If you did not find our winter brochure in the Brown County Reminder, it will be in the Jan. 14 publication. You can go to the school website and check out all the activities that have been planned for the next four months.
The first 55 Alive Renewal class for the 2013 year will be on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 1-5 p.m. An evening renewal class will be on Monday, Feb. 11, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Completion of the class allows one to receive a 10 percent discount on vehicle insurance for three years. Then an eight hour first time class is planned for Monday, Jan. 28 and Tuesday, Jan. 29, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Are you curious about all of the Electronic E-books? Check out the possibilities this Saturday in Room 108 or on Saturday, Feb. 23. Nicole Dummer will lead the discussion and will also take registrations at 507-354-6750. Nicole facilitates the Computer 4 Life classes which meet at 3:30 p.m. on Monday afternoons.
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ECFE families are invited to a winter kick-off event on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 6-7:30 p.m. Come to school in your pajamas for this special event of Open Gym, crafts, snacks and a free book for the family. ECFE classes begin the week of Jan. 21 with Two-year-olds on Monday nights, 6-7:30 p.m., Three-to-fives on Tuesdays at 9 a.m., 4:30 p.m., or 6:30 p.m. and Toddlers on Thursdays, 6-7:15 p.m.
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Knitting and Crochet classes have resumed on Friday afternoons, 3:30-5 p.m. in Room 109 in the Sleepy Eye High School. Bring a project or just come with some needles as plenty of yarn is available for practicing stitches.
Quilting classes have been scheduled for the fourth Saturday January through April. The first one will be held on Jan. 26, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
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A January outing will be to visit the Northwest Airlines History Museum on Wednesday, Jan. 30. Signup for this will be needed by Jan. 23.
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The Life-Living Series will have Erin Walsh as the first speaker on Monday, Jan. 14, 7 p.m., at the DAC Auditorium, 15 N State Street in New Ulm. Her topic is “Why Do Kids Act That Way?” These programs are free and this one is sponsored by USAC and New Ulm Community Education.
The second program will be on Monday, Jan. 21 with Educator Humorist Katy Smith, who was the 2011 Teacher of the Year. She is an ECFE teacher.
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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.