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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.
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    Electrical Circuits (Southwest)

    Brighten your knowledge of different types of wire, circuit breakers, light switches, wall receptacles and how to replace them. Wire up and test three different circuits. If class is full, please enroll for the waitlist. We will contact you if a space becomes available.
  • Entomophagy: Edible Insects (Southwest)

    Let's eat bugs! Join Tim Clemens of Ironwood Foraging Co. to learn about the practice of Entomophagy. You'll learn about the nutritional benefits, culture, and promising future of edible insects. You will get to eat several insects. Group meets at New Branches located at 5011 31st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55417 If class is full, please enroll for the waitlist. We will contact you if a space becomes available.
  • Full Shade Gardening: Edible Natives (Southwest)

    Has full shade made you give up your dreams of having an edible garden? Is your yard dominated by a huge old tree? There's hope! Join Tim Clemens of Ironwood Foraging Co. to learn about the native species you can grow, and eat, in full shade conditions. Group meets at New Branches located at 5011 31st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55417 If class is full, please enroll for the waitlist. We will contact you if a space becomes available.
  • Gardening for Wildlife Introduction (Roosevelt) ONLINE

    Discover the basic essentials in creating a wildlife-friendly yard and garden. The secret to attracting butterflies, birds, and other wonderful wildlife is reestablishing a more natural habitat. In a world where widespread land practices have diminished biodiversity, this course empowers you with insights into simple actions you can implement in your own yard, contributing to the broader environmental well-being. You will soon be attracting and delighting in birds, butterflies, and bumblebees, ensuring a thriving habitat for generations to come. This is the first class in the Gardening for Wildlife Series, more to come Spring session 2024! This class is priced on a sliding fee scale. Please pay the price you are able. This helps to ensure that Community Education can provide quality opportunities for all of our participants.
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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.
  • Gardening: Raised Bed Square Foot Gardening (Edison)

    Growing your own vegetables can be easy and fun with a Raised Bed Square Foot Garden! The class covers: getting started, choosing a raised bed that’s right for you, planting and harvesting advice, rotating crops, and choosing companion plants. Container gardening will also be addressed. Suitable for any level of experience.
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    Gardening: Recycled Materials: Make Your Own Plant Stand and Talk Plants (Washburn at Las Estrellas)

    Using recycled materials, you will make a plant stand. Opportunity to ask questions about gardening.
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    Gardening: Spring Garden Seed Starting (Edison)

    Already day dreaming about your spring garden? Its not too early to get your hands dirty! Start your garden now by planting a variety of seeds in your own seed starter kit. Leave class with the knowledge to set up your own mini greenhouse for pennies on the dollar. Different types of garden beds for homeowners and apartment dwellers alike will also be discussed. Supply fee includes seeds and starter kit.
  • Itchy Gardener: Starting Early (Henry)

    Snow is still on the ground but it is not too early to get your hands dirty and get started on your garden. Come start your own mini-greenhouse seed starter kit with a built-in light (cell phone charger cord not included) with a variety of spice and herb seeds in time for planting out when it warms up in the spring. We will discuss my favorite time-tested techniques for the different types of gardens, indoors and outdoors. Seven dollar materials fee covers cost of the mini greenhouse, seed starter mix and seeds.
  • 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.
  • Raising Backyard Chickens (Southwest) ONLINE

    Discuss the joy, benefits and the challenges of keeping chickens in an urban setting. Topics will include but not be limited to: Breeds, Nutrition/Feeds, Housing, Getting Started, Welfare Issues and Bio-Security. Participants will receive a certificate that is accepted by Mpls Animal Control; a prerequisite for issuing a permit to keep chickens. This class will be held on Zoom. If the class is full, please add your name to the waitlist.
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    Rethos Realtor CE - Hot in Here: Understanding Boilers and Furnaces (Roosevelt) - $35/$0

    Winter is coming (whether we like it or not)! This one-hour class introduces you to different types of heating systems commonly found in Twin Cities homes. You'll discover how furnaces & boilers work, how to maintain them, and how to handle common issues. Homeowners, this class will arm you with the knowledge you need to stay toasty this winter. Real estate agents, this is an excellent opportunity to become more well-versed in common heating systems, to answer all your clients' questions, and to provide buyers with resources on maintenance and repair. This class is FREE to the general public (informational only) and $35 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! March 9th in Winona, 10am-1pm: https://secure.rethos.org/np/clients/rethos/eventR... March 19th 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.
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    Rethos Rehab Lab: Plumbing the Depths of Toilet Repair (Roosevelt) - $30

    Need some toilet tips? Join Rethos and the Minnesota Tool Library for a crash course in toilet repair. Learn how to diagnose common toilet issues and determine the best course of action. Longtime plumber & teacher Manny Manzano will demonstrate basic repairs. You'll leave class with the confidence to tackle any flushing frustration that comes your way. Bring your questions, we'll provide the rest! The Rethos Education program is funded in part by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society. 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/eventRegistration.jsp?forwardedFromSecureDomain=1&event=3163 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.
  • Wild Mushrooms: Intro (Southwest)

    Fascinated by fungi but don't know where to start? Join Tim Clemens of Ironwood Foraging Co. for this introduction to wild mushrooms presentation. You'll learn about several edible and toxic mushroom species in Minnesota, helpful terminology, where and when to find wild mushrooms, and how to safely begin your mushroom hunting journey. Group meets at New Branches located at 5011 31st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55417 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.