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  • Visit www.priorlakesavagece.com - 952-226-0080

    Adult Programs

    April to August 2015

    Aqua Exercise Page 4

    CPR & First Aid Page 7

    Selling Your Home Page 8

    iPad/iPhone Page 10

    Painting & Popcorn Page 14

    Canning: Dilly Beans Page 15

    Basic Sailing Page 16

    Driver Safety (55+) Page 18

    ParentingPage 20-21

    GED/ELL Page 27

    AND MUCH MORE!

    www.priorlakesavagece.com

    Straw Bale Garden Page 13

  • District 719 Community Education Services

    DONT DELAYIf the minimum number of participants is not

    reached, programs will be cancelled. A full refund will be issued or you can be moved to another

    program.

    If assistance is needed to participate in a program please call us at least 2 weeks prior to program

    start.

    SIGN ME UP!Conquering Fears Since 1971

    Improve your swimming in 2 weeks!

    Registration now openFor more information and to register visit

    www.priorlakesavagece.com or call 952.226.0081

    Register Tooday!

    2012 Lesson ScheduleSession I: Mon-Thu, June 11 to 21 | $55Session II: Mon-Fri, June 25 to 29 and Mon-Tue, July 2-3 | $50Session III: Mon-Thu, July 9 to 19 | $55Session IV: Mon-Thu, July 23 to August 2 | $55

    Lesson duration varies based on level.Lessons times are available starting at 8:30 a.m. and end at 8:30 p.m.

    Learning how to swim is fun and important,

    especially in the land of 10,000 lakes.

    Prior Lake-Savage Community Education Sum

    mer Swim Program

    2015 Lesson ScheduleSession I: Mon-Thu, June 15 to 25Session II: Mon-Thu, June 29 to July 9Session III: Mon-Thu, July 13 to 23Session IV: Mon-Thu, July 27 to August 6

    Lesson duration varies based on level, Infant to Pre-lifeguard.Lesson times are available starting at 8:30 a.m. and end at 8:30 p.m.

    Registration Opens March 12 For more information and to register visit

    www.priorlakesavagece.com or call 952.226.0080.

    8 sessions $62!

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    Satisfaction Guarantee

    DONT DELAYIf the minimum number of participants is not

    reached, programs will be cancelled. A full refund will be issued or you can be moved to another

    program.

    If assistance is needed to participate in a program please call us at least 2 weeks prior to program

    start.

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    Fitness & Health ...................................4-6

    First Aid & CPR ...................................7

    Financial Planning ...............................8

    Online Course .......................................9

    Computers & Technology ....................10

    Special Interest .....................................11-17

    55+ Driver Improvement .....................18

    Group Travel ........................................19

    Parenting ...............................................20-21

    Early Childhood ...................................22

    Kids Company & The WAVE ............23

    Special Events .......................................24-25

    Resources ..............................................26

    GED & ELL ..........................................27

    Contact Us ............................................28-29

    Guidelines and Procedure ...................30

    Registration Form ...............................31

    SIGN ME UP!

    www.priorlakesavagece.comONLINE

    Phone952-226-0080

    Fax952-226-0099

    In Person

    4540 Tower St. SEPrior Lake

    Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.Mon-Fri

    If you are not completely satisfied we will issue a refund or transfer you to another program of equal or lesser value.

    Conquering Fears Since 1971

    Improve your swimming in 2 weeks!

    Registration now openFor more information and to register visit

    www.priorlakesavagece.com or call 952.226.0081

    Register Tooday!

    2012 Lesson ScheduleSession I: Mon-Thu, June 11 to 21 | $55Session II: Mon-Fri, June 25 to 29 and Mon-Tue, July 2-3 | $50Session III: Mon-Thu, July 9 to 19 | $55Session IV: Mon-Thu, July 23 to August 2 | $55

    Lesson duration varies based on level.Lessons times are available starting at 8:30 a.m. and end at 8:30 p.m.

    Learning how to swim is fun and important,

    especially in the land of 10,000 lakes.

    Prior Lake-Savage Community Education Sum

    mer Swim Program

    Registration Opens March 12 For more information and to register visit

    www.priorlakesavagece.com or call 952.226.0080.

  • District 719 Community Education Services

    Mens Wednesday Night Basketball (18+)Adult men are welcome to come and play recreational basketball on pickup teams. Its a great workout and builds cardiovascular efficiency. This program is on-going throughout the year. Please be advised that for safety reasons, unsupervised children are prohibited from attending adult sports activities. A list of no dates will be posted at Wednesday Night Basketball.

    Wednesdays until May 27 6:30-8:30 pm Grainwood Elementary. Gym Drop in rate $3 (23 dates remaining)or pay online $60 (Save $9)

    ZumbaInstructor: BRX FitnessA Latin inspired dance-fitness class. The class combines fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body in an aerobic-fitness fashion. Dancers and non-dancers enjoy and succeed at Zumba. Come join the dance party!!!

    Mon, April 6 to May 116-6:55 pm#6156A 6 sessions $48

    Thu, April 9 to May 146-6:55 pm#6216B 6 sessions $48

    Mon, June 8 to 226-6:55 pm#6216C 3 sessions $24

    Thu, June 11 to 256-6:55 pm#6216D 3 sessions $24

    Mon, July 13 to 276-6:55 pm#6216E 3 sessions $24

    Thu, July 16 to 306-6:55 pm#6216F 3 sessions $24BRX Fitness15785 Franklin Tr, Suite 104, Prior Lake

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    Fitness and Health

    Free Indoor Walk/Run at Prior Lake High School The indoor walking track will be open most evenings for those who wish to walk or run at their own pace for cardiovascular and fitness benefits during cold weather conditions. Running and/or jogging will only be allowed 7:30-8 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Enter through the lower level. Sign in when you enter. Pick up your calendar to check schedule changes. Dates and time subject to change based upon high school activities. No walk/run when school is not in session. No food/beverages allowed; water only.

    Walk/Run until April 16Mon & Wed, 6-7:30 p.m. (Family walk, strollers allowed)

    Tue & Thu, 6-7:30 p.m. (Adult walk, no children/strollers)

    Mon to Thu, 7:30-8 p.m. (Running/Jogging allowed)

    End date may be extended based on weather. Please watch for more information at the sign in table.

    Aqua Exercise Instructor: Alice SachsJoin us for an hour plus of VIGOROUS aquatics exercise! Water aerobics is beneficial for many reasons. First, its low-impact. Second, its an activity that focuses on range of motion and strength building. Third, its cardiovascular exercise that can assist with weight control. No swimming skills necessary. Sign up today and experience the results for yourself! Not required, but if you have 1 or 2 pound hand weights, bring them along. Using light weights increases your workout considerably! Cosponsored with Burnsville Community Education.

    Mon & Wed, April 1 to 296:30-7:45 pm#5401D 9 sessions $63Nicollet Junior High, 400 E 134th St, Burnsville, MN

    Fitness YogaInstructor: BRX FitnessExperience a relaxing, energizing yoga. You will work on balance, stretching and strengthening postures, relaxation and meditation in a flowing, vinyasa-style format.

    Mon, April 6 to May 119-10 am #6234A 6 sessions $48

    Mon, June 8 to 229-10 am#6234B 3 sessions $24

    Mon, July 13 to 279-10 am#6234C 3 sessions $24BRX Fitness15785 Franklin Tr, Suite 104

    Slow Flow YogaInstructor: BRX FitnessDo you want supple strength and composed calm? Do you want to feel good during and after your workout? Join the Slow Flow revolution! When we take time, our nervous systems relax, our minds slow down, our muscles become supple, our breath deepens, our inner chemistry shifts towards a biological balance, which one experiences as peace, tranquility, relaxation and emerging bliss.

    Tue, April 7 to May 125-5:55 pm#6216A 6 sessions $48

    Tue, June 9 to 235-5:55 pm#6216B 3 sessions $24

    Tue, July 14 to 285-5:55 pm#6216C 3 sessions $24BRX Fitness15785 Franklin Tr, Suite 104, Prior Lake

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    Mens Wednesday Night Basketball (18+)Adult men are welcome to come and play recreational basketball on pickup teams. Its a great workout and builds cardiovascular efficiency. This program is on-going throughout the year. Please be advised that for safety reasons, unsupervised children are prohibited from attending adult sports activities. A list of no dates will be posted at Wednesday Night Basketball.

    Wednesdays until May 27 6:30-8:30 pm Grainwood Elementary. Gym Drop in rate $3 (23 dates remaining)or pay online $60 (Save $9)

    ZumbaInstructor: BRX FitnessA Latin inspired dance-fitness class. The class combines fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body in an aerobic-fitness fashion. Dancers and non-dancers enjoy and succeed at Zumba. Come join the dance party!!!

    Mon, April 6 to May 116-6:55 pm#6156A 6 sessions $48

    Thu, April 9 to May 146-6:55 pm#6216B 6 sessions $48

    Mon, June 8 to 226-6:55 pm#6216C 3 sessions $24

    Thu, June 11 to 256-6:55 pm#6216D 3 sessions $24

    Mon, July 13 to 276-6:55 pm#6216E 3 sessions $24

    Thu, July 16 to 306-6:55 pm#6216F 3 sessions $24BRX Fitness15785 Franklin Tr, Suite 104, Prior Lake

    HIITInstructor: BRX FitnessHIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) is a type of cardiovascular training that combines intervals of MAXIMUM effort followed by a complete recovery.

    Wed, April 8 to May 13 7:05-8 pm #6243A 6 sessions $59

    Wed, June 10 to 247:05-8 pm#6243B 3 sessions $29

    Wed, July 15 to 297:05-8 pm#6243C 3 sessions $29BRX Fitness15785 Franklin Tr, Suite 104, Prior Lake

    Barre Fitness Instructor: BRX FitnessStrengthen and tone the whole body with this fun, classic ballet inspired workout. You will use light balls, the ballet barre and weights to achieve a lean and flexible body.

    Fri, April 10 to May 15 10:05-11 am#6238A 6 sessions $59

    Sat, April 11 to May 169-10 am#6238B 6 sessions $59

    Fri, June 12 to 2610:05-11 am#6238C 3 sessions $29

    Sat, June 13 to 279-10 am#6238D 3 sessions $29

    Fri, July 10 to 2410:05-11 am#6238E 3 sessions $29

    Sat, July 11 to 259-10 am#6238F 3 sessions $29BRX Fitness15785 Franklin Tr, Suite 104, Prior Lake

    Fitness YogaInstructor: BRX FitnessExperience a relaxing, energizing yoga. You will work on balance, stretching and strengthening postures, relaxation and meditation in a flowing, vinyasa-style format.

    Mon, April 6 to May 119-10 am #6234A 6 sessions $48

    Mon, June 8 to 229-10 am#6234B 3 sessions $24

    Mon, July 13 to 279-10 am#6234C 3 sessions $24BRX Fitness15785 Franklin Tr, Suite 104

    Slow Flow YogaInstructor: BRX FitnessDo you want supple strength and composed calm? Do you want to feel good during and after your workout? Join the Slow Flow revolution! When we take time, our nervous systems relax, our minds slow down, our muscles become supple, our breath deepens, our inner chemistry shifts towards a biological balance, which one experiences as peace, tranquility, relaxation and emerging bliss.

    Tue, April 7 to May 125-5:55 pm#6216A 6 sessions $48

    Tue, June 9 to 235-5:55 pm#6216B 3 sessions $24

    Tue, July 14 to 285-5:55 pm#6216C 3 sessions $24BRX Fitness15785 Franklin Tr, Suite 104, Prior Lake

    Gentle YogaInstructor: Gerri NorthernA class for those looking for an effective but gentler form of exercise. The focus will be on increasing flexibility, balance, posture and breathing habits. Designed for participants who are older, new exercisers, overstressed or in rehabilitation from an injury. We will be doing exercises that support health and self-awareness. All levels and abilities welcome. Please bring a mat, a towel and wear clothes that allow ease of movement. Cosponsored with City of Prior Lake Recreation.

    Mon, April 6 to 276-7 pm #6005A 4 sessions $32 $28 (Ages 55+)

    Mon, May 4 to June 1 No class: May 256-7 pm#6005B 4 sessions $32 $28 (Ages 55+)

    Mon, June 8 to 296-7 pm#6005C 4 sessions $32 $28 (Ages 55+)

    Mon, July 6 to 276-7 pm#6005D 4 sessions $32 $28 (Ages 55+)

    Mon, August 3 to 246-7 pm#6005E 4 sessions $32 $28 (Ages 55+)Club Prior in the Prior Lake Library16210 Eagle Creek Ave, Prior Lake

    Arthritis Exercise ProgramMore info. on page 18.

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    What is Acupuncture? Instructor: Eagle Creek Wellness CenterOne of the oldest healing practices in the world, acupuncture aims to restore and maintain health through the stimulation of specific points on the body, most often through inserting needles. This procedure is comfortable and painless for most people, with feeling rejuvenated afterward. Some of the benefits include: Relief from stress; better sleep; headache relief; relief of low back pain; help with menopause symptoms.

    Mon, June 8 6:30-7:30 pm #6230 1 session $15Eagle Creek Wellness, 14180 Commerce Ave NE, Prior Lake

    Foam Roller Fitness Instructor: Eagle Creek Wellness CenterHave you ever wondered how to use a foam roller or want to know if it is safe for you to use? In this class a trained physical therapist will teach you how to use a foam roller to decrease muscle tension; reduce scar tissue/adhesions; increase circulation and promote healing throughout your body and promote better posture and decrease stress on your joints. Please bring a foam roller to class if you have one. *Foam rollers will be available for purchase ($20) at class.

