The Hudson Grocery Cooperative (HGC) will host its annual owner meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at Woodland Hill Presbyterian Homes, 441 Stageline Road in Hudson. HGC invites the public to attend and HGC owners are encouraged to bring their friends and neighbors. The evening starts with a 6 p.m. social with beverages and snacks, followed by a board update to share successes and challenges. The board will also recognize volunteers and hold an election of directors.
The Kiwanis Club of Greater Hudson in conjunction with the Hudson U.S. Army Career Center will conduct its third annual "Fill a Humvee" food drive 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8; 10 a.m to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 at County Market in Hudson.
Designer, illustrator, animator, author and artist Kelli Anderson will be at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Monday-Friday, Nov. 12-16, as the Fall 2017 Walker D. and Helen Bryant Wyman Visiting Professor in Art. During her visit, Anderson will conduct workshops with UWRF art students creating and developing images using her paper craft camera design, as well as exploring various types of lo-fi stop motion animation.
Thank you for finally taking a stand against the hate speech which writers have been submitting to the Hudson Star-Observer for the past few months. I spoke with Ms. Jacobson by phone on June 28 expressing my deep concern and strong objection to this hateful rhetoric.
The winner of the Hudson Community Foundation's 2018 $10,000 SPARK grant has been chosen. Christopher Mick, founder of Space St. Croix, will use the grant to fund a Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) program for area students. About 160 Hudson residents attended an Oct. 23 meeting at Camp St. Croix to hear the finalists present their projects for consideration and vote.
The Hudson Area Backpack Program is expanding from a biweekly to a weekly schedule for food distributions. So far this school year, the Backpack Program is serving approximately 140 students attending Hudson public or private schools, and their families. The Backpack Program's mission is to provide food to students and families experiencing food insecurity by providing access to food resources. Until 2018, the Backpack Program, in coordination with Hudson churches, provided the food in backpacks sent home with students every other week during the school year.
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The upbeat musical comedy "Sister Act," with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater, book by Cheri Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner, and additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane, is based on the popular Touchstone Pictures motion picture by the same name, written by Joseph Howard and starring Whoopi Goldberg. Performances will be given Nov. 2-25 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. as well as Sundays at 2 p.m. at The Phipps Center for the Arts. Aspiring diva Deloris Van Cartier is trying to work her way to the top of the 1970s Philadelphia disco scene.
The Free Clinic of Pierce and St. Croix Counties will hold an annual fundraising event 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 at the River Falls Golf Course. The "Heart Matters Gala" includes music by Chris Silver who entertains audiences with a blending of roots, jazz, blues and bluegrass. The evening will also include a live auction, door prizes, appetizers, dessert, socializing and cash bar.