Arts & Culture

Vote for your readers' choice winner for Focus on Woodbury 2022.

Readers' Choice Voting Open for Focus on Woodbury 2022. It's time to pick your favorites for the 2022 Focus on Woodbury photo contest.

Kids playing on a slip and slide

From professionals to hobbyists, photographers are encouraged to enter our annual contest.

Old hands holding young hands

Stephen R. Covey noted, “Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.”

Novel 'Atomic Habits' Bookcover

Do you have a bad habit you’d like to break? Or perhaps a good one you’re looking to adopt? If so, I highly recommend Atomic Habits by James Clear. I listened to the audiobook (six hours in total), which was easily digestible and interesting.

Woodbury local Nikki Osho captured her daughter’s gleaming smile on August 3, 2021, as she climbed into the driver’s seat of the Woodbury firetruck. “It was a neighborhood get-together, and all of a sudden, a firetruck just pulled up and my 5-year-old daughter hopped in!” Osho says.

While on a walk on day 26 of her monthlong trek in the Amazon jungle with no running water, no electricity and bathing in the same swamp water as anacondas and crocodiles, Luciana (Anna) Verhoye Passeri, M.D., avoided a step that changed her life.

Blaise Pascal, a polymath of the 1600s, said even a genius needs beauty, noting, “In difficult times, carry something beautiful in your heart.”

Friends Fest

Join the Woodbury Community Foundation (WCF) for the annual Friends Fest fundraising event.

Bonfire, Build, Bows and Bait

The City of Woodbury is hosting Bonfire, Build, Bows and Bait for a fourth year. This family-friendly, outdoor event is a chance for boys and girls ages 4–12 to get a look at what fishing and archery are, as well as enjoy a sweet treat at the end of the evening.

A Picture Worth a Thousand Words

It was 2017. Woodbury’s Kate Swenson pulled into a parking spot at work, turned a camera on herself and hit the record button. She had to talk, she had to share and she had to cry.

Gardening Goats

Goats. You’ve seen them at the zoo; you’ve seen them in the mountains out west; you might even eat goat cheese derived from goat’s milk. They’re an animal everyone is familiar with, but there’s one task some goats do that people aren’t as familiar with: landscaping.

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