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January 2019

Introduction to Guitar

January 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 29, 2019

Potomac Bead Company, 518 Broadway, 518 Broadway
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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$35.00

Have you ever thought about playing acoustic guitar around the campfire? Here’s your chance to learn a few simple chords that will help you be ready for your first concert this summer. Kyle Anderson from i-Try Studios will introduce you to the very basics of playing acoustic guitar so that you can play some ditties for your friends — if you choose to do so! After just four classes, Kyle hopes that you will feel comfortable enough to play some…

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Beginning Knitting

January 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 22, 2019

Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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$29.00

Learn about needles, yarns, casting on/off and basic stitches, enough to do a simple scarf. A supply list will be sent with registration confirmation. Instructor: Joan C. Thompson has been knitting since grade school. She is a natural teacher and has taught in Alexandria Public Schools and Alex Technical and Community College in the Early Childhood Program.

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YES!! You Can Draw

January 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 5, 2019

Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
+ Google Map
$65.00

You are never too old to start to draw! Do you think drawing is a gift that has to come naturally? Drawing is a skill that can be developed with practice. In this beginner drawing course, you'll learn how to draw with proper techniques, discovering how to represent what you see through studies in contour drawing, perspective, positive/negative space, and value. With feedback from the instructor, you will improve your drawing and develop a deeper understanding of any subject you…

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Create Your Own Wooden Craft Box

January 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST
Alexandria Senior Center, 414 Hawthorne Street
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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$39.00

Create your own versatile box for your unique décor. Paint it the color you want, with the wording that works for your home. You can fill with florals, jars, or whatever you want. Make it as unique as you. Choose from ‘Gather, Grateful, Blessed, Welcome, Simply Blessed, or Farm Fresh’. Instruction, stencils and all supplies will be provided by ‘The Design Station’.

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E Fit

January 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Nelson Wellness Center Excercise Room, 1220 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$139.00

E Fit - Easy, Effective, Energizing Exercise for Every “Body”! You can do it! You can E Fit! You can change your body! Natalie will help you reach your fitness goals. This class has easy to follow instructions and routines that will boost your metabolism, burn fat and strengthen and tone all muscles in your body. This is a high intensity, low impact, cardio, tone & stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome.

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E Fit

January 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Nelson Wellness Center Excercise Room, 1220 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$80.00

E Fit - Easy, Effective, Energizing Exercise for Every “Body”! You can do it! You can E Fit! You can change your body! Natalie will help you reach your fitness goals. This class has easy to follow instructions and routines that will boost your metabolism, burn fat and strengthen and tone all muscles in your body. This is a high intensity, low impact, cardio, tone & stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome. Monday or Wed evening classes available @…

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Introduction to Metalworking

January 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Lorsung Art Studio, 414 Hawthorne Street
Alexandria, 56308
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$15.00

Want to design and create your own jewelry? It is fun and easy. Learn the basics of sawing, filing, forming, finishing and joining metals with rivets in this introductory course. Make and take home one to three pieces of your own making. Tools provided and materials fee of $5 payable to instructor.

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Mindful Meditation for Stress Relief

January 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until January 31, 2019

Nelson Gables Governor’s Room, 1220 Nokomis
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$75.00

Mindfulness training can enhance learning, concentration, creativity, personal resilience and professional effectiveness. For people with a job, relationship and family pressures, it can help with all kinds of day-to-day stress symptoms including headaches, irritability, high-blood pressure, fatigue and sleep disturbances. It can reduce suffering even for those with serious conditions including mild depression, anxiety and panic disorders, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, respiratory disease and chronic pain. Mindful meditation is useful for all ages, interests and levels of well-being.

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Tai Chi for Arthritis & Health

January 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Monday and Thursday, repeating until January 31, 2019

Grand Arbor – Wellness Studio, 4403 Pioneer Road SE
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$50.00

In 1997, Dr. Paul Lam led a team of Tai Chi and medical specialists to create this program. It is easy, enjoyable and safe for people with arthritis to learn. Medical studies have shown the program to relieve pain for people with arthritis and improve quality of life, as well as preventing falls for the older adults. For this reason, arthritis foundations around the world and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in America are giving it their full…

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When I’m in Charge (Gr. 3-7)

January 19 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm CST
Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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$42.00

Attention parents! Is your son or daughter starting to stay home alone? Are you looking for a place for them to get some safety tips? This is a ideal class for students to learn responsibility, basic first aid and how to respond in certain emergency situations. Discussion items include phones, weather, intruders, internet activity, sibling relationships and much more! Licensed teacher, Tessa Lang, will be leading the instruction. Please bring a bagged lunch, healthy snack and water bottle.

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Prep For the Future – Study Skills Seminar (Gr. 6-8)

January 19 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm CST
Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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$89.00

Sycamore Learning Company has developed a study skill seminar to understand the process of time management and the optimal ways to study to increase productivity as well as test scores. Developing this skill set early on, can give students a significant advantage. This 4-hour seminar will give students new insight into a variety of topics including: The psychology behind studying Goals Note taking Studying Memorization Reading speed Essay writing Scheduling

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Be Prepared NOT Scared (Gr. K-3)

January 19 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm CST
Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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$19.00

Have you been in or near an emergency situation where someone was hurt? Imagine being able to help out in a situation where first aid is needed. Children can make a difference in an emergency situation. It is important to let them know basic first aid steps in different situations. Topics include: recognizing an emergency and knowing what to do, calling 911, basic first aid techniques, personal safety tips, tricky people, basic gun and fire safety

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Family Fun! Winter Sledding

January 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm CST
Early Education Center, 1410 So. McKay Ave.
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Families come out and enjoy the winter season with an afternoon on the sledding hill! Activities include sledding, painting the snow, build a snowman, play on the playground and warm up with hot chocolate and a cookie. This is an outdoor event, so dress appropriately. Bring your own sled. This is a fun way to connect with your family and other families in the community! No registration required.

