Cherry Community Education Winter/Spring 2018 Classes
 
Private Guitar Lessons with instructor, Rob Wheeler

Cherry Community Education Classes Spring 2018 by Date

 

Investment Fundamentals

Christian Dane, Greg Krog, and Ben Eastman, Thrivent Financial

A carefully planned and prepared approach to managing and accumulating money. Learn to use money wisely and live generously. Register by January 4th.

Thursday, January 11, 2018; 6:00-7:00 p.m.; Cherry School; Class Fee $5

 

American Red Cross Logo American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid for Professional Rescuers

Chris Vito, Licensed American Red Cross Instructor

 

Ideal for those who will have a “duty to act” in an emergency. Great for nurses, lifeguards, day care providers, coaches, and athletic trainers, but anyone can take this course. This course meets the requirements for St. Louis County Licensed Child Care Providers. Must be 15 years of age or older. A pocket face mask is required and may be purchased on-line at http://www.aedsuperstore.com/laerdal-pocket-mask-yellow-hard-case.html. Bring a sack lunch. Register by January 6th.

 

Saturday, January 13, 2018; 10:00-2:00; Cherry School; Class Fee $65

 

iPad Basics

Sue Froelingsdorf, Promotions by Web

What can you do with an iPad? Do you want to learn more about the capabilities of your iPad? This class will provide you with useful and practical information to help you navigate and organize settings, apps, music, email, photos, documents and more. Bring an iPad, Apple ID and password. Bring an iTunes gift card if you would like to make any purchases. If you have recently purchased a new iPad, call Sue at 218-744-4100 to make sure it is set up properly before the class. Register by January 9th.

 

Tuesday and Thursday, January 16 and 18, 2019; 6:00-8:00 p.m.; Cherry School. Class Fee $22

 

Beginning X-Country Skiing for Kids

Carol Andrews

Learn basic Nordic ski skills. Class will be cancelled and made up later if the temperature is below 0 ◦F. Grades K-6. Bring your own equipment (talk to Carol if you need to rent equipment). Register by January 27th.

Saturdays, February 3, 10, 17, 24, 2018; 1:00-2:00 p.m.; Cherry School Football Field; Class Fee $25

 

Kraft for Kids—Block Printing

Gareth Andrews, Gareth Andrews Fine Art

 

Design and make an EZ Cut™ printing block. Use your printing block to print a hand-made art card or valentine. Grades 2-6. Snack provided. Register by January 22th.

 

Monday, February 5, 2018; 3:15-5:15 p.m.; Cherry School; Class Fee $20

 

Body Toning

Rachel Koivunen

 

Just do it! Tone up that body! Each class will start with a warm up & stretch. As a group, we will do a variety of toning exercises with or without hand weights and also using a large exercise ball. All moves are basic & easy to follow. Not complicated. Moves can be modified to your fitness level. Cool down & stretch. Feel great! Have Fun! Participants will need to supply their own hand weights and exercise ball. Register by January 29th.

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, February 5, 7, 8, 12, 14, 15, 21, 22, 26, 28, March 1, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14, 15, 2018; 6:00-7:00 p.m.; Cherry School Library; Class Fee $59

 

Economic Update

Christian Dane, Greg Krog, and Ben Eastman, Thrivent Financial

This workshop provides updates about changes in the economy and markets, and explains how they may impact your financial strategy.

Questions that will be answered:  How should I react to economic headlines?  Could my investments be doing better? Is it time to change my financial strategy? Register by January 30th.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018; 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Cherry School; Class Fee $5

 

Five Money Questions for Women

Tom Dean, Edward Jones Financial Advisor

Will give perspective on a process women can use to identify financial goals and set a strategy. Discuss the Rule of 72, systematic investing, employer-sponsored retirement plans and IRAs as strategies for saving. Register by February 1st.

Thursday, February 8, 2018; 6:00-7:00 p.m.; Cherry School; Class Fee $5

 

Invasive Species

Richard Rezanke, Invasive Species Specialist, MN DNR

A brief look at aquatic invasive species present in Minnesota lakes. Plants such as Eurasian watermilfoil, invertebrate animals like zebra mussels, even macro-algae named starry stonewort have found their way to Minnesota from other parts of the world. What do we know about their biology, what effect are they having on Minnesota lakes? What is being done to stop or control them? In this class we will explore a number of problematic invasive species, talk about some of the troubles they are causing and describe ways to prevent their movement to new locations. Current research projects and encouraging scientific findings will also be part of the discussion. Register by February 5th.

