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Give to the Max!!

By MMFS / November 14, 2019

Unless you live under a toad stool, you’re probably aware that today is the day Minnesotans are encouraged to support local non-profits that make a difference. We’re proud of the partnerships we’re forging with artists to share their skills, increase their income and find new audiences for their work. We love that we’re helping preserve…

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Featured Class – Memoir Writing

By MMFS / November 14, 2019

Holy cow, good writing is tough to do! But many of us enjoy the challenge. We hope you’ll be able to attend our upcoming writer’s workshop with Marge Barrett, Enough About Me – Memoir Writing on December 7. A beloved teacher at the Loft Literary Center and other programs, Marge is a local author and poet with long-time…

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Prepping for Holiday Cheer

By MMFS / November 14, 2019

Join Lisa Wegener Priest as she demystifies the process of selecting the perfect wines for your holiday meals. Taste and learn! Thursday, December 5 @ 7 pm. All students must be 21+ years of age.

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KP Duty

By MMFS / November 14, 2019

Our participants have loved our baking and cooking classes and are clamoring for more! We’re listening….to start the process, we need to clean the kitchen in our new/old school building. It’s been sitting empty for 3+ years, and could use some elbow grease. Can you help? Tuesday, November 19, from 10-2 pm. Hope to see you…

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Meet Liz Towers

By MMFS / November 7, 2019

Our focus at Marine Mills Folk School is on building connections and community. We couldn’t be more pleased to introduce instructor Liz Towers, who is new to our area and new to MMMFS, but definitely not new to fostering community. Her not-so-secret agenda in any of her knitting classes is to encourage both the growth…

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Be sure to join Liz Towers for a Beginning Knitting Class on November 23

By MMFS / November 7, 2019

Learn basic knitting skills (or practice skills learned long ago) while making a cozy headband, just in time for cold weather. Liz makes it fun and easy, you’ll leave her class with warm ears and a new found enthusiasm for knitting!

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New Sections Added

By MMFS / November 7, 2019

Create a Wreath – Intergenerational Due to high interest, we’ve added a third class section, on Saturday, November 23 from 1:30 – 4 pm! Bring a young friend for no additional class fee and make a wreath together, or invite friends and make it a fun morning out as you get in the holiday spirit. Register soon!

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Another New Class!

By MMFS / November 7, 2019

Learn about making ‘the Queen of Scandinavian Cakes’ – Kransekake (Kransekage in Danish or Kransekaka in Swedish). You’ll receive tips and tricks plus some fun history, preparing you to make the cake in your own kitchen. We’ll share coffee and sample previously made Kransekaka to complete our Scandinavian experience. While time will not allow students…

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Give to the Max Day, November 14

By MMFS / November 7, 2019

We hope you’ll consider supporting your favorite Minnesota non-profit organizations with a donation on Thursday, November 14, “Give to the Max Day.” And…we hope we are your favorite non-profit hands-on learning center in the Twin Cities! Your support helps ensure we can continue to support local artisans, preserve traditional arts & crafts, and strengthen community. Give…

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Help Spread the Word About Marine Mills Folk School!

By MMFS / October 31, 2019

Having just celebrated our first year in operation, we’re busy making plans for our second. We think our artists-teachers are amazing and so do you! Feedback about our classes has been overwhelmingly positive. We’re proud of the opportunities we’ve been able to offer our artists, both for additional income and new audiences for their work.…

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