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Winter Break Office Hours

Winter Break Office Hours

Wishing you and yours a wonderful holiday season from our Community Education team!   Community Education Office Hours during Winter Break December 20, 21 & 22 — 8:30 am – 4 pm December 23 – 27 — CLOSED December 28, 29 & 30 — 8:30 am – 4 pm December 31, January 1 & 2… Winter Break Office Hours

Winter Spring Registration Open!

Registration is now OPEN for programs & classes taking place January – May 2022! Register online at or call 952-449-8350. NOTE: We have been notified of a delay with the print copies of the brochure in the mail. Our sincerest apologies. Copies will be in mailboxes soon. Click here to view the brochure!

Welcome to the Team!

Welcome to the Team!

There is a new voice behind the phone and a face behind the front desk at Orono Community Education! We are pleased to welcome Deb Hanson to our team as the new secretary. Deb comes to Orono with experience in management, retail and volunteer service. She loves hockey, baseball and football.   Anita Goman’s role… Welcome to the Team!

Fall Registration Now Open!

Registration for Fall 2021 classes & programs is now open! Click here to view an electronic version of the brochure. Copies will arrive in mailboxes soon! Register:

How Can I Get Help? Community Resources

WeCAN is a social service agency located in Mound that provides individual and family support services to those in need in 12 western Hennepin County communities, including Mound, Minnetrista, Spring Park, Navarre, Minnetonka Beach, Maple Plain, Independence, Loretto, Rockford, St. Bonifacius, Tonka Bay and Greenfield. Call WeCAN at 952-472-0742, email  or visit  to find out… How Can I Get Help? Community Resources

Programs Cancelled – Friday, Dec. 10

Due to the upcoming afternoon/evening weather, all Community Education programs and classes have been cancelled. Please check your email for program-specific information, including Spartan Kids or Discovery Kids child care.

WE Scare Hunger Food Drive

WE Scare Hunger Food Drive Donations accepted at all Orono School buildings from October 25 – November 1. Donations needed: Granola bars, individual bags of crackers and snacks, beef jerky, dried fruit, fruit snacks, canned items, cereal, coffee and tea, cooking oil, paper towels, diapers and pull-ups. All items will be donated to WeCAN, IOCP… WE Scare Hunger Food Drive