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Reading event honors Dr. Suess

The UW-River Falls Falcon Fellows will host a celebration in honor of author Theodore Geisel (Dr. Suess) from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 3, at the River Falls Public Library.

The Falcon Fellows, a group formed to offer community service and funded by the Midwest Campus Compact Citizen-Scholars Fellowship Program, will present a readers' theater, treats, activities, and a special appearance by "The Cat in the Hat," who is celebrating a 50th birthday this year. The event will highlight Dr. Suess' "Green Eggs and Ham," "Cat in the Hat" and "Hooray for Diffendoofer Day." The event is free and open to the public, and geared for children in pre-K through third grade. For more information, call Amy Lloyd, Student Support Services advisor, at 425-3531.

Music department sets March concert lineup

The UW-River Falls Music Department will host a variety of concerts and events throughout March. Unless otherwise noted, all concerts are performed at the Abbott Concert Hall in the Kleinpell Fine Arts Building. They are subject to change. For more information go to the music department's Web site at: or call 425-3183.

  • Tuesday, March 6, 7:30 p.m.: Symphony Band Concert; Kristin Tjornehoj, director; admission: $8 general; $5 with student ID.
  • Thursday, March 8, 3:30 p.m.: Composition recital; free.
  • Tuesday, March 20, 7:30 p.m.: Senior recital by Kylte Thomas, bassoon; free.
  • Wednesday, March 21, 7:30 p.m.: ARS Ventures (more information to follow).
  • Thursday, March 22, 7:30 p.m.: Low Brass Studio Recital (more information to follow); free.
  • Saturday, March 24, 3 p.m.: Senior recital by Amanda Staberg, voice; free.
  • Tuesday, March 27, 7:30 p.m.: Guest recital by David Munkittrick, piano; free.
  • Thursday, March 29, 3 p.m.: Convocation student honors recital; free.
  • Thursday, March 29, 7:30 p.m.: HORNHEADS of Prince and the New Power Generation; admission: Adults $5/seniors $3/students $2.
  • Saturday, March 31, 3 p.m.: Concert Choir benefit concert; admission: Adults $5/seniors $3/ students $2.

    For more information on events call the UW-RF Student Services and Programs at 425-4444 or visit the Wyman Concert series calendar at

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