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The Top 10 Misunderstandings of Estate Planning
Learn how to prepare your estate to ensure things go smoothly for your loved ones during a time of loss and confusion. Our instructor will help you to become aware of false assumptions and costly misunderstandings to avoid during your estate planning process.
Tuesday, September 13, 2022, Handke Center
American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid
Be prepared with the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent, recognize and provide basic care for injuries and sudden illnesses until advanced medical personnel arrive.
Monday, September 26, 2022, Handke Center
Monday, November 21, 2022, Handke Center
The 25 Documents Needed Before You Pass Away
There is a master collection of essential documents you should collect and maintain before your passing which will help your family while you are here, and successfully settle your estate after you are gone. Find out what those documents are, what they cover, and how you can make your wishes clear.
Thursday, October 13, 2022, Handke Center
Amazing Athletes | age 4-6
Utilize the movements of sports to help your little athlete meet, master and exceed their motor development milestones.
September 28, 2022 to November 2, 2022, Rogers Elementary
November 9, 2022 to December 14, 2022, Rogers Elementary
10 Strategies for Parenting Kids with ADHD/Executive Function Challenges
Explore beyond an ADHD diagnosis and learn essential steps, tools, skills, and perspectives needed to help your child thrive. Learn about the best supports you really need, the facts about ADHD that you may not know, and how to best prepare yourselves for the journey ahead.
Tuesday, November 29, 2022, Handke Center
Alcohol Ink Coaster Set
Learn to create stunning, one-of-a-kind alcohol ink coasters. Alcohol inks are pigment-intense and vibrant, free-flowing, and filled with an energy all their own. You will leave the workshop with knowledge of a new technique to take home and experiment with to your heart's delight! Choose between Minnesota State Shape, Snowflakes, or Holiday Items to create a set of 4 coasters.
Tuesday, November 29, 2022, Rogers Middle School
Aikido for the Beginner and Beyond
Aikido is a traditional Japanese martial art that has no tournaments or competitions. Its focus is on mental and physical discipline through hand-to-hand, sword, and staff techniques, and is for people of all abilities.
September 1, 2022 to October 20, 2022, Handke Center
October 27, 2022 to December 29, 2022, Handke Center
Home Alone | age 8+
Is your child ready to be left home alone? This class will spend time discussing things all home alone children should be aware of.
Saturday, September 17, 2022, Handke Center
Saturday, October 15, 2022, Handke Center
Saturday, December 10, 2022, Handke Center
Basketball Basics | age 3-4
Introduce your young athlete to the basics of dribbling, passing, and shooting in a fun and non-competitive environment.
October 6, 2022 to November 3, 2022, Hassan Elementary
Basketball Basics | age 5-6
Introduce your young athlete to the basics of dribbling, passing, and shooting in a fun and non-competitive environment.
October 6, 2022 to November 3, 2022, Hassan Elementary
Basketball Basics | age 7-8
Introduce your young athlete to the basics of dribbling, passing, and shooting in a fun and non-competitive environment.
October 6, 2022 to November 3, 2022, Hassan Elementary
Babysitter Training | age 11+
Are you new to babysitting or looking for ways to polish up your skills? Gain the knowledge every prepared babysitter should have.
Saturday, September 17, 2022, Handke Center
Saturday, October 15, 2022, Handke Center
Saturday, December 10, 2022, Handke Center
Blue Jay on Fall Leaves Painting
Follow along with Charlene as she provides step-by-step instructions to guide you through painting a beautiful scene of a branch of fall leaves and a brilliant blue jay. Registration fee includes all supplies.
Thursday, September 15, 2022, Handke Center
Pizza Party and a Theater Performance: Jack and the Beanstalk
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, Elk River High School
American Heart Association CPR/AED
Could you save a life in an emergency? Being trained in CPR and the use of an Automated External Defibrillator has the greatest impact on resuscitation over any other factor.
Monday, September 19, 2022, Handke Center
Monday, November 14, 2022, Handke Center
Cookie Bake & Decorate
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, Elk River High School
Cardio Dance and Mindfulness Workshop
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.