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E Fit

January 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Nelson Wellness Center Excercise Room, 1220 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$139.00

E Fit - Easy, Effective, Energizing Exercise for Every “Body”! You can do it! You can E Fit! You can change your body! Natalie will help you reach your fitness goals. This class has easy to follow instructions and routines that will boost your metabolism, burn fat and strengthen and tone all muscles in your body. This is a high intensity, low impact, cardio, tone & stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome.

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Documentary Film: We Loved Each Other So Much

January 21 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST
Grand Arbor Theatre, 4403 Pioneer Road SE
Alexandria, 56308 United States
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$5.00

For more than half a century, the Lebanese singer Fairuz has been a living legend and somewhat of a unifying force in the Arab world. We Loved Each Other So Much tells the stories of diverse Beirut inhabitants who, despite differing religious or political beliefs and affiliations, have always felt a deep emotional connection with the singer and her music. Their reminiscences of life during a 15-year-long civil war, along with portions of many of Fairuz's songs, provide a moving…

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E Fit

January 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Nelson Wellness Center Excercise Room, 1220 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$80.00

E Fit - Easy, Effective, Energizing Exercise for Every “Body”! You can do it! You can E Fit! You can change your body! Natalie will help you reach your fitness goals. This class has easy to follow instructions and routines that will boost your metabolism, burn fat and strengthen and tone all muscles in your body. This is a high intensity, low impact, cardio, tone & stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome. Monday or Wed evening classes available @…

Find out more »

Tai Chi for Arthritis & Health

January 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Monday and Thursday, repeating until January 31, 2019

Grand Arbor – Wellness Studio, 4403 Pioneer Road SE
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$50.00

In 1997, Dr. Paul Lam led a team of Tai Chi and medical specialists to create this program. It is easy, enjoyable and safe for people with arthritis to learn. Medical studies have shown the program to relieve pain for people with arthritis and improve quality of life, as well as preventing falls for the older adults. For this reason, arthritis foundations around the world and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in America are giving it their full…

Find out more »

Intro to Kickboxing

January 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until February 4, 2019

Empower Boxing Alexandria, 415 Fillmore St.
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$39.00

Ready to kick some butt? Try out our new Introduction to Kickboxing class where you'll learn how to kick, punch and move effectively. You go at your own pace in this course so all physical levels are welcome to join.

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Transportation Timeline – Brickz 4 Kidz (Gr. K-3)

January 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 12, 2019

Lincoln Elementary School, 1120 Lark Street
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
+ Google Map
$79.00

If you like planes, trains and automobiles, then this unit is for you! Each week, students will build motorized models of a dragster, a railroad crossing gate, an airplane and more. Explore the history of transportation from horse and buggy and trains to the development of the automobile and flight. Each lesson introduces terminology related to each mode of transportation, like “lift and propulsion” for the airplane, as well as describes how each “vehicle” works. And the best part is…

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Kids Drone Flight School (Gr. 4 & up)

January 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm CST
Lincoln Elementary School, 1120 Lark Street
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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$26.00

KDFS is a fun and exciting experience for students grades 4 and up (and parents) to explore the science and skills of piloting unmanned aerial systems or drones. Participants will get tons of hands-on time flying a variety of drone platforms through real world scenarios and obstacles while learning the science behind them. Instructor: Sean Stevens is an FAA certified drone pilot and drone pilot instructor.

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Introduction to Guitar

January 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 29, 2019

Potomac Bead Company, 518 Broadway, 518 Broadway
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
+ Google Map
$35.00

Have you ever thought about playing acoustic guitar around the campfire? Here’s your chance to learn a few simple chords that will help you be ready for your first concert this summer. Kyle Anderson from i-Try Studios will introduce you to the very basics of playing acoustic guitar so that you can play some ditties for your friends — if you choose to do so! After just four classes, Kyle hopes that you will feel comfortable enough to play some…

Find out more »

Beginning Knitting

January 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 22, 2019

Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
+ Google Map
$29.00

Learn about needles, yarns, casting on/off and basic stitches, enough to do a simple scarf. A supply list will be sent with registration confirmation. Instructor: Joan C. Thompson has been knitting since grade school. She is a natural teacher and has taught in Alexandria Public Schools and Alex Technical and Community College in the Early Childhood Program.

