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  • Jul 2
    JMU Children's Theatre - Go, Dog. Go!

    JMU CHILDREN'S THEATRE

    Adapted by Allison Gregory and Steven Dietz
    Adapted from the book Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

    Presented by JMU Children's Theatre Playshop Players. From cars and boats to Ferris wheels and roller skates, Go, Dog. Go! takes audiences of all ages for the ride of a lifetime! Dogs of different colors and sizes come to life in a rollicking production filled with slapstick humor, dazzling musical numbers, and nods to Broadway, vaudeville and circus performance. Guaranteed to have you howling with laughter!

    For tickets and further information, visit http://www.jmu.edu/forbescenter/events/2015/07/02-go-dog-go.shtml

     

  • Jul 8
    Arboretum Summer Brown-Bag Lunch Lecture Series

    Noon-1 p.m.
    Pavilion, Edith J. Carrier Arboretum

    Marie Rothwell, 4-H extension agent, Augusta County, presents “Backyard Chickens.”

    For information, check http://www.jmu.edu/arboretum or call (540) 568-3194.

  • Jul 14
    Storytime in the Understory

    11 a.m.-noon
    Edith J. Carrier Arboretum

    The monthly program helps children develop an understanding of the importance of nature from children’s literature selections. Bring a picnic blanket or lawn chairs and a brown-bag picnic lunch for after storytime.

    For more information, check http://www.jmu.edu/arboretum.

  • Jul 15
    Arboretum Summer Brown-Bag Lunch Lecture Series

    Noon-1 p.m.
    Pavilion, Edith J. Carrier Arboretum

    Brian Wagner, principal biologist with Ecosystem Services, presents “Stream Restoration.”

    For information, check http://www.jmu.edu/arboretum or call (540) 568-3194.

  • Jul 17
    Broadway Classics - A Musical Theatre Revue

    Summer in the Shenandoah Valley just got better! The Forbes Center and JMU's School of Theatre and Dance will once again present musical theatre programming in the summer. This musical celebration features both Golden Age and contemporary classics, from Oklahoma! to Les Miserables and Cats to current Broadway hits. Features JMU musical theatre students. To enjoy a boxed bistro meal before the show, order by July 14.

    For tickets and further information, visit http://www.jmu.edu/forbescenter/events/2015/07/17-broadway-classics.shtml

  • Jul 22
    Arboretum Summer Brown-Bag Lunch Lecture Series

    Noon-1 p.m.
    Pavilion, Edith J. Carrier Arboretum

    Bland Crowder and Marion Lobstein of the Flora of Virginia Project present “Flora of Virginia App.”

    For information, check http://www.jmu.edu/arboretum or call (540) 568-3194.

  • Jul 29
    Arboretum Summer Brown-Bag Lunch Lecture Series

    Noon-1 p.m.
    Pavilion, Edith J. Carrier Arboretum

    Dr. James McNeil from the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation presents “Fireflies, Sustaining Nature’s Lights.”

    For information, check http://www.jmu.edu/arboretum or call (540) 568-3194.

  • Jul 31
    Summer Blue Moon Carriage Rides

    7-10 p.m.
    Edith J. Carrier Arboretum

    Enjoy being drawn through the woodlands of the arboretum by beautiful Belgium and Percheron teams of horses and an experienced coachman on a warm summer night in a romantic convertible carriage.

    For information and prices, check http://www.jmu.edu/arboretum or call (540) 568-3194.

  • Aug 5
    Arboretum Summer Brown-Bag Lunch Lecture Series

    Noon-1 p.m.
    Pavilion, Edith J. Carrier Arboretum

    Dr. Katrina Gobetz, associate professor of biology at JMU, presents “Bats, Our Night Visitors.”

    For information, check http://www.jmu.edu/arboretum or call (540) 568-3194.

  • Aug 11
    Storytime in the Understory

    11 a.m.-noon
    Edith J. Carrier Arboretum

    The monthly program helps children develop an understanding of the importance of nature from children’s literature selections. Bring a picnic blanket or lawn chairs and a brown-bag picnic lunch for after storytime.