September 7, 2022 to October 19, 2022, Handke Center
November 2, 2022 to December 28, 2022, Handke Center
Become a Community Ed Instructor!
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, November 10, 2022, Handke Center
Challengers-Green | age 10-13
Let's take our tennis game to the next level! We'll brave the challenge of a full-sized court and 90 minutes of instruction using specially-designed green tennis balls.
October 10, 2022 to November 14, 2022, Rogers Middle School
October 13, 2022 to November 17, 2022, Rogers Middle School
November 21, 2022 to December 19, 2022, Rogers Middle School
December 1-22, 2022, Rogers Middle School
Ceramics: Clay Exploration | grades K-4
Get the feel of working with clay! Experiment with a variety of methods including hand building, coil, slab and wheel throwing, and finish your project using one of many glazing colors or techniques.
September 12, 2022 to November 28, 2022, Handke Center
December 5, 2022 to March 6, 2023, Handke Center
March 13, 2023 to May 22, 2023, Handke Center
Ceramics: Clay Exploration | grades 4-8
Get the feel of working with clay! Experiment with a variety of methods including hand building, coil, slab, and wheel throwing, and finish your project using one of many glazing colors or techniques.
September 12, 2022 to November 28, 2022, Handke Center
December 5, 2022 to March 6, 2023, Handke Center
March 13, 2023 to May 22, 2023, Handke Center
Ceramics: Intermediate - Form and Function | age 16+
Improve your craft and push your creative limits! During this 2.5-hour intensive class, you will learn the importance of form and function throughout ceramics and apply practical methods and teachings to your work.
September 15, 2022 to November 10, 2022, Handke Center
December 1, 2022 to January 26, 2023, Handke Center
February 2, 2023 to March 23, 2023, Handke Center
March 30, 2023 to May 25, 2023, Handke Center
MHSRC Driver Improvement Program | 4-Hour Refresher
This driver improvement program is presented by the Minnesota Highway Safety Research Center. Topics include visual techniques, habits, perception, attitude, communication, distracted drivers, new laws and more.
Monday, August 22, 2022, Handke Center
Driver's Education | age 15+
Are you ready to earn your driver's permit and learn to drive? Start by completing the 30 hours of classroom instruction required by the State of Minnesota in our interactive, engaging classroom. Once you have your permit, schedule Behind the Wheel training from our State-licensed and certified instructors. Students must be 15 years old by the last day of classroom instruction. Students must have a Chromebook/laptop for the class. If you need to borrow a computer, please contact our office ASAP.
September 13, 2022 to October 13, 2022, Elk River High School
September 19-30, 2022, Zimmerman Middle/High School
October 3-14, 2022, Rogers High School
November 1, 2022 to December 8, 2022, Elk River High School
November 28, 2022 to December 12, 2022, Zimmerman Middle/High School
Elks Homecoming Shirts | grades 6-8
Friday night lights! Get ready for homecoming week and show your school spirit by decorative Elk River Elks t-shirt with your friends. We will also make a festive snack to enjoy.
Monday, October 3, 2022, Salk Middle School
Fall Birthday Celebration
Birthdays are the best! Join your HOPE friends to celebrate and honor those who have fall birthdays. We will have cupcakes and ice cream, and play a variety of games and activities. Bring your best singing voice for a Happy Birthday sing-along!
Thursday, September 15, 2022, Handke Center
FIRST is more than robots! FLLC is a competitive, team-based program that works with the LEGO Mindstorm product to build and program robots made from scratch. Work together as a team to perform point-scoring missions and develop solutions to real-life problems while having fun building LEGO models and robots!
September 13, 2022 to January 19, 2023, PVEMS
FIRST is more than robots! FIRST LEGO League Explore is a team-based introductory program where you work together with friends to create and build a motorized model from LEGO bricks. Share your ideas and talents, and showcase your plan and LEGO model at the end-of-the-season expo.
September 13, 2022 to January 17, 2023, PVEMS
Family Paint Night: Pizza and Canvas Fall Fox | age 6+ with adult
Grab the whole family and join KidzArt for a fun family event! You will each create a painting of a fox with birch trees using acrylic paint on an 11x14" stretched canvas. No need to eat before class -- we will enjoy a pizza dinner before we start painting. Fee includes food and all supplies. Everyone gets to paint!
