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					                                             FALL 2008

Community Education        Anoka-Hennepin School District




Inspire
your creativity
Pages 12 - 18




Launch
into a new career
Pages 9 - 10




                    Adult Class Catalog
                             Register online at
Experience           www.discovercommunityed.com
the flavors
Pages 26 - 27            or Call 763-506-5766
       Welcome
                     Community Education Services
                      Whatever you want to
                      achieve, Adult Learning
                                                                                        For families with elementary age children
                                                                                        Adventures Plus school age child care                     763-506-7562
                      is here to help you do it!                                        Aquatics lessons, recreational swimming                   763-506-5980
                      Do you seek a new                                                 Community School classes, activities                      763-506-1260
                      challenge? Need a                                                 Parent Involvement classes, seminars, volunteering        763-506-1278
                      distraction from the                                              Tutor Connect academic tutoring services                  763-506-1265
                      pressures of a busy life?
                      Want to start a hobby
                      or turn one into a
                      money-making venture?
                      Adult Learning offers
                                                                                        For families with middle and high school students
                                                                                        Aquatics lessons, recreational swimming                   763-506-5980
                      hundreds of classes for                                           Community Schools classes, activities, school athletics   763-506-1260
                      personal enrichment                                               Parent Involvement classes, seminars, volunteering        763-506-1278
                      and pro-fessional                                                 Tutor Connect academic tutoring services                  763-506-1265
                      development. The classes
                      are conveniently offered
                      during evening and
                      weekend hours, so there
                      is no excuse not to
                                                                                        For families with children under the age of 5 years
                                                                                        Aquatics IPAP lessons, recreational swimming              763-506-5980
                      explore your creative                                             Community School classes, activities                      763-506-1260
                      and inquisitive side.                                             Early Childhood Family Education classes, playtimes 763-506-1275
                      Adult Learning strives                                            Parent Involvement classes, seminars, volunteering        763-506-1278
                      to provide you with access                                        School Readiness Preschool classes                        763-506-2480
                      to programs that are high
                      quality, affordable, and
                      enjoyable. We have
                      some-thing for everyone.
                                                                                        Adults
                                                                                        Adult Learning classes, seminars                          763-506-5766
                      Enjoy the company of
                                                                                        Aquatics exercise, lessons, recreational swimming         763-506-5980
                      like-minded individuals
                                                                                        Metro North Adult Basic Education classes
                      as you learn a new                                                                                                          763-783-4870
                      skill, prepare for a new                                          Parent Involvement classes, seminars, volunteering        763-506-1278
                      adventure in life, or                                             People with Disabilities classes, trips, activities       763-506-1290
                      simply add some genuine                                           Recreation/Athletics team sports leagues                  763-506-1267
                      satisfaction to your day.
                      Come experience new
                      friends and a sense of
                      community with us.




Community Education funds, including participant fees, paid for the printing and distribution of this publication.
Regular K-12 instruction funding was not used.
Community Education welcomes participants of all abilities.
People with disabilities registering for community education programs may request reasonable accommodations with advance notice. To request an
accommodation, please write your accommodation needs on the registration form and mail with your payment. Call (763) 506-1279 or TTY (763) 506-1292
for disability accommodation questions.


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                    FALL 2008


Table of Contents   Community Education
                          Technology                                                                        Home
                          Today’s technology training for home                                              Create the home of your dreams.
                          and work. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-8
                                                                                                             Home Improvement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
                                                                                                             Lawn & Garden . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28-29


                          Profit                                                                            Family
                          Plan for the future. Invest wisely.                                               Skills to enrich your family.
                          Reach your highest potential.                                                      Parenting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30-31
                          Career/Business . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-10                               College Prep . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
                          Finance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-11
                          Investment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
                          Investment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .__                          Health
                                                                                                            Energize your body and mind. Enrich
                                                                                                            your life. Be the best you can be.
                          Creativity
                          Express yourself. Create something
                          wonderful.                                                                         CPR/First Aid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
                          Fine Arts & Crafts . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-18                                 Driving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
                          Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19                         Wellness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34-36
                          Dance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19-21
                                                                                                            Exercise
                                                                                                            Take care of yourself.
                          Interests                                                                          Adult Aquatics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
                          Explore new interests.                                                             Exercise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38-41
                          Hobbies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22-24
                          Languages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24-25
                                                                                                            Sports
                                                                                                            Take time to play.

                          Culinary                                                                           Sports/Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42-43
                          Entertain in style.                                                                League Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
                          Cook with ease. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26-27

                                                                                       Aquatic Information                                 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44


                                                                                       Location Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45


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                                                                                       Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
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                     763-506-576

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                                                        Are you new to the world of
                                                        1st Step in Computers                       1st Step in Computers-
                                                        computers? Develop basic skills             Designed to meet the needs of
                                                                                                    Slow Paced
                                                        and working knowledge that you              individuals new to the computer.
                                                        will use every time you sit at a            Taught by dedicated and patient
                                                        computer. No prerequisite.                  instructors who understand the
                                                        Class fee: $59.                             difficulties of learning new
                                                        Sept 16 T    6:30-9pm   2 Sessions          technical skills. Learn how to
                                                        Champlin Park HS CAL077-1F01-F1             create different kinds of
                 Technology                             Sept 22 M    6:30-9pm   2 Sessions          documents, edit using keyboard,
                                                        Blaine HS           CAL077-1F01-F2          change color, size and font style,
                                                        Nov 10 M     6:30-9pm   2 Sessions          and store files. No prerequisite.
                 Call 763/506-5766

                 Whether expanding your current
                                                        Champlin Park HS CAL077-1F01-F3             Not meeting Oct 4. Class fee: $89.
                                                                                                    Sept 20 S 9-11:30am     3 Sessions
                 skill set, embarking on a new career
                                                                                                    Staff Dev Ctr       CAL077-1F03-F1
                 or working toward a big promotion,
                                                        2nd Step in Computers
                 we have the solution! Our cost
                                                        Continue your computer training
                                                        Increase Productivity!
                 effective programs and convenient      as you learn the everyday skills
                                                                                                    2nd Step in Computers-
                 course schedules make it easy and      necessary to increase your            Continue your hands-on computer
                                                                                                    Slow Paced
                 affordable to reach your goal.         productivity. Topics include:         training in a comfortable
 1st Step in

                 Choose from beginner classes to        maneuvering the Internet, Email,      environment as you learn
 Computers

                 advanced topics in a wide range of     and file attachments including        everyday skills necessary for
                 applications in both the 2003 or       photos. Prerequisite: 1st Step in     successful Internet use. Also
                 older and 2007 versions - Word,        Computers or equivalent.              covered sending and receiving
                 Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop,          Class fee: $59.                       pictures/file attachments through
                 Web Design, and more.                  Sept 30 T       6:30-9pm   2 Sessions Email. Prerequisite: 1st Step in
                                                        Blaine HS              CAL077-1F02-F1 Computers-Slow Paced or
                                                        Oct 2 TH        6:30-9pm   2 Sessions equivalent. Class fee: $89.
                                                        Staff Dev Ctr          CAL077-1F02-F2       Nov 1 S       9-11:30am 3 Sessions
                  Directions to our

                   I Blaine High School,                                                            Staff Dev Ctr        CAL077-1F04-F1
                  training locations:
                     enter OUTSIDE door #12,
                     upstairs to room 210.

                   I Champlin Park High
                     School, enter OUTSIDE                Individualized
                     door E3, class upstairs              Computer
                     (building aide available).

                   I Staff Development Center,
                                                          Instruction
                     enter door #4, under
 2nd Step in
 Computers
                     orange canopy, class in
                                                          Individualized computer lessons allow you to
                                                          work side-by-side with one of our trained
                     Garth Computer Lab
                                                          technology instructors in a private setting.
                     (building aide available).
                                                          From the very basics to a more specialized
                                                          program, lessons will be tailored to your
                                                          needs.

                                                          A r eas of inst r uc t ion for bot h P C and M ac int osh c omput er s i nc lude:
                                                                     I Computer Basics
                                                                     I Internet Introduction
                                                                     I Word 2003 and 2007
                                                                     I Excel 2004 and 2007
                                                                     I PowerPoint 2003 and 2007
                                                                     I Windows Vista
 “Very helpful for me and I learned
 some immediate things I can use.”                         Classes will be scheduled according to instructor and computer lab
                                                           availability and participant requests. For more information contact:
   - Paul Rivers, Participant Individualized               Mischelle at 763-506-1277 or mischelle.squire@anoka.k12.mn.us
             Computer Instruction


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                    Introducing
                                                                             “I’m so excited, the possibilities are
                    Mac Classes!
                    Take advantage of these opportunities to                   endless! Exactly what I needed.”
                    develop your computer literacy and have
                                                                                    - Participant Adobe Photoshop I
                    more fun with your Mac.

Are you new to Mac computers? Develop basic skills and working
NEW! 1st Step for Mac                                                      NEW! Adobe
knowledge that you will use every time you sit at your computer.           Learn advanced Photoshop (7.0)
                                                                                      Photoshop II
Topics include: create, save, print, open, change color, size and font     techniques for layering, masking,
style, edit using keyboard, and more! No prerequisite. Class fee: $59.     color adjustments, blending,
Oct 2 TH                         6:30-9pm                   2 Sessions     filtering, and more. These tips and
Staff Dev Ctr                                           CAL077-1F05-F1     tricks will set you one step above
                                                                           the average Photoshop user.
                                                                           Prerequisite: Adobe Photoshop I
Increase your productivity! Continue discovering the world of Mac.         or equivalent. Class fee: $69.
NEW! 2nd Step for Mac
Explore the Internet along with sending, receiving photos, and more.       Oct 21 T     6:30-9pm 2 Sessions
Prerequisite: 1st Step for Mac or equivalent. Class fee: $59.              Champlin Park HS CAL077-1F33-F1
Oct 23 TH                        6:30-9pm                   2 Sessions
                                                                                                                    Digital

Staff Dev Ctr                                           CAL077-1F06-F1
                                                                                                                   Darkroom


                                                                           Learn to make your photos better
                                                                           Digital Darkroom
                                                                           as well as prepare them
Fundamental Macintosh computer skills needed for success. Practical
NEW! Office 2008 Mac Overview
                                                                           professionally for print. Correct
applications for word processing, spreadsheets, and professional           imperfections, such as acne, closed
presentations. Gain a working foundation for the critical Mac skills       eyes, glare, and soft or slightly out
for today’s job market. Prerequisite: 1st Step for Mac or equivalent.      of focus images. Expand on
Class fee: $89.                                                            Photoshop’s other tools to give
Nov 6 TH                         6:30-9pm                   3 Sessions     your photos that certain snap,
Staff Dev Ctr                                           CAL077-1F16-F1     crackle, and POP! Bring photos on
                                                                           a CD to work on in class.
                                                                           Participants should be comfortable
Use this powerful Adobe product      Photoshop (7.0) features allow for    working on the computer and
NEW! Adobe InDesign Adobe Photoshop I
to create masterful layouts for      unlimited creativity. Capture         know how to make folders,
brochures, newsletters, books,       photos from traditional or digital    navigate to find files, open, and
newspapers, and many other           cameras, reduce red eye, correct      close programs. Instructor: Paul
                                                                                                                    Adobe

designs. Essential to graphic        color, work with layers, erase        Veronikas. Not meeting Nov 27.
                                                                                                                   InDesign

design, InDesign allows for quick    backgrounds, create photo-            Class fee: $69.
and easy editing of text and         illustrations, painting and           Nov 6 TH      7-9pm   5 Sessions
photos in a seamless environment.    drawing, and many other artistic      Champlin Park HS CAL077-3D30-F1
Learn the program the                techniques. Features of Photoshop
professionals use to master the art  Elements will also be covered,
of design. Prerequisite: 1st Step in including the differences between     Learn the essentials of
                                                                           NEW! Dreamweaver
Computers or equivalent.             the two programs. Prerequisite:       Dreamweaver. Begin with an
Class fee: $69.                      1st Step in Computers or              introduction to basic web design
Oct 23 TH    6:30-9pm     2 Sessions equivalent. Class fee: $89.           principles, and then learn how to
Champlin Park HS CAL077-1F34-F1        Sept 23 T    6:30-9pm  3 Sessions   manipulate words and images to
                                       Champlin Park HSCAL077-1F32-F1      create a site worthy of publishing
                                       Oct 11 S    9am-4pm     1 Session   to the Internet. By the end of the
Access is considered by many to        Champlin Park HS CAL077-1F32-F2     course, you’ll be armed with the
Access
be the most user-friendly database.                                        knowledge needed to create an
Learn to create and customize                                              attractive, well designed, and
your own databases then advance                                            functional web site for home or
to creating and using tables, forms,                                       business. Prerequisite: Strong
                                                                                                                    Access

queries, and reports. Prerequisite:                                        basic to intermediate computer
Strong basic to intermediate                                               skills. Class fee: $89.
computer skills. Class fee: $89.                                           Dec 3 W      6:30-9pm 3 Sessions
Nov 5 W      6:30-9pm 3 Sessions                                           Champlin Park HS CAL077-1F45-F1
Champlin Park HS CAL077-1F44-F1

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                  Discover dozens of shortcuts and
                  Excel I 2003
                  tricks for setting up fully                                 Do you want to turn your used items into cash?
                                                                              Internet Selling Smart I
                  formatted worksheets quickly and                            Does eBay intimidate you? You can learn an easier
                  efficiently. Learn the secrets                              way to sell without paying any fees. If you can
                  behind writing powerful formulas,                           type an email, you can sell online! Prerequisite:
                  using functions, sorting, and                               Email and Internet familiarity. Instructor: Joanne
                  analyzing data. Prerequisite: 1st                           Nelson. Class fee: $39 individual; $49
                  Step in Computers or equivalent.                            couple/friend.
                  Class fee: $89.                          Oct 14 T                          6-9pm                       1 Session
                  Oct 8 W       6:30-9pm   3 Sessions      Northdale MS                                             CAL077-1F21-F1
                  Staff Dev Ctr        CAL077-1F07-F1
                  Nov 6 TH      6:30-9pm   3 Sessions
                  Staff Dev Ctr        CAL077-1F07-F2      You can sell on line without paying fees! Learn where to sell, how to
Excel I 2007                                               Internet Selling Smart II
                                                           expedite sales, increase profit, locate products, shipping, photos tips,
                                                           and more! Compare non-fee selling sites to popular auction sites so
                  Currently an Excel user? Well,
                  NEW! Excel I 2007
                                                           you have more resources to make more money! Tap into the many
                  your world just changed with             options out there and create a successful home-based business.
                  Excel 2007. The changes make it          Prerequisite: Emails and Internet familiarity. Instructor: Joanne
                  easier to get at all of Excel’s power.   Nelson. Class fee: $49 individual; $75 couple/friend.
                  Learn the new interface, discover        Nov 6 TH                          6-9pm                         2 Sessions
                  what’s new and what’s the same,          Northdale MS                                               CAL077-1F22-F1
                  plus tips and tricks for getting the
                  most out of Excel 2007.
                  Prerequisite: 1st Step in
                                                         Exploring                               Keep Your Computer
                  Computers or equivalent.
                                                         Recently bought a new computer          If you’ve ever gotten frustrated
                                                         Windows Vista                           Running Right
                  Class fee: $89.
                  Oct 14 T       6:30-9pm     3 Sessions with Windows Vista or                   with your computer, pounded
                  Champlin Park HS CAL077-1F10-F1        considering an upgrade? Look at         your fists on the keyboard or
                                                         the similarities and differences        screamed out loud, “I can’t take it
                                                         between the new Windows Vista           anymore!” – this class is for you!
                                                         operating system and Windows            Learn how to maintain your
                  Excel- Pivot Tables
                                                         XP. Plus the differences between        computer: optimize, defrag, virus
 Excel-Pivot

                  Learn one of the most powerful
                  Introduction
                                                         the 5 versions of Windows Vista.        protection, and more. Take care of
   Tables

                  yet intimidating features in Excel .
Introduction

                                                         Explore many of new features and your PC, so it will take care of
                  . . Pivot Tables. Pivot tables allow
                                                         hidden secrets of Vista and             you. This is a basic prevention and
                  you to quickly summarize and
                                                         discover where Microsoft hid            maintenance seminar—not a
                  analyze large amounts of data in a
                                                         some of your familiar features.         repair class. Instructor: Judy
                  concise tabular format. This
                                                         Participants may bring their own        Gregory. Class fee: $39.
                  beginner’s class will give you a
                                                         wireless laptop if it contains this     Oct 6 M       6:30-8:30pm 1 Session
                  basic understanding of Pivot
                                                         software. This class is NOT held        Staff Dev Ctr          CAL077-1F26-F1
                  Tables and how to create, edit, and
                                                         in the computer lab, but the
                  pivot them. Note on registration if
                                                         instructor will provide handouts
                  using Excel 2003 or 2007.
                                                         and screen demonstrations.
                  Prerequisite: Excel I. Instructor:
                                                         Class fee: $29.
                  Judy Gregory. Class fee: $45.
                                                         Oct 8 W          6-9pm     1 Session
                  Oct 21 T      7-8:30pm    1 Session
                                                         Staff Dev Ctr         CAL077-1F38-F1
                  Staff Dev Ctr        CAL077-1F27-F1
 Exploring
 Windows
   Vista
                                                         Register Early!
                                                         Avoid disappointment, register early - and register with
                                                         a friend! Many classes fill quickly. Also, classes may
                                                         cancel if there is low enrollment.
        "Perfect class. Patient
       Instructor. Wish I would
       have taken years ago!"
               - Participant Excel I


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Tired of “hunting and pecking”
Keyboarding                           NEW! Microsoft
your way around the keyboard?         Learn to create newsletters,
                                                 Publisher 2007                          Secure 24-hour
Would you like to be able to type     documents, brochures, and more
without having to watch the
                                                                                     online registration at
                                      with this easy-to-learn program.
keyboard? This is the class for       Get comfortable with Publisher to
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you! Become familiar with             put your creative ideas on to a
alphabet, number, and symbol          professional publication quickly
keys through instruction and          and easily. Drop in text and
                                                                              NEW! PowerPoint
exercises. Class fee: $69.            pictures, create colors and styles to   Learn how to use Microsoft
                                                                                          2007
Oct 2 TH     6:30-9pm 3 Sessions      personalize your new brochure or        PowerPoint 2007 to create
Champlin Park HS CAL077-1F42-F1       newsletter. Very hands-on class,        impressive slide presentations
                                      easy-to-use program! Prerequisite:      filled with formatted text, images,
                                      1st Step in Computers or                video, audio, animation, charts,
                                      equivalent. Class fee: $69.             and hyperlinks. Plus learn to work
                                      Dec 2 T      6:30-9pm 2 Sessions        with the new PowerPoint Ribbon,
                                      Champlin Park HS CAL077-1F35-F1         task panes, and the clip organizer.
                                                                              Prerequisite: 1st Step in
                                                                              Computers or equivalent.
                                                                              Class fee: $89.
                                                                                                                    Keyboarding

                                                                              Nov 18 T     6:30-9pm   3 Sessions
                                                                              Blaine HS           CAL077-1F17-F1
                              NEW! Does Your TV
                             Will you have a TV picture when the
                                             Do Digital?
                             FCC switches the analog signal to digital        NEW! Office 2007
                             on February 18, 2009? What you actually
                             need often costs much less than what             Overview of the fundamental
                                                                                          Overview

                             you think. Learn to go digital for little or     computer skills you need to
                             no extra money, as well as the more              succeed. You’ll discover practical
 complicated decision of buying a new digital HDTV. Should you buy            applications for word processing,
 plasma, LCD, or stick with an old analog set? Instructor: John               spreadsheets, and professional
 Ewoldt, Star Tribune Smart Sense columnist. Class fee: $29.                  presentations. Gain a working
 Sept 29 M                        7-8:30pm                    1 Session       foundation for the critical
 Staff Dev Ctr                                           CAL077-3F20-F1       computer skills you need to
                                                                              survive in today’s job market.
                                                                              Prerequisite: 1st Step in
 With technology changing at the speed of an iTunes download, it can          Computers or equivalent.
 NEW! Keep Up with Your Tech Savvy Kids
 be hard for parents to keep up. Podcasts. IM. Downloadable ring              Class fee: $89.
                                                                              Sept 15 M     6:30-9pm   3 Sessions
 tones. Texting. Online social networking. It’s the language our kids
                                                                                                                    PowerPoint
                                                                              Staff Dev Ctr        CAL077-1F15-F1
 speak fluently. Do you? For “tech-challenged” parents or anyone
                                                                                                                       2007

 wanting to learn about all the various technologies used by today’s
 kids. Bring your cell phone or your iPod for a hands-on opportunity
 to learn. Class fee: $15.
 Oct 29 W                       6:30-8:30pm                   1 Session
 Staff Dev Ctr                                           CAL077-1F46-F1




                                                                                                                    Office 2007
                                                                                                                     Overview




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                  Sell Like a

                  Want to make some extra money
                  Pro on eBay
                                                                                  For new Windows XP users. From the start
                                                                                  NEW! Windows XP I
                  selling on eBay? Learn from an                                  button to shortcuts, learn file management tips
                  official eBay education specialist                              that will save you time every single day.
                  how to market your treasures. This                              Become proficient at managing and organizing
                  class is packed with information          your files including moving, copying and deleting files and folders.
                  including: best methods for               Learn how to get the most out of your computer. Instructor: Judy
                  writing descriptions; developing          Gregory. Class fee: $39.
                  your selling/shipping policies;           Nov 3 M                             6-8:30pm                 1 Session
                  writing effective titles; taking and      Staff Dev Ctr                                           CAL077-1F29-F1
                  editing photos; and much more.
                  Purchase of a $12 workbook at
                  first class is optional, but highly       Enhance your Windows XP experience and get the most out of
                                                            NEW! Windows XP II
                  recommended. Class is held on             using the operating system. Topics include: making your computer
                  Monday and Wednesday of the same
Sell Like a Pro

                                                            more powerful, efficient, and secure; changing the way you work
                  week. Class fee: $69.
   on eBay

                                                            with files and folders plus adding personal touches to your
                  Oct 13 M/W 6:30-9:30pm 2 Sessions         computer. Leave class with great resources and the confidence to
                  Staff Dev Ctr      CAL077-1F23-F1         continue improving computer concepts. Instructor: Judy Gregory.
                                                            Class fee: $39.
                  NEW! So You Want                          Nov 18 T                            6:30-8:30pm              1 Session
                                                            Staff Dev Ctr                                           CAL077-1F30-F1
                  Lights, Camera, Action! Want to
                             to Be a Star
                  produce television and motion
                  pictures? Come learn about
                  camera operation, composition,
                  audio, show concept, lighting, and                                             Baffled by Word 2007? Discover
                                                          NEW! Wireless                          NEW! Word I 2007
                  non-linear (digital) editing. After                                            the major changes in the interface
                                                          Learn advantages and costs of
                                                                     Networking
                  grasping the basics, you’ll edit a                                             with tips and tricks for getting the
                                                          WiFi wireless networking in your
                  promotional commercial with                                                    most out of Word 2007. Plus how
                                                          home or small business. Discuss
                  footage shot in class that will air                                            to use the best of the new features.
                                                          how to connect several computers
                  on North Metro TV. Possible                                                    Whether you’ve already made the
                                                          to a single Internet connection,
So You Want

                  studio fee of $50 paid at first class                                          move to Word 2007 or are
                                                          using a low cost wireless access
to Be a Star