    Wed, May 13 6:30-7:30 pm #6246 1 session $15*Eagle Creek Wellness, 14180 Commerce Ave NE, Prior Lake

    12 Easy Stretches Instructor: Eagle Creek Wellness CenterResearch demonstrates that 90% of the population presents with postural distortions that will negatively affect their health. Six exercises will focus on opening up the chest and decreasing forward head posture; six exercises will focus on strengthening the core and stretching key muscles that affect the lower back. Take control of your own health with these twelve at home exercises.

    Wed, April 15 6:30-7:30 pm #6244 1 session $15Eagle Creek Wellness, 14180 Commerce Ave NE, Prior Lake

    Metabolism Boosters & Busters - NEW!Instructor: Janice NovakIn the past you probably could drop weight by cutting back on calories or exercising a bit more. But then suddenly the scale stops moving and you just cant seem to lose weight. THE GOOD NEWS - you could lose up to 20 pounds in a year - without eating less. Just by revving up your metabolism, you can burn more calories every day, lose fat, boost energy, feel stronger and more fit. LEARN 20 SIMPLE THINGS you can do to boost your metabolism and burn as much as 30% more calories every day.

    Thu, April 23 6-7:30 pm #6248 1 session $35Twin Oaks Middle School 200 Resource Area

    Tai Chi for HealthInstructor: Karen MeyerThis Chinese practice of simple, effective movements promotes flexibility, balance, overall fitness and vitality. Learn a series of slow flowing, gentle movements in short forms of either Sun or Yang styles. Please wear clothes that allow ease of movement.

    Mon, April 6 to May 117:15-8:15 pm #6057 6 sessions $36 $30 (Ages 55+)Club Prior in the Prior Lake Library16210 Eagle Creek Ave, Prior Lake

    CPR/AED and First Aid Online CoursesWould you love to take a First Aid or CPR/AED course but it never seems to fit into your schedule? Well here is your opportunity! We offer an online option paired with an in-person Certification Completion to become certified in First Aid and/or CPR/AED. Here is how to get started:

    1. Register at www.onlineaha.org (first time user). 2. Go to Course Catalog. Under Work

    Place Training are the First Aid and CPR/AED courses.

    3. Choose your course(s) and Click Purchase.

    4. Print your Certificate of Completion.5. Register for the In-person Certification

    Completion Testing (Part 2 & 3) at www.priorlakesavagece.com within 60 days of online registration see below.

    6. Bring your Certificate of Completion to class on July 21.

    In-person CertificationPlease specify A1, A2, A3, A4 or A5 when registering

    #6000 Tue, July 21 Registration deadline: July 13

    #A1 - (First Aid Only) - $40 5:30-6 p.m.You must purchase and complete A2 the Adult CPR/AED to take any of these additional CPR/AED courses.#A2 - (Adult CPR/AED) - $45 6-7 p.m.#A3 - (Child CPR/AED) - $15 7-7:30 p.m.#A4 - (Infant CPR) - $15 7:30-8 p.m.#A5 - All Components - $104 5:30-8 p.m.

    Ball & Band Workout Instructor: Eagle Creek Wellness CenterNo need for expensive equipment or gym membership! Resistance bands and stability balls provide a total body workout in the comfort of your own home. This class teaches an exercise program to tone muscles from head to toe. Please bring your stability ball and resistance band or tubing (6ft) to class. *Professional balls ($25) and resistance bands ($10) will be available for purchase. Please call 447-3395 or email info@eaglecreekwellness. com with your height so the correct size can be reserved. Wed, July 22 6:30-7:30 pm #6199 1 session $15*Eagle Creek Wellness, 14180 Commerce Ave NE, Prior Lake

    Is Your Waistband Too Tight?Instructor: Janice NovakHave you ever found that in the morning your pants fit fine but by mid-afternoon the waistband squeezes you like a tourniquet? No matter how many crunches you do, your stomach still hangs out? Getting rid of a potbelly is much more than just doing abdominal exercises. Learn the main causes and 6 strategies for getting rid of belly bloat. Dress in comfortable clothing as we will be doing a few exercises designed to strengthen the deepest layer of ab muscle. This is the layer responsible for flattening your stomach, shaping your waistline and supporting your lower back.

    Wed, May 20 6-7:30 pm #6036 1 session $35Twin Oaks Middle School 200 Resource Area

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    What is Acupuncture? Instructor: Eagle Creek Wellness CenterOne of the oldest healing practices in the world, acupuncture aims to restore and maintain health through the stimulation of specific points on the body, most often through inserting needles. This procedure is comfortable and painless for most people, with feeling rejuvenated afterward. Some of the benefits include: Relief from stress; better sleep; headache relief; relief of low back pain; help with menopause symptoms.

    Mon, June 8 6:30-7:30 pm #6230 1 session $15Eagle Creek Wellness, 14180 Commerce Ave NE, Prior Lake

    CPR &

    First Aid

    Infant CPR and Child CPR/AEDInstructor: Karlen LongThis course has been designed to meet the needs of child care providers or anyone caring for young children. Learn how to save the life of a child (ages 1-12) or an infant (0-1 year). Participants will learn CPR plus, how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED). Certification received: Infant CPR and Child CPR/AED (recognized as valid for two years).

    Wed, June 10 6-9:30 pm #6004 1 session $89District Services Center

    Adult CPR/AEDInstructor: Karlen LongLearn how to save the life of a victim over 12 years of age. Learn the signals of a heart attack; how to check an unconscious victim; give rescue breaths; administer first aid; CPR using a breathing barrier and how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) when saving the life of a victim of cardiac arrest. Certification received: Adult CPR/AED (valid for two years).

    Monday, May 11 6-9 pm #6043 1 session $79District Services Center

    CPR/AED and First Aid Online CoursesWould you love to take a First Aid or CPR/AED course but it never seems to fit into your schedule? Well here is your opportunity! We offer an online option paired with an in-person Certification Completion to become certified in First Aid and/or CPR/AED. Here is how to get started:

    1. Register at www.onlineaha.org (first time user). 2. Go to Course Catalog. Under Work

    Place Training are the First Aid and CPR/AED courses.

    3. Choose your course(s) and Click Purchase.

    4. Print your Certificate of Completion.5. Register for the In-person Certification

    Completion Testing (Part 2 & 3) at www.priorlakesavagece.com within 60 days of online registration see below.

    6. Bring your Certificate of Completion to class on July 21.

    In-person CertificationPlease specify A1, A2, A3, A4 or A5 when registering

    #6000 Tue, July 21 Registration deadline: July 13

    #A1 - (First Aid Only) - $40 5:30-6 p.m.You must purchase and complete A2 the Adult CPR/AED to take any of these additional CPR/AED courses.#A2 - (Adult CPR/AED) - $45 6-7 p.m.#A3 - (Child CPR/AED) - $15 7-7:30 p.m.#A4 - (Infant CPR) - $15 7:30-8 p.m.#A5 - All Components - $104 5:30-8 p.m.

    SAVE WHEN YOU REGISTER WITH A FRIEND!

    Register with a friend and receive 10% off your total registration.

    To redeem this discount call 952.226.0080. We will be happy to take your registration for you!

    Ball & Band Workout Instructor: Eagle Creek Wellness CenterNo need for expensive equipment or gym membership! Resistance bands and stability balls provide a total body workout in the comfort of your own home. This class teaches an exercise program to tone muscles from head to toe. Please bring your stability ball and resistance band or tubing (6ft) to class. *Professional balls ($25) and resistance bands ($10) will be available for purchase. Please call 447-3395 or email info@eaglecreekwellness. com with your height so the correct size can be reserved. Wed, July 22 6:30-7:30 pm #6199 1 session $15*Eagle Creek Wellness, 14180 Commerce Ave NE, Prior Lake

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    Financial Planning

    Accounting is NOT a Four Letter Word Instructor: Jim MaderWhats the difference between an income statement and a balance sheet? Didnt have time to take an accounting class in college? Its not too late to learn this basic life skill! Join us for a fun and interactive introduction to the world of finance and accounting. You will receive an overview of the basic accounting principles and then explore two key financial documents, the income statement and the balance sheet. In accounting you learn by doing so we will use a variety of learning approaches including individual and group work, pop quizzes and crossword puzzles to help you become comfortable with the subject matter.

    Tue, April 21 6:30-8:30 pm #4211 1 session $19 Twin Oaks Middle School Room 205

    Cmo comprar una casa ahora en da How to Buy a House in Todays Market (Offered in Spanish)Instructor: Jesse PastranaPensando en comprar una casa? Aumente su poder de compra, aprendiendo sobre los programas de ayuda para un enganche y los costos de cierre, becas disponibles y ms. Conozca sus opciones! Es usted elegible para recibir asistencia financiera? Averige dnde hay ayuda financiera disponible!

    Mon, May 18 6:30-8 pm#4228 1 session $15Twin Oaks Middle School Room 207

    Real Estate Buying and InvestingInstructor: Liz Jacobs-MichkaWhether you are buying your first home or purchasing an investment property in this market, these are some things you need to know: Myths vs. facts of Real Estate Financing: What you need to know/

    types of mortgages/loan language How to choose an agent Search parameters: what are you

    looking for? Foreclosures and Short Sales Contracts and forms Inspections vs. appraisals What benefits come along with buying/

    investing in real estate What makes a successful closing

    Wed, April 1 5-7 pm#4126 1 session $15Twin Oaks Middle School Room 205

    Selling Your HomeInstructor: Liz Jacobs-MichkaGetting ready to sell your home? Todays Real Estate market is tricky! Know what you need to do to find your buyer. Understand competition and your options before you go on the market. Learn how to: Preparing your home for sale Decluttering and staging options Pricing strategy Understanding traditional sales and

    short sales Inspections and warranties Showings Your first offer and more

    Wed, May 6 6-8 pm#4178 1 session $15Twin Oaks Middle School Room 205

    Estate Planning Foundations - NEW!Instructor: Jason SchmitThis class will walk you through the various types of estate planning techniques available today (wills, trusts, living wills, etc. ) What probate is and how to avoid it and which of these techniques are right for you. We will also discuss different ways to hold your assets and what are the best ways to designate your beneficiaries.

    Wed, April 22 7-9 pm #4122A 1 session $15

    Tue, June 97-9 pm#4122B 1 session $15Twin Oaks Middle School Room 205

    The ABCs of Medicare (and Part D too)More info on page 18.

    How to Get Into College and Pay For it Without Unmanageable Debt More info on page 16.

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    -06

    Learn More... Expert Instructor

    24-Hour Access

    Online Discussion Areas

    6 Weeks of Instruction

    Courses Sessions Begin Monthly

    Enroll Now!Visit Our Online Instruction Center Today!

    or call:

    CALL US TODAY!MORE COURSES AVAILABLE AT OUR ONLINE INSTRUCTION CENTER

    Instructor-Led

    Online Courses

    Learn From the Comfort of Home!

    Creating Mobile Apps with HTML5Learn to use HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery,and Web APIs to create cross-platform mobileapps and mashups.

    Mac, iPhone, and iPad ProgrammingLearn to create Mac,iPhone, and iPad apps andprograms using Objective-C and the Xcodecompiler.

    Introduction to ChemistryGain a solid foundation in the basics of chemistryand see how everything that goes on in your bodydepends on a chemical reaction.

    Introduction to Java ProgrammingAn experienced Java programmer introducesimportant Java topics with clear, step-by-stepinstructions.

    Creating WordPress WebsitesLearn how to use WordPress, a free and popularWeb design tool, to quickly and easily createattractive blogs and interactive websites.

    ACT/SAT PreparationMaster the reading, writing, English, and sciencequestions on the ACT and new SAT.

    Discover Digital PhotographyAn informative introduction to the fascinatingworld of digital photography equipment.

    Creating jQuery Mobile Websites with DreamweaverLearn how to build mobile-friendly websites fordevices such as smartphones and tablets usingDreamweaver and jQuery Mobile.

    Introduction to C# ProgrammingLearn the fundamentals of computer programmingwith the new C# programming language.

    Introduction to CSS3 and HTML5Learn to create state-of-the-art Web sites usingmodern CSS3 and HTML5 techniques.

    Introduction to BiologyLearn how cells and DNA determine the structureand function of the human body and get afoundation for a career in the healthcare ormedical professions.

    Some of our popular topics include:

    Online courses are accessible anywhere any time of day or night.

    All courses run for six weeks (with a 10-day grace period at theend). Courses include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments,discussion areas, supplementary links, and more.

    Prior Lake-Savage Community Education

    www.ed2go.com/priorlake

    www.ed2go.com/priorlake

    (952)-226-0080

    (952)-226-0080

  • Visit www.priorlakesavagece.com - 952-226-0080

    Cmo comprar una casa ahora en da How to Buy a House in Todays Market (Offered in Spanish)Instructor: Jesse PastranaPensando en comprar una casa? Aumente su poder de compra, aprendiendo sobre los programas de ayuda para un enganche y los costos de cierre, becas disponibles y ms. Conozca sus opciones! Es usted elegible para recibir asistencia financiera? Averige dnde hay ayuda financiera disponible!

