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"Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook," a play by Allison Gregory adapted from the popular book series by Barbara Park, will be performed by The Phipps Children's Theater at 7 p.m. Fridays, 1 and 4 p.m. Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays, Feb. 9-25 at The Phipps Center for the Arts. Junie B. Jones is certain that someone at school stole new furry mittens. So, when Junie B. finds a pen of many colors, she figures she should be allowed to keep it because "finders keepers, losers weepers."
The St. Croix County Historical Society will host a volunteer open house 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Octagon House Museum, 1004 Third St. Founded in 1948, the St. Croix County Historical Society's mission is to promote interest in history through the development and preservation of the Octagon House Museum complex and research center. It is through the efforts of numerous volunteers that the Historical Society has been able to accomplish its mission and maintain a dynamic presence in the Hudson community.
Learning more for Hudson: Let's join the National League of Cities TO THE EDITOR months now. All of us have been meeting new Hudson neighbors who come from both Democratic and Republican parties, different faiths, and traditional and nontraditional Wisconsin origins. We are all people who support Hudson as a welcoming community for cultural diversity and inclusion. At our very first meeting, the participants of the Hudson Inclusion Alliance asked to take stock
Last fall, the Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) finalized population estimates for local units of government, as of Jan. 1, 2017. The DOA says St. Croix County grew by 4.13 percent since the 2010 Census and added 3,483 new residents. St. Croix's year-old population is estimated at 87,828 making the numeric gain since 2010 roughly equivalent to the 3,300 people residing in the Village of Ellsworth.
The first February meeting of the Western Wisconsin Photography Club will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, in the Phipps Center for the Arts' River Room. The meeting will feature a competition salon of member-submitted images that will be judged by Gene Schwope. Schwope will include positive comments as well as suggestions for improvement.
One of the biggest mega trends impacting the world is population aging. Today, 15 percent of the population in Wisconsin is over 65 years old, with a life expectancy of 84. As the population in Hudson also ages, local seniors, baby boomers and caregivers must find resources to help them live a vibrant and healthy life.
Patty Schachtner's win over her Republican opponent, Adam Jarchow, for the District 10 state senate seat was welcomed by many as a repudiation of Trump-era Republicans. Her victory was also an important example that money isn't everything. Mr. Jarchow, a sitting Republican state representative, and conservative groups outspent Ms. Schachtner and Democratic groups by over 2 to 1 (Wisconsin State Journal, Jan. 6, 2018), but her organization and positive message and voter turnout carried the day.
Beginning Alcohol Ink Painting on Tile, a workshop for adults, will be offered 1-4 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at The Phipps Center for the Arts. Participants will create glowing paintings, gorgeous ceramic tiles and more with this medium. Unpredictable, wildly colorful, vibrant inks will be used on nonporous surfaces including metal, plastic, glass and Yupo paper — the possibilities are endless. No experience is needed, only playfulness and a desire to explore and create.
Have you ever looked for something and felt so frustrated about not finding it that you just gave up your search? A few days ago my oldest son Ethan was looking for a Lego so that He could finish building his Star Wars creation. As I sat there helping him look for the Lego, he said to me, "That's okay. I will just go without it." I told him that if he didn't find the missing piece, he wouldn't be able to make the Star Wars robot. Since every piece is important, he couldn't