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  • WALK Program!

    THE WALK PROGRAM IS BACK The 2022-23 Indoor Walking Program The Program is held in the Hastings Senior High School Field House, 200 General Sieben Drive. This climate‐controlled facility is open: 6:00 to 7:00 am and 3:00-10:00 pm Monday through Friday* & 8:00 am ‐ 3:00 pm on Saturdays*. The program is NOT open during school hours, on Sundays, or the dates listed below. The Indoor Walking Program begins September 12, 2022 and runs through June 2023. (Approximately 6.5 laps around is equal to 1 mile.)For the safety of all participants, students and employees in the building, we appreciate your cooperation in following program guidelines and rules. Guidelines for 2022-23: Safety is of the highest priority for our students and staff and we are continuing to use the Raptor Technology Scanning System, district‐wide. Bring your driver’s license/photo I.D. to Community Education for a brief background scan. Simply show your customized Walk Pass and your Raptor Scan Badge to the high school reception staff member on DAYS WHEN YOU ARE WALKING. The high school site WILL NOT be able to make the badge for you and you will be directed to obtain one at the Tilden Community Center, 310 River St, Hastings – prior to your walk. To receive your WALK PASS and Raptor Scan Badge you will need to bring your license or photo I.D. to the Tilden Community Center and the entire process will take 5 minutes. PROGRAM RULES: The Walk Program is CLOSED DURING SCHOOL HOURS M-F 7:00 am-3:00 pm Enter the Building using the upper south doors. Wear appropriate footwear, not street shoes. Walk Directions: CLOCKWISE (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) COUNTER CLOCKWISE (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday) Jogging is permitted on the second floor upper deck only. As a courtesy to walkers, joggers are asked to use the inside lane next to the guard rail. Please pass walkers in a single file using the inside single lane. Infants secured in strollers are allowed. When walking with a stroller, please be courteous to other walkers. If the Hastings Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather, or if Hastings High School is closed for any other reason, the building will also be closed to the walking program. On weekdays when school is not in session, but the building is open, the track will close at 8:00 pm rather than 10:00 pm. *Hastings High School will be CLOSED TO WALKERS on the following dates: Nov 25, 26, Dec 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, Jan 2, Feb 20, April 7,10, May 29. PLEASE NOTE: No walking on Saturdays, if holiday is a Friday or Monday. Plus, due to unforeseen occurrences, walking may not be available dates other than those noted during the year. Registrants will be notified via email and signs will be posted on‐site as soon as we have been made aware of the closure.
  • WALK Program ~ Senior Center Members Only!

    THE WALK PROGRAM IS BACK - This section is for senior center members only The 2022-23 Indoor Walking Program The Program is held in the Hastings Senior High School Field House, 200 General Sieben Drive. This climate‐controlled facility is open: 6:00 am to 7:00 am and 3:00-10:00 pm Monday through Friday* (currently no walking 7:00 am - 3:00 pm during school hours) 8:00 am ‐ 3:00 pm on Saturdays*. The program is NOT open during school hours, on Sundays, or the dates listed below. The Indoor Walking Program begins September 12, 2022 and runs through June 2023. (Approximately 6.5 laps around is equal to 1 mile.)For the safety of all participants, students and employees in the building, we appreciate your cooperation in following program guidelines and rules. Guidelines for 2022-23: Safety is of the highest priority for our students and staff and we are continuing to use the Raptor Technology Scanning System, district‐wide. Bring your driver’s license/photo I.D. to Community Education for a brief background scan. Simply show your customized Walk Pass and your Raptor Scan Badge to the high school reception staff member on DAYS WHEN YOU ARE WALKING. The high school site WILL NOT be able to make the badge for you and you will be directed to obtain one at the Tilden Community Center, 310 River St, Hastings – prior to your walk. To receive your WALK PASS and Raptor Scan Badge you will need to bring your license or photo I.D. to the Tilden Community Center and the entire process will take 5 minutes. PROGRAM RULES: The Walk Program is CLOSED DURING SCHOOL HOURS M-F 7:00 am-3:00 pm Enter the Building using the upper south doors. Wear appropriate footwear, not street shoes. Walk Directions: CLOCKWISE (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) COUNTER CLOCKWISE (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday) Jogging is permitted on the second floor upper deck only. As a courtesy to walkers, joggers are asked to use the inside lane next to the guard rail. Please pass walkers in a single file using the inside single lane. Infants secured in strollers are allowed. When walking with a stroller, please be courteous to other walkers. If the Hastings Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather, or if Hastings High School is closed for any other reason, the building will also be closed to the walking program. On weekdays when school is not in session, but the building is open, the track will close at 8:00 pm rather than 10:00 pm. *Hastings High School will be CLOSED TO WALKERS on the following dates: Nov 24, 25, Dec 26, 27, 30, Jan 2, Feb 20, April 7,10, May 29. PLEASE NOTE: No walking on Saturdays, if holiday is a Friday or Monday. Plus, due to unforeseen occurrences, walking may not be available dates other than those noted during the year. Registrants will be notified via email and signs will be posted on‐site as soon as we have been made aware of the closure.
  • WALK Program! For Employees Only

