By Jake Rossen
By Jesse Marx
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By Maggie LaMaack
By CP Staff
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9807 Nicollet Ave S, Bloomington
City Scape Dance provides lessons in ballet, tap and jazz to students of all abilities, ages three to adult. Beginner to professional. Registration for the 1999-2000 dance year is currently being taken. Please call for a brochure.
975 Grand Ave, St. Paul
Dance shoes and bodywear for ballet, tap and jazz. Sizes available for children through adult. Personalized help in fitting shoes. Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-5:30pm, Tues 10am-8pm.
Just for Kix
A program of precision dancing with a team. Along with dance team skills, they learn cooperation, perseverance and teamwork. Classes meet once a week and novice, as well as experienced dancers are welcome. The answer to the "all around" dance experience.
StageCoach Theatre Arts Schools
Edina, Minnetonka, St. Paul
For three hours each week your child or teenager can be part of a fun-packed, educational leisure activity based on the performing arts. StageCoach teaches the skills they need to act, dance and sing. These skills don't disappear when they come off the stage. StageCoach training is a training for life.
Arc-En-Ciel is a unique French Immersion Preschool and Kindergarten program. Children absorb a language rather than they learn it. The school offers a warm and friendly environment reinforcing the students' creativity and developing their imagination while facilitating the academic learning process. The program is similar to the curriculum taught in Preschool in France. Teachers are French native speakers. The school will expand the program to 1st grade as early as Fall 2000. Accreditation by the French Ministry of Education is expected sometime in 2001. Registration is already open for Fall 2000 (children up to seven). Call Veronique Noâl.
14363 Oren Rd N, Scandia
651-433-4358 or fax 651-433-4652
"Arts in Agriculture and the Environment" art camp is offered from June through August. The four-day art camps feature four artists of different disciplines each day. Children create four projects each day and host an art show. Cost is $150 per session and includes all materials, snacks, instruction, and t-shirt.
Minnesota Center for Book Arts
24 North Third Street, Mpls
Introductions to papermaking, letterpress printing or bookbinding, with hands-on activities. Tues. - Weds. 8 AM- 6 PM. Group size limited, adults requires. $2.00 each, minimum $40.00. Custom Youth tours also arranged.
Book Arts on Tour
A traveling exhibit of handmade books featuring examples of traditional and non-traditional bindings. Rental fee $100.00 plus outgoing shipping costs.
Artists in the Schools
Book and literary artists working in the schools to link book arts and academics. 7-day residences $2500-3500, with four scholarships per year. Custom Artists in the Schools also arranged.
For information call Ellen L. Ferrari, Youth Programs Coordinator.
2424 Franklin Ave E, Mpls
Become an artist! Learn to throw pots on the wheel or make hand-built sculpture. Family, adult, teen, and kids classes are offered. Or, celebrate your special day with a memorable clay event. In just two hours, create a masterpiece out of clay and glaze it. Projects include treasure boxes, mugs, animals, or anything else you can dream up.
SPORTS & FITNESS
My Gym Children's Fitness Center
My Gym Children's Fitness Center offers age-appropriate exercise and play programs for children ages three months through nine years old. Our programs are designed to enhance strength, balance, flexibility, motor skills, and self-esteem in a non-competitive, fun, loving, and social environment. Ask about our extra-special Birthday Parties.
American Field Service (AFS)
2356 University Ave W, St. Paul
American Field Service (AFS), the oldest student exchange organization, provides a school, home and community exchange in the US and in over 50 foreign countries. Students may participate in summer, year and semester exchanges abroad, including post-secondary and community service experiences. Call 1-800-AFS-INFO.
525 W 54th St, Mpls
75+ years of educational excellence. Annunciation is a K-8 Catholic School that features: superior academics, a respectful Christian environment, gifted/enrichment programs, networked computers in lab and classroom, outstanding athletic program, innovative creative arts and art appreciation program, year-round on-site extended daycare, and Kindergarten Plus+, an optional all day program. Tours by appointment-please call the school office.
The Bureau of Family Opinion
Looking for a fund-raising idea? Whatever your non-profit group's fund-raising goal, we can help you get closer to it through food-related research. If interested, please call us. Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm.
Club Z! In-home Tutoring Service
Club Z! In-home Tutoring Service, a national provider of supplementary educational services and products is the only educational company which focuses on in-home tutoring. Club Z! tutors are located all over the Twin Cities offering free assessmants with a matched tutor in the convenience of your own home. Flexible scheduling, curriculums and payment plan. No long term contracts. Very reasonable rates.