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  • 8 hOUR AARP DEFENSIVE DRIVING

    AARP - DEFENSIVE DRIVING(8-HOUR COURSE)Drivers 55 and over may qualify for a discount on their auto insurance by taking this eight hour driver education and accident-prevention course. Many safe-driving topics will be covered. All Minnesota drivers who meet the minimum age are eligible to participate in the program. Bring your AARP membership card, if you have one, the first day of class. No testing is required. (Must be 55+)
  • AARP 4 Hour Refresher Defensive Driving

    AARP - DEFENSIVE DRIVING (4-HOUR REFRESHER)This class is only for participants who have taken Defensive Driving before. The law allows you to take this refresher class to keep up your discount on your auto insurance. Register early as space is limited, and bring your AARP membership card if you have one. No testing required. (Must be 55+).
  • ADULT BEGINNER & ADVANCED BEGINNER CROCHET CLASS

    ADULT BEGINNER & ADVANCED BEGINNER CROCHET CLASSWant to learn to crochet? Come learn the basics with crochet teacher and designer Abbey Swanson of The Firefly Hook. Two choices will be available: a beginner-friendly beanie and a beanie for those wishing to grow their crochet skills. We will finish off the hat of your choice with a faux fur pom. Both hats are made with bulky yarn and a big hook – you’ll be surprised how quickly your project works up. Come have fun and leave with a hat on your head!No experience necessary.All supplies included. (1 faux fur pom per person; additional poms will be available for purchase for $5.00 each.)
  • American Heart Association CPR-AED & First Aid Certification

    AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION CPR - AED & FIRST AID CERTIFICATIONWould you know what to do in a cardiac, breathing or first aid emergency? The right action can help save a life! With an emphasis on hands-on learning, this First Aid/CPR/AED course gives you the skills to save a life. Training meets OSHA’s Best Practices for Workplace First Aid Training for the infant, child and adult. Skills include how to respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies in all ages. CPR, use of Automated External Defibrillators (AED) and choking. First Aid will include wounds and bandaging, burns, head, muscle, bone and joint injuries, heat and cold emergencies, poisonings and sudden illnesses. 2 year certification.
  • CHAIR & STANDING YOGA

    Come out and try this new class to get yourself MOVING INOUR NEW FITNESS ROOM. CHAIR YOGA IS A GENERAL TERM FOR PRACTICES THAT MODIFY YOGA POSES SO THAT THEY CAN BE DONE WHILE SEATED IN A CHRIS. THESE MODIFICATIONS MAKE YOGA ACCESSIBLE TO PEOPLE WHO CANNOT STAND OR LACK THE MOBILITY TO MOVE EASILY FROM STANDING TO SEATED TO SUPINE POSITIONS. WHILE SEATED ON CHAIRS, STUDENTS CAN DO VERSIONS OF TWISTS, HIP STRETCHES, FORWARD BENDS AND MILD BACK BENDS.
  • DEVELOPING RESILIENCY

    DEVELOPING RESILIENCYIn this workshop, we will define normal in terms of how we adapt to life’s struggles. We will use a personal struggle to begin breaking down our thoughts, feelings and wants to determine specific actions. We will discuss how to use our strengths to overcome challenges. Once registered, you will receive direction on taking a free strengths assessment which you will bring along to the workshop. You will walk away with tools you can use to develop resiliency throughout life. A minimum of 4 people is required for workshop to be conducted. 
  • Disney Trip Support

    DISNEY TRIP SUPPORTFeeling overwhelmed when it comes to planning a Disney vacation and all the choices there are? Come spend some time with Watertown-Mayer Teacher, Jenny Tax, a local Disney Vacation Planner. She is trained through Disney and the agency she works for, Academy Travel, to help families plan their vacations to any Disney Destination. She will highlight attractions and events at Disney World, Disneyland, Aulani Resort and Spa in Hawaii and of course, the award winning Disney Cruise Line. There is no obligation to book anything, just learn the benefits of using a travel planner you can trust! Kids are welcome to attend.
  • EATING TO REDUCE PAIN & INFLAMMATION

    EATING TO REDUCE PAIN & INFLAMMATION Waking up achy all over? Are muscle spasms, leg cramps or back pain causing you to rely on over-the-counter pain medications? Learn which foods cause aches and pains and which foods reduce inflammation. Simple nutrition changes can help you manage your pain. Learn how to eating real foods can help you live pain free. Discover what foods you should avoid to feel better. Find out what foods and supplements you can add to decrease your pain and inflammation.
  • ELDER ABUSE NO MORE

