Calling all superheroes, supervillains, and helpless citizens (those not in costume)! Join us for this year’s superheroes versus villains themed 5K run/walk. Upon registration you will receive a Super-Shirt, swag bags, and your designated bib with your number. Snacks will be provided. For those interested a free health screening will be available that includes: functional movement screening, vitals and BMI.
The purpose of this 5k is to raise funds for the LC Community Health Clinic, a pro bono physical therapy clinic that provides free services to individuals in the City of Lynchburg and surrounding counties who are uninsured, underinsured, or have exhausted their physical therapy benefits for the year.
The Seed Garden: Planting for Seeds to Save and Vegetables to Eat
With nationally-known local gardening experts Ira Wallace and Pam Dawling
Learn how to plan, plant, grow, and harvest from seed in a diverse vegetable garden
- Best practices for starting indoors
- Tricks of transplanting and timing, including the use of row covers
- The life cycles of popular vegetables, herbs, and flowers
- How to avoid crossing and insure seed purity
- How to “select” the best individuals at every stage (and discard the rest!) including how to mark chosen plants
- Fitting seed saving into succession sowing strategies for long harvests of multiple crops
- Seed growing under cover including growing some seed crops in a hoop house in summer
- Seed extraction, cleaning and storage on a small scale
- …and right through to seed saving at season’s end
Pam Dawling has grown vegetables at Twin Oaks Community in central Virginia for more than 20 years, feeding 100 people from 3.5 acres and saving seeds from select varieties at the same time. Her book, Sustainable Market Farming: Intensive Vegetable Production on a Few Acres (New Society Publishers 2013) is a comprehensive manual for small-scale farmers. Pam writes for Growing for Market magazine and is a regular workshop presenter.
Ira Wallace is a worker/owner of the cooperatively managed Southern Exposure Seed Exchange where she coordinates variety selection and seed grower contracts. Southern Exposure offers more than 700 varieties of open-pollinated heirloom and organic seeds selected for flavor and regional adaptability; and helps people control their food supply through sustainable home and market gardening, seed saving and preservation of heirloom varieties. Ira serves on the boards of the Organic Seed Alliance and the Virginia Association for Biological Farming (VABF). She is a member of Acorn Community which farms over 60 acres of certified organic land in Central Virginia, growing seeds, alliums, hay, and conducting variety trials for Southern Exposure. She is an organizer and founder of the Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello and the author of Vegetable Gardening in the Southeast (Timber Press (2013).
October 1, 2016
10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Coffee and tea provided. Please bring your own mug!
Celebrate Nigeria’s independence with other Lynchburg College students. The event will include a special presentation and Nigerian dishes will be served in the Dining Hall starting at 4:30 p.m.
Lauren K. Alleyne hails from the twin-island nation of Trinidad and Tobago. She holds an MFA in Poetry and a graduate certificate in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from Cornell University. Her fiction, poetry, and nonfiction have been widely published in journals and anthologies, including Black Arts Quarterly, Women’s Studies Quarterly, The Caribbean Writer, The Crab Orchard Review, Belleview Literary Review, The Banyan Review, among others. A Cave Canem graduate, her work has been awarded numerous prizes, including the 2010 Small Axe Literary Prize, a 2012 Lyrical Iowa Award, an Atlantic Monthly Student Poetry Prize, an International Publication Prize from The Atlanta Review, and honorable mention in the 2009 Reginald Shepherd Memorial Poetry Prize and the 2010 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. She is currently the poet-in-residence and an assistant professor of English at the University of Dubuque in Iowa.
The recital will feature Dr. Chris Magee, trumpet, and Dana Ballard, piano.
Brittany Montoro ’10, Music Director, First United Methodist Church, Freehold, New Jersey, will perform a variety of pieces to demonstrate the renovated organs new capabilities.
“Anything Goes” is a musical version of the age-old tale of Boy-Meets-Girl and the complications which ensue – all wrapped around one of Cole Porter’s magical scores. The action takes place on the New York sailing of the Ocean Greyhound AMERICA bound for England. Musical numbers include “It’s De-Lovely,” “Friendship,” “I Get A Kick Out Of You,” “All Through The Night,” “Anything Goes,” “You’re The Top” and “Blow, Gabriel, Blow.” Come spend a “De-Lovely” evening on the cruise ship America. It’s a wonder that all the romances are sorted out and disaster is averted aboard the magical ship where anything goes!