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  • "My English Bulldog"

    “My English Bulldog” examines one of the most important relationships of the 20 th Century which existed between United States’ President Franklin Roosevelt and Britain’s Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Their decisions helped win World War II for the Free World. Was it a ‘Friendship that Saved the World’ or a continuous association and personality clash? Learn the answer directly from our 32nd President. Instructor: Gary Stamm
  • 15 Ways to Empower Yourself

    Anyone can attain personal empowerment. It depends more on your actions than on the size of your bank account or the title on your business card. We will cover 15 simple things you can start doing today to build your competence and confidence. Registration deadline: October 8. This is a shared class with Alexandria Community Education. Instructor: Shannon Swenson is the CEO and Life Coach at Encompass Coaching, LLC. Her focus is on creating a better world by creating strong, meaningful relationships. Shannon is a heart-centered, open-minded person whose passion is to serve others and help them achieve their goals. She is intuitive and able to assist clients to see things in new ways and break through their cycles. Join us online! This class will be held using the online using Zoom. Upon registration, you will receive a link to access the online class. Simply click the link on the day and time of class and Shannon will lead you through the class from the comfort of your own home! This online class is held in partnership with Alexandria Community Education.
  • 90 Minutes With An Estate Attorney - Online

    We all have goals. Sometimes our goal is to gift assets to others- while we are alive? After I have passed? What about Estate Tax & Gift Tax Planning? Should I gift my money away in a Will, or a Trust? Would I qualify for Medicaid? What is the 60-month claw back? What if my spouse goes into the nursing home and exhausts our money? What about my current Trust; does it avoid the nursing home? Most people believe that their trust shields the assets from the nursing home and creditors. Many people may be wrong! We will walk through these questions and many more, including how to plan and place your assets to meet your retirement, your nursing home goals, and after you have passed. Join us online! This class will be held using the online platform, Zoom from the comfort of your own home!
  • A Parent's Guide to Snapchat

    Have you been curious as to what Snapchat is exactly? In this workshop we will cover everything curious parents need to know about one of most popular social media apps in the world used by tweens and teens. You'll learn the foundation for how it's used, what the basic features include, and more. Stay to up to date in today's digital world with this fun and informational class. Join us online! This class will be held using the online platform, Zoom. Upon registering, you will receive a link to access the class. Simply click the link on the day and time of class and Nickie will lead you through the class from the comfort of your own home! This online class is held in partnership with Alexandria, Tri-CIty United and Shakopee Community Education Programs.
  • Asking the Right Questions With Tom Ryther

    Behind the scenes in TV journalism. Reflections of broadcast journalist Tom Ryther. Learn what famous celebrities were really like or what U.S. Presidents had to say in private and oh so much more!
  • Beyond book clubs and podcasts - Me and White Supremacy

    Don’t we all want to be good ancestors? Join us as we use Layla Saad’s work to guide us through creating personal and collective change in ways that leave a legacy of healing and liberation. We will explore race, identity, leadership, personal transformation and how to move into action for social change. This course spans 11 weeks with a rotating schedule of meeting online one week and off-line independent work the next. Participants will need a copy of Layla Saad’s book - Me and White Supremacy. Ms. Saad's work guides readers to understand their whiteness and their participation in white supremacy so that they can stop (often unconsciously) inflicting damage on People of Color and, in turn, help other white people to do better too. Join us online! This class will be held online using Zoom. Upon registering, you will receive a link to access the class. Simply click the link on the days and time of class to participate from the comfort of your own home!
  • Bob DeFlores Presents Second Chorus on St. Louis Park Community TV

    Bob DeFlores,a movie historian and archivist will present Second Chorus, a 1940’s musical comedy on St. Louis Park Community TV. This is wonderful for all of our seniors who are unable to watch on the internet. We are able to do this thanks to the generous sponsorship of The Elmwood, Senior Living, 5605 West 36th Street, St Louis Park. Second Chorus is a 1940 Hollywood musical comedy film starring Paulette Goddard and Fred Astaire and featuring Artie Shaw, Burgess Meredith and Charles Butterworth, Danny O'Neill (Fred Astaire) and Hank Taylor (Burgess Meredith) are friends and rival trumpeters with "O'Neill's Perennials", a college band. Both have managed to prolong their college careers by failing seven years in a row. At a performance, Ellen Miller (Paulette Goddard) catches Danny's and Hank's eyes. This is a fabulously funny movie with terrific dancing and wonderful music. Bob will add a historic cartoon and surprise nostalgic newsreel you will love.
  • Brazil's Pantanal

