Lindenwood University will host the St. Charles Optimist Club’s Third Annual 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, Sept. 25, to raise money for cancer research. All proceeds will locally benefit St. Louis Children’s Hospital, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and the Optimist International Childhood Cancer Campaign.
Lindenwood University is offering students the opportunity to check in early before the beginning of the 2010 fall semester. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 12-15, and from July 19-22, students can visit specific administrative offices, collect verification that all requirements have been satisfied, and become eligible to check directly into the appropriate residential facility or attend the first day of class on Monday, Aug. 23.
The Lindenwood University Theatre Department will present its summer production, Neil Simon’s Biloxi Blues at 7:30 p.m. on July 16, 17, 23 and 24 in the university’s Emerson Black Box Theater. Tickets for the production are $10 and are available at the Lindenwood University Box Office—636-949-4433.
Lindenwood University has expanded its course offerings to include new study abroad programs in Azerbaijan and Panama. The programs are in addition to existing opportunities in Costa Rica, France, and Germany, as well as European and Spanish-speaking destination trips.
Lindenwood University alumna Martha Ackmann will promote her new book, Curveball with a book signing and reading at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 13, at 6:00 p.m. at Butler Library on Lindenwood University’s campus (209 S. Kingshighway, St. Charles, MO 63301).
Lindenwood University will host a day-long “Grow Philanthropy Summit” July 29 for area non-profits, charitable organizations and local business owners and philanthropists to come together and discuss ways in which to better the community through philanthropic strategic partnerships.
The Lou Brock Golf Classic Sept. 27 at Bogey Hills Country Club will benefit athletic scholarships at Lindenwood University.
Lindenwood University will host the Community Council of St. Charles County’s 36th Annual RSVP Appreciation Banquet at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 15, at the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts. The event, titled “Celebrating a Legacy of Service,” will honor more than 300 volunteers age 55 and over who are currently serving a wide range of non-profit organizations in the county.
Dr. Chris Nicastro, Missouri’s commissioner of education, will speak at Lindenwood University at 7 p.m. on June 28 to close out the Lindenwood School of Education’s 2009-10 Speaker Series. The speech, which is free and open to the public, will be in the Bezemes Family Theater, located in the university’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts.
The spring semester may have ended, but the Lindenwood University Theatre Department is still busy rehearsing its next production, the confusingly named “[title of show],” a musical comedy about two playwrights trying to put together a new musical in a hurry. The production will be on stage at Lindenwood’s Emerson Black Box Theater at 7:30 p.m. on June 10, 11 and 12.