    Mon, May 18 6:30-8 pm#4228 1 session $15Twin Oaks Middle School Room 207

    Selling Your HomeInstructor: Liz Jacobs-MichkaGetting ready to sell your home? Todays Real Estate market is tricky! Know what you need to do to find your buyer. Understand competition and your options before you go on the market. Learn how to: Preparing your home for sale Decluttering and staging options Pricing strategy Understanding traditional sales and

    short sales Inspections and warranties Showings Your first offer and more

    Wed, May 6 6-8 pm#4178 1 session $15Twin Oaks Middle School Room 205

    The ABCs of Medicare (and Part D too)More info on page 18.

    0113

    -06

    Learn More... Expert Instructor

    24-Hour Access

    Online Discussion Areas

    6 Weeks of Instruction

    Courses Sessions Begin Monthly

    Enroll Now!Visit Our Online Instruction Center Today!

    or call:

    CALL US TODAY!MORE COURSES AVAILABLE AT OUR ONLINE INSTRUCTION CENTER

    Instructor-Led

    Online Courses

    Learn From the Comfort of Home!

    Creating Mobile Apps with HTML5Learn to use HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery,and Web APIs to create cross-platform mobileapps and mashups.

    Mac, iPhone, and iPad ProgrammingLearn to create Mac,iPhone, and iPad apps andprograms using Objective-C and the Xcodecompiler.

    Introduction to ChemistryGain a solid foundation in the basics of chemistryand see how everything that goes on in your bodydepends on a chemical reaction.

    Introduction to Java ProgrammingAn experienced Java programmer introducesimportant Java topics with clear, step-by-stepinstructions.

    Creating WordPress WebsitesLearn how to use WordPress, a free and popularWeb design tool, to quickly and easily createattractive blogs and interactive websites.

    ACT/SAT PreparationMaster the reading, writing, English, and sciencequestions on the ACT and new SAT.

    Discover Digital PhotographyAn informative introduction to the fascinatingworld of digital photography equipment.

    Creating jQuery Mobile Websites with DreamweaverLearn how to build mobile-friendly websites fordevices such as smartphones and tablets usingDreamweaver and jQuery Mobile.

    Introduction to C# ProgrammingLearn the fundamentals of computer programmingwith the new C# programming language.

    Introduction to CSS3 and HTML5Learn to create state-of-the-art Web sites usingmodern CSS3 and HTML5 techniques.

    Introduction to BiologyLearn how cells and DNA determine the structureand function of the human body and get afoundation for a career in the healthcare ormedical professions.

    Some of our popular topics include:

    Online courses are accessible anywhere any time of day or night.

    All courses run for six weeks (with a 10-day grace period at theend). Courses include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments,discussion areas, supplementary links, and more.

    Prior Lake-Savage Community Education

    www.ed2go.com/priorlake

    www.ed2go.com/priorlake

    (952)-226-0080

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    iPad - Keeping in Touch Instructors: Chris Pahl and Mike Pahl, Nice Guy Technology Its easy to keep in touch with others on your iPad! Learn how to communicate with Contacts, Mail, FaceTime and Messages. Stay organized with the Calendar & Reminders app and find out how iCloud keeps it all synced together. Bring iPad or iPad mini to class.

    Thu, April 169-11:30 am #4212C 1 session $35 $25 (Age 55+)District Services Center Conf. Room D

    Mon, May 46:15-8:45 pm#4212D 1 session $35 $25 (Age 55+)Twin Oaks Middle School Room 209

    iPad - Search, Share, DiscoverInstructors: Chris Pahl andMike Pahl, Nice Guy Technology People are constantly searching, sharing and discovering new things on their iPads! Learn how to get the most out of the App Store, Safari, Siri, Maps, Spotlight, Control Center and Notification Center. iCloud makes it easy to share photos with others. Bring iPad or iPad mini to class.

    Thu, April 23 9-11:30 am #4212E 1 session $35 $25 (Age 55+)District Services Center Conf. Room D

    Mon, May 11 6:15-8:45 pm #4212F 1 session $35 $25 (Age 55+)Twin Oaks Middle School Room 209

    iPad - Back to Basics Instructors: Chris Pahl andMike Pahl, Nice Guy Technology Join this class to get the hang of the basics and walk away with a better understanding of the hardware, accessories, Lock Screen, and Home Screen. You will learn keyboard skills (copy/paste, spell check & dictation) and how to backup your iPad to iCloud. Bring iPad or iPad mini to class.

    Thu, April 9 9-11:30 am #4212A 1 session $35 $25 (Age 55+)District Services Center Conf. Room D

    Mon, April 276:15-8:45 pm#4212B 1 session $35 $25 (Age 55+)Twin Oaks Middle School Room 209

    Google Cloud Basics I & IIInstructor: Mark Hubbard Level I - A person or business used to have to purchase expensive software programs to manage their business or daily lives. Now, anyone with access to the internet via a mobile device or computer has access to these tools for FREE through their Gmail account and Google. You will receive step by step guidance to create and manage your own Gmail account. You will learn how to navigate the Google Cloud and how to create Documents, Presentations and Spreadsheets using the tools on Google Drive. You will learn how to create and manage Calendar and events, compose a simple letter, create a PowerPoint like presentation, and how to create a simple spreadsheet for data. You may bring your own device or use a computer in the lab. If you do not already have a Gmail account, we will use the first 5 minutes of class to set one up.

    Level II - You will continue your use of Google Cloud Applications and learn advanced techniques of creating Forms and Drawings. By the end of class you will have learned how to create a survey form and manage the related database information, draw and illustrate simple graphics and how to search Google Apps for additional applications suitable for your individual needs.

    Thu, June 4 #4230Level I - 6:30-7:45 pm $25#4230Level II - 8-9 pm $19Twin Oaks Middle School Room 701

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    iPad/iPhone - The App ClassInstructors: Chris Pahl andMike Pahl, Nice Guy Technology With over a million apps in the App Store, where do you even begin? Join this class to get expert recommendations on the best apps for Business, Education, Entertainment, Finance, Food & Drink, Games, Health & Fitness, Medical, Music, News, Photo & Video, Productivity, Travel and Weather. You will be amazed at what some of these apps can do! Bring iPad, iPad mini or iPhone to class.

    Mon, May 186:30-8 pm #4212H 1 session $19Twin Oaks Middle School Room 209

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    Master Gardeners will be hosting the following classes at the Prior Lake Library16210 Eagle Creek Ave, Prior Lake952.934.0270FREE CLASSESNo registration is required.6:30-8 p.m.

    Beginning Vegetable Gardening - March 2Grow Your Own Salad - March 16 Beginning Flower Gardening - March 23Garden Design - March 30Perennials for Color All Season - April 6

    Backyard Chickens Instructor: TBDMany of us enjoy eating farm fresh eggs, but did you know you can collect just-laid eggs from hens living in your own backyard? Learn all you need to know about keeping chickens on a city or suburban lot. Keeping chickens is an enjoyable hobby that can be fun for the whole family with the benefit of bringing the freshest possible eggs to the table.

    Thu, March 5 5:30-6:30 pm #3061 1 session $20SMSC Wozupi Garden Log Home2041 140th St NE, Prior Lake

    Maple Sugar Tapping and Boiling (Ages 10 to Adult)Instructor: TBDCome experience the Minnesota tradition of tapping Maple trees then boiling sap down to a pure maple syrup. This class will go through the steps of identifying a maple tree, tapping for sap, collection and boiling methods. We will drive out to the Sugar Bush nearby to tap trees, collect sap and boil. Bring your winter boots and be ready to taste the magic.

    Sat, March 7 10 am to Noon#2770 1 session $20SMSC Wozupi Garden Log Home2041 140th St NE, Prior Lake

    More iPad and iPhone classes listed online at www.priorlakesavagece.com

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    iPad - Search, Share, DiscoverInstructors: Chris Pahl andMike Pahl, Nice Guy Technology People are constantly searching, sharing and discovering new things on their iPads! Learn how to get the most out of the App Store, Safari, Siri, Maps, Spotlight, Control Center and Notification Center. iCloud makes it easy to share photos with others. Bring iPad or iPad mini to class.

    Thu, April 23 9-11:30 am #4212E 1 session $35 $25 (Age 55+)District Services Center Conf. Room D

    Mon, May 11 6:15-8:45 pm #4212F 1 session $35 $25 (Age 55+)Twin Oaks Middle School Room 209

    iPad/iPhone - The App ClassInstructors: Chris Pahl andMike Pahl, Nice Guy Technology With over a million apps in the App Store, where do you even begin? Join this class to get expert recommendations on the best apps for Business, Education, Entertainment, Finance, Food & Drink, Games, Health & Fitness, Medical, Music, News, Photo & Video, Productivity, Travel and Weather. You will be amazed at what some of these apps can do! Bring iPad, iPad mini or iPhone to class.

    Mon, May 186:30-8 pm #4212H 1 session $19Twin Oaks Middle School Room 209

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    Master Gardeners will be hosting the following classes at the Prior Lake Library16210 Eagle Creek Ave, Prior Lake952.934.0270FREE CLASSESNo registration is required.6:30-8 p.m.

    Beginning Vegetable Gardening - March 2Grow Your Own Salad - March 16 Beginning Flower Gardening - March 23Garden Design - March 30Perennials for Color All Season - April 6

    Backyard Chickens Instructor: TBDMany of us enjoy eating farm fresh eggs, but did you know you can collect just-laid eggs from hens living in your own backyard? Learn all you need to know about keeping chickens on a city or suburban lot. Keeping chickens is an enjoyable hobby that can be fun for the whole family with the benefit of bringing the freshest possible eggs to the table.

    Thu, March 5 5:30-6:30 pm #3061 1 session $20SMSC Wozupi Garden Log Home2041 140th St NE, Prior Lake

    Maple Sugar Tapping and Boiling (Ages 10 to Adult)Instructor: TBDCome experience the Minnesota tradition of tapping Maple trees then boiling sap down to a pure maple syrup. This class will go through the steps of identifying a maple tree, tapping for sap, collection and boiling methods. We will drive out to the Sugar Bush nearby to tap trees, collect sap and boil. Bring your winter boots and be ready to taste the magic.

    Sat, March 7 10 am to Noon#2770 1 session $20SMSC Wozupi Garden Log Home2041 140th St NE, Prior Lake

    Build Your Own Rain Barrel Instructor: Angela DannerLearn by doing, this hands-on workshop will teach step-by-step how to construct your own rain barrel for use at home, using salvaged barrels. Each paid participant will take home a 35 or 55 gallon constructed rain barrel. Partners welcome. All materials provided.

    Mon, March 23 5:30-7 pm #3062A 1 session $45/rain barrel

    Tue, March 24 5:30-7 pm #3062B 1 session $45/rain barrelSMSC Wozupi Garden Log Home2041 140th St NE, Prior Lake

    More iPad and iPhone classes listed online at www.priorlakesavagece.com

    On-Farm Dinner Work Night - NEW!Instructor: Angelica AdamsCome to the Wozupi farm and garden to roll up your sleeves, get your hands in the soil and enjoy a farm-fresh dinner. Take part in a live farm to table dinner. Participants will harvest, prepare and dine on fresh Organic produce in a beautiful farm setting. Angelica has been farming and cooking farm-fresh meals for several years on various farms around the country. Recipes, hands-on instruction and a dinner under the sky included in tuition.

    Sat, August 29 5-7 pm #3556 1 session $30/person/plateSMSC Wozupi Garden Log Home2041 140th St NE, Prior Lake

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    Rustic Twig FurnitureInstructor: Bob McNeelyAdd a new feature to your home or landscape. Create your choice of a whimsical twig chair or a slab garden bench (specify when registering). All materials are provided. Please bring a lunch, a marker, tape measure, utility knife and power drill. Bring a friend to help with your project for just $20. Bob has been building and selling twig furniture since 1995. He teaches techniques that will allow you to build more furniture and garden structures.

    Sat, March 14 9 am to 4:30 pm #3333 1 session $125 w/Partner $145Twin Oaks Middle School Room 607

    Twig Furniture & LunchInstructor: Bob McNeelyA beautiful piece of twig furniture awaits you in the woods near Red Wing. We will help you select and cut the saplings for your project along our wooded trails and bring your wood back to the barn. Choose one of the following projects: Slab Garden Bench, Whimsical Twig Chair, or a Barn Board Table. You can look at samples in the barn to help you decide what to make! Lunch is provided. Bring a friend to help with your chair for only $20. Bring a drill, gloves, tape measure, marker and utility knife. Driving directions will be emailed to you. Kids are welcome to assist, minimum age is 10.

    Sat, May 9 9 am to 5 pm #3333A 1 session $125 w/Partner $145

    Sat, May 23 9 am to 5 pm #3333B 1 session $125 w/Partner $145

    Sat, June 6 9 am to 5 pm #3333C 1 session $125 w/Partner $145

    Sat, June 20 9 am to 5 pm #3333D 1 session $125 w/Partner $145Kelly Farm near Red Wing

    Bent Willow ChairInstructor: Bob McNeelyAmaze yourself by creating a beautiful, fan backed, bent willow chair in just one weekend! On the first day, we will help you select and cut the saplings for your chair and bring the wood to our barn, where you will build the chair base. On the second day, you will learn how to bend and attach the willow to create the flowing lines of a traditional fan backed chair. Lunch is provided both days. Bring a friend to help with your chair for only $20. Bring a drill, gloves, tape measure, marker and utility knife. Driving directions and a list of accommodations will be emailed to you.