    Brazil, like Africa, has Savannah grasslands— but they're seasonally-flooded ranches! The ”Big Five” animals can be seen: jaguars, giant river otters, maned wolves, tapirs, and giant anteater. Discover the unique landscapes, birds, and mammals of this lesser-known wildlife haven. Instructor: Lee Ann Landstrom
  • Contemporary Art: Styles, Ideas and Artists

    Explore the contemporary art practices starting in the 1950’s and continuing today by studying the iconic works of artists such as Andy Warhol, Cindy Sherman, Jeff Koons, Damien Hirst, Grayson Perry and many others. Art styles for consideration will include Pop Art, Minimal Art, Environmental Art, Conceptual Art, Performance Art, Appropriation Art, and Video Art. Join us online! This class will be held online. The instructor will send you access information and a handout a week before the class begins.
  • Developing Your Photography Angle

    Photography is like any other form of artistic expression is personal.Each of us sees the world through the camera differently.As photographers, our perspective view of the world around us can change, develop, and improve with a little practice and passion. Instructor: Doug Ohman
  • Dialing In Your Light: An Evening with Jodi Livon

    All around the globe we are doing something together! The entire planet is united in this quest to be healthy, safe and virus free. It’s time to dial into ourselves for our light! There are times when we receive energy from those around us and the energy builds and is shared; and there are times when we need to derive energy from within and it builds and builds. This is not a time to reach out and see how those around you are doing and then calibrate with them. This is the time to make sure that you are emanating your greatest light and beaming optimistic loving energy out into the world. During this virtual event, Jodi will provide suggestions as to how to do this and share fun energetic exercises that will lift energy and clear space. Event also includes gallery-style readings. Join us online! This class will be held online. Simply follow the provided instructions on the day and time of class and Jodi will lead you through the class from the comfort of your own home! This online class is held in partnership with Minnetonka Community Education.
  • Discerning Whiteness: The Unacknowledged Barrier

    Are you looking for the next step in your Racial Justice journey? Here we will examine racialized assumptions, expectations, images, values, and beliefs, moving from abstract definition to vivid depiction. We'll work to uncover what whiteness and white privilege look like in ourselves, local settings, our communities and workplaces. We'll investigate how these create a white-normed culture and what we can do about it. Join us online! This class will be held online. The instructor will send you information to access the class before it begins. This online class is held in partnership with Shakopee, ISD 622, Alexandria, Richfield, New Prague and White Bear Community Education Programs.
  • Discover Your Roots

    Learn how to start researching your family tree! We’ll cover free tools for starting your family tree, how to gather and add family information, how to use free databases and how to find other family tree information. Forms and outlines will be provided via email prior to each session. During the third session we will do some searching for one of your own ancestors. Join us online! This class will be held using the online platform, Zoom. Upon registering, you will receive a link to access the class. Simply click the link on the days and time of class and Mary will lead you through the class from the comfort of your own home! This online class is held in partnership with Alexandria, Tri-City United and New Prague Community Education Programs.
  • Drones: Recreational Use Beyond the Basics

    This course moves beyond the basics looking at drone decision making, flight planning, how to prepare for your FAA Part 107 among other certifications. Also covered are basic tools, simulators, apps, cameras, commercial considerations, new and emerging regulations, insurance, practical tips, techniques, trends to be aware of. Join us online! This class will be held using Zoom. Upon registration, you will receive a link to access the class. Simply click the link on the day and time of class and instructor, Greg Schulz, will lead you through the class from the comfort of your own home! This online class is held in partnership with St. Anthony & New Brighton Community Education.
  • Drones: Recreational Use for Beginners

    If you or somebody you know has a drone, wants one or need to learn more about them, this course is for you. You will learn about basic drone safety, rules of the road and air, registration, certification, license, drone types, when, how and where to fly (or avoid). Join us online! This class will be held using Zoom. Upon registration, you will receive a link to access the class. Simply click the link on the day and time of class and instructor, Greg Schulz, will lead you through the class from the comfort of your own home! This online class is held in partnership with St. Anthony & New Brighton Community Education.
  • Emotional Intelligence: Keys to a Happy Relationship

