The Beaver College of Health Sciences will hold the “Harvest Your Health” employee health fair on Friday, Oct. 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Grandfather Ballroom of Plemmons Student Union. The fair will provide early detection and prevention health screenings and educational opportunities for faculty, staff and other Appalachian employees.
BOONE—The Appalachian Musical Theatre Ensemble presents the multi-award winning musical “Chicago,” by the legendary duo of John Kander and Fred Ebb. There will be only two performances of this production: the first at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, with a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, Oct. 11 in the Blue Ridge Ballroom of Plemmons Student Union on the Appalachian State University campus.
BOONE—Bonnie Schaefer, owner of Westglow Resort & Spa and former co-CEO of Claire’s Stores Inc., is the guest speaker for this year’s fall Harlan E. Boyles Distinguished CEO Lecture at Appalachian State University.
BOONE—Oboist Alicia Chapman and clarinetist Douglas Miller will perform works by Benjamin Britten and Johannes Brahms during a Hayes School of Music faculty recital Oct. 13 in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. The 8 p.m. recital is free and open to the public.
BOONE—A little memory loss as you age might be a good thing.
Lisa Emery, an associate professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Psychology, has received a three-year, $270,375 Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) from the National Institutes of Health to better understand relationships between mood and memory.
BOONE—Compositions arranged for band based on original works for piano, choir, symphony and King Henry VIII’s court are featured in an Appalachian Symphony Band concert called “Borrowed and Blurred!” The program begins at 8 p.m. Oct. 5 in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts on campus. Admission is free.