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  • KidCreate @ Home Bundle 1

    KidCreate Arts & Crafts Bundles: Enjoy the best of KidCreate from the comfort of home! KidCreate will send you everything you need for the following engaging projects along with youtube links to step by step instruction. These are classes that are always a hit! Each bundle includes 3 complete projects and are shipped right to your house! Orders are placed on Friday, and should be to you by the following Friday. Make sure your address is correct. Bundle 1: Birds on a Wire (canvas project where water colors are used in layers to create striking lines) Slime Time (KidCreate’s special recipe and ingredients for making the BEST slime!) Clay Coil Bowl (High quality air dry clay that comes to life under the instruction of KidCreate teachers) Age Range: The art kits are currently being created for elementary-aged kids, but with adult supervision, the kits can also be used for preschoolers as well. Cost: $50 each (includes shipping)
  • Teachers "SAVE YOUR LICENSE" (Fall/Winter 2021)

    Hastings Community Education, in partnership with South Washington County Teacher's Union, offers teachers and easy way to meet all six Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) license renewal ‘requirements’ online! They are part of the total 125 hours needed in the five-year period to renew MN teaching licenses. To renew, most teachers must have at least one experience (or CEU hour) from each of the PELSB renewal requirement areas: Positive behavioral intervention strategies, reading instruction preparation, key warning signs of early-onset mental illness, suicide prevention, English learners, cultural competency. Complete these sessions online on your schedule! The non-refundable $25 registration fee is due with registration. Call Hastings Community Education at 651-480-7670 and provide your email address and 6-digit MN Folder Number when registering.
  • Drivers Ed - Fall 2020 (Sem 1) BTW

    For students that have took the Fall 2020 - Sem 1 class through Hastings High School. Registering and paying for this will set you up for behind the wheel at a later date. You will receive your blue completion card after paying, we can mail it or you can stop in our office at Tilden Community Center to pick up Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 4:00 pm. Please call before picking up your card. Laurie Knutson, Secretary Hastings Community Ed 651-480-7670
  • KidCreate @ Home Bundle 2

    Kidcreate Arts & Crafts Bundles: Enjoy the best of KidCreate from the comfort of home! KidCreate will send you everything you need for the following engaging projects along with youtube links to step by step instruction. These are classes that are always a hit! Each bundle includes 3 complete projects and are shipped right to your house! Orders are placed on Friday, and should be to you by the following Friday. Make sure your address is correct. Bundle 2: Clay Mosaic (Look up—it’s the moon! Create a beautiful clay moon with tiles to accent and shine) Aurora Borealis (canvas project with paint and water colors to create the norther lights) Clay Owl (Whooooo wants to make something special? KidCreate instructors will show you how to make your clay take flight!) Age Range: The art kits are currently being created for elementary-aged kids, but with adult supervision, the kits can also be used for preschoolers as well. Cost: $50 each (includes shipping)
  • Youth Equestrian Club: Friday Evening Fun!

    Ride beautiful horses and make new friends! These 5 week sessions will open up the world of riding for your student. Children ages 5-17 are encouraged to join in for relaxing evenings of equestrian fun. You’ll be able to ride amazing horses in the luxury of a heated and enclosed arena. Cornerstone’s beautiful facility is welcoming and staff is ready to help students connect with horses and one another. Please plan to wear jeans and close-toed shoes. Bring a bike helmet if possible, though helmets are available. A waiver will be required before the start of the first night of programming.
  • 2 Left Feet Social Dance Workshop

    Convinced that you have 2 left feet and dancing is not for you? Or, maybe someone you know? But still...it would be helpful to know at least a few steps. This workshop is easy and only 1 session! Geared toward beginners, you’ll enjoy fun patterns, easy turns, and be dancing together before you know it! Couples only.
  • Let's Talk Trusts & Long Term Planning

    The trust is a very popular component and tool to be used in Estate Planning. However, there is a variety of vastly different Trust options to be used and the question arises: “Am I using the right Trust for my needs and goals?” Often used Trusts include: Living Trusts, Testamentary Trusts and Irrevocable Trusts, each serves a different purpose, each has a different result. One common problem that often needs addressing is the over-utilization of the Living Trust for goals or problems that it does not resolve. For example, “Does my Living Trust protect my assets against Medicaid and the nursing home?” The answer is probably not. The Irrevocable Trust and the Testamentary Trust each have their strengths and weaknesses as well. We will clearly define the strengths and weaknesses of these different types of Trusts and when to use them, as well as discuss Wills and the purpose and goals of those. Explore your goals and wishes to see where they fall in the realm of Trusts and Wills. Class encourages questions and we hope to provide answers that will set your mind at ease or assist you in the decision making in this area. Via ZOOM - you will receive an email from instructor with invite.
  • Code Championship Tournament / Virtual Computer Coding Competition