    For more information, check http://www.jmu.edu/arboretum.

  • Sep 8
    Storytime in the Understory

    11 a.m.-noon
    Edith J. Carrier Arboretum

    The monthly program helps children develop an understanding of the importance of nature from children’s literature selections. Bring a picnic blanket or lawn chairs and a brown-bag picnic lunch for after storytime.

    For more information, check http://www.jmu.edu/arboretum.

  • Sep 18
    Shenandoah Valley Regional Studies Seminar

    3:35 p.m.
    Room 107, Jackson Hall

    Lynn Rainville, an independent scholar, presents “WWI in the Valley.”

    The seminar series is intended to give scholars at colleges, universities, museums, libraries and other institutions a regular forum at which to consider topics of regional interest, pertinent, but not restricted, to the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

    Seminar sessions are open to the general public. Sponsored by the JMU history department. Free.

  • Oct 16
    Shenandoah Valley Regional Studies Seminar

    3:35 p.m.
    Room 107, Jackson Hall

    Alexia Jones Helsley of the University of South Carolina, Aiken, presents “Richard Pearis of Winchester.”

    The seminar series is intended to give scholars at colleges, universities, museums, libraries and other institutions a regular forum at which to consider topics of regional interest, pertinent, but not restricted, to the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

    Seminar sessions are open to the general public. Sponsored by the JMU history department. Free.

  • Nov 13
    Shenandoah Valley Regional Studies Seminar

    3:35 p.m.
    Room 107, Jackson Hall

    Patrick Hollis of JMU presents “Capital Hunger: Food, Taste and Civilization in Confederate Richmond.”

    The seminar series is intended to give scholars at colleges, universities, museums, libraries and other institutions a regular forum at which to consider topics of regional interest, pertinent, but not restricted, to the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

    Seminar sessions are open to the general public. Sponsored by the JMU history department. Free.

  • Jan 15
    Shenandoah Valley Regional Studies Seminar

    3:35 p.m.
    Room 107, Jackson Hall

    Andrei Kushnir, an independent artist, presents “Painting the Picturesque Shenandoah Valley Landscape.”

    The seminar series is intended to give scholars at colleges, universities, museums, libraries and other institutions a regular forum at which to consider topics of regional interest, pertinent, but not restricted, to the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

    Seminar sessions are open to the general public. Sponsored by the JMU history department. Free.

  • Feb 19
    Shenandoah Valley Regional Studies Seminar

    3:35 p.m.
    Room 107, Jackson Hall

    Guy Aiken of the University of Virginia presents “A Quaker New Deal for Southern Appalachia.”

    The seminar series is intended to give scholars at colleges, universities, museums, libraries and other institutions a regular forum at which to consider topics of regional interest, pertinent, but not restricted, to the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

    Seminar sessions are open to the general public. Sponsored by the JMU history department. Free.

  • Mar 18
    Shenandoah Valley Regional Studies Seminar

    3:35 p.m.
    Room 107, Jackson Hall

    Jim Schruefer of JMU presents “Good Union People: The Shared Experience of White Unionists, Slaves and Free Blacks in the Civil War Shenandoah.”

    The seminar series is intended to give scholars at colleges, universities, museums, libraries and other institutions a regular forum at which to consider topics of regional interest, pertinent, but not restricted, to the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

    Seminar sessions are open to the general public. Sponsored by the JMU history department. Free.

  • Apr 15
    Shenandoah Valley Regional Studies Seminar

    3:35 p.m.
    Room 107, Jackson Hall

    Emily Schimmel of George Mason University presents “A ‘Protected and Profitable Valley’: The People and Arts of Wythe County, Virginia.”

    The seminar series is intended to give scholars at colleges, universities, museums, libraries and other institutions a regular forum at which to consider topics of regional interest, pertinent, but not restricted, to the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

    Seminar sessions are open to the general public. Sponsored by the JMU history department. Free.

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