    THE WALK PROGRAM IS BACK The 2022-23 Indoor Walking Program The Program is held in the Hastings Senior High School Field House, 200 General Sieben Drive. This climate‐controlled facility is open: 6:00 to 7:00 am and 3:00-10:00 pm Monday through Friday* & 8:00 am ‐ 3:00 pm on Saturdays*. The program is NOT open during school hours, on Sundays, or the dates listed below. The Indoor Walking Program begins September 12, 2022 and runs through June 2023. (Approximately 6.5 laps around is equal to 1 mile.)For the safety of all participants, students and employees in the building, we appreciate your cooperation in following program guidelines and rules. Guidelines for 2022-23: Safety is of the highest priority for our students and staff and we are continuing to use the Raptor Technology Scanning System, district‐wide. Bring your driver’s license/photo I.D. to Community Education for a brief background scan. Simply show your customized Walk Pass and your Raptor Scan Badge to the high school reception staff member on DAYS WHEN YOU ARE WALKING. The high school site WILL NOT be able to make the badge for you and you will be directed to obtain one at the Tilden Community Center, 310 River St, Hastings – prior to your walk. To receive your WALK PASS and Raptor Scan Badge you will need to bring your license or photo I.D. to the Tilden Community Center and the entire process will take 5 minutes. PROGRAM RULES: The Walk Program is CLOSED DURING SCHOOL HOURS M-F 7:00 am-3:00 pm Enter the Building using the upper south doors. Wear appropriate footwear, not street shoes. Walk Directions: CLOCKWISE (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) COUNTER CLOCKWISE (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday) Jogging is permitted on the second floor upper deck only. As a courtesy to walkers, joggers are asked to use the inside lane next to the guard rail. Please pass walkers in a single file using the inside single lane. Infants secured in strollers are allowed. When walking with a stroller, please be courteous to other walkers. If the Hastings Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather, or if Hastings High School is closed for any other reason, the building will also be closed to the walking program. On weekdays when school is not in session, but the building is open, the track will close at 8:00 pm rather than 10:00 pm. *Hastings High School will be CLOSED TO WALKERS on the following dates: Nov 24, 25, Dec 26, 27, 30, Jan 2, Feb 20, April 7,10, May 29. PLEASE NOTE: No walking on Saturdays, if holiday is a Friday or Monday. Plus, due to unforeseen occurrences, walking may not be available dates other than those noted during the year. Registrants will be notified via email and signs will be posted on‐site as soon as we have been made aware of the closure.
  • WALK Program ~ Fun, Friends & Fitness!

    THE WALK PROGRAM IS BACK - This section is for Fun, Friends & Fitness, Lifeworks, SHARKS The 2022-23 Indoor Walking Program The Program is held in the Hastings Senior High School Field House, 200 General Sieben Drive. This climate‐controlled facility is open: 6:00 am to 7:00 am and 3:00-10:00 pm Monday through Friday* (currently no walking 7:00 am - 3:00 pm during school hours) 8:00 am ‐ 3:00 pm on Saturdays*. The program is NOT open during school hours, on Sundays, or the dates listed below. The Indoor Walking Program begins September 12, 2022 and runs through June 2023. (Approximately 6.5 laps around is equal to 1 mile.)For the safety of all participants, students and employees in the building, we appreciate your cooperation in following program guidelines and rules. Guidelines for 2022-23: Safety is of the highest priority for our students and staff and we are continuing to use the Raptor Technology Scanning System, district‐wide. Bring your driver’s license/photo I.D. to Community Education for a brief background scan. Simply show your customized Walk Pass and your Raptor Scan Badge to the high school reception staff member on DAYS WHEN YOU ARE WALKING. The high school site WILL NOT be able to make the badge for you and you will be directed to obtain one at the Tilden Community Center, 310 River St, Hastings – prior to your walk. To receive your WALK PASS and Raptor Scan Badge you will need to bring your license or photo I.D. to the Tilden Community Center and the entire process will take 5 minutes. PROGRAM RULES: The Walk Program is CLOSED DURING SCHOOL HOURS M-F 7:00 am-3:00 pm Enter the Building using the upper south doors. Wear appropriate footwear, not street shoes. Walk Directions: CLOCKWISE (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) COUNTER CLOCKWISE (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday) Jogging is permitted on the second floor upper deck only. As a courtesy to walkers, joggers are asked to use the inside lane next to the guard rail. Please pass walkers in a single file using the inside single lane. Infants secured in strollers are allowed. When walking with a stroller, please be courteous to other walkers. If the Hastings Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather, or if Hastings High School is closed for any other reason, the building will also be closed to the walking program. On weekdays when school is not in session, but the building is open, the track will close at 8:00 pm rather than 10:00 pm. *Hastings High School will be CLOSED TO WALKERS on the following dates: Nov 25, 26, Dec 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, Jan 2, Feb 20, April 7,10, May 29. PLEASE NOTE: No walking on Saturdays, if holiday is a Friday or Monday. Plus, due to unforeseen occurrences, walking may not be available dates other than those noted during the year. Registrants will be notified via email and signs will be posted on‐site as soon as we have been made aware of the closure.
  • Taking Control - Financial Strategies for Women

