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  • 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. 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.
  • Civic Engagement 101 - Online Course

    Are you interested in being involved in the political process but have never participated before? The first step can be daunting, but this nonpartisan class will help explain 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 with The League of Women Voters Minnesota. 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 class meeting details and more information on joining Zoom meetings.
  • Globalization and the New Immigration of the Late 20th and Early 21st Century - Online Course

    Minnesota History Is/As American History Discussion Topic: Globalization and the New Immigration of the Late 20th and Early 21st Century Why has Minnesota become the new home for hundreds of thousands of immigrants of color from southeast Asia, central America, and east Africa? How have they been received? How do their experiences parallel the experiences of earlier waves of immigrants from different parts of Europe? An effective way to explore broad national developments and patterns is to dig deeply into a specific, local experience. Join Peter Rachleff, co-founder of St. Paul’s East Side Freedom Library, for a deep dive into local history that is intended to provoke ideas, questions, and conversations about the very meaning of American history. To view all discussion topics in this 6-part series type 4705 in the search bar above, or click here! 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
  • Minnesota Immigration and Migration in the late 19th/early 20th Century- Online Course

    Minnesota History Is/As American History Discussion Topic: Minnesota Immigration and Migration in the late 19th/early 20th Century As social, economic and political change swept through Southern, Central, and Eastern Europe, and the industrial revolution transformed North America, new immigrants came to Minnesota. How did the influx affect and change Minnesota's working class? How were late 19th/ early 20th century immigrants like and unlike the immigrants who had come earlier and whose children and grandchildren were becoming “American”? What kinds of relationships did they develop with each other? An effective way to explore broad national developments and patterns is to dig deeply into a specific, local experience. Join Peter Rachleff, co-founder of St. Paul’s East Side Freedom Library, for a deep dive into local history that is intended to provoke ideas, questions, and conversations about the very meaning of American history. To view all discussion topics in this 6-part series type 4705 in the search bar above, or click here! 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.
  • Mni Sota: The Land of the Dakota People - Online Course

    Minnesota History Is/As American History Discussion Topic: Mni Sota: The Land of the Dakota People Before Europeans and European-descended people arrived in this region, it was home to the Dakota people. In the early 19th century, as newcomers arrived, they interacted in various ways with the indigenous people. Who were the Dakota People and how did they live? An effective way to explore broad national developments and patterns is to dig deeply into a specific, local experience. Join Peter Rachleff, co-founder of St. Paul’s East Side Freedom Library, for a deep dive into local history that is intended to provoke ideas, questions, and conversations about the very meaning of American history. To view all discussion topics in this 6-part series type 4705 in the search bar above, or click here! 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.
  • Social Hour - Bingo - Online Course

    For ages 55+. Let's have some conversation and good fun with a rousing game of Bingo! Try your luck, meet new people and see if you win! Social Hours will take place using the Zoom online platform. Bingo cards will be sent to you prior to the date. Grab a beverage of choice and join us for one or all of the Social Hours! For a full list of upcoming Social Hour activities, type 8122 in the search bar above or click here! 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/20136202.... 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
  • Social Hour - Group Games - Online Course

    For ages 55+. Enjoy some conversation and good fun while we play interactive group games! We'll spend the morning laughing as we try to outwit one another, and maybe you'll even pick up some tips on how to have your own Zoom game night! Social Hours will take place using the Zoom online platform. Grab a beverage of choice and join us for one or all of the Social Hours! For a full list of upcoming Social Hour activities, type 8122 in the search bar above or click here! 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/20136202.... 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
  • Social Hour - Irish Fun - Online Course

    For ages 55+. Are you ready for some Irish themed Fun? Limericks, stories and a little music will get us in the Irish spirit as we meet new people and keep our creative juices flowing! Social Hours will take place using the Zoom online platform. Grab a beverage of choice and join us for one or all of the Social Hours! For a full list of upcoming Social Hour activities, type 8122 in the search bar above or click here! 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/20136202.... 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
  • Social Hour - My Favorite Things - Online Course