    Emotional intelligence is being able to recognize, understand and manage our own emotions, as well as to recognize, understand and influence the emotions of others. Learn the 4 keys to a happy relationship: self-awareness, self-regulation, empathy and social skills. This is a shared class with Alexandria Community Education. Registration deadline: September 28 Instructor: Shannon Swenson is the CEO and Life Coach at Encompass Coaching, LLC. Her focus is on creating a better world by creating strong, meaningful relationships. Shannon is a heart-centered, open-minded person whose passion is to serve others and help them achieve their goals. She is intuitive and able to assist clients to see things in new ways and break through their cycles. Join us online! This class will be held using the online using Zoom. Upon registration, you will receive a link to access the online class. Simply click the link on the day and time of class and Shannon will lead you through the class from the comfort of your own home! This online class is held in partnership with Alexandria Community Education.
  • FDR's Life Changer

    FDR’s Life Changer” reveals the inside story on FDR’s biggest personal crisis . . . his affliction with polio. How did it happen? How did he combat it? Did he cover up his disability? And how did it affect his life and his character? All these questions are answered directly by the man who endured “the insidious and deadly enemy” known as Infantile Paralysis. Instructor: Gary Stamm
  • Financial Fitness for Young Adults

    From getting your first job to planning for life's big events like buying a house or starting a family, young adults encounter many important financial milestones. This course will help you to gain confidence in defining your personal goals, creating a budget to enable your goals, and discuss tools to help you stay on track.
  • Genealogy Help Group

    Share your family history questions with others. A short presentation on a genealogy topic will be followed by group discussion on genealogy puzzles. We will brainstorm how to research to find answers. Attend just once for $9/day or register for all 3 for only $15! Join us online! This class will be held using the online platform, Zoom. Upon registering, you will receive a link to access the class. Simply click the link on the days and time of class and Mary will lead you through the class from the comfort of your own home!
  • Hear for the Health of It!

    This interactive Hear for the Health of It! PowerPoint presentation will address the consequences of untreated hearing loss in older adults. Attendees will learn how to get an accurate diagnosis of hearing loss; explore no & low cost apps and devices; discover helpful communication strategies; and MUCH more! Join us online! This class will be held online. Participants will be sent materials ahead of the class time. Captioning will be provided, instructor and materials will be visible during the presentation. This online class is held in partnership with Fridley Community Education.
  • How to Pay for the Nursing Home, an Attorney's Perspective - Online!

    The biggest fear for most baby boomers is how to pay for the nursing home and still leave the next generation something. In today's world you need to understand what your options are. Is LTC insurance for you? What about home care? Should I gift my money away? Would I qualify for Medicaid? What about my current Trust, does it avoid the nursing home? What is the 60-month claw back? What if my spouse goes into the nursing home and exhausts our money? We will walk through these questions and many more, including how to plan to meet your nursing home goals.Join us online! This class will be held using the online platform, Zoom from the comfort of your own home! B
  • Influential Women in American History

    Influential Women in American History: Enjoy a class with historian Doug Ohman as he shares the lives of a select group of women who made an impact in American history. Doug will select a variety of stories about famous and not so famous women who lived amazing lives. See attached photos
  • Introduction To TikTok

    Have you heard about the latest new app called TikTok? In this fun class we'll take a look at the fastest growing social media app used by millions each day. Learn how it's used and how parents can make it safer for their kids. We'll cover everything you need to know as it's paving the future of a new social media. Join us online! This class will be held using the online platform, Zoom. Upon registering, you will receive a link to access the class. Simply click the link on the day and time of class and Nickie will lead you through the class from the comfort of your own home! This online class is held in partnership with Minnetonka, Tri-City United and White Bear Lake Community Education Programs.
  • Introduction to Permaculture

    Permaculture is a way of growing food and beautiful landscapes while making our ecosystem healthier at the same time. Traditional grass lawns and industrialized agriculture makes soil infertile, pollutes water, dries up water sources, and destroys the homes of insects and animals. Using the principles of permaculture, however, we can mimic nature to meet human needs in a way that simultaneously restores health and biodiversity to our local ecosystems. This class will explain how our existing systems contribute to climate change and how we can be part of changing them, starting right at home. Participants will learn a few immediate applications they can use in their own yards and gardens to begin this transformational process. Join us online! This class will be held online. The instructor will email you information to access the class one week before the class starts. This online class is held in partnership with Fridley Community Education.