    Sat & Sun, May 16 & 17 9 am to 5 pm #3327A 1 session $225 w/Partner $245

    Sat & Sun, May 30 & 31 9 am to 5 pm #3327B 1 session $225 w/Partner $245

    Sat & Sun, June 13 & 14 9 am to 5 pm #3327C 1 session $225 w/Partner $245

    Sat & Sun, June 27 & 28 9 am to 5 pm #3327D 1 session $225 w/Partner $245Kelly Farm near Red Wing

    Growing a Straw Bale Garden NEW Instructor!Instructor: Kate ClarityIf you thought the only place to grow healthy crops was in black dirt, you must attend this class. You will learn how to grow a bountiful garden without using herbicides, insecticides or fungicides and without weeding. Learn how to plant a wide variety of vegetables, roots crops, vine crops, fruit crops and even beautiful flower gardens, directly into your conditioned straw bales. You will never do the heavy lifting or bending over that is required with normal soil-based gardens again. Learn this revolutionary and easy gardening method to create a beautiful and productive garden, without lifting a shovel and without using dirt. *A workbook ($5) is optional to purchase from instructor at class.

    Wed, April 226:30-9:30 pm#3239 1 session $39*Twin Oaks Middle School Room: 607

    Kates Photo

    Kates passion for gardening started as a child and has grown with her. She loves gardening and experimenting with plants; whether its taking cuttings, starting something new from seed, trying her hand at grafting, or trying new methods of growing. She graduated with an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Landscape/Horticulture and is also a Certified Urban Farmer. Over the years she has become increasingly interested in edible landscaping, food forest gardening and growing crops. Her classes are always fun, educational and will inspire you to learn how to grow your own food with confidence!

    Furniture Upholstery: Foot StoolInstructor: Ann HansonInstruction and guidance of proper technique and tool use will be provided in this hands-on class. You will receive a foot stool to upholster in class and take home. Please note Footstool shapes and sizes will vary. Please bring a yard of upholstery fabric to class.

    Thu, March 266-9 pm#3161B 1 session $49 Twin Oaks Middle School Room 607

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    Backyard Organic Gardening Basics Instructor: Wozupis Lead FarmerIt is amazing how much organic food you can produce in your backyard and it does not get much fresher, tastier or local. This class will teach you about simple garden planning, installation and maintenance methods using organic practices to keep the produce coming all season long. Learn about what produce varieties perform best in this area, how to source seeds and planting stock and what tools and supplies will help support a successful home gardening venture.

    Mon, March 30 5:30-6:30 pm #3027 1 session $15SMSC Wozupi Garden Log Home2041 140th St NE, Prior Lake

    Graft Your Own Apple Tree NEW!Instructor: Lisa MyslajekGrafting is the method used to reproduce our favorite fruit trees. You will receive hands-on experience grafting an apple tree. In addition to taking home your newly grafted tree, you will gain useful knowledge in reproducing tree cultivars from your own or a friends back yard and be equipped to participate in a scion exchange. All materials provided.

    Fri, March 27 6-7:30 pm #3069 1 session $35SMSC Wozupi Garden Log Home2041 140th St NE, Prior Lake

    Bent Willow ChairInstructor: Bob McNeelyAmaze yourself by creating a beautiful, fan backed, bent willow chair in just one weekend! On the first day, we will help you select and cut the saplings for your chair and bring the wood to our barn, where you will build the chair base. On the second day, you will learn how to bend and attach the willow to create the flowing lines of a traditional fan backed chair. Lunch is provided both days. Bring a friend to help with your chair for only $20. Bring a drill, gloves, tape measure, marker and utility knife. Driving directions and a list of accommodations will be emailed to you.

    Sat & Sun, May 16 & 17 9 am to 5 pm #3327A 1 session $225 w/Partner $245

    Sat & Sun, May 30 & 31 9 am to 5 pm #3327B 1 session $225 w/Partner $245

    Sat & Sun, June 13 & 14 9 am to 5 pm #3327C 1 session $225 w/Partner $245

    Sat & Sun, June 27 & 28 9 am to 5 pm #3327D 1 session $225 w/Partner $245Kelly Farm near Red Wing

    Veggies All Season: Succession Planting for Home Gardens Instructor: Rebecca YoshinoPlanting strategies for the home gardener to keep your veggie patch producing all growing season. This class will discuss seasonal planting strategies and help individuals with their own home garden planting chart and garden layout.

    Mon, May 4 5:30-6:30 pm #3548 1 session $20SMSC Wozupi Garden Log Home2041 140th St NE, Prior Lake

    Growing a Straw Bale Garden NEW Instructor!Instructor: Kate ClarityIf you thought the only place to grow healthy crops was in black dirt, you must attend this class. You will learn how to grow a bountiful garden without using herbicides, insecticides or fungicides and without weeding. Learn how to plant a wide variety of vegetables, roots crops, vine crops, fruit crops and even beautiful flower gardens, directly into your conditioned straw bales. You will never do the heavy lifting or bending over that is required with normal soil-based gardens again. Learn this revolutionary and easy gardening method to create a beautiful and productive garden, without lifting a shovel and without using dirt. *A workbook ($5) is optional to purchase from instructor at class.

    Wed, April 226:30-9:30 pm#3239 1 session $39*Twin Oaks Middle School Room: 607

    Kates Photo

    Kates passion for gardening started as a child and has grown with her. She loves gardening and experimenting with plants; whether its taking cuttings, starting something new from seed, trying her hand at grafting, or trying new methods of growing. She graduated with an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Landscape/Horticulture and is also a Certified Urban Farmer. Over the years she has become increasingly interested in edible landscaping, food forest gardening and growing crops. Her classes are always fun, educational and will inspire you to learn how to grow your own food with confidence!

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    I Wish I Could Bake Like My Grandmother - NEW!Instructors: Nancy BurgesonYOU CAN! Nancy has lots of practical old school ideas to have you in the kitchen and baking in no time at all. Sharing what she has learned in over 45 years of teaching and baking for family and friends. If you have a recipe you have questions about, please bring it to class. We will work together to tackle the mysterious chiffon cake and make wonderful blueberry muffins. Youll go crazy over her quick bread recipes too! Take home samples to share with family. *Supply fee ($12) paid to instructor at class.

    Tue, March 3 6-9 pm #3552 1 session $31*Twin Oaks Middle School Room 308

    Build Your Own Smoker Instructor: Ole OlmansonThe history of BBQ is rooted in improvisation and the do-it-yourself spirit, much of which is lost in todays high priced or poorly designed consumer smokers. This comprehensive course will cover all aspects of constructing and operating an upright drum smoker from commonly available materials. While construction methods are the main focus, basic cooking techniques will also be covered. Participants will receive a construction manual, parts list and a list of resources for additional information. Due to the use of power tools, please bring gloves. All materials, safety glasses and hearing protection will be provided.

    Sat, May 2 10 am to 1 pm #3064 1 session $25SMSC Wozupi Garden Log Home2041 140th St NE, Prior Lake

    No Mistakes WatercolorInstructor: Dar BrooksThink you are not creative? Then this class is for you! Come loosen up and be spontaneous while learning simple ways of mastering the medium. This class is designed so beginners and experienced watercolor artists will enjoy success. Learn watercolor techniques that will take you to the next level. See exciting demonstrations including: creating a focal area, value systems and how to use line and color to create depth and impact in your paintings. Reference materials and brushes will be available for student use. Please bring watercolor supplies, paper towels, a notebook and 140# cold press watercolor paper. Please bring a lunch. *A starter kit can be pre-ordered by calling Dar at 612-940-2094.

    Fri, April 17 to May 811 am to 2:30 pm #3361A 4 sessions $91*

    Fri, May 29 to June 26No class: June 511 am to 2:30 pm#3361B 4 sessions $91*District Services Center Conf. Room D

    DIY - All Occasion Hand-Stamped CardsInstructor: Elizabeth HawleyNever be without a card for that special occasion. Create 25 hand-stamped and embellished cards. (5 cards of 5 different designs). ALL NEW CARD DESIGNS! All materials are precut and ready to stamp and assemble. You will receive embellishments and envelopes for your cards. Please bring adhesive (i.e double stick tape or tombow). Class includes materials, envelopes and use of instructors stamps, inks and tools.

    Tue, April 21 6-9 pm #3366A 1 session $31

    Tue, July 14 6-9 pm #3366B 1 session $31Twin Oaks Middle School Room 607

    Acrylic Painting & Popcorn: Mimic the Masters(Ages 16+) - NEW!Instructor: Watch Me Draw!Learn to paint if you are a beginner or perfect your technique if you are more advanced. Explore working with acrylics on canvas as we guide you step-by-step in the creation of your own masterpiece! Bring your desire and enthusiasm and take home a beautiful piece of art. Join us for a creative class of relaxing art exploration. Supplies are included in tuition. Take one or both classes.

    Mon, May 4 (A Lowell Herrero Spring Painting)6-8 pm #3424A 1 session $45

    Mon, June 15 (Van Goghs Starry Night)6-8 pm #3424B 1 session $45Twin Oaks Middle School Room 607

    May 4 - Lowell Herrero

    June 15 - Van Gogh

    Seasonal Table Runner NEW!Preq: Adult Sewer w/ExperienceInstructor: Kristen BenderLearn paper piecing the Quiltworx way with Certified Instructor, Kristen Bender. If youve got sewing experience and have wanted to try a Judy Niemeyer paper pieced quilt project, this is a great one to start with. You will learn the process used in all of her patterns. This project will cover the spikes, flying geese and curved piecing. There will be some prep required prior to class, so allow plenty of time to get that done. Please bring sewing machine. *Pattern ($24) and cost of supplies additional. Please provide an active email address when registering as supply list will be emailed with your confirmation.

    Thu, May 14 & 28 Registration closes April 30 5:30-9:30 pm#3314 2 sessions $69*Twin Oaks Middle School Room 607

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    I Wish I Could Bake Like My Grandmother - NEW!Instructors: Nancy BurgesonYOU CAN! Nancy has lots of practical old school ideas to have you in the kitchen and baking in no time at all. Sharing what she has learned in over 45 years of teaching and baking for family and friends. If you have a recipe you have questions about, please bring it to class. We will work together to tackle the mysterious chiffon cake and make wonderful blueberry muffins. Youll go crazy over her quick bread recipes too! Take home samples to share with family. *Supply fee ($12) paid to instructor at class.

    Tue, March 3 6-9 pm #3552 1 session $31*Twin Oaks Middle School Room 308

    Build Your Own Smoker Instructor: Ole OlmansonThe history of BBQ is rooted in improvisation and the do-it-yourself spirit, much of which is lost in todays high priced or poorly designed consumer smokers. This comprehensive course will cover all aspects of constructing and operating an upright drum smoker from commonly available materials. While construction methods are the main focus, basic cooking techniques will also be covered. Participants will receive a construction manual, parts list and a list of resources for additional information. Due to the use of power tools, please bring gloves. All materials, safety glasses and hearing protection will be provided.

    Sat, May 2 10 am to 1 pm #3064 1 session $25SMSC Wozupi Garden Log Home2041 140th St NE, Prior Lake

    Cooking with Leafy Greens Instructor: Angelica AdamsAre you interested in getting more leafy greens into your diet but want them to taste good? Come learn a few tricks of the trade from a long-time farmer and eater of kale, chard, collard greens and spinach. Taste a few dishes and take home recipes.

    Wed, July 1 5:30-6:30 pm #3549 1 session $15SMSC Wozupi Garden Log Home2041 140th St NE, Prior Lake

    Canning: Dilly Beans NEW!Instructor: Angelica AdamsIf you have never had the pleasure of eating dilly beans (dill pickled green beans) or are ready to impress your friends and family with your own, then this is the class for you! Learn how to pickle and can fresh dilly beans. These pickling and canning methods can be applied to cucumber pickles as well. Take home a jar of dillies!

    Fri, July 10 5:30-6:30 pm #3553 1 session $20SMSC Wozupi Garden Log Home2041 140th St NE, Prior Lake

    Easy Delicious Pesto - NEW!Instructor: Angelica AdamsAre you growing Basil or do you buy it by the bunches at the farmers market? Pesto is a delicious gourmet way to enjoy your basil. Its freezable, so can continue to enjoy your fresh basil into the winter. And it adds flavor to pasta, sandwiches, chicken, and even potatoes! Come learn how to make an easy pesto right at home. We will make a batch and taste it on a couple different dishes.

    Fri, August 7 5:30-6:30 pm #3554 1 session $15SMSC Wozupi Garden Log Home2041 140th St NE, Prior Lake

    Making Fresh Salsa - NEW!Instructor: Angelica AdamsIf you like salsa, you will love garden fresh using fresh ingredients from the farm, farmers market or your own garden! Come learn how to make this crowd pleasing summer favorite using Organic produce from Wozupis gardens. Take home the recipe and jar of salsa that we make in class!

    Wed, August 26 5:30-6:30 pm #3555 1 session $15SMSC Wozupi Garden Log Home2041 140th St NE, Prior Lake

    On-Farm Dinner Work Night - NEW!Instructor: Angelica AdamsCome to the Wozupi farm and garden to roll up your sleeves, get your hands in the soil and enjoy a farm-fresh dinner. Take part in a live farm to table dinner. Participants will harvest, prepare and dine on fresh Organic produce in a beautiful farm setting. Angelica has been farming and cooking farm-fresh meals for several years on various farms around the country. Recipes, hands-on instruction and a dinner under the sky included in tuition.

