Continental Divide Folk School classes offered in NYM [UPDATED]Published 9:04am Friday, March 29, 2013 Updated 11:06am Friday, March 29, 2013
The Continental Divide Folk School in NY Mills has classes of interest to everyone. The Folk School is a teaching/learning arm of the New York Mills Cultural Center and offers classes at low tuition cost to everyone. Here are just three of the classes coming up. Information about other courses is available at the Cultural Center website, www.kulcher.org. Call the Center at 218-385-3339 to register for any of these classes.
Learning how to tap maple trees and boil down the sap into delicious amber syrup has been rescheduled to take place at the Bob Sonnenberg farm at 10am on Saturday and Sunday, April 6 and 7. Saturday is selection of trees and tapping trees to collect sap.
Sunday will be harvesting the sap and boiling it down to make maple syrup. Cost for this class, taught by Sebeka resident Ed Ranson, is $10 per person.
John Hitchcock from Wadena will teach a class on Wednesday mornings in April and May (six sessions from 10am-noon) at the Cultural Center discussing what we know about the universe. John is a retired university professor who has taught physics and astronomy. The class will include discussion of our solar system, our galaxy, and the universe. Want to learn about current ideas about Dark Matter and Dark Energy, join us.