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College hosts exhibit of art works by Monarch Landing residents Aug. 1-7

North Central College is hosting an exhibit of art works created by residents of the Monarch Landing continuing care retirement community in Naperville.

North Central College is hosting an exhibit of art works created by residents of the Monarch Landing continuing care retirement community in Naperville.

More than 20 Monarch Landing residents will exhibit their original artwork, including paintings, metal sculpture, fiber arts, photography and Japanese book-binding. The juried exhibit is free, open to the public and will run Aug. 1-7 in the College’s Schoenherr Gallery at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville.

Tyra Banks to kick off Sesquicentennial Author Series Sept. 15 at North Central

Tyra Banks
Supermodel, TV host and entrepreneur Tyra Banks will discuss her first novel Sept. 15 at North Central College.

Supermodel, TV host and entrepreneur Tyra Banks will discuss her first novel, answer questions from the audience and greet fans Sept. 15 at North Central College. For tickets, visits Anderson’s Bookshops at 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, online at andersonsbookshop.com or call 630-355-2665.

American Scientific Affiliation holds annual meeting at North Central College

Delegates will convene at North Central College July 29-Aug. 1 for the 66th annual meeting of the American Scientific Affiliation.

Delegates will convene at North Central College July 29 through Aug. 1 for the 66th annual meeting of the American Scientific Affiliation, jointly hosted by Wheaton College.

The American Scientific Affiliation (ASA) is a fellowship of men and women of science and related disciplines who share a common fidelity to the word of God and a commitment to integrity in the practice of science. The theme of this year’s meeting is “Science-Faith Synergy: Glorifying God and Serving Humanity.”

Plenary sessions are as follows:

North Central alumni, students hone skills as they lead and teach at summer camp

Eighth-grade scholars solve math problem during Math Olympics
For the first time, North Central alumnae co-direct the Junior/Senior Scholars summer camp, a college readiness program that partners with high-need schools.

July 21, 2011—For the first time, North Central alumnae served as co-directors of the Junior/Senior Scholars summer camp, a college readiness program that partners with high-need elementary and secondary schools in Aurora and Chicago. Program Coordinator Jan Fitzsimmons recruited Cherrelle Blevins ’09 and Jill Bushman ’10 to serve as co-directors, along with four North Central alumni as coaches and 17 students as interns for the 2011 five-week summer program.

Broadway stars the Callaway Sisters perform 1960s hits Sept. 17 in Wentz Concert Hall

The Tony Award-nominated Callaway Sisters return to North Central College Sept. 17 to perform an evening of popular 1960s hits with their show, “Boom!”

The Tony Award-nominated Callaway Sisters return to North Central College Sept. 17 to perform an evening of popular 1960s hits with their show, “Boom!”

Childhood memories come alive when Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton Callaway combine musical forces on stage. Through the music of such greats as Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon, The Beatles, Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder, the sisters share heartwarming and humorous stories of their years growing up in Chicago and New York. 

Four directions meet at North Central College art exhibit through Sept. 18

“4 Directions/4 Printmakers,” an exhibit of works by four different artists, will be shown from Aug. 12-Sept. 18 at North Central College.

North Central College will host the exhibit “4 Directions/4 Printmakers,” Aug. 12 through Sept. 18, featuring works by four artists from different regions of the country.

The exhibit is free and open to the public in the College’s Schoenherr Gallery at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. The artists will greet visitors during an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12. Complimentary refreshments will be served.

Student Jacqueline Roller hosts first solo art exhibit

Student Jacqueline Roller hosts first solo art exhibit

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North Central student Jacqueline Roller hosted her first solo art show July 16 at the Naperville Art League. The Naperville resident plans to complete her studies in 2012 with a double-major in studio art and psychology.



Naperville Art League, Riverwalk Fine Art Fair winners exhibit at North Central College

North Central College hosts an exhibit of works by members of the Naperville Art League and winners of Riverwalk Fine Art Fair awards.

“Current Visions,” an exhibit of works by members of the Naperville Art League and winners of the annual Riverwalk Fine Art Fair awards, will be shown through July 31 at North Central College.

The exhibit opened June 24 and is free and open to the public in the College’s Schoenherr Gallery at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville.

Campus Safety officers to take part in July 29 Special Olympics lunch

North Central College Campus Safety officers will participate in a July 29 lunch that will benefit Special Olympics.

North Central College Campus Safety officers will participate in a July 29 lunch that will benefit Special Olympics.

Diners are invited to join Naperville-area law enforcement officers for lunch between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday, July 29, at Texas Roundhouse, 2856 Patriot’s Lane, Naperville. Officers will serve a lunch of a pulled pork sandwich, a side dish and nonalcoholic beverage. There is no charge for the meal, but 100 percent of donations will go to Special Olympics Illinois.

North Central stages “Annie,” featuring community actors

Some 115 community actors star in “Annie,” North Central College’s Summer Musical Theatre, in six performances July 15-17 and July 22-24.

North Central College’s Summer Musical Theatre presents the delightful family musical “Annie” July 15-17 and July 22-24, featuring some 115 actors from the community.

Six performances will be staged at 7:30 p.m. July 15, 16, 22 and 23 with two Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. July 17 and 24 in Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $15/adults and $10/students and senior citizens; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.

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