Pine River-Backus Community Education offers the following upcoming classes. Register online at or call 218-587-2080.

  • Beading Blast: 3:15-5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, PR-B High School Room 255. Fee: $5.

This class is for those who love beads, but don’t want the mess. Students will create jewelry, magnets for their home or locker, keyrings, or a snake or lizard. These could also be hung from backpacks. Instructor is Amber Haegele.

  • Papier-mache Snow People: 3:15-5:15 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 30 and Feb. 6, PR-B High School Room 255. Fee: $10.

This class will make snowmen from papier-mache indoors with hot cocoa. Due to dry time, this is a two-part class. Instructor is Amber Haegele.

  • Kitchen Cabinets/Furniture 101: 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, My Workshop Space, 1279 Roosevelt Ave., Pine River. Fee: $20.

Learn what to look for when buying cabinets or selecting a cabinet maker. This class will teach students to judge quality and get the most value for their money. Class will discuss the quality of construction, wood types, hardware selection and more.

Students are encouraged to bring pictures and dimensions and/or blueprint drawings of the space they wish to remodel. Instructor is Alan Wiener.