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  • Acrylic Painting

    Learn to paint quick and expressive acrylic paintings with one brush and a limited color palette. Working quickly allows colors to blend and brush strokes to show creating dynamic results in your acrylic paintings. Supplies needed Acrylic Paint 8 in. x 10 in. canvas Cup of water Paper towels Utrecht Filbert Brush 16 Titanium White Mars Black Cobalt Blue Cadmium Red Medium Hue Cadmium Yellow Medium Hue Good brands are Winsor & Newton, Liquitex, Blick, Golden, Gamblin January February March April Eligible UCare members may receive up to a $15 discount on many Community Education classes when registering over the phone. Contact Community Education for further information.
  • Acrylic Pouring

    Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paint to create an art piece. Learn the process of mixing acrylic paints with other materials to give it a more fluid consistency so that it can be poured directly onto a canvas. An 8 in. x 10 in. canvas and all supplies are included. Please bring a box to take work home in. Eligible UCare members may get up to a $15 discount on many community education classes in Minnesota. Members must have UCare insurance at the time of registration and throughout the duration of the class. Members need to provide their UCare member ID number when registering for class over the phone. Limits and restrictions may apply.
  • Bob Ross Oil Painting — Mississippi Sky

    Have you ever wanted to try oil painting, but didn’t know where to start? Start here! Jay Rupp, a certified Bob Ross instructor, will guide you step-by-step as you paint a beautiful portrait. All supplies will be provided. Wear paint-appropriate clothing and bring a bag lunch. Wooden picture frames are available for purchase after class (optional). Eligible UCare members may get up to a $15 discount on many community education classes in Minnesota. Members must have UCare insurance at the time of registration and throughout the duration of the class. Members need to provide their UCare member ID number when registering for class over the phone. Limits and restrictions may apply.
  • Bob Ross Oil Painting — The Majestic

    Have you ever wanted to try oil painting, but didn’t know where to start? Start here! Jay Rupp, a certified Bob Ross instructor, will guide you step-by-step as you paint a beautiful portrait. All supplies will be provided. Wear paint-appropriate clothing and bring a bag lunch. Wooden picture frames are available for purchase after class (optional). Eligible UCare members may get up to a $15 discount on many community education classes in Minnesota. Members must have UCare insurance at the time of registration and throughout the duration of the class. Members need to provide their UCare member ID number when registering for class over the phone. Limits and restrictions may apply.
  • Boho Messenger Bag

    Make a lined cross-body bag that is versatile and comfortable to wear. This large capacity bag is great for carrying just about anything! Bring your enthusiasm and supplies listed online. Basic sewing skills required. Optional $5 supply fee if participants want to take home the pattern. Supply List: Thread 2 yards, woven cotton fabric (1 yard main and 1 yard lining) Scissors or rotary cutter and mat Sharp pencil or fabric marking pen Pins or fabric weights Seam ripper Supply fee of $5 paid to instructor at class for pattern (optional) Eligible UCare members may receive up to a $15 discount on many Community Education classes when registering over the phone. Contact Community Education for further information.
  • Crochet Beginning

    Crochet is fast and fun. Learn the basics of crochet including chaining, single crochet, double crochet, slip stitches and color changes. Plus, discover what yarns and threads should be used for each project and how to block a finished piece. Bring to class Supply fee of $6 paid to instructor at class. Bring your own scissors to class. Eligible UCare members may receive up to a $15 discount on many Community Education classes when registering over the phone. Contact Community Education for further information.
  • DIY Chunky Knit Blanket

    Have you been wanting to make your own chunky knit throw? The class includes all materials to make a body size throw and personalized instruction. A variety of colors will be available, with color options you will love. Class length is approximately 2.5 hours long with varied start times. Please choose when registering. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Class held at POUR Wine Bar & Bistro in Champlin. Eligible UCare members may receive up to a $15 discount on many Community Education classes when registering over the phone. Contact Community Education for further information.
  • Glass Mosaic Table or Sign

    Learn to design and mosaic a sign or table with beautiful precut glass, and stencils (if needed), in two fun evenings. The signs vary in size. Popular ideas include welcome, your address or the state of MN. The second night is grouting and learning more about mosaics and supplies. The table is 16 in. tall and the top is 16 in. x 16 in. and is $65. Signs are $16+. Eligible UCare members may receive up to a $15 discount on many Community Education classes when registering over the phone. Contact Community Education for further information.
  • Learn to Knit-Beginning

