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  • 1-2 Year Old & Parents

    Meet and connect once a week with other parents and their toddlers to get your questions answered by our licensed parent educator in these ongoing ECFE classes. This is the perfect way to meet other parents, learn from others, and discover what is right for you and your family with the guidance of a parent educator and research-based information. Enjoy playing and learning with your toddler as you sing songs, read books, and get your fingers into art, and more! Non-separating classes: #202, #205. Gradual-separating classes: #201, #204, #206. For an evening options, see classes #110, #207,  in our Evening section.
  • 1-2 Year Old & Parents

    Meet and connect once a week with other parents and their toddlers to get your questions answered by our licensed parent educators in these ongoing ECFE classes.  This is the perfect way to meet other parents, learn from others, and discover what is right for you and your family with the guidance of a parent educator and research-based information.  Enjoy playing and learning with your toddler as you sing songs, read books, get your fingers into art, and more!
  • 10 Tips for Successfully Selling Your Home – Any Time of the Year!

    Learn how to determine the value of your property in today's market. Assess the differences between a seller’s market and a buyer’s market, and understand the seasonality and cyclical nature inherent to the market. Discover the repairs and improvements that will offer the best return on investment, learn about the value of staging, and become familiar with the process of working with contractors. Define the key ways to identify a good agent versus a bad agent. Leave the class feeling empowered and prepared to sell your home successfully!
  • 2-3 Year Olds & Parents

    There is so much fun to be had as your child interacts with the world at ever-increasing levels!  Listen to the giggles as you and your toddler enjoy creative activities, sing songs, play with toys, explore new art forms, and more! Each week the licensed parent educator will lead discussions on topics you are most interested in, such as sharing, routines, temper tantrums, toilet learning, and child development,  
  • 2-3 Year Olds & Parents

    Listen to the giggles as you and your toddler enjoy creative activities, sing songs, play with toys, explore new art forms, and more! The parent educator will lead discussions on topics such as sharing, routines and rituals, temper tantrums, toilet learning, child development, and self-esteem.
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  • 2-3 Year Olds & Parents

    There is so much fun to be had as your child interacts with the world at ever-increasing levels! Listen to the giggles as you and your toddler enjoy creative activities, sing songs, play with toys, explore new art forms, and more! Each week, the parent educator will lead discussions on topics you are most interested in, such as sharing, routines and rituals, temper tantrums, toilet learning, and child development.
  • 3-5 Year Olds & Parents

    It is so exciting to see your child exploring his growing independence!  In these once-a-week ECFE classes, you will have time with your child during the first portion of the class.  Then, you and your child will separate into different classrooms.  The preschool curriculum gives her opportunities with social skills, reading, art, stories, science, and more.  Your child will discover rich and varied learning stations that will engage him while developing school-readiness skills.Meanwhile, parents have the opportunity to develop strong connections with other parents.  You'll learn strategies to support your child’s readiness for kindergarten, and the licensed parent educator will lead discussions on your hot topics, such as sibling rivalry, healthy communication, setting limits, and more.
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  • 3-5 Year Olds & Parents

    Your child is exploring his growing independence. This class will give your child opportunities to practice social skills, cooperative activities, reading, art, sensory experiences, stories, science, and more that will enhance their other preschool experiences. Your child's classroom will have interesting learning stations that will engage them while they develop school readiness skills.Parents have a unique opportunity to develop strong connections with other Hopkins Public Schools parents and learn strategies to support their child’s readiness for elementary school in this class.  Discussion topics include sibling rivalry, overindulgence, your child's temperament, healthy communication, setting limits, and more.At the beginning of each class, children and parents play in a classroom environment designed to promote children’s exploration, curiosity and discovery. Following time together, parents meet in a separate classroom with a licensed parent educator for discussion on topics related to child development, parenting and school readiness. Your child remains in the classroom during this time with a licensed early childhood teacher and engages in activities that support love of learning and preparation for kindergarten.These classes are separating
  • Abrakadoodle Art Workshop

    New! Join us in this popular class filled with color, texture, shape and fun! This award winning program is designed to promote uniqueness and imaginative thinking. Learn cool art tricks as we draw and paint using different mediums like canvas and watercolor paper. We’ll also sculpt with clay, color with pastels, collage and more. Each week we'll finish a new project to take home.
  • Achieve Your Dreams

