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  • 55+ Discount Driving 8-Hour

    For motorists 55 years of age and older. Explore changes in traffic laws and traffic safety, the latest vehicle technology, and easy-to-use defensive driving and accident-prevention tips. Completion of these courses will produce a 10% decrease in your car insurance. These 8-hour courses are required for first-time students; the 4-hour refresher is required every three years thereafter. All classes taught by the Minnesota Highway Safety & Research Center. Certificates are issued at the end of class. "All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
  • 55+ Discount Driving Refresher

    For motorists 55 years of age and older. Explore changes in traffic laws and traffic safety, the latest vehicle technology, and easy-to-use defensive driving and accident-prevention tips. Completion of these courses will produce approximately a 10% decrease in your car insurance. The 8-hour course is required for first-time students; the 4-hour refresher is required every three years thereafter. All classes are taught by the Minnesota Highway Safety & Research Center. Certificates are issued at the end of class. Certificates will be issued to those completing the course. "All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
  • A Conversation on Death and Dying - Online Course

    What happens when we die? Are our loved ones at peace? What do they want us to know? Bring your questions and experiences you would like to share and we’ll talk! Instructor, Victoria Juster, has communicated with Spirits since childhood and has lived through three near-death experiences. As a medium, she uses her gift to help people deal with the grief of losing a loved one. Please arrive 10 minutes early. Admittance will be closed once the class begins so instructor and participants can focus. 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.
  • A Multimedia Peru Travelogue

    Discover the beauty and wonderment of Peru in this multimedia travelogue experience. Become immersed in the sights and sounds of the beautiful country with pictures, video and audio recordings from the instructor’s trip in 2012. Hear music and songs of Peruvian Healers, and see the beauty of Peru through Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley, and Lake Titicaca "All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
  • A Road Trip Around Minnesota: Lakes & Waterfalls - Online Course

    Take a virtual road trip around the state learning about Minnesota's waterways and their historic importance to travel and trade. These same waterways are still vital to state and local community economies, and to the citizens as a form of recreation and relaxation. Come away with the seeds of your own road trip ideas planted and ready for spring and summer! 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. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Acting for Absolute Beginners

    Explore the basic tenets of acting, emphasizing character and textual analysis, while rehearsing/performing scenes with a partner. The study text for this course is Tennessee Williams’ Orpheus Descending. "All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
  • Acupressure to Relieve Stress and Anxiety Insomnia and More!

    The ancient healing art of acupressure can offer great relief with no side effects and help you feel your best. Along with the specific points to help relieve stress, anxiety, insomnia, irritability and even weight gain, learn the Nine Master Pressure Points, which are the most helpful to your body.
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    Adult Beginning Ballet

    For the student who enjoyed ballet as a child or has had six months or more of classical ballet classes. Ages 16 and up. St.Paul Ballet asks everyone to provide proof of vaccination or a weekly negative COVID test. All un-vaccinated adults are asked to wear masks at this time.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel

    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 Microsoft Excel or equivalent skills. "All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
  • Alexander Technique: Part 2

    Move better. Feel better. Explore the principles and practices of the Alexander Technique and a more holistic approach to posture. Some work will be done on the floor. Students should bring a mat. Prerequisite: Alexander Technique: Part 1, or any previous Alexander Technique class with the instructor. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • American Red Cross First Aid

    First Aid covers any emergency that does not require the use of CPR. Topics covered in this American Red Cross course include recognition and treatment of heart attacks, strokes, diabetic emergencies and allergic reactions, as well as first aid treatments for wounds, fractures, burns and other common injuries. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • American Red Cross Lay Responder Adult & Pediatric CPR/AED with First Aid

    Get certified in CPR/AED for adults, children and infants, and first aid from the American Red Cross. Learn the skills necessary to recognize and provide basic care for cardiac and allergic emergencies, and manage treatment for wounds, fractures, burns, and other common injuries. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • American Red Cross Lay Responder CPR/AED

    Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide basic care for breathing and cardiac emergencies until advanced medical personnel arrive. This nationally recognized American Red Cross course certifies individuals in CPR/AED for adults, children and infants, and is valid for two years. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • Appetizers for Entertaining

    Transform your menu with a new assortment of appetizers. Create appetizers that require less than 20 minutes, start-to-finish. Serve them as a first course, snack or as a complete buffet. Hot/cold, dips/spreads, hearty/healthy and new ingredients to explore! Please note dietary restrictions when registering. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • Balsamic Vinegar Truffles

    Learn a new way to make truffles using aged flavored balsamic vinegars. The flavors of raspberry, strawberry, blackberry and black cherry are truly amazing with the melted chocolate to mold beautiful truffles. Each student will make 18 truffles to take home in a provided box. All supplies included. Please note dietary restrictions when registering. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program. SPPS currently requires masks for all people in a school setting (ages 2 and older), including all teachers, staff, students and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, unless they have a qualifying exemption. This includes (but is not limited to) indoor fitness classes and during culinary classes when not eating or drinking.
  • Barn Storming: A Tour of Minnesota Barns & Barn Quilts - Online Course

    Minnesota is filled with countless numbers of barns, most from a bygone era. In some areas the barns are adorned with something called a barn quilt. Barn quilts are pieces of art on the side of a barn, shed, or house that usually tell some sort of story. The places you'll learn about are all visible from the roadways, so once you know about them you can check them out in person! 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. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Beginner Ballroom Dancing

    This social and fun class teaches you and your partner the basics of American Style Rhythm dances like the Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Rumba, Cha Cha, and East Coast Swing. Want to come solo? We switch partners so that everyone has a chance to practice. Wear comfortable clothing and ballroom shoes or shoes without treads. No dance experience necessary. Partners register individually. No class Oct 20. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • Beginner's Guide To Building a Free Website

    If you are self employed or want to be, you need a website. Building one is easier than you think! This hands-on class results in your own simple website, ready to launch and grow using free online options. Learn what you need to include, an easy way to create content, and how to put it all together. Bring a laptop to class. Class will use the website builder Weebly, focusing on the free version offered by this platform that includes an optional transactional account. Paid upgrade options are also available but are not required to create a website. No coding or previous website experience necessary. "All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
  • Beginners Guide to Canva

    Learn how easy it is to create special occasion invitations, holiday cards and custom gifts for family and friends using Canva. Design professional presentations, social media, videos, marketing flyers and more. Great for students, professionals, organizers or just for fun. Bring a laptop, tablet or smartphone. "All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
  • Beginning Pilates-Based Mat Exercise

    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. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • Beginning Pilates-Based Mat Exercise

    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. "All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
  • 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. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • Beginning and Intermediate Banjo or Guitar Lessons

    Ages 12 and up. Bring your own banjo or acoustic, electric or bass guitar. These are individual half-hour lessons. When registering, please select which instrument you are interested in. No class Nov. 23. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • Behind-the-Wheel Practice: Adult

    This course is for adults (18 years and older) with a valid driver's permit who need additional practice driving behind-the-wheel in preparation for their license exam. Behind-the-wheel procedures: Students will drive one-on-one with an instructor in an SPPS District vehicle. Specific lesson dates and times will be arranged with your instructor. Allow 6-8 weeks to complete your lessons. Rush or last-minute appointments are not available. Students have 6 months from the date of payment to complete their behind-the-wheel lesson. Students will arrange a pick up and drop of location with the instructor. Students who live outside of St. Paul need to make arrangements to begin and end their lesson in St. Paul. A $50 cancellation fee will be fined to students who do not show for their scheduled lesson, who cancel their lesson less than 24 hours in advance, and to students who do not have their permit with them in the vehicle for their lesson. Fee: $140 for 1 2-hour lesson You will not be charged the course fee until your driver's permit is verified. You will be notified at that time and you can complete the payment online. See more details about the behind-the-wheel process here. COVID Guidelines: All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program. This includes (but is not limited to) behind-the-wheel lessons.