Thursday, November 3, 2022, Rogers Middle School
Friendsgiving
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, Handke Center
Fashion Illustration  age 16+
Learn the art of fashion illustration, from stylized faces to over-the-top clothes and accessories! Our instructor Zanielle will start the class by discussing and demonstrating the basics; you'll spend the remaining class time practicing and mastering the art of fashion illustration.
Thursday, December 8, 2022, Handke Center
FIRST Tech Challenge | grades 7-12
This is way more than building robots! Besides using and developing STEM skills, you'll practice engineering principles (such as keeping an engineering notebook), share ideas and learn to think creatively. FIRST Tech Challenge teams will design, build, program, and operate robots in a head-to-head challenge in an alliance format, based on the year's theme.
September 13, 2022 to January 19, 2023, PVEMS
Grateful for Grandparents! | age 2-Kindergarten entry w/grandparent(s)
This class is designed especially for preschoolers and their important grandparents! Spend time together creating simple arts and crafts projects as we celebrate the important role grandparents play in the lives of their grandchildren! There is no cost for grandparents.
Saturday, September 10, 2022, Handke Center
Saturday, November 19, 2022, Handke Center
Grinchmas Celebration
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, Handke Center
Skyhawks Basketball | age 5-7
Work on your basketball skills! Building on progression, practice passing, shooting, dribbling, and defense, and learn teamwork, respect and responsibility.
November 19, 2022 to December 17, 2022, Otsego Elementary
Skyhawks Basketball | age 8-10
Work on your basketball skills! Building on progression, we'll practice passing, shooting, dribbling, and defense, and learn teamwork, respect and responsibility.
November 19, 2022 to December 17, 2022, Otsego Elementary
Skyhawks Multi-Sports Camp | age 6-12
If your young athlete loves a variety of sports and activities, this is the camp for them! While the focus is on teaching skills in soccer, basketball, and flag football, we'll break things up throughout the day with camp games such as Capture the Flag, Ultimate Frisbee and more!
Wednesday, October 19, 2022, Rogers Middle School
Thursday, October 20, 2022, Rogers Middle School
Friday, October 21, 2022, Rogers Middle School
Monday, November 14, 2022, Rogers Middle School
Monday, December 5, 2022, Rogers Middle School
Skyhawks Volleyball | age 10-12
All aspects of Skyhawks volleyball are taught through drills and exercises that focus on bumping, setting, hitting, and serving. This co-ed program is designed for the beginning and intermediate player.
November 21, 2022 to December 12, 2022, Rogers Middle School
Skyhawks Volleyball  | age 7-9
All aspects of Skyhawks volleyball are taught through drills and exercises that focus on bumping, setting, hitting, and serving. This co-ed program is designed for the beginning and intermediate player.
November 21, 2022 to December 12, 2022, Rogers Middle School
Halloween Bingo
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, Handke Center
Halloween Pallet Sign
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, Handke Center
Home Buying Process 101
Whether it is your very first home, dream home, or investment property, the home buying process can be intimidating. This class will walk you through the ever-changing real estate market and empower you to make educated purchasing decisions. We will help you create a plan based on your goals, limitations, timeline, and the market specifically in the area you are looking to buy. Learn how to personalize the home buying plan that fits you best.
Tuesday, September 20, 2022, Handke Center
Tuesday, October 4, 2022, Rogers Middle School
Saturday, November 5, 2022, Handke Center
Tuesday, December 6, 2022, Rogers Middle School
Saturday, December 17, 2022, Handke Center
RSVP Happiness in Action
There are normal ups and downs in life that require mental health resiliency, but the effects of the pandemic have greatly influenced overall mental health in a number of negative ways. The RSVP Happiness in Action Program is designed to help individuals take some control of their mental health by understanding, practicing, and participating in positive mental health activities.