    ELDER ABUSE NO MOREElder abuse is in the news, in our communities, and is often a silent crime. Carver County Adult Protection explores the definition of Elder Abuse and helps you understand the most common types of abuse which affects our seniors. They will also discuss how you can recognize signs of abuse, and what you can do to help someone who you think may be a victim of abuse. This opportunity is open to everyone who would like to join us.Sponsors: Carver County Adult Protection, Carver County Libraries, Watertown Senior Commission, W-M Community Education, Carver County TRIAD Senior SafetyTuesday, October 86 pmW-M Primary School Adult Enrichment Room
  • ESSENTIAL OILS 101 - THE BASICS

    What is an Essential Oil? Come join me in learning more about these essential oils, their history, quality, how to use the basic oils and finally see how many people have started incorporating these oils into their everyday life to support everyday wants & needs. This class will cover some of the basic benefits – Diffuse for a comforting and calming scent, unwind after a stressful day by adding a few drops topically or to a nighttime bath, diffuse during meditation for grounding and purpose, may contribute to overall wellness – supports healthy immune function, enjoy the outdoors annoyance free and so much more! We will cover about 12 oils and you will learn how and when to use each one. Welcome!Instructor: Bobbi Siljander
  • ESSENTIAL OILS CHRISTMAS "MAKE n TAKE"-COME MAKE SOME "HEALTHY" PRESENTS

    Essential Oils Christmas “Make n Take”- Come make some "healthy" presents or stocking stuffers for yourself or gifts for your loved ones...Christmas is a festive time of year and a holiday of giving. Come join me in learning how to make some simple DIY items to give as presents to loved ones or to keep for yourself! These DIY products are toxic free and safe for both humans and animals alike. Some examples of DIY items will be Scented foaming hand soap, multi-purpose cleaners, scented spritzers to use as perfume or air freshners, a variety of lip balms, and more. There will be cute ways to package and decorate them as well so you will leave the class with two DIY products ready to give away! I will hand out recipes as well so you can make them going forward.
  • ESSENTIAL OILS FOR COLD AND FLU PREVENTION

    ESSENTIAL OILS FOR COLD AND FLU PREVENTIONFeel a cold or flu coming on or are you tired of getting sick winter after winter? Try using oils early and often! Essential oils can be used in a variety of ways and some of these ways that work for my family of 6 will be discussed in this class. Simple tricks that really boost the immune system, detoxify the body, purify the air, and applying topically to ward off infectious bugs are just a few examples. We will cover the most common used essential oils that many people including our family have been using for several years now. This is a great extension to the basics class. Welcome!
  • FIVE STEPS TO BOOST METABOLISM

    FIVE STEPS TO BOOST METABOLISMWant to lose weight without starving and being consumed by cravings? You can rev up your metabolism by making simple changes to the foods you eat every day. Discover which foods and beverages cause you to store weight and which help you lose it. Get back on track with real food to shed those pounds and regain your energy. Learn how eating real foods can help you lose weight, eliminate cravings and increasing energy. Discover the importance of proteins and healthy fats for weight loss. Come away with life-changing ideas to rev up your metabolism.
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  • GETTING A GOOD NIGHT'S SLEEP

    GETTING A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP Let’s face it: most of us are sleep deprived. Learn which foods and nutrients are critical for sleep and discover delicious bedtime snacks and tips that can help you sleep through the night. Learn which foods to eat and what to avoid for a good night of sleep. Discover key supplements for sleep. Come away with easy recipes for bedtime snacks that will balance your blood sugar and keep sleeping through the night
  • GREAT MINNESOTA HOT DISHES

    GREAT MINNESOTA HOT DISHESThe Minnesota hot dish (elsewhere called a casserole) is a one-dish supper (or side dish) baked in your oven using a single piece of cookware. We will: use fresh ingredients (no canned soups) and do easy preparation for a family meal or make impressive elegant company fare for friends or crowd-pleasing recipes for a pot luck. Many of these hot dishes can be made ahead, chilled then baked. AND, there is minimal dish-washing! You betcha! Join us to create up to 15 sensational dishes including: Beef, Pork and Sauerkraut; Pork Loin with Dried Apricots and Cherries; Beef and Spinach (or Broccoli); Eggplant and Cheese; Chicken Cobbler with Carrots, Mushrooms and Peas; Lentils and Vegetables; and Baked Penne Pasta with Chicken, Broccoli and Mushrooms just to name a few. Our recipes are enhanced by a blend of diverse ethnic influences to create a sensational food, easy to prepare, a pleasure to serve and a delight to eat. There is a $15 food fee payable to the instructor on the day of class.. 
  • HOLIDAY GELLI PRINTING

