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Seminary slates winter concert

The Wyoming Seminary Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band will present its annual Winter Concert at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15 in Wyoming Seminary's Buckingham Performing Arts Center, Sprague Avenue, Kingston.


The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 270-2192.


Instrumental concert set at Seminary

The Wyoming Seminary Fine and Performing Arts Department will present its annual Winter Instrumental Concert, featuring the Sem Orchestra, String Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble and Handbell Choir, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 20 in the Great Hall of Wyoming Seminary, 228 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, just north of Kingston Corners.


The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 270-2192.


STEM School lecture slated

The Louis Maslow STEM School at Wyoming Seminary will present a lecture titled Cutting-edge Cancer Research at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22 in the Buckingham Performing Arts Center, North Sprague Avenue, Kingston.


The lecture is free and open to the public.


Researchers and faculty members from The Commonwealth Medical College in Scranton will discuss emerging trends and research in cancer diagnosis and treatment.


The lecture will be followed by a question and answer period.


For more information, contact Rachel Bartron at rbartron@wyomingseminary.org.


‘Kids for Cash' public forum set

King's College will host a panel discussion on the Kids for Cash scandal and aftermath during a free public forum at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, on North River Street. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held at the same time on Jan. 23.


For the event, titled Ethics in the Valley: After the Judicial Scandals, the panel will include Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Ecenbarger, who wrote Kids for Cash: Two Judges, Thousands of Children, and a $2.8 Million Kickback Scheme; Margaret Hogan, chair of the Accountability, Conduct and Ethics Commission of Luzerne County; and former Luzerne County judge Joseph Cosgrove.


For more information, contact Dr. Bernard Prusak, director of the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility, at 208-5900, ext. 5689 or e-mail BernardPrusak@kings.edu.


‘Road to Freedom' presented at MU

Misericordia University will present Road to Freedom, a live multimedia event featuring music and video that highlights the work of those who fought for racial equality over the past 150 years. The program is open free to the public and will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24 in Lemmond Theater at Walsh Hall on campus.


The Road to Freedom chronicles the struggles of a courageous group of pioneers who began the fight to end racial injustice as early as 100 years before Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. emerged as a civil rights leader.


Through live commentary, the program tells the story of the efforts of Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Booker T. Washington, Frederick Douglas, W.E. DuBois, Rosa Parks, Coretta Scott King, the Freedom Fighters, Fannie Lou Hamer, and others who banded together against seemingly insurmountable obstacles to challenge the injustices of racial discrimination and inequality.


For more information, call 674-6400.


‘Animal Farm' comes to Wyoming Seminary

The National Players of Washington, D.C., America's oldest touring company, will present Animal Farm, a play based on the novella by George Orwell, at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25 in Wyoming Seminary's Buckingham Performing Arts Center, North Sprague Avenue, Kingston.


The performance is free and open to the public. For more information, call 270-2192.


Sem Civic Orchestra plans program

The Wyoming Seminary Civic Orchestra will present a program featuring the works of Elgar, Mendelssohn, Sibelius and Dvorak at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29 in the Great Hall of Wyoming Seminary, 228 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, just north of Kingston Corners.


The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 270-2192.

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