    Sat, August 29 5-7 pm #3556 1 session $30/person/plateSMSC Wozupi Garden Log Home2041 140th St NE, Prior Lake

    Acrylic Painting & Popcorn: Mimic the Masters(Ages 16+) - NEW!Instructor: Watch Me Draw!Learn to paint if you are a beginner or perfect your technique if you are more advanced. Explore working with acrylics on canvas as we guide you step-by-step in the creation of your own masterpiece! Bring your desire and enthusiasm and take home a beautiful piece of art. Join us for a creative class of relaxing art exploration. Supplies are included in tuition. Take one or both classes.

    Mon, May 4 (A Lowell Herrero Spring Painting)6-8 pm #3424A 1 session $45

    Mon, June 15 (Van Goghs Starry Night)6-8 pm #3424B 1 session $45Twin Oaks Middle School Room 607

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    Basic Sailing Made Easy (Ages 10+)Instructor: LeRoy HornLearn the basics of sailing without strange terminology. The topics will include wind-power, how to angle the boat to catch the wind, steering, adjusting the sails and more. There will also be time for questions and answers. Participants are welcome, at no charge, to make arrangements with the instructor to learn and practice sailing skills on board his stable day sailer on Prior Lake.

    Tue, May 12 7-8:30 pm#6093 1 session $15Twin Oaks Middle School Room 607

    BabySigns Sign, Say & Play ClassInstructor: Carol HedbergThe Baby Signs Program is a simple and fun program using sign language to communicate with hearing babies and toddlers before they can talk. This 6-week series of fun and entertaining play classes for you and baby (6 mos. to under 3) teaches simple everyday signs using songs, books and activities. Each week a new theme is introduced. Within that theme, you will learn 6-7 signs to use with baby. Its as easy as teaching your baby to wave bye-bye.

    Sat, April 18 to May 30No class: May 2310-11 am #2413E 6 sessions $89/family

    Tue, June 16 to July 216:45-7:45 pm #2413F 6 sessions $89/familyEdgewood School Activity Room 209

    Human Trafficking (Adults and Students 6th Grade and up) Instructor: Aimee AhnemannThis is not just an international issue. This is a growing problem in Minnesota. Come learn why. Also, learn how to identify a trafficker, who the victims are, how they get their victim and what you can do to help. What you learn will surprise you. This event is free but registration is required.

    Mon, March 306:30-7:45 pm #2460C 1 session FREETwin Oaks Middle School Media 708

    How to Get Into College and Pay For it Without Unmanageable DebtInstructor: Alan WeinblattCollege is one of the largest investments your family will make. College costs are escalating rapidly. Understand the mistakes that result in poor academic and financial decisions that cost thousands of dollars. Learn what college actually costs and how to reduce your costs. Class will cover common mistakes families make in selecting a college, how to prevent these mistakes, myths about college aid, how FAFSA works and how to get grants directly from the schools. Planning ahead and developing a strategy in the college selection process is critical to avoid unmanageable debt. A must for parents of college bound students.

    Tue, March 24 6:30-8:30 pm #3045 1 session $10/person $15/family of 3Prior Lake High School Lecture Hall

    Contractors Guide to Windows and SidingInstructor: John KooimanAre you considering investing in new windows or siding for your house? There are many options to consider as you weigh the pros and cons of this big investment. Learn terminology, product types, general cost comparisons, proper installation procedures and warranties. Discover ways to save money and become more confident so that you can evaluate the right options for your home. Bring your questions.

    Wed, March 116:30-9 pm#6122A 1 session $15

    Tue, April 146:30-9 pm#6122B 1 session $15Twin Oaks Middle School Room 607

    Henna for Beginners (Ages 12+) Instructor: Cristina MuelkenLearn to do basic henna tattoo design that you can do on yourself or others. While learning the history of henna and cultural significance, we will make the henna paste from scratch and learn different design patterns and techniques. The instructor will give each student a henna tattoo and you will work hands-on with the henna by making designs on yourself or other students if they wish. Supplies are included in tuition.

    Wed, July 22 to August 5 6-8 pm #3463 3 sessions $59Twin Oaks Middle School Room 607

    How to Write, Publish and Sell Your eBook Instructor: Sybil SmithAs more bookstores close and publishers are downsizing, ebook sales are soaring! The improved quality and declining cost of ebook readers, the dramatic increase in the number and variety of book titles and the low cost of production compared to paper books appeal to the want-it-now, immediate gratification mind-set so prevalent in the marketplace. This is good news for authors and small independent publishers. Ebooks are easier to produce and more profitable. Authors are able to publish their work, make it visible to a worldwide audience and attract the attention of an agent or traditional publisher. Learn about royalty rates, costs, formats, promotion, sales and how to convert your manuscript into an ebook.

    Wed, March 25 6:30-8:30 pm #3059B 1 session $29Twin Oaks Middle School Room 207

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    Basic Sailing Made Easy (Ages 10+)Instructor: LeRoy HornLearn the basics of sailing without strange terminology. The topics will include wind-power, how to angle the boat to catch the wind, steering, adjusting the sails and more. There will also be time for questions and answers. Participants are welcome, at no charge, to make arrangements with the instructor to learn and practice sailing skills on board his stable day sailer on Prior Lake.

    Tue, May 12 7-8:30 pm#6093 1 session $15Twin Oaks Middle School Room 607

    BabySigns Sign, Say & Play ClassInstructor: Carol HedbergThe Baby Signs Program is a simple and fun program using sign language to communicate with hearing babies and toddlers before they can talk. This 6-week series of fun and entertaining play classes for you and baby (6 mos. to under 3) teaches simple everyday signs using songs, books and activities. Each week a new theme is introduced. Within that theme, you will learn 6-7 signs to use with baby. Its as easy as teaching your baby to wave bye-bye.

    Sat, April 18 to May 30No class: May 2310-11 am #2413E 6 sessions $89/family

    Tue, June 16 to July 216:45-7:45 pm #2413F 6 sessions $89/familyEdgewood School Activity Room 209

    MORE BabySigns Sign, Say & Play ClassInstructor: Carol Hedberg The MORE Sign, Say & Play class is an extension of our Sign, Say & Play classes for babies and parents (6 mos-30 mos). These classes follow the familiar Sign, Say & Play format with fun songs, games and activities that introduce 36 new signs from these important themes: Feelings, Outside, Safety, Farm, Zoo and Birthday.

    Tue, April 28 to June 26:45-7:45 pm#2413D 6 sessions $89/familyEdgewood School Activity Room 209

    Hidden Treasures of Video Gaming (Ages 10 to Adult) Instructor: Michael MigliacioCome along on a journey through the lost treasures of gaming. From arcade-based competitive games to popular-yet-quirky console games that never reached U.S. shores, theres a lot more to gaming than what you see on store shelves! Learn the history behind some of the gamings best-kept secrets and get a chance to try them out for yourself!

    Thu, May 14 7-9 pm#3038 1 session $19Twin Oaks Middle School Room 701

    Henna for Beginners (Ages 12+) Instructor: Cristina MuelkenLearn to do basic henna tattoo design that you can do on yourself or others. While learning the history of henna and cultural significance, we will make the henna paste from scratch and learn different design patterns and techniques. The instructor will give each student a henna tattoo and you will work hands-on with the henna by making designs on yourself or other students if they wish. Supplies are included in tuition.

    Wed, July 22 to August 5 6-8 pm #3463 3 sessions $59Twin Oaks Middle School Room 607

    Now Offering:

    For more information and to register visit:http://www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/Priorlake

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    classes on page 21!

    Life Reimagined - NEW!Instructor: Eric and Jackie Grant This checkup is catered to soon to be, or current Empty Nesters. As you transition into this life phase and seize all it has to offer Discover Your Whats Next! Todays Americans are living longer, healthier lives and, at the same time, are navigating economic, health, social and technological realities unlike any generation before them. Life Reimagined equips people to lead the type of life they imagine and prompts them to consider the most important questions they face. It builds a community of people committed to rediscovering their gifts, exploring new possibilities and moving toward their best lives. This two-hour Checkup is designed to help attendees understand where they are in life and what their next move could be. Participants will engage in reflection activities and guided conversation. Free and open to all.

    Sat, April 189-11 am#6249 1 session FreeTwin Oaks Middle School Room 205

    Relationship Mastery: Managing Conflict While Claiming Joy - NEW!Instructor: Todd Pointer, MA, LP This seminar is for individuals, or couples, who desire tools for bridging differences. You will learn options for adjusting how you engage others and ways to avoid common pitfalls that trigger re-activity. There will be structures to practice recognizing/acknowledging the human being over the human doing. Focusing on cultural norms, we will examine common histories rather than diminish them. Life can be ordinary, or joyful more of the time! Come join in learning hopeful ways of being in relationships.

    Tue, April 216:30-8 pm#6250A 1 session $19

    Thu, April 306:30-8 pm#6250B 1 session $19Twin Oaks Middle School Room 202

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    Members of UCare can take Community Education classes with a discount of $15. If the class is less than $15, it is free. UCare Member ID must be provided at the time of registration. The type of UCare insurance will determine the number of classes that are allowed.

    8-Hour Driver Improvement ProgramInstructor: MN HWY Safety CenterThis course provides information to help seniors drive violation and crash free as we age. This is a classroom course, there is no driving or other testing involved. If you have not taken an 8-hour course or it has been longer than 3 years since you have taken either course, this is the class for you. Contact your insurance agent if you are unsure of the course you need.

    #6014B Wed & Thu, March 25 & 265:30-9:30 pm 2 sessions $24

    #6014C Tue & Wed, May 19 & 205:30-9:30 pm 2 sessions $24

    #6014D Mon & Tue, July 13 & 149 am to 1 pm 2 sessions $24

    District Services Center4540 Tower St SE, Prior Lake

    Great Trains & Grand CanyonsExperience the majestic beauty of Sedona, AZ, an upscale resort, retirement and artist community set amid the red-hued rocks of Oak Creek Canyon. Create unforgettable memories at one of the worlds most recognizable natural wonders, the Grand Canyon. This awe-inspiring national park welcomes around 5 million visitors a year. Learn about the history of this area at Montezumas Castle National Monument, the old mining town of Jerome and guided trolley tour through Sedona. Experience this unique piece of America by bus, train and trolley!

    #3271A October 4, 2015 $2095/person, double $300/person depositSome Inclusions Round Trip Airfare - MSP 5 nights Accommodations 8 Meals (5 breakfasts & 3 dinners) and more

    Travel Show Visit us for a FREE informational meeting about the three unique travel opportunities sponsored by Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools Community Education and managed by Premier World Discovery. Get the inside information about the destinations as well as trip details. Attending a travel show does not commit you to the trip. Join us even if you are curious. All are welcome! Travel shows are free but advanced registration is required.

    Tue, April 28#3271 FREE1-2 pm District Services Center, 4540 Tower St SE, Prior Lake

    Presented by Kelsey Van Ordstrand, Premier World Discovery

    Arthritis Exercise ProgramInstructor: Karen MeyerIf youve had difficulties starting or continuing an exercise program, consider trying this program. This is a gentle exercise program in a nonthreatening atmosphere designed for people living with arthritis. The instructor, certified by the Arthritis Foundation, will guide you in gentle activities to help increase joint flexibility, range of motion, muscle strength and overall stamina. You are invited to attend one session for free. Take sessions at your convenience. No discounts. Pay at class as you go. Cosponsored with City of Prior Lake Recreation.

    Every Thursday 9:15-10 am Club Prior, 16210 Eagle Creek AveBuy 5 sessions $15Buy 10 sessions $30

    55 and Older

    The ABCs of Medicare (and Part D too)Instructor: Jim StringerSeniors pay a larger share of their income in out-of-pocket health costs than non-seniors do. Do you know about enrollment eligibility or that there are severe penalties if your enrollment is not timely? Medicare is a complex issue that wont be simplified anytime soon. Well discuss Parts A & B (Original Medicare), Part C (Medicare Advantage) and its differences with MedSupplement plans including premium outlays. Part D (prescription) plans also contributes to Medicare confusion. Find out which plan may be right for you. Or are you willing to pay an additional $1,500 annually just because you dont understand the choices? If you will soon become eligible or have been a Medicare participant for some time, this program will provide you with information on enrollment, eligibility, coverage, cost and options.

    Wed, March 25 7-9 pm #4050C 1 session $15Twin Oaks Middle School Room 205

    4-Hour Driver Improvement RefresherInstructor: MN HWY Safety Center This driver improvement course is taught by MN Hwy Safety Center trained instructors. The class will explore changes in laws, the latest vehicle technology, and provide you with easy-to-use defensive driving tips. In addition, we will explore traffic safety and accident prevention. Completion of this course allows for a 10% reduction on automobile insurance premiums for those age 55 and over.

