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    10 Secrets & Tips for Successfully Buying or Selling a Home or Investment Property

    Learn how to be more successful when acquiring or selling real estate by understanding the purchase agreement, strategies for getting your offer accepted in multiple offers, and different ways to cover closing costs and mortgage insurance. Registration Deadline Registration for all class sessions closes 3 days before the start date. Late Registration: If you miss the deadline but are still interested, you can contact the Community Ed office. Space may be limited, but we'll try our best to accommodate late registrations. Email: communityed@edinaschools.org Phone: (952) 848-3952
  • Buying New Construction

    Thinking about moving and considering new construction a housing option because you want an open floor plan and larger closets? Explore what is available, where to find it, and whatto expect in new construction include timelines, hidden costs, risks, and the coordination selling your existing home or giving appropriate notice on your lease. You will find that there are differences when selecting a smaller builder verses a national builder. Registration Deadline Registration for all class sessions closes 3 days before the start date. Late Registration: If you miss the deadline but are still interested, you can contact the Community Ed office. Space may be limited, but we'll try our best to accommodate late registrations. Email: communityed@edinaschools.org Phone: (952) 848-3952
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    Capsule Wardrobe: Take Control of Your Closet

    Learn how to build flattering and functional Capsule Wardrobes -- for travel, for work, for fun! We'll consider sustainability, manufacturing practices, thrifting and PPW (Price Per Wear!) Registration Deadline Registration for all class sessions closes 3 days before the start date. Late Registration: If you miss the deadline but are still interested, you can contact the Community Ed office. Space may be limited, but we'll try our best to accommodate late registrations. Email: communityed@edinaschools.org Phone: (952) 848-3952
  • Downsizing in the Current Housing Market

    Have you been thinking that now might be the time to downsize but aren’t sure where to start, how to do it, or what your options are? Bonus-all attendees receive the Downsizing Made Easy guide PDF-A $24.95 value. Access to preferred service providers and discount coupons provided to all attendees as well as a no cost home evaluation for those who want to know the value of their home and recommended suggestions to make it more salable. Registration Deadline Registration for all class sessions closes 3 days before the start date. Late Registration: If you miss the deadline but are still interested, you can contact the Community Ed office. Space may be limited, but we'll try our best to accommodate late registrations. Email: communityed@edinaschools.org Phone: (952) 848-3952 Drop-In Option: Some classes offer a drop-in option, which allows you to register and participate on the day of the class.
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    Get Your Home Ready to Sell!

    Whether you are planning to sell your house soon or you are just thinking about it, now is the time to learn how to best prepare! In this class you will get expert advice on how to get top dollar for your home. You’ll learn about the importance of staging, what projects have the biggest return on investment, timing to get things done and the value of decluttering. You’ll also learn how to manage stress while getting your home ready and the best resources to get all your projects finished. Taking this class is guaranteed to prepare you to sell and earn more profit on the sale! Registration Deadline Registration for all class sessions closes 3 days before the start date. Late Registration: If you miss the deadline but are still interested, you can contact the Community Ed office. Space may be limited, but we'll try our best to accommodate late registrations. Email: communityed@edinaschools.org Phone: (952) 848-3952
  • Great Decisions: Mideast Realignment

    Jay Shahidi: Mehr “Jay” Shahidi is free-lance international affairs researcher, lobbyist, public speaker, consultant, human rights activist as well as a business owner. Jay has taught Great Decisions Courses for Global Minnesota and Foreign Policy Association since 2005. He is the Advocacy Chair and past president of the United Nations Association of USA, the Harold E. Stassen Chapter in Minnesota which is part of the United Nations Foundation. He also served on the National Council of the organization for three years and in 2019 was presented its Arnold Goodman Lifetime Achievement Award for 54 years of concerted advocacy of the UN mission and for his tireless humanitarian efforts. Jay has been an active member of Amnesty International and Minnesota Peace Project and has done citizen lobbying at all levels of government in US for over 51 years. Mideast Realignment: The United States and Middle East are at a crossroads. In spite of a reduced presence in the Middle East, the U.S. still has significant national interests there and the area is a key arena for global power politics. Can the U.S. continue to defend its interests in the Middle East and globally with a lower level of military and political involvement, or should it recommit to a leading role in the region? The United States and Middle East are at a crossroads. In spite of a reduced presence in the Middle East, the U.S. still has significant national interests there and the area is a key arena for global power politics. Can the U.S. continue to defend its interests in the Middle East and globally with a lower level of military and political involvement, or should it recommit to a leading role in the region? This Great Decisions event is also being cosponsored by the MN Chapter of the United Nations Association. 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. 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.
  • Mah Jongg Beginning II: Evening

    This introductory course to American Mah Jongg will teach you everything we’ve learned to love about the wonderful world of “MAHJ” - the snacks, the chat, and of course the game! In this four-part beginning series you will learn the basics, be able to ask questions, and get plenty of practice. Soon you will master this exciting and challenging game of skill, strategy, and luck. Mah Jongg is an excellent way to bond with family and friends, create community, and keep you quick on your toes! No equipment needed, just pull up a chair and join us! Registration Deadline Registration for all class sessions closes 3 days before the start date. Late Registration: If you miss the deadline but are still interested, you can contact the Community Ed office. Space may be limited, but we'll try our best to accommodate late registrations. Email: communityed@edinaschools.org Phone: (952) 848-3952
  • Mah Jongg Next Steps: Morning Play

