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  • 55+ Discount Driving 8-Hour

    For motorists 55 years of age and older. Explore changes in traffic laws and traffic safety, the latest vehicle technology, and easy-to-use defensive driving and accident-prevention tips. Completion of these courses will produce a 10% decrease in your car insurance. These 8-hour courses are required for first-time students; the 4-hour refresher is required every three years thereafter. All classes taught by the Minnesota Highway Safety & Research Center. Certificates are issued at the end of class. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program. SPPS currently requires masks for all people in a school setting (ages 2 and older), including all teachers, staff, students and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, unless they have a qualifying exemption. This includes (but is not limited to) indoor fitness classes and during culinary classes when not eating or drinking.
  • 55+ Discount Driving Refresher

    For motorists 55 years of age and older. Explore changes in traffic laws and traffic safety, the latest vehicle technology, and easy-to-use defensive driving and accident-prevention tips. Completion of this courses will produce a 10% decrease in your car insurance. The 8-hour course is required for first-time students; the 4-hour refresher is required every three years thereafter. All classes taught by the Minnesota Highway Safety & Research Center. These 4-hour Refresher courses are for those who have already completed the 8-hour Driver Safety course. Certificates will be issued to those completing the course. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program. SPPS currently requires masks for all people in a school setting (ages 2 and older), including all teachers, staff, students and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, unless they have a qualifying exemption. This includes (but is not limited to) indoor fitness classes and during culinary classes when not eating or drinking.
  • A Conversation on Death and Dying - Online Course

    What happens when we die? Are our loved ones at peace? What do they want us to know? Bring your questions and experiences you would like to share and we’ll talk! Instructor, Victoria Juster, has communicated with Spirits since childhood and has lived through three near-death experiences. As a medium, she uses her gift to help people deal with the grief of losing a loved one. Please arrive 10 minutes early. Admittance will be closed once the class begins so instructor and participants can focus. 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 day before 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.
  • Abdominal Strengtheners: Core off the Floor - Online Course

    Abdominal muscles weaken and lose shape due to past pregnancies, surgeries, sitting at the desk all day, being sedentary, and poor posture. Learn a series of extremely effective exercises to quickly strengthen all four layers of abdominal muscle without stressing back or neck joints and without getting on the floor. 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 day before 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.
  • Acting for Absolute Beginners

    Explore the basic tenets of acting, emphasizing character and textual analyses, while rehearsing/performing partnered scenes from Tennessee Williams’s ORPHEUS DESCENDING as our study text. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program. SPPS currently requires masks for all people in a school setting (ages 2 and older), including all teachers, staff, students and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, unless they have a qualifying exemption. This includes (but is not limited to) indoor fitness classes and during culinary classes when not eating or drinking.
  • Acupressure Face Lift & Skin Savvy - Online Course

    Here’s a face-lift you can do at home. Acupressure is an ancient Chinese healing method that works with the energy that flows through your body. Stimulating facial acupressure points can help erase years from your face naturally, bring a healthy glow to your skin, increase muscle tone, decrease puffiness and eye bags, reduce lines and prevent new lines from forming. Learn how to make your skin as healthy as possible from the inside out. 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 day before 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.
  • Acupressure for Weight Loss - Online Course

    Acupressure is a Chinese healing technique that involves pressing or massaging key points on the body to stimulate energy flow. When the points that regulate metabolism, digestion and thyroid function are blocked or out of balance, losing weight will seem impossible. Learn the pressure points that help strengthen thyroid function, boost metabolism, control appetite, decrease food cravings, reduce stress eating and strengthen the entire digestive system. 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 day before 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.
  • Acupressure to Relieve Stress and Anxiety - Online Course

    The ancient healing art of acupressure can offer great relief with no side effects and help you feel your best. Along with the specific points to help relieve stress, anxiety, insomnia, irritability and even weight gain, you will learn the Nine Master Pressure Points, which are the most helpful to your body. 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 day before 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.
  • Addressing Housing Insecurity: Bridging Communities Minneapolis to St. Paul - Online Course

    This session will focus on how sustainable housing systems bridge communities. Our moderated discussion will bring together organizations and individuals that address housing scarcity. See how leaders on a municipal and grassroots level are responding to the challenges of the pandemic as it relates to housing insecurity and how we can all help to give our community members a place to call “home”. 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.
  • Adult Ballet Fundamentals 2

    For the student who completed Adult Ballet Fundamentals 1 or enjoyed ballet as a child with less than 6 moths of ballet experience.
  • Adult Ballet Fundamentals 1

    An entry level class for adult students ages 18+ with little or no previous experience. Learn basic feet and arm positions, class etiquette, direction of movements and more. Please see dress code online at https://spballet.org/
  • Adult Beginning

    Learn the basic strokes and proper breathing techniques (similar to Levels 1-3). Locker rooms will be available for changing out of swim attire after class. Showers will not be available. Please come prepared to swim and free of lotions, and other body and hair products. Plan to shower at home after class. Bathrooms will still be available. Swim class participants must be masked unless they are in the water. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program. SPPS currently requires masks for all people in a school setting (ages 2 and older), including all teachers, staff, students and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, unless they have a qualifying exemption. This includes (but is not limited to) indoor fitness classes and during culinary classes when not eating or drinking.
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  • Adult Beginning: Fearful Adult

