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Adult Enrichment Community Education Classes

Winter 2020

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The Mystery of Honeybees Page A12

Preparing Your Home for Today’s Buyer Page A10

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Missing 411 Page A11

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FLIP Catalog for Youth

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Contents Wellness......................................................1 Technology................................................9 Life.............................................................10 Creative...................................................12 Nature.......................................................12 Travel........................................................13 Locations..................................................17

Community Education Staff phone 320-370-8200 ADAM HOLM, Executive Director 320-370-8225 • adam.holm@isd742.org JOAN HAUS, Administrative Assistant 320-370-8201 • joan.haus@isd742.org

STACI HAWLEY, Administrative Assistant

As seasons change, we also look forward to new and exciting opportunities for continued lifelong learning. I believe that we have a wonderful line up of enrichment classes for our community! We have an array of new offerings including new wellness classes on p. A5, a returning technology class with tips for simplifying your photos on p. A9 along with more information on our Adult Basic Education programming on p. A7. In addition, we’ll continue to offer favorites such as wellness classes, nature classes and the ever popular pickeball classes found on p. A1. Winter is an excellent time of year to try something new. We hope our classes create a new interest or inspire an old passion. Adam Holm Executive Director, Community Education

320-370-8200 • staci.hawley@isd742.org MARY HEINEN, Coordinator 320-370-8203 • mary.heinen@isd742.org JULIE JOHNSON, Coordinator 320-370-8204 • julie.johnson@isd742.org DAVID TWEDT, Coordinator 320-370-8208 • david.twedt@isd742.org JENNIFER NOBLE, Supervisor 320-370-8206 • jennifer.noble@isd742.org NANTHA VISWANATHAN, Specialist 320-370-8209 • nantha.viswanathan@isd742.org BLAIR LYERLY-SAMUELSON, Specialist 320-370-8207 • blair.lyerly-samuelson@isd742.org DANIEL STOTERAU, Specialist 320-370-8210 • daniel.stoterau@isd742.org

For Youth Enrichment inquiries, contact the Program Coordinator: MARY HEINEN, Coordinator 320-370-8203 • mary.heinen@isd742.org

District 742 School Board Members Al Dahlgren Shannon Haws Jeff Pollreis Monica Segura-Schwartz Natalie Ringsmuth Les Green Zachary Dorholt

Dear District 742 Community,   As the winter months settle in, we are grateful in St. Cloud Area School District to see inspiration, transformation and growth taking place throughout all our schools. We offer enrichment activities and acceleration opportunities for every student in our elementary and middle schools. Through our middle and high schools, we provide career exploration through focused and applied curricula. One of our signature courses, EPIC, provides ninth grade students with the chance to authentically investigate career interests in partnership with local businesses. We also offer nineteen Advanced Placement courses and an array of special education services, confidently guaranteeing a relevant and rigorous academic experience for all students.   Mark your calendars for January 27, when Kindergarten enrollment for the 20-21 school year-including Immersion programming-begins. Visit the Welcome Center or enroll online. And go to our website at www.isd742.org to find Open House dates.   Finally, I urge you to take advantage of the many experiences Community Education has to offer this winter. You will find a variety of District 742 classes, activities and programs designed to keep you and your family engaged in learning, social networking, wellness and self-care. Willie Jett Superintendent, St. Cloud Area Schools


Wellness Open Pickleball

Come and play one of the fastest growing sports in the country. Equipment provided. No instruction given. All Ages. Enter door 5. course

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Feb 1-Mar 21 3-5 PM Mar 28-May 16 3-5 PM

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South Junior High-Gym 8 Sessions • $20

Pilates & Yoga

Jill Florek Want more energy in everyday life? The yoga portion of the class is designed to release stress and tension in the mind and body through focused breathing and deep stretching while combining the latest Pilates moves to tone and firm the body. This combination helps to improve energy, increase flexibility and safely isolates muscles without joint stress. Bring to class: mat and water. Enter door 5. course

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1102-20W1 M Feb 3-Mar 16 No Class Feb 17 1102-20W2 M Mar 23-May 4 No Class Apr 13

6-6:50 PM 6-6:50 PM

NEW! Discover Chair Yoga Health

Leah Egan Cultivate beautiful energy, a peaceful mind and joyful heart while participating in chair yoga. Participating in yoga can increase your muscle strength after a fall, reduce stress and improve mental clarity. Yoga can even help you manage pain and sleep better. After class, practice the movements in a chair while sitting in the comfort of your own home. If you are currently using a wheelchair, please indicate this when registering. Class limit: 20.

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Feb 5-Mar 4

6-7 PM

Omni Training Facility 5 Sessions • $25

Jill McGarry Yoga Sculpt is a fun yet challenging full body workout that includes yoga poses, using hand weights and increasing cardio and core toning. You’ll build muscle, increase flexibility and improve balance. Bring to class: yoga mat, two, three or five-pound hand weights, water bottle and towel. Enter door 1. course

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Westwood Elementary School-171 Gym 6 Sessions • $22

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Yoga Sculpt

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1108-20W1 M Feb 3-Mar 23 5:30-6:30 PM No Class Feb 17 and Mar 2 1108-20W2 M Mar 30-May 11 5:30-6:30 PM No Class Apr 13

Clearview Elementary School-Gym 6 Sessions • $22

Jill McGarry Are you looking for a high energy, fun workout? This class is for you! Sessions include stretching, cardio, strength and balance. You’ll use hand weights to build up muscle and cardio to keep your heart rate up and burn calories. Class includes warm up time with stretching and an active full-body workout using weights, cardio and balance moves. Wind down at the end of class with stretching. All levels of fitness welcome. Bring to class: mat, hand weights and water. Enter door 1.

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1106-20W1 W No Class Mar 4 1106-20W2 W

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Jill McGarry Enjoy step classes for low impact, high spirits and great fun. Step workouts are becoming increasingly popular. This class includes choreographed routines that feature use of a step platform, bands/ tubes and light weights. Designed for all fitness levels. Bring to class: exercise mat. Enter door 5. course

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1110-20W1 Th No Class Mar 5 1110-20W2 Th

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Feb 6-Mar 19

6-6:50 PM

Mar 26-Apr 30

6-6:50 PM

Westwood Elementary School-171 Gym 6 Sessions • $22

Ball Yoga

Power Hour

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Feb 5-Mar 18 5:30-6:30 PM Mar 25-Apr 29 5:30-6:30 PM

Clearview Elementary School-Gym 6 Sessions • $22

Hoa Koering This class offers you the opportunity to try yoga in combination with using an exercise ball. Yoga ball promotes better posture and core balance because it helps you engage core muscles. Bring to class: towel, water, yoga mat and ball. Enter door 5. course

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1105-20W1 Tu Feb 4-Mar 17 6-7 PM No Class Mar 3 1105-20W2 Tu Mar 24-May 5 6-7 PM No Class Apr 21

Westwood Elementary School47 Sm Gym East Wing 6 Sessions • $22

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Wellness Yoga

Hoa Koering Come and enjoy the relaxing benefits of yoga and meditation. Bring to class: yoga mat and water. Enter door 5. course

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1114-20W1 W No Class Mar 4 1114-20W2 W

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Feb 5-Mar 18 6-7 PM Mar 25-Apr 29 6-7 PM

Westwood Elementary School-171 Gym 6 Sessions • $22

Power Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Kelly Bates This class includes a strong and powerful Vinyasa Flow Yoga using the five pillars of the Baron Baptiste Methodology of breathe, gaze, core, heat and flow. You’ll build strength, stamina, flexibility, focus and can experience a renewed personal force with experienced instructor Kelly Bates. Bring to class: yoga mat and water. Enter door 5. course

