classic Greek salad tossed in lemon herb vinaigrette. Next, we’ll make fresh pasta and practice its versatility on two traditional Northern Italian favorites, baked cannelloni stuffed with a variety of meats and fresh cheeses followed by lasagna, delicate spinach pasta layered with a bolognese meat sauce, creamy béchamel and grated Parmesan cheese. We’ll finish with decadent chocolate bread pudding served with raspberry sauce and whipped cream. Instructor: J. Sandino Course# 3405-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding HS W Feb 9 5:30p-9:00p 1 $38 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 Course# 3369-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Th Feb 17 10:00a-1:00p 1 $38 Rec • No refund after Feb.10. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Stuffed Pasta Making

Hands-on class! You will practice using a pasta machine to roll out pasta to stuff with a variety of fillings. We will show you what sauce compliments each type of stuffed pasta. Ravioli with roasted butternut squash, tortelloni with wild mushroom Parmesan, cannelloni ripieni with ricotta spinach or meat filling, cappellaci with roasted artichokes and sun-dried tomatoes, ravioli with crab meat, shrimp and roasted leeks are just a sample of what you can create on your own. Instructor: G. Cherubini Course# 3412-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS Tu Mar 1 6:00p-8:30p 1 $39 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Adult Programs

Join us for three evenings of French language, reflections on French culture and delicious French cuisine made in class. Instructor: P. Teefy Course# 3416-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Apr 25 6:00p-9:00p 3 $55 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Cooking Classes Cooking Classses Phyllo Pastry

Our fabulous main dish, spanokopita, will be enhanced by phyllo kiss and tiropetes appetizers. Phyllo broccoli rolls and baklava will complete this delectable menu. Instructor: L. Severson Course# 3438-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Mar 14 6:00p-9:00p 1 $38 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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

Adult Programs

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 Course# 3374-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS Tu Apr 12 6:00p-8:30p 1 $39 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Roast Supreme

Re-create the friendly comforting ambiance of a roasted family meal or make a sumptuous entertaining event. Roasted red and golden beet salad and a roasted tomato sauce will go with anything you like. Enjoy duck leg confit and French-style qualis a la Veronique with green grapes. Make a perfect prime rib Sunday roast dinner with Tuscanstyle rosemary potatoes or center-cut Pork Arista stuffed with aromatic herbs. And, if you like more assertive flavors, how about a Dijon leg of lamb with three-mustard sauce? Salmon and other fish preparation will be covered. Instructor: G. Cherubini Course# 3415-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS Tu Feb 8 6:00p-8:30p 1 $49 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Romantic Dinner at Home

Are you yearning for a romantic dinner that doesn’t involve going out and battling the traffic or hiring a babysitter? We’ll explore how to create a romantic dinner that will impress your significant other right inside your own home. We’ll get “berry” romantic with chicken and then spice it up at the end with chocolate cake. Instructor: A. Seuffert Course# 3419-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Feb 7 6:00p-8:30p 1 $38 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Spring in Tuscany

Enjoy an authentic Tuscan spring meal. We will start with Calamari in Inzimino, calamari sautéed with fresh garlic, zesty tomato sauce and fresh spinach, topped with fresh lemon zest and served with toasted bruschetta bread. Panzanella, a salad of fresh arugula, endive, tomatoes, bread, olives, onions and cucumbers will follow. The main course will feature Coscia D’Angello, fennel, garlic, and Dijon mustard stuffed roasted leg of lamb. Stovetop rosemary scented roasted Patate alla Toscana, and Potatoes Tuscan- style, will accompany this dish. We will finish our spring dinner with Panna Cotta con Caprino, or a fresh spring goat cheese Panna Cotta, served with our own version of blueberry sauce. Instructor: G. Cherubini Course# 3392-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS Tu Apr 26 6:00p-8:30p 1 $49 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Stretching Your Food Dollar

Looking for ways to make your food dollar go further at the grocery store? During this class you’ll learn ways to save money at the grocery store and make your family’s grocery budget go further. Then, we’ll put our savings to use and create several recipes based on items that are traditionally on sale. Instructor: A. Seuffert Course# 3422-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central Sa Feb 19 9:00a-11:30a 1 $38 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Ultimate Soups

Warm yourself, family and friends with a delicious elegant bowl of soup. Learn how to make a velouté or vegetable purée soup, like red beet borscht or potato leek. Next, we will show you the simple procedure to make cream-based soups, like roasted butternut squash and shellfish-based cream soups, and like lobster and shrimp bisque. Finally, you will use basic techniques to produce the best seafood chowder you have ever tasted, along with clam and chickpea chowder served with Parmesan chips. Instructor: G. Cherubini Course# 3396-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS Tu Jan 25 6:00p-8:30p 1 $39 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Sushi

Make your own delicious sushi in this class. Learn where to shop, brands to select, preparation of the ingredients, assembly of the rolls and presentation. Create both traditional and American California sushi. Start with the easy-tomake seasoned sushi rice, then select and roll ingredients such as chicken, shrimp, smoked salmon, mushrooms, and more. No raw fish will be used. Instructor: L. Severson Course# 3452-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Th Mar 10 10:00a-1:00p 1 $38 Rec • No refund after Mar. 3. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Vegetarian BBQ

In this hands-on class we’ll make Sweet Potato-Pecan Burgers with homemade Ketchup, Mustard, and Roasted-Red Pepper Relish; handmade BBQ Potato Chips with Fake-Bacon & Chives Dip; Mexicali Chop Salad with LimeCilantro Vinaigrette; and CaramelRhubarb Cobbler for dessert. Instructor: M. Stickel Course# 3378-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding W Feb 23 6:00p-9:00p 1 $38 HS • $6 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Cooking Classes

Cooking Classes

Vegetarian Indian

India has the world’s greatest vegetarian cuisine. Menu includes raita, rice pula, Vegetarian Dim Sum dhal, flat bread and South Indian garlic Learn to make vegetarian versions of curry. your favorite Chinese snacks! We’ll make meatless potstickers, BBQ “Pork” Instructor: M. Stickel Buns, Shanghai Spring Rolls, Sesame- Course# 3433-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Scallion Pancakes, plenty of dipping Como HS M May 23 6:00p-9:00p 1 $38 sauces, and Mango-Coconut Bread • $6 supply fee, payable to instructor. Pudding for dessert. To register, call Harding C.E. Instructor: M. Stickel 651-293-8733 Course# 3383-SEA

Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Apr 18 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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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 Course# 3381-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Jan 31 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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Adult Programs

Saint Paul Public Schools Community Education at www.commed.spps.org

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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: G. Amdahl To register, call Como Park Community Education at 651-293-8811

Beginning Ballet 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. Course# 3511-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Saint Paul City Ballet W Jan 26 6:00p-7:00p 8 $65 Course# 3511-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Saint Paul City Ballet W Apr 6 6:00p-7:00p 8 $65

Beginning Ballet 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. Course# 3512-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Saint Paul City Ballet W Jan 26 7:00p-8:30p 8 $75 Course# 3512-WCA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Saint Paul City Ballet Sa Jan 29 8:30a-10:00a 8 $75 Course# 3512-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Saint Paul City Ballet W Apr 6 7:00p-8:30p 8 $75 Course# 3512-SCA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Saint Paul City Ballet Sa Apr 9 8:30a-10:00a 8 $75

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. Course# 3510-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Saint Paul City Ballet W Jan 26 10:00a-11:30a 8 $75 Course# 3510-WCA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Saint Paul City Ballet F Jan 28 10:00a-11:30a 8 $75 Course# 3510-WCB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Saint Paul City Ballet Sa Jan 29 10:00a-11:30a 8 $75 Course# 3510-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Saint Paul City Ballet W Apr 6 10:00a-11:30a 8 $75 Course# 3510-SCA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Saint Paul City Ballet F Apr 8 10:00a-11:30a 8 $75 Course# 3510-SCB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Saint Paul City Ballet Sa Apr 9 10:00a-11:30a 8 $75

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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. Course# 3516-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Saint Paul City Ballet W Jan 26 7:00p-9:00p 8 $85 Course# 3516-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Saint Paul City Ballet W Apr 6 7:00p-9:00p 8 $85

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Acting for Absolute Beginners

This class is 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: A. Arnold Course# 3500-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Tu Jan 25 7:00p-9:00p 5 $53 Course# 3500-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS M Apr 4 7:00p-9:00p 5 $53 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

American Comedy Scene Study for Absolute Beginners

For those with little or no acting experience. Favorite comedies by Neil Simon, Tennessee Williams, Wendy Wasserstein and others will fuel a fun exploration of timing, pace, and finding the personality and style of different scenes. Very basic voice and movement exercises will add to the fun. Instructor: J. Townsend Course# 3522-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS W Jan 26 7:00p-9:00p 5 $53 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Shakespeare for Absolute Beginners

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, the waltz, the fox-trot, the heel shag and swing. Throw in some dramatic dips and you’ll soon look like Cary Grant and Grace Kelly. 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 Course# 3616-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Harding W Jan 26 6:00p-7:00p 5 HS • Fee is $80/couple or $42/single. Course# 3616-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Harding W May 11 6:00p-7:00p 5 HS • Fee is $80/couple or $42/single. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Beginning Belly Dance

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. Settergren Course# 3715-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft M Jan 24 6:00p-7:25p 6 $45 • No class Feb. 21. Course# 3715-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft M Apr 4 6:00p-7:25p 8 $58 To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Intermediate Belly Dance

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. Settergren Course# 3716-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft M Jan 24 7:30p-9:00p 6 $45 • No class Feb. 21. Course# 3716-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft M Apr 4 7:30p-9:00p 8 $58 To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Middle Eastern Belly Dance

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 Course# 3515-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Th Jan 20 6:00p-7:30p 7 $49 Course# 3515-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Th Apr 7 6:00p-7:30p 8 $55 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Adult Programs

For students with little or no acting experience. Basic voice and movement will be taught. Students will get a feel for and play scenes from popular classics like A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hamlet, Julius Caesar and some of William Shakespeare’s lesserknown plays. It’s easier than you think! Instructor: J. Townsend Course# 3505-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS W Apr 6 7:00p-9:00p 5 $53 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Ballroom Sampler

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Dance/Drama/Music Dance Classes at Homecroft 1845 Sheridan Ave., 55116 Instructor: S. Butler To register, call Humboldt Community Education at 651-293-8634

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 lead-follow techniques, partnering skills and moves to help you feel comfortable and have fun on the social dance floor. Course# 3702-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft Th Jan 27 7:00p-7:55p 5 $80 • Fee is per couple. Must have a partner. Course# 3702-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft Th Apr 7 7:00p-7:55p 5 $80 • Fee is per couple. Must have a partner.

Ballroom 2 – Latin and Rhythm Dances

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. Course# 3703-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft Th May 12 7:00p-7:55p 5 $80 • Fee is per couple. Must have a partner.

Ballroom 1 – Smooth Dances

Adult Programs

This class is for people interested in learning American Smooth Dances. Dances covered may include tango, fox-trot and waltz. You will learn lead-follow techniques, partnering skills and moves to help you feel comfortable and have fun on the social dance floor. Course# 3700-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft Th Jan 27 6:00p-6:55p 5 $80 • Fee is per couple. Must have a partner. Course# 3700-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft Th Apr 7 6:00p-6:55p 5 $80 • Fee is per couple. Must have a partner.

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Ballroom 2 – Smooth Dances

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. Course# 3701-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft Th May 12 6:00p-6:55p 5 $80 • Fee is per couple. Must have a partner.

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. Course# 3704-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft Th Jan 27 8:00p-8:55p 5 $80 • Fee is per couple. Must have a partner. Course# 3704-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft Th Apr 7 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 beginning Swing and Jitterbug class. Course# 3705-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft Th May 12 8:00p-8:55p 5 $80 • Fee is per couple. Must have a partner.

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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 Course# 3613-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Battle W Apr 6 7:00p-8:00p 8 $58 Creek MS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Red Hot Salsa

Salsa is the most popular of all the Latin dances and there is a lively salsa dance scene in the Twin Cities. This class is designed for the beginner, but in no time you will be doing amazing turns, dramatic dips and other fabulous moves. Come with a partner or by yourself; everyone is welcome! Plus, join us as the class goes out to practice at an actual salsa club. Instructor: A. Clarey Course# 3611-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Harding W Jan 26 7:00p-8:00p 5 HS • Fee is $80/couple or $42/single. Course# 3611-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Harding W May 11 7:00p-8:00p 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 dancing is a classy, fun, and truly American dance that can be used to not only dance to swing music, but jazz, country, and rock and roll. In class 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 Course# 3631-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Harding W Jan 26 8:00p-9:00p 5 HS • Fee is $80/couple or $42/single. Course# 3631-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Harding W May 11 8:00p-9:00p 5 HS • Fee is $80/couple or $42/single. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Beginning Tap

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 Course# 3711-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland Tu Feb 8 7:00p-7:55p 6 $56 JR • Tap shoes may be purchased from instructor. Course# 3711-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland Tu Apr 12 7:00p-7:55p 6 $56 JR • Tap shoes may be purchased from instructor. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Intermediate Tap

Ages 15 and up. This course is designed for the dancer who has knowledge of tap dance terms and rhythms. Warmup and combinations will keep you moving! Instructor: K. Callahan Course# 3712-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland Tu Feb 8 8:00p-8:55p 6 $56 JR • Tap shoes may be purchased from instructor. Course# 3712-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland Tu Apr 12 8:00p-8:55p 6 $56 JR • Tap shoes may be purchased from instructor. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Adult Programs

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 Course# 3710-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland Tu Feb 8 6:00p-6:55p 6 $56 JR • Tap shoes may be purchased from instructor. Course# 3710-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland Tu Apr 12 6:00p-6:55p 6 $56 JR • Tap shoes may be purchased from instructor. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Advanced Beginning Tap

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Dance/Drama/Music Instrumental Music Beginning and Intermediate Guitar

Ages 15 and up. These are individual half-hour lessons; indicate time preference. Bring your own guitar.. Instructor: P. Storms Course# 3940-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey Tu Feb 8 5:00p-9:00p 6 $102 JR Course# 3940-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR Tu Apr 5 5:00p-9:00p 8 $135 • No class Apr. 26. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

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: J. Plattes Course# 3950-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey W Jan 26 5:00p-9:00p 7 $126 JR Course# 3950-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey W Apr 6 5:00p-9:00p 7 $126 JR To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Piano Lessons for Beginners Piano – Ages 7 and up. Adult beginners Introduction to Blues using welcome. Learn or review the basics: Chords and Playing by Ear

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 Course# 3960-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey M Jan 24 6:30p-9:00p 6 $124 JR • No class Feb. 21. Course# 3960-WHB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey Sa Jan 29 8:30a- 6 $124 JR 11:00a • No class Feb. 19. Course# 3960-WHC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey W Jan 26 6:30p-8:30p 6 $124 JR Course# 3960-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR M Apr 4 6:30p-9:00p 7 $130 Course# 3960-SHB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR Tu Apr 5 6:30p-9:00p 7 $130 • No class Apr. 26, May 24. Course# 3960-SHC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR W Apr 6 6:30p-8:30p 7 $130 To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Hubbs Center Community Choir

Adult Programs

This group will be rehearsing four-part harmony on popular music. Some of the music will be world music, in conjuction 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 Course# 3971-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Hubbs Center M Jan 24 5:30p-6:30p 4 $33 To register, call • $5 supply fee, payable to instructor. Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634 Course# 3971-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Hubbs Center M Apr 4 5:30p-6:30p 4 $33 • $5 supply fee, payable to instructor.

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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 Course# 3933-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey Sa Feb 26 8:30a-10:30a 1 $16 JR • $20 supply fee, payable to instructor for workbook and CD including charts, music and teaching report. Course# 3933-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey Sa May 21 8:30a-10:30a 1 $16 JR • $20 supply fee, payable to instructor for workbook and CD including charts, music and teaching report. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Beginning and Intermediate Violin

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 Course# 3970-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR W Feb 2 5:30p-9:00p 6 $128 Course# 3970-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR W Apr 6 5:30p-9:00p 6 $128 To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

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Central/Como Area – Fitness

Central/Como Area – Yoga

Low-Impact Aerobics

Gentle Healing Yoga

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 Course# 5301-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central M/W Jan 24 6:30p-7:30p 22 $66 HS Sa Jan 29 8:30a-9:30a • No class Feb. 19, 21. Course# 5301-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central M/W Apr 4 6:30p-7:30p 25 $75 HS Sa Apr 9 8:30a-9:30a • No class May 28, 30. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

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 Course# 5005-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS Tu Apr 12 6:30p-8:30p 3 $45 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Nordic Walking

Yoga for Life

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 Course# 5700-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como M Jan 24 6:00p-7:15p 7 $53 Elem • No class Feb. 21. Course# 5700-WCA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como M Jan 24 7:30p-8:45p 7 $53 Elem • No class Feb. 21. Course# 5700-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como Elem M Apr 4 6:00p-7:15p 8 $60 Course# 5700-SCA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como Elem M Apr 4 7:30p-8:45p 8 $60 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Yoga/Dance

Beat the winter blues, stay warm and increase your vitality as we get moving to rhythms from around the world! In this fun and creative class you will be led through yoga postures, simple dance movements, guided visualization and relaxation. No experience in yoga or dance necessary; all body types welcome. Instructor: M. Ames Course# 5705-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como W Jan 26 5:45p-7:00p 7 $53 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 Course# 5701-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como W Apr 6 5:45p-7:00p 8 $60 Elem To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Adult Programs

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-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M May 16 6:00p-7:30p 2 $30 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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 Course# 5103-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Jan 29 9:00a-10:00a 7 $52 • No class Feb. 19. Course# 5103-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Apr 9 9:00a-10:00a 7 $52 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Fitness/Sports/Yoga East Side Area – Fitness Cardio Resistance Combo

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. Instructor: G. Brooks Course# 5101-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Battle W Jan 26 5:45p-6:45p 6 $48 Creek MS Course# 5101-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Battle W Apr 6 5:45p-6:45p 6 $48 Creek MS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Kettlebells

Adult Programs

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 Course# 5110-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding W Jan 26 5:45p-6:45p 8 $63 HS Course# 5110-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding W Apr 6 5:45p-6:45p 8 $63 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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East Side Area – Yoga Intermediate Kettlebells

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 Course# 5111-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding W Jan 26 7:00p-8:00p 8 $63 HS Course# 5111-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding HS W Apr 6 7:00p-8:00p 8 $63 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Yoga 1 – Nice and Easy

Discover balance in your body and mind through gentle movements, yoga postures, breathing exercises and deep relaxation. This is a great class for beginners or those wanting a gentle approach to yoga. Bring a blanket or a mat and wear comfortable clothing. Chairs provided. Instructor: C. Schirber Course# 5702-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Tu Jan 25 9:15a- 6 $30 Rec 10:15a To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Beginning Hatha Yoga

Introductory course on the basic principles of yoga. Wear loose clothing and bring a blanket and yoga mat. Please keep perfume/scented lotion usage to a minimum. Canceled classes will not be rescheduled. Instructor: C. Schirber Course# 5875-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Battle W Jan 26 6:30p-7:25p 6 $42 Creek MS • No class Feb. 16, 23. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Continuing Practice Hatha Yoga

This is an ongoing practice class for those who have completed a beginning yoga class or have had some hatha yoga instruction. Instructor: C. Schirber Course# 5870-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Battle W Jan 26 7:30p-8:25p 6 $42 Creek MS • No class Feb. 16, 23. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Highland/Mac/Groveland Area – Fitness Beginning Vinyasa Flow Yoga

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. This class is tailored to those with little or no yoga experience. Bring a yoga mat, towel and water bottle. Instructor: M. McDonald Course# 5756-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Battle W Jan 26 5:45p-6:45p 8 $58 Creek MS Course# 5756-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Battle W Apr 13 5:45p-6:45p 8 $58 Creek MS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Vinyasa Flow Yoga – Level 2

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. Instructors: C. Ryan/L. Van Berkom Course# 5302-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey M/Th 5:40p-6:40p 14 $52 JR Jan 24 • No class Feb. 3, 21. Course# 5302-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey M/Th 5:40p-6:40p 13 $49 JR Apr 4 • No class Apr. 14, 21, 28, May 26, 30. Kickboxing for Fitness To register, call Humboldt C.E. Learn Muay Thai and French Savate 651-293-8634 kickboxing and Bruce Lee’s Jun Fan Jazzercise kickboxing. Drills are done in a safe, Jazzercise is an exercise program that injury-free environment. This course conditions your whole body through provides a fantastic cardiovascular professional choreography. Jazzercise workout while focusing on upper- and incorporates the use of dance and music to lower-body development, coordination make the 60-minute program fun for all ages and skill. and fitness levels. Each certified instructor Instructor: Minnesota Kali Group provides adequate warm-up, aerobics, Course# 5350-WHA strength training, stretching and cool-down Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee to make the workout right for you. Highland M Jan 31 6:30p-7:30p 6 $67 Instructor: S. Reinhold JR Course# 5305-WHA • When registering, indicate if you own Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses protective pads. Ramsey M-Th Jan 18 5:45p-6:45p cont No class Feb. 21. JR Sa Jan 22 8:30a-9:30a Course# 5350-SHA • No class Jan. 25, Feb. 1, 3, 19, 21, 26. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 5305-SHA Homecroft W Apr 6 6:30p-7:30p 6 $67 Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses • When registering, indicate if you own Ramsey M-Th Mar 28 5:45p-6:45p cont protective pads. JR Sa Apr 2 8:30a-9:30a To register, call Humboldt C.E. • No class Apr. 14, 26, 28, May 24, 25, 26, 651-293-8634 28, 30. Fee: $35 joiner’s fee plus $35/EFT a month unlimited, $90/2 months unlimited, Highland/Mac/Groveland Area – Fitness $12 drop-in. Register at the door. continues on next page > No registrations taken by Community Education. For information, call Sandy at 651-983-6807 or call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634.

