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  • 4 HR Driver Discount Refresher Class | Adults 55+ years

    Explore changes in laws, learn about the latest vehicle technologies, and learn easy-to-use defensive driving techniques. In addition, this class will explore traffic safety and accident prevention. Complete these courses and you could receive a 10% reduction on your automobile insurance premiums! This class is offered through MN Safety Center and taught by MN Safety Center trainers. Location at Big Lake City Hall. "THIS PAGE IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY - PLEASE REGISTER WITH MN. SAFETY CENTER AT 1-888-234-1294"
  • A year in the Wilderness

    On September 23, 2015, Dave and Amy embarked on a year-long adventure in the Boundary WatersCanoe Area Wilderness. That's 366 days of exploring and documenting the Wilderness with the purpose of keeping America's most visited wilderness area in people's consciousnesses throughout the entire year. The Freemans traveled over 2,000 miles by canoe and ski with sled dogs, visiting over 500 lakes, rivers and streams during their Year in the Wilderness. They will use images, video, stories, and excerpts from their award winning book, A Year in the Wilderness: Bearing Witness in the Boundary Waters, to share our nation's most popular Wilderness with you and demonstrate why we must cherish and protect our public lands. This class is online, and a link will be send to you before class date. Instructors; Dave & Amy Freeman
  • Adult Basketball

    Looking to play some Sunday evening pick-up games? Larry Tschritter will be in contact with you via email or phone text each week with information on the game. This is ongoing so join anytime! Please contact CE at 763-262-2523 to register and pay $20 for the whole school year. Sundays I Sept 19-May 15 I PM I $20/school year | Big Lake Middle School Gym. No games on Sunday, Nov. 28 or Dec. 26, Jan 2, 2022, April 17.
  • Asian Fencing Ages 15+

    The way of the Sword presents new opportunities for those interested in martial arts. Kum Do\Kum Bub is a uniquely rewarding class because it is taught as a separate discipline. Those with no martial arts experience can enjoy the full benefits of the class. However, for the same reason the class offers a new challenge for experienced martial artists to expand their knowledge and skill. Instructor: Brandon Stein, Evolution Tae Kwon Do, 321 County Rd. 43, Big Lake
  • Basic Dog Obedience | Ages 12+

    This class is for dogs 4 months and older. Here we work on basic obedience commands such as heel, sit, stay, come, stand and down. All training is done on leash. Collar recommendations will be made by the instructor, based on each dog's individual temperament. Instructor: Andrea Dubay
  • Beginner Ballet Barre & Barre Fusion Fitness

    During this 50 minute - 6 week class you will learn the basics for ballet barre to strengthen, tone and rejuvenate one’s body. Both barre and center work will be incorporated into a fun and energized routine along with barre fusion technique which includes Pilates and Yoga. This will be a beginner class with focus on breathing and technique as you learn new ballet barre/barre fusion skills that you can practice at home. Come join us!! You will need to bring your own mat and hand weights (standard 3 lb.). Please wear either a light weight shoe or ballet slipper socks. Instructor: Joelyn Barrett, Certified Group Fitness Instructor
  • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for Self-Defense (16+)

    NEW! Learn to apply the basic principles of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) in common self-defense scenarios. BJJ is a martial art, a sport and an unarmed combat system. It is designed to take advantage of anatomy and leverage to allow a smaller fighter to defend themselves against a much larger untrained attacker. In this class you will learn to escape holds, establish an appropriate distance and end the encounter on your terms. Wear form fitting clothes to work out in, no earrings or jewelry. Instructors: Daniel & Tameka Zwilling First registrant @ $34, 2nd person at $29. No experience or ability required.
  • CPR Non-Certified Friends & Family

    Family & Friends CPR is a non-certified classroom-based course taught by an AHA Instructor. This course is video-led and includes skills practice throughout the course. Skills are taught by using the AHA's research-proven practice-while-watching technique which allows participants to practice on a CPR training manikin while skills are demonstrated in the course video. Instructor: Emergency Outfitters
  • CPR/AED American Heart Association Youth & Adults

