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Weekend Happenings: Aug 1 - 3

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Weekend Happenings: Aug. 1-3

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This week in River Falls:

Friday:

Music in the Park: At 7 p.m. in Veterans Park.  August Blue will perform.

Falls Theatre: Guardians of the Galaxy at 7 and 9:15 p.m. See a preview at www.fallstheatre.com.

Saturday:

Raptors of Wisconsin: From 2 - 3:30 pm at the public library, see live birds from the University of Minnesota Raptor Center and learn about these fascinating feathered hunters who inhabit our area. Visiting birds will include an eagle, an owl, and two others.  

Bird Drawing Class:  From 1 - 3:30 pm, at the public Library, a bird drawing class will be held with natural science illustrator Vera Ming Wong.  There is no fee but pre-registration is required. Class size is limited.  Call 715-426-3496 to register.  

Falls Theatre: Guardians of the Galaxy at 7 and 9:15 p.m. See a preview at www.fallstheatre.com.

Music in the Park: At 7 p.m. in Veterans Park. Xibaba will perform.

Library lower level: Sheltering Nature: A Project Art for Nature Artists Collaborative Exhibit. The world that gives us spiritual, emotional, medicinal, and physical shelter now needs to be protected from us through Aug. 16 in the River Falls Public Library lower level.

SCVBL round robin: River Falls will host a SCVBL round robin this Saturday as a playoff tune up with five games scheduled at First National Bank of River Falls Field beginning at 11 a.m. with the Elmwood Expos taking on the Spring Valley Hawks. The St. Croix Falls Bandits and the Plum City Blues will play at 1 p.m. and the Hager City Skeeters will face the Bay City Bombers at 3 p.m. he Hudson River Rats and Menomonie Eagles will play at 5 p.m. with the Fighting Fish taking on the Ellsworth Hubbers at 7 p.m.

Sunday:

Moose Lodge Breakfast: The Moose Lodge Breakfast will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, at the Moose Lodge, 620 N. Clark Street. The breakfast, which is open to the public, will feature a menu of pancakes, French toast, scrambled eggs, bacon, ham, sausage, potatoes, coffee, juice, and milk. The cost is $8, free for those under five. Proceeds will benefit TurningPoint. For more information contact Brian Weber at 715-425-9430 or Jim Vorwald at 715-248-7913.

Falls Theatre: Guardians of the Galaxy at 7 and 9:15 p.m. See a preview at www.fallstheatre.com.

This week in the local area:

Friday:

  Wizard of Oz: At The Phipps Center for the Arts, downtown River Falls. Fridays 7 p.m., Saturdays 2:30 and 7 p.m.; and Sundays 2:30 p.m. through Aug. 3. Tickets $22/adults, $15/students. Call 715-386-8409 for more info, or www.The Phipps.org.

Saturday:

Common Core presentation: A seminar on Common Core will be presented at the Hudson Public Library on Saturday, Aug. 2, from 10:15 a.m.-noon in the second floor meeting room.

Special guest will be Susan Colgrove with the Minnesota Grandma Grizzlies with her presentation "Countering the invasion of preditorial and family-threatening legislation and education."

For more information, call Pat Sabin at (715) 386-9672 or Meredith Berg at (715) 386-6680.

Wizard of Oz: At The Phipps Center for the Arts, downtown River Falls. Fridays 7 p.m., Saturdays 2:30 and 7 p.m.; and Sundays 2:30 p.m. through Aug. 3. Tickets $22/adults, $15/students. Call 715-386-8409 for more info, or www.The Phipps.org.

Sunday:

Wizard of Oz: At The Phipps Center for the Arts, downtown River Falls. Fridays 7 p.m., Saturdays 2:30 and 7 p.m.; and Sundays 2:30 p.m. through Aug. 3. Tickets $22/adults, $15/students. Call 715-386-8409 for more info, or www.The Phipps.org.

Cru rep to speak at Solid Rock Fellowship: Paul Little, a representative of Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ) will be speaking at Solid Rock Fellowship in New Richmond at 9 a.m. Visitors will be blessed and encouraged as they hear about the ministry God has given for us to do together on college campuses.

Cru, known as Campus Crusade for Christ around the world, is an interdenominational Christian organization that promotes evangelism and discipleship in more than 190 countries around the world.

Come and be challenged by the ministry of Paul Little and Cru at Solid Rock Fellowship.  Everyone is welcome.

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