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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 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 will be 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."
  • 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 to those who complete 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."
  • 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 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."
  • Apartment Life with a Dog

    Live with your furry friend in an apartment, townhome, or condo? Explore how to utilize the advantages of small-scale living while minimizing common behaviors such as barking, housetraining, resource guarding, and separation anxiety! Keep your dog and your neighbors happy when living on a smaller scale. This class is for humans only, please leave your furry friend at home. "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."
  • Architecture of St Paul

    Early Saint Paul nurtured enough wealth to produce stunning architecture. Enjoy an armchair tour of Summit Avenue homes and downtown gems. Discover hidden jewels, and explore their architectural names and defining decorations. "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."
  • Armchair Cemetery Tour

    Experience the legendary Cemetery Walking Tour without ever leaving your chair. Your trek will review the history of early Saint Paul and the men and women who made it happen as well as other remarkable stones from your instructor’s travels.. "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."
  • Autumn's Glory: Watercolor Painting

    Using watercolor and various techniques, we will capture the spirit of fall foliage . Students will have the option to choose the size of their successful paintings. Materials are required for this class. The material list is in the class confirmation email. 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.
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    Basic Home Repair

    Save money by learning how to do some of the most common home repairs yourself. Emphasis on toilets, faucets, tubular drainage and basic electrical. Class is lecture style and includes instructor demonstrations. 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 – and 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. Understand what you need to include, how to easily create content, and tips to put it all together. Bring your laptop to 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."
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    Beginning Knitting Part 2

    If you survived Knitting 101 and is totally fearless, this class could be your next challenge! There is a supply list to purchase materials before class. Prerequisite: Knitting 101. 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.
  • Being Mortal - Online Course

    Based on the bestselling book Being Mortal, by Dr. Atul Gawande, we'll discuss how to live a very good life in the face of our own mortality, what will matter to us in the end, as well as the roles that medicine and communication may play. Participants are encouraged to either read the book Being Mortal by Dr. Atul Gawande, or view the PBS Frontline Special (https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/being-mortal/) prior to class, however it is not required. 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.
  • 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. Please note the following before registering: *Wear closed toe shoes and dress in layers. Wear clothes you can get dirty. *Face masks are recommended but not required. *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. *The Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center is located near George Floyd Square and the street with access to the parking lot may be closed to traffic. Please give yourself a little extra travel time in case you need to find street parking a block or two from the studio.
  • CONECTADOS: Cómo estar presentes para sus hijos en la era digital - Curso On Demand - En Español

    Establecer límites y evitar las luchas de poder es una parte desafiante de la crianza de los hijos. Aprenda por qué establecer límites claros con sus hijos les ayuda a controlar su propio comportamiento, considerar a los demás y regular sus grandes sentimientos. Esta clase en línea a su propio ritmo lo ayudará a aclarar sus límites, aprender a comunicarlos y adquirir las habilidades que necesita para avanzar con consistencia y cuidado. Ver descripción en línea para una descripción completa. 3 módulos de aprendizaje o "Sparks". Los participantes reciben un Spark a la semana durante tres semanas. 12 lecciones en video, cada una de 4 a 8 minutos de duración. 12 documentos descargables de apoyo con ejercicios, indicaciones y estrategias prácticas para padres. Acceso para tres meses BONO: Invitación al grupo privado de Facebook del Instituto Spark & Stitch para todos los participantes de la clase en línea para participar en la comunidad de Spark & Stitch y opción de preguntas y respuestas. Público: Para padres de niños de 2 a 10 años. Incluye tres Sparks (módulos de una semana) con acceso por tres meses. Los cursos bajo demanda se pueden tomar en su tiempo libre. Recibirás tu enlace para tu clase a través de Spark and Stitch. Consulte su correo electrónico de confirmación de registro para obtener más información
  • CONNECTED: How to Show Up For Your Kids in the Digital Age - On Demand Course

    Our kids’ digital worlds are expanding quickly – unleashing both incredible benefits and emerging risks. Many schools are handing kids a tablet or laptop without a parenting guide to go with it! You deserve evidence-based resources, not fear-based soundbites, as you navigate screen-time challenges. This self-paced online course cuts through conflicting information and delivers the essential parenting strategies for your child’s digital well-being. Best for parents of kids, ages 8-16. Spark 1 - Connect & Communicate Spark 2 - Rest & Rejuvenate Spark 3 - Focus & Fire Up Best for parents of kids ages 8-16. Three modules or “Sparks” plus three months access after class initiation. On demand courses can be taken at your leisure. You'll receive your link for your class through Spark and Stitch. See your Registration Confirmation email for more information.
  • California Dreaming

