In the spotlight

042613_figureskate-3A group of elementary-age figure skaters, left, hold hands and line up in the spotlight during a dress rehearsal Thursday at the St. Croix Valley Recreation Center for this weekend’s 13th Annual Spring Ice Show. Sixty skaters ranging in ages from 3 to 17 years from the Rec Center figure skating and The Edge skating schools will participate in the show, “The Dazzling Decades” at 7 p.m. today and 5 p.m. Saturday at the Rec Center. A show organizer said cast members have been practicing for the last 042613_figureskate-1one to two months for the show. Prior to rehearsal, Maria Knowlan, right, ties the laces of her nine-year-old daughter Holly’s skate in the Rec Center lobby, photo right. Tickets for the show are $8 for adults and $6 for students and senior citizens.
(Gazette staff photos
by Erik Sandin)