The Brown County Day of Caring will take place on Saturday, Oct. 13. The ECFE program is hoping to have a team that will help in Sleepy Eye for a couple of hours in the morning. Contact the staff at 507-794-7907, extension 1320 if you would be available to help. All ages are invited to participate but those under 18 need to have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian.
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Classes for 3 to 5 year olds started on Tuesday and the Toddlers will be coming on Thursday, Sept. 20, 6-7:15 p.m. We will also meet the new Two Year Old class on Monday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. All classes are held in rooms 319 and 320, except the Tuesday morning class and Toddlers, which meet in room 318. Most of the fall classes meet for nine weeks. A new group of classes will be held in the new year during the spring term. The next Babies class is offered on Saturday, Oct. 13, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
A special event is coming on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2:30-4:30 p.m. It is the Fall Festival at the Mike and Cheyenne Lax farm. Pre-registration is appreciated.
An area workshop for parents and teachers will be held on Thursday Sept. 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Nicollet. It is titled, “Self-Regulation for Young Children: The Role of Responsive Teachers and Parents.” This is a free workshop offered through the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation and Region 9 Help Me Grow committee.
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The next renewal class for 55 Alive is on Thursday, Sept. 20, 5:30-9:30 p.m. A daytime class is planned for Monday, Oct. 8, 1:30-5:30 p.m.
Quilters of all skill levels will be returning on Saturday, Oct. 13 for another day of learning and sewing. Find an unfinished project or begin a new one that will be usable for gift giving. If you need ideas or patterns, please call the Community Ed office. The rotary cutter method is used in the classes.
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The popular Computers 4 Life workshops will begin on Tuesday, Oct. 2. Class time will be 6-8 p.m. and the group will be meeting in the high school computer lab room 108. The class meets for four sessions and then a new group is scheduled. Contact Nicole Dummer at 507-354-6750 to register. She also has information on GED classes, College Prep and Pathways to Manufacturing Careers.
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The next outing planned is to Stillwater on Thursday, Oct. 11. Sign up is needed by Sept. 26.
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The Community Education office is located in room 109 of the Sleepy Eye High School. School day office hours are generally 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Since staff is part-time, they may not always be in the building. You can call and leave a message on voicemail, 507-794-7873, and we will get back to you with more information. Another option is to e-mail staff with questions and to sign-up. Addresses are on the school website.
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