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PR-B Community Education classes listed for March

Pine River-Backus Community Education offers the following classes in March. Register online at or in the Community Education office.  Call Community Education at 218-587-2080 with any questions.

• Spring Renewal for You: 1-3 p.m. Saturday, March 9, Stone Woman Herbals, downtown Pine River. Store fee: $10.

Winter can be more damaging on our skin than the hot, dry days of summer. Learn ways to replenish facial and body skin. This class will explore exotic techniques for ending dry skin, and wrinkly, drab facial skin, and will make several items to take home.

Arrive with no makeup. All ages are welcome.

• Basic Beading (family fun): 1-3 p.m. Sunday, March 10, Thrifty Living, Main Street. Fee: $12.

Join friends in creating a necklace, bracelet and earrings. Beads and supplies are included; additional beads are available for purchase for future projects.

• Spring Time Decoration: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, CLC classroom. Cost: $7 per family.

Plant your decoration or make it from materials and decorative color sheets. Instructor is Mary Jo Litke.

• Summer Ball & Spring Sport Information Night: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, Performance Gym.

• Youth Dance (pre-K to sixth grade): 3:15-6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays starting March 19, Dance Center in the new Early Childhood Center.

Youth Dance offers inspirational, fun and challenging classes. Classes will culminate in a community recital. Dance costumes will be purchased separately.

The instructor is high school dance team member Danielle Butcher.

Grades K-2 will meet from 3:15-4 p.m. and cost is $25 plus costume (TBD).

Grades 3-6 will meet from 4:15-5:15 p.m. and cost is $25 plus costume (TBD).

Ages 3-pre-K will meet from 5:30-6 p.m. and cost is $25.00 plus costume (TBD).

• Organic Housekeeping for adults ages 15 and older: 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, PR-B High School Room 49. Fee is $10.

Concerned about the toxins in your cleaning products? Learn more about safe options for household cleaning products, along with lots of tips to help make housekeeping a less “irritating” chore.

What is organic housekeeping? Why do it? How is it different? Get the basic ingredients and learn what they do to clean your kitchen, bathroom, laundry and general household. There will be samples to take home.

Instructors are Barb Beck and Michelle Hoefs.

• Let’s Fly: 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, Room 10. Fee is $5.

Construct a mini kite out of materials you have around your house. Design a pinwheel and windsock experiment with all kinds of wind-powered objects and creations.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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