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Aledo Times Record - Aledo, IL
  • THE 'AMBROSE BRIEF'

  • The Ambrose Brief includes includes events occurring during the months of September and October at St. Ambrose University.
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  • The Ambrose Brief includes includes events occurring during the months of September and October at St. Ambrose University.
    Through Friday, Sept. 27
    Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. (weekend hours vary)
    Art Exhibition: ‘Neither Reason Nor Apology’ (St. Ambrose University)
    Morrissey Gallery presents an exhibition of collaboratively created prints and drawings by Iowa City artists Jenny Harp and Rachel Livedalen.
    Free and open to the public
    The gallery is located inside the main entrance of the Galvin Fine Arts Center on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
    For more information, contact Leslie Grossman at 563/333-6444 or catich@sau.edu.
     
    Through Friday, Oct. 18
    Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Art Exhibition: The New Heartland – Andrew Borowiec (St. Ambrose University)
    Catich Gallery presents a photographic investigation of Ohio's cultural landscape exploring how prevailing social and environmental attitudes, perceptions and values are reflected in the ways that people shape their surroundings.
    Free and open to the public
    The gallery is located in the Galvin Fine Arts Center on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
    For more information, contact Leslie Grossman at 563/333-6444 or catich@sau.edu.
     
    Thursday, Sept. 12
    10-11 a.m.
    Art Presentation: Vamp & Tramp, Booksellers, LLC (St. Ambrose University)
    The leading distributors of artist’s books will discuss some of their newest and most influential books. Participants will have the opportunity to handle dozens of pieces of book art and speak with the owners, who are traveling cross-country in a van.
    Free and open to the public
    Room 12, Galvin Fine Arts Center, located on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
    For more information, contact Joseph Lappie at 563/333-6150 or lappiejosephd@sau.edu.
     
    Saturday, Sept. 14
    8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Open House: Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (St. Ambrose University)
    College and high school students, parents, and advisors: Learn more about career options, advanced education and how to get ready for PT school! Faculty, practitioners, alumni and current students will be on hand to answer questions; a guided campus tour will be provided.
    $10 per person (continental breakfast and lunch provided)
    Rogalski Center, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison Street
    Register online at www.sau.edu/pt. For more information, call 563/333-6043.
     
    Saturday, Sept. 14
    7:30 p.m.
    Page 2 of 11 - Recital: Frank Almond, violin, and Marian Lee, piano (St. Ambrose University)
    Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Frank Almond and SAU faculty member Marian Lee will be performing “A Violin’s Life,” featuring Almond’s 1715 "Lipiński" Stradivarius violin.
    Free and open to the public
    Galvin Fine Arts Center, located on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
    For more information, contact Terri Flynn at 563/333-6001.
     
    Tuesday, Sept. 17 – Wednesday, Sept. 18
    8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Professional Development: Supervisory Certificate Program (St. Ambrose University and Notre Dame)
    Supervisors, managers and team leaders: Increase your effectiveness as a manager and gain practical new skills in the areas of management, resource allocation and employee development. This two-day program is appropriate for new supervisors, as well as anyone wishing to update and refine their supervisory skills.
    $995
    SAU Downtown Education Center, 331 W.3rd Street, Davenport
    For more information contact Stacy Banfield at 563/333-5723 or pd@sau.edu, or go to www.sau.edu/pd.
     
    Tuesday, Sept. 17 – Wednesday, Sept. 18
    8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Professional Development: Project Management - Planning, Execution, and Control (St. Ambrose University)
    An extensive overview of professional project management is presented along with the importance of a consistent methodology. This course provides a project-ready tool kit for initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing out projects within a practical system of professional project management.
    $695
    SAU Downtown Education Center, 331 W.3rd Street, Davenport
    For more information contact Stacy Banfield at 563/333-5723 or pd@sau.edu, or go to www.sau.edu/pd.
     