                  (see web site for details). Class                                              considering switching, there’s
                                                          point. Plus available vendors and
                  held at North Metro TV in Blaine.                                              something in this class for you.
                                                          technologies, and step-by-step
                  Class fee: $29.                                                                Prerequisite: 1st Step in
                                                          instructions to set up a Linksys
                  Oct 1 W        6-9pm    4 Sessions                                             Computers or equivalent.
                                                          wireless access point. Wireless and
                  Off Site            CAL077-2F07-F1                                             Class fee: $89.
                                                          Internet security issues will be
                                                          explained, and solutions provided. Nov 11 T      6:30-9pm  3 Sessions
                                                          Class fee: $29.                     Champlin Park HSCAL077-1F13-F1
                                                          Nov 19 W        6-9pm     1 Session
                                                          Staff Dev Ctr        CAL077-1F47-F1
                                                                                                 Build on your knowledge of Word
                                                                                                 NEW! Word II 2007
                                                                                                 2007. Work on more complex
                                                          This class is a “job skills MUST”!     documents-flyers, newsletters, and
                                                          Word I 2003
                                                          Learn the features of Word 2003        other heavily formatted
                                                          that make you look good with           documents. Use mail merge for
                                                          every document or project - at the     more letters, labels/envelopes;
                                                          office or at home. Learn               design newsletters, using
  Wireless

                                                          foundational Word skills that          templates, and more. This course
 Networking

                                                          every computer user should have!       will put you well on your way to
                                                          Prerequisite: 1st Step in              being a Word power-user!
                                                          Computers or equivalent.               Prerequisite: Word I 2007.
                                                          Class fee: $89.                        Class fee: $89.
                                                          Nov 5 W       6:30-9pm   3 Sessions    Dec 2 T      6:30-9pm  3 Sessions
                                                                                                 Champlin Park HSCAL077-1F14-F1
            “Fantastic Course!
          A lot of information –                          Staff Dev Ctr        CAL077-1F11-F1
          very well explained.”
     - Participant Sell Like a Pro on eBay


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                                      NEW! Interview
                                                                               “Joann knew exactly what she was
                                      Prepare for job interviews or sales
                                                 Techniques
                                      calls by learning to: make a lasting
                                                                                 talking about. She gave us the

                                      first impression; project the right
                                                                              information we need to get started.”
                                      image for career or sales goals;
                                                                                  - Participant Secrets of Secret Shopping

                                      and increase your listening, eye
                                      contact and body language skills
                                      to look confident and professional.
                                                                             Secrets of
Profit                                Practice interview skills on camera    Do you like to shop? Would you
                                                                             Secret Shopping
                                      to see yourself as others see you.     like to make extra income as a
                                      Instructor: Don Cosgrove has           “secret” shopper? Learn tips and
Call 763/506-5766

                                      taught interviewing and                tricks to earning a flexible-
                                      presentation skills to businesses,     schedule part-time income from a
                                      schools, and at the Guthrie
  Career/Business
                                                                             professional shopper. Instructor is
                                      Theater. Class fee: $39.               gold certified by Providers
                                      Sept 25 TH 6:30-9:30pm 1 Session       Association represented on four
NEW! Cash Flow
Cash flow management is the key       Staff Dev Ctr       CAL077-3F07-F1     continents. Class fee: $29.
           Management
to small business success. Learn                                             Sept 29 M    7-9pm    2 Sessions
                                                                                                                      Interview

about cash flow preparation and                                              Northdale MS      CAL077-3F08-F1
                                                                                                                     Techniques

how it will help you determine the
                                      Make Money
financial resources you will need There’s an exploding media talent
                                      with Voiceovers
to effectively start and run your market in the Twin Cities,
                                                                             NEW! Write and
new or existing business.         especially for voice-overs on the          Meeting the expectations of
                                                                                         Get Published
Attendees will receive cash flow  Internet, cable/satellite TV/radio         professional editors can be a
template and a comprehensive list ads, documentaries, and multi-             harrowing experience. Learn about
of resources. Instructor is a small
                                  media. Discover your potential in          pitching ideas and writing for
business strategist and educator. a non-stressful environment. Bring         publication from an instructor
Class fee: $29.                   tape recorder, with microphone             with more than 10 years
Nov 8 S       9-11am    1 Session and cassette to second session.            experience as an editor and
Staff Dev Ctr      CAL077-3F06-F1 Optional $15 fee for script packet         published author. Class includes
                                  paid to instructor. Class fee: $49.        short writing assignment.
                                      Oct 22 W      6:30-9pm 2 Sessions      Instructor: Jim Norton has written
                                      Staff Dev Ctr        CAL077-3F04-F1    for City Pages, Minnesota
                                                                             Monthly, and other publications.
                                                                             Class fee: $35.                        Make Money
                                                                             Sept 30 T       7-9pm    2 Sessions
                                                                                                                        with
                                                                             Staff Dev Ctr        CAL077-3F05-F1
                                                                                                                     Voiceovers


                                                                             NEW! Grant Writing
                        NEW! Money Questions/
                                                                             This workshop is designed to
                                                                                         for the Arts
                       There are no dumb questions regarding                 introduce groups to the
                                      Simple Answers
                       your money! Come to this fun workshop                 Metropolitan Regional Arts
                       and get them answered by “More than                   Council funding programs for
                       Money” radio talk show host, author, and              local arts activities. Learn about
   financial advisor, Nicole Middendorf, CDFA. In addition to                grant guidelines; how to write an
   your questions, discuss credit cards, budgeting, identity theft,          effective grant proposal; and gain
   investing, kids and money, wills, trusts, insurance, and                  ideas for projects. Please note that
   protecting your money in a recession.                                     K-12 school-related activities as
   Class fee: $19.                                                           well as individual artist projects
                                                                             are NOT eligible for MRAC
   Sept 22 M                          7-9pm                  1 Session
                                                                             funding. Class fee: free.
   Staff Dev Ctr                                        CAL077-3F18-F1
                                                                                                                    Write and Get

                                                                             Sept 11 TH 6:30-8:30pm 1 Session
                                                                                                                     Published

                                                                             Staff Dev Ctr      CAL077-3D05-F1




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                            Finance                                                    Small Business
                                                                                     Gain the tools needed to create
                                                                                       Series
                                                                                     business plans and work toward
                  NEW! Bankruptcy
                  Learn what bankruptcy is all                                       strategic goals. With the three class
                             Basics
                  about, the types of bankruptcy,                                    Small Business Series, budding and
                  who can file, how to file, and the                                 experienced entrepreneurs learn what
                  effects of filing for bankruptcy.        it takes to reach success. Take one class or all three. Class fee:
                  Bring your questions. Instructor is      $29/one small business class; $75/three small business classes.
                  a bankruptcy specialist for Wells-
                  Fargo. Class fee: $19.
                  Sept 18 TH    6:30-9pm    1 Session      Have you always wanted to be your own boss? Do you have an idea
                                                           Small Business Planning
                                                           for the perfect business? Learn about the basics of getting started and
  Bankruptcy
                  Staff Dev Ctr        CAL077-3F19-F1
                                                           review the key elements for a successful business plan. Receive a
    Basics


                                                           business planning template and a comprehensive list of resources
                                                           available to entrepreneurs. Instructor is a small business strategist
                  Get Completely

                  Imagine paying off all your              and educator.
                  Out of Debt
                  consumer debt, credit cards, and         Sept 18 TH                        7-9pm                       1 Session
                  car payments in 1-3 years. Pay off       Staff Dev Ctr                                            CAL077-3F09-F1
                  your mortgage in another 3-4
                  years on your current income,
                                                           Do you dream of small business ownership but don’t know how to
                                                           Small Business Financing
                  with no second job or living like a
                  hermit. Bring a calculator along         finance it? Do you want to expand your existing business? Learn
                  with a list of your debts and            about financing options, cash flow preparation, and what it takes to
                  balances, monthly payments and           secure funding for your small business. Plus receive a business-
                  interest rates (principal and            planning template that includes the necessary financial templates.
                  interest for mortgage), and learn        Instructor is a small business strategist and educator.
                  how. Optional workbook $47.              Sept 25 TH                        7-9pm                       1 Session
                  Materials fee of $5 paid to              Staff Dev Ctr                                            CAL077-3F11-F1
                  instructor Bill Keenan at class.
Improve Your


                  Class fee: $29 individual;
 Credit Score

                                                           Help your small business become more competitive in the market
                                                           Small Business Marketing
                  $39 couple/friend.
                  Oct 7 T       6:30-9:30pm 1 Session      place. Learn the basics of developing a comprehensive marketing
                  Staff Dev Ctr          CAL077-3F22-F1    plan. Learn to define marketing, discuss how to get started on
                  Nov 6 TH      6:30-9:30pm 1 Session      research and planning, and receive a market planning template along
                  Staff Dev Ctr          CAL077-3F22-F2    with a comprehensive list of resources. Instructor is a small business
                                                           strategist and educator.
                                                           Oct 2 TH                          7-9pm                       1 Session
                                                           Staff Dev Ctr                                            CAL077-3F10-F1
                  NEW! Improve Your
                  Understand your credit score, how
                             Credit Score
                  it is created, and why it is so
                  important to you. Learn ways to
                                                          Get into College and                   Record Keeping for
                  strengthen your score, correct Learn to select the right college               Class covers a complete overview
                                                          Pay for it!                            Small Businesses
                  mistakes, and scams to avoid.  and make your student more                      of record keeping for state and
                  Instructor: Mary Lockwood,     attractive to colleges. Financial               federal reports, as well as payroll,
                  attorney. Class fee: $19.      topics include: reducing college                revenue, and business related
    Record

Small Business Sept 15 M     7-9pm     1 Session costs; obtaining grants;                        expenses. Class fee: $29.
  Keeping for

               Staff Dev Ctr      CAL077-3F17-F1 minimizing debt and loans; myths                Oct 9 TH        7-9pm     1 Session
                                                 about colleges and college aid; and             Staff Dev Ctr        CAL077-3F28-F1
                                                 how FASFA and college aid work.
                                                 Appropriate for any family with
                                                 children in high school or
                                                 community college. Instructor:
 “Concrete strategies for dealing with Jay Benanav. Class fee: $19/family.
                                                          Oct 2 TH         7-9pm     1 Session
                                                          Staff Dev Ctr         CAL077-3F24-F1
  debt. Instructor offered hope and
       practical, sane advice.”
  - Participant Get Completely Out of Debt


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                                        Caring for your aging parent can
Win College                             Your Aging Parents

With the cost of a four-year college    be emotionally and financially
Scholarships!
                                                                                      Phone-in Registration Hours
exceeding $100,000, scholarships        stressful. Gain both practical
are more attractive than ever. You      pointers and legal advice about
                                                                                          9:00 am – 4:30 pm

don’t have to be an academic            issues that concern seniors and
                                                                                           Monday – Friday
superstar to win free college           how you can assist. Discussion
money. Learn where to find              includes: housing, health and
unadvertised scholarship                medical care, incapacity planning
                                                                               Sell Your House
opportunities, how to complete          and end-of-life issues, and identity
                                                                               This course will empower you
                                                                               without a Realtor
forms, gather materials, and more.      theft and scams. Instructor: Susan
                                        T. Peterson, attorney, practices in    with the knowledge you need to
Instructor: Jason Lum, a recent
                                        the areas of estate planning, estate   sell your own home. Class will
Harvard and UC Berkeley
                                        administration, and elder law.         cover staging, marketing,
graduate, who won nearly
                                        Class fee: $19 individual;             advertising, de-cluttering,
$250,000 in scholarship money and
                                        $29 couple/friend.                     cleaning, repairing, and selling
worked in the Harvard admissions
                                                                               your residence. $10 supply fee
office. Class fee: $15.                 Sept 29 M 6:30-9:00pm 1 Session
                                        Staff Dev Ctr      CAL077-3F26-F1      paid to instructor for materials.
Oct 30 TH       7-9pm    1 Session
                                                                               Instructor has been a licensed
Staff Dev Ctr       CAL077-1C02-F1
                                                                               Real Estate Agent and business
                                                                               consultant for over 27 years.
                                               Investment
                                                                               Class fee: $19 individual; $29
                                                                                                                      Your Aging

If you were to die unexpectedly,
Write Your Will                                                                                                         Parents
                                                                               couple/friend.
would your wishes be carried out?
                                        Foreclosures and
                                                                               Sept 15 M 6:30-9:30pm 1 Session
Learn about estates and wills.          Learn how to make money in
                                        Investment Property
                                                                               Champlin Park HS CAL077-3F23-F1
Prepare a professional, notarized       today’s real estate market. Discuss:
will in class. Student should be        the foreclosure timeline, pre-
comfortable using a computer, as        foreclosure and shorts sales, rehab
                                                                               NEW! Socially
work will be completed in a             for resale, finding the right
computer lab. Packet will be sent
                                                                                          Responsible
                                        property, determining property
prior to class on what information                                             Choose investments that match
                                                                                          Investing
                                        value, rental basics, successful
to bring with you. Couples must         landlording, financing, and Section    your values. Learn about the
register individually.                  8 basics. Class fee: $19 individual;   history of socially responsible
Class fee: $75.                         $25 couple/friend.                     investing; screens commonly used
Sept 17 W 5:30-9:30pm 1 Session         Sept 22 M   6:30-9pm    1 Session      in choosing green investments; the
Staff Dev Ctr          CAL077-3F30-F1   Oak View MS        CAL077-3F34-F1      various investments available; and
Oct 14 T      5:30-9:30pm 1 Session                                            the returns for green vs. non-green
Staff Dev Ctr          CAL077-3F30-F2                                          investments. Instructor: Jim
                                                                               Larson is an Investment Advisor
                                                                                                                      Win College

                                                                               who has specialized in socially
                                                                                                                     Scholarships!

  Learning Opportunities from                                                  responsible investing since 1980.
                                                                               Class fee: $19 individual;
     PARENT INVOLVEMENT                                                        $29 couple/friend.
                                                                               Oct 6 M         7-9pm     1 Session
                             For more great parenting                          Staff Dev Ctr        CAL077-3F36-F1
                             classes about your school
                             age child visit
                             www.discovercommunityed.com
                             or call 763-506-1278

                             Upcoming topics:
                              • Special needs
                              • Educational topics
                              • Bullying                                                                              Write Your
                              • Age specific classes                                                                     Will

                              • General parenting



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                                                       Acrylic paint is versatile, easy to
                                                       Acrylic Painting                       NEW! Button
                                                       clean, and offers brilliant color.
                                                                                                           Bracelet
                                                       Have fun with this introduction   Turn buttons into jewelry, using
                                                                                                           and Earrings
                                                       to acrylics on canvas and learn   either traditional buttons or
                                                       about paint thinning, surface     novelty ones. Make a bracelet and
                                                       preparation, and paint applicationearring set while learning basic
                                                       techniques. Learn to mix colorful jewelry-making skills. See sample
                                                       paints and create your own work
                                                                                         ideas on web site. Bring to class a
                                                       of art! Supplies included in class
                Creativity                                                               small needle nosed pliers and wire
                                                       fee. Instructor: Kris Holtmeyer.  cutter or jewelry making tools.
                                                       Class fee: $69.                   Supply fee of $15 paid to
                Call 763/506-5766
                                                       Sept 23 T  6:30-8:30pm 2 Sessions
                There is an inherent risk of                                             instructor Jean LaBorde.
                                                       Champlin Park HS CAL077-3D01-F1
                accident or injury in any activity.                                      Class fee: $19.
                It is the responsibility of each                                              Nov 6 TH      6:30-9pm    1 Session
                participant to be aware that there                                            Staff Dev Ctr        CAL077-3C05-F1
                are assumed risks involved in          Aromatherapy means healing
                                                       Aromatherapy

                participation. Anoka-Hennepin          body, mind, and spirit with the
                District #11 assumes no                essence of plant life. Learn basic     NEW! Create an
                responsibility for injuries received   aromatherapy techniques and the
                                                       difference between essential and
 Art of Soap                                                                                               Heirloom
                during sports/fitness/recreation
                                                       fragrance oils. Scent your own       Recipes can be the ingredients to
   Making
                activities. Any changes in
                                                                                                           Cookbook
                participants’ current sports and/or    lotion, room freshener or massage    a great story, a great meal, and a
                physical activity level should be      oil to take home. Supply fee of $10  reminder of our heritage. Learn
                done under the approval and            paid to instructor Carol Thomas.     to preserve your family or
                direction of their physician and/or    Class fee: $29.                      group’s culinary treasures! Hella
                health care provider(s).               Oct 21 T     6:30-8:30pm 1 Session Buchheim, personal historian,
                                                       Northdale MS          CAL077-3C01-F1 will get you started and help you
                                                                                            learn to collect the elements
                                                                                            needed to create your cookbook
                Fine Arts & Crafts
                                                       Discover the delight of homemade for a family keepsake or
                                                       Art of Soap Making
                                                       soap for yourself or for gifts!      fundraising event. Optional
                                                                                            supply fee of $20 paid to
                NEW! 100 Uses for
                                                       Using the cold process method,
                Learn 100 ways to use paper            you will learn how to make soap      instructor for CD. Class fee: $29.
                            Paper Scraps
                scraps to make embellishments for      through demonstration and            Oct 14 T     6:30-8:30pm 1 Session
                scrapbooking, card making or           participation. Color and scent your  Champlin Park HSCAL077-3C02-F1
                other paper crafts. Take home 5        own raw soap to take home.
                embellishments. All supplies           Complete handouts and recipes
                provided. Supply fee of $3 paid to     provided. Supply fee of $10
                instructor Janine Studier. Optional    payable to instructor at class.
                $3 fee to instructor for CD of         Class fee: $29.
                project ideas. Class fee: $19.         Oct 23 TH    6:30-9pm    1 Session
                Oct 23 TH   6:30-9pm    1 Session      Northdale MS        CAL077-3C88-F1
                Oak View MS       CAL077-3D00-F1
  Button
  Bracelet


                                                                                     NEW! Grant Writing
                                                                                    This workshop is designed to introduce
                                                                                                 for the Arts
                                                                                    groups to the Metropolitan Regional Arts
                                                                                    Council funding programs for local arts
                                                                                    activities. Learn about grant guidelines;
                                                                                    how to write an effective grant proposal;
                                                                                    and gain ideas for projects. Please note
                                                         that K-12 school-related activities as well as individual artist projects
                                                         are NOT eligible for MRAC funding. Class fee: free.
  "I would never have believed that
                                                         Sept 11 TH                     6:30-8:30pm                    1 Session
        I could paint anything.
   Kris worked her magic and now                         Staff Dev Ctr                                           CAL077-3D05-F1
      I’m ready to keep going.”
        - Participant Acrylic Painting

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Learn how to choose and read a        Come see what amazing designs
Crochet-Beginning                     Crushed Glass Painting
pattern, what yarns and threads       you can make from crushed glass
should be used for each project,
                                                                                  “Incredibly informative class with
                                      (called Frit) that is then fused. This
and how to block a finished piece.    fun and unique craft has been
                                                                                            hands-on learning.”
Class size is limited to allow for    used in stained glass and other art
                                                                                      - Participant Custom Framing Mats

personal attention. Bring scissors    forms, and can now grace your
to class. Supply fee of $7 paid to    home. Select from several projects.
instructor Connie Jones. Not          Class held at Lily Pad Ceramics in
                                                                             Do you have art that needs to be
                                                                             Custom Framing Mats
meeting Oct 21. Class fee: $39.       Ramsey. Supply fee of $17 paid at
                                                                             framed, but you have been putting
Sept 30 T      6:30-9pm   4 Sessions class. Class fee: $19.
                                                                             it off because of the expense?
Staff Dev Ctr         CAL077-3C19-F1 Nov 18 T       6:30-8:30pm 1 Session
                                                                             Learn to do it yourself. Using the
                                      Off Site               CAL077-3C10-F1
                                                                             instructor’s tools, you will mat
                                                                             two of your small pictures in class.
                                                                             Class will discuss single matting,
                      15th Annual                                            double matting, framing, tools,
                                                                             and supplies. A valuable skill for
 ARTS AND CRAFT SHOW                                                         artists, photographers, and art
                                                                             lovers. See web site for supply list
                                                                             and course outline. Supply fee of
              at Champlin Park High School
                                                                             $10 paid to instructor at class.
                                                                                                                   Crochet-

                                                                             Class fee: $39.
                                                                                                                  Beginning
       100+ A r t ist s and C raft ers from all over t he st at e
      c onv er g e on C hampli n P ark Hig h Sc hool for t he           Oct 1 W       7-9pm   2 Sessions
 pr emi er c raft show in t his ar ea. A long w it h old fav orit es,   Champlin Park HS CAL077-3D02-F1
         t her e’s alw ay s somet hi ng new and ex c i t ing .          Oct 29 W      7-9pm   2 Sessions
                                                                        Champlin Park HS CAL077-3D02-F2
            You’ll find quality
                                                                        Just in time for the holidays, learn
                                                                        Earring Extravaganza
       hand-crafted items including:
                                                                        to make fun and stylish earrings to
                                                                        wear or give as gifts. Your friends
                                                                        will love what you can do!
                                                                        Beginners’ welcome! Bring small
                                                                        needle nose pliers and wire cutter.
                                                                        Supply fee of $4/pair paid to
                                                                        instructor Roni Berner.
                                                                        Class fee: $19.
                                                                                                                  Earring

                                                                        Nov 8 S       9-11:30am   1 Session
                                                                                                               Extravaganza

                                                                        Staff Dev Ctr        CAL077-3C43-F1
       I    F ol k A r t                  I   P ot t er y

                                                                        See a favorite photo come alive on
       I    F urni t ur e                 I   Quilt s                   From Photo to Canvas
                                                                        canvas! Learn to transfer your 8.5”
       I    Dol ls & Doll Clot hes        I   F ine A r t s
                                                                        x 11” photo (or photocopy) onto
       I    Jew elr y                     I   Home & Garden
                                                                        canvas using oil paints. In this
                                                                        introductory class you will mix
       I    Clot hi ng                    I   Count ry C raft s

                                                                        vibrant oil paints to create your
                                                                        own unique color palette. Learn to
                A r t ist s and C raft ers c all
                                                                        create different brush stroke
            763-506-1277 for an applic at i on.
                                                                        techniques. Supplies included in
                                                                        class fee. Instructor: Kris
           6025 - 109th Ave. N in Champlin
                  Sat., October 11th                                    Holtmeyer. Class fee: $69.
                                                                        Nov 11 T   6:30-8:30pm 2 Sessions
                                                                                                               From Photo

                                                                        Champlin Park HS CAL077-3D03-F1
                                                                                                                to Canvas
                   9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 FREE ADMISSION!
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              Fused Glass

              Beautiful colors of glass come alive
              Basket Weave Bowl                       NEW! Mosaic Glass
              in this basket you will be proud to     This colorful and charming table will be a
                                                                  Patio Table
              show off! Select from combinations      great addition to your outdoor area. Fun and
              of glass that you will cut and          easy Glass Mosaic design will let your
              assemble to style into your own         creativity shine. Wear old clothes and bring terry towels and glass
              pattern. After firing, it makes a       jar with lid on the second evening. Supply fee of $28 paid to
              great gift or a lovely addition to      instructor at class. Class fee: $29.
              your home. Class held at Lily Pad       Sept 17 W                        6-9pm                    2 Sessions
              Ceramics in Ramsey. Supply fee of       Staff Dev Ctr                                         CAL077-3C32-F1
              $17 paid to instructor at class.
              Class fee: $19.
              Sept 30 T   6:30-8:30pm 1 Session       Combine the creativity of ancient mosaic design with the new and
                                                      Mosaic Gazing Ball
              Off Site             CAL077-3C09-F1     easy Glass Mosaic method to create a beautiful gazing ball for your
                                                      garden. All glass will be cut and ready for you to begin your
Fused Glass

                                                      project. There may be work done at home depending on design
Wine Topper

                                                      selected. Bring old bowling ball to first class. Wear old clothes and
              Fused Glass
              Make a fun and whimsical wine           bring terry towels on the second evening. Supply fee of $20 paid to
              Wine Topper
              bottle topper with fused glass. As      instructor at class. Class fee: $29.
              a bonus, bring a clean, empty wine      Oct 7 T                          6-9pm                    2 Sessions
              bottle to be slumped (melted) into      Staff Dev Ctr                                         CAL077-3C31-F1
              a unique cheese plate. Class held
              at Lily Pad Ceramics in Ramsey.
              Supply fee of $11 per bottle topper
                                                     Jewelry Creations-                    Pottery-
              paid at class. Class fee: $19.
                                                     Learn to make your own custom          Learn to use the wheel and get
                                                     Silver                                Wheel Throwing
              Oct 21 T    6:30-8:30pm 1 Session
                                                  fine silver jewelry using Precious        started in the exciting technique of
              Off Site             CAL077-3C11-F1
                                                    Metal Clay. You’ll leave class with wheel throwing. Gain experience
                                                    4 to 6 beautiful textured charms
  Jewelry     NEW! Holiday Cards that can also be used for pendants. in basic forms such assurface cups,
                                                                                            and vases and create
                                                                                                                    bowls,
                           21 Cards in 2 Hours Create your own texture tools                decorations using slips, glazes,
              Learn a creative technique to fast
 Creations

                                                    using a variety of materials and        and applied elements. Designed
              track rubber-stamping for your
   Silver

                                                    techniques. Supply fee of $40           for participants with little or no
              holiday or other cards. Make 21       paid to instructor at class covers      clay experience. Classes held in
              cards in 2 hours using modern and all materials and tools needed.             fully equipped studio. Wear old
              popular rubber stamps and many Class fee: $39.                                clothing to class. Bring one-gallon
              embellishments. Bring a scissors,     Oct 1 W          7-9pm       2 Sessions bucket and two old towels to class.
              small paper cutter, and adhesive.     Staff Dev Ctr         CAL077-3D15-F1 Class held at Northern Clay
              Supply fee of $10 paid to                                                     Center in Minneapolis. Supply fee
              instructor Janine Studier. Optional Jewelry Making 101                        of $8-$11 for 25 pounds of clay
              $3 fee to instructor for CD of        Learn the art of jewelry making as paid to instructor at class.
              project ideas. Class fee: $19.        you construct a bracelet and            Class fee: $149.
              Nov 5 W        6:30-9pm     1 Session necklace set using tiger tail wire      Oct 4 S 9:30am-12:30pm 6 Sessions
              Oak View MS           CAL077-3C03-F1 and Stretch Magic. Make beautiful Off Site                    CAL077-3D08-F1
                                                    gifts or treat for yourself to
  Pottery-
                                                    something new! Bring a needle
   Wheel

                                                    nose pliers, wire cutter and
 Throwing

                                                    cheaters (glasses) if needed.
                                                    Supply fee of $16 paid to
                                                    instructor Roni Berner.
                                                    Class fee: $19.
                                                     Nov 10 M      6:30-9pm    1 Session
                                                     Staff Dev Ctr        CAL077-3C42-F1



       Enroll with a Friend for
           Twice the Fun!