Totally Toned

Hoa Koering - North & McKinley Jill McGarry - Westwood You will exercise all of your major muscle groups. This is a low impact, basic toning class designed to give remarkable results. Wear comfortable clothes. Bring to class: Water and a mat & hand weights. Enter door 5 (Westwood) and door 3 (North) and door 4 (McKinley). course

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1100-20W5 M Feb 3-Mar 30 5:30-6:30 PM No Class Feb 17, Mar 2 & Mar 23

McKinley Education Center-G12 Gym 1100-20W1 Tu No Class Mar 3

Feb 4-Mar 17 5:30-6:30 PM

Westwood Elementary School-171 Gym 1100-20W3 Th Feb 6-Mar 26 5:30-6:30 PM No Class Feb 13 and Mar 5

North Junior High-Cafe 1100-20W2 Tu

Mar 24-Apr 28 5:30-6:30 PM

Westwood Elementary School-171 Gym 1100-20W6 M Apr 6-May 25 5:30-6:30 PM No Class Apr 13 and Apr 27

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1104-20W1 W No Class Mar 4 1104-20W2 W

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Feb 5-Mar 18

6-7 PM

Mar 25-Apr 29 6-7 PM

Westwood Elementary School-47 Sm Gym East Wing 6 Sessions • $22

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Kelly Bates Vinyasa flow yoga is a dynamic type of movement that uses a progressive series of postures accompanied by breathing exercises. One movement flows into the next with a calm rhythm so you will feel stronger, centered and increase energy. This class is for all levels. Bring to class: yoga mat and water. Enter door 5. course

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1107-20W1 Th Feb 13-Apr 2 6-7 PM No Class Mar 5 and Mar 19 1107-20W2 Th Apr 9-May 14 6-7 PM

Westwood Elementary School-47 Sm Gym East Wing 6 Sessions • $22

McKinley Education Center-G12 Gym 1100-20W4 Th

Apr 9-May 14 5:30-6:30 PM

North Junior High-Cafe 6 Sessions • $22

Hatha Yoga Level 1

Julie Ann Nelson In this class, postures are practiced in a slow flow to align, strengthen and promote flexibility in the body. Breathing techniques and meditation are also integrated. You can expect simplicity, repetition, and ease of movement as we make a full circuit of the body’s range of motion with standing postures, twists, backbends, forward folds and hip openers. It’s best to wear comfortable clothing when practicing yoga and avoid eating a large meal before class. This level is suitable for those who have practiced some yoga before and have an understanding of the basic postures. Bring to class: yoga mat, water and any props you may need. There will be a free optional 10-15-minute meditation after class for the classes that meet February 4 thru March 17. Enter door 1. course

1126-20W2 Tu

Adult Enrichment | Winter 2020

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Mar 24-Apr 28 5:30-6:30 PM

6 Sessions • $22

Beginner Yoga Workshop

Julie Ann Nelson Have you been wanting to try yoga but unsure how to begin? Start out confident with this beginner yoga course. You’ll learn poses common to most yoga classes as well as adaptations and use of props to mold the poses to your abilities. Class size is limited to allow for individualized attention. This course runs at a gentle pace and will give you a solid yoga foundation allowing you to continue your own practice and to progress into other classes. Bring to class: yoga mat and water. Enter door 1.

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Be a Volunteer Tutor!

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Oak Hill Community School-150A Media 5 Sessions • $19

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We have volunteer opportunities available for you to teach English to someone from a different culture through Adult Basic Education, assist in our classrooms, lead a class or help people learn reading, writing and math. Training is provided! For more information contact Jane at ABE, 320-370-8237.

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1126-20W1 Tu Feb 4-Mar 17 5:30-6:30 PM No Class Feb 11 and Feb 25

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Mar 12-Apr 9 5:30-6:30 PM

Oak Hill Community School-150A Media 5 Sessions • $19 Early Childhood Education

Classes

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Register for Early Childhood Education! Register for classes and screening at www.isd742.org/EarlyChildhood

Infant Classes Page 3

Ready for K Books Alive

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FLIP Catalog for Fall

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Wellness Aikido (Ages 12 & Up)

Don Luukkonen Aikido, a Japanese martial art, includes sword, staff and hand-to-hand techniques. Aikido principles are based on harmonizing your mind and body with a partner’s attack. People of all ages, sizes and abilities can practice Aikido. There are no tournaments or competitions. Aikido builds sincere people through mental and physical discipline. Drop-in registrations are accepted, but registration is preferred. Enter door 10.

Fitness Cardio Kickboxing

Erik Andrews This full-body workout encompasses kicking, punching and blocking that focuses on your strength, balance, stability and flexibility. This class open to men and women is for beginner, intermediate and advanced students as well as athletes looking to improve your legs and abs and condition the upper and lower body. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and supportive shoes. course

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1151-20W1 Tu Jan 14-Feb 4 7:30-9 PM Pleasantview Elementary-Gym

4 Sessions • $20 1151-20W2 Tu Feb 11-Mar 24 7:30-9 PM Sauk Rapids High School-A207 No Class Feb 25 and Mar 3

5 Sessions • $25 1151-20W3 Tu Apr 7-May 26 7:30-9 PM Sauk Rapids High School-A207

8 Sessions • $40

Intro to Fencing

Minnesota Sword Play Fencing is a vigorous sport that requires and develops stamina, quick reactions, speed, accuracy of movement and excellent coordination. More than a game, fencing requires a mental attitude of self-discipline involving total manipulation of mind and body in perfect harmony. It utilizes natural body movement to create simple and effective self-protection techniques with the sword. Attacking, defense, timing and intense tactics are all integrated into this beginning class. All equipment is provided (mask, jacket, glove and weapon). Wear comfortable clothing such as long sweatpants and running shoes. Enter door 3. course

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Jan 23-Mar 5 5:30-6:30 PM Jan 25-Mar 7 9-10 AM Mar 12-Apr 23 5:30-6:30 PM Mar 14-Apr 25 9-10 AM

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St. Cloud Boxing Club 7 Sessions • $25

Bev Gustafson The slow and gentle movements of the ancient art of Tai Chi improve health and stamina. Its related deep breathing motions reduce the effects of stress, lower blood pressure and increase concentration and coordination while improving muscle flexibility, strength, circulation and balance. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and nonslip stockings or practice barefoot. A $17 material fee payable to St. Cloud Karate & Tai Chi instruction is due at the first class and includes a DVD for home practice.

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Feb 3-24

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1130-20W1 W

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Feb 5-26

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9-9:30 AM

St. Cloud Karate & Tai Chi Instruction 4 Sessions • $15

Introduction to Tai Chi Chuan

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Bev Gustafson Performing Tai Chi motions daily improves health, balance and stamina as well as enhances concentration and coordination. Practice deep, lower lung breathing along with gentle movements that reduce the effects of stress on the body and lower blood pressure. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and nonslip stockings or practice barefoot. A $17 material fee payable to St. Cloud Karate & Tai Chi Instruction is due at the first class and includes a DVD for home practice.

