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Around Town: May 23 - 30

To publish your community event in the Around Town listings, call Laura Kruse at 715-243-7761, or e-mail your message to by NOON FRIDAY of the week before you wish it to appear.

May 23

Five Loaves Food and Clothing Center, Creamery Building, 150 W. First St., New Richmond, is open Monday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Saturday from 9 a.m.-noon for shopping and drop offs. Clothing, household items, sheets and blankets are all accepted and sold. Call 715-246-5759 for more information.

May 23-25

Third Annual Memorial Barrel RACE featuring barrel racing, pig roast, speed dash challenge, silent auction and memorial run for the money. Polk County Fairground, St. Croix Falls. Visit JJArena/EventFlyer.html for a complete list of times.

May 26

Cancer Survivors' Support Group, 4:30-6 p.m. at the E.M. Drury onference Center at Westfields Hospital. Talk to Dr. Jeffrey Jaffe, Oncologist, Regions Cancer Center. Free and open to adults whose lives have been touched by cancer.

The Sierra Club's St. Croix Valley Interstate Group, 7 p.m. in the Community Room on the second floor of the Hudson Municipal Building, 911 Fourth St., Hudson. For more information, contact Carol Hardin at 715-386-7032 or

St. Croix Valley Christians for Life meeting, 7 p.m., St. Croix Valley Cabinetry, 476 Country Road A, Hudson. St. Croix Valley Christians for Life is a newly-formed ministry focused on education about the sanctity of life. For questions, please call Jodi Waldschmidt at 651-271-7063 or visit

May 27

Senior Health and Wellness Fair, noon-3 p.m., The Centre, 428 S. Starr Ave., New Richmond. The event is free and will include a resource fair, class demonstrations, speakers and refreshments. Contact Rochelle Haugen at 715-246-2252 for additional information.

May 29

Up All Night, 8 p.m.-6 a.m., The Centre, 428 S. Starr Ave., New Richmond. Middle school students (grades 6-8) are "locked in" for the night to hang out with friends and participate in themed activities, swimming, gym games, music, concessions and a pizza party Cost is $18 for Centre members and $23 for community participants. Call 715-246-2252 for more information.

May 30

Tween Night, 5-8 p.m., The Centre, 428 S. Starr Ave., New Richmond. Fourth and fifth graders are invited for a fun night of swimming, gym activities and crafts. Cost is $5 per participant. Call 715-246-2252 for more information.