Find out more »

YES!! You Can Draw

January 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 5, 2019

Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
+ Google Map
$65.00

You are never too old to start to draw! Do you think drawing is a gift that has to come naturally? Drawing is a skill that can be developed with practice. In this beginner drawing course, you'll learn how to draw with proper techniques, discovering how to represent what you see through studies in contour drawing, perspective, positive/negative space, and value. With feedback from the instructor, you will improve your drawing and develop a deeper understanding of any subject you…

Find out more »

E Fit

January 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Nelson Wellness Center Excercise Room, 1220 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$139.00

E Fit - Easy, Effective, Energizing Exercise for Every “Body”! You can do it! You can E Fit! You can change your body! Natalie will help you reach your fitness goals. This class has easy to follow instructions and routines that will boost your metabolism, burn fat and strengthen and tone all muscles in your body. This is a high intensity, low impact, cardio, tone & stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome.

Find out more »

E Fit

January 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Nelson Wellness Center Excercise Room, 1220 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$80.00

E Fit - Easy, Effective, Energizing Exercise for Every “Body”! You can do it! You can E Fit! You can change your body! Natalie will help you reach your fitness goals. This class has easy to follow instructions and routines that will boost your metabolism, burn fat and strengthen and tone all muscles in your body. This is a high intensity, low impact, cardio, tone & stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome. Monday or Wed evening classes available @…

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After School Snowshoeing Adventure – Carlos (Gr. 3-5)

January 24 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm CST
Lake Carlos State Park, 2601 Couny Road 38 NE
Carlos, MN 56319 United States
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$16.00

Come learn and experience snowshoeing! Instructors Mrs. Wevley and Ms. Meads will take the students on an after school snowshoeing adventure at Carlos State Park. Students will meet in the gym and load onto the bus by 2:30 pm. Bring a snack and water bottle. Please have a ride ready for your student to be picked up at Carlos State Park by 4:30 pm.

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Mindful Meditation for Stress Relief

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until January 31, 2019

Nelson Gables Governor’s Room, 1220 Nokomis
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$75.00

Mindfulness training can enhance learning, concentration, creativity, personal resilience and professional effectiveness. For people with a job, relationship and family pressures, it can help with all kinds of day-to-day stress symptoms including headaches, irritability, high-blood pressure, fatigue and sleep disturbances. It can reduce suffering even for those with serious conditions including mild depression, anxiety and panic disorders, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, respiratory disease and chronic pain. Mindful meditation is useful for all ages, interests and levels of well-being.

Find out more »

Jewelry Stamping

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until January 31, 2019

Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
+ Google Map
$39.00

Have you ever wanted to stamp your own jewelry? Now is your chance to create a one of a kind bracelet for you or perfect for a gift. You choose what you want the bracelet to say and get guided step-by-step instructions on how to create it.

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Tai Chi for Arthritis & Health

January 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Monday and Thursday, repeating until January 31, 2019

Grand Arbor – Wellness Studio, 4403 Pioneer Road SE
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$50.00

In 1997, Dr. Paul Lam led a team of Tai Chi and medical specialists to create this program. It is easy, enjoyable and safe for people with arthritis to learn. Medical studies have shown the program to relieve pain for people with arthritis and improve quality of life, as well as preventing falls for the older adults. For this reason, arthritis foundations around the world and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in America are giving it their full…

Find out more »

Altered Book Workshop

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until February 2, 2019

Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
+ Google Map
$69.00

Don't write in that book! Don't tear the pages! Don't turn down the corner! Have you ever heard a teacher or librarian say those things? Well, in this class we are throwing all that out the window and “breaking the rules”. We are turning books into art. Who’s in? In this three session workshop we will alter used hard-backed books and re-purpose them into wonderful works of art. Your book and its pages will be your canvas as you draw,…

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Farewell Angelina

January 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm CST
$20

Alexandria Public Schools Community Education Presents, "Farewell Angelina". Named among Rolling Stone's "New Artists You Need To Know," and Roughstock's "Ones to Watch". Farewell Angelina is an all-female country group that has opened shows for the likes of Kenny Chesney, Old Dominion, Frankie Ballard, Jake Owen, Billy Currington, Maroon 5, and Trace Adkins, to name a few. They are currently headlining their own “Women & Wine Tour” to packed crowds across the US.

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E Fit

January 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Nelson Wellness Center Excercise Room, 1220 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$139.00

E Fit - Easy, Effective, Energizing Exercise for Every “Body”! You can do it! You can E Fit! You can change your body! Natalie will help you reach your fitness goals. This class has easy to follow instructions and routines that will boost your metabolism, burn fat and strengthen and tone all muscles in your body. This is a high intensity, low impact, cardio, tone & stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome.

Find out more »

E Fit

January 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Nelson Wellness Center Excercise Room, 1220 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$80.00

E Fit - Easy, Effective, Energizing Exercise for Every “Body”! You can do it! You can E Fit! You can change your body! Natalie will help you reach your fitness goals. This class has easy to follow instructions and routines that will boost your metabolism, burn fat and strengthen and tone all muscles in your body. This is a high intensity, low impact, cardio, tone & stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome. Monday or Wed evening classes available @…

Find out more »

Introduction to Rustic Artisan Bread Baking

January 28 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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$36.00

Learn to make savory breads using dough that you mix in minutes, that you can store for up to two weeks, and that will allow you to have fresh artisan breads in five minutes a day! Bake a loaf in class to share, plus bring home a batch of dough to make more bread over the next two weeks. Class includes demonstration, hands-on and tasting. Bring a five quart mixing bowl with cover to take home your dough.

