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  • An Introduction to Voiceovers - Live Online

    Want to earn income using your talents from the comfort of your home? Explore voiceovers! Discover current trends, opportunities, and tools you need to find success in this growing remote working industry. Read a real script and receive coaching from your instructor, a professional voice actor, to improve your delivery. One-time, 90 minute, one-on-one, video-chat class! Learn more: http://www.voicesforall.com/ooo Upon registration you will be contacted by VFA to schedule your class for a day and time of your convenience.
  • ONLINE Singing Lessons for Everyone

    Learning to sing over the Internet is FUN and EASY! You can bring greater enjoyment and satisfaction to your singing by building on the basics of breath support, tonal focus and musicianship.Whether you are a beginner or an experienced musician, this class will help you get to the next level of your art. What will you need? Just bring your enthusiasm and a piece of music you love to sing! Classes are open to all ages! Lessons are 30 minutes of private instruction. Introductory price for Community Education Students: $110 for 5 lessons 5 week session - flexible scheduling! **Online singing lessons can be conducted using a computer, tablet or smartphone via Skype, Zoom and most other live chat platforms. You must do two things to enroll in this course. 1) Register through Community Education. 2) Email Mary Meier at Mmeier@sowashco.org with the words "Ready to schedule ONLINE Singing Lessons" and we will put you in touch with the instructor to arrange a time that is convenient for you. Classes will be held ONLINE via Zoom: Once your class dates are agreed upon, you will be emailed a unique Zoom web link invitation that you can click to automatically join the class at the scheduled class time via computer—no other action is required! If you wish to join the class on your smartphone or tablet, you will first need to download the free Zoom app and set up your free Zoom account in order to join using the web link invitation.
  • Get Creative with Cool Weather Containers (Online)

    Container designer, Michelle Mero Riedel, will show you how to reflect the rich texture of the fall season in your container combinations. Get creative adding seasonal favorites like mums, kale and pansies to your existing containers or start new combining with perennials, annuals and seasonal grasses. Detailed, color handout provided. Presentation is via Zoom and PowerPoint. More information will be sent after enrollment and before class. This class is being held online and interactive through Zoom. You can choose to enable your camera and audio, or just view the live content. More information will be sent after enrollment and before class.
  • South Washington County Community Band - School Year

    The Community Band of South Washington County has been going strong for over 25 years! All ages and instruments are welcome. Expand your talents and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow musicians—all while sharing music with appreciative local audiences. Join anytime!
  • Dakota Adventure: Theodore Roosevelt National Park Photography Event

    September 26 - 29 Theodore Roosevelt National Park and its surrounding areas are a special place! Are you ready to go on a North Dakota Adventure? Join Photographers: Jim Caldwell, and Jay Grammond for memorable moments, Wildlife, Landscape, Sunrise and Sunset sessions - and don't forget about the wild horses! We will spend a lot of time photographing, and will also have some downtime to re-energize. All skill levels are welcome. Travel/Food/Lodging is separate. $699 through July 1; $899 after July 1. To see an itinerary of workshops, email Gretchen at GCarlson@sowashco.org.
  • Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People (Live Online)

    Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People In just a few hours, you can learn enough secrets of the trade to give you years of musical enjoyment. Learn to play piano the way professionals do-using chords. Since this class is being held online with ZOOM you will be able to sit at your piano or keyboard at home and take this course with no pressure at all. And since this course includes an online book and online follow up video lessons, you will be able to continue your practice and study on your own. An optional periodic online question and answer session is also included. A recording of the class is included as well. The course is partly lecture/demonstration and partly hands on instruction. Topics include: How chords work in a song How to get more out of sheet music by reading less of it How to form the three main types of chords How to handle different keys and time signatures How to avoid “counting” How to simplify over 12,000 complex chords
  • Instant Guitar for Hopelessly Busy People (Live Online)

    Have you ever wanted to learn the guitar but simply find it difficult to find the time? In just a few hours you can learn enough about playing the guitar to give you years of musical enjoyment, and you won’t have to take private lessons to do it. This crash course will teach you some basic chords and get you playing along with your favorite songs right away. Since this class is being held online with ZOOM, you will be able to sit at home with your guitar and take this class without any pressure at all. And since the class includes an online book and online follow-up video lessons, you will be able to continue your practice and study on your own. An optional periodic online question and answer session is also included. A recording of the class is included as well. Class limited to 15 students. For ages 13+. Topics include: How chords work in a song How to form the three main types of chords How to tune your guitar Basic strumming patterns How to buy a good guitar (things to avoid) How to play along with simple tunes
  • Black Hills Photo Shootout: Hands-on Workshop Event