Adult Programs

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 Course# 5755-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Battle W Jan 26 7:00p-8:00p 8 $58 Creek MS Course# 5755-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Battle W Apr 13 7:00p-8:00p 8 $58 Creek MS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Cardio Blast

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Fitness/Sports/Yoga Highland/Mac/Groveland Area – Fitness continued Beginning Pilates-Based Mat Exercise

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. Course# 5690-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland M Jan 31 6:30p-7:30p 6 $49 JR • No class Feb. 21. Instructor: J. Dregni Course# 5690-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft Th Apr 7 8:00p-9:00p 8 $63 Instructor: A. Thompson Course# 5690-SHB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland M Apr 11 6:30p-7:30p 7 $56 JR Instructor: J. Dregni To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Step and Sculpt

This class includes approximately 35 minutes of cardiovascular training on the bench that will teach beginners step basics, while giving more advanced steppers a rigorous cardio challenge. Sculpting consists of 25 minutes of muscle work using weights and bands. Stretches are incorporated throughout the class, focusing on increased flexibility. Bring a floor mat and water bottle. Steps are provided. Instructor: C. Ryan Course# 5303-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey Tu Feb 8 5:30p- 6 $32 JR 6:30p Course# 5303-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR Tu Apr 5 5:30p- 6 $32 JR 6:30p • No class Apr. 19, 26, May 24. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

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: Laughing Waters T’ai Chi Club Course# 5660-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey M Jan 24 6:30p-8:00p 7 $59 JR • No class Feb. 21. Course# 5660-WHB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey Sa Jan 29 8:30a- 7 $59 JR 10:00a • No class Feb. 19. Course# 5660-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey M Apr 4 6:30p-8:00p 8 $66 JR Course# 5660-SHB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey Sa Apr 9 8:30a- 8 $66 JR 10:00a • No class May 28. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Highland/Mac/Groveland Area – Yoga To register, call Humboldt Community Education at 651-293-8634. Canceled classes will not be rescheduled. Note: Please keep perfume/scented lotion usage to a minimum.

Beginning Hatha Yoga

Adult Programs

Introductory course on the basic principles of yoga. Wear loose clothing and bring a blanket, yoga mat and belt. Course# 5875-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR M Jan 24 5:15p-6:15p 7 $45 • No class Feb. 21. Instructor: K. Kuluvar Course# 5875-WHB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR Tu Feb 8 7:55p-8:55p 6 $40 Instructor: J. Laine

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Course# 5875-WHC Location Day(s)/Date Time Highland JR Tu Jan 25 5:45p-6:45p • No class Feb. 1. Instructor: C. McCoy Course# 5875-WHD Location Day(s)/Date Time Ramsey JR Th Jan 27 5:15p-6:15p • No class Feb. 3. Instructor: K. Kuluvar Course# 5875-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ramsey JR M Apr 4 5:15p-6:15p Instructor: K. Kuluvar

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Tummies, Tushes and Thighs

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 Course# 5330-WHB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland W Jan 26 5:15p-6:00p 8 $52 HS Course# 5330-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland M Jan 31 5:15p-6:00p 6 $41 HS • No class Feb. 21. Course# 5330-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland M Apr 4 5:15p-6:00p 8 $52 HS Course# 5330-SHB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland W Apr 6 5:15p-6:00p 9 $57 HS To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

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 Course# 5340-WHB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland W Jan 26 6:00p-7:00p 8 $73 HS Course# 5340-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland M Jan 31 6:00p-7:00p 6 $59 HS • No class Feb. 21. Course# 5340-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland M Apr 4 6:00p-7:00p 8 $73 HS Course# 5340-SHB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland W Apr 6 6:00p-7:00p 9 $80 HS To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

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Zumba!

Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program. Have a blast in one hour of calorie-burning, body-energizing movements. No dance experience necessary. Instructor: M. Pirela Course# 5300-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft W Jan 26 6:30p-7:30p 8 $58 Course# 5300-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft W Apr 6 6:30p-7:30p 8 $58 To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Beginning/Advanced Beginning Hatha Yoga

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 Course# 5874-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Ramsey JR Sa Jan 29 8:00a-9:00a 7 • No class Feb. 19. Course# 5874-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Ramsey JR Sa Apr 9 8:00a-9:00a 8 • No class May 28.

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Course# 5875-SHB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ramsey JR Tu Apr 5 7:55p-8:55p • No class Apr. 26. Instructor: J. Laine Course# 5875-SHC Location Day(s)/Date Time Highland JR Tu Apr 5 5:45p-6:45p Instructor: C. McCoy Course# 5875-SHD Location Day(s)/Date Time Ramsey JR Th May 5 5:15p-6:15p • No class Apr. 14, 28, May 26. Instructor: K. Kuluvar

Weight Training for Women

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Advanced Beginning Hatha Yoga

This course is for students who have taken Beginning Yoga and are prepared for more physically demanding poses. Wear loose clothing and bring two blankets, yoga mat and belt. Course# 5876-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR M Jan 24 7:55p-8:55p 7 $45 • No class Feb. 21. Instructor: K. Kuluvar Course# 5876-WHB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR Tu Feb 8 5:15p-6:15p 6 $40 Instructor: J. Laine Course# 5876-WHC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland JR Tu Jan 25 6:50p-7:50p 7 $45 • No class Feb. 1. Instructor: C. McCoy Course# 5876-WHD Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR W Jan 26 7:55p-8:55p 8 $50 Instructor: J. Laine Course# 5876-WHE Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR Th Jan 27 6:20p-7:20p 7 $45 • No class Feb. 3. Instructor: K. Kuluvar

Course# 5876-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Ramsey JR M Apr 4 Instructor: K. Kuluvar Course# 5876-SHB Location Day(s)/Date Ramsey JR Tu Apr 5 • No class Apr. 26. Instructor: J. Laine Course# 5876-SHC Location Day(s)/Date Highland JR Tu Apr 5 Instructor: C. McCoy Course# 5876-SHD Location Day(s)/Date Ramsey JR W Apr 6 • No class May 25. Instructor: J. Laine Course# 5876-SHE Location Day(s)/Date Ramsey JR Th May 5 • No class Apr. 14, 28, May 26. Instructor: K. Kuluvar

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Intermediate Hatha Yoga

Students are required to have completed Beginning and Advanced Beginning Yoga classes. Bring a blanket and yoga mat. Course# 5877-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR M Jan 24 6:20p-7:50p 7 $63 • No class Feb. 21. Instructor: K. Kuluvar

North End Area – Yoga Yoga 1 – Nice and Easy

Adult Programs

Discover balance in your body and mind through gentle movements, yoga postures, breathing exercises and deep relaxation. This is a great class for beginners or those wanting a gentle approach to yoga. Bring a blanket or a mat and wear comfortable clothing. Instructor: M. Ames Course# 5702-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Tu Jan 25 5:45p-7:00p 7 $53 • No class Feb.1.

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Course# 5702-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Tu Apr 5 5:45p-7:00p 8 $60 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

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. Course# 5107-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Th Jan 27 7:00p-8:00p 8 $58 Course# 5107-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Th Apr 7 7:00p-8:00p 8 $58 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Course# 5877-WHB Location Day(s)/Date Ramsey JR Tu Feb 8 Instructor: J. Laine Course# 5877-WHC Location Day(s)/Date Ramsey JR W Jan 26 Instructor: J. Laine Course# 5877-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Ramsey JR M Apr 4 Instructor: K. Kuluvar Course# 5877-SHB Location Day(s)/Date Ramsey JR Tu Apr 5 • No class Apr. 26. Instructor: J. Laine Course# 5877-SHC Location Day(s)/Date Ramsey JR W Apr 6 • No class May 25. Instructor: J. Laine

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Intermediate Gentle Hatha Yoga

This intermediate class will explore the introductory poses in greater depth and focus on breathing practices. Instructor: J. Laine Course# 5879-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR W Jan 26 5:15p-6:15p 8 $50 Course# 5879-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR W Apr 6 5:15p-6:15p 8 $50 • No class May 25.

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Pranayama – The Yoga of Breath

Advanced Hatha Yoga

For students who have completed one year of intermediate yoga or with permission of instructor. Instructor: J. Laine Course# 5878-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR Sa Jan 29 9:05a-10:35a 7 $63 • No class Feb. 19.

Yoga for Restoration and Renewal

Course# 5871-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Tu Apr 5 7:15p-8:15p 6 $58 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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

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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 set of dumbbells. Instructor: A. Siddiqui Course# 5106-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Tu Jan 25 6:00p-7:00p 6 $58 • No class Feb. 1. Course# 5106-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Tu Apr 5 6:00p-7:00p 6 $58 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Adult Programs

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 two 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: A. Siddiqui Course# 5871-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Tu Jan 25 7:15p-8:15p 6 $58 • No class Feb. 1.

Pranayama is the fifth branch of yoga: the practice of breath awareness. It is an important step in deepening the practice of yoga and can be beneficial for those with breathing conditions. At least one year of yoga experience is required. Bring three blankets and two yoga blocks. Instructor: K. Kuluvar Course# 5881-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR Th May 5 7:25p-8:25p 5 $35 • No class Apr. 14, 28, May 26.

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Fitness/Sports/Yoga Golf Intermediate Golf

Learn the Basics of Golf

This class will be geared to adults who have never had a lesson or played golf. Bring your clubs. (If loaner clubs are needed, please specify right- or left-handed when registering.) Instructor: L. Zilar Course# 5100-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Phalen M/W Apr 18 5:30p-6:30p 4 $64 Golf Clubhouse, 1615 Phalen Dr. E., 55106 • Fee includes practice balls. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Beginning Golf

Adult Programs

Learn the essential techniques to play golf. You will learn putting, chipping, pitching, full swings, some rules of the game and golf course etiquette. At least one class will be held at a driving range. A golf-training manual is included in the class fee. Bring your clubs. Instructor: R. Sparks Course# 5360-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland M/W Apr 18 6:00p-7:00p 4 $64 Course# 5360-SHB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland JR Tu/Th Apr 19 6:00p-7:00p 4 $64 Course# 5360-SHC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland JR M/W May 2 6:00p-7:00p 4 $64 Course# 5360-SHD Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland JR Tu/Th May 3 6:00p-7:00p 4 $64 Course# 5360-SHE Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland JR Tu/Th May 3 7:00p-8:00p 4 $64 Course# 5360-SHF Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland JR Tu/Th May 17 6:00p-7:00p 4 $64 Course# 5360-SHG Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland JR Tu/Th May 17 7:00p-8:00p 4 $64 To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

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This class is for those who have played some golf and want to refine their game. Learn what to do when your game goes wrong. Some recovery shots will be presented. At least one class will be held at a driving range. A golf-training manual is included in the class fee. Bring your clubs. Instructor: R. Sparks Course# 5362-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland JR M/W May 2 7:00p-8:00p 4 $64 Course# 5362-SHB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland JR M/W May 16 6:00p-7:00p 4 $64 Course# 5362-SHC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland JR M/W May 16 7:00p-8:00p 4 $64 To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Golf – Small Group Lessons

With a maximum of three students per class, each halfhour class will provide plenty of individual attention. The instructor will analyze your swing and suggest practice drills and swing tips. At least one class will be held at a driving range. Practice balls are extra. Instructor: R. Sparks Course# 5361-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR Sa Apr 9 8:30a-9:00a 4 $64 Course# 5361-SHB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR Sa Apr 9 9:00a-9:30a 4 $64 Course# 5361-SHC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR Sa Apr 9 9:30a-10:00a 4 $64 Course# 5361-SHD Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR Sa Apr 9 10:00a-10:30a 4 $64 Course# 5361-SHE Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR Sa Apr 9 10:30a-11:00a 4 $64 Course# 5361-SHF Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR Sa May 7 8:30a-9:00a 4 $64 • No class May 28. Course# 5361-SHG Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR Sa May 7 9:00a-9:30a 4 $64 • No class May 28. Course# 5361-SHH Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR Sa May 7 9:30a-10:00a 4 $64 • No class May 28.

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Course# 5361-SHI Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Ramsey JR Sa May 7 10:00a-10:30a 4 • No class May 28. Course# 5361-SHJ Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Ramsey JR Sa May 7 10:30a-11:00a 4 • No class May 28. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

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Golf – Tee to Green

This class will be geared to adults who had lessons and played golf. It will also include rules, course management and drills. (If loaner clubs are needed, please specify rightor left-handed when registering.) Instructor: L. Zilar Course# 5047-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Phalen Sa Apr 23 5:30p-6:30p 4 $64 Golf Clubhouse, 1615 Phalen Dr. E., 55106 • Fee includes practice balls. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

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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 exercises that promote your natural ability to respond to stress and conflict positively and creatively. Instructor: J. Poppele Course# 5051-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Center M Jan 24 6:00p-6:55p 4 $40 for Mind-Body Oneness, 558 Vandalia St., 55114 Course# 5051-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Center M Apr 11 6:00p-6:55p 4 $40 for Mind-Body Oneness, 558 Vandalia St., 55114 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Learn how to select the best lake in all seasons. Use three magic words to consistently catch fish, choose the best lures and techniques for each species, and make a slip-bobber, rig a jig worm and a weedless plastic worm to take home. Plus, door prizes, free maps, booklets and other fun items are included. Instructor: S. Smith Course# 5048-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M May 2 6:30p-9:00p 1 $25 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Bokken – The Japanese Wooden Sword

Jo – The Art of the Japanese Staff

Learn basic principles, movement and forms for the Japanese Staff, as taught in the peaceful martial art of aikido. Learn to use balance, rhythm, and centrifugal force to move calmly, quickly and efficiently. Instructor: J. Poppele Course# 5055-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Center Tu Jan 25 6:00p-6:55p 4 $40 for Mind-Body Oneness, 558 Vandalia St., 55114 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

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Shaolin Kenpo Karate

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 Course# 5050-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Shaolin M Jan 24 7:00p-8:00p 8 $61 Kenpo Karate, 783 Raymond Ave., 55114 Course# 5050-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Shaolin M Apr 4 7:00p-8:00p 8 $61 Kenpo Karate, 783 Raymond Ave., 55114 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Adult Programs

Traditionally, they were used as a safe substitute for real swords in Saumrai training. Today, we use the bokken as a tool for developing mindfulness, clarity, and relaxation. You will learn basic principles of mind-body coordination and basic “cutting” technique. Instructor: J. Poppele Course# 3015-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Center T u Apr 12 6:00p-6:55p 4 $40 for Mind-Body Oneness, 558 Vandalia St., 55114 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Fishing – How to Fish Twin Cities Lakes

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Fitness/Sports/Yoga • Health and Safety Running Your First 5K – From Sidelines to Finish Line

Beginning Rock Climbing

Adult Programs

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 Course# 5195-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Vertical W Jan 26 7:00p-9:00p 3 $59 Endeavors, 845 Phalen Blvd., 55106 Course# 5195-WEB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Vertical W Feb 23 7:00p-9:00p 3 $59 Endeavors, 845 Phalen Blvd., 55106 Course# 5195-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Vertical W Apr 13 7:00p-9:00p 3 $59 Endeavors, 845 Phalen Blvd., 55106 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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If you’ve always thought about running a 5K, this is the class to get you to your goal. The course will cover proper stretching techniques, overcoming mental challenges of running and get you on your way to running 3.1 miles. We will begin short distance running on the first day. All running will be outdoors, so dress appropriately for the weather. Instructor: L. Staiger Course# 5112-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS Tu Apr 12 6:00p-7:00p 6 $48 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Table Tennis

Learn the basic skills of table tennis. This class is designed to take basement or garage table tennis players to beginning tournament level players, or beginners to intermediate level. Equipment provided. Instructor: M. Ogitchida Course# 5199-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding Th Jan 27 5:15p-6:45p 8 $47 HS To register, call Harding C. E. 651-293-8733

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 Course# 5680-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland M Jan 31 6:30p-9:00p 1 $45 JR Course# 5680-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland M Apr 4 6:30p-9:00p 1 $45 JR To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Balance Your Digestion – Chinese Medicine

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Asian cultures have centuries of wisdom about how to keep the digestive system balanced and healthy, and now 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 Course# 5610-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Linwood Tu Apr 26 6:30p-8:00p 1 $25 Rec To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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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: Nutritional Weight & Wellness Course# 5650-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland Tu Feb 22 6:30p-8:30p 1 $35 JR To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Bladder and Pelvic Health

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Chi Nei Tsang

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 Course# 5513-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS Sa Feb 12 11:45a-1:45p 1 $22 • Bring a yoga mat or blanket. Please have your fingernails clipped and filed. Course# 5513-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS Sa Apr 9 11:45a-1:45p 1 $22 • Bring a yoga mat or blanket. Please have your fingernails clipped and filed. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Circle of Life

Do you need a boost to launch a more thriving life? Are you recovering from a major life challenge? Participate in a safe and supportive environment while exploring and stretching possibilities. Circle of Life is a simple, accessible and profound program covering major life areas like self-esteem, nutrition, stress, finances, work, relationships and more, with a fail-safe approach. Goals and action steps are utilized, as well as opportunities for integrated mind/body practice. Instructor: S. Medernach Course# 5657-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee St. Paul Tu Mar 29 1:00p-3:00p 4 $35 JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave., 55116 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

CPR – Adult, Child, Infant and 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 Course# 5512-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS Sa Feb 5 9:00a-1:00p 2 $75 Course# 5512-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS Sa Apr 9 9:00a-1:00p 2 $75 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Adult Driver Education Classes Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee 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.

