District 728 Community Education

The first day of spring —Wednesday, March 20 — was the coldest one since 1965, according to KSTP.com. But spring is coming. Below find a sample of a few events heralding the arrival of spring in the Elk River area. Garden Education Expo set for April 13  The ninth annual Garden Education Expo presented by […]

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District 728 Community Education has teamed up with Three Rivers Fitness in Otsego to offer a Fitness Open House on Saturday, Jan. 12. The event is free and will be held at Three Rivers Fitness, 9201 Quaday Ave. NE, Otsego. The schedule is: •Fitness Yoga, 8 a.m. •50/50, 9 a.m. •Spin/Strength/Abs, 10 a.m. •Zumba, 11 […]

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by Joni Astrup Associate editor Christina Zaczkowski  of Elk River would like to see more people get moving. She believes there are many symptoms people have that could be solved if they would just work out on a regular basis. An instructor and personal trainer from inFIT and Anytime Fitness of Albertville,  Zaczkowski kicks off […]

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“Caring for your Aging Parent” will be the topic of an educational event Oct. 25 at the Handke Center in Elk River. The United Way, District 728 and Big Lake Community Education, Guardian Angels, Faith in Action, RSVP and Riverway Clinics of Elk River have partnered to put it on. They decided to sponsor the […]

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Elk River High School sophomores Josh and Sam Gearou, representing District 728 Community Education, recently placed fifth in the Senior Exhibit division category for the National History Day (NHD) contest.  The brothers also received the Outstanding State Entry.  The national competition was held at the University of Maryland. According to their Community Education teacher, Ron […]

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It is seldom that one is impressed with an enterprise in a community over the long term, both in judicious use of resources, but also in leadership in contributions to the growth and well-being of its people. Observing the activity of staff, employees, participants, trades workers and others at the Handke School in past years, […]

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From staff reports District 728 Community Education is offering a number of health-related classes this fall. Here is the rundown. Intro to Holistic Health Gain an increased understanding of the holistic health field by trying various methods including reflexology, muscle testing, yoga, acupressure, music, EFT and others. 1–3 p.m. Thursdays Nov. 1 and 8. $39 […]

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District 728 Community Education is offering an American Heart Association CPR and AED class. It will run from 6–10 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13 at the Handke Center in Elk River. The one-session class costs $65. For registration information, go to www.728communityed.com or call District 728 Community Education at 763-241-3520.

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District 728 Community Education’s annual Family Fun Night, which attracted 600 people last year, attracted even more this year.  Event organizers are estimating more than 800 turned out for the May 4 event at the Handke Family Center. Those who came helped celebrate children’s mental health and wellness. The event is sponsored by BRIDGES (Bringing […]

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