Learn about upcoming events and opportunities in Community Education.
ECFE has enrollment openings for the following classes:
LR110-3 Wednesdays 11:15 am -12:15 pm, Toddlers/Crawlers/Walkers (9-18 months) at Liberty Ridge Site 2
LR708-5 Fridays 11:30 am - 12:45 pm, Just for 3’s and 4’s: Fun with Books (Non-separating class) at Liberty Ridge Site 2
Register at https://bit.ly/3C1eJ4h or call 651-425-7181.
Join us for ECFE Drop-In Play!
Location: Liberty Ridge Site 2 (11283 Eagle View Blvd., Woodbury)
Monday, 11:30 am -12:45 pm (Birth to 5 Years)
Wednesday, 9:15-10:30 am (Birth to 5 Years)
Wednesday, 11:30 am – 12:45 pm (Birth to 5 Years)
Friday, 11:30 am – 12:45 pm (Birth to 5 Years)
Location: District Program Center (8400 E. Point Douglas Road S., Cottage Grove)
Tuesday, 3:00 – 4:30 pm (3-5 Years)
Thursday, 3:00 – 4:30 pm (3-5 Years)
ECFE Drop-In Play and ECFE classes will not occur on the following dates:
Nov. 24-26 Feb. 18-22
Dec. 20-31 Mar. 7-14
Jan. 17-21 Apr 15 and 25
Register for the final session, “Self-Care: Fill Your Cup So You Can Fill Your Child’s Cup,” on December 7, 2021, 6:30-7:30 pm (virtual option only). This session is part of the Courageous Parents-Resilient Kids series funded by the Washington County WellSpring Project and presented in partnership with Washington County, South Washington County Schools ECFE, and Canvas Health.
Register at https://bit.ly/2WUIK6F or call 651-425-7181.
Serenity Farm Horse Camp, Nov 20, 24, 26 & 27, 9 am - 2 pm, Serenity Farm, Stillwater, Ages 6-12
Animal Cartoons, Mondays, Nov 15 - Dec 13, 6:30-7:30 pm, Cottage Grove Middle, Grades K-5
Kings and Queens of the Castle, Tuesdays, Nov 16 - Dec 14, 6:30-7:30 pm, East Ridge, Grades K-5
Advanced Drawing - Oil Pastels, Fridays Nov 19 & Dec 3, 6-8:30 pm, Kidcreate Studio, Woodbury, Ages 7-12
Intensive Sewing Camp, Wednesday, Nov 24, 9 am - 1 pm, Nena's Design Studio, Oakdale, Grades 4-8
Intensive Etiquette Camp, Wednesday, Nov 24, 9 am - 1 pm, Nena's Design Studio, Oakdale, Grades 4-8
Driver Education begins Monday, Nov 29 after school at all three district high schools Ages 14.5+
- Extreme Coding: Super Snake Saturday, Nov 20, 9 am- 12 pm, Grades 4-8
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- Kids in the Kitchen All class favorites, crepes, monkey bread and more.
- Adult supervision recommended for students under 13
- Do At Home Kits: Friendship Bracelets, Weaving Projects, Beaded Keychains and more!
- Fun for all ages, under 6 years may need adult help/supervision for some.
- Science Explorer Kits Lots of STEM activity kits to choose from.
- Preschool – Elementary age
- Gymnastics Looking for information about gymnastics classes? Check out the information page for class descriptions, current schedules, and registration deadlines.
