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  • Abdominal Strengtheners That Won't Stress Your Back or Neck - Online

    Abdominal muscles weaken and lose shape due to past pregnancies, surgeries, sitting at a desk all day, being sedentary and poor posture. 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. 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.
  • Acupressure and Other Tools for Women 35+ - Online

    Acupressure is an ancient healing art that can offer great relief, with no side effects, from symptoms such as hot flashes, mood swings, bloating, headaches, irritability, nausea, insomnia, anxiety and even weight gain. Learn which points balance hormone levels naturally, including thyroid hormones. Acupressure is a wonderful self-help tool that will help you feel your best. We will discuss breathing techniques, nutritional musts, and more. 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.
  • Art in the Garden

    Connect with nature in a new way through this outdoor drawing experience. Your time in the Legacy of the Lakes Museum Garden will provide you with an opportunity to take a deep breath and express yourself while sketching in the outdoors. You will use your sketchbook and your medium of choice.This class will focus on rendering plants, trees, flowers, water, buildings, people and more. You will have personal attention as you work while using your favorite medium. Stroll the pathways of the Legacy Gardens and find yourself surrounded by beautiful landscaping, water-features and flower beds.
  • Basic Sign Language

    Have you ever seen Deaf people signing with each other or seen an interpreter working and wished you knew sign language as well? Now’s your chance to learn! This 4-session class will give you the foundation you need to comfortably start a conversation with a Deaf person as well as give you the tools to continue learning more sign language even after the course is done. Sign up with your friends and family so you can learn to communicate in ASL together! The only requirements for kids to attend are that they are able to read and be accompanied by a parent/adult.
  • California Sushi Roll Extravaganza Cook-along - Online

    When it comes to actual sushi that is made with sushi grade raw fish such as salmon or tuna wrapped in rice and seaweed, the sushi tolerance spectrum runs from a very strong “YES” or a very strong “NO” with little wiggle room in between. Enter California “sushi” Rolls that overwhelmingly turn a strong no into a strong yes! Join Tess as she walks you through how to make a variety of the most marvelous California rolls that will make you wonder why you haven’t tried to make your own before. California “sushi” roll combinations are only limited by your imagination! Make them vegetarian, with or without seaweed, spicy or not, it is totally up to you! Participants will receive a list of ingredients in advance of the class to allow time for shopping. Have your questions answered by the instructor and interact with other participants as you cook-along. While cooking along is loads of fun, it is optional. Participants will also receive a copy of the instructor’s personal recipes in PDF format following the class. This class will take place on Zoom.
  • Country Dance

    Kick up your heels, refine your skills and have fun learning country partner two-step with turns and Texas waltz. Learn dances that will keep you dancing all night. Instructors will try to honor any special dance step requests. The cost for 5 sessions is $69.00 per couple. Sign up with a partner today!
  • Create & Sip - Planter Box

    Enjoy creating this decorative multi-use wooden planter box that includes your choice of Fall or Christmas floral inside. Perfect for decorating for any season. Bring your preferred beverage and let your creativity flow! Planter boxes are 9"x9" and 32-1/2" tall. Registration deadline is Sept. 3 to ensure your choice of planter foliage is ready for you at class.
  • Create & Sip - Porch Sign

    A custom sign for your cabin or porch is such a welcoming addition to your home. Bring your preferred beverage and create a sign that represents your family, or your attitude! Let your creativity flow! Porch signs are 10" x 48" and several design options will be available at class.
  • DIY Mystery Craft Kits for Adults - Home Delivery or Pick-Up

    Create a modern and fresh craft project that will enhance your home! The art project for each month will have a seasonal or home décor theme. All materials are provided along with step-by-step instructions! Feel creative on your own schedule and be surprised at the quality and fun that arrives at your door!! (Photo is an example of kit possibility only). Registration closes by noon on the 1st of the month and will be available to pick up or shipped by the 25th of the month, depending on your preference during registration.
  • De-Age Your Brain - Online

    Current research shows lifestyle and diet have a big effect on HOW the brain ages. Cognitive function, which covers all aspects of perceiving, thinking and reasoning, CAN improve. And the very good news is no matter what your age there are things you can begin to do today to improve how quickly and effectively brain cells communicate with each other. We’ll discuss which ‘superfoods’ reduce the damaging effects of toxins and inflammation on the brain and which nutrients are great for memory, attention, processing information and reducing stress. You will learn simple, easy to implement strategies to help your brain stay healthy and alert. 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.
  • Designing and Planting Effective Baskets and Planters