    #6067C Wed, March 11 9 am to 1 pm 1 session $20

    #6067D Wed, April 15 9 am to 1 pm 1 session $20

    #6067E Wed, May 13 9 am to 1 pm 1 session $20

    #6067F Tue, June 16 9 am to 1 pm 1 session $20

    #6067G Wed, July 22 9 am to 1 pm 1 session $20

    #6067H Thu, August 13 9 am to 1 pm 1 session $20

    District Services Center 4540 Tower St SE, Prior Lake

    Minnesota State Law requires all insurance companies to provide a 10% auto premium reduction for persons 55 and over that successfully complete a Driver Improvement course. To qualify for the discount, you must take an 8-hour course. To maintain the discount, MN allows the 4-hour Refresher course once every 3 years.

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    8-Hour Driver Improvement ProgramInstructor: MN HWY Safety CenterThis course provides information to help seniors drive violation and crash free as we age. This is a classroom course, there is no driving or other testing involved. If you have not taken an 8-hour course or it has been longer than 3 years since you have taken either course, this is the class for you. Contact your insurance agent if you are unsure of the course you need.

    #6014B Wed & Thu, March 25 & 265:30-9:30 pm 2 sessions $24

    #6014C Tue & Wed, May 19 & 205:30-9:30 pm 2 sessions $24

    #6014D Mon & Tue, July 13 & 149 am to 1 pm 2 sessions $24

    District Services Center4540 Tower St SE, Prior Lake

    Experience Group Travel!Enjoy a worry-free vacation on a guided tour. Attend the free Travel Show to explore the trips being offered.

    Great Trains & Grand CanyonsExperience the majestic beauty of Sedona, AZ, an upscale resort, retirement and artist community set amid the red-hued rocks of Oak Creek Canyon. Create unforgettable memories at one of the worlds most recognizable natural wonders, the Grand Canyon. This awe-inspiring national park welcomes around 5 million visitors a year. Learn about the history of this area at Montezumas Castle National Monument, the old mining town of Jerome and guided trolley tour through Sedona. Experience this unique piece of America by bus, train and trolley!

    #3271A October 4, 2015 $2095/person, double $300/person depositSome Inclusions Round Trip Airfare - MSP 5 nights Accommodations 8 Meals (5 breakfasts & 3 dinners) and more

    New York City HolidaySpend 4 nights in Manhattan in the city that does the holidays like no other. Enjoy New York City as it transformed into a magical holiday wonderland filled with lights and decorations. Visit some of the most famous attractions, including, Times Square, the Wall Street District, the Empire State Building, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the 9/11 Memorial. Experience the Top of the Rock, an observation deck at the summit of Rockefeller Plaza with unobstructed views of the New York City Skyline. Take a ferry to the Statue of Liberty Ellis Island, the first stop for many immigrants from around the world. Also included in your tour is a Broadway Show as well the Radio City Music Hall Rockettes Holiday Show!

    #3271C December 6, 2015 $2725/person, double $300/person deposit Round Trip Airfare - MSP 4 nights First Class Accommodations

    at Belvedere Hotel, New York City (Manhattan)

    6 Meals (4 breakfasts & 2 dinners) and more

    Travel Show Visit us for a FREE informational meeting about the three unique travel opportunities sponsored by Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools Community Education and managed by Premier World Discovery. Get the inside information about the destinations as well as trip details. Attending a travel show does not commit you to the trip. Join us even if you are curious. All are welcome! Travel shows are free but advanced registration is required.

    Tue, April 28#3271 FREE1-2 pm District Services Center, 4540 Tower St SE, Prior Lake

    Presented by Kelsey Van Ordstrand, Premier World Discovery

    Arthritis Exercise ProgramInstructor: Karen MeyerIf youve had difficulties starting or continuing an exercise program, consider trying this program. This is a gentle exercise program in a nonthreatening atmosphere designed for people living with arthritis. The instructor, certified by the Arthritis Foundation, will guide you in gentle activities to help increase joint flexibility, range of motion, muscle strength and overall stamina. You are invited to attend one session for free. Take sessions at your convenience. No discounts. Pay at class as you go. Cosponsored with City of Prior Lake Recreation.

    Every Thursday 9:15-10 am Club Prior, 16210 Eagle Creek AveBuy 5 sessions $15Buy 10 sessions $30

    MontanaGlacier National Park & The Canadian Rockies by TrainEnjoy the beautiful scenery aboard an Amtrak train on your way to Montana and the Canadian Rockies. Spend 2 nights in Whitefish, MT and explore the famous Going-to-the-Sun Highway on a 1930s Red Jammer Touring Car as you drive through pristine landscapes in Glacier National Park. Spend 3 nights in Banff, where you will get to see two of the crown jewels of the Canadian Rockies: the stunningly turquoise, Moraine Lake and Lake Louise. Travel the Icefields Parkway, situated between Lake Louise and Jasper, and considered one of the most scenic highways in the world. Capture pictures of snowcapped mountain peaks, hanging glaciers, waterfalls, canyons, and often wildlife such as moose, big-horn sheep and bear. Later that day, climb aboard a specially designed Ice Explorer to take you up the Athabasca Glacier for a unique ride right onto a part of the Columbia Icefields.

    #3271B June 24, 2015 $2695/person, double $300/person deposit 2 Night Rail accommodations 6 nights Hotel accommodations 9 Meals (6 breakfasts & 3 dinners) and more

    Minnesota State Law requires all insurance companies to provide a 10% auto premium reduction for persons 55 and over that successfully complete a Driver Improvement course. To qualify for the discount, you must take an 8-hour course. To maintain the discount, MN allows the 4-hour Refresher course once every 3 years.

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    Prior Lake-Savage Area ADD/ADHD Connection Group People with ADD/ADHD face challenges that friends and family might not understand. This education discussion group provides parents, teachers and adults a rare opportunity to share and learn strategies to effectively manage ADD/ADHD at home and in the classroom. This group provides an opportunity to meet others like you, connect with them and share ideas and resources. Meetings will have an informative presentation for 45-60 minutes followed by questions and sharing of ideas that work. Its FREE, fun, informative and helpful for parents, teachers, caregivers and adults. No need to register just come!Certificates of Attendance available.

    2014-15 Meeting dates: March 10, April 14, May 126:30-8 p.m. FREEDistrict Services Center 4540 Tower St Se, Prior Lake

    Whats New in the World of Internet Safety - NEW!Instructor: Karina Hedinger, MN Bureau of Criminal Apprehension This session will provide participants with what the biggest safety concerns are regarding internet/technology use, along with some tips on how to protect themselves and their children while on the internet. Also, find out what local law enforcement is doing in our communities to help protect our children while they are on the internet and using technology. For questions, contact James Caauwe, Savage Police Department, 952.882.2600. Anyone may attend. Cosponsored by the Prior Lake and Savage Police Departments, Prior Lake-Savage Community Ed, Prior Lake Community Safety Advisory committee and the Savage Crime Prevention Association. This event is free, however, registration is recommended.

    Thu, March 56:30-8 pm #2420 1 session FREEPrior Lake High School Auditorium

    How Children Think, Learn, Love and Sing - NEW!Instructor: Helen Peterson, Director/Owner Kindermusik Children ask for help by means of their behavior. Understanding your childs brain dominances and how naturally occurring stress hormones affect them, can give insight into their behavior and how to help them manage it. Using music, movement and ideas from a program called Brain Gym based on Educational Kinesiology (learning through movement) we will share simple ways to notice what is happening in your child and to rebalance the system for optimal learning and sense of calmness. We will explore how the brain works according to right/left brain dominance theory as well the way the brain scans for important information and the behavioral effects that come from what it perceives. Helen brings all of this together with a look at how the state of the brain, body and heart (emotion) affects how we all react to the rhythms of the day and how to maintain positive control and the ability to make good choices. Great class for Parents, Grandparents, Teachers and Childcare Providers *Certificates of Attendance available.

    Mon, March 97-8 pm #2465 1 session $10/person or $15/partnersEdgewood School Activity Room

    BabySigns Parent WorkshopInstructor: Carol HedbergDiscover how easy it is to communicate with your hearing baby using sign language. The Baby Signs Program is a simple and fun way for parents to communicate with their babies and toddlers before they can talk using simple sign language. The Parent Workshop is a one-time class designed for parents of children birth to under 3. This workshop teaches you everything you need to know to get started in the Baby Signs Program. You will learn how to begin signing with your baby, effective ways to begin teaching signs at home, easy ways to use signs in daily routines and what to expect as baby transitions from signs to speech.

    Tue, March 31 6:45-8:15 pm #2413B 1 session $15

    Tue, June 9 6:45-8:15 pm #2413C 1 session $15Edgewood School Activity Room 209

    Sat, August 1 10:30 am to Noon #2413D 1 session $15Twin Oaks Middle School Media Center

    Human Trafficking (Adults and Students 6th Grade and up) Instructor: Aimee AhnemannThis is not just an international issue. This is a growing problem in Minnesota. Come learn why. Also, learn how to identify a trafficker, who the victims are, how they get their victim and what you can do to help. What you learn will surprise you. This event is free but registration is required.

    Mon, March 306:30-7:45 pm #2460C 1 session FREETwin Oaks Middle School Media 708

    Infant CPR and Child CPR/AEDInstructor: Karlen LongThis course has been designed to meet the needs of child care providers or anyone caring for young children. Learn how to save the life of a child (ages 1-12) or an infant (0-1 year). Participants will learn CPR plus, how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED). Certification received: Infant CPR and Child CPR/AED (recognized as valid for two years).

    Wed, June 10 6-9:30 pm #6004 1 session $89District Services Center

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    Whats New in the World of Internet Safety - NEW!Instructor: Karina Hedinger, MN Bureau of Criminal Apprehension This session will provide participants with what the biggest safety concerns are regarding internet/technology use, along with some tips on how to protect themselves and their children while on the internet. Also, find out what local law enforcement is doing in our communities to help protect our children while they are on the internet and using technology. For questions, contact James Caauwe, Savage Police Department, 952.882.2600. Anyone may attend. Cosponsored by the Prior Lake and Savage Police Departments, Prior Lake-Savage Community Ed, Prior Lake Community Safety Advisory committee and the Savage Crime Prevention Association. This event is free, however, registration is recommended.

    Thu, March 56:30-8 pm #2420 1 session FREEPrior Lake High School Auditorium

    How Children Think, Learn, Love and Sing - NEW!Instructor: Helen Peterson, Director/Owner Kindermusik Children ask for help by means of their behavior. Understanding your childs brain dominances and how naturally occurring stress hormones affect them, can give insight into their behavior and how to help them manage it. Using music, movement and ideas from a program called Brain Gym based on Educational Kinesiology (learning through movement) we will share simple ways to notice what is happening in your child and to rebalance the system for optimal learning and sense of calmness. We will explore how the brain works according to right/left brain dominance theory as well the way the brain scans for important information and the behavioral effects that come from what it perceives. Helen brings all of this together with a look at how the state of the brain, body and heart (emotion) affects how we all react to the rhythms of the day and how to maintain positive control and the ability to make good choices. Great class for Parents, Grandparents, Teachers and Childcare Providers *Certificates of Attendance available.

    Mon, March 97-8 pm #2465 1 session $10/person or $15/partnersEdgewood School Activity Room

    Get Your Child to Listen the FIRST Time Now and Forevermore! - NEW!Presenter: Toni Schutta M.A., L.P., Certified Epic Coach, AuthorMy child doesnt listen the first time I ask is the number one parenting complaint in America. It can be very frustrating to repeat the same command over and over and have your child ignore you or openly defy you. This class offers 23 practical, easy-to-implement strategies that you can choose from to derail your childs defiance, gain cooperation and get results to lower your stress level so you can no longer have to repeat yourself. Using the recommended strategies, you will reduce your nagging by over 5,000 times this year. (No kidding!) Certificates of Attendance available.

    Thu, April 2 7-8:30 pm#2464 $10/person $15/partnersTwin Oaks Middle School Auditorium

    Toni Schutta is a National Speaker, Author, Parent Coach and a Licensed Psychologist with a Masters Degree in Psychology with 20 years experience helping families find solutions that work to their biggest parenting challenges so families can be happier and more peaceful. Shes the author of the book, 20 Great Ways to Raise Great Kids. Get available free at: http://getparentinghelpnow.com/book3.htm

    A review in the Star Tribune stated that the book contains priceless parenting advice. Toni is the founder of www.getparentinghelpnow.com.

    Toni hosted Real Parents. Real Solutions a parenting talk show on www.voiceamerica.com, the worlds largest internet radio station. Shes been featured in national publications such as Parents, Womans World, and First for Women. Shes a frequent guest on radio shows and has been featured on KSTP-TV, WCCO-TV, and KARE 11 TV. The Star Tribune featured Toni in an article entitled, Cyber-nanny. Shes also the co-author of Parenting by Strengths: A Parents Guide for Challenging Situations.

    Toni is a sought-after speaker with 25 topics that she presents at corporations such as General Mills, Medtronic and 3M, as well as schools, religious and professional organizations. Toni offers private parent coaching, parenting classes, on-line audio classes and a workbook on work/life balance called On Overload? 28 Solutions to Help You Achieve Work Family Balance.

    BabySigns Parent WorkshopInstructor: Carol HedbergDiscover how easy it is to communicate with your hearing baby using sign language. The Baby Signs Program is a simple and fun way for parents to communicate with their babies and toddlers before they can talk using simple sign language. The Parent Workshop is a one-time class designed for parents of children birth to under 3. This workshop teaches you everything you need to know to get started in the Baby Signs Program. You will learn how to begin signing with your baby, effective ways to begin teaching signs at home, easy ways to use signs in daily routines and what to expect as baby transitions from signs to speech.