    A Picture Travelogue of Sacramento, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego. Hit some highlights of each city and have a taste of the California Sun from a snowy MN. "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."
  • Choosing a Career in the Trades

    Thinking about a career change or trying to figure out your future? Many opportunities exist in the trades. Hear about different trades, including the schooling and skills needed, as well as expectations, insurance, work cycles, and more. "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."
  • Civic Engagement 101

    Interested in being involved in the political process but never participated before? The first step can be daunting, but this nonpartisan class outlines how you can have a voice in the process and help make change. Learn the basics of the local and state legislative processes from Nick Harper, attorney and lobbyist. 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.
  • Conozca a Su Teléfono Inteligente - En Español

    ¿Que lo hace inteligente a un teléfono inteligente? ¿Como saco el mayor provecho de el? ¿Cuales son las aplicaciones que me serán útil y como las instalo? ¿Como puedo ajustar las configuraciones de mi teléfono? Reciba las respuestas a estas preguntas y mas. Traiga su teléfono inteligente consigo a la clase. "Todos los participantes de Educación Comunitaria deben seguir las pautas de SPPS COVID (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan) y todas las demás expectativas de salud y seguridad comunicadas. De lo contrario, podría resultar en la eliminación de la clase/programa".
  • Decir Sí a No: Por qué los Niños Necesitan Límites Cariñosos y Cómo Ponerlos - Curso On Demand- En Español

    Establecer límites y evitar las luchas de poder es una parte desafiante de la crianza de los hijos. Aprenda por qué establecer límites claros con sus hijos les ayuda a controlar su propio comportamiento, considerar a los demás y regular sus grandes sentimientos. Esta clase en línea a su propio ritmo lo ayudará a aclarar sus límites, aprender a comunicarlos y adquirir las habilidades que necesita para avanzar con consistencia y cuidado. Ver descripción en línea para una descripción completa. A continuación podrán ver lo que está incluido en el curso de Decir Sí a No: Por qué los Niños Necesitan Límites Cariñosos y Cómo Ponerlos 3 módulos de aprendizaje o "Sparks". Los participantes reciben un Spark a la semana durante tres semanas. 16 lecciones en video, cada una de 4 a 8 minutos de duración. 13 documentos descargables de apoyo con ejercicios, indicaciones y estrategias prácticas para padres. Acceso para tres meses BONO: Invitación al grupo privado de Facebook del Instituto Spark & Stitch para todos los participantes de la clase en línea para participar en la comunidad de Spark & Stitch y opción de preguntas y respuestas. Público: Abierto a todos pero enfocado a los padres con niños de 3r a 12º grado. Los cursos bajo demanda se pueden tomar en su tiempo libre. Recibirás tu enlace para tu clase a través de Spark and Stitch. Consulte su correo electrónico de confirmación de registro para obtener más información
  • Developing Intuition - Online Course

    Everyone is born with the natural ability to access intuition. Reconnect with your inner voice, and learn how to tell the difference between intuition and wishful thinking and how to read your body’s intuitive signals. Discover easy, practical steps that can be used in making everyday decisions. 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.
  • Downsizing: Where to Begin

    Keep, sell, donate, toss? Organizing or downsizing, whether for a move or making do where you are, explore the steps to make your experience easier. Create a plan, determine what to keep, what to sell, where to donate and more. Uncover the satisfaction of organized living! "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."
  • Downtown Saint Paul Skyway Tour Walking Tour

    Explore the aboveground world that is the skyway system in Saint Paul! Learn about its history, discover new places, and find your way with an experienced skywalker. Walk is approximately 4 miles, fairly flat terrain. Tour will begin from: St Paul Union Depot, 214 4th Street East, St Paul 55101 (inside front entrance of Union Depot on 4th Street/Light Rail stop side) Tour Rating: 4 (Demanding- extensive walking/stairs/standing) No Refunds will be issued within 15 business days of a day tour. "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."
  • Dream Big, Start Small: Launching Your Biz From Home -Online Course

    Doing business from home can be a smart, economic move. Learn about your community’s business-in-home regulations and tax advantages, strategies to get you out of your PJs and into a schedule, and separating family and business even in small spaces.. 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 your online meeting information and more information on joining meetings