The St. Croix County Historical Society will hold its annual dinner meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at Woodland Hill Presbyterian Homes, 441 Stageline Road in Hudson. The meeting is open to public and starts with a social at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m., followed by a short business meeting and a program.
Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience will perform in concert on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m. at The Phipps Center for the Arts, sponsored by Hudson Neighbors magazine. The eight-member ensemble is a rare newcomer to traditional pop by fusing a big band spirit with an inventive edge, riskier than Bublé and more modern than Sinatra. Johnson's compositions have been an integral part of more than two million independently sold albums. He has conducted hundreds of high school and collegiate vocal master classes and has performed more than 2,500 shows.
From 10 a.m. to noon on Oct. 3, local government law educator Philip Freeberg, J.D., from the UW Extension's Local Government Center, will lead a workshop on the legal aspects of intergovernmental cooperation, including considerations for boundary agreements. Intergovernmental Cooperation is the general name for two or more governments finding mutual benefit through cooperation. The potential benefits from intergovernmental cooperation include shared services, improved planning outcomes, reduced costs, and beneficial boundary
Hudson Hospital & Clinic is hosting a fall Tech Dump event. Members of the community are invited to clean out their closets to dispose of select electronic devices safely, securely and responsibly at 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Oct. 3.
Helping Hands through HIBA is returning for its third annual event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. Bring the family for a full day of activities at Lakefront Park in Hudson. This free event benefits local nonprofit organizations.
Hudson Home and Garden Club recently recognized and honored photographers submitting winning photos for the 2019 Hudson Area Calendar at a reception in the River Room at the Phipps Center for the Arts. Club members had an opportunity to meet and thank the photographers. All of the photos are copyrighted.
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Dan Chouinard, the acclaimed host/pianist/accordionist; singer/songwriter Ann Reed; the River City Quartet; and Marty Harding's River Singers; along with biologists, farmers and poets weave together an evening of songs and stories in celebration of the St. Croix River on Saturday, Sept. 29 at 7:30 p.m. at The Phipps Center for the Arts.
The Kiwanis Club of Greater Hudson installed new officers for the 2018 — 2019 year beginning Oct. 1, 2018. In his remarks to the club, President Dick Hagen talked about all of the service projects the club does, and that in the upcoming year, the club would seek out prospective members with new ideas for more service projects while serving the children of the community and world.
New to the area? Recently married? Turned 18? Recently moved? Whatever your situation, have you updated your voter registration since those changes in your life? Or made certain your voter registration matches your name or current address? Depending on the extent of those life changes, some people need to re-register to vote, but every voter should confirm their voter registration before every election.