2007-11-10 / News

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Events

Dawes Arboretum - Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70.

Night Hike- Friday, November 16, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. No reservations needed for this delightful amble in the brisk evening air. We'll forgo our sense of sight and rely instead on our noses, ears and footfalls to guide us through the grounds. Leave your flashlights at home and experience the exhilaration of being in the forest at night. Free, Visitors Center Deck

The grounds are open from dawn to dusk. The Visitors Center is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays and holidays. Fee and reservations required for some programs. Call 740-323-2355 or 800-44-DAWES for information or visit www.dawesarb.org.

Bake Sale & Luncheon - Fairfield Beach. The Fairfield Beach United Methodist Church is sponsoring a bake sale and luncheon Saturday, Nov. 17, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Everyone is welcome!

November at the Licking Park District - Licking County. There's plenty to do this autumn at the Licking Park District. For more information, call (740) 587-2535, or visit www.lickingparkdistrict. com.

• Nov. 13- Discover Our Heritage Lecture Series: John Locke will highlight the last program in the 2007 series. A master storyteller, Mr. Locke will share his love of storytelling and folk music. Originally from Great Britain, Mr. Locke has a wide collection of ancient folk tales, contemporary stories and a number he has written himself. Many of his stories and songs are related to places he has visited or lived in England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland. Bryn Du Mansion in Granville, 7:00 p.m.

• Nov. 14- Nature Tots, You Eat Like A Bird: Birds of a feather flock together and that is what we will do this month as we play with peanut butter, eat like birds, and make our own suet cakes. As winter quickly approaches we want to be prepared to feed our feathered friends. Tots will make simple bird feeders to take home and get them started. William C. Kraner Nature Cente,.10:00 a.m.

• Nov. 24- Thanksgiving Break Surprise: Staying clear of the shopping mall? Can't stomach another piece of turkey? Don't fret, we have just the ticket. Join Licking Park District Staff for a surprise program at the William C. Kraner Nature Center. While we can't tell you what it is just yet, we can tell you it will be fun for the whole family. Watch for more information and don't miss out on the fun!

"How To Grow a ProfitableBusiness" - C-TEC, Newark. To help local entrepreneurial businesses remain competitive in a rapidly growing economy, the Adult Education Center at the Career and Technology Education Center (C-TEC) of Licking County is offering a new seminar, titled "How To Grow a ProfitableBusiness." Linda Linham, CEO of Successful Ventures, LLC, will cover several topics including, identifying the roadblocks to growth; how to overcome, minimize or dissolve roadblocks; and entrepreneurial marketing in the new economy. Linham has 20 years of experience in delivering high-value improvements for business growth. The two-hour workshop is offered Nov. 13 or Nov. 15, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., at 150 Price Road in Newark. Registration fee is $49 per person. To register, contact Peg Fawcett, at 364-2262 or pfawcett@c-tec. edu. Seating is limited.

Craft Show - Buckeye Lake. Come to a craft show, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16 & 17, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 5179 Walnut Road, Buckeye Lake, on Ohio 79 right beside Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church. Dealers still needed ealers for the show, call (740) 281-9771.

Theatre

Denison University Theatre - Granville. Denison has two primary theater spaces: the Leroy "Ace" Morgan Theater, a 200-seat proscenium house, and the Burke Hall Theater, a 3600-square foot black box space. For ticket information, contact (740) 587-6266.

• The Romeo and Juliet Project text by William Shakespeare, November 8-10, 13-16, In this production, a small ensemble of actors will explore the themes of love and death in Shakespeare's immortal tragedy. The approach will be minimal, incorporating Shakespeare's text, various forms of physical expression, projections, music, puppetry and song.

Music

Denison Bluegrass Ensemble - Granville. Enjoy a free, public concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, in Burke Recital Hall (240 West Broadway). Directed by Andrew Carlson, chair of the music department, Richard Hood of the English department, and Casey Cook of the music department, the ensemble plays a blend of traditional Appalachian, country bluegrass and progressive acoustic music. The three directors are joined by 22 Denison students and two community students, including violinists, violists, mandolin players, guitarists and vocalists.

Denison Jazz Ensemble - Granville. Works by Count Basie, Duke Ellington and the Gershwins will be featured at the ensemble's fall concert at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, in Burke Recital Hall (240 West Broadway). The concert is free and open to the public.

Gamelan Ensemble- Dension University, Granville. The ensemble will perform at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the Burton Morgan Atrium (150 Ridge Rd.) under the direction of Seth Rogers. The concert is free and open to the public. At the heart of traditional Balinese gamelan music, is the kotekan a musical structure in which layers of individually simple patterns are played in a complex interlocking fashion, creating a vibrant tapestry of composite melodies. It is a musical structure that embodies, through sound, an ideal model of community and cooperation.

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