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No experience needed to learn this  ”Green Friendly” Soy Candles
Punch Needle                          Making Soy Candles
fun craft! Learn about the history, burn longer and cleaner than
tools, and uses for your creations. tradition paraffin candles, without
                                                                                 “Yvonne is a great instructor. I

Create two fun projects. See web    the unhealthy black soot
                                                                               learned so much in just 5 classes!”
site for supply list. Supply fee of traditionally associated with
                                                                                     - Participant Knitting-Beginning

$5 (pre-printed designs on          candle burning. Learn about and
weavers cloth) paid to instructor   make soy candles with 100%
Connie Jones at class. Not meeting  cotton soy-dipped wicks.                NEW! Woodcarving-
Oct 20. Class fee: $29.             Participants will take home one
                         2 Sessions large or two small candles. Supply     Discover the fun of watching
                                                                                        Beginning
Oct 7 T          6-9pm
Staff Dev Ctr        CAL077-3C31-F1 fee of $10 paid to instructor          plain wood come alive through
                                    Annette Mykkanen. Class fee: $19.      the work of your own hands.
                                        Oct 6 M       7-9pm      1 Session You’ll learn basic woodcarving
                                        Oak View MS       CAL077-3C87-F1 techniques while making several
                                                                           projects. All equipment and
                                                                           materials provided, supply fee of
                                                                           $40 paid to instructor to cover
                                                                           costs of carving knife, sharpener,
 Learn basic techniques - cast on, knit, purl,                             and wood for four projects.
 Knitting-Beginning
 increase, decrease, finishing, and pattern                                Class fee: $49.
 reading while making a tote bag to be felted.                             Oct 30 TH       7-9pm      4 Sessions
 Bring size 8 knitting needles and yarn for                                Northdale MS        CAL077-3D09-F1
 practice (scissors, tapestry needle, and stitch
                                                                                                                   Punch Needle

 markers will be needed after first week, bring first week if you have
 them). Instructor: Yvonne Eyer. Class fee: $42.
 Nov 11 T                       6:30-8:30pm                 5 Sessions
 Champlin Park HS                                       CAL077-3C22-F1


 Never knitted a sweater? This class is for you! Learn why a gauge is
 NEW! Knitting-No Fear Sweater
 so important, how to customize the pattern, and finishing
 techniques. Choose from two patterns. In the first class, work on the
 gauge sample and get started on the sweater. Extra time allotted
 between some class weeks to allow more time to work on sweater.
 See web site for supply list. Instructor: Connie Jones. Prerequisite:
 Must be able to knit, purl, increase, and decrease. Not meeting Oct
 16, Oct 23, Nov 6, Nov 20, and Nov 27. Class fee: $59.
 Oct 2 TH                        6:30-9pm                   6 Sessions
 Staff Dev Ctr                                          CAL077-3C24-F1
                                                                                                                    Making Soy
                                                                                                                     Candles


 In this beginner class, create a super-soft sweater, hat, and booties
 Knitting-Baby
 that are sure to be a great gift for a new little one! You won’t spend
 the whole pregnancy making these! Bring three (3) skeins of baby
 yarn (ex. Baby Coordinates 5.6 oz or Softee Baby 5oz), size 6 or 8
 knitting needles (other size needles will be needed depending on
 project chosen), and tapestry needle. Additional supplies discussed
 at first class. Instructor: Connie Jones. Prerequisite: Basic
 understanding of knitting. Not meeting Nov 25. Class fee: $25.
 Nov 11 T                        6:30-9pm                   3 Sessions
 Staff Dev Ctr                                          CAL077-3C23-F1

                                                                                                                   Woodcarving-
                                                                                                                    Beginning




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                Photography-

                Use your SLR camera to take              Capture photos from traditional or digital cameras,
                Beginning                                Adobe Photoshop I

                pictures that will make you proud!       reduce red eye, correct color, erase backgrounds,
                Don’t be stuck using the camera’s        create scrapbook pages, and many other artistic
                automatic settings. Understand the       techniques. Features of Photoshop Elements will also
                numbers on your camera, and              be covered, including the differences between the
                how not to be intimidated by             two programs. Prerequisite: 1st Step in Computers
                them. Subjects covered: basic            or equivalent. Class fee: $89.
                composition, layout, and use of          Sept 23 T                       6:30-9pm                    3 Sessions
                flash. Class has four classroom          Champlin Park HS                                        CAL077-1F32-F1
                sessions and two weekend field           Oct 11 S                        9am-4pm                      1 Session
                trips (dates discussed at first          Champlin Park HS                                        CAL077-1F32-F2
Photography

                session). Instructor: C-J
Digital Point

                Christopherson, BFA.
 and Shoot


                Class fee: $59.                          Learn advanced Photoshop (7.0) techniques for layering, masking,
                                                         NEW! Adobe Photoshop II
                Sept 22 M    7-9:30pm   6 Sessions       color adjustments, blending, filtering, and more. These tips and tricks
                Coon Rapids MS     CAL077-3D27-F1        will set you one step above the average Photoshop user.
                                                         Prerequisite: Adobe Photoshop I or equivalent. Class fee: $69.
                                                         Oct 21 T                        6:30-9pm                    2 Sessions
                                                         Champlin Park HS                                        CAL077-1F33-F1
                Photography-

                Learn to make your photos better
                Digital Darkroom
                as well as prepare them
                professionally for print. Correct
                                                        Photography-                           Photography-
                imperfections, such as acne, closed     Find beauty in the lens of your        Minnesota in the fall is beautiful.
                                                        Landscape                              Outdoor Nature
                eyes, glare, and soft or slightly out   camera! Learn how the meter in         Join professional photographer C-J
                of focus images. Expand on              the camera works and what can          Christopherson on four weekend
                Photoshop’s other tools to give         fool it. This is a hands-on class      field trips as you travel from the
                your photos that certain snap,          with one classroom session and         North Shore to the River Bluffs of
                crackle, and POP! Bring photos on       three area field trips. Equipment      southeastern Minnesota
                a CD to work on in class.               needed: Camera (digital or film)       photographing the colors.
                Participants should be comfortable      that can be used manually with         Prerequisite: Working knowledge
Photography

                working on the computer and             internal meter, tripod, and cable      of camera on manual setting.
 Beginning

                know how to make folders,               release. Great class for beginning     Bring camera (digital or film),
                navigate to find files, open, and       or intermediate photographers.         tripod, and cable release. Field
                close programs. Instructor: Paul        Instructor: Paul Veronikas.            trips will be discussed at first
                Veronikas. Not meeting Nov 27.          Class fee: $59.                        class. Class fee: $65.
                Class fee: $69.                  Sept 18 TH    7-9pm   4 Sessions              Sept 15 M    7-9:30pm   6 Sessions
                Nov 6 TH      7-9pm   5 Sessions Champlin Park HS CAL077-3D34-F1               Coon Rapids MS     CAL077-3D26-F1
                Champlin Park HS CAL077-3D30-F1

                                                                                              The difference between a
                                                        Photography-Digital                    Photography-Portrait

                                                        Great photographs with a point        professionally shot portrait and a
                                                        Point and Shoot
                                                        and shoot are possible.               snapshot is dramatic. In this class,
                                                        Understand your camera’s settings professional photographer Paul
                                                        and how to use them to take great Veronikas will share his
                                                        photos. We’ll cover composition,      knowledge and skill so you can
                                                        when and how to use flash, and        create beautiful portraits of your
Photography

                                                        basic portraiture. Bring ten sample children, family, and friends.
  Outdoor

                                                        photos, your camera, and camera       Learn to use equipment, film,
   Nature


                                                        manual if possible. Instructor:       settings, and lighting to your
                                                        Professional photographer C-J         advantage. Perfect for senior class
                                                        Christopherson, BFA.                  photos. Bring your camera.
                                                        Class fee: $29.                       Prerequisite: working knowledge
                                                        Nov 10 M       7-9:30pm     1 Session of camera on manual setting or
                                                        Coon Rapids MS       CAL077-3D25-F1 previous class from instructor.
   “CJ’s amazing! Without a doubt,

                                                        Nov 17 M       7-9:30pm     1 Session Class fee: $59.
  you will be a better photographer
                                                        Coon Rapids MS      CAL077-3D25-F2     Sept 17 W    7-9pm    4 Sessions
         after taking the class.”
                                                                                               Coon Rapids MS   CAL077-3D32-F1
    - Participant Photography-Beginning


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NEW! Quilting-                        NEW! Quilting-                                “It's obvious Kathy enjoys
                                      Friendship Star, Ohio Star, Twisted
            Easy Table                             Star Sampler

Learn the basics of rotary cutting, Star, and three other star blocks
                                                                                  teaching; she tailors what she
            Runner
                                      will make your quilt sparkle in
                                                                                teaches according to the student's
machine piecing, and machine
quilting as you make an “Easy         this sampler. Use just two fabrics:
                                                                                           sewing skill.”

Table Runner,” from Lehmann           as you create your 12-block sofa-
                                                                                  - Participant Quilting Class Spring 2008

Quilting. It’s so easy you will want size quilt. See web site for photo
to make one for every season, and and supply list. Instructor: Kathy
                                                                             NEW! Quilting-
for gifts. No quilting experience     Brevig. Prerequisite: Beginning                    Finish Your
necessary. Buy the pattern at a       sewing class, beginning quilting
                                      class or recent experience with        Learn how to finish a quilting
                                                                                         Quilt
quilt shop, or from the instructor                                           project. Discuss the “3Bs”: Batting,
($6) at the first class. See web site machine sewing and rotary
                                      cutting. Class fee: $39.               Basting, and Binding. There will
for photo and supply list.                                                   be hands-on practice; supply fee of
Instructor: Kathy Brevig.             Oct 22 W     6:30-9pm     4 Sessions
                                      Northdale MS         CAL077-3C76-F1    $1 paid to instructor for practice
Class fee: $39.                                                              binding kits. Different ways of
Sept 23 T    6:30-9pm   2 Sessions
                                                                             quilting and tying quilts will be
Northdale MS        CAL077-3C75-F1
                                                                             discussed. Use a school sewing
                                                                             machine or bring your own. No
                                                                             other supplies needed. Instructor:
                                                                             Kathy Brevig. Class fee: $19.
                                                                                                                    Quilting Easy
                                                                                                                    Table Runner
                                                                             Nov 19 W     6:30-9pm    1 Session
                        Learn the basic skills of selecting and reading a
                        NEW!           Sewing Introduction
                                                                             Northdale MS        CAL077-3C74-F1
                        pattern, choosing fabric, and cutting out
                        projects from a trained sewing educator. A
                        great way to start your fun sewing adventure!        Easy and fun to make, these soft,
                                                                             Rag Quilt
                        Participants age 14+ welcome. Instructor: Julie      durable quilts stand up to wear,
                        Maurer. Class fee: $15.                              tear, and washing. Made from
  Sept 11 TH                       7-9pm                       1 Session     flannel to be extra soft; they also
  Northdale MS                                            CAL077-3C79-F1     make great gifts. The first class
                                                                             you’ll cut and piece the squares;
                                                                             the second class you’ll assemble
  Learn how to operate a sewing machine, wind a bobbin, use
  Sewing I
                                                                             the quilts, learning the tricks that
  different stitches, and more. Make a tote bag while learning how to        make pinning and layout easier.
  use the sewing machine. Sewing Introduction recommended but not            Basic rotary cutting skills helpful.
  required. Participants age 14+ welcome. See web site for supply list.      Use a school sewing machine or
  Instructor: Julie Maurer. Class fee: $39.                                  bring your own. See web site for
                                                                                                                    Quilting Star

  Sept 17 W                        7-9pm                      4 Sessions
                                                                                                                      Sampler
                                                                             supply list. Instructor is an
  Northdale MS                                            CAL077-3C80-F1     accomplished seamstress who has
                                                                             made several quilts. Class fee: $39.
                                                                             Sept 30 T  6:30-8:30pm 2 Sessions
  Expand your sewing skills as you learn how to make simple pajama
  Sewing II
                                                                             Champlin Park HS CAL077-3C73-F1
  bottoms from start to finish. A fun practical project. Instructor: Julie   Nov 6 TH 6:30-8:30pm 2 Sessions
  Maurer. Prerequisite: Sewing I and familiarity with sewing                 Champlin Park HS CAL077-3C73-F2
  machine. Not meeting Nov 4. Class fee: $39.
  Oct 21 T                         7-9pm                      4 Sessions
  Northdale MS                                            CAL077-3C81-F1


  Have fun making fleece mittens and an optional hat for yourself or
  NEW! Sewing-Fleece Mittens/Hat
  for gifts. Learn basic sewing techniques. Sewing Introduction
  recommended but not required. Participants age 14+ welcome. See
  web site for supply list. Instructor: Julie Maurer. Class fee: $39.
  Nov 8 S                        9am-1pm                       1 Session
                                                                                                                     Rag Quilt
  Northdale MS                                            CAL077-3C84-F1




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               Three all new classes of Watercolor
               Watercolor Studio
               Studio - always a new painting                              Learn the basic techniques of window
                                                                           Stained Glass-Lead
               every session! Using watercolors                            construction, starting with cutting glass safely and
               and special techniques create fun                           accurately. Complete a small window panel. Bring
               and unique paintings. Continuing                            flat soft pine board approximately 12’ by 12”,
               as well as beginning participants                           hammer, 80 or 100-watt soldering iron (not gun),
               are welcome. Patterns provided;                             and a bag lunch. Supply fee of $45 paid to
               no drawing skills required. See                             instructor Susan Thaemert. Class fee: $39.
               web site for supply list and sample      Oct 11 S                       9am-4pm                       1 Session
               paintings. Materials fee: $15 paid       Champlin Park HS                                       CAL077-3D12-F1
               to instructor Barbara Boulka.
               Class fee: $55.
               Sept 11 TH 6:30-9:30pm 4 Sessions        Bring the beauty of stained glass to your home! Learn stained glass
 Weekend                                                Stained Glass-Tiffany (Copper Foil)
               Staff Dev Ctr         CAL077-3D21-F1     window panel construction using the Tiffany (copper foil) method.
 Watercolor

               Oct 9 TH      6:30-9:30pm 4 Sessions     Susan Thaemert brings 25 years of stained glass experience and
  Studio

               Staff Dev Ctr         CAL077-3D21-F2     provides instruction on cutting, glass selection, soldering, and more
               Nov 13 TH 6:30-9:30pm 4 Sessions         while creating a glass window. Some glass cutting experience is
               Staff Dev Ctr         CAL077-3D21-F3     helpful, but not necessary. Bring a 12x12-ceiling tile, an 80 or 100-
                                                        watt soldering iron (not gun), and a bag lunch. Supply fee of $45
                                                        paid to instructor. Class fee: $39.
                                                        Nov 8 S                       9am- 4pm                       1 Session
               Weekend

               Enjoy watercolor and have the            Champlin Park HS                                       CAL077-3D13-F1
               Watercolor Studio
               flexibility to choose your own
               dates! Learn at your own pace
               through one-on-one instruction
               in a fun, relaxed atmosphere.          NEW! Watercolor                        Watercolor
               Continuing and beginning
                                                      We will be casting real leaves and     Create exquisite watercolor
                                                                  Leaf Casting
               participants are welcome. Patterns
                                                                                             with Sandra

               provided; no drawing skills            use them to create a beautiful         paintings! Local artist Sandra Lee
 Watercolor

               required. See web site for supply      painting. Learn about casting,         teaches you basic watercolor
Leaf Casting

               list and sample paintings.             glazing, negative painting, and        methods. Learn composition and
               Materials fee: $5 per class paid to    “lifting” the leaves to create         design, values, washes,
               instructor Barbara Boulka. Class       highlights. Bring a variety of green   brushwork, and color mixing.
               fee: $25/one session; $45/two          leaves to experiment and share.        You’ll be thrilled by your progress
               sessions; $60/three sessions;          See web site for sample painting       after just one session! See web site
               $75/four sessions; $85/five            and supply list. Instructor: Sandra    for supply list. Class fee: $49.
               sessions.                              Lee. Class fee: $35.                   Sept 17 W    6:30-9pm 4 Sessions
               Sept 27 S    9:30am-12pm 1 Session Oct 14 T     6:30-9pm 2 Sessions           Champlin Park HS CAL077-3D17-F1
               Staff Dev Ctr       CAL077-3D22-F1 Champlin Park HS CAL077-3D18-F1
               Oct 4 S      9:30am-12pm 1 Session
               Staff Dev Ctr       CAL077-3D22-F2
               Oct 11 S     9:30am-12pm 1 Session
               Staff Dev Ctr       CAL077-3D22-F3
               Nov 8 S      9:30am-12pm 1 Session
               Staff Dev Ctr       CAL077-3D22-F4
               Dec 6 S      9:30am-12pm 1 Session
Watercolor

               Staff Dev Ctr       CAL077-3D22-F5
with Sandra




                                                       Register Early!
                                                       I Avoid disappointment register early.
                                                       I Register with a friend!
   “I thoroughly enjoyed the class
    and will sign up immediately                       I Many classes fill quickly.
        for the next session!”                         I Classes may cancel if there is low enrollment.
      - Participant Watercolor Studio


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            Music                                  Dance                          "I always wanted to be able to
                                                                                     play the guitar, now at 51
Learn guitar basics in a relaxed       What a great way to get in shape!
Guitar I                               Adult Tap
group setting: 1st position chords,    Learn interesting rhythms, steps,
                                                                                      I am really on my way.”

tuning, how to read a chord            and combinations, while having
                                                                                            - Participant Guitar I

symbol, proper hand position, and      fun in a positive and non-
more. Participants will be able to     threatening atmosphere. Focus is      Ballroom and Slow
play many songs upon completion        on clarity and intricacy. Bring tap
of this course. Bring own guitar to    or hard-soled shoes. Instructor:      You’ve seen it on TV, now try the
                                                                             Dance for Couples

class (either acoustic or electric &   Kathy McDonald-Miller.                fun of ballroom and slow dance
amp). Supply fee of $6 paid to         Class fee: $35.                       for yourself! Learn these steps
instructor for CD. Not meeting         Sept 17 W     7:45-9pm   6 Sessions   in time for your next social
Oct 14. Class fee: $69.                Staff Dev Ctr       CAL077-3D36-F1    gatherings: Fox Trot, Waltz, Tango,
Sept 16 T   6-7pm    6 Sessions                                              and Slow Dance. Wear hard-sold
Oak View MS     CAL077-3D56-F1                                               shoes. Bring a partner or friend.
Sept 16 T   7-8pm    6 Sessions                                              Instructor: Carol Brecht has been
                                       NEW! Adult Tap-
Oak View MS     CAL077-3D56-F2                                               making dancing fun for over 20
                                       Continue the fun and learn some
                                                   Continuing
                                                                             years. Class fee: $80 couple/friend.
                                       new steps. Have fun in a positive
                                                                             Sept 17 W   7-8:30pm   6 Sessions
                                       and non-threatening atmosphere.
As seen on “Piano in a Flash” on                                             Ramsey Elem       CAL077-3D38-F1
                                       New participants with some tap
Instant Piano
PBS! Learn enough secrets of
                                                                                                                     Adult Tap
                                       experience welcome. Bring tap or
piano playing to give you years of     hard-soled shoes. Instructor: Kathy
musical enjoyment. Instead of
                                                                             NEW! Ballroom
                                       McDonald-Miller. Not meeting
learning note reading, learn all the   Nov 26. Class fee: $35.               Ballroom dance is back and
                                                                                         Dance Sampler
chords you’ll need to play any         Oct 29 W      7:45-9pm   6 Sessions   gaining popularity. Great exercise
song. Any song style! Any key! If      Staff Dev Ctr       CAL077-3D37-F1    and great fun! Try a different style
you can find middle C and know                                               each week as you gain skills and
the meaning of “Every Good Boy                                               coordination. No partner needed.
Does Fine,” you know enough to                                               Also learn about the culture and
enroll. Materials fee of $28 for                                             music of ballroom dance. Wear
workbook and practice CD paid at                                             hard-soled shoes (no flip-flops
class. Class fee: $29.                                                       please!) and come dressed for
Oct 9 Th   6:30-9:30pm 1 Session                                             movement. See web site for list
Champlin Park HS CAL077-3D53-F1                                              of dance styles. Instructor: Sarah
                                                                             Preissner has been competing on
                                                                             the ballroom circuit for 6+ years
                                                                             and has taught and choreographed
                                                                             dance at a variety of locations.
                                                                                                                      Guitar l

                        Irish ceili dancing (kay-lee, meaning party) is a    Class fee: $69.
                         NEW! Irish Ceili Dancing
                                                                             Oct 6 M      7-8:30pm   6 Sessions
                        form of Irish social dance done in lines and
                                                                             Andover Elem       CAL077-3D40-F1
                        circles and squares. This is not Riverdance. It is
                        group folk dance done to traditional Irish reels
                        and jigs. Learn the basic steps and the
   movements of the very energetic and aerobic dances. No partner            Salsa dancing is hot, hot, hot.
                                                                             Salsa Dance Workshop

   needed. Wear soft-soled shoes (i.e. tennis shoes) and light,              Learn the basics of Salsa and
   comfortable clothing. Instructor: Paul McCluskey of Lóma Mór Irish        Merengue dancing. Fun and
   Dance Club. Class Fee: $59.                                               exercise at the same time! Wear
   Nov 1 S                             10am-12pm               4 Sessions    hard-sold shoes. Partners
   Northdale MS                                           CAL077-3D43-F1     encouraged – bring a friend.
                                                                             Instructor: Carol Brecht has been
                                                                             making dance fun for over 20
                                                                             years. Class fee: $20 individual;
                                                                             $30 couple/friend.
                                                                                                                    Ballroom and

                                                                             Nov 15 S    10am-12pm 1 Session
                                                                                                                     Slow Dance
                                                                                                                     for Couples
                                                                             Andover Elem      CAL077-3D48-F1




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               Not to be confused with country
               Nightclub Two-Step
               two-step, this fun dance has a
                                                      Interested in teaching
               rhythm all its own. Geared for         a class?
               beginners and people of all ages.
               Instructor: Carol Brecht. Class fee:
                                                      Teaching a Community Education class can be a

               $45 individual; $80 couple/friend.
                                                      rewarding experience. If you’d like to share your

               Oct 23 TH    7-8:30pm   4 Sessions
                                                      skills and talents, we invite you to consider

               Andover Elem       CAL077-3D50-F1
                                                      teaching a class.

