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  • Cooking Fun with Courtney: Funky Foods

    Join Courtney Slater, Hy-Vee Dietician to learn fun ways to incorporate healthy eating into your lifestyle. Feel like you tend to eat the same thing over and over again? Is it hard to introduce different food to the rest of your family? This class will dive into different foods that can increase variety in your diet. Kids are welcome, need to register and are to attend with adult.
  • Knitting Basics (Parent/Child)

    Learn the basics of knitting and leave with the skills to knit a basic scarf. All supplies are included.Price includes parent and child registration.Instructor: Julianne Lindsey
  • Knitting: Advanced/Entrelac

    Entrelac is an advanced knitting technique where the outcome presents a textured diamond or woven basket look. Students will learn to make a stylish hat in this class. Supplies provided.Instructor: Julianne Lindsey
  • Preserve the Taste of Summer Workshops: Jam Making & Dehydration

    Do you plan to harvest loads of luscious vegetables from your garden this summer? Or do you love to load up on fruits and vegetables from the summer farmers’ market? You can learn how to “Preserve the Taste of Summer!” during hands-on canning workshops from ISU Extension dietitian Mary Krisco. These workshops are based on USDA-approved food preservation recommendations, so that the food you preserve is not only delicious but safe to store for up to a year. Everyone who attends a workshop goes home with a jar of food and a complete collection of ISU Extension home preservation publications. Get ready for June, National Berry Month, with this workshop on making and canning blueberry spice jam. This workshop will prepare you for preserving any type of fresh fruit through hot-water-bath canning or dehydration. All supplies will be provided, including jars, lids, screw rings, and vegetables.Instructor: Mary Krisko, ISU Extension
  • Preserve the Taste of Summer Workshops: Pressure Canning

    Do you plan to harvest loads of luscious vegetables from your garden this summer? Or do you love to load up on fruits and vegetables from the summer farmers’ market? You can learn how to “Preserve the Taste of Summer!” during hands-on canning workshops from ISU Extension dietitian Mary Krisco. These workshops are based on USDA-approved food preservation recommendations, so that the food you preserve is not only delicious but safe to store for up to a year. Everyone who attends a workshop goes home with a jar of food and a complete collection of ISU Extension home preservation publications. If you want to preserve vegetables, meat or sauces without vinegar or pickling, pressure canning is the only way to go! Learn the basics of pressure canning in this workshop, as you can your own jars of vegetables. All supplies will be provided, including jars, lids, screw rings, and vegetables. Instructor: Mary Krisko, ISU Extension
  • Preserve the Taste of Summer Workshops: Salsa Making & Freezing

    Do you plan to harvest loads of luscious vegetables from your garden this summer? Or do you love to load up on fruits and vegetables from the summer farmers’ market? You can learn how to “Preserve the Taste of Summer!” during hands-on canning workshops from ISU Extension dietitian Mary Krisco. These workshops are based on USDA-approved food preservation recommendations, so that the food you preserve is not only delicious but safe to store for up to a year. Everyone who attends a workshop goes home with a jar of food and a complete collection of ISU Extension home preservation publications.In this workshop, you will learn the basics of hot-water-bath canning and also how best to freeze fruits and vegetables to preserve their quality and flavor. You will prepare a tomato and pepper salsa from scratch and can it in a hot water bath. All supplies will be provided, including jars, lids, screw rings, tomatoes, peppers and spices. Instructor: Mary Krisko, ISU Extension
  • Running & Walking Safety Workshop

    Whether you are a runner, walker, or rider, this workshop will help prepare you to be safe when you are out this summer. Main themes include taking a survivors mindset, defensive/escape skills, and discussion around available safety tools. Instructor: JPD Officer Zack Grandon
  • Summer Grilling Workshops: Grilling 101 - "PARTNER" Registration

    Is summer your favorite cooking season of the year? These workshops are designed to provide participants with essential skills as well as opportunities to ask questions and share recipes. Participants will have the opportunity to prepare and sample foods.You can register for each workshop as either a single "adult" or as a "partner" which can be two adults or and adult/child pair.Grilling 101: This workshop is all about the basics, how to prepare your grill, and coal vs. gas grilling, and how to grill burgers, brats, and chicken.Instructor: Johnston Hy-Vee
  • Summer Grilling Workshops: Grilling 101 - Adult Registration

    Is summer your favorite cooking season of the year? These workshops are designed to provide participants with essential skills as well as opportunities to ask questions and share recipes. Participants will have the opportunity to prepare and sample foods.You can register for each workshop as either a single "adult" or as a "partner" which can be two adults or and adult/child pair.Grilling 101: This workshop is all about the basics, how to prepare your grill, and coal vs. gas grilling, and how to grill burgers, brats, and chicken.Instructor: Johnston Hy-Vee
  • Summer Grilling Workshops: Let the Smoke Roll - "PARTNER" Registration

    Is summer your favorite cooking season of the year? These workshops are designed to provide participants with essential skills as well as opportunities to ask questions and share recipes. Participants will have the opportunity to prepare and sample foods.You can register for each workshop as either a single "adult" or as a "partner" which can be two adults or and adult/child pair.Let the Smoke Roll: Smoking meats has become more accessible and more popular in recent years. Learn the basics of smoking meat and to prepare pulled pork, whole chicken, and ribs.Instructor: Johnston Hy-Vee
  • Summer Grilling Workshops: Let the Smoke Roll - Adult Registration

