Community Education

Community Education... something for everyone!

The Community Education program is committed to a mission which emphasizes learning as a lifelong process. Community Education offers classes and learning opportunities to people of all ages, birth through senior citizen, and all abilities.  You will find a lot of information on our web site.  If you have questions, however, please call our office 763.682.8770 Monday-Friday, 8 am-4:30 pm. Summer office hours are Monday-Friday, 8 am-4 pm.

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Check out a few class highlights below!

Healthy Cooking Club
Thursday Oct 8, 15

Healthy Cooking Club (for adults with disabilities) - Fall 2015

The Healthy Cooking Club will focus on menu planning and hands-on cooking led by nutrition educators.  A healthy meal will be cooked and eaten at every Healthy Cooking Club session.  Classes will also be offered at several providers in the Opening Doors program area during the day.

Kidcreate Studio - Halloween Scene or LEGO Minecraft Art
Wednesday Oct 14, 15

KIDCREATE Studio - Gloe-in-the-Dark Halloween Scene (ages 2-9) or LEGO Minecraft Art (ages 5-12)

Join KIDCREATE STUDIO to create a Halloween scene featuring a spooky, swirly, starry night sky that glows in the dark or in the LEGO class create multiple projects inspired by Creepers, the popular Minecraft characters.

Essential Oils - Beyond the Basics
Thursday Oct 15, 15

Essential Oils 102 - Going Beyond the Basics

Come join us in learning more about essential oils - beyond the basics, their history, quality, and see how many people have started incorporating these oils into their everyday life to support their Body System Functions.

Yoga Classes
Wednesday Oct 21, 15

Gentle and Calm Yoga - Fall 2015

"For me, yoga is not just a workout, it's about working on yourself."  Community Ed is offering two levels of yoga perfect for any fitness level.

Fused Glass Holiday Ornaments (kids and adults)
Thursday Oct 22, 15

Handmade Holiday Ornaments - Fused Glass Style (Kids and Adults)

Layers of dazzling glass will create sparkling ornaments that will make your house or tree shine. Fused glass ornaments make great gifts! Come try it with a friend or make a new family tradition.  One class geared toward kids and the other class geared toward adults.

Karate Basics
Thursday Oct 22, 15

Karate Basics in Hanover & Montrose (Grades K-5) - Fall 2015

Karate is a great tool for learning self-discipline, respect for self and others, staying fit, building confidence, and character development. 

Good to Know FREE Parent Seminars - Fall 2015
Thursday Oct 22, 15

Good to Know FREE parent Seminars - Fall 2015

Join us for two FREE parent seminars... Parenting Difficult Kids on October 22, 2015 and/or Understanding Social Media and Your Kids on November 12, 2015 at the Discovery Center in Buffalo.  Sponsored by United for Youth.

Science Explorers
Wednesday Oct 28, 15

Science Explorers - So You Want to be a Astrophysicst or Sloppy, Gooey Slimes (grades 1-5) - Falll 2015

Join Science Explorers as we explore different careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math... STEM careers or to explore experiments that are icky, sticky and sloppy!

BOO-ffalo Halloween Runs 2015
Saturday Oct 31, 15

BOO-ffalo Halloween Runs - October 31, 2015

These are Fun Runs for children and a 5K for runners 12 and older.  All participants receive a T-shirt and are eligible for door prize drawings and costume awards. Note: $5 will be added to the registration fee the day of the race.  Please pre-register!  

Drawing: An Introduction
Tuesday Nov 10, 15

Drawing: An Introduction (for Adults)

Learn to draw with confidence! Gain an understanding of fundamental drawing concepts (basic shapes, shading, perspective, and measuring methods) while using various techniques, tools and mediums.

{rairie Fire Children's Theater... Robin Hood
Monday Nov 16, 15

Prairie Fire Children's Theater Presents... Robin Hood (Ages 7-16) - Fall 2015

Tear down Sherwood Forest to build a mall?  Not if the Merry Band & other citizens of the forest have a say! 

Waterfront Lifeguarding
Saturday Nov 21, 15

Waterfront Lifeguarding Add-On Module

The module is designed for guards who need waterfront certification for nonsurf, open-water areas.