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Several classes will be offered this winter in pottery, watercolor, acrylic and oil painting, drawing, and stained glass at The Phipps Center for the Arts.
Colleen Raye reunites her talented, entertaining, and personable family for special New Yearís Eve shows on Thursday, Dec. 31 at 1 p.m., 4 p.m., and 7 p.m. at The Phipps Center for the Arts. Their program will include contemporary pop and oldies, the Great American Songbook, Broadway show tunes, and country selections.
“Radio Daze II” will be presented Jan. 15-31 at The Phipps Center for the Arts. This original production recreates the Golden Age of radio when families would gather around to listen to programs while casts performed the show live in front of a studio audience. The ensemble cast includes Hudson residents Janet Fogg, Gary Jader, Katie Knudson, Rusty Lavelle, Dawn Marquart, Patty O’Meara, Scott Peterson and James Shoemaker.
Because of limited availability of the Knowles Center as well as an early Spring Break, tryouts for the traveling softball teams are being held earlier than usual this year. 12U, 14U and 16U Tryouts for the 12U, 14U and 16U traveling teams will be on Saturday, Jan. 9, at the Knowles Center in River Falls. --The 12U tryouts will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Jan. 9
The Phipps Dance Theater will perform “Razzle Dazzle ‘Em: A Tribute to Bob Fosse” on Jan. 7-10 at The Southern Theater, 1420 S. Washington Ave., Minneapolis. The company, pictured left to right, includes Regan Saunders, Minneapolis; Greta Lewis, Hudson; Brian Erdrich, Hudson; Melissa Huber, Hudson, who will also choreograph; Bre Poliak, Minneapolis; Kyra Scanlan, St. Paul; Mackenzie Lewis, Hudson, the director, who will also choreograph; Christina Leines, Hudson, who will also choreograph; Stefanie Vilaseca, Minneapolis; and Megan Bauer, Woodbury.
“The Magic of the Holidays” is a 45-minute laugh-filled family show that “has it all.” A colorful-themed backdrop, “interactive theatre” (with lots of audience participation), storytelling, comedy, puppetry and magic all combined to create a holiday atmosphere. This show will be held at the Hudson Area Library on Wednesday, Dec. 30, at 10:30 a.m. All ages are welcome.
Each year the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Association awards someone outside the field of interscholastic athletic administration for their service to their community and school. This year’s WIAA Community Service Award winners, nominated by the Hudson High School Athletic Department, are Hudson residents Denny Benoy and Lynn Krueger. Benoy has been a lifelong resident of Hudson and is well respected and known in the world of officiating for basketball, baseball, softball and football.
Cindy Peterson thought she had her immediate future figured out after graduating from high school in Barrington, Ill. She was headed for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. But first,...
Four Hudson Middle School eighth grade “Project Lead The Way” engineering students spent a weekend on Mars as part of a project they are working on for a STEM (science,...
The public is being asked to assist with with paying for the decorating of the downtown area this holiday season. Help is needed with the vintage, hand-crafted ornament displays that adorn lampposts throughout downtown during the holidays. Taking on the task of preparing the 40 ornaments the past few years is Gabby Joseph, owner of Moss River Flower Studio. She is part of the Celebrate the Holidays Committee that oversees many of the downtown holiday activities, including Light-Up Night, Reindeer By The Park, Candlelight Stroll and other events.