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Soap Making

January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Potomac Bead Company, 518 Broadway, 518 Broadway
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
+ Google Map
$35.00

Not sure what to give your friends for the holidays? Why not try making some handmade soap? i-Try Studio will show you how to make your own handmade soap, step by step, using the cold processing technique. Leave class with a sample and the courage to tackle this project and clean up your dirty work with soaps of your own design.

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Tai Chi for Arthritis & Health

January 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Monday and Thursday, repeating until January 31, 2019

Grand Arbor – Wellness Studio, 4403 Pioneer Road SE
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$50.00

In 1997, Dr. Paul Lam led a team of Tai Chi and medical specialists to create this program. It is easy, enjoyable and safe for people with arthritis to learn. Medical studies have shown the program to relieve pain for people with arthritis and improve quality of life, as well as preventing falls for the older adults. For this reason, arthritis foundations around the world and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in America are giving it their full…

Find out more »

Intro to Kickboxing

January 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until February 4, 2019

Empower Boxing Alexandria, 415 Fillmore St.
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$39.00

Ready to kick some butt? Try out our new Introduction to Kickboxing class where you'll learn how to kick, punch and move effectively. You go at your own pace in this course so all physical levels are welcome to join.

Find out more »

Transportation Timeline – Brickz 4 Kidz (Gr. K-3)

January 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 12, 2019

Lincoln Elementary School, 1120 Lark Street
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
+ Google Map
$79.00

If you like planes, trains and automobiles, then this unit is for you! Each week, students will build motorized models of a dragster, a railroad crossing gate, an airplane and more. Explore the history of transportation from horse and buggy and trains to the development of the automobile and flight. Each lesson introduces terminology related to each mode of transportation, like “lift and propulsion” for the airplane, as well as describes how each “vehicle” works. And the best part is…

Find out more »

Introduction to Guitar

January 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 29, 2019

Potomac Bead Company, 518 Broadway, 518 Broadway
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
+ Google Map
$35.00

Have you ever thought about playing acoustic guitar around the campfire? Here’s your chance to learn a few simple chords that will help you be ready for your first concert this summer. Kyle Anderson from i-Try Studios will introduce you to the very basics of playing acoustic guitar so that you can play some ditties for your friends — if you choose to do so! After just four classes, Kyle hopes that you will feel comfortable enough to play some…

Find out more »

YES!! You Can Draw

January 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 5, 2019

Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
+ Google Map
$65.00

You are never too old to start to draw! Do you think drawing is a gift that has to come naturally? Drawing is a skill that can be developed with practice. In this beginner drawing course, you'll learn how to draw with proper techniques, discovering how to represent what you see through studies in contour drawing, perspective, positive/negative space, and value. With feedback from the instructor, you will improve your drawing and develop a deeper understanding of any subject you…

Find out more »

E Fit

January 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Nelson Wellness Center Excercise Room, 1220 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$139.00

E Fit - Easy, Effective, Energizing Exercise for Every “Body”! You can do it! You can E Fit! You can change your body! Natalie will help you reach your fitness goals. This class has easy to follow instructions and routines that will boost your metabolism, burn fat and strengthen and tone all muscles in your body. This is a high intensity, low impact, cardio, tone & stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome.

Find out more »

E Fit

January 30 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Nelson Wellness Center Excercise Room, 1220 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$80.00

E Fit - Easy, Effective, Energizing Exercise for Every “Body”! You can do it! You can E Fit! You can change your body! Natalie will help you reach your fitness goals. This class has easy to follow instructions and routines that will boost your metabolism, burn fat and strengthen and tone all muscles in your body. This is a high intensity, low impact, cardio, tone & stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome. Monday or Wed evening classes available @…

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Rock Cutting & Polishing

January 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Lorsung Art Studio, 414 Hawthorne Street
Alexandria, 56308
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$15.00

Make your own polished rocks for setting into metal wire wrapping, or just for admiring. In this class you will learn how to cut and polish rocks into beautiful pieces using the lapidary equipment at the studio. Bring your own rocks or use some the instructor will bring. A $5 materials fee is payable to the instructor.

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Mindful Meditation for Stress Relief

January 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until January 31, 2019

Nelson Gables Governor’s Room, 1220 Nokomis
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$75.00

Mindfulness training can enhance learning, concentration, creativity, personal resilience and professional effectiveness. For people with a job, relationship and family pressures, it can help with all kinds of day-to-day stress symptoms including headaches, irritability, high-blood pressure, fatigue and sleep disturbances. It can reduce suffering even for those with serious conditions including mild depression, anxiety and panic disorders, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, respiratory disease and chronic pain. Mindful meditation is useful for all ages, interests and levels of well-being.

Find out more »

Jewelry Stamping

January 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until January 31, 2019

Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
+ Google Map
$39.00

Have you ever wanted to stamp your own jewelry? Now is your chance to create a one of a kind bracelet for you or perfect for a gift. You choose what you want the bracelet to say and get guided step-by-step instructions on how to create it.