    American Heart Association Heart Saver CPR/AED *Instructed by Emergency Outfitters* This course is designed for those youth or adults who have a desire to learn the techniques of CPR and the use of an AED, a duty to respond to a cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements. This classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course teaches adult, child and infant CPR/AED as well as choking management. The general public and anyone interested in learning CPR may take this class. Please note: This course is not intended for Healthcare Providers. Includes textbook and card. Note: Must meet weight requirement of 85 pounds to take this course.
  • Cape Cod & the Islands

    Join us as we partner with Premier World Travel and leave the details to them! You will enjoy Boston City Tour, Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, to name a few. Hop aboard a ferry boat and cruise to historic Nantucket Island. Accommodations, meals, admissions, professional tour director and motor-coach transportation + more is provided. See brochure for additional details. Leaves June 18, 2022. Trip Travel Details: Sat-Fri, June 18-24 | 6 nights/7 days | $2,825 per person/double occupancy No Risk Deposit, No Change Fees, Booking Discount
  • Chunky Knit Throw DIY Workshop

    NEW! Have you been wanting to make your own chunky knit throw? Sign up now for this class and learn how! The class includes all materials to make a body size throw and personalized instruction. Colors: Ivory, White, Light Grey & Medium Grey. (Color shown on pic is Medium Grey). Beverages will be available to purchase at Lupulin Brewery, plus you are allowed to bring in your own snacks. This class allows 12 max with 3 times slots for check in. Instructor: Alicia Thesing of All The Things by Ali Cole.
  • German Holiday Treats Parent/Child Class

    In this Parent/Child class we will be baking two German Holiday favorites for you to bring home and enjoy with your family. Fee includes all supplies and ingredients. You will bring home 1 very large bread, and 3 doz. cookies. 1. STREUSELKUCHEN (German Crumb Cake) - A deliciously light and airy cake with a layer of apricot preserves that is topped with creamy buttery crumbs and almonds (optional) 2. PFEFFERNUESSE COOKIES (Peppernuts) - A German Holiday tradition, these fragrant cookies pack a warm rush of spices with every bite. Also called Peppernuts, they go great with coffee or tea.
  • Getting Started in Voice Acting

    Explore the voiceover industry! Discover current trends, opportunities, and tools you need to find success. Read a real script and receive coaching from your instructor, a professional voice actor, to improve your delivery. One- time, 90 minute, one-on-one, video-chat class! Learn more: http:// www.voicesforall.com/ooo Once registered for this class, you will be contacted by the instructor to set up your 90 minute training session for a day and time of your convenience.
  • Hawaii 3 Island Adventure

    Ever wanted to tour Hawaii but unsure of how to? Join us as we partner with Premier World Travel and leave the details to them! Fly into Honolulu and spend 3 days touring. Day 4 you'll fly to Hilo on the Island of Hawaii (The Big Island). So many things to do. Day 6 fly to Maui- Lahaina where you'll view spectacular waterfalls and tour many majestic areas of Maui. Accommodations, meals, admissions, professional tour director and motor-coach transportation + more is provided. See brochure for additional details. Leaves Feb. 22, 2022. Trip Travel Details: Tues-Wed, Feb. 22-Mar 3 | 8 Nights/9 Days | $5,045 per person/double occupancy No Rick Deposit, No Change Fees, Booking Discount
  • Health & Wellness Ages 18+

    Do you want to become a BETTER YOU?? This class is designed to discuss 6 main focus areas of health and wellness in today’s world. We need to create good habits one step at a time. Come join us as we discuss many ways we can feel better and get healthier! 1. Healthy Weight Management | 2. Healthy Eating and Hydration | 3. Healthy Motion | 4. Healthy Sleep and Energy Management 5. Healthy Mind | 6. Healthy Surroundings
  • Healthy Weight Management

    In this course we will be discussing the FOUNDATION of Optimal Health and Wellbeing - HEALTHY WEIGHT MANAGEMENT. Reaching and/or maintaining a healthy weight is the most important gift you can give yourself and those you love and care about!! We will be exploring the reasons it is so important as well as how we can do this for ourselves.
  • Instant Guitar for Busy People Adults

    Have you ever wanted to learn the guitar but simply find it difficult to find the time! In just a few hours you can learn enough about playing the guitar to give you years of musical enjoyment, and you won’t have to take private lessons. Topics include; How chords work in a song, How to form the three main types of chords, How to buy a good guitar and more! Link for zoom session will be emailed one week before class starts. Instructor: Craig Coffman, Just Once Classes. View website for additional details @ chordsarekey.com
  • Instant Piano for Busy People

