Special Event Information
View the Online PRCE Brochure – Sept – Dec, 2017 Register for Activities Online
Registration opens August 14, 2017 online.
September – December, 2017 Brochure
This class will cover the basics of staying home alone and coming and going home safely. Topics of discussion include appliance safety, responsibilities, house rules, first aid and more. You will feel confident and educated to stay home after attending this class. Question and answer time provided. Students will leave with take home materials.
#17311 Grades 3 & Up
Saturday, September 23 Fee: $30
Would you like to learn Spanish in a fun and entertaining way? Join me, I’m Sra. Johnson and have been working at Park Elementary for 3 years in the ESL program. Come, join us in the fun of learning about my native Mexican culture and the basics of Spanish. Being able to speak Spanish will not only enhance your knowledge but also will help you to find new hobbies and make cultural connections.
#17312 Grades 2-5
Monday, October 23-November 13 Fee: $25
Park Elementary Room 43
Sra. Veronica Johnson
What you need to know and what every parent wants in a responsible babysitter. We cover appropriate games and activities, telephone common sense, basic first aid, good decision making skills and much more. You will receive a certificate upon completion of class.
#17313 Ages 10 & Up
Saturday, October 7 Fee: $65
10:00 am-1:00 pm
Hutchinson Mall Kirsten Dean
Bring a bag lunch
Grades 6-12 This is a great chance to get out on the slopes and learn to ski or enjoy the sport at a great price!
DATES: Thursdays, December 14, 21 January 4, 11, 18, 25 (we’ll keep going on Thursdays until we get six times in).
TIMES: Depart from the Rec Center at 4:30 pm and return by 10:00 pm.
SKIING or SNOWBOARDING-6 times #171768
Bus, Board or Skis & Boots, Lift Ticket …….. $230
Bus, Board or Skis & Boots …………………….. $130
Bus, Lift Ticket ………………………………………. $150
Bus Only ………………………………………………. $ 50
Lessons (three times) available for $9
Helmet rental available for $21 for the six weeks
Chaperones are needed for this program. Adults (21 or older) that are willing to supervise the program receive free skiing. We ask that each parent consider helping on one Thursday, whether or not you ski. Contact John McRaith at 234-5636.
Head Chaperone– We are looking for someone to head up our ski club and be the lead chaperone. This person needs to be available each Thursday for the six weeks. This chaperone will be rewarded with a season family pass to Powder Ridge!
Cancellation announcements are made through the schools, which are decided by 1:00 pm each Thursday we ski. You can also call the GAMELINE at 234-GAME for cancellations. General guideline is that we don’t ski if wind chill is greater than ten below.
Bring a sack lunch or money to purchase food
BIG CHANGES IN SKI CLUB FOR 2018!
Powder Ridge has made some great changes to our six-time program for 2018. These include:
- The season will begin December 14th instead of in January so we have a better chance for good skiing weather.
- Seasonal Equipment Rentals– Rent equipment through the six-time program and any time you ski at Powder Ridge your equipment is free for the entire season!
- A seventh date has been added when ski club members can go up and ski for free on their regular ski club night.
Friends and family discount– Friends and family are welcome to join the 6X participants on any of the trip nights at a reduced cost! The costs are:
13 & Older $29
12 & Under $22
5 & Under Free
6 & Older $23
5 & Under $16
Helmet Rental- $8
Coming This October
INTERACTIVE, COLLABORATIVE ART ACTIVITIES & CREATIVE PLAY for the whole family!
PET Obstacle Course COSTUME Parade ACTION PAW PAINTING PHOTO booth and MORE…
Everyone is welcome!
WINTER CONCERT SERIES
Rehearsals Start: 9/14/2017 at Peace Lutheran Church
Performance Dates: 12/7/2017, 12/10/2017
A $20 per season participation fee to help cover the music cost is requested, but not required.
NO NEED TO PRE-REGISTER, JUST COME AND SING.
Contact Holly with questions 320-587-0710 OR HOLLYMD55@HOTMAIL.COM.
Early Childhood Screening is a health and developmental assessment for children ages 3 years & older and is required for kindergarten. Screening is provided by professionals in your school district at no cost to you & helps parents to identify potential health and/or developmental concerns around vision, hearing, speech & learning. The screening connects families to resources that can help children be ready for kindergarten.
Please call for an appointment when your child turns 3 years old by contacting Cindy at 587-8908.
Dates are Sept 22; Oct. 13 or 27; Nov. 3, 2017; and Jan. 19, 2018.
Savannah Sipping Society
By Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten
Fall Dinner Theatre
Directed by Jenine Nordquist November 2-4 and 9-11, 2017
Crow River Winery
$40 ticket include dinner and show
Four unique women, all needing to escape the sameness of their day-to-day routines, are drawn together by fate—and an impromptu happy hour—and decide it’s high time to reclaim the enthusiasm for life they’ve lost through the years. Together, they discover lasting friendships and a renewed determination to live in the moment—and most importantly, realize it’s never too late to make new old friends.
