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  • Autumn in Amish Country

    Take in the countryside and the fall colors as we travel south to Lanesboro, MN. Step back in time with our step on guide who will take us to a variety of Amish farms where we will learn about this unique Christian community lifestyle. There will be plenty of time for shopping both in town and from the local Amish community at the farms we visit.  Lunch is on your own.Fee: $64 includes: guided tour, motorcoach, and guideGuide: S. Mansee  Register by September 5, 2018  Tour Rating: 3 (Active some steps and stairs)Pick-up times and sites:7:30 am Grace Lutheran Church, 1730 Old Hudson Rd7:50 am Oxford Community Center at 270 N. Lexington Pkwy (please park on East side of parking lot away from building)Approximate return time: 6:45pm.
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  • Cherokee Park and Path Walking Tour

    Get off the beaten path as we explore the West Side's Cherokee Park on this walking tour. Learn about the land, the history of the park, and see the Mississippi river from various lookout points. Bring binoculars to observe the birds. There will be some moderate hiking through the woods so good walking or hiking shoes suggested and it will be approximately 2.5 miles in length. Tour will begin at the corner of Chippewa Ave and Wyoming Ave W.  See google map for location: https://goo.gl/maps/8Lbj7oyqvHrRegister by August 6.  Tour Rating: 4 (Demanding – extensive walking/stairs/standing)
  • Extended Tour Inquiry 2018

    *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  2018/19 in cooperation with Landmark Tours. A local, family-owned tour operator, Landmark’s inclusive packages feature roundtrip 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: America’s Canyonlands – Sept 5-11, 2017 New York City: The Big Apple – Sept 13-16, 2018 Iceland: Land of Fire & Ice – Sept 25- Oct 1, 2018 Classic Autumn in New England – Sept 29 – Oct 5, 2018 New England Fall Foliage Adventure – Oct 7-13, 2018 Ireland: The Emerald Isle – Oct 12-22, 2018 Philly, Gettysburg, Williamsburg – Oct 17-23, 2018 Iceland: Land of Fire & Ice – Oct 21-27, 2018 Tournament of Roses Parade w/Catalina Island – Dec 29, 2018 – Jan 2, 2019 Islands of Hawaii Cruise- Jan 31- Feb 10, 2019 Costa Rica: Tropical Adventure – Mar 15- Mar 22, 2019New Orleans: The Big Easy- Mar 24- Mar 28, 2019New York City: The Big Apple - May 9-12, 2019 Savannah, Charleston & Asheville- Apr 1- Apr 8, 2019Dreaming of the Rhine River Cruise -- May 23- Jun 2, 2019 Alaska Land & Sea Expedition – Aug 18- Aug 30, 2019 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, or Click the 'Enroll Now' button on this page to register to receive information by mail, or Attend our Travel Showcase on Monday, October 1 at 1:00pm; more information at https://tce.me/gHs1Wl
  • Historic Home Walking Tour

    Summit Avenue and surrounding streets are lined with magnificent Victorian mansions built by railroad magnates, lumber barons and others who helped shape the history of Minnesota’s capital city. Join us on an evening stroll past a few of the first homes that made St. Paul famous, and hear some of the history of those that built them. Wear comfortable shoes and bring water as we walk and talk about the architectural history of Summit Avenue and it’s neighboring streets. Tour will depart from outside the gates at the J.J. Hill House at 270 Summit AvenueRegister by August 9, 2018  Fee: $20  Tour Rating: 4 (Active- Some steps and stairs)
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  • Little Falls Arts and Craft Fair

    Shop until you drop at the 46th annual Little Falls Arts & Craft Fair, known as one of the best in the nation with more than 600 vendors from across the country. The city of Little Falls comes alive during this time, and the event has grown to also include: a Car Show & Swap Meet, the West Little Falls Antiques & Collectibles Fair, and the Market Place and Man Cave Fairs. Wear your walking shoes to explore the many venues.  Fee: $51 includes: motorcoach transportation and guide  Guide: S. Mansee  Register by August 30.Tour Rating: 4 (Demanding – extensive walking/stairs/standing)Pick-up time and site:  7:30am at Oxford Community Center at 270 N. Lexington Pkwy (please park on East side of parking lot away from building)Approximate return time: 5:30pm.
  • Remembering 1968

