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May Days

By MMFS / May 13, 2021

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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Featured Class: Coward in the Kitchen?

By MMFS / May 13, 2021

Lori is back teaching in the kitchen!  Spend an evening with this funny, talented cook as she encourages, cajoles and tickles the funny bone of every reluctant cook in your…

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Our Backyard: Wild & Scenic

By MMFS / May 6, 2021

We’re all itchin’ to get outside and return to ‘normal’ activities.  Did you know the Twin Cities is a neighbor to one of the 8 rivers originally designated as a ‘National…

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Mother’s Day

By MMFS / May 6, 2021

The perfect Mother’s Day gift?  A kiss, a hug and a gift certificate from Marine Mills Folk School!  Simply visit here and you can download a gift certificate for your favorite mother…

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In-person Classes Are Coming!

By MMFS / May 6, 2021

You read correctly…. we’re offering in-person, outside classes beginning June 12!  We’re limiting the number of classes and people, to ensure you’ll be safe and comfortable as we ease back…

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Featured Class: Summer Salads with Zing!

By MMFS / May 6, 2021

Counting the days until your summer greens can be picked? Drooling over the idea of sitting on your patio, eating a light summer salad as you listen to summer sounds…

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New Class: Welcome Back, Birds!

By MMFS / May 6, 2021

After a long trip, don’t you love to relax, have a snack and sip an adult beverage?  Join Cathy Olyphant of the St. Croix Valley Bird Club for this online class to…

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Read, Explore, Learn

By MMFS / April 29, 2021

Big Read St. Croix Valley is coming!  Read an inspiring Minnesota immigrant family story, explore their culture and history through craft and fashion, and celebrate libraries, books and art! Photo Credit:…

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Featured ‘Big Read’ Online Class: Intro to Traditional Hmong Embroidery

By MMFS / April 29, 2021

Minnesotan author Kao Kalia Yang’s book ‘The Latehomecomer‘ has been chosen as one of the national NEA Big Read recommended books this year!  ArtReach, Marine Mills Folk School and other local organizations are offering a…

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Featured ‘Big Read’ Online Class: Crochet with Plastic Bags

By MMFS / April 29, 2021

In Kao Kalia Yang’s memoir, her grandmother makes yarn with plastic bags.  Upcycle your plastic grocery bags into something useful and surprisingly beautiful!  Cara Corey combines her interest in design and fiber…

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