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6:30-7:30 PM

St. Cloud Karate & Tai Chi Instruction 4 Sessions • $20

Introduction to Tai Chi & Chi Gong

Dee Ma Chen Tai Chi is a Chinese martial arts form with more than 400 years’ history. Its slow and flowing movements are like water in a creek. It promotes the flow of energy and blood through your body. Harmonize breathing with mental concentration. Improve balance and coordination, and release tension. Chi Gong is a system of Chinese energy exercise tracing back 1,000 years to Taoism. It features slow and circular movements with regulated breathing and meditation. Benefits include enhancing one’s natural healing and cultivating one’s vital energy. course

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1136-20W1 Sa

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Feb 8-29

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2:30-3:30 PM

Dee Cheng Kung Fu Academy 4 Sessions • $45

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Jan 18-Feb 22 12:30-1:30 PM Feb 29-Apr 4 12:30-1:30 PM

North Junior High-Cafe 6 Sessions • $79

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1121-20W1 1121-20W3 1121-20W2 1121-20W4

Introduction to Tai Chi Chuan for Women

If you are interested in taking a voiceover class call Dave Twedt, Adult Enrichment Coordinator at 320-370-8208

320-370-8200 | www.isd742.org/CommunityEd

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Wellness Plyometrics & Intense Fitness Training

Matt Lagou Modeled after boxing, wrestling, football and military training, this class is one tough hour. During class you will be jumping boxes (plyometrics), jumping rope, running mini obstacle courses, playing catch with medicine balls, walking with weight plates, flipping tires as well as performing push-ups, sit-ups and wind-sprints. This class is for all levels of fitness for men and women. course

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Feb 5-Mar 11 Mar 18-Apr 22

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Feb 8-Mar 21 Mar 28-May 9

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Jan 23-Mar 12 6:30-7:30 PM

1149-20W2 Th

6-7 PM 6-7 PM

North Junior High-Gym 3 7 Sessions • $24

Matt Lagou At this class, you’ll learn more about the basics of Jiu-Jitsu including the art of grappling, ground wrestling, and submitting your opponent with the skills of Jiu-Jitsu. You will wrestle, grapple, and strike the heavy as well to get in shape, learn how to protect yourself, and even compete in a tournament or two. This is a total body workout from head-to-toe that will help you become a stronger, safer, and more self-confident person. If you are interested in information about competing, this will be given at the St. Cloud Boxing & Wrestling Club.

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No Class Feb 13

Jiu Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts & Grappling Basics

1129-20W1 Sa 1129-20W2 Sa

Adam Patterson The art of Quan Li K’an teaches the body to function as a whole. Become better at self-defense and mind control while improving your physical well-being and self-confidence. Families are encouraged to sign up together. Training is available year-round. Enter door 3.

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St. Cloud Boxing Club 6 Sessions • $22

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Quan Li K’an Karate (Beginner)

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2:30-4 PM 2:30-4 PM

St. Cloud Boxing Club 7 Sessions • $30

Mar 19-Apr 30 6:30-7:30 PM

Quan Li K’an Karate (Intermediate)

Adam Patterson The art of Quan Li K’an teaches the body to function as a whole. Become better at self-defense and mind control while improving your physical well-being and self-confidence. Families are encouraged to sign up together. Training is available year-round. This class is to be taken after taking the Quan Li K’an Karate beginner class. Enter door 3. course

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Jan 23-Mar 12 7:30-8:30 PM Mar 19-Apr 30 7:30-8:30 PM

No Class Feb 13 North Junior High-Gym 3 7 Sessions • $24

Rock Steady Boxing for Seniors with or without Parkinson’s Disease

Bob Feiler Gracemarie Tellone Scott Kelm Be a part of this brand-new boxing for fitness program for seniors over 55 and individuals with Parkinson’s Disease. This program is part of the infamous Rock Steady Boxing program offered at the St. Cloud Boxing & Wrestling Club. You’ll participate in non-contact boxing drills that help build motor skills, balance and coordination through a variety of different exercises including punching a heavy bag, hitting the focus mitts and some glove-to-glove contact. A variety of movements, stepping, bobbing and weaving help individuals build focus, be attentive and get in shape. Class instructors are certified through Rock Steady Boxing of Indianapolis and the Struthers Parkinson’s Center of Park Nicollet. Boxing gloves will be provided as well as walkers, canes and wheelchairs to assist those that need support when standing. Wear light shoes as you’ll be standing on wrestling/foam mats on the floor. course

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Feb 5-Feb 26 9:15-10:15 AM Feb 7-Feb 28 9:15-10:15 AM Mar 4-Mar 25 9:15-10:15 AM Mar 6-Mar 27 9:15-10:15 AM

St. Cloud Boxing Club 4 Sessions • $50

Tai Chi

Bill Nelson The Tae Guk Kwon form is a traditional Korean Tai Chi form intended to be a movement exercise that effectively works the entire body without subjecting it to impact forces in the joints. The Tae Guk Kwon form enhances flexibility, mobility, quickness, balance, rhythm and energy flow without stressful impact. This is a beginner class – no previous experience required! course

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1157-20W1 M 1157-20W2 M

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St. Cloud Soo Bahk Do Karate 6 Sessions • $25

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Adult Enrichment | Winter 2020

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Feb 3-Mar 9 6-7 PM Mar 16-Apr 27 6-7 PM


Wellness Safety & Self Defense for Women

Bill Nelson This class will be part lecture and part hands-on. You will discuss awareness and preventative avoidance measures that will help you lower your risk of sexual assault. Other areas covered will be basic blocking, striking, releases and vital target areas. Participants must be age 12 or older. course

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1156-20W1 W 1156-20W2 W

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Feb 12 Mar 18

6-8 PM 6-8 PM

St. Cloud Soo Bahk Do Karate 1 Session • $12

NEW! Tap It & Zap It: For Health Problems

Bev Gustafson Jack Gustafson Did you know that the Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that 85% of all illnesses have an emotional component? Join us to learn a simple method for finding and eliminating the negative emotions that may be contributing to your illness by tapping and zapping them. A $17 material fee payable to St. Cloud Karate & Tai Chi Instruction is due at the first class and includes a DVD for home practice. course

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Feb 1

9-11 AM

St. Cloud Karate & Tai Chi Instruction 1 Session • $15

NEW! Professor Attila’s Amazing Two Pound Dumbbell Exercises, Circa 1895!

Bev Gustafson Jack Gustafson At this beginner class, you’ll learn how to do a historical, physical educationbased exercise series using only a pair of 2 lb. dumbbells. This class also provides time for exercise using light weights in the correct sequence with proper breathing, body alignment, coordination and mind/body connection. Once learned, this exercise sequence only takes approx. 30 minutes while providing a total body workout. You’ll also learn more about what it was like to become physically fit in the late 1800’s and why his type of training can be beneficial. A course material fee of $10.00 will be collected at the first class and is payable by check or cash to: St. Cloud Karate & Tai Chi Instruction (fee includes a pair of 2 lb. dumbbells to keep for home practice). course

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1154-20W1 Tu

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Feb 4-25

7-8 PM

St. Cloud Karate & Tai Chi Instruction 4 Sessions • $20

Introduction to Kettlebells

Bev Gustafson Jack Gustafson Are you looking for a workout that blasts the fat off of your body from head to toe and gives you a cardio workout in less than half an hour per day just a few days a week? Then Russian Kettlebells are for you! This unique “low tech” conditioning tool (it looks like a cannonball with a handle) is both easy to practice with and fun to use. Learn techniques that can be practiced anywhere, anytime. Practice with or without socks to achieve the best balance. Wear to class: loose fitting and comfortable clothing. A $17 material fee payable to St. Cloud Karate & Tai Chi Instruction is due at the first class and includes a DVD for home practice. course

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1137-20W1 Sa

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Feb 8-15

9-11 AM

St. Cloud Karate & Tai Chi Instruction 2 Sessions • $20

Self-Defense for Women

Bev Gustafson Jack Gustafson Gain a basic understanding of the psychology behind attacks and defenses at this introductory class. Learn how to avoid oncoming actions, get out of chokes, release arm grabs and apply simple effective counteractions to an opponent. Learn how to use a simple self-defense device called a Kubotan that can be legally carried for protection. Wear loose comfortable clothing. A fee of $10 for the required Kubotan is payable to St. Cloud Karate & Tai Chi and will be collected at the first class. course