Course# 2504-WDA Central Sa Feb 19 9:00a- HS 11:00a 275 N. Lexington Pkwy., 55104 Course# 2504-FDB Gordon Th Apr 7 6:00p- Parks HS 8:00p 1212 University Ave. W., 55104

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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 Course# 5511-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central Sa Feb 12 8:30a- 1 $30 HS 11:30a • $2 supply fee, payable to instructor. Bring a yoga mat or blanket and two full-size towels. Course# 5511-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central Sa Apr 9 8:30a- 1 $30 HS 11:30a • $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

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Foods to Reduce Pain and Inflammation

Food choices affect pain and inflammation levels. Learn the importance of balancing blood sugar to manage inflammation. Understand why processed carbohydrates increase pain and inflammation and discuss how to replace processed foods with real foods. 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 detemining whether this course meets their needs. Instructor: Nutritional Weight & Wellness Course# 5652-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland Tu Apr 26 6:30p-8:30p 1 $35 JR To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Hand Care Class – Movement and Massage

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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 Course# 5580-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Tu Mar 29 6:30p-8:30p 1 $35 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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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 Course# 5608-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding W Apr 13 6:00p-8:30p 1 $21 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Heart/Math

Heart/Math is a science-based, easyto-learn, stress-reduction tool. The Heart/Math Institute uses 19 years of science-based research into how the brain and heart interact and affect our health. In this class you will learn stress-reduction techniques including the Freeze-Frame method, a 60-second stress-reduction technique that can be done at your desk. Instructor: S. Medernach Course# 5658-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Humboldt M Mar 7 7:00p-9:00p 1 $21 HS 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 Course# 5640-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland M Feb 28 7:30p-8:30p 3 $50 JR • $5 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

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 detemining whether this course meets their needs. Instructor: Nutritional Weight & Wellness Course# 5653-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland Tu May 3 6:30p-8:30p 1 $35 JR To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Minnesota Veterans’ Benefits

Vision and Hearing Loss

Please join us for a brief, but informative look into state and federal VA benefits that apply to veterans and their family members. You will learn what benefits exist, who is eligible and who to contact to assist you with the VA claims process. Instructor: D. Kaiser Course# 5560-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee East Side M Apr 11 12:30p-2:30p 1 $10 YMCA, 875 Arcade St., 55106 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Learn to differentiate between hearing loss and vision loss fiction and fact. Instructor: A. Long Course# 5561-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee East Side M Apr 18 12:30p- 1 $10 YMCA, 2:30p 875 Arcade St., 55106 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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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. Course# 6375-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M May 23 6:00p-9:00p 1 $25 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 Course# 6012-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central M May 16 6:30p-9:00p 1 $23 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Electrical Circuits

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 Course# 6450-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central Tu Feb 8 7:00p-9:00p 6 $59 Service Facility, 1157 Selby Ave., 55104 Course# 6450-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central Tu Apr 5 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 Course# 6800-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft M Jan 31 6:30p-8:30p 3 $41 Course# 6800-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft M Apr 4 6:30p-8:30p 3 $41 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 go under an “inspector’s eye” to find frequently needed repairs or upgrades to either refresh your house or to meet current code requirements. Checklists and how-toevaluate handouts will be available. Instructor: D. McDonald Course# 6011-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Humboldt M Apr 4 6:30p-9:00p 3 $45 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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 Kitchen Remodeling – Down Payment Assistance programs. Where Do I Start? With these programs the first-time Avoid the costly pitfalls of remodeling homebuyer can get a low fixed interest by learning what questions should be rate and down payment assistance. asked, what options are available and Instructor: E. Otterness when to consult a professional. All of Course# 6602-WEA this and more will be covered in this Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee informative class. Harding W Mar 2 7:00p-9:00p 1 $21 Instructor: J. Brandon HS Course# 6202-WEA Course# 6602-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding HS W Mar 9 6:00p-8:00p 1 $29 Harding W May 4 7:00p-9:00p 1 $21 • Fee is per household. HS To register, call Harding C.E. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733 651-293-8733 Home Improvement and Mechanics continues on next page

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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 and how to test them. Instructor: P. Schwartz Course# 6200-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft M/W 6:00p-8:30p 2 $34 Jan 24/26 Course# 6200-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft M May 2 6:00p-8:30p 2 $34 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Sanding Your Own Floors

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 Course# 6425-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Pete’s M Mar 7 6:00p-9:00p 1 $25 Hardwood Floors, 186 Fairview Ave. N., 55104 Course# 6425-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Pete’s M May 23 6:00p-9:00p 1 $25 Hardwood Floors, 186 Fairview Ave. N., 55104 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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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 Course# 6260-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS W Feb 2 7:00p-9:00p 1 $26 Course# 6260-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft M Apr 25 6:30p-8:30p 1 $26 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Water Heater Installation and Maintenance

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 Course# 6300-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central M May 23 7:00p-9:00p 1 $26 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Window Restoration – Energy Efficiency

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 Course# 6730-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey M Jan 31 6:00p-9:00p 1 $28 JR Course# 6730-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey M Apr 4 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 Course# 6120-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey M Feb 7 6:00p-9:00p 1 $28 JR Course# 6120-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey M Apr 11 6:00p-9:00p 1 $28 JR To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Basic Woodshop

Open Woodshop

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 Course# 6000-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS W Feb 9 7:00p-9:00p 6 $72 Course# 6000-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS W Apr 6 7:00p-9:00p 5 $60 Course# 6000-SEB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS W May 11 7:00p-9:00p 5 $60 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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 Course# 6002-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central Sa Feb 12 9:00a- 6 $82 HS 12:00p Course# 6002-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central Sa Apr 9 9:00a- 5 $69 HS 12:00p Course# 6002-SEB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central Sa May 14 9:00a- 4 $56 HS 12:00p • No class May 28. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Intermediate Woodshop

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 Course# 6003-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central Sa Jan 29 9:00a- 2 $34 HS 11:30a Course# 6003-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central Sa Apr 30 12:00p- 2 $34 HS 2:30p To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Start Your Garden

Learn how to plan and implement a garden with style once the ground thaws. Eat real tomatoes this summer after you take this class. The tomatoes are worth it. Bring a notebook. Instructor: M.B. Hummel Course# 4511-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Feb 28 7:00p-9:00p 2 $31 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

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 disucsison of garden concepts. In the second class session you will create a garden design with instructor support. Instructor: C. Heegaard Course# 6050-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS W Apr 13 6:30p-8:30p 2 $37 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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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 Course# 6001-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central Sa Feb 12 10:00a- 6 $72 HS 12:00p Course# 6001-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central Sa Apr 9 10:00a- 5 $60 HS 12:00p Course# 6001-SEB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central Sa May 14 10:00a- 4 $48 HS 12:00p • No class May 28. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Gardening Classes

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Beginning Vegetable Gardening

Put those fears aside about growing your own vegetables. The basics taught here will get your green thumb going! Consider first the location of your garden site and what you’ll need to do to prepare suitable soil for conditions for plants. Topics include space availability, terrain features, planting, upkeep, fertilizers, common pests, and diseases. We’ll also discuss techniques to reduce the need for pesticides, as well as how to garden in small spaces. Instructor: S. Hastings Course# 6901-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland Th Mar 3 6:30p-8:00p 1 $21 Nursery, 1742 7th St. West, 55116 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Fool-Proof Ways of Making More Plants

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Thought plant propagation was for experts? Not so! This demonstration will teach you several ways to make more of your favorite plants the easy way, using either a Forsythe Pot or a pillow pack to start stem cuttings of herbaceous plants. Use a shovel, knife or your bare hands to make perennial root divisions, and use milk jugs for easy, low-equipment seed starting. Instructor: J. Sabin Course# 6907-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Humboldt M Apr 11 6:30p-8:00p 1 $21 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Shade gardening can be easy and rewarding. Learn about the wide variety of hostas, ferns, astilbes and other shady characters to fill in some of those “hardto-grow” places. Instructor: S. Hastings Course# 6905-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland Th Feb 17 6:30p-8:00p 1 $21 Nursery, 1742 7th St. West, 55116 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Seven Deadly Gardening Sins

New or seasoned gardeners, come and find out about mistakes commonly made in gardening so you can avoid making them! Learn what to do instead and why. The “Seven Deadly Gardening Sins” we will uncover in class are inspired by the instructor’s sense of humor, her desire to help other gardeners, and her pet peeve “failure to deadhead”. Instructor: J. Sabin, Dakota County Master Gardener Course# 6906-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Humboldt M Apr 4 6:30p-8:00p 1 $21 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Managing Yard Waste and Composting

If you’re tired of piling up plant and shrub debris, which need to be disposed of, here is a class that offers some alternatives. Learn which yard and garden practices reduce the amount of plant waste and provide opportunities to reuse the materials in your landscape. The class also covers composting and how to use finished compost. Instructor: Master Gardeners of Hennepin County Course# 6721-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Tu Apr 26 7:00p-8:30p 1 $21 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Native Plants, Raingardens and Lawn Care for Water Quality

Home lawn and garden practices significantly impact the Mississippi River. Learn how you can become part of the solution (and perhaps reduce your water bills) in this brief but informative Friends of the Mississippi River (www.fmr.org) workshop. Learn about landscaping with native plants, proper fertilizer usage, rain barrels, backyard composting, soil testing, creating a raingarden, and more innovative and attractive approaches to manage stormwater. Printed materials will be provided. Instructor: Friends of the Mississippi River Course# 6720-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central W Mar 16 6:30p-8:30p 1 $10 HS Course# 6720-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Th May 19 6:30p-8:30p 1 $10 To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Rain Barrel Workshop

Make your own rain barrel and learn how they protect water quality. No experience necessary. All parts, tools and equipment are provided and all participants leave with a readyto-install rain barrel made from a refurbished 55-gallon plastic drum. Instructor: Verde Strategies Course# 6900-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Apr 4 7:00p-8:00p 1 $65 Course# 6900-SHB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft M Apr 25 7:00p-8:00p 1 $65 Course# 6900-SHC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Th May 26 7:00p-8:00p 1 $65 To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

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Beginning Mandarin Chinese

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 Course# 4350-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey W Jan 26 6:00p-7:30p 8 $52 JR Course# 4350-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey W Apr 6 6:00p-7:30p 8 $52 JR • No class May 25. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Beginning French

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 Course# 4000-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Jan 24 6:00p-7:25p 7 $46 • No class Feb. 21. Course# 4000-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Apr 4 6:00p-7:25p 8 $52 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Beginning French 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, and 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 Course# 4003-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Jan 24 7:35p-9:00p 7 $46 • Recommended: Complete Guide to Conjugating 12000 French Verbs (English Edition), (hardcover) by Bescherelle, and a basic French/English dictionary. No class Feb. 21. Course# 4003-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Apr 4 7:35p-9:00p 8 $52 • Recommended: Complete Guide to Conjugating 12000 French Verbs (English Edition), (hardcover) by Bescherelle, and a basic French/English dictionary. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

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Intermediate French

This class is designed for students having taken some beginning level classes. The objective of this course is to 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 Course# 4004-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS Tu Jan 25 6:00p-7:25p 7 $46 • Recommended: Complete Guide to Conjugating 12000 French Verbs (English Edition), (hardcover) by Bescherelle, and a basic French/English dictionary. No class Feb. 1. Course# 4004-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS Tu Apr 5 6:00p-7:25p 8 $52 • Recommended: Complete Guide to Conjugating 12000 French Verbs (English Edition), (hardcover) by Bescherelle, and a basic French/English dictionary. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

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Languages and Communications Intermediate French 2

This class is designed for students having taken beginning level and some intermediate-level classes. The objective of this class is to develop proficiency in communicating in French. Students will review and learn new vocabulary and develop their grammar structures. Oral expression is a big part of this class; students will use their knowledge to make this class as lively as a French café. Instructor: J. Kigin Course# 4005-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS Tu Jan 25 7:35p-9:00p 7 $46 • Recommended: Complete Guide to Conjugating 12000 French Verbs (English Edition), (hardcover) by Bescherelle, and a basic French/English dictionary. No class Feb. 1. Course# 4005-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS Tu Apr 5 7:35p-9:00p 8 $52 • Recommended: Complete Guide to Conjugating 12000 French Verbs (English Edition), (hardcover) by Bescherelle, and a basic French/English dictionary. To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Beginning German 1

Adult Programs

This very basic class will introduce you to basic grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary. Instructor: I. Ritt Course# 4166-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Jan 24 6:00p-7:25p 7 $47 • Textbook, Learn German the Fast and Fun Way, may be purchased at Barnes & Noble Booksellers or Borders Books. Approximate cost is $20. No class Feb. 21. Course# 4166-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Apr 4 6:00p-7:25p 8 $52 • Textbook, Learn German the Fast and Fun Way, may be purchased at Barnes & Noble Booksellers or Borders Books. Approximate cost is $20. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

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Beginning German 2

This class is a continuation of Beginning German 1 and includes more complex grammar, writing and conversation. Students with previous German language experience are also welcome. Instructor: I. Ritt Course# 4167-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Jan 24 7:35p-9:00p 7 $47 • Textbook, Learn German the Fast and Fun Way, may be purchased at Barnes & Noble Booksellers or Borders Books. Approximate cost is $20. No class Feb. 21. Course# 4167-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Apr 4 7:35p-9:00p 8 $52 • Textbook, Learn German the Fast and Fun Way, may be purchased at Barnes & Noble Booksellers or Borders Books. Approximate cost is $20. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Beginning Italian 1

This course will introduce you to basic grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary along with insights on Italian culture. Instructor: M. Nilles Course# 4170-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS Tu Jan 25 6:00p-7:25p 7 $47 • Textbook, Barron’s Learn Italian the Fun and Fast Way, may be purchased at Barnes & Noble Booksellers or Borders Books. No class Feb. 1. Course# 4170-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS Tu Apr 5 6:00p-7:25p 8 $52 • Textbook, Barron’s Learn Italian the Fun and Fast Way, may be purchased at Barnes & Noble Booksellers or Borders Books. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Beginning Italian 2

This class is a continuation of Beginning Italian 1 and includes more complex grammar, writing and conversation. Students with previous experience are also welcome. Instructor: M. Nilles Course# 4171-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS Tu Jan 25 7:35p-9:00p 7 $47 • Textbook, Barron’s Learn Italian the Fun and Fast Way, may be purchased at Barnes & Noble Booksellers or Borders Books. No class Feb. 1. Course# 4171-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS Tu Apr 5 7:35p-9:00p 8 $52 • Textbook, Barron’s Learn Italian the Fun and Fast Way, may be purchased at Barnes & Noble Booksellers or Borders Books. To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Beginning Japanese

This class will focus on basic conversation and expressions and will include an introduction to some aspects of Japanese culture. Course# 4340-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft M Jan 24 6:00p-7:25p 7 $47 • No class Feb. 21. Instructor: Y. Connolly Course# 4340-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft Th Apr 7 6:00p-7:25p 8 $52 Instructor: T. Shimano To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Intermediate Japanese

Students will concentrate on the use of verbs. Knowledge of the Japanese scripts, hiragana and katakana is helpful, but not required. Instructor: T. Shimano Course# 4341-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft Th Jan 27 6:00p-7:25p 8 $52 Course# 4341-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft Th Apr 7 7:35p-9:00p 8 $52 To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634


Advanced Japanese

For students who have completed Intermediate Japanese. Instructor: T. Shimano Course# 4342-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Homecroft Th Jan 27 7:35p-9:00p 8 Course# 4342-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Homecroft Tu Apr 5 6:00p-7:25p 8 To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Somali – Introduction to the Language and Culture

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Beginning American Sign Language

Learn to communicate with the deaf by using American Sign Language. Students learn basic vocabulary, sentence structure and introduction to deaf culture. Instructor: R. Chadwick Course# 4370-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft W Jan 26 6:00p-7:25p 8 $52 Course# 4370-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft W Apr 6 6:00p-7:25p 8 $52 To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Intermediate American Sign Language

For students who have completed Beginning American Sign Language. Instructor: R. Chadwick Course# 4371-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft W Jan 26 7:35p-9:00p 8 $52 Course# 4371-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft W Apr 6 7:35p-9:00p 8 $52 To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

In this introductory class you will learn basic vocabulary and pronunciation and gain practical knowledge of Somali culture. Instructor: A. Geyre Course# 4385-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland Tu Jan 25 6:00p-7:30p 7 $47 JR • No class Feb. 1. Course# 4385-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland Tu Apr 12 6:00p-7:30p 8 $52 JR To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Beginning Spanish

This very basic class is designed for those taking Spanish for the first time. Course# 4360-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey M Jan 24 6:00p-7:25p 7 $47 JR • Textbook, Learn Spanish the Fast and Fun Way, may be purchased at Barnes & Noble Booksellers. Approximate cost is $20. No class Feb. 21. Instructor: S. Cortez Course# 4360-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey M Apr 4 6:00p-7:25p 8 $52 JR • Textbook, Learn Spanish the Fast and Fun Way, may be purchased at Barnes & Noble Booksellers. Approximate cost is $20. Instructor: Y. Ayala To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Advanced Beginning Spanish

Adult Programs

This class is for those with some knowledge of Spanish. Emphasis will be placed on grammatical rules, conjugation of verbs and basic conversation. Course# 4361-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey M Jan 24 7:35p-9:00p 7 $47 JR • Textbook, Learn Spanish the Fast and Fun Way, may be purchased at Barnes & Noble Booksellers. Approximate cost is $20. Please read chapter 8 before the first class. No class Feb. 21. Instructor: S. Cortez Course# 4361-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey M Apr 4 7:35p-9:00p 8 $52 JR • Textbook, Learn Spanish the Fast and Fun Way, may be purchased at Barnes & Noble Booksellers. Approximate cost is $20. Please read chapter 8 before the first class. Instructor: Y. Ayala To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

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Languages and Communications Spanish for Fun and Travel

Beginning Conversational Spanish

Bienvenidos. This class contains an introduction to Spanish through vocabulary, pronunciation, verb tenses and helpful expressions. Activities include speaking, reading and listening. Instructor: R. Arroyo Course# 4362-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey W Jan 26 6:00p-7:25p 8 $52 JR • Required text: Spanish Verb Tenses by Dorothy Deveny Richmond. Course# 4362-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR W Apr 6 6:00p-7:25p 8 $52 • Required text: Spanish Verb Tenses by Dorothy Deveny Richmond. No class May 25. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Intermediate Conversational Spanish

Adult Programs

This class is for those who have taken some Spanish and would like to increase their speaking ability. Instructor: R. Arroyo Course# 4363-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey W Jan 26 7:35p-9:00p 8 $52 JR • Required text: Spanish Verb Tenses by Dorothy Deveny Richmond. Course# 4363-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR W Apr 6 7:35p-9:00p 8 $52 • Required text: Spanish Verb Tenses by Dorothy Deveny Richmond. No class May 25. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

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In this one-session course you will learn some of the most important words and phrases that you’ll need on your next vacation to a Spanishspeaking destination. Need to find the restroom? Care to order yourself a beverage? This fun and resourceful class will get you prepared! Instructor: P. Teefy Course# 4175-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Feb 7 6:00p-8:30p 1 $24 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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 Course# 4380-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey W Jan 26 7:00p-8:30p 8 $52 JR Course# 4380-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey W Apr 6 7:00p-8:30p 8 $52 JR • No class May 25. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Diagramming Sentences

Language has a lovely structure to it and diagramming sentences lays it out neatly for you. Being able to diagram also clarifies your thoughts and improves communication skills. Instructor: M.B. Hummel Course# 4509-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Feb 7 7:00p-9:00p 1 $31 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Improve Your Handwriting

In the age of e-mail, handwritten notes have taken on special significance – but if your friends can’t tell your sympathy notes from your congratulatory notes, maybe it’s time to think about your handwriting. Bring two or three kinds of pens you like and a lined tablet. Instructor: M.B. Hummel Course# 4502-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Jan 24 7:00p-9:00p 1 $31 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Exploring the Art of Personal Writing

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 Course# 4400-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland M Jan 31 7:00p-8:30p 5 $47 JR • $5 supply fee, payable to instructor. No class Feb. 21. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Exploring the Art of Personal Writing 2

This class is open to those who have completed Exploring the Art of Personal Writing or who have taken previous classes in personal writing. Participants will explore their own voice and style using writing as a pathway to self-discovery. Bring a journal, your favorite pen and your imagination as we move to the next step in writing. Instructor: P. Blau Course# 4401-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland M Apr 25 7:00p-8:30p 5 $47 JR • $5 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634