    Learn the basic strokes and proper breathing techniques. Class is designed for adults who have anxiety or are fearful of the water. Locker rooms will be available for changing out of swim attire after class. Showers will not be available. Please come prepared to swim and free of lotions, and other body and hair products. Plan to shower at home after class. Bathrooms will still be available. Swim class participants must be masked unless they are in the water. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program. SPPS currently requires masks for all people in a school setting (ages 2 and older), including all teachers, staff, students and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, unless they have a qualifying exemption. This includes (but is not limited to) indoor fitness classes and during culinary classes when not eating or drinking.
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  • Advanced Care Planning: Health Care Directives - Online Course

    Who would speak for you if you couldn’t speak for yourself? That’s the concept behind Advanced Care Planning, a guided conversation on your end of life wishes and preferences that identifies what is most important to you concerning quality of life and living. Leave class with the confidence to develop your Health Care Directive, a written document which describes your choices. 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 joining meetings.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel

    Discover advanced tips and tricks that can increase your productivity and get your specific questions answered. Topics include: conditional formatting, data manipulation, custom lists, conditional formulas and functions, use of the formula/function library and more. Prerequisite: Intermediate Microsoft Excel or equivalent skills. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program. SPPS currently requires masks for all people in a school setting (ages 2 and older), including all teachers, staff, students and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, unless they have a qualifying exemption. This includes (but is not limited to) indoor fitness classes and during culinary classes when not eating or drinking.
  • Advanced Vegetable Gardening - Online Course

    This class is designed for gardeners who have experience growing vegetables. Learn some of the advanced techniques to take your vegetable garden to the next level by improving your growing conditions, extending the growing season, and increasing your total harvest. This class is taught by U of M Extension Master Gardener volunteers, who are eager to share research-based gardening best practices that promote healthy landscapes, healthy foods, and healthy lives with the people in their community. 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 joining meetings and handouts.
  • All Around Fitness

    All Around Fitness is for everyone. Sessions feature exercise techniques for older adults, including strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, balance and flexibility. Work at your own pace and receive personal attention from a trained instructor. This is a hybrid class. Should you choose to participate virtually you can find the Zoom in your confirmation notes. In accordance with City of Saint Paul Executive Order 2021-33 (https://www.stpaul.gov/departments/emergency-management/coronavirus-covid-19/emergency-executive-orders#August%203,%202021-33), all individuals regardless of vaccine status must wear a face covering at all times when inside City-Controlled Property, unless they have a qualifying exemption. 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.
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  • Armchair Travel: To Ireland and Scotland

    Celtic Castles, Cuisine & Curiosities: A Tour of Ireland and Scotland. A circumnavigation of the Emerald Isle from Dublin to Belfast is followed by a ferry ride to Scotland with more to see. Medieval castles, prehistoric features and contemporary cuisine are explored including Edinburgh, the Highlands and Loch Ness. __________________________________________________ All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program. SPPS currently requires masks for all people in a school setting (ages 2 and older), including all teachers, staff, students and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, unless they have a qualifying exemption. This includes (but is not limited to) indoor fitness classes and during culinary classes when not eating or drinking.
  • Armchair Travel: Tuscany to Capri, Italy

    Explore the countryside and historical cities of Italy. Whether by car or rail, travel to wineries, walled cities and learn to navigate the many treasures of Florence and Rome. Travel to the historical underground of Naples, the ruins of Pompeii, the beautiful Amalfi coast, and the isle of Capri. _____________________________________ All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program. SPPS currently requires masks for all people in a school setting (ages 2 and older), including all teachers, staff, students and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, unless they have a qualifying exemption. This includes (but is not limited to) indoor fitness classes and during culinary classes when not eating or drinking.
  • Armchair Travels: The Mighty Five - Online Course

    Did you know that Utah is home to five National Parks? Not only that but they also have amazing State Parks, National Monuments, and Recreation Areas! Take a virtual road-trip learning about the Mighty Five plus other bonus information. 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 joining meetings.
  • Avoid Internet Pitfalls

    The internet provides instant access and connection to community, family and friends. How can you safely navigate the internet and avoid the pitfalls of hackers? What are some good habits to develop? Learn about security precautions, email specific items and how to not take the bait. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program. SPPS currently requires masks for all people in a school setting (ages 2 and older), including all teachers, staff, students and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, unless they have a qualifying exemption. This includes (but is not limited to) indoor fitness classes and during culinary classes when not eating or drinking.
  • Avoiding the Pitfalls (and Weight Gain) of Perimenopause/Menopause - Online Course

    Perimenopause starts around the age of 35 for most women and can last 10-15 years. Common symptoms include fatigue, migraines, weight gain, depression, sleep disturbances, hot flashes, anger flashes, exaggerated PMS and more. Once you understand exactly what is causing all the troublesome symptoms, they are much easier to correct. We'll discuss how to get hormone levels measured and what to do with the results, acupressure points to assist in symptom relief, and nutritional musts. You'll leave with multiple tools and techniques for restoring health and well-being. 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 day before 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.
  • Barn Storming: A Tour of Minnesota Barns & Barn Quilts - Online Course

    Minnesota is filled with countless numbers of barns, most from a bygone era. In some areas the barns are adorned with something called a barn quilt. Barn quilts are pieces of art on the side of a barn, shed, or house that usually tell some sort of story. The places you'll learn about are all visible from the roadways, so once you know about them you can check them out in person! 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 joining meetings.