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Tai Chi for Arthritis & Health

January 31 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Monday and Thursday, repeating until January 31, 2019

Grand Arbor – Wellness Studio, 4403 Pioneer Road SE
Alexandria, 56308
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$50.00

In 1997, Dr. Paul Lam led a team of Tai Chi and medical specialists to create this program. It is easy, enjoyable and safe for people with arthritis to learn. Medical studies have shown the program to relieve pain for people with arthritis and improve quality of life, as well as preventing falls for the older adults. For this reason, arthritis foundations around the world and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in America are giving it their full…

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February 2019

Altered Book Workshop

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until February 2, 2019

Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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$69.00

Don't write in that book! Don't tear the pages! Don't turn down the corner! Have you ever heard a teacher or librarian say those things? Well, in this class we are throwing all that out the window and “breaking the rules”. We are turning books into art. Who’s in? In this three session workshop we will alter used hard-backed books and re-purpose them into wonderful works of art. Your book and its pages will be your canvas as you draw,…

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E Fit

February 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Nelson Wellness Center Excercise Room, 1220 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$139.00

E Fit - Easy, Effective, Energizing Exercise for Every “Body”! You can do it! You can E Fit! You can change your body! Natalie will help you reach your fitness goals. This class has easy to follow instructions and routines that will boost your metabolism, burn fat and strengthen and tone all muscles in your body. This is a high intensity, low impact, cardio, tone & stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome.

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Foreign Film: Whale Rider

February 4 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST
Grand Arbor Theatre, 4403 Pioneer Road SE
Alexandria, 56308 United States
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$5.00

On the east coast of New Zealand, the Whangara people believe their presence there dates back a thousand years or more to a single ancestor, Paikea, who escaped death when his canoe capsized by riding to shore on the back of a whale. From then on, Whangara chiefs have always been the first-born and male. Many generations later, the contemporary tale revolves around a young mother whose male newborn twin dies in childbirth. Her young husband flees New Zealand in…

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E Fit

February 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Nelson Wellness Center Excercise Room, 1220 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$80.00

E Fit - Easy, Effective, Energizing Exercise for Every “Body”! You can do it! You can E Fit! You can change your body! Natalie will help you reach your fitness goals. This class has easy to follow instructions and routines that will boost your metabolism, burn fat and strengthen and tone all muscles in your body. This is a high intensity, low impact, cardio, tone & stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome. Monday or Wed evening classes available @…

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Cut and Styling

February 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm CST
Ella’s Salon Alexandria, MN, United States + Google Map
$15.00

Learn about haircut and style options that work for you and your daily lifestyle! All participants will receive individual consultations and someone will be the lucky one to receive a haircut. Class size is limited to 7 for individualized instruction, so register early! Instructor: Jamie Paffrath, has been a stylist in this area since 2002. She says, "It’s a great feeling to bring out the beauty in all different kinds of people. I do believe 'when you’re looking good, you’re…

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Intro to Kickboxing

February 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until February 4, 2019

Empower Boxing Alexandria, 415 Fillmore St.
Alexandria, 56308
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$39.00

Ready to kick some butt? Try out our new Introduction to Kickboxing class where you'll learn how to kick, punch and move effectively. You go at your own pace in this course so all physical levels are welcome to join.

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Transportation Timeline – Brickz 4 Kidz (Gr. K-3)

February 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 12, 2019

Lincoln Elementary School, 1120 Lark Street
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
+ Google Map
$79.00

If you like planes, trains and automobiles, then this unit is for you! Each week, students will build motorized models of a dragster, a railroad crossing gate, an airplane and more. Explore the history of transportation from horse and buggy and trains to the development of the automobile and flight. Each lesson introduces terminology related to each mode of transportation, like “lift and propulsion” for the airplane, as well as describes how each “vehicle” works. And the best part is…

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Stained Glass Workshop

February 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 12, 2019

Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
+ Google Map
$49.00

Interested in stained glass but afraid to make the investment in tools until you're sure it's the hobby for you? This 2 part class will introduce you to the tools and techniques needed to make a stained glass ornament. Get tips on how and where to purchase glass, learn to cut glass, foil, assemble and solder while making a small 5-10 piece project. You will select and purchase your own glass; remaining materials and tools will be provided. Pregnant women…

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Qi-ssage

February 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 12, 2019

Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
+ Google Map
$39.00

Qi ssage is a specialized technique that combines the energy principles of qi gong with the art of massage. This healing procedure relieves stress, calms and quiets the body using gentle touch and stimulation of key energy points. Qi ssage focuses on balancing and enhancing the flow of energy through the body creating powerful and effective healing results.

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YES!! You Can Draw

February 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 5, 2019

Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
+ Google Map
$65.00

You are never too old to start to draw! Do you think drawing is a gift that has to come naturally? Drawing is a skill that can be developed with practice. In this beginner drawing course, you'll learn how to draw with proper techniques, discovering how to represent what you see through studies in contour drawing, perspective, positive/negative space, and value. With feedback from the instructor, you will improve your drawing and develop a deeper understanding of any subject you…

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Basic East Coast Swing for Couples

February 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 5, 2019

$69.00

Have fun learning this basic dance step of the big band era. The popular East Coast swing dance is adaptable to 50's, country and popular music. This class is for adult beginners.

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Partner Dancing – What’s the Magic?

February 5 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:45pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 5, 2019

$69.00

Do you enjoy listening to music? Would you and your partner like to discover the magic of dancing together? This introduction to lead and follow dancing will include several dance steps and patterns that will get you moving around the dance floor to many types of music. Bring a partner and we'll have some serious fun that includes amazing health benefits too.

