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Long time piano teacher Sara Vogeler combines a love for children’s books and the joy of teaching music to a music class for pre-school age children. Offered by the NIU Community School of the Arts, Musical Tales begins a new session Tuesday, March 1. The class is for children ages 3 to 5 and their parents....
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The CSA Sinfonia performs the works of Rimsky-Korsakov, Grieg and Led Zeppelin at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, in the Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. The concert is free and open to the public. Featured at the Wednesday performance is violinist Rachel Stenzel of Holiday Hills, winner of this year’s CSA Sinfonia Concerto Competition. She performs...
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The Northern Illinois men’s basketball team will host its annual Alumni Day festivities Saturday, Feb. 19, prior to NIU’s home game against Seattle University. The alumni game will be played at 12:30 p.m. NIU will honor Huskie great Billy Harris while also hosting American Red Cross Day/Blood Drive and “Take a Kid to the Game Day.”...
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The Montessori Children’s House of Sycamore and DeKalb will hosting a registration kickoff and open house from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19. Registration for new students will be accepted during the open house; space is limited. The program is located in the educational wing of St. John’s Lutheran Church at 26555 Brickville Road in...
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The NIU Literacy Clinic is offering a reading diagnostic assessment program for students in grades K-12 who are experiencing difficulty in reading. The individualized diagnostic reading program provides a thorough evaluation of reading, including present reading achievement, strengths and areas for improvement. Instruction of useful reading strategies also will be provided. All sessions are conducted by...
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The College of Engineering & Engineering Technology (CEET) is celebrating National Engineers Week with a variety of events for all ages. The annual College Bowl, where the best and the brightest engineering and engineering technology students test their knowledge while they compete for valuable prizes, is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 23. NIU students, faculty, staff...
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Northern Illinois Alumni Days for the Huskie men’s and women’s basketball teams are set for February, welcoming former NIU basketball players back to DeKalb, head coaches Ricardo Patton and Kathi Bennett have announced. The men’s Alumni Day is also the Huskies’ ESPNU Bracketbusters game at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19. NIU alumni will face off...
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Six talented young musicians will perform at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, during the annual Honors Recital. They are the recipients of talent scholarships awarded by the NIU Community School of the Arts after a rigorous audition held in early January.
For the second straight year, the Northern Illinois women’s basketball program is offering kids a chance to live out their dreams of being a public address announcer, DJ, reporter or even control the remote to the biggest TV in DeKalb, the Convocation Center big board. Kids in eighth-grade and younger can sign up now to...
Community School of the Arts: CSA Children's Choir
Children ages 8 to 13 who enjoy singing will enjoy the CSA Children’s Choir. The group rehearses from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays and meets in the choir room in the NIU Music Building. New singers interested in joining the choir this spring are asked to reserve a time for a placement audition Wednesday, Jan. 12, and Wednesday,...
Community School of the Arts: Theatre Boot Camp
Does your child enjoy the dramatic? Does he make up stories? Does she have a vivid imagination? Theatre Boot Camp, a class offered by the NIU Community School of the Arts, is a great learning experience and a lot of fun.  The class meets in the Music Building on the NIU campus from 10 a.m....
Community School of the Arts: Art Express
Registration is open for the spring semester of lessons, classes, and ensembles at the NIU Community School of the Arts. Information is available online and by mail. Programs are available for children and adults and most activities begin in late January or early February. The NIU Community School of the Arts is sponsored by the College...
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