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  • 100 Mile Garage Sale Trip

    Join us on our trip to the 100 Mile Garage Sale! There are deals, steals, and treasures waiting for you to discover along the shores of the Mississippi River. Residents, stores, and churches do their spring cleaning to create this spectacular garage sale. We will be hitting the sales in Lake City and Wabasha. Wear your most comfortable clothing and shoes as you will be doing as much walking as you care. Lunch is on your own in Lake City, you can choose from many lunch stands set up along the route or take a break in one of the local restaurants.Sorry, no refunds. Deadline to register is April 26th.
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  • 5 Myths About Concussions

    Although most people have a general idea of what concussions are, there are still some myths surrounding the injury. Learning accurate information about prevention, symptom identification, and treatment can minimize the chance and severity of injuries.Instructor: Darci StanfordAbout the instructor: Darci Stanford is the owner of LearningRx of Owatonna. She has worked as an Early Childhood Education faculty at South Central College in Faribault, MN for 10 years. Her previous experiences have been in a variety of subjects and environments including as a Family Life Educator at Sanford Health in Sioux Falls, SD and as a Family-Based Counselor in Southwestern , MN.She is a Certified Cognitive Brain Trainer and recently completed her certification as a Cognitive Behavior Therapy Practitioner.
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  • Acrylic Paint Pouring Art Class- Level II

    If you were in Beth's class last year-you are now ready to move on to this one! You will explore additional techniques and styles of creating fluid acrylic art. You will practice pouring tree rings, blowing flowers from puddle pours and swiping. Each piece will be original and unique – no two pours are ever the same. This class includes two complete paintings ready to hang on your wall (not including the frames). Wear clothes you can get paint on. All supplies included in the course fee. Previous acrylic paint pouring experience not required.
  • All Occasion Hand Stamped Cards

    Never be without a card for that special occasion! Create 25 hand-stamped and embellished cards. (5 cards of 5 different designs). ALL NEW CARD DESIGNS! All materials are precut and ready to stamp and assemble. You will receive embellishments and envelopes for your cards. Please bring adhesive (i.e double stick tape or tombow). Class includes materials, envelopes and use of instructor’s stamps, inks and tools.Your instructor has been creating greeting cards for over 20 years. She enjoys teaching and owns Creative Memories 4 You, LLC, which offers scrapbooks, cards, invitations and gifts.Instructor: Liz Hawley
  • Art in Bloom at the Minneapolis Institute of Art

    View fresh floral creations and the artworks that inspired them. Enter a world of timeless art and fresh flowers at the annual Art in Bloom – a four-day festival of fresh floral arrangements and fine art at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Delight in over 150 floral designs in this Twin Cities rite of spring! Please pre-register by March 22. Fee includes motor coach transportation, with admission to the Institute of Art being free. Lunch is on your own. Sorry no refunds.
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  • Baby and Me

    Whether you are just welcoming a baby into your home or are about to celebrate your baby’s first birthday, the first year of life is exciting-and challenging! Come with your baby to meet other parents who are discovering the wonder of their child. Enjoy playing with your baby in activities that provide sensory and movement experiences. Learn about your baby’s growth and development, share ideas about ways to care for yourself as a parent, and discuss some practical tips on how to cope with the challenges of parenting.
  • Bachman's and shopping at the Eagan Outlet Mall

    Join us for a wonderful Spring adventure! We'll start our day at Bachman's on Lyndale.  View the many varieties of springtime plants including tulips, pansies, daffodils, hyacinths and Easter Lilies in their full glory. Grab coffee and a Danish at Patrick's Bakery (onsite) or have brunch or an early lunch. We will then depart for the Eagan Outlet Center. This is a great day to jump into spring.  Lunch and shopping time is on your own downtown.  This trip involves minimal stops on and off the bus with as much walking as you care to do. Please register early as this trip fills quickly!  Sorry no refunds.
  • Beginning Indoor Cycling

    Want to try Cycling? Register for 30 minutes of instructor-led beginner cycling. Rock out to music videos in a new state-of-the-art studio with stadium cycling while you get your cardio on! Class will be a slower paced mix of hills, intervals, pace, and sprints. Great for a low-impact, beginner workout. Arrive about 15 minutes before class starts.Bring a water bottle and towel with to class!Location - Owatonna Fitness-  130 E Vine St
  • Beginning Rug Hooking classes

    The art of hooking rugs is a time-honored craft that results in beautiful, heirloom-quality pieces that last for generations. Rug hooking involves using a hook to pull strips of wool fabric through a backing to create art for your floor, wall, table, or chair seat, just to name a few. In this class, you will learn basic rug hooking techniques and will be hooking a small mat.  Class supplies, provided, will include a small pattern, a Primitive Rug Hook, and cut wool. Students are asked to bring a small pair of scissors with to class.Joyce Weese instructorYour instructor has been rug hooking and doing various other needle arts for quite sometime. She teaches various needle arts classes locally and has hosted workshops for needle artists as well.
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  • CABS- Child and Babysitting Safety (Grades 4-8)

