Archive for March 2019

Natural World: Be Glad With Me

MMFS has welcomed our first intern this spring, a second year student at the University of Minnesota. Isabella is helping us with the marketing side of things, mostly social media, and she’s been terrific. This week we asked her to write our ‘editorial’ section of the newsletter, she chose to reflect on one of our organizational…

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Giveaway Winner!

Photo Credit: Ciel Cheng Unsplash You, dear reader, can help us grow our class offerings by ‘telling’ your friends about our new folk school.  Like us on Facebook and Instagram, and tag your friends if you see a class or post they’d be interested in. In February we offered a Free Class to those who tagged…

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We Asked, You Delivered!

photo credit: Mizibar on Pixabay We found an instructor for Ukrainian Pysanky Eggs, just in time for Easter.  Many thanks for everyone’s suggestions!  Our class is on April 13, click here for information. Got other class suggestions or instructor names?  Email us at info@marinemillsfolkschool.org, we love the help! 

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Meet Intern Isabella Herman

Isabella is from Kenosha, WI, the daughter of an Italian immigrant mother and a dad who grew up in Milwaukee.  She was interested to work with us at Marine Mills Folk School to learn more about what happens at a start-up nonprofit organization.  Tell us a bit about yourself. I’ve always been interested in the arts,…

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The Week’s Last Thing

Weather is a frequent discussion topic in the Midwest, no matter what the time of year, but this winter’s snow has really given us something to talk about.  No matter where you stand on shoveling, wind chill, or parking emergencies, there is no denying the beauty of the recent snows.  We thought we’d end with…

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