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Continental Divide Folk School is now accepting class registrations

Classes for the Continental Divide Folk School, a part of the Cultural Center in New York Mills, begin in February and continue into the spring.

Call 218-385-3339 with any questions or visit the Cultural Center website,

Gentle Yoga takes place every Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. in the ground floor gallery. This class is taught by certified yoga instructor Ann Pate. Fee is $3 per session.

Getting ready for your spring garden with Kathy Connell is set for four sessions in February and March. Fee is $10 per session.

Tuning Up Your Spinning Wheel: Do you have a spinning wheel at home? Ever wanted to see if it works and to learn more about it?

Bring it in for a tune up and get ready for the upcoming spinning sessions this Saturday, Feb. 15 from 2 to 4 p.m. This tune-up session is free. 

Learning Rapid Spinning is set for March 8 and 15. 

Now that your spinning wheel is “tuned up” it’s time to learn how to spin wool. Bring your wheel if you have one, or there will be an extra wheel for you to try. Bring wool cards if you have them too. For the first session there will be wool for you to learn with.

Cost for this two-session class is $40, which can be paid in two installments if preferred.

Cheesemaking class is in session on  Saturday, March 22 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Learn the basics of cheese making. Participants will learn how to make queso fresco and cottage cheese as well as a tomme cheese. One variety of tomme cheese is gruyere. The class will be held at the Creamery. The $25 fee for this class includes all materials.

A workshop in the ancient art of skinfell takes place Saturday ,March 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Karen Aakre will offer this workshop, in which participants will stencil traditional skinfell designs on small pieces of sheepskin to create either a headband and wristlets or baby booties and baby mittens. Cost of the class will be $50 per person (fee includes all materials).

Slovakian Egg Decorating classes take place Friday and Ssaturday, April 11-12. Participants will learn how to make Slovakian style, wax-resist Easter eggs.

The Friday session runs from 6 to 9 p.m., While the  Saturday class is from 9 a.m. to noon.Taught by Pam Robinson, the cost for this class is $15 per person and includes all materials.

The two sessions are identical. Sign up for one only (unless you just want to repeat the process to learn it better).

End of Life Seminar: Dates to be announced.

Art of Raku with  Brad Wegsheid:  Date to be announced.

Maple Sugar Camp:  Date to be announced.