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August 21, 2013

Happenings: Arts talk, choir auditions, golf tourney

Registration deadline coming for lunch

Networking Lunch is 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Quality Inn and Conference Center. Deadline for registering for the lunch is Friday. The tickets are $13 per person and include a steak and chicken fajita buffet. To register, call the Logansport-Cass County Chamber of Commerce at 574-753-6388.

Sundays wrap up at Peru art gallery

PERU — Arts Alive! is hosting its third and final summer presentation in its series of Sundays at the Gallery, featuring the lecture “The Hopper Effect: Stillness, Loneliness and the Moment in American Modernism.”

The speaker is Sarah Aubrey, curator of American Art at the Ft. Wayne Musuem of Art. It will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday in the new Peru Community Schools Art Gallery, Peru High School. The lecture will begin at 2 p.m. There will be time before and after the lecture to view the G. David Thompson Collection, as well as the Robert Weaver Collection of Circus Art on display.

The program is in its fourth year and is sponsored by Arts Alive! of Peru Community Schools. This program was funded by a Boomerang Sisterhood Grant of Miami County Community Foundation.

The event is open and free to the public, and refreshments will be served. The PCS Art Gallery is located in the Peru High School, 401 N. Broadway, and parking is available in the front or the back.

For more information, contact Connie Cutler, curator, at ccutler@peru.k12.in.us or 765-475-2421 , ext. 2200.

Children’s Choir to hold auditions

The Logansport Children’s Choir will hold auditions for the 2013-2014 season — the group’s 26th year — from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Aug. 29 in the Logansport High School Choir Room.

Auditions are open to girls in grades three through 12 and boys in grades three through eight from public and parochial schools of Logansport and the surrounding area.

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