Archive for March 2020

Early Bird Migration Project – Volunteer Help Needed

Photo Credit: Wikipedia  An energetic local 4-H student, Olivia from Scandia, is doing an OWLS (Outdoor Wilderness Leadership & Service) project and she needs help from our hands-on community. “Improving the Environment for Early-Migrating Birds” will benefit May Township, Scandia and Marine. She’s planned a bird feeder building event, and needs wood cut and put…

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Q: What happens if you cross poison ivy with a four-leaf clover?A: You get a rash of good luck! Q: How can you tell if a shamrock is jealous?A: It will be green with envy Q: What do you call a large Irish spider?A: Paddy-long-legs

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Upcoming Classes

March is spring break month, many of you may be dreaming of sun and white sand beaches. Give your mind and hands a spring break, or weekend break or whatever, by signing up for a folk school class soon. Dreaming of gardens, want to learn how to maple syrup, interested in alcohol inks? Read on,…

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Featured Class — Nature Infused Fused Glass

This could be the beginning of a wonderful, life-long exploration of nature, art and glass! This workshop will introduce the beginner to the art of glass fusing and slumping. Unlike stained glass, fused glass has no ‘lead lines’ and unlike blown glass, the learning curve is relatively short. Join Susan Tracy on April 25 to learn the…

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Just Added — Stone Carving

Rumor has it Michelangelo got his start stone carving at his local folk school. Well….maybe not, but here’s an opportunity to learn stone carving from a master. Join Michael Tibbetts on May 2 to learn beginning stone carving techniques. You’ll explore what material works best, design considerations and how to carve stone. Michael has created…

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