The Lindenwood University Theatre Department will observe its tradition of presenting “A Christmas Carol” with a production of Charles Dickens’ classic holiday ghost story that opens Nov. 30.
Enrollment in Lindenwood University’s adult education program has taken one of the largest one-year leaps in the program’s history. Fall quarter enrollment was at 2,322 students, which represents a 7 percent increase over the 2,171 students enrolled in fall of 2005. The increase continues a trend of increasing enrollment for the adult programs at the school.
The Lindenwood University Theatre Department will continue its 2006-2007 Mainstage Season with the musical “Godspell” at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 19-21 and Oct. 27-28 with a matinee at 2 p.m. on Oct. 28. All performances are in the Lindenwood Cultural Center, 400 S. Kingshighway in St. Charles, approximately two blocks north of the main Lindenwood campus.
The Lindenwood University Campus YMCA will host a Safe Trick-or-Treat for kids in the Lindenwood community and the St. Charles area from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28, at the facility, which is located at 1116 First Capitol Drive in St. Charles.
Global food policy analyst Dennis T. Avery will speak at Lindenwood University at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 14, in the Anheuser-Busch Leadership Center on the 4th floor of the Spellmann Center. His Economic Policy Lecture is provocatively titled, “How High-Yield Farming Saves Nature.”
This eulogy was delivered Friday, Sept. 8 at the memorial service of President Dennis C. Spellmann. The eulogy was delivered by Jim J. Shoemake, chairman of the Lindenwood Board of Directors.
The Lindenwood University Department of Theatre will open its 2006-2007 Mainstage Season on Thursday, Sept. 28, in Jelkyl Theatre with “American Rosies: Women at Work in WWII,” written and directed by MFA candidate L. Patton Chiles, former artistic director of Historyonics Theatre Company.
The Daniel Boone Home in Defiance, Mo., will hold its annual Pioneer Days “living history” event from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, and Sunday, Oct. 1, offering historical reenactments, music, food, vendors, and a variety of other attractions on the site of the historic Daniel Boone Home. Admission to the event is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors (55 and older), and $6 for children (age 4-11).
Students who thought they had missed out on the fall semester at Lindenwood University can still take part thanks to a large selection of late start classes that begin the weeks of Sept. 25, Oct. 2, Oct. 9 or Oct. 23.
Hundreds of students, faculty, staff, family, friends and community leaders remembered Dennis Spellmann Friday during a memorial service at Lindenwood's Performance Arena.