 

Monday, February 12, 2018; 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Cherry School; Class Fee $5

 

Outsmart the Scammers

Tom Dean, Edward Jones Financial Advisor

This presentation will help attendees to have the information they need to “outsmart the scammers.” Register by February 5th.

Monday, February 12, 2018; 6:00-7:00 p.m.; Cherry School; Class Fee $5

 

Sewing for Kids:  Make Your Own Pajama Pants 

Roberta Morrow

This class will start with the simple steps of learning how to use a sewing machine. We will practice sewing patterns to get an idea of how the machine operates.  During the first session the instructor will also explain how to figure how much fabric and pattern to get to make the PJ pants. The instructor will also explain what supplies they will need to bring. Students will be free to choose and purchase their own supplies and flannel fabric. The second session, we will learn how to lay out a pattern, pin it down, and cut it out. We will go over how to thread the machine to begin putting their PJs together, which will happen during the 3rd session. The third session will be devoted to putting the PJ pants together. Grades 4-6. Register by February 6th.


Tuesday, Tuesday, Thursday, February 13, 20, and March 1, 2018; 3:30-5:00 p.m.; Cherry School FACS Room; Class Fee $20Balloon Rocket Car Fun

 

 

 

 

 


Balloon Rocket Car Fun

America's Fun Science

 

America’s Fun Science and “Dr. Fun” present an introduction to basic rocket theory, and wheel and axle design and construction in a fun, hands-on setting. Learn about Newton’s Third Law and its application to balloon rocket car design as you assemble your own colorful rocket car and race to the finish! Then take your Balloon Rocket Car home to impress friends and family. Grades K-6. Register by February 12th.

 

Thursday, February 22, 2018; 3:15-4:15 p.m.; Cherry School; Class Fee $20

 

Ready or Not? Preparing for the Unexpected

Tom Dean, Edward Jones Financial Advisor

Receive tips on how to develop a proactive strategy for protection and preparing for the unexpected. Strategies include having an emergency fund and reviewing insurance/liability. Register by February 15th.

Thursday, February 22, 2018; 6:00-7:00 p.m.; Cherry School; Class Fee $5

 

American Red Cross Babysitting

Anna Amundson

This fun, interactive course will teach you everything you need to know to be a great babysitter! First aid, safety skills, decision-making techniques, basic care routines and much more. Please bring along a healthy snack and water bottle. Includes certificate & book. MUST BE 11 years old by the 1st day of class. Limited spots available! Register by February 20th.

 

Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, February 26-28, 2018; 3:00-5:30 p.m.; Cherry School; Class Fee $50. Must attend all three days to be certified.

 

Native Trees in the Northlands

Beth Kleinke, District Forester, St. Louis County Soil and Water Conservation District

 

Planting and caring for native trees benefits our wildlife, pollinators, soil, and water. If you are planning to plant trees this spring, this is a great chance to get information on selecting the right tree for the right location. You can also learn how to take care of the trees you already have, helping them grow, and watching out for pests and diseases. We will profile several unique northern Minnesota trees, and find solutions for tough sites, from swamps, to river banks, to your front lawn. Register by February 22nd.

 

Thursday, March 1, 2018; 6:00-7:00 p.m.; Cherry School; Class Fee $5

 

Preparing for Long-Term Care: A Gift Your Family Deserves

Christian Dane, Greg Krog, and Ben Eastman, Thrivent Financial

In an instant, an accident or diagnosis can change your life ... and your family’s. This workshop explores long-term care and how your family can prepare for it. Questions that will be answered:  Where would I receive long-term care?  Who would provide it?  How would I pay for it? Register by February 27th.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018; 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Cherry School; Class Fee $5

 

Kraft for Kids—Creative Music

Amy and Nancy Lucas, 321 Art Studio

 

Join us as we make and decorate musical instruments. We will try them out in an impromptu band. Snack included. Grades 1-4. Register by

 

Thursday, March 8, 2018; 3:00-5:00 p.m.; Cherry School Cafeteria Area; Class Fee $12

 

Range Elite Cheer

Rachel Lee and Lillian Millsop, AACCA licensed Cheerleading Coaches

Introducing Range Elite Cheer! We are providing a 3 month workshop from March to May for guys and girls, grades 6-9, who go to any range school and are interested in being a part of an extremely fun and athletic Cheer team. You will learn tumbling, stunting, jumps, cheers, and dance. We will do a fundraiser to help the parents with the costs, do team building activities, and a performance at the end for family and friends to enjoy! Register by March 2nd.

