Special Event Information
View the Online PRCE Brochure – Jan-May, 2018 Register for Activities Online
Registration opens December 4, 2017 online.
January – May, 2018 Brochure
McLeod For Tomorrow
6th Annual Winterfest
February 3, 2018
The American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course is a top notch training class for those desiring to be lifeguards. Participants must be 15 years old before completion of this course. Participants must have completed the following swimming prerequisites:
1) 500 yard continuous swim including 100 yard each of crawl, sidestroke, and breastroke;
2) Submerge to 7 feet, retrieve a 10 pound object;
3) Tread water for 2 minutes, legs only.
Fee includes required mask
#18116 Ages 15 & Up
Fee: $150 (min. 6)
April 7: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
April 8: 11:00 am-6:00pm
April 14: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
April 15: 11:00 am-6:00 pm
Bring a lunch/snack each day as needed
Ages 10 & Up
Learn what a babysitter needs to know and what every parent wants in a responsible babysitter. We cover ap-propriate games and activities, telephone common sense, basic first aid, good decision making skills and much more. Students will receive a certificate upon completion of class.
10:00 am-1:30 pm
Bring a doll & bag lunch to class
Kids will learn the basics of staying home alone and
safely coming and going home. We will talk about appli-ance safety, responsibilities, house rules, first aid and more. Feel confident and educated to stay home after attending this class. Discussion, question and answer time included. Take home material provided.
Hutchinson Health, Heart of Hutch and PRCE have worked together to provide snow shoes available to try out with your family, friends or groups. Pick up and re-turn snow shoes at PRCE office Monday-Friday from 9:00 am—3:00 pm. Adult and youth sizes available.
Rental fee includes up to 3 days rental.
Fee: $5 Individual
Call 320-587-2975 for availability
Grades 3 & Up
What a fun way to spend a day with NO SCHOOL! Trampolines, Foam Zone, Sky Ladder & Ultimate Dodgeball are just a few of the exciting things we will do in our SkyZone, Oakdale trip! Jumpers will receive three hours of jump time. Please pack a bag lunch.
The bus will leave the Rec Center at 9:00 am and return at approximately 4:00 pm.
# 1817532 Friday, March 2 Limit 8
Let’s explore and learn! BaseCamp Leaning Camp at Fort Snelling is our destination! Youth participating in this trip will be part of a active five hour learning experience. You will be challenged with rock climbing, archery and team building activities.
Please pack a bag lunch.
The bus will leave the Rec Center at 8:00 am and return at approximately 5:00 pm.
#1817531 Monday, February 19 – Limit 8
This is a great way to try a variety of activities in a short amount of time. Our Spring Break Sports Challenge will be held over three days and include activities such as Hapkido martial arts, soccer, flag football and dodgeball. The kids will play two different sports/activities each day.
Monday-Wednesday, March 26-28
#1817533 Preschool 9:00-10:20
#1817534 Gr K/1 10:30 -11:50
#1817535 Gr 2/3 12:00 -1:40
#1817536 Gr 4/5 1:50 -3:30
Location: Burich Arena
Hutchinson Public Library
50 Hassan St SE Hutchinson
1000 Books Before Kindergarten is at the library with over 300 children participating. This program encourages reading 1000 books to each child before they start kinder-garten. Come into the library and sign up your family.
R.E.A.D stands for Reading Education Assistance Dogs, but for our next 6-week session we will once again have a therapy rabbit for some of the children’s reading practice. This will be held on Thursday evenings, January 18-February 22. There are still a very limited number of open-ings for children wishing to read to a registered therapy dog or rabbit, so sign up quickly! Sign up: January 8-13.
Bookworm Buddies is for 3, 4, and 5 year olds on Thurs-day mornings at 10:00 am. Bookworm Buddies will be held January 11 –March 29. There will be stories, songs, finger plays, puppets, crafts, and other activities during this fun story hour. No pre-registration; come and join us.
Building Buddies will meet at 6:30 pm the second Mon-day of each month (Jan. 8, Feb.12, Mar. 12, April 9 and May 14) to build with Legos. The group, for ages 4-12, is funded by the Hutchinson Kiwanis Club. Thank you, Kiwa-nis members!
Family Story Hour begins with the author, Heather Weseman, of Nettie’s Garden. Kids and parents have you ever wanted to write a book? Come and hear how this book came about on Jan. 22 at 6:30 pm.
Want to learn origami? Are you in grades 3-6? Come to the library Feb. 26 at 6:30 to learn how to make two geo-metric shapes. Bonnie Martinez will show you how! Feeling left out? On March 19 at 6:30 pm we have an ori-gami program for children in grades K-2 and their par-ents. Bonnie Martinez will lead you in making a spinning top.
Teen Winter Reading Challenge: Chase winter boredom away by reading through the winter months! Pick up a win-ter reading challenge bookmark at the circulation desk and earn a prize for each bookmark completed. Challenge runs from December 1st through March 1st.
Teen Maker-Space Club: Join area teens in creating vari-ous arts, crafts, and STEM projects. Group meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in the library’s meeting room. Supplies and a snack will be provided. Please register for each meeting.
For more information on these programs, contact Sherry Lund, Children’s Librarian at 320.587.2368 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or contact Rachelle Golde at email@example.com for more information on Teen Programs. You may also check us out through the website: 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 Mon-day-Thursday 10:00am to 9:00pm & Friday – Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm.
The Hutchinson Theatre Company is proud to announce the 2018 Season! 2018 Season Passes will be $70.00 each and include one seat to each of the three 2018 productions. 2018 Season Passes can be purchased online at www.hutchtheatre.org. Tickets for individual productions will be available approximate 4 weeks prior to the start of the show.
Farce – use of highly unlikely and exaggerated situations; humor develops through absurdity and use of mistaken identities
Spring Production—$18.00 per ticket
Hutchinson Center for the Arts
April 12-14 & 19-21, 2018
Self deprecation – form of humor where the subject pokes fun at its own behaviors and actions;
self-deprecation offers the opportunity for us to laugh at ourselves
Summer Musical—$20.00 per ticket
“Church Basement Ladies”
Maplewood Academy Auditorium
July 29 & 31 and August 2 & 5, 2018
Satire – a technique used to expose and criticize
foolishness, corruption and vices through humor, irony, and exaggeration, or ridicule; providing the opportunity to laugh while criticizing follies and foibles.
Fall Dinner Theatre—$40.00 per ticket (includes dinner)
“Don’t Dress for Dinner”
Crow River Winery
November 1-3 & 8-10, 2018
Auditions for “Drinking Habits” will be held on Janu-ary 29 & 30, 2018 from 6-8pm at the Hutchinson Center for the Arts. Please contact Lori Thul (director) with audi-tion questions or to share an interest in helping with the show at 320-587-9416
For more information about the 2018 Season Passes, Gift Certificates, our plays, or audition dates/times—please check out our website at www.hutchtheatre.org or follow us on Facebook (Hutchinson Theatre Company).