    It’s been 50 years since 1968. The entire nation experienced the Vietnam War, protests, assassinations, peace signs, love-ins, the rise of psychedelic rock and more. From the darkest hours to the incredible highs, see the year come alive in this mind-blowing exhibit at the Minnesota History Center. Locally, Interstate 94 opened; the manifestation of a turbulent time in Saint Paul's Rondo neighborhood.  A local historian will board our bus to provide historical background on the politics surrounding the construction of the interstate, as well as perspective on how the events still impact us today.   Lunch on your own at Market House by D'Amico at the Minnesota History Center. Fee: $52 includes: admissions, motorcoach, guide.  Guide: S.Mansee Tour Rating: 3 (Active- some steps and stairs)  Register by: August 28Pick Up Sites and Times:8:20am Grace Lutheran Church, 1730 Old Hudson Rd 8:40am Oxford Community Center at 270 N. Lexington Pkwy (please park on East side of parking lot away from building)Approximate return time: 3:00pm.
  • Small Town Charm

    Spend the day in beautiful Shell Lake, Wisconsin, experiencing a little of what makes it special. The Potter's Shed is home to art, gardens, gift shop and café. We’ll observe a raku pottery demonstration, enjoy lunch and more. Afterwards we'll visit the Museum of Woodcarving, home to 500 life-size and miniature carvings, including an internationally renowned carving of “The Last Supper”. Fee: $87 includes: admissions, lunch, guideRegister by July 30.  Guide: S. Mansee  Tour Rating: 3 (Active- some steps and stairs)Pick-up times and sites: 7:30 Oxford Community Center at 270 N. Lexington Pkwy (please park on East side of parking lot away from building)  7:50 Grace Lutheran Church, 1730 Old Hudson RdApproximate return time: 6:30pm.
  • Tap & Cork Jaunt

    Take a trip to Waconia to sample some of the area's finest wines and beers.  We'll head for lunch first  at the Iron Tap, then off to the Waconia Brewing Company for a flight of their flagship brews, and round out the afternoon at Parley Lake Winery for wine tasting. Must be 21 years of age to attend.Fee: $85 includes: tastings, lunch, mini coach transportation and guide.  Register by August 13 Guide: S. ManseeTour Rating: 2 (Must walk with minimal assistance)Pick-up Times and Sites:10:10am- Grace Lutheran Church, 1730 Old Hudson Road  10:30 am– Central High 275 N Lexington Pkwy, Front Parking Lot  Approximate Return Time: 7:00pm
  • Tour Showcase

    Mark your calendars to join St. Paul Community Education and Landmark Travel at our Travel Showcase!  Learn more about upcoming 2018 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/gIl93w to make an online request.
  • Young at Heart Camp at Laurentian Environmental Learning Center Inquiry

    *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 the actual camp at this time. Young At Heart CampDesigned for the young at heart, gather with others 50+ to experience a mix of indoor and outdoor educational experience.Your choices include water recreation, nature crafts, wilderness walks, hikes, nature tours, lake swimming and more.  Laurentian’s sauna offers a place to relax and the main lodge serves as a gathering place for home style meals.  Evening campfires serve as the perfect setting for socializing and storytelling.Participate in the week’s activities as little or as much as you want. Fishing is available – must have a license Laurentian Environmental Center is located in Britt, MN north of Virginia in northern Minnesota.Transportation is on your own, carpooling may be an option. Cabin assignments accommodate singles and couples alike. Singles are assigned to cabins by gender. Final information sent out approximately 2 weeks before camp. Fee: $240  Fee includes 5 nights semi private cabin accommodations, 16 homestyle meals, access to thousands of acres of wilderness, use of recreational equipment on Arrowhead Lake, and Naturalist – led activities. Tour Rating 3 (Active- able to do some steps and/or stairs).  This opportunity is offered in partnership with Mounds View Community Education.