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"Hello Dolly!" at Reynoldsburg High
Eastland Performing Arts Program cast members for "Hello, Dolly!" include, front, kneeling, Mitchell Harper and Zach Alexander; Heather Rudisill, Polina Gokun (in the title role), Julia Buckley, Kristin Yarger; and back, Alex Funk and Matt Stanley. The Jerry Herman musical about an ardent matchmaker who finds her own love, will be presented March 1 at 8 p.m. and March 2 at 3 p.m. at Reynoldsburg High School. Tickets are $9 for adults, $6 for seniors and $5 for students. For information, call 501-4071.
•Reformation Lutheran Church, 1355 S. Hamilton Road, will host a free Easter Egg Hunt Saturday March 22 at 1. Please come at least 10 minutes early to register for the larger prizes. There will be candy-filled eggs, and also eggs containing prize tags for smaller prizes. Children will be grouped by age: 0-2 year olds, 3-4 year olds, 5-7 year olds, and 8-10 year olds. Open to the community. For info, call 235-4995.
•Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, at the corner of North Merkle Road and Maryland Avenue, will hold an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 15 at 10 a.m. for preschool-age children through second- grade are invited to come and join in on the fun. Participants will meet in the Fellowship Hall before the hunt.
Bexley Community Book Club 2nd
Bookfair March 15
The Bexley Education Foundation's Bexley Community Book Club will hold its second Bookfair at Barnes & Noble at Easton Saturday, March 15 from 9 a.m until 11 p.m.
On that day, The Bexley Education Foundation will receive up to 20 percent of proceeds from Barnes and Noble sales (books, videos, music and at the coffee shop) purchased through Bexley Community Book Club vouchers specifically earmarked for the Bookfair.
The event is part of a year-long calendar of activities focused on the works of journalist and novelist Pete Hamill, leading up to his appearance April 30.
|Journalist and novelist Pete Hamill will speak in Beexley April 30.
The schedule of special performances iat the Bookfair include:
•11 a.m. - Presentation by District-Wide Fifth Grade Battle of the Books Team
•1 p.m. - Performance by Bexley High School String Ensemble
•2 p.m. - WBNS 10TV Anchor Andrea Cambern Reads Works of Pete Hamill, plus Trivia Contest with prizes
•3 p.m. - Book Discussion Group Meets in Café to Discuss Pete Hamill's "Downtown: My Manhattan."
•5 p.m. - Theatre performance by Bexley High School Theatre Ensemble
•6 p.m. - Bexley High School Vocal Ensemble
In addition to these performances, caricature and cartoon artists from Bexley High School will offer portraits on request, and visual art by Bexley Middle School students, featuring works inspired by Milt Caniff, who was an important creative influence for Hamill, will be on display in the store-along with visual art displays by Maryland Elementary students.
The event also will offer an opportunity for community members to buy books to donate to libraries on Andros Island in the Bahamas, where Bexley students and faculty visit each year for a period of study and service.
Information, including individual Pete Hamill ticket sales information (advance general admission tickets are $25 each and student tickets are available), can be obtained by calling the BEF office at 338-2093, or by visiting www.bexleyeducationfoundation.org and clicking on the Bexley Community Book Club link.
Bookfair vouchers can be downloaded from The Bexley Education Foundation website, and will be available at all five Bexley school buildings, the front entrance of the Cassingham complex, and at The Bexley Public Library, Drexel Theatre, Starbucks Bexley, and Cup O Joe.
Bexley Schools' parent seminar on creating safe environment
Bexley Schools' next Parent Education session on March 10 will focus on "Building a Safe and Respectful School Climate: Parents and Teachers Working Together," at 7 p.m. in the Bexley High School Library at 326 South Cassingham Road.
The program, led by Bexley's school counselors, will show parents how to help children understand and prevent cruel, disrespectful behavior and learn to develop respectful friendships.
Parents will also hear briefly about the district's new policy concerning anti-harassment, anti-hazing and anti-bullying, which was approved by the Board of Education in December 2007.
For information or to register for the program, contact Bexley Schools' Parent Mentor, Sam McMillan, at 237-4309 ext. 3238.
Bexley Schools kindergarten enrollment April 1-2
Parents of children who will be five years old by September 30, 2008 and who live within the City of Bexley may enroll their children in the Bexley City School District's kindergarten program Tuesday, April 1, for students with last name beginning with A-M and on Wednesday, April 2, for students with last name beginning with N-Z. Registration on both days will be from 9 - 11 a.m. or from 1- 3 p.m. at the area elementary schools.
