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  • Astronomy for City Dwellers (Southwest)

    Discover our place in the universe, ancient celestial navigation, sky legends, black holes, exo-planets, fun with aliens and your true sun sign. Make a Star Wheel and learn about local star parties and family telescopes. Children 7 and up welcome to register with an adult. Bonus outdoor laser-guided sky tour tbd.
  • Astronomy: Laser-Guided Night Sky Tour IN PERSON (Southwest)

    View the stars of the Spring-time night sky. Join us for this in person, outdoor, distanced-and-masked laser-guided sky tour from a Southwest Minneapolis city park. Identify bright stars and constellations with provided star wheels and red flashlights. 8:30PM Constellation Stories, sky tour begins 9:15PM. *** WEATHER DEPENDENT *** Instructor will announce the date between April 14 and May 14, with two days notice of clear weather. No refunds.
  • Bike: Basic Maintenance (Roosevelt)

    Learn bike anatomy, wheel removal, tire and tube replacement, bike cleaning, chain lubrication technique with a professionally-trained Hub Bike Co-op mechanic. Class meets at the Hub Bike Cooperative, 3016 Minnehaha Ave. Register online or call 612.668.4828. No discounts. Bring your own bike to work on and wear clothes you will not mind getting dirty. Participants will get 10% off shop supplies/tools day after class. Course intended for students with little or no bicycle maintenance experience. *During in-person indoor classes at non-MPS locations participants must agree to wear a face covering, maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet from others at all times, do an At-Home Daily Health Assessment, answer the health screening questions upon arriving at the class and follow all COVID protocols of the off-site location. Participants with any signs of illness are to stay home.
  • Bike: Complete Tune Up (Roosevelt)

    The course consists of two 3-hour sessions. The class is a mix of lecture, demonstration, and hands-on skills development as you learn the basics of a bicycle tune-up. Class topics include: wheel anatomy and basic truing, hub cone adjustments, brake and derailleur adjustments, and basic drivetrain maintenance. Bring your own bike to work on and wear clothes you won’t mind getting dirty. PLUS, students in this course get 10% off shop supplies/tools the day after class! Class meets at the Hub Bike Cooperative, 3016 Minnehaha Ave. Register online or call 612.668.4828. No discounts. *During in-person indoor classes at non-MPS locations participants must agree to wear a face covering, maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet from others at all times, do an At-Home Daily Health Assessment, answer the health screening questions upon arriving at the class and follow all COVID protocols of the off-site location. Participants with any signs of illness are to stay home.
  • Bike: Fix A Flat (Roosevelt)

    We will go over the tools needed to fix your flat, how to identify its cause, and techniques for making the whole process quick and painless. Bring your bike to practice on and wear clothes that you won’t mind getting dirty. Class meets at the Hub Bike Cooperative, 3016 Minnehaha Ave. Register online or call 612.668.4828. No discounts. *During in-person indoor classes at non-MPS locations participants must agree to wear a face covering, maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet from others at all times, do an At-Home Daily Health Assessment, answer the health screening questions upon arriving at the class and follow all COVID protocols of the off-site location. Participants with any signs of illness are to stay home.
  • Ethical, Safe and Successful Hunting in Minnesota (South)

    Learn the basics to effectively start hunting small game and big game in Minnesota, with a focus on safety, rules and effectiveness. Topics include where and how to hunt, field dressing and handling of wild game, and weapons and ammunition (no weapons or ammunition on site). All are welcome regardless of experience.
  • House Detective: How to Research Your Home's History (Roosevelt)

    Peel back secrets for tracking down all aspects of your home's history from the architects and builders, past residents and period photographs. During the second class you can bring your home research findings and any stumbling blocks you encountered to share with the class. No class May 4th..
  • Travel through Vietnam (Washburn)

    This visual photo presentation introduces you to modern and ancient Vietnam sites, including the Mekong Delta, buzzing Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Hoi An and Hue, the capital Hanoi, and Hmong mountain villages. We will end with questions and tips for traveling to Vietnam.