Gateway to Summer

June is the ‘Gateway to Summer’.  Head through that gate to nature, to drinks with friends, and to classes at Marine Mills Folk School!   How about a visit to the…

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Congrats to 2021 Graduates!

We’re sending our best wishes to 2021 high school and other graduates everywhere. This was not the last year of an educational experience that anyone would have wished for, that’s…

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New Class: June Bug?

Your grandmother probably thought all bugs in the garden were bad and worked to eliminate them.  But that old school thinking has been replaced by an understanding that some ‘pests’…

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Featured Class: Weave a Bike Basket

Remember Dorothy with Toto in a bike basket, in The Wizard of Oz? Well, actually Toto rode in Miss Gulch/Wicked Witch of the West’s bike basket but never mind…..it’s your turn…

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Folk Education Association of America Film Festival

MMFS has been participating in an academic research project! As part of that project, the Folk Education Association of America (FEAA) will be hosting a Participatory Video Film Festival featuring…

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Paddle Crafts/Boat Show, July 6

Our paddle instructor Kevin Nyenhuis and local long time wilderness adventurer Bill Simpson are organizing  a wooden boat/paddle craft FREE boat show in Marine.  More details to follow but plan to…

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Come What May

Find joy in creating with our wonderful instructors and other life-long learners!  Our online classes allow you to join our supportive community from the convenience of your own home.  Or…

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Bursting Forth

Break out of your pandemic routine!  Our in-person, outside classes begin in June.  Feed your soul with a visit to the beautiful St. Croix Valley to share some laughs and…

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Featured Class: Create with Artist Emma Freeman

Here’s a mid-week activity to relax and create.  Gifted artist and teacher Emma Freeman with guide you as you first learn about composition and some stitching and other techniques.  Then…

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May Days

Refresh, renew and reacquaint yourself with the joy of creating!  Ease into in-person activities at one of our safe, supportive traditional skills classes beginning outside in June.  Or join our…

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