    Tuesday, Sept. 17
    12:30-2 p.m.
    Constitution Day Panel Discussion: ‘Religious Liberty and the U.S. Constitution’ (St. Ambrose University)
    Featuring Carson Holloway, University of Nebraska-Omaha, and SAU faculty
    Free and open to the public
    Rogalski Center, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison Street
    For more information, contact Joe Hebert at 563/333-6402 or hebertjosephl@sau.edu.
     
    Tuesday, Sept. 17
    7 p.m.
    Constitution Day Lecture: ‘Sustaining Religious Liberty: The Health and Human Services Mandate and the First Amendment’ (St. Ambrose University)
    Holloway will explore public debate about the proper nature and limits of religious liberty, with emphasis on the legal and constitutional background that the courts will apply in deciding cases challenging the mandates. The event is part of St. Ambrose’s yearlong series, “Sustainability.”
    Page 3 of 11 - Free and open to the public
    Rogalski Center, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison Street
    For more information, contact Joe Hebert at 563/333-6402 or hebertjosephl@sau.edu.
     
    Thursday, Sept. 19
    Artist Lecture, 4-4:45 p.m. (Galvin 141)
    Opening Reception, 5-7 p.m. (Catich Gallery)
    Art Exhibit: ‘The New Heartland’ - Andrew Borowiec (St. Ambrose University)
    The Catich Gallery presents a photographic investigation of Ohio's cultural landscape, exploring how prevailing social and environmental attitudes, perceptions and values are reflected in the ways that people shape their surroundings.
    Free and open to the public
    The gallery is located in the Galvin Fine Arts Center on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
    For more information, contact Leslie Grossman at 563/333-6444 or catich@sau.edu.
     
    Friday, Sept. 20
    11 a.m. - noon
    International Day of Peace Letter-Writing (St. Ambrose University)
    Prayers and letter-writing opportunity to celebrate the International Day of Peace.
    Free and open to the public
    Cosgrove Dining Hall, next to Ambrose Hall on Locust Street
    For more information, contact Katy Strzepek at 563/333-6113 or StrzepekKatyA@sau.edu.
     
    Saturday, Sept. 21
    7:30 p.m.
    Concert: Matuto (St. Ambrose University)
    Featuring violin, guitar, accordion, bass, drums and various Brazilian percussion instruments. The event is part of St. Ambrose’s yearlong series, “Sustainability.”
    A Galvin Performing Arts Series event, presented in cooperation with Quad City Arts
    $11 adults; $9 faculty/staff/alumni/senior citizens; $7, students; $6, groups
    Galvin Fine Arts Center, located on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
    For more information or to purchase tickets, call 563/333-6251, or go to www.sau.edu.
     
    Tuesday, Sept. 24 – Wednesday, Sept. 25
    8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Professional Development: Leadership Presentation and Image Skills (St. Ambrose University)
    St. Ambrose has partnered with Dardis Communications to provide a two-day leadership workshop focused on distinguishing oneself as a leader, including the key elements of image and presence. Participants will learn how to develop and deliver high-level presentations that are clear, compelling and effective, with the opportunity to be videotaped and receive one-on-one coaching and feedback.
    $995
    SAU Downtown Education Center, 331 W.3rd Street, Davenport
    For more information, contact Stacy Banfield at 563/333-5723 or pd@sau.edu or go to www.sau.edu/pd.
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    Friday, Sept. 27
    5 p.m.
    Casual Classics Concert: Percussionist Todd Hammes (St. Ambrose University)
    Through an eclectic blend of classical, world and improvisational styles, Hammes presents music from around the world, including the Middle East, India, Europe, Africa and North America.
    Free and open to the public
    Galvin Fine Arts Center, located on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
    For more information, contact Terri Flynn at 563/333-6001.
     
