DECORAH — The Dorian Orchestra Festival Grand Concert is set for 7 p.m. Monday in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall on the Luther College campus.
This event, featuring the Festival String Orchestra, the Festival Chamber Orchestra and select soloists, is open to the public with no charge for admission.
In order to attend the festival, students must be nominated by their high school orchestra conductor. Both the string and chamber orchestras feature high school students in grades nine through 12. The Festival String Orchestra consists of nearly 100 string players, and the Festival Chamber Orchestra is a smaller, more select ensemble of around 50 string players.
WATERLOO — The Waterloo/Cedar Falls chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will have a support group meeting from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Covenant Medical Center, wing G, fourth floor, room 10.
Cathy Huegel of Cedar Valley Hospice will talk to the group about hospice and respite care.
All patients, family and anyone wanting to learn more about multiple sclerosis or this topic are welcome. For more information, call 235-8946.
WELLSBURG — The Grundy Area Women’s Connection will present “Only Imagine” during a luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Wellsburg Memorial Building, 501 N. Adams.
All women are invited.
The speaker will be Chris Clevenger from St. Louis, Mo., and there will be a special feature, “Essential Oils” by Brick Bungalow and Evelyn Haupt. Music will be provided by AGWSR School Singers. The event is sponsored by Stonecroft Ministries.
Reservations may be made by Friday by calling Charlyne, 345-2376, or LaVonne, 788-7485.
CEDAR FALLS — The Cedar Falls Chapter of Daughters of American Revolution will meet at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Cedar Falls Public Library.
A program on women’s health will be presented by Crystal Wilken, ARNP. Hostesses are Barb Gregersen and Carolyn Christensen.
The DAR is open to any woman 18 years of age or older who can prove lineage to an ancestor of the American Revolution.
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WAVERLY — An exhibition featuring the work of Barbara Walton, an Iowa State University professor of art and visual culture, will open Feb. 19 at Wartburg College’s Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery.
“Waxing Poetic: The Journey of an Accidental Scientist” will be on display through April 1. A gallery talk will begin at 5 p.m. Feb. 23, with a reception following from 6 to 8 p.m.
In “Waxing Poetic” Walton showcases her expertise and knowledge of several waxes for utilization in encaustic painting, including beeswax, microcrystalline wax and soy wax.
The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public. The gallery, in Bachman Fine Arts Center, is open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
in Denver school
DENVER — Kindergarten registration night for the Denver Community Schools will be 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22 in the elementary school gym.
All students must be 5 by Sept. 15 to attend kindergarten or transitional kindergarten this fall. Go to www.denvercyclones.com to add a child to the list.
The night will be an informational meeting for the parents or guardians of incoming kindergarten students.
Parents should bring a copy of their child’s birth certificate, immunization records and completed registration forms. Additional registration forms will be mailed before Feb. 22.
Kindergarten roundup is set for May 11.
Blood drive set
in Cedar Falls
CEDAR FALLS — The Guy W. Iverson AMVETS Post 49 will host a blood drive from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at the post, 1934 Irving St.
Qualified blood donors are welcome and encouraged to participate in this drive.
Walk-ins are welcome, or call (800) 733-2767 to schedule a time.