Tuesday, September 20, 2022, Handke Center
Wednesday, October 19, 2022, Handke Center
Thursday, November 10, 2022, Handke Center
Group Hypnosis: Stop Smoking
Do you have the desire, but not the willpower, to stop smoking? People can, using guided imagery, stop smoking after just one session!
Monday, September 19, 2022, Rogers Middle School
Group Hypnosis: Weight Loss
Did you know that there is a way to lose weight without diet pills or starvation? Group hypnosis includes suggestions that will help you eat the type and quantity of foods that are beneficial in losing weight and maintaining your desired weight.
Monday, September 19, 2022, Rogers Middle School
Introduction to Aikido | age 16+
This class will introduce new students to basic elements of Aikido and Aikido training, including stance, falls/rolls, blending, proper dojo and training etiquette, and other concepts fundamental to the art and its practice. You will learn that anybody can train regardless of fitness level or prior martial arts experience and will leave with a better understanding of Aikido and the confidence to train safely and effectively on your first day of practice.
September 29, 2022 to October 20, 2022, Handke Center
December 8-29, 2022, Handke Center
Tiny Royals Basketball Basics | age 2-3 w/parent
Future all-stars wanted! Our staff will introduce your child to the great game of basketball in an engaging and active environment. By using 4-foot backboards and basketballs that fit their hands, your tiny athlete will be set up for fun and success.
November 10, 2022 to December 8, 2022, Hassan Elementary
November 10, 2022 to December 8, 2022, Hassan Elementary
HOPE Season Kick Off
Join us to get the upcoming season's HOPE flyer hot off the press!
Thursday, November 17, 2022, Handke Center
Karate | age 4-6
Karate is a great way for students to increase their sense of responsibility, build self-esteem and decrease their willingness to take foolish risks.
September 13-22, 2022, Handke Center
October 6-18, 2022, Handke Center
December 6-15, 2022, Handke Center
Karate | age 7-11
Karate is a great way for students to increase their sense of responsibility, build self-esteem and decrease their willingness to take foolish risks.
October 6-18, 2022, Handke Center
December 6-15, 2022, Handke Center
Let's Cook! Individual Lasagna
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, Elk River High School
Let's Cook! Mini Chicken Pot Pies
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, Elk River High School
Lap Swim | age 18+
Get a great workout at the pool without having to pay club membership fees!
September 25, 2022 to November 13, 2022, VandenBerge Middle School
Level 2: Advanced Beginners | age 3+
The focus of this Level 2 swim class is horizontal motion. When swimmers put their faces in the water willingly, we can start teaching motion. We will focus on front and back float, front crawl, elementary backstroke, treading water, and sitting dives.
September 25, 2022 to November 13, 2022, VandenBerge Middle School
September 25, 2022 to November 13, 2022, VandenBerge Middle School
Level 3: Intermediate | age 4+
Level 3 introduces rhythmic breathing and builds on the skills learned in Levels 1 and 2 to help students achieve basic water skills.
September 25, 2022 to November 13, 2022, VandenBerge Middle School
September 25, 2022 to November 13, 2022, VandenBerge Middle School
Level 4: Advanced Intermediate | age 4+
Level 4 improves student's proficiency in swimming strokes and builds on endurance.
September 25, 2022 to November 13, 2022, VandenBerge Middle School
Level 5: Swimmers | age 5+
Level 5 is a skill-based class focusing on helping participants refine their performance of all six swimming strokes. Student must have passed Level 4 to participate.
September 25, 2022 to November 13, 2022, VandenBerge Middle School
Little Swimmers | age 3+
Our Little Swimmers level is the perfect introduction to the basic skills necessary for swimming. The goal is to get your student comfortable with the water, being held, and going underwater.
September 25, 2022 to November 13, 2022, VandenBerge Middle School
September 25, 2022 to November 13, 2022, VandenBerge Middle School
September 25, 2022 to November 13, 2022, VandenBerge Middle School
Marvelous Macarons
Macarons are beautiful and so fun to make! Nancy will show you some simple tricks to make the process easy. During the class, you will make three different kinds: lovely blueberry, lemon, and pink sparkling wine. Bake and assemble one recipe from start to finish, and decorate and assemble the other two recipes. You will be the talk of the party when you serve these little delicacies! A supply fee of $13 per student is payable to the instructor in class.
