Community

A graphic advertising the 2019 Focus on Woodbury photo contest

It's that time of year again: The Focus on Woodbury photo contest has returned for its 21st year of beautiful photos of our community.

Two seniors dance at an event at DPC Community Center.

DPC Community Center serves adults age 50+ from Woodbury, Cottage Grove, Newport, Afton and a few other small nearby communities.

Mary Hayes, the royal party queen of Woodbury.

Resident Mary Hayes has become known in town for her parties to celebrate the British royal family.

Woodbury matriarch Inez Oehlke

Spend time with a person of wisdom that only comes with age, and you can see there is more to life than the day-to-day rat race.

Ojibway Park, Woodbury parks, Ojibway Park renovation, Woodbury Parks and Recreation

The beloved community park wraps up its renovations this summer.

2019 Best of Woodbury finalists

The votes are in! Here are the top 3 finalists in each category of this year's Best of Woodbury.

Newport Library

Imagine a small village along the river in the year 1868. For a glimpse of that reality, pay a visit to the library and community center in the tiny, Woodbury-adjacent town of Newport.

Movies, television

"What I do know is that watching modern movies leaves me feeling lousy," Margaret Wachholz of Woodbury Senior Living writes.

A Woodbury police officer trains a K-9 in the Canine Cadets program.

Police dogs are typically known for their intelligence, and serious nature and appearance; they rarely relax or play in the public eye. Police puppies, however, seem to enjoy the endeavors of pups everywhere—frolicking around the yard, chomping on toys, and inhaling delicious treats.

A senior citizen talks to three high schoolers at a table.

During their visit, the students wanted to compare and contrast what elders focus on, or are worried about.

Voting for the 2019 Best of Woodbury survey is now closed. The results of our annual readers’ choice survey will be printed in July, in our special Best of edition of Woodbury Magazine, and we'll need your help to fill it with the best Woodbury has to offer.

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Friday, July 10 to Sunday, July 19
[Arts & Performance]
WCT Family Presents: Matilda: The Musical on July 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19 at the Loft Stage
Friday, September 13 to Sunday, September 15
[Benefits & Fundraisers], [Education & Community], [Food & Drink], [For the Kids]
2019 Nativity County Fair: Admission is free! Activities for all ages: rides, kids games, food, beverages, art market, creative activities, live and silent auctions, fun run, bingo and ongoing live entertainment