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September 2014


Library and Schauer Center Partner for Beauty Lou

February 12, 2014 – Hartford, WI – The Schauer Arts & Activities Center and the Jack Russell Memorial Library encourage appreciation of the arts and support literacy by jumping from page to stage. Sponsored by Friends of the Library, From Page to Stage offers youth the chance to enter into a drawing for a FREE book that corresponds to a Family Series performance at the Schauer Center.

The next From Page to Stage collaboration is for Beauty Lou & The Country Beast. Performed by local youth, the musical adaptation of Beauty & The Beast is a country western twist on an old favorite based on the original fairy tale.

The Library, located at 100 Park Avenue in Hartford, will host arts & crafts activities on Saturday, March 15 from 10:30 to 11:30 am in the Community Room. A story time for ages 3-5 will be held on Wednesday, March 12 at 1:00 pm in the Storytime Room.

Youth who attend either of these free programs at the Library will be entered to win a complimentary hardcover copy of Beauty & The Beast by Jan Brett. All participants will receive a coupon for a free student/child ticket to see the live performance at the Schauer Center. Free books/coupons are limited. Visit or call 262-673-8240 for more information.

The 60-minute performance of Beauty Lou & The Country Beast will be playing at the Schauer Center on Friday, March 21 at 7:00 pm and Saturday, March 22 at 3:00 pm. Recommended for ages 4 and up, tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for students (13 and up), $8 for children (12 and under), and $5 for lap seats (3 and under). Tickets can be purchased at the Schauer Center Box Office at 147 N. Rural Street in Hartford, charge by phone at 262-670-0560, ext. 3 or online at

From Page to Stage is proudly sponsored by Friends of the Library. Beauty Lou & The Country Beast is part of the West Bend – The Silver Lining Family Series.


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