Thursday, September 29, 2022, Rogers Middle School
Medicare Basics Parts A-D
Is Medicare in your near future? Do you have questions about what it covers?
Tuesday, October 18, 2022, Rogers Middle School
Wednesday, December 14, 2022, Handke Center
Muffin Madness Cook-Along
Blueberries, strawberries, apples and cinnamon, oh my! Cook along with our instructor and make enough muffins to enjoy at the end of class plus store in your freezer for a perfect fall morning treat.
Thursday, August 25, 2022, Elk River High School
Mason Jar Cookies  age 12+
Make a gift anyone can enjoy! Prepare two jars of ready-to-make-from-scratch mixes -- one jar of cookies and one jar of brownies. We'll decorate the jars, too, so they are perfectly ready to brighten someone's day!
Wednesday, August 24, 2022, Rogers Middle School
Forest and Night Sky Painting
Follow along with Charlene as she provides step-by-step instructions to guide you through creating your acrylic-painted masterpiece, a forest scene with a magnificent night sky. Registration fee includes all supplies.
Thursday, December 15, 2022, Handke Center
Game Night
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, Handke Center
No-Sew Fleece Blankets
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, Handke Center
Open Swim | all ages
Grab your family and friends and head to the pool for some water fun! Play games, practice swim skills, or just splash around.
September 25, 2022 to November 13, 2022, VandenBerge Middle School
Parent/Child: Transition | age 3+
This class is created for students working toward independent swimming, but who are not yet comfortable leaving their parent/guardian. Adult and child will work together to develop skills crucial for learning to swim and promote safety in the water. Adults can expect to be in the water for the first few classes. As the session progresses, parents will transition to the pool deck and, finally, to the stands. Students will focus on learning to listen to an instructor without their parent in the water. There are no prerequisites for this class.
September 25, 2022 to November 13, 2022, VandenBerge Middle School
September 25, 2022 to November 13, 2022, VandenBerge Middle School
Parent/Tot: Water Acclimation | age 2-4 w/parent
Parent/Tot: Water Acclimation teaches swimming readiness skills while building confidence in the water. Children will be introduced to flutter kicks, front and back floats, jumping in, and glides. All skills are done with parent/guardian assistance.
September 25, 2022 to November 13, 2022, VandenBerge Middle School
September 25, 2022 to November 13, 2022, VandenBerge Middle School
September 25, 2022 to November 13, 2022, VandenBerge Middle School
Parent/Child: Water Babies | age 6-24 months w/adult
Parent/Child: Water Babies introduces your infant/toddler to the water while teaching you techniques to safely orient them to this new environment. We will focus on kicks, floats, and submersion. You can expect a lot of songs and splashing while your child explores the water.
September 25, 2022 to November 13, 2022, VandenBerge Middle School
September 25, 2022 to November 13, 2022, VandenBerge Middle School
September 25, 2022 to November 13, 2022, VandenBerge Middle School
Prairie Fire Theater: Robin Hood | age 7-16
Tear down Sherwood Forest to build a mall? Not if the merry band and other forest citizens have a say! Though set traditionally in the 12th century, complete with Faeries and Gnomes, this version pits environmentally conscious Robin Hood against the Sheriff of Nottingham in a fight for Sherwood Forest.
April 10-15, 2023, Elk River High School
Players-Orange | age 7-9
Is your student ready to boost their tennis skills? Using specially-designed orange tennis balls on a mid-sized court, they'll find quick success in learning groundstrokes, volleys, overhead strokes, serves, scoring and court positioning.    
October 10, 2022 to November 14, 2022, Rogers Middle School
October 13, 2022 to November 17, 2022, Rogers Middle School
November 21, 2022 to December 19, 2022, Rogers Middle School
December 1-22, 2022, Rogers Middle School
The Power of a Plant-Based Diet
Learn how a plant-based diet extends life and prevents a broad range of diseases. Watch breast cancer cell growth stop in 14 days, type 2 diabetes reverse in 16 days, and a clogged artery open in 30 months. Learn the 12 essential foods for a healthy diet, and the carcinogenic ratings for red and processed meat.
