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Ten-minute plays are being accepted for the 2nd Annual Illinois High School 10-Minute Play Festival to be held Nov. 21-22 at Pritchard Theatre at Eureka College. Illinois high school students are invited to enter original, unpublished 10-minute plays. There is no entry fee. Six scripts will be selected as winners and will be produced by Eureka College during the festival. There will be at least one winner from each of the classes of 2014,… Continue Reading »
Eureka College junior Elisabeth Grober of Peoria is the recipient of the Peoria Academy of Science Memorial Scholarship. Grober is scheduled to receive the award at the academy’s annual banquet April 10. Grober, a biology major, is a daughter of John and Lisa Grober of Brisbane, Australia. The Peoria Academy of Science Memorial Scholarship Fund annually awards a $1,000 scholarship to a student from the Tri-County area who is a member of one of… Continue Reading »
The Eureka College Student Alliance for a Greener Environment (SAGE) will host a Save Our Awesome Planet (SOAP) Festival from 1 to 5 p.m. April 6 at Rinker Amphitheater. The rain location is the Cerf Center. The event will include live music, artists, educators and vendors. Local farmers and businesses will offer produce and products. Speakers will be from Forest Park Nature Center, the Heart of Illinois Beekeepers Association and other groups. Music will… Continue Reading »
Walt Disney World-inspired artwork by Eureka College senior Erica Utley of Byron will be on display March 28 through April 16 at Burgess Hall Art Gallery, Eureka College. An opening reception will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. March 28 in the gallery. It is free and open to the public. The “A Colorful Journey” exhibit is inspired by Utley’s spring 2013 internship at Walt Disney World. The paintings and 3-D pieces are brightly colored… Continue Reading »
Eureka College associate professor of mathematics Prabhu Venkataraman will present “Investigating Shapes to Understand Space” at 7:30 p.m. April 15 in the Cerf Center at Eureka College. A reception will follow. The free, public presentation will explore the basic geometry of two- and three-dimensional spaces and consider what the different shapes of these spaces reveal about the possible shape of the universe. The presentation is the final of three Clarence R. Noe Dean’s Lectures… Continue Reading »