German POW artifacts on display
The Sanford Museum is pleased to announce the exhibit opening "A Captive Eye: German POW Art and Artifacts." This traveling exhibit is produced by TRACES, a non-profit educational organization created to gather, preserve and present stories of people from the Midwest and Germany or Austria who encountered each other during World War II. The exhibit tells the story of the German POW camps in Iowa through the art and artifacts of the German prisoners of war. Michael Luick-Thrams will present a lecture-tour of the exhibit November 8th at 7:30 p.m. at the Sanford Museum, 117 E, Willow St., Cherokee, to compliment the World War II program "I Remember When..." that evening. The exhibit will be on display until December 30, 2003. All programs at the museum are free and open to the public. Please contact the museum at 712-225-3922 for more information.
Dating respect and the 'dork' factor
On Tuesday, November 11, 7 p.m. the public is invited to "Can I Kiss You?" at the Harold Walter Siebens Forum. This program challenges students to reevaluate their beliefs about dating and respect. This interactive and fun program will cover topics like rejection, risks, body language, consent, and looking like a dork. Open to the public, free of charge.
Chad Elliot in concert at Gallery
Arts on Grand is pleased to present singer-songwriter Chad Elliott, in an evening of songs and acoustic guitar music. Elliott will perform this Tuesday, November 11, from 7-9 p.m. at Arts on Grand. The evening will consist of various songs and stories collected over the past few years of traveling, and singing at colleges and coffeehouses around the country.
Elliott performs songs he has written as well as songs written by others. His musical styles range from songwriters such as James Taylor, Tom Waits, Townes VanZandt, and John Prine. His newest CD, "New Young Destination" will be available for sale at the coffeehouse and at AOG's gift gallery after his performance. Admission to the coffeehouse is $5 for adults and $2 for students.
Arts on Grand, is a non profit center for the arts that is home to an exhibit gallery, gift gallery with artwork made by local and regional artists, and studios where classes and workshops are held for people of all ages and artistic levels. Arts on Grand is located on Grand Avenue in downtown Spencer. For more information, please call Chad Elliott at 712-262-0236 or Arts on Grand at 712-262-4307.
ICCC dance team comes to SLMS
The Iowa Central Community College Fort Dodge Center Dance Team will be performing at the Storm Lake Middle School on Wednesday, Nov. 12 from 2-3 p.m. Several large group routines will be presented including a jazz routine to "Cool Remix" pom pom routine to "Bombs Over Baghdad" and a novelty/character routine to "Thriller." The performance is held in conjunction with the ICCC and Storm Lake Community School District Partner in Excellence program. Open to the public, free.
Alta cookie walk benefits DARE
Saturday, November 8, starting at 9-11 a.m., Maple Valley Motivators will be holding their annual cookie walk at the Alta High School. Bring your own container and fill it or fill one provided. Also visit Shelby's Corner; there you will find crafts, TY beanie babies, and Cookies in a jar. All proceeds are being donated to the Alta DARE program.