                                                      Information on becoming an adult learning

               Learn modern square dancing
               Square Dance                           instructor can be downloaded at:

               on Monday nights. Hosted by
                                                      www.anoka.k12.mn.us/adultlearning

               Hotfoot Stompers Square Dance
  Nightclub

               Club Inc. and taught by Dean
                                                      Click on “New Course Proposal” for complete
  Two-Step

               Libby. You will find this activity
                                                      information. New course proposals accepted

               to be fun, good exercise, and
                                                      year-round.

               “Friendship Set to Music”.
               Contact Jerry and Betty Lou Elfert
               at 651-636-2054 with questions.
                                                                                 Dancing is fabulous
               Participants may start any                                        exercise & a lot
               Monday within the first three
               weeks. Pre-registration is not
                                                                                 of fun!
                                                                                 Check out these classes.
               required. Class fee: $3 per lesson
                                                                                 All exercise classes begin on page 38.
               with the first lesson free.
               Sept 15 M    7-9pm   14 Sessions
               Northdale MS     CAL077-3D49-F1
                                                      Come for a fun, easy-to-follow, dance-based cardio workout. Learn to
                                                      Latin Hip Hop Dance
                                                      Salsa, Merengue, Tango, and Cumbia as well as a variety of easy to
                                                      learn Hip Hop moves. For anyone, any age; let’s hit the dance floor!
               Wedding Dance
                                                      No coordination required, just a willing heart! Instructor: Colleen. Not
               Sample wedding dance favorites
               Workshop
                                                      meeting Nov 26. Class fee: $79.
               such as Fox Trot, Waltz, and even      Sept 10 W                       6:30-7:20pm                 13 Sessions
Square Dance
               the Tango. It doesn’t matter if you    Northdale MS                                             CAL077-2X15-F1
               are a beginner or want to brush up
               on your steps for an upcoming
               wedding. Wedding couples,              If you have to exercise you may as well have a good time! Join the fun
                                                      NEW! Salsa Aerobics
               family, and friends are welcome —      for some red-hot spicy salsa aerobics; all levels welcome. You’ll dance
               this sampler class is for everyone!    the pounds away to Latin music as you listen to instruction in both
               Instructor: Carol Brecht. Class fee:   English and Spanish. Bring a yoga mat, towel, water, and gym shoes.
               $19 individual; $29 couple/friend.     ¡Baile! Instructor: Veronica. Not meeting Oct 27. Class fee: $79.
               Oct 11 S    10am-12pm 1 Session        Sept 8 M                           8-9pm                    13 Sessions
               Andover Elem      CAL077-3D42-F1       Northdale MS                                             CAL077-2X38-F1




                                                      The ancient art of belly dance is a growing form of self-expression and
                                                      Belly Dancing-Beginning
                                                      great way to stay fit. In this fun and lively class, learn basic concepts
                                                      and techniques of Middle Eastern dance. You’ll warm-up, explore core
  Wedding

                                                      movements, and review posture and presentation. Must be at least 18
   Dance

                                                      years of age. Instructor: Sybil. Not meeting Oct 9, Oct 16, Nov 20, and
  Workshop

                                                      Nov 27. Class fee: $59.
                                                      Sept 11 TH                        7-7:50pm                  10 Sessions
                                                      Champlin Elem                                            CAL077-2X16-F1
                                                      Sept 11 TH                        8-8:50pm                  10 Sessions
     “Our whole family will now                       Champlin Elem                                            CAL077-2X16-F2
    dance at my wedding. They’ll
      look good AND enjoy it!”
  - Participant Wedding Dance Workshop


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Round dancing offers the fun of
Round Dancing                          Swing and Social
Ballroom dance music, but the          Learn the popular and traditional
                                       Dance for Beginners                          “I am having the time of my life!
dances are called or “cued”            Swing, Fox Trot, Waltz, 50’s, Polka,
                                                                                       I’ve met so many wonderful
like square dancing so no              and Latin from Dean and Deanna
                                                                                           people in my classes.”
memorization is needed. Relax          Constantine. Picked as the best
and enjoy the music, the dancing,
                                                                                    - Spring 2008 Adult Learning Participant
                                       ballroom program in the metro by
and the socializing. Class begins      City Pages and Mpls/St. Paul
with a waltz, so you will be ready     Magazine. Sample first lesson for
                                                                              Swing Dance
to dance at the next wedding or        $15, singles and walk-ins welcome.
                                                                  Whether you want to learn to
                                                                              for Couples
holiday event. Everyone welcome.       Free repeat lessons for two months
                                                                  dance for a wedding, special
Pre-registration is not required.      at numerous metro locations. For
                                                                  occasion, or just for fun, this is
Class fee: $5 per couple, per night,   this class only, call 952-476-4044
                                                                  the class to take! Learn East Coast
paid to instructor at class.           to register. Class fee: $49.
                                                                  Swing, Hustle, Rumba, and Waltz
Sept 18 TH 7-8:30pm 12 Sessions Sept 19 F   8-9:30pm   4 Sessions
                                                                  patterns. Develop and improve
Washington Elem CAL077-3D44-F1 Northdale MS       CAL077-3D41-F1
                                                                  your steps, leading, and footwork.
                                                                  Class fee: $60 couple/friend.
                                                                              Sept 18 TH 7-8:30pm   4 Sessions
                                                                              Andover Elem     CAL077-3D45-F1


   e t he
Sav e! 2009 Community
  Dat
                                       Wellness Day
                                                                                                                   Swing and
                                                                                                                  Social Dance
                                                                                                                 For Beginners
          at Coon Rapids Middle School, 11600 Raven Street, Coon Rapids

                    January 10 ~ 9am to 3pm




                                                                                                                 Swing Dance
                                                                                                                  for Couples




                   Bring the family to a fun day filled with wellness information,
       FREE for the entire family
                                 activities for the kids and more!
                    20-Minute Power Sessions
                    Health & Fitness Information
               I

                    Answers from Health Experts
               I

                    Healthy Options on Wellness for Families & More!
               I
               I
                                 Presented by: Anoka-Hennepin Community Education

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                                                       NEW! Journey of
                                                       Explore one of the most fascinating times
                                                                       Lewis and Clark
                                                       in American History. The
                                                       11-state journey and the geographic,
                                                       scientific, and wildlife discoveries made
                                                       on this expedition have had a far-reaching
               Interests                               impact on our country. This topic continues to fascinate many.
                                                       Instructor: Lyle Bradley has extensively researched and
               Call 763/506-5766                       traveled the Lewis and Clark expedition. Class fee: $19.
                                                       Oct 13 M                         6:30-9pm                    2 Sessions
               There is an inherent risk of            Staff Dev Ctr                                            CAL077-3C99-F1
               accident or injury in any activity.
               It is the responsibility of each
               participant to be aware that there
               are assumed risks involved in          This is an ongoing book review         Home-brewed beer has an
                                                      Book Review Club                       Home Brewing
               participation. Anoka-Hennepin          club. Each month a new book will       authentic flavor all its own – come
               District #11 assumes no                be selected and discussed.             learn how! Discuss the basics of
Book Review

               responsibility for injuries received   Members share in leading the           getting you started, and touch on
   Club

               during activities. Any changes in      discussion. The club meets the 2nd     the many types of beers and
               participants’ current sports and/or    Tuesday of each month at               brews. A fun and enjoyable way to
               physical activity level should be      Northdale MS. For more                 celebrate Oktoberfest. Instructor
               done under the approval and            information call Audrey at             has been brewing (an enjoying)
               direction of their physician and/or    763-755-3821. Class fee: $10/year.     beer for many years. Participants
               health care provider(s).                                                      must be 21 years or older to
                                                      Oct 14 T     7:30-9pm   8 Sessions
                                                      Northdale MS        CAL077-3C90-F1     attend. Class held at the Anoka
                                                                                             American Legion. Class fee: $19.
                                                                                             Oct 7 T         7-9pm    1 Session
                           Hobbies
                                                     A gun (and scope) is a major            Off Site            CAL077-3C38-F1
                                                      Gun Care
                                                     investment for hunters. Hands-on
               Dog Obedience -
                                                     demonstration of gun cleaning,
               Learn commands such as sit, stay,
               Beginning
                                                     maintenance, proper storage,            Give back to your community!
                                                                                             Make a Difference
               and heel. Handler must be 14                                                  Feel good about making a
                                                     preventing rust, and basic safely
               years or older and the dog must be                                            difference! Learn about volunteer
                                                     tips plus what to do if there are
               6 months old or older. Must                                                   opportunities in Anoka County
                                                     problems and when you need a
               provide proof of current shots the                                            serving children, adults, seniors,
                                                     professional. Discussion on
               first night of class. Dogs must                                               groups, and/or families. Many
                                                     choosing the right gun and an
               have a collar and leash, and                                                  short-term and long-term
                                                     overview of Minnesota gun laws.
               attend each class. Class held in                                              opportunities are available.
                                                     Participants must be 16 years or
   Dog

               Blaine; directions mailed one                                                 Handouts provided. Presented by
                                                     older. Minors must have taken
 Obedience

               week prior to the start of class.                                             Anoka County Volunteer
                                                     DNR Gun Safety Class prior to
 Beginning

               Instructor: Steve Scherger.                                                   Association (ACVA). Although
                                                     attending. Class held at the Anoka
               Class fee: $65.                                                               this is a free class, pre-
                                                     American Legion. Instructor:
               Sept 16 T        7-8pm     6 Sessions
                                                     Ron Becker. Class fee: $19.             registration is required.
               Off Site           CAL077-3C94-F1
                                                      Sept 10 W      7-9pm    1 Session      Class fee: Free.
               Sept 16 T      8-9pm   6 Sessions
                                                      Off Site           CAL077-3H10-F1      Oct 8 W       6:30-7:30pm 1 Session
               Off Site           CAL077-3C94-F2
                                                                                             Staff Dev Ctr         CAL077-3C37-F1


                                                                        Class Ideas
                                                                         WANTED!
                                                             You hav e t he best ideas for new c lasses. Let us k now
     “Lyle Bradley is truly amazing.                          w hat y ou w ould lik e t o see in fut ure c lass of fering s.
   I will take any class he teaches.”                                        C all M isc helle Squir e at
    - Participant World War II Aviation
                Round Table                                                     763-506-1277
                                                                       or Email misc helle.squire@anok a.k 12.mn.us

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Mother/Daughter

Mothers and daughters (age 11+)
Day with Horses                                                                     “Mike Lynch is Minnesota’s Master
are invited for a day of learning
                                                                                     Stargazing Instructor. The entire
and riding. Start in the corral
                                                                                      family enjoyed it immensely.”
learning about horses and riding,
                                                                                     - Participant Stargazing with Mike Lynch
then split into groups to
experience both trail and arena
riding. Helmets provided or bring
your own. Wear jeans or long
pants and boots or shoes with
heels. Course is designed for one                            Adults with
parent and one child. A great day
together! Class held at Roselawn
                                                             Special Needs
Stables in St. Francis. Class fee: $99                       Enjoy Group Activities
per mother/daughter pair.
Sept 20 S     9-11:30am   1 Session
                                                              Programs for adults with disabilities are designed
Off Site             CAL077-3C95-F1
                                                              to provide instruction and practice in life skills that
                                                              increase independence, communication, and
                                                              community integration.
An evening for the hunting
Wild Turkey Hunting
enthusiast! Learn about hunting
                                         The c our ses of fer ed pr omot e:

wild turkeys including methods
                                             I self-esteem                     I movies and music activities

for taking a wild turkey, safety,
                                             I relaxation                      I Sports and recreation

license requirements, equipment
                                                                                                                         Stargazing
                                             I leisure and social skills       I and other activities
requirements, and calling
                                                                                                                         with Mike
                                                                                                                           Lynch

techniques. Class will help both
                                             I creative art projects

experienced and non-experienced
                                                    To learn more about the Adults with Disabilities
hunters gain information on the
                                                   program contact Sue Hughes at 763-506-1279 or

“how to’s” of turkey hunting.
                                                 Email peoplewithdisablilities@discovercommunityed.com

Instructor: Ron Becker has many
years expertise in hunting wild
turkeys. Class held at the Anoka
American Legion. Class fee: $19.
                                         Stargazing with                        NEW! Pricing
Sept 11 TH      7-9pm    1 Session
                                   Join Mike Lynch, WCCO’s
                                         Mike Lynch                                           Antiques or
Off Site            CAL077-3H11-F1
                                    meteorologist, as he provides an            Learn the basics of appraising
                                                                                              Collectibles
                                    educational evening of stargazing.          your own antiques, jewelry, coins,
NEW! Small Engine Mike will provide large telescopes                            and collectibles either for resale or
                                    to locate constellations like Big           insurance purposes. Get tips on
Save money by maintaining your
                                                                                                                          Mother/

                                    Bear and Cassiopeia. For adults,
             Repair
                                                                                the best places to sell. Bring a
lawn mower and snow blower
                                                                                                                        Daughter Day

                                    families, and children (class is best       small item (shoe box size) to the
                                                                                                                         with Horses

yourself. Learn to get the most out suited for children age 6 and older         first class (no furniture please);
of your machines from an            who are comfortable in a group              research its value; and share what
instructor who has been repairing setting). Class will be held                  you have learned at the second
small engines for years. The first  outdoors at Green Valley Garden             class. Optional supply fee of $30
week will demonstrate care of a     Center in Ramsey; class meets               paid to instructor for Jeweler’s
lawn mower, the second week         regardless of weather conditions.           Loop and Gold Testing Kit.
deals with a snow blower. This is a Dress for the weather and bring a           Instructor: David Schluester is a
demonstration class. Wear old       lawn chair. Class fee: $19.                 certified appraiser. Class fee: $29.
clothes. Class held at Lehmann’s    Sept 23 T      8-10pm       1 Session       Sept 23 T     6:30-9pm   2 Sessions
Power Equipment in Anoka.           Off Site             CAL077-3C96-F2         Staff Dev Ctr        CAL077-3C91-F1
Class fee: $29.
Sept 16 T       7-9pm   2 Sessions
Off Site            CAL077-3C97-F1
                                                                                                                        Small Engine
                                                                                                                          Repair




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                 World War II Aviation
                                                         Learn the basics of the language and culture of
                                                         Spanish I
                 Learn from someone who was              Spanish-speaking countries. This beginning class will
                 Round Table
                 actually there! World War II was        introduce you to the Spanish language, culture, and
                 the major defining period in the        food. Learn for travel or for fun! Class fee includes
                 last century for many countries.        textbook used in class. Instructor: Ivelisse Guzman is
                 Aviation during that period went        a native speaker. Class fee: $69/Spanish I;
                 from its infancy to becoming a          $105/Spanish I & II if registering together.
                 major player, and its influence         Sept 16 T                     6:30-8:30pm                    6 Sessions
                 continues to impact our culture.        Roosevelt MS                                             CAL077-3C52-F1
                 Hear first-hand stories about
                 many aspects of this fascinating
                 time, including pilot training,         Continue learning the basics of the language and culture of Spanish-
                                                         Spanish II
                 biplane to jets, designs, weapons,      speaking countries. Learn for travel or for fun. Textbook from Spanish
                 speed, carriers, Europe vs. Pacific;    I used in class. New participants welcome. Instructor: Ivelisse
                 tactics; Kamikaze; controllers;         Guzman is a native speaker. Not meeting Nov 4. Class fee: $52/Spanish
                 communications; survival, wrecks;       I returning participants; $69/new participants Spanish II;
                 foe to friend. Class held at the        $105/Spanish I & II if registering together.
                 Anoka American Legion.                  Oct 28 T                      6:30-8:30pm                    6 Sessions
                 Instructor: Lyle Bradley was a          Roosevelt MS                                             CAL077-3C53-F2
World War II

                 Marine pilot who has served in
 Aviation

                 both World War II and the Korean
Round Table

                 War. Class fee: $15.
                 Nov 10 M     6:30-8:30pm 2 Sessions
                 Off Site             CAL077-3C98-F1                                          Learn Mandarin Chinese for fun
                                                                                              Chinese I
                                                               Languages
                                                                                              or for business. Basic greetings
                                                                                              and vocabulary including colors,
                                                                                              numbers, and animals taught. Also
                 NEW! Woodcarving-
                                                        Learn basic Arabic (MSA) and
                                                        NEW! Arabic I
                 Discover the fun of watching           everyday language skills such as      Chinese culture and customs.
                             Beginning
                 plain wood come alive through          greetings, directions, food, and      Instructor: Qin (Annie) Meyer is a
                 the work of your own hands.            more. Class fee includes textbook     native speaker. Not meeting Oct 16.
                 You’ll learn basic woodcarving         used in class. Class fee:             Class fee: $52/Chinese I;
                 techniques while making several        $69/Arabic I; $105/Arabic I & II      $88/Chinese I & II if registering
                 projects. All equipment and            if registering together.              together.
                 materials provided, supply fee of      Sept 15 M 6:30-8:30pm 6 Sessions      Sept 11 TH 6:30-8:30pm 6 Sessions
                 $40 paid to instructor to cover        Staff Dev Ctr     CAL077-3C60-F1      Staff Dev Ctr      CAL077-3C54-F1
                 costs of carving knife, sharpener,
                 and wood for four projects.
                 Class fee: $49.                                                             Continue learning Mandarin
                                                                                              Chinese II
                                                        Continue learning the language
                                                        NEW! Arabic II
                 Oct 30 TH    7-9pm    4 Sessions       and culture. Class will be taught    Chinese, the most widely spoken
                 Northdale MS     CAL077-3D09-F1        using MSA. Textbook from Arabic      first language in the world. Also
                                                        I will be used. Class fee:           learn Chinese culture and customs.
                                                                                             Instructor: Qin (Annie) Meyer is a
Chinese l & ll

                                                        $52/Arabic II; $105/Arabic I & II
                                                        if registering together.             native speaker. Not meeting Nov 27.
                                                        Oct 27 M      6:30-8:30pm 6 Sessions Class fee: $52/Chinese II;
                                                        Staff Dev Ctr         CAL077-3C61-F1 $88/Chinese I & II if registering
                                                                                             together.
                                                                                              Oct 30 TH 6:30-8:30pm 6 Sessions
                                                                                              Staff Dev Ctr     CAL077-3C55-F1




 “Good teaching and good fun - It
 was a fun experience that allowed
   me to continue my learning."
            - Participant Spanish I


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Ciao! Learn Italian pronunciation Learn to communicate with the
Italian for Travel                    Sign Language I
                                  deaf. You’ll learn to sign the
and concentrate on speaking skills.
                                                                                “Susan made the course fun and
Also learn Italian travel phrases alphabet, numbers, a large variety
                                                                                made us feel we could converse
and cultural information. Class   of words, American Sign                             even at this stage.”
held at Christ Lutheran Church    Language (ASL) sentence
in Blaine. Instructor: Daniela    structure, and how to hold a
                                                                                      - Participant Sign Language I

Ruggiero is a native speaker.     simple conversation in ASL.
Class fee: $49.                   Certified instructor. Teens age 15+      Continue learning the basics of the
                                                                           Spanish II
Oct 2 TH    6:30-8pm   4 Sessions welcome. Class fee: $52/Sign
                                                                           language and culture of Spanish-
Off Site           CAL077-3C63-F1 Language I; $88/Sign Language I
                                                                           speaking countries. Learn for
                                  & II if registering together.            travel or for fun. Textbook from
                                      Sept 10 W   7-9pm   6 Sessions
                                                                           Spanish I used in class. New
Ciao! Learn Italian pronunciation     Oak View MS     CAL077-3C66-F1
Italian I
                                                                           participants welcome. Instructor:
and concentrate on speaking skills.                                        Gina Trevino is a native speaker.
Grammar will cover the basic                                               Not meeting Oct 15. Class fee:
verbs, verb tenses, and sentence   Learn how to improve your
                                      Sign Language II
                                                                           $52/returning participants;
formation. Become familiar with    vocabulary, speed and accuracy of       $69/new participants.
the most common Italian phrases    signs, and more ways to help you        Sept 17 W 6:30-8:30pm 6 Sessions
useful for traveling to Italy.     communicate effectively with the
                                                                                                                 Italian for
                                                                           Roosevelt MS      CAL077-3C53-F1
Instructor: Daniela Ruggiero is a  deaf. New participants, with a
                                                                                                                   Travel

native speaker. Not meeting Oct 16.basic understanding of Sign
Class fee: $52.                    Language are welcome to attend.
                                                                           Spanish in the
Sept 23 T   6:30-7:30pm 6 Sessions Certified Instructor. Class fee:
                                                                           This introductory level course will
                                                                           Workplace
Champlin Park HS CAL077-3C62-F1 $52/Sign Language II; $88/Sign
                                   Language I & II classes.                provide you with the basic
                                      Oct 22 W    7-9pm   6 Sessions
                                                                           knowledge and phrases to
                                      Oak View MS     CAL077-3C67-F1
                                                                           communicate with your Spanish-
                                                                           speaking employees, customers or
                                                                           co-workers. Instructor: Dyalma
            Build Your Skills                                              Lopez is a native speaker with
                                                                           many years experience in the
            with Adult Basic                                               America workplace. Class fee
                                                                           includes textbook used in class.
                                                                           Class fee: $69.
            Education Classes
                                                                           Sept 23 T     7-9pm  6 Sessions
                                                                           Champlin Park HS CAL077-3C50-F1
 Think Globally and                   Metro North offers FREE classes
                                      for adults who want to improve                                               Sign
 Act Locally                          their basic academic skills.                                               Language
                                      Classes are offered days and                                                 l & ll
 Call now to learn about              evenings at a variety of locations
 volunteer opportunities              and are taught by experienced
                                      professionals.
 working with adults through
 the Metro North ABE                  I Learn English (ESL)
 program for more                     I Earn a high school diploma
 information, contact Glenice         I Prepare for the GED Test
                                      I Study for United States
 at 763-783-4920.
                                        Citizenship
                                      I Build basic skills in math,
                                        reading and writing

                                      For more information, call 763-
                                      783-4870, Monday - Thursday from
                                      9:00 am - 6:30 pm.
                                      Anoka-Hennepin Community                                                   Spanish ll
                                      Education is Metro North ABE
                                      partner in a nine-district
                                      consortium. Metro North ABE is a
                                      service of the Community
                                      Education Department and last
                                      year served almost 6,000
                                      learners living in the northern
                                      metro area.


