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  • Edina Community Education Writers' Group: Adult

    Share your writing every month among talented and thoughtful people. Maureen Millea Smith prepares creative prompts, brings take home readings, and creates supportive parameters for the students to offer their work to one another in this class. Are you looking for a regular writer's group with an award-winning novelist that will help spur your pen to paper, or fingers to a keyboard? Maureen Millea Smith will have a plan for each evening that will offer you a chance to discuss craft, share your work in a respectful environment, and then she will send you home with readings and writing prompts to frame your at-home writing experience. As you grow in your writing, she will be glad to suggest submission possibilities, or refer you to teachers or classes that will enrich your creative experience. Writers in this group, share by email, the pieces they want discussed. They send their writing to the group five days before class. Discussion will be timed on each piece. Maureen facilitates the discussions and provides writing prompts and reading materials on the writing life.
  • Going to School in USA: Class for New and Immigrant Parents with Children in K-12 School System in the US

    If you are a parent who is new to the American school system and have a K-12 age child in the public school system, then this course might be for you. Having grown up in another country at another time, if you are learning about the American school system for the first time as your child enters KG or elementary school or middle or high school for that matter, you might have many questions about the system, what are the expectations and norms, how do I help my child in navigating the school system, while at the same time retain my own cultural norms? Let's come together to learn and share. Open to parents from any school district.
  • In Person: Edina Public Art Walking Tour: All Ages

    Join is for an hour-long walking tour of public art at Centennial Lakes Park and the Edina promenade. We will learn about several artworks on the tour as well as discuss the benefits of having public art in our community. Great for anyone hoping to learn more about the art in our community. Families welcome! We will be walking and standing for the entire tour. Dress appropriately, tours will happen rain or shine! ***Registered children welcome with a registered adult***
  • Online: Adult Spanish for Travel: Adult

    Do you have future aspirations for traveling to a Spanish speaking country? If so, this is the class for you! Participants learn basic conversation skills to get around a Spanish-speaking country with greater ease. The class will include helpful dialogue, greetings, how to barter at a market and order in a restaurant, and how to ask for simple directions. Each class will include a travel related theme to practice real world Spanish! Like all Futura classes, a dynamic and interactive approach will be used to keep the class fun and exciting!
  • Online: Summer Produce in the Air Fryer: Adult

    Got an air fryer? You’ve got the tool to turn your summer abundance into tasty treats! From Garlic-roasted Tomatoes and Tapas-style Peppers to Fresh Berry Crisp and Zucchini Fries, you can keep your kitchen cool and eat well this summer. Join Kirsten as she demonstrates all these goodies and more online via Zoom. Extensive handout with additional recipes included. Class is recorded so you can follow along at your convenience.
  • Open Woodshop: Adult

    Join a lively community of men and women committed to the craft of woodworking, and always available to lend advice and support. Our wood shop is equipped with major power equipment and hand tools as well as a paint room—all the tools you might need to complete your own projects. **PLEASE NOTE: We are continually updating woodshop equipment and we are committed to safety. At the beginning of each new session of Open Woodshop and Women’s Woodworking, all participants are required to participate in a safety review process and sign the acknowledgment within the Woodshop Handbook** Note - All participants must: have some experience in operating the equipment (including completion of our Woodshop Orientation or Reorientation), be able to work independently, and be willing to volunteer as Woodshop Monitor several times during the session Helpful suggestions: Bring a pencil. Ear and eye protection provided, but you can bring your own. You might find an apron useful. Avoid loose clothing. The Community Woodshop exists for learning and community-building. Commercial production for sale or profit is not consistent with our goals and mission and is not allowed.
  • Photo Organization: Print & Digital: Adult

    Imagine all your photos in one place and a system that allows you to access any photo and movie in literally seconds. Learn about scanners for copies and repair of older prints and slides, cloud storage services and owning vs renting. Discover everything you need to know to complete this project and quickly. Never worry about losing a photo again!