The Path to Getting Published

Get guidance on how to get published for the first time. Find out what form your manuscript should take, who the publishers are, how you can contact them, when you should use an agent and more. Instructor: P. Kester Course# 4410-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey JR Tu Feb 8 6:00p-8:00p 3 $35 • $3 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

How to Write, Publish and Sell Your Ebook

The ebook market is exploding! It is predicted that ebook sales will outsell traditional books by 2016. Topics include royalty rates, costs, processes, formats, promotion, sales, and the latest in e-reader devices, software and technology. Instructor: S. Smith Course# 4510-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS Tu Feb 15 6:30p-8:30p 1 $23 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

Writing – Your Errors in English

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 96. Instructor: BDG Online

Caregiving Tips

This course is full of tips and information for those who are, or will be, caregiving for Senior Citizens. Information includes: Living Arrangements, Housing and Transportation, Health and Nutrition, Body Changes and Medication, Government Programs, Insurance and Legal Affairs and How to Take Care of Yourself as the Caregiver. Course# 7021-SC Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Tu Apr 26 open 24 hours 5 $42

Caves and Cave Art – Virtual Spelunking

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. Course# 7030-SC Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Tu Apr 26 open 24 hours 5 $42

Civil War

This is a wonderful self-paced online course for Civil War enthusiasts and those who want to learn more about the Civil War. Explore diaries, letters and newspapers. Reenact battles and followup commentary; view photographs; and learn how to find your ancestors in the Civil War. Yankee or Rebel, you will enjoy this adventure. Course# 7002-SC Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Tu May 3 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 and the women who were a part of it. This course is of interest to both males and females of all ages! Course# 7016-SC Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Tu Apr 26 open 24 hours 5 $42

Look to the Sky

Look into this online course and learn about asteroids, comets and eclipses. Discuss the possibility of asteroids hitting the earth. View the rocks and ice and rock balls that rouse the curiosity. Eclipses are also amazing. Take some time now, look to the sky! Course# 7022-SC Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Tu Apr 19 open 24 hours 5 $42

National Parks

An exploration of the National Parks in the U.S. – the next best thing to traveling/ camping at each one. If you are planning a trip to any of the National Parks, take this course before leaving. Includes national monuments, battlefields, military parks, historical parks and sites, lakeshores, memorials, parkways, preserves, reserves, recreation areas, rivers, scenic trails and seashores. Course# 7004-WC Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Tu Jan 25 open 24 hours 5 $42

Over and Under the Sea

Take a look at beaches and coral reefs and the animals related to those habitats. There are lots of activities to explore on your own or one-on-one with the instructor. Course# 7005-WC Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Tu Jan 21 open 24 hours 5 $42

Adult Programs

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 Course# 4225-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Apr 11 7:00p-9:00p 1 $27 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes and Pirates of the Caribbean

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 Course# 4670-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Apr 4 6:00p-8:00p 5 $39 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

An online exploration of the history of shipwrecks in the Great Lakes. Includes questions of who, where, when and why. Examine what’s left to see now, under water, through dives, glassbottom boats, videos and photography. Also, Pirates of the Caribbean – meet the pirates and learn about their feats and fates. Course# 7020-WC Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee M Feb 21 open 24 hours 5 $42

Stamp Collecting – The Basics You may want to work on a scout merit badge, start a new hobby or revitalize an old one. Learn the basics of postal collecting. Completion certificates available upon request. Course# 7008-WC Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Tu Feb 15 open 24 hours 5 $42

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 onto the course and enjoy stargazing virtual reality style! Includes stars and constellations. Course# 7018-WC Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee F Feb 18 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. Course# 7015-WC Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee F Feb 11 open 24 hours 5 $42

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Architecture of Saint Paul

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 Course# 4504-SC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Apr 4 7:00p-9:00p 1 $31 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

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

Cemetery Lecture

Benjamin Franklin said, “Show me your cemeteries, and I’ll tell you who you are.” Learn who you are in this twohour slide show/lecture that explores not only Saint Paul cemeteries but also sites across the nation. Instructor: M.B. Hummel Course# 4506-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Feb 14 7:00p-9:00p 1 $31 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

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Forgiveness – One Step at a Time

In this class we will define what forgiveness is, the importance of forgiveness for our own personal peace and wholeness, and who forgiveness serves and why. Students will be given a “toolbox” of forgiveness tools that support a person in working through the layers of forgiveness. The instructor will challenge traditional definitions of forgiveness by proposing that forgiveness frees the one extending forgiveness, regardless of how the offender responds, and forgiveness needs to be given as we are ready, often coming one step at a time, not all at once. Instructor: J. Jerabek Course# 4679-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Feb 28 6:00p-9:00p 1 $29 To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Get to Know Your Muslim Neighbor

In an increasingly multicultural society, this informative course brings to the community a window into their Muslim neighbors’ culture, practices and beliefs. You will be introduced to basic terminology, demographics, differences between religion and culture, and much more. Instructor: Islamic Resource Group Course# 4680-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding W Mar 2 7:00p-9:00p 1 $12 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

Israel and the Middle East – The Challenge of Peace

This lecture/discussion is a multimedia program on the topic of the Palestinian/ Israeli conflict. Framed in history and geography, this course will give background facts as well as consider modern events. This course will 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: H. Farber Course# 4850-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland M Jan 31 7:00p-8:30p 2 $10 JR • This discussion represents the Jewish Community Relations Council’s perspective on this topic. We welcome all to participate in this dialogue. Course# 4850-SHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland M May 16 7:00p-8:30p 2 $10 JR • This discussion represents the Jewish Community Relations Council’s perspective on this topic. We welcome all to participate in this dialogue. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Check out our Web Sites

Have you ever wondered what makes a kosher pickle kosher? Or why Hanukkah sometimes falls on Christmas, but sometimes doesn’t? Learn this and much more. Questions are encouraged. Instructor: H. Farber Course# 4855-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland Tu Feb 8 7:00p-8:00p 3 $10 JR To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

Math Phobic

Frightened by fractions? Dread decimals? Puzzled by percentages? Join a math phobic support group and relax with other numerically challenged people while your instructor kindly and gently unravels your fears and enables you to cope with everyday math. Instructor: M.B. Hummel Course# 4508-WC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Jan 31 7:00p-9:00p 1 $31 To register, call Como Park C.E. 651-293-8811

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 Course# 4676-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding W Apr 6 6:00p-8:00p 3 $29 HS To register, call Harding C.E. 651-293-8733

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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.

Cards and Clubs

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.

Cards – Hand and Foot

Hand and Foot is a North American game related to Canasta. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Course# 3170-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Rec W Jan 5 12:30p-3:00p cont punch card Course# 3170-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Rec W Apr 6 12:30p-3:00p cont punch card

Cribbage

Adult Programs

This is for those people who already know how to play and would like to get together for a few games. Please arrive 15 Book Club minutes early. Do you enjoy reading and would like to discuss the books you read? Join a book club to discuss the chosen book of the Course# 3173-WSA month that will be selected by the group. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Rec Th Jan 6 1:00p-3:00p cont punch Course# 3174-WSA card Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rice Street Library M Jan 24 12:45p-2:15p cont punch Course# 3173-SSA card Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee • Meets the fourth Monday of each month. Conway Rec Th Apr 7 1:00p-3:00p cont punch card Course# 3174-WSB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Sun Ray Library M Jan 24 1:00p-2:30p cont punch Knit and Crochet Club card Knit and crochet with us. Share patterns and learn new ideas. Beginners are welcome. • Meets the fourth Monday of each month. Course# 3097-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Cards – 500 Oxford Community Tu Jan 4 10:00a-12:30p cont punch Join us for a friendly game of 500 cards. You are welcome Center card to bring a friend, but no partner necessary. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Course# 3097-WSB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3171-WSA Tu Jan 4 11:00a-1:00p cont punch Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Rec card Conway Rec Th Jan 6 1:00p-4:00p cont punch card Course# 3097-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 3171-SSA Oxford Community Tu Mar 22 10:00a-12:30p cont punch Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee card Conway Rec Th Apr 7 1:00p-4:00p cont punch Center card Course# 3097-SSB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Rec Tu Apr 5 11:00a-1:00p cont punch card

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Driver Improvement/Driver Safety To register, call Community Education Senior Program at 651-293-8733.

Driver Safety 8-Hour

Driver Improvement Program 8-Hour

This 8-hour course is taught by Minnesota Highway Safety & Research Center instructors. The class is intended to improve the driving skills of motorists 55-years-of-age and older. Completion of course will reduce your auto insurance rates by 10%. No refreshments available. Bring a snack/beverage if you wish. Instructor: Minnesota Highway Safety & Research Center Course# 5625-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft Tu Feb 8/15 4:30p-8:30p 2 $24 Course# 5625-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee North Dale Rec M/W May 2/4 9:00a-1:00p 2 $24

Driver Improvement Program Refresher

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. Instructor: AARP Course# 5628-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS Sa Feb 19 8:30a-12:30p 1 $18 Course# 5628-WSB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee East Side W Feb 23 12:00p-4:00p 1 $18 YMCA, 875 Arcade St., 55106 Course# 5628-WSC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Rec Tu Mar 15 12:00p-4:00p 1 $18 Course# 5628-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Wellstone Tu Apr 19 9:00a-1:00p 1 $18 Center Course# 5628-SSB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding HS W May 18 4:30p-8:30p 1 $18 Course# 5628-SSC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Rec Tu Jun 21 12:00p-4:00p 1 $18

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 Course# 5626-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee North Dale Rec M Jan 31 9:00a-1:00p 1 $20 Course# 5626-WSB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo Outreach W Feb 16 12:00p-4:00p 1 $20 Library Course# 5626-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo Outreach W Mar 23 12:00p-4:00p 1 $20 Library Course# 5626-SSB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Homecroft Tu Apr 12 4:30p-8:30p 1 $20 Course# 5626-SSC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo Outreach M May 23 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. Instructor: AARP Course# 5627-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central HS Sa Feb 5/12 8:30a-12:30p 2 $18 Course# 5627-WSB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Edgcumbe Rec Sa Mar 19/26 8:30a-12:30p 2 $18 Course# 5627-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding HS W Apr 13/20 4:30p-8:30p 2 $18 Course# 5627-SSB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Rec Tu/W Jun 7/8 12:00p-4:00p 2 $18

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Badminton – 50+

This program is for fun and exercise. Some equipment available. Tennis shoes required. Beginners are welcome. Instructor: S. Mansee Course# 5255-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Oxford W Jan 5 9:30a- cont punch Community 11:00a card Center Course# 5255-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Foot Care Clinic Oxford W Mar 23 9:30a- cont punch This clinic will help you with your Community 11:00a card personal foot care. Center Course# 5672-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Conway Tu Jan 25 9:30a-12:30p cont Blood Pressure Checks Rec Sponsored by Conway-Battle Creek • $24 per half-hour. Living at Home Block Nurse Program. First and fourth Tuesday of each month. No appointment needed. Course# 5672-SSA Course# 5570-WSA Time Ses Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Location Day(s)/Date Conway Tu Apr 5 9:30a-12:30p cont Conway Th Jan 6 12:00p- cont Free Rec Rec 1:00p • $24 per half-hour. • First Thursday of each month. First and fourth Tuesday of each month. Appointments taken through ConwayEnhanceFitness (UCare) EnhanceFitness sessions feature exercise Battle Creek Living at Home Block Nurse Program. 651-793-8190 techniques for older adults, including

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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 Course# 5150-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Conway Tu/Th Jan 11 2:30p- cont Rec 3:30p • Fee is $55/20 sessions. UCare no charge. Course# 5150-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Conway Tu/Th Apr 5 3:45p- cont Rec 4:45p • Fee is $55/20 sessions. UCare no charge.

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Senior Stretching

We’ll start each class by “oiling the joints” with a body conditioning routine that briefly and gently moves and rotates all of your joints. Then, we’ll focus on stretching exercises that are designed to healthily lengthen and strengthen your muscles and supporting tissues. Standing, sitting, even lying down – you’ll learn great ways to improve your flexibility safely. Course# 5271-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Kuk Sool M Jan 24 4:00p-4:50p 8 $39 Won, 1920 University Ave. W., 55104

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 Course# 5257-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Wellstone Tu Jan 4 9:15a- cont punch Center 10:00a card Course# 5257-WSB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Oxford W Jan 5 9:00a- cont punch Community Center 9:45a card Course# 5257-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Wellstone Tu Mar 22 9:15a- cont punch Center 10:00a card Course# 5257-SSB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Oxford W Mar 23 9:00a- cont punch Community Center 9:45a card

Walking the Gym

Seniors, “put on your walking shoes”, kick up your heels and walk inside the gym. Course# 5250-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Tu/Th 10:15a- cont Free Rec Jan 4/6 11:15a Course# 5250-WSB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway W Jan 5 12:00p- cont Free Rec 2:00p

Yoga 1 – Nice and Easy

Discover balance in your body and mind through gentle movements, yoga postures, breathing exercises and deep relaxation! This is a great class for beginners or those wanting a gentle approach to yoga. Bring a blanket or a mat and wear comfortable clothing. Chairs provided. Instructor: C. Schirber Course# 5702-FSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Tu Jan 25 9:15a- 6 $30 Rec 10:15a


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

Events Cabin Fever “Mardi Gras”

Chase the winter blues away. Warm your soul with a hot bowl of soup, and visit with friends during our Fat Tuesday Party. Sign up to be among friends and partake in generous portions of food, prizes, entertainment and good winter fun. Course# 3900-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Conway Tu Mar 8 11:30a-2:00p 1 $15 Rec

Minnesota Summer Picnic

Once again Community Education Senior Program and Saint Paul Park and Recreation’s Recreation for Adults 50+ Program will be teaming up for a picnic. Save Tuesday, June 14 on your calendar; further details will be available after March 1. You can be sure it will include food, entertainment, prizes, and fun for all. Course# 8500-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Harriet Tu Jun 14 1:00p-3:00p Island For more information, call Community Education Senior Program at 651-293-8733 or the Saint Paul Parks and Recreation’s Recreation for Adults 50+ Program at 651-266-6447 after March 1 to register.

Little of Anything on the Prairie

America’s heartland, the prairie states (including Minnesota), were among the last to be settled because it was so hard to live there. We will explore the hardships, from drought to Indian raids to grasshoppers, blizzards and loneliness. Learn about the kind of people who fought to survive there, their ingenuity in overcoming obstacles, and their reasons for leaving civilization for that “little house on the prairie”. Instructor: K. Simmer Course# 4692-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Apr 25 6:30p-8:30p 1 $23

Remember the Alamo

Unlike today, it was American immigrants pouring over the border into Mexican territory that created issues. Find out about the fight for Texan independence, General Santa Anna, Sam Houston, Davy Crockett, and even how a “lady of the evening” and the inventor of chewing gum were connected to the Battle of the Alamo. Instructor: K. Simmer Course# 4691-SSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Apr 18 6:30p-8:30p 1 $23

If the Walls Could Talk

The White House was built next to a sewage ditch. It has been burned down, expanded, supposedly haunted, and the home of our presidents. Learn about this fascinating structure and the men who’ve lived there, from the presidents – who lost a set of White House China in a poker game to the one who refused a salary. Learn, too, about the behind-the-scenes staffs who make this house/museum work. Instructor: K. Simmer Course# 4693-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como HS M Feb 7 6:30p-8:30p 1 $23 Course# 4693-WSB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee St. Paul W Mar 2 1:00p-3:00p 1 $23 JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave., 55116

Secrets of the U.S. Secret Service

Find out about the enormous job of protecting the President, the close calls, the tragic failures, the mind-numbing attention to detail, an d 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 Course# 4678-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee St. Paul W Feb 23 1:00p-3:00p 1 $23 JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave., 55116

Subterranean Twin Cities

Enjoy a visual presentation of the Twin Cities underground based on Greg Brick’s award-winning book, Subterranean Twin Cities. You will learn about the natural and artificial caves in the area, as well as the hundreds of miles of utility passages and subterranean rivers. Learn the historical background of Carver’s Cave, Fountain Cave, beer and cheese caves, Channel Rock Cavern, and Schieks Cave, located 75 feet below street level! Greg Brick is a hydrogeologist and educator. He has published more than 100 articles about caves and several books including Subterranean Twin Cities. Instructor: G. Brick Course# 4690-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding M Mar 14 7:00p-9:00p 1 $17 HS

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Senior Classes Carondelet Consortium Enrichment Classes Check out these classes offered in the Highland/Mac/Groveland, West 7th neighborhoods and other St. Paul locations. Offered in partnership with Saint Paul Public Schools Community Education, Saint Paul Parks and Recreation, St. Paul JCC, Keystone Community Services, Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging, Summit-University Living at Home Block Nurse Program, and the Sisters of St. Joseph at Carondelet. To register for the following classes, call West 7th Community Center at 651-298-5493.

Beginning Square Dancing

Square dancing combines fun, fellowship and exercise – great for couples, singles or families. Preregistration is not necessary, but first-time participants are encouraged to attend the first four sessions. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses West 7th M Jan 24 4:00p-5:30p cont Community Center, 265 Oneida St., 55102 • Fee is $3/session.

Basic Drawing

Learn how to draw in this basic drawing class. Explore a variety of techniques and media. Bring a few #2 pencils, a soft eraser and a 11” x 9½” sketchbook. Instructor: C. Fasnacht Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee West 7th Th Feb 3 1:30p-3:30p 8 $50 Community Center, 265 Oneida St., 55102

Love of Car – Transportation as We Age

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We will watch this one-hour documentary about driving as we age. Love of Car focuses “on solutions, to determine level of driving safety, strategies for driving safer longer and finding or using alternative transportation options”. Following the video, there will be time for discussion. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee West 7th Tu Feb 8 10:30a- 1 Free Community 12:00p Center, 265 Oneida St., 55102

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Creative Writing

In this class we’ll focus on memoir – writing “short vignettes” about times, people, places and events in your life. We’ll share what we write with others in the group. Individual consultations included, if desired. Bring a notebook and a favorite pen. Instructor: M. McCormick Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee West 7th W May 4 4:00p-5:30p 6 $30 Community Center, 265 Oneida St., 55102 To register for the following classes, call Community Education Senior Program at 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 volunteerism. 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 Course# 4667-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Carondelet Th Feb 24 2:00p-3:30p 1 $5 Center, 1890 Randolph Ave., 55105 Course# 4667-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee West 7th M May 16 2:30p-4:00p 1 $5 Community Center, 265 Oneida St., 55102

Healthy Eating for Successful Living

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 promotes 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 Course# 5606-WSA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Seabury Tu Mar 1 9:00a- 6 $10 Senior Apartments, 11:30a 1830 University Ave. W., 55104

Hear Ye, Hear Me!

Approximately 31 million Americans have hearing loss that can impact major areas of life: communication, independence, sense of well-being and safety. Learn what is available to assist with hearing difficulties in order to function better at home and out in the community. This class is offered through a collaboration with The Consortium at Carondelet Village and the Living at Home Block Nurse Programs. Course# 4667-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee West 7th M May 16 2:30p-4:00p 1 $5 Community Center, 265 Oneida St., 55102


Living Well with Chronic Conditions

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. Instructor: Consortium at Carondelet Village staff and SULAH Block Nurse Program Course# 5605-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Keystone W Feb 2 9:00a-1:00p 6 $10 Community Services, 2000 St. Anthony Ave., 55104 Course# 5605-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Carondelet W Apr 6 9:00a-1:00p 6 $10 Center, 1890 Randolph Ave., 55105

Medicare Part D and Prescription Assistance Programs

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 longterm 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 St. Paul Tu Mar 8 10:00a- 1 $5 JCC, 11:00a 1375 St. Paul Ave., 55116

To register for the following classes, call Saint Paul Parks and Recreation at 651-266-6363.

Bridge, Cribbage and 500 Tournament Day

Enjoy a day of social and recreational cards with lunch at Linwood Recreation Center. Register to play 500, cribbage, or bridge. Doors open at noon with lunch served at 12:30 p.m.

