Twenty-three students turned full-time researchers this summer. They investigated bats, bees, polymers, criminal sentencing and more — and received research grants to do it!
Tuesday, Sep. 22
Gerhard Nollen (1830-1901), came to Iowa from the Netherlands in the 1850s. He worked as a portrait painter in Pella and Keokuk. The Pella Historical Society owns many of his works and they have undergone restoration recently. His largest and most famous work is Dream of Arcadia which is owned by the Iowa Historical Society.
Wednesday, Oct. 7
The School for Husbands By Moliere, translated by Richard Wilbur Two brothers, Sganarelle and Ariste, have been named guardians of a deceased friend's two daughters, to raise and even marry if they see fit. Ariste has raised Leonor with great freedom, allowing her to go to parties, indulging her whims and leaving her free to marry whomever she chooses. But Sganarelle has raised Isabelle quite differently, keeping her a virtual prisoner and intending to marry her, no matter what she desires. Ariste has tried to convince his younger brother that this will only inspire Isabelle to seek escape from him. Sganarelle believes that if she was given the same freedom as her sister she would immediately cuckold him. And this is how the comedy begins
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 7:00 p.m.
Area middle schools and high schools perform a concert after an all day practice.
Friday, Oct. 9, 8:00 p.m.
Celebrate Homecoming 2015 with the Red Blue Combos.
Sunday, Oct. 11, 12:00 p.m.
Flying Pans Alumni Steel Band under the direction of Stan Dahl.
The director of the Mills Gallery, Treva Reimer organizes Central’s art exhibits and cultural events, as well as teaching studio art classes.