    In just a few hours, you can learn enough secrets of the trade to give you years of musical enjoyment. Learn to play piano the way professionals do-using chords. You will be able to sit at your piano or keyboard at home and take this course with no pressure at all. This course includes an online book and online follow-up video lessons so you will be able to continue your practice and study on your own. Topics include; How chords work in a song, How to form the three main types of chords and much more. Email link of zoom class will be sent to you 7 days before start of class. Instructor: Craig Coffman, Just Once Classes. View website for additional details @ chordsarekey.com
  • Kickboxing

    Uncover your hidden six pack and get fit while learning some realistic techniques of Tae Kwon Do with circuit training, toning, heavy bag work and cardio all in one! Session 1 will go over basic punches and footwork. Session 2 will add more advanced punches and kicks. Lastly, Session 3 will go over footwork and advanced theory. You will need hand wraps and boxing gloves. Instructor: Brandon Stein, Evolution Tae Kwon Do, 321 County Rd. 43, Big Lake
  • Learn Spanish Adult Conversational Beginner Zoom

    Always dreamed of learning Spanish or refreshing your high school Spanish? Then this class is for you! The primary focus of the class will be on building conversational tools in Spanish through interactive practice and exercises. Vocabulary topics will include common greetings and introductions, pronunciation, numbers, food, clothing, likes and dislikes. Grammar topics will include subject pronouns, the verb estar conjugation, gender of nouns, and plurality. Participants will learn how to carry on small conversations in Spanish and each class will include interesting cultural anecdotes including Spanish word origin, dialect differences, and names in Spanish. Applicable to new students and previous Spanish Conversation participants. Link to begin online class will be emailed to you 2 days before start of first class. Not meeting: Nov. 2. Please note: Email addresses of those registered will be shared with their course instructor if needed. Instructor: Futura Language Professionals
  • Learn Spanish Adult Conversational Intermediate

    Always dreamed of learning Spanish or refreshing your high school Spanish? Then this class is for you! The primary focus of the class will be on building conversational tools in Spanish through interactive practice and exercises. Vocabulary topics will include common greetings and introductions, pronunciation, numbers, food, clothing, likes and dislikes. Grammar topics will include subject pronouns, the verb estar conjugation, gender of nouns, and plurality. Participants will learn how to carry on small conversations in Spanish and each class will include interesting cultural anecdotes including Spanish word origin, dialect differences, and names in Spanish. Applicable to new students and previous Spanish Conversation participants. Link to begin online class will be emailed to you 2 days before start of first class. Not meeting: Nov. 2. Please note: Email addresses of those registered will be shared with their course instructor if needed. Instructor: Futura Language Professionals
  • Online Class "Accounting & Finance for Non-Financial Managers"

    'THIS IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY" Please register online with UGotClass http://bit.ly/biglakeonline Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision- making. Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers explain the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career. Get a foundation to understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision-making. Come away with the knowledge to analyze resource allocation and evaluate financial performance. Register online for these and many other courses at http://bit.ly/biglakeonline
  • Online Class "Designing Online Instruction"

    'THIS IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY" Please register online with UGotClass http://bit.ly/biglakeonline Learn about the online instructional environment, envisioning your online course, develop a web course, phases of design and development, design guidelines, and more. Discover the principles behind the adoption of technology innovation and the nature of the online learning environment. Then get tips for planning your online course, identifying resources and design guidelines. Discuss the phases of design and development and models, motivating student-student interaction, and managing interaction. Get the latest information on copyright issues, assessment and evaluation. Register online for these and many other courses at http://bit.ly/biglakeonline
  • Online Class "Developing Your Leadership Skills"

    'THIS IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY" Please register online with UGotClass http://bit.ly/biglakeonline Especially for future and emerging leaders in Gen Y, come discover the key concepts of being a leader and the best strategies for developing your leadership skills and influence. Learn the unspoken secrets that leaders know and the strategies they employ/exhibit in for influencing others. Leadership skills are acquired and learned. The action takes place in attending meetings, running meetings, interacting with others 1:1, and employing successful techniques to convince and influence others. You can become a leader if you know the do’s and don’ts; what to say, what not to say; what to do, what not to do. Register online for these and many other courses at http://bit.ly/biglakeonline