The Dexter Wayside Grange Theatre at their meeting last Thursday made plans to welcome Ken and Jane Brooks for their May 25th appearance. A full house is expected to enjoy old-fashioned Classic Country music along with songs the Brooks’ have written.
The Talent Night committee reports they now have 1 hour of skits being prepared but need more talent for acting and musical presentations.
The community band will be using the grange stage for practice beginning on June 11. They will do a concert at the grange in September.
Charlie Haiss will provide dinner music at the next grange supper. There was a lengthy discussion regarding improvements to the supper sign which is posted along the roadside advertising the monthly meal.
Chester Bekier reported a number of cracked and broken windows through out the building that require replacing and glazing. Repairs to the broken windows in the dining hall will be done first. Concern was expressed about the construction of the steps leading up the front porch.
The May schedule for mowing the grange lawn was set. Grange Master Pearson, will have the honor of the first mowing of the season on May 11th.
It was agreed to remove the overgrown arborvitae trees that were planted some years ago in front of the porch. They are now quite large and are causing a moisture problem with the wood of the porch.
The matter of concert admission fees to be paid by Wayside Grange members was discussed. It was voted that Grange members working at the concert can choose either to attend the show for free, or pay ½ or full admission price. Non working member can attend the show for ½ price or full price.
The next meeting will be June 13th at 6 PM at the Wayside Grange.