    Achieve your Dreams! Abby Bloom, educator and coach, is holding a FREE 1-hour introduction prior to her two session class. In the introduction she will tell you about making some of her dreams come true, and ask you to think about what you would dearly love to do. Abby will then lead an interactive conversation identifying obstacles, both self- and society-inflicted. You will leave the introduction with sparkling new ideas that start you on the path to the realization of your most heart-felt dream. In the workshop participants will identify what they really dream of doing—something that seems out of reach—and then with more lively, thought-provoking discussion, Abby will help participants visualize a way to do what they'd love, and formulate a plan to the steps needed. Live the way you'd most like to live, and make your dream come true! • There is no charge for the introduction, but you must register for it to attend. • The introduction is not a prerequisite for the sessions. • You are not obligated to register for the workshop if you attend the introduction.
  • Achieve Your Dreams

    Achieve your Dreams! Abby Bloom, educator and coach, is holding a FREE 1-hour introduction prior to her two session class. In the introduction she will tell you about making some of her dreams come true, and ask you to think about what you would dearly love to do. Abby will then lead an interactive conversation identifying obstacles, both self- and society-inflicted. You will leave the introduction with sparkling new ideas that start you on the path to the realization of your most heart-felt dream. In the workshop participants will identify what they really dream of doing—something that seems out of reach—and then with more lively, thought-provoking discussion, Abby will help participants visualize a way to do what they'd love, and formulate a plan to the steps needed. Live the way you'd most like to live, and make your dream come true! • There is no charge for the introduction, but you must register for it to attend. • The introduction is not a prerequisite for the sessions. • You are not obligated to register for the workshop if you attend the introduction.
  • Ad Agency

    Ever wondered how certain commercials and products get chosen? You are the ad executive in this brand new camp. You will hear many different ad and product pitches and then make the tough decisions on which products and ad’s you like, using knowledge that you will learn in the camp as well as your instincts! In this camp, you’ll also have the opportunity to learn from real-life ad and marketing professionals.Click Here to fill out the Emergency Form and for Bus information.
  • Addressing Bully Behavior

    Bullying is one of the worst challenges people face today. It has become an epidemic in our society. What can we do as a team to prevent this in our schools, homes, and workplaces? Come join this powerful class on an important issue. Bullying can create devastating consequences – mental health issues, homicides, addictions, abuse, and even suicide. Let’s come together and find ways to deal with this problem – your problem – our problem.
  • Adult Trips: A Grand Christmas

    Step back in time for a tour of the Alexander Ramsey House decorated for the 1875 Christmas season. Enjoy lunch at the popular Tavern on Grand.Menu choices:1. Walleye Basket: battered, deep-fried walleye fillet, seasoned tavern fries, cole slaw, beverage, ice cream.2. Grilled Chicken Breast, seasoned tavern fries, cole slaw, beverage, ice creamArrive at the St. Paul Cathedral for a guided tour of this historic building. Registration deadline: November 19, 2018 Limit: 12Wednesday, December 12, 7:45am–3:30pm  $70
  • Adult Trips: August Schell Brewery and New Ulm, MN

    Arrive in New Ulm at the historic and elegant, Victorian Lind House for lunch. Then tour the August Schell Museum of Brewing and enjoy sampling assorted beer and root beer in the Rathskellar Tap Room. Finally, stop at Jim’s Candy Store, the bright yellow building in Jordan, MN to purchase candy, fruits, vegetables and other specialty items.Registration Deadline July 23, 2018Hopkins Community Education 952-988-4070Hopkins Activity Center 952-939-1333 or activitycenter@hopkinmn.comPickup Maetzold Field, Hopkins
  • Adult Trips: Duluth’s North Shore Scenic Railroad

    Depart on the historic coaches of the North Shore Scenic Railroad from the Duluth Depot to Two Harbors. View the colorful shoreline of Lake Superior while enjoying an included box lunch. Depart the depot for stops at the Great Lakes Candy Kitchen and Russ Kendall’s Smoke Fish House.Registration Deadline August 20, 2018Hopkins Community Education 952-988-4070Hopkins Activity Center 952-939-1333 or activitycenter@hopkinmn.comPickup Maetzold Field, Hopkins
  • Adult Trips: Fall Color Great River Road & National Eagle Center, Wabasha MN

