Parents meet with Duluth Core staff for their second parent support group session. The group discusses "The Learning Skills Continuum." The group meets each month to discuss different topics about learning, share ideas and techniques to use at home, and offer support for parents of children with learning challenges. All attendees receive a free copy of "At Wit's End" by Jill Stowell.
For those with caregiving responsibilities, such as a child with special needs, an elderly parent, a partner with chronic pain and so on. This class has been developed to help people create their own unique paths to wellness.
Participants in this one-and-a-half-hour class will be taught to engrave a rock with a small artwork or text. A 40-watt laser and mini-rock bed will be used to engrave a small, mostly flat, 3-by-2-inch rock. A 2-by-1-inch engrave area is optimal. Students can bring a rock or use a provided one.
University of Minnesota-Duluth Faculty Administrator Joel Halvorson, faculty researcher Jim Rock and their students bring back the traveling planetarium that visited Cook County in August. The GeoDome will be set up until 9 p.m. Halvorson addresses topics such as traveling the cosmos, uncovering the dark secrets of dark matter and the 50th anniversary of the Earthrise photo, our planet’s "first selfie." Telescopes are setup outside to view the night sky during the winter Geminids Meteor Shower, which will be at…
Duluth Core Learning hosts a workshop on studying and test-taking for 9th-12th grade students. The workshop will explore the cognitive science research behind how the brain best processes and remembers information for taking a test. Participants will learn studying and memory strategies during an interactive lecture and discussion, apply the techniques in a practice study session and see how they work by taking a test on what they just learned. Participants will learn strategies to improve test-taking, intentional listening, note-taking…
Participants in this three-hour class will be taught the basics of getting started in making stained glass projects, including how to make patterns, cut colored glass and construct a basic stained glass using copper foil and solder. By the end of this class, participants will have constructed three stained-glass ornaments.
Participants in this one-and-a-half-hour class are taught how to use the CriCut to precisely cut a custom vinyl resist to use as an etchant guide to add a logo, text or other simple image to a glass piece. Students are asked to bring a glass piece (a cup, bottle, mirror, picture frame glass, etc.) or use a sample glass.
Participants in this two-hour class will learn the basics of cold process soap craft from start to finish using lye and different oils and fats. The instructor will cover safety, tips, resources and the fundamentals of the age-old craft.
Nerd Nite Duluth: Merry Nerdmas features holiday cheer with three more passionate people packing PowerPoint presentations. This month's geek bait includes: "Christmas According to Jim Henson" by Alison Moffat and Emily Wooster “Mark & Jen's Christmas Jukebox: The Best and Worst in Holiday Music” by Mark Nicklawske "Whose Idea Is It Anyway?": Fanfiction, Originality, and Legality Also: games, drinks and prizes.
A twice-monthly, mixed-form dance class for people with Parkinson’s and their families, carepartners and friends. Suggested donation: $3 for a person with Parkinson's, $5 for a family/friend group including a person with Parkinson's.
Sarah Seidelmann shares different shamanic teachings during two-hour monthly drum sessions at Yoga North. This class has a pre-requisite: participants must have taken the "Find your Spirit Animal/Get Sourced" class or done one-on-one training with Seidelmann.
The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce's "Let's Do Lunch" series features guest speakers on select Tuesdays throughout the year. Admission is $35 for chamber members and $45 for non-members. To register, visit duluthchamber.com.
Essentia Health is offering classes on how to care for seriously ill or injured people. Classes will be held in various locations. Essentia Health-West Duluth Clinic, 4212 Grand Ave. Jan. 16, 2 to 3 p.m. March 13, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Essentia Health-Hermantown Clinic, 4855 W. Arrowhead Road Feb. 6, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Essentia Health is offering classes on how to care for seriously ill or injured people. Classes will be held in various locations. Essentia Health-Hermantown Clinic, 4855 W. Arrowhead Road Feb. 6, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Essentia Health-West Duluth Clinic, 4212 Grand Ave. March 13, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.