Parents should bring the child's original birth certificate (to be copied) and proof of residency to their elementary school. It is helpful to bring the child's immunization records at this time. Also bring custodial papers if this applies.
For information on residency documents, early entrance for kindergarten or first-grade, or intra-district enrollment, call Dr. Anne Hyland at 231-7611.
Bexley Library Internet programs
Bexley Public Library reference librarians will conduct Internet Basics programs that will include discussion of navigating the Internet, using the library's website and catalog, and hands-on instruction about using specific Internet search engines.
Each program consists of two one-hour sessions, from 2-3 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 11 and March 12, or Monday and Tuesday, March 17 and March 18.
A Beyond the Basics program is scheduled for Wednesday, March 19 at 2 p.m.
All programs are free but advance registration is required. Call 231-8795.
Knights of Columbus Women's Club card party & style show
The Knights of Columbus Women's Club, Reynoldsburg will host their Annual Card Party and Style Show on Tuesday, March 25, at St. Pius X School Gym, 1061 Waggoner Road, Reynoldsburg, from 7-10 pm.
Tickets are $8 and include door prizes, dessert buffet, appetizers, coffee, tea and punch. A silent auction and raffle will be held. Fashions will be provided by Fashion Bug, 2857 Taylor Road, S.W., Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Bring your own cards or games.
Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance by calling Dee Ansbro at 759-7876.
Bill Clinton's former campaign manager to speak
David Wilhelm, Bill Clinton's former campaign manager and the youngest-ever chairman of the Democratic National Committee, will speak at a non-partisan, educational forum about the 2008 presidential campaign March 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the Cassingham Theatre, 250 South Cassingham Road in Bexley.
Wilhelm, who recently moved to Bexley, will offer his expertise and answer questions about the candidates, the issues, the process and why Ohio matters.
Wilhelm is one of Ohio's "superdelegates" this year, and is the founder and president of Woodland Venture Management, which launches venture capital funds in regions of the United States.
Shadywood baseball league sign-ups
The Shadywood Baseball League, which includes t-ball for ages 5 and 6 through Little League for ages 11-13, is holding sign-ups at Angelina's Villa, 5450 E. Livingston Ave., Saturdays through March from noon to 3 p.m.
Cost of registration is $25 for t-ball, $50 for coached-pitched baseball for ages 7-8, and $60 for kid-pitch for 9-10-year-olds and for Little League. Games are played in May and June.
For information, contact Charles Rogers at 866-7874.
Whitehall Chamber of Commerce meeting
The next Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce membership meeting will be March 19 at Consumer Credit Counseling Services, 4500 E. Broad Street at 8:30 a.m.
Applications being accepted for special ed preschool role models
Applications are being accepted for children ages 3-5 to be enrolled in a free preschool program as role models in one of the special needs classrooms at C. Ray Williams or Etna Road special needs preschool in Whitehall.
The programs operates on a half-day schedule, Monday through Thursday and begins Sept. 8. Transportation will be provided. All applicants must be Whitehall residents and applications will not be considered for students already enrolled for kindergarten.
Applicants must be received by March 13 and are available at the Whitehall Schools administration office, at 625 S. Yearling Road, or the beechwood, Kae Avenue and Etna Road elementary school offices. For information, call 417-5013.
Widow-Widowers Club meets
The Widow or Widowers Club will meet at 1 p.m., Saturday, March 8, at the Reynoldsburg Senior Center, 1520 Davidson Drive. A potluck meal is planned.
For information, call Nancy at 759-9291.
Reynoldsburg Civic Club holds silent auction
The Reynoldsburg Civic Club will meet March 11 at noon at Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church, 1636 Graham Road.
Following the business meeting, there will be a silent auction benefiting local charities. For information, call 866-8607.
CSG premieres student-written plays
Columbus School for Girls Upper School Theater Department will present a world premiere of three short plays, written by Upper School students March 6, at 7:30, and March 7 and 8, at 8 p.m. in the Agnes Shedd Theater on the CSG campus on Drexel Avenue in Bexley.
"Sweeping Up the Pieces" is a comedic play by Kerbie Minor about a young women to a psychiatrist after a meltdown at her job, who must relive the disaster of her seventeenth birthday.
"Songs of Separation," by Sophie Lobanov-Rostovsky examines the discord between the Jewish and Muslim communities in America.
