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  • On the Wright Track Model Railroad Club-2021 All Aboard!

    Come join the club! If you like trains or things that go, this class is for you. This hobby will teach you the basic construction, electrical and mechanical principles. This is also a great application of artistic ideas and encourages creativity. The activity will help members understand the importance of transportation history and industry trends for the future. Recommended age is eight and up but all ages are welcome. Club leader is an experienced model railroader.
  • Puppy Training

    Register to begin any Monday night, call CE at 763.682.8770 to confirm which Monday you will be starting. This six-week class is for all breeds of puppies, age 8 weeks to 4 months old. Each class starts with 15 minutes of puppy play and socialization. Throughout the six-weeks, we work on basic obedience including leash walking, sit, down and stay. We address issues as needed such as biting, house breaking, crate training, etc. Students should bring a regular buckle collar, 6- foot leash and plenty of soft dog treats to class. Classes are held indoors in a heated/ AC facility with matted floors at Water’s Edge Dog Center. Puppies should have their first set of shots including first Parvo/distemper and Bordetella (optional). Young handlers are welcome accompanied by a parent. Register to begin any Monday night, call CE at 763.682.8770 to confirm which Monday you will be starting.
  • Intro to Voiceover

    Explore the fun, rewarding possibilities of the voiceover industry! Discover current trends and how they make it easy and affordable for just about anyone to get involved. You’ll learn about different types of voiceovers and tools you’ll need to find success. Your instructor, a professional voice actor from Voices For All, will take notes as you read a real script in this one-on-one video chat setting, and offer some coaching to improve your delivery. You’ll receive a professional voiceover evaluation later. One-time, 90-minute, introductory class for $30. Call Community Ed to schedule an online time frame.
  • Fitness Yoga

    This class combines traditional yoga with modern fitness moves. It is a flowing heat building workout that will make you sweat. An excellent workout designed to lengthen and strengthen your muscles.
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  • Bird Chime

    Create your own wind chime with this fun bird shape and a nana bell. This cute little bird will be a favorite hanging in the window or from a tree branch. Decorate this bird shape using colorful bits of glass. We will fire the glass and provide all the components needed for you to complete your chime.
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  • ​Puppy Training

    This six-week class is for all breeds of puppies, age 8 weeks to 4 months old. Each class starts with 15 minutes of puppy play and socialization. Throughout the six-weeks, we work on basic obedience including leash walking, sit, down and stay. We address issues as needed such as biting, house breaking, crate training, etc. Students should bring a regular buckle collar, 6- foot leash and plenty of soft dog treats to class. Classes are held indoors in a heated/ AC facility with matted floors at Water’s Edge Dog Center. Puppies should have their first set of shots including first Parvo/distemper and Bordetella (optional). Young handlers are welcome accompanied by a parent. Register to begin any Monday night.
  • Dog Obedience

    This eight-week class is for all breeds of dogs 5 months and older. In this class we will work on heeling on leash, sit, down, stay, stand for groom and vet examination. We will work on good manners around people and other dogs. Students should bring a regular buckle collar, 6- foot leash (no flexi-leads) and plenty of soft dog treats to class. Classes are held indoors in a heated/ AC facility with matted floors at Water’s Edge Dog Center. Dogs need to be up to date on vaccinations including distemper, rabies, parvo, and bordetella (optional). Young handlers are welcome accompanied by a parent.
  • ​ACUPRESSURE FACELIFT & SKIN SAVVY On-Line Via Zoom

    Here’s a facelift you can do at home. Acupressure is an ancient Eastern healing method that works with the energy that flows through your body. Stimulating facial acupressure points can help erase years from your face naturally, bring a healthy glow to your skin; increase muscle tone; decrease puffiness and eye bags; reduce lines and prevent new lines from forming; even decrease headaches, relieve eye strain, soothe nerves and increase relaxation. Learn how to make your skin as healthy as possible from the inside out.
  • Thyroid Information You Need to Know- On-Line Zoom

    If you currently take thyroid medication but are still gaining weight and still have a variety of symptoms, there's more you need to know. Fatigue, weight gain, depression, anxiety, rising cholesterol levels, inability to focus, thinning hair, digestive problems, abnormal blood pressure, reduced sex drive, and heart palpitations are only some of the symptoms. In this workshop, we’ll discuss: how thyroid function can make any illness worse; the 5 things that need to be measured, but usually aren’t; why the #1 thyroid replacement may not be helping you; connection between thyroid, fibromyalgia and arthritis; foods that help or hinder; commonly misunderstood rules of how and when to take thyroid meds; environmental triggers and info you need to discuss with your doctor. This workshop is a source of information only and should by no means be considered a substitute for the advice of a qualified medical professional.
  • Saturday Qig. Sampler

