Luverne Community Education

3-year-old Keegan Hector (kneeling), his mom, Kayla Hector, and his friend 2-year-old Mia Jones read the story.
Luverne Community Education and the Rock County Community Library partnered to organize the Story Walk Thursday night, Sept. 28, outside at the Luverne Community Education Building.   Fifteen families with children up to 5 years old strolled along the lawn reading the 25 placards featuring pages...
Linda McGinty (left) and Doreen Nicolaus team up for Luverne Community Education’s first jigsaw puzzle tournament Wednesday morning, Aug. 9, in the Early Childhood Family Education parent room.
Young and old met Wednesday morning, Aug. 9, for the first jigsaw puzzle competition offered through Luverne Community Education. Luverne’s Jacki Johnson organized the tabletop event after reading about a similar tournament conducted by the Rushmore Booster Club. She also hosted for personal...
Doodling goes to a whole new level as you learn about shading and perspective in  Drawing for grades 4-5 on April 20.  Master Gardener Tim Olsen will offer information and best practices for growing Blue Ribbon Vegetables on April 20.  Both youth and adult will learn the secrets to growing the best...
Donna Landsman of Luverne holds one of the feather pelts she dried and has stored for at least 20 years.
Donna Landsman’s life has always involved pheasants and feathers.  On Oct. 6, during a class on making feather art, the 82-year-old shared 60 years of experience as she showed others how a little glue and some feathers can come together as works of art. Landsman moved to Luverne almost three years...
Watch your May 1 Announcer for the Summer Community Education brochure. Registration for many summer recreation sport activities is due by Thursday, May 19.  Be sure to sign up for morning recreation, basketball, volleyball, golf, tennis, arts and crafts, gymnastics, football, wrestling, track and...
Twenty-eight participants complete the “Circle Dance,” one of several dances the group enjoyed Friday.
For the second year Luverne Community Education brought princesses and super heroes to the elementary commons for dancing, singing, playing, eating and a little picture taking. “It’s just a fun night out for kids and parents,” said Community Education Director Karen Willers. With the help of the...
A honeybee in Tim Olsen’s beehive slowly moves back into the hive. Honeybees do not excrete inside the hives in order to keep their nest and the honey sanitary.
Area residents have a unique learning opportunity currently being offered through Luverne Community Education. “Intro to Beginning Beekeeping” is a new two-class offering by local apiculturist Tim Olsen. Classes will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 25 and March 10 in the Community Education building. “I...
Area residents ages 55 to 62 years of age, a class on Social Security benefits will be conducted Dec. 8. The class will sort through a wide variety of options available as the time for retirement nears. Cost is $5. Please contact Luverne Community Education, 283-4724, for more information or to...
Eleven participants of varying experience attended the first “Pies, Pies, Pies!” class taught by Brenda Johnson (standing left) through Luverne Community Education.
Homemade pumpkin and apple pies will grace the tables of 11 area residents, thanks to a Luverne woman sharing her pie baking secrets for the first time. On Nov. 17 Brenda Johnson instructed a Community Education class creating their own pumpkin and apple pies with a special twist on the pumpkin pie...
A woolly caterpillar provides added enjoyment of picking out pumpkins for siblings Bergen and Adam Ask along with six black kittens with one getting some attention from Rebecca Arendt.
For almost two decades the Drost family has invited visitors to their farm south of Luverne. On Monday and Tuesday children and their families were allowed to pick a pumpkin during a Luverne Community Education event. The patch is open to the general public. "It's fun," said Deb Drost as she helped...
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