Upcoming Events

  • Love Letters of Cortes: a two-part event series

    Posted on Wednesday February 14, 2024
    Love Letters of Cortes: a two-part event seriesProudly presented by the Cortes Museum & Archives Society and FolkU:LOVE LETTERS OF CORTESWe’ve organized two sweet love-letter themed events for you! Come celebrate LOVE and join in on one or both events. Sunday, Feb 11, 1-4pm:A great ... Continue Reading »
  • Join the Cortes Book Club!

    Posted on Tuesday February 06, 2024
    Join the Cortes Book Club!❤️📖 Join the Cortes Book Club! Everyone is welcome - next meeting will be February 25th! Email bekinbc,,,gmail.com with any questions.-Sponsored by the Cortes Island Community Foundation and Decoda Literacy. Continue Reading »
  • FolkU Friday: CIA on the Radio

    Posted on Friday February 02, 2024
    FolkU Friday: CIA on the RadioThe CIA on FolkU RadioWhat really matters most in the world? How will we help inspire the next generation of truth-seekers and truth-tellers? At the Cortes Island Academy we believe in the passion and skills of the people and wild places of this place and are proud of our y... Continue Reading »
  • Life Math for Adults: a workshop

    Posted on Wednesday January 31, 2024
    Life Math for Adults: a workshopJoin Rex Weyler on the afternoon of Saturday March 2nd to learn (or refresh!) some basic life math skills.Hosted in the Linnaea Mush-room between 2:30pm and 4pm.Free!Sponsored by FolkU, Decoda Literacy, and the Cortes Island Community Foundation. Continue Reading »
  • Thank you! And date change!

    Posted on Tuesday January 30, 2024
    Thank you! And date change!Thank you to all who came out, shared beautiful art and vulnerability, and made the first event of this series so successful and supportive ❤️Next one up: February 22*changed to the 4th Thursday of every month* Continue Reading »
  • FolkU Friday: Arts on Cortes

    Posted on Wednesday January 24, 2024
    FolkU Friday: Arts on CortesOn CKTZ with Bianca, Rex, Melanie, and Meinsje (1 - 2:30pm). Followed by episode 5 of Indigenous Voices of Vancouver Island (2:30 - 3pm).-🌸 Folk University highlights the incredible diversity of knowledge of our Cortes community. These sessions are free to anybody who... Continue Reading »
  • Comment > A wonderful idea!

    Posted on Friday October 12, 2018
    Comment > A wonderful idea! Comment on "TODAY! at Folk U... How even YOU can change a car tire": Thanks for doing this. How wonderful. Continue Reading »
  • Comment > Thanks to our Anonymous Donors!

    Posted on Monday July 09, 2018
    Comment > Thanks to our Anonymous Donors!Comment on "Young Writers Prize Results 2017/18!": The Young Writers Prize is a foundational piece of literacy outreach on Cortes Island. It would simply not happen each year without the generous support of our anonymous donors! Continue Reading »
  • Comment > Thank you Travis+Lit Now team!

    Posted on Friday June 29, 2018
    Comment > Thank you Travis+Lit Now team!Comment on "Young Writers Prize Results 2017/18!": ~for the positive energy and fun opportunities for literacy and youth! My family has been thankful for your good work. Continue Reading »
  • Comment > Thanks

    Posted on Thursday June 28, 2018
    Comment > ThanksComment on "Young Writers Prize Results 2017/18!": Thanks for hosting something so entertaining and thanks to the volunteer judges for the awesome feedback! Continue Reading »
  • Event > Poetry and songs: come share 'em!

    Posted on Tuesday January 30, 2024
    Event > Poetry and songs: come share 'em!Feb 22nd - 7 - 8:30pm in the Mansons Pioneer Room, free!Every 4th Thursday of the month. Continue Reading »
  • Event > Life Math for Adults: a workshop

    Posted on Wednesday January 31, 2024
    Event > Life Math for Adults: a workshopMar 2nd - Join Rex Weyler on the afternoon of Saturday March 2nd to learn (or refresh!) some basic life math skills.Hosted in the Linnaea Mush-room between 2:30pm and 4pm.Free!Sponsored by FolkU, Decoda Literacy, and the Cortes Island Community Foundation. Continue Reading »

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