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  • Australia: The Urban and the Outback- (Online Course)

    Australia is the oldest, flattest, and driest inhabited continent. Despite these challenges it flourishes - a vast and diverse country with gorgeous beaches, harsh desert, world class cities, and lush rainforest. Climb the Sydney Bridge. Discover street art in Melbourne. Sail the Great Barrier Reef. Taste the wines in Barossa Valley. Watch sunset along Uluru. Visit Explore with me as we travel through this incredible landscape. 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.
  • Beyond Beijing: Exploring China and Tibet (Online Course)

    Our virtual trip starts with some of China's must-sees including Beijing, Shanghai and The Great Wall. From there we'll head to lesser known western China, exploring markets in Yining, mummies in Turpan and the Mogao Caves and sand dunes in Dunhuan. We'll cross the harsh and breathtaking landscape of the Tibetan plateau before concluding with the Jokhang Temple, Potala Palace and Norbulingka, all located in Lhasa, a city located at one of the highest altitudes in the world! 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.
  • 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 Rating: 4 (Demanding - extensive walking/stairs/standing) Tour will begin at the corner of Chippewa Avenue and Curtice Street. See your Class Confirmation email for more information. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Please note: There may be moments when proper social distancing isn't possible on this tour, therefore participants must agree to wear a face mask that covers their nose and mouth at all times while on this walking tour to protect our instructor as well as each other.
  • Discovering Dunedin, New Zealand; Online Walking Tour

    Kia ora (Hi!) from Dunedin, New Zealand! Let's explore the octagonal-shaped heart of Dunedin, a small city in the deep south of New Zealand. We'll view the incredible architecture, and visit the revamped warehouse district with its modern street art and lively café scene. We'll also wander over to the University precinct and along the way chat about the Kiwi way of life with your guide, Dunedin native Steve. This is a live stream walking tour using zoom, direct from New Zealand. Register by November 2nd. 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.
  • Extended Tour Inquiry 2021

    *Note- When you register for this course you are registering to have a brochure with 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 2021 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: Memories of WWII (London, Normandy & Paris) June 1 – 10, 2021 Majestic Canadian Rockies June 20 – 26, 2021 Alaska Land & Sea Expedition July 25 – August 6, 2021 Best of Norway August 12 – 22, 2021 Nova Scotia & The Maritimes August 22 – 29, 2021 Canyonlands of the Southwest September 14 – 20, 2021 Autumn in New England September & October Departures Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta September & October Departures Christmas in New York December 2 – 5, 2021 Tournament of Roses Parade December 29, 2021 – January 2, 2022 And more! To inquire about these tours and receive detailed tour information, do one of the following: Click the 'Enroll Now' button on this page to register to receive information by mail Register to attend our Virtual Travel Showcase on Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 6:30-7:30 pm, by visiting https://tce.me/hq4nkl
  • Landmark Tours: How We're Adapting (Online Course)

    Traveling may currently be on hold, but there will be incredible opportunities through Landmark Travel once situations improve and they want you to be prepared! Join Landmark Tours, Saint Paul Public Schools Community Education Department's extended travel partner, for a FREE virtual presentation and hear about 2021 tour opportunities, how they're adapting group travel operations, and more! 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. 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.
  • Private Group Walking Tours

    Want to experience a Community Education walking tour with a group of personal friends and family? We're offering Private Tours for groups of up to 9 people. All offerings involve extensive walking, standing, in some cases stairs, and last approximately two hours long. Participants will want to dress for the weather, wear comfortable shoes and bring water. Participants will also need to wear face masks during the tour to protect our guides as there may be times during the tour when maintaining a six-feet social distance isn't possible. View the Walking Tour choices below and submit an online inquiry to be contacted by a member of our staff to schedule. Private Walking Tours cost $130 and allow up to 9 participants total. Private Tour Options: Saints and Sinners: The Prohibition Era in St Paul Imagine a time when the Saintly city wasn’t always so saintly. Stroll through downtown and discuss the local impact of Prohibition, when Saint Paul was a hot spot for bootleggers and familiar landmarks took on a new life. Learn about Saint Paul’s beer history, today’s boom in craft beer and more. Meet at the Science Museum of Minnesota Plaza at 120 W. Kellogg Blvd., Saint Paul, MN 55102. Guide: K. Johnson Possible Dates and Times: Sunday, September 20th at 1pm; Sunday, September 27th at 1pm; and Sunday, October 4th at 1pm. The Mighty Mississippi Walking Tour Walk along the downtown riverfront as you learn how the Mississippi helped shape Saint Paul, past and present. Hear about this amazing river and the people who made their homes and living here. Meet at Upper Landing Park, at Shepard Road and Eagle Street Parkway (180 Shepard Rd). Guide: K. Johnson Possible Dates and Times: Sunday, September 20th at 1pm; Sunday, September 27th at 1pm; and Sunday, October 4th at 1pm. Cherokee Park & Path Walking Tour Get off the beaten path and explore the West Side's Cherokee Park! 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. Route is approximately 2.5 miles in length and begins at the corner of Chippewa Avenue and Curtice Avenue. Guide: T. Parkinson Possible Dates and Times: Saturday, October 24th at 10am; Saturday, October 24th at 2pm
  • Seeing Cusco, Peru - Online Walking Tour

    Take a mini-vacation with a virtual, live-streamed walking tour of Cusco, Peru! Cusco is the oldest inhabited city in South America and was once the capital of the Inca empire. With your local Peruvian tour guide Aldo, you'll explore Cusco’s busy and vibrant main square -the Plaza de Armas, along with some of Cusco’s most iconic spots such as the twelve-angled stone and the Coricancha Inca temple. Along the way Aldo will chat with you about life in Peru, the history of his incredible country, and answer any questions you may have. Register by October 6th. 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 Mighty Mississippi Walking Tour

    Walk along the downtown riverfront as you learn how the Mississippi helped shape Saint Paul, past and present. Hear about this amazing river and the people who made their homes and living here. Tour Rating: 4 (Demanding - extensive walking/stairs/standing) Meet at Upper Landing Park, at Shepard Road and Eagle Street Parkway (180 Shepard Rd). See your Class Confirmation email for more information. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Please note: There may be moments when proper social distancing isn't possible on this tour, therefore participants must agree to wear a face mask that covers their nose and mouth at all times while on this walking tour to protect our instructor as well as each other.