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Bread and Butter for Kids!

This fall, let’s celebrate the power of our sun with baking! Through stories, songs, and hands-on baking practice, students will learn all about what it means to be a baker…and even make their own Sun Bread (as featured in the book by Elisa Kleven) and butter. By the end of…
Sat, Oct 19th, 2019
9am-11am
Instructor: Hannah Stadler
0.25 Days
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Celebrate the Lake: Family Organic Indigo Dye & Fiber Workshop

Join fiber artist and botanist Sarah Nassif to explore the magic of organic indigo to dye a variety of fibers in shades of blue. Using water from Lake Superior in the process, we will learn how water plays a role in fabric production traditionally and nowadays, and how this affects…
Sat, Oct 19th, 2019
9am-12pm
Instructor: Sarah Nassif
Sat, Oct 19th, 2019
1pm-4pm
Instructor: Sarah Nassif
1 Day
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Fall Treats for Families

Creating family traditions is all about getting together to do something fun, and when you can eat the results, it's even better. Spend a day in the kitchen creating fall treats from scratch, learning baking techniques and new recipes. You'll make pumpkin bread from real pumpkins, dipping caramel, and a…
Fri, Oct 18th, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructor: Kirsten Wisniewski
0.5 Days
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Pollinator Palaces: Mason Bee Houses Built by Kids

Become an architect for insects! Come learn about pollinators and their importance to ecosystems. Using this new knowledge, students will use design and use woodworking skills to build a beautiful mason bee house to take home and put up in the yard. Mason bees are one of nature’s most gentle…
Fri, Oct 18th, 2019
9am-12pm
Instructor: Ian Carr
0.25 Days
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Printmaking for Kids

Printmaking is a very old and very great way of producing multiple copies of an image. Kids will design a pattern, maybe an animal or landscape, or even a fantastic creature! Then using simple tools they’ll carve that picture into a piece of linoleum. Then, roll that block with different…
Fri, Oct 18th, 2019
1pm-4pm
Instructor: Josie Cooke
0.25 Days
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Sustainable Stringed Instruments for Families

Start strumming! Build your own sustainable stringed instrument by repurposing what you already have (ahem, some might call it junk) into a tool for joyful noise-making. By constructing simple instruments out of commonly found objects, we will explore recycling, lutherie (making stringed instruments), and community by working together and playing…
Sat, Oct 19th, 2019
1pm-4pm
Instructor: Amir Najam
1 Day
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Youth Fiber Art Discovery Day

School's out—time to be creative! Spend a day with the Northwoods Fiber Guild during the annual Northern Fibers Retreat and try your hand at several kinds of fiber art. You'll participate in four different activities through the day and will get to take your projects home at the end. Explore…
Fri, Feb 14th, 2020
9am-4:30pm