I am writing to share with the Hudson community an act of great help and kindness extended to me by Brian Priefer, Co-Founder of Hop and Barrel Brewing Company, on July 18.
The Historical Society will host its annual Family Fun Night at the Museum 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Octagon House Museum, 1004 Third St, Hudson. This is a free event and open to the public. Families are invited to enjoy an evening full of family friendly games, activities and refreshments. Entertainment and activities include: face painting, old-fashioned yard games, craft booths and story time with children's librarian Mary Davis. Enjoy refreshments with homemade baked goods and beverages (refreshments are free, but donations are welcomed and appreciated).
"Cinderella: A Dream Come True," by Kristi Cunningham, featuring summer camp student actors in grades 5 and 6, will be performed Thursday, Aug. 9 at 1:30 p.m. (sold out), Friday, Aug. 10 at 7 p.m., as well as Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 11 and 12 at 2 p.m. at The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson, Wis. This is the classic re-telling of the rags-to-riches fairytale of a young girl forced to live with her cruel stepmother and her equally cruel daughters. The cast consists of: Ella Bitzer, St.
The Bethel Lutheran Church Highland campus was transformed into a tropical island for "Shipwrecked, Rescued by Jesus" Vacation Bible School, July 16-20. The week included: 253 fun, energetic kids; 130+ talented volunteers; amazing tropical island decor; games, dancing, snacks, music, crafts, Bible stories and videos and one unmistakable message—Jesus Rescues!
Thank you for your article in the July 26 editions of the St. Croix County RiverTown Multimedia publications regarding celebration of full funding for the St. Croix County Fair's Horse Barn. As reported, the successful fundraising campaign was a joint effort of the St. Croix County 4-H Horse Committee and the Friends of the St. Croix County Fairgrounds along with continuing support from the St. Croix County 4-H Dairy Committee.
Jim Madsen has spent the better part of two decades working with a team of scientists on a quest to find answers to some of the universe's greatest mysteries. "In order to see new things, you have to look in different ways. All science is this continual quest to look in new ways," he explains.
The Members' Spotlight opens on Thursday, Aug. 2 with a galleries exhibit and open stage event at The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson. The Members' Spotlight celebrates the creative talent of the community in all art forms. A free reception open to the public will be held 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2. This will be followed by the Members' Bash, a ticketed event for members and non-members age 18 and older in the Black Box Theater. Tickets for the Members' Bash are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the event.
The Hudson Grocery Cooperative reached its latest goal of 550 owners. This "Fishing for 550" campaign was a smaller goal established to help increase momentum as the co-op continues moving closer to its next goal. A celebration of the milestone was held on Thursday, July 26 at Hop and Barrel. The co-op plans to start working on site selection at 750 owners, and hopes to open the co-op at around a thousand members.
The Phipps Dance Theater will present "Hooray for Hollywood" Aug. 17-26 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. at The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson. This production will feature work from both local and Twin Cities-based choreographers Melissa Huber and Christina Leines of Hudson, Regan Saunders of Minneapolis, and director Mackenzie Lewis of Stillwater, Minn.
After almost 36 years of service to the Town of Hudson, Dave Ostby has resigned his seat as Supervisor on the Hudson Town Board. At the June 5, 2018 meeting Ostby announced that he and his wife Connie, who both retired from 3M Company in 2015, have sold their home and moved out of the Town. In a statement to the town board, Ostby said that he and Connie wanted to travel and spend more time with children and grandchildren. He also thanked the town residents for the opportunity and support given him over the years.