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Phipps calendar for July 30-August 7

For more information, contact The Phipps Center for the Arts at (715) 386-2305, (715) 386-8409 (box office) or

Private violin lessons

Private violin lessons for students ages 7-adult are offered throughout the year by Sarah Bertsch, (715) 381-5735.

Private voice lessons

Elizabeth Hawksford Schaefer offers private voice lessons for ages 12-adult. Adults and homeschooled teenagers are especially welcome to call for available daytime openings. For more information, call The Phipps center at (715) 386-2305, ext. 101.

Ballroom dance parties

Tom Larson will offer a ballroom dance party Saturday, Aug. 15, from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the dance studio. Larson will offer a ballroom dance lesson from 7:30 to 8:30. Dancers of all experience levels are welcome. Refreshments are provided. Admission is $10 per person.

Summer Art Camp

Enrollment is still open for Summer Art Camp classes in pottery, drawing, painting, sculpture, mosaic, puppetry and more for ages 4 through 18, weekly through Aug. 14. For schedule and registration information, visit, call (715) 386-2305 or stop by The Phipps. Class fees range from $25 (for a one-day, two-hour class) to $239 (for a five-day, seven-hour class).

Preserving food

Three classes on preserving peaches and tomatoes are offered Aug. 6 and 29 as part of an ongoing series, The Art of Thoughtful Living. Some supplies will be available for purchase.

--"From Field to Fork: Peach Preservation," 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, with Geralyn Karl. Participants will assist in the preparation of peach preserves, jam, salsa and pickles.

--"Canning Tomatoes," from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29; hands-on workshop of instruction on canning tomatoes. Participants will receive illustrated instructions as well as ideas and recipes.

--"Canning Salsa," from noon-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29. Khaiti Kahleck will walk participants through all the steps of making salsa to can at home with instructions and recipes.

The fee for each class is $10 for members of River Market or The Phipps, and $15 for non-members. To register, go to River Market, 221 N. Main St., Stillwater, Minn., e-mail, or call (651) 439-0366.

Yoga classes

Vinyasa Flow yoga classes continue Thursdays, 6:30-8 p.m. Beginning yoga is offered Tuesdays and Fridays, 9-10:30 a.m.

Classes are ongoing and may be taken at any time. Punch-cards may be purchased for $120 per 10 classes. Punch-cards are good for any of the three classes offered each week. Students only pay for the classes they attend. Students should wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.

Photography club

The Western Wisconsin Photographic Club meets regularly at The Phipps. Photographers of all levels of ability and experience are invited to these meetings. For more information, contact Margaret Strehlo, (715) 386-5048.

Healing Arts at Hudson Hospital

Currently on display are the works of Priscilla Brigga, Alisha Duckett, Judy Fawcett, John Finkler, Tre' Hagg, Christina Hankins, Anna Johannsen, Mary Pat Opatz Herges, Jay Jensen, Layl McDill, Joonja Lee Mornes, Mary Kay Newman, Dean Rehpohl, Michael Sweere and Ellen Wold, along with the staff/volunteer show.

Gallery exhibit

The Annual Members' Art Exhibition is on view July 31-Sept. 4. The artists' reception is Friday, July 31, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Galleries hours are Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sunday, noon-4:30 p.m., as well as one hour before and through intermission of all performances in The Phipps theaters.

The Gift Gallery

The Gift Gallery offers unique fine art and traditional crafts by noted area artists. Gift certificates are also available. Gift Gallery hours are Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sunday, noon-4:30 p.m.; as well as one hour before and through intermission of all performances in The Phipps theaters.

Art camp open for youth

Enrollment remains open for upcoming Summer Art Camp classes for students ages 4-8 at The Phipps Center for the Arts. The weekly classes run through Aug. 14 and cover drawing, painting, sculpture, mosaic, puppetry and more.

For a complete schedule and registration information, go to, call (715) 386-2305 or stop by The Phipps.