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                                                                                                 You’re invited to a Holiday
                                                        NEW! Fine Dining                         Holiday Friendship Tea

                                                        Come create a five-course meal!          Friendship Tea at Ticknor Hill Bed
                                                                    Adventure
                                                        Menu includes tarragon shrimp            and Breakfast. Decorations
                                                        and asparagus salad, wild                throughout the inn create the
                                                        mushroom soufflé soup, exotic            perfect holiday atmosphere as you
                                                        fruit mélange, seared duck breast        enjoy a specially prepared tea with
                                                        with warm cranberry compote,             delicious tea foods, all presented
                                                        then petite baked Alaska for             with holiday flair. What a
               Culinary                                 dessert. This is a hands-on class;       wonderful way to enjoy the busy
                                                        not for beginners. Supply fee of         holiday season! Hats and gloves,
                                                        $15 cash paid to instructor Chef         optional. Class fee: $30 individual;
               Call 763/506-5766

                There is an inherent risk of            Sem Karpman at class.                    $55 couple/friend.
                accident or injury in any activity.     Class Fee: $29.                          Dec 9 T        7-9pm    1 Session
                It is the responsibility of each        Nov 19 W     7-9:30pm 1 Session          Off Site           CAL077-2C25-F1
   Czech
                participant to be aware that there      Champlin Park HS CAL077-2C44-F1
  Kolaches
                are assumed risks involved in
                participation. Anoka Hennepin
                                                                                                 NEW! Once a
                District #11 assumes no respon-         Kolaches are marvelous egg-rich,         Learn how to prepare a month’s
                                                        Czech Kolaches                                       Month Cooking
                sibility for injuries received during   slightly sweet yeast dough.              worth of dinners in one day!
                class activities. Be aware of food                                               Meals are timesaving and budget
                                                        Traditionally filled with fruit
                allergies, consult your physician.                                               stretching. Dishes include Sicilian
                                                        mixtures such as apricot, poppy
                                                        seed, or prune. Make variations in       Meat Roll, Bird’s Nest Pie, Chicken
                                                        class and taste samples. Leave           a la King, and Mexican Stroganoff.
               NEW! Beginning
                                                        with recipes, tips, and techniques.      Take home a complete menu plan
               Learn to cook at this step-by-step
                            Cooking
                                                        This is a hands-on class. Supply         with step-by-step guidelines and
               class focusing on pasta dishes.                                                   recipes. This is a hands-on class.
                                                        fee of $11 paid to instructor Laurel
               Create pasta salads, noodle soups,       Severson at class. Class fee: $29.       Supply fee of $12 paid to
               spaghetti with meat and                  Oct 4 S      9am-1pm   1 Session         instructor Lisa-Marie Stienessen at
               vegetarian sauces, and pasta             Northdale MS      CAL077-2C29-F1         class. Class fee: $29.
               desserts. Hear how to create pasta                                                Sept 24 W    6:30-9pm 1 Session
  Holiday

               meals from leftovers! This is a                                                   Champlin Park HS CAL077-2C01-F1
 Appetizers

               hands-on class. Supply fee of $12
                                                        NEW! Holiday
               cash paid to instructor Chef Sem     Come for an exciting new
                                                                    Appetizers
                                                                                          Who knew you could do so much
                                                                                          Phyllo Fun
               Karpman at class. Class fee: $29.    collection of hors d’oeuvres to
                                                                                          with phyllo, a paper-thin, frozen
               Oct 21 T      7-9:30pm     1 Session make your holiday gatherings
                                                                                          pastry? Prepare an assortment of
               Jackson MS           CAL077-2C41-F1 special. Prepare showstoppers
                                                    such as Roasted Carrot and Herb       appetizers, main dishes, and
                                                    Spread, Onion Frittata Bites,         desserts all made with this
                                                    Gourmet Mushroom Palmiers, and amazing dough. An easy tip sheet
               Easy and Delicious
                                                    Artichoke-Feta Bundles; most can      to take home guarantees perfect
               Prepare delicious dinners for the
               Roasting
               whole family in 2-3 easy steps.      be made before the party. This is a results every time. This is a hands-
                                                    hands-on class. Supply fee of $12     on class. Supply fee of $11 paid to
               Make delicious turkey, chicken,                                            instructor Laurel Severson at class.
               goose, and tender, juicy roast beef. paid to instructor Lisa-Marie         Class fee: $29.
               Prepare stuffed pork roast and       Stienessen at class. Class fee: $29.
               Salmon LeBroche. Finish with         Nov 13 TH      6:30-9pm     1 Session Oct 14 T     6:30-9:30pm 1 Session
                                                    Champlin Park HS CAL077-2C02-F1       Northdale MS         CAL077-2C31-F1
               stuffed baked apples. This is a
 Easy and

               hands-on class. Supply fee of $12
 Delicious

               cash paid to instructor Chef Sem
 Roasting

                                                     Let’s redefine fast food! A dietician
                                                     NEW! Healthy Fast Food!?!
               Karpman at class. Class fee: $29.
               Sept 10 W      7-9:30pm    1 Session      technician will guide you through the
               Jackson MS            CAL077-2C43-F1      process of planning a two-week menu for
                                                         your family and teach you how to re-
                                                         make your favorite meals. You’ll make
                                                         meals that are quick, cost effective, and
                                                         healthy family favorites. Bring a list of meals your family
   “Sem is an excellent instructor.
                                                         likes. Food samples at class. Class fee: $19.
 This was my first cooking class and
                                                         Nov 6 TH                        6:30-8pm                    1 Session
   now I can’t wait to take more.”
                                                         Northdale MS                                           CAL077-2C36-F1
  - Participant Easy and Delicious Roasting


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                       Learning more about your favorite wines can
                        Wine Tasting 101
                       help make them even more enjoyable. You will
                                                                                    “What an excellent class - the

                       be guided through the fundamentals of tasting
                                                                                   food was wonderful. The chef

                       wine while introduced to unique and
                                                                                        was outstanding.”
                       interesting wines. Class held at WineStyles in
                                                                                          - Participant Taste of Italy

                       Champlin. Must be 21 or older to participate.
Supply fee of $10 paid at class. Class fee: $19.                             Truffles and
Oct 3 F                            7-9pm                      1 Session
                                                                             Chocolate truffles are easy to make
                                                                             Chocolate Candy
Off Site                                                 CAL077-2C37-F1
                                                                             once you learn the secrets. Melt,
                                                                             mold, and dip chocolate candy to
Want to take the next step in learning about your favorite wines? Join       create truffles with luscious fillings
NEW! Wine Tasting 201
the staff at Wine Styles as they help you learn how to evaluate wine         plus a few fast and easy chocolate
through visuals, smells, and your palate. Class held at WineStyles in        gifts. Bring a container and wax
Champlin. Must be 21 or older. Supply fee of $10 paid at class.              paper to take home samples. This
Class fee: $19.                                                              is a hands-on class. Supply fee of
Oct 4 S                            7-9pm                      1 Session      $10 paid to instructor Lisa-Marie
Off Site                                                 CAL077-2C38-F1      Stienessen at class. Class fee: $29.
                                                                             Oct 28 T      6:30-9pm    1 Session
                                                                             Jackson MS           CAL077-2C00-F1
                                                                                                                       Taste of Italy
                                                                                                                      Stuffed Pastas
NEW! International                     NEW! Traditional
Learn the special techniques and       Start with country paté. Then
            Cookies                               French
                                                                             Spend an evening with the
                                                                             Wine Dinner
equipment needed to make               tender Cornish game hen, roasted,
                                                                             chef/owner of Buona Sera
famous international cookies.          then braised in a succulent sauce
                                                                             Restaurant, Raffaele Virgillo, as he
Create Norwegian Krumkakes,            with creamy potatoes au gratin,
                                                                             takes you on a wine adventure
Pizzelles, Almond-flavored             wild rice, broccoli, and seared red
                                                                             with exciting new discoveries.
Sandbackles, Rosettes, Italian         and yellow peppers. Finish with a
                                                                             Enjoy an exquisite five-course
Biscotti, Madeleines, Tuiles,          chocolate soufflé, drizzled with
                                                                             Italian dinner perfectly paired
Ladyfingers, and Hamantaschen.         caramel and raspberry sauces, and
                                                                             with fine wines. Wine Dinner $60
Sample treats in class and bring       crème anglaise. This is a
                                                                             per person payable evening of
containers to take some home.          demonstration class. Instructor:
                                                                             dinner. Directions to location on
This is a hands-on class. Supply       Chef Jeff Sandino. Class fee: $49.
                                                                             web site. Class fee: $15.
fee of $11 paid to instructor Laurel   Dec 10 W   6:30-9:30pm 1 Session
                                                                             Oct 27 M        7-9pm    1 Session
Severson at class. Class fee: $29.     Northdale MS       CAL077-2C16-F1
                                                                             Off Site            CAL077-1C09-F1
                                                                                                                       Truffles and
Nov 17 M 6:30-9:30pm 1 Session
                                                                             Nov 17 M        7-9pm    1 Session
                                                                                                                        Chocolate

Northdale MS     CAL077-2C30-F1
                                                                             Off Site            CAL077-1C09-F2
                                                                                                                          Candy
                                       NEW! Traditional
                                                  Southern
NEW! Taste of Italy -
                                       Enjoy traditional Southern Italian
                                                  Italian                    NEW! World of
Discover the joy of cooking Italian
            Stuffed Pastas
                                       cuisine starting with “Panzanella.”   Continue your adventure in the
                                                                                          Mushrooms II
food from a true Italian. Raffaele,    Succulent breast of chicken follows   world of mushrooms! Prepare four
the chef/owner of Buona Sera           sautéed with prosciutto ham and       new mushroom meals - cream of
Restaurant, will demonstrate how       sage in a lemon, caper, and           wild mushroom soup, baked
you can create stuffed pasta dishes    artichoke butter sauce. Potato        morel mushrooms, portabella
including Rotolo and Lasagna           gnocchi (Italian dumplings) is        mushroom schnitzel, and classic
varieties. Recipe booklet provided     next. Finish with Cannoli, sweet      mushrooms and wild rice stuffed
and samples of the completed           pastry filled with ricotta and        chicken. This is a hands-on class.
dishes tasted. This is a               mascarpone cheeses. This is a         Supply fee of $13 cash paid to
demonstration class. Supply fee of     demonstration class. Instructor:      instructor Chef Sem Karpman at
$35 paid at class. Directions to       Chef Jeff Sandino. Class fee: $49.    class. Class fee: $29.
location on web site. Class fee: $15. Oct 29 W    6:30-9:30pm 1 Session      Sept 23 T     7-9:30pm    1 Session
                                                                                                                       World of

Sept 22 M      7-9pm    1 Session      Northdale MS       CAL077-2C15-F1     Jackson MS           CAL077-2C42-F1
                                                                                                                      Mushrooms II

Off Site           CAL077-1C10-F1
Oct 6 M        7-9pm    1 Session
Off Site           CAL077-1C10-F2




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                                                         Find yourself drowning in a sea of      Remodeling or building a new
                                                         Paper Organizing                        Windows and Siding
                                                         papers because you don’t know           home? Come learn about windows
                                                         how best to handle them? Hear           and siding - from cost-efficient
                                                         how to quickly and efficiently          selection to curb appeal. Learn
                                                         process mail, bills, invitations, and   how to select the right fit for your
                                                         school papers. Learn the do’s and       project needs and how to hire the
                                                         don’ts of a foolproof filing system     right contractor, stress-free. Bring a
                                                         for your home. Class fee: $25.          notepad. Instructor: Frank
                  Home                                   Oct 23 TH 7-8:30pm    1 Session         Wattunen. Class fee: $15.
                                                         Roosevelt MS     CAL077-2C47-F1         Sept 25 TH 6:30-8:30pm 1 Session
                                                                                                 Champlin Park HS CAL077-2C52-F1
                  Call 763/506-5766


                                                         Want a deck but don’t know
                                                         Deck Building 101
                                                         where to start? Learn from a
                   Home Improvement                                                                  Lawn & Garden
                                                         Master Carpenter how to build
  Beginning

                  Learn professional tips for simple     one or gain basic knowledge to
  Upholstery
                  Beginning Upholstery
                                                         hire someone else. Discuss
                                                                                                 NEW! Fall Organic
                  upholstery projects. You’ll watch a
                  demonstration of the techniques        building codes, deck designs and        Fall is the most important season
                                                                                                              Lawn Care

                  and then work on your own              types, footings, attachment,            for a thick, healthy organic lawn.
                  project. Bring a simple dining         moisture concerns, tool needs, and      Come learn about seeding,
                  room chair, footstool, or ottoman      more. Participants should have          fertilizing, aerating, and how to
                  to work on. See web site for           basic knowledge of carpentry.           put your lawn to bed for winter.
                  additional supplies. Instructor:       Instructor: Francis Kaas.               Learn what to do, why and when
                  Heather Carpentier. Class fee: $35.    Class fee: $29.                         to do it, and where to get supplies.
                  Sept 16 T     6:30-8:30pm 3 Sessions
                                                         Sept 27 S   9:30am-12pm 1 Session       Instructor: Bob Dahm.
                  Staff Dev Ctr         CAL077-2C53-F1
                                                         Ramsey Elem        CAL077-2C57-F1       Class fee: $19.
                                                                                                 Sept 10 W     6:30-8pm   1 Session
                  NEW! Bring in                          Staging to Sell                         Staff Dev Ctr       CAL077-2C67-F1

                                                    In today’s real estate market, you
                                                         Your Home
                  Most homebuyers decide if they
                               the Buyers
                                                    need every possible advantage to             Do what you need to now to
                                                                                                 NEW! Fall Yard Care
                  want to look inside a house based
Windows and

                  on its curb appeal. Why not do    get the best price for your home             ensure your turf, trees, and shrubs
   Siding

                  something which invites them in!  and decrease selling time. Learn to          come back healthy and full next
                  See before and after pictures of  stage your home with what you                spring. Hear tips on how to be
                  what you can do to your home.     have. You’ll learn landscaping and           proactive for spring planning. And
                  Instructor: Chris Hanson.         interior design tips from a certified        take home a reminder sheet for
                  Class fee: $29.                   staging consultant and a                     future use. Class held at Holtz
                  Oct 29 W   6:30-8:30pm 1 Session
                                                    professional landscaper.                     Landscape and Floral.
                  Oak View MS        CAL077-2C56-F1
                                                    Class fee: $25.                              Class fee: $19.
                                                         Oct 8 W    6:30-8:30pm 1 Session        Oct 7 T       7-8:30pm   1 Session
                                                         Oak View MS        CAL077-2C55-F1       Off Site            CAL077-2C70-F1
                  Organizing your items today saves
                  Organized from A to Z
                  time and energy tomorrow. Learn
                  from Katie Anderson, owner of
                  Simplicity Professional                NEW! Inspiration for
                  Organizing, as she shares 26 of her
Staging to Sell

                  favorite organizing tips and           Walk through God’s Gardens by Claire
  Your Home                                                            Your Garden
                  products. Leave inspired!              and learn about zone 4 landscaping ideas,
                  Class fee: $25.                        color schemes, and fall rose care. See up-
                  Sept 22 M 7-8:30pm    1 Session        close Claire’s favorite selections of hardy
                  Roosevelt MS     CAL077-2C48-F1
                                                         fall perennials giving your garden vibrant, striking accents
                                                         lasting until last frost. Bring a notebook. See web site for class
                                                         location. Class fee: $29 individual; $45 couple/friend.
                                                         Oct 11 S                           1-3pm                      1 Session
       “Great instructor! Tons of
                                                         Off Site                                                 CAL077-2C68-F1
     practical information I will use
        when I build my deck.”
        - Participant Deck Building 101


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Classes at                                                                       “Mickman’s holiday classes have
                                                                                   become a tradition for me,
Mickman Brothers
Mickman’s is a gem of the northern
                                                                                    my sisters and our mom.

suburbs. Let their experts spark your
                                                                                      We wouldn’t miss it!”

creativity or increase your lawn and
garden knowledge. All Classes held at
Mickman Brothers Garden Center.
                                                                             NEW! Harvest
                                                                             Bring fall home as you learn tips
                                                                                          Home Delights
                                                                             on changing your containers to a
Create your very own fresh evergreen kissing ball. Learn all you need        blaze of color and fall decorating
Kissing Ball
to know to take an oasis sphere from bland to beautiful. You’ll use an       tips for your home. Create a fall
assortment of decorations to personalize your creation. Bring a pruner       door decoration to take home and
and gloves. Supply fee of $25 paid to instructor at class. Class fee: $19.   enjoy brunch around the harvest
Dec 6 S                          9-11am                       1 Session      table after decorating. Supply fee
Off Site                                                 CAL077-2C64-F1      of $20 paid to instructor at class
Dec 6 S                          1- 3pm                       1 Session      (covers supplies and brunch).
Off Site                                                 CAL077-2C64-F2      Class held at 101 Market.
                                                                                                                     Harvest Home

                                                                             Class fee: $19.
                                                                                                                       Delights

                                                                             Sept 13 S    10-11:30am 1 Session
Create an elegant 10” cocoa moss hanging basket filled with a variety
NEW! Evergreen Hanging Basket
                                                                             Off Site            CAL077-2C66-F1
of fresh evergreens, artificial berries, and cardinals. Additional items
may be purchased. Bring a pruner and gloves. Supply fee of $25 paid
to instructor at class. Class fee: $19.
                                                                             Holiday Floral
Nov 15 S                        9-11:00am                     1 Session      Create a gorgeous centerpiece that
                                                                             Arrangement
Off Site                                                 CAL077-2C63-F1      will make your holiday table look
                                                                             absolutely beautiful for
                                                                             Thanksgiving. It will definitely be
Add the finishing touch to your holiday decorating with a fresh 25 ft.
NEW! Holiday Garland
                                                                             the center of attention! Supply fee
balsam garland. Embellish it with a variety of festive decorations.          of $19 paid at class. Class held at
Bring pruner and gloves. Supply fee of $50 paid at class. Class fee: $15.    Holtz Landscape and Floral.
Nov 22 S                          1-3pm                       1 Session      Class fee: $19.
Off Site                                                 CAL077-2C60-F1      Nov 12 W     6:30-8:30pm 1 Session
                                                                             Off Site             CAL077-2C69-F1     Holiday Floral

Personalize your own fresh evergreen wreath as a holiday tradition!
NEW! Holiday Wreath                                                                                                  Arrangement

Start with a 25” balsam wreath and your own handmade bow, then
                                                                             NEW! Shutting Down
embellish it with a variety of festive decorations. Bring a pruner and
                                                                             Fall is a season of change - from
                                                                                          Your Pond
gloves. Supply fee of $25 paid to instructor at class. Class fee: $19.
                                                                             the trees, to the grass, to your
Nov 22 S                         9-11am                       1 Session
                                                                             pond. Learn how to put your pond
Off Site                                                 CAL077-2C61-F1
                                                                             away for winter (or how to keep it
                                                                             running all year long!). Hear about
                                                                             maintenance, upkeeping the pump
Learn the basics of installing an underground sprinkler system
Underground Sprinkler System
                                                                             and filter, and how to care for fish.
including sprinkler selection, location, and timing of water                 Class held at 101 Market.
application. Learn how to do it yourself! Class fee: $19.                    Class fee: $19.
Sept 27 S                        9-11am                       1 Session      Sept 13 S    10-11:30am 1 Session
Off Site                                                 CAL077-2C65-F1      Off Site            CAL077-2C78-F1


Make a 12” pot filled with fresh spruce tops, evergreens, dogwood,
NEW! Winter Container Garden
artificial berries, and mistletoe. Additional items may be purchased.
Bring a pruner and gloves. Supply fee of $30 paid to instructor at
class. Class fee: $19.
                                                                                                                       Shutting

Nov 8 S                          9-11am                       1 Session
                                                                                                                      Down Your

Off Site                                                 CAL077-2C62-F1
                                                                                                                        Pond

Nov 8 S                           1-3pm                       1 Session
Off Site                                                 CAL077-2C62-F2


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                                                         Children’s behavior is composed
                                                         Behavior Equation                      Better Sleep/Better
                                                         of three components, but only one      How much sleep does your young
                                                                                                Behavior
                                                         of which we have control. Find out     child need? How do nighttime
                                                         the three components to the            sleep problems affect daytime
                                                         behavior equation and how we           behaviors? We will discuss the
                                                         can make the most our parenting        importance of good sleep, how to
                                                         skills. Instructors: Janine Atwell     set up a bedtime routine, and the
                                                         and Kathy Solem, licensed early        connection between sleep and
                  Family                                 education professionals. Certificate   challenging behaviors. Time will
                                                         of Attendance for training hours       be allowed for specific questions.
                                                         will be available. Class fee: $9.      Instructor: Vicki Czerwinski,
                  Call 763/506-5766
                                                         Oct 29 W      6:30-8pm    1 Session    Licensed early childhood
                                                         Staff Dev Ctr        CEC410-F747-01    professional. Certificate of
                                                                                                Attendance for training hours will
                          Parenting
                                                                                                be available. Class fee: $9.
                                                                                                Sept 30 T     6:30-8pm    1 Session
                                                         Behavior
                  Discover the skills children learn
Arts Vs. Crafts   NEW! Arts vs. Crafts
                                                         This class will further help you       Staff Dev Ctr        CEC410-F733-01
                                                         Equation Part 2
                  as they explore materials in the
                  creative art process and the skills    implement the ideas and strategies
                  used while doing directed craft        presented in the Behavior
                  projects. The activities will be       Equation class. We will talk about
                  based on autumn themes and             specific behaviors or challenges
                  books used in the fall. There will     and how to work at making
                  be a make and take activity to get     changes using the techniques and
                  you started on creating fun art and    tools presented. Nov 17 is geared
                  craft projects with children!          for parents, Nov 20 for providers.
                  Instructors: Jessica Nichols and       Instructors: Janine Atwell and
                  Joni Warzala, Licensed early           Kathy Solem, Licensed early
                  childhood professionals.               education professionals. Certificate
                  Certificate of Attendance for          of Attendance for training hours
    Better
                  training hours will be available.      will be available. Class fee: $9.
                  Class fee: $9.                         Nov 17 M      6:30-8pm    1 Session
 Sleep/Better

                  Oct 23 TH     6:30-8pm    1 Session    Staff Dev Ctr        CEC410-F748-01
   Behavior

                  Staff Dev Ctr        CEC410-F742-01    Nov 20 TH     6:30-8pm    1 Session
                                                         Staff Dev Ctr        CEC410-F748-02

                  Learn 100 signs used to
                  Baby Sign Language
                  communicate with preverbal                        Catalog of Activities
                  infants and toddlers. Babies as
                  young as 7 months can learn and
                                                                     for Families with
                  use basic signs. Frustration and
                  temper tantrums decrease.
                                                                      Young Children
                  Research indicates children who                      Now Available
                  learn sign language have greater
                  verbal, reading, and writing skills
                  later in life. Due to distractions,
                  this is an adult only workshop.
                                                           C ommunit y Educ at ion of fers many educ at ional and

                  Class fee: $39 per couple.
  Baby Sign                                                enric hing oppor t unit ies t o

                  Oct 11 S     9:30-11:30am 1 Session
  Language                                                 famili es w it h y oung c hil dren. T he
                  Staff Dev Ctr         CAL077-1C03-F1
                                                           F ami lies c at alog feat ur es 40
                                                           pag es burst ing w it h fun and
                                                           i nex pensiv e ac t iv it i es.

