Final Mudrooms of the season to be held Tuesday

The last Mudrooms event of Season 3 will be held Tuesday, May 13, at Northern Light United Church, 400 West 11th Street. The theme is


Close Calls.

Featured storytellers will be Meilani Schjivens, Rebecca Havens, Brenda Hewitt, Bret Connell, Jon Lyman, Travis Eckhoff and Timothy Miles. Marian Call will be the featured musician. Admission is $7 at the door.

One hundred percent of profits from Mudrooms events are donated to charity. Profits from this event will go to Big Brothers Big Sisters. Coffee is provided by Coppa, and cookies by the Rookery.

Each Mudrooms event features seven-minute personal stories from seven people on a monthly theme.

The monthly series will resume in September.

Here’s a look at the upcoming themes.

September 2014: On the Water

October 2014: Small World

November 2014: Sibling Rivalry

December 2014: Accidents Happen

January 2015: Rear View Mirror

February 2015: Planes, Trains and Automobiles

March 2015: Brush with the Law

April 2015: First Job/Worst Job

May 2015: Poop, Parasites and Pests

The first half of Season 4 profits will be donated to AWARE; the second half to SAIL.

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