    Build a computer bot to play head-to-head against other coders! Players will be broken into pools based on age for competitive and fair play. Whether this is our first Code Championship event, or if you've been competing for years, this is perfect way to explore the competive coding world of Code Championship. No previous coding experience necessary. This event will be hosted online using Google Meet and the Code Championship website. If you have a modern browser like Chrome or Firefox, no additional download is required. Please come knowing how to navigate the internet (basic typing and mouse control). The link to the Google Meet event will be emailed two days before the tournament. Two separate dates: Feb 6 and March 6 (need to register for both if wanting to do both) Grades 3-9 (we'll divide into groups by age to keep things competitive) Online Virtual: We will share a Google Meet link with registrants two days before tournament (after we close registration)
  • Fun, Friends & Fitness: Beat the Winter Blues Party

    Please join Mark & Lori Hurley (aka "Mixed Nuts") with A Touch of Magic Entertainment in a live, virtual event, just for you! With their special blend of interactive comedy, general silliness (and just a touch of magic), "Beat the Winter Blues" is an event you won't want to miss! After Mark & Lori's lively show, we'll play a few games virtually too until approximately 7:30 p.mYou will receive a Zoom link and password upon registration.
  • Moving Mom & Dad

    Learn the 5 common mistakes children of aging parents mistake and how to avoid them. Many baby boomers today are facing the tough decision of finding appropriate housing options for their parents. Moving Mom and Dad is often a challenge, especially when they are reluctant to address the issue. In this class, we will discuss and give an overview of the housing market in general for those consider buying or selling a home. This class also provides a PDF of ‘Moving Mom and Dad’. This guide goes even further into topics like--conversation starters for discussion late-life housing choices, solutions for remodeling homes for aging in place, senior living options, key questions about assisted living, tips and criteria for hiring service providers, and facts about auctions and sales. There is so much information to share--this is a great place to start.
  • Until Death Do Us Part... Then What ??

    The challenge of being the survivor can be daunting. We will discuss problems and solutions in a number of common areas that our experienced instructor team deals with routinely, including: Solutions for my pets when I am gone How to handle protecting the family home? What about surviving spouse social security and pensions? What should I consider in changing my Will? What about my spouse’s guns, tools and collectibles? Personal protection for the survivor moving forward like guardianships, trusts, prenuptial and new relationship tools
  • Make Money with a Virtual Assistant/Word Processing Business

    If you can type, then you can make money at home using your computer. Having already learned all about home-based business success (participants must attend “Explore 250 Legitimate Home-Based Business Ideas"), you will then discover how and where to find clients, 50 ways to advertise/market your services, effective home office equipment choices, and 100 ways to make money with a computer. There really is a need for your services, so learn to be your own boss, set your own hours, and make more money. A detailed tutorial will be emailed to set up your free Zoom account, then the webinar login information and materials will be sent the day of class.
  • Explore 250 Legitimate Home-Based Business Ideas

    Tired of working for someone else? Do you need to make more money? Turn your talents and hobbies into profits by starting a home business. Taught by a Chamber of Commerce Past President and award winning business owner, this is probably the most comprehensive business start up workshop you will ever find. You will discover: more than 250 legitimate home business ideas mandatory legal documentation many ways to market your product/service how to take tax deductions (this workshop included!) If you really want to succeed in a home business, this step-by-step session is a must! A detailed tutorial will be emailed to set up your free Zoom account, then the webinar login information and materials will be sent the day of class.
  • Earn Extra Money Mystery Shopping

    Have you seen ads telling you how to become a shopper, but only if you send them a lot of money? You do not have to pay to begin your new career in this exciting field. You will learn how to sign up with many legitimate mystery shopping companies WITHOUT FEES, avoid the pitfalls and scams, create a required mystery shopping resume and profile, and take care of legalities and taxes regarding this income. You will leave with a list of 25 legitimate companies to work for. A detailed tutorial will be emailed to set up your free Zoom account, then the webinar login information and materials will be sent the day of class.
  • Taxes in Retirement

