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  • Declutter Your Home (Henry)

    Learn how to let go of unwanted clutter, where to send it, how to tidy your space, how to bring new objects into your space sustainably, and, most importantly, live your best life in the space you have with the objects that support you.
  • Edible Insect Hunting: Japanese Beetles (Southwest)

    Are Japanese Beetles eating your garden? Let's go edible bug hunting! Join Tim Clemens from Ironwood Foraging Co. and learn about Japanese Beetles, an invasive edible scarab. You'll learn how to find, identify, trap, and cook these delicious and nutritious insects. Locations will be in the Minneapolis/Edina area depending on availability. We will email the location to you prior to the workshop. If class is full, please enroll for the waitlist. We will contact you if a space becomes available.
  • Gardening for Wildlife: Bird Habitat (Roosevelt) ONLINE

    Information on attracting and supporting Birds in our urban ecosystem. This is class #3 of a three-part "Gardening for Wildlife Specialty Series". You may register for the series or any of the individual classes. Gardening for Wildlife Specialty Series: The secret to attracting butterflies and other wonderful wildlife to your yard lies in restoring natural habitat. Learn more specialized information on pollinator gardens, water features, bird habitats and enjoying and maintaining the wildlife garden. Walk through the requirements of certifying your yard as a National Wildlife Federation Habitat and discuss landscape plans and layouts. This class is a continuation of the Gardening for Wildlife: Introduction class previously offered, but is suitable for both novice and advanced gardeners. You may register for the series or any of the individual classes. Classes are held ONLINE via Zoom.
  • Gardening for Wildlife: Creating a Pollinator Habitat (Roosevelt) ONLINE

    Receive detailed info on attracting and sustaining butterflies and bumble bees in our gardens, with conservation info on Monarch and Rusty Patched Bumble Bee. This is class #2 of a three-part "Gardening for Wildlife Specialty Series". You may register for the series or any of the individual classes. Gardening for Wildlife Specialty Series: The secret to attracting butterflies and other wonderful wildlife to your yard lies in restoring natural habitat. Learn more specialized information on pollinator gardens, water features, bird habitats and enjoying and maintaining the wildlife garden. Walk through the requirements of certifying your yard as a National Wildlife Federation Habitat and discuss landscape plans and layouts. This class is a continuation of the Gardening for Wildlife: Introduction class previously offered, but is suitable for both novice and advanced gardeners. You may register for the series or any of the individual classes. Classes are held ONLINE via Zoom.
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    Gardening: Indoor Seed Starting (North)

    Join us as we learn the basics of starting your seed planting indoors, during winter. Be prepared to have a thriving indoor garden when spring comes that can easily be transplanted to your outdoor garden for continued growth.
  • Kitchen Design 101: Curating Your Dream Kitchen Remodel (Southwest)

    Looking for ideas on improving your kitchen? We will talk about the advantages and disadvantages of open concept and how to make selections on cabinetry, layout, countertops and the task of putting it all together. Ann Haws owns and operates Mindful Kitchens. If class is full, please enroll for the waitlist. We will contact you if a space becomes available.
  • Mushroom Hunting for Beginners (Southwest)

    Discover the world of mushrooms in this 3-hour hands-on beginner mushroom hunting hike with Ironwood Foraging Co. Lead Guide, Tim Clemens. You'll learn how to find and safely identify edible wild mushrooms. Mushroom hunting equipment, mushroom identification skills, fungal biology, mushroom recipes, and resources to continue your learning will all be covered. Location is within one hour of Minneapolis and will be emailed to attendees prior to the workshop. Walking distance ~1-3 miles. NOTE: Location is within one hour of Minneapolis. Location details will be emailed the Monday prior to the workshop. If we go to a State Park, that there will be an additional $7 Daily/$35 annual vehicle entry permit needed that can be purchased at the State Park entrance office. If class is full, please enroll for the waitlist. We will contact you if a space becomes available.
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    Raising Monarch Butterflies (Lake Harriet)

    In the wild, only 1% of Monarch eggs will become butterflies. Increase their survival rate to 95% by raising them in your home. Learn great gardening tips for milkweed and how to care for caterpillars from egg to chrysalis. Most of the supplies you need are already in your home.
  • Rethos - Making the Most of Doors Open Minneapolis! (Roosevelt) - $Free

    Doors Open Minneapolis is a free event happening May 18 & 19 that gives you a behind-the-scenes look at dozens of amazing buildings throughout our city. Join us as we share some tips and tricks, cool offerings, and unique programming happening during Doors Open weekend! Start your experience off right by attending "Making the Most of Doors Open Minneapolis!" This class is FREE to the general public, but you must register through the link below to secure your spot. Enrollment in this course requires direct registration and payment (if applicable) to our partner, Rethos: Places Reimagined. Complete your registration online: Click on this secure link below to register directly with our partner, Rethos and tell them Minneapolis Community Ed sent you! https://secure.rethos.org/np/clients/rethos/eventR... Refund policy: Please email info@rethos.org if you would like a refund on your purchased ticket and we will arrange to refund the cost of the class. Refunds are provided up to seven days prior to the class. Questions about registration prices, COVID-19 protocol, or refunds/cancellations? Read our Need-To-Know page! This class is brought to you by Rethos. This program has been financed in part by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society.
  • Rethos Realtor CE - Reuse for Real Estate Agents: Helping Clients Make Sustainable Choices (Roosevelt) - $20/$0

