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  • 55+ Defensive Driving

    This course is one 4-hour classroom session - there is no written or behind-the-wheel test. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate you can then share with your insurance provider to receive a discount. The first and last name you enter when you register for the class will appear on the certificate. To ensure that you will receive your certificate at the end of class, register one week before the class date. If you register after that deadline, you will receive your certificate in the mail from the Minnesota Safety Council.
  • Acrylic Painting

    Learn to create a unique, quick and expressive acrylic painting. Working quickly allows colors to blend and brush strokes to show, creating dynamic results. Create a beautiful acrylic painting following step-by-step instructions, all while learning about composition and color mixing. No experience is necessary and all supplies are included. Each class can stand alone or take all to build more skills.
  • An Evening with Jodi Livon: Hack Your Mood, Spark Your Intuition

    Join us for an evening with Jodi Livon as you learn to develop practical strategies to shift your emotions and ignite your intuition on demand. This is your chance to: Strengthen your energetic boundaries and heighten your mood. Experience the transformative power of intuition in your daily life. Connect with a vibrant community of like-minded individuals. Learn how to allow your intuition to lead you toward your greatest light. Receive personalized guidance and support from Jodi herself. This event includes Q and A and gallery-style-readings of intuitively chosen audience members. Intuition is more of an art than a science. MS Livon makes no promise of content. Jodi Livon has been a corporate psychic and intuitive coach for over three-decades and is a popular local and national TV and radio personality. She’s been the resident psychic and favored guest on a popular television show in the Midwest, Twin Cities Live, since 2009 where she’s read national celebrities, audience members and animals, and conducted ghost investigations alongside nationally recognized investigators.
  • An Introduction to Voiceovers

    Explore the craft of voiceovers in this growing, remote working industry! Read a real script and receive coaching from your instructor, a professional voice actor, to improve your delivery. One-time, 90-minute, one-on-one, video-chat class! Adults 18 & up. Learn more: http://www.voicesforall.com/ooo Additional information: Upon registration, you will be contacted by VFA to schedule your class for a day and time of your convenience. Requirements: Students must have internet access and video chatting capabilities using a method such as: Zoom, Skype (Win/Mac/Mobile) or iChat/FaceTime (Mac/iOS).
  • Balance Your Hormones

    Learn how hormones change throughout your seasons of life and how to keep them optimally balanced at every stage. Menopause can be a difficult transition for women, but it doesn't have to be. Learn how to be proactive as well as manage the many symptoms that can occur during perimenopause and menopause.
  • Bicycle Repair and Maintenance: Advanced

    Build off of your basic knowledge of bike repair and advance your skills in this 3-hour class. Major focus will be on identification of bicycle parts, trailside repair, shifting adjustments, brake adjustments, chain maintenance, how to repair/replace a tube (flat tire), how to safety check your bike. We will also learn basic wheel truing, replacing a chain, how to replace brake and shifting cables. Great value if you factor in a tune up!
  • Bicycle Repair and Maintenance: Beginner

    Learn basic bike set-up, identification, shifting adjustments, brake adjustments, how to safely check your bike, preparing a bike for selling, as well as many other helpful tips and tricks. Time will be available to fix many of the mechanical issues you are facing. Bringing in a bike is encouraged. We will be able to use your bike and make the adjustments learned!
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    Cell Phones & Parenting - Oh My!

    Learn to keep your child’s smartphone safe and secure. Understand recommended safety settings on popular social media apps, parental apps for your child’s smartphone and more! Join us online! This class will be held using the online platform, Zoom. MCE will provide you with a link to access the class at least 24 hours prior to class start.
  • ChatGPT for Writers 101

    There’s no doubt ChatGPT and similar AI systems will force the job market to evolve. It’s crucial for everyone to adapt, learn new skills and be open to working in collaboration with AI. In this beginner-friendly course, you’ll learn how to: register for a FREE ChatGPT account input effective writing prompts to avoid nonsense responses build creative content, from stories to marketing copy determine its capabilities and limitations understand ethical/legal considerations using ChatGPT The instructor LeeAnne Krusemark is a former journalist, current author and editor, and a nationwide Professor of Publishing at higher learning institutions, including Harvard Adult Education. Informative handouts for future use are included in the class fee. The webinar login information will be emailed the day before class. Login information and digital handouts will be emailed to you prior to class.
  • College Planning 101

    It’s hard to overestimate the value of a college education. But, as you know, it can come with a hefty price tag and a considerable amount of debt. While choosing the right college is important, figuring out how to pay for it may be just as important. You can help by financially supporting whatever path your loved one chooses. We want to prepare you to navigate the cost of college without risking your retirement.
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    Create Your Own YouTube Channel

    Learn the basics to create and begin your very own YouTube channel. Join the world’s largest media platform to share your hobbies, advice, instructions, gifts and more with the world and your audience! Join us online! This class will be held using the online platform, Zoom. MCE will provide you with a link to access the class at least 24 hours prior to class start.
  • Engage Your Own Computer Trainer

    Sign up for a one-to-one tutoring session with a computer instructor. Focus on what specific components of a program you want to learn or get help from the instructor on a project you are working on. There will be a pre-session phone interview to identify the session's focus. You will have all of the instructor's attention and can get all your questions answered as well as get that computer project jump-started or get help learning specific program components and skip the basics found in a classroom setting.
  • Enrichment for Your Pup

