‘Tarzan’ at Park Center Senior High — March 4-12

“Tarzan” opens Friday, March 4 at Park Center Senior High and will run for two weekends. The show will feature amazing singing and swinging. Foy Flying, the premiere theatrical flying service from Las Vegas, will provide flying effects and aerography for this must-see production.

Performances are March 4-5 and 10-12 at 7:30 p.m. and March 6th at 3 p.m.

Tickets are $6 for students and $8 for adults. They can be purchased at the door, using the ticket line(763)569-7673 or online.



‘James and the Giant Peach, Jr.’ at Birch Grove Elementary — March 11-13

Birch Grove Elementary will stage “James and the Giant Peach, Jr.” Performances are:

  • Friday, March 11 at 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 12 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 13 at 2 p.m.

General admission tickets are $4 for adults and $3 for children (ages 3-13) and seniors (ages 65 and up).

Reserved seating is available online for $7 or call 1-866-8167.

fox‘The Fantastic Mr. Fox’ at Maple Grove Middle School — March 10-12

Maple Grove Middle School will perform “The Fantastic Mr. Fox’ March 10-12 at 7 p.m. each evening with an additional performance on March 12 at 3 p.m.

Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for children (ages 3-13) and seniors (ages 65 and up). Purchase tickets online.


wbrlogo largeWastebasket Revue Annual Variety Show — April 7-17

Hundreds of employees and community members come together to perform every year in the Wastebasket Revue. In addition to entertaining audiences, this annual variety show raises funds for scholarships for graduating students of the ACHIEVE program, Maple Grove Senior High, Osseo Area Learning Center, Osseo Senior High, Osseo Secondary Transition Center or Park Center Senior High to assist in the finance of their post-secondary education. Over $1,000,000 has been raised and over 750 scholarships have been awarded since 1967.

Performances are:

  • April 7*, 8 & 9 at 7:30 p.m. at Park Center Senior
  • April 10 at 2:30 p.m. Park Center Senior
  • April 15 & 16 at 7:30 p.m. at Maple Grove Senior
  • April 17 at 2:30 p.m. at Maple Grove Senior

Tickets are $12 for adults; $10 for seniors (65+); and $6 for students (K-12). *April 7 is a preview performance for $5 general admission.

Order tickets online

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PENGRA ANDERSON KRISTINKristin Pengra-Anderson, fifth grade teacher at Edinbrook Elementary, has advanced as a semifinalist for 2016 Minnesota Teacher of the Year.

A selection panel of 23 community leaders will review the 34 semifinalists’ portfolios in late March and will select about 10 finalists from among the group. The current Minnesota Teacher of the Year, Amy Hewett-Olatunde, will announce her successor at a banquet May 15 at the Radisson Blu Mall of America in Bloomington.