Saturdays, March 17, 2018 through May (no class March 31st); 9:00-12:00 a.m.; Cherry School Gym; Class Fees $65 March (paid in advance to Community Education), $30 April (paid to instructor at class), $30 May (paid to instructor at class)

 

Crocheting 101: Dishcloths

Jeanne Ogilvie

Learn basic crochet stitches and how to make a dishcloth to use for washing dishes. Bring a size G crochet hook and a ball of Sugar and Cream, or similar, all cotton yarn. Register by March 6th.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018; 6:00-7:00 p.m.; Cherry School; Class Fee $10

 

Block Printing Art Cards

Gareth Andrews, Gareth Andrews Fine Art

Learn some basic design skills as you design and make a printing block. Then use your block to print charming, personalized art cards. All materials included. Register by March 12th.

Monday, March 19, 2018; 7:00-9:00 p.m.; Cherry School Art Room; Class Fee $20
 

Your Legacy: Family, Church, Charity

Christian Dane, Greg Krog, and Ben Eastman, Thrivent Financial

This workshop is essential if there are people or causes you care about. It helps you uncover ways to enrich their futures via estate and giving strategies, and ensure your legacy lives on. Questions that will be answered:  How do I help sustain my church’s or alma mater’s foundation?  How do I want to leave my legacy? Register by March 27th.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018; 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Cherry School; Class Fee $5

 

Oil Painting a Landscape

Gail Peterson

Gail will show you how to paint a landscape with oil paints in one evening. Beginners welcome. All materials included. Register by April 3rd.

Monday, April 9, 2018; 5:30-9:30 p.m.; Cherry School Art Room; Supply Fee $24 (paid directly to the instructor at the class) Class Fee $5 (paid in advance to Community Education).

 

MHSRC logo only new Driver Improvement (8 hr.) Basic Course

William Ulvi, MN Highway Safety and Research Center

This class will explore changes in laws, the latest vehicle technology, and provide you with easy-to-use defensive driving tips. In addition, we will explore traffic safety and accident prevention. Persons age 55 and older who complete the course qualify for a 10% discount on their auto insurance premiums for three years, according to Minnesota law. Register by April 3rd on the MN Highway Safety and Research Center website, www.mnsafetycenter.org, or call toll free, 1-888-234-1294. Checks should be made payable to ISD2142 Community Education and payment may be made at the class.

Monday and Tuesday, April 9 and 10, 2018; 5:00-9:00 p.m.; Cherry School; Class Fee $26

 

Growing Food for Fun and Profit

Presentation by Hibbing Farmers Market

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Growing vegetables and flowers can be more than just a hobby. Hibbing Farmers Market producers will discuss the basics of gardening and how growing food for your own family and for sale can be fun and profitable. Hear first-hand how area gardeners and farmers have turned their passion for growing things into producing good food to eat and to sell to others in our community. Register by April 5th.

 

Thursday, April 12, 2018; 6:00-8:00 p.m.; Mr. Ed’s Farm LLC, 10796 Foss Road Hibbing. Directions: From Highway 37 go 3 miles south on County road #5. Turn right on Foss Road; Class Fee $5

 

The Ins and Outs of Congestive Heart Failure

Christina Connor, Fairview Cardiology, CNP

Join Kristina Conner as she tells you everything you need to know about congestive heart failure. Learn about the signs and symptoms of heart failure and how you can live healthy! Register by April 12th.

Thursday, April 19, 2018; 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Cherry School; Class Fee $5

 

Succulent Workshop

Deb Erickson, Byrns Greenhouse

Do you love to be creative and enjoy gardening? In our succulent planting class, you will learn how to plant and keep alive a beautiful planted 10" succulent bowl. The arrangements are low maintenance, easy to care for and perfect to put around the house, the office or as a perfect gift planter.
Class includes all supplies and 5 succulents of your choice. Register by April 16th.

Monday, April 23, 2018; 5:00 p.m.; Byrns Greenhouse, Hwy 7, Zim; Supply Fee $25 (paid directly to instructor at class), Class Fee $5 (paid in advance to Cherry Community Education).