Geocaching

Come and participate in this new outdoor activity. Geocaching combines outdoor hiking, exploring and treasure hunting using hand-held GPS units. Come and learn the basics of geocaching and find some hidden treasures. GPS units are available upon request. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Como W Apr 27 2:00p-3:30p 1 $5 Lakeside Pavilion, 1360 Lexington Pkwy. N., 55103

Hiking Club

The Saint Paul Parks and Recreation Hiking Club is a fun group that meets every Wednesday at 9:30 a.m., April through November. Hikers of all abilities are welcome. We walk for one hour. Hikers go at a pace and distance that suits their ability. The first two hikes of the season are held indoors.

Beginning T’ai Chi Chih

This beginning class is for those who are interested in learning T’ai Chi Chih, a moving meditation based on the Chinese philosophy of promoting vitality and longevity. Wear comfortable clothing and flat, soft-soled shoes or heavy socks. Instructor: S. Skatch Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Linwood Tu Feb 15 1:00p-2:00p 8 $35 Rec

Intermediate T’ai Chi Chih

The intermediate class is for students who have learned the 20 movements of T’ai Chi Chih. This class will review movements and allow participants to practice the slow, gentle movements that tone muscles and improve circulation with no impact or strain on joints or ligaments. Wear comfortable clothing and flat, soft-soled shoes or heavy socks. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Linwood Tu Feb 15 2:15p-3:30p 8 $25 Rec

T’ai Chi Ch’uan

Students can learn this Yang-style short form of T’ai Chi. Emphasis is on relaxation, balance and focus. The exercises use slow, rhythmic movements in a variety of standing postures. Through T’ai Chi Ch’uan you can develop flexibility, confidence and coordination. Instructor: K. Husband Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Martin Th Jan 20 6:30p-7:30p 6 $35 Luther King Rec Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Martin Th Mar 3 6:30p-7:30p 6 $35 Luther King Rec Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Martin Th Apr 21 6:30p-7:30p 6 $35 Luther King Rec

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This presentation focuses on an overview of Medicare, including what is covered by Parts A and 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: Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging Course# 5569-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Carondelet Tu Mar 8 1:00p-3:00p 1 Free Center, 1890 Randolph Ave., 55105 Course# 5569-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Carondelet Tu May 10 10:00a- 1 Free Center, 11:00a 1890 Randolph Ave., 55105

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This is a year-round senior program that provides health & exercise programs, volunteer opportunities, social and active programming and Meals On Wheels.

Health Education Fitness Classes Light Weights, Walking & Exercise Foot Care Qigong II & Specialty Classes on anxiety, forgiveness & weight Krafters 8-Hour Defensive Driving Classes Driver Refresher Classes Line Dance Flu Shots Health Fair Blood Pressure Day Trips Parties & Potlucks Adult 55+ T’ai Chi Chih Card Playing ProgrAms & services

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Saint Paul Community Education Senior Program, Saint Paul Parks and Recreation and other These programs and activities are collaborating organizations are advertised in our Senior Hi-Lites which working together to serve seniors, we send out five times per year. retirees and adults over 50 across Saint Paul. Programs are held at Weekly Programming sites include: Merriam Park Community Center • Tuesday through Thursday at Conway 2000 St. Anthony Ave., Recreation Center St. Paul, MN. • Tuesdays at Wellstone Center 7th Community Center’s For more information or if you would likeWest to receive the • Wednesdays at Oxford Community Senior Services Program Senior Hi-Lites, call 651-645-7424 or visit www.keystonecommunityservices.org. Center (Jimmy Lee Recreation Center Enriching Lives for more than 30 years is now Oxford Community Center) Activities include cards and games, exercise classes, art and craft classes, cooking classes, driver safety/ improvement classes, computer classes, health screening, social clubs and events, tours and much more! Call 651-293-8733 to register or for more details!

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


Saturday, May 14 Course# 8001-SC 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 May 14 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

Registration Information • Begins Monday, January 3 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

Minneapolis Institute of Arts – Spirituality in Art

Mystery Tour

Wednesday, February 9 Course# 8027-WSA Join us for a guided tour and discussion of the wonders of the world’s greatest spiritual traditions and their unique artistic expression in this exhibit focusing on Spirituality in Art. We will spend time together touring sections of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and then meet to share impressions and refreshments. Wheelchair availability is limited to two on the bus. Refreshments are on your own. Fee: $30. Fee includes admissions, minicoach transportation and guide. Guides: S. Mansee/C. Heegaard Pick-up Time and Site: 12:15 p.m. St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave. 4:00 p.m. Approximate Return Time

Thursday, March 3 Course# 8000-WSA North, South, East, or West, which route will be the best? Wear an adventuresome spirit and give your normal routine a rest. Travel with us for a day of mystery. Admission, delicious lunch and new territory put to the test. Fee: $55. Fee includes lunch, admissions, motorcoach transportation and guide. Guide: S. Mansee Pick-up Times and Sites: 8:00 a.m. Conway Recreation Center, 2090 Conway St. 8:25 a.m. Oxford Community Center, 270 N. Lexington Pkwy. (Please park on the east side of lot away from building.) 6:30 p.m. Approximate Return Time

Minneapolis Institute of Arts – Gardens

Wednesday, March 16 Course# 8029-WSA Dreaming of gardens? Spend an afternoon at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts where we will tour images from around the world to remind us that spring is on its way. Then, we will follow up with discussion of the artwork and artists, and our interpretations over light refreshments. Refreshments on your own. Meet at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2400 Third Avenue South, Minneapolis. Fee: $20. Fee includes tour and guide. Guide: C. Heegaard

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Pick-up Sites (vary by tour) Bridge View School 360 Colborne St. Conway Recreation Center 2090 Conway St. East Side YMCA 875 Arcade St. St. Paul JCC 1375 St. Paul Ave. Oxford Community Center 270 N. Lexington Pkwy.

To register or for more information, call Harding Community Education at 651-293-8733.

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Old Log Theater – On Golden Pond

Americans and Americana

Thursday, March 31 Course# 8028-SSA We’re off to Central Minnesota to visit the home of Charles Lindbergh and learn about his historic flight at the museum in Little Falls dedicated to his life. We’ll also have a guided tour of nearby Camp Ripley, home to Minnesota’s National Guard. On base, we’ll see the Minnesota Military Museum featuring vehicles, weapons and uniforms from frontier times up to the present. Before we return to the Twin Cities, we’ll hit Treasure City, an amazing tourist trap featured on Roadside America, offering incredible shopping opportunities for things you never knew you needed! Fee: $57. Fee includes morning refreshments, lunch, admissions, motorcoach transportation and guide. Guide: S. Mansee

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Pick-up Times and Sites: 7:00 a.m. Conway Recreation Center, 2090 Conway St. 7:30 a.m. Oxford Community Center, 270 N. Lexington Pkwy. (Please park on the east side of lot away from building.) 7:00 p.m. Approximate Return Time

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Wednesday, April 13 Course# 8035-SSA Ethel and Norman Thayer return to their summer home on Golden Pond and their grown daughter, Chelsea, comes to visit with her fiancé in tow. Steve Shaffer as Norman Thayer and Tom Stolz as the Postman will bring this charming, yet bittersweet show to life. Fee: $50. Fee includes dinner, performance, motorcoach transportation and guide. Guide: S. Mansee Pick-up Times and Sites: 10:00 a.m. East Side YMCA, 875 Arcade St. 10:30 a.m. Oxford Community Center, 270 N. Lexington Pkwy. 5:30 p.m. Approximate Return Time

Minneapolis Institute of Arts – Art in Bloom

Thursday, April 28 Course# 8030-SSA This splendid spring celebration highlights the talents of more than 160 floral artists, whose work will be on view next to the works of art that inspired them. Refreshments are on your own. Fee: $40. Fee includes admissions, motorcoach transportation and guide. Guide: S. Mansee Pick-up Times and Sites: 11:30 a.m. East Side YMCA, 875 Arcade St. 12:00 p.m. Oxford Community Center, 270 N. Lexington Pkwy. (Please park on the east side of lot away from building.) 4:00 p.m. Approximate Return Time

100 Mile Garage Sale

Friday, May 6 Course# 8002-SSA Deals, squeals and steals will be heard throughout the day as shoppers storm into the Mississippi River Valley Area loop north, from Red Wing, Minnesota, and Prescott, Wisconsin, all the way south to Wabasha and beyond. Follow the trail through numerous river towns hunting for treasures and bargains. Prepare for the weather, bring your totes, wear comfortable shoes, and expect an incredibly fun time. Plan to hit many of the thousands of sales that will beckon you to look and buy. A box lunch will be provided to enjoy in one of the many parks along the way. Fee: $45. Fee includes lunch, motorcoach transportation and guide. Guide: S. Mansee Pick-up Times and Sites: 7:30 a.m. Oxford Community Center, 270 N. Lexington Pkwy. (Please park on the east side of lot away from building.) 8:00 a.m. Conway Recreation Center, 2090 Conway St. 6:00 p.m. Approximate Return Time


Door County – Festival of Blossoms

Tuesday-Friday, May 17-May 20 Course# 8031-SSA May is Festival of Blossoms time in Door County, Wisconsin, when the many acres of cherry and apple blossoms spring to life. Come along with us as we not only visit the orchards, but the best that Door County has to offer. We will stay for three nights in Fish Creek, visit the Maritime Museum, and eat at the Swedish Restaurant that has goats on the roof. Take the ferry across to Washington Island while learning about Scandinavian heritage and what makes this place special. Lighthouses, Lake Michigan, quaint villages like Baileys Harbor and Sister Bay will all be a part of this special trip. An evening trip to Leif Everson Observatory to view the night sky, with the assistance of the Door Peninsula Astronomical Society, will only be one of several special stops on the tour. A visit to the peninsula would not be complete without a fish boil and a few surprises to be included. Fee: $740 single occupancy; all others $700. Fee includes coffee and roll stop, nine meals, all admissions, three nights’ lodging, baggage handling, motorcoach transportation and step-on guides. Guide: S. Mansee Pick-up Time and Site: 7:00 a.m. Bridge View School, 360 Colborne St. 7:00 p.m., Friday, May 20 Approximate Return Time

Thursday, May 26 Course# 8032-SSA Travel back in time on a Magical History Tour! Ride a Segway as you enjoy the history of the Minneapolis Riverfront area, from 10,000 BC to the present, without breaking a sweat. Let the Segway do the work as you cover 5-7 miles accompanied by a

Pick-up Times and Sites: 8:30 a.m. Conway Recreation Center, 2090 Conway St. 9:00 a.m. Oxford Community Center, 270 N. Lexington Pkwy. (Please park on the east side of lot away from building.) 2:30 p.m. Approximate Return Time

Kenyon Country Club Golf Outing

Thursday, June 2 Course# 8033-SSA Built in 1926, the Kenyon Country Club is a public, nine-hole, par-34 course. They offer a beautiful rolling hills track in a relaxed and friendly environment. We will have a shotgun start. Bring your own clubs. Afterwards, we will enjoy lunch on your own in the clubhouse. Fee: $45. Fee includes a round of golf, cart rental, motorcoach transportation and guide. Guide: S. Mansee Pick-up Time and Site: 7:45 a.m. Conway Recreation Center, 2090 Conway St. 8:15 a.m. Oxford Community Center, 270 N. Lexington Pkwy. (Please park on the east side of lot away from building.) 3:30 p.m. Approximate Return Time

Sioux Empire Excursion

Wednesday-Friday, June 22-24 Course# 8034-SSA We are off to visit our Midwestern neighbors in South Dakota and Iowa. Tour stops will abound in numerous cities. Watertown, South Dakota, is the hometown of master artist Terry Redlin and the Terry Redlin Art Center, which houses over 150 of his wildlife paintings and will be our first visit. On to Brookings, South Dakota, home of South Dakota State University. We’ll stop by stunning McCrory Gardens, which includes 74 acres of botanical gardens and an arboretum maintained by the college’s horticultural students. We will spend the evening in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, located on the Big Sioux River. We will explore the natural side of this metropolitan area, including the beautiful Sioux Falls, the Sertoma Butterfly House and Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum. Then on to Sioux City, Iowa, the historic town where the Missouri and Sioux Rivers meet. We’ll visit the new Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, as well as the new Sioux City Public Museum, which opens in January, 2011. Friday, we will travel to the Ice Cream Capital of the World, Le Mars, Iowa, home of Blue Bunny and Wells’ Dairy, to visit their museum and ice cream parlor before returning to the Twin Cities. Fee: $400. Fee includes coffee and rolls, five meals, admissions, two nights’ hotel, baggage handling, motorcoach transportation and guide. Guide: S. Mansee Pick-up Time and Site: 7:00 a.m. Bridge View School, 360 Colborne St. 7:00 p.m., Friday, June 24 Approximate Return Time

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Adult Programs

St. Anthony Main Segway Tour

professional guide. Allow your guide to assist you in experiencing various eras of the river while stopping frequently at historical sites, including St. Anthony Main, the Stone Arch Bridge, Upper Lock and Dam, Boom Island, Nicollet Island, St. Anthony Falls, Mill City Museum, Hennepin Avenue Bridge, and more. Participants are required to wear a helmet, and be over 18-years-of-age. Each Segway is limited to 280 pounds. Fee: $77. Fee includes tour, school bus transportation and guide. Guide: S. Mansee

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All pools will be closed: Feb 1, 21

Important Parents/guardians/participants must complete and sign the Emergency Contact Form and Waiver on the first day of class in order to participate in Saint Paul Community Education Swimming/Aquatics. Winter Session Dates Saturdays Jan 22-Mar 12 Mondays Jan 24-Mar 14 • No class Feb 21 Tuesdays Jan 15-Mar 15 • No class Feb 1 Wednesdays Jan 26-Mar 16 Thursdays Jan 27-Mar 17 Spring Session Dates Mondays Apr 4-May 16 Tuesdays Apr 5-May 17 Wednesdays Apr 6-May 18 Thursdays Apr 7-May 19 Saturdays Apr 9-May 21

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Swim Lessons Water Babies

Children 6 months to 2 years old with a parent in the water will be introduced to movements in the water. Child must wear plastic pants or swim diapers in the pool. No disposable diapers allowed.

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.

Beginning Tween-Teen

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

Beginning Adult

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

Intermediate Adult

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.)

Advanced Adult

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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 the 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.

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Water Pilates

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Hydro Power Fit

This challenging, high-intensity class will include cardiovascular and strength workouts both in and out of the water.

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Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Course# 2001-WAE Bridge View M Jan 24 5:30p-5:55p 7 • No class Feb. 21. Course# 2001-WAF Bridge View M Jan 24 6:00p-6:25p 7 • No class Feb. 21. Course# 2001-WAG Bridge View M Jan 24 6:30p-6:55p 7 • No class Feb. 21. Course# 2001-WAH Bridge View W Jan 26 6:00p-6:25p 8 Course# 2001-SAA Bridge View M Apr 4 5:30p-5:55p 7 Course# 2001-SAB Bridge View M Apr 4 6:00p-6:25p 7 Course# 2001-SAC Bridge View M Apr 4 6:30p-6:55p 7 Course# 2001-SAD Bridge View W Apr 6 6:00p-6:25p 7

Waders with a Parent

Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Course# 2002-WAB Bridge View M Jan 24 6:30p-6:55p 7 • No class Feb. 21. Course# 2002-WAC Bridge View W Jan 26 5:30p-5:55p 8 Course# 2002-SAA Bridge View M Apr 4 6:30p-6:55p 7 Course# 2002-SAB Bridge View W Apr 6 5:30p-5:55p 7

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Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Course# 2003-WAE Bridge View M Jan 24 7:00p-7:25p 7 • No class Feb. 21. Course# 2003-WAF Bridge View W Jan 26 6:30p-6:55p 8 Course# 2003-SAA Bridge View M Apr 4 7:00p-7:25p 7 Course# 2003-SAB Bridge View W Apr 6 6:30p-6:55p 7

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Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2004-WAF Bridge View W Jan 26 7:00p-7:50p 8 $60 Course# 2004-SAC Bridge View W Apr 6 7:00p-7:50p 7 $55

Swimnastics

Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Course# 2202-WAA Bridge View M Jan 24 4:30p-5:20p 7 • No class Feb. 21. Course# 2202-WAB Bridge View W Jan 26 4:30p-5:20p 8 Course# 2202-SAA Bridge View M Apr 4 4:30p-5:20p 7 Course# 2202-SAB Bridge View W Apr 6 4:30p-5:20p 7

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Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Course# 2000-WAD Bridge View M Jan 24 5:30p-5:55p 7 • No class Feb. 21. Course# 2000-WAE Bridge View M Jan 24 6:00p-6:25p 7 • No class Feb. 21. Course# 2000-WAF Bridge View W Jan 26 5:30p-5:55p 8 Course# 2000-WAG Bridge View W Jan 26 6:00p-6:25p 8 Course# 2000-SAA Bridge View M Apr 4 5:30p-5:55p 7 Course# 2000-SAB Bridge View M Apr 4 6:00p-6:25p 7 Course# 2000-SAC Bridge View W Apr 6 5:30p-5:55p 7 Course# 2000-SAD Bridge View W Apr 6 6:00p-6:25p 7

Discover ways to increase your coordination, flexibility and muscular endurance with innovative “yoga-like” moves in the water.

Water Workout

Tiny Tots Saint Paul

Water Yoga

Combine Pilates and water aerobic movements in shoulder-depth water to strengthen abdominals and core muscles.

