The St Croix Valley Master Gardeners (SCVMGA) are hosting their 15th annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 1 at the historic Octagon House (1004 Third St., Hudson). The sale promises annuals, perennials, veggies, and many other plants from the gardens of local Master Gardeners. There will also be a variety of heirloom tomatoes and pepper plants. The sale offers a great opportunity to get free gardening advice from the Master Gardeners. Master Gardeners will help with plant selection, pest and disease information, gardening techniques, and much more.
Hudson School District fourth grade classes participated in the annual bookmark design contest sponsored by the Friends of the Hudson Public Library during the 2018-19 school year. The students were asked to design a bookmark about the library, books or reading. This is the eighth year that the design contest has been held.
Country artist Lacie Carpenter to perform Award-winning fiddler, singer, songwriter and guitarist Lacie Carpenter will perform in concert Saturday, June 8 at 7:30 p.m.
I was honored to have been nominated by newly elected Town Board Chair Don Jordan to fill his vacant supervisor seat on the Town Board. I was not selected — and am perfectly fine with that. That's not the point of this letter — but rather, the selection process is.
The Joe and Mary Jo Graetz family of Hudson is the 2019 State of Wisconsin Knights of Columbus Family of the Year. The family was presented the award at the 118th annual Wisconsin State Council Knights of Columbus convention in Appleton.
Hudson resident Janan Terpstra, 61, has just published her first book, "A Future and a Hope, Encouragement for Single Women." She is celebrating with a book launch party, which is open to the public, from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, June 15 at Mallards Restaurant in Bayport, Minn. There will be fun door prizes, complimentary snacks and merchandise for sale. Terpstra was single until she turned 46. She spent 15 years co-leading a singles group at a large church in California, followed by four years as a missionary at a bicultural church in
Teen, adult pottery on the wheel class for all levels A Pottery on the Wheel class for all skill levels, beginning, intermediate and advanced, is open for enrollment. This eight-week class for teens and adults will be offered Mondays, June 17 through Aug. 12 (no class July 1), from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Jelani Eddington will perform "From Broadway to Hollywood" on the Wurlitzer theater pipe organ on Saturday, June 1 at 7:30 p.m. at The Phipps Center for the Arts. Favorite selections from musical theater to the silver screen, featuring composers such as George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hammerstein, and many others, will be performed by the American Theatre Organ Society's 2001 Organist of the Year.
Summer Art Camp classes are open for enrollment at The Phipps Center for the Arts. The camp runs June 17 through Aug. 9 with classes for ages 4 through teens in visual art, pottery, art & nature, theater and dance. Fees range from $44 to $379, depending on the class. Several classes offer students the opportunity to work with clay.
Now, with Attorney General William Barr's reputation for integrity in serious question for lying under oath to protect Donald Trump, we seem to have hit full crisis mode in our distrust of anything an elected (or unelected) official says. Of course Barr's boss the president has led the country deep into this morass of dishonesty. The Fact Checkers database has now tallied over 10,000 false or misleading statements made by Trump in 828 days.