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On The Street
July 20, 2016
Hone your photography, travel writing skills in Community Education classes
Freelance writer and photographer Jim umhoefer will teach two upcoming community education classes. Umhoefer has had thousands of his photos published. He has operated a freelance writing and photography business since 1975, when he sold his first story and accompanying photos to...
July 20, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
Community Education upcoming scheduled classes
GET TOGETHER FOR GAMES Get together with friends for an afternoon of chatting and playing a board or card game such as Uno, Sorry, Jenga, Clue or Monopoly. Registration includes light refreshments. Participants can bring a favorite game along, and money for additional purchases at...
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
February 26, 2016
Community Education offers variety of classes
The following classes are being offered through Community Education in Alexandria: TAKE YOUR DATE TO PARTNER DANCING Do you enjoy listening to music? Would you and your partner like to discover the magic of dancing together? Community Education’s introduction to partner dancing...
February 26, 2016 - 12:00am
January 8, 2016
Knitting, Pilates on deck for Community Education
Community Education offers a variety of classes to the Alexandria area for people of all ages. Following are two upcoming classes. Register at www.alexandria.thatscommunityed.com or call (320) 762-3310, ext. 4272. BEGINNING KNITTING Knitting isn’t just for seniors. Young, old, women...
January 8, 2016 - 12:00am
November 18, 2015
IN THE KNOW: Preparing students for college and career
Alexandria public schools are committed to all students attaining college and career readiness before graduating from high school. This commitment is evident in the Academies of Alexandria model that was launched when Alexandria Area High School opened in the fall of 2014. As many...
November 18, 2015 - 12:00am
August 19, 2015
Senior College kicks off on September 10
Fall is coming and with it comes anticipation of a new season of Senior College. Alexandria Technical and Community College’s (ATCC) Senior College will kick off its fall season with a free lecture by Dr. Jay Coggins, “The Economics of Climate Change.” It will be held on...
August 19, 2015 - 12:00am
September 9, 2014
Come grow with us - Become an Extension master gardener
Do you say “rudbeckia” instead of “black-eyed Susan” or “echinacae” instead of “purple cone flower?” Do you know the best methods for ridding a garden of Colorado potato beetles or how to best protect your prize-winning tomatoes from blight? If you love gardening...
September 9, 2014 - 12:32pm
September 3, 2014
Back to school!
The first day of school arrived Tuesday for students in schools throughout Douglas County, including those attending the all new Alexandria Area...
September 3, 2014 - 12:52am
August 30, 2013
After school activities offered for youth
Are you interested in stars, planets, moons and outer space? Do you love to play board games, put together puzzles and think outside the box? Community Education is offering two after school activities for youth. Science Mania-Astronomy 101 with Mr. Koperberg, "the Mad Scientist,"...
August 30, 2013 - 12:02pm
August 29, 2013
Find a new workout through Community Education
Looking for a new workout? Community Education has a few to offer: Pilates and zumba. Learn natural movements of the body using slow and controlled movements in Introduction to Pilates. This class will focus on core strength to strengthen the back, as well as flexibility, posture...
August 29, 2013 - 11:17am
July 24, 2013
Upcoming classes focus on painting and the solar system
The following classes are being offered through Community Education. To register or for more information on these or other classes, visit www.alexandria.thatscommunityed.com or call (320) 762-3310. Painting With Kate is for youth entering grades 1-6. Classes are Monday and Tuesday,...
July 24, 2013 - 12:00am
July 10, 2013
Sign language classes set
The Alexandria Lions Club and Zion Lutheran School in Alexandria will offer a sign language class beginning August 7. Both a beginner and intermediate class will be offered for those who want to learn a new language and different way to communicate. American Sign Language (ASL)...
July 10, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Carving classes set
There will be open carving classes for woodcarvers starting May 1 on Wednesdays from 1 to 3 p.m. at Grand Arbor, 4403 Pioneer Road, Alexandria. All skill levels, including beginners, are welcome. For more information, call Ed at (651) 927-9303 or Sonya at (320) 763-4455.
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
Free health care prep class offered
Alexandria Area Adult Basic Education (ABE) is partnering with Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) to offer a free health care prep course this summer. The course is meant to be a bridge transition course from either work or high school graduation into college-ready...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
Dog obedience class starts April 23
The Lakes Area Humane Society (LAHS) will offer a basic dog obedience class starting on Tuesday, April 23. The cost is $60, and the profits will be applied toward the operating expense of the animal shelter. The class will run one night per week for five weeks and will cover the...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am