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E Fit

February 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Nelson Wellness Center Excercise Room, 1220 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$139.00

E Fit - Easy, Effective, Energizing Exercise for Every “Body”! You can do it! You can E Fit! You can change your body! Natalie will help you reach your fitness goals. This class has easy to follow instructions and routines that will boost your metabolism, burn fat and strengthen and tone all muscles in your body. This is a high intensity, low impact, cardio, tone & stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome.

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E Fit

February 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Nelson Wellness Center Excercise Room, 1220 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$80.00

E Fit - Easy, Effective, Energizing Exercise for Every “Body”! You can do it! You can E Fit! You can change your body! Natalie will help you reach your fitness goals. This class has easy to follow instructions and routines that will boost your metabolism, burn fat and strengthen and tone all muscles in your body. This is a high intensity, low impact, cardio, tone & stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome. Monday or Wed evening classes available @…

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American Heart Assocation Family & Friends CPR

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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$29.00

Life is why! Wish you knew how to use CPR and AED's to save lives, or want to know what to do if someone you love is choking? If you don't need a course completion card, this is the class for you. Cost includes a Family and Friends student manual.

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Mindful Meditation for Stress Relief

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until February 21, 2019

Nelson Gables Governor’s Room, 1220 Nokomis
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$75.00

Mindfulness training can enhance learning, concentration, creativity, personal resilience and professional effectiveness. For people with a job, relationship and family pressures, it can help with all kinds of day-to-day stress symptoms including headaches, irritability, high-blood pressure, fatigue and sleep disturbances. It can reduce suffering even for those with serious conditions including mild depression, anxiety and panic disorders, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, respiratory disease and chronic pain. Mindful meditation is useful for all ages, interests and levels of well-being.

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Gifts of Love – Adults with Disabilities

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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$7.00

Let your creativity loose and craft a gift full of LOVE for a special friend or family member. You’ll get to make several fun projects that are simple, and fun to do! We will work with color and materials that will capture your individuality through unique gifts from the heart.

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Open Studio

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
Lorsung Art Studio, 414 Hawthorne Street
Alexandria, 56308
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$5.00

Open Studio times are available for those who have taken classes at the Lorsung Art Studio and know how to use the equipment independently to work on their own projects. A certified instructor will be on site to provide assistance if needed. The fee is $5 per hour payable to the instructor.

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Mother/Son Bowling Night (Gr. K-5)

February 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm CST
Garden Center Lanes, 115 30th Avenue E
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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$34.00

Come join us for a night of bowling! All Mothers, Grandmothers, Aunts or any Mother figure are welcome. Night includes one game of cosmic bowling, one slice of pizza & pop, a $5 arcade game card and Alexandria Photo Booth! Shoe rental is included. Final registration deadline February 1.

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Super Sitter Workshop! (Gr. 5 and up)

February 9 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm CST
Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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$59.00

Be a Super Sitter! Review the basics and take your babysitting skills to the next level. In this hands-on workshop, students will learn about childcare plus, guest speakers will share specific safety and first aid information. Learn fun and simple strategies to keep children entertained and engaged in activities when babysitting. This Super Sitter Workshop is for beginners, those who have never taken a babysitting course and for more experienced sitters to brush up on skills and get new ideas.…

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American Heart Association Heartsaver Certification Course

February 9 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm CST
Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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$69.00

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 course for you. Cost includes the AHA Heartsaver student manual and course completion card. Class size limited, register early!

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Young Chefs: Mug meals – Voyager (Gr. K-5)

February 11 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm CST
$26.00

Children will get the chance to decorate a mug and make 3 recipes: dessert, breakfast and pizza in a mug. Please list food allergies upon registration. Compass student discount available, if applicable.

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E Fit

February 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Nelson Wellness Center Excercise Room, 1220 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$139.00

E Fit - Easy, Effective, Energizing Exercise for Every “Body”! You can do it! You can E Fit! You can change your body! Natalie will help you reach your fitness goals. This class has easy to follow instructions and routines that will boost your metabolism, burn fat and strengthen and tone all muscles in your body. This is a high intensity, low impact, cardio, tone & stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome.

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E Fit

February 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Nelson Wellness Center Excercise Room, 1220 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$80.00

E Fit - Easy, Effective, Energizing Exercise for Every “Body”! You can do it! You can E Fit! You can change your body! Natalie will help you reach your fitness goals. This class has easy to follow instructions and routines that will boost your metabolism, burn fat and strengthen and tone all muscles in your body. This is a high intensity, low impact, cardio, tone & stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome. Monday or Wed evening classes available @…

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Artisan Breads II

February 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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$36.00

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 a refrigerated or frozen dough that is prepared in advance of baking! This course requires the ability to stand for periods of time.

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Winemaking

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Potomac Bead Company, 518 Broadway, 518 Broadway
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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$35.00

Come join Kyle and discover what it takes to make your own wine. The first part of class will introduce you to various grapes and the regions from which they come. Then, we will walk through the steps of how to make wine — from initial fermentation to bottling. (Of course, you will get a chance to sample some wine.) Lastly, you will learn how to pair wine with certain foods. Should you decide to take the plunge and give…

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Country Dance

February 11 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:15pm on Monday, repeating until March 18, 2019

Woodland Elementary School, 1410 So. McKay Ave.
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$69.00

Learn, 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.

