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E.g., Friday, April 20 2018
E.g., Friday, April 20 2018

April 20, 2018

A Janet Meakin Poor Symposium; part of the Unearth Science festival

Friday, April 20, 2018
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Alsdorf Auditorium

$59 nonmember/$47.20 member
$29 with student ID; call (847) 835-6801 to register at this rate

Adult Education
Nature & Birding

Friday, April 20, 2018, 7 – 9:30 p.m.
(doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m.)

Parking is included in ticket price.

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April 21, 2018


Saturday, April 21, 2018, 11 a.m.

Free; ongoing throughout the weekend and beyond

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Scopes in the City with Adler Planetarium at Chicago Botanic Garden

Part of the Unearth Science festival

Saturday, April 21, 2018
7:30 – 9 p.m.

FREE, regular parking fees apply

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April 22, 2018

Part of the Unearth Science festival

Saturday, April 21, 2018, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Sunday, April 22, 2018, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Free: Limited capacity, preregistration required

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Carillonneur Helen Hawley

Carillon Concert

Carillonneur Helen Hawley
Monday, June 18, 7 p.m.

Helen Hawley

Helen Hofmeister Hawley received her carillon instruction at the University of Kansas as a student of Albert Gerken. She is a carillonneur member of the GCNA (Guild of Carillonneurs in North America) and is currently a member of the Barnes Committee. She has performed carillon recitals in 16 states, including International Festivals in Springfield, Illinois, and at the Bok Tower in Lake Wales, Florida, as well as in Belgium and the Netherlands. She represented the GCNA with a recital at the World Carillon Congress at St. Rombouts Cathedral in Mechelen, Belgium, and has played GCNA Congress recitals at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, and at Clemson University in South Carolina. Hawley holds both bachelor’s and master of music degrees in organ performance from the University of Kansas and has done post-graduate study in Cologne, Germany, as a recipient of the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) scholarship awarded through the Fulbright Committee. She currently serves as minister of music at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan, where she directs all of the choirs, a wind ensemble, and a string ensemble, and is the principal organist.