    Learn basic techniques - cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease, finishing and pattern reading - while making a tote bag to be felted. Not meeting October 20. Learn to knit supply list Bring supplies below the first week if you have them Size eight knitting needles Yarn for practice (1 skein of Red Heart "4" in a light color Scissors Tapestry needle Stitch markers Eligible UCare members may receive up to a $15 discount on many Community Education classes when registering over the phone. Contact Community Education for further information.
  • Mosaic Birdbath

    Make a birdbath using a terra cotta tray and mosaic tiles. The birdbath is both functional and a beautiful, artistic garden accent. Discuss which wrought iron stand is the best, that can be purchased in local home improvement stores. Wear old clothes and bring an old terry cloth towel and rubber gloves. Supply fee of $25 cash paid to instructor at class. Bring to class: Supply fee of $25 cash paid to instructor. Small disposable plastic bowl Rubber gloves Dress for a mess - wear old clothes. Due to the unpredictability of COVID-19, we understand there is some hesitation to commit to activities at this time. For your convenience, we are now offering participants the opportunity to “Register Now, Pay Later!” Reserve your spot, now! Mark your calendar as something to look forward to. You won’t be charged until later. Please provide us with your payment information at the time of checkout, and we will only charge your account five business days prior to the class start date. No regrets: You will be notified if this class is cancelled, and no charges will be made. Eligible UCare members may get up to a $15 discount on many community education classes in Minnesota. Members must have UCare insurance at the time of registration and throughout the duration of the class. Members need to provide their UCare member ID number when registering for class. Limits and restrictions may apply.
  • Mosaic Butterfly, Dragonfly or Lizard

    This mosaic butterfly, dragonfly or lizard will be a cheerful addition to your garden or patio. Using a new mosaic technique will enable you to finish this project in one evening. Bring an old towel, rubber gloves and dress for a mess. Specify butterfly, dragonfly or lizard at time of registering. Supply fee of $25 cash paid to instructor at class. Bring to class: • Old towel • Rubber gloves • Dress for a mess - wear old clothes. Eligible UCare members may receive up to a $15 discount on many Community Education classes when registering over the phone. Contact Community Education for further information.
  • Mosaic Butterfly, Dragonfly or Lizard

    This mosaic butterfly, dragonfly or lizard will be a cheerful addition to your garden or patio. Using a new mosaic technique will enable you to finish this project in one evening. Bring an old towel, rubber gloves and dress for a mess. Specify butterfly, dragonfly or lizard at time of registering. Supply fee of $25 cash paid to instructor at class. Bring to class: • Old towel • Rubber gloves • Dress for a mess - wear old clothes. Eligible UCare members may receive up to a $15 discount on many Community Education classes when registering over the phone. Contact Community Education for further information.
  • NEW Beyond the Bobbin

    Do you have a basic understanding of how to use your sewing machine and would like to advance your skills? Join us for this fun, informative class where you’ll come away with a good understanding of sewing terms and tools; learn how to make button holes and attach zippers; practice gathering, inserting elastic, hemming, and following a pattern. Bring supplies listed online and leave with a simple completed project. $10 supply fee paid to instructor the first class. Bring to class: $10 supply fee paid to instructor at class. Thread Sewing scissors Pins Eligible UCare members may receive up to a $15 discount on many Community Education classes when registering over the phone. Contact Community Education for further information.
  • NEW Bunny Gnomes!

    Every home should have a holiday gnome! Here’s your chance to make one. Come join Alicia for a fun night of crafting, and socializing in a unique workshop. No sewing involved and all materials will be provided. Choose from either a male or female Bunny Gnome! Eligible UCare members may receive up to a $15 discount on many Community Education classes when registering over the phone. Contact Community Education for further information.
  • NEW Demystifying Oil Painting

    Have you ever wanted to try Oil Painting but don't know where to start? Learn the basics from what brushes to use, terminology, paints and liquids needed. This is a hands-on class and you will be creating as you learn. Eligible UCare members may receive up to a $15 discount on many Community Education classes when registering over the phone. Contact Community Education for further information.
  • NEW Oil Pastel Drawing