                                                           Check out the catalog of
      “Dr. Obsatz has information                          classes. Call 763-506-1275
      every parent, every teacher,
       everyone should know.”                              to receive your catalog.


30 • 763-506-5766                                                                           Anoka-Hennepin Community Education
                                              Oh b aby!                                 “The best $9 I’ve spent on
                                                                                           my child’s future.”
                                                                                             - Participant More Than
                                                                                            Just Knowing Your ABC’s
                                                 Early Childhood
                                                Family Education
                                                    is planning
                                                                              NEW! Parenting with
                                                                              With so much information on
                                                                                          Imagination
                                                 a special event
                                                                              parenting available, how do you
                                                                              know what is good information?
                                                  just for babies
                                                                              Learn ways that parenting can
                                                 (birth up to 9 months)

                                                                              build imagination, self-esteem,
                                                and their parents.
                                                                              responsibility, self-regulation, and
                                                                              other positive traits in your child.
                                               Choose the date that
                                                                              Discover how ‘play’ can teach,
                                                works best for you:
                                                                              while using items around the
                                                    August 20
                                                                              house or outside. We will spend
                                                   ( 1 0 -1 1 : 3 0 a m )
                                                                              the last part of class making a
                                                                                                                      Parenting

                                                                              simple take home toy. Instructor:
                                                    August 28                                                           with

                                                                              Ann Beane, Licensed early
                                                   ( 6 : 1 5 -7 : 4 5 p m )                                          Imagination

                                                                              education professional. Certificate
                                                    January 8
                                                                              of Attendance for training hours
                                                   ( 6 : 1 5 -7 : 4 5 p m )
                                                                              will be available. Class fee: $9.
                                                                              Nov 3 M       6:30-8pm    1 Session
            Registration is necessary,
                                                                              Staff Dev Ctr        CEC410-F470-01
              cost $2.00 per family.
       For more information or to register,
                                                                              Tired of changing diapers? What
                call 763-506-1284                                             Taming the Toilet
                                                                              are the signs of readiness and how
                        or
                                                                              does the process of toilet learning
                                                                              work? After the presentation, time
     Online: www.discovercommunityed.com,
                                                                              will be allowed for specific
        under ECFE Special Family Events.
                                                                              questions. Instructor: Janine
                                                                              Atwell, Licensed early education
                                                                              professional. Certificate of
                                                                              Attendance for training hours will
NEW! Boys in                          More Than Just                                                                 Boys in Crisis

The boy crisis is so large. How       Getting ready to read and write         be available. Class fee: $9.
           Crisis 2008                Knowing Your ABC’s                                                                 2008

boys are being raised is causing      begins long before your child           Oct 20 M    6:30pm-8pm 1 Session
incredible suffering for boys and     starts kindergarten. We will be         Staff Dev Ctr       CEC410-F732-01
those around them. Many are           presenting ideas, information, and
abused and bullied, hiding their      activities that children will need in
pain with drugs and alcohol.          order to succeed and become
Through lecture, video, and           fluent readers. This is focused on
discussion venture into the private   parents and providers of 3-5 year
world of boys. Learn how to raise     olds. Instructors: Kathy Solem and
them with self-esteem and self        Kathy Wiinikainen, Licensed early
worth. Instructor: Dr. Michael        childhood professionals.
Obsatz. Certificate of Attendance     Certificate of Attendance for
for training hours will be            training hours will be available.
available. Class fee: $9.             Class fee: $9.
Nov 11 T    6:30-8:30pm   1 Session   Nov 12 W 6:30-8:30pm   1 Session
Staff Dev Ctr        CAL077-1C01-F1   Staff Dev Ctr     CEC410-F738-01
                                                                                                                      Taming the
                                                                                                                        Toilet




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                                                      Get into College and                    PSAT/SAT-
                     College Prep
                                                      Learn to select the right college       Preparation class for the SAT
                                                      Pay for it!                             College Preparation
                                                      and make your student more              and PSAT tests; appropriate for
                                                      attractive to colleges. Financial       students of all ability levels. Find
                NEW! College
                                                      topics include: reducing college        out what is on the test, including
                            Application
                Create powerful college admission     costs; obtaining grants;                the essay section. Become familiar
                            Essays
                and scholarship application           minimizing debt and loans; myths        with the test style, learning
                essays. Learn an organizational       about colleges and college aid; and     strategies and techniques for the
                structure that makes room for all     how FASFA and college aid work.         verbal and math sections, reduce
                of your greatest accomplishments      Appropriate for any family with         test anxiety. Materials include:
                without sounding scattered,           children in high school or              study guide, test-taking methods,
                disorganized, or disjointed. High     community college. Instructor:          strategies, target words, and
                school students have called this      Jay Benanav. Class fee: $19/family.     practice tests. Bring calculator, two
College Study

                class “amazing” and                   Oct 2 TH        7-9pm    1 Session      #2 pencils, and a notebook.
    Skills

                “revolutionary.” Parents are          Staff Dev Ctr       CAL077-3F24-F1      Saturday workshop will break
                encouraged but not required to                                                for lunch. Class fee: $75.
                attend for free with a paying                                                 Sept 8 M/T   3-5:30pm 2 Sessions
                student. Instructor: Jeannie                                                  Andover HS          CAL077-1F51-F1
                                                      NEW! Keep Up with
                Burlowski. Class fee: $24.                                                    Sept 10 W/TH 6:30-9pm 2 Sessions
                                                                  Your Tech
                Oct 20 M    6:30-8:30pm   1 Session    With technology changing at the        Anoka HS            CAL077-1F51-F2
                                                                  Savvy Kids
                Staff Dev Ctr        CAL077-1C04-F1    speed of an iTunes download, it        Sept 13 S    9am-3pm     1 Session
                                                       can be hard for parents to keep up.    Champlin Park HS CAL077-1F51-F3
                                                       Podcasts. IM. Downloadable ring        Sept 15 M/T 3-5:30pm 2 Sessions
                                                       tones. Texting. Online social          Champlin Park HS CAL077-1F51-F4
                NEW! College
                                                       networking. It’s the language our      Sept 21 SU 12:30-6pm     1 Session
                It is possible to get great grades
                             Study Skills
                                                                                              Northdale MS        CAL077-1F51-F5
                without stressful cramming! Learn kids speak fluently. Do you? For
                what top college students know         “tech-challenged” parents or
                about organizing study time and        anyone wanting to learn about all
                                                                                              This workshop provides students
                                                                                              Zapping the ACT
                breaking tasks down into               the various technologies used by
                                                                                              with strategies for specific
  PSAT/SAT-

                manageable pieces. Included is a       today’s kids. Bring your cell phone
   College

                                                       or your iPod for a hands-on            question types, general test taking
                “systematic review” method
 Preparation

                                                       opportunity to learn.                  tips, and suggestions for ACT test
                developed at Carnegie Mellon
                                                                                              preparation. Covers first-hand
                University that eliminates the need Class fee: $15.
                                                                                              familiarity with the form and
                to ever cram. Parents are              Oct 29 W      6:30-8:30pm 1 Session
                                                                                              content of the ACT test, including
                encouraged but not required to         Staff Dev Ctr         CAL077-1F46-F1
                                                                                              practice on each type of test item,
                attend for free with a paying
                                                                                              tactics, and strategies for dealing
                student. Instructor: Jeannie
                                                                                              with all four sections of the exam.
                Burlowski. Class Fee: $24.
                                                       Win College
                                                                                              Three practice tests and a study
                                             1 Session With the cost of a four-year college
                                                       Scholarships!
                Sept 30 T 6:30-8:30pm
                                                                                              guide included. Bring calculator,
                Staff Dev Ctr         CAL077-1C05-F1 exceeding $100,000, scholarships
                                                       are more attractive than ever. You     two #2 pencils, and a notebook.
                                                       don’t have to be an academic           Workshops will break for lunch.
                                                       superstar to win free college          Class fee: $75.
                                                       money. Learn where to find             Sept 27 S    9am-3pm    1 Session
                                                       unadvertised scholarship               Northdale MS       CAL077-1F52-F1
                                                       opportunities, how to complete         Jan 31 S     9am-3pm    1 Session
                                                       forms, gather materials, and more.     Northdale MS      CAL077-1F52-W1
Keep Up with
  Your Tech

                                                       Instructor: Jason Lum, a recent
 Savvy Kids

                                                       Harvard and UC Berkeley
                                                       graduate, who won nearly
                                                       $250,000 in scholarship money and
                                                       worked in the Harvard admissions
                                                       office. Class fee: $15.
                                                      Oct 30 TH       7-9pm    1 Session
                                                      Staff Dev Ctr       CAL077-1C02-F1
  “Jason provides invaluable advice
    for navigating the scholarship
         application process.”
   - Participant Win College Scholarships!


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                                       CPR-

                                       American Heart
                                       Health Care Provider
                                                                                         Secure 24-hour
                                       Association/AAOS two-year
                                       certification course for dental,
                                                                                     online registration at

                                       health care providers, emergency
                                                                                  www.discovercommunityed.com
                                       personnel, and lifeguards. Covers
                                       one and two person CPR for adult,
                                       child, and infant. Includes
                                                                             CPR-
Health                                 obstructed airway, AED, mouth-
                                                                             American Heart
                                                                             Pediatric Heartsaver
                                       mask, written test, and stroke
                                                                             Association/AAOS two-year
                                       facts. Bring self-addressed
                                                                             certification course for home care,
Call 763/506-5766

There is an inherent risk of           stamped envelope. Optional
                                                                             foster care or childcare facility
accident or injury in any activity.    textbook $18. Certification card
                                                                             staff. This course meets rule #2
It is the responsibility of each       included. Class fee: $69.
                                                                             and rule #3 requirements. Course
participant to be aware that there     Sept 15 M       6-10pm    1 Session
                                                                             will cover pediatric CPR, choking,
are assumed risks involved in          Staff Dev Ctr        CAL077-2X01-F1
participation. Anoka Hennepin                                                and home and/or facility safety.
District #11 assumes no                                                      Bring self-addressed stamped
responsibility for injuries received
                                       CPR-Health Care                       envelope. Optional textbook $18.
during sports/fitness/ recreational                                          Certification card included.
                                       American Heart                        Class fee: $59.
                                       Provider Renewal
activities. Any changes in partic-
                                       Association/AAOS two-year             Oct 23 TH 6:30-9:30pm 1 Session
ipants’ current sports and/or
physical activity level should be      certification course. Covers one      Northdale MS      CAL077-2X04-F1
done under the approval and            and two person CPR for adult,
                                       child, and infant. Includes
                                                                                                                         CPR

direction of their physician and/or
health care provider(s).               obstructed airway, AED, mouth-        The Emergency Care and Safety
                                                                             First Aid-Adult
                                       mask, written test, and stroke        Institute First Aid training course
                                       facts. Must bring current CPR card    provides current training in
                                       and self-addressed stamped            general First Aid and bloodborne
                                       envelope. Optional textbook $18.
     CPR/First Aid
                                                                             pathogens. Course covers verbal
                                       Certification card included.          CPR, bleeding and medical
American Heart                         Class fee: $65.                       emergencies. Participants will
CPR-Adult AED
Association/AAOS two-year              Sept 18 TH   6-10pm    1 Session      receive a 3-year certification upon
certification course. This class is    Northdale MS      CAL077-2X02-F1      completion of the course.
for both new and renewing                                                    Certification card and textbook
participants. Recognition of signs                                           are included in class fee.
and symptoms of a heart attack,   American Heart                             Class fee: $59.
                                       CPR-Heartsaver
                                  Association/AAOS two-year
cardiac arrest, stroke, and choking
                                                                                                                    First Aid-Adult
                                                                             Nov 12 W         6-10pm    1 Session
in adults with use of barrier     certification course. This class is        Staff Dev Ctr         CAL077-2X08-F1
devices. Facilitates the efficientfor both new and renewing
training and testing in the use ofparticipants. Recognition of signs
automated external defibrillators and symptoms of a heart attack,            ECSI/AAOS/AHA three-year
                                                                             First Aid-Pediatric
(AED). Bring self-addressed       cardiac arrest, stroke, and choking        certification course. Covers verbal
stamped envelope. Optional        in adults, children and infants. Use       CPR, bleeding, medical
textbook $18. Certification card  of barrier devices, skill                  emergencies and illnesses specific
included. Class fee: $59.         performance, and verbal AED.               to children. Course meets rules
Oct 28 T   6:30-9:30pm 1 Session  Bring self-addressed stamped               #2 and #3 state requirements.
Northdale MS       CAL077-2X05-F1 envelope. Optional textbook $18.           Textbook and certification card
                                  Certification card included.               included in class fee.
                                  Class fee: $65.                            Class fee: $65.
                                       Nov 18 T     6-9:30pm   1 Session     Sept 29 M    6-10pm    1 Session
                                       Northdale MS       CAL077-2X06-F1     Northdale MS      CAL077-2X07-F1
                                                                                                                      First Aid-
                                                                                                                      Pediatric




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                                                                                             Brain Gym:
                           Driving                                 Wellness
                                                                                           Stressed? Hear how your body is
                                                                                             Stress Reliever
                                                                                           affected and learn simple physical
                                                                                           movements, which produce
                55+ Defensive Driving-                  Antioxidants
                Renew your 10% three-year car           Antioxidants are your body’s first amazing results. Brain Gym has
                4 Hour                                  Against Aging
                insurance discount by attending         line of defense against disease.   been shown to decrease stress,
                this refresher course. Include your     Learn the effects of taking        improve attention, comprehension,
                name as it appears on your              vitamins and the pros/cons. Hear coordination, academic skills,
                driver’s license and driver’s           how different foods help prevent   organization, and communication
                license number with registration.       various diseases and find out what skills. Bring water and dress
                Prerequisite: 55+ Defensive             your body’s antioxidant level is.  comfortably! Instructor: Nancy
                Driving 8 hour course.                  Bring a notebook. Instructor:      Breyen. Class fee: $35.
                Class fee: $25.                         Harvey Weiss. Class fee: $19.      Oct 22 W       6:30-8pm 2 Sessions
55+ Defensive

                Oct 21 T   5:30-9:30pm 1 Session                                             Staff Dev Ctr       CAL077-2X72-F1
   Driving
                                                        Sept 25 TH 6:30-8:30pm 1 Session
                Oak View MS        CAL077-2X78-F1
  Refresher
                                                        Champlin Park HS CAL077-2X73-F1

                                                                                             Have an autoimmune disorder or
                                                                                             Gut Reaction
                                                                                             suffer from heartburn, gas,
                55+ Defensive Driving-                  NEW! Anxiety Road:
                Update your driving skills while        If you deal with anxiety - whether   bloating, or indigestion? Learn
                8 Hour                                              A New You
                becoming eligible to receive a 10%      first-hand or through a family       how the right foods and selected
                discount on your car insurance.         member or friend - you’ll want to    supplements can restore intestinal
                Include your name as it appears         take to this class. Learn how to     health helping you enjoy life more
                on your driver’s license and            manage anxiety from someone          fully. Instructor: Nutrition
                driver’s license number with            who went through it first-hand.      Educator from Nutritional Weight
                registration. Class fee: $29.           Hear how anxiety can actually        and Wellness. Class fee: $39.
                Sept 23 T/TH 5:30-9:30pm 2 Sessions     make you a stronger individual.      Oct 6 M         7-9pm    1 Session
                Staff Dev Ctr        CAL077-2X80-F1     Class fee: $19.                      Staff Dev Ctr       CAL077-2X58-F1
                Nov 15 S      8am-4pm     1 Session     Nov 13 TH    7-9pm    1 Session
                Oak View MS          CAL077-2X80-F2     Northdale MS     CAL077-2X70-F1
 Alive at 25


                Research shows motor vehicle
                Alive at 25
                crashes are the single biggest killer
                of teenagers-more than AIDS,
                street violence, and drug use                                 NEW!
                combined. This four-hour program
                                                                                             Positively Ageless

                will focus on safer driving
                                                                                             A Recipe for Healthy

                practices and situational driving                             Discover the secrets that allow you a fit body—
                                                                                             Living
                scenarios. This class could be the                            lean, strong, and flexible, with energy to spare.
                difference between life and death.
                Parents are welcome to stay, free                              Cheryl Forberg, the nutritionist for NBC’s The
                of charge. Class fee: $49.                                    Biggest Loser, will discuss how The Biggest
                Oct 11 S 8:30am-12:30pm 1 Session                             Loser’s contestants shed hundreds of pounds,
                Northdale MS       CAL077-2X81-F1       stay on track with their weight loss goals, and achieve healthy weight
Gut Reaction
                                                        loss success.

                                                        Cheryl’s passion is to help everyone become not only healthy, but to
                                                        look younger, live longer and feel better. With tips and recipes from
                                                        her new book, Positively Ageless, you will begin to see measurable
                                                        improvements in key biomarkers of aging in as little as 4 weeks. They
                                                        are designed to slow and even reverse the signs of aging while
                                                        maximizing health and vitality.

                                                        Join us for an energy-filled presentation and a delicious and Positively
                                                        Ageless dinner. Class fee includes dinner. Class fee $55.
  “Classes close to home save time
  and gas money. Thanks for such
                                                        Jan 9 F                     6:30-8:30 pm                      1 Session
     wonderful opportunities.”
                                                        Off Site                                                 CAL077-1C99-F1
         - Participant Winter 2008


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                    Janice Novak Classes                                         “This is one of the most practical
                    Janice has a Masters Degree in Health                            and creatively presented
                    Education. She is an internationally acclaimed
                    author, speaker and wellness consultant who
                                                                                 workshops I have ever been to.”

                    teaches workshops and seminars for hospitals,
                                                                                        - Participant Absolutely Abs

                    corporations and professional organizations.             NEW! Headache
                                                                             Are you one of many who suffer
                                                                                         Relief
  Crave starches, snack foods, and sweets or find the more you eat, the
  Are You a Carb Addict?
                                                                             from headaches? Find relief!
  more you want to eat? If yes, come hear a two-week plan that will
                                                                             Headaches are a debilitating
  STOP your cravings, help you lose weight, and keep your insulin
                                                                             condition that affects many
  levels balanced. Overcoming carb cravings is not a matter of
                                                                             people. Learn the different types
  willpower but a matter of biology. Class fee: $35.
                                                                             of headaches, ways to manage the
  Oct 22 W                         6-7:30pm                    1 Session
                                                                             symptoms, and the different
  Staff Dev Ctr                                           CAL077-2X49-F1
                                                                             factors that can trigger headaches.
                                                                             Instructor: Eric Hering, D.C.
                                                                             Class fee: $19.
  Noticed a hip/thigh/butt change? You’re not alone! Lifestyles caused
  NEW! Hips, Thighs, and Otherwise
                                                                             Sept 22 M        7-9pm    1 Session
                                                                                                                    Are You a

  us to become a nation of sitters, causing lower body muscles to            Staff Dev Ctr        CAL077-2X74-F1
                                                                                                                   Carb Addict?

  weaken and sag. Your muscles have the greatest ability to burn fat
  and increase metabolism so come learn powerful, effective
  techniques to improve muscle tone. Wear loose clothing and be
                                                                             Navigating Life
  prepared to exercise. Bring a mat. Class fee: $35.
                                                                             Working through a life transition?
                                                                             Transitions
  Oct 14 T                         6-7:30pm                    1 Session
  Staff Dev Ctr                                           CAL077-2X50-F1     With this innovative new
                                                                             approach incorporating your
                                                                             experience, temperament, and
  Continue to gain weight no matter how little you eat or how much           values, you’ll DEFINE your own
  Metabolism Makeover
  you exercise? Millions of Americans find themselves in the same boat       personal style, DESIGN your
  - getting heavier and heavier with each passing year. Stop this            unique path, and EASE your way
  damaging cycle! Learn not only the mechanisms that cause weight            through change and loss.
  gain, but also how to turn off fat creating genes. Class fee: $35.         Instructor: Dee Bailey, MA.
  Sept 27 S                      11am-12:30pm                  1 Session     Class fee: $25.
  Staff Dev Ctr                                           CAL077-2X48-F1     Oct 11 S         1-4pm    1 Session
                                                                             Staff Dev Ctr        CAL077-2X56-F1


  Are you one of the millions of Americans who suffer from low
  Thyroid Information Workshop                                                                                      Headache

  thyroid function? Fatigue, weight gain, depression, arthritis, inability
                                                                                                                     Relief

  to focus, thinning hair, and digestive problems are only some of the
  symptoms for low thyroid. Come gain valuable knowledge so you
  can have a more informed discussion with your health care provider.
  Class fee: $35.
  Sept 27 S                        1-2:30pm                    1 Session
  Staff Dev Ctr                                           CAL077-2X47-F1


  We all have abdominal muscles that can lose shape. Learn to
  Absolutely Abs
  strengthen your ab muscles with exercises you can do
  anywhere/anytime. Strengthen and flatten your abdominals quickly,
  effectively, and in a very functional way. Wear loose clothing and be
  prepared to exercise. Bring a mat. Class fee: $35.
  Sept 27 S                        9-10:30am                   1 Session
  Staff Dev Ctr                                           CAL077-2X51-F1
                                                                                                                   Absolutely
                                                                                                                      Abs




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                Hypnosis to Control
                Weight & Stop                            2009 Community Wellness Day
                All behavioral changes must occur
                Smoking                                    at Coon Rapids Middle School, 11600 Raven Street, Coon Rapids

                at an unconscious level to be
                                                                            January 10 ~ 9 am - 3 pm
                lasting. With hypnosis, you can          Keynote Speaker                                Save t
                make that change! The experience                                                              h
                                                       from NBC's The Biggest Loser,
                is relaxing and you are fully
                aware, conscious, and in control at    Cheryl Forberg, RD
                                                                                                         Date! e
                all times. Bring a pillow or blanket
                for added comfort.

                Control Weight-Stop your
                cravings. Stop snacking and
                overeating. Get motivated to
                exercise.

                Stop Smoking-If you have a
                desire to quit, hypnosis can help
 Hypnosis to

                immediately without withdrawal,
   Control

                cravings, or weight gain.
Weight & Stop

                Instructor: Dr. Mary Fischer,
  Smoking

                D.C.H., C.H.T.

