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  • Be A Visitor In Your Own City (Jefferson)

    Enjoy exploring all that Minneapolis has to offer, whether you're new to the city, or have been here forever. Join Michael Hernandez, Director of the Meet Minneapolis Visitor Center, as he spotlights the many activities available to local residents and visitors alike here in your own backyard of Minneapolis. This class is scheduled to take place in person. If we are unable to hold classes in person or are limited in what locations we can use, this class will be moved to an online platform at the same date and time. In that event, a Community Education staff will share information about attending through an online platform.
  • Horseback Riding at Lebanon Hills (Southwest): IN PERSON

    Explore the trails of scenic Lebanon Hills by horseback. No experience needed. Weight Limit of 200#. 4 people per session. Masks required. Class meets at Lebanon Hills Park in Eagan. *During in-person outdoor classes 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 and answer the health screening questions upon arriving at the class. Participants with any signs of illness are to stay home.
  • Minneapolis Pioneers & Soldiers Cemetery Walking Tour (South)

    Get a historic overview and hear stories about the fascinating people buried in Minneapolis Pioneers & Soldiers (formerly Layman's) Cemetery, the oldest existing cemetery in Minneapolis and one of the few cemeteries in Minnesota listed in the National Register of Historic Sites. Class held at Minneapolis Pioneers & Soldiers Cemetery, 2945 Cedar Ave. Face coverings are recommended. All participants should do a COVID-19 Daily Home Health Screening before attending a program. Participants with any sign of illness are to stay home. COVID-19 precautions may change.
  • Sustainable Food Systems: Bridging Communities Minneapolis to St. Paul (Dowling)

    Are you curious about Minneapolis and St. Paul? Learn about our communities' shared history and how our vibrant and diverse cultures shape our future with presenters representing both sides of the river. This session will focus on how sustainable food systems bridge communities. Our moderated discussion will bring together panelists representing food banks, restaurants and urban farmers. See how these leaders are responding to the challenges of the pandemic and food insecurity and how we all can help build a just and healthy food system. This class is now being held online, interactive through an interactive videoconferencing platform. You can choose to enable your camera and audio, or just view the live content. Offered in partnership with St. Paul Public Schools Community Education. Register online or call 612.668.2108.
  • Tour-Masjid Al-Kareem Mosque Visit (Southwest)

    Join the Northwest Islamic Community Center (NWICC) in Plymouth for a tour of the Masjid Al-Kareem mosque and discussion of Islam 101 inlcuding history, traditions and Q & A as we continue building better understanding of our Islamic neighbors. Transportation is on your own. NWICC is located at 3300 Plymouth Blvd, Plymouth, MN 55447. *During in-person, outdoor classes participants are encouraged to wear a face covering, maintain social distancing, and must complete an At-Home Daily Health Assessment, and follow all COVID protocols of the sites. Participants with any signs of illness are to stay home. If class is full, please enroll for the waitlist. We will contact you if a space becomes available.
  • Tour-Walking: A Raucous Ramble Around Minnehaha Falls (Southwest) OUTDOOR

    NEW TOUR ADDED ON OCT 2nd! (Sept. 25th tour is full) The lost history of Minnehaha Falls includes dance halls, secret saloons, wild behavior, lawsuits and whiskey. Join historian Karen Cooper for a 1-mile walk as she tours the places in Minnehaha Park where all this mayhem occurred a hundred years ago. Crooks, landowners, saloon owners, and hoteliers went to the Falls to turn a profit or to raise a little ruckus. The conflict between moral upright society and the dissipated partiers at the Falls is a fascinating and forgotten story. Presented in collaboration with the Hennepin History Museum. NOTE: Group meets at 4800 S Minnehaha Dr, Minneapolis, MN 55417. Pay lots available on along the Parkway as well as metered parking in the area. *During in-person, outdoor classes participants are encouraged to wear a face covering, maintain social distancing, and must complete an At-Home Daily Health Assessment, and follow all COVID protocols of the sites. Participants with any signs of illness are to stay home. If class is full, please enroll for the waitlist. We will contact you if a space becomes available.
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  • Tour-Walking: Immigration & the (Re)Making of Saint Paul's East Side (Anwatin) Outdoor

    Examine the role of immigration in the making and remaking of St. Paul's East Side over the last 150 years. Explore Swede Hollow and its role as the first site of settlement in the 1850s, Then onto Payne Avenue, a center of immigrant life from Swedish, Italian, and German immigrants of the 19th century, to the Hmong, Mexican, and Salvadoran immigrants of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Tour will leave promptly from the Eastside Freedom Library at 1105 Greenbrier Street, Saint Paul, MN 55106. For more information or help registering contact Laura at 612-668-2478.
  • Trucksploration (Southwest) OUTDOOR

    All attendees ages 2+ must wear a Face Covering at all times at the event. Join us for a one-day event that allows children of all ages to climb on, learn about and explore their favorite big trucks and vehicles. Sit in a fire engine, snowplow or helicopter. Talk with a police officer or firefighter as you meet the personnel who protect and serve the Twin Cities. Fire helmets will be given to the first 150 children. Note: Pre-Registration is not needed for this event. You can show up at the gates the day of.