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Water Yoga

Instructor: D. Boeyink Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2203-WAA Bridge View M Jan 24 7:30p-8:20p 7 $43 • No class Feb. 21. Course# 2203 SAA Bridge View M Apr 4 7:30p-8:20p 7 $43 Swimming/Aquatics continues on next page Winter/Spring 2011

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Central HS Pool Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2004-WAC Central HS Sa Jan 22 12:45p-1:35p 8 $60 Course# 2004-WAD Central HS M Jan 24 6:00p-6:50p 7 $55 • No class Feb. 21. Course# 2004-SAA Central HS M Apr 4 6:00p-6:50p 7 $55 Course# 2004-SAI Central HS Sa Apr 9 12:45p-1:35p 7 $55 Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2005-WAC Central HS Sa Jan 22 12:45p-1:35p 8 $60 Course# 2005-WAD Central HS M Jan 24 6:00p-6:50p 7 $55 • No class Feb. 21. Course# 2005-SAA Central HS M Apr 4 6:00p-6:50p 7 $55 Course# 2005-SAF Central HS Sa Apr 9 12:45p-1:35p 7 $55

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Level 3: Stroke Development Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2006-WAC Central HS Sa Jan 22 12:45p-1:35p 8 $60 Course# 2006-WAD Central HS M Jan 24 6:00p-6:50p 7 $55 • No class Feb. 21. Course# 2006-SAA Central HS M Apr 4 6:00p-6:50p 7 $55 Course# 2006-SAF Central HS Sa Apr 9 12:45p-1:35p 7 $55

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Level 5: Stroke Refinement Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2008-WAB Central HS M Jan 24 7:00p-7:50p 7 $55 • No class Feb. 21. Course# 2008-SAA Central HS M Apr 4 7:00p-7:50p 7 $55

Beginning Tween-Teen

Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2012-WAA Central HS M Jan 24 7:00p-7:50p 7 $55 • No class Feb. 21. Course# 2012-SAA Central HS M Apr 4 7:00p-7:50p 7 $55

Beginning Adult

Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2100-WAA Central HS M Jan 24 7:00p-7:50p 7 $55 • No class Feb. 21. Course# 2100-SAA Central HS M Apr 4 7:00p-7:50p 7 $55

Advanced Adult

Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2102-WAA Central HS M Jan 24 8:00p-8:50p 7 $55 • No class Feb. 21. Check out our Web Saint Paul Public Schools at Course# 2102-SAA www.spps.org Central HS M Apr 4 8:00p-8:50p 7 $55

Sites

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# 2003-WAA Como Elem Sa Jan 22 9:00a-9:25a 8 $48 Course# 2003-WAB Como Elem Sa Jan 22 10:00a-10:25a 8 $48 Course# 2003-WAC Como Elem Sa Jan 22 11:00a-11:25a 8 $48 Course# 2003-WAD Como Elem Sa Jan 22 11:30a-11:55a 8 $48 Course# 2003-WAG Como Elem W Jan 26 6:30p-6:55p 8 $48 Course# 2003-WAH Como Elem W Jan 26 7:00p-7:25p 8 $48 Course# 2003-WAI Como Elem Th Jan 27 6:30p-6:55p 8 $48 Course# 2003-WAJ Como Elem Th Jan 27 7:00p-7:25p 8 $48 Course# 2003-SAC Como Elem W Apr 6 6:30p-6:55p 7 $43 Course# 2003-SAD Como Elem W Apr 6 7:00p-7:25p 7 $43 Course# 2003-SAE Como Elem Th Apr 7 6:30p-6:55p 7 $43 Course# 2003-SAF Como Elem Th Apr7 7:00p-7:25p 7 $43 Course# 2003-SAG Como Elem Sa Apr 9 9:00a-9:25a 7 $43 Course# 2003-SAH Como Elem Sa Apr 9 10:00a-10:25a 7 $43 Course# 2003-SAI Como Elem Sa Apr 9 11:00a-11:25a 7 $43 Course# 2003-SAJ Como Elem Sa Apr 9 11:30a-11:55a 7 $43

Waders with a Parent

Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2004-WAG Como Elem W Jan 26 7:30p-8:20p 8 $60 Course# 2004-WAH Como Elem Th Jan 27 7:30p-8:20p 8 $60 Course# 2004-SAD Como Elem W Apr 6 7:30p-8:20p 7 $55 Course# 2004-SAE Como Elem Th Apr 7 7:30p-8:20p 7 $55

Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2002-WAA Como Elem Sa Jan 22 11:30a-11:55a 8 $48 Course# 2002-SAC Como Elem Sa Apr 9 11:30a-11:55a 7 $43

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Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2000-WAA Como Elem Sa Jan 22 9:00a-9:25a 8 $48 Course# 2000-WAB Como Elem Sa Jan 22 9:30a-9:55a 8 $48 Course# 2000-WAC Como Elem Sa Jan 22 10:30a-10:55a 8 $48 Course# 2000-WAH Como Elem W Jan 26 6:00p-6:25p 8 $48 Course# 2000-WAI Como Elem W Jan 26 6:30p-6:55p 8 $48 Course# 2000-WAJ Como Elem Th Jan 27 6:00p-6:25p 8 $48 Course# 2000-WAK Como Elem Th Jan 27 6:30p-6:55p 8 $48 Course# 2000-SAE Como Elem W Apr 6 6:00p-6:25p 7 $43 Course# 2000-SAF Como Elem W Apr 6 6:30p-6:55p 7 $43 Course# 2000-SAG Como Elem Th Apr 7 6:00p-6:25p 7 $43 Course# 2000-SAH Como Elem Th Apr 7 6:30p-6:55p 7 $43 Course# 2000-SAI Como Elem Sa Apr 9 9:00a-9:25a 7 $43 Course# 2000-SAJ Como Elem Sa Apr 9 9:30a-9:55a 7 $43 Course# 2000-SAK Como Elem Sa Apr 9 10:30a-10:55a 7 $43

Waders

Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2001-WAA Como Elem Sa Jan 22 9:30a-9:55a 8 $48 Course# 2001-WAB Como Elem Sa Jan 22 10:00a-10:25a 8 $48 Course# 2001-WAC Como Elem Sa Jan 22 10:30a-10:55a 8 $48 Course# 2001-WAD Como Elem Sa Jan 22 11:00a-11:25a 8 $48 Course# 2001-WAI Como Elem W Jan 26 6:00p-6:25p 8 $48 Course# 2001-WAJ Como Elem W Jan 26 7:00p-7:25p 8 $48 Course# 2001-WAK Como Elem Th Jan 27 6:00p-6:25p 8 $48 Course# 2001-WAL Como Elem Th Jan 27 7:00p-7:25p 8 $48 Course# 2001-SAE Como Elem W Apr 6 6:00p-6:25p 7 $43 Course# 2001-SAF Como Elem W Apr 6 7:00p-7:25p 7 $43 Course# 2001-SAG Como Elem Th Apr 7 6:00p-6:25p 7 $43 Course# 2001-SAH Como Elem Th Apr 7 7:00p-7:25p 7 $43 Course# 2001-SAI Como Elem Sa Apr 9 9:30a-9:55a 7 $43 Course# 2001-SAJ Como Elem Sa Apr 9 10:00a-10:25a 7 $43 Course# 2001-SAK Como Elem Sa Apr 9 10:30a-10:55a 7 $43 Course# 2001-SAL Como Elem Sa Apr 9 11:00a-11:25a 7 $43

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Harding HS Pool

Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2004-WAE Como HS Tu Jan 25 6:30p-7:20p 7 $55 • No class Feb. 1. Course# 2004-SAB Como HS Tu Apr 5 6:30p-7:20p 7 $55

Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2004-WAB Harding Sa Jan 22 11:45a-12:35p 8 $60 HS Course# 2004-SAH Harding Sa Apr 9 11:45a-12:35p 7 $55 HS

Level 4: Stroke Improvement Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2007-WAB Como HS Tu Jan 25 5:30p-6:20p 7 $55 • No class Feb. 1. Course# 2007-SAA Como HS Tu Apr 5 5:30p-6:20p 7 $55

Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2005-WAB Harding Sa Jan 22 11:45a-12:35p 8 $60 HS Course# 2005-SAE Harding Sa Apr 9 11:45a-12:35p 7 $55 HS Level 3: Stroke Development Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2006-WAB Harding Sa Jan 22 11:45a-12:35p 8 $60 HS Course# 2006-SAE Harding Sa Apr 9 11:45a-12:35p 7 $55 HS

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Level 3: Stroke Development Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2006-WAE Como HS Tu Jan 25 6:30p-7:20p 7 $55 • No class Feb. 1. Course# 2006-SAB Como HS Tu Apr 5 6:30p-7:20p 7 $55

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Highland HS Pool Intermediate Adult

Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2101-WAA Highland HS Tu Jan 25 6:30p-7:20p 7 $55 • No class Feb. 1. Course# 2101-SAA Highland HS Tu Apr 5 6:30p-7:20p 7 $55

Water Workout

Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2200-WAB Highland HS Tu Jan 25 6:30p-7:20p 7 $43 • No class Feb. 1. Course# 2200-SAA Highland HS Tu Apr 5 6:30p-7:20p 7 $43

Hydro Power Fit

Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2205-WAA Highland HS Tu Jan 25 7:30p-8:20p 7 $43 • No class Feb. 1. Course# 2205-SAA Highland HS Tu Apr 5 7:30p-8:20p 7 $43

Water Pilates

Instructor: D. Boeyink Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2201-WAA Como HS Tu Jan 25 5:30p-6:20p 7 $43 • No class Feb. 1. Course# 2201-SAA Como HS Tu Apr 5 5:30p-6:20p 7 $43 n

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Level 4: Stroke Improvement Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2007-WAA Johnson HS Sa Jan 22 9:00a-9:50a 8 $60 Course# 2007-WAC Johnson HS Th Jan 27 7:30p-8:20p 8 $60 Course# 2007-SAB Johnson HS Th Apr 7 7:30p-8:20p 7 $55 Course# 2007-SAC Johnson HS Sa Apr 9 9:00a-9:50a 7 $55

Johnson HS Pool Level 5: Stroke Refinement Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2008-WAA Johnson HS Sa Jan 22 9:00a-9:50a 8 $60 Course# 2008-WAC Johnson HS Th Jan 27 7:30p-8:20p 8 $60 Course# 2008-SAB Johnson HS Th Apr 7 7:30p-8:20p 7 $55 Course# 2008-SAC Johnson HS Sa Apr 9 9:00a-9:50a 7 $55

Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2005-WAA Johnson HS Sa Jan 22 10:00a-10:50a 8 $60 Course# 2005-WAF Johnson HS Th Jan 27 6:30p-7:20p 8 $60 Course# 2005-SAC Johnson HS Th Apr 7 6:30p-7:20p 7 $55 Course# 2005-SAD Johnson HS Sa Apr 9 10:00a-10:50a 7 $55

Level 6: Personal Water Safety Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2009-WAA Johnson HS Sa Jan 22 10:00a-10:50a 8 $60 Course# 2009-WAB Johnson HS Th Jan 27 7:30p-8:20p 8 $60 Course# 2009-SAA Johnson HS Th Apr 7 7:30p-8:20p 7 $55 Course# 2009-SAB Johnson HS Sa Apr 9 10:00a-10:50a 7 $55

Level 3: Stroke Development Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2006-WAA Johnson HS Sa Jan 22 10:00a-10:50a 8 $60 Course# 2006-WAF Johnson HS Th Jan 27 6:30p-7:20p 8 $60 Course# 2006-SAC Johnson HS Th Apr 7 6:30p-7:20p 7 $55 Course# 2006-SAD Johnson HS Sa Apr 9 10:00a-10:50a 7 $55

Water Workout

Instructor: E. Steinbring Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2200-WAA Johnson HS Sa Jan 22 8:00a-8:50a 8 $48 Course# 2200-WAC Johnson HS Th Jan 27 5:30p-6:20p 8 $48 Course# 2200-SAB Johnson HS Th Apr 7 5:30p-6:20p 7 $43 Course# 2200-SAC Johnson HS Sa Apr 9 8:00a-8:50a 7 $43

Saint Paul Public Schools Community Education
is currently hiring lifeguards and instructors.

Lifeguard

Responsible for ensuring the safety of facility patrons by preventing and responding to emergencies. Minimum Qualifications: Current certification in the following: n American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid n American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer n Pre-employment testing of lifeguarding 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 American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid n American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer n Pre-emloyment testing of teaching skills and knowledge n Satisfactorily complete an orientation session about facility operations and WSI responsibilities

Swimming/Aquatics

Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2004-WAA Johnson HS Sa Jan 22 9:00a-9:50a 8 $60 Course# 2004-WAI Johnson HS Th Jan 27 6:30p-7:20p 8 $60 Course# 2004-SAF Johnson HS Th Apr 7 6:30p-7:20p 7 $55 Course# 2004-SAG Johnson HS Sa Apr 9 9:00a-9:50a 7 $55

Lifeguards and Water Safety Instructors (WSI)

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Introduction to Synchronized Swimming

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-WAA Sa Jan 8 8:30a-10:00a 9 $80 Course# 2020-SAA Sa Mar 5 8:30a-10:00a 9 $80 To register, call Central C.E. 651-632-6020

Beginning Synchronized Swimming

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 and perform a basic routine in the spring. Call Vicky Knutsen with questions at 651-470-3223. Instructor: St. Paul Stars staff Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 2021-WAA Tu/Sa Jan 4/8 Tu 5:00p-6:00p 15 $125 • No class Feb. 1. Sa 8:30a-10:00a 9 Course# 2021-SAA Tu/Sa Mar 1/5 Tu 5:00p-6:00p 15 $125 Sa 8:30a-10:00a 9 To register, call Central C.E. 651-632-6020

Advanced Synchronized Swimming

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 movememts 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-WAA Tu/Sa Jan 4/8 Tu/F 6:00p-8:00p 15 $175 • No class Feb. 1. Sa 10:00a-2:00p 9 Course# 2022-SAA Tu/F/Sa Mar 1 Tu/F 6:00p-8:00p 15 $175 Sa 10:00a-2:00p 9 To register, call Central C.E. 651-632-6020

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CCC

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.

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.

Special Needs

Special Needs

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

CLEAR

Community, Leisure Education and Recreation

of current classes and activities please visit the Community Education web site at: www.commedprograms.spps.org

Adult Programs

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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Gymnastics

Youth and Teen Programs

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. Central HS – No class Jan. 17, Feb. 1, 21. Spring Recital Date – May 26-27 Highland HS – No class Jan. 17, 24, Feb. 1, Mar. 3. Spring Recital Date – May 27 SAP Elementary – No class Feb. 1. Spring Recital Date – May 24

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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 participants and their adult can work on at their own pace. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 200-WYA SAP Elem Tu Jan 18 5:00p-5:25p 7 $39 Course# 200-WYB SAP Elem Sa Jan 22 9:00a-9:25a 8 $44 Course# 200-WYC SAP Elem Sa Jan 22 9:30a-9:55a 8 $44 Course# 200-SYA SAP Elem Tu Apr 5 5:00p-5:25p 7 $39 Course# 200-SYB SAP Elem Sa Apr 9 9:00a-9:25a 7 $39 Course# 200-SYC SAP Elem Sa Apr 9 9:30a-9:55a 7 $39

Tumble Together

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-WYA Central HS Sa Jan 22 10:00a-10:25a 8 $44 Course# 201-WYB Highland HS Sa Jan 22 9:00a-9:30a 8 $44 Course# 201-WYC Highland HS Sa Jan 22 9:30a-10:00a 8 $44 Course# 201-WYD SAP Elem Tu Jan 18 5:30p-5:55p 7 $39 Course# 201-WYE SAP Elem Sa Jan 22 10:00a-10:25a 8 $44 Course# 201-WYF SAP Elem Sa Jan 22 10:30a-10:55a 8 $44 Course# 201-SYA Central HS Sa Apr 9 10:00a-10:25a 7 $39 Course# 201-SYB Highland HS Sa Apr 2 9:00a-9:30a 8 $44 Course# 201-SYC Highland HS Sa Apr 2 9:30a-10:00a 8 $44 Course# 201-SYD SAP Elem Tu Apr 5 5:30p-5:55p 7 $39 Course# 201-SYE SAP Elem Sa Apr 9 10:00a-10:25a 7 $39 Course# 201-SYF SAP Elem Sa Apr 9 10:30a-10:55a 7 $39

Tumble Bees

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-WYA Central HS W Jan 19 5:00p-5:40p 8 $57 Course# 202-WYB Central HS Th Jan 20 5:00p-5:40p 8 $57 Course# 202-WYC Central HS Sa Jan 22 9:00a-9:40a 8 $57 Course# 202-WYD Central HS Sa Jan 22 1 0:30a-11:10a 8 $57 Course# 202-WYE Highland HS Tu Jan 18 4:30p-5:15p 7 $50 Course# 202-WYF Highland HS Sa Jan 22 10:00a-10:45a 8 $57 Course# 202-WYG SAP Elem Tu Jan 18 6:00p-6:40p 7 $50 Course# 202-WYH SAP Elem Sa Jan 22 9:15a-9:55a 8 $57 Course# 202-WYI SAP Elem Sa Jan 22 11:00a-11:40a 8 $57 Course# 202-SYA Central HS W Apr 6 5:00p-5:40p 8 $57 Course# 202-SYB Central HS Th Apr 7 5:00p-5:40p 7 $50 Course# 202-SYC Central HS Sa Apr 9 9:00a-9:40a 7 $50 Course# 202-SYD Central HS Sa Apr 9 10:30a-11:10a 7 $50 Course# 202-SYE Highland HS Tu Mar 29 4:30p-5:15p 9 $63 Course# 202-SYF Highland HS Sa Apr 2 10:00a-10:45a 8 $57 Course# 202-SYG SAP Elem Tu Apr 5 6:00p-6:40p 7 $50 Course# 202-SYH SAP Elem Sa Apr 9 9:15a-9:55a 7 $50 Course# 202-SYI SAP Elem Sa Apr 9 11:00a-11:40a 7 $50


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Beginners

Advanced Beginners

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-WYA Central HS Tu Jan 18 7:05p-8:00p 7 $54 Course# 204-WYB Central HS W Jan 19 6:45p-7:55p 8 $73 Course# 204-WYC Central HS Th Jan 20 7:05p-8:00p 8 $61 Course# 204-WYD Central HS Sa Jan 22 11:15a-12:10p 8 $73 Course# 204-WYE Highland HS Tu Jan 18 7:00p-8:00p 7 $54 Course# 204-WYF Highland HS Sa Jan 22 11:30a-12:30p 8 $61 Course# 204-WYG SAP Elem Tu Jan 18 4:30p-5:25p 7 $54 Course# 204-WYH SAP Elem Sa Jan 22 1 1:00a-11:55a 8 $61 Course# 204-SYA Central HS Tu Apr 5 7:05p-8:00p 8 $61 Course# 204-SYB Central HS W Apr 6 6:45p-7:55p 8 $73 Course# 204-SYC Central HS Th Apr 7 7:05p-8:00p 7 $54 Course# 204-SYD Central HS Sa Apr 9 11:15a-12:10p 7 $64 Course# 204-SYE Highland HS Tu Mar 29 7:00p-8:00p 9 $69 Course# 204-SYF Highland HS Sa Apr 2 11:30a-12:30p 8 $61 Course# 204-SYG SAP Elem Tu Apr 5 4:30p-5:25p 7 $54 Course# 204-SYH SAP Elem Sa Apr 9 11:00a-11:55a 7 $54

Boys Only

Participants work on vault, rings, pommel horse, high bar, parallel bars and floor. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 208-WYA Central Tu/Th Jan 18 6:00p- 15 $151 HS 7:30p • Ages 7-13. Course# 208-WYB Central Th Jan 20 5:00p- 8 $57 HS 5:40p • Ages 4-6. Course# 208-SYA Central Tu/Th Apr 5 6:00p- 15 $151 HS 7:30p • Ages 7-13. Course# 208-SYB Central Th Apr 7 5:00p- 7 $50 HS 5:40p • Ages 4-6.

Gymnastics & Dance Combination

Ages 4-5. Gymnastics portion includes floor excercise, beam, bars, and vault. Dance includes positions, turns, leaps, dance combinations and creative movement. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 209-WYA Central M Jan 24 5:00p-5:55p 6 $46 HS Course# 209-SYA Central M Apr 4 5:00p-5:55p 8 $61 HS

Mini Flips

Ages 3-6. Coach approval required. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 205-WYA Highland Tu Jan 18 5:15p- 7 $50 HS 6:00p Course# 205-WYB Highland Sa Jan 22 10:45a- 8 $57 HS 11:30a Course# 205-SYA Highland Tu Mar 29 5:15p- 9 $63 HS 6:00p Course# 205-SYB Highland Sa Apr 2 10:45a- 8 $57 HS 11:30a

Youth and Teen Programs

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-WYA Central HS Tu Jan 18 5:00p-5:55p 7 $54 Course# 203-WYB Central HS W Jan 19 5:45p-6:40p 8 $61 Course# 203-WYC Central HS Th Jan 20 5:45p-6:40p 8 $61 Course# 203-WYD Central HS Sa Jan 22 9:00a-9:55a 8 $61 Course# 203-WYE Central HS M Jan 24 6:00p-6:55p 6 $46 Course# 203-WYF Highland HS Tu Jan 18 6:00p-7:00p 7 $54 Course# 203-WYG Highland HS Sa Jan 22 12:30p-1:30p 8 $61 Course# 203-WYH SAP Elem Tu Jan 18 5:00p-5:55p 7 $54 Course# 203-WYI SAP Elem Sa Jan 22 10:00a-10:55a 8 $61 Course# 203-WYJ SAP Elem Sa Jan 22 11:00a-11:55a 8 $61 Course# 203-SYA Central HS M Apr 4 6:00p-6:55p 8 $61 Course# 203-SYB Central HS Tu Apr 5 5:00p-5:55p 8 $61 Course# 203-SYC Central HS W Apr 6 5:45p-6:40p 8 $61 Course# 203-SYD Central HS Th Apr 7 5:45p-6:40p 7 $54 Course# 203-SYE Central HS Sa Apr 9 9:00a-9:55a 7 $54 Course# 203-SYF Highland HS Tu Mar 29 6:00p-7:00p 9 $69 Course# 203-SYG Highland HS Sa Apr 2 12:30p-1:30p 8 $61 Course# 203-SYH SAP Elem Tu Apr 5 5:00p-5:55p 7 $54 Course# 203-SYI SAP Elem Sa Apr 9 10:00a-10:55a 7 $54 Course# 203-SYJ SAP Elem Sa Apr 9 11:00a-11:55a 7 $54

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Flips

Kinder Flips

Ages 4-6. Coach approval required. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 206-WYA Central Tu/Sa Jan 18 5:00p-6:30p 15 $151 HS Saturdays 10:15a-11:45a Course# 206-WYB Highland Th Jan 20 4:30p- 7 $54 HS 5:30p Course# 206-WYC Highland Sa Jan 22 11:30a- 8 $61 HS 12:30p Course# 206-WYD SAP Elem Sa Jan 22 9:00a- 8 $81 10:25a Course# 206-SYA Central Tu/Sa Apr 5 5:00p-6:30p 15 $151 HS Saturdays 10:15a-11:45a Course# 206-SYB Highland Th Mar 31 4:30p-5:30p 9 $69 HS Course# 206-SYC Highland Sa Apr 2 11:30a- 8 $61 HS 12:30p Course# 206-SYD SAP Elem Sa Apr 9 9:00a-10:25a 7 $71

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Ages 6 and up. Coach approval required. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 207-WYA Central Tu/Th Jan 18 5:00p- 15 $181 HS 7:00p Course# 207-WYB Highland Th Jan 20 4:30p- 7 $71 HS 6:30p Course# 207-WYC Highland Sa Jan 22 11:00a- 8 $81 HS 12:30p Course# 207-WYD SAP Elem Tu Jan 18 5:30p- 7 $71 6:55p Course# 207-WYE SAP Elem Sa Jan 22 10:30a- 8 $81 11:55a Course# 207-SYA Central Tu/Th Apr 5 5:00p- 15 $181 HS 7:00p Course# 207-SYB Highland Th Mar 31 4:30p- 9 $109 HS 6:30p Course# 207-SYC Highland Sa Apr 2 11:00a- 8 $81 HS 12:30p Course# 207-SYD SAP Elem Tu Apr 5 5:30p- 7 $71 6:55p Course# 207-SYE SAP Elem Sa Apr 9 10:30a- 7 $71 11:55a

Salto

Coach approval required. Location Day(s)/Date Time Fee Course# 253-WYA Central W/F Jan 5 5:00p- $240 HS 7:00p • Class ends Mar. 18. Course# 253-SYA Central W/F Apr 6 5:00p- $160 HS 7:00p • Class ends May 25.

