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  • "Beanpole" - Foreign Film (Russian)

    During World War II in Leningrad, the siege of the city is finally over, but life and death struggles continue in the wreckage that remains. Two young women search for meaning and hope during their struggle to rebuild their lives amongst the ruins. Post-Film Discussion Leader - Van Gooch Masks will be required at Grand Arbor.
  • "Eat Drink Man Woman" - Foreign Film (Chinese)

    Master Chef Chu (Sihung Lung) is semi-retired and lives at home with his three unmarried daughters, Jia-Jen (Kuei-Mei Yang), a religious chemistry teacher; Jia-Chien (Chien-Lien Wu), an airline executive; and Jia-Ning (Yu-wen Wang), an employee at a fast-food joint. Life at the family's house revolves heavily around preparing and eating an elaborate dinner every Sunday. The stability of these meals gives them all strength as they deal with new romantic relationships and disappointments. A richly layered look at the complex interactions between a widowed chef and his daughters, Ang Lee's generational comedy Eat Drink Man Woman offers filmgoers a tasty cinematic treat. Post-Film Discussion Leader: Van Gooch Masks will be required at Grand Arbor.
  • "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" - American Classic

    When Joanna Drayton (Katharine Houghton), a free-thinking white woman, and black doctor John Prentice (Sidney Poitier) become engaged, they travel to San Francisco to meet her parents. Matt Drayton (Spencer Tracy) and his wife Christina (Katharine Hepburn) are wealthy liberals who must confront the latent racism the coming marriage arouses. Also attending the Draytons' dinner are Prentice's parents (Roy E. Glenn Sr., Beah Richards), who vehemently disapprove of the relationship. This 1967 movie was Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn's final screen pairing. Post-Film Discussion Leader - Ken Howell Masks will be required at Grand Arbor.
  • "Kon Tiki" - Foreign Docudrama

    "Kon-Tiki" is a great looking dramatization of the famed ocean voyage by Norwegian adventurer Thor Heyerdahl (Pål Sverre Hagen). Thor suspects that the South Sea Islands were originally colonized by South Americans. In 1947 despite his fear of water and inability to swim, Heyerdahl decides to prove his theory. He and five companions set sail from Peru on a balsa-wood raft built from an ancient design. Their only modern equipment is a radio, and they must navigate using the stars and ocean currents. After three exhausting months at sea, they achieve their goal. Post-Film Discussion Leader - Dave Anderson Masks will be required at Grand Arbor.
  • "Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins" - Documentary

    With razor-sharp wit, outspoken journalist and firecracker Molly Ivins took on the good-ole-boy corruption in the political establishment. This six-foot, red-haired Texan found joy in reporting as one of the lone liberals in her deep-red state. She feared that the partisan plague would be the death of American democracy. Post-Film Discussion Leader - Tom Obert Masks will be required at Grand Arbor.
  • "Sleeps Until..." Family Craft Project

    This "Sleeps Until..." Countdown project is perfect for helping your littles count down each night toward an important day - and it'll be a blast to paint with them as well! Bring your favorite kid(s) to share in a morning of creativity making a craft that they will use for years to come. Whether a birthday, holiday, first day of school, trip to Grandma's, or any big event, this countdown plaque will be a special way to anticipate the activities in your lives. All materials are provided, so just bring your creative self!
  • "Some Like It Hot and Some Like It Cold"

    Create a Papier-mâché Tea Cup from a pattern and personalize it with a design reminiscent of your own favorite cup. Papier-mâché is an enormously versatile and exciting craft medium. It allows creating three dimensional objects out of pieces of paper stuck together with glue or starch. Much of its appeal is based on the simplicity of the techniques used and the ready availability of the materials needed. The techniques you will learn in this class are relatively simple, they are designed to introduce you to the range of possibilities of this wonderful material and get your imagination working. Suggested materials to bring to class: Small scissors, pencil. All other materials for your tea cup will be provided. NOTE: We are using a "Register Now, Pay Later" procedure. You are registering for the class and your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if this class is cancelled.
  • "The Peanut Butter Falcon" - American Independent Film

    After running away from a residential nursing home to pursue his dream of becoming a pro wrestler, a man who has Down syndrome befriends an outlaw who becomes his coach and ally. A feel good adventure brought to life by outstanding performances, The Peanut Butter Falcon finds rich modern resonance in classic American fiction. Post-Film Discussion Leader - Dave Anderson Masks will be required at Grand Arbor.
  • 3-D Christmas Plaid Wall Décor

    Get ready for the Christmas holiday by creating your own cute 3-D Christmas plaid wall décor! Make it for yourself or for a gift but enjoy the creative time with others before the season goes into high speed. Size is 16" in diameter.
  • 55+ Defensive Driving Program - 4 hr Refresher Course - Online

