Arts & entertainment briefs: Free yoga in the park Sept. 8

Free yoga in the park Sept. 8

PUREyoga studio is offering a free “Sunset Yoga in the Park” classes, 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, at Liberty Square Park in Stillwater.

There will be music by Lars Erik Carlson and yoga instruction by Suzy Schaak.

The studio is at 103 New England Place, suite 130, Stillwater. Liberty Square Park is on the east side of the studio.


Writing class at ArtReach

Elissa Cottle is offering a class titled “Creating a Writing Life” on Tuesdays at ArtReach St. Croix this fall.

The classes include eight sessions Tuesday, Sept. 15 through Tuesday, Nov. 18. Each class meets 7-9 p.m. at ArtReach, 224 N. Fourth St., Stillwater. The cost is $80.

Cottle has a master of fine arts in writing and is a published poet and journalist, as well as a writing teacher of 10 years.

Her students receive weekly writing topics, recommended readings and feedback on their writing work.

To register or more information, contact her at [email protected] or 612-206-7889.

Apple Fest comes to Stillwater Sept. 14

The Vallee de Croix Chorus is hosting an “Old Fashioned Apple Fest” on Sunday, Sept. 14, 1:30-4 p.m. at the Eagles hall, 13523 60th St N. in Stillwater. The event includes all the apple desserts and ice cream you can eat, as well as apple pie raffles, and themed basket and afghan raffles. The event will be interspersed with singing by the Vallee de Croix Chorus.

At the end of the event there will be a raffle drawing for a hot air balloon ride for two by Aamont’s Balloons. Raffle tickets for the balloon ride are $5 for one chance or $12 for three changes. You don’t need to be present to win.

Apple Fest tickets are $8 for adults; children ages 5-10 cost $5; and children ages 4 and under get in free.

To purchase hot air balloon raffle tickets prior to the Apple Fest call Marlys at 651-739-8635. For general information call Joyce at 651-430-2965 or visit