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  • Beginning French 1

    Through a solid learning framework in vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation, you will be introduced to French through a thematic method that facilitates memory retention. An emphasis on grammar supports the overall learning process. Please note that the section beginning in January will only be nine weeks. There will not be class on February 6th.You will be given some homework assignments in order to boost your learning experience. Materials are included.
  • Beginning French 2

    Reinforce and expand on the skills learned in Beginning French 1. This course aims at enhancing your ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in a variety of practical situations.  You will be given some homework assignments in order to boost your learning experience. Materials are included.Prerequisite: French 1 or students well acquainted with the language.
  • Genealogy Basics

    Tracing your family's history is a fascinating journey. Understand the genealogy research process and the way we interpret the information we find.  Click here to register for this online course Do not use the Enroll Now ButtonIf you have any questions or difficulty registering please contact the Program Manager for Adult Programs at 952-401-5055
  • History and Tea

    Join military historian Dan Hartman for tea, coffee and history. This series will focus on history through informative lectures and discussions in an informal setting. Come to all five discussions or choose the topics that interest you.Sherlock Homes & Sir Arthur Conan Doyle  Scottish writer and physician, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (May 1859 – July 1930), was most noted for creating the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes and writing stories about him which are generally considered milestones in the genre of crime fiction. Joan of Arc Joan of Arc (1412 – 1431), nicknamed "The Maid of Orléans" is considered a heroine of France for her role during the Hundred Years' War and was canonized a saint. Leatherstocking Tales & James Fenimore Cooper The complete Leatherstocking Tales (The Deerslayer, The Last of the Mohicans, The Pathfinder, The Pioneers, and The Prairie) during the French and Indian War will be discussed. The life of James Fenimore Cooper as he wrote the stories as well as his life in Paris will be examined in detail.Jack the Ripper Jack the Ripper is the best known name given to an unidentified serial killer generally believed to have been active in the largely impoverished areas in and around the Whitechapel district of London in 1888.Chicago's World's Fair The World's Columbian Exposition was a world's fair held in Chicago in 1893 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the New World in 1492. This event gave worldwide attention to Chicago which brought many people into the city both good and bad.
  • Introduction to Spanish: Level 2

    Take your Spanish language skills to the next level. You will learn how to conjugate verbs in the different tenses: present, past and future. Through an interactive class, there will be opportunity to practice and review vocabulary, greetings and introductions. This course is taught by a native Spanish speaker.
  • The Art of Affirmations! Featuring Jodi Livon

    Affirmations are life affirming statements that feel empowering to read. They can be used to boost self-esteem, reduce stress, and manifest the life of your dreams by retraining your subconscious mind.Affirmations generate transformation! Do you want to feel more energized and inspired? Affirmations help dull the sound of the broken record playing in the back of your mind saying: “you can’t, you aren’t” and replaces it with “You can! You are!” Intuition is a partner in the creative force that helps us magnetize that which we most desire. Affirmations, also a partner in the creative force, are an instrument of joy and renewal. Join intuitive coach Jodi Livon for this inspiring presentation about how she uses affirmations in her daily life and how you can begin to use them as well.This class has been created for those who want to be inspired to use positive thinking through the use of daily affirmations. This session may include spontaneous readings throughout the night! This event will be held in the Deephaven Room at the Minnetonka Community Education Center (4584 Vine Hill Rd, Excelsior 55331)Tickets will be available at the door