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  • Autumn & Holiday Gift Soaps: Adult

    Make lots of fun & easy moisturizing sulfate-free soaps in holiday shapes: gingerbread boys, ornaments, trees, snowflakes, snowmen..) using luscious holiday fragrances: almond, vanilla, orange cream, berries, sugar plum, etc Grab family, friends, neighbors and join our holiday soap making party!
  • Bicycle Repair and Maintenance: Adult

    Basic bike set up, identification, shifting adjustments, brake adjustments, how to safety check your bike, preparing a bike for selling, as well as many other helpful tips & tricks. If you take another class you can start where you left off and move to the next level of learning.
  • Bicycle Repair and Maintenance: Adult

    Basic bike set up, identification, shifting adjustments, brake adjustments, how to safety check your bike, preparing a bike for selling, as well as many other helpful tips & tricks. If you take another class you can start where you left off and move to the next level of learning.
  • Bicycle Repair and Maintenance: Adult

    Major focus on identification of bicycle parts, trailside repair, shifting adjustments, brake adjustments, chain maintenance, how to repair/replace a tube (flat tire), how to safety check your bike, preparing a bike for selling, as well as many other helpful tips & tricks.
  • Bicycle Repair and Maintenance: Adult

    Basic bike set up, identification, shifting adjustments, brake adjustments, how to safety check your bike, preparing a bike for selling, as well as many other helpful tips & tricks. If you take another class you can start where you left off and move to the next level of learning.
  • DIY Fall Floral Centerpiece: Adult

    Just in time for those festive family gatherings! Learn tips and tricks from a trained florist who will lead you through all you need to know in creating a fresh floral centerpiece just in time for your family gatherings. All supplies provided. Participants will leave with a completed centerpiece.
  • DIY Festive Floral Centerpiece: Adult

    Just in time for those festive family gatherings! Learn tips and tricks from a trained florist who will lead you through all you need to know in creating a fresh floral centerpiece just in time for your family gatherings. All supplies provided. Participants will leave with a completed centerpiece.
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    Deconstructing Cravings: Adult

    Cravings are one of the most natural ways your body speaks to you about what you need. In this workshop, we will discuss the primary types of cravings and their causes, learn the concept of Crowding Out, and create a cravings inventory to start understanding messages behind your own cravings.
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    Developing Your Writing Blueprint: Adult

    Do you have a story within you, itching to come out, but you’re unsure how to begin? This class will teach you how to simplify the writing process with a step-by-step roadmap for writing your own unique story, whether fiction or non. (for Writing Blueprint class - can be altered for Novel)
  • Early Warning Signs of Mental Illness in Youth

    Early Warning Signs is a workshop whose educational objectives are to help parents, guardians and foster parents learn early warning signs of mental illnesses and trauma, gain an understanding of the impact of mental Illnesses and trauma on children and youth, and learn strategies to support children who live with an illness. Suicide warning signs and resources are also covered.
  • Easy Partner Dancing: Adult

    ***Registration is per participant ($65 single, $130 Couple)*** No matter the occasion, you’ll be prepared to dance! Be one of the best dancers at your event, or just have some fun dancing together at home! Try something new to add laughter & romance into your relationship! Taking steps from classic ballroom dances, you’ll learn easy to remember mini-routines, danceable to all your favorite songs including pop, blues, rock, country and more! If you think you have no rhythm and 2 left feet, this is the perfect course for you! Couples stay dancing together & singles rotate with other singles. Casual dress. For more information, visit www.ConstantineDance.com
  • Edina Morningside Walking Tour: All Ages

    Come learn about the origins of Morningside. Foundational to the beginning of the Village of Morningside was the arrival of Jonathan Grimes, the building of the streetcar line, and the founding of Edina Morningside Community Church. We will also look at the fascinating history of the 44th & France business district and Morningside Elementary school. This walking tour will be 2 miles on uneven surfaces. ***Registered children under 12 need to be accompanied by a registered adult***
  • Electric Cars: Are They For You?: Adult