    Is summer your favorite cooking season of the year? These workshops are designed to provide participants with essential skills as well as opportunities to ask questions and share recipes. Participants will have the opportunity to prepare and sample foods.You can register for each workshop as either a single "adult" or as a "partner" which can be two adults or and adult/child pair.Let the Smoke Roll: Smoking meats has become more accessible and more popular in recent years. Learn the basics of smoking meat and to prepare pulled pork, whole chicken, and ribs.Instructor: Johnston Hy-Vee
  • Summer Grilling Workshops: Steak & Seafood - "PARTNER" Registration

    Is summer your favorite cooking season of the year? These workshops are designed to provide participants with essential skills as well as opportunities to ask questions and share recipes. Participants will have the opportunity to prepare and sample foods.You can register for each workshop as either a single "adult" or as a "partner" which can be two adults or and adult/child pair.Steak & Seafood: Steak and seafood are two of the most enjoyed types of food to prepare on the grill. Learn how to do it right and increase your enjoyment of these favorites!Instructor: Johnston Hy-Vee
  • Summer Grilling Workshops: Steak & Seafood - Adult Registration

    Is summer your favorite cooking season of the year? These workshops are designed to provide participants with essential skills as well as opportunities to ask questions and share recipes. Participants will have the opportunity to prepare and sample foods.You can register for each workshop as either a single "adult" or as a "partner" which can be two adults or and adult/child pair.Steak & Seafood: Steak and seafood are two of the most enjoyed types of food to prepare on the grill. Learn how to do it right and increase your enjoyment of these favorites!Instructor: Johnston Hy-Vee
  • Summer Grilling Workshops: Tailgating Favorites - "PARTNER" Registration

    Is summer your favorite cooking season of the year? These workshops are designed to provide participants with essential skills as well as opportunities to ask questions and share recipes. Participants will have the opportunity to prepare and sample foods.You can register for each workshop as either a single "adult" or as a "partner" which can be two adults or and adult/child pair.Tailgating Favorites: Football season is just around the corner - time to get those tailgate recipes out! Learn how to prepare to feed a crowd and enjoy poppers, sliders, and wings.Instructor: Johnston Hy-Vee
  • Summer Grilling Workshops: Tailgating Favorites - Adult Registration

    Is summer your favorite cooking season of the year? These workshops are designed to provide participants with essential skills as well as opportunities to ask questions and share recipes. Participants will have the opportunity to prepare and sample foods.You can register for each workshop as either a single "adult" or as a "partner" which can be two adults or and adult/child pair.Tailgating Favorites: Football season is just around the corner - time to get those tailgate recipes out! Learn how to prepare to feed a crowd and enjoy poppers, sliders, and wings.Instructor: Johnston Hy-Vee
  • Urban Fishing with Kids - ADDITIONAL YOUTH REGISTRATION

    There are many amazing fishing opportunities within the city limits of our cities. Many of these opportunities are largely untapped and require very little time and money to take advantage of. This basic fishing class will cover equipment and techniques needed to utilize the great fishing opportunities that are found throughout the Des Moines metro area. The class will cover tips on what it takes to successfully involve kids in metro fishing as well as how to locate and successfully fish local city ponds and lakes. The class will be 4 sessions in length. The first 2 sessions we talk tackle, locations and techniques. The last 2 sessions we put them into practice with fishing trips to 2 different local lakes where we will target a variety of species that are plentiful and kid friendly. Class participants will need a valid Iowa fishing license, their own rod/reel and a dozen worms per person on fishing days.Wednesday & Thursday, May 15 & 16, 7:00-8:00pm: The first two sessions of this class are classroom-based focused on basic tackle, equipment, and location. These sessions are for adult (16yrs+) participants only. Saturdays, May 15 & 16, 8:00-10:00am: The second two sessions are actual fishing outings where new skills will be put into action with your kids! Each full $50 registration includes one child. Each additional child should be registered as an additional child at $10 each.Instructor: Matt Baugh
  • Urban Fishing with Kids - ADULT(16yrs+) REGISTRATION

    There are many amazing fishing opportunities within the city limits of our cities. Many of these opportunities are largely untapped and require very little time and money to take advantage of. This basic fishing class will cover equipment and techniques needed to utilize the great fishing opportunities that are found throughout the Des Moines metro area. The class will cover tips on what it takes to successfully involve kids in metro fishing as well as how to locate and successfully fish local city ponds and lakes. The class will be 4 sessions in length. The first 2 sessions we talk tackle, locations and techniques. The last 2 sessions we put them into practice with fishing trips to 2 different local lakes where we will target a variety of species that are plentiful and kid friendly. Class participants will need a valid Iowa fishing license, their own rod/reel and a dozen worms per person on fishing days.Wednesday & Thursday, May 15 & 16, 7:00-8:00pm: The first two sessions of this class are classroom-based focused on basic tackle, equipment, and location. These sessions are for adult (16yrs+) participants only. Saturdays, May 15 & 16, 8:00-10:00am: The second two sessions are actual fishing outings where new skills will be put into action with your kids! Each full $50 registration includes one child. Each additional child should be registered as an additional child at $10 each.Instructor: Matt Baugh