Wednesday, September 14, 2022, Handke Center
Pumpkin Painting Workshop | age 16+
Spice up your fall decor by creating a personalized painted pumpkin. You'll get a large white faux pumpkin to paint in your unique style or to match your fall color scheme. Our instructor Zanielle will give you ideas to complete your project, including painted leaves, patterns, or simple gold leaf.
Thursday, October 13, 2022, Handke Center
Acrylic Paint Pouring
Let the paint and your creativity flow as we learn the art of acrylic pouring. This project is a messy and fun painting craft that produces beautiful results. You will leave with a painted canvas to bring home.
Tuesday, August 23, 2022, Elk River High School
Private Swim Lessons | all ages
These lessons are for students who need more individual attention in order to learn to swim and/or improve their skills to pass to the next level of swim lessons.
September 25, 2022 to October 30, 2022, VandenBerge Middle School
September 25, 2022 to October 30, 2022, VandenBerge Middle School
Easy Partner Dancing
Whether you want to be one of the best dancers at your special event or just have fun dancing together at home to add laughter and romance to your relationship, this course will teach you all the right moves!
October 13, 2022 to November 10, 2022, Rogers Middle School
Paint Your Own Mug
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, Handke Center
Fall Raffia Wreath | age 16+
Create a fall wreath wall hanging using raffia in various colors and mixing it up with wooden beads and driftwood. Choose your design from various options shown by the instructor. Keep it simple or go all in with extra optional accessories. All the supplies needed for this class are provided.
Thursday, November 10, 2022, Handke Center
"Solid as a rock," they say. But did you know rocks can be hollow? Learn about different types of rocks while making a set of marble magnets. You will take home a surprise that is sure to be a "hit!"
Tuesday, October 11, 2022, Salk Middle School
Thursday, October 13, 2022, Rogers Middle School
Royal Homecoming Shirts | grades 6-8
Friday night lights! Get ready for homecoming week and show your school spirit by decorating a Rogers Royal t-shirt with your friends. We'll also make a festive snack to enjoy.
Tuesday, September 20, 2022, Rogers Middle School
Reversing Heart Disease
Discover which foods cause heart disease and which foods prevent and reverse heart disease. Some may surprise you. When we eat to prevent or reverse heart disease, our diet also prevents and reverses other diseases.
Tuesday, October 18, 2022, Handke Center
RV Ownership and Travel Hints
Are you a recent RV/travel-trailer camper or thinking about becoming a snowbird and traveling the United States in your home-on-wheels? During this presentation, discover how to use online tools to make RV/Camper ownership and travel planning easier and less stressful. We'll share information about website links and apps, useful memberships, and how to troubleshoot issues that may come up while on the road.
Tuesday, September 27, 2022, Rogers Middle School
Semi-Private Swim Lessons | all ages
These lessons are for students who need more individual attention in order to learn to swim and/or improve their skills to pass to the next level of swim lessons.
September 25, 2022 to October 30, 2022, VandenBerge Middle School
September 25, 2022 to October 30, 2022, VandenBerge Middle School
Self Defense
If you've ever felt yourself in a situation that made you feel physically unsafe, having reassurance about your next steps can make all the difference. Through lecture, discussion, skill demonstrations and practice, you will leave this class feeling more confident about how to handle yourself in a variety of potentially dangerous situations. Be sure to wear comfortable clothes.
Thursday, November 10, 2022, Rogers High School
Soap Making 101
Discover the delight of homemade soap for yourself or to share as gifts! Using the cold process method, learn how to make soap through demonstration and participation.
Tuesday, October 11, 2022, Elk River High School
Let's Cook! Spooktacular Snacks
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, Elk River High School
Faux Stained Glass Votive Holder
Using colorful stained glass paint, create a set of three votive candle holders that will light up your room! Our instructor will walk you through the steps you need to create your own unique design. Each votive holder will come with a flameless candle.
