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General News · 3rd March 2019
Join wilderness survivalist Billie Taylor for a 101 on how to make it in the wild on March 8!

Folk U: What do you know? Share it! Every Friday at 1:00 at the Linnaea Education Centre. Bring a lunch. Inspiration and treats provided. Get the full schedule, updates, field tripes, & learn more at All welcome!

Upcoming Folk University Sessions

March 15: Reiki 101: What is it and how you can make use of its healing powers in your life with Reiki Master Carina Verhoefe

March 22: Learn about free digital content available from our library – electronic audiobooks, ebooks, streaming movies and TV shows, there is something for everyone with Matthew James the Community Support Technician with the Vancouver Island Regional Library.

March 25 to 29th: Hand Crafting Week. Every day learn to make something beautiful, practical, and/or delicious. Registration mandatory Limited spots. 1 to 3 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

March 26th: Make delicious and healing fire cide—a basic fermented beverage— with cook and fermenter Kirsten Videluch

March 27th: Make a beautiful piece of coppery jewelry w/ Irene Blueth. Max 8.

March 28th: Learn how to weave and set up your own cardboard loom with postmistress and crafty guru Helene Racine

March 29th: The dyers garden: learn how, what, and when to plant what you need for natural dying with the natural dyer Brigid Weiler.

At Folk University neighbours share their interests and passions with neighbours. Support the series with a $50 class-pass for the year or $5 donation per class. Folk U is brought to you by Cortes Literacy with the generous support of Linnaea Education Centre, Cortes Senior Society, CKTZ, DeCoda, and Cortesians like you. !!