Upcoming Courses


Bowling, pizza and pop -- what a great way to spend your evening!

Tuesday, November 8, 2022, Zimmerman Bowl
Lace up your tennis shoes and get ready for a dance party! Join your friends every other week and learn dance moves to your favorite songs! End each dance workshop with stretching and a mindfulness break.

November 2, 2022 to December 28, 2022, HC Stage Door 5
Get ready to measure, mix, and bake. This is a two-part class. The first night, we will make the sugar cookie dough from scratch, shape with our cookie cutters, and bake. The second night, we will learn some fun new frosting techniques to decorate our cookies. You'll leave with approximately 2 dozen decorated cookies.

December 13-15, 2022, ER Rm 352 Door H
Friendsgiving is a blend of the words "friend" and "Thanksgiving," and it refers to a large meal eaten with friends. Spend the evening with friends enjoying a traditional Thanksgiving meal of turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, and much more. We won't forget about dessert! After our bellies are full, we will create a Thanksgiving-themed craft and make an apple cider party favor.

Tuesday, November 22, 2022, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Game on! Get together with HOPE. friends to play board and card games such as Uno, SkipBo, Sorry, Jenga, Yahtze, Memory, and more!

Thursday, November 10, 2022, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
The Grinch once said, "I could use a little social interaction." Step into Whoville and help the Grinch's small heart grow three sizes! Kick off the party with sub sandwiches, chips and drinks. The night will be filled with entertaining games, crafts, prizes and friendship.

Tuesday, December 20, 2022, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Get in the spirit at our Halloween-themed Bingo night! See if the numbers on your card are called to win prizes. Come dressed in your most creative costume! Everyone's a winner with a treat and a fun evening with friends! Costumes are encouraged but not required.

Thursday, October 27, 2022, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Get your hands messy and paint a whimsical Halloween-themed pallet sign. The sign will feature a ghost, Frankenstein's Monster, a pumpkin, and a mummy. The finished product measures 10"x10" and includes a hanger to hang your sign.

Tuesday, October 4, 2022, HC Art Rm Door 5
Join us to get the upcoming season's HOPE flyer hot off the press!

Thursday, November 17, 2022, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Nothing is more comforting on a cold winter day than a warm, cheesy lasagna. These single-serve lasagnas are perfect for a quick, easy lunch or dinner. During the class, you will make 3-5 mini lasagnas depending on how full you fill the mini loaf pan. The lasagnas will be partially cooked, then packaged for eating at a later date. We will NOT be eating a meal during class due to time limitations. Instructions will be provided on how to reheat the lasagna at home. Each serving will cost as little as $3 each!

Thursday, December 8, 2022, ER Rm 352 Door H
Are you looking for a great freezer-friendly, easy-to-reheat meal idea? During this cooking class, you will prepare SIX mini chicken pot pies. Once the pies are assembled, we will walk through the steps to heat up a finished pie and enjoy our culinary creation as a class. You'll take home the rest. Servings cost as little as $3 each!

Tuesday, November 15, 2022, ER Rm 352 Door H
Prepare for colder weather during this soup cook-along class. During class, you will be making Chicken Taco Soup and Chicken Noodle Soup. We will enjoy a bowl with all the fixings, and package up the leftover soups to take home and store in your freezer for future meals. Each serving will cost as little as $2!

Thursday, October 13, 2022, ER Rm 352 Door H
Bring your appetite to class and get ready to cook a spooktacular feast just in time for Halloween. You will make hot dog mummies, ghost fruit kabobs, a skeleton veggie platter, and a graveyard dessert. Once all of our ingredients have morphed into our spooky food, we will gather around the cauldron for a special witches' brew punch. We will enjoy dinner together and you can take home your leftovers.

Tuesday, October 18, 2022, ER Rm 352 Door H
Cozy up with your very own handmade, no-sew, fleece blanket. We'll have a number of fleece fabric patterns and colors you can choose from, and you'll work during class time to tie your blanket together. The finished blanket will measure 6 feet long and 5 feet wide!

Thursday, November 3, 2022, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Paint your own one-of-a-kind mug! Using a variety of food-safe glazes, personalize an unfinished clay mug just in time for hot cocoa season. Mugs will be left with the instructor to be fired. Participants will be notified when the mugs will be ready for pick-up at Handke Center.

Monday, November 28, 2022, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Enjoy a pizza dinner with friends before watching Prairie Fire Theatre's production of Jack and the Beanstalk. Travel up and down the beanstalk as Jack tries to save his village, meeting many characters along the way. Showtime for this local production is 7:30pm.

Friday, October 28, 2022, ER Rm 352 Door H
Join our sports sampler class and try your hands (and feet) at basketball, soccer, floor hockey, water aerobics, pickleball, and snowshoeing! Register for one, some, or all!

Monday, October 10, 2022, HC Gym Door 5
Sunday, October 23, 2022, VM Pool Door M
Monday, November 7, 2022, HC Gym Door 5
Sunday, November 20, 2022, VM Pool Door M
Monday, December 5, 2022, Oak Savanna Learning Center