"Owning My Soul," by Yael Zinkow portrays modern Jewish women discussing their struggles with and joys in Judaism.
Reservations are available through the online ticket ordering link on the CSG website or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Reservations require credit card payment. Tickets may also be purchased with cash or check at the box office one hour before curtain.
Composer Eric Whitacre to perform with Capital's Chapel Choir
Composer Eric Whitacre will conduct a concert of his works, with performances by more than 300 singers, including Capital University's chorale ensemble, The Chapel Choir, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Capital's Mees Hall.
Whitacre, who has composed selections such as Water Night, Sleep, Five Hebrew Love Songs, and the new, humorous Animal Crackers, will be joined by poet Charles Anthony Silvestri.
Tickets are $24 for general admission, and 419 for students and senior citizens, and can be purchased by calling 236-6938.
St. Catharine's St. Patrick's Day dinner/dance
St. Catharine Church's St. Patrick's Day dinner/dance will be held March 15 at the school gym, 2865 Fair Ave., sponsored by Special People in Catholic Education. Proceeds benefit the Catholic education of St. Catharine Parish children.
The evening begins at 6 and includes an Irish dinner and music by Pauken-Farley and the General Guinness Band and performances by local Irish step dancers.
Cost is $25 per person or $175 for a table of eight.
Raffle donations and volunteers are needed. For information, call 235-1396 or 231-4509.
Mathias Ridenour DAR to learn about insignia
The Mathias Ridenour Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will hold their next luncheon/meeting on March 8, at 11 a.m. at Robin's Italian Cafe (formerly Butch's), 4720 East Main Street, Whitehall.
A program on DAR insignia will be presented by Yvonne Hiteshue, state chairperson of the DAR Good Citizens Committee. A business meeting will immediately follow the program. If you are interested in attending, or for information, contact Sue Gilmore at 864-9609.
Community workshops on the law, community crime patrols
Community Empowerment Workshops at United Way, 360 S. Third Street, Columbus, are scheduled for March 13 and March 19. The sessions are free, but registration is required.
The topic of the March 13 session, being held from 6-8 p.m., is an interactive workshop on how the law works. Lessons cover such topics as search and seizure laws, Miranda rights, attorney-client relationships, sentencing hearings, racial profiling and violence prevention. The presenter will be Robert Beattey, from the Columbus prosecutor's office.
The topic for March 19, from 6 - 8:30 p.m. is Community Crime Patrols In Your Neighborhood. Citizen patrols are a growing trend in the United States. Learn how Community Crime Patrol, Inc., is a program of highly trained citizen patrollers working to increase safety in Columbus neighborhoods. Hear how this project operates from the personal experiences of neighborhood patrollers and police liaisons. The presenter will be Eileen Moore of Community Crime Patrol, Inc.
For questions or registration information, contact Sharon Ware at 241-3071.
Informational meetings on building new Whitehall schools
The public is invited to attend an informational coffee to learn more about the possibility of new schools in Whitehall through the Ohio Schools Facilities Commission, March 4 at Kae Avenue Elementary, 4738 Kae Avenue and at Whitehall Yearling High School, 675 S. Yearling Road; March 10 at the Whitehall School Administration Building, 625 S. Yearling Road (next door to the high school).
All meetings will begin at 7 p.m.
Whitehall-Bexley Rotary Club pancake breakfast includes music, mayors' contest
The annual Whitehall-Bexley Rotary Club pancake breakfast will be held March 16 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Whitehall Community Park Activities Building, 402 North Hamilton Road. You can purchase tickets from any Whitehall-Bexley Rotary Club member or at the door. Tickets are $6 each; children age 5 and under will be admitted free. The price entitles you to all you can eat.
A $100 certificate of deposit, donated by First Bexley Bank, will be raffled off to one lucky winner. Other prizes will also be raffled.
The mayors of Whitehall and Bexley will compete in a challenge event during the breakfast. The Maennerchor Thursday Nite Jammers will provide music.
The club supports a variety of local, national, and international charitable projects. Proceeds of the pancake breakfast will benefit the Whitehall Youth Athletic Association.
Whitehall-Yearling thespians to perform for historical society
The Whitehall Yearling High School theatre students will be performing an excerpt from the upcoming musical, 'Footloose" at the Whitehall Historical Society meeting March 12 at 7 p.m. following the 6:30 business meeting.