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1132-20W1 Sa

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Feb 22

9-11 AM

St. Cloud Karate & Tai Chi Instruction 1 Session • $12

NEW! Healthy Lifestyles Choices May Lower Risk of Dementia Cristina Rodriguez Tami Kolbinger Learn more about reducing the risk of developing dementia with recent research that provides attainable and actionable recommendations for a healthier lifestyle that may reduce the risk of cognitive decline associated with dementia. Enter door 1. course

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3047-20W1 Tu

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Jan 28

6-7 PM

Sauk Rapids Middle School-105 1 Session • $25

320-370-8200 | www.isd742.org/CommunityEd

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Wellness NEW! 7 Seconds of Dementia

Cristina Rodriguez Tami Kolbinger You’ll learn more about the realities of an individual living with dementia and discuss how important seven seconds is when you are caring for an individual diagnosed with dementia. This class is for family, professional caregivers or anyone wanting to increase their knowledge about the topic of dementia. A 1-hour continuing education unit (CEU) is available. Enter door 1. course

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Mar 10

6-7 PM

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Apr 14

6-7 PM

Sauk Rapids Middle School-105 1 Session • $25

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1 Session • $15

Cristina Rodriguez Tami Kolbinger At this class, you’ll learn about Lewy Body (LBD) type of dementia. We’ll discuss the signs and symptoms of LBD as well as learn how it differs from other forms of dementia. This class is for family members, professional caregivers or anyone wanting to increase their knowledge about dementia. A 1-hour continuing education unit (CEU) is available. Enter door 1.

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NEW! What is Lewy Body Dementia?

3049-20W1 Tu

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6-7 PM

Sauk Rapids Middle School-105 1 Session • $25

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Cristina Rodriguez Tami Kolbinger You’ll learn more about the Frontotemporal (FTD) type of dementia. We’ll discuss the signs and symptoms of FTD and learn how it differs from other forms of dementia. This class is for family, professional caregivers and anyone who is wanting to increase their knowledge of dementia. A 1-hour continuing education unit (CEU) is available. Enter door 1.

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Feb 11

NEW! What is Frontotemporal Dementia?

3050-20W1 Tu

Center for Self-Healing Inc. This class helps you discover ten acupressure points that benefit physical and emotional balancing. Learn how to find your points and receive training on basic skills with combination routines for home practice. Handouts and point location charts are provided. Dress in comfortable clothes. Enter door 1.

3006-20W1 Tu Feb 18 6:30-8 PM Discovery Community School-160 Media Center

Sauk Rapids Middle School-105 1 Session • $25

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Acupressure for Pain Relief & Emotional Balancing

Adult Enrichment | Winter 2020

NEW! Eating for Energy

Donniel Robinson Are you experiencing frequent fatigue? By taking simple steps, you can potentially increase your energy, boost your mood and reduce or remove afternoon fatigue. At this one-hour class, you’ll receive unbiased, non-judgmental and expert information from an experienced instructor on how food and lifestyle can affect your physical energy levels. You’ll also gain a greater understanding of what to eat, why people experience afternoon “burnout” and how different choices can help create a healthier, happier and high-energy you. Enter door 5. course

Introduction to Shoulder & Foot Massage

Center for Self-Healing Inc. This hands-on class provides the opportunity to experience the healing benefits of massage. Physician’s approval is requested if you have an upper back or neck injury. Dress in comfortable clothes and register with a friend. Enter door 1. course

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3005-20W1 Tu Mar 17 6:30-8 PM Discovery Community School-160 Media Center

1 Session • $15

Narcissistic Abuse Awareness

Paula Lumby This course is designed to raise awareness of narcissistic abuse. It will inform you of common narcissistic traits, delve into probable causes, explain what abuse “looks like” and is designed to provide coping strategies to manage or mitigate abuse. This class is recommended for those wanting to learn more about narcissism or for those who suspect they may be victims of abuse. Enter door 1. course

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3039-20W1 Th Feb 20 6-9 PM Quarryview Education Center-1-118A

1 Session • $10

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1192-20W1 Th Feb 6 1192-20W2 Th Feb 27 South Junior High-181

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6:30-7:30 PM 6:30-7:30 PM

1 Session • $15

NEW! Unlock Your Motivation & Stop Self-Sabotaging

Sheila Metzinger Are you the type of person who makes New Year’s resolutions and finds it hard to keep them? Often times we set goals but are unable to follow through for a variety of reasons including self-sabotage. Learn how to move beyond your current limits and not get in your own way to achieve success. You’ll leave class with the knowledge and action steps to move to the next level. Tuition includes materials. Enter door 1. course

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3027-20W1 M Feb 24 6-7:30 PM Quarryview Education Center-1-118A

1 Session • $20


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• Improve reading, writing and math skills • Earn a high school diploma or GED • Learn and improve English language • Prepare for Accuplacer, PCA, ParaPro, ServSafe and Customer Service exams Teachers are trained to work with adults and all materials are designed to help the adult learner. Students will have opportunities to work in groups and independently. Learning is done in the classroom, on the computer and online. We can help you meet your goals! www.centralmnabe.org

Quarryview - Waite Park Adult Education

Adult Basic Education is offering GED prep classes and FREE GED testing. Students can achieve their GED in as little as two weeks. ESL and Adult Diploma classes are available. Call 320-370-8220 or email abe@isd742.org for details and to enroll! Daytime and evening classes available.

Sartell Adult Education GED, Diploma and College Prep Mondays, 9/23-4/27 5-8 p.m. Sartell Community Center | $5 for materials

English Language Learners Wednesdays, 9/25-4/29 5-8 p.m. Sartell Community Center | $5 for materials

To set up a registration appointment call 320-258-7333. Registration takes about 2 hours. Please bring a photo ID. We have volunteer opportunities available for you to teach, assist in our classrooms, lead a class or help people learn reading, writing and math. Training is provided! For more information contact Jane at ABE, 320-370-8237.

ParaPro Test Prep Course FREE CLASS! ParaPro Test Prep Course Ideal For: •

Current instructional assistants looking to become certified. Those who plan to become a paraprofessional or instructional assistant in an educational setting. Students who want to review content tested on the official Praxis ParaPro exam Individuals seeking credentials for a career in a high-demand field in central-east Minnesota.

Classes held Tuesday and Thursday evenings 5-8 p.m. Session dates: March 17-April 30 Testing dates: May 5, 2020 Attending all sessions is required.

Participants will be responsible for registering and paying for the official praxis exam at the conclusion of the test prep course. Taking this course does not obligate the participant to work for the District 742 school district. For sample test questions, visit: https://www.ets.org/s/parapro/pdf/1755.pdf For questions please contact Monica Somppi at the Central Minnesota Adult Basic Education main office located in Quarryview Education Center at 800 S. Seventh St., Waite Park, MN 56387, call 320-370-8220 or email abe@isd742.org. Visit us online at www.centralmnabe.org or www.isd742.org

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320-370-8200 | www.isd742.org/CommunityEd

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Wellness NEW! Abdominal Strengtheners That Won’t Make You Get On The Floor

NEW! Women, Weight & Hormones

Janice Novak, MS Are you experiencing weight gain each year that has a tendency to settle around your mid-section? Are you finding methods of weight management that worked before are now ineffective and no matter how much you watch what you eat and exercise, it seems impossible to get that scale to budge? Learn 7 key strategies for fighting fat and losing weight including: concrete solutions (not tricks, not using your will power) for controlling appetite and cravings, ten simple things you can do every day to keep your metabolism burning brightly, how to tell if your thyroid is creating weight problems for you and what to do about it, major sources of hormone mimicking chemicals and how to get rid of them, what HRT or birth control pills have to do with weight gain, how to have your hormone levels checked reliably and what steps need to be taken to safely break the vicious cycle of hormone related weight gain. You will leave with an understanding of why your body is changing as well as gain multiple tools and techniques to help you restore balance and lose weight. Enter door 3. course