    Improve your driving skills and if you're 55 or older, get a discount on your personal auto insurance. If you have successfully completed the 8-hour course, then you are eligible to renew your insurance certificate by taking this 4-hour course. This 4-hour refresher Defensive Driving Course, is taught by experienced, professional traffic safety instructors, including officers of the Minnesota State Patrol. The class consists of lecture, films and discussions using Zoom virtual technology. There is no behind-the-wheel driving and there are no tests. According to Minnesota state law, people age 55 and older who complete a state approved defensive driving course are eligible to receive a 10 percent, three-year discount on auto insurance. Contact your insurance agent for details. After you complete the course, you will receive a certificate of completion to give your insurance company. NOTE: We are using a "Register Now, Pay Later" procedure. You are registering for the class and your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if this class is cancelled.
  • 55+ Defensive Driving Program - 8 hr. Initial Course - Online

    Improve your driving skills during this initial 8-hour course over 2 days, and if you're 55 or older, get a discount on your personal auto insurance. The Defensive Driving Course, developed by the National Safety Council, teaches basic crash prevention techniques and has a proven record of reducing traffic violations and incidents. It's taught by experienced, professional traffic safety instructors, including officers of the Minnesota State Patrol. The class consists of lecture, films and discussions using Zoom virtual technology. There is no behind-the-wheel driving and there are no tests. According to Minnesota state law, people age 55 and older who complete a state approved defensive driving course are eligible to receive a 10 percent, three-year discount on auto insurance. Contact your insurance agent for details. After you complete the course, you will receive a certificate of completion to give your insurance company. If you have successfully completed the 8 hour course, then you are eligible to renew your insurance certificate by taking the 4 hour course. NOTE: We are using a "Register Now, Pay Later" procedure. You are registering for the class and your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if this class is cancelled.
  • A Year in the Wilderness - Online

    On September 23, 2015, Dave and Amy embarked on a year-long adventure in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. That's 366 days of exploring and documenting the Wilderness with the purpose of keeping America's most visited wilderness area in people's consciousnesses throughout the entire year. The Freemans traveled over 2,000 miles by canoe and ski with sled dogs, visiting over 500 lakes, rivers and streams during their Year in the Wilderness. They will use images, video, stories, and excerpts from their award winning book, A Year in the Wilderness: Bearing Witness in the Boundary Waters, to share our nation's most popular Wilderness with you and demonstrate why we must cherish and protect our public lands. NOTE: We are using a "Register Now, Pay Later" procedure. You are registering for the class and your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if this class is cancelled.
  • ACT Test Prep Course (Gr. 10-12)

    To help prepare for ACT testing, we are offering this intensive test preparation workshop that coaches high school sophomores, juniors and seniors to do their best on the ACT. In the five-hour ZAPS seminar, students will learn strategies for using partial knowledge to eliminate wrong choices, gain tips for improving in all four sub-tests: English, Math, Reading, Science; understand the most strategic ways to use limited testing time, take shortened practice tests that mirror the actual testing experience, reduce their test anxiety and gain confidence. Students receive a comprehensive study guide and 24 practice test workouts with detailed answer explanations. Students will also get suggestions for individualized study in the days leading up to the test. The vast majority of students who take this class say that they believe it helped them improve their test score!
  • Abdominal Strengtheners That Won't Make You Get On The Floor - Online

    Abdominal muscles weaken and lose shape due to past pregnancies, surgeries, sitting at a desk all day, being sedentary and poor posture. Learn a series of extremely effective exercises to quickly strengthen all four layers of abdominal, WITHOUT stressing back or neck joints and WITHOUT getting on the floor. Common abdominal exercises like crunches can place too much stress on back and neck joints. Learn a series of extremely effective exercises to quickly strengthen all four layers of abdominal, WITHOUT stressing back or neck joints and WITHOUT getting on the floor.
  • Acupressure to Assist Weight Loss - Online

    Acupressure is an Eastern healing technique that involves pressing or massaging key points on the body to stimulate energy flow through pathways called meridians. When the points that regulate metabolism, digestion and thyroid function are blocked or out of balance, losing weight will seem like an impossible task. In this workshop, you will learn the main pressure points that help strengthen thyroid function, boost metabolism, control appetite, decrease food cravings, reduce stress eating and strengthen the entire digestive system.
  • Acupressure to Relieve Stress, Insomnia, Sinus Problems & More - Online

