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Weekend Happenings: March 21-23

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This week in River Falls:

Friday:

  • Blood Drive in River Falls: From 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at American Legion Hall, 701 N. Main St. Call 715-426-5521 for more info.
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  • Falls Theatre: Divergent at 7 and 9 p.m. See a preview at www.fallstheatre.com.
  • Library lower level exhibit: Quilts from traditional to trendy. No longer just for the bed, the annual quilt exhibit showcases careful stitchery, amazing designs, and vibrant colors through April 20.
  •  Saturday:

    • Falls Theatre: Divergent at 2, 7 and 9 p.m. See a preview at www.fallstheatre.com. 
    • Library lower level exhibit: Quilts from traditional to trendy. No longer just for the bed, the annual quilt exhibit showcases careful stitchery, amazing designs, and vibrant colors through April 20.

    Sunday:

    • Falls Theatre: Divergent at 2, 7 and 9 p.m. See a preview at www.fallstheatre.com.
    • Spring piano recital: The piano students of Barb Wall will present their spring recital at 3 p.m., in the sanctuary of United Methodist Church, 127 S. Second St. Students include: Molly Shippy, Erin Syverson, Sophie Bechel, William Tuchtenhagen, Alaina Syverson, and Christian Pound. Students will also be participating in the Wisconsin Music Teachers’ Association spring auditions on Saturday, March 22, at UW-River Falls.
    • Library lower level exhibit: Quilts from traditional to trendy. No longer just for the bed, the annual quilt exhibit showcases careful stitchery, amazing designs, and vibrant colors through April 20.

    This week in the local area:

    Friday:

    • Hammond Lions Club - People Auction: At JJ’s Sports Bar in Hammond. From 7-11 p.m., Hammond Lions Club members will be auctioned off for various services, including house cleaning, car washing, lawn care, sober cab drives, etc. The event will feature music by “Trigger Happy” and the auctioneer services will be donated by Myer Auction Services. See the Hammond Lions People Auction Facebook page for more information.
    • High school art on exhibit: The annual Area High School Art Exhibition will be on view through April 13 in The Galleries of The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson. Also on view is the annual Area High School Art Teachers Exhibition in the Commons. Galleries hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sunday noon to 4:30 p.m., as well as one hour before and through intermission of all performances in The Phipps theaters. For further information, contact Anastasia Shartin, visual arts director, at 715-386-2305, ext. 103.

    Saturday:

    • Showcase Hammond: At SCC High School in Hammond. From 10 a.m.-3 p.m., come and see what Hammond and the surrounding communities have to offer you. Shopping local is a great thing and here is a way to see what is in our own backyards. Businesses can showcase their business at the event by filling out a registration form. To get the form the registration form email mjohnson@hammondpubliclibrary.org. For more information, visit the Showcase Hammond Facebook page.
    • Chicken Feed: From 11 a.m.-8 p.m. at Ellsworth Fire Hall. Proceeds to firefighting equipment. Call 715-273-4653.
    • High school art on exhibit: The annual Area High School Art Exhibition will be on view through April 13 in The Galleries of The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson. Also on view is the annual Area High School Art Teachers Exhibition in the Commons. Galleries hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sunday noon to 4:30 p.m., as well as one hour before and through intermission of all performances in The Phipps theaters. For further information, contact Anastasia Shartin, visual arts director, at 715-386-2305, ext. 103.

    Sunday:

    • Pancake Breakfast: At the New Richmond American Legion. The New Richmond Boy Scout Troop 464 hosting from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to raise money for their troop. Proceeds will go directly to benefit the group by helping defray the costs of activities and required equipment. Suggested donations are $6 for adults and $4 for seniors over 60 and children 12 and under. Gluten free and sugar free syrup will be available.
    • High school art on exhibit: The annual Area High School Art Exhibition will be on view through April 13 in The Galleries of The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson. Also on view is the annual Area High School Art Teachers Exhibition in the Commons.Galleries hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sunday noon to 4:30 p.m., as well as one hour before and through intermission of all performances in The Phipps theaters. For further information, contact Anastasia Shartin, visual arts director, at 715-386-2305, ext. 103.
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