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  • Cemetery Walking Tour

    Spend the day on a walking tour of some of Saint Paul's finest cemeteries. Discover what cemeteries can tell us about the history and sociology of the city. Dress for the weather, wear comfortable shoes and bring money for lunch. Transportation between locations is on your own. Tour Activity Rating 3 - Active (some steps and stairs) Meet at the East Gate of Calvary Cemetery, 753 Front Avenue, 55103.
  • Chocolate March

    Visit three St. Croix Valley venues for tours and delectable chocolate treats. Our day starts with The Outing Lodge, a turn-of-the-century European home in the countryside, before visiting The Historic Afton House Inn for lunch and dessert. Finish with The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson along the river. Fee includes: tours, lunch, motorcoach transportation and guide. Guide: S. Mansee Tour Activity Level 3 (Active - some steps and stairs) Register by and no refunds after February 24. Pick up locations: 8:50a Oxford Community Center, 270 N Lexington Parkway S 9:15a Grace Lutheran Church, 1730 Old Hudson Road, St Paul Approximate Return Time: 4:15 pm
  • Experience The Iron Range

    Go north to the Iron Range for an indoor/outdoor overnight experience at the Laurentian Environmental Center, which offers access to hundreds of acres of wilderness, trout streams and diverse wildlife habitat. Participate in naturalist-led programs during the afternoon and evening, before spending the night in semi-private cabins. On Friday we head to Hibbing for the Hull Rust Mine View, a 360 degree look at one of the world's largest open pit mines. Lastly, a step-on guide will share stories about the architecture of Hibbing High School, a lavish Tudor Revival building built in the 1920s and coined the "castle in the woods". Participants will need to bring their own bedding and towels. Full packing list will be provided prior to the tour. Fee includes: accommodation and 3 homestyle meals at Laurentian Environmental Center, programs and admissions, coffee stop, motorcoach transportation and guides. Guide: S Mansee Register by and no refunds after May 5. Meet the bus at 7:30am at the SPPS District Administration Building at 360 Colborne Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102 on Thursday, May 14. You may leave your car in the lot overnight. We will return at approximately 5:00pm on Friday, May 15.
  • Extended Tour Inquiry 2020

    *Note- When you register for this course you are registering to have more information (a brochure and registration information) mailed to you; you are not registering for an actual tour. St. Paul Community Education is pleased to offer a number of extended tours for 2020 in cooperation with Landmark Tours. A local, family-owned tour operator, Landmark’s inclusive packages feature round-trip airfare, quality accommodations in great locations, many enjoyable meal experiences, admission to all itinerary attractions, deluxe motorcoach transportation, and the services of a professional Tour Manager. Upcoming travel opportunities include: Southern California Escape: San Diego & Palm Springs – Feb 11 – 17, 2020 Hawaii: 4 Island Cruise & Tour – Feb 20 – Mar 1, 2020 Nashville: Sights & Sounds of Music City – Mar 10 – 14, 2020 New Orleans: The Big Easy – Mar 15 – 19, 2020 Washington DC Cherry Blossoms – Mar 26 – 30, 2020 Savannah, Charleston & Asheville – Mar 30 – Apr 5, 2020 Tulip Time Getaway: River Cruise through Holland & Belgium – Apr 13 – 21, 2020 Discovering the Danube River Cruise: Prague to Budapest – May 22 – Jun 1, 2020 Heart of Europe: Germany, Switzerland, Austria & The Oberammergau Passion Play- May 25- June 5, 2020 Memories of WWII: London, Normandy, Paris – Jun 1 – 10, 2020 Yellowstone & The Grand Tetons – May 30 – Jun 5, 2020 Denali Experience: Alaska Tour & Cruise – Jun 23 – Jul 3, 2020 Majestic Canadian Rockies: Banff, Lake Louise, Glacier National Park – Aug 9 – 15, 2020 And more! To inquire about these tours and receive a brochure with detailed tour information, do ONE of the following: Call the C.E. Office at Harding HS at 651-744-3072 to request information be sent to you; Click the 'Enroll Now' button on this page to register to receive information by mail; Attend our Travel Showcase on Monday, February 3, from 1-3pm ; more information at https://tce.me/h9lDbt
  • House of Worship Tour

    The Twin Cities is full of diversity. Spend a day learning about the different faiths celebrated in our community! We’ll start with the Hindu Society of Minnesota in Maple Grove, home of one of North America's largest Hindu temples. Next up is the Church of Scientology located in downtown Saint Paul, followed by the Cathedral of Saint Paul, home not just to the Roman Catholic faith, but also extraordinary architecture and art. Lunch on your own at Rosedale Center. Fee includes: tours, motorcoach transportation and guide. Register by and no refund after February 3. Guide: S Mansee Tour Rating 3 - Active – able to do some steps and/or stairs. Pick up Times & Locations: 8:40 am Grace Lutheran Church,1730 Old Hudson Road 9:00 a.m. Oxford Community Center, 270 N Lexington Pkwy (Please park on east side of lot away from building) Approximate Return Time: 4:30 pm
  • Made In Minnesota Tour

