Courses

Have you had enough of winter? Can't wait to get out of the house? Professional photographer Jay Grammond leads you on a journey of photographic possibilities to get you out of the house and into your own yard or local park this spring and summer.


Thursday, April 8, 2021, Online Only
Impress your business organization, friends, and family by enhancing their photos and creating magazine cover-quality enhanced images. This course is included in the Graphic Design Software Essentials Certificate course.


March 1-26, 2021, Online Only
May 3-28, 2021, Online Only
July 6-30, 2021, Online Only
October 4-29, 2021, Online Only
Minnesota is filled with countless numbers of barns, most from a bygone era. Professional photographer and amateur historian Jay Grammond has travelled the state capturing images of barns of all shapes, sizes, and conditions. All are visible from the roadways, making these architectural and artistic landmarks easy to spot and enjoy!


Thursday, March 11, 2021, Online Only
Do you have a special talent, skill, or passion that you would love to share with the community? Have you ever thought of becoming a Community Education instructor? Earn extra money doing something you love! Our instructors include art lovers, wellness coaches, fitness instructors, cooking enthusiasts, history buffs and more. If you can create a class, we would love to meet you! Attend our free class to get more information about teaching for Community Education. Pre-registration is required.


Thursday, May 13, 2021, RM Media Door A
Wednesday, August 18, 2021, ZH Media Door 1
Tuesday, August 24, 2021, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Are you a photographer who wants to take their images to the next level? Or maybe you are just getting started. Discover compositional basics, discuss concepts of building your photographic vision, and take away ideas and concepts that you can put into practice right away.


Thursday, February 11, 2021, Online Only
Thursday, May 6, 2021, Online Only
Experience the tactile art of working with clay! Designed for every level of artist, you'll start with a hand building project to learn some basic techniques and progress to throwing on a pottery wheel.


January 4, 2021 to March 8, 2021, HC Art Rm Door 5
March 15, 2021 to May 24, 2021, HC Art Rm Door 5
The Crescendo Music Program provides individual music lessons to students of all ages -- school age through adulthood. For additional program information, click the session dates below.


September 21, 2020 to May 24, 2021, HC Music Room Door 5
Do you see beauty in the colors and styles of the latest design trends, but feel like they just might not be right for you? From simple details such as paint, hardware, and lighting to more elaborate features such as fireplaces, countertops and flooring, we'll explore the most popular trends and timeless classics to see which are right for you and your home!


Tuesday, March 9, 2021, Online Only
Looking for the perfect Valentine's present for your sweetheart?! Look no further than this gnome Valentine's shadow box craft kit! Includes wooden shadow box, paint, paint brush, vinyl letters, glue, 3D wooden gnome cutouts, and step-by-step instructions.


February 1-12, 2021, HC Art Rm Door 5
It has been said that everyone has a book in them. Do you? Designed specifically for those with little to no fiction-writing experience, this online course will help you find your path toward your fiction-writing goals.


February 1-26, 2021, Online Only
Where do you begin and what's most important when you remodel your kitchen or bathroom? During this online virtual design class, we will discuss how changing just a few areas can have a big impact on the look of a kitchen or bathroom. Show interior designer Jody your space to get personalized recommendations!


Tuesday, February 9, 2021, Online Only
A birdbath can draw a multitude of entertaining birds to your yard, and adds a beautiful focal point! Create a unique birdbath from terra cotta and colorful mosaic tiles.


Thursday, March 25, 2021, HC Cafeteria Door 5
Add a pop of color to any room with this colorful pinecone art pallet sign! This easy grab-and-go craft kit is perfect for teens through adult! The kit includes everything needed to complete the sign.


December 7, 2020 to March 31, 2021, HC Art Rm Door 5
Podcasts are like "on-demand radio," and cover all kinds of topics! Do you have a business, hobby or passion you'd like to share? Discover how to get started in podcasting and how you can reach your maximum audience.


February 1-26, 2021, Online Only
You may have heard that you need to replace flooring, countertops, light fixtures, and other big-ticket items before you list your home, but is it true? During this virtual design class, we will discuss whether or not these types of changes are necessary or if just a few minor cosmetic adjustments would do. Attend this virtual class and ask interior designer Jody questions specific to your home with the bonus of showing her the space in question!


Tuesday, May 11, 2021, Online Only
Minnesota has produced an abundance of authors in a variety of genres. We'll choose a Minnesota-authored book each month to read at leisure, then come together in an online ZOOM meeting for an evening of guided discussion and shared opinions. Beverages and snacks optional, but recommended!


Thursday, February 18, 2021, Online Only
Thursday, March 18, 2021, Online Only
Thursday, April 15, 2021, Online Only
Thursday, May 20, 2021, Online Only
Follow Alison on a magical journey to create a unique and whimsical fairy garden. Choose from a variety of planters and succulents at the start of class and build your dream fairy garden.


Thursday, June 17, 2021, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
What if you could find everything you need to make delicious, fresh, homemade spaghetti sauce right outside your door? You can! Our grab-and-go spaghetti garden planter pot kit will provide you with herbs, a tomato plant, a pot and soil to get you growing.


May 26, 2021 to June 4, 2021, HC Cafeteria Door 5