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Archive for January, 2016

Early music ensemble performs Feb. 7

BOONE—Harmonia Baroque, the Hayes School of Music’s early music ensemble, will perform Feb. 7 at 4 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.

“Plant Parenthood” class offered Jan. 30

BOONE—The Department of Biology at Appalachian State University will offer a free class Jan. 30 on vegetative propagation of tropical plants. The class is part of the “High Country Gardening” series taught by greenhouse manager Jerry Meyer.

Scholarship recital held Jan. 28 at the Hayes School of Music

BOONE—Seven scholarship recipients from the Hayes School of Music will perform during the annual Endowed Scholarship Recital Thursday, Jan. 28. The free performance begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Recital Hall at Appalachian State University.

Musical potpourri features Hayes School of Music faculty

BOONE—Pianist, woodwind musicians, vocalists and more will take the stage Feb. 2 at Appalachian State University. That’s when faculty from the Hayes School of Music presents the annual “A Musical Potpourri” recital in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free to the 8 p.m. performance.

‘A Raisin in the Sun’ begins month-long conversation about race on campus and in the community

BOONE—As the kickoff event to a four-week campus and community-wide conversation titled “How We Talk About Race in 2016,” In/Visible Theatre will produce a staged reading of Lorraine Hansberry’s masterwork, “A Raisin in the Sun.” The event will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, at Valborg Theatre at Appalachian State University.

Older adults invited to CHAMP screenings to improve balance beginning Feb. 11

BOONE—To help older adults learn how to prevent falls, Appalachian State University’s Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Institute for Health and Human Services will begin offering free monthly CHAMP screenings at two locations in Watauga County beginning in February.

Plant sale rescheduled for Jan. 29

BOONE—Hundreds of easy care succulents, all grown by Appalachian State University students and community volunteers, will be on sale Jan. 29 at the Department of Biology Greenhouse. Sale hours are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the facility located at 211 Dale St. off State Farm Road.

Prices start at just $1. Proceeds support all greenhouse education and operation efforts.

Coffee with a Cop held Jan. 20 on campus

BOONE—Students and members of the Appalachian State University community are invited to enjoy a cup of coffee and chat with members of University Police Jan. 20 in the lobby of Roess Dining Hall. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Bananas and pears improve athletic performance and recovery

By Kara Marker, N.C. Research Campus marketing intern

KANNAPOLIS—Athletes who want to improve their performance should stop by the grocery store on their way to the gym and pick up some bananas and pears.