Salto Petite

Coach approval required. Location Day(s)/Date Time Fee Course# 254-WYA Central M/F Jan 3 5:00p-7:00p $300 HS Fridays 5:00p-8:00p • Class ends Mar. 18. Course# 254-SYA Central M/F Apr 4 5:00p-7:00p $200 HS Fridays 5:00p-8:00p • Class ends May 23.

Salto Elite

Coach approval required. Location Day(s)/Date Time Fee Course# 255-WYA Central HS M/W/F Jan 3 5:00p-8:00p $366 • Two-day option available for $262. Class ends Mar. 18. Course# 255-SYA Central HS M/W/F Apr 4 5:00p-8:00p $244 • Two-day option available for $174. Class ends May 25.

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Sparks

Coach approval required. Location Day(s)/Date Time Fee Course# 250-WYA Highland W Jan 5 4:30p-6:30p $150 HS • Class ends Mar. 23. Course# 250-SYA Highland W Mar 30 4:30p-6:30p $100 HS • Class ends June 8.

Dragons

Coach approval required. Location Day(s)/Date Time Fee Course# 252-WYA Highland M/W/F Jan 3 5:30p-8:30p $366 HS Fridays 4:30p-7:30p • Class ends Mar. 25. Course# 252-SYA Highland M/W/F Mar 28 5:30p-8:30p $244 HS Fridays 4:30p-7:30p • Class ends June 10.

Fireflies

Coach approval required. Location Day(s)/Date Time Fee Course# 251-WYA Highland M/W Jan 3 4:30p-6:30p $240 HS • Class ends Mar. 23. Course# 251-SYA Highland M/W Mar 28 4:30p-6:30p $160 HS • Class ends June 8.

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High School

For high school competitors at the Junior Varsity and Varsity levels. Strength and conditioning included. • Register for both Tuesday and Thursday classes and receive $10 off the fee. Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Course# 210-WYA Highland Tu Jan 18 7:00p-9:00p 7 $85 HS Course# 210-WYB Highland Th Jan 20 6:00p-8:00p 7 $85 HS Course# 210-SYA Highland Tu Mar 29 7:00p-9:00p 9 $109 HS Course# 210-SYB Highland Th Mar 31 6:00p-8:00p 9 $109 HS

Youth and Teen Classes/Gymnastics

Gymnastics

Saint Paul Parks and Recreation at www.ci.stpaul.mn.us

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Youth and Teen Classes Registration

Phone: 651-487-7383 Mail: Community Education, 1495 Rice St., St. Paul, MN 55117 In person at the Community Education office in Washington Technology Magnet School. Online: www.commed.spps.org Additional registration information on page 96.

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

Drawing and Painting – The Basic Elements

Ages 5-8. Students learn the fundamental principles of picture-making through color, composition, drawing and design. After these skills are learned, children advance to painting. Course# 1000-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy M Jan 17 5:30p-7:00p 8 $135 Course# 1000-WYB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy Sa Jan 22 10:30a-12:00p 8 $135 Course# 1000-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy M Apr 4 5:30p-7:00p 8 $135 Course# 1000-SYB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy Sa Apr 9 10:30a-12:00p 8 $135

Drawing Manga, Superheroes and Fantasy Figures

Youth and Teen Programs

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. Course# 1002-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy Tu Jan 18 6:00p-8:00p 8 $160 Course# 1002-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy Tu Apr 5 6:00p-8:00p 8 $160

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Drawing and Painting – The Fundamentals

Ages 9-13, 14-18. Students develop drawing and painting skills by progressing through individual exercises in pencil, pen and ink, and watercolor. After these skills are learned, they advance to oil painting. Course# 1001-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy W Jan 19 6:00p-8:00p 8 $160 Course# 1001-WYB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy Th Jan 20 6:00p-8:00p 8 $160 Course# 1001-WYC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy Sa Jan 22 1:00p-3:00p 8 $160 Course# 1001-WYD Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy Sa Jan 22 3:30p-5:30p 8 $160 Course# 1001-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy W Apr 6 6:00p-8:00p 8 $160 Course# 1001-SYB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy Th Apr 7 6:00p-8:00p 8 $160 Course# 1001-SYC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy Sa Apr 9 1:00p-3:00p 8 $160 Course# 1001-SYD Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee The Art Academy Sa Apr 9 3:30p-5:30p 8 $160

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

Amazing Cartoons!

Grades 1-6. Create amazing cartoons! Discover story-telling through pictures, while building artistic skills with stepby-step instructions. This class will expand your knowledge in art. Instructor: Young Rembrandts Course# 1114-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Th Jan 27 6:00p-7:00p 7 $70 Course# 1114-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Th Apr 14 6:00p-7:00p 6 $60

Ceramics on the Wheel

Grades 5-10. Explore the art of wheelthrowing and handbuilding inspired by forms found in nature. Instructor: D. Lindholm Course# 314-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central Sa Jan 29 9:30a- 6 $60 HS 11:00a Course# 314-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central Sa Apr 16 9:30a- 6 $60 HS 11:00a

Dance!

Fee $33

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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. Instructors: M. Ockenfels-Martinez/K. Waletzke Course# 1050-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey W Jan 26 5:45p-6:30p 8 $44 JR Course# 1050-WYB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Battle W Jan 26 6:00p-6:45p 8 $44 Creek MS Course# 1050-WYC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Th Jan 27 6:00p-6:45p 7 $39 Course# 1050-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey W Apr 13 5:45p-6:30p 6 $33 JR Course# 1050-SYB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Battle W Apr 13 6:00p-6:45p 6 $33 Creek MS Course# 1050-SYC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Th Apr 14 6:00p-6:45p 6 $33

Hip-Hop Dance Fundamentals

Grades K-2. Learn basic hip-hop dance skills in a fun, upbeat class. Instructor: P. Xiong Course# 1109-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central Sa Jan 29 10:30a- 6 $28 HS 11:00a Course# 1109-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central Sa Apr 16 10:30a- 6 $28 HS 11:00a

Glee

Grades 1-6. Calling all Gleeks! “Being part of something special does make you special!” Join a SteppingStone Theatre artist as you explore songs and dances from the popular TV show. “Don’t stop believing” as you take the mic and perform the scenes for your family and friends. Instructor: SteppingStone Theatre Course# 1049-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo Tu Jan 11 3:00p- 8 $96 Ed Ctr 4:00p Hip-Hop Dance Course# 1049-WYB Grades 3-6. Learn hip-hop dance skills Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee in a fun, upbeat class. Rondo Tu Jan 11 4:05p- 8 $96 Ed Ctr 5:05p Instructor: P. Xiong Course# 1049-SYA Course# 1051-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central Sa Jan 29 9:30a- 6 $38 Rondo Tu Mar 29 3:00p- 9 $108 Ed Ctr 4:00p HS 10:30a Course# 1049-SYB Course# 1051-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Central Sa Apr 16 9:30a- 6 $38 Rondo Tu Mar 29 4:05p- 9 $108 Ed Ctr 5:05p HS 10:30a Youth and Teen Classes continues on next page

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Grades K-3. Have fun with various types of dance, creative movement and music exploration. Instructors: M. Ockenfels-Martinez/K. Waletzke Course# 1052-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey W Jan 26 6:30p-7:15p 8 $44 JR Course# 1052-WYB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Battle W Jan 26 6:45p-7:30p 8 $44 Creek MS Course# 1052-WYC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Th Jan 27 6:45p-7:30p 7 $39 Course# 1052-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey W Apr 13 6:30p-7:15p 6 $33 JR

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Jewelry Design

Guitar – Small Group Instruction

Youth and Teen Programs

Learn the basics of acoustic guitar or improve your current skills. Mixedlevel group instruction. Participants must bring their own guitar. Instructor: D. Luedke Course# 1100-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Mann Tu Jan 18 3:00p-4:00p 8 $80 Elem • Grades 3-6. Course# 1100-WYB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland Th Jan 27 3:45p-4:45p 7 $70 Elem • Grades 3-6. Course# 1100-WYC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Th Jan 27 6:00p-7:00p 7 $70 • Grades 5-8. Course# 1100-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Mann Tu Apr 5 3:00p-4:00p 8 $80 Elem • Grades 3-6. Course# 1100-SYB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland Th Apr 7 3:45p-4:45p 7 $70 Elem • Grades 3-6. Course# 1100-SYC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Th Apr 14 6:00p-7:00p 6 $60 • Grades 5-8.

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Grades 3-8. Join us this spring break and let a jewelry artist with thirty years of experience guide you through designing your own line of jewelry. Use beads, found objects and other unique materials to create necklaces, bracelets, earrings and pins. Instructor: S. Forbes Course# 333-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo M-F Mar 21 12:30p- 5 $105 Ed Ctr 3:30p • Grades 3-5: Register for Maskmaking and stay all day.

Mosaic Jewelry

Grades 5-10. We’ll make unique pieces of jewelry each week using stones, silver and more! Instructor: D. Lindholm Course# 1110-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Th Jan 27 6:00p-7:00p 7 $112

Maskmaking

Grades 1-5. Join us this spring break to explore the art of maskmaking. Use your imagination to create animals and crazy expressions that express your unique creativity. Instructor: S. Forbes Course# 1112-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo M-F Mar 21 9:00a- 5 $90 Ed Ctr 12:00p • Grades 3-5: Register for Jewelry Design and stay all day.

Making Musical Instruments

Grades K-3. Get creative designing, building and decorating inventive musical instruments of your own! Instructor: E. Robinette Course# 1103-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Jan 22 10:00a- 6 $32 11:15a

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. Instructors: K. Danneker/B. Wagner Course# 1101-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Chelsea Tu Jan 4 3:05p-6:05p 10 $180 Hts Elem Course# 1101-WYC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Mann Tu Jan 4 3:00p-7:30p 10 $180 Elem • The 6:00, 6:30 and 7:00 p.m. lessons will not be held on Feb. 1st. Course# 1101-WYB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee EXPO W Jan 5 3:45p-6:45p 10 $180 Elem • The Jan. 12th lessons will be held on Jan. 14th. Course# 1101-WYD Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Mann Th Jan 6 3:00p-5:30p 10 $180 Elem Course# 1101-WYE Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo Th Jan 13 3:00p- 9 $162 Ed Ctr 5:30p Course# 1101-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Chelsea Tu Mar 29 3:05p-6:05p 9 $162 Hts Elem Course# 1101-SYC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Mann Tu Mar 29 3:00p-7:30p 9 $162 Elem Course# 1101-SYB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee EXPO W Mar 30 3:45p-6:45p 9 $162 Elem • The May 4th lessons will be held on May 6th. Course# 1101-SYD Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Mann Th Mar 31 3:00p-5:30p 9 $162 Elem Course# 1101-SYE Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo Th Mar 31 3:00p- 9 $162 Ed Ctr 5:30p

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


Preschool – Book and Cook

Ages 3-5. Do you like to read? Do you like to eat? Together we’ll read stories and then make food inspired by the books. Instructor: E. Robinette Course# 1802-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Apr 9 9:00a- 6 $40 10:00a

Preschool – Growing with Music

Ages 2-5. Students will build developmentally through music exploration. Instructor: Growing with Music Course# 1104-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Humboldt M Jan 24 6:00p-7:00p 6 HS • No class Feb. 21. Course# 1104-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Humboldt M Apr 4 6:00p-7:00p 6 HS

Ages 3-5. Release your inner Disney prince or princess! Let’s create a class full of magical moments as our favorite Disney characters. Bring a costume and explore different movements, projects and skits. Instructor: Community Education Theatre Course# 1064-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Apr 16 10:00a- 6 $36 10:55a

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Ages 3-5. Dance, sing and create your own musical instruments! Instructor: E. Robinette Course# 1102-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Jan 22 9:00a- 6 $36 10:00a

Grades K-3. Create your own inner super hero! Discover amazing super powers and express them through songs, crafts and a group play. Super heroes and heroines to the rescue! Instructor: Community Education Theatre Course# 1067-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Jan 29 10:30a- 6 $48 12:00p

Ages 3-5. Are you eager to learn? Let’s explore different shapes and colors with creative songs, skits and stories! Each day you’ll take home a project that will demonstrate what you’ve learned. Instructor: Community Education Theatre Course# 1062-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Jan 29 10:00a- 6 $36 10:55a

Preschool Theatre – Raindrops on Roses

Ages 3-5. Spring has sprung! Together we will enjoy spring projects full of color and creativity, spring songs and springtime theatre. Instructor: Community Education Theatre Course# 1065-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Apr 16 9:00a- 6 $36 9:55a

Grades K-3. Explore the classic tale The Mitten by Jane Brett through crafts, songs, and most importantly a role in a skit of “The Mitten”! Instructor: Community Education Theatre Course# 1066-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Jan 29 9:00a- 6 $48 10:25a

Introduction to Creative Writing

Grades 6-10. Learn how to channel your thoughts and ideas into creative poetry and prose. Instructor: H. Vanderhaar Course# 1926-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Th Jan 27 6:00p-7:00p 7 $42

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Ages 3-5. Discover your artistic imagination! We’ll learn to draw and color step-by-step and develop observation skills while increasing fine motor skills. Instructor: Young Rembrandts Course# 1108-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo Tu Jan 25 9:30a- 7 $70 Ed Ctr 10:30a Course# 1108-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo Tu Apr 5 9:30a- 8 $80 Ed Ctr 10:30a

Theatre – Super People to the Rescue

Theatre – The Mitten

Preschool Theatre – I Know My Shapes

Preschool – Musical Destination

Preschool – Young Rembrandts

Preschool Theatre – Disney Comes to Life!

Preschool Theatre – The Sky is Falling

Ages 3-5. Folktales are fun! Through movement and crafts, we’ll explore great works of children’s literature, like Henny Penny and The Tortoise and the Hare. Instructor: Community Education Theatre Course# 1063-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Jan 29 9:00a- 6 $36 9:55a

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Language and Culture Baking Basics

Grades 6-9. Discover the secrets of making delicious cakes, cookies, and more. Bring a container to take extras home. Instructor: N. Xiong Course# 1115-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Th Jan 27 6:00p-8:00p 2 $40

Island Cuisine

Grades 6-9. Join us as we explore the foods of island communities around the world. Learn to work with unique ingredients and spices. Bring a container to take extras home. Instructor: N. Xiong Course# 1116-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee WTMS Th Apr 7 6:00p-8:00p 2 $40

Games for the Ages

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Ages 6-12. Want a fun, inexpensive activity to do at home or on the road that requires no assembly or batteries? It’s so small that it fits in your pocket. Join us to learn some old-fashioned card games, a little history of the games, and have lots of fun! Instructor: J. Ratliff Course# 1111-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Feb 19 9:30a- 4 $42 11:45a

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Ni Hao Chinese!

Grades 1-6. Have fun while learning the Chinese language! Students will learn Chinese vocabulary, grammar and conversation through music, art, roleplaying, worksheets and other activities. Class fees over $100 may qualify for a split payment option. Course# 1800-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo M-Th Jan 10 3:00p- 33 $181 Ed Ctr 4:00p Course# 1800-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo M-Th Mar 28 3:00p- 39 $214 Ed Ctr 4:00p

Bonjour French!

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. Class fees over $100 may qualify for a split payment option. Course# 1700-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo M-Th Jan 10 3:00p- 33 $181 Ed Ctr 4:00p Course# 1700-WYB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo Tu/Th Jan 11 4:05p- 18 $99 Ed Ctr 5:05p Course# 1700-WYC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo M-F Jan 13 7:00a- 50 $275 Ed Ctr 8:00a Course# 1700-SYC Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo M-F Mar 28 7:00a- 55 $302 Ed Ctr 8:00a Course# 1700-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo M-Th Mar 28 3:00p- 39 $214 Ed Ctr 4:00p Course# 1700-SYB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo Tu/Th Mar 29 4:05p- 20 $110 Ed Ctr 5:05p

Divertimento in Italiano

Grades K-3. Get an introduction to the world’s most beautiful language in this active and fun class. 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”! This is a great class for absolute beginners and children who have never studied a foreign language. Instructor: D. Rusk Course# 1803-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Jan 22 9:30a- 8 $98 10:30a Course# 1803-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Apr 9 9:30a- 6 $74 10:30a

¡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. Class fees over $100 may qualify for a split payment option. Course# 1600-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo M-Th Jan 10 3:00p- 33 $181 Ed Ctr 4:00p Course# 1600-WYB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo Tu/Th Jan 11 4:05p- 18 $99 Ed Ctr 5:05p Course# 1600-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo M-Th Mar 28 3:00p- 39 $214 Ed Ctr 4:00p Course# 1600-SYB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo Tu/Th Mar 29 4:05p- 20 $110 Ed Ctr 5:05p

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


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

Preschool – J’aime le français!