    Learn the responsibilities of being a babysitter.Topics include starting your own babysitting business, child development, proper feeding & diapering techniques, personal safety, medical emergencies, basic first aid care and fire safety.The CABS book (yours to keep) and the course were developed by the American Safety and Health Institute and approved by the American Pediatrics Association. Please enter through door #13 and bring a snack to class.About the instructor Lori HameisterAs the owner of Little Bit of Guidance, Lori Hameister brings many years of experience to the training and mentoring she provides in the Early Childhood community.She has worked as an independent trainer for 14 years and contracts with Child Care Resource and Referral (CCRR), the Center for Inclusive Child Care (CICC), Minnesota Association for the Education of the Young Child (MnAEYC), Minnesota School Age Childcare Association (MnSACA) and Eager-to-Learn Online.She provides a variety of youth and adult/family classes for the Rochester Public School District as well as several other surrounding school districts Community Education programs.She is an approved trainer with the Minnesota Center for Professional Development, a Certified Trainer for the American Safety and Health Institute, a Master and Credentialed Mentor and obtained her A.A.S. degree in Child Development at Rochester Community & Technical College (RCTC) in May, 2009. She operated her own family child care business for 20 years in Eyota, MN. For more information about the CABS: Child and Baby-sitting classes,contact Lori via email at lIttlebitmoo@gmailcom or give her a call at 507-288-1943.Check out the Little Bit of Guidance website: www.littlebitofguidance.com
  • Canine Massage Basics

    Who doesn’t love a massage? You can’t beat something that feels so good and is good for you, too! . Massage lowers blood pressure and reduces stress for both the giver and receiver! Attend this class and learn how to give your canine friend a massage! We will cover techniques that will help your pet rest, relax, and rejuvenate. Your instructor will also demonstrate ways that massage can calm a nervous dog and even be used to relieve joint stiffness and soreness. about your instructor......Your instructor has been involved with canine(and equine) massage for quite some time! She learned her trade while working as a tech assistant and has specialized  training. For more information go to her FB page.
  • Chalk Couture Art

    Join Sunshine and Roses to learn how to use Chalk Couture stencils and Chalk Paste. You do not need prior art experience or skill for this class! It is very easy and you will love the end result!  Class fee includes chalk surface, chalk paste and use of the Chalk Couture stencils. Note: surfaces may vary and multiple designs will be offered. Instructor is Penni Kittelson - Owner of Sunshine and Roses Traveling Art Studio
  • Coding - Advanced Scratch® Video Games(Grades 2-5)

    STEM Video Game Enrichment for the 21st Century learner. This {YEL!} Advanced Video Game class follows four basic components:•Teach It!…Students learn advanced and review intermediate video game design techniques (animation, cumulative scoring, conditional statements, etc.) •Code It!… Students use Scratch® to code their own video games: i.e. maze runner, asteroid smash and more. •Explore It!…Students can write their own video game code, experiment with it and test new options. Our collaborative learning environment encourages students to learn from each other.•Keep It!…Students can keep their video games online with Scratch® and can access it and expand upon it at anytime. Sign up today to THINK, LEARN and PLAY WELL with {YEL!}. Prerequisites: Students should either 1) have taken a previous {YEL!} Junior Coding class (Video Games or Storytelling); or 2) have prior experience coding with Scratch®. Scratch® is an MIT created and monitored, kid-safe web interface. It uses a drag and drop programming interface to teach students of all levels coding practices. Your child will receive a Scratch user name and password so they can access their projects from any computer at anytime.
  • Communication

    Strong communication is an important parenting skill as it effects the parent–child bond. Parents will learn the importance of listening, speaking and modeling.
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  • Discover Yourself- For Women Only!

    Creating goals, sticking to them and taking significant steps that will make an enduring difference- sounds easy, right? Join us for this fun evening and learn ways to identify what gives you joy in life and how to get you to the life you love by creating action strategies!  If you're feeling directionless, unfulfilled, stuck, unsure or just plain frustrated with the way you’ve been living and you don’t know how to change consider taking this first step!Your instructor is a life coach from Faribault and founder of Heidi's Clubhouse an organization where women connect and support each other in identifying and achieving their purpose. Please register one week prior. For more information go to www.heidiannenelson.com    
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  • Epigenetics

    Why are identical twins not actually identical? Epigenetics! Do you have a feature that must be from your parents, but it doesn’t seem to be genetic? Epigenetics!This class will discuss the amazing developments in the field of Epigenetics. Your DNA is the official blueprint for your body but there are “switches” on the DNA that can be turned on or off by environmental factors. The nature of these “switches” and what possibly can be changed will be the focus of our discussion. We will discuss how the environment from your childhood or even that of your grandparents can change your DNA’s basic plan. Scott Cody is a registered pharmacist. He has practiced in both community and hospital pharmacy. He currently works closely with pharmacists, nurses and physicians as a certified Epic software clinical analyst consultant for health systems. His services have been utilized by Mayo Clinic, MD Anderson in Houston, Cleveland Clinic, the University of California at Davis, and many others. He has a certification in pharmacogenetic counseling and is associated with MD Labs in that capacity.
  • Fall Branson Trip- September 15-19, 2019