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1189-20W2 Sa Apr 25 11:15 AM-12:45 PM North Junior High-187

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Janice Novak, MS A few reasons abdominal muscles weaken and lose shape are past pregnancies, surgeries, sitting at a desk all day, being sedentary and poor posture. In this workshop, you’ll learn a series of extremely effective exercises that will quickly strengthen all four layers of abdominal muscle - especially the deepest layer - without stressing your back, neck joints or having to get on the floor. This class gives you the opportunity to learn a different and effective way to strengthen your abdominals, re-shape your waistline and prevent and relieve lower back discomfort. Enter door 3. course

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1188-20W1 Sa Apr 25 9:30-11 AM North Junior High-Cafe

1 Session • $29

PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience

Minnesota School of Diving Come and experience what scuba diving is all about without taking a full scuba certification course. Spend 30 minutes poolside going over the basic principles. Once you are comfortable, the instructor will take you in the pool for 30-45 minutes. All scuba equipment is supplied by the Minnesota School of Diving Inc. Bring to class: swimsuit and towel. Please provide height, weight and shoe size when registering. Participants must be 10 years of age or older. Enter door 11. course

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1146-20W1 Sa Feb 15 10-11:45 AM 1146-20W2 Sa Mar 21 10-11:45 AM 1146-20W3 Sa Apr 25 10-11:45 AM Apollo High School-Pool

1 Session • $35

Adult & Pediatric CPR, AED, First Aid Specialized Health Safety Management The American Red Cross: Adult and Pediatric CPR, AED, First Aid program helps you recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, automated external defibrillator (AED), breathing and first aid emergencies in adults, children and infants. The courses in this program teach the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an injured or ill person and to decide whether advanced medical care is needed. Upon successful completion, you will receive an American Red Cross: Adult and Pediatric CPR, AED, First Aid certification card that is valid for two years. Enter door 1. course

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Kennedy Fitness Center

Join the District 742 Fitness Program at Kennedy Community School. Enjoy state of the art facilities including 14 Life Fitness stations including Life Fitness equipment, treadmills, rowers, cycles and free weights. This fitness program is for ages 18 or older unless accompanied by an adult. You may also pay at the door with the exact change of $2 per session. Enter door 1. course

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Adult Enrichment | Winter 2020

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1171-20W1 W/Th Jan 15-Mar 26 6:30-9 PM No Class Feb 6, Mar 11, 18 & 25 Kennedy Community School-531 Weight Room

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1191-20W1 Sa Feb 22 9 AM-3:30 PM 1191-20W2 Sa Apr 18 9 AM-3:30 PM Quarryview Education Center-1-118A


Technology Beginning PC Computers

Drew Lodermeier First-time computer users will work in an easy format and be introduced to aspects of the computer, including components, keyboard functions, commonly used programs and their purpose, plus basic internet. By the end of this course, you’ll have the knowledge to create, print, copy and paste information, save and search files and folders, and navigate the internet with ease. Enter door 1. course

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3611-20W2 M/W

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Feb 24-Feb 26 6-8:30 PM

Kennedy Community School-508 Computer Lab 3611-20W1 M/W

Mar 16-18

6-8:30 PM

Quarryview Education Center-2-226 Computer Lab 2 Sessions • $39

Intermediate PC Computers

Drew Lodermeier This course is designed for students who have taken Beginning PC Computers or have some past experience. Topics include using system tools and utilities, exploring the control panel, troubleshooting problems, backing up files and pictures, plus ways to keep computers safe and protected from spyware, virus and malware. Enter door 1. course

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3612-20W1 M/W

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Apr 6-8

6-8:30 PM

DSLR Photography: The Next Step

Troy Olson This course will broaden your understanding of how to use a camera and to shoot in more complex environments. You’ll learn about exposure and metering, using the flash, how white balance affects your photos and raw vs. JPEG files. DSLR Photography 101 or similar experience is required. Bring to class: your camera and manual (if you have one). Enter door 1. course

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3323-20W1 Tu

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Feb 4

6:15-8:15 PM

Sauk Rapids Middle School-202 1 Session • $24

Troy Olson In this easy-to-follow class, Instructor Troy Olson will walk you through the basics of using your camera in manual mode. You’ll learn how to avoid beginner mishaps, how to shift dials and control your settings. By the end of this class, you’ll feel more confident and be inspired to go out and shoot – in manual mode! Enter door 1.

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3325-20W1 Tu

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Feb 11

7:45-9 PM

Sauk Rapids Middle School-202 1 Session • $15

Kennedy Community School-508 Computer Lab 2 Sessions • $39

DSLR Photography 101

Troy Olson Do you want to move beyond basic point and shoot photography? This fundamental course helps you take great photos. You’ll learn about shutter speeds, aperture sizes and focal lengths. Bring to class: your camera and manual (if you have one). Enter door 1. course

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3322-20W1 Tu

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Jan 28

6:15-8:15 PM

Sauk Rapids Middle School-202 1 Session • $24

Troy Olson The success of every photographer is based on a strong understanding of how light works. You’ll leave class equipped with a new understanding of light that will help in taking photographs more efficiently, capture consistently well-lit images and reach new creative heights as a photographer. Enter door 1. course

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3324-20W1 Tu

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Feb 11

6:15-7:30 PM

Sauk Rapids Middle School-202 1 Session • $15

Simplify Your Photos, Videos and Digital Life

DSLR Manual Mode Made Simple

course

Understanding Light in Digital Photography

Amy Storch Are you overwhelmed with photos, videos or digital files but want to tell your family’s story? During this educational, hands on workshop, you’ll learn how to use a simple photo system to organize, tag or share digital photos. Learn about cloud storage and how to save photos and videos from your phone, computer or digital files. You’ll also get tips on preservation options for slides, VHS tapes, reels, kids’ artwork, or photo albums from years past. Learn how easy it is to share those funny little stories and find any photo or video in seconds. Bring to class: 10-20 digital photos and a device (phone, iPad, tablet or laptop). Enter door 1. course

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3630-20W1 Tu

Be a Volunteer!

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Feb 18

6-8 PM

Quarryview Education Center-1-118A 1 Session • $25

St. Cloud Area School District 742 is committed to partnering with community volunteers, to help personalize instruction and enrich curriculum for all learners. District 742 offers a variety of volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups 14 years of age and older. Typically, volunteers are asked to commit to volunteering for a full school year or a minimum of 20 hours before leaving the program. Submit a volunteer application at www.isd742.org/volunteer.

320-370-8200 | www.isd742.org/CommunityEd

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Life NEW! Preparing Your Home for Today’s Buyer

Berni Halaas Are you considering selling your home in the upcoming year but need more information? At this class, you’ll learn about today’s homebuyers and how their current buying styles, wants and needs differ from the past. You’ll receive tips on what sellers need to do - or not do - to their homes/properties before they go on the market. Enter door 1. course

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3702-20W1 Th

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Feb 27

6-7:30 PM

Quarryview Education Center-2-220 1 Session • $10

Building a Home 101

Steve Jaschke Steve Noble With very low interest rates, and the peace of mind of a 10-year warranty, new construction is an attractive option in the current housing market. A custom home builder and lumber/materials supplier will take you through the process of designing and building a home that is a perfect fit for you. Whether you plan to build your own home or just want a better understanding of the complex building process, bring questions and discuss a custom home design. No class fee. Registration required. Enter door 1. course

