Calendar

Apr
17
Tue
Beyond Pinch Pots with Kidcreate Studio @ Chanhassen Elementary
Apr 17 @ 2:35 pm – 3:35 pm

Every kid loves making pinch pots! But let’s go beyond that and learn super cool techniques to transform pinch pots into puppy pals, silly rabbits, playful penguins and much more. Not only will the kids learn the basics of working with clay but they will create amazing clay creations that are way cooler than a plain old ordinary pinch pot! Shhhh, don’t tell anyone, but this class is our best-kept secret! Register early before it fills up!

Grandmasters of Chess @ Carver Elementary
Apr 17 @ 2:35 pm – 3:35 pm

New and returning students invited. Each {YEL!} Chess class follows four basic components:
•Teach It!…Each class, students are taught different chess concepts and coached to implement those concepts into their chess games
•Practice It!…Students practice positions set by the coach to improve their understanding of the concept.
•Puzzle It!… Students are given chess puzzles (constructed by WIM Serafima Sokolovskaya) and work with coach guidance to solve them.
•Play It!…Each class ends with students playing 20-30 minutes of chess. Coaches often feature in-class tournaments during the session.
Sign up today to THINK, LEARN and PLAY WELL with {YEL!}.

Science Comes Alive! @ Clover Ridge Elementary
Apr 17 @ 2:35 pm – 3:35 pm

Discover how Science Comes Alive with Mad Science! Wonder at the marvels of natural science as you explore how animals adapt to their environments, how bugs defend themselves, and how life can survive at the bottom of the sea. Discover the secrets of science’s impact on the brain through magic tricks and art. Explore chemistry as you figure out the difference between solutions and suspensions and experience the power of chemical reactions. Delve into the science of paleontology and learn about life long gone: the dinosaurs! And of course, get a great signature Mad Science take-home every day! Class content varies depending on series length. Visit mn.madscience.org for class syllabus at your location.

Driver’s Education @ Chaska High School
Apr 17 @ 3:15 pm – 6:15 pm

Community Education, in collaboration with Safeway Driving School, offers students ages 14½ and older the opportunity to participate in classroom instruction to prepare them for the MN permit test. All instructors are licensed by the MN Department of Public Safety.

Behind-the-wheel instruction must be set up with Safeway Driving School, 651.351.9150, www.safewaydrivingschool.com. The cost is $150 and is payable to Safeway at the lessons..

Classroom instruction prepares the student to take the Minnesota permit test and begin the responsibility of driving. The 30 hours of classroom is structured into 10 independent lessons. Students must be on time for all classes. Riding the district activity bus may not ensure timely arrival so alternative arrangements should be made. If a student misses a lesson, they can make up that exact lesson number at the next session or at one of Safeway’s other locations. After class is completed, students that are 15 years old are eligible to take their permit test at any Minnesota exam center. Students can take the class at age 14½ but cannot take their permit test until age 15.

Parent involvement is required to produce safe, responsible teen drivers. It is critical that parents plan to practice regularly with their new student drivers. Safeway offers detailed information on its web site to assist parents with understanding Minnesota laws and requirements for student drivers. Safeway strongly encourages parents to review its parent information and watch the online Parent Class videos at www.safewaydrivingschool.com.

Behind-the-wheel instruction must be directly set up with Safeway Driving School, 651.351.9150,www.safewaydrivingschool.com. The cost is $150 and is payable to Safeway at the lessons. Includes six hours of driving in three, two-hour private lessons. All driving is done in a real car on actual city streets, highways and freeways with a responsible, licensed Safeway instructor. Safeway recommends students take their first lesson 6-8 weeks after receiving their permit. The lessons should be a minimum of 30 days apart to allow for practice driving. The lessons can be completed up to one year after completing classroom. Scheduling is offered online for 24/7 convenience. All of Safeway’s cars are white with identical graphics, so parents and students are confident that it is a Safeway car picking up the student for a lesson. Students can get picked up for their behind-the-wheel lesson from home, school or work.

H.I.I.T. Circuit Training @ Chaska High School
Apr 17 @ 3:20 pm – 3:50 pm

Make the most of your workout with this High Intensity Interval Training! Get a head to toe workout in 30 minutes! Siting all day in a desk can be hard on our bodies and we all know activity is an important part of a healthy lifestyle – all of us included! Circuit training is a quick, fun way to incorporate activity for a head to toe workout. Be an advocate for your health and join this fun, active class! All equipment provided and all levels welcome!

Track and Field @ Chaska Middle School West
Apr 17 @ 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm

It’s time for track!  Develop skills, knowledge and experience with various running and field events.  The program includes inter-squad and area school meets, and a track t-shirt.  Wear running shoes and plan for the weather with appropriate clothing.  The first day of practice the participants should report to the CMSW Small Gym changed and ready to practice. Please register by the school your student attends. Parents and athletes will receive the season schedule during the first week of practice.

Jr. Dance @ La Academia
Apr 17 @ 3:55 pm – 4:55 pm

For grades K-5

Glissade, pirouette and chasse´ your way across the floor as you learn fundamental dance repertoire while preparing for the end of session recital. Each {YEL!} Junior Dance class follows four basic components: •Teach It Each class students are taught dance fundamentals.•Practice It! Students practice those fundamentals as a group and individually. •Move It! They implement what they’ve learned into across-the-floor and bar routines. •Dance It! Finally, students put it all together in a choreographed routine in preparation for the recital. Sign up today to THINK, LEARN and PLAY WELL with {YEL!}. For more details about {YEL!} Dance classes, visit YouthEnrichmentLeague.com.

PARENTS: Ballet or jazz dance shoes are recommended, but not required. Please dress your child for movement.

RECITAL: Will take place the last 30 minutes of the last class. Ask your dance instructor for details.

Body Sculpting and Conditioning @ Chaska High School
Apr 17 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Come join the fun! Meet new people and get in shape! This class is for all levels. Tone your whole body and improve your muscular strength through many different sculpting and conditioning exercises head to toe. We will be using a variety of different exercise equipment, such as, hand weights, stability balls, kettle bells, medicine balls, resistance bands and more (all provided). This class is a great addition to any cardiovascular workout!

Total Body & Flow Yoga @ Family Learning Center
Apr 17 @ 4:45 pm – 5:30 pm

This is a combo class of Kaari’s Total Body Conditioning and Flow Yoga classes.  Sign up for this class to receive a discount for taking multiple classes taught by Kaari!  Discount is already included in the price.

Total Body Conditioning @ Family Learning Center
Apr 17 @ 4:45 pm – 5:30 pm

This class will boost your overall fitness condition through intervals, strength training, plyometrics, and core training. We will use a variety of equipment to challenge your balance, muscles and cardiovascular system. Please bring an exercise mat. If you enjoy working out with Kaari, sign up for the Total Body and Fit Yoga class (#4391) to receive a discount.