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September 2019

Herbal Remedies for Good Health

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$45

Join local herbalist Heather Mashuga on a leisurely walk through the woods, noticing and admiring the multitudes of wildflowers and plants.  Discover how to learn to use these plant allies to provide nourishment and healing.  Herbal medicine focuses on herbs to prevent and treat illness and promote health and has been used for centuries by diverse cultures such as Native Americans, China, India, and Nepal. A plant walk will highlight different plants depending upon time of year, growth and the parts…

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Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants: An Introduction to Foraging

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$80

Have you ever thought about foraging in nearby woods, fields, or trails, but haven’t had the knowledge or confidence to do so on your own?  Tanna Worrell, the Friendly Forager,  is based locally and has been sharing her enthusiasm for, and knowledge of, foraging for many years.  Join Tanna as the growing season begins in May, hunting for spring wild edible and medicinal plants.  Participants will learn about how to ethically forage and how to identify some early spring plants. …

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October 2019

1-Year Anniversary Celebration – Community picnic/Open House

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Marine Mills Folk School is 1 year old and we're throwing a party for the entire community!  Please join us for a day of celebration! All are invited to stop in and visit!  Meet a few of our instructors, see class demos and tour our new location at Marine Elementary School. Families are encouraged to bring kids. We will have live music,  a bouncy house, games, hot dogs, watermelon, lemonade, and treats! No need to register or RSVP - just…

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Build a Wooden Paddle

October 13 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm

$125

Build your own bent shaft canoe paddle. Students will learn about wood selection and grains, use of hand tools and skill saw, paddle design and considerations, and paddle sizing.  Each student will leave with a completed bent shaft paddle ready for varnishing.     This class will take place over 3 days for a total of 9 hours: Friday 10/11 5-8 pm Saturday 10/12  2-5 pm Sunday 10/13  2-5 pm Space is extremely limited, so register early!  Only 4 participants…

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November 2019

Build a Wooden Paddle

November 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on November 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 3, 2019 at 2:00 pm

$125

Build your own bent shaft canoe paddle. Students will learn about wood selection and grains, use of hand tools and skill saw, paddle design and considerations, and paddle sizing.  Each student will leave with a completed bent shaft paddle ready for varnishing. This class will take place over 3 days for a total of 9 hours: Friday 11/1,  5-8 pm Saturday 11/2,   2-5 pm Sunday 11/3,   2-5 pm Space is extremely limited, so register early!  Only 4 participants per class.…

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December 2019

Build a Wooden Paddle

December 7 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on December 7, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on December 8, 2019 at 11:00 am

$125

What a fabulous gift for someone (our yourself) this holiday season!  Build your own bent shaft canoe paddle. Students will learn about wood selection and grains, use of hand tools and skill saw, paddle design and considerations, and paddle sizing.  Each student will leave with a completed bent shaft paddle ready for varnishing. This class will take place over 3 days for a total of 9 hours: Friday 12/6,  5:30-8:30 pm Saturday 12/7, 11:00am-2:00pm Sunday 12/8, 11:00am-2:00pm Space is extremely…

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