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Transportation Timeline – Brickz 4 Kidz (Gr. K-3)

February 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 12, 2019

Lincoln Elementary School, 1120 Lark Street
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
+ Google Map
$79.00

If you like planes, trains and automobiles, then this unit is for you! Each week, students will build motorized models of a dragster, a railroad crossing gate, an airplane and more. Explore the history of transportation from horse and buggy and trains to the development of the automobile and flight. Each lesson introduces terminology related to each mode of transportation, like “lift and propulsion” for the airplane, as well as describes how each “vehicle” works. And the best part is…

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Self Defense (Ages 11-Adult)

February 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST
Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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$9.00

Did you know, all martial arts were designed as a form of Self Defense? But, you do not have to be a Martial Artist in order to know how to effectively defend yourself or even avoid a potentially dangerous situation.This self defense course is designed specifically for the non-martial artist. Kevin Schutz, from Schutz Martial Arts, will teach you how to recognize potentially dangerous situations, levels of violent behaviors while building confidence and how to effectively defend yourself. Other materials…

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Stained Glass Workshop

February 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 12, 2019

Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
+ Google Map
$49.00

Interested in stained glass but afraid to make the investment in tools until you're sure it's the hobby for you? This 2 part class will introduce you to the tools and techniques needed to make a stained glass ornament. Get tips on how and where to purchase glass, learn to cut glass, foil, assemble and solder while making a small 5-10 piece project. You will select and purchase your own glass; remaining materials and tools will be provided. Pregnant women…

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Qi-ssage

February 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 12, 2019

Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
+ Google Map
$39.00

Qi ssage is a specialized technique that combines the energy principles of qi gong with the art of massage. This healing procedure relieves stress, calms and quiets the body using gentle touch and stimulation of key energy points. Qi ssage focuses on balancing and enhancing the flow of energy through the body creating powerful and effective healing results.

Find out more »

Basic East Coast Swing for Couples

February 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 5, 2019

$69.00

Have fun learning this basic dance step of the big band era. The popular East Coast swing dance is adaptable to 50's, country and popular music. This class is for adult beginners.

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Partner Dancing – What’s the Magic?

February 12 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:45pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 5, 2019

$69.00

Do you enjoy listening to music? Would you and your partner like to discover the magic of dancing together? This introduction to lead and follow dancing will include several dance steps and patterns that will get you moving around the dance floor to many types of music. Bring a partner and we'll have some serious fun that includes amazing health benefits too.

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E Fit

February 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Nelson Wellness Center Excercise Room, 1220 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$139.00

E Fit - Easy, Effective, Energizing Exercise for Every “Body”! You can do it! You can E Fit! You can change your body! Natalie will help you reach your fitness goals. This class has easy to follow instructions and routines that will boost your metabolism, burn fat and strengthen and tone all muscles in your body. This is a high intensity, low impact, cardio, tone & stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome.

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E Fit

February 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Nelson Wellness Center Excercise Room, 1220 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$80.00

E Fit - Easy, Effective, Energizing Exercise for Every “Body”! You can do it! You can E Fit! You can change your body! Natalie will help you reach your fitness goals. This class has easy to follow instructions and routines that will boost your metabolism, burn fat and strengthen and tone all muscles in your body. This is a high intensity, low impact, cardio, tone & stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome. Monday or Wed evening classes available @…

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Glass Fusion

February 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Potomac Bead Company, 518 Broadway, 518 Broadway
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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$35.00

Cut and stack pieces of glass that will eventually melt together into a work of art. You'll create your own unique pendant. All materials and tools are supplied.

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Mindful Meditation for Stress Relief

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until February 21, 2019

Nelson Gables Governor’s Room, 1220 Nokomis
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$75.00

Mindfulness training can enhance learning, concentration, creativity, personal resilience and professional effectiveness. For people with a job, relationship and family pressures, it can help with all kinds of day-to-day stress symptoms including headaches, irritability, high-blood pressure, fatigue and sleep disturbances. It can reduce suffering even for those with serious conditions including mild depression, anxiety and panic disorders, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, respiratory disease and chronic pain. Mindful meditation is useful for all ages, interests and levels of well-being.

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E Fit

February 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Nelson Wellness Center Excercise Room, 1220 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$139.00

E Fit - Easy, Effective, Energizing Exercise for Every “Body”! You can do it! You can E Fit! You can change your body! Natalie will help you reach your fitness goals. This class has easy to follow instructions and routines that will boost your metabolism, burn fat and strengthen and tone all muscles in your body. This is a high intensity, low impact, cardio, tone & stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome.

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Documentary Film: Faces Places

February 18 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST
Grand Arbor Theatre, 4403 Pioneer Road SE
Alexandria, 56308 United States
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$5.00

A 2017 French documentary film directed by Agnès Varda and JR. The film follows Varda and JR traveling around rural France, creating portraits of the people they come across. Discussion led by Deb Trumm.

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E Fit

February 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Nelson Wellness Center Excercise Room, 1220 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$80.00

E Fit - Easy, Effective, Energizing Exercise for Every “Body”! You can do it! You can E Fit! You can change your body! Natalie will help you reach your fitness goals. This class has easy to follow instructions and routines that will boost your metabolism, burn fat and strengthen and tone all muscles in your body. This is a high intensity, low impact, cardio, tone & stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome. Monday or Wed evening classes available @…

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Country Dance

February 18 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:15pm on Monday, repeating until March 18, 2019

Woodland Elementary School, 1410 So. McKay Ave.
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$69.00

Learn, 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.