    Come sample the benefits of Qigong. Qigong will enhance the quality of your life and the lives around you. Join us Saturdays to experience the activity and further enhance your Qigong work. This practice is open for those just interested in all levels.
  • ​AVOID THE PITFALLS (AND WEIGHT GAIN) OF PERIMENOPAUSE & MENOPAUSE On-Line Zoom

    AVOID THE PITFALLS (AND WEIGHT GAIN) OF PERIMENOPAUSE & MENOPAUSE Perimenopause starts around the age of 35 for most women and can last 10-15 years. Common symptoms include fatigue, migraines, weight gain, water retention, depression, sleep disturbances, joint aches, hot flashes, anger flashes, migraines, fibroids, exaggerated PMS and more. Once you understand exactly what is causing all the troublesome symptoms, they are much easier to correct. We'll discuss how to get hormone levels measured - blood test vs. saliva test and what to do with the results; traditional HRT vs. bioidentical; acupressure points to assist in symptom relief and nutritional musts. You'll leave with multiple tools and techniques for restoring health and well-being. SU1225 Monday May 106:00-7:30 pm 1 session $35Janice Novak
  • Medicare Basics: Turning 65 in 2021

    Medicare Basics: Turning 65 in 2021? Join us to learn about enrolling in Medicare. This informational class is suitable for anyone who is or will become Medicare eligible and will help answer questions including What if I'm going to continue working after I turn 65? How is my spouse affected by my enrollment? What is Original Medicare? What is the difference between a Medicare Supplement Plan and a Medicare Advantage Plan, and how do they work with Original Medicare? What about my prescriptions? How do I enroll in Medicare, and when should I do it? What if I don't enroll? How might my HSA impact my Medicare decision-making?
  • ​METABOLISM BOOSTERS & BUSTERS On Line Via Zoom

    In the past you probably could drop weight by cutting back on calories or exercising a bit more. But then suddenly the scale stops moving and you just can’t seem to lose weight. THE GOOD NEWS - You could lose up to 20 pounds in a year – without eating less. Just by revving up your metabolism, you can burn more calories every day, lose fat, boost energy, feel stronger and more fit. In this class, you will learn 20 SIMPLE things you can do every day to boost your metabolism and burn as much as 30% more calories every day.
  • 4 hour Defensive Driving course

    If you have taken a state approved 8-hour Defensive Driving Course (55+) in the past, now you can renew your up to 10%, 3 year car insurance discount by taking this state-approved, 4-hour refresher course. There is no driving and no test. You will receive a certificate of completion to provide to your insurance company.
  • Sex Please We're Sixty! - Day Trippers Theatre

    Join us for an afternoon play and dinner, we will arrive in style on a charter bus! “Sex Please We’re Sixty” is a play where golden girls meet grumpy old men, this comedy with certainly give you a chuckle. On the menu Sliced Turkey Breast With Wild Rice and Cranberry Stuffing, Swedish Meatballs, Pasta Alfredo Prima Vera, Real Hand-Mashed Potatoes With Gravy, Tuscan Vegetable Medley, Raspberry Vinaigrette Salad, assorted dinner rolls and butter and of course assorted dessert bars! Deadline to register is May 6 Thursday, May 13, 11am-4pm. 1 Session $89 Bus leave Discovery East side @ 11 am, lunch @ noon followed by play @ 1 pm. Returning to Discovery by 4pm More information regarding Covid 19 protocol will be shared prior to our trip’s departure, BHM Community Education follows all current CDC and MN Dept of Health guidance. Masks will be required.
  • Overcome Your Carbohydrate Cravings-On-Line Zoom

    Ever had a day where you can’t stop eating? Do you crave starches, snack foods, and sweets and find the more you eat, the more you want to eat? Is your snacking out of control? In this workshop, we will discuss a two week plan that will STOP your cravings (no kidding!), help you lose weight and help keep your insulin levels balanced. Overcoming carb cravings is not a matter of willpower but a matter of biology. Learn how you can stop the vicious cycle of food craving and weight gain. No hype – just the facts.
  • Defensive Driving-8 hour Course

    8 hour Course: Defensive Driving-online via Zoom If you are 55 or older, save money on your car insurance premiums and become a better driver! Minnesota law requires insurance companies to offer you up to a 10% reduction for three years if you complete the National Safety Council's Defensive Driving Course, taught by professional, online certified instructors. The course is two sessions of classroom - no driving or test required. You will receive a certificate of completion to provide to your insurance company. Attendance at both sessions is required to receive the credit.
  • Qigong Thursday