 

Everything Edible Workshop

Deb Erickson, Byrns Greenhouse

Learn how to start everything from sprouts to edible and healthy flower choices. Be bold, be brave, come and try some new varieties and tastes available. Cost includes a Ball Jar sprouting chamber and seeds to continue growing sprouts for weeks. Bring all your gardening questions and come enjoy a home grown, clean salad and beverage. Register by April 17th.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018; 5:00 p.m.; Byrns Greenhouse, Hwy 7, Zim; Supply Fee $25 (paid directly to instructor at class), Class Fee $5 (paid in advance to Cherry Community Education)

 

Kraft for Kids—Butterfly Feeder

Roberta Morrow

 

Make a cute butterfly feeder with hanger and enjoy hours of watching prett butterflies feed. All materials will be supplied by the instructor, along with the recipe for the butterfly “juice”. Grades 1-3. Register by April 17th.

 

Tuesday, April 24, 2018; 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Cherry School; Class Fee $35

 

“Jersey Boys” on Broadway - Motor Coach Trip to Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis

 Matinee Performance - Lenny Johnson, Trip Escort

 

 JerseyBoysSliders-1  “Jersey Boys” on Broadway - Motor Coach Trip to Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis Matinee Performance - Lenny Johnson, Trip Escort “TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE!” raves the New York Post for JERSEY BOYS, the 2006 Tony, Grammy, and Olivier Award®-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the true story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide – all before they were 30! JERSEY BOYS features their hit songs “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Rag Doll,” “Oh What a Night” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You.” “THE CROWD GOES WILD!” cheers The New York Times.

 

Join us on this day trip on Saturday, April 28, 2018 with Community Education. The cost of this day trip includes roundtrip deluxe motor coach bus fare, and matinee show ticket. We will make a short stop at Tobies in Hinckley on the way down. Pick up a snack there or bring a bag lunch. Dinner will be on your own at 6:00 P.M. at “The Winds Steakhouse” or the restaurant of your choice at the Grand Casino Hinckley. (Cost is not included in your trip fee; you pay out of pocket for dinner.) You must indicate if you will be having dinner at “The Winds Steakhouse” when you register for the trip in order for a reservation to be made for you. (You may also bring a bag dinner.) Registrations for the trip are limited to 30 people. There are no refunds for cancellation unless seat(s) can be sold to another party. All patrons will be refunded if the trip is cancelled due to lack of registrations. Please contact your local Community Education Coordinator for an itinerary, more information, or to register. Students must be 5 years old and up; 17 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult. This trip is almost sold out. All seats must be reserved and paid in full by Friday, February 9, 2018 at 5:00 P.M. This escorted trip is Saturday, April 28, 2018; Bus leaves Cherry School parking lot promptly at 9:30 A.M. and returns to Cherry School at 9:45 P.M.; $129 per person.

 

(Double Feature)

Christian Dane, Greg Krog, and Ben Eastman, Thrivent Financial

Social Security: Strategize to Maximize

Social Security mistakes can be costly and lifelong. This workshop provides the guidance you need to sort through your questions and help ensure the choices you make are tailored to your needs. Questions that will be answered:  When should I apply for Social Security? How can I maximize my benefits?  How will my spouse be affected?

Retire Wisely

This workshop addresses six risks retirees face, including outliving your income and rising health care costs. You’ll learn how to confidently meet these challenges. Questions that will be answered:  Will I have enough to retire?  Could I outlive my retirement income?  Are my assets protected?

Register by May 1st.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018; 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Cherry School; Class Fee $5

 

Victorian Mansion Lunch and Tour

Robert Quenè, Superior Public Museums

 

Indulge in a catered lunch at the gracious Fairlawn Mansion in Superior, WI, followed by a forty-five minute tour of this authentically restored, 1890’s Queen Anne home. Lunch will include Mandarin orange chicken pasta salad, croissant, fruit kebob, chocolate mousse cup, water, and choice of tea or coffee. All gratuities are included. Allergen and vegetarian alternative requests can be made in advance.  Make relaxing in this elegant atmosphere part of your Mother’s Day weekend. Register by April 27th.

 

Saturday, May 12, 2018; 12:00-1:30 p.m.; 906 E. 2nd St., Superior, WI; Class Fee $30

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Private Violin Lessons – Beginning to Intermediate

 Sam Staudahar

Enjoy the numerous benefits of learning to play the violin. Enhance your well-being by learning new skills. Learn technique and theory. All ages welcome. Lessons individually arranged. Call Carol Andrews, 218-744-5392, to set up lesson times and dates. Tuesdays preferred. Lessons held at the instructors residence; Class Fee $5 (one-time fee paid to Community Education), Lesson Fee $15 per person per ½ hr. lesson (paid to instructor at lesson).