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3330-20W1 Th

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Mar 12

6:30-9 PM

Quarryview Education Center-1-118A 1 Session • FREE

Home Buying

Nick Novak Homes Nick Novak, Realtor, Nick Novak Homes at Century 21, Dana Fisher, loan officer, Envision Capitol, Scott Anderson - home inspector, Statewide Property Inspections, Brenda Roettger, Title Closer, Tricounty Abstract Are you thinking of buying a home? Learn more about the home-buying process from an experienced local realtor. You’ll learn more about home loans and how to apply for them, how to determine your home search criteria, purchase agreements, negotiating concepts, home inspections, appraisals, closing costs and more. Enter door 1. course

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3722-20W1 Tu

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Mar 24

6-7:30 PM

Quarryview Education Center-1-118A 1 Session • $10

Driver Improvement 2-day class

Greg Newinski Discuss drinking and driving, emergency driving situations, new vehicle technology, common driver distractions and traffic laws so you can help promote safe driving for you and others. You’ll also receive instruction on how to recognize and avoid traffic collisions. Persons 55 and older qualify for 10 percent reduction in auto insurance. No class fee discount. Enter door 30. course

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3311-20W1 Tu/Th Apr 27- 28

Apollo High School-821/822 2 Sessions • $26

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5-9 PM

Driver Improvement Refresher

Greg Newinski - Apollo Ron Stewart - St. Joseph If you have previously completed the eight-hour Driver Improvement Program, you can maintain your eligibility for the 10 percent insurance reduction by taking this refresher course. No class fee discount. Enter door 30 at Apollo. course

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3313-20W1 Tu

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Feb 11

5-9 PM

Apollo High School-821/822 (Greg) 3313-20W4 Th

Feb 20

9 AM-1 PM

St. Joseph Government CenterMulti Purpose Room (Ron) 3313-20W2 M

Mar 23

5-9 PM

Apollo High School-821/822 (Greg) 3313-20W5 Tu

Apr 21

9 AM-1 PM

St. Joseph Government Center-Multi Purpose Room (Ron) 3313-20W3 Th

Apr 30

5-9 PM

Apollo High School-821/822 (Greg) 1 Session • $22

Basic Estate Planning

Kirstin Erickson Provide for your family with a comprehensive estate plan. Explore the significance of wills, trusts, health care directives, powers of attorney and beneficiary designations for carrying out your wishes. Enter door 1. course

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3704-20W1 Tu

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Mar 10

6:30-8:30 PM

Quarryview Education Center-1-118A 1 Session • $10

Experience Project Challenge The Project Challenge Adults with Disabilities program promotes healthy social interaction and helps participants maximize their social, emotional, physical and academic potential through outstanding instructors, facilities and programming. To register visit www.isd742.org/ CommunityEd or call 320-370-8200.

A10 Adult Enrichment | Winter 2020


Life NEW! Informational Meeting Regarding Foster Care & Adoption

Belle Kunstleben Have you ever thought about becoming a foster parent but weren’t sure where to begin? Do you have an extra bedroom and a warm heart for children? The need for safe and caring homes in Minnesota is greater now more than ever. Kindred Family Focus will be hosting an informational meeting for those interested in finding out more about how to become a licensed foster provider or an adoptive family. Enter door 1. course

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3055-20W1 Th

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Mar 12

6-7 PM

Quarryview Education Center-2-220 1 Session • FREE Fee paid by Kindred Family Focus

Solving the Long-Term Care Puzzle

Aaron Hammer Kelly Springer Are you or someone you know planning for long term care for yourself or a family member? This class will discuss the realities of long-term care needs, expenses, and creative options to protect assets. Enter door 1. course

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3709-20W1 Th

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Mar 26

6:30-8 PM

Quarryview Education Center-1-118A 1 Session • $10

Introduction to Voice-overs (Ages 18 & Older) VOICES FOR ALL This fun and empowering one-on-one video chat class will get you started in professional voice acting by covering some of the many details of the industry. You’ll receive a professional voice evaluation. This class is taught by a professional from Voices For All. Class is taken via web chat, so web chat capabilities on a tablet, computer or laptop are required. The instructor will contact participants to arrange class dates and times at www.voicesforall.com. course

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NEW! Start Tracing Your Family Tree

St Cloud Area Genealogists Begin uncovering your roots! At this introductory class, you’ll learn how to start a family tree adventure and how to gather information you and your family members may already have. You’ll learn more about utilizing genealogy forms and software to create a family tree, find records such as census, birth, marriage, and death records, utilize DNA testing, study best practices for recording and sharing your tree and obtain resources to learn more. This class is taught by the volunteers of St. Cloud Area Genealogists. course

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3729-20W1 Tu

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Apr 7

6-8 PM

Stearns County History Museum 1 Session • $10

Spanish Language (Intermediate)

Jesse Nelson This class will reinforce basic conversation skills and grammar principles while providing you with more in-depth study of the Spanish language and culture. Enter door 30. course

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3316-20W1 Tu

Medicare Basics: Parts A-D Dan Pfeifer Are you turning 65 soon or new to Medicare? Come and find out what Medicare covers, what it costs, how to enroll and when to enroll. Enter door 1. course

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3720-20W1 W

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Apr 15

6-7:30 PM

Quarryview Education Center-1-118A 1 Session • $8

Spanish Language (Beginners)

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3306-20W1 Tu

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6-8 PM

Apollo High School-825 No Class Mar 3 6 Sessions • $39

Spanish Language (Advanced)

Jesse Nelson This class will provide you the opportunity to develop existing Spanish language skills and includes further study of advanced conversation and culture. Enter door 30.

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3317-20W1 W

Feb 4-Mar 17

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Apollo High School-825 6 Sessions • $39

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Jesse Nelson This class will introduce you to basic conversation skills and grammar principles through topics including culture, food, music, numbers, colors and more. Enter door 30.

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Mar 24-Apr 28 6-8 PM

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Apr 15-May 20 6-8 PM

Apollo High School-825 6 Sessions • $39

NEW! ‘Missing 411’ Discussion, Fascination & Speculation

Paula Lumby Have you ever been interested in unexplained events in nature such as missing persons, strange circumstances and National Parks? Join us for an intriguing discussion of information presented by David Paulides, former detective and author of the book and movie series, ‘Missing 411.’ Bring your curiosity, theories and your own conclusions as we explore this fascinating series of unexplainable and fascinating events. Enter door 1.

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Mar 5

6-9 PM

Quarryview Education Center-1-118A 1 Session • $10

320-370-8200 | www.isd742.org/CommunityEd

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Creative/Nature NEW! Five Ways to Supercharge Your Memoir

Bill Vossler Have you ever wondered where to begin to write a memoir? Are you wanting to learn more about which stories to tell and how to tell them? Memoirs tell a story about our lives. These questions and more will be answered during this engaging class which will help you learn how to tell your story and how to create a memoir with existing writing skills. Bring to class: paper, pen and creativity. Enter door 1. course

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3542-20W1 Th 3542-20W2 Th

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Jan 30 Feb 27

6:30-8 PM 6:30-8 PM

Quarryview Education Center-1-118 1 Session • $15

NEW! Creative Hand Lettering 101

Sheila Metzinger This creative class is an introduction to the art of creative lettering through modern calligraphy. You’ll learn lettering basics, connecting and mixing styles. Tuition includes materials. Enter door 1. course

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3501-20W1 M

Composting & Mulches Basics

NEW! The Mystery of Honeybees

Tri-County Beekeepers Association Vern Heise Bee populations are in decline but are important to our own survival. At this class, you’ll learn about the critical importance and unique lives of bees, discovering how they communicate, how they organize their hive, what they see, why posture is important and other interesting factoids. Even if becoming a beekeeper is not for you, this class provides an interesting and fun evening learning more about nature. If you are considering being a beekeeper, this class serves as the perfect introduction to the topic and process. Enter door 1.

