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Thursday, April 8

Grief Support Group

A Grief Support Group will meet Thursday, April 8, through Thursday, May 13, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at St. Paul's United Church of Christ at W5706 Hwy 72, two miles east of Ellsworth. This support group will focus on various emotional and intellectual aspects of grief. For more information, call Hill Funeral Home at 715-273-4421.*

A Flea in Her Ear

Phoenix Theatre will present "A Flea in Her Ear" Thursday-Saturday, April 8-10, and Friday-Saturday, April 16-17, all at 7 p.m., plus Sunday, April 18, at 2 p.m. at The Sheldon Theatre in Red Wing.

Friday, April 9

Preschool Story Time: Rabbits

Join the Carpenter Nature Center, northwest of Prescott, on Friday, April 9, from 10-11 a.m., for Preschool Story Time. Call 651-437-4359 to register.

Saturday, April 10

Play Bingo and Win

On Saturday, April 10, from 9-1 p.m., the Vendor/Bingo Show will be at the Spring Valley Care Center, W500 Hwy. 29, Spring Valley. Play free bingo and win prizes from vendors who will have displays of their products. This is a fundraiser for the care center residents. For more information, call Stacy at 715-778-5545. *

Proper Pruning

On Saturday, April 10, at 9:30 a.m., Proper Pruning will be presented at the Great River Road Visitor and Learning Center in Prescott. Join UW-River Falls' Horticultural Professor Dr. Terry Ferriss for a hands-on learning session of the proper spring pruning of small trees and shrubs. Bring pruners and join the action.

Sunday, April 11

PCHA Annual Meeting

On Sunday, April 11, at 2 p.m., the Pierce County Historical Association will hold its annual meeting at the History Center in Bay City. Election of officers and several executive board members will take place. Other agenda items are: dues changes, fundraising, the newsletter and Farm Technology Days as well as Pioneer Day.

Birding the Mississippi

On Sunday, April 11, at 2 p.m., Birding the Mississippi will be presented at the Great River Road Visitor and Learning Center in Prescott. Join National Park Ranger Sharon Stiteler from the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area for a slide show of Upper Mississippi River birds. Fee: Friends of Freedom Park members--free; $3/person for non members.

Upcoming Events

Pierce County Ecumenical Choir

On Wednesday, April 14, the Pierce County Ecumenical Choir will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, N105 Sabin St., Spring Valley. The public is invited.

Annual Spring Show

The St. Croix Valley Croix Chordmen are holding their 2010 Annual Spring Show on Saturday, April 17, at 3 and 7 p.m. at the Stillwater (Minn.) Area Senior High School. For ticket information, call Ted at 651-308-5775 or email him at *