    Do electric cars make environmental sense? How about range anxiety? How and where can you charge them. How and where can you charge them? What about cold weather? What about cost? Does it make financial sense to buy one? What is the future of electric cars and battery technology?
  • Family Legacy Storytelling: How To Get Started: Adult

    Have you thought of passing on your stories but don’t know where to start? Join us for a course that will provide you with resources and tools to help you share the most valuable asset you have – your life story.
  • Food is Fuel: Developing a Healthy Relationship with Food: Adult

    Struggle with emotional eating, binge eating, disordered eating or you just can't seem to get a handle on the whole nutrition thing? Discover 14 habits people with healthy relationships with food possess, how to manage emotional eating, and ways to change your mindset towards self-love!
  • Great Decisions: Biden’s Foreign Policy Agenda: Adult

    The new administration in Washington promised to reverse many of the policies of the past administration, especially in foreign policy. How will issues such as climate, the pandemic, and alliances be treated under the Biden administration? The Great Decisions program provides background information and policy options for the eight most critical issues facing America each year and serves as the focal text for discussion groups across the country. The Great Decisions program was created by the Foreign Policy Association. The mission of the Foreign Policy Association today, as it has been for over 100 years, is to serve as a catalyst for developing awareness, understanding, and informed opinion on U.S. foreign policy and global issues. Through its balanced, nonpartisan programs and publications, the FPA encourages citizens to participate in the foreign policy process. Molly Hayes Baril, presenter Molly Hayes Baril (pronounced "Barry") is a longtime Great Decisions speaker who works at the intersection of local and international policy. As a Foreign Affairs Officer with the State Department from 2008-2014, she served as a policy advisor in various positions related to civilian security (human rights, refugee policy, and counterterrorism policy), including roles as Desk Officer for Tunisia, Morocco and Western Sahara, and Kenya; Regional Security Officer for East Africa; and as a Deputy Coordinator of the Department's emergency taskforce on Egypt during the 2011 Arab Spring. Since returning to Minnesota, she has served as program director for a local refugee resettlement agency; deputy chief of staff and speechwriter to the president of the University of Minnesota; and special advisor for global engagement at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. Molly is a 2020-2025 Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and an independent consultant and printmaker. She holds an MPA from the Humphrey School, a graduate certificate in international relations from Johns Hopkins' School of Advanced International Studies, and a BA in English and Arabic from the University of Notre Dame. Born and raised in Saint Paul, she has lived in Egypt, Ireland, and Washington, DC, and now lives with her growing family in Minneapolis (and loves both sides of the river). Previous Great Decisions topics, 2016-2021: Red Sea Security, The State of the State Department and American Diplomacy, Middle East: Regional Turmoil, The Waning of Pax Americana?, Saudi Arabia in Transition, The Future of Kurdistan, and The Rise of ISIS. This program is brought to the community through a partnership with the Edina Senior Center, the Edina Library and Edina Community Ed. The Friends of the Edina Library and Global Minnesota have graciously co-sponsored this program.
  • Great Decisions: Climate Change: Adult

    How will the Biden administration tackle climate change? The ideological divide in the United States on the subject of climate change has impeded progress in curbing greenhouse emissions. But extreme weather events at both ends of the thermometer have focused attention on the consequences of inaction. What role will the United States play in future negotiations on climate? The Great Decisions program provides background information and policy options for the eight most critical issues facing America each year and serves as the focal text for discussion groups across the country. The Great Decisions program was created by the Foreign Policy Association. The mission of the Foreign Policy Association today, as it has been for over 100 years, is to serve as a catalyst for developing awareness, understanding, and informed opinion on U.S. foreign policy and global issues. Through its balanced, nonpartisan programs and publications, the FPA encourages citizens to participate in the foreign policy process. Ellen Kennedy, presenter Ellen J. Kennedy, Ph.D., is the founder and Executive Director of World Without Genocide, located at Mitchell Hamline School of Law, St. Paul, MN. The organization provides education about past and current conflicts and advocacy at local, state, and national levels for legislation to promote peace and justice. She has been an adjunct professor at Mitchell Hamline School of Law since 2011. Kennedy has received many awards for her work including Outstanding Citizen from the Anne Frank Center in New York, Community Service Award from the University of Minnesota, Human Rights Award from the UN Office of Church Women United, Prominent Minnesotan from the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and the Change-maker Award from the Minnesota Women’s Press. World Without Genocide received a Certificate of Merit from the Minnesota Office of the Governor and two Minnesota Ethical Leadership Awards for programs for high school, college, and law students. Kennedy has a BA degree from the University of Michigan, three masters’ degrees, and two doctorate degrees from the University of Minnesota. This program is brought to the community through a partnership with the Edina Senior Center, the Edina Library and Edina Community Ed. The Friends of the Edina Library and Global Minnesota have graciously co-sponsored this program.
  • Great Decisions: Outer Space: Adult