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Mar 9

6-8 PM

3388-20W1 Tu

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Feb 18

7-8:30 PM

Quarryview Education Center-1-118A 1 Session • $20

Quarryview Education Center-2-220 1 Session • FREE

Intro to Guitar, Bass Guitar, Mandolin or Banjo for Adults

Introduction to Beekeeping

Steve Cekalla Have you ever wanted to learn how to play a string instrument such as guitar, bass guitar, mandolin or banjo? This musical class is the perfect opportunity for you or a friend to try an introductory music lesson at minimal investment. Class includes three 30-minute introductory lessons scheduled with the instructor. Students may sign up until the 15th of the month. Instructor contact information will be given at the time of registration. NOTE: The dates and times shown online are for class registration and do not reflect the actual time of the lessons. course

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Tri-County Beekeepers Association Vern Heise Have you been wanting to learn more about beekeeping? At this class, you’ll learn little known facts such as the life’s work of a honeybee produces just 1/12th of a teaspoon of honey and the life span of a honeybee in summer might be only four weeks but, in the winter, can be six months. If you are interested in bees and becoming a Beekeeper we’ll guide you through the process to become one including acquiring the equipment, ordering a package of bees, hiving your bees, performing hive inspections, preventing swarming or robbing, treating for diseases or pests, harvesting your honey, and preparing for winter. Plus, you’ll also learn how to get bees for free! Enter door 1.

3537-20W1 M/Th Feb 3-Apr 30 5-9 PM

Sartell Community Center 3 Sessions • $20

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3382-20W1 Tu

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Mar 10-31

7-9 PM

Quarryview Education Center-2-220 4 Sessions • $60

A12 Adult Enrichment | Winter 2020

Adam Hjelm Composting is nature’s way of recycling, keeps waste out of landfills, and fertilizes without chemicals. It’s a wonderful way to turn fruits, vegetables and yard trimmings into a dark, crumbly fertile soil along with ways to use composts and mulches for planting or landscaping needs. Make a garden happy and help the environment. Participants will receive an informational folder full of great publications, and several door prizes will be given away from local plant specialists. Enter door 1. course

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3338-20W1 Tu

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Mar 10

6:30-7:30 PM

Quarryview Education Center-1-118B 1 Session • $8

NEW! Growing Vegetables Indoors and Out

Linda Tenneson Are you wanting to get a head start on your summer gardening? Starting Seeds Indoors covers seed preparation, soil selection, lighting conditions and timing for planting seeds indoors in order to have your plants ready for the garden once the last frost is over. Prepare for your outdoor garden with suggestions on how to design, plant, maintain and harvest easy-to-grow vegetables. By growing your own, you’ll eat homegrown vegetables that taste better and feel healthier. By following recommended gardening practices, it can be easy! Time for Q & A is provided along with how-to handouts and gardening seeds to share. Enter door 1. course

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Mar 5

6:30-8 PM

Sauk Rapids Middle School-105 1 Session • $8


Nature/Travel Planting a Pollinator Garden

Adam Hjelm A native wildflower garden will attract beautiful butterflies and bees to your yard and help pollinators stay healthy. Learn more about weeds, seeds and blooms and how to plant a garden in any size area. You’ll receive an informational folder and several door prizes from local plant specialists will be given away at class. Enter door 1. course

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3379-20W1 Tu

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Mar 24

6:30-7:30 PM

Quarryview Education Center-1-118B 1 Session • $8

Spring Lawn Prep

Adam Hjelm Let’s get things greened up and growing! Lawn care can be expensive and puzzling. Learn some simple tips and techniques that can help you get the best performance out of your yard while saving some cash and preventing pollution. The instructor will cover a wide variety of topics and answer questions about watering, fertilizing, weed identification and more to make your lawn the best it can be. You’ll receive an informational folder and several door prizes from local plant specialists will be given away at class. Enter door 1. course

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3378-20W1 Tu

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Mar 31

6:30-7:30 PM

NEW! Native Plants for Wetlands & Shorelines

Premier Travel Trips Preview

Adam Hjelm Do you have a ditch, shoreline or wetland on your property that you’d like to spruce up beyond cattails and swamp grass? Do you have an area of yard where the grass doesn’t grow because it is damp most of the time? There are many varieties of natives and non-native perennials that can be used to add color, texture and eye-appeal. At this class, you’ll learn how to add an aesthetic splash into a soggy site. You’ll receive a free native plant book and several gift certificates from local nurseries will be given away as door prizes. Enter door 1. course

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3341-20W1 Tu

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Apr 7

6:30-7:30 PM

Quarryview Education Center-1-118A 1 Session • $8

Adam Hjelm Do you love a lush green lawn but maybe a little too much? At this nature class, you’ll learn what else you could plant in your yard to benefit the bees and birds while keeping some green turf. We’ll discuss lawn alternatives that are environmentally friendly to keep your backyard buzzing. Small changes outdoors can go a long ways towards the environment while saving you time and money. You’ll receive a folder full of informative materials and several door prizes from local plant specialists will be given away at class. Enter door 1. course

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3339-20W1 Th

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Apr 2

6:30-7:30 PM

Quarryview Education Center-1-118A 1 Session • $8

Colorado Rockies, Rails & Western National Parks $3245 per person, double June 14, July 12, August 9, or September 13, 2020

Normandy, Paris & the Seine River Cruise $4495-$6095 per person, double, based on cabin choice October 20, 2020

San Antonio Holiday

$1999 per person, double December 3 or December 9, 2020

Rome & Country Roads of Tuscany $3695 per person, double March 24, October 27 or November 3, 2020

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta $2675 per person, double October 2 or 9, 2020

Quarryview Education Center-1-118A 1 Session • $8

NEW! Pollinator Lawn

Kelsey Van Ordstrand Learn about unique, professionally managed and guided tours. You’ll get a free informational presentation with details about upcoming travel opportunities with Premier World Discovery. Attending the presentation does not commit you to a trip. There is no fee for this class however pre-registration is recommended. Enter door 1.

Costa Rica Adventure $3475 per person, double March 4, 2020

NEW! Native Plants for Shade & Woodlands

Adam Hjelm Do you have a dark and damp corner of your property that you’d like to bring out of the shadows with blooms and bunchgrasses? Let’s go beyond hostas and the humbugs of traditional green foliage for these tricky shade areas. There are lots of woodland treasures that will add a nice glow to the shadiest swaths. You’ll receive a free native plant book and several gift certificates from local nurseries will be given away as door prizes. Enter door 1. course

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Apr 16

6:30-7:30 PM

Best of Australia & New Zealand $8745 per person, double March 10, 2020 course

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3810-20W1 Tu

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Feb 25

6-7 PM

Quarryview Education Center-1-118A 1 Session • Free

Quarryview Education Center-1-118A 1 Session • $8

320-370-8200 | www.isd742.org/CommunityEd

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Life-Long Training for Your Success Register for upcoming courses & training opportunities.

Business & Leadership

Ø Making Sense of Your Company’s Financial Reports April 8 Ø Skills of Negotiating March 17 Ø Leadership from the Inside Out May 5 Ø Role of the Supervisor Early spring date to be determined Ø Women’s Leadership Series Early spring date to be determined

Ø Microsoft Excel – Delivered via Zoom Beginners Intermediate Advanced Early spring dates to be determined

Health & EMS Ø American Heart Association BLS CPR Dec. 14 Jan. 25 Feb. 22 March 21 Ø American Heart Association First Aid Dec. 14 March 21 Ø Trained Medication Aide Feb. 4th – March 5th Ø Phlebotomy Technician March 5 – April 9th Ø Paramedic/EMT Refresher Blended Format - Online/Lab Hybrid Runs January 24 - March 1st Ø Nursing Refresher- Approved by MN Board of Nursing. Primarily online

Trade & Industry Ø Low & High Pressure Boiler Steam Engineering 2-Day Class - Two, 8-hour sessions Jan. 15 & 16

Ø NEC 2-hour Feb. 6, March 5, April 16

Ø Welding Skills Lab Jan. 13 – March 30

Ø NEC 8-hour - Diamond Point Steakhouse, Sauk Centre Jan. 10 & 11

Ø Train-the-Trainer – 2-Day Feb. 18 & 20 Ø Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing Call Tricia Simon for information. Ø Precision Hand Tool Measurements Call Tricia Simon for information. Ø Forklift Operator Safety Early spring date to be determined Ø Forklift Train-the-Trainer Call Tricia Simon for information.

