Current Happenings

Cast members in the upcoming Lamplighter Community Theatre production, “The Wizard of Oz,” worked on staging a song with choreographer Brian Sterriker (in front) during a recent rehearsal. Back row, from left, are Macy Judd, playing Dorothy; Brynn Bestland, Toto; Jacob Denning, Scarecrow; Marly Simmons, The Tinman; and Rob Freelove, The Cowardly Lion. The musical will be performed at Centennial Auditorium in Staples Thursday - Saturday, July 11, 12, 13 at 7 p.m.; and Sunday, July 14, 2 p.m. (Staples World p
Monkeys, munchkins and Toto, too, will be taking the stage at Centennial Auditorium in Staples this July, in the Lamplighter Community Theatre (LCT) production of ‘The Wizard of Oz.’ Performances will be held Thursday - Saturday, July 11, 12, 13, at 7 p.m.; and Sunday, July 14, at 2 p.m. Kevin...
A variety of crafts and food items were available during last weekend’s June Fest event in Motley. Pictured at left, Denise Johnson (center) gets some help selling jewelry she has made from her daughter Tesla Anderson (left) and mother, Betty Jo Nichols. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)  
A lecture series highlighting the historical moments of Sylvan, Rosing, Fairview and May townships and the cities of Pillager and East Gull Lake, otherwise known as ‘The Pillager Gap,’ will be held on the fourth Tuesday of each month throughout the summer at Sylvan Township Hall beginning at 6:30 p...
Lamp Camp participants rehearsed one of the dance routines for their show, ‘Ever After - A Musical,’ which will be performed Friday, June 21, 7 p.m., at Centennial Auditorium in Staples. The performance is free and open to the public. Pictured, from left: Andrew Bates, Alex Brings, Connor Judd, Zach McIlravy, Keegan Bestland, Micah Larson. (Staples World photo by Dawn Timbs)
Student participants in this year’s Lamp Camp will perform ‘Ever After, a Musical,” at Centennial Auditorium in Staples on Friday, June 21,  at 7 p.m. The show is free. Now in its eighth season, Lamp Camp is continuing to “help students discover their own unique gifts and to develop a passion for...
Comic ventriloquist James Wedgwood will perform at the Staples Public Library Thursday, June 27 at 2 p.m., bringing with him his outrageous characters and hilarious audience participation. The family friendly program is sponsored by the Great River Regional Library, Staples Motley Area Arts Council...
June 19 Staples All Veterans and Community Park Association  Board Mtg Wed., June 19, 5:30 p.m., at Timbers Restaurant and Event Center, Staples. Public invited. Brainerd Chapter #738 National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees Mtg Wed., June 19, Skillet, NE Brainerd. Social, 11:30...
June 12 Community Meal Wed., June 12, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Converse Park in Motley. Free. Hosted by Motley Free Methodist Church. Picnic supper, games. For info., 218-352-6888. June 17-21 Vacation Bible School, Motley Free Methodist Church Mon., June 17 - Fri., June 21, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. Theme: ‘Athens...
This June, when you put  milk on your cereal, that cheese on a burger or yogurt in a smoothie, it’s a great time to salute the local dairy farmers and the 7,000 farmers throughout the Midwest who bring you the delicious dairy products you enjoy in celebration of National June Dairy Month. National...
Books, Bites & Brews, a new book club for adults (over 21) to meet and discuss books in a social setting, is being formed by the Friends of the Staples Public Library. Participants will meet monthly at a local restaurant where they can purchase the food and drinks of their choice. A limited...
 The Staples-Motley School Board will meet Monday, June 17, at 6 p.m., at the new District Office in Staples, on 4th Street NE next to the Staples Fire Hall.           Items on the agenda include: • Approval of the 2019-20 Food Service Catering agreement with Freshwater ALC • Approve lane change...

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