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May 25, 2004

Birmingham-Southern College announces 2004 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 6-9 North Alabama Methodist Conference, annual session of United Methodist pastors and lay delegates which invites more than 3,600 persons in business and worship settings, campus. 226-7973.

June 14-25 Intensive Summer Dance Workshop, BSC Dance Studios, under the direction of BSC Dance Professor Mira Popovich. The workshop, for ages 12-18, will cover classical technique and ballet, point work, jazz, modern and character dance, tap, and acting for dancers. 325-5390.

June 19 “The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket,” Robert R. Meyer Planetarium (a production of Hansen Planetarium), an introductory program on the Solar System, 2 p.m. Admission is $2 for adults; $1 for children. 226-4771.

June 21-25 Theatre Art Camps 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. Camp I fee is $125 per student; Camp II cost is $185 per student. 226-4960.

June 29 Summer Preview Day for Prospective Students, campus. 226-4696.

June/July Summer Sports Camps, offering youth training in baseball, basketball, soccer, softball, and volleyball. Directed by NCAA Division I BSC coaches, each one-week camp session includes coaching in the sport as well as time to play games that complement the drills and training during the six-hour day. The camps are designed for boys and girls ages 7 and up. Applications are available on the BSC athletics website at www.bscsports.net. Click on the camps link followed by the sport of interest. 226-4935.

July 12-16 Music Alive 2004, summer music camp for youth ages 9-13, BSC Conservatory, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Includes music training in handbells, piano, and violin. Students also will perform musicals that are age appropriate and participate in other fun activities. Cost is $185 per student. 226-4960.

July 15 Summer Preview Day for Prospective Students, campus. 226-4696.

July 17 “The Summer Sky,” Robert R. Meyer Planetarium, a survey of the brighter stars and constellations that decorate the heavens in summer, 2 p.m. 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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