                A hypnosis fee of $44 for one
                session, and $84 for both sessions                     Cheryl will share Biggest Loser tips on how to lose
                is payable to New Way Learning                  weight, eat a healthy diet, and exercise effectively in the new year.
                Center at class. Fee includes
                session, reinforcement tape, and a
                                                           Bring the family to a fun day filled with wellness information,
                                                       FREE for the entire family
                lifetime membership for a free
                future class if reinforcement is                         activities for the kids and more!
                desired. Pre-registration is
                required. Class fee: $10.                                   20-Minute Power Sessions
                Oct 4 S   9am-12pm    1 Session                             Health & Fitness Information
                                                                       I


                                                                            Answers from Health Experts
                Oak View MS      CAL077-2X57-F1
                                                                       I


                                                                            Healthy Options on Wellness for Families & More!
                                                                       I
                NEW! Wellness                                          I
                Want to get the inside scoop on
                            Made Simple
                how to truly achieve good health?
                Learn how to make simple
                                                                      Presented by: Anoka-Hennepin Community Education


                changes to your lifestyle through
Wellness Made

                exercise, nutrition, and
    Simple

                supplementation. Life is
                happening now…are you as
                healthy as you should be? Bring
                paper and a pen. Instructor:
                Robert Vaughn III. Class fee: $25.
                Oct 22 W    7-8:30pm   1 Session
                Ramsey Elem       CAL077-2X71-F1




  “I now have control over my life.
      Thank you for making this
       available to everyone.”
      - Participant Hypnosis to Control
           Weight & Stop Smoking

36 • 763-506-5766                                                                               Anoka-Hennepin Community Education
                                         Maximize your results in this
                                         Aqua Jogging
                                         deep-water training program.
                                         Aqua Jogging is an intense, but
                                                                                   Youth Swim Lesson Information
                                         non-impact, exercise alternative
                                                                                            On Page 44
                                         that will challenge all levels of
                                         participants. Workout includes
                                         safe, effective lower body
                                         variations and specific arm           Waist to chest-deep water provides
                                                                               Shallow Water Works
Exercise                                 movements. All activities are done    resistance for toning, firming,
                                         in water 9-12 feet deep. A jogging    water walking, and aerobic
                                         vest is worn to hold the              conditioning. Strength and
Call 763/506-5766
                                         participant in a vertical position.   cardiovascular training are
There is an inherent risk of
                                         Pay per visit and drop in to attend   incorporated into a single
accident or injury in any activity.
                                         the workout of your choice: Per       workout. No swimming skills
It is the responsibility of each
                                         workout fee: $4.75, or use a          required. Pay per visit and drop in
participant to be aware that there
                                         punchcard: 10 workouts for $43;       to attend the workout of your
are assumed risks involved in
                                         20 workouts for $82. Participants     choice. Per workout fee: $4.75, or
participation. Anoka-Hennepin
                                         may join at any time.                 use a punchcard: 10 workouts for
District #11 assumes no
                                         No registration required.             $43, 20 workouts for $82.
responsibility for injuries received
                                         Oct 6 M/W/F           5:45-6:40am     Participants may join at any time.
during sports/fitness/recreation
                                                                                                                       Triathlon
                                         Roosevelt MS       CAQ203-6X60-F1     No registration required.
activities. Any changes in
                                                                                                                     Swim Training

                                         Oct 6 M/W/TH           12-12:55pm     Oct 6 M/W                7-7:55pm
participants’ current sports and/or      Roosevelt MS       CAQ203-6X60-F2
physical activity level should be                                              Roosevelt MS       CAQ203-6X62-F1
                                         Oct 6 M/W                5-5:55pm
done under the approval and              Roosevelt MS       CAQ203-6X60-F3
direction of their physician and/or      Oct 6 M/W                7-7:55pm
health care provider(s).
                                                                               Triathlete Swim
                                         Roosevelt MS       CAQ203-6X60-F4
                                                                               Targeted to triathletes looking to
                                                                               Training
                                                                               improve overall speed and
                                                                               endurance during the swim leg of
                                         Swim laps in designated lap swim
    Adult Aquatics                       Adult Lap Swim
                                                                               a triathlon. Workouts include a
                                         lanes for fitness and conditioning.
                                                                               variety of sets tailored to the
                                         Pay $3.25 per visit or use a swim
                                                                               individual’s speed and ability.
Aquatics classes not meeting Nov 26-28

                                         coupon: book of 20 for $45.
                                                                               Stroke technique and development
and Dec 22-Jan 2

                                         No registration required.
                                                                               will also be incorporated within
Arthritis Foundation
                                         Oct 6 M/W/F           5:45-6:40am
Created for people with arthritis to                                           the program. Pay per visit or drop
Aquatics Program
                                         Roosevelt MS       CAQ203-6X59-F1
keep joints flexible, muscles strong                                           in to attend the workout of your
                                         Oct 6 M/W/F            12-12:55pm
and to help reduce the pain                                                    choice. Per workout fee: $4.75, or
                                         Roosevelt MS       CAQ203-6X59-F2
associated with arthritis. Exercises                                           use a punch card: 10 workouts for
                                         Oct 6 M/W                7-7:55pm
were developed by physical                                                     $43, 20 workouts for $82.
                                         Roosevelt MS       CAQ203-6X59-F3
therapists. The soothing warmth                                                Participants may join at any time.
and buoyancy of water make this                                                No registration required.
program an ideal environment for                                               Oct 6 M/W                  8-9pm
                                                                                                                       Adult Lap

                                                                               Roosevelt MS       CAQ203-6X63-F1
                                                                                                                         Swim
relieving arthritis pain and
stiffness. Those with arthritis or
who routinely experience joint
pain, stiffness, and/or limited
range of motion are encouraged to
                                              Youth Swim
participate. Pay per visit or drop
in to attend the workout of your
                                                Lessons
choice. Per workout fee: $3.75, or
use a punch card: 10 workouts for
                                             Lessons offered for infants,

$33. Participants may join at any
                                             preschoolers, youth and adults!

time. No registration required.              Roosevelt Community Pool,
Oct 8 W                     6:15-7pm
Roosevelt MS          CAQ203-6X64-F1
                                             650 15th Avenue, Blaine
                                             763-506-5980
                                             www.discovercommunityed.com


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                           Exercise                               Anoka-Hennepin Community Education Adult Learning


                                                                            Fall 2008                                     Fitness Pass
                                                                                                                          Want to get some exercise but don’t
                 Please note that if class is                                              know if you can commit to one class?
                                                                 FITNESS PASS

                 cancelled due to weather cond-                                            Try the Fitness Pass! This pass is for
                 itions, session will not be made                                          those interested in trying various
                                                                                                       Participant Name




                 up. Check the web site, local                                             classes with different instructors. Ever
                                                           1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10


                 media listings or call 763-506-         wonder what it’s like to take a kickboxing class? Try it! Want to take
                 5766, press 1 when prompted and         Yoga/Pilates? Go for it! Think you need a Total Body workout? See
                 listen for voice mail updates.          what you’ve got! Schedules aren’t set in stone so why does your fitness
                                                         routine have to be? Get a pass allowing you the flexibility to workout
                                                         when it fits your schedule. Purchase your 10-session Fitness Pass
                                                         today!
                 60-Minute Shape

                 Come for an energizing workout
                 Up/Step Combo
                 for your whole body, mind, and          Card cost: $59, limited number available. See web site for participating
                 soul. Designed for all fitness          classes and guidelines. Purchase Fitness Pass online and pick it up at
                 levels; consists of a warm-up, step-    the Staff Development Center (2727 North Ferry Street in Anoka).
Aerobics- Step

                 cardio, target toning, stretching,      For more information call Brittany at 763-506-1291 or go to
   Combo

                 and cool-down. Class meets twice
                 a week. Bring hand weights or
                                                         www.discovercommunityed.com

                 resistance tubing if you have them.
                 Instructor: Chris. See web site for
                 not meeting dates. Class fee: $89.                                                                          Combine regular low impact
                                                        Aerobics-                                                            Aerobics-Step Combo

                 Sept 11 T/TH 5:30-6:30pm 21 Sessions   Get fit with a light to moderate                                     aerobics with step, as well as the
                                                        Low Impact Circuit

                 Jackson MS           CAL077-2X11-F1    workout in this low impact circuit                                   hottest and newest trends in step
                                                        class. Class includes warm-up,                                       aerobics. This is a full-body
                                                        stretching, low impact aerobics                                      workout that includes
                 Kick away the pounds! Focus is         segments mixed with resistance                                       strengthening and toning. Bring a
                 Aerobics-Kickboxing
                 more on kickboxing routines and        exercises, and cool down. Bring a                                    yoga mat and hand weights from
                 less on cardio work. Workout is        mat, water, and hand weights                                         2 to 10lbs. Instructor: Danita.
                 designed for all fitness levels. It    from 2 to 10lbs. Instructor: Jill.                                   Not meeting Oct 16 and Nov 27.
                 can be a moderate or high              Not meeting Sept 22 and Oct 27.                                      Class fee: $65.
                                                        Class fee: $65.
 Aerobics-
                 intensity workout depending on                                                                              Sept 11 TH   6-7pm  12 Sessions
Muscle Pump

                 your desire. Instructors: Rachael at   Sept 8 M     7-8pm  12 Sessions                                      Northdale MS     CAL077-2X14-F1
                 Northdale MS; Roger at Andover         Northdale MS     CAL077-2X13-F1
                 Elem. Not meeting Oct 18 at
                 Andover Elem and Nov 29 at
                                                                                                                             Belly Dancing-
                 Northdale MS. Class fee: $49/          Come for a fantastic and fun head-The ancient art of belly dance is a
                                                        Aerobics-Muscle Pump                                                 Beginning
                 9 sessions; $69/ 13 sessions.          to-toe workout to music. Focus    growing form of self-expression
                 Sept 13 S     9-10am 13 Sessions       will be on strengthening and      and great way to stay fit. In this
                 Northdale MS        CAL077-2X12-F1     toning using free weights and     fun and lively class, learn basic
                 Sept 13 S  9:45-10:45am 9 Sessions     resistance training. Bring two    concepts and techniques of Middle
                 Andover Elem        CAL077-2X12-F2     hand-free weights from 2 to 10lbs.Eastern dance. You’ll warm-up,
                                                        Instructor: Colleen. Not meeting  explore core movements, and
                                                        Nov 26. Class fee: $69.           review posture and presentation.
                                                        Sept 10 W 7:30-8:10pm 13 Sessions Must be at least 18 years of age.
                                                        Northdale MS       CAL077-2X36-F1 Instructor: Sybil. Not meeting Oct 9,
Belly Dancing-

                                                                                          Oct 16, Nov 20, and Nov 27.
  Beginning

                                                                                          Class fee: $59.
                                                                                                                             Sept 11 TH   7-7:50pm 10 Sessions
                                                                                                                             Champlin Elem      CAL077-2X16-F1
                                                                                                                             Sept 11 TH   8-8:50pm 10 Sessions
                                                                                                                             Champlin Elem      CAL077-2X16-F2

  “It is a pure joy looking forward to
    Chris’ class. I always go home a
        refreshed and energized.”
        - Participant 60-Minute Shape
                Up/Step Combo

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                                                                                “Kristi is full of infectious energy
                           Daytime                                                and enthusiasm. Who knew
                           Fitness Classes                                        exercising could be so fun!”
                                                                                     - Participant Hooping for Fitness

                          Each day is a challenge but getting up to
                           NEW! Circuit Challenge
                          take on that challenge is what keeps us           Burn maximum calories using
                                                                            Fitness Boot Camp
                          going. Energize your body and mind with           intervals while toning and shaping
                          step exercises, cardio, strength training, and    your body. Class combines
                          a chance to work out those abs. Bring hand        kickboxing, yoga, plyometrics,
 weights from 2 to 10lbs, water, and a yoga mat or towel. Class held at     body resistance, pilates, weight
 Youth First Center in Ramsey. Instructor: Sherri. Not meeting Oct 27.      training, and big ball. Challenge
 Class fee: $75.                                                            your whole body with this fast-
 Sept 8 M                        10-11am                    13 Sessions     paced, high-energy class. Not
 Off Site                                                CAL077-2X40-F1     recommended for those recovering
                                                                            from an injury. Bring mat, water,
                                                                            hand weights from 2 to 10lbs, and
 Get up and get moving! If you’re committed and ready for private           optional medicine or big ball.
 NEW! Early Bird Workout
 personal training (groups of 4) you’re ready for this class. Lose          Instructor: Melissa. See web site for
                                                                                                                    Fitness Boot

 weight or strength train as you learn about nutrition and how to           not meeting dates. Class fee: $79/
                                                                                                                        Camp

 properly workout. All equipment provided. Class held at Fitness 1st        12 sessions; $85/13 sessions.
 Training in Blaine. Class fee: $239.                                       Sept 8 M   7:30-8:30pm 12 Sessions
 Sept 8 M                         6-7am                     14 Sessions     Oak View MS        CAL077-2X20-F1
 Off Site                                                CAL077-2X34-F1     Sept 10 W     7-8pm    13 Sessions
                                                                            Oak View MS        CAL077-2X20-F2

 Want to be a hot mama (or dad/sister/grandma/uncle)? If you’re
 NEW! Hot Mamas
 committed and ready for private personal training (groups of 4)            Strengthen your core and increase
                                                                            Get on the Ball
 you’re ready for this class. Lose weight or strength train as you learn    balance while having fun with
 about nutrition and how to properly workout. All equipment                 your exercise ball. It’s a great way
 provided. Class held at Fitness 1st Training in Blaine. Class fee: $129.   to improve your fitness level while
 Sept 10 W                     9:30-10:30am                  7 Sessions     adding variety to your workout.
 Off Site                                                CAL077-2X35-F1     All fitness levels welcome. Bring
 Oct 29 W                      9:30-10:30am                  7 Sessions     your big ball, water, and hand
 Off Site                                                CAL077-2X35-F2     weights from 2 to 10 lbs.
                                                                                                                    Get on the

                                                                            Instructor: Danita. Not meeting
                                                                                                                       Ball


                                                                            Oct 27. Class fee: $69.
 Get away from the office or house and relax while gaining flexibility
 NEW! Midday Fitness Yoga
                                                                            Sept 8 M   7:30-8:15pm 13 Sessions
 and muscle strength. This beginner/intermediate class focuses on the       Andover Elem        CAL077-2X17-F1
 principles and postures of yoga and incorporates them into today’s
 fitness. Bring water, yoga mat, and hand towel. Class held at Youth
 First Center in Ramsey. Instructor: Jennifer. Not meeting Nov 26.          Join the fun as you learn health
                                                                            Hooping for Fitness
 Class fee: $79.                                                            benefits of fitness hooping. Great
 Sept 10 W                   11:45am-12:25pm                13 Sessions     for a head to toe cardio workout,
 Off Site                                                CAL077-2X37-F1     this class helps you release toxins,
                                                                            break down fat cells, firm your
                                                                            core, and get your heart pumping.
 Come recharge your body and mind at this midday Hatha Yoga                 This is not a dance hoop class, it’s
 NEW! Midday Yoga Recharge
 class. Geared toward those with a busy schedule, you’ll leave              a cardio fitness class. Bring a mat
 refreshed after stretching, strengthening, and relaxing with simple        and supportive aerobic shoes.
 poses. Bring a yoga mat, water, and optional blocks, straps, or            Class fee: $55.
 padding. Class held at Youth First Center in Ramsey. Instructor:           Sept 8 M     6:10-7pm 5 Sessions
 Laura. Not meeting Nov 4. Class fee: $75.                                  Northdale MS       CAL077-2X19-F1
                                                                                                                    Hooping for

 Sept 16 T                   11:45am-12:25pm                12 Sessions
                                                                                                                      Fitness

 Off Site                                                CAL077-2X39-F1




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                 If you have to exercise you may as      Highly effective conditioning            Total workout from head to toe!
                 NEW! Salsa Aerobics Pilates-Introduction                                         Total Body

                 well have a good time! Join the         method that works your “power-           For the beginner to the advanced,
                 fun for some red-hot spicy salsa        house” muscles. Each movement            this class will work the entire
                 aerobics; all levels welcome. You’ll    emphasizes proper body                   body. Establish a workout routine
                 dance the pounds away to Latin          alignment and breathing                  that works for you! Bring a mat
                 music as you listen to instruction      techniques done on a mat. Build          and hand weights from 2 to 10lbs.
                 in both English and Spanish. Bring      strength, increase your flexibility,     Instructor: Danita. Not meeting
                 a yoga mat, towel, water, and gym       improve posture, and deepen              Oct 27. Class fee: $69.
                 shoes. ¡Baile! Instructor: Veronica.    body awareness. Bring water and          Sept 8 M   6:15-7:15pm 13 Sessions
                 Not meeting Oct 27. Class fee: $79.     pilates mat. Instructor: Roger. Not      Andover Elem        CAL077-2X22-F1
                                                         meeting Oct 18. Class fee: $49.
                 ¡Si quieres hacer ejercicio, también    Sept 13 S  9-9:45am    9 Sessions Strength Training
                 tienes que pasar un buen                Andover Elem       CAL077-2X31-F1 Strength training has been proven
                 momento y es por eso que te                                                  to boost metabolism. Come tone
                 imbitamos a divertirte con los                                               your upper and lower body using
Salsa Aerobics

                 movimientos del momento! Salsa          Come for a fun, easy-to-follow,      resistance bands. No heavy
                                                         Latin Hip Hop Dance

                 aerobics, todos esta imbitados          dance-based cardio workout.          weights! No big machines! Good
                 cuando bailes y en hagas ejercicio      Learn to Salsa, Merengue, Tango,     for first time exercisers and fitness
                 también las libritas de más se iran     and Cumbia as well as a variety of enthusiasts alike. Need to be able
                 al ritmo de la música las clases son    easy to learn Hip Hop moves. For to get down on the floor. Bring to
                 bilingues en Inglés y en Español.       anyone, any age; let’s hit the dance class a long resistance band and
                 Los artículos que tienes que traer      floor! No coordination required,     water. Instructor: Donna.
                 son: yoga mat, una toalla, agua,        just a willing heart! Instructor:    Class fee: $29.
                 zapatillas de tenis y listo a bailar.   Colleen. Not meeting Nov 26.         Sept 10 W        6-7pm      5 Sessions
                 El instructor: Veronica. No clase       Class fee: $79.                      Oak View MS           CAL077-2X33-F1
                 27 de Octubre. El Costo de la           Sept 10 W 6:30-7:20pm 13 Sessions Oct 22 W    6-7pm   5 Sessions
                 clase: $79.                             Northdale MS       CAL077-2X15-F1 Oak View MS     CAL077-2X33-F2
                 Sept 8 M     8-9pm  13 Sessions
                 Northdale MS     CAL077-2X38-F1
                                                         Want more energy, less stress, and       The fall is a great time to start a
                                                         Spring Forest Qigong™ Walking Club
                                                         improved health? Qigong is a             walking program! Meet new
  Strength

                                                         Chinese healing method, which            people and have some fun! Walk
  Training       Step Aerobics and
                 Come for a fun workout, which           combines simple movements,               as many evenings as you want
                 Core Conditioning
                 includes warm up, endurance             breathing, meditation, and sound.        (Monday-Thursday). You can
                 muscle conditioning, core               Learn to balance the energy in           register to walk anytime during
                 conditioning, and cool down.            your body and enhance your               this session. No walking days will
                 Class meets twice a week. Bring         physical, emotional, and spiritual       be posted at each building and
                 water. Instructor: Rachael. Not         well being. Instructor: Barb.            online. Bring your walking shoes.
                 meeting Oct 16, Nov 4, and Nov 27.      Class fee: $49.                          Class fee: $25.
                 Class fee: $115.                        Oct 6 M      7-9pm   3 Sessions Sept 8 M-TH 6-8pm    36 Sessions
                 Sept 11 T/TH 7:30-8:30pm 24 Sessions    Roosevelt MS     CAL077-2X10-F1 Oak View MS       CAL077-2X23-F1
                 Oak View MS          CAL077-2X21-F1                                     Sept 8 M-TH 5:30-8pm 39 Sessions
                                                                                         Crooked Lake Elem CAL077-2X23-F2


Spring Forest
   Qigong




     “Best aerobic/dance class I've
     ever taken! Feels more like a
          party than a class!”
     - Participant Latin Hip Hop Dance


40 • 763-506-5766                                                                               Anoka-Hennepin Community Education
Focus is on the central                Yoga for all levels of fitness. Focus
Yoga/Pilates-Combo                     Yoga-Gentle Stretch
powerhouse muscles that include        on finding the level of intensity
your abs, back, buttocks, and          that is right for you. Relaxing
                                                                               “No matter how I feel when I come

upper leg muscles. Combines with       music, low light, and slow, smooth
                                                                                to class, I leave in a better mood.”
yoga to lengthen and strengthen        pace. Improve flexibility and
                                                                                   - Participant Yoga/Pilates Combo

without adding bulk. Bring a yoga      release tension with meditation or
mat, hand towel, bath towel, and a     reflection time at the end. Bring a
blanket for cushion. Wear layered      yoga sticky mat, water, and
clothing. Instructors: Melissa at      optional straps or blocks, towels,
Northdale MS and Jackson MS;           or padding. Instructor: Melissa.
Kim at Bell Center. See web site for   See web site for not meeting dates.
not meeting dates. Class fee:          Class fee: $69/10 sessions;
$69/11 sessions; $75/12 sessions;      $79/12 sessions.
$85/13 sessions.                       Sept 8 M   5:45-6:35pm 12 Sessions
Sept 11 TH 5:30-6:30pm 11 Sessions     Oak View MS        CAL077-2X26-F1
Bell Center         CAL077-2X25-F1     Sept 16 T  6:40-7:40pm 10 Sessions
Sept 11 TH 7:40-8:40pm 11 Sessions     Jackson MS         CAL077-2X26-F2
Jackson MS          CAL077-2X25-F2
Sept 13 S       8-9am   13 Sessions
Northdale MS        CAL077-2X25-F3     Yoga for all levels of fitness. Hatha
                                       Yoga-Hatha
Sept 13 S      9-10am 13 Sessions      yoga is a connection between the
Northdale MS        CAL077-2X25-F4     sun and the moon, or the practice
                                                                                                            Yoga/Pilates-

                                       of poses to integrate the mind and
                                                                                                              Combo
Sept 16 T   5:30-6:30pm 12 Sessions
Bell Center         CAL077-2X25-F5     body with your breath. Work on
                                       building strength, increasing
                                       flexibility, finding focus, and
Geared toward fitness enthusiasts.     balance. Bring a yoga mat, water,
Yoga-Fitness
Gain flexibility and muscle            and optional blocks, straps, or
strength along with relaxation.        padding. Instructors: Melissa on
This beginner/intermediate class       Monday and Wednesday; Laura
focuses on the principles and          on Thursday. See web site for not
postures of yoga and incorporates      meeting dates. Class fee: $75/
them into today’s fitness. Yoga        11 sessions; $79/12 sessions;
experience is recommended. Bring       $85/13 sessions.
water, a yoga mat, hand towel,         Sept 8 M   6:35-7:25pm 12 Sessions
and bath towel. Instructors: Jill at   Oak View MS        CAL077-2X27-F1
Northdale MS; Dana at Ramsey           Sept 10 W     6-7pm    13 Sessions
Elem; Melissa at Jackson MS. See       Oak View MS        CAL077-2X27-F2
                                                                                                            Yoga-Gentle

web site for not meeting dates.        Sept 11 TH   7-8:05pm 11 Sessions
                                                                                                              Stretch

