Some of the upcoming programs offered by La Crescent-Hokah Community Education:

Cybersecurity: Protecting yourself and your digital information

6-7 p.m. Tuesday, July 9 in high school conference room No. 2. Learn how to protect yourself and your digital information. As more of our lives move into digital spaces it’s imperative that we each understand how to best protect our data online. This class will review best practices and strategies around passwords, email account hijacking, phishing, social engineering, physical security, wireless security, smartphone security, and electronic payment security. Taught by Jason Ludwigson.

Beginning sign language

10 a.m. Saturdays beginning July 13. Regina McAlear is currently a Deaf Mentor for Wisconsin Education Service Program-Deaf and Hard of Hearing. This American Sign Language (ASL) class makes it fun to learn the basic sign languages such as family, colors, food, animals, ASL grammars, with some fun games thrown in. This class is designed for anyone middle school age and up who needs to brush up on their sign language skills or wants to learn beginning sign language. Beginning Sign Language Class is six one-hour classes.

Defensive driving recertification

5:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 16 at La Crescent Community Building. This four-hour course is available to participants who have taken the eight-hour course Defensive Driving Course within the last three years and need to renew their insurance certification. You will not need to take a test. Space is limited, so please register in advance. When registering, we will need your driver’s license number. Instructor: Dewey Severson, National Safety Council.

Charcoal drawing event for adults and youth

July 22, 6 to 8:30 p.m. for adults or youth (grades 7 and up) with an adult at the Sports Hub; 2 to 4:30 p.m. for youth (grades 7 and up) at the high school. This is a new and exciting opportunity to get together with friends and family while being encouraged to complete your own matted drawing to take home with you at the end of the night. Artist Robert Gorder will guide you step-by-step through the creative process. No drawing experience needed. Leave with your own ready to frame piece of artwork. Call your friends to plan this fun outing, then give us a call to book your space. Space is limited.

Wrestling camp

Future Lancer Wrestling Camp, for Grades 1-6, is back this summer. The young wrestlers will have a chance to learn and refine basic skills and fundamentals of the sport as well as sportsmanship and the importance of a team. Please bring a water bottle with you. A light snack will be provided. The camp runs from 8-10 a.m. Aug. 5 through Aug. 8.

For more information and to register for any event, please call Community Education at 507-895-5150

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