    September 30; Oct 1 - 2. Join Photographers and Instructors for the 12th Annual Black Hills Photo Shootout! *All skill levels are welcome!* The Black Hills Photo Shootout brings photographers from across the country to South Dakota for photography, education, sightseeing, camaraderie and fun! This year, we will be headquartered in Wall, SD and Badlands National Park! You’ll have session options for Landscapes; Wildlife; Sunrise/Sunsets; Cowboy/Cowgirl & Native American models set up in “Old West” scenarios, and Portrait settings. Travel/Food/Lodging is separate. $299 through July 15; $499 after July 15. To see an itinerary of workshops, email Gretchen at GCarlson@sowashco.org.
  • Saint Paul's Downtown Deco & River Balcony

    Learn about the unusual collection of 13 art deco structures next to the river and the time period 1920-1940 when it evolved after the devastating 1918 pandemic. Enjoy the incredible view from the bluff, where the river balcony will connect downtown to the river. Join us in the cultural garden at the foot of the Robert Street Bridge, 160 E. Kellogg Blvd., for an overview of the epic story with local historian Joan Mathison. Download her self-guided walking tour to your phone to explore the neighborhood on your own, checking out 5 new food and drink options next door. Why not consider registering with a friend?
  • Real Truth vs. Fake News: Inside Journalism Today (With Longtime Pioneer Press Reporter Bob Shaw)

    The business of news is fading, along with its high-minded traditions of objectivity, fairness and truth. In its place is a gusher of material produced by anyone in the world with a computer. Is journalism dying? Or is it entering a Golden Age of free-flowing information? A Pulitzer-nominated journalist discusses the new approaches to the truth, which have life-or-death consequences for the public.
  • Knowing Your Muslim Neighbors - Part 1

    Who are Muslims and what are their core beliefs? Understand Islam's 6 Articles of Belief and 5 Pillars of Faith including Shahadah (declaration of faith), Salat (daily prayers), Zakat (Obligatory Poor due), Sawm (fasting) and Hajj (pilgrimage). How does this belief system guide the day-to-day lifestyle of a Muslim? What are the similarities and differences compared to American Culture? Hear how a lack of knowledge about these beliefs is sometimes misrepresented by western media as well as extremists in the Muslim world and western world. Class is designed to be educational and allow for open dialogue and Q & A. We will provide a light dinner for attendees. The food will include a sandwich, an appetizer/desert, and water bottle. There will be veg or non-veg option for the sandwich. Before attending the class, please fill out this survey and let us know which questions you want us to address in the class: https://tinyurl.com/yyse3fgo
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    Harmony Adventure for Women

    Experience great fun and enhanced well-being through singing four-part harmony with the Vallee de Croix Women's Chorus. Participants will attend evening rehearsals and be provided with music, learning materials and vocal coaching, culminating in one or two holiday performance opportunities in December. A free voice lesson is included in your registration. If you love to sing and have been looking for a fun group to be a part of, this is the place for you! Plan to meet at Our Savior's Lutheran Church at 1616 Olive St. W in Stillwater.
  • Downsizing the Family Home (Live Online)

    Wishing your parents would get on board with eliminating the clutter or are you getting ready to embark on your own downsizing journey? Having a plan can make all the difference. Prepare for hard conversations, create an action plan that includes where to start, deciding what to keep and what to do with everything else. Assist your parents in taking care of their stuff now so that it doesn't burden your family later. Join us for this informative virtual class presented by a professional organizer!
  • Power Writing (with Longtime Pioneer Press Reporter Bob Shaw)

    Learn to write with impact. A veteran journalist and writing coach shares tips for strengthening your writing – in anything from a memoir to a job application to a publishable novel.
  • Photography Level 1: Essential Elements