    Qigong (chee-gong) is an ancient practice that promotes holistic healing through balancing and clearing your energy fields. It is a simple yet effective method to help you reduce stress and help you to heal physically, emotionally, and spiritually. This basic introductory class will learn about Qigong and how it can enhance the quality of your life and the lives of those around you. Join certified Instructor Amee Priby @ Buffalo Community Middle this summer, enter door #3 from the lower West parking lot (across from Walmart).
  • Your Path to Home Ownership

    Calling all first time home buyers! Are you tired of paying rent? Join us for an informative class that will walk you through the home buying and loan process. You may be closer to owning a home than you think, take advantage of your FREE mortgage consultation today! Virtual attendance is also available, call Community Ed if that’s your desired format. Melanie Benjamin, NMLS#533157 Licensed Mortgage Professional and Tina Anderson, REALTOR Anchor Realty, LTD Homeowners Financial Group USA, LLC | NML#93718 | Equal Housing Lender | MN-MO-93718
  • ​Dog Obedience

    Dog Obedience This eight-week class is for all breeds of dogs 5 months and older. In this class we will work on heeling on leash, sit, down, stay, stand for groom and vet examination. We will work on good manners around people and other dogs. Students should bring a regular buckle collar, 6- foot leash (no flexi-leads) and plenty of soft dog treats to class. Classes are held indoors in a heated/ AC facility with matted floors at Water’s Edge Dog Center. Dogs need to be up to date on vaccinations including distemper, rabies, parvo, and bordetella (optional). Young handlers are welcome accompanied by a parent.
  • ​Women and Wealth

    Women, own your financial future! This course is designed to empower you as an investor by addressing common financial considerations faced by women today and how to plan for them. We will discuss how to be financially secure by organizing and prioritizing your financial goals, protecting everything you have worked for and feeling confident about investing. Your goals are important and unique to you, walk away with actionable steps to help confidently grow your wealth (approx. 1 hr duration). This class is also available virtually, let us know if online is your choice in person or virtual.
  • Guided Autobiography Classes

    Write the Story of your Life...two pages at a time! Have you ever been meaning to write down some of your life stories and experiences, but can never quite find the time? Or perhaps just the thought of it is far too overwhelming. Designed to assist individuals recall, organize and share the contents of their life experiences, these classes will help evoke memories through a variety of life themes such as ‘family’ ‘work/career’ ‘health’ ‘spirituality’. Participants will write and share their stories with one another in a small group setting, finding new meaning in their life and putting past significant life events in perspective. It is also an ideal way to pass along valuable lessons, stories and history to your family/friends and future generations. No writing experience is necessary. Your Facilitator: Bill Marsella has a passion for helping people share their life stories so they know their lives have made a difference and will be remembered by future generations. Bill’s own life of service has made a difference in the world. After earning his Masters Degree in social work, Bill applied his love of people and his gift for storytelling to two long careers in the Army Reserve Medical Corps helping soldiers manage extreme stress on the battlefield, and as a professional fundraiser inspiring thousands of donors to give to causes and charities they care about in the community. Bill is a trained Legacy Facilitator and has his certification in Guided Autobiography Instruction from the Birren Institute for Autobiographical Studies. Bill and his wife Cathy have 5 children, 13 grandchildren and live in Monticello MN.
  • ​MUDRAS: THE ANCIENT ART OF HAND YOGA On-Line Via Zoom

    Mudras, or ‘yoga of the hands’ has been recognized for centuries as a simple yet effective healing tool. In ancient India, mudras were believed to be the key to spiritual, mental and physical wellbeing and that regular practice of the hand positions can rejuvenate body and mind. The hand positions are easy to do, take minutes to perform and can be done almost anywhere at any time. Mudras can also be used to help relieve numerous conditions such as anxiety, stress, digestive issues, weight loss, bloating, insomnia and so many more.
  • ​On The Wright Track Model Railroad Club 2020 -2021-All Aboard!

    Come join the club! If you like trains or things that go, this class is for you. This hobby will teach you the basic construction, electrical and mechanical principles. This is also a great application of artistic ideas and encourages creativity. The activity will help members understand the importance of transportation history and industry trends for the future. Recommended age is eight and up but all ages are welcome. Club leader is an experienced model railroader. 6:30-8:30 pm Jim Aulick Discovery Center, Boardroom New Summer membership ($21 or $3 nightly) Thursdays, June 3 & 17, July 1, 15 & 29 and August 12 & 26 7 Summer Session- New 2021 Membership $21Jim Aulick, Buffalo Community Middle School, Gym for June & July (Lower West doors) August Club meet @ Discovery Center, Boardroom (Door #2)