Volunteer coordinator needed for congressional art contest
Congressman Dave Hobson (Ohio 7th District) is seeking a Franklin County volunteer coordinator for the 25th Annual Congressional Art Competition in the 7th Congressional District. Hobson sponsors the art contest as part of the annual nationwide Congressional High School Art Competition, known as "An Artistic Discovery."
Local students compete for a $1,000 art scholarship, a trip to Washington, D.C., and to have their artwork placed on exhibit in the U. S. Capitol.
The volunteer coordinator would work with local teachers and school officials in making students aware of the contest throughout the high schools located in the 7th District, as well as with Hobson's staff to arrange the first round of the competition, which is held at the county level.
The competition has afforded over 650,000 high school students from across the country the opportunity to express their artistic talent, and to compete for locally sponsored art scholarships. An estimated 5,000 contests at the district level have been conducted since the competition was launched in 1982.
If interested, contact Rachel Elsea at 740-654-5149 by March 7.
Seminar for parents on handling angry youth
"Anger Management 101 for Parents of Angry Youth" is the topic of a parent seminar at Brookwood Presbyterian Church, 2685 E. Livingston Ave. on March 2 from 2:30 to 5:00 pm. The seminar is designed to help parents deal with youth exhibiting anger in the home, community and school.
Those attending the seminar will learn about reasons for youth anger; ways parents can cope; school academic and behavioral interventions; alternatives to suspensions/expulsions and mental health treatment options.
Presenters are Glenn Byers, LISW, and Ellen Wristen, attorney at law. Byers will present information about behavioral issues and interventions. Wristen is an attorney experienced in disciplinary and special education issues.
To register for the seminar call the church office at 235-3451. The cost of the seminar is $5 per person. Scholarship assistance is available. No child care is available.
Bishop Hartley reschedules open house
Bishop Hartley High School, at 1285 Zettler Road, has rescheduled its winter open house for March 5 from 7-8:30 pm. The original date was postponed due to inclement weather.
Eighth-graders and their parents are invited to tour the school and visit with the principal, academic department chairs, guidance counselors, and the athletic director.
f you are interested in attending or would like information, contact Kathy Acklin at 237-5421 ext. 227.
Whitehall Easter egg hunt
The Whitehall Community Celebration Association will be hosting the annual Easter egg hunt March 15 at John Bishop Park at 10 a.m. Volunteers are needed to stuff eggs March 3 at Whitehall Community Park. If you can help, please be at the park's activity building at 6:30 p.m. It will take about three hours to complete.
Program on CSG founder at Green Lawn Cemetery
The history of the Columbus School for girls highlights the March 1 program for First Saturday at Green Lawn.
Betsy Argo, associate director of development for the girls school in Bexley, will speak at the 11 a.m. program. Included in her presentation will be a style show with CSG students modeling uniforms the girls have worn throughout the school's history.
Argo will also speak about Florence Whitridge, one of the founders of CSG, who is buried at Green Lawn. A visit to Whitridge's grave will follow the program.
First Saturday at Green Lawn takes a historical look at people interred at the cemetery who had an impact on life in central Ohio. It is offered the first Saturday of every month at 11 a.m. in the Huntington Chapel, 1000 Greenlawn Ave.
Information about Green Lawn is available on its web site at www.greenlawncolumbus.org or by calling 444-1123.
Bexley Schools sponsors Iraq policy seminars
Bexley Schools will present an Iraq Seminar Series March 19 from 7-9 p.m. in the Bexley High School Library at 326 South Cassingham Road in Bexley.
"The series offers an opportunity to discuss what the current war in Iraq means for our world and our future," said Jesse Vogel, Bexley High School sophomore who is producing the series, along with classmate Graham Horn. The program receives support from a classroom grant awarded last year by The Bexley Education Foundation.
The session will examine how the war in Iraq shapes current international policy. Speakers for this event are Dr. Andy Katz, professor of political science at Denison University and Dr. Sean Kay, who specializes in U.S. foreign and national security policy at Ohio Wesleyan University.
Vogel and Horn conceived of the seminar series because of their personal interest in the subject.
"The Middle East conflict will define our generation," commented Vogel. "The Bush Administration's policies with regard to the September 11 attacks, Afghanistan and Iraq will shape the future of U.S. foreign policy for our lifetimes."
An ongoing student discussion group will consider the topic further, meeting at lunchtime and after school with the guidance of Bexley High School librarian Mike Nolan.
