North news briefs: Brooklyn Park hosts 25th anniversary ice show

  • Updated: April 8, 2014 - 3:00 PM

The Three Rivers Figure Skating Club and the Brooklyn Park and Champlin Skating Schools will present their annual ice show this Friday and Saturday, April 11-12.

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25th anniversary ice show this weekend

A trio of skating organizations will present their annual ice show this weekend at the Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center.

Three performances of “That Was Then — This Is Now,” by the Three Rivers Figure Skating Club and the Brooklyn Park and Champlin Skating schools, will be given: at 7 p.m. Friday, April 11, and 1 and 6 p.m. Saturday, April 12.

The event will mark the 25th anniversary of the ice show. It will feature 80 skaters, from Brooklyn Park, Maple Grove, Osseo and Anoka.

Tickets are $5 presale and $6 at the door for students ages 5-17 and people age 60 and over, and $8 presale and $9 at the door for adults 18-59. Advance tickets can be bought at the main window of the Community Activity Center, which is located at 5600 85th Av. N., Brooklyn Park.


School District to offer coaches clinic

The Anoka-Hennepin School District will host a free youth coaches workshop on Monday, April 14. Coaches and booster club members are invited to attend the session, titled “Why We Play.” It will run from 5:45 to 9 p.m. at the Coon Rapids High School auditorium, 2340 Northdale Blvd. NW., Coon Rapids.

The district is teaming up with the Anoka-Hennepin Education Foundation and the Minnesota State High School League to organize the event.

Presenters will discuss the importance of responding to mistakes positively and defining success by more than the numbers on the scoreboard.

Coaches may register to attend online through Anoka-Hennepin Community Education at www.discovercommu


Anoka Tech instructor gets MnSCU honor

Christina Wilson, a nursing instructor at Anoka Technical College, is one of 30 people named Outstanding Educators for 2014 by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.

Wilson and the others will be honored by the MnSCU Board of Trustees at a ceremony on April 23. Wilson, a Nursing Assistant and Practical Nursing instructor at Anoka Technical College since 1991, was nominated by ATC President Kent Hanson.

Civil War event scheduled Saturday

Reenactors will present “Civil War Camp and Ladies Aid Society” from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Rum River Library in Anoka. The event will re-create the life of soldiers away at camp as well as an Aid Society meeting back home.

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