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May 21, 2003

Birmingham-Southern College announces 2003 summer events calendar

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College has announced its schedule of major events for June and July. Among the events scheduled are:

June 1-4 —North Alabama Methodist Conference, annual area meeting of Methodist pastors and church representatives which invites more than 3,600 delegates, campus. 226-7973.

June 9-13 —Theatre Arts Camp I & II, workshop training for youth, sponsored by the BSC Conservatory of Music, campus. Camp I training for ages 6-8 will be held from 9 a.m. to noon; Camp II training for ages 9-14 will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The camp offers drama classes on costume design, monologues, improvisation, and voice/diction, among other training. 226-4960.

June 9-20 —Intensive Summer Dance Workshop, BSC Sports Center, under the direction of BSC Dance Professor Mira Popovich. The workshop, for ages 12-18, will cover point work, jazz, modern dance, tap, and acting for dances. 325-5390.

June 14 — “Navigating with Lewis & Clark” General Show, Robert R. Meyer Planetarium (production of Valley City State University, N.D.), 2 p.m. Find out how Lewis and Clark discovered where they were while in the middle of nowhere. Admission is $2 for adults; $1 for children.
226-4771.

June 16-20 — Theatre Arts Camp III, sponsored by the BSC Conservatory of Music, 9 a.m. to noon, campus. Youth who participated in the training workshops (June 9-13) will have the opportunity to rehearse and perform a showcase production. 226-4960.

June 17 —Opportunities Day for Prospective Students, campus. 226-4696.
June/July Summer Sports Camps, offering youth training in baseball, basketball, soccer, softball, and volleyball, campus. The camps are designed for boys and girls ages 7-18. Applications are available on the BSC website at www.bsc.edu. Click on the athletics link followed by the sport of interest. 226-4935.

July 7-11 —Music Alive 2003, summer music camp for youth ages 6-15, BSC Conservatory, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Includes music training in handbells, piano, violin, guitar, and percussion. Students also will learn to sing material from Broadway musicals that are age appropriate. Cost is $185 per student. 226-4960.

July 19— “The Summer Sky” General Show, Robert R. Meyer Planetarium,
2 p.m. Become acquainted with the stars that decorate the night sky during the summer and find out why Scorpius the scorpion sets below the horizon when Orion the hunter rises. Admission is $2 for adults; $1 for children. 226-4771.

*Please refer to the listed phone numbers if more information is needed about the events.

 
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