    Join us for a hands-on class for designing effective planters and hanging baskets. Go beyond the centered spike and geranium planter to incorporate new plants that integrate height, length, texture, growth habits, and light requirements. Discover new flowers, vegetables and herbs to use for attractive plantings that will thrive from spring through fall! All participants will plant and bring home a 10" hanging basket or planter which is included in the registration fee. Larger options can be requested on site for an additional fee. Location: Miltona Greenhouse, 19960 Noble Lane NW, Parkers Prairie.
  • Dog Obedience

    This is a basic obedience course that will be held outdoors for dogs 12 weeks of age and older. The commands covered will be Heel, Sit, Stay, Come and No. But more importantly, it will teach you about dog behavior and training basics so you can continue with your training long after this class is over. The first class is for you only, no need to bring your dog. Your dog will join you for the last four classes. Class size is limited, so register today!
  • Eco Grasses and Bee Lawns - Online

    We love our lush green lawns, maybe a bit too much? Join us to learn what else we can plant to benefit the bees and birds, while also keeping some green turf. We will discuss lawn alternatives that are more environmentally friendly that will keep your backyard buzzing. Small changes can go a long way towards the environment while saving you time and money. Participants may request an informational folder, native plant book, and be entered into the prize drawing simply by emailing the instructor after class. An email invitation will be sent from the instructor with a PDF version of the PowerPoint and the Zoom link to the meeting prior to the presentation date. You will be able to interact live with the instructor during the online presentation to answer any of your questions.
  • Focaccia, Stromboli, & Calzones Cook-along - Online

    Learn how to make your own homemade Focaccia Bread, a wonderful rolled pizza called a Stromboli, and stuffed Pizzas, known as Calzones with homemade pizza dough! Experience the rave reviews from previous participants of the instructor’s pizza classes yourself as you learn how to make your own pizzas with her step-by-step instruction. Take out Pizza may just become a thing of the past! On the Menu: Stromboli (rolled / filled pizza), Calzones (stuffed pizza), wonderful Focaccia Bread, and an OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD Pizza Sauce. Two different homemade doughs will be used. One will be for the pizza options, the other for the focaccia. The instructor will provide step-by-step guidance and instruction help to ensure the process is as simple as can be. Participants can personalize their pizzas and focaccia bread with toppings and fillings of their choosing. Participants will receive a list of ingredients in advance of the class to allow time for shopping. Have your questions answered by the instructor and interact with other participants as you cook-along. While cooking along is loads of fun, it is optional. Participants will also receive a copy of the instructor’s personal recipes in PDF format following the class. This class will take place on Zoom.
  • From Dough to Delights: Flatbread Pizza & Pizza Panini Cook-along - Online

    Dive into the world of pizza making and join the ever-growing number of participants that have enjoyed Tess’ fun-filled cook-along pizza classes and experience for yourselves why participants keep coming back for more! Take out Pizza may just become a thing of the past! On the Menu: Wonderful Flatbread Pizzas, Pizza Panini, and OUT-OF-THIS WORLD Pizza Sauce! Two of the instructors’ personal recipes for two different homemade doughs will be used. One will be for the flatbread pizzas, and the other for the Panini Rolls that will be turned into Pizza Panini! The instructor will provide Step-by-step guidance and instruction help to ensure the process is a simple as can be. Participants can personalize their Flatbread Pizzas and Panini with toppings and fillings of their choosing. Participants will receive a list of ingredients in advance of the class to allow time for shopping. Have your questions answered by the instructor and interact with other participants as you cook-along. While cooking along is loads of fun, it is optional. Participants will also receive a copy of the instructor’s personal recipes in PDF format following the class. This class will take place on Zoom.
  • Genealogy Methods: Research Skills Through Case Studies - Online

    It can take years to learn how to research effectively. Watch as I go through the steps that I use as a professional genealogist to solve common research problems. These case studies will show you techniques that you can apply to your own research. This class will be conducted online and instructions will be provided well in advance. No software will need to be downloaded when using a computer, you'll simply click on a link. If you are using a phone or an ipad, it will prompt you to download an app.You will receive your invitation to the email you provided during registration.
  • Hips, Thighs & Otherwise - Online

    If you’ve noticed hip/thigh/butt spread, you are not alone. We have become a nation of professional sitters, causing lower body muscles to weaken and sag. In this workshop, you will learn my famous ‘10 Minute Miracle Exercise’ series to strengthen lower body muscles quickly and, in the process, increase metabolism and bone density; decrease 2 inches off saddlebag area in 2 weeks; trim inches off lower body by getting rid of excess water weight; breathing technique to stimulate fat metabolism; acupressure points for lymph circulation and drainage. If you don’t have time, money, or inclination to haul yourself to a gym, you will love these powerful and effective techniques. You will need a resistance band, tied in a loop for some of the exercises. 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.
  • History Tour on the Lake