Ø NEC 8-hour Jan. 24, March 20, May 22

Ø Electrical License Exam Prep April 8 – May 13 Ø DOT Recertification Monthly on Thursdays, beginning Dec.12 Ø OSHA 10 General - 2-Day Feb. 18 & 19 For training at your business location contact Tricia Simon 320-308-5682 tricia.simon@sctcc.edu

CUSTOMIZED TRAINING

Register: sctcc.edu/training

320.308.0015 | training@sctcc.edu

St. Cloud Technical & Community College is a member of Minnesota State and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. ADA accessible facility. Affirmative action/equal opportunity educator/employer. Paid Advertisement

A14 Adult Enrichment | Winter 2020


OPen Gym / Walking NORTH JUNIOR HIGH ALL AGES

October 5-May 16 Three courts available for use. Enter door 3 Open Basketball, Volleyball: Wednesday 6:30-9:00 pm Friday 6:30-9:00 pm Saturday 10:00 am-3:00 pm Sunday 9:30 am-12:00 pm

OPEN GYM

Looking for a great way to have fun or get some exercise? Stop in and play basketball, volleyball or create your own games. Fun for individuals, families and small or large groups.

Open Soccer: Sunday

OPEN GYM FEES: Students/Adults: $2 | Or purchase a 20 punch pass for $30. Pass available at the door and may be shared with family or friends. We reserve the right to cancel any of the listed activities due to low attendance. Closed dates due to holiday schedules will be posted as they become available at www.isd742.org. If you have questions regarding Open Gym or other recreational opportunities contact the Community Education Main Office at 320-370-8200 or Dave Twedt, Adult Enrichment Program Coordinator at david.twedt@isd742.org or 320-370-8208.

WALKING PROGRAM LOCATIONS

Discovery (Door 1) Talahi (Door 1)

Oak Hill (Door 1) Westwood (Door 5)

12:00-3:00 pm

SOUTH JUNIOR HIGH Open Soccer: October 5-May 30 Enter door 5 AGES 15 AND UNDER

Saturday

9:00-11:30 am

Saturday

12:00-3:00 pm

AGES 16 - ADULT

LINCOLN ELEMENTARY

North (Door 3)

ADULTS

ADULTS Starting the week of Oct. 23

October 2-May 27 Two courts available for use. Enter door 1

Register after October 1st for the Walking Program at the District 742 Community Education Main Office located at Quarryview Education Center or visit www.isd742.org/CommunityEd or call 320-370-8200 for more information.

Open Volleyball: Monday 7:00-9:00 pm Wednesday 7:00-9:00 pm

Visit www.isd742.org/CommunityEd for dates/times and closed dates.

Walking Program Fee: $10

CLEARVIEW ELEMENTARY ALL AGES

October 5-April 6 Open Basketball & Volleyball: Monday 6:00-8:00 pm

KENNEDY COMMUNITY SCHOOL ALL AGES

February 1-March 28 Open Basketball & Volleyball: Saturday 12:00-3:00 pm

320-370-8200 | www.isd742.org/CommunityEd

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Adult Enrichment Locations DISTRICT LOCATIONS Apollo High School 1000 N. 44th Ave. St. Cloud, MN 56303 320-370-8650

Clearview Elementary School 7310 SE Highway 24 Clear Lake, MN 55319 Door 1, West Side 320-370-6510

Discovery Community School 700 S. Seventh St. Waite Park, MN 56387 Door 1, North Side 320-370-6180

Kennedy Community School 1300 Jade Rd. St. Joseph, MN 56374 Door 1, West Side 320-370-7430

Lincoln Elementary School 336 SE Fifth Ave. St. Cloud, MN 56304 Door 1, West Side 320-370-6660

Madison Elementary School 2805 N. Ninth St. St. Cloud, MN 56303 Door 8, North Side 320-370-6330

Talahi Community School

Sauk Rapids High School

1321 SE University Dr. St. Cloud, MN 56304 Door 1, South Side 320-370-7780

1835 NE Osauka Rd. Sauk Rapids, MN 56379

Sauk Rapids Middle School 901 S. First St. Sauk Rapids, MN 56379

Technical High School 4200 S. 33rd St. St. Cloud, MN 56301 Door 2, South Side 320-370-8350

St. Cloud Boxing/Wrestling Club 220 S. Seventh Ave. St. Cloud, MN 56301

St. Cloud Karate & Tai Chi

Westwood Elementary School

1514 3rd St. N. St. Cloud, MN 56303

5800 Ridgewood Rd. St. Cloud, MN 56303 Door 5, South Side 320-370-7630

St. Cloud Soo Bahk Do Karate 223 S. Seventh Ave. S. St. Cloud, MN 56301

OUT OF DISTRICT LOCATIONS Dee Cheng Kung Fu Academy

St. Joseph Government Center 75 Calloway St. E. St. Joseph, MN 56374

85 NE 3rd St. Waite Park, MN 56387

Stearns County History Museum

Omni Training Facility

235 S. 33rd Ave. St. Cloud, MN 56301

700 Division St. St. Cloud, MN 56387

Sartell Commuity Center

Pleasantview Elementary School

850 S. 19 St. Sartell, MN 56377

1009 6th Ave. N Sauk Rapids, MN 56379

2020 Registration Form Student Name(s)________________________________________________________________

(Please Print)

Last

First

Parent’s Name (If Applicable)_______________________________________________________

McKinley Ed Center & ALC

Address_________________________________________________________________________

216 N. Eighth Ave. Waite Park, MN 56387 Door 4, North Side 320-370-6790

City________________________________________________ Zip__________________________ Phone#_______________________________ Emergency#_____________________________

North Junior High School 1212 N. 29th Ave. St. Cloud, MN 56303 Door 3, South Side 320-370-7000

E-mail Address___________________________________________________________________ Age

 0-5 yrs

 6-18 yrs

 19-54 yrs

 55+ yrs

 Financial Assistance____________________  Special Needs_____________________ Medical Conditions______________________________________________________________

Oak Hill Community School

Course#

2600 County Rd. 136 St. Cloud, MN 56301 Door 1, West Side 320-370-6000

________________________________________________________________________________

Quarryview Education Center 800 S. Seventh St. Waite Park, MN 56387 Door 1, North Side 320-370-8200

South Junior High School

1120 S 15th Ave. St. Cloud, MN 56301 Door 5, East Side (tennis courts) 320-370-7230

Course Title

Fee

________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________

Total ____________

 Check Enclosed (payable to District 742) Please charge my:  Visa  Master Card  Discover Name on Card__________________________________________________________________ Number______________________________________________________Sec. Code________ Signature____________________________________________________Exp Date___________ Photos & Videos will be taken during these programs. Please sign here if you would like to opt-out.

* See Youth page Y19 for registration policies

________________________________________________________________________________

320-370-8200 | www.isd742.org/CommunityEd

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Community Education Adult Enrichment  

Adult Enrichment gives you a chance to sample affordable classes and activities, refine skills, socialize and pursue interests or hobbies.

Community Education Adult Enrichment  

Adult Enrichment gives you a chance to sample affordable classes and activities, refine skills, socialize and pursue interests or hobbies.