Don’t Let Cabin Fever Get You Down this WInter!

Winter has arrived! There is snow on the ground, the days are shorter, and most of us spend more time indoors. Preparing for the holidays keeps us active through December, but January and February can be filled with long days that keep us cooped up in the house. Sometimes we end up with Cabin Fever.

Community Education has the cure for Cabin Fever! Classes and activities are available for all ages.

For adults, we have fitness, cooking and craft classes. Winter is a great time to make those home repairs. Consider learning from our expert do-it-yourself instructor, Paul Landwehr. Paul is teaching open woodshop, sheet rock repair and basic tiling. Perhaps you have heard of the Dead Sea Scrolls? Dr. Derfler, an international educational consultant, will explain the significance of this historical find. How much do you know about Farmington? Our Explore Farmington series lets you learn from our local business people. Find all our great classes and activities here. If you are wary of venturing outside during these winter months, we have online classes on a variety of topics.  Take a look at our online catalog.

For families we have scheduled FREE family friendly movies once a month at the Farmington High School Recital Hall. Join us on Jan 5th for Toy Story 3.  Find the schedule of movies here. What a great activity for Saturday morning! The School District also has a series of FREE evening concerts put on by the various musical groups at the High School. Check out the schedule here.

Youth can find a variety of after school, evening and weekend activities, including swimming lessons, fencing, art classes, science classes and more. Our winter play is “Wagon Wheels a-Rollin” and is a great creative outlet to keep spirits high during winter.  Register online today!

Our 2012-13 Farmington/Lakeville Parenting Series has 2 more workshops. Feb 4th is a Parent Information Night for Parents of Teens, and Mar 19 is an evening with Katy Smith, Minnesota’s 2011 Teacher of the Year. Learn more about these workshops.  A great place to hear the latest information and get together with other parents. You can also participate in our online book study of Sleepless in America by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka. It starts Jan 7th.

No need to stay indoors this winter – visit Farmington Community Education and cure that Cabin Fever!

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