    Friday, Sept. 27
    7 p.m.
    Ambrose Women for Social Justice Lecture: ‘Activism, Justice and Future Generations: Indigenous Strategies for a Sustainable Future’
    Featuring Winona LaDuke, internationally acclaimed activist for the causes of sustainability, climate change and environmental justice. The event is part of St. Ambrose’s yearlong series, “Sustainability.”
    Free and open to the public
    Rogalski Center, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison Street
    For more information, contact Denise Kall at 563/333-6175 or kalldenisem@sau.edu, or go to www.sau.edu.
     
    Saturday, Sept. 28
    8 a.m.
    Killer Bee 5K Run/Walk (St. Ambrose University)
    Awards will be given for the top male and female alumni finishers, plus 13 age-category awards. A post-race celebration will follow.
    $25 prior to Sept. 20; $30 after Sept. 20
    Rogalski Center Lawn, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison Street
    To register, call 563/333-6290, or go to www.sau.edu/homecoming.
     
    Saturday, Sept. 28
    8:45 a.m.
    Bumble Rumble Fun Run for Kids (St. Ambrose University)
    Two fun runs for kids: one for ages birth through six, a second for ages seven through 10. Everyone who registers will receive a medal. Parents are welcome to run with their children; strollers are allowed. A post-race party will include beverages, cookies, fruit and children's activities.
    $10 or $15 (with t-shirt) prior to Sept. 20; $18 after Sept. 20
    Rogalski Center Lawn, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison Street
    To register, call 563/333-6290, or go to www.sau.edu/homecoming.
     
    Saturday, Sept. 28
    10 a.m.
    Time Capsule Ceremony (St. Ambrose University)
    Join us as we place items in the new Ambrose Hall cornerstone time capsule, which will be opened in 2132.
    Free and open to the public
    The Ambrose Hall Beehive, located on the lower level of Ambrose Hall
    Page 5 of 11 - For more information, contact Heather Lovewell at 563/333-5868.
     
    Tuesday, Oct. 1 – Wednesday, Oct. 2
    8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Professional Development: Managing Project Communication (St. Ambrose University)
    Develop a communication management plan for distributing appropriate information to each stakeholder group through proper forms of media while actively managing stakeholder expectations. Learn to influence outcomes, negotiate results, manage conflicts and recognize negotiation styles, including your own.
    $695
    SAU Downtown Education Center, 331 W.3rd Street, Davenport
    For more information, contact Stacy Banfield at 563/333-5723 or pd@sau.edu or go to www.sau.edu/pd.
     
    Tuesday, Oct. 1
    10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    Display: Clothesline Project (St. Ambrose University)
    T-shirts made to honor women who have been affected by violence will be displayed as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Materials will be available for those who want to make shirts.
    Free and open to the public
    Rogalski Center, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison
    For more information, contact Katy Strzepek at 563/333-6113 or StrzepekKatyA@sau.edu.
     
    Tuesday Oct. 1
    1-8 p.m.
    Community Outreach and Career Fair: Quad Cities Project Management Institute
    Non-Profits: Receive free guidance from professional project managers for your organization’s project or event. Assistance provided by QCPMI members and representatives from the St. Ambrose Career Center, MBA Program and Professional Development Center. In addition, a project management career fair will be held.
    Free and open to the public
    Rogalski Center, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison Street
    For more information, contact Lori Brown at 563/333-6003.
     
    Wednesday, Oct. 2
    4:30-5:30 p.m.
    Info Session: Graduate Business Programs (St. Ambrose University)
    Advance your career by earning a master’s degree from St. Ambrose. With flexible and convenient course options, graduate business degree programs are designed for working professionals. Speak with directors and current and former students and enjoy free drinks and appetizers.
    Free and open to public
    McCarthy Hall, located on the corner of Lombard and Gaines
    To register or for more information, email gradprog@sau.edu, call 563/333-6354, or go to www.sau.edu/gradstudies.
     
