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Registration opens for the High Country Triple Crown running series

BOONE—The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Institute for Health and Human Services (IHHS) at Appalachian State University announces the High Country Triple Crown, a series of three challenging and fun races covering beautiful mountain terrain. All proceeds will benefit Girls on the Run of the High Country, an afterschool program that inspires girls in the 3rd-8th grade to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

Memorial Day ceremony held May 25 on campus

BOONE—Lt. Col. David Cox from Appalachian State University’s ROTC program will be the guest speaker at a Memorial Day ceremony on campus.

The event begins Monday, May 25, at 7:30 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial located adjacent to the Dougherty Administration Building.

Ballet, jazz, samba and swing are part of the Summer Dance Series at Appalachian

BOONE—The Summer Dance Series at Appalachian State University begins June 2 with African dance taught by Sherone Price. The series, which runs through June 25, is sponsored by the Department of Theatre and Dance.

University members help with earthquake relief in Nepal

BOONE—A faculty member and graduate student from Appalachian State University in partnership with the Boone-based, non-profit agency Wine To Water are helping provide clean water to earthquake victims in Nepal.

Summer dance series begins June 2 at Appalachian

BOONE—The Summer Dance Series sponsored by the Department of Theatre and Dance begins June 2 at Appalachian State University.

Works by Italian composers performed May 1 by the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra

BOONE—Selections composed by Italian opera great Verdi will be performed May 1 by the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra. The program begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Girls on the Run takes registration for May 3 event; international organization reaches 1 million girls served

BOONE—The nonprofit organization Girls on the Run International – a physical-activity based, positive youth development (PA-PYD) program that empowers girls in the 3rd – 8th grade – has announced it will serve its one-millionth girl in 2015. Girls on the Run of the High Country is part of that milestone, having served more than 800 girls since its launch in 2009.

Appalachian Chorale performs Rutter and Bernstein April 28

BOONE—The Appalachian Chorale will perform works by John Rutter and Leonard Bernstein April 28. The 8 p.m. performance will be presented in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.

Pianist Bair Shagdaron performs April 26

BOONE—Major works for piano by Bach, Beethoven and Chopin will be performed by pianist Bair Shagdron April 26 at Appalachian State University.