    HOLIDAY GELLI PRINTINGGelli Printing is a form of Mono Printing done using acrylics and various textures on a re-usable “gelatin” like plate. This form of mono printing is press free and a fun technique any level of ability.This creative process is a wonderful way to create an unique holiday card or design for gift bags. Come print and play with color and texture, and be dressed for a mess. 
  • INTRODUCTION TO THE ENNEAGRAM

    INTRODUCATION TO THE ENNEAGRAMIn this workshop, you will get a brief overview of the Enneagram and its use for personal growth. We will go over the nine types, their focus of attention as well as strengths and challenges. We will discuss how to use the system for personal growth and development. You will learn how the Enneagram can benefit you and your relationships at home and work by uncovering traps that keep us from being your true selves and taking your gifts out to the world. Once registered, you will receive direction on taking an Enneagram assessment to be completed before the workshop. A minimum of 4 people is required for workshop to be conducted. 
  • JACOB MARLEY'S CHRISTMAS CAROL

    JACOB MARLEY’S CHRISTMAS CAROLAfter an included buffet lunch at DayTrippers Dinner Theatre, it’s time for Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol. If you’ve ever wondered what happened to Scrooge's mean, sour, pruney old business partner - Jacob Marley - at the end of A Christmas Carol, to escape his own chains he must first redeem Scrooge. So begins a journey through the afterlife (led by a mischievous little sprite) of laughter, redemption and renewal during which Scrooge's heart is indeed opened but not before Marley discovers his own.50926 – F7 Thur Dec 12Pick up at 10:15 am and drop off at 5:15 pm at the Security Bank and Trust in Winsted Pick up at 11:15 am and drop off at 4:15 pm at Mackenthuns parking lot in WaconiaPlease plan to arrive at pick up site, 15 minutes ahead of time incase bus is early$76/ person 
  • KRUMKAKE, PIZZELLE, SANDBAKKELSE & ROSETTES-4 FAMOUS COOKIES

    KRUMKAKE, PIZZELLE, SANDBAKKELSE & ROSETTES- 4 FAMOUS COOKIESLearn to create the rolled Norwegian cookie, krumkake, made with cream, butter and cinnamon or vanilla flavored. Like krumkakes, Italian pizzelles are also baked on the top of the stove using an iron but are a flat, anise-flavored cookie that may also be flavored with vanilla. The chewy, almond Swedish sandbakkelse are delicate golden brown in color and are baked in tiny tins to remsemble tarts. Finally, you will master deep-fried rosettes: those exceedingly fragile, paper thin Scandinavian delicacies dusted with confectioner's sugar. From this class of four famous ethnic cookies, you can expect great recipes, plus the many tips and techniques that will make your baking a great success! You will take samples home so make sure to bring containers with you. 
  • LEVEL 1 SWIMMING

    Level 1 Introduction to Water SkillsPrerequisite: Students must be at least 6 years old Learn water safety awareness and basic aquatic skills Skill development includes: Blow bubbles and submerge face, Float on front and back with support, Swim on front and back with support, Basic water safety rules. 
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  • LIVING YOUR PERSONAL STANDARDS

    Living Your Personal StandardsIn this workshop, you will uncover your top 5 values and how they affect your relationships with others. When you are bothered by something it’s often a signal that your values have been violated by yourself or others. You will use a process to rank your values, give them meaning and conduct a values gut check. You will begin developing an action plan to help you live up to your personal standards for greater personal fulfillment. A minimum of 4 people is required for workshop to be conducted. 
  • Level 2

    Level 2 Fundamental Aquatic SkillsPrerequisite: Students must have completed Level 1 or have equivalent skills. This level marks the beginning of locomotion water skills. Students perform skills without assistance and develop arm and leg action to build a foundation for future aquatic stroke development. Skill development includes: Submerge entire head, Swim on front and back 5 body lengths, Roll over front to back, back to front, Float and glide on front and back.
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  • Level 3

    Level 3 Stroke DevelopmentPrerequisite: Students must have completed Level 2 or have equivalent skills. Level 3 will build on Level 2 skills by providing additional guided practice in deeper water with increased distance and times. Skill development includes: Jump into deep water & tread water 30 seconds, Diving from a sitting and kneeling position, Rotary breathing, Front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, sidestroke 15 yards, Swim using the dolphin kick for 3-5 body lengths.
  • Level 4

    Level 4 Stroke ImprovementPrerequisite: Students must have completed Level 3 or have equivalent skills. Students improve skill level learned in Level 3 Endurance practice for front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, side stroke, and breast stroke. Skill development includes: Swim front crawl and elementary backstroke for 25 yards each, Swim sidestroke, back crawl, breaststroke and butterfly 15 yards, Perform open turns on front and back. Perform a feet-first surface dive and swim underwater.