Choir 3Western Christian High School will be hosting a Junior High Choir Festival  at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 9th. 
Schools participating in the festival include:
Hull Christian
Doon Christian
Sioux Center Christian
Ireton Christian
Orange City Christian
Inwood Christian
Sheldon Christian
Sanborn Christian
Rock Valley Christian
These schools will combine in a mass choir with the Western Christian Chamber Singers for this inspirational concert.

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Help your community and roll up your sleeves to saves lives! Donate today with LifeServe Blood Center.

Thursday, February 4th LifeServe will be at the Centre Mall in Sioux Center, located at 251 N. Main Ave, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

LifeServe will be in Hawarden on Thursday, February 4th at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, located at 1123 Ave L, from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

You can donate on Monday, February 8th with LifeServe in Hospers at the Community Center, located at 211 Main St, from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 9th LifeServe will be in George at the Community Building, located at 117 S. Main St, from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

LifeServe will be in Orange City on Thursday, February 11th at the American Reformed Church, located at 407 Albany Street SE, from 12:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m..

Tuesday, February 16th LifeServe will be in Hull at the Hull Library, located at 1408 Main, from 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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Through Feb. 5 — Exhibit by Dordt College Art Faculty, Te Paske Gallery, Korver Visual Arts Center, Northwestern College

5 — Preview Day, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Northwestern College

9 — Deep Song Reading Series, featuring readings by Tim Bascom, author of “Running to the Fire,” 7 p.m., Te Paske Gallery, Korver Visual Arts Center, Northwestern College

10 — Day of Learning in Community on the Intersection of Science and Faith, featuring keynote speech by Dr. Justin Barrett, author of “Born Believers: The Science of Children’s Religious Belief,” 9 a.m., Christ Chapel, Northwestern College

12 — Symphonic Band Concert, 7:30 p.m., Christ Chapel, Northwestern College

15–26 — Collaborative Exhibit by the Art, English and Music Departments, Te Paske Gallery, Korver Visual Arts Center, Northwestern College

18 — Concert by the U.S. Air Force Airlifter Brass Quintet, 11:05 a.m., Christ Chapel, Northwestern College

19–20 — Theatre Preview Weekend, Northwestern College

19–20 & 25–27 — “Godspell,” 7:30 p.m., England Theatre, Northwestern College

20 — Waffle Breakfast and Bake Sale, 7:30 – 11 a.m., Rowenhorst Student Center gym, Northwestern College Scholarship Auction, silent auction begins at 9 a.m. and audible auction at 11 a.m., Rowenhorst Student Center gym, Northwestern College

27 — “Godspell,” 2 p.m., England Theatre, Northwestern College

29–March 4 — Senior Art Exhibit by Andrew Minor, Maria Vander Plaats, Dominique Williams and Caitlyn Van Es, Te Paske Gallery, Korver Visual Arts Center, Northwestern College

January 19, 2016 - 9:38 am - Posted in Community Calendar

IMG_2188 An evening of dance 2015

Local dancers will shine onstage at Unity Christian Knight Center Saturday, February 6th at 7:00 p.m. Dance teams from Northwestern College, Unity High and MOC-FV High, plus students from Orange City Just for Kix and Robin’s School of Dance will perform.

Seating is reserved, and tickets are required for everyone who is not dancing in the show. Tickets will be available January 25th to February 5th at the Orange City Chamber windmill office, from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. Tickets will also be available at the door. Admission is $4 each for children and adults.

 

January 18, 2016 - 11:30 am - Posted in Community Calendar

churchThe American Reformed Church in Hull will be hosting Dinner & Auction on Wed Feb 3rd. A Free Will offering Dinner will be served from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the church and will include Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Chips, Beans, Ice Cream and a drink. There will be an auction following the meal, with all proceeds going to the ARC building fund.

January 14, 2016 - 9:46 am - Posted in Community Calendar

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Northwestern College’s DeWitt Library will host a launch party for the college’s new electronic open-access journal, Northwestern Review, on Thursday, Jan. 28, at 3:30 p.m. in the Vogel Community Room of the DeWitt Learning Commons. The public is invited to attend.

The first issue will feature three academic posters by Northwestern students and professors; two original hymns and an article by associate music professor Dr. Heather Josselyn-Cranson; art pieces by professors Phil Scorza and Emily Stokes; articles by history professor Dr. Mike Kugler, philosophy professor Dr. Don Wacome and political science professor Dr. Dan Young; and a book review by Dr. Doug Anderson, professor emeritus of history.

The Northwestern Review will be published once a year. It is edited by Grond and Anderson. The online journal can be viewed beginning Jan. 28 athttp://nwcommons.nwciowa.edu/northwesternreview.

theaterHigh school seniors interested in theatre are invited to Northwestern College Theatre Preview Days on February 19th and 20th.  Activities start at 11 a.m. on Friday and continue through Noon on Saturday. Participants will attend the Northwestern musical “Godspell,” visit a theatre class, meet with theatre students and faculty, and have the opportunity to audition for theatre scholarships.

For more information or to register for Northwestern’s Theatre Preview Days, visit www.nwciowa.edu/theatrepreview or contact Jennifer Sabo, theatre department secretary, at 712-707-7341

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Northwestern College will present a lecture recital by pianist Rick Andrews on Thursday, January 21st, at 11:05 a.m. in Christ Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

Andrews will present “The Many Wonders of Ravel’s ‘Gaspard de la Nuit,’” a suite of pieces for solo piano written by Maurice Ravel in 1908. The piece is famous for its technical challenges and musical structure and is often regarded as the most difficult solo piano piece in the standard repertoire.

lifeserve logoHelp your community and roll up your sleeves to saves lives! Donate today with LifeServe Blood Center.

On Thursday, Januray 7th, LifeServe will be at the Centre Mall in Sioux Center, located at 251 N Main Ave, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

On Tuesday, January 19th, LifeServe will be at the Hull Library in Hull, Located at 1408 Main Street from 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

On Thursday, Januray 21st, LifeServe will be at the Centre Mall in Sioux Center, located at 251 N Main Ave, from 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, January 28th LifeServe will be at the American Reformed Church, located at 407 Albany Street SE, in Orange City, from 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Contact Abby Hausmann-Virgil at 1-800-287-4903 or email at communitycalendar@lifeservebloodcenter.org.

January 5, 2016 - 11:45 am - Posted in Community Calendar

Four master magicians present the “biggest and the best” — three times larger than any other touring illusion show in the USA. They carry 30,000 pounds of equipment, bringing a theatrical blend of mystery, music, drama, romance and comedy to the Unity Knight Center stage on Saturday, Jan. 23.

Show times are 2:30 and 7:30 pm.

Nelson Illusions is part of the Orange City Arts’ Beyond Onstage series. Tickets are general admission, and are $12 for adults and $8 for students in advance, available at Dove Bookstore and Orange City Arts. At the door, admission is $15 adult, $10 student. For more information, see orangecityarts.net, call 707-4885 or email ocArts@orangecityiowa.com .