    This 1-hour CE class introduces Minnesota real estate agents to climate-conscious resources that they can pass along to their clients. Chances are, your clients want to make sustainable choices and reduce their negative impact on the environment. While many consumers think sustainability requires new "green" products, reused materials are our best option to reduce our carbon emissions and energy usage. This class equips real estate agents with the most up-to-date and localized resources in the Twin Cities' reuse economy. You will learn where to find local reuse and repair resources, how to best share information with clients, and why reuse is essential to building a more sustainable future. Your instructors are Emily Barker, Executive Director of Reuse Minnesota, and Natalie Heneghan, Community Outreach Director at Habitat for Humanity of the Greater La Crosse Region. This course is approved for 1 hour of CE credit for real estate agents and tickets are $20. This class is free to the public. Homeowners planning a renovation project, contractors, and anyone interested in creating a more sustainable future are encouraged to attend. This class is FREE to the general public (informational only) and $20 for Realtor CE credit. Enrollment in this course requires direct registration and payment (if applicable) to our partner, Rethos: Places Reimagined. Complete your registration online: Click on this secure link below to register directly with our partner, Rethos and tell them Minneapolis Community Ed sent you! https://secure.rethos.org/np/clients/rethos/eventR... Refund policy: Please email info@rethos.org if you would like a refund on your purchased ticket and we will arrange to refund the cost of the class. Refunds are provided up to seven days prior to the class. Questions about registration prices, COVID-19 protocol, or refunds/cancellations? Read our Need-To-Know page! This class is brought to you by Rethos. This program has been financed in part by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society.
  • Rethos Rehab Lab - Repairing and Restoring Old Windows (Roosevelt) - $30

    Do you have old wood windows in need of some TLC? Ready to practice window repair skills? Join the staff of Hayes Window Restoration for a hands-on outdoor workshop all about windows. They will explain common window issues and demonstrate basic repairs. This class will focus specifically on glazing, paint prep, and painting. Participants will have their own station at which to practice these skills. You are invited to bring a window from home. We'll also have plenty of practice sash to use. Designed for homeowners and property owners who plan to restore and repair their old windows, this workshop is primarily a hands-on practice session. Enrollment in this course requires direct registration and payment to our partner, Rethos: Places Reimagined. Complete your registration online: Click on this secure link below to register directly with our partner, Rethos and tell them Minneapolis Community Ed sent you! June 12th in Minneapolis, 6:30-8:30 PM: https://secure.rethos.org/np/clients/rethos/eventR... Refund policy: Please email info@rethos.org if you would like a refund on your purchased ticket and we will arrange to refund the cost of the class. Refunds are provided up to seven days prior to the class. Questions about registration prices, COVID-19 protocol, or refunds/cancellations? Read our Need-To-Know page! This class is brought to you by Rethos. This program has been financed in part by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society.
  • Rethos Rehab Lab - The Building Blocks of Masonry (Roosevelt) - $45

    Masonry expert John Beaty, our partner through the Minnesota Historical Society, will teach a hands-on class about the basics of masonry and mortar repair. Taking place at an old Minneapolis home, participants will learn about historic masonry materials and techniques while restoring this local home to further its preservation and sustainability. The class price has changed since the brochure was printed. $45, register through the link below. Enrollment in this course requires direct registration and payment to our partner, Rethos: Places Reimagined. Complete your registration online: Click on this secure link below to register directly with our partner, Rethos and tell them Minneapolis Community Ed sent you! https://secure.rethos.org/np/clients/rethos/eventR... Refund policy: Please email info@rethos.org if you would like a refund on your purchased ticket and we will arrange to refund the cost of the class. Refunds are provided up to seven days prior to the class. Questions about registration prices, COVID-19 protocol, or refunds/cancellations? Read our Need-To-Know page! This class is brought to you by Rethos. This program has been financed in part by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society.
  • Urban Foraging Workshop (Southwest)

    This is a great class to begin your foraging journey and experience urban landscapes through a forager's eyes. Learn about the abundant edible and medicinal landscape all around you. Topics include: wild plant and mushroom identification, foraging ethics, safety, tools, legality and other resources. Locations will be in the Minneapolis/Edina area. We will email the location to you prior to the workshop. Workshop locations may vary depending on what is available at that time. The terrain is level, the pace is slow, and difficulty level should be easy, but may not be wheelchair accessible. No discounts. If class is full, please enroll for the waitlist. We will contact you if a space becomes available.
  • Urban Foraging Workshop (Southwest)

    This is a great class to begin your foraging journey and experience urban landscapes through a forager's eyes. Learn about the abundant edible and medicinal landscape all around you. Topics include: wild plant and mushroom identification, foraging ethics, safety, tools, legality and other resources. Locations will be in the Minneapolis/Edina area depending on availability. We will email the location to you prior to the workshop. If class is full, please enroll for the waitlist. We will contact you if a space becomes available.
  • Window Repair (Henry)

    Save money by learning how to take apart and fix sticky, drafty, cracked or broken windows. Topics covered include sash cord replacement, glazing and the five points of draftiness.