    The view from the chain of lakes has changed through the years and the history is fun, fascinating, entertaining and educational. History lovers will enjoy a leisurely cruise in a “time capsule” when they board a “Let’s Go Fishing” pontoon. Learn about how the lakes were named and how they influenced resort history, business growth, agriculture, the recreational industry and personal lake-shore life. Pontoon size is limited, so register early! These opportunities are sponsored by “Let’s Go Fishing”.
  • Homemade Tuscan Gnocchi Meal Cook-along - Online

    Gnocchi: Bite-sized tender soft pillows of pasta-ish goodness. Very versatile with the ability to take on the flavor of added goodness creating mouthwatering meals that will become favorites in your family’s dinner rotation. Gnocchi are even simpler to make than other fresh pasta options! During this fun filled class, participants will learn how to create these little morsels of goodness, and then turn them into a scrumptious meal the instructor has created called Creamy Tuscan Gnocchi with Chicken, and make a wonderful loaf of fresh bread as well! Participants will receive a list of ingredients in advance of the class to allow time for shopping. Have your questions answered by the instructor and interact with other participants as you cook-along. While cooking along is loads of fun, it is optional. Participants will also receive a copy of the instructor’s personal recipes in PDF format following the class. This class will take place on Zoom.
  • Improve Your Health At Any Age - Online

    Every day, your body makes about 330 billion new cells which means 3.8 million cells are replaced every SECOND! This actually means every second is an opportunity to make every system in your body healthier. The quality of cell your body can produce this second is very dependent on what raw materials you have floating around your bloodstream. Studies show you can be 50 and have the physiology of a 30 year old, (and vice versa), depending on how well you take care of yourself. What you do now greatly affects your health and well-being now and in the future. Nothing beats good health! In this workshop, we’ll discuss simple steps you can take now to help make every system in your body as healthy as possible. 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.
  • Is Your Waistband Too Tight Today? - Online

    Strategies to Win The Battle Of A Bulging Belly Have you ever found that in the a.m. your pants fit fine but by mid-afternoon, the waistband squeezes you like a tourniquet? Or that no matter how many crunches you do, your stomach still hangs out? Getting rid of a potbelly is much more than just doing abdominal exercises. In this workshop, you will learn the main causes and 6 strategies for getting rid of belly bloat. We will do a few exercises designed to strengthen the deepest layer of abdominal muscle - the layer that is responsible for flattening your stomach, shaping your waistline and supporting your lower back. And we will do this without getting on the floor. 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.
  • Level Up Your Genealogy 2 - Intermediate Class - Online

    Moving beyond auto-generated hints on the big platforms like Ancestry.com and MyHeritage is the only way to make progress in your research. I will show you more ways to find obscure records, how to use them and research techniques used by the pros. This class will be conducted online and instructions will be provided well in advance. No software will need to be downloaded when using a computer, you'll simply click on a link. If you are using a phone or an ipad, it will prompt you to download an app.You will receive your invitation to the email you provided during registration.
  • Milkweeds for Monarchs - Online

    We have over a dozen Milkweeds that are native to Minnesota. Let’s chat about the wide variety of these great pollinator plants! Some are wildly popular and very common growing in gardens and local sceneries. We also will discuss where to buy milkweed plants and seed, plus how and where to add these pollinator magnets to your landscapes. Participants may request an informational folder, native plant book, and be entered into the prize drawing simply by emailing the instructor after class. An email invitation will be sent from the instructor with a PDF version of the PowerPoint and the Zoom link to the meeting prior to the presentation date. You will be able to interact live with the instructor during the online presentation to answer any of your questions.
  • Native Plant Basics - Online

    Learn how to put down some roots and use native plants in your landscaping, flower gardens, and everywhere else. We will help identify some of our favorite natives for a wide variety of soils, shade levels, and overall hardiness. Also learn some easy ways to integrate native plants into your current landscaping, or start a whole new project. Participants may request an informational folder, native plant book, and be entered into the prize drawing simply by emailing the instructor after class. An email invitation will be sent from the instructor with a PDF version of the PowerPoint and the Zoom link to the meeting prior to the presentation date. You will be able to interact live with the instructor during the online presentation to answer any of your questions.