    Join your friends and family who have already discovered that this is a great fall getaway at an amazing price!! You'll be "wowed' by the natural beauty and entertainment of Branson! Your trip fee includes: five of the best shows (all carefully selected by your tour guides), four nights of lodging, four breakfasts, three lunches, four dinners, a guided scenic tour of the Ozarks, wildlife tram tour, and motor coach transportation. Your escorts, Jane and Keith Bangs,( frequent visitors to Branson) have planned each day just for you! Shows include: SIX, Clay Cooper's Country Express, The Haygoods, The Showboat Branson Bell Dinner Cruise & Sampson at the Sight and Sound Theatre. Register now! A $100 deposit is required when you sign up with the balance due on July 1st. Don't delay-register today!! For questions call us at 444-7900.The dates of this trip are September 15-19, 2019.
  • Fencing (Grades 2-5)

    Get pumped and primed for the year end, Spring Fencing Championship.* Coaches will also hold an in-class tournament toward the end of the session. Each {YEL!} fencing class follows four basic components: •Teach It!…Hall of Fame Olympic Fencing Coach Ro Sobalvarro crafts our lessons and curriculum. •Practice It!…Students pair up and practice the fencing move or concept, rotate partners and repeat. •Move It!…Students then participate in fencing matches using only the moves taught so far. •Play It!…10-15 minutes each class students fence with multiple fencers at their skill level. Spring sessions include an in-class tournament. All equipment provided. Sign up today to THINK, LEARN and PLAY WELL with {YEL!}. *Spring Fencing Championship invites students from all over the state. There is a separate fee. Students are encouraged to attend, but not required.
  • Fencing (Grades 6-12)

    Get pumped and primed for the year end, Spring Fencing Championship.* Coaches will also hold an in-class tournament toward the end of the session. Each {YEL!} fencing class follows four basic components: •Teach It!…Hall of Fame Olympic Fencing Coach Ro Sobalvarro crafts our lessons and curriculum. •Practice It!…Students pair up and practice the fencing move or concept, rotate partners and repeat. •Move It!…Students then participate in fencing matches using only the moves taught so far. •Play It!…10-15 minutes each class students fence with multiple fencers at their skill level. Spring sessions include an in-class tournament. All equipment provided. Sign up today to THINK, LEARN and PLAY WELL with {YEL!}. *Spring Fencing Championship invites students from all over the state. There is a separate fee. Students are encouraged to attend, but not required.
  • Fishing Rod Building Class

    The fishing opener is just around the corner and this year you can be ready with a new fishing rod that you hand crafted. Learn how to make and repair graphite fishing rods. In this class you will be building a 6’-6” fast action, medium IM6 graphite spinning rod. You will learn how to install the cork handle, reel seat, foregrip, hook keeper, decals, guides, and tip-top. You will get to keep your rod and gain access to suppliers to build more rods. The basics you will learn in this class can be applied to making spinning rods, fly-rods, and casting rods. Students must be 15 years old to register. When signing up, please specify thread color combination and decal that you would like on your rod. Decal choices: Walleye, bluegill, northern, musky, crappie, smallmouth, largemouth, perch, or sturgeon. Thread color choices: maroon/gold, blue/white, blue/silver, purple/gold, red/white, red/silver, green/white, green/silver, green/gold, or blue/gold. Please specify both choices when you register. If you have taken this class in the past, contact the instructor to discuss building a different rod in class. Please register by Feb 1st (no refunds can be made AFTER this date).
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  • Flag Football (Grades 2-5)

    Get ready to dash to the end zone with our high-octane Flag Football course. Develop your basic passing, catching, defending, and teamwork skills. Safety and sportsmanship are emphasized. Each week we do basic skill-building exercises followed by action-packed games to cement those skills. Sure to energize young athletes!
  • Fun Shops

    These short workshops focus on a specific theme with fun family activities in art, music, motor skills, and math/science exploration. All are geared to children ages 2-3. Workshops are $2. Pre-registration is required.
  • Getting Work Done in the Cloud: Google Drive and Docs

    NOTE: We have changed the location of this class.......... to ROOSEVELT!!!All of your priceless information will be stored in "The Cloud" so it can NEVER be lost or deleted! Learn how to move your documents & files to Google Drive and then have access from any device you have with you. We will explore the powerful cloud-based productivity suite, Google Docs, with an overview of Docs, Sheets, & Slides. Remember to bring your own laptop and/or mobile device.
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  • Google Photos & Google Music

    NOTE: WE HAVE CHANGED THE LOCATION OF THIS CLASS TO ROOSEVELT!!Google Photos uses the amazing powers of “machine learning” to help effortlessly backup, organize, and share all of your photos, for FREE! Prepare to be gobsmacked by the power and simplicity of this tool. We will also explore Google Music & YouTube, services that will help you organize and access a world of media from any connected device.
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