Arts & Entertainment

There is one last weekend to catch SOAR Regional Arts’ “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat!” This Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life in this delightful musical parable. Set to an engaging mix of musical styles, from country-western and calypso to bubble-gum pop and rock, this Old [...]

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Rockford Junior Ambassador candidates are awaiting Rockford River Days coronation ceremonies that will take place at 3 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 10. The candidates are (front row, left to right) Jada Webb, Paige Reynolds, Kaycie Roggenkamp and Annika Ertmann and (back row, left to right) Maddee Keesling, Cortney Waldorf, Claire Shaikoski and Lauren Condon. They will [...]

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Judy Steeber, retired Rockford Elementary School teacher, has seen some of her former kindergarten students grow up to be Rockford Royalty (Ambassador) candidates, and she drove a car for Doug and Marsha White when they served as grand marshals for the Rockford River Days Grand Parade a couple of years ago. This year attention will [...]

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MGSH alumna to open eye clinic in rural Guatemala by Grace Pastoor SUN Newspapers Intern   A Maple Grove High School alumna will make the move of a lifetime this January in order to start a low-cost eye clinic in rural Guatemala. Southern College of Optometry graduate Alisha McAfee, formerly Alisha Duffy, began the process [...]

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The new 2014 Maple Grove Ambassadors have been on the job for just a few weeks, and have already been all over the Twin Cities, spreading the good word of Maple Grove. Already having visited the communities of Robbinsdale, Hopkins, Minneapolis and Glenwood, Ambassadors Kathryn Fox, sponsored by Rush Creek Golf Club, Ellen Grabinski, sponsored [...]

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This August the Maple Grove and Osseo Libraries are hosting free events for people of all ages. The Maple Grove Library, 8001 Main St. N., is offering these events: “Girls Only Kids Book Club,” Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 2 to 3 p.m. — Register online or call 612-543-6450. For girls entering grades four to six. [...]

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2nd clue in Osseo Lions Roar Medallion Hunt   The first-ever Osseo Lions Roar Medallion Hunt has officially begun. The medallion hunt will run for four consecutive weeks, from July 24 to Aug. 14, or until the medallion is found. Premier Bank in Osseo is sponsoring the hunt and offering a $250 cash prize for [...]

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Sounds of Summer JULY 31 — The Maple Grove Town Green, 7991 Main St. N., will host the Sounds of Summer. Upcoming events include Kidpower with Rachael will be Thursday, July 31, at 11 a.m. Summer Faire JULY 31 — The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes in Maple Grove will present is Summer Faire concert series. [...]

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