    How about a fun morning of Mah Jongg? We are gathering players for an easy “meet up” of casual Mahj play with the option of getting some additional coaching from instructor, Abbe Blacker, who will be on hand to help make strategic, winning suggestions to you during the games. Mah Jongg is an excellent way to bond with family and friends, create community, and keep you quick on your toes! * Note: Participants should have at least a basic understanding of the mechanics of the game. Although there will be an instructor on hand to help players with assistance as needed, this is not a beginner’s class. Registration Deadline Registration for all class sessions closes 3 days before the start date. Late Registration: If you miss the deadline but are still interested, you can contact the Community Ed office. Space may be limited, but we'll try our best to accommodate late registrations. Email: communityed@edinaschools.org Phone: (952) 848-3952
  • Mah Jongg Next Steps: Play Night

    How about a fun night of Mah Jongg? We are gathering players for an easy “meet up” of casual Mahj play with the option of getting some additional coaching from instructor, Abbe Blacker, who will be on hand to help make strategic, winning suggestions to you during the games. Mah Jongg is an excellent way to bond with family and friends, create community, and keep you quick on your toes! * Note: Participants should have at least a basic understanding of the mechanics of the game. Although there will be an instructor on hand to help players with assistance as needed, this is not a beginner’s class. Registration Deadline Registration for all class sessions closes 3 days before the start date. Late Registration: If you miss the deadline but are still interested, you can contact the Community Ed office. Space may be limited, but we'll try our best to accommodate late registrations. Email: communityed@edinaschools.org Phone: (952) 848-3952
  • Mah Jongg Next Steps: Play Night

    How about a fun night of Mah Jongg? We are gathering players for an easy “meet up” of casual Mahj play with the option of getting some additional coaching from instructor, Abbe Blacker, who will be on hand to help make strategic, winning suggestions to you during the games. Mah Jongg is an excellent way to bond with family and friends, create community, and keep you quick on your toes! * Note: Participants should have at least a basic understanding of the mechanics of the game. Although there will be an instructor on hand to help players with assistance as needed, this is not a beginner’s class. Registration Deadline Registration for all class sessions closes 3 days before the start date. Late Registration: If you miss the deadline but are still interested, you can contact the Community Ed office. Space may be limited, but we'll try our best to accommodate late registrations. Email: communityed@edinaschools.org Phone: (952) 848-3952
  • Midlife Transformation: Unleash Your Power

    Rebecca Lindberg: Rebecca is a licensed dietitian and registered dietitian nutritionist with a B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics, a B.S. in Exercise Science, and an M.P.H. in Public Health Nutrition. She has inspired countless individuals to embrace healthier lifestyles through her user-friendly tools and resources, including her best-selling book The Food Counter’s Pocket Companion. Rebecca is passionate about helping women ditch dieting, simplify eating, achieve goals through a personalized approach, and find joy in food again. Karyn Entzion: Karyn is an Exercise Physiologist with a B.S. in Consumer Health and Fitness, an M.S. in Exercise Science, and a black belt in Tae Kwon Do. She has consulted with organizations, employers, healthcare companies, and individuals on improving health and well-being for over three decades. She is on a quest to teach midlife women to live well and be fit for life. Embark on a journey of self-discovery and empowerment during this transformative class designed to help you conquer your deepest desires, live life to the fullest, and flourish while being tailored just for you—a midlife woman ready to feel great and live well. Say goodbye to setbacks and hello to success as we uncover the game-changing strategy you’re missing for success, and get ready to strut out of the session with your personalized 90-Day Journal, armed and empowered to turn knowledge into action. Registration Deadline Registration for all class sessions closes 3 days before the start date. Late Registration: If you miss the deadline but are still interested, you can contact the Community Ed office. Space may be limited, but we'll try our best to accommodate late registrations. Email: communityed@edinaschools.org Phone: (952) 848-3952
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    Open Woodshop: Morning

    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.
  • Zestfully Declutter

    Ready to break free from the clutter that's holding you back? Join Kira Vanderlan, award winning designer and home organizer, for an exhilarating decluttering course that will transform your life. In this engaging and lively class, you'll embark on a journey to: Discover the hidden treasures and stories behind your possessions. Kira's thoughtful approach ensures every item gets the attention it deserves. Develop practical skills to let go of the things that no longer serve you. Learn where to donate your stuff, how to sell your possessions, and the secrets to living with zest and less stress. Transform your space and your life. Experience the incredible benefits of decluttering on your emotional well-being, finances, and overall lifestyle. Join us and see how decluttering can revolutionize your world, bringing joy, freedom, and a lighter, more vibrant way of living! Note: Class price has been reduced to $15. Kira Vanederlan: Kira Vanderlan is a professional home stager, interior designer and home organizer. She loves helping people downsize and get their homes ready to sell. She has a passion for giving people and their living spaces new life! Kira is the owner of Zestful Design, an award winning home/business organizing, design and staging company, and she is a member of NAPO (National Association of Productivity and Organizing). She is proud to be a Native American woman business owner. Please read our Adult Programming Overview page for all info regarding registration, cancellation, and building info. Adult Programs - Edina Community Ed (edinaschools.org) Registration for all class sessions closes 3 days before the start date. Late Registration: If you miss the deadline but are still interested, you can contact the Community Ed office. Space may be limited, but we'll try our best to accommodate late registrations. Email: communityed@edinaschools.org Phone: (952) 848-3952