    Taking Control is a course designed to help women strengthen their financial futures. It focuses on the importance of maintaining good credit, insuring against the unexpected, putting money to work by investing, building a healthy nest egg for retirement, maximizing Social Security benefits, and facing financial hardship such as divorce and widowhood.
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  • Savvy Social Security for Couples

    The Social Security decisions spouses make when they are in their 60’s will determine the amount of total income they receive over their lifetime-including the lifetime of the spouse who lives the longest. This class will cover some little-known rules that can help married couples get more out of the Social Security System. The class will cover: How much Social Security you and your spouse stand to receive over your joint lifetime. Rules and guidelines for when spouses should apply for benefits. How the decision you make in your 60’s can determine the amount of income you and your surviving spouse will have in your 80’s and 90’s. How spouses with little or no prior earnings can take advantage of social security benefits. How a little-known rule passed in the 2000’s has opened the door for creative spousal strategies. The number one most important thing all higher earning spouses should do. Two key things you need to know about Social Security survivor benefits. How remarriage affects survivor benefits from a former spouse. How to avoid mistakes at your Social Security Office.
  • Cell Phones & Parenting - Oh My!

    Online Nickie Welsh When your child has a Smartphone there are key things you should know in order to keep them safe and secure. In this class you’ll understand recommended safety settings on popular social media apps, parental apps for your child’s Smartphone, and more! We simplify this complicated technology so that you and your child can use the phone safely without worry. Class is taught through Zoom and recorded, so that students can still watch the material, even if the exact class time doesn't work for their busy schedule.
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  • American Heart Assoc basic Life Support

    Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years. Anyone is eligible to register for this course. However, it is geared towards individuals who are in the medical field or need more extensive BLS CPR AED training including: Nurses, Physicians, EMT's, Dental, Students, Lifeguards, Law Enforcement and Firefighters.
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    Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People

    Online, Craig Coffman [$44/person] (Registration can close Feb. 2) 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. For ages 13+. 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
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    Instant Guitar for Hopelessly Busy People

    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. For ages 13+.
  • Stamp-A-Stack

    Roxie Nitti Make 12 cards (3 cards of 4 designs each) with matching envelopes. Monthly Themes: January - All About Love February - Thinking of You, Sympathy and Get Well April - Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Graduation, Baby Shower/Wedding Shower. Plan to give the instructor $20 for a card kit at class. Plan to bring your Essentials Kit (scissors, adhesives, & bone folder). If you do not have an Essential Kit, the instructor will have one available for purchase at class.
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    Financial Management – Six Steps to Financial Success

    Mandy Bremer Financial Management is a course designed to help you develop realistic financial goals and overcome common roadblocks to financial success. This seminar covers six steps toward financial success: Protecting income and assets, taking control of cash flow, investing wisely, managing taxes, saving for retirement and leaving a legacy.
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    Czech Kolaches

    Laurel Severson Kolaches are one of Czechoslovakia's national pastries. Immigrants brought their passion (and recipes) for kolaches to the Midwest as early as the 1860’s. Kolaches are marvelous egg-rich, slightly sweet yeast dough. Traditionally filled with fruit mixtures, such as apricot, cottage cheese, poppy seed or prune; they can be shaped into small rounds, square “tied packages”, or filled turnovers. We will make variations in class and taste samples. Plan to take home an assortment to share with family, friends or to freeze. You will also leave with many recipes, tips and techniques to master these Old World delicacies. Better than the bakery! Plan to pay the instructor a $15 supply fee the day of class. Bring your own containers to bring home your pastries.
  • Charitable Planning Tools for Your Legacy

