District 728 Community Education
by Joni Astrup Associate Editor When Kelsey Van Ordstrand went to Cuba two years ago, she said it was like stepping back in time. There were no McDonald’s restaurants and no Starbucks coffee shops. Old American cars from the 1950s — known as Yank Tanks — were common sights on the streets. The ...Read More
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Two free health-related classes will be offered this spring by District 728 Community Education. One is titled, “Stress: The Connection Between Adrenal and Thyroid Health and Weight Loss.“ It will run from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at CrossFit in Elk River. Another free class is titled,...Read More
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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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-...Read More
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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 sam...Read More
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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...Read More
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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 a...Read More
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