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Discovery Middle School

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510 No. McKay Ave
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
320-762-3310

January 2019

Beginning Knitting

January 15, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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
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$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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When I’m in Charge (Gr. 3-7)

January 19, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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Beginning Knitting

January 22, 2019 @ 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 22, 2019 @ 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
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$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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Jewelry Stamping

January 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST
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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
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$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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Altered Book Workshop

January 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm CST
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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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Introduction to Rustic Artisan Bread Baking

January 28, 2019 @ 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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YES!! You Can Draw

January 29, 2019 @ 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
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$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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Jewelry Stamping

January 31, 2019 @ 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
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$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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February 2019

Altered Book Workshop

February 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm CST
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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,…

Find out more »

YES!! You Can Draw

February 5, 2019 @ 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
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$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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