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  • Abstract Flowers: Acrylics, Collage and Watercolor - Kit Included - Online Course

    Get introduced to mixed media arts using acrylic paint, collage and watercolors! Mix it up and create either two 8” x 11” paintings or four smaller paintings. No experience necessary. This class comes with a customized kit containing art supplies needed for the class from local art store Wet Paint Artists' Materials and Framing. Supply kits from Wet Paint (located at 1684 Grand Ave, St Paul, MN 55105) are included in the price of the class. Supply kits will be available for you to pick up from Wet Paint one week prior to the class. See your class confirmation email after registering, for more information. In addition to the kit you will need to have the following on hand: fine mist spray bottle, scissors, paper towels, pop-up tissues, two containers for holding water (plastic cup, mason jar, etc...), as well as newsprint and decorative napkins for collage. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. Please see your Class Confirmation email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Advanced MS Excel - Online Course

    Discover advanced tips and tricks that can increase your productivity and get your specific questions answered. Topics include: conditional formatting, data manipulation , custom lists, conditional formulas and functions, use of the formula/function library and more. Prerequisite: Intermediate MS Excel or equivalent skills. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Among Us With Strangers

    Age 10, 11, and 12. Come play Among Us with Ms. Cee and 8 other strangers your age! Make friends and connect while playing. Please be respectful and nice to one another as the game may get intense. We are all here to have fun! You will need the app to be able to play and district iPads will not work. The app is free through the App Store or Google Play with personal devices. (Not recommended, but the game is $5 to get it on PC through Steam & itch.io.). The code to play with the group will be sent the morning of.
  • Beginning Graphic Novel Book Club - Online Class

    Grades K-2 Are you learning to read? Have you ever read a graphic novel. Join us as we explore this fun way of reading and discuss some of the fun stories, and read some fun beginning graphic novels. This class is to read books and share the experience with others. We will read at least 2-3 (or more) great easy graphic novels. Our first graphic novel will be Pizza and Taco Who's the Best by Minnesota teacher and author Stephen Shaskan. Best friends are the BEST! But WHO is the BEST? Is it Pizza or Taco? The question is debatable! They both love water slides. They both are friends with Hot Dog and Hamburger. In fact, maybe they should have a debate and get their friends to VOTE for who’s the best! Can their friendship survive the race for top spot on the popularity food chain? Cast your VOTE! This book can be checked out from the St Paul Public Library or bought at local bookshops, or you can just join us as we read through the book each week and do some fun activities. oThis class is being offered using the Google Meet online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://www.spps.org/Page/28967. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your Class Confirmation email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Beginning Pilates-Based Mat Exercise -Online Course

    Condition and tone your body with Pilates! Controlled mat exercises create strength, stability and suppleness in the spine while improving abdominal and back strength, posture and balance. Pilates provides stress reduction while enhancing injury prevention. Bring a blanket and mat. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The morning of your first class session, you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Beginning Watercolor Painting - Kit Included - Online Course

    Discover how to compose and paint floral watercolors. From a photograph or your favorite garden, we will sketch, compose and create a watercolor flower painting from light tones to dark. We will also review watercolor supplies, what paper to use, the properties of paint, color mixing, and how to compose a painting. This class comes with a customized kit containing high quality artist grade watercolor paper, paints, and everything else you need for the class from local art store Wet Paint Artists' Materials and Framing. Supply kits from Wet Paint (located at 1684 Grand Ave, St Paul, MN 55105) are included in the price of the class. Supply kits will be available for you to pick up from Wet Paint one week prior to the class. See your class confirmation email after registering, for more information. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. Please see your Class Confirmation email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Beyond Beijing: Exploring China and Tibet - Online Class

    Our virtual trip starts with some of China's must-sees including Beijing, Shanghai and The Great Wall. From there we'll head to lesser known western China, exploring markets in Yining, mummies in Turpan and the Mogao Caves and sand dunes in Dunhuan. We'll cross the harsh and breathtaking landscape of the Tibetan plateau before concluding with the Jokhang Temple, Potala Palace and Norbulingka, all located in Lhasa, a city located at one of the highest altitudes in the world! This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Blacksmith Fundamentals: Bottle Openers

    Ages 18 and up. Begin building your blacksmith skills by forging your own bottle opener! Bottle Openers are quick to make and can incorporate all basic blacksmithing processes in one compact project. End class with a celebratory bottle-opening to try out your new tool (that means a beer or soda is included!). Open to all experience levels. Class is limited to 8 participants. Please note the following before registering: *Wear closed toe shoes and dress in layers. Wear clothes you can get dirty. *Bring and wear a face mask that covers your nose and mouth the entire time you are at the Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center *It is recommended that you bring your own work gloves and safety glasses. If you can't, there will be some to use; you will be asked to help sanitize them after use. *You may have your temperature taken when arriving. If you have a fever or other signs of illness, please do not come to class. *The Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center is located near the George Floyd Memorial and the street with access to the parking lot may be closed to traffic. Please give yourself a little extra time to find street parking a block or two from the studio.
  • Brain Games - Online Class

    Grades 3-6 Watch your brain glow with how much you know! Work together to share your knowledge of animals, food, space and more! This class is being offered using the Google Meet online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://www.spps.org/Page/28967. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your Class Confirmation email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Building Your Stress Relief Toolkit - Online Course

    Explore simple, yet impactful techniques proven to ease stress and enhance wellbeing. By the end of this series you will have a useful toolkit of techniques to use anywhere and anytime you need them. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The day before your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Chair Yoga - Online Course

    Explore how to maintain flexibility, strength, and balance using a chair. Learn a variety of seated postures and some standing while using the chair in different ways. Have an armless chair ready for class; use of a yoga mat and block are optional. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The evening prior to your first class session, you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Choosing a Career in the Trades - Online Course

    Thinking about a career change or trying to figure out your future? Lots of opportunities exist in the trades. Learn about different trades, including the schooling and skills needed for the different trades, expectations, insurance, work cycles and more. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Churros! Churros! Churros!

