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WAVERLY — The Greater Waverly Municipal Band summer season will begin June 6 with a 7 p.m. rehearsal in the Waverly-Shell Rock Middle School band room.

Under the direction of Craig A. Hancock, the band will rehearse from 7 to 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday through July 25. Thursday night concerts at the Shades of Rhythm Amphitheater in Kohlmann Park will begin June 14 and run through July 26. Rain location will be the Waverly-Shell Rock Middle School commons.

Hancock is in his third year as director of the Greater Waverly Municipal Band, which is open to all area residents. Auditions are not required.

Participants come from a number of area communities, including Waverly, Shell Rock, Readlyn, Denver, Janesville, Plainfield and Waterloo.

Players who need an instrument should contact Hancock prior to the first rehearsal and pick up their instrument at 6:30 that evening. Call 352-8296 or email craig.hancock@wartburg.edu. Veterans pool tournament set

WATERLOO — The Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association 39-3B and the Black Hawk County Veterans Affairs will host a veterans pool tournament June 23 at BJ’s Sports Bar, 110 Ida St.

Registration will be at 11 a.m., with a start time at noon. Games will be open 8 ball and a partner tournament.

Entry fee is $10, or $5 if registered with the Black Hawk County VA Office. Bring a DD214.

Prizes go to first, second and third places. All proceeds go to Black Hawk County and surrounding area veterans.

Call 291-2512 for more information.

Hearst Center

plans exhibits

CEDAR FALLS — – The Hearst Center for the Arts will present two new exhibitions this spring, including “Ukiyo-e to Shina Hanga: Japanese Woodcuts from the Syracuse University Art Collection,” on view from May 24 through July 13, and “Prints by John Page,” on view from May 24 through June 24.

An exhibition reception, free and open to the public, will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. May 24.

The Hearst also will host Kendra Strand for a guest lecture at 7 p.m. June 21. Strand, assistant professor of Japanese language and literature at the University of Iowa, will discuss the influence of the woodblock prints on Japanese visual and literary culture.

This event is free and open to the public.

Hy-Vee offering

summer camps

WATERLOO — The Ansborough Hy-Vee is offering Kids ‘N the Kitchen summer camps.

Each camp is designed for school-aged children who want to learn cooking skills, nutrition, kitchen science experiments, measuring, kitchen safety, KidsFit activities, games and crafts. A make-your-own snack is included each day of camp.

Camps are set for 9 a.m. to noon June 21 and 22; July 9 and 10; and Aug. 2 and 3.

To register and pay, sign up at customer service or call 233-3266.

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