Ages 3-5. Bonjour les amis! Discover the French language through art, games and music. Instructor: J. Kigin Course# 1702-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo Tu Jan 25 10:30a- 7 $42 Ed Ctr 11:30a Course# 1702-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo Tu Apr 5 10:30a- 8 $48 Ed Ctr 11:30a

Preschool – Me Gusta Español

Ages 3-5. ¡Hola amigos! Discover the Spanish language through art, games and music. Instructor: C. Rodriquez Course# 1602-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Jan 22 10:00a- 6 $24 11:00a Course# 1602-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Apr 9 10:00a- 6 $24 11:00a

Science and Technology Bicycle Building

Grades 2-6. Use the same tools used by today’s best known animators! Work in teams as cinematographers and photographers to create a stop-motion animation movie using graphic and editing software. Instructor: Computer Explorers Course# 1427-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Apr 9 9:00a- 2 $56 12:00p

Digital Film Making

Grades K-3. Watch out Hollywood! We’ll take you through all the digital film making steps from start to finish, and you will take your finished film home to share with family and friends! Student photography release must be signed for class. Instructor: Computer Explorers Course# 1429-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa May 21 9:00a- 2 $56 12:00p

Aerospace Engineering – Kites and More Planes

Grades 4-8. Journey into the world of aerospace engineering! Build, test and launch various aerospace models and make a tetrahedron kite to take home. Instructor: Computer Explorers Course# 1428-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Apr 30 9:00a- 2 $56 12:00p

Engineering Cool Cars and Custom Vehicles

Grades 4-6. Let’s explore, investigate and solve problems while we learn about the building blocks of mechanical engineering and car building. This exciting hands-on engineering class combines LEGO® Education and LEGO® Technic and trade materials to explore motorized and selfpowered cars and vehicles. Instructor: Computer Explorers Course# 1431-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Tu Apr 12 5:15p-6:45p 2 $28

Engineering Technology – Forces and Motion

Grades 4-6. Do you like building things and figuring out how they work? This exciting hands-on engineering class combines LEGO® Education and LEGO® Technic and trade materials to explore design technology, science, and mathematics, while investigating the principles of energy and magnetism. Instructor: Computer Explorers Course# 1430-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Tu Feb 8 5:15p-6:45p 4 $56

Extreme LEGO® 2

Challenge every aspect of your creativity and intellect while learning the basics of engineering and physics. Students will be given a different project to build, test and modify, and then use their project to investigate basic aspects of engineering. Emphasis is placed on hands-on experiential activities and child-friendly lesson plans. Join this dynamic exploration of machines and mechanisms today! Instructor: Youth Enrichment League Course# 1113-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Jan 22 9:30a- 3 $32 10:30a • Ages 4-5. Course# 1113-WYB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Jan 22 10:45a- 3 $32 11:45a • Grades K-3.

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Grades 6-12. Join us during spring break to rebuild and recycle bikes! Use our tools and workbenches and learn how to work on bikes from an expert mechanic. Build your “new-to-you” bike and keep it or donate it at the end of the week. Bring a water bottle. Instructor: Sibley Bike Depot Course# 313-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Sibley M-F Mar 21 9:00a- 5 $100 Bike Depot, 12:00p 712 University Ave., 55104

Digital Animation

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Preschool – Bugs and Butterflies

Ages 3-5. Explore our favorite flying friends through dance, song, science and studio art. Instructor: E. Robinette Course# 1107-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Apr 9 10:00a- 6 $40 11:00a

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Sports and Safety Baby-sitter’s Training – American Red Cross

Robotics – Amusement Parks

Grades 3-6. Build both a virtual and a real robotic working model amusement park! Use advanced LEGO® Mindstorms® Robotics Systems and Roller Coaster Design Software to build the roller coaster of your dreams. Instructor: Computer Explorers Course# 1425-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Feb 19 9:00a- 2 $62 12:00p

Robotic Construction – Movers and Shakers

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Grades 1-6. Let’s build and program our own working robots! Utilize the PicoCricket® Robotic System and the Robotics Invention Kit to challenge your mind and creativity with hands-on projects. Instructor: Computer Explorers Course# 1426-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Mar 5 9:00a- 1 $31 12:00p

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Grades K-3. Dive into the world of video game design and animation by creating characters that dance, sing, and interact with one another! Students will use Scratch to add sound effects and music clips to create a dynamic video animation game you can take home and show to your friends. Instructor: Computer Explorers Course# 1432-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Tu Apr 19 5:15p-6:45p 4 $62 n

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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. Course# 1900-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo W Mar 23 9:00a-4:15p 1 $60 Ed Ctr Course# 1900-WYB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo Th Mar 24 9:00a-4:15p 1 $60 Ed Ctr Course# 1900-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo W Jun 15 9:00a-4:15p 1 $60 Ed Ctr Course# 1900-SYB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Rondo Th Jun 16 9:00a-4:15p 1 $60 Ed Ctr

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 Course# 1901-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Jan 22 9:00a- 8 $98 10:15a Course# 1901-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Apr 9 9:00a- 6 $74 10:15a • No class May 14.

Self-Defense 1

Ages 11-16. Learn to read your surroundings, identify unsafe situations and how to react and escape an attacker. The skills you gain in this class will help increase confidence and train you to be prepared if you are in danger. Instructor: P. McClintock Course# 1920-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Feb 5 9:30a- 1 $45 12:00p Course# 1920-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Apr 9 9:30a- 1 $45 12:00p

Self-Defense 2

Ages 11-16. Have you taken SelfDefense 1 and want to learn more? Your instructor will lead your practice of defensive and escape techniques on a real person. Instructor: P. McClintock Course# 1921-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Apr 23 9:30a- 1 $50 12:00p

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


All Around the Neighborhood Program Grades K-6. This program is grant-funded 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: March 21-25 Program Time: 9:00a-4:00p To register, call the Youth Program at Washington C.E. 651-487-7383.

EastSide KidVenture

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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: March 4, 21-25 Program Time: 8:30a-4:30p To register, call the Youth Program at Washington C.E. 651-487-7383.

Exercise Your Right to Feel Better Second Annual 5K Run/Walk Youth and Teen Programs

to support quality health and physical education in Saint Paul Where: Como Park Picnic Pavilion When: Friday, May 20, 2011 This family-friendly 5K is a great opportunity for first-time runners as well as accomplished athletes, young and old, to participate together in a chip-time event. Spend time with your family and friends.

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Youth and Teen Classes 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

Season of Light

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

Youth and Teen Programs

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.

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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.

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.

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.


Online registration is not available for these classes. To register, call the Youth Program at Washington C.E. 651-487-7383.

Family Clay Class

Ages 5 and up. Learn handbuilding techniques and create unique pieces of artwork together. Instructor: D. Lindholm Course# 16-WFA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Humboldt HS M Jan 24 6:00p-7:00p 6 • Fee is $60 for two family members; each additional family member is $10. No class Feb. 21. Course# 16-SFA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Humboldt HS M Apr 4 6:00p-7:00p 6 • Fee is $60 for two family members; each additional family member is $10.

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. All pieces will be fired and returned. Instructor: D. Lindholm Course# 14-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Central HS Sa Apr 9 9:30a-10:30a 1 • Fee is $15 and includes one adult and one child. Fee includes clay and firing.

Family Salsa Dance

All ages. Need a new way to groove your body? Have fun together learning to salsa dance! Instructor: C. Rodriquez Course# 73-WYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Humboldt HS M Jan 24 6:00p-6:45p 6 • Fee is $35 for three family members; each additional family member is $5. No class Feb. 21. Course# 73-SYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Humboldt HS M Apr 4 6:00p-6:45p 8 • Fee is $45 for three family members; each additional family member is $5.

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Ages 6 and up. By embracing a healthy lifestyle yourself, you will lead the way for your family. A great way to do this is to exercise together. This class will teach you safe and effective cardioand strength-building exercises, and will improve your children’s muscular strength and endurance as well as enhance their self-esteem. Instructor: K. Gess Course# 5099-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses WTMS Th Jan 27 6:00p-7:00p 4 • Fee is $42 and includes one adult and one child.

Martial Arts Family Fun

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, and mental and physical challenges – a great way to spend time together! Instructor: N. Jones Course# 11-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Kuk Tu Feb 1 5:00p-5:45p 4 Sool Won, 1920 University Ave. W., 55104 • Fee is $38 and includes one adult and one child. Course# 11-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Kuk Tu Apr 5 5:00p-5:45p 4 Sool Won, 1920 University Ave. W., 55104 • Fee is $38 and includes one adult and one child.

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Fitness Fun for Parents and Kids

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Ending Temper Tantrums

Pet Parenting Workshop

Youth and Family Classes

Approach pet ownership with the knowledge and preparation your family needs to be responsible pet owners! Topics will include being a good neighbor, city pet laws and ordinances, and what pet is right for your family. Participating families will leave the workshop with lots of great information, as well as a take-home packet. Instructor: Animal Humane Society Course# 18-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Harding W Feb 23 6:30p-8:30p 1 Free HS • Preregistration is required. Course# 18-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Apr 2 9:30a-11:30a 1 Free • Preregistration is required.

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We will uncover what leads to a temper tantrum and explore a step-bystep 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 Course# 13-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP Elem Sa Apr 2 10:30a- 3 $29 11:15a

Parent and Child Yoga

Parents, babies and toddlers are welcome. This no-stress yoga class engages parents and children in fun yoga poses for improving sleep, for de-stressing, 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 Course# 5104-WEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses SAP Elem Sa Jan 22 10:30a- 6 11:15a • Fee is $44 and includes one adult and one child; additional children are $18 each. Limit three children. Course# 5104-SEA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses SAP Elem Sa Apr 9 10:30a- 6 11:15a • Fee is $44 and includes one adult and one child; additional children are $18 each. Limit three children.


Central Sr. HS Community Education – 651-632-6020 Location Course# 2500-WDE Central Sr. HS 275 N. Lexington Pkwy. St. Paul, MN 55104 Course# 2500-SDC Central Sr. HS Course# 2500-SDG Central Sr. HS

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Tu/W/Th Apr 5-26

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Tu/W/Th May 3-24

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

The Basics:

Fee: $320 Payment plans: 1) Full payment with application or 2) $160 with application plus $160 before Enrollment Card is issued.

Day(s)/Date M-Th Jan 3-27 • No class Jan 17

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

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Youth and Teen Programs

• Students must be 15 years of age by the last day of class. • This course consists of the State-required 30 hours of classroom instruction and 6 hours of Behind-the-Wheel. The classroom prepares the student for the written permit test. Upon completion of the classroom and obtaining a driver’s permit, Behind-the-Wheel education will be scheduled by the teachers with the individual students. The Behind-the Wheel component prepares the student for the road test. • A student is required to have their permit for six months and be 16 years of age before they are eligible to take the road test for their driver’s license. • After successful completion of classroom, the student has 18 months to finish the Behind-the-Wheel portion of the program. • A refund minus a forty-dollar ($40) fee will be issued upon request for cancellation from the program. Refunds will not be issued after one year from the beginning date of classroom instruction.

Location Course# 2500-WDB Como Park Sr. HS 740 W. Rose Avenue St. Paul, MN 55117 Course# 2500-WDC Como Park Sr. HS Course# 2500-SDA Como Park Sr. HS

Youth and Teen Classes

Driver Education

Highland Park Sr. HS – 651-293-8634 Location Course# 2500-WDD Highland Park Sr. HS 1015 S. Snelling Avenue • Registration accepted by Humboldt Community Education 30 E. Baker Street St. Paul, MN 55107 Course# 2500-SDE Highland Park Sr. HS

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Driver Education Driver Education continued from page 87. Humboldt Sr. HS Community Education – 651-293-8634 Location Course# 2500-2500-WDG Humboldt Sr. HS 30 E. Baker Street St. Paul, MN 55107

Location Course# 2500-WDF Johnson Sr. HS 1349 Arcade Street • Registration accepted by Central Community Education 275 N. Lexington Pkwy. St. Paul, MN 55104 Course# 2500-WDI Johnson Sr. HS Course# 2500-SDB Johnson Sr. HS Course# 2500-SDB Johnson Sr. HS

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

Youth and Teen Programs

Time 3:10p-6:10p

Johnson Sr. HS – 651-632-6020

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

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

Looking for Senior Driving Classes? See Senior Classes, page 55.

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Hubbs Center – 651-632-6020 Location Course# 2500-SDD Hubbs Center 1030 University Ave. W. St. Paul, MN 55104 • Registration accepted by Central Community Education 275 N. Lexington Pkwy. St Paul, MN 55104

Day(s)/Date Time Apr 2-May 26 10:00a-12:00p Sa Apr 2, 9, 23, May 7, 21 Tu Apr 5, 19, May 3, 17, 24 Th Apr 7, 21, May 5, 19, 26

Adult Driver Education Classes Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee 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.

Course# 2504-WDA Central Sa Feb 19 9:00a- 1 $150 HS 11:00a 275 N. Lexington Pkwy., 55104 Course# 2504-FDB Gordon Th Apr 7 6:00p- 1 $150 Parks HS 8:00p 1212 University Ave. W., 55104

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AGAPE (Adolescent Girls and Parenting Education)

Secondary Programs

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

Eligibility

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

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

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. For more information call Kristy Whalen 651-221-1446 www.connections.spps.org

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Secondary Schools and Programs

The Area Learning Center (ALC) serves learners at-risk of not graduating from high 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 have experienced mental health problems n have been physically or sexually abused n have been homeless within the past six months n speak English as a second language or have limited English skills n have been chronically truant or withdrawn from school n have been excluded or expelled Most students under the age of 16 are best served in their home school.

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

Gordon Parks High School

Saint Paul Area Learning Center

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Family Programs

Family Programs 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

Family Programs

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

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Pre-Kindergarten Program

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


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 are 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. For locations and phone numbers, see page 95 or visit our website. Rec Check – 651-292-6508 Free after school program at 14 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. Registration accepted throughout the school year, if space is available. 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: Jan. 31, Mar. 4, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, Apr. 22 Youth Sports Sports programs for youth, ages 5-18, change seasonally. Registration dates: Volleyball, Indoor Soccer: February 7-18, 2011 Baseball, Softball, T-Ball: April 4-15, 2011 Tackle Football, Flag Football, Soccer: July 5-15, 2011 Basketball: October 3-14, 2011

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. The Water Park 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. Located at the Rice & Arlington Sports Complex. Call for hours. The Canvas – 651-298-4393 Teen arts center located at Hancock Recreation Center offering free workshops, events and youth leadership opportunities. 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 the 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 Parks – 651-266-6400, press 4 Located at Arlington/Arkwright and Lowertown (6th & Broadway). 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.

Summer Registration for camps and activities begins April 11. Brochures will be available online or at recreation centers and libraries on April 11.

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School Calendar

2011 Calendar for Families

For summer school dates, please visit www.summerschool.spps.org

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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, 360 Colborne Street. Call 651-767-8179 to confirm the date, time and location for each monthly meeting. Paula Beiswenger Kathy Korum, Chair Sharla Scullen Erik Skold

Frank Thissen D’Ann Urbaniak Lesch Jackye Whitner Jody Yungers

Community Education has numerous Advisory Councils working with the different program areas. Community input is important to the Advisory Councils. Please share your comments, concerns and suggestions with any member. If you or anyone you know is interested in becoming a member of any of the Community Education Advisory Councils, please contact the 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

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Central Community Ed., Driver Education and Swimming/Aquatics Central Senior High School 275 N. Lexington Parkway 55104 651-632-6020 Fax-651-312-9058 Como Park Community Ed. Como Park Senior High School 740 W. Rose Ave. 55117 651-293-8811 Fax-651-293-5989 Harding Community Ed., Home Improvement Program, Community Ed. Senior Program and Tours and Travel for Adults Harding Senior High School 1540 E. Sixth St. 55106 (Enter on Third Street) 651-293-8733 Fax-651-293-6562

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A symbol or number next to a location corresponds to its location on the map on page 94. 47 Arlington Rec 665 E. Rose Ave. 651-298-5701 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 Chelsea Hts Elem 694 Charlton St. 63 City Hall Annex 25 W. Fourth St. 27 Como Park Elem 780 W. Wheelock Pkwy. 120 Como Lakeside Pavilion 1360 N. Lexington Pkwy. 23 Como Park Zoo and Conservatory 1225 Estabrook Drive 2 Como Park HS 740 W. Rose Ave. 27 Como Planetarium Como Park Elementary 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 88 EXPO Elem 540 Warwick St. 121 First Lutheran Church 463 Maria Ave. 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 on Third Street) 43 Hayden Hts Rec 1965 E. Hoyt Ave. 651-298-5716 45 Hazel Park Rec 945 N. Hazel Ave. 651-501-6350 81 Highland Elem 1700 Saunders Ave. 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.) 122 Highland Nursery 1742 7th St. West 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.

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 Eleanor 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 Oxford Community Center 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.) 117 St. Paul JCC 1375 St. Paul Ave. 31 Scheffer Rec 237 Thomas Ave. 651-298-5820 118 Seabury Senior Apartments 1830 University Ave. W. 91 Shaolin Kenpo Karate 783 Raymond Ave. 123 Sibley Bike Depot 712 University Ave. W. 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 W 7th Community Center 265 Oneida St. 29 West Minnehaha Rec 685 W. Minnehaha Ave. 651-298-5823 7 WTMS Washington Technology Magnet School 1495 Rice St.

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Registration Information

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

Call the Community Education telephone number listed with the class 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., weekdays. Please have your credit card number and expiration date ready when calling. Refer to both class title and course number when registering.

By Mail:

Complete a registration form (on page 97) and mail it with a check or credit card number (Visa, MasterCard or Discover) to the address of the Community Education Office that is taking registration for the class. See page 94 for Community Education Offices. If paying by check, your place is confirmed when payment is received (make checks payable to ISD# 625).

In Person:

Visit the Community Education office hours, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. If paying with cash, please have exact amount. See page 94 for Community Education Offices.

Online Registration

at www.commed.spps.org

Cancellations:

Saint Paul Community Education reserves the right to cancel classes due to lack of enrollment or emergencies.

Refunds:

• Refunds minus a $5 processing fee will only be issued if requested three (3) business days prior to the start of the first day of class. • For classes and tours that have a published cancellation deadline, no refunds or credits 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:

Persons with disabilities are welcome in any class or activity and may bring a helper at no extra charge in most cases (please call first). If you need a reasonable accommodation, contact the Community Education Office where you are registering.

Closings Due to Weather:

In case of bad weather, tune to WCCO 830 AM for notification of school closings. Saint Paul Community Education Programs are not held when the schools are closed due to inclement weather.

To register for Winter/Spring 2011 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 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 94) are happy to help you with these classes. Thank you!

No Fax Registrations No Confirmations:

Assume the class will be held at the time and place indicated unless you are notified otherwise.

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Need a Community Education Catalog?

Catalogs are mailed to every resident within the City of Saint Paul three (3) times a year. If you have a friend or know of anyone (outside of the City limits) who would like to receive our catalog, mail a postcard with their name 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 currently on our mailing list, you will remain on the list for two (2) years. After the two (2) years if you wish to remain on the list, call 651-767-8179. Saint Paul Public Schools Community Education will not hold classes:

January 1, 17, 2011 February 1, 2011 after 6:00 p.m. February 21, 2011 May 30, 2011 During winter, please dress warmly— some facilities may be a bit cool. To register online for most Community Education classes, visit: www.commed.spps.org

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 registration and through the duration of the class(es). Members will need to include their UCare ID number when registering. UCare registration is not available online. UCare Minnesota discounts do not apply to Como Park Zoo and Conservatory classes, Saint Paul Parks and Recreation classes and West 7th Community Center classes.

= Daytime/senior-friendly classes

Please note some name changes in titles: Arlington High School has been changed to Washington Technology Magnet 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 Humboldt Community Education and is located at Humboldt High School, 30 E. Baker Street.


= Daytime/senior-friendly classes

Classes are assigned a Course Number (#). Refer to this number and class title when registering. Class is held at this location. Addresses are listed on page 95. Special information regarding the class.

Beginning Calligraphy

Learn the art of beautiful lettering. We will study informal italic for creating cards, invitations and gifts. Instructor: J. Michalski Course# 3225-WHA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Ramsey Tu Feb 8 6:30p-8:30p 6 $45 JR • $15 supply fee, payable to instructor. To register, call Humboldt C.E. 651-293-8634

a = a.m. p = p.m. Number of times the class meets. Checks payable to ISD# 625 Beginning date. Register at this Community Education Office and telephone number.

To register in person or by mail, please refer to the name of the site and telephone number listed at the bottom of each class offering. This is the site that is taking the registration but may or may not be where the class is held. Community Education Office addresses are listed on page 94. 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:____________________________________________

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City:_ ____________________________ Zip:_ ____________

City:_ ____________________________ Zip:_ ____________

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Evening: cell ____-____-____

Evening: cell ____-____-____

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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 [ ] Other [ ] Special Needs

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 [ ] Other [ ] Special Needs

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.

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