Archive for January 2020

Beat the Winter Blues!

Deepest, darkest part of winter dragging you down? Find creative inspiration at Marine Mills Folk School! Whether working with leather appeals to you, or knitting cable mittens, or jamming with a group of bluegrass musicians, our instructors and community are sure lift your spirits. Register today!

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Featured Class – Create Beautiful Art

February 22  Cut Paper Art: Introduction to Papercutting “Beyond impressed” “Wonderful instructor – informative and easy to listen to!” “I felt like I learned the basics and can now try doing it on my own” “As an art student it was really fun to learn new techniques” We try to balance inviting instructors to return versus…

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Got Some Last Minute Time This Weekend?

January 25  Garden All Year Long! Doesn’t this sound appealing – learn how to grow fresh green salads year-round, with no lights, no greenhouse and little more than a cupboard and a windowsill.  Join Lee Olson for this informative, fun class, and take home 5 trays which will supply you with healthy salad greens in less…

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January 18 Classes Cancelled

Due to the expected snow and wind we are rescheduling the January 18th classes. We appreciate your understanding. Be safe, but we hope you can get out in our Winter Wonderland.

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Meet Our Instructor: Aimee Van Ostrand

Aimee will be teaching a 2-day Introduction to Tai Chi on February 23 and the following Sunday, March 1. The original developer of Tai Chi is reported to have lived over 300 years!  We’re not promising you’ll do the same, but we are sure you’ll see how learning this martial art can help calm your thoughts and get…

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Featured Class

February 22  Create a Memory Bear! Capture family memories in a stuffed bear that will be treasured for years. Laurelie Creuzer will show you how to turn a loved one’s favorite article of clothing into a one-of-a-kind keepsake. Surprise the new mom in your family or honor a beloved family member with a memory bear.

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Got Some Last Minute Time This Weekend?

January 18 Beginning CrochetThere are just a few spots left! Back by popular demand, Pam Anderson will help you learn how to chain, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, and more! Each participant will leave with a beautiful and useful hot pad holder, along with the enthusiasm to continue improving your own crocheting at…

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The Last Thing

Tai Chi Chai Tea Recipe Ingredients2-inch piece, fresh ginger, cut into thin rounds2 cinnamon sticks2 tsp black peppercorns10 whole cloves6 cardamom pods6 cups, cold water6 bags, black tea (preferably Darjeeling)2 cups, whole milk½ cup (packed), golden brown sugar PreparationCombine first 5 ingredients in medium saucepan. Lightly crush or bruise spices. Add 6 cups water, bring to…

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Course Information!

Working on your New Year’s resolutions? Abandoned them and need another focus? Don’t do resolutions? Whatever your approach, you’ll find classes from Marine Mills Folk School that are engaging, hands-on, challenging and fun. Make a commitment to learn in 2020! Featured Class – Just Added February 1 Sew a Leather Market ToteWant a beautiful leather…

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Happy New Year!

Apparently, humans have been making and breaking New Year’s resolutions for thousands of years. We prefer to use the term ‘goal’ as it seems more strategic and less loaded with unrealistic expectations. Those of us at Marine Mills Folk School took some time at the end of the year to think ahead to what we want…

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