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Lettuce Learn School Garden SMARTs Professional Development Workshop Two

BOONE–Lettuce Learn will be offering its second workshop for educators at Mountain Pathways Farm Camp in Boone Feb. 20. The professional development workshop will run from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., and will include three learning stations focused on the theme of “Growing Math and Literacy in the Garden,” lunch and a raffle.

Appalachian receives $150,000 grant to implement the Mandela Washington Fellowship Institute

BOONE–Appalachian State University has received a $150,000 grant from The International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX) to implement a six-week Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) Institute on campus. The MWF Institute at Appalachian will be focused on civic leadership for 25 young leaders from several African countries. It will be held June 17–30.

Multi-award winning play ‘Clybourne Park’ runs Feb. 24-28

BOONE — The Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance is producing the regional premiere of “Clybourne Park” by Bruce Norris. It is the only play ever to win the “triple crown” of theatre, which consists of the Pulitzer Prize in Drama, Tony Award for Best Play and England’s Olivier Award for Outstanding Play.

Rucco-James Duo performs Feb. 18

BOONE—The guitar duo of Pasquale Rucco and Douglas James will perform Feb. 18 in Broyhill Music Center’s Recital Hall. Admission to the 8 p.m. performance is free.

Appalachian Wind Ensemble and tubaist Bethany Wiese perform Feb. 20

BOONE— Tubaist Bethany Wiese will join the Appalachian Wind Ensemble for a Feb. 20 performance at 8 p.m. in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts at Appalachian State University. The ensemble is directed by John Stanley Ross, unless otherwise noted.

Trumpeter Scott Wendholt performs Feb. 19 at Appalachian

BOONE—Trumpeter Scott Wendholt will join Jazz Ensemble I for a Feb. 19 performance at Appalachian State University. The program begins at 8 p.m. in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts on campus. Admission is free.

Coffee with a Cop held Feb. 16 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 Feb. 16 at the foyer of Plemmons Student Union’s Solarium. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

18th Annual Polar Plunge held Feb. 18 at Appalachian

BOONE—The brave, the creatively costumed, and those with a heart for giving are invited to participate in the 18th annual Polar Plunge Feb. 18 at Appalachian State University’s duck pond.

Flugelhornist Kelly Watkins performs Feb. 16 with the Appalachian Symphony Band

BOONE—Chief Musician Kelly Watkins with the U.S. Coast Guard will join the Appalachian Symphony Band for a Feb. 16 performance at Appalachian State University. Watkins will perform on flugelhorn and also conduct the band for several compositions.

The 8 p.m. performance in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts is free and open to the public.