- Middle School Boys and Girls Wrestling Beginning Nov 8th 2:45-4:45 pm or 3-5 pm, at Woodbury Middle or Park and Oltman, Grades 6-8
- Happy Feet Preschool Soccer Tuesday evenings at Grey Cloud beginning Nov 9th and Tuesday evenings at Middleton beginning Nov 16th, Ages 2-4 & 5-7
- Fall Young Kids Camp Wednesdays, Nov 10 - Dec 15, 3:10-4 pm, Cottage Grove Elementary, Grades K-
- Middle School Boys Basketball Beginning Jan 10th after school at Cottage Grove, Lake, Oltman and Woodbury Middle Schools, Grades 6-8
- East Ridge Dance Team Kids Clinic Saturday, Nov 20th, 9 am - 3 pm, East Ridge, Grades K-5
DAYTIME PE LIFEGUARDS NEEDED (part time)
Got your lifeguard certification and your kids are at school? Apply to lifeguard during PE classes! Must be available to work all pool locations in Cottage Grove and Woodbury. Hours vary between 2 – 5 hours/day when PE is scheduled in the pool. Hours range between 7:55 AM and 3:00 PM. Must have a willingness to help teachers ensure safety and order while in the pool. Need to be at least 18 years old. APPLY HERE
LOVE THE WATER AND WORKING WITH CHILDREN? HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF SWIMMING STROKES?
(Front Crawl, Back Crawl, Elementary Backstroke, Side Stroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly) We are hiring part time swim instructors for multiple locations within the district. Must have a willingness to work with children and parents. Lifeguard preferred – but not required. We will train the right candidate!! Need to be at least 14 years old. APPLY HERE
We're Hiring! If you like working with kids and are looking for part time or full time work, Kids Club may be the place for you!
Kids Club is a school age child care program operated by SoWashCo Schools Community Education. Kids Club is offered before and after school and on school release days at all 16 elementary schools. Experience working with children is preferred.
Learn more at sowashco.org/careers. Questions? Contact Carol Tobin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-425-6612.
Experimenting with Alcohol Inks Wednesday, Nov 17, 1:30 – 4:30 pm
Basic Computers, Mondays, Nov. 29 - Dec 20, 1-3 pm, 11 am - 4:30 pm
Cool-Rise Sweet Breads Tuesday, Nov 16, 6 - 9 pm
What Happens If I Need a Nursing Home? Tuesday, Nov 30, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, New date
Best Bundt Cakes Thursday, Nov 18, 6:30 – 9 pm
Adults with Disabilities
Friday Night Bingo Friday, Nov 19, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Ed2Go - Online Enrichment and Career Opportunities
- Hundreds of interactive online courses taught by expert instructors are available HERE
Great Rivers Adult Education Consortium
Register for FREE Classes for Adults: Microsoft Office Training, GED Prep, High School Diploma Completion, Computer Skills Training, English as a Second Language (ESL), Post-Secondary School Refresh, and more. Classes may be offered in-person or online. For questions please text or call Susie Evans at 651-270-3266 or email her at email@example.com.
Senior Activities - 50+
Join us! We have a full lineup of free weekly activities such as Bingo, Bunco, Farkle, 500, Mexican Train, Mahjong, Hand & Foot and more. See dates and times HERE.
Trips are back! See details HERE for our Holiday Light Tour.
Give Pickleball a try! Open Pickleball takes place at the District Program Center gym in Cottage Grove on Mon., Wed. and Fri. each week from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Just $3! Come alone or with a partner. Beginners welcome!
A new Computer Basics class begins Monday, Nov. 29 in the afternoon from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Senior Exercise - FREE afternoon classes now have openings! Monday/Wed. at 3:15 p.m. is SAIL – Stay Active and Independent for Life (Age 65+) and Tues/Thurs. is Strength & Balance.
55 Alive/Driver Discount Program has openings for a refresher course on Nov. 11 (12:30 – 4:30 p.m.) or Nov. 15 (4:00 – 8:00 p.m.) Register by calling 1-888-234-1294.
Foot Care appointments are scheduled by appointment only on the first Tuesday and Friday of the month. Cost is $23. Service is offered by Ginny’s Footcare. Call 651-425-6650 to schedule.
Looking for support? Community Education offers both a Grief Group and a Diabetes Support Group. Register or find out more by clicking on the title. Free Caregiver Support Groups (both virtual and in-person) are available through FamilyMeans. Call Deb Newton at 651-789-4046 for more details.
Our Senior Activities Membership is only $15/year. Join us … your friends are here! (Over 200 seniors have joined since September.)