    Age 10, 11, and 12. Disappointed that the fair didn't happen all summer and missing out on the good food? Don't worry! Come and learn how to make churros with Ms. Cee! An adult advising is required with the usage of a stove and hot oil. A recipe will be send out the week before class starts and help get you ready to make delicious churros! This class is being offered using the Google Meet online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://www.spps.org/Page/28967. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Clear Communication in Stressful Times - Online Course

    During times of great stress, families, partners, and friends can experience tremendous conflict. These challenges can create rifts in relationship or help us deepen our understanding for one another. We'll explore what your verbal and non-verbal cues communicate and practice listening for specific layers of content. Join us to hear loved ones clearly, communicate cleanly, and experience greater connection in relationship. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Club 456 Book and Cook-Monsters and Monster Cookies

    Book and Cook: Monsters and Monster Cookies Calling all monsters! Do you like monster cookies and stories? Then this is the class for you! Join Ms. Nikol as she tells tales of monsters and then together, we will whip up a batch of scary, or at least yummy, monster cookies. Ms. Nikol will send the recipe to you and your family so you can follow along and make your own batch of cookies to enjoy and share. An adult will need to be present to help with making and baking the cookies. Because you will need ingredients for the cookies ahead of time, registration will close the Friday before class to allow you time to gather supplies. oThis class is being offered using the Google Meet online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://www.spps.org/Page/28967. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your Class Confirmation email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Club 456 Community Helpers-Fire Safety with St Paul Fire Department

    Ages 4, 5, and 6: Firefighters wear a lot of protective gear to help keep them safe while helping us in an emergency. Who is that masked helper? Find out who is the person under the uniform, how to be safe around fire and how they help us and our animal sidekicks. This class is being offered using the Google Meet online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://www.spps.org/Page/28967. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
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  • Club 456 Community Helpers-Girl Scout Leader - Online Course

    Age 4, 5, and 6 Have you ever wondered what the Girl Scouts do besides sell yummy cookies? Join us as we talk with a troupe leader and a top selling cookie seller as they teach us some fun songs and talk about the virtual camps, activities they get to help with and everything you want to know about how our troupe leader keeps a group of energetic girls organized and having fun. oThis class is being offered using the Google Meet online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://www.spps.org/Page/28967. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your Class Confirmation email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Club 456 Community Helpers-Librarian - Online Course

    Club 456 Librarians know almost everything about books. You can ask them about any subject and they can recommend a book or point you in the right direction. Did you know Librarians read a lot? Come meet a librarian from one of our public libraries as she tells us all about what it takes to be a librarian and she may entertains us with one of her favorite books. oThis class is being offered using the Google Meet online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://www.spps.org/Page/28967. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your Class Confirmation email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Club 456 Community Helpers-School Nurse - Online Course

    Ages 4, 5, and 6 What happens if you don't feel good and you are at school? Or, what if you are having trouble seeing the board when you are in class? These are all things the nurse at school can help you with. Join us as we talk with a school nurse who will tell us all about her job and how she helps students all day during the school day. oThis class is being offered using the Google Meet online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://www.spps.org/Page/28967. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your Class Confirmation email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Club 456: All Things Spooky

    Ages 4, 5, and 6. October is the spookiest month of all! Come dressed up while we tell scarrry stories, make some creepy crafts, and dance the monster mash.
  • Club 456: Books and Puppets

    Join us in a fun filled virtual book club for our Club 456 kids. Want to know some books that are silly, books that will make you laugh out loud, and books that will make you want to get up and dance? Join Nikol and some of her puppet friends as they read you some books and take your imaginations on an adventure. The November 2nd class will have stories about not so scary monsters and fall themes, while the December 7th class will have stories about winter. oThis class is being offered using the Google Meet online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://www.spps.org/Page/28967. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your Class Confirmation email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Club 456: Brain Games - Online Course

    Ages 4-6. Watch your brain glow with how much you know! Work together to share your knowledge of animals, food, space and more! This class is being offered using the Google Meet online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://www.spps.org/Page/28967. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your Class Confirmation email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Club 456: Disney Sing Along - Online Course

    Ages 4, 5, and 6. Can you sing at the top of your lungs like Elsa? Perhaps you’re a bit more of a quiet mouse like GusGus. Join Ms. Norah with her ukulele and sing along to your favorite Disney classics. Band members are always encouraged to dress up. This class is being offered using the Google Meet online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://www.spps.org/Page/28967.
  • Club 456: Draw and Story Starter - Online Course

    Ages 4-6. Do you see possibilities in everything around you? Would you tell stories about the shapes in the clouds? Let that imagination run wild with unusual prompts or your own big ideas. This class is being offered using the Google Meet online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://www.spps.org/Page/28967. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your Class Confirmation email for more information on joining meetings.