Whatever life step you are about to take, make Hastings Community Education your first step.  Whether you’re facing a new challenge, pursuing a passion, seizing an opportunity, building a family or shaping a career, we can make it easier and more enjoyable.  For 40 years, we’ve helped Hastings grow, with community-based programs that are convenient, close at hand and cost effective.  Contact us at 651-480-7670, fax 651-480-7680.  Find staff contact information by clicking on About (above).

New and Noteworthy

  • JULY 21st Heat Conditions–This afternoon’s children’s golf lessons will not be held due to expected heat conditions. Linkster Level Golf will begin on July 28-August 18 (skip 8/4; make-up session will be planned at class for today’s missed session). Little Linksters will not be held today; remaining class dates are July 28 and August 11th (make-up session).

  • Job Opportunity: We are looking for a dynamic addition to our Promise Fellow program at Hastings Middle School. The Promise Fellow creates relationships with students who are identified as “falling between the cracks.” The result is improvement in attendance, academics and behavior. This is a terrific stipened opportunity for a recent college grad interested in working in the schools. Upon completion of service, the Promise Fellow receives $5000 toward student loans or additional schooling. For more information, check the Hastings Public Schools website www.hastings.k12.mn.us, click on the link to employment or call 651-480-7672.

  • Phillumeny–matchbook collecting. Many people enjoy this hobby, including Hastings residents Gene and Peggy Fuchs whose matchbook collection is on display this month at Tilden Community Center . Feel free to stop by any time this month to see the display.

  • Fifty Plus Game Nights!  Games are not just for kids.  Join your friends at Tilden Community Center on Wednesday evenings, June 4 through August 27, 6-8 p.m. for FREE Bocce Ball and Bean Bag Toss (in the Backyard), Pickle Ball (in the gym).  All equipment provided–FREE, bring your friends, no pre-registration required.

  • Ice Cream Social and Car ShowPictures from this event are now on our Facebook pagehttps://www.facebook.com/pages/Hastings-Community-Education/186830071395985?ref=hl

  • Safety Camp is coming up! This one-day camp teaches kids entering 3rd-5th grade a variety of safety related topics, including Fire Safety, Bike Safety and Personal Safety. Games, activities and learning sessions on Tuesday, July 22, Hastings High School Commons. Drop off between 7:30 and 8 a.m., pick up at 4:30 p.m. $20 register online at www.hastingsmn.gov/parks. Sponsored by Hastings Community Education, Hastings Fire, Police and Parks & Recreation and the YMCA.

  • Ready to Pick a Perfect Summer for your children ages K-9th grade?  Our Camp Horizons/Big Shots child care is accepting registrations for the summer program.  Click on the link to child care and then Pick a Perfect Summer for schedules and information, then click here to register online!

  • Playgrounds in the Summer (PITS) is back!  Click HERE for more information about the city parks and rec and community education’s FREE supervised playground program at Lions, Wallin, Vermillion and Hampton Townships.  For this week’s newsletter, click here.  

  • Unity Through Community is Hastings Community Education’s monthly feature on Hastings Cable Channel 14.  The show provides information about Community Education and upcoming community activities.  It airs daily at 11 am and 7 pm.  Click here for the latest show.

All enrichment classes are  available for registration now — online, in-person, fax or through the mail. Call us at 651-480-7670 with any questions or to register for a class.

  • Click the catalog image below to browse courses and offerings in a flip catalog (or choose this PDF version) — or click here to register online!

  • Click here to request distribution of flyers in the Hastings elementary schools.Hastings Comm Ed
  • Thank you to the United Way of Hastings for their generous grants to our Adults With Disabilities and Little Learner Scholarship Programs!

Click here for a PDF version of the Fall 2014 Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) newsletter. Click the image below for the ‘flip version’ of the ECFE newsletter.

Spring-Summer 2014 Catalog

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