Choose Your Own Adventure With These 11 Milwaukee-Area Classes

Use this handy chart to identify the continuing ed class that works for you.

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Grow your own

Gardening Classes – Victory GardenVaries, depending on class
Sew your own
Sewing with Avis – Shorewood Recreation$75 for 14 2½-hour classes (resident) or $85
Get your game on
Bridge Class Upon Request – Greater Milwaukee Bridge AssociationFree
Move your energy
Reiki Session – Milwaukee Medium$75 for 45 minutes; $90 for 60 minutes
Launch a new career
Coding program – devCodeCamp$12,800
Save a life
Heartsaver First Aid – Waukesha County Technical College$35.22 for a four-hour workshop
Get in touch with a higher power
Celebrate Recovery – ElmbrookFree
Be a science know-it-all
Science on Tap – Milwaukee Public MuseumFree
Space out!
Hubble’s Cosmic Quest – UW-Milwaukee Manfred Olson Planetarium$5 for one hour
Peace out!
Soto Zen Meditation Beginners’ Instruction – Milwaukee Zen CenterFree
Learn to meditate
Wednesday Evening Meditation – Milwaukee Mindfulness Practice CenterFree, 90 minutes
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How to Do Anything: The Best Continuing Education Classes to Take in Milwaukee



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