    Learn to create a beautiful image in oil pastels with confidence even if you have never used them before. you'll learn how easy and fun creating a landscape in oil pastels can be. All supplies are included. Eligible UCare members may receive up to a $15 discount on many Community Education classes when registering over the phone. Contact Community Education for further information.
  • NEW Paint Like the Greats - Georgia O'Keeffe

    Create an acrylic painting on an 8 x 10 inch canvas in the style of Georgia O'Keeffe. Learn a bit of history about her and her style of painting as you follow step-by-step instructions to create your own masterpiece. Eligible UCare members may receive up to a $15 discount on many Community Education classes when registering over the phone. Contact Community Education for further information.
  • NEW Paint Like the Greats - Van Gogh

    Create an acrylic landscape painting on an 8 x 10 inch canvas in the style of Van Gogh. Learn a bit of history about him and his style of painting as you follow step-by-step instructions to create your own masterpiece. Eligible UCare members may receive up to a $15 discount on many Community Education classes when registering over the phone. Contact Community Education for further information.
  • NEW Paint Night with Your Bearded Artist - Fireflies Under Moonlight

    Join instructor Jeremy Ross from Your Bearded Artist as he guides you step-by-step through an afternoon where you will create a painting on a 16 x 20 inch canvas with acrylic paint. No experience necessary! Participants are welcome to bring snacks and non-alcoholic beverages to paint and sip through the class. All supplies included. Eligible UCare members may get up to a $15 discount on many community education classes in Minnesota. Members must have UCare insurance at the time of registration and throughout the duration of the class. Members need to provide their UCare member ID number when registering for class over the phone. Limits and restrictions may apply.
  • NEW Paint Night with Your Bearded Artist - Northern Aurora Lights

    Join instructor Jeremy Ross from Your Bearded Artist as he guides you step-by-step through an afternoon where you will create a painting on a 16 x 20 inch canvas with acrylic paint. No experience necessary! Participants are welcome to bring snacks and non-alcoholic beverages to paint and sip through the class. All supplies included. Eligible UCare members may get up to a $15 discount on many community education classes in Minnesota. Members must have UCare insurance at the time of registration and throughout the duration of the class. Members need to provide their UCare member ID number when registering for class over the phone. Limits and restrictions may apply.
  • Soap Making

    Discover the delight of homemade soap for yourself or to give as gifts! Using the cold process method, learn how to make soap through demonstration and participation. Color and scent your own raw soap to take home. Complete handouts and recipes provided. Supply fee of $12 paid to instructor at class. Eligible UCare members may receive up to a $15 discount on many Community Education classes when registering over the phone. Contact Community Education for further information.
  • Spring Basket

    Weave this adorable spring basket that becomes a spring centerpiece or perfect for an egg-hunt! Color choices of soft variegated pastels or vibrant spring solid hues. It begins with a solid oak base and we weave the basket using a variety of techniques. The fancy curlicues are whimsical in detail, highlighting the rows of color. Supply fee to instructor at class time is $26; optional handles are an additional $7. Eligible UCare members may receive up to a $15 discount on many Community Education classes when registering over the phone. Contact Community Education for further information.
  • Springtime Floral Watercolor

    Explore watercolor painting with your friends in this fun and relaxing class. You will create a beautiful seasonal painting using a technique called "wet-in-wet." This class is designed and adapted for all levels of experience. All supplies provided. Eligible UCare members may receive up to a $15 discount on many Community Education classes when registering over the phone. Contact Community Education for further information.
  • T-Shirt Quilt!

    Looking forward to celebrating a graduation or other special event this spring? Make it memorable by giving a twin-sized t-shirt quilt made by you. If you don't finish during the three-week class, you will leave with instructions on how to complete your individualized quilt at home. Supply fee of $10 paid to instructor for interfacing to stabilize shirts. Basic sewing skills required. Bring to class: $10 supply fee paid to instructor at class. This is for interfacing to stabilize the t-shirts. 25-30 t-shirts, washed Thread-All purpose, one large spool. Rotary cutter and mat (preferred) or fabric scissors Iron, if you have one. Eligible UCare members may receive up to a $15 discount on many Community Education classes when registering over the phone. Contact Community Education for further information.