    Tue, March 31 6:45-8:15 pm #2413B 1 session $15

    Tue, June 9 6:45-8:15 pm #2413C 1 session $15Edgewood School Activity Room 209

    Sat, August 1 10:30 am to Noon #2413D 1 session $15Twin Oaks Middle School Media Center

    More BabySign

    classes on page 17!

    Human Trafficking (Adults and Students 6th Grade and up) Instructor: Aimee AhnemannThis is not just an international issue. This is a growing problem in Minnesota. Come learn why. Also, learn how to identify a trafficker, who the victims are, how they get their victim and what you can do to help. What you learn will surprise you. This event is free but registration is required.

    Mon, March 306:30-7:45 pm #2460C 1 session FREETwin Oaks Middle School Media 708

    Infant CPR and Child CPR/AEDInstructor: Karlen LongThis course has been designed to meet the needs of child care providers or anyone caring for young children. Learn how to save the life of a child (ages 1-12) or an infant (0-1 year). Participants will learn CPR plus, how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED). Certification received: Infant CPR and Child CPR/AED (recognized as valid for two years).

    Wed, June 10 6-9:30 pm #6004 1 session $89District Services Center

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    Circle of Friends Preschool 952.226.0950 Circle of Friends is Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools 4-Star Parent Aware rated preschool located at Edgewood School. We serve children who are 3, 4, and 5 years old with a program that combines developmentally appropriate skills with academic learning opportunities.The curriculum is designed to prepare preschoolers to meet the Minnesota Early Childhood Indicators of Progress and the current state and district kindergarten standards. The preschool curriculum focuses include: personal and social development, literacy and language, mathematical thinking and problem solving, arts and creativity, physical and motor development, self-help skills, technology, environmental learning and science.

    Early Childhood Special Education Help Me GrowDo you or someone close to your child have concerns about their development? Prior Lake-Savage Schools offer early childhood special education services for birth-5 year old children with disabilities or who are experiencing developmental delay in the areas of communication, cognitive, adaptive (self-help), motor , and social-emotional skills. If you have concerns about your childs development, please visit helpmegrowmn.org for more information, or call 952-226-0980 OR 1-866-693-4769.

    Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) 952.226.0950Edgewood School, 5304 WestWood Dr SE ECFE classes for parents and children, ages infant to pre-kindergarten, are held at Edgewood School. Learn more about ECFE and view the course catalog online at http://bit.ly/ECFE1415Catalog

    Early Childhood Screening 952.226.0975The early childhood years, from birth to the start of kindergarten, is an important time of rapid learning and growth. Early Childhood Screening is a quick and simple check of how your child is doing at age three to four. The screening process identifies, at an early age, possible health or learning concerns so children can get help before starting school. All children need to be screened before enrolling in kindergarten. If your child is of screening age and youd like to schedule an appointment, or if you are conscientiously opposed to screening, please contact our office. Email: www.ecscreening@priorlake-savage.k12.mn.us

    Enroll Now! Limited Openings Available

    PRIOR LAKE-SAVAGE AREA SCHOOLS

    Call 952.226.0903 to enroll your kindergarten student this fall

    Join us at

    La ola del lago

    Spanish Immersion

    School

    June 22-Aug. 27

    Location TBD

    Mon.-Thurs., June 22-Aug. 277:00am - 5:00pmRegistration Opens March 2, 2015

    $60 Registration Fee - Fee includes season pass to Valleyfair.Students must attend The Wave on a scheduled Valleyfair field trip day to recieve their pass.

    $36 Daily Attendance Fee - Fee includes all field trips. Field Trips will be Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

    Clubs, Leadership Development, Games, Fun! Its not too late to join The Wave this school year! Quarter 3 runs February 2-April 9; Quarter 4 runs April 13-June 10

    Both are after school on school days, 2:15-5:30pm at HOMSRegister for $85 per quarter at www.priorlakesavagece.com

    Call 952.226.0090 with questions.

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    Circle of Friends Preschool 952.226.0950 Circle of Friends is Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools 4-Star Parent Aware rated preschool located at Edgewood School. We serve children who are 3, 4, and 5 years old with a program that combines developmentally appropriate skills with academic learning opportunities.The curriculum is designed to prepare preschoolers to meet the Minnesota Early Childhood Indicators of Progress and the current state and district kindergarten standards. The preschool curriculum focuses include: personal and social development, literacy and language, mathematical thinking and problem solving, arts and creativity, physical and motor development, self-help skills, technology, environmental learning and science.

    Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) 952.226.0950Edgewood School, 5304 WestWood Dr SE ECFE classes for parents and children, ages infant to pre-kindergarten, are held at Edgewood School. Learn more about ECFE and view the course catalog online at http://bit.ly/ECFE1415Catalog

    Early Childhood Screening 952.226.0975The early childhood years, from birth to the start of kindergarten, is an important time of rapid learning and growth. Early Childhood Screening is a quick and simple check of how your child is doing at age three to four. The screening process identifies, at an early age, possible health or learning concerns so children can get help before starting school. All children need to be screened before enrolling in kindergarten. If your child is of screening age and youd like to schedule an appointment, or if you are conscientiously opposed to screening, please contact our office. Email: www.ecscreening@priorlake-savage.k12.mn.us

    June 22-Aug. 27

    Location TBD

    Mon.-Thurs., June 22-Aug. 277:00am - 5:00pmRegistration Opens March 2, 2015

    $60 Registration Fee - Fee includes season pass to Valleyfair.Students must attend The Wave on a scheduled Valleyfair field trip day to recieve their pass.

    $36 Daily Attendance Fee - Fee includes all field trips. Field Trips will be Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

    Clubs, Leadership Development, Games, Fun! Its not too late to join The Wave this school year! Quarter 3 runs February 2-April 9; Quarter 4 runs April 13-June 10

    Both are after school on school days, 2:15-5:30pm at HOMSRegister for $85 per quarter at www.priorlakesavagece.com

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    Summer Kids Company program is for children who are 4 years of age through those entering 5th grade in the fall.

    Your child will participate in a variety of enriching activities and experiences that are designed to be educational and fun. Many of our activities will be focused around music, art, mathematical skills, environmental learning and science, language and literacy and technology.

    Dates: Mon-Fri, June 18-August 28, 2015Times: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.Locations: Pre K-K will be at Edgewood School Grades 1-5 will be at Five Hawks, Redtail Ridge and WestWood ElementariesCost: $36 per day

    Registration begins on March 2, 2015 online at www.priorlakesavagece.com.

    Grades 6-8

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    Art Extravaganza Art and Craft FairBracelets and barrettes, pet leashes, paperclips, photography and pottery, cards, bookmarks, magnets, scarves, Rainbow Loom and more! Everything is hand-made by kids! Come support our young entrepreneurs by visiting our second annual Art Extravaganza Art and Craft fair. This event is FREE and open to the Public.

    Lakefront Days 2015Business Expo/Wine Tasting, Live Music, Kids Activities and Games, Parade, Bean Bag Tournament, Fireworks and More!

    Save the dates: AUGUST 6, 7, 8For more information

    visit www.priorlakechamber.com

    Career Fair (Grades 7-12)Monday, April 20 from 6-8 p.m. at the Prior

    Lake High School. For more information call Community

    Education at 952-226-0080

    Thursday, August 610 a.m. to 1 p.m.Hidden Oaks Middle School

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    Art Extravaganza Art and Craft FairBracelets and barrettes, pet leashes, paperclips, photography and pottery, cards, bookmarks, magnets, scarves, Rainbow Loom and more! Everything is hand-made by kids! Come support our young entrepreneurs by visiting our second annual Art Extravaganza Art and Craft fair. This event is FREE and open to the Public. Thursday, August 6

    10 a.m. to 1 p.m.Hidden Oaks Middle School

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    COMMUNITY CONTACTS

    City of Prior Lake 952-447-9800 www.cityofpriorlake.com

    City of Prior Lake Parks and Recreation Dept 952-447-9820 www.priorlakerecreation.com

    City of Savage Parks and Recreation Dept 952-224-3420

    PLAY www.playinfo.org(Prior Lake Athletics for Youth)

    Girl Scouts (River Valley Council) 800-845-0787 www.girlscoutsrv.org

    Boy Scouts & Cub Scouts (Northern Star Council) 763-231-7201 www.northernstarbsa.org

    Scott County LibrariesPrior Lake 952-447-3375Savage 952-707-1770

    Prior Lake Soccer Club www.priorlakesoccer.org

    Prior Lake-Savage Hockey Association www.plsha.com

    Camp Fire MN 612-235-7284

    U of M Extension - Scott County - 4H 952-492-5410

    Prior Lake Youth WrestlingTricia Charbonneau 952-393-2041

    South Metro Storm Swim Club 952-953-7789 www.mnstorm.org

    District 719 Circle of Friends Preschool 952-226-0956

    River Valley YMCA 952-230-9622 www.rivervalleyymca.org

    Big Brother Big SisterYou can make a positive difference by volunteering your time to a child. Can you help a child THINK BIG? There is always a child in need of your FRIENDSHIP, so dont wait any longer. The FOCUS is not on spending money but spending time with a child, building a trusting friendship. You can share a walk in the park, play games, hobbies, recreational activities, run errands, bake cookies or sit and talk. Please call 651-789-2426. Your assistance in helping to recruit volunteers in your community is always most appreciated.

    WIC (Women, Infants and Children)WIC is a nutrition education program for women who are pregnant, nursing or postpartum and for families with infants and children under age five. The program provides nutrition information, counseling for pregnant and nursing mothers and supplemental foods such as milk, cheese, juice, cereals and infant formula to promote good health. WIC eligibility is based on household income guidelines. Appointments must be made in advance. If you live in Scott or Carver County please call 952-496-2125 (press 7) or check the website at www.capagency.org for more information.

    Crisis NurseryThe Crisis Nursery welcomes calls from parents in any situation needing a sympathetic ear, parenting tips or information about community resources. In a crisis situation, the Crisis Nursery may be able to provide short term child care for children ages newborn to 12 years, if their families are residents of Scott or Carver Counties. Call Crisis Nurserys help line at 612-839-5101. Trained advocates are available to help during a crisis. If you are interested in displaying brochures, making donations or volunteering as a care provider, contact Jodi at the CAP Agency by calling 952-402-9851. Make a difference in a childs life!

    Head StartHead Start is a CAP Agency Program serving Scott, Carver and Dakota Counties. They offer Preschool Programs for Ages 3 to 5. Children with Special Needs are welcome and there is no cost to income eligible families. There is limited availability. For an application call 952-496-2125 (Scott County), 952-960-9700 (Carver County) or 651-322-3500 (Dakota County) or visit www.capagency.org for more information.

    Help Me GrowWhile all young children grow and change at their own rate, some children experience delays in their development. Special health conditions may affect childrens development, too. Accessing early intervention services as early as possible will ensure the best developmental outcomes for these children. Minnesotas early intervention system - Help Me Grow - includes two programs for eligible children. Infant and Toddler Intervention are special services and supports for children birth through age two and their families. Preschool Special Education is for children ages three to five years. Eligible children can receive services in their home, child care setting or school. Services are free to children regardless of income or immigrant status. Call 952-496-5059 for more information.

    Parents Forever - Divorce EducationThe goal of this workshop series is to achieve a respectful divorce with the least negative impact on children. These sessions are for any person in the process of divorce, considering divorce, in conflict regarding custody or visitations and/or anyone wanting information on divorce, mediation or custody. This series is cosponsored with several family-serving agencies of Carver and Scott Counties.

    Session I Impact of Divorce on Adults and Legal IssuesSession II Impact of Divorce on ChildrenSession III Child Support, Role of Mediation and Money IssuesFor more information call 952-466-5300, press 2.26

    Need Childcare? No Problem.Childcare options are available. Please call ahead for more information and to register

    for childcare. 952.226.0081.

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    Your Future is Calling

    GED General Education Development is a self-paced program designed to help you study and prepare to take the GED test. If you already have a GED or high school diploma, you may want to brush up your basic skills with our ABE classes.

    The English Language classes help adults improve their English skills, especially for the workplace. Learn to understand, speak, read and write English.

    Yes, You Can!

    Ongoing September through June Monday, Wednesday & Thursday - 5:30-8:30 p.m.

    Edgewood School5304 WestWood Drive Se, Prior Lake

    No registration is required. Simply show up to learn how to get started..

    ELLLets LEARN English Together

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    Big Brother Big SisterYou can make a positive difference by volunteering your time to a child. Can you help a child THINK BIG? There is always a child in need of your FRIENDSHIP, so dont wait any longer. The FOCUS is not on spending money but spending time with a child, building a trusting friendship. You can share a walk in the park, play games, hobbies, recreational activities, run errands, bake cookies or sit and talk. Please call 651-789-2426. Your assistance in helping to recruit volunteers in your community is always most appreciated.

    Head StartHead Start is a CAP Agency Program serving Scott, Carver and Dakota Counties. They offer Preschool Programs for Ages 3 to 5. Children with Special Needs are welcome and there is no cost to income eligible families. There is limited availability. For an application call 952-496-2125 (Scott County), 952-960-9700 (Carver County) or 651-322-3500 (Dakota County) or visit www.capagency.org for more information.