    Explore and try multiple toys and activities that can be mentally stimulating and naturally fulfilling for your dog. Learn why it is essential to give your dog an outlet to be a dog, along with discussing how these outlets can benefit their lives. An adult (at least 18 years of age) be present during each class. Please send proof of vaccination records to your instructor at hollyjean.unleashed@gmail.com before the first class. Your dog must be up-to-date on both Rabies and Distemper Combo. Bordetella is not required, though strongly recommended. NOTE: Dogs will be sharing toys and stations in this class and that may mean there could be another dog's treats left over at the station.
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    Intensive Sewing

    Explore the art of sewing in this hands-on workshop, where students learn basic skills, create projects from scratch using both manual techniques and sewing machines, and take their projects home! All material included.
  • Intro to Glassblowing

    Lampworking is a method of glassblowing using a fix mounted torch to melt and manipulate glass into a desired form. We will go over safety, the torch and glass and work on solid shaped objects and marbles. Class participants will keep their creations made in class. This class is for newer lampworkers and people with little or no experience on the torch. Skylab Glass Arts 8838 7th Ave N Golden Valley, Mn 55427
  • Kids and Their Pups

    A fun learning environment to build confidence between a dog and your child. We’ll cover dog body language, appropriate play between dogs and kids and some foundational skills and tricks! An adult (at least 18 years of age) must accompany the child, hold the leash and be present during each class. The goal is to build a safe and trusting relationship. Limit 2 people per dog. Please email proof of vaccination records to your instructor at hollyjean.unleashed@gmail.com prior to the first class. Your dog must be up-to-date on both Rabies and Distemper Combo. Bordetella is not required, though strongly recommended.
  • Life After Work: Retirement Planning

    Learn how to transition from work life to retired life in this educational workshop. Whether you plan to stop work all at once or ease into retirement by working part-time, at some point you will need to arrange for multiple sources of income to replace your paycheck. What do you need to think about as you transition from work life to retirement? Where will your income come from? How can you make it last? At this workshop you will learn: Why you need a retirement income plan 6 questions to ask before you retire How to determine how much income you will need in retirement The 4 primary sources of retirement income 4 popular withdrawal strategies and the pros and cons of each How retirement income is taxed 5 tax planning strategies in retirement A retirement income action plan
  • Makerspace Open Lab: Punch Card

    Craft, connect and enjoy the new Makerspace! Crafts are available for purchase during Open Lab times or bring your own project to work on. Thursday, June 20th 10 AM-Noon: Adult & Child Time 1-3 PM: Adult Only 6-8 PM: Open to all Thursday, July 18th 10 AM-Noon: Adult & Child Time 1-3 PM: Adult Only 6-8 PM: Open to all Thursday, August 15th 10 AM-Noon: Adult & Child Time 1-3 PM: Adult Only 6-8 PM: Open to all
  • Meet the Publisher/Agent — Get Your Manuscript Critiqued

    Have you ever wanted to talk to a publisher? Email one page of your in-progress manuscript for an in-class critique of one page of your poetry, article, short story, screenplay, novel, non-fiction book or children’s book. Optional: You can then send your manuscript for a professional critique (for a critique fee of $50 for up to 25 double-spaced pages + $1/page thereafter, and a list of publishers/agents who are interested in your type of work.) Informative handouts for future use are included in class fee. The instructor LeeAnne Krusemark is a former journalist, current author and editor, and a nationwide Professor of Publishing at higher learning institutions, including Harvard Adult Education. The webinar login information will be emailed the day before class.
  • Microsoft Excel Essentials

    Learn how to use the world’s most popular spreadsheet program by building a spreadsheet from scratch, formatting headings, entering and formatting raw data, creating formulas and common Excel functions and creating charts. You’ll also create a database of contact information in Excel and learn how to sort and filter data.
  • Microsoft Word Essentials

    Learn the best methods for creating reports, letters and other documents and how to add bullets, tables and images to give your documents that professional look. You will also learn shortcuts that will save you time.
  • Paint Like the Masters

    Craft an 8 x 10-inch acrylic landscape inspired by a master artist's style. Explore the artist's history, follow step-by-step guidance, and create your own masterpiece in this engaging course. June: Paint Like Sisley. Create an acrylic landscape of a misty morning. July: Paint Like Monet. Create an acrylic landscape of poplar trees.
  • Party Line Dance

    Join this fun workshop and learn the moves to three popular line dances: the Electric Slide, Cha Cha Slide, and the Cupid Shuffle. Get ready to hit the dance floor and bring the party to life! No partner is needed for an evening of fun!
  • Past Life Regression

    Join us to have fun and learn about your 7 chakras, and their functions. This is NOT intuitive. Your reading is done on a medical device and will give you your individual chakra energy levels and their balance. This class is ideal for those who want to improve their self-care and healing by understanding your chakras. Join us for a transformative experience and gain practical tools to enhance your well-being. Color Energy vibrational products will be available for purchase. The aura reading reveals your body's energy and various qualities and attributes about you. Roxanne has been trained by hypnotherapist Dolores Cannon's daughter, Julia. We will experience this as a group hypnosis. Bring a mat and pillow.