Tickets available early October: online at www.hutchtheatre.org, or in per-son at the Hutchinson Area Chamber and Visitors Bureau, or at the Hutchinson Center for the Arts.
For questions or to get involved in this production, contact director Jenine Nordquist, 320-582-0711. Auditions for roles (4 women, ranging in age from 40-70) will be Wed.—Thurs., August 23-24, from 6—8:30 p.m. at Hutchinson Center for the Arts, 15 Franklin St. SW, Hutchinson. No preparation required; you will read from the script.
1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a very simple program with a huge payoff. Kids may sign up at the library any time from birth until they begin kindergarten. Let’s en-sure each child has at least 1000 books read to them before they start kindergarten. There will be lots of reading/prizes with this program. Come check it out!
Bookworm Buddies is for 3, 4, and 5-year-olds. The library invites you to attend Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. October 5 – December 14. (No Bookworm Buddies on Thanksgiving, Nov. 23.) We will enjoy books, activities, finger plays, and crafts. No registration required.
R.E.A.D. Grab your favorite book or choose one at the library – come R.E.A.D. to a registered therapy dog/rabbit. Therapy animals will be at the library Thursday evenings from 7- 9 p.m. October 12 – November 16. Sign up will be at the library September 18 – 23. This activity fills up quickly. (Children will need to be at least beginning readers to be assigned a time slot.)
Building Buddies begins in October! We will meet at 6:30 p.m., the second Monday of each month (Oct. 9, Nov. 13 and Dec. 11) to build with Legos—thanks to the Hutchinson Kiwanis Club. Thank you Kiwanis members!
Teen Advisory Board We’re looking for teen voices! Meet with the Teen Services Librarian to share your ideas, thoughts, and opinions about teen materials, programs, and events. Teen Advisory Board meetings begin Sept. 5th and continue to meet on the first Tuesday of each month from 4-5 p.m. No registration required.
Harry Potter Party Enjoy a Harry Potter-themed party for Tweens & Teens (ages 10-18) on Tuesday, Sept. 19th from 6:30-7:30 p.m. We will be making magic wands and potion bottles. Please call or stop by the library for more information. Registration is required.
Minnesota Young Adult Author, M.G. Nelson will be presenting her new adventure/fantasy novel titled The Telling Mirror on Tuesday, Oct. 10th at 7 p.m. Check out her book at the library!
Silent Reading Party Teens (ages 13-18) gather to “silently” read books of their choosing on Tuesday, Nov. 14th from 6-8 p.m. Snacks will be provided. No registration required.
Teen Art Journaling Meets the third Tuesday of each month from 4:30-5:30 p.m. All supplies and a snack are provided.
Questions? Sherry Lund, Children’s Librarian or Rachelle Golde, Teen Services Librarian at 320-587-2368. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. You may also contact us through the web site: http://www.hutchinson.lib.mn.us . “Check us out” on Facebook or Twitter. These programs are free and open to children of all abilities. Hutchinson Public Library hours are Monday – Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. & Friday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Registration is the first night of class.
Certificates are mandatory by the State of MN. Classes are sponsored by the Hutch Drift Riders and the Crow River Snow Pros. Knowledge of snowmobiles, state laws, techniques, city ordinances, trail etiquette, riding, and safe operation of the machine will be taught.
Ages 12 – Adult (parents welcome)
Adults ages 18-26 must have certificate if born after 12/31/76
Register at first meeting, must attend all three classes Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 28, 29
Time: 7:00-9:00 pm
Saturday, August 26, 2017
Gopher Campfire Grounds
Doors open at 9:00 am for registration, event begins at 10:00 am/rain or shine
Participants pay a fee of $5 and must become a member of one of the sponsoring groups: National Wild Turkey Federation, MN Deer Hunter Association or McLeod Pheasants Forever, .
Activities include: Trap shooting, BB guns, Pistols, Archery, Black Powder, Rifles, Trapping information, Conservation Education and the mobile Wall of Shame.
Call Stephen Nelsen at 320-587-0783 with any questions.
WHO: Boys & girls grades 7-12
WHEN: Practices Tuesday and Thursday in late afternoon/early evenings starting July 1st through end of October. Races on weekends in September/October.
WHAT: High-school cross country mountain bike race team for the Hutchinson area.
This is a great lifelong sport in which all athletes get to race no matter what skill/fitness level. We train to compete in fall races at multiple mountain bike venues throughout the state. It’s an adventurous way to enjoy the great outdoors this summer and fall!
For more info call Head Coach Mike Roen at 320-296- 9945 and visit www.hutchtigerscycling.org for team info.
“Let me Win. But if I cannot win let me be brave in the attempt”
The Hutchinson Area Storm Special Olympics team welcomes all athletes of all abilities who have an intellectual disability. Traditionally we have participated in bowling in the fall, basketball in the winter and athletics in the spring. Our team athletes range from those who compete in individual skills to competitive full rule athletes. We emphasize health and wellness, sportsmanship and being the strongest athlete you can be.
Volunteer coaches are wanted; you will not be disap-pointed.
Contact Leah Wolkow for more information: 763-270-7195