    DO YOU WANT TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR RETIREMENT INCOME? Understanding how different sources of retirement income are taxed is a key step. Attend this educational workshop to learn how to get more bang for your buck in retirement. You’ll learn: How the current tax system,Social Security rules and other factors interact to either cost or save you money What an effective marginal tax rate is and why it matters more than your tax bracket How the timing of withdrawals from different retirement income accounts impacts what you keep and what you pay in taxes
  • Introduction to Screenwriting for Television or Movies

    In this comprehensive session, you will learn about special screenwriting terms and formats for television and the big screen. You will also learn how to plot a story, develop characters, and execute your work in the proper screenwriting format. You will discover the difference between a Treatment, a Spec Script and a Shooting Script and when to do each. And, you’ll get an inside look into the business of selling your script to agents and producers. The instructor is a journalist, author, screenwriter, agent, publisher, and adjunct online Professor of Publishing for Harvard. A detailed tutorial will be emailed to set up your free Zoom account, then the webinar login information and materials will be sent the day of class.
  • Mega Mess Making -- Siblings Edition

    We’ll paint with plaster, tie-dye, make papier mache birds and fling paint like Jackson Pollock. Great for children 4-10 years of age and perfect for artsy/craftsy siblings. We will even learn some art terms along the way. These are not projects to tackle at home- leave the mess with us. After all, art can be a mega messy good time! Please pack a nut free snack and drink for your child. This 2 day camp is such fun!
  • Beginners Guide to Getting Published

    If your goal is to become a published freelance writer by selling a magazine article, short story, poem, or even a novel to a traditional publisher, this comprehensive workshop will guide you to, then past the editor's desk. You will discover how to: become a “published” writer overnight submit manuscripts the correct way find the right publisher for your work write irresistible query letters determine when and how to get an agent 100 ways to make money as a freelance writer If you really want to succeed, this step-by-step workshop is a must! A detailed tutorial will be emailed to set up your free Zoom account, then the webinar login information and materials will be sent the day of class.
  • Explore 50 Different Self-Publishing Options

    Self Publishing is all the rage, but is it the best option for YOU? (participants must attend “Beginner’s Guide to Getting Published”) And, can you do both? You will discover the pros and cons of all the self publishing options, including print-on-demand and e-book publishing, as well as Amazon options. You will leave with a rated description of 50 self publishing companies. A detailed tutorial will be emailed to set up your free Zoom account, then the webinar login information and materials will be sent the day of class.
  • Meet the Publisher/Agent--Get Your Manuscript Critiqued

    Have you ever wanted to talk to a real agent or publisher? Are you tired of having your manuscripts critiqued by non-professionals or paying an editor too much money to change your writing to their voice? Email one page of your in-progress manuscript for an in-class critique of one page of your poetry, article, short story, screenplay, novel, non-fiction book, or children’s book. (Optional: You can then send your manuscript for a professional critique (for a critique fee of $50 for up to 25 double-spaced pages + $1/page thereafter, and a list of publishers/agents who are interested in your type of work.) The instructor is a journalist, author, screenwriter, agent, publisher, and adjunct online Professor of Publishing for Harvard. A detailed tutorial will be emailed to set up your free Zoom account, then the webinar login information and materials will be sent the day of class.
  • Beginners Guide to Starting a FREE BLOG

    Online blogging is a great way to get the word out about you, your service, your product, or information you want to share! You will learn step-by-step how to: start a FREE blog with WordPress choose a blog template emphasize your blog content with a creative name use your unique voice to share your expertise connect your domain/website You will also learn how to earn an income with your blog, including links to other websites and advertising on your blog, as well as increase your internet ranking. A detailed tutorial will be emailed to set up your free Zoom account, then the webinar login information and materials will be sent the day of class.
  • Writing for Online Blogs, Magazines and Websites

    You don’t need a journalism degree or previously published articles to write for anyone’s online blog, magazine, or website. Some opportunities offer exposure, while many pay well -- $1 a word and more. In this fast-paced session, you will learn how to: find ideas, sources, and more than 1,000 opportunities that pay, conduct interviews and create interesting content, protect your copyright, write query letters, and then use this credibility to sell other articles or even your self published novel. A detailed tutorial will be emailed to set up your free Zoom account, then the webinar login information and materials will be sent the day of class.