Thursday, September 8, 2022, Handke Center
Prairie Fire Theatre: Jack and the Beanstalk | age 7-17
It has been said that, long ago, there were separate worlds connected by a mystical beanstalk. Join us as this classic tale follows Jack and his sister Jessie on their wild adventure up the beanstalk. Will Jack and Jessie save their village? Will the treasures be returned to their rightful worlds? Is the Giant a vegetarian? Find out in this un"bean"lievable tale.
October 24-29, 2022, Elk River High School
Savvy Social Security
During this workshop you will cover strategies for maximizing your Social Security benefits, including five factors to consider when deciding when to apply for benefits, how to minimize taxes on Social Security benefits, and how to coordinate Social Security with your other sources of retirement income.
Tuesday, October 25, 2022, PVEMS
Selling Your Home
The iron is hot for home sellers right now! If you are considering selling your home, this class will help you get the most out of your sale.
Saturday, October 8, 2022, Handke Center
Tuesday, November 15, 2022, Rogers Middle School
Let's Cook! Soup
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, Elk River High School
Dance: Jazz & Tap - Level 1 | age 3-4
Your little dancer will have the opportunity to explore the worlds of both tap and jazz in this new class! We will focus on the magical rhythms of tap and the energizing, upbeat form of jazz. Not only will students learn fundamental dancing techniques, they will also improve large and small motor skills!
September 17, 2022 to November 19, 2022, Handke Center
Dance: Jazz & Tap - Level 2 | age 5-7
Your dancer will have the chance to delve into the world of both jazz and tap! We'll concentrate on the rhythm of tap and the high energy of Jazz to create a fun class that will build coordination and confidence!
September 17, 2022 to November 19, 2022, Handke Center
Dance: Jazz & Tap - Level 3 | age 8-10
More than just a dance class! We will enhance coordination and develop strength and flexibility. With a focus on musicality, you will learn all the fundamentals of tap and jazz dance in a fun and upbeat setting.
September 17, 2022 to November 19, 2022, Handke Center
Botanical Watercolor Painting | age 16+
Spend the evening painting with water while learning different watercolor techniques. You will have time during class to practice your new techniques before painting your final piece of artwork. Choose from 3 floral images which will be hand-drawn by the instructor. A variety of colors will be available to customize your artwork.
Thursday, September 22, 2022, Handke Center
Write Your Own Will
If you were to pass away unexpectedly, would your wishes be carried out? Who would coordinate the probate for your estate? Who would be the guardian of your children? To whom would your assets be distributed? This class will help you answer these questions through drafting a basic will with guidance from a licensed attorney. Pair pricing is available.
Tuesday, September 13, 2022, Elk River High School
Tuesday, December 13, 2022, Elk River High School
Yamas and Niyamas Yoga Series
Take a ten-week journey through the first two limbs of Ashtanga Yoga, the Yamas and the Niyamas. These principles teach us how to free our lives from suffering, offering simple steps we can take each day to walk towards balance and peace. Each session will include information on a principle and participation in a yoga practice focusing on that principle. This series is great for all levels of yogis. Please bring your own yoga mat and blocks.
September 7, 2022 to November 9, 2022, Handke Center
Zap the ACT | grades 10-12
ACT test scores are widely used in college admissions and scholarship decisions. In this workshop, students will learn strategies for improving in all four sub-tests, take shortened practice tests that mirror the actual testing experience and get suggestions for individualized study.
October 3-4, 2022, Rogers High School
October 5-6, 2022, Elk River High School
Thunder Homecoming Shirts | grades 6-8
Friday night lights! Get ready for homecoming week and show your school spirit by decorating a Zimmerman Thunder t-shirt with your friends. We'll also make a festive snack to enjoy.
Wednesday, October 5, 2022, Zimmerman Middle/High School
Zentangle Drawing  age 16+
Zentangle drawing is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. During class, Zanielle will show you how to create your image with just pen and paper using lines and dots. You can choose to doodle draw, or draw your pet or a candy skull. When registering, please indicate your choice of drawing. Go home with a unique piece of artwork ready to frame.
Thursday, January 19, 2023, Handke Center