A congregation in Linwood is local proof that holiday joy doesn’t come from a store, but, as Dr. Seuss’ Grinch said, Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.
“USO: Christmas at War,” the Masquers dinner theater show that opens this week, takes place at a United Service Organization show during World War II. The musical was written by two Masquers veterans, Emily Lehmann Wiberg and Melissa Stewart. If you like the music of the Andrews Sisters, you’ll probably enjoy this. The story centers [...]
If you don’t have Scandinavian relatives, chances are slim that you’ve ever seen one. The odds increase slightly if you’re from Kansas. The folk art object called ljuskrona (say “use-kroona”) is a Swedish candle holder wrapped with cut paper. It is usually placed on the dinner table for the Christmas Eve feast, but some resemble [...]
The Friends of the Giese Memorial Library will hold a book sale from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14. And they need your help. Book donations will be accepted at the library from now till Friday, Dec. 13. Children’s books are especially needed, but all books in excellent condition are welcome. The [...]
Help make the holidays warmer for young Chisago County residents this year with the gift of a book. The “Giving Tree” supports children in need and spreads the joy of reading. This year the annual collection of books begins Nov. 29. Here’s how it works: 1. Select a tag from the tree at the library. [...]