ELLSWORTH: Dental clinic for children
The Pierce County Public Health Department offers a preventive dental clinic twice a month for residents age 2- 18. This preventive dental checkup may include a dental exam, cleaning, fluoride treatments, x-rays and sealants. Medical Assistance (MA) covers the cost for eligible clients and those on Badger Care and Healthy Start. A sliding fee scale is available for families whose income is 185% or less poverty (ex: $3269/mo. for a family of four). The clinic is located at 412 W. Kinne St. Please call 273-6755 for an appointment .
HUDSON: Rotaract meets
The St. Croix Valley Rotaract group meets at the SOS Players House, 900 Fourth St., the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month at 7 p.m. For more information, go to: www.scvrotaract.org.
PRESCOTT: “A Harvest of Songs” benefit
The Kinni Song Sisters will perform original music in concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, at the UCC auditorium, 206 Locust St. N. Thea Ennen, Peggy Gantt, Phyllis Goldin, Beth Ray, Sue West will accept donations on behalf of Borner Farm, a Prescott community garden. Call Beth Benson, 262-5668 or Phyllis Goldin, 425-2402, for more information.
ELMWOOD: Dairy records sought
Preparations for the 59th Pierce County Dairy Recognition Banquet are underway. It will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, at the Elmwood Auditorium. Dairy farmers who utilize AgSource dairy management and testing services do not need to send in their records, Ag Source handles that step for herd owners. Other farmers on official testing programs will need to send their records ending June 30, 2009, to the UW Extension Office by Friday, Sept. 4. For more information, call the extension office, 273-6781.
NEW RICHMOND: “Spamalot” tickets now available
“The Frog Prince of Spamalot” will be presented by Willow River Players at the New Richmond High School Little Theatre on Sept. 18, 19, 26 at 7 p.m. and on Sept. 19, 20, 26, 27 at 2 p.m. For audiences of all ages, the story centers around Hyronomous A. Frog who doesn’t quite fit in with “life in the bog.” He needs to find his way back to being a Prince. This children’s show is full of laughter and wonder, and is sure to please “children” of all ages. Cast members are from River Falls, New Richmond, Amery, Roberts, Star Prairie, Clear Lake, Somerset, Hudson and Stillwater. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12, available on-line at www.willowriverplayers.org, at Sweet Greetings in downtown New Richmond, or by calling 246-1028.
NEW RICHMOND: Old Gem offers acting classes for kids
The Old Gem Theater at 116 S. Knowles Ave., is offering a variety of classes for youth who want to try their hands at acting.
Classes begin Monday, Sept. 14, and run through Nov. 1. Call 246-3285 to register or visit their website, www.oldgemtheater.com