Bexley Women's Club offers high school, college students scholarships
Applications for the 2008 Bexley Women's Club high school and college scholarships are now being accepted. High school students who have a 2.5 GPA or above and are legal residents of the city of Bexley are eligible to apply. College scholarships have no residency requirement. The postmarked deadline is March 31. Applications can be obtained by contacting Georgiana Van Syckle, at 235-6975.
Eastmoor Academy to stage "The Wiz"
Messenger photo by John Matuszak
"The Wiz" at Eastmoor
The Tin Man (Desmond Madry), The Cowardly Lion (Darryl Wood), Dorothy (Keisha Lige-Steele) and the Scarecrow (Kari Hunter) are all looking for something from "The Wiz" in Eastmoor Academy's production of the musical running March 1 at 7:30 p.m., and March 2 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $5 for students and children and $7 for adults. Eastmoor Academy is located at 417 S. Weyant Ave. and ticket reservations can be placed by calling 365-6158. The show has been a tradition at Eastmoor since 2000, and is staged every four years.
Eastmoor Academy High School will presents the musical "The Wiz", March 1 at 7:30 p.m., and March 2 at 3 p.m.
The show, a tradition at Eastmoor since 2000, will bring together former students and faculty with current students, as well as local elementary students appearing as Munchkins in this retelling of "The Wizard of Oz."
Prices for the shows are $5 for students and children and $7 for adults. Eastmoor Academy is located at 417 S. Weyant Ave. and ticket reservations can be placed by calling 365-6158.
Bexley High students to exhibit photographs in Short North
Bexley art students will present "Contact! Photograms by Bexley High School Students" at Edward Jones Investments at 850 North High Street in the Short North. The exhibition, hosted by Dave Weibel, runs through March 31.
High school art specialist Mabi Ponce de Leon served as curator for the exhibition, which features the work of photography students enrolled in Bexley High School's Photography and Printmaking classes.
K of C fish fry dinners at St. Pius X
The Knights of Columbus, Father Andrew Hohman Council 5253, will be sponsoring the St. Pius X's annual fish fry dinner March 7 from 5-7 p.m. in the school cafeteria, 1061 Waggoner Road, Reynoldsburg.
Dinner will include adult portions of fried or baked Icelandic white cod, cole slaw, applesauce, fries, hush puppies, macaroni and cheese, dessert and hot or cold beverages.
The price is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $4 for children. All proceeds will benefit St. Pius X Parish. Reservations are not required.
Ohio Village Singers to celebrate St. Patrick's Day
Ohio Village will become the setting for two candlelight dinner concerts to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Guests will enjoy a memorable dining experience in this 19th-century setting while they are being entertained with charming ditties and ballads from the past by the renowned Ohio Village Singers, the longest performing vocal ensemble of period music in the country.
At "From the Pubs of Ireland," March 14 and 15, guests will begin the St. Patrick's Day festivities with the strains of Irish instrumental music, a taste of "St. Paddy's Punch," a hearty Irish meal and costumed interpreters enlivening the "pub" experience. The Ohio Village Singers promise to please with their favorite Irish music, including beautiful melodies, humorous drinking songs and, a wee bit of Irish wit and wisdom. At the conclusion of the evening, guests will receive a special surprise memento.
Seats are limited. For reservations, call 800-686-1541 or 297-2266. Admission is $57, plus $4 for parking, and $47 for members of the Ohio Historical Society. Ohio Village is a recreated town of the 19th century and is located next to the Ohio Historical Center at I-71 and East 17th Avenue in Columbus. For more information, including upcoming events, call 297-2300 or 800-686-6124 or visit www.ohiohistory.org
Echoes in Time Theatre tells Irish immigrant's tale
|Mike Follin, as a recent immigrant, discovers that "No Irish need apply" in "Saints Preserve Us! The Irish In America," on March 6, 13, 20 and 27 at the Ohio Historical Society.
The Ohio Historical Center's Echoes in Time Theatre will be presenting "Saints Preserve Us! The Irish in America" in March.
All shows take place twice each Thursday evening at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the Discovery Theatre, and are free with admission to the Ohio Historical Center.
To celebrate St. Patrick's Day, Sean O'Shaugnessy tells his story of leaving Ireland with his young bride in Learn about their journey across the Atlantic and the reality of coming to America, the land of golden opportunity. Sean will be performed by Mike Follin of Chesterville, Ohio.
The Ohio Historical Center is located at I-71 and 17th Avenue. It is one of 59 historic museums and sites operated by the Ohio Historical Society, a nonprofit organization that serves as the state's partner in preserving and interpreting Ohio's history, archaeology and natural history.
Admission to the Ohio Historical Center is $7/adults, $3/students and free for OHS members and children 5 years of age and under. For information, visit www.ohiohistory.org or call 297-2300 or 800-686-6124. The Ohio Historical Center is located at I-71 and 17th Avenue.
The Leo Yassenoff Jewish Community Center, at 1125 College Ave., has provided the following announcements. Information is available at www.columbusjcc.org.
Jewish War Veterans Post sponsors blood drive
The Jewish War Veterans Post 122 will sponsor a blood drive at the JCC, 1125 College Ave., March 19. To book an appointment, call 1-800-GIVE LIFE (1-800-448-3543).
Artist David Moss to hold residency, exhibit in April
Internationally renowned artist David Moss will be in Columbus this spring for a week-long residency that opens a month-long exhibition of his work at the JCC.
A native of Dayton, Moss now resides in Israel, where his art has progressed from two-dimensional calligraphy to three-dimensional objects and even buildings infused with Jewish content.
While in Columbus, from April 3 to 9, Moss will give lectures and conduct workshops at the Columbus Museum of Art, OSU Libraries, Columbus Jewish Day School, Columbus Torah Academy, and the JCC.
"David Moss' extraordinary calligraphy, papercuts, bookmaking, and designs infuse traditional Jewish rituals and texts with meaning for contemporary audiences. His stories, demonstrations, and workshops are sure to provide wonder and insights for those who are familiar with Jewish traditions and those who are not," said Dr. Carole Genshaft, Adjunct Curator of Education at the Columbus Museum of Art.
Basketball instructional clinic for kids
Beginning March 5 and running each Wednesday through April 16, JCC Basketball Trainer Pat Noles will be conducting an Instructional Basketball Camp for children in the 1st through 4th grades. The camp will focus on the skills that are appropriate for each age division; the baskets will be lowered for the 1st and 2nd grade division.
Children in 1st and 2nd grades will play from 5 to 6 p.m., and 3rd and 4th grades from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Cost is $70 for JCC members and $100 for non-members.
Tennis lessons for ages 3-5
The Jewish Community Center is offering a Mighty Mite Tennis program for children ages three to five years in a seven-week program beginning April 7. The classes will be taught by JCC Tennis Pro Pam Lippy in the JCC gymnasium at 1125 College Ave.
Children will learn basic tennis and motor skills that lead to playing on "short" courses with foam balls, small racquets and other junior-sized equipment. Children of all skill levels are welcome.
The fee is $80. Wilson Pee-Wee racquets are available for $20.
For information, contact Jeanna Brownlee, JCC Director of Sports and Wellness, at 559-6274 or email@example.com.
Gallery Players performs Sondheim's "Forum"
|The lovers, liars and clowns of Gallery Players' production of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" will be on stage Saturday, March 1 and 8, at 8 p.m.; March 2 and 9, at 2:30 p.m.; and March 6, at 7:30 p.m., at the Jewish Community Center, 1125 College Ave.
Gallery Players, the Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus' theatre group, will present Stephen Sondheim's "A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum."
The musical is a comedy in which a crafty slave (Pseudolus) struggles to win the hand of a beautiful, but slow-witted courtesan (Philia) for his young master (Hero), in exchange for freedom.
The remaining show schedule will be Saturday, March 1 and 8, at 8 p.m.; March 2 and 9, at 2:30 p.m.; and March 6, at 7:30 p.m.
The other show remaining in the schedule is "Brooklyn Boy," May 17-June 1, with auditions March 16-18.
"Brooklyn Boy," a drama written by Donald Margulies, is a story about what happens when the marginally successful writing career of middle-aged author Eric Weiss begins to take off with the publication of his novel.
Tickets for individual shows are $12 for JCC members, $18 for nonmembers, $10 for senior members, $16 for senior non-members, $8 for students, and $10 per ticket for groups of 10 or more.
Those interested in making contributions to support the theater may become a JCC Patron of the Arts. Patron levels are $100 (with the patron receiving two tickets to one show), $250 (four tickets to one show), $500 (two subscriptions) and $1,000 (four subscriptions).
For information on season subscriptions or becoming a JCC Patron of the Arts, visit the Gallery Players website at jccgalleryplayers.org, or call 559-6248.
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