Wadena-Deer Creek Community Education is offering the following classes and bus trips. To pre-register or questions, contact Sandie Rentz, Community Education Director, at (218) 632-2396.
Defensive Driving for 55 and older - Refresher class
This class is for those who need only the Certified Defensive Driving Refresher class. If you have already taken the 55+ course, you can renew your 10%-three-year insurance discount by taking state-approved class. Completion certificate will be given at the end of class. The class will be offered on Feb. 6 and April 17, 5:30-9:30 p.m. at WDC Middle/High School. Cost is $25.
Defensive Driving for 55 and older - Full Class
This class is for those who have never taken a certified defensive driving class. If you are 55 and over, Minnesota law requires insurance companies to offer a 10 percent reduction for three years if you complete a certified defensive driving course. You will receive a certificate of completion to give to your insurance company. Class if offered March 12 and 13, 5:30-9:30 p.m. at WDC Middle/High School. Cost is $30.
Create your own Computer Class
Do you desire to learn more about your computer or software, but never see the class you need at the right time? Here is your opportunity for some undivided attention! Spend one hour with Tabitha to focus on your specific needs, where it be photo organization and editing or social networking. Contact Tabitha at (218) 632-2330 or Sandie at (218) 632-2396 to schedule an appointment. Cost is $28/hour.
Meals on Wheels volunteers needed
Volunteer are needed to deliver Meals on Wheels. Delicious meals are delivered Monday through Friday each week except holidays. It takes a volunteer about 1.5 hours each day for a week, once a month. Meals are picked up at Humphrey Manor at 10:45 a.m. If you can help, call Gracie (218) 639-1710 or Clara (218) 430-0036 or (218) 631-4053 for more information.
Minnesota state fair bus trip
Come join us at the "Great Minnesota Get Together!", Minnesota's State Fair. This is your chance to eat just about anything on a stick along with seeing the numerous exhibits and demonstrations. You can ride in the comfort of a charter bus and be dropped off at the door of the fair. The trip is scheduled for Aug. 25. The bus will leave WDC 6:30 a.m. and leave the fair 7 p.m. Cost is $49 includes coach bus and ticket into the fair.
Chanhassen Trip - "Newsies" Dinner Theatre
Chanhassen Dinner Theatre is thrilled to bring its audiences the exciting musical that took Broadway by storm, Disney's "Newsies!" With astounding choreography, unforgettable songs and inspirational storytelling, Newsies is a not-to-be-missed, high-energy show for all ages. The trip is scheduled for May 30. The bus will leave at 7:30 a.m. and return at 6 p.m. Cost is $98 includes charter bus and dinner.