    Enjoy a colorful drive along the Great Mississippi River Route with a stop at Pepin Heights Apple Orchard. Enjoy an included lunch at Bluffs Restaurant at the Coffee Mill Golf Course. Visit the National Eagle Center for an educational presentation, exhibits and bring your binoculars to the viewing platform. Travel along the Wisconsin side of the Mississippi River with a stop at Nelson Cheese store. Registration Deadline September 24, 2018   Hopkins Community Education 952-988-4070Hopkins Activity Center 952-939-1333 or activitycenter@hopkinmn.comPickup Maetzold Field, Hopkins
  • Adult Trips: Fly Over America

    “Fly Over America” is a must-see, virtual flight attraction at the Mall of America. Experience special effects of wind, scents and mist that make you feel like you are truly flying. Take time to explore the stores. Enjoy a petite luncheon at The Radisson Blu Fire Lake Grill House.Registration Deadline October 23, 2018Hopkins Community Education 952-988-4070Hopkins Activity Center 952-939-1333 or activitycenter@hopkinmn.comPickup Maetzold Field, Hopkins
  • Adult Trips: Guthrie Theater: “West Side Story”

    Arrive at the Guthrie Theater for an included light lunch at the Sea Change Restaurant, then experience the iconic American musical “West Side Story.” Menu options:  Crabcake BLT with Fries Vegetarian Omelet Registration Deadline June 11, 2018Hopkins Community Education 952-988-4070Hopkins Activity Center 952-939-1333 or activitycenter@hopkinmn.comPickup Maetzold Field, Hopkins
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  • Adult Trips: La Crosse, WI River Cruise

    Arrive at L.A.R.K. Toy’s in Kellogg, MN for included coffee and treat break. Spend time exploring this unique toy store, operating carousel (additional cost $2) and large bookstore. Drive along the colorful, scenic byways of the Great Mississippi River to La Crosse, WI. Board the La Crosse Queen, a modern-day riverboat replica and enjoy a buffet luncheon as you cruise the Mississippi River.Registration Deadline June 11, 2018Hopkins Community Education 952-988-4070Hopkins Activity Center 952-939-1333 or activitycenter@hopkinmn.comPickup Maetzold Field, Hopkins
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  • Adult Trips: Old Log Theatre: “Guys and Dolls”

    Arrive at the elegant Old Log Theatre for lunch in the dining room. Menu Choices: Braised Boneless Short Rib, garlic mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetable, gravy Seared Pork Chop, garlic mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetable, bacon port demi glaze Dill Roasted Tilapia, garlic mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetable, with lemon Angel Hair Pasta with garden marinara Enjoy the musical, romantic, comedy performance of “Guys and Dolls" on the Old Log stage.Registration Deadline May 8, 2018Hopkins Community Education 952-988-4070Hopkins Activity Center 952-939-1333 or activitycenter@hopkinmn.comPickup Maetzold Field, Hopkins
  • Adult Trips: Saint Paul Gangsters & Cave Tour

    Enjoy a buffet gangster luncheon in the Wabasha Street Caves dining room. Venture through the caves and streets of St. Paul during its roaring hoodlum heyday with a costumed gangster tour guide.Registration Deadline October 1, 2018Hopkins Community Education 952-988-4070Hopkins Activity Center 952-939-1333 or activitycenter@hopkinmn.comPickup Maetzold Field, Hopkins
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  • Adult Trips: Saint Paul Saints Ball Game

    Arrive at CHS Field in St Paul, home of the St. Paul Saints baseball team. Use “Saints Bucks” for lunch in the ballpark. Enjoy reserved seating for a matinee game vs. the Fargo-Moorhead Red Hawks. Registration Deadline May 7, 2018Hopkins Community Education 952-988-4070Hopkins Activity Center 952-939-1333 or activitycenter@hopkinmn.comPickup Maetzold Field, Hopkins
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  • Advanced Beginner Ballet For Adults

    This is an Advanced Beginner Ballet class, designed for those who have some or limited dance experience! Ballet is excellent training for body awareness, cardio health, and countering the collapse that can happen with aging. There are all ages in this class. It is helpful to have some ballet background for this intermediate level. We follow the classic structure of a ballet class and modify for the various needs of individuals. Come and check us out! It is never too late to dance! No discounts.