    Thursday, Oct. 3
    Noon - 1 p.m.
    Brownbag Discussion: Love Your Body (St. Ambrose University)
    Page 6 of 11 - Take part in a discussion of body image and how to accept yourself for who you are.
    Co-sponsored by Women's Studies and the Counseling Center.
    Free and open to the public
    Women's Studies Resource Center, located in room 224 Ambrose Hall, at the corner of Gaines and Locust Street
    For more information, contact Katy Strzepek at 563/333-6113 or StrzepekKatyA@sau.edu.
     
    Friday, October 4
    11 a.m.
    Presentation and Demonstration: Sustaining Iowa Prairies (St. Ambrose University)
    Chad Graeve, Pottawattamie County Conservation natural resource specialist, will discuss his work as a restorationist at Iowa’s Loess Hills, followed by a hands-on demonstration on the SAU Peace Prairie on campus. The event is part of St. Ambrose’s yearlong series, “Sustainability.”
    Free and open to the public
    Beginning in Hayes Hall, Room 113 (near Christ the King Chapel on campus)
    For more information, go to www.sau.edu.
     
    Friday, Oct. 4 – Friday, Nov. 8
    Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. (weekend hours vary)
    Art Exhibition: Works on Paper 2010-2013 (St. Ambrose University)
    Morrissey Gallery presents a collection of drawings by Iowa City artist Brendan Baylor.
    Free and open to the public
    The gallery is located inside the main entrance of the Galvin Fine Arts Center on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
    For more information, contact Leslie Grossman at 563/333-6444 or catich@sau.edu.
     
    Monday, Oct. 7
    8:45 a.m.
    Open House Visit Day (St. Ambrose University)
    High school juniors and seniors, and families: Visit St. Ambrose at its autumn best, when the trees are changing colors and the campus is bursting with activity. Receive important admissions and financial aid info; take a campus tour; meet faculty members from you major of interest, as well as coaches.
    Free and open to the public
    Rogalski Center, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison Street
    For more information, contact Hilary Callas at 563/333-6002 or
    callashilarya@sau.edu, or go to www.sau.edu/visit.
     
    Tuesday, Oct. 8
    Noon - 12:45 p.m.
    Brown Bag Lunch Lecture: Vuk Vujovic (St. Ambrose University)
    Catich Gallery welcomes Chicago-based Legat Architects’ director of sustainable design, who will discuss the initiation and progression of green and sustainable practices in organizations and institutions. Feel free to bring your lunch.
    Page 7 of 11 - Free and open to the public
    Room 141, Galvin Fine Arts Center, located on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
    For more information, contact Leslie Grossman at 563/333-6444 or catich@sau.edu.
     
    Wednesday, Oct. 9
    5-6:30 p.m.
    Info Session: Master of Education in Teaching (St. Ambrose University)
    Become a teacher-leader and gain your full potential in the classroom with graduate-level skills that can lead to a higher salary. Curriculum focuses on professional teaching outcomes as identified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS). Complete your portfolio for National Board Certification.
    Free and open to the public
    Rogalski Center, located on the corner of Ripley and Lombard, one block west of Harrison
    For more information, contact Jana Seutter at 563/333-5744 or seutterjanam@sau.edu.
     
    Thursday, Oct. 10
    5-7 p.m.
    Opening Reception: Works on Paper 2010-2013 (St. Ambrose University)
    Morrissey Gallery presents a collection of drawings by Iowa City artist Brendan Baylor. Refreshments will be served.
    Free and open to the public
    The gallery is located inside the main entrance of the Galvin Fine Arts Center on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
    For more information, contact Leslie Grossman at 563/333-6444 or catich@sau.edu.
     
    Saturday, Oct. 12
    10:30 a.m. – Women’s 5K Race
    11:15 a.m. – Men’s 8K Race
    Athletic Event: Fighting Bee Cross Country Invitational (St. Ambrose University)
    Come cheer on the Bees at the only home cross country meet of the season for the nationally ranked men and women's teams.
    Free and open to the public
    Crow Creek Park, 800 N. Devils Glen Road, Bettendorf, Iowa
    For more information, go to www.sau.edu.
     
