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Servant Leader

By MMFS / September 19, 2019

We periodically share interviews of our artists and volunteers, believing our readers will enjoy getting to know our organization through the stories of those who help us advance our mission. The volunteer and board member we are profiling today epitomizes the concept of a ‘servant leader,’ someone who leads collaboratively, and who is focused on…

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Stillwater Area Photographs in New Book

By MMFS / September 19, 2019

Our Digital Photography instructor, Carl Wegener, is one of twelve photographers who have published a book of some of their favorite photos. The book is available at Valley Bookseller. Congratulations, Carl! See more about the photographers and how the book came to be in this recent article. Looks like a nice birthday or hostess present…just saying.

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Upcycle, Again

By MMFS / September 12, 2019

Reusing…..recycling….upcycling. Adding value to a used item, extending its life, creating new purposes and stories in the process. We’re bringing new activity and a new use to our new location in Marine on St. Croix. Come be a part of our story, and create your own! Our wonderful and generous volunteers have been getting our…

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Featured Class: Writing–The Power of Place, 9/28/19

By MMFS / September 12, 2019

Another wonderful opportunity has come our way! Published author and skilled writing teacher Marge Barrett is offering a series of writing workshops at Marine Mills Folk School! We can’t believe our luck – her first class will focus on examining the ‘Power of Place’ through a variety of readings followed by focus on individual writing.…

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Stop to say’Hi’ at Marine Art Fair

By MMFS / September 12, 2019

September 21 and 22 is the annual Marine Art Fair. Wander the village of Marine, see beautiful arts and crafts, and visit our table to register for a raffle. We’re sharing space with the Marine Community Library where you can purchase some gently used books or visit the children’s craft table. 

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October 12 Happy Birthday to Us!

By MMFS / September 12, 2019

Pencil us in: October 12, 10 am – 3 pm. First Year Birthday Party! We’ll have a bouncy castle, games, food, music and of course, birthday cake. Hope to see you there.

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Upcycle!

By MMFS / September 5, 2019

In Marine on St. Croix we take our recycling very seriously. Starting this week, Marine Mills Folk School is not only recycling, but we’re ‘upcycling!’ Upcycling is defined as creatively recycling something into a product or use with more value. We’re excited to work with the City of Marine on St. Croix to turn the…

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September at Marine Mills Folk School (MMFS)

By MMFS / September 5, 2019

Our classes resume September 14. We can’t wait to show you our new digs! Sign up for a class, then take some time to explore the beautiful St. Croix Valley – visit O’Brien State Park or Interstate Park, grab a coffee or meal in Marine or venture into Stillwater for a bike ride on the Gateway Trail or a walk across the ‘new’…

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1 Year Celebration & Community Picnic

By MMFS / September 5, 2019

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for Saturday, October 12 – We are throwing ourselves a Birthday Party and Open House picnic on Saturday, October 12 – More details to come! Photo Credit: http://mirror.co.uk

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We have a winner!

By MMFS / September 5, 2019

Congratulations to our winner of the ‘Dog Days of Summer’ photo contest! Ann and her dog Scooby were randomly selected from all the joyful pictures of dogs submitted by all of you. We look forward to seeing Ann at her FREE class in the near future. And stay tuned to Facebook and Instagram for our…

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