    Go Behind the scenes to see how these Minnesota Companies get the job done. First up is the Amazon Distribution Center in Shakopee, an 850,000 square foot facility where it fills thousands of orders a day. We'll also visit Lambrecht's Bats, maker of little league wooden bats for amateur players around the country. Register and no refund after March 23rd. Wear closed toed shoes and note that the business tours require a lot of walking and standing. Activity Rating: 4 (Demanding- walking, stairs, standing). Fee includes: admissions, lunch, mini coach transportation and guide. Guide: S. Mansee Pick-up Sites: 8:00 am Grace Lutheran Church, 1730 Old Hudson Road 8:20 am Oxford Community Center 270 Lexington Pkwy Approximate Return Time: 3:45 pm
  • Memorials and Monuments: Minnesota State Capitol Grounds Walking Tour

    Visit the Cass Gilbert State Capitol grounds a mall of memorials, sculptures, carved walkways and hidden treasures. Hear stories not told in books, but brought to life in bronze, woven metal trellis, spiraling pyramids, paving stones and hammered steel by creative artists. Dress for the weather and bring water. Most of the walking tour is on paved walkways, and there are very few places to sit. Please note that this tour is of the grounds only; we will not be going inside the Capitol. Register by and no refunds after April 20th. If needed due to inclement weather, the rain date will be May 3rd. Tour will begin from the steps of the Minnesota State Capitol: 75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155. Guide: K. Johnson Tour Rating: 4 (Demanding - extensive walking/stairs/standing).
  • Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center & the Gideon S. Ives Auditorium

    The Minnesota Masonic Historical Center is home of the Colonel James B. Ladd Museum galleries which showcase the history of Masonry in Minnesota, the factual and fanciful histories of Freemasonry and the extensive charitable works of the Fraternity. Follow it up with a performance in the Gideon S. Ives Auditorium where elements of Masonic heritage are displayed throughout. Performance: "Rainy Days & Mondays" Aimée Lee and the Superstars present a stunning tribute to the music of greats Karen and Richard Carpenter. The show features a 13-piece band that faithfully recreates the distinctive Carpenters' sound. If you're a fan of 1970s soft rock, you'll revel in classic hits including "We've Only Just Begun," "Close to You," "Superstar" and more. Fee includes: museum, lunch, performance, motorcoach transportation and guide. Register by, and no refunds after December 23, 2019. Guide: S. Mansee Tour Rating: 2 (Must walk with minimal assistance) Pick-up Times and Sites: 8:50am- Grace Lutheran Church, 1730 Old Hudson Road; 9:15am–Oxford Community Center, 270 N Lexington, Pkwy (Please park on east side of lot away from building) Approximate Return Time: 4:30pm
  • Mystery Tour

    North, South, East, or West, which route will be best? Wear an adventuresome spirit and give your normal routine a rest. Travel with us for a day of mystery. Admission, delicious lunch and new territory put to the test. Wear comfortable walking shoes. Fee includes: admissions, lunch, motorcoach transportation and guide. Guide: S. Mansee Register by and no refunds after March 9. Tour rating 3 - Active, able to do some steps and/or stairs. Pick-up Times and Sites: 8:35am- Grace Lutheran Church, 1730 Old Hudson Road 9:00am–Oxford Community Center, 270 N Lexington, Pkwy (Please park on east side of lot away from building) Approximate Return Time: 4:30pm
  • Senior Housing Tour: Whatever Word You Use, it Still Means HOME

    Creating a home is an adventure at any age. Explore alternatives to single family homes including a cooperative, a subsidized apartment, a market rate independent rental, and a campus with a continuum of care ranging from independent living to assisted living. Along the way, Bonnie Clark, publisher of the Twin Cities Senior Housing Guide, will explain the types of housing and be available to answer questions. Register by and no Refunds after April 21. Tour Rating: 2 (Must walk with minimal assistance) Fee includes: lunch, tours, presentations, minicoach transportation and guide. Pick up Time and Location: 9:00 a.m. at Oxford Community Center, 270 N Lexington Pkwy (please park on east side of parking lot away from building) Approximate Return time: 4:15 p.m.
  • TPT’s Almanac

    Go behind the scenes and sit in on the longest-running public affairs program in Minnesota! Watch a live production of TPT’s “Almanac” with access to both the studio and control room. Event will be at TPT studios, 172 4th St E, St Paul, MN 55101. Guide: S Mansee Register by and no refunds after May 27.
  • Tour Showcase

    Mark your calendars to join St. Paul Community Education and Landmark Travel at our Travel Showcase! Learn more about upcoming 2020 extended tour opportunities with Landmark, and also hear about local day trips and walking tours through St. Paul Community Education. Preregistration for the showcase is appreciated, but not required. If you would rather receive information by mail, either call the C.E. Office at Harding at 651-744-3072, or visit https://tce.me/h9lCUT to make an online request.
  • Twin Cities Green Tour

    Visit places in the Twin Cities dedicated to keeping our planet clean. Discover what happens to your recycling with a trip to Eureka Recycling, a nonprofit and zero waste organization. A tour of the St. Paul Water Treatment Plant in the afternoon will enlighten you on the path water takes to reach your home. Lunch on your own at Rosedale Center. Fee includes: tours, mini coach and guide. Tour rating: 4 (Demanding- extensive walking/stairs/standing) Guide: S. Mansee Register by and no refund after April 13. Pickup Times & Sites: 9:10 am Grace Lutheran Church, 1730 Old Hudson Road; 9:30 a.m. Oxford Community Center, 270 N Lexington Pkwy (Please park on east side of lot away from building) Approximate return time is 3:30 pm Wear close-toed, comfortable shoes. Please note: The Eureka facility tour is a walking tour with multiple stairs, catwalks, and some obstacles like loose paper, broken glass – etc. The tour requires no less than 30 minutes of walking.