    Help Me GrowWhile all young children grow and change at their own rate, some children experience delays in their development. Special health conditions may affect childrens development, too. Accessing early intervention services as early as possible will ensure the best developmental outcomes for these children. Minnesotas early intervention system - Help Me Grow - includes two programs for eligible children. Infant and Toddler Intervention are special services and supports for children birth through age two and their families. Preschool Special Education is for children ages three to five years. Eligible children can receive services in their home, child care setting or school. Services are free to children regardless of income or immigrant status. Call 952-496-5059 for more information.

    Need Childcare? No Problem.Childcare options are available. Please call ahead for more information and to register

    for childcare. 952.226.0081.

    Classes are

    Free! Start

    anytime!Questio

    ns?

    952.226.0081

    Your Future is Calling

    GED General Education Development is a self-paced program designed to help you study and prepare to take the GED test. If you already have a GED or high school diploma, you may want to brush up your basic skills with our ABE classes.

    The English Language classes help adults improve their English skills, especially for the workplace. Learn to understand, speak, read and write English.

    Yes, You Can!

    Ongoing September through June Monday, Wednesday & Thursday - 5:30-8:30 p.m.

    Edgewood School5304 WestWood Drive Se, Prior Lake

    No registration is required. Simply show up to learn how to get started..

    ELLLets LEARN English Together

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    Are you the person with a special interest, talent or subject knowledge that youd like to share with others?

    We are looking for teachers willing to add a little class to the lives in Prior Lake-Savage. You dont have to be a licensed teacher. Enthusiasm combined with knowledge of a subject or skill in a special interest area will be enough to get you started.

    We cant do it without YOU! Call us at 952-226-0080. Lets get together and talk possibilities.

    Community Use of FacilitiesCommunity members and organizations are invited to apply to use district facilities and grounds for meetings and activities. All requests for facility usage must be made at least 7 business days before the intended activity. Application forms are available online at www.priorlake-savage.k12.mn.us or by contacting Gina Fern at 952-226-0095 or gfern@priorlake-savage.k12.mn.us.

    ECFE and Preschool Programs Edgewood School

    5304 WestWood Dr SE, Prior Lake952-226-0950

    riChie KuCinsKiEdgewood School Coordinator952-226-0900

    Jenna JohnsonECFE and Preschool Secretary952-226-0956

    deb TribbyEarly Childhood Screening Secretary952-226-0975

    Contact Us

    Our Mission The mission of the Prior Lake-Savage Area Community Education Services Program is to enhance the quality of life for all citizens by helping to provide opportunities for individuals to reach their full potential and contribute to their communities. To accomplish this mission requires that parents, family, schools, faith communities, businesses, community organizations and all people living within our community work together. This can be done through a cooperative effort in meeting the recreational, educational, social and cultural needs and wants of the community.

    Kelly VossenKids Company Coordinator952-226-0092

    danielle KleisTKids Company Secretary952-226-0091

    Kids Company Office4540 Tower St. SE, Prior Lake

    952-226-0090

    KrisTi GaudeTTeKids Company Assistant Coordinator952-226-0093

    lisa KraFTKids Company Secretary952-226-0084

    Community Education Services 4540 Tower St. SE, Prior Lake

    952-226-0080

    Carolyn yaGlaYouth Programs Assistant952-226-0094

    linda rinGsTadCommunity Education Specialist952-226-0083

    Gina FernDistrict Facility Coordinator952-226-0095

    Jenny naGyCommunity Involvement/Adult Programs Coordinator952-226-0085

    ann-Marie nopolaCommunity Education Secretary/Receptionist952-226-0086

    Carrie dobieYouth Programs Coordinator952-226-0088

    bobbi birKholzCommunity Education Secretary952-226-0081

    leanne J. WeyrauChCommunity Education Director952-226-0082

    Those of us in Community Education are here to provide assistance on class content, handout production and more. Well let you know what we expect, how we will promote your classes and do all we can to help you succeed. Youll receive an instructors handbook with all the practical details you need to know, feedback from class participants and appreciation for your efforts.

    But its not just about Community Ed, its about you contributing to your community to make it a better place to be and your own personal growth.

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    Are you the person with a special interest, talent or subject knowledge that youd like to share with others?

    We are looking for teachers willing to add a little class to the lives in Prior Lake-Savage. You dont have to be a licensed teacher. Enthusiasm combined with knowledge of a subject or skill in a special interest area will be enough to get you started.

    We cant do it without YOU! Call us at 952-226-0080. Lets get together and talk possibilities.

    ECFE and Preschool Programs Edgewood School

    5304 WestWood Dr SE, Prior Lake952-226-0950

    Contact Us

    Were Looking For YOU...

    If you would be interested in working with a council to address the lifelong learning needs of our district, please call Leanne Weyrauch, Director at 952-226-0082, to request an application for membership.

    Advisory Councils are active task-oriented groups who make recommendations about policies, procedures, program offerings, budgets, and more for ISD 719 Community Education Services programs. Together these groups determine what resources could be utilized to meet the needs and interests of community members without duplicating the efforts provided by others.

    Those of us in Community Education are here to provide assistance on class content, handout production and more. Well let you know what we expect, how we will promote your classes and do all we can to help you succeed. Youll receive an instructors handbook with all the practical details you need to know, feedback from class participants and appreciation for your efforts.

    But its not just about Community Ed, its about you contributing to your community to make it a better place to be and your own personal growth.

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    Questions?Call 952.226.0080 during office hours (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.) or email us at CommunityEd@priorlake-savage.k12.mn.us

    Be an Early BirdPrompt reg is t ra t ion he lps avoid disappointment when classes fill quickly or have to cancel due to low enrollment, only to find that late registrations would have allowed the class to run. Early registrations also make it easier if we need to contact you for any reason before your class begins.

    RefundsYour money will be refunded if your class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. If you choose to cancel your class registration, to be eligible for a full refund we need to receive your request no later than 4:00 p.m. five (5) business days prior to the first day of class. Cancellations for classes with supply fees must be received five (5) business days prior to the first day of class unless otherwise noted in description. Refunds of supplies are not issued after that time due to commitments made to instructors. Cancellations received after five business days will be subject to no refund. A $10 processing fee will be deducted from any refund.

    DiscountsAdults (55 & over) receive discounts when noted in class pricing. All UCare Minnesota members may receive a discount of $15. If the class is less than $15, it is free. UCare Member ID must be provided at the time of registration. Sign up with a friend to receive 10% off your total up to $15. Discount must be requested at the time of registration. The friend discount is offered online and will be applied at the payment screen. The same class must be in your shopping cart in order to receive discount.

    Satisfaction GuaranteePlease call the Community Education Office at 952.226.0080 if you are not satisfied with any class or activity in which you participated.

    Guidelines and ProceduresCancellationCommunity Education reserves the right to withdraw a course due to lack of enrollment or loss of a suitable facility. If we have to cancel a class, every effort will be made to contact all the participants who preregistered. Please include on your registration form a phone number where you can be contacted during the day. Community Education assumes no responsibility for reaching registrants who do not provide an accessible daytime phone number. When ever possible messages will be left on voicemail/answering machines. If an email is provided at time of registration, notifications will also be sent to the address provided.

    Classes may be cancelled due to inclement weather or for other unavoidable reasons. These sessions are made up whenever possible. If school closes during the day due to bad weather, Community Education will cancel all activities. Call 952-226-0080 for evening or weekend cancellation information.

    Are You In? Yes - unless you hear from us. Community Education does not mail class confirmations. If you have an email address at the time of registration, a confirmation will be emailed to you. If you do not hear from us, assume that you are in the class and that it will be held at the time and place indicated. We will contact you by phone or mail if there is a change. Please list a daytime phone number so we can reach you if a class is cancelled. If there is a last minute change, signs are posted at each site with your class information on it such as class title, room numbers and times of classes.

    Tuition Assistance Available

    Reduced fees, scholarships and payment plans are available for families experiencing financial hardship. Assistance is limited to one program per person in each quarter with a limit of $100 per person/quarter. Some programs are not eligible. You must be a resident of ISD 719 to qualify. Call at 952.226.0088 to request assistance.

    DONT DELAYIf the minimum number of participants is not reached, programs will be cancelled. A full refund will be

    issued or you can be moved to another program.

    Need Accommodations?If you have a disability which requires special assistance in a program, please contact us at 952-226-0080. Please call at least 10 days prior to program start to allow time for us to make appropriate arrangements.

    PrivacyThe information requested on the registration forms will be used to verify eligibility as well as determine staff, facility and equipment needs. Your registration information may be provided to school district staff, volunteers, instructors, the school district attorney, insurer and auditor. Your email information is for internal use only and will not be sold or solicited. Photographs or videos of classes in action may be taken and used for district publications and web pages. If you object to having your picture used, please notify the Community Education Office at 952-226-0080 each time you register.

    Non-endorsement Policy Prior Lake-Savage Community Education contracts with specialist in their fields who are interested in presenting classes in their areas of expertise to the community. We do not endorse the opinions or business affiliations of the instructors.

    All financial seminars are carefully screened to ensure they are strictly informational in nature. Although most seminars are presented by professional financial planners, the design is non-biased and non-sales oriented. You will not be pressured to make a purchase or meet with sales people. We prohibit the direct distribution of flyers, pamphlets or marketing materials that promote specific products, services or companies. We do, however, offer you the opportunity to receive an instructors business card or you can ask for more information should you have additional, specific questions that go beyond the content or time frame of the seminar. We hope your participation in these programs will be enjoyable. For questions, call Leanne at 952-226-0082.

    Participant WaiverRegistration for any class waives all rights and claims for any and all injuries from whatever cause suffered by participation in activities.

    Special RequestsIf special assistance/accommodations is needed to participate in a Community Education Program, please contact us at least 2 weeks prior to start of program to allow enough time for special accommodations.

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    Home Phone ________________________________

    Name_____________________________Partner Name (if taking a partner class)___________________________

    Address_________________________________ City_______________________ Zip__________________

    Daytime Phone________________________________ Cell ________________________________________

    Email Address for confirmation:

    _______________________________________________________________________________________

    Senior 55 and up (please check here)_______ Birthday ______________ UCare ID Number_________________

    Course # Course Title Date Fee_________ _____________________________________ ________ $______

    _________ _____________________________________ ________ $______

    Total Fees $______

    Account # _________________________________________________ Exp. Date: ________________

    Please Make Checks Payable to ISD 719Mail to: ISD 719, Community Education 4540 Tower St SEPrior Lake, MN 55372

    Phone-952-226-0080 Fax-952-226-0099 www.priorlakesavagece.com

    Tuition Assistance Available

    Reduced fees, scholarships and payment plans are available for families experiencing financial hardship. Assistance is limited to one program per person in each quarter with a limit of $100 per person/quarter. Some programs are not eligible. You must be a resident of ISD 719 to qualify. Call at 952.226.0088 to request assistance.

    DONT DELAYIf the minimum number of participants is not reached, programs will be cancelled. A full refund will be

    issued or you can be moved to another program.

    Need Accommodations?If you have a disability which requires special assistance in a program, please contact us at 952-226-0080. Please call at least 10 days prior to program start to allow time for us to make appropriate arrangements.

    www.priorlakesavagece.comONLINE

    Our Office Will Be ClosedMarch 19 & 20, May 25 & July 3. During this time, please register online or mail us your registration.

    PrivacyThe information requested on the registration forms will be used to verify eligibility as well as determine staff, facility and equipment needs. Your registration information may be provided to school district staff, volunteers, instructors, the school district attorney, insurer and auditor. Your email information is for internal use only and will not be sold or solicited. Photographs or videos of classes in action may be taken and used for district publications and web pages. If you object to having your picture used, please notify the Community Education Office at 952-226-0080 each time you register.

    Non-endorsement Policy Prior Lake-Savage Community Education contracts with specialist in their fields who are interested in presenting classes in their areas of expertise to the community. We do not endorse the opinions or business affiliations of the instructors.

    All financial seminars are carefully screened to ensure they are strictly informational in nature. Although most seminars are presented by professional financial planners, the design is non-biased and non-sales oriented. You will not be pressured to make a purchase or meet with sales people. We prohibit the direct distribution of flyers, pamphlets or marketing materials that promote specific products, services or companies. We do, however, offer you the opportunity to receive an instructors business card or you can ask for more information should you have additional, specific questions that go beyond the content or time frame of the seminar. We hope your participation in these programs will be enjoyable. For questions, call Leanne at 952-226-0082.

    Special RequestsIf special assistance/accommodations is needed to participate in a Community Education Program, please contact us at least 2 weeks prior to start of program to allow enough time for special accommodations.

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    Experience Group Travel!Enjoy a worry-free vacation on a guided tour. Attend the free Travel Show to explore the trips being offered.

    Travel Show Visit us for a FREE informational meeting about the three unique travel opportunities sponsored by Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools Community Education and managed by Premier World Discovery. Get the inside information about the destinations as well as trip details. Attending a travel show does not commit you to the trip. Join us even if you are curious. All are welcome! Travel shows are free but advanced registration is required.

    Tue, April 28#3271 FREE1-2 pm District Services Center, 4540 Tower St SE, Prior LakePresented by Kelsey Van Ordstrand, Premier World Discovery

    New York City HolidayDecember 6, 2015 departure

    Great Trains & Grand CanyonsOctober 4, 2015 departure

    MontanaGlacier National Park & The Canadian Rockies by TrainJune 24, 2015 departure

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