WOODBURY — The Royal Theatre at Woodbury High School will perform the Agatha Christie murder mystery, "Appointment With Death." Set in the 1940s, a group of travelers are thrown together on a journey to the city of Petra. At the center of this diverse group is an elderly woman, Mrs. Boynton (Elena Gordon) and her stepchildren, who never leave her side. They look like a devoted family, but are they? Is this devotion a façade? The traveler's motivations are suspect, and the relationships may not be what they seem.
Irish tenor Anthony Kearns with symphony orchestra at St. Pats Church The St. Croix Valley Symphony Orchestra (SCVSO), with special guest Irish tenor Anthony Kearns, will perform in concert on Sunday, May 5 at 4 p.m. at St. Patrick Church, 1500 Vine St., presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts. The popular orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Kristin Tjornehoj, with a rare solo appearance by one of The Irish Tenors, the PBS supergroup, will perform an outstanding program of favorites, from "Bring Him Home" to his signature interpretation of "Granada."
Woodbury Mayor Anne Burt presented a proclamation to Woodbury American Legion Post 501 Commander Tom Grezek and Woodbury Veterans of Foreign War Post 9024 Paul Lindahl recognizing May 24, 2019, as National Poppy Day in Woodbury. The American Legion has long utilized the red poppy as its official flower, symbolizing the bloodshed by those who have served in the U.S. military. National Poppy Day honors every service member who has worn the nation's uniform and service members who have died.
'The Charitable Sisterhood' April 5-7 The final performances of "The Charitable Sisterhood of the Second Trinity Victory Church," a heartwarming comedy by Bo Wilson, will take place on Friday and Saturday, April 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m. as well as Sunday, April 7 at 2 p.m. in the main theater.
One of the most exciting things about being a school superintendent is ensuring our schools and staff are doing all they can to prepare our students for life after graduation. This preparation begins the minute they enter our schools as preschoolers or kindergartners and continues until the day they receive their high school diploma.
The parking lot at the post office in Woodbury is a disgrace. It has been patched over and over the past few years. The patching does not last. Now there are potholes big enough for a car to fall into.
Two workshops for adults with children will be offered this spring at The Phipps Center for the Arts. "Springtime Animals in Polymer Clay: Turtles, Frogs & Bunnies" will be held on Saturday, March 30, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. for children ages 5 and older with an adult. "Work side-by-side as you make your own unique set of springtime animals out of this bright, colorful, fun and non-messy modeling clay. You can use your creations to decorate for spring, embellish a fairy garden, or for creative play," instructor Laura Burlis said.
The Phipps Dance Company, a non-competitive performing dance troupe, is celebrating its 14th season with showcase performances April 6-14 on Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. at The Phipps Center for the Arts. The 2018-19 company, led by director Christina Leines and associate director Stephanie Campbell, is comprised of 14 auditioned dancers who range in age from 14 to 18 years old. The performances will feature a variety of styles, including musical theater, lyrical, hip-hop, jazz, contemporary and classical ballet.
Even though health cannot be purchased, smart decisions can be made when purchasing foods. With the increasing amount of information on new food trends and food items, trying to choose products when shopping can be overwhelming. To make matters worse, people now have to worry about buying items in the store at an expensive price with low quality. Luckily, local farmers markets provide fresh produce that make shopping worthwhile.
Building a U.S.-Mexico border wall seems like a common-sense approach to controlling our border. President Donald Trump suggests that to the extent the wall is lengthened, it will likewise strengthen our security against violent criminals, curb illegal drugs and lead to a more orderly immigration system. These assertions are undeniably true. So why the resistance to Trump's border wall proposal? I suggest there are four simple reasons.