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  • A Grand Stroll - Walking Tour

    St. Paul’s vibrant Grand Avenue is filled with history as well as shops! Meet at the Julian H. Sleeper House Museum for a look at home life for our area’s professional class in 1884, before embarking on a one-mile stroll from Dale Street to Lexington Parkway, hearing tales of streetcars, gangster days, famous writers, urban renewal and more. Fee includes museum admission, walking tour and guide.Register by May 8. Fee:$27 Guide: K. JohnsonTour Rating: 4 (Demanding- extensive walking/stairs/standing)
  • 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. Wear comfortable shoes and bring lunch money. 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.
  • 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.Fee: $20 Guide: T. Parkinson  Register by May 3rdOn street parking available.  Wear good walking shoes, and bring water.Tour Rating: 4 (Demanding - extensive walking/stairs/standing)
  • DayTrippers Dinner Theater- Spirit Level

    Famous crime writer Jack Cameron and wife Susie are haunting their cottage - they couldn't get into heaven because Jack is an atheist. Their only pleasure is spooking the real estate agent until a young couple moves in. Christmas brings a snowstorm, a baby and a crisis., causing jack to do something no card-carrying atheist would ever admit to - pray to God! But will it help? An angel from heaven helps sort things out. Lunch included. Register by June 4.  Tour rating: 2 (Must walk with minimal assistance)  Guide: S Mansee   Fee: $79 includes: performance, lunch, motorcoach and guidePick up Sites:11:00am Grace Lutheran Church;  11:20 Oxford Community CenterApproximate return time: 4:45pm
  • Extended Tour Inquiry 2019

    *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  2019 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:New York City: The Big Apple - May 9-12, 2019 and Sept 5-8, 2019Savannah, Charleston & Asheville- Apr 1- Apr 8, 2019Highlights of Britain: England, Scotland, & Wales – May 9-22, 2019 (only 2 spots remain!)Dreaming of the Rhine River Cruise from Amsterdam to Lucerne-- May 23- Jun 2, 2019 (only 1 spot remains!)Ireland: The Emerald Isle – May 14-May 24(dates updated!),2019 and Sept 29- Oct 9, 2019Yellowstone & The Grand Tetons featuring a Wildlife Safari – June 8-14, 2019Iceland: Land of Fire & Ice with Reykjavik, the Blue Lagoon, & the South Coast – July 29-Aug 5, 2019Alaska Land & Sea Expedition – Aug 18- Aug 30, 2019Discovering the Danube River Cruise from Prague to Budapest – Sept 3- Sept 13, 2019Nova Scotia & The Maritimes with Cape Breton & Prince Edward Island – Sept 9-16, 2019Canyonlands of the Southwest with Bryce Canyon, Lake Powell, & The Grand Canyon – Sept 26-Oct 2, 2019New England Fall Foliage Adventure with the Berkshires & the White Mountains – Sept 29-Oct 5, 2019 and Oct 6-Oct 12, 2019Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta with Santa Fe and Taos – October 2 – 7, 2019Iceland: In Search of the Northern Lights with the Golden Circle & The Southern Coast – Oct 5- Oct 11, 2019America’s Heritage: Philadelphia, Gettysburg, & Williamsburg - Oct 20-26, 2019Tournament of Roses Parade w/Catalina Island –Dec 29, 2019- Jan 2, 2020Heart of Europe: Germany, Switzerland, Austria & The Oberammergau Passion Play- May 25- June 5, 2020 and Sept 2- Sept 13, 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, or Click the 'Enroll Now' button on this page to register to receive information by mail, or Attend our Travel Showcase on Tuesday, June 25 at 6:00pm; more information at https://tce.me/gW8spe
  • 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. Fee includes lunch, tours, presentations, mini-coach transportation and guide. Register by April 23.  This Tour has an Activity Rating of 2 - Must walk with minimal assistancePick 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.
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  • The Meat Trek— 4 Hours, 4 Fine Butcher Shops

    The Twin Cities are home to exceptional butcher shops carrying fine, dry-aged beef, shop-made sausages, old-fashioned stewing hens, uncommon cuts and more.  Visit four shops over the course of 4 hours. The tour starts at our first stop promptly at 1 pm. Transportation between sites is on your own.  Full itinerary will be emailed one week in advance.  Bring along an insulated shopping bag or cooler if planning to purchase items. Tour Activity Rating: 3 (Active- Some steps and stairs)
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  • Waterfalls of the Twin Cities

    Explore waterfalls within the Twin Cities metro area, including St. Anthony Falls, Minnehaha Falls, Hidden Falls, and Shadow Falls. Discover the history and significance each had on shaping the Twin Cities. Lunch on your own at Sea Salt Eatery or bring a bag lunch.  Wear comfortable shoes for short hikes at each location. Fee includes: School bus transportation and guide.  Register by May 21. Guide: N Gordon    Tour Rating:  4 (Demanding - extensive walking/stairs/standing)Pick Up Locations:8:30a Grace Lutheran Church 1730 Old Hudson Rd; 8:50a Oxford Community Center, 270 N Lexington Pkwy  Approximate Return Time:  4:00 pm
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