    Monday, Oct. 14
    8:45 a.m.
    Open House Visit Day (St. Ambrose University)
    High school juniors and seniors, and families: Visit St. Ambrose at its autumn best, when the trees are changing colors and the campus is bursting with activity. Receive important admissions and financial aid info; take a campus tour; meet faculty members from you major of interest, as well as coaches.
    Free and open to the public
    Rogalski Center, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison Street
    For more information, contact Hilary Callas at 563/333-6002 or
    callashilarya@sau.edu, or go to www.sau.edu/visit.
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    Monday, Oct. 14
    5-7:30 p.m.
    Iowa Quad City College Program College Fair
    Meet representatives from approximately 100 colleges and universities located throughout the United States. Receive information about admissions processes and scholarship opportunities.
    Free and open to public
    Rogalski Center located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison Street
    For more information, contact Hilary Callas at 563/333-6002 or
    callashilarya@sau.edu, or go to www.sau.edu.
     
    Monday, Oct. 14
    7-8 p.m.
    Art Presentation: ‘Book Arts and Social Action’ (St. Ambrose University)
    Peace Paper Project’s Drew Matott and Margaret Mahan will discuss how book arts and papermaking can act as a tactile and universal way of presenting information to the public—and a substantial vehicle of social/political change.
    Free and open to the public
    Room 141, Galvin Fine Arts Center, located on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
    For more information, contact Joseph Lappie at 563/333-6150 or lappiejosephd@sau.edu.
     
    Friday, Oct. 18
    9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Professional Development: Grant Writing Workshop (St. Ambrose University)
    In partnership with Drake University, St. Ambrose is offering a comprehensive workshop focusing on a wide array of competencies associated with successful grant writing.
    $199
    SAU Downtown Education Center, 331 W 3rd St, Davenport
    For more information, contact Stacy Banfield at 563/333-5723 or pd@sau.edu, or go to www.sau.edu/pd
     
    Friday, Oct. 18
    7:30 p.m.
    Concert: Jazz Ensemble/STAMVOJA Vocal Jazz (St. Ambrose University)
    Instrumental ensemble exploring a wide variety of jazz and jazz-influenced styles such as swing, blues, bebop and contemporary, along with STAMVOJA, a "sweet-sounding jazz a cappella vocal group."
    Free and open to the public
    Galvin Fine Arts Center, located on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
    For more information, contact Terri Flynn at 563/333-6001.
     
    Monday, Oct. 21 – Friday, Oct. 25
    8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    Professional Development: Leadership Through People Skills (St. Ambrose University)
    An intensive, five-day learning experience that transforms managers into leaders by creating the skills necessary to meet today’s business challenges and turn vision into reality. This course is offered as a non- or for-credit course.
    $1295
    SAU Downtown Education Center, 331 W.3rd Street, Davenport
    Page 9 of 11 - For more information contact Stacy Banfield at 563/333-5723 or pd@sau.edu or go to www.sau.edu/pd.
     
    Tuesday, Oct. 22
    7 p.m.
    Lecture: ‘Living Downstream: An Ecologist’s Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment’ (St. Ambrose University)
    Ecologist, author and cancer survivor, Sandra Steingraber is an internationally recognized authority on the environment’s links to cancer and human health. Books will be available for purchase and a reception and book signing will follow. The event is part of St. Ambrose’s yearlong series, “Sustainability.”
    Free and open to the public
    Galvin Fine Arts Center, located on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
    For more information, go to www.sau.edu.
     