Class fee: $69/10 sessions; $75/       Oak View MS        CAL077-2X27-F3
11 sessions; $79/12 sessions.
Sept 8 M      6-6:50pm 12 Sessions
Northdale MS        CAL077-2X24-F1
Sept 10 W      7-8pm    12 Sessions
Ramsey Elem         CAL077-2X24-F2
Sept 11 TH 6:40-7:40pm 11 Sessions
Jackson MS          CAL077-2X24-F3
Sept 16 T   7:40-8:40pm 10 Sessions
Jackson MS          CAL077-2X24-F4




                                                                                                            Yoga Fitness




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                                                       Get personal training in this small
                                                       Fit for Golf                                        Golf Lessons-
                                                       class as an ESPN PGA golf pro                       This class is for those who have
                                                                                                           Intermediate
                                                       shows you how to gain distance                      taken beginning classes or private
                                                       on your drives then work with a                     lessons. We will work long and
                                                       trainer to decrease injury. See web                 short game. Bring your clubs first
                                                       site for class locations and what to                night and report to pro shop. A
                                                       bring. Facility fee of $35 paid to                  range fee of $15 is payable at first
                                                       instructor at class. Class fee: $55.                session. Class fee: $29.
                Sports                                 Sept 8 M       6-7pm    4 Sessions                  Sept 9 T     6:15-7:15pm 3 Sessions
                Call 763/506-5766                      Off Site           CAL077-2G04-F1                   Bunker Hills         CAL077-2G10-F1

                There is an inherent risk of
                                                       For the true beginners and those                    Join this self-defense class where
                                                       Golf Lessons-Beginning Kenpo Karate
                accident or injury in any activity.
                It is the responsibility of each       just starting to play the game.                     you can go at your own pace
                participant to be aware that there     Bring your clubs first night and                    while learning techniques against
                are assumed risks involved in          report to the pro shop. A range fee                 different attacks. Strength,
                participation. Anoka-Hennepin          of $15 is payable at first session.                 flexibility, coordination, and self-
 Fit for Golf

                District #11 assumes no                Class fee: $29.                                     defense will improve while you
                responsibility for injuries received   Sept 9 T     6:15-7:15pm 3 Sessions                 have fun in this class. Teens may
                during sports/fitness/recreation       Bunker Hills         CAL077-2G09-F1                 also register. Wear loose
                activities. Any changes in                                                                 comfortable clothes. Yellow-Black
                participants’ current sports and/or                                                        belt certification at no extra cost.
                physical activity level should be                                                          Instructor: Sue. Not meeting Oct 2
                done under the approval and                                                                and Oct 9. Class fee: $49.
                direction of their physician and/or                                                        Sept 18 TH   7-8pm    7 Sessions
                health care provider(s).                                                                   Northdale MS     CAL077-2G18-F1

                NEW! Cool Weather
                                                                                                        Introducing the
                With gas prices as they are, why
                             Biking                       1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10


                not ride your bike more? Find out
                                                                     2008/2009
                                                                                                        Open Gym Pass
                how others bike year-round and                                                          Open gym the easy way! No need to
                                                                     (September - May)
                                                                  OPEN GYM PASS

                learn how to extend your cycling                                                        bring cash each night you play.
Kenpo Karate

                                                                                                        Open Gym activities include:
                                                                                     Participant Name




                season. Come hear step-by-step
                                                         11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

                tips about gear, clothing, route
                finding, bike security, riding in
                                                                     I   Basketball Men's 25+
                traffic, and preparing for the first
                ride. Class held at Ramsey
                                                                     I   Basketball Men's 35+

                Bicycle. Class fee: $15 individual;
                                                                     I   Basketball Women's 20+

                $25 couple/friend.
                                                                     I   Volleyball-Co-Ed
                                                        Get a pass allowing you the flexibility to “go to the gym” when it fits
                Sept 11 TH    7:30-9pm    1 Session
                                                        your schedule. Purchase your 20-session Open Gym Pass today! Good
                Off Site            CAL077-2H08-F1      for the entire 2008/2009 school year.

                                                        Card cost: $59, limited number available. See website for guidelines.
                                                        Purchase Open Gym Pass online and pick it up at the Staff
                                                        Development Center (2727 North Ferry Street in Anoka).
Cool Weather
   Biking

                                                        For more information on the Open Gym Pass call Brittany at
                                                        763-506-1291 or Email brittany.dixon@anoka.k12.mn.us.




 Considering trading in your car for
      your bike to commute?
    Cool Weather Biking has all
        you need to know.

42 • 763-506-5766                                                                                       Anoka-Hennepin Community Education
                            2008-2009                                                      Phone-in Registration Hours
                            Adult Sports                                                       9:00 am – 4:30 pm
                                                                                                Monday – Friday
                            Leagues
                                                                                   If you’ve taken a beginning class
                            Anoka-Hennepin Community Education                     Tennis Refresher
                                                                                   or are a novice player and would
                            Athletics Department is pleased to announce

                                                                                   like to further your skills, bring
                            the formation of Adult Sports Leagues for
                            the winter, spring, summer and fall sports
                                                                                   your racket, shoes, and tennis balls
 seasons. Leagues will be played at local middle schools and city
                                                                                   for some great fun while you
 parks. A variety of divisions and levels of play will be offered. Call
                                                                                   learn! Class meets indoors during
 Marv Johnson at 763-506-1267 for registration packets or go to
                                                                                   bad weather. Instructor: John.
 www.discovercommunityed.com (click on Available Courses to visit
                                                                                   Class fee: $39.
 Adult Athletic/Sports Leagues) P lease not e: F or leag ue pl ay y ou

                                                                                   Sept 16 T     6:30-8pm 3 Sessions
 must si g n up as a t eam; i ndi vidual r eg i st r at ions ar e not t ak en at

                                                                                   Sand Creek Elem CAL077-2H06-F1
 t his t ime. A sample of league offerings is below:
 Winter Leagues:
 I Volleyball Leagues (mens and womens)                                                                                    Open Gym-
                                                                                   Safety Awareness/                       Basketball

                                                                                   This self-defense karate program is
 I 3-on-3 Basketball Leagues                                                       Self-Defense                            Men’s 25+

                                                                                   designed to enhance self-esteem,
 I 5-on-5 Basketball Leagues (mens and womens)

                                                                                   self-discipline, and safety
                                         NEW! Open Gym-                            awareness for youth ages 5 and
                                                                                   up. Parents are encouraged to
Open Gym-

For men 25 and older. Pre-                                                         observe class instruction and
Basketball Men’s 25+                                  Basketball
registration not required. Teams    For women 20 and older. Pre-                   practice the skills with their
                                                      Women’s 20+
are formed as players arrive. Bring registration not required. Teams               children at home. This is not a
your own ball. Please, NO           are formed as players arrive. Bring            sport karate, but students can
children for safety reasons. Class  your own ball. Please, NO                      progress to yellow belts or higher.
fee: $3 per night paid at the door. children for safety reasons. Class             Self-discipline and defense are
Sept 8 M      8:30-10pm 12 Sessions fee: $3 per night paid at the door.            emphasized in class. Instructor:
Oak View MS          CAL077-2G03-F1 Sept 10 W   8:30-10pm 13 Sessions              Sue. Class fee: $45.
                                    Oak View MS        CAL077-2H04-F1              New students ages 5-10
                                                                                   Sept 24 W     6-6:40pm 8 Sessions
                                                                                   Northdale MS        CAL077-2G19-F1
Open Gym-

For men 35 and older. Pre-                                                         Returning students
Basketball Men’s 35+                     Open Gym-
registration not required. Teams         Join your friends and neighbors in        Sept 24 W 6:50-7:30pm 8 Sessions
                                         Volleyball-Co-Ed                                                                    Safety

are formed as players arrive.            a fun evening of open volleyball.         Northdale MS        CAL077-2G19-F2
                                                                                                                           Awareness/

Bring your own ball. Please,             Singles or couples. Pre-registration      Advanced students
                                                                                                                          Self-Defense

NO children for safety reasons.          not required. Please, NO children         Sept 24 W 7:40-8:20pm 8 Sessions
Class fee: $3 per night paid             for safety reasons. Class fee: $3 per     Northdale MS        CAL077-2G19-F3
at the door.                             night paid at door.                       New students ages 11 and up
Sept 10 W    8:30-10pm 13 Sessions Sept 10 W     7-9pm   13 Sessions               Sept 24 W 8:30-9:10pm 8 Sessions
Northdale MS        CAL077-2H02-F1 Northdale MS      CAL077-2H01-F1                Northdale MS        CAL077-2G19-F4
                                   Sept 12 F    7-10pm 11 Sessions
                                   Northdale MS      CAL077-2H01-F2




                                                                                                                           Open Gym-
                                                                                                                           Basketball
                                                                                                                          Women’s 20+




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                                            Community Education Aquatics – An American Red Cross Water Safety Program Authorized Provider

                                           The Safe Choice for Your Children



       YOU T H SW I M L E S S O N S
                               The aquatics program offers swimming lessons for your children — infant to teens.
                               All lessons are taught by certified instructors using Red Cross training techniques.

             Roosevelt Community Pool • 763-506-5980 • www.discovercommunityed.com
  Session 1                                               Session 2                                                  Session 3
                              Lessons      Lessons                                      Lessons      Lessons                                       Lessons      Lessons
                              Begin        End                                          Begin        End                                           Begin        End
  Saturday Lessons            10/4         10/25          Saturday Lessons              11/1         11/22           Saturday Lessons              1/10         1/31
  Sunday Lessons              10/5         10/26          Sunday Lessons                11/2         11/23           Sunday Lessons                1/11         2/1
  Monday Lessons              10/6         10/27          Monday Lessons                11/10        12/1            Monday Lessons                1/5          1/26
  Tuesday Lessons             10/7         10/28          Tuesday Lessons               11/11        12/2            Tuesday Lessons               1/6          1/27
  Wednesday Lessons           10/8         10/29          Wednesday Lessons             11/12        12/10           Wednesday Lessons             1/7          1/28
  Thursday Lessons            10/9         10/30          Thursday Lessons              11/13        12/11           Thursday Lessons              1/8          1/29
                                                          No Lessons Nov. 26-27


 Registration Information                                                              Payment Information
 Registration with payment for swimming lessons is online at                           Payment must be received at the time of registration.
 www.discovercommunityed.com. To view the schedule, click on “Available
                                                                                       Registrations will be accepted until classes are full or the first day of the class.
 Courses”. If you are a new customer please create an account for each student
                                                                                       Swimming lessons are not made up nor is credit issued for cancellations due to
 in the family. If you are a returning customer, click on “My Account”. All
                                                                                       school closings or inclement weather.
 customers may register for the session(s) of choice beginning. August 4, 2008 at
 8:00 a.m. and continuing throughout the school year. Call the pool during open        Refund requests with five-business days notice from class start date may qualify
 office hours for assistance with registering online.                                  for a partial refund (cash, credit or coupon) less $10. Refund requests with less
                                                                                       than five- business days notice from class start date are not eligible for refund.
 Registering online or by phone requires the use of a VISA or MasterCard               Weeknight & Weekend Lessons
 charge.                                                                               5 years and older            $61.50
 Roosevelt Pool Office Hours                                  (763) 506-5980           Under 5 years (Parent/Child) $38.50
 Beginning Wednesday, October 1, 2008 and continuing                                   Under 5 years (Preschool) $52.00
 through Thursday, May 21, 2009 the pool office hours are:                             Lessons for children 5 years and older are 65
 M-Th 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.                                                           minutes in length. The parent-child classes for
 Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.                                                       those under five years are 40 minutes.
 Sunday 4:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
 Closed: Fridays


                           Roosevelt Community Pool • 763-506-5980
P ool Open:
Oct. 4, 2008 - May 21, 2009
                                           A quat ic Ex er c ise & A dult Lap Sw im:
                                           M/W/F 5:45 - 6:40 a.m.
                                                                                         Rec reational Sw im F ees                     Pool Rental
                                                                                         Daily Recreational Admission                  Renting the pool is a fun
                                           M/W            12:00 - 12:55 p.m.
R ec r eat ional Sw im T ime:                                                            Child (0-17)......................$3.00       alternative to birthday parties,
                                           M/W            5:00 - 5:55 p.m.
Sa           1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.                                                       Adult (18 and over)...........$3.25           scout meetings or athletic
                                           M/W            7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
T/Th         7:15 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.                                                       Senior Citizens                               team functions. The rental rate
                                           NEW ! Triat hlet e Tr aining , and
R ec r eat ion Sw im C oupons              A r t hrit is F oundat ion A quat ic          (65 and over) ..................$3.00         depends on the group size
Available ................$45/book of 20   P r og r am and Complet e Sw im               Visa/Mastercard accepted for any              and length of the rental.
                                           Training                                                                                    Call 763-506-5980.
No Rec r eat ional Sw im:                                                                aquatics purchase.
Nov. 4, 27, 29, Dec. 22-31, Jan. 1-5       Yout h & P r esc hool Lessons:
                                           Sa        8:30 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
                                           S-Th      5:00 p.m. - 7:10 p.m.


44 • 763-506-5766                                                                                                        Anoka-Hennepin Community Education
Community Education School Activity Locations
     Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Loc at i on
1    A DA MS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .J-14
     8989 Sycamore St., Coon Rapids
2    A NDOV ER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .I-5
     14950 Hanson Blvd., Andover
3    A NDOV ER HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .H-5
     2115 Andover Blvd., Andover
4    A NOKA HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E-7
     3939 Seventh Ave. N, Anoka
6    B ELL C ENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .I-10
     1374 Northdale Blvd. NW, Coon Rapids
7    B LA INE HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L-9
     12555 University Ave. NE, Blaine
8    C HA M P LI N . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .C-10
     111 Dean Ave., Champlin
9    C HA M P LI N PA R K HS . . . . . . . . . .F-13
     6025 - 109 Ave. N, Champlin
10   C OON RA P IDS HS . . . . . . . . . . . .H-10
     2340 Northdale Blvd., Coon Rapids
11   C OON RA P IDS M S . . . . . . . . . . . .H-10
     11600 Raven St. NW, Coon Rapids
12   C ROOKE D LA KE . . . . . . . . . . . . . .G-7
     2939 Bunker Lake Blvd, Andover
13   DAY TON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .B-9
     12000 S. Diamond Lk. Rd., Dayton
14   ESC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .H-10
     11299 Hanson Blvd. NW., Coon Rapids
15   EI SENHOW ER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .K-11
     151 Northdale Blvd., Coon Rapids
16   EV E RGRE EN PA R K . . . . . . . . . . . .J-18
     7020 Dupont Ave. N, Brooklyn Center
17   F R A NKLI N . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .C-9
     215 W. Main St., Anoka
18   F R ED M OOR E M S . . . . . . . . . . . .E-10
     1523 Fifth Ave. S, Anoka
19   HA MI LTON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .I-11
     1374 - 111 Ave. NW, Coon Rapids
20   HOOV ER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .H-11
     2369 - 109 Ave. NW, Coon Rapids
21   JA C KSON M S . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .F-13
     6000 - 109 Ave. N, Champlin
22   JE F F ER SON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L-11
     11331 Jefferson NE, Blaine
23   JOHNSV ILLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .M-9
     991 - 125 Ave. NE, Blaine
24   L.O. JA C OB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .I-12
     1700 Coon Rapids Blvd., Coon Rapids
25   LI NC OLN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .D-9
     540 South St., Anoka
26   M A DI SON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L-12
     650 Territorial Rd. NE, Blaine
27   M CKI NLE Y . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N-3
     1740 Constance Blvd., Ham Lake
28   M ISSISSI P P I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .G-12
     10620 Direct River Dr., Coon Rapids
29   M ONR OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .J-17
     901 Brookdale Dr. N, Brooklyn Park
30   M OR R IS B Y E . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .G-10     37   ROOSEV ELT M S . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L-9     44    WA SHINGTON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E-9
     11931 Crooked Lk. Blvd, Coon Rapids                          650 125th Ave. NE, Blaine                                                 2171 Sixth Ave. N, Anoka
31   NOR THDA LE M S . . . . . . . . . . . . .K-11           38   RU M R IV ER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .H-2   45    W ILSON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E-7
     11301 Dogwood St. NW, Coon Rapids                            16950 Verdin St. NW, Andover                                              1025 Sunny Lane, Anoka
32   OA K V IE W M S . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .I-5      39   SA ND C RE EK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .J-10   37    R OOSEV E LT P OOL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L-8
     15400 Hanson Blvd., Andover                                  12156 Olive St. NW, Coon Rapids                                           650 125th Ave. NE, Blaine
33   OX BOW C R EEK . . . . . . . . . . . . . .F-13          40   SA NDB UR G MS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .D-9
     6505 - 109 Ave. N, Champlin                                  1902 Second Ave. S, Anoka                                                        OFF SITE CLASSES
34   PA RK VI EW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .F-13       41   SOR TE BE RG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .K-10       Directions to off site locations is available
     6100 - 109 Ave., Champlin                                    11400 Magnolia St. NW, Coon Rapids                                    online under individual course descriptions.
35   R A MSE Y . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .C-5    42   STA F F DEV. C ENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .D-8
     15000 Nowthen Blvd., Ramsey                                  2727 N. Ferry St., Anoka
                                                                                                                                                    Go to our web site at
36   R IV ER V IE W . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .J-15    43   UNIV E RSI TY AV E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L-13
                                                                                                                                       www.discovercommunityed.com
     1400 - 93 Ave. N, Brooklyn Park                              9901 University Ave. NE, Blaine
                                                                                                                                              for specific location information.




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                           Give online
                           registration a try!
Just browsing?
Click on Available Courses in the left menu bar. This takes you to a listing of classes to browse. If you have
an account and know you will be registering it is best to log in first by clicking on My Account. You may
choose to register and pay online at any time while browsing, just follow the log in prompts.

Returning customers
To log in click on My Account enter your primary
phone number, without dashes, and your password.
If you have forgotten your password click on Forgotten
password? Click Here. Your password will be emailed to
you if you have provided an email address in your
account profile. If you have logged in while browsing you may need to click back twice to return to the
class listing.


                                        To create an account, click on Create Account and follow the prompts. The
                                        New customers creating an account
                                        account profile takes about three minutes to complete. When finished, return
                                        to browsing classes by selecting Available Courses on the left menu.

                                        Registering for a class
                                        On the far right side of each class listing is a small shopping cart icon c
                                        under Select Item. Click on the c to select the class.

                                 The next screen will show the Order
Information for your class. If you are registering for someone other
than yourself, enter the participant’s name in Participant Attending
box. Click Add To Cart (at bottom of screen) to continue the
registration. If registering for additional classes return to Available
Courses. Remember to Checkout and pay for your classes. You must
process payment to complete registration.

Payment Information
When finished selecting classes click Checkout to complete registration with payment.
Enter credit card (VISA or MasterCard) payment information (16-digit number
without dashes and expiration date MO/YR) and click on Submit Order. Please note
profile address and credit card billing address must match for credit card to be
processed. Wait for a final screen to appear confirming your registration and
payment. If you have provided an email address in your account profile, you will
receive an email confirmation/receipt.
Call the Adult Learning registration line at 763-506-5766 for online registration assistance during business hours.




46 • 763-506-5766                                                                                      Anoka-Hennepin Community Education
                                 Register Online:                                     Community Education offices will be

  Register Early!
                                 www.discovercommunityed.com
                                 Set-up your own secure personal account for          closed December 24-26, 2008 and
                                 class registration using your VISA or MasterCard.    January 1-2, 2009.
                                 Be sure to remember your password for future
                                 online registration.
                                                                                     Things you should know:
                                                                                     • You are enrolled in a class upon receipt of registration and
                                 Register by Phone:                                    payment.
                                 Call 763-506-5766,                                  • Participants will be notified when a class is filled or
                                 (Monday - Friday 9 am - 4:30 pm)                      cancelled.
                                 Register for a class using your VISA or
                                 MasterCard. Please have class and charge            • If a class is filled, participants will be placed on a waitlist.
                                 information ready! Deaf/Hard of Hearing TTY           Waitlist means if an opening becomes available, participants
                                 763-506-1292 to register.                             will be contacted about class availability.
                                                                                     • Refund requests with five-business days notice from class
                                 Register by Mail:                                     start date may qualify for a partial refund (cash, credit or
                                 Mail registration form and payment to:                coupon) less $10. Refund requests with less than five-
                                                                                       business days notice from class start date are not eligible
                                  Community Education Office,                          for refund.
                                  Adult Learning
                                  2727 Ferry Street North                            • For Fee Assistance information call 763-506-1260.
                                  Anoka, MN 55303
                                                                                     • Community Education welcomes participants of all abilities
                                                                                       Reasonable accommodations available with advance notice.
                                 Register in Person:                                   Call 763-506-1279 or TTY 763-506-1292.
                                 Visit the Community Education office at               Email: susan.hughes@anoka.k12.mn.us
                                 2727 Ferry St. N., Door #5 and drop off
                                 class registration and payment.                     • Community Education adult activities will be cancelled if
                                                                                       Anoka-Hennepin schools are closed. Check the web site or
                                                                                       local media listings.
                                 Sat i sfac t ion Guarant eed: P lease c all us if y ou ar e not sat i sfi ed w it h a c lass y ou hav e at t ended.


                       Community Education Adult Class Registration Form
                                                                                     Your email address will not be provided to any outside organization.
Name ___________________________________________ Email Address ___________________________________________________

Home Phone ___________________________ Work Phone ___________________________ Birth Date _______________(month/year)
Home Address ______________________________________________________________City ____________________Zip ____________
                    Class Name                                            Class #                             Start Date/Day                        Fee

                                                      C __ __ __ __ __ - __ __ __ __ - __ __
                                                      C __ __ __ __ __ - __ __ __ __ - __ __

Make checks payable to: Anoka-Hennepin School District
Charge my J VISA J MasterCard           Card # ___ ___ ___ ___ - ___ ___ ___ ___ - ___ ___ ___ ___ - ___ ___ ___ ___ Exp. Date _______/______
Signature Required __________________________________ Accommodation Needs ________________________________________
                                         These forms may be duplicated if needed.
                       Community Education Adult Class Registration Form
                                                                                     Your email address will not be provided to any outside organization.
Name ___________________________________________ Email Address ___________________________________________________

Home Phone ___________________________ Work Phone ___________________________ Birth Date _______________(month/year)
Home Address ______________________________________________________________City ____________________Zip ____________
                    Class Name                                            Class #                             Start Date/Day                        Fee

                                                      C __ __ __ __ __ - __ __ __ __ - __ __

                                                      C __ __ __ __ __ - __ __ __ __ - __ __

Make checks payable to: Anoka-Hennepin School District
Charge my J VISA J MasterCard           Card # ___ ___ ___ ___ - ___ ___ ___ ___ - ___ ___ ___ ___ - ___ ___ ___ ___ Exp. Date _______/______
Signature Required __________________________________ Accommodation Needs ________________________________________
                                                Non-Profit Org.


                                                 Anoka, MN
                                                 US Postage


                                                  Permit 40
                                                    PAID
                                                      2727 North Ferry Street • Anoka, Minnesota 55303


Community Education offers
  something for everyone!
Italian Cooking. Computer Training.
Energizing Workouts. Whatever your interest,
we have hundreds of classes this fall to help
you explore your world and expand your mind.
Plus, we’re right in the neighborhood.
 Register Online today!
www.discovercommunityed.com                      Community Education TTY Numbers:
                                                        763-506-1292 TTY
                                                     Minnesota Relay Service
                                                         1-800-627-3529

				
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