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Private Piano Lessons – Beginning to Intermediate

Carol Andrews

Develop a source of life-long enjoyment, increase your music appreciation, and improve your brain at any age. Piano lessons will be taught in half-hour increments. Four lessons for $50. Books will be available for purchase. For more information and to set up a lesson time, call instructor Carol Andrews at 218-744-5392. Lessons will be held at the instructor’s residence

 

Private Guitar Lessons-Beginning to Advanced

Rob Wheeler

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Learn technique and theory, chord structuring, and style. Acoustic or electric guitar. All ages welcome. Instructor has 25 years of experience playing in bands and in solo performance. Lessons individually arranged. Call Carol Andrews, 218-744-5392, to set up lesson times and dates. Lessons will be held at the instructor’s residence; Class Fee $5 (one-time fee paid to Community Education), Lesson Fee $15 per person per ½ hr. lesson (paid to instructor at lesson).

 

Open Cherry Fitness Center

Beth Olson, Morning Monitor; Karla Melnotte, Afternoon/evening Monitor

Exercise on 2 treadmills, elliptical, stepper, upright and recumbent bicycles, many weight machines, and free weights for a complete body workout. The monitors can explain proper use of the machines. Shower and changing area available. ). Students under 7th grade must be supervised by an adult at all times

IMG_1359 (2) Monday through Friday, on school days, September through December, 2017; 6:00-8:00 a.m. MTWRF, 3:15-7:15 p.m. MTRF, 2:15-7:15 p.m. W; Cherry School Fitness Center; Enrolled students free(must be registered), Adult membership $20 per person per month; Couples $25 per month; Families $30 per month. Firefighters, police officers, and Cherry School staff pay ½ fee. Buy 3 consecutive months in advance and get the next month free!

Remember that Little Tigers is available from 6-8 a.m. and from 3-6 p.m. for children of parents who want to exercise. You do need to fill out the forms ahead of time and pay the Little Tiger fees.

 

Indoor Walking

Would you like to walk in a warm, dry place? The Cherry School hallways will be open for walking on school days. Please bring clean, dry shoes so we don’t leave messes for the custodians. Cherry students and staff may use the building for free, but must be registered. Students under 7th grade must be supervised by an adult. Register in the Fitness Center and get your badge to wear so the custodians know what you are doing in the building.

Monday through Friday, on school days, September through December, 2017; 6:00-8:00 a.m. and 3:30-8:00 p.m.; Cherry School Halls; Fee $5 per person per semester.

 

Little Tigers

Janet Zganjar, after school; Staff, mornings

Little Tigers Enrichment Club is the place for after school fun and activities. The program is open to all students in grades Pre-K through 6th. Enrollment forms can be found in the Cherry School office or by contacting Carol Andrews or Janet Zganjar. All students must have a registration form on file before attendance. Register at least one week in advance of participation. A light snack is provided each afternoon. Available from 6:00-8:00 a.m. every school day morning and Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 3:00-6:00 p.m.; Wednesdays 2:00- 6:00 p.m. on every school day. If school closes early for weather we will be closed. Conveniently located at the Cherry School. Fees $2 per child in the morning; $5 for the first child in the afternoon, and $4 per child for each additional child in the family. Please note: a $5 late fee will be charged on all balances not paid by Friday of the week your child attends.

 

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Carol Andrews, Cherry Community Education Coordinator

Phone: 218-744-5392

Address: 2892 Timber Lane, Zim, MN 55738

e-mail: candrews@isd2142.k12.mn.us

website: cherryschool.net/community-education/

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Three easy ways to pre-register:

On-line. Register on the Cherry School Website by going to cherryschool.net/community-education/Registration Form. Then pay in the Cherry School office or by mail to Carol Andrews at 2892 Timber Lane, Zim,  MN 55738. Please allow 8 days for U.S. mail.

Telephone. Register by calling Carol Andrews at 218-744-5392. Then pay in the Cherry School office or by mailing a check to Carol at 2892 Timber Lane, Zim, MN 55738.

U.S. Mail. Mail a registration form from the back of the Community Education catalog along with a check to Carol Andrews, 2892 Timber Lane, Zim, MN 55738. Allow 8 days.

Please pre-register Registration is not complete until fees are paid. Fees can be paid by dropping off the money at the Cherry School office in a clearly marked envelope or mailing a check to Carol Andrews at the above address. Do not send checks to the ISD 2142 office. Checks for class fees should be made payable to ISD 2142 Community Education; supply fees should be paid directly to the instructor on the first day of the class and should be made out to the instructor (not to community education). If you have questions see the school website or call Carol Andrews.