District 728 Community Education

District 728 Community Education is offering some new health and wellness classes this fall. They include: •Essential Oils: 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Handke Center in Elk River. $9. •Unlock Your Body’s True Potential: 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, at Rogers Middle School. $9. •Safe and Fun Winter Hiking: 6:30-8:30 p.m. [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Tom Glaser believes virtually everyone can be happy. “I think it’s simpler than people, at least in Western culture, believe,” he said. A licensed psychologist since 1991, Glaser said American society is bombarded with misleading messages about finding happiness in materialism, romantic love and pleasure-seeking. He’s found that the top [...]

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• Lovelette’s stress and anxiety classes offered during the day and evening Stress and anxiety are very frightening and can be debilitating. People who suffer from these disorders often feel scared and alone. District 728 Community Education instructor Cindy Lovelette can say these individuals are not alone. Lovelette will share her personal journey and show [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Julie Mayo wanted to exercise and have some fun at the same time. Her answer? Play basketball. The 5-foot, 10-inch Elk River woman played basketball at one time at Barnesvile High School. She loves the sport and felt it would hold her attention more than running on a treadmill or [...]

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A free Dance Sampler Workshop will be offered Saturday, Sept. 14, by District 728 Community Education. It will feature sample steps from each adult dance class currently being offered by community education. Here’s the schedule: •Breakdance, 9-9:30 a.m. •Tango, 9:45-10:15 a.m. •Zumba, 10:30-11 a.m. •Salsa, 11:15-11:45 a.m. •Rumba, noon to 12:30 p.m. •Belly dance, 12:45-1:15 [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Zimmerman will offer a middle school sports program, in partnership with District 728 Community Education, if there’s enough interest from students, announced Jaime Hilyar, activities director. “We feel there should be something for kids in grades seven and eight to do right after school,” said Hilyar. “In our conference, the [...]

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District 728 Community Education is offering several health-related classes in June in Elk River, including a new one aimed at helping reduce the chance of falling at home. That class, Personal Fall Prevention, runs from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, June 10 at the Handke Center. It is free. Here’s a sample of some of the other [...]

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Dealing with stress, anxiety and depression will be the topic of a May 14 presentation by Cindy Lovelette and District 728 Community Education. The free class will be 7:30-9 p.m. at the Handke Family Center. “Anxiety is very frightening and can be debilitating,” Lovelette said. “But it doesn’t have to be.” Lovelette, who has launched [...]

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The annual Family Fun Night at The Handke Center will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 3. The event is sponsored by District 728 Community Education, Early Childhood Family Education and BRIDGES (Bringing Resources Information, Direction and Guidance to Everyone in Sherburne County. The event is also co-sponsored by The Creative Therapy [...]

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