    Wednesday, Oct. 23 – Friday, Nov. 22
    Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Art Exhibit: ‘Art and the Environment’ (St. Ambrose University)
    The Catich Gallery presents Margaret Whiting, who uses discarded law and science books, encyclopedias, dictionaries and maps as her medium to explore contemporary issues related to land use. The event is part of St. Ambrose’s yearlong series, “Sustainability.”
    Free and open to the public
    The gallery is located in the Galvin Fine Arts Center on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
    For more information, contact Leslie Grossman at 563/333-6444 or catich@sau.edu.
     
    Thursday, Oct. 24
    4-6 p.m.
    Open House: Master of Education in Educational Administration (St. Ambrose University)
    Learn how to earn a master's degree and become eligible for certification as an Iowa PK-12 principal, supervisor of special education, and a Level 1 Evaluator.
    Free and open to the public
    Rogalski Center, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison Street.
    For more information, contact Jana Seutter at 563/333-5744.
     
    Friday, Oct. 25
    8:45 a.m.
    Open House Visit Day (St. Ambrose University)
    High school juniors and seniors, and families: Visit St. Ambrose at its autumn best, when the trees are changing colors and the campus is bursting with activity. Receive important admissions and financial aid info; take a campus tour; meet faculty members from you major of interest, as well as coaches.
    Free and open to the public
    Rogalski Center, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison Street
    For more information, contact Hilary Callas at 563/333-6002 or
    Page 10 of 11 - callashilarya@sau.edu, or go to www.sau.edu/visit.
     
    Friday, Oct 25
    4-5 p.m.
    Artist Lecture: Rick Von Holdt (St. Ambrose University)
    A letterpress printer, Von Holdt will present the history of his artistic process as well as how he came to work in the world of letterpress. The lecture will precede the opening of his exhibition at the Bakery Gallery.
    Free and open to the public
    Room 141, Galvin Fine Arts Center, located on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
    For more information, contact Joseph Lappie at 563/333-6150 or lappiejosephd@sau.edu.
     
    Friday, Oct. 25
    5 p.m.
    Casual Classics Concert: New Music Ensemble (St. Ambrose University)
    A combined faculty and student ensemble focusing on music of the 20th and 21st Century. Featured composers include John Cage, William Campbell and special guest composer, Daniel Asia.
    Free and open to the public
    Galvin Fine Arts Center, located on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
    For more information, contact Terri Flynn at 563/333-6001.
     
    Friday, Oct 25
    6-8 p.m.
    Opening Reception: Rick Von Holdt Exhibition
    Von Holdt will be present during the opening of his large body of letterpress broadsides and posters.
    Free and open to the public
    The Bakery Gallery, 1330 E. 12th St. Davenport, Iowa
    For more information contact Joseph Lappie at 563/333-6150 or lappiejosephd@sau.edu.
     
    Saturday, Oct. 26
    5:30 p.m. - Doors open
    6 p.m. - Play begins
    Halloween Costume Trivia Night
    A trivia night fundraiser for the St. Ambrose University Student Speech & Hearing Association and Scottish Rite Masons operations. Food and soft drinks will be available for purchase; participants may also bring their own snacks.
    $10 ($80/table of eight)
    Masonic Center, 511 E. 65th St, Davenport, Iowa
    To register, call 563/391-0665 or 800/944-7483, or email davsrmasons@msn.com.
     
    Wednesday, Oct. 30
    7:30 p.m.
    Concert: St. Ambrose University-Community Symphony Orchestra
    St. Ambrose students and community members play music from the rich and varied orchestral repertoire.
    Free and open to the public
    Galvin Fine Arts Center, located on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
    For more information, contact Terri Flynn at 563/333-6001.
     
    Thursday, Oct. 31
    10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    Page 11 of 11 - Display: Clothesline Project (St. Ambrose University)
    T-shirts made to honor women, who have been affected by violence, will be displayed as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Materials will be available for those who want to make shirts.
    Free and open to the public
    Rogalski Center, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison.
    For more information, contact Katy Strzepek at 563-333-6113 or StrzepekKatyA@sau.edu.
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