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Dance Camp – Wild West (Ages 4-8)

February 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm CST
$9.00

Join us for "The Wild West" inspired dance camp, led by Crystal Hoepner, Just For Kix - Alexandria Director and Dance Instructor. Dancers will learn a country themed dance routine, make a craft, enjoy fun dance activities and the best part...MEET NEW FRIENDS! All dance levels are welcome and no dance experience is needed to participate. Parents are invited to come and watch during the last 10 minutes of the camp. We will perform a dance routine for you.

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Amish Braided Rug

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 5, 2019

Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
+ Google Map
$30.00

Learn how to assemble a durable and attractive rug using recycled blue jeans and an old twin sheet. No need to buy any special materials - you will need approximately 5 pairs of jeans and a contrast fabric, like a sheet. Supply list will be sent with your confirmation

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Basic East Coast Swing for Couples

February 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 5, 2019

$69.00

Have fun learning this basic dance step of the big band era. The popular East Coast swing dance is adaptable to 50's, country and popular music. This class is for adult beginners.

Find out more »

Partner Dancing – What’s the Magic?

February 19 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:45pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 5, 2019

$69.00

Do you enjoy listening to music? Would you and your partner like to discover the magic of dancing together? This introduction to lead and follow dancing will include several dance steps and patterns that will get you moving around the dance floor to many types of music. Bring a partner and we'll have some serious fun that includes amazing health benefits too.

Find out more »

E Fit

February 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Nelson Wellness Center Excercise Room, 1220 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$139.00

E Fit - Easy, Effective, Energizing Exercise for Every “Body”! You can do it! You can E Fit! You can change your body! Natalie will help you reach your fitness goals. This class has easy to follow instructions and routines that will boost your metabolism, burn fat and strengthen and tone all muscles in your body. This is a high intensity, low impact, cardio, tone & stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome.

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E Fit

February 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Nelson Wellness Center Excercise Room, 1220 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, 56308
+ Google Map
$80.00

E Fit - Easy, Effective, Energizing Exercise for Every “Body”! You can do it! You can E Fit! You can change your body! Natalie will help you reach your fitness goals. This class has easy to follow instructions and routines that will boost your metabolism, burn fat and strengthen and tone all muscles in your body. This is a high intensity, low impact, cardio, tone & stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome. Monday or Wed evening classes available @…

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Hand to Heart massage

February 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm CST
Woodland Elementary School, 1410 So. McKay Ave.
Alexandria, 56308
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$20.00

Hand massage relaxes the body, soothes frayed emotions and calms mental confusion. Participants will learn an easy 8- step massage pattern. This process is especially useful for people facing arthritis, Alzheimer's, dementia and agitation. This is a hands-on experience. Registration fee covers you and a partner.

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BINGO – Adults with Disabilities

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Discovery Middle School, 510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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$7.00

Bring on the BINGO! Games of BINGO, prizes and treats make a perfect night of fun with your friends!

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Mindful Meditation for Stress Relief

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until February 21, 2019

Nelson Gables Governor’s Room, 1220 Nokomis
Alexandria, 56308
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$75.00

Mindfulness training can enhance learning, concentration, creativity, personal resilience and professional effectiveness. For people with a job, relationship and family pressures, it can help with all kinds of day-to-day stress symptoms including headaches, irritability, high-blood pressure, fatigue and sleep disturbances. It can reduce suffering even for those with serious conditions including mild depression, anxiety and panic disorders, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, respiratory disease and chronic pain. Mindful meditation is useful for all ages, interests and levels of well-being.

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Young Chefs: Mug Meals – Lincoln (Gr. K-5)

February 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST
$26.00

Children will get the chance to decorate a mug and make 3 recipes: dessert, breakfast and pizza in a mug. Please list food allergies upon registration. Compass student discount available, if applicable.

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E Fit

February 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Nelson Wellness Center Excercise Room, 1220 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, 56308
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$139.00

E Fit - Easy, Effective, Energizing Exercise for Every “Body”! You can do it! You can E Fit! You can change your body! Natalie will help you reach your fitness goals. This class has easy to follow instructions and routines that will boost your metabolism, burn fat and strengthen and tone all muscles in your body. This is a high intensity, low impact, cardio, tone & stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome.

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E Fit

February 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Nelson Wellness Center Excercise Room, 1220 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, 56308
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$80.00

E Fit - Easy, Effective, Energizing Exercise for Every “Body”! You can do it! You can E Fit! You can change your body! Natalie will help you reach your fitness goals. This class has easy to follow instructions and routines that will boost your metabolism, burn fat and strengthen and tone all muscles in your body. This is a high intensity, low impact, cardio, tone & stretch class. All fitness levels are welcome. Monday or Wed evening classes available @…

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Soap Making

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Potomac Bead Company, 518 Broadway, 518 Broadway
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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$35.00

Why not try making some handmade soap? i-Try Studio will show you how to make your own handmade soap, step by step, using the cold processing technique. Leave class with a sample and the courage to tackle this project and clean up your dirty work with soaps of your own design.

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