    For ages 55+. Let's have some conversation and good fun with an activity called 'My Favorite Things'! We'll have a discussion on our favorite things, how and why we find them special and how they have influenced our lives. Meet new people, try new things and keep your creative juices flowing! Social Hours will take place using the Zoom online platform. Grab a beverage of choice and join us for one or all of the Social Hours! For a full list of upcoming Social Hour activities, type 8122 in the search bar above or click here! 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/20136202.... 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
  • Swede Hollow: European Immigration in the 19th Century- Online Course

    Minnesota History Is/As American History Discussion Topic: Swede Hollow: European Immigration in the 19th Century Immigrants from Ireland, Germany, and Sweden came to Minnesota before the Civil War. What led them to leave their homes? What drew them here? An effective way to explore broad national developments and patterns is to dig deeply into a specific, local experience. Join Peter Rachleff, co-founder of St. Paul’s East Side Freedom Library, for a deep dive into local history that is intended to provoke ideas, questions, and conversations about the very meaning of American history. To view all discussion topics in this 6-part series type 4705 in the search bar above, or click here! 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.
  • Tearing Up the Social Contract: The Hormel Strike of 1985-86 - Online Course

    Minnesota History Is/As American History Discussion Topic: Tearing Up the Social Contract: The Hormel Strike of 1985-86 The 1980s saw an end to Minnesota’s image as a bastion of economic security and political liberalism in the post-WWII era, as picket lines in Austin, Minnesota became a symbol of a new harsh reality in the United States. What led to this change and what has its continuing impact been? An effective way to explore broad national developments and patterns is to dig deeply into a specific, local experience. Join Peter Rachleff, co-founder of St. Paul’s East Side Freedom Library, for a deep dive into local history that is intended to provoke ideas, questions, and conversations about the very meaning of American history. To view all discussion topics in this 6-part series type 4705 in the search bar above, or click here! 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.
  • The Day after Retirement - Online Course

    What will your life look like once you don't answer the call of the alarm clock? Having a sense of purpose is an important key to satisfaction. We'll focus on how to put your arms around the changes inherent in retiring, and explore a variety of ways to identify what is significant to you in establishing a purpose-filled life in retirement. 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 class meeting details and more information on joining Zoom meetings.
  • The Joys of Fly Tying - Kit Included - Online Class

    The art of fly-tying allows you to replicate your favorite bugs as well as create patterns all your own to entice fish. Learn how to tie nine unique flies, and through those flies, the techniques needed to tie 95% of all trout flies! Each fly that you tie builds on the skills learned in previous flies. No experience necessary. A starter fly-tying kit is included in the price, will have all the supplies you need for the class and is yours to keep to continue your learning! You will need to pick up your kit prior to the first day of class. You will be contacted in mid-November with more information about picking up your kit. 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 class meeting details and more information on joining Zoom meetings.
  • The Making of the Labor Movement - Online Course

    Minnesota History Is/As American History Discussion Topic: The Making of the Labor Movement Between World War I and World War II, immigrants and their descendants organized and created voices for themselves from their workplaces to the ballot box. How does understanding the intersections of immigration, ethnicity, race, and class change our understanding of the driving forces in Minnesota history? An effective way to explore broad national developments and patterns is to dig deeply into a specific, local experience. Join Peter Rachleff, co-founder of St. Paul’s East Side Freedom Library, for a deep dive into local history that is intended to provoke ideas, questions, and conversations about the very meaning of American history. To view all discussion topics in this 6-part series type 4705 in the search bar above, or click here! 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.
  • What You Always Wanted to Know About Islam and Muslims - Online Class

    Gain a better understanding of what Islam teaches and what Muslims practice. The class will introduce basic terminology, demographics and differences between religion and culture. Learn about the beliefs and practices of Muslims as well as religious celebrations. All questions answered. 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 your Zoom class meeting link.