    The launch of Sputnik 1 in October 1957 marked the beginning of the space era and of the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union. in the 21st century, there are many more participants in space, including countries such as India and China, and commercial companies such as SpaceX. How will the United States fare in a crowded outer space? The Great Decisions program provides background information and policy options for the eight most critical issues facing America each year and serves as the focal text for discussion groups across the country. The Great Decisions program was created by the Foreign Policy Association. The mission of the Foreign Policy Association today, as it has been for over 100 years, is to serve as a catalyst for developing awareness, understanding, and informed opinion on U.S. foreign policy and global issues. Through its balanced, nonpartisan programs and publications, the FPA encourages citizens to participate in the foreign policy process. Todd Lefko, presenter Todd is President of the International Business Development Company, an import-export firm dealing with water purification equipment, kilns, linen, art, and new technologies. He has homes in both Minnesota and Moscow, and has written more than 680 articles, which appeared weekly in Rossiske Vesti, the political newspaper of the Russian Presidential administration, as well as other Russian newspapers. Todd is on the editorial board for the Russian Historical Review, a quarterly journal, as well as being the English editor for four Russian books. Todd has worked in Russia for over 32 years. Todd has taught sociology and urban affairs at the University of Minnesota and political science, international relations, political philosophy, political campaign management, leadership and organizational development at other Minnesota colleges. He has lectured at universities in Russia, China, Germany, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Turkmenistan. He has an M.A. in Public Administration and coursework for a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota and has studied public policy as Bush Fellow at Harvard and urban planning at the University of Manchester, England. He is one of the founders of Global Volunteers and has been their Treasurer and representative at the United Nations and serves on their Board of Trustees. Todd has also been a member of the Twin Cities Metropolitan Council, The Regional Transit Board, and the Minnesota Experimental City Authority. He is currently Chairperson of the Russian-American Business and Culture Council. This program is brought to the community through a partnership with the Edina Senior Center, the Edina Library and Edina Community Ed. The Friends of the Edina Library and Global Minnesota have graciously co-sponsored this program.
  • Halloween Soap Party: Adult

    Make lots of fun & easy gently cleansing sulfate-free Halloween soaps in non-scary shapes: pumpkins, ghosts, bats, spider webs, witches hats,..using candy fragrance oils: cotton candy, marshmallow, bubble gum, pink lemonade, margarita lime, orange cream, frosting, cupcake, etc. Fun party gifts!
  • Holiday Bath Melts: Adult

    Make fun, easy & luxurious bath melts with natural nutrient & vitamin rich oils and butters to soothe driest skin all winter long. Luscious fragrances: orange cream, berries, sugar plum, almond, biscotti, almond.. Grab fam & friends for our bath melt party just in time to make amazing holiday gifts!
  • How to Cut the Cable Cord: Adult

    This class will show you many viewing options that are free or much lower cost than cable. We'll cover how to get internet without cable, how to get tv to your television without cable, how to get free and cheap subscription services and more.
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    In Person: Mah Jongg Extra Play Night

    Come join the gang for an extra night of play! We are gathering experienced players together for some fun play time. MahJongg is an excellent way to bond with family and friends, create community, and keep you quick on your toes! Join us!
  • PICT1263 (flickr) (CC BY 2.0)

    In Person: Mah Jongg Extra Play Night

    Come join the gang for an extra night of play! We are gathering experienced players together for some fun play time. MahJongg is an excellent way to bond with family and friends, create community, and keep you quick on your toes! Join us!