    In 2018 the Individual and Married Standard Deduction amounts essentially doubled to $12,000 and $24,000. For many families this eliminated the “tax-incentive” to charitable giving. In this class we will become familiar with charitable legacy tools such as: Charitable Lead Trusts, Charitable Remainder Trusts, Private Foundations, Donor Advised Funds and Life Insurance gifting. We will answer questions like: How do I get the next generations involved? Which provides tax relief now? Later to my estate? Which gives me the most control? Questions are welcome in this open-forum seminar.
  • Outdoor Edge

    This class is for anyone spending any time outside when the weather is different from what is inside their house. It explains how to be comfortable and how to respond when you are NOT comfortable outside. It will cover cold and hot weather injuries and what to do - whether it is your issue or someone you are with that has weather related issues. This is a great class for anyone who explores the outdoors!
  • Write Your Own Will

    Instructor, Kristin L. Davis Having a will is important for married couples, singles and divorced people. If you are without a will, the laws of Minnesota and a judge will make all the decisions regarding your estate. Don't let this happen. Learn about estates and wills, and prepare a legal will in class. Receive instructions and a professionally prepared form, have access to witnesses and a notary public. Prior to class, review the information forwarded to you. The will form is designed for individual use; couples cannot share this form (each person must register individually). Appropriate for people who have an estate of less than $2,000,000, including life insurance, and do not own a business.
  • Taxes in Retirement

    Understand how different sources of retirement income are taxed so you can get more bang for your buck in retirement. ATTEND TO 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.
  • Cabin Fever Reliever Puzzle Tournament

    Gather your puzzle fanatic friends or family members! Join us Saturday, February 25th for a puzzle tournament. We will have coffee and treats at 9am. Teams of four will race to put together a 500 piece puzzle. All teams will put together the same puzzle which will be revealed that morning when the clock starts at 9:30am. The team that finishes first or has the most done when the timer ends wins bragging rights! We will provide the puzzle, coffee and a sweet treat. This event is open to teams of all ages. Register under your team captain's name, only one person needs to register from your team and then you will answer a question of who the other three people are on your team. We will host a community puzzle exchange. Spectators and tournament participants are welcome to bring a puzzle or two if you want to trade with others.
  • Medicare Made Simple

    As you get closer to age 65, you may feel bombarded with information about Medicare. Simplify that information and learn the basics of Medicare. You will get an overview for Medicare coverage and explanations of Parts A, B, C and D. You will also learn how and when to apply and how to avoid penalties.
  • How to Win with Investment Properties

    Ever considered becoming a landlord or investing in real estate but needed more information? Learn about opportunities in today’s Twin Cities marketplace, how to analyze a property, tax considerations,and things to put in a lease. Becoming a landlord is work but can be very rewarding. We review all aspects of becoming a landlord from buying, selling, and renting. A flip book link to the book that I wrote- “Reality-Based Real Estate Investing” will be provided- a $25 dollar value.
  • Fancy Fold Technique Cards

    Roxie Nitti Fancy Folds…not your average card fold! Make 12 cards (3 cards of 4 designs each) with matching envelopes. Plan to give the instructor $20 for a card kit at class. Plan to bring your Essentials Kit (scissors, adhesives, & bone folder). If you do not have an Essential Kit, the instructor will have one available for purchase at class.
  • American Red Cross Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED

    The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED course incorporates the latest science and teaches students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies such as burns, cuts, scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck, back injuries, heat and cold emergencies and how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies to help victims of any age - adults (about 12 years and older) and pediatric (infants and children up to 12 years of age). January 17th is a full, in-person training. March 9th is a blended class so there is an online portion that will be sent 1 week ahead of the class to be completed before class starts. Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years.
  • American Red Cross Swim Instructor Training

    This course trains American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (TM) candidates to teach courses and presentations in the Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program by developing their understanding of how to use the course materials, how to conduct training sessions and how to evaluate participants’ progress. The courses and presentations include Parent and Child Aquatics Levels 1 and 2 Preschool Aquatics Levels 1 - 3 Learn-to-Swim Levels 1 - 6 three adult courses as well as the Basic Water Rescue and Personal Water Safety courses and more. To enroll instructor candidates must be at least 16 years of age on or before the last day of the instructor course and successfully complete the precourse session which includes demonstration of swimming skill at Learn-to-Swim Level 4.
  • American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

    This American Red Cross course provides entry-level participants the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over. Participants who successfully complete the Lifeguarding course receive an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED, valid for 2 years. This class is scheduled for two 10 hour days. It is a Blended learning course and there will be 7 hours of online work to complete beforehand. The online course gets sent out 7 days prior to the start of the class. Prerequisites: Minimum age: 15 years; Swim 300 yards continuously; Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs; Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds by starting in the water, swimming 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point, exit the water without using steps or a ladder.