    Acupressure is an ancient healing art and self-help tool. It can offer great relief with no side effects and help you feel your best. Along with the specific points to help relieve stress, insomnia, anxiety, irritability and even weight gain, learn the Nine Master Pressure Points which are the most helpful and most frequently prescribed to help and assist every system in your body. This class is being held online, interactive through Zoom. You can choose to enable your camera and audio, or just view the live content. More information will be sent before class. NOTE: We are using a "Register Now, Pay Later" procedure. You are registering for the class and your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if this class is cancelled.
  • After School Snack Ideas (Gr. K-5)

    Children will make fun after school snacks that can be easily made at home by themselves. Please list any food allergies upon registration.
  • Air Fryer Recipe Ideas for All Ages (Cook-Along & Demonstration) - Online

    Do you have an Air Fryer and want ideas about what to make in it besides fries or crisping up frozen processed foods? Are you thinking about purchasing one but would like to know more about it first? Well…this class may just answer all those questions for you! Have some fun participating in this virtual Air Fryer Demonstration and Partial Cook-Along class as we dive into the world of Air Frying! The recipes that will be demonstrated include: homemade eggrolls wraps, pizza bites, seasoned potato wedges, and burgers! The cook-along recipe will be Copycat KFC Chicken! All healthy, delicious recipes that will have your family coming back for more! Have your questions answered by the instructor, interact with other participants, and increase your confidence in using your air fryer. While cooking-along is loads of fun, and highly recommended, it is optional.
  • American Heart Association Heartsaver Certification Course

    Need to learn how to provide first aid, CPR, or use an AED to help save a life for your job or volunteer activity? Do you need a certification card? Heartsaver is the hands-on course for you. Cost includes the AHA Heartsaver student manual and course completion card. The recommended minimum age is 10 or older for training. To receive certification, student must have strength to perform full compressions. Class size limited, register early! NOTE: We are using a "Register Now, Pay Later" procedure. You are registering for the class and your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if this class is cancelled.
  • An Introduction To Voiceovers… (Getting Started In Voice Acting) - Online

    Explore the fun, rewarding possibilities of the voiceover industry! Discover current trends and how they make it easy and affordable for just about anyone to get involved. You’ll learn about different types of voiceovers and tools you’ll need to find success. Your instructor, a professional voice actor from Voices For All, will take notes as you read a real script in this one-on-one video chat setting, and offer some coaching to improve your delivery. You’ll receive a professional voiceover evaluation later. One-time, 90-minute, introductory class. Requirements: Must have Internet Access and Video Chatting capabilities using a method such as: Zoom, Skype (Win/Mac/Mobile) or iChat/FaceTime (Mac/iOS)
  • Anxiety Release - Where Did I Put My Mind?

    Dealing with an anxious day or a situation that causes anxiety can be a challenge when your mind is racing around on auto pilot. Discover three invaluable tools to interrupt that cycle of runaway thoughts, allowing you to feel empowered. NOTE: We are using a "Register Now, Pay Later" procedure. You are registering for the class and your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if this class is cancelled.
  • Apples and More

    There’s nothing like fresh fruit grown in your own yard! Learn how to plant and harvest apples, and how to protect trees and fruit from disease and insects. Taste a variety of apples the instructor has grown. NOTE: We are using a "Register Now, Pay Later" procedure. You are registering for the class and your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if this class is cancelled.
  • Approaching Challenging Conversations - Online

    What do you say when you disagree with someone? Avoiding the situation or showing up too aggressively often creates even more tension. In this three-session course, you will learn important tools to approach conversations with clarity, compassion, and curiosity. Curiosity plays a key role in creating connection. Asking questions with a sincere desire to understand and listening to learn makes a huge difference. When someone feels acknowledged and understood, the person feels more open to create ideas for resolving issues. It is important to also be curious with ourselves. Identifying what we feel and need shows self-compassion and helps us be clearer with ourselves and others (even if we don't share our feelings). Learn how to apply these skills to those big (and the seemingly little) disputes and show up as your best self. Join us online! This class will be held using the online platform, Zoom. Prior to the class, you will receive an email from the instructor with the Zoom invitation to access the class. Simply click the link on the day and time of the class and Sherry will lead you through the class from the comfort of your own home! NOTE: We are using a "Register Now, Pay Later" procedure. You are registering for the class and your credit/debit card or checking account will be charged 3 days prior to the class start date. You will be notified if this class is cancelled.
  • Artisan Breads II

    Explore the stages of bread making, creative intermixing of recipes, and guidelines for converting standard recipes into no-knead refrigerated recipes. We will start with some basic recipes, introduce the levain method for sourdough, and bake many variations of breads from refrigerated or frozen dough that is prepared in advance of baking. This course requires the ability to stand for periods of time.