Courses

It is summer time and it's beautiful! Join professional photographer Jay Grammond as he leads you on a photographic journey of possibilities that will get you out of the house and into your own yard or local park this summer. Learn to see and compose creatively, how to create or look for great backgrounds, what subjects to focus on, and helpful apps and resources that can help you create your best images yet!


Thursday, July 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.


May 3-28, 2021, Online Only
July 6-30, 2021, Online Only
October 4-29, 2021, Online Only
Get crafty and create a unique American flag pallet sign with this easy kit! This is a perfect project for a family craft night or as a gift to yourself! The kit includes paint, paint brushes, wooden stars, glue, and step-by-step instructions.


June 15, 2021 to July 2, 2021, HC Art Rm Door 5
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, 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.


March 15, 2021 to May 24, 2021, HC Art Rm Door 5
June 14, 2021 to August 9, 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
June 21, 2021 to August 16, 2021, HC Music Room Door 5
Have you been wanting to make your own chunky knit blanket? Sign up now for this class and learn how! The class includes all materials to make a 45x55" or 40x60" throw and personalized instruction. Food and beverages will be available for purchase from Pour Wine Bar & Bistro.


Tuesday, May 4, 2021, Pour Wine and Bistro
Tuesday, June 1, 2021, Pour Wine and Bistro
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.


June 7, 2021 to July 2, 2021, Online Only
September 7, 2021 to October 1, 2021, Online Only
Get your hands dirty and create a charming patriotic flower centerpiece for your dining room table or outdoor picnic table. Paint your wooden centerpiece in the design of your choice during class; examples will be provided. While it's drying, Alison will walk you through arranging and planting red, white and blue flowers in your flower pot.


Thursday, June 17, 2021, HC Nature Explore Classroom 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.


June 7, 2021 to July 2, 2021, Online Only
September 7, 2021 to October 1, 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 or Google meeting for an evening of guided discussion and shared opinions. Beverages and snacks optional, but recommended!


Thursday, May 20, 2021, Online Only
Join our S'mores Station wood box workshop and create a wood box caddy perfect for carrying your s'mores supplies to the bonfire! Assemble your box using wood glue and a nail gun, stain the box the color of your choice and finish the design with "Making S'more Memories" letters. Approximate dimensions are 15" long x 7" wide.


Monday, June 7, 2021, ZH Rm 560 Art Door 1
Wednesday, June 9, 2021, RM Art Rm Door A
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. If you have a specific container you would like to use and want to order the soil and plants only, please use the discount code CONTAINER during checkout.


May 26, 2021 to June 4, 2021, HC Cafeteria Door 5
Follow Alison on a magical journey to create a unique and whimsical fairy garden or Dino Park. Bring your favorite adult to help you choose from a variety of planters and succulents to build your dream fairy garden or Dino Park together!


Tuesday, June 15, 2021, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
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