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Homemade gelato debuts at Caffe Peroni

South Boston News
Lucy Ann Victoria Montes-Bradley stands in front of her parents’ gelato freezer at Caffe Peroni. She is all too happy to taste them all.
Just in time for summer, Caffe Peroni in Downtown South Boston is making, on-site, its own gelato. Gelato is sometimes known as Italian ice, but there’s nothing icy about these creamy, luscious concoctions except the temperature.

Music, art, pottery classes for kids at The Prizery

The Prizery arts center announces its lineup of summer classes for children and teens, which range from the purely artistic to the deliciously culinary. Classes will be held at The Prizery arts center. Morning classes will feature a break for a snack brought from home; The Prizery does not have vending machines. To register, call (434) 572-8339 or visit http://www.prizery.com except where noted. Class sizes are limited.

Jazz by the Lake to feature sounds and songs of Peggy Lee

South Boston News
Peggy Alee
Jazz and pop legend Peggy Lee’s signature song, “Fever,” will heat up the lakeside stage at Occoneechee State Park in Clarksville at the sixth annual festival, Jazz by the Lake, Saturday, May 15 and Sunday, May 16.

Trail ride to benefit Halifax County Cancer Association

South Boston News
The Southside Virginia Horse Council is sponsoring a trail ride and wagon train Friday, April 30 to benefit the Halifax County Cancer Association. Ride for Hope is scheduled to begin at 1 pm at Berry Hill Presbyterian Church on Berry Hill Road in South Boston and end at the Halifax County Heritage and Antique Machinery Festival at the Halifax County Fairgrounds. The route will go through the town of South Boston. A $30 entry fee per person is required, and all riders are encouraged to get sponsors. All proceeds from Ride for Hope will go to the Halifax County Cancer Association. For more information, call Jaime Jennings 434-579-5753.

DRBA to paddle Smith River

Cast bubbling over with excitement as ‘SUDS’ draws near

South Boston News
“SUDS, the Rocking 60’s Musical Soap Opera” opens at the Chastain theatre in the Prizery on Friday, April 23 at 8:00 p.m., with evening performances on April 24, 27, 30, May 1, 4, 7, and 8 and matinees on May 5, 2 and 9. Tickets are available online at http://www.hclt.org or by calling the box office, 434-575-7473.
As cast member Alison Streeter says of HCLT’s spring musical, “SUDS”: “On the surface, it seems like a musical revue with a loose plot, but it’s much more intricate than (I think) any of us anticipated. Vicky (Thomasson, director) calls it “The biggest little show” and I agree!”

Casting call on tap next week for ‘Annie’

South Boston News
Professional actress Jesse Graham will star as “Annie”’s scheming but good-for-laughs Miss Hannigan. The actress, coincidentally, got her start as an orphan in a Tennessee production of “Annie” when she was only seven years old. Auditions will be held for the beloved musical next Monday, April 26, at 7 p.m. at The Prizery. Each child should bring a prepared song and a one-minute monologue. The monologue should be memorized. Participation won’t conflict with Halifax County Little Theatre’s production of “Ramona Quimby.”
Auditions will be held for the beloved musical “Annie” next Monday, April 26, at 7 p.m. at The Prizery in South Boston. Each child should bring a prepared song and a one-minute monologue. The monologue should be memorized.

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