    A photograph tells the story of our adventures and our lives and allows us to share those stories. How well your photographs tell that story depends on how well you understand the basic elements of photography and composition. Learn about rules of composition, the exposure triangle, metering, semiautomatic and manual shooting modes and more. Please bring your digital (DSLR) camera with a fully charged battery, camera manual, pen, and notebook. No “point & shoot” cameras please.
  • Home Basics - Electrical

    Take the mystery and fear out of dealing with basic home electrical problems. Learn how electricity comes into and flows around your home. It's a must for every home owner. See what repairs you can do and when to call a professional. You can save hundreds of dollars on repairs.
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    Successful Composting (Online)

    Composting is a microbial process that converts plant material such as grass clippings and leaves to a more usable organic soil amendment or mulch. Many homeowners are finding it convenient and economical to compost leaves and grass clipping in their own backyards. The finished compost can be used as mulch or as a soil amendment to improve the garden soil. This class will help you learn how to build and successfully maintain a compost pile, as well as how to use the compost in your yard and garden. Handouts and a Zoom link will be delivered to you via email the day before the class. Online Format: This instructor's course has been transitioned into a virtual class using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux.
  • Got Buckthorn? (Online)

    Buckthorn is that invasive tree and shrub that is harming our native habitats. You will learn how to identify both types of buckthorn and removal techniques, including chemical and chemical-free control. This class is timely because fall is the absolute best time for buckthorn control. Handouts and a Zoom link will be delivered to you via email the day before the class. Online Format: This instructor's course has been transitioned into a virtual class using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux.
  • Understanding Muslim Women, Muslim Cultures and Political Matters

    Women are the core of the family, and the family is the unit of the social fabric, surely in Muslim Society. Learn about the role of women in Muslim society and the importance of social justice while comparing political situations in the Muslim world that are shaping the media's presentation of Islam. Q & A will take place while going in depth on these topics. The class Knowing Your Muslim Neighbors - Part 1 is helpful as a prerequisite, but is not required. We will provide a light dinner for attendees. The food will include a sandwich, an appetizer/desert, and water bottle. There will be veg or non-veg option for the sandwich. Before attending the class, please fill out this survey and let us know which questions you want us to address in the class: https://tinyurl.com/yyse3fgo
  • Increase Your SEO Ranking So People Find Your Business in their Online Searches!

    Are you having difficulty getting found on the internet? Not showing up on page 1 of your Google search results? In this 2-part lesson, we go beyond the talking points of SEO and dive into the tactical things you can do in order to stay relevant on the web.
  • Dakota Adventure: Badlands Photography Workshop Event

    November 17 - 20. Join Photographers Chad Coppess and Jay Grammond on an unforgettable Fall adventure in and around South Dakota's amazing Badlands National Park. Discover fantastic landscapes, sunrises/sunsets; search for wildlife like buffalo, big horn sheep, fox, mule deer, and prairie dogs. Cowboy/Cowgirl models will be available. Travel/Food/Lodging is separate. $950 through September 1; $1150 after September 1. All skill levels welcome. To see an itinerary of workshops, email Gretchen at GCarlson@sowashco.org.
  • Home Basics - Plumbing

    Learn about the plumbing system in your home. A must for every home owner, those in charge of home maintenance or others just wanting a better understanding of the components and how they fit together. Get a close up of fixtures and fittings to understand how they work and how they fail. Save money by doing minor maintenance and repairs and knowing when to call in the professionals.
  • Self-Growth and the Art of Singing (Live Online)

    Professional singer, voice teacher and holistic health practitioner, Jesse Wicher, will share with you the wonderful life-lessons he has learned through the study of singing. Through lecture and examples, you will explore with him the profound relationship between the breath, body and voice, and personal growth. Highlights include: “Singing with your own voice,” “Getting out of the way,” and “Letting go of judgments.” This engaging one-evening course is perfect for singers, artists, and anyone wishing to create more freedom and joy in their life— NO SINGING REQUIRED! Come learn what good singing can teach you about good living!
  • Home Buyer Workshop (Online)

    Class Description: From finding a realtor to closing on your dream home, join us at our free home buying workshop to learn the in’s and out’s of buying your home. Learn about the key players in purchasing a home, mortgage loan options and the steps you can start taking to make home ownership a reality. Plus – ask all of your questions to a certified mortgage loan expert. Online class links will be provided 1 week before the start date.