2.1 The Marriage of Figaro – Williamsburg – April 19
2.2 Serve Lynchburg – Multiple Locations in Lynchburg – April 22
2.3 Peter Pan Musical Theater Camp – Rixeyville – June 1-17
2.4 Foundation for Economic Education Offers Free Online Courses

 

2.1 The Marriage of Figaro – Williamsburg – April 19

Kimball Theatre
Williamsburg, Virginia

Wednesday, April 19, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost: This is a free event.

Homeschoolers are welcome to attend the dress rehearsal of Opera in Williamsburg’s production of The Marriage of Figaro. The timeless opera features a pair of lovers overcoming odds to marry, unwelcome attention to the bride from a person in power, and the neglected of wife of that person winning back her husband’s affections. Mozart and his libretist DaPonte situated the story in their own time and social setting–noblemen and their entourage at the end of the 18th century. However, Opera in Williamsburg keeps the action in the present time.

Attending students must be accompanied by an adults. This will be a dress rehearsal with the director starting and stopping the action to direct the performers.

Reserve seats for the dress rehearsal by contacting Carolyn Campbell at carolyn.campbell@operainwilliamsburg.org.

Student tickets for the live performances on April 21 and 23 are $15/person. For performance details and to purchase tickets, visit the website.

www.operainwilliamsburg.org

2.2 Serve Lynchburg – Multiple Locations in Lynchburg – April 22

Saturday, April 22, 2017, from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers ages 13 and older are welcome; volunteers under 18 must be registered with a parent or guardian. Boxed lunches are available for a $5 fee.

Serve Lynchburg is a one-day, citywide service initiative that brings college students, staff, faculty, and Lynchburg residents together to give back to their community. Volunteers will invest their time and energy into projects serving 40 local organizations at 57 sites.

For more information and to register for the event, visit the website.

www.liberty.edu/index.cfm?PID=36757

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2.3 Peter Pan Musical Theater Camp – Rixeyville – June 1-17

Anne Marie Sheridan Amphitheatre
Rixeyville, Virginia

Weekdays from Thursday, June 1 through Friday, June 16, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; and Saturday June 17, 2017. Cost: $350/student, ages 7 through 17.

Registration for Windmore Foundation for the Arts Peter Pan Musical Theater Camp is now open. The camp will take place over 12 weekdays and culminate in two performances on June 17. Youth will learn all aspects of theater, including auditioning, acting, singing, dancing, choreography, set design, props making, and performing in a full production of J.M. Barrie’s classic tale, Peter Pan.

Space is limited, and registrations will be processed in the order in which the are received. Early registration is recommended.

For more information, email peterpan@windmorefoundation.org or call 540-547-4333.

To register for the camp, visit the website.

http://windmorefoundation.org/summer-camp

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2.4 Foundation for Economic Education Offers Free Online Courses

Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) offers free, online economics and entrepreneurship

courses. These self-guided lessons teach the link between ethical entrepreneurship, strong personal character, leadership, and free markets. Each course comes complete with engaging videos, articles, discussion guides, quizzes, and hands-on activities. The ready-to-go lessons are appropriate for individual enrichment or as group workshops. Access these courses at no charge at www.fee.org/courses.

For more information about FEE, free